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The Magnolia Message: August 24, 2016 Letter from the Superintendent

Dear PUSD Families,   I hope the new school year is off to a great start for your family.  This is the first edition of the 2016-17 Spotlight on Student Learning, the District’s monthly electronic newsletter.  This edition lays out the District’s goals for the year ahead, how we will report our progress toward achieving…

The Magnolia Message: June 7, 2016 Letter from the Superintendent

Dear Families, I want to thank all members of the Piedmont educational community for the remarkable collaboration during this school year, my first as Superintendent.  This has been a year of sweeping curricular and other changes across the District, and this year-end edition of the Spotlight provides an overview of our initiatives this year. Some…

The Magnolia Message: Letter from the Superintendent

Welcome to the Spotlight on Student Learning, Piedmont Unified’s monthly electronic newsletter.  This edition of the Spotlight focuses on service learning and related programs at the high schools that are designed to instill a sense of purpose beyond oneself.   These service learning initiatives are based on research showing that adolescents who engage in community service…

MHS Promotes a Culture of Service

by Sati Shah, Millennium High School Principal At Millennium High School we strive to integrate service learning into the educational experience of all our students. To do this, Millennium students access service learning opportunities in a variety of ways including through our Associated Student Body (ASB), Falcon Meetings, the annual spring service project and whole…