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January 12, 2022 Regular Meeting

The following Board Brief provides a recap from the January 12, 2022 San Marcos Unified School District Governing Board Meeting:

1. Superintendent, Dr. Andy Johnsen shared a presentation to the Board and community. Dr. Johnsen provided a brief update to the Board and community about the reopening of the brand new Richland Elementary School campus. Dr. Johnsen shared that students and families were welcomed back from Winter Break to the state-of-the-art facility equipped for Future Ready learning. 

“Moving to a new campus isn’t as easy as packing up your boxes; there are a thousand details. I want to thank so many staff for making this happen, beginning with Principal Julie Barbara,” said Dr. Johnsen. “We’re so proud of this amazing new home for our kids.” 

2. Updates from the Deputy Superintendent & Assistant Superintendents. 

Mental Health Program Update 

Deputy Superintendent, Dr. Tiffany Campbell, began her update by sharing that the new mental health program, Let’s Face It. Together.  has launched. The mental health program consists of Wellness Teams for each campus to help students and families in need of support. The program also consists of a text line for teens, where they can access mental health support 24/7 from trained mental health professionals. Dr. Campbell shared an overview of the different communication strategies to build awareness with students, families and staff. 

Dr. Campbell also shared about upcoming enrollment dates, including:

  •  NEW student enrollment TK-12 opens: February 1, 2023

*TK eligibility expansion: Students turning 5 between September 2, 2023-April 2, 2024 are eligible to enroll in Transition Kindergarten (TK).

  • CURRENT student residency verification: June 5, 2023-June 30, 2023

You can view the full Board Brief, by clicking here. 

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The San Marcos Unified School District is an innovative and collaborative community providing an unparalleled educational experience. Through an engaging and supportive environment, all our students are challenged, inspired, and poised to excel.