District News & Announcements

Please direct media inquiries to Cori Harris, Director of Communications and Community Outreach, at [email protected] or 619-258-2327. 

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February 20, 2024 Board Meeting Highlights
02/23/2024
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the February 20, 2024 Regular Meeting.
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February 6, 2024 Board Meeting Highlights
02/09/2024
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the February 6, 2024, Regular Meeting.
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San Diego County Equity Champions
01/22/2024
Santee School District Expanded Learning Programs Director, Chrishaun Green, awarded Equity Champion Award
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January 16, 2024 Board Meeting Highlights
01/19/2024
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the January 16, 2024, Regular Meeting.
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2023 California School Dashboard
01/17/2024
CA Dashboard shows Santee School District scores about State and Countywide averages in ELA and Math.
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2023 Winter Break Family Resources
12/21/2023
Winter Break resources for families in need.
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December 19, 2023 Board Meeting Highlights
12/21/2023
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the December 19, 2023, Organizational Meeting.
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2023 Shop with a Principal
12/15/2023
Over a dozen junior high students took part in the 7th annual Shop with a Principal event.
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December 5, 2023 Board Highlights
12/06/2023
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the Dec. 5, 2023, Regular Meeting.
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2023-24 Innovative Grant Recipients
12/06/2023
The Santee School District Foundation awarded nearly $16,000 to innovative school programs.
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PRIDE Academy Receives Berry Good Food Grant
12/05/2023
PRIDE Academy has received a grant from the Berry Good Food Foundation to support the Garden Project.
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November 7, 2023 Board Highlights
11/08/2023
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the Nov. 7, 2023, Regular Meeting.
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Santee School District Receives $2.7M Behavioral Health Grant
10/20/2023
The Santee School District has been chosen as one of four school districts in San Diego County to pilot the Student Behavioral Health Incentive Program (SBHIP).
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October 17, 2023 Board Meeting Highlights
10/19/2023
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the Oct. 17, 2023, Regular Meeting.
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Week of the School Administrator
10/06/2023
The Board of Education declares Oct. 9-13, 2023, as Week of the School Administrator.
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October 3, 2023 Board Meeting Highlights
10/05/2023
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the Oct. 3, 2023, Regular Meeting.
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September 19, 2023 Board Meeting Highlights
09/21/2023
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the Sep. 19, 2023, Regular Meeting.
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September 5, 2023 Board Meeting Highlights
09/08/2023
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the September 5, 2023, Regular Meeting
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Grandparents Appreciation Month
08/30/2023
The Board of Education has proclaimed September as Grandparents Appreciation Month.
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August 15, 2023 Board Meeting Highlights
08/17/2023
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the August 15, 2023, Regular Meeting.
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August 1, 2023 Board Meeting Highlights
08/02/2023
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the August 1, 2023, Regular Meeting.
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July 18, 2023 Board Meeting Highlights
07/21/2023
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the July 18, 2023, Regular Meeting.
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June 20, 2023 Board Meeting Highlights
06/23/2023
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the June 20, 2023, Regular Meeting.
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June 6, 2023 Board Meeting Highlights
06/09/2023
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the June 6, 2023, Regular Meeting.
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May 16, 2023, Board Meeting Highlights
05/19/2023
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the May 2, 2023, Regular Meeting.
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Hill Creek School’s 50th Anniversary
05/18/2023
Santee School District Celebrates Hill Creek School’s 50th Year
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2023 Eighth Grade Student Academic Achievement Awards
05/17/2023
The Board of Education honored the Eighth Grade Student Academic Achievement Award winners at the May 16, 2023, Board Meeting.
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2023 Salute to Excellence Awards
05/05/2023
Join us in celebrating the 2023 Salute to Excellence award honorees.
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May 2, 2023 Board Meeting Highlights
05/04/2023
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the May 2, 2023, Regular Meeting.
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April 18, 2023, Board Meeting Highlights
04/21/2023
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the April 18, 2023, Regular Meeting.
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March 21, 2023, Board Meeting Highlights
03/23/2023
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the March 21, 2023, Regular Meeting.
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Santee Kindness: Gavin Helps the Homeless Project
03/22/2023
#SanteeCares kindess highlight featuring Gavin Lagalo, 5th grader at PRIDE Academy.
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March 7, 2023, Board Meeting Highlights
03/10/2023
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the March 7, 2023, Regular Meeting.
