Stockton Unified schools thank Love Stockton for the organizations on-the-ground work to help spruce up our schools Saturday. Thousands of volunteers signed up to work on projects all over the city, including seven SUSD elementary schools. They raked leaves, picked up trash, planted, painted and made repairs that left our schools looking, well, loved. Stockton’s churches pitched in big time this year to make this annual event a success. Check out our gallery of just some of th work at Pittman, Cleveland, Tyler and Elmwood schools. And thank you again!
A big thanks from all our schools to the thousands of parents who are participating in this year’s back-to-school night events. While a few schools held their back-to-school night events the night before school started August 12, most are wrapping them up now.
Welcome back to school, Stockton Unified!
I am so looking forward to working with our schools, teachers, staff and students and their families this year. It's our first year teaching to the new California standards that we call the Common Core. This means more non-fiction reading, more writing and much more critical thinking in our classrooms. We will no longer be pacing our students through the text, but offering a wider variety of resources for learning with more emphasis on critical thinking and subject mastery. We are excited about the training our teachers and staff have received and the focus on high expectations for our students.