All students entering 7th through 12th grade must show proof that they have had a Tdap (whooping cough) booster shot before they can start school. Borrego Health is offering free Tdap vaccines for children who do not have any health insurance, whose insurance does not cover vaccines or who are eligible for free or reduced lunch. No appointment necessary, and please bring child's immunization records.. Vaccines will be given from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on the following dates and locations:
Students will graduate prepared and motivated to succeed in their choice of career and higher education and to contribute to the common good.
Palm Springs Unified School District students who attend Agua Caliente, Cathedral City, Landau and Sunny Sands Elementaries in Cathedral City; Cabot Yerxa and Julius Corsini Elementaries in Desert Hot Springs; and Cahuilla and Cielo Vista Charter Elementaries in Palm Springs will begin school on Monday, Aug. 4.
All other PSUSD schools begin classes on Monday, Aug. 18. Beginning with the 2015-16 school year, ALL PSUSD schools will begin school in mid-August and be on one calendar.
What better way to development professional playground skills then combining play with academic acumen? Thanks to Playworks, a national recess model, PSUSD is implementing organized recess in five of our elementary schools this year. Made possible by a generous grant from The Fogeslon Family Foundation’s Game ON! initiative, along with a host of private local funders, PSUSD was able to employ a Recess Coach at five of our elementary schools, who were trained earlier this week.
The Palm Springs Unified School District Board of Education and Riverside County Committee on School Distrit Organization have approved the establishment of Trustee Areas from which Governing Board members will be elected in a By-Trustee area election process. Previously, the District used at an "at-large" system for elections. The map of Trustee Areas for the November 4, 2014 election is attached.
In a by-trustee area system of election, candidates must reside within the geographic sub-area of the District (trustee area) and be elected only by the voters of that trustee area.