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Save the Date: Hillsdale High's First Hall of Fame on 4/11!

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SAVE THE DATE! Hillsdale High School will induct its first Hall of Fame class on Saturday, April 11th, highlighting four accomplished graduates and faculty members -- John Holdren ’61, Mike McGinnis ’62, Don Leydig ’63, Dick Vermeil ’60-’63.  The Hall of Fame will be housed in the new lobby of the renovated auditorium and gymnasium and will honor accomplishments in a wide range of fields, including arts, academics, athletics and community service. Click here for details, including time and price. To learn more about the inductees, please click here.

Posted by: Sheri Costa-Batis
Published: 3/27/15

SMUHSD Offers Design Tech a New Location for 15/16 School Year

At the March 26th meeting of the Board of Trustees, the SMUHSD's Board, by a vote of 5-0, approved staff’s recommendation to offer Design Tech (d.tech) 1800 Rollins Road in Burlingame for the 2015/16 school year. Thanks to all students, school families and community members for your support. 

See the press release for complete background.

Posted by: Sheri Costa-Batis
Published: 3/27/15

Spring Recess, March 30th-April 3rd

Spring Recess has arrived!

Our high schools are out of session, and the Attendance & Welfare Office will be closed for inquiries from Monday, March 30th to Friday, April 3rd.

We hope you enjoy your Spring Recess!

Posted by: Sheri Costa-Batis
Published: 3/27/15

Record Number of Middle College Applicants; Late Applications Accepted

iStock_000029652940_Small_Apply Now.jpgThanks to all of the SMUHSD district students who applied for Middle College for the 2015-16 school year. We have a record number of applicants, the most in the 17 years of Middle College. The application deadline was March 25th. We will accept applications from now through the end of the semester, though the applications will be processed on a case-by-case basis and students will be admitted only if there is space. For more information about Middle College, go to the Middle College website or contact your guidance counselor.

Posted by: Sheri Costa-Batis
Published: 3/26/15

Special Board Meeting Reminder - Stadium Lights

istock_illus_people ideas.jpgThe Board of Trustees invites you to a special study session on the topic of stadium lights on April 6th.  Learn about the many variables to consider when discussing stadium lights, hear views from other invested school and community members, and provide your perspective. The meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 6th, starting at 5:30pm at Aragon High School's Main Theater, 900 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. We hope you can make the time to help the Board of Trustees start the dialog on this important topic. Visit www.smuhsd.org/stadiumlights for more information.

Posted by: Sheri Costa-Batis
Published: 3/24/15

Interpreter Service

The A/W Office provides on-site interpreting services for Spanish and Chinese (Mandarin) speakers.  Limited English Proficient (“LEP”) parent/guardians speaking languages other than Spanish and Cantonese/Mandarin will be provided language assistance services by the Attendance and Welfare Office.  Please contact:  KindyLee Mackamul, Director of Attendance and Welfare, if you need assistance regarding enrollment and school assignment matters.

Interpreter available in any language upon request.

Response to the Grand Jury Report

On July 11, 2013 the San Mateo Union High School District received a Grand Jury Report, "Capital Appreciation Bonds: Ticking Time Bombs."  At the September 12, 2013 board meeting the Board of Trustees approved the response letter from the district to the Grand Jury Report "Capital Appreciation Bonds: Ticking Time Bombs."  To read the response letter click on "Response Letter." 

Public Notice-First Five-Year Review for Burlingame High School

The Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC) will conduct the First Five-Year Review of the effectiveness of the remedy for the Burlingame High School site (Site) located at 400 Carolan Avenue, Burlingame, California 94010.  For more information click on the attached notice. Public Notice for First Five-Year Review Burlingame High School 


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Local Control Accountability Plan: SMUHSD

LCAP Year 2014-2015

SMUHSD LCAP and Annual Update Template (English)

SMUHSD LCAP Summary (Spanish)

SMUHSD LCAP Summary (Chinese)

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.  

District Policies

The District Policies are now on-line.  To access click on "District Policies."

Local Educational Agency Plan

Title III Improvement Plan

2014 SMUHSD Title II Improvement Plan

Title III Year 2 and Year 4 Improvement Plan Assurance

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. 


The San Mateo Union High School District continues to be in Program Improvement for 2012-2013 school year.  For more information click on "SMUHSD Program Improvement."  "SMUHSD Program Improvement letter (Spanish)" "SMUHSD Program Improvement Letter (Chinese)"

Student Nutrition Services

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Rental of SMUHSD Facilities

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To book athletic facilities, theaters, classrooms, and meeting spaces click on Facilities Rental.