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2017/18 Bus Schedules

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Classified Staff Development Day – 08/08/2017

Classified Staff Development Day Agenda
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Bond Oversight Committee Meeting 07-11-17 Agenda

Please click the link for the 07-11-17 Bond Oversight Committee Meeting Agenda. 07-11-17 Agenda
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“Red Scarf Girl” Author Ji-li Jiang visits KEC and LLES

Author Ji-li Jiang, whose highly acclaimed memoir Red Scarf Girl was read by 7th grade students at the Konocti Education Center and Lower Lake Elementary this year, visited both schools for a special presentation on her life during the Chinese
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Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free

LAKE COUNTY- With summer time, it’s time to think about keeping healthy while school is out. Konocti Unified School District provides free nutritious meals to children during the summer.  This summer, meals will be served at two different locations. There
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The Cafeteria Survey K- 7th

Give Nutrition Services your feedback Take the Cafeteria Survey  
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Bond Oversight Committee Meeting Agenda 04-11-17

BOND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE MEETING AGENDA CAROL McCLUNG CONFERENCE ROOM 9430 LAKE STREET, LOWER LAKE, CA 95457 APRIL 11, 2017 @ 5:00 P.M. 1.  CALL TO ORDER The Superintendent will call the meeting to order. 1.a.  Establish Quorum Roll call to
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Spongbob Day at the CEC for Inclimate Weather Day 4/17

Inclemate Weather Day 4/17 Opportunity for young students! 9:00 am- 4:00 pm On Monday, April 17th, the Konocti Education Center (KEC) Leadership Class and teacher will host a “Spongbob Day” in the CEC open to all KUSD Students (school-age students).
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Local Law Enforcement Officials Recognize Administrators for “Heroic Assistance”

LAKEPORT, Calif. – Local law enforcement officials presented awards to two local school administrators who helped authorities locate a high profile suspect,  (Click here to read entire article)
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Pomo Elementary Students Participate in Maker’s Day

  Maker’s Education is an exciting new method for igniting student creativity and for developing a community of learners.  Students think, tinker,  design and ultimately create something by interacting with a variety of exciting materials. Maker’s activities often focus on
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KEC Presents The Music Man

The Music Man Is Coming To The Cornelison Event Center The Konocti Education Center in association with the Lake County Theatre Company are currently in rehearsals for Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man.”  KEC is in the Konocti Unified School District
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Volunteers Needed

On November 8, 2016, voters approved a $29.6 million school bond. An oversight committee is required to oversee the expenditure of bond revenues. Konocti Unified School District is seeking volunteers to be on the Bond Oversight Committee.  Please click on
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January Harvest of the Month: Leafy greens

Konocti Unified School District is proudly part of the Harvest of the Month and Lake County Farm to School Program. December’s harvest is locally grown Squash from Seely Farm of Upper Lake and other local Lake County farms.  Learn More
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Job Fair – Now Hiring – Jan. 26, 2017

Konocti Unified School District is seeking motivated candidates for a variety of job openings for both Classified and Certificated employees.  If you have ever considered a career in education and are interested in a job where you can have a
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East Lake Primer Grando Cantando “Jingle Bells” en Español!!

The Christmas Program at East Lake took place last Friday, December 9th. Parents poured into the event areas to watch their children perform Christmas songs. One highlight of the evening was the first grade students singing “Jingle Bells” in Spanish.
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Welcome To Konocti Jacque Jillson

The Konocti Unified School District is please to introduce our new payroll Supervisor, Jacque Jillson. Jacque will be training for the next couple of months with Cathy Wilder.  A Message from Jacque: Hello All, My name is Jacque Jillson and
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December’s Harvest of the Month is Locally Grown Squash

Konocti Unified School District is proudly part of the Havrvest of the Month and Lake County Farm to School Program. December’s harvest is locally grown Squash from Seely Farm of Upper Lake and Adamson Ranch of Lower Lake Learn More
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Parent Survey: Tell Us How We Are Doing

Please take a few minutes to let us know how we are doing. Your answers are completely private. You can take the survey below or follow this LINK.  Loading…
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WeTip: Feel Safe in Your School and Your Community

“The Only Thing Necessary for the Triumph of Evil is for Good Men to Do Nothing” – Edmund Burke You can make a difference at your school. You can have a school that you like to go to. You can
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November Harvest of the Month: Apples

Konocti Unified School District is proudly part of the Lake County Farm to School Program. November’s Harvest of the Month is Apples.   Did you know 2,500 varieties of apples are grown in the United States? 
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Stay Connected with the Blackboard Connect App

Konocti is pleased to announce that Parent Link data connections have been restored and the Parent Link App is now updating student information regularly with current data including grades and attendance.  The App is a great way for parents to
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Local Job Recruitment Fair – Friday, November 4, 2016 – Konocti Unified School District – Now Hiring!

