El Segundo Unified School District

News and Announcements

Marisa Janicek Awarded California Schools Administrator of the Year

El Segundo Unified School District’s Executive Director of Educational Services Marisa Janicek was selected District Administrator of the Year (Region 14) by the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA)—the second consecutive year the award has been given to an ESUSD administrator. Janicek will be honored at the organizations’ regional awards event on April 26. Click headline for more.
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El Segundo Long Range Facility Master Plan

The El Segundo Unified School District Long Range Facility Master Plan describes short-term and long-range facility recommendations. This document is a plan that the Board of Education will use to guide ongoing maintenance and care decisions for our district facilities and identify key facility modernization and new construction projects based upon the District’s goals, Boards’ priorities and funding availability. Project designations are considered flexible and the priority level timeline may be adjusted accordingly. Click headline to review the document in its entirety.
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ESUSD Announces Classified Employees of the Year

We are happy to announce the 2016-2017 awardees for Classified Employee of the Year for the El Segundo Unified School District:

Student Support Services: Sharon Felker (ESMS)
Paraeducators: Kristen Knoll (ESMS)
Administrative Support: Lynette Marcus (RSS)
M & O: William Ochoa (ESHS)

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Free Cyber Education Workshop for 4th and 5th Grade Students March 23

El Segundo High School student mentors from the El Segundo Cyber Education Initiative (ESCEI) are hosting a free Cyber Education Workshop on Thursday, March 23 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The event is for fourth and fifth grade students and their parents, and will take place at the ESHS Performing Arts Center. Please register and obtain tickets for this event at www.escei-eshs.com/events. Click headline for more.
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ABC7 Cool Kid: ESHS’s Sophie Long

El Segundo High School senior Sophie Long is an ABC7 Cool Kid!

“Cool Kids” is a segment on the Southern California news channel showcasing the achievements and endeavors of teens making a difference in their communities through outstanding academic performance, charitable involvement, or both. Long, who hopes to attend California Baptist University this fall, believes that giving time in the service of others is one of the best things a person can do. ESHS Director of Student Activities Robin Espinoza took note of Long’s dedication to community service and nominated her for the “Cool Kids” recognition. Nominees are students between 14 and 18 years of age living in ABC7’s five-county viewing area. Those selected receive $500 cash from ABC7 and Children’s Hospital of Orange County. Click headline for video.
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2017 - 2018 El Segundo Resident Registration

We will begin accepting 2017-2018 Resident Registration on the following dates for those families new to El Segundo or that have never been enrolled in our schools:

Resident TK/Kindergarten - Monday, March 20th through Friday, April 21st
Resident 1st - 12th Grades - Monday April 24th through Friday, May 26th
New residents to El Segundo - TK-12th - April 24th & ongoing
By registering in a timely manner, this will allow us ample time for the purposes of planning, ordering books/supplies and addressing any applicable staffing needs.
Please click on the Resident Enrollment tab on our Home page for detailed instructions as well as the required paperwork for registration.
NOTE - Ongoing resident registration will continue after the above dates for all new El Segundo residents.
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El Segundo High School Engineering Pathway Students Speak at Project Lead the Way Statewide Conference

El Segundo High School student mentors from the Elementary School Cyber Education Initiative (ESCEI) recently presented their program to more than 100 educators at the 6th Annual California Project Lead the Way Conference in Riverside, Calif. The ESHS students had the chance to talk with Project Lead the Way Worldwide CEO Vince Bertram, who immediately posted a photo of his meeting with the ESHS students on Twitter stating, “No one can predict the future, but we can create it.” Click headline for more.
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Student from Cameroon Thrives at Arena High School

Arena High School student Jespa Awomah is experiencing a lot “firsts” as a result of coming to the United States for reconstructive surgery after being severely burned as an infant. A native of Cameroon, Awomah is the recipient of life-changing surgery made possible through El Segundo nonprofit organization Plant A Seed, generous funding by the Children’s Burn Foundation, and dedicated doctors at Torrance Memorial Medical Center’s Burn Unit. Click the headline for more.
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Japanese Students Visit El Segundo High School

El Segundo High School students recently had the chance to make some new international friends when 40 Japanese students from Hamamatsu Kaiseikan High School, a private school near Mount Fuji, visited our high school campus. The visit took place on December 13, 2016 and was one of several stops on the students’ tour through Southern California, including Disneyland and the Santa Monica pier. The visit was coordinated through Technical Visits International (TVi) and ESHS Director of Student Activities Robin Espinoza. TVi assists international student groups in the planning and coordination of study tours and educational programs in the United States. The Japanese students were accompanied on their trip by their school’s assistant principal, a teacher, a school nurse, and an American interpreter. Click headline for more.
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