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Measures M & O Citizen Oversight Committee Meeting on Dec. 2nd

The next meeting of the SMUHSD's Measures M & 0 Citizen Oversight Committee will be on Wednesday, December 2nd at 5:30pm. The meeting will take place at the SMUHSD District Office, Conference Room A, located at 650 N. Delaware Street, San Mateo. Please see the posted agenda.

Next Black Parents Association Meeting on Dec. 1st

DSC_1234.JPGThe SMUHSD's Black Parents Association, a volunteer parent’s association made up of a diverse group of parents/guardians, teachers, and friends of all ethnicities, will be holding its next meeting on Tuesday, December 1st at 6:30pm at the San Mateo High Library located at 506 North Delaware Street in San Mateo. Your students are encouraged to attend this meeting. For more information or questions, please call (650) 292-1780 or email smupba@gmail.com.

Middle College Students Design New “Urban Center”

Senior Economics students at Middle College recently worked in teams on an Urban Plan project that required them to design a new urban center for a 5 ½ block area called “Elmwood.”  Each team built a three-dimensional version of their plan.  They also created a financial analysis of their plan that projected the number of jobs, revenue for the city and profit for the development company.  However, the most challenging aspect of this project was that they had to address the competing economic and political interests of the politicians and neighboring residents who would have to live with the redevelopment once it is built. The teams were visited twice by actual land use professionals that critiqued their plans and offered insights and constructive feedback.  The work culminated in a presentation mid-November. Each team defended their proposals to a “City Council.”  This was a very complex and challenging project that will forever change students’ views of modern urban development. Great job Middle College students!

Aragon, Burlingame and Capuchino Students Collect More than 2,000 Cans of Food

iStock_000058325798_Medium.jpgIn addition to sporting some friendly competition, the ABC (Aragon, Burlingame, Capuchino) Canned Food Drive collected more than 2,000 cans of food that were donated to Second Harvest Food Bank of San Mateo to help local families in need. The Students In Action Club (SIA) at Burlingame, together with leadership teams from both Aragon and Capuchino led the effort. SIA, one of the youth programs founded by the Jefferson Foundation, trains and develops youth leaders. SIA Burlingame has committed to creating community change through one local and one global initiative. In addition to the canned food drive, the SIA Club is running a year-long water bottle recycling campaign to raise funds to purchase goats for a family in a third world country. Club members were inspired by the Dons and Mustangs and are excited to work with district schools in the future to further its impact on the community.

Interpreter Service

The Attendance and Welfare Office provides on-site interpreting services for Spanish and Chinese (Mandarin) speakers. Interpreter Service available in any language upon request. Learn the details.

La Oficina de Asistencia y Bienestar ofrece servicios de interpretación en el mismo lugar para las personas que hablan español y chino (mandarín). Se dispone de intérpretes de cualquier otro idioma previa solicitud. Averigüe los detalles.



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San Mateo Union High School's commitment to monitoring progress as we move forward with LCAP is a high priority for all stakeholders - staff, families, and community members.  The foundation of this LCAP is to improve the education and achievement outcomes for all students in the San Mateo Union High School District.  

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2014 SMUHSD Title III Improvement Plan

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The goal of the Title III Improvement Plan is to identify the challenges the SMUHSD has had in raising English Learner achievement and to provide a guide on how to implement a sound and effective instructional program for all English Learners. 


Title III Plan Annual Update 2015-16

Title III Plan Annual Update 2015-16 Budget


The San Mateo Union High School District continues to be in Program Improvement for 2014-2015 school year.  For more information click on "SMUHSD Program Improvement."  "SMUHSD Program Improvement letter (Spanish)" "SMUHSD Program Improvement Letter (Chinese)"

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