Konocti is pleased to host a local job recruitment fair on Friday, November 4th for those interested in a possible career in education. Visit us from 8am – 10am or from 5pm – 7 pm on November 4th at the
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Letter to Households for Community Eligibility Provision Schools/Districts

Dear Parent or Guardian: We are pleased to inform you that Konocti Unified School District will be implementing a new option available to schools participating in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs called the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)
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Halloween Safety Assemblies

Officer Stephanie Green, Konocti Unified School District’s Resource Officer, has scheduled Halloween Safety Assemblies for Grades K-5 at Burns Valley School, East Lake School, Lower Lake Elementary School and Pomo School. With participation from Clearlake Police Department, Lakeshore Fire Department,
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WE CARE Makes Over 80 Quilts for Families Impacted By the Clayton Fire

Over eighty hand made quilts were delivered to Lower Lake Elementary this week for families who lost their homes in the Clayton Fire. These quilts were donated by the ladies of WE CARE, a group of 30 plus quilters that
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October’s Harvest of the Month – PEARS!

Konocti Unified School District is proudly part of the Lake County Farm to School Program. October’s harvest is locally grown PEARS from Seely Farm of Upper Lake and Adamson Ranch of Lower Lake. 
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Serv Pro Makes Clayton Fire Donation to KUSD

Doug Bridges of Serv Pro presents a check to the Board of Trustees of Konocti Unified School District in the amount of $2000.00 towards the Clayton Fire relief fund.  Thank you Serv Pro!
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Farm to School: Harvest of the Month – Melons!

Konocti Unified School District is proudly part of the Lake County Farm to School Program. September’s harvest is locally grown MELONS from Seely Farm of Upper Lake and Adamson Ranch of Lower Lake.       
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STAFF update on the Re-Opening of School

Konocti Staff We have an update for all staff on the opening of schools. All staff are to return to work on Monday, Aug 22nd. Staff assigned to East Lake, Pomo, Burns Valley and KEC will report to their site
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Public Announcement – School Re-Opening Dates Set

The superintendent of the Konocti Unified School District is pleased to provide the following update on the reopening of schools. Schools in the Clearlake and Clearlake Oaks will open on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 for students and staff. Schools scheduled
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Donations Being Accepted For Konocti Unified School District

The District has received a number of request from people and businesses interested in giving donations directly to Konocti Unified.  We are truly appreciative of the quick response and outpouring of support in response to the Clayton Fire. Those who
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Walmart host “Stuff-A-Bus” campaign for KUSD

Lakeshore Lioness and Walmart have partnered together again for the annual Stuff-a-Bus event. This year, in an effort to support our students who lost their homes in the Clayton fire, relief donation as well as school supplies will be collected.
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Raiders, 49ers Team Up to Assist in Clayton Fire Recovery

Oakland, Calif.– The Oakland Raiders and the San Francisco 49ers are teaming up to aid in the Lake County Clayton Fire recovery efforts. Each organization will contribute $10,000 to the Konocti Unified School District, which had schools directly impacted by
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Update Regarding School Openings for Konocti Unified

Donna Becnel, Superintendent of Konocti Unified School District has announced the following update as of Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. The following schools will be open on Monday, Aug. 22: Burns Valley Elementary, East Lake Elementary, Pomo Elementary and the Konocti
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KUSD Resources and Response Guide For Educators

“While natural disasters capture headlines and national attention short-term, the work of recovery and rebuilding is long-term.” – Sylvia Mathews Burwell. The attached PDF document provides information on how to prepare and what to expect upon our return to school
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Foods Etc and C&S donate School Supplies to KUSD

A big Thank You to Foods ETC and C&S who donated 100 backpacks and  all of the schools supplies to fill them to Konocti Unified School district.    
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Change of Venue for 08/17/16 KUSD Board Meeting