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Board of Education Appoints New Assistant Superintendent
03/08/2023
The Santee School District Board of Education appointed David MacLeod as Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources/Pupil Services, effective July 1, 2023.
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Feb. 21, 2023, Board Meeting Highlights
02/24/2023
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the Feb. 21, 2023, Regular Meeting.
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Santee Celebrates Kindness
02/16/2023
The Santee Collaborative has launched a new campaign to highlight kindness in the community.
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Feb. 7, 2023, Board Meeting Highlights
02/10/2023
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the Feb. 7, 2023, Regular Meeting.
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Celebrating School Counselors and Social Workers
02/06/2023
Board of Education issues proclamation honoring the work of school counselors and social workers.
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Santee School District Foundation Innovative Grants
01/19/2023
The Santee School District Foundation awarded several schools grants for innovative projects.
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Jan. 17, 2023, Board Meeting Highlights
01/19/2023
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the Jan. 17, 2023 Regular Meeting.
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Santee School District Board Incumbents Re-Elected
12/08/2022
The San Diego County Registrar announced the statewide results of the November 8, 2022, election, including the three open Santee School District Board of Education positions.
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SSD Welcomes Two New Assistant Superintendents
12/08/2022
The Board of Education approved the appointments of two new Assistant Superintendents.
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Dec. 6, 2022 Board Meeting Highlights
12/08/2022
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the Dec. 6, 2022 Regular Meeting.
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SSD Proud Moment Dec. 6, 2022
12/07/2022
SSD Proud Moment from the Dec. 6 2022, Board of Education Regular Meeting.
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Nov. 15, 2022 Board Meeting Highlights
11/18/2022
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the Nov. 15, 2022 Regular Meeting.
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SSD Proud Moment Nov. 15, 2022
11/17/2022
SSD Proud Moment from the Nov. 15, 2022, Board of Education Regular Meeting.
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Nov. 1, 2022 Board Meeting Highlights
11/03/2022
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the Nov. 1, 2022 Regular Meeting.
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SSD Proud Moment Nov. 1, 2022
11/02/2022
SSD Proud Moment from the Nov. 1, 2022, Board of Education Regular Meeting.
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Oct. 18, 2022 Board Meeting Highlights
10/20/2022
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the Oct. 18, 2022 Regular Meeting.
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SSD Proud Moment Oct. 18, 2022
10/19/2022
SSD Proud Moment from the Oct. 18, 2022, Board of Education Regular Meeting.
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National School Bus Safety Week
10/17/2022
Check out school bus fun facts, safety tips and more!
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National School Lunch Week 2022
10/13/2022
Santee School District celebrates National School Lunch Week, October 10-14, 2022.
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Carlton Oaks Cuts Ribbon on Ninja Warrior Course
09/22/2022
New Ninja Warrior Course adds a fun, interactive way for students to improve physical wellness, strength, endurance and balance.
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Sep. 20, 2022 Board Meeting Highlights
09/21/2022
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the Sep. 20, 2022 Regular Meeting.
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SSD Proud Moment Sep. 20, 2022
09/21/2022
SSD Proud Moment from the Sep. 20, 2022, Board of Education Regular Meeting.
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Board of Education Meeting Highlights Sep. 6, 2022
09/09/2022
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the Sp. 6, 2022 Regular Meeting.
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SSD Proud Moment Sep. 6, 2022
09/07/2022
SSD Proud Moment from the Sep. 6, 2022, Board of Education meeting.
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Board Requests Governor to Eliminate Weekly COVID Testing for Unvaccinated Faculty and Staff
08/26/2022
On Aug. 26, 2022, the Board of Education sent a second letter to Governor Newsom requesting the elimination of weekly testing requirements for unvaccinated teachers and staff.
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Board of Education Meeting Highlights Aug.16, 2022
08/19/2022
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the Aug.16, 2022 Regular Meeting.
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SSD Proud Moment Aug. 16, 2022
08/18/2022
SSD Proud Moment from the Aug. 18, 2022, Board of Education meeting.
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Board of Education Meeting Highlights Aug. 2, 2022
08/05/2022
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the July 19, 2022 Regular Meeting.
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SSD Proud Moment Aug. 2, 2022
08/04/2022
SSD Proud Moment from the Aug. 2, 2022, Board of Education meeting.
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Board of Education Meeting Highlights
07/22/2022
Board of Education Meeting Highlights from the July 19, 2022 Regular Meeting.
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SSD Proud Moment
06/22/2022
SSD Proud Moment from the June 21, 2022 Board Meeting
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Santee School District Board of Education Meeting Highlights
06/10/2022
The Santee School District Board of Education met at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 7. These are the meeting highlights.
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SSD Proud Moment - Sycamore Canyon
06/08/2022
President Levens-Craig’s SSD Proud Moment highlighted Principal Hick's top memories from the past school year at Sycamore Canyon.
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Campus Security Measures
06/02/2022
Message from the Board of Education and the Superintendent Regarding Campus Security
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Response to Tragedy in Uvalde, Texas
05/25/2022
Yesterday’s horrific act of violence at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, that killed 19 students and two teachers, has been felt nationwide and our hearts are with the individuals, families and their community.
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Santee School District Board of Education Meeting Highlights
05/20/2022
The Santee School District Board of Education met at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 17. These are the highlights.
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Counselor Connection May 2022
05/19/2022
The month of May is National Mental Health month. Prioritizing mental health is important for students to be able to learn effectively; it's also a key component that helps staff teach and support learners every day.
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Austin Ekeler Foundation Donation to Carlton Oaks
05/19/2022
The Austin Ekeler Foundation purchased the Amazon Wishlist of Emily Sweetman’s 5th grade class at Carlton Oaks School.
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2021-22 Eighth Grade Student Academic Achievement Awards
05/18/2022
The Board of Education, together with City of Santee Mayor John Minto, the Santee Chamber of Commerce and the Santee School District Foundation, honored students at the May 17, 2022, Board Meeting, who were selected to compete in the Academic Achievement Award competition for the 2021-22 school year.
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SSD Proud Moment - Rio Seco
05/18/2022
President Levens-Craig’s SSD Proud Moment highlighted Family Fun Day at Rio Seco.
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Santee School District Board of Education Meeting Highlights
05/06/2022
The Santee School District Board of Education held a regular meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, 2022.
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2022 Salute to Excellence Awards
05/06/2022
Join us for the 2022 Salute to Excellence celebration!
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FedEx Ground of San Diego, Otay Mesa and Oceanside Donates over 200 Books to Santee School District’s Alternative School
05/04/2022
FedEx Ground graciously donated 220 books as well as backpacks filled with blankets, notebooks, umbrellas, pencils, water bottles and games to Santee School District’s Alternative School earlier this year.
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SSD Proud Moment - PRIDE Academy
05/04/2022
President Levens-Craig’s SSD Proud Moment highlighted PRIDE Academy’s recent and upcoming in-person events that have students and families excited to be back on campus.
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Santee SD Wins 2022 California Pivotal Practice Award
05/03/2022
The Santee School District has been awarded a CAPP Award by the California Department of Education for innovative practices to enhance student well-being during the 2020-21 school year. 
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Board of Education Meeting Highlights Apr. 19, 2022
04/22/2022
The Santee School District Board of Education held a regular meeting on Tuesday, April 19, 2022. These are the highlights from the meeting.
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Cajon Park Field Dedication
04/21/2022
Santee School District dedicates Cajon Park's field to Marcia Gina-Tofflemire for her 50 years of service.
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Pepper Drive Mascot and Student
SSD Proud Moment - Pepper Drive
04/20/2022
Pepper Drive Principal, Summer Locke, shares the exciting things happening on her campus this spring.
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SSD PROUD MOMENT – CARLTON OAKS
03/16/2022
Principal Johnston from Carlton Oaks shares his pride in the students, staff and community through this week's SSD Proud Moment.
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Indoor Masks “Strongly Recommended” Effective Monday, March 14
03/02/2022
During last night’s Board of Education meeting, our Board took action to support mask choice for students effective Monday, March 14, 2022.
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SSD Proud Moment – Hill Creek School
03/02/2022
Hill Creek Principal Chasity Forster shares some musical, arts and garden learning that our Bulldogs are experiencing.
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Chet F Harritt student outdoor assembly
SSD Proud Moment - Chet F. Harritt
02/17/2022
Board President Elana Levins-Craig shared a Proud Moment at the Feb. 15 Board meeting from Chet F. Harritt STEAM School regarding the importance of student engagement in the learning process.
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Board of Education Letter to Governor Newsom
02/16/2022
On Feb. 10, 2022, the Santee Board of Education sent a letter to Governor Newsom requesting the elimination of weekly testing requirements for unvaccinated teachers and staff.
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Report a Student Absence
02/01/2022
District moves to using SafeArrival to report student absences in 2022.
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