Due to the impact of the Clayton Fire on Konocti Schools, the District Office and schools in the Lower Lake area are not accessible. The Board meeting will be moved to Burns Valley Elementary School, 3620 Pine Street, Clearlake, CA,
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All Konocti Unified Schools Cancelled Aug. 15 -19

Konocti Unified School District has cancelled all schools for the week of Aug. 15-19, 2016.  As we have updated information regarding the Clayton Fire, we will provide updates.
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All Konocti Unified Schools Cancelled for Aug. 15, 2016

Due to the Clayton Fire, Konocti Unified School District is officially cancelling school for all school sites on August 15, 2016.  We will continue to monitor the situation closely and provide updates as they become available.  Safety remains the priority
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KUSD Staff Gear Up For First Day of School

Konocti Unified staff gathered at the Cornelison Event Center on Thursday, Aug. 11th to kick off the school year and prepare for the first day of school on Monday, Aug. 15th.  Superintendent, Donna Becnel, welcomed back Certificated and Classified staff
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Farm to School: Harvest of the Month

  Konocti Unified School District is proud to be a part of the Lake County Farm to School Program, This month’s Harvest of the Month is our locally grown tomatoes from Seely Farm of Upper Lake and Adamson Ranch of
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Welcome Center Will Open On Thursday, July 21

The Welcome Center is located at 9800 Hwy. 53 in Lower Lake, CA. (across  the street from the Tower Mart Gas Station and next door to Foster’s Freeze) Are you new to the area? We would like to welcome you
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Give Us Your Feedback!!

What a summer!! This year KUSD offered K-7th students extended learning opportunities at the STAR Summer Program. Did your student participate in the summer program this year? Please let us know how we can improve the program for next year.
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Guest Teacher Training – Aug. 12, 2016

Konocti Unified School District understands the critical role that guest (substitute) teachers have in our schools.  This training day is intended to provide resources and supports to our substitute teacher family.  Those pre-approved and credentialed through LCOE are invited to
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05/11/16 Annual Recognitions Ceremony

This year, the Konocti Unified School District utilized a new format and venue for the Annual Recognition Awards Ceremony. Instead of being held at the Lower Lake High School gym, the ceremony took place at the new Cornelison Event Center,
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ACSA Every Student Succeeding Scholarship Winner

Gabby Jauregui will be a first-generation college student at UC-Berkeley in the fall, in part thanks to Lower Lake High’s Upward Bound program. Gabby grew up in a house where boys and girls had very different standards and expectations. Gabby
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STAR Summer School Program

Braiding/Beading Enrichment Class Robotics Enrichment   The STAR summer school program is underway at Pomo Elementary serving students in grades K-7.  Over 500 students are participating in the program which offers both academic support and enrichment activities.  Robotics, photography, cooking,
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State Senator Mike McGuire Speaks to the Social Science Class at LLHS

On Friday, May 20th, Mr. Cadena, Government and Civics teacher at Lower Lake High School, had the honor of hosting California State Senator Mike McGuire. Senator McGuire spoke to the History Club about his experience working in government, some of
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Konocti Unified School District Refinances Bonds, Saves Taxpayers Nearly One Million Dollars

Lower Lake, CA – May 4, 2016:  In April, the Konocti Unified School District refinanced $5.675 million in general obligation bonds which will save District property owners over $970,000 in taxes.  The District took advantage of very low interest rates to
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Summer Feeding

Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free

     LAKE COUNTY- With summer time, it’s time to think about keeping healthy while school is out. Konocti Unified School District provides free meals to children during the summer. This summer, meals will be served at three different locations.
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California Bus Driver Appreciation Day

The California Department of Education has designated the fourth Tuesday of April as Bus Driver Appreciation Day.  Konocti Unified School District gives thanks to the dedicated team of bus drivers that put safety first in getting students to and from
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District Wide Collaboration

April 21st was our last district wide collaboration. Look at our district collaborative spirit! District grade 3 team showing their spirit.
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Pomo Students Received Hands-on Learning Experiences at the Peanuts Naturally School Festival

The Charles M. Schulz Museum’s Peanuts Naturally Festival brought fun, natural-related interactive exhibits to Pomo! These exhibits gave students a chance to explore and learn about the environment. The hands-on exhibits included exploring animal and plant adaptation, learning about recycling paper, using
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An Update in regards to Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in Konocti

Konocti Unified CIA upate for the school board March 2 2016.on-line school board.1
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Lower Lake High School’s Cheer Squad Wins Jamz Nationals

On Wednesday, March 2nd, at the public board meeting, the Lower Lake High School Co-ed Cheer Squad announced that they earned the 2016 Jamz National Champions! We are so proud to have been represented by these student athletes!!!
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Title III LEP and Migrant Plan 2015-2016

Konocti ESEA LEA Plan for Title III LEP and Migrant 2015
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2015-16 LCAP Timeline – KUSD

LCAP CALENDAR In creating the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP), Districts are required to get input from local stakeholders including, parents, school employees, students and community members.  We have scheduled over 25 LCAP meetings for the 2015/16 school year to
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Hope Rising Lake County Registration Form

Dear Lake County Community Member, The work of long term recovery has begun in Lake County. To ensure that you receive relevant and accurate information about resources and recovery steps, and to ensure that your unique needs are included in
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Attendance Works – Bringing Attendance Home – Parent Video

Help Your Child Succeed in School: Build the Habit of Good Attendance Early School success goes hand in hand with good attendance! Parent Video – Bringing Attendance Home DID YOU KNOW? • Starting in kindergarten, too many absences can cause
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William Cornelison Event Center Dedication

On October 25, 2015 approximately 350 members from the community gathered for the ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony to officially open the William Cornelison Event Center located at the Konocti Education Center.  The day’s events included a presentation celebrating the
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Resources and Supports for KUSD Employees – Response to Valley Fire

Employees of Konocti Unified School District can find resource and support links below.  Due to the Valley Fire, is is estimated that nearly one-third of all Konocti staff have been displaced and some have lost their homes.  As more resources come
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Valley Fire Status Update for Konocti Unified School District: Sept. 14, 2015 at 2:30pm

Office of the Superintendent Due to the Valley Fire, almost 1/3 of the Konocti Staff have been displaced and several have lost their homes.  Road closures also remain in place that limit access to and around our schools. Due to
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Curriculum and Instruction

Konocti Instructional Focus and Operational Structure 2015 for the month of August      
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KUSD’s 2015-16 Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)

The Board of Trustees approved the Konocti Unified School District 2015-16 Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) on June 17, 2015 which was then approved by the Lake County Superintendent of Schools on Sept. 15, 2015. The links below provide access to
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LCAP Stakeholder Meetings

COME TO AN LCAP STAKEHOLDER MEETING AND SPEND YOUR 1.2 MILLION LCAP BUCKS!   A calendar for Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) meetings has been established to facilitate the annual update of the plan.  The attached calen...
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Konocti Health Magnet School

Magnet School Students Focus on Health Careers By Staff Reports Lake County Record Bee, February 11, 2015 The Konocti Health Magnet School is continuing to strengthen partnerships with community agencies while pr...
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New Educational Programs at KUSD

Konocti Unified School District Announces Exciting New Educational Programs Tailored to Meet the Interests and Talents of our Students!   February 6, 2015 Dear Parents and Guardians, As you know the Dist...
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Link Crew Program at Lower Lake High

Konocti Unified School District was featured in the December 2014 issue of WestEd's School Climate Connection Newsletter with a program spotlight on the Link Crew program at Lower Lake High School.  Click the link below to read more about the Link Crew program from a student's perspe...
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Konocti Raising Money for Salad Bars

Breaking News!!! Konocti Unified School District has been awarded a partial grant for Salad Bars to be installed in 6 schools (Konocti Health Magnet School, Lower Lake High School, Burns Valley Elementary, Pomo School, Lower Lake Elementary and ...
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Coach of the Year: Ed Fuchs

It's a good thing Ed Fuchs didn't stay in the Marine Corps where he was an aviation ordinance specialist. His job included handling 500-pound bombs, 2.75- and 5-inch rockets, and servicing the M61 Vulcan Gatling gun on the F-18 Hornet. If Fuchs had remained in the Marine Corps, he ...
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Teacher of the Year: Kathy Perkins

Kathy Perkins, a first grade teacher at Burns Valley School in Konocti Unified School District, has been selected as the 2014-15 Lake County Teacher of the Year, announced Tim Gill, Senior Director of Educational Services at Lake County Office of ...
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Konocti Wellness Center is OPEN!

Konocti Wellness Center is a collaborative effort between St. Helena Hospital Clear Lake and Konocti Unified School District designed to provide students of the district a direct link between lifestyle changes and better health.  Here, we’ll offer several programs that
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Bond Oversight Committee Meeting 07-11-17 Agenda

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