FCUSD Message to the Community, May 26
May 26, 2022
Dear FCUSD Community,
Congratulations to the graduating class of 2022! Whether you are joining us for summer school programs or pursuing other summer plans, we hope you will enjoy a wonderful summer.
In a message to the community, Superintendent Dr. Sarah Koligian shares her gratitude to the students, families, and staff of FCUSD. Please click here to read the full message.
Students, over the summer months, consider reading a good book! Did you know FCUSD students will have free access to ebooks? Instructions for accessing are below.
Summer Reading with Sora
Through Sora, the District’s new reading app, students have free 24/7 access to ebooks and audiobooks.
To access public library digital books for free through the Sora app, under Profile, select + Add library and enter the NorthNet Library System and the Sacramento Public Library.
For more information on summer reading on the Sora app and in our communities, visit the district library webpage.
Thank you to the City of Rancho Cordova for providing additional ebooks to our Rancho Cordova campuses! Read on!
Cyber Safety Workshop - how to keep youth safe online
Over summer break and all year long, we want our youth to be safe and free from harmful interaction when engaging online. Whether on social media, direct messaging, gaming devices, cell phone apps, or computers, many parents are unaware of current trends and dangers affecting our youth.
In May presenters, SRO Bates, Folsom PD, Detective Hirota, Sacramento Sheriff’s Office, Special Agent Thomas, Homeland Security, and MFT, Kelly Richardson shared valuable information that included:
- Internet addiction and screen time
- Digital platforms popular with kids
- Real life scenarios happening in our area
- How to live with social media safely
You can enable closed captioning in both English and Spanish
Additionally, attached to this email are several helpful documents with information and resources parents can use for keeping their children safe online. Child readiness for cellphone chart Guide to Snapchat 2021 How to Really Prevent Screen Addiction Keeping Children Safe on the Internet - Services and Devices Parents Guide to Snapchat QR codes for Internet Safety Links
FCUSD School Safety Measures
Recent events in our country of unimaginable violence have many people concerned about and questioning school safety. At FCUSD we take the safety of our students and staff with the utmost seriousness and have several measures in place, including:
- All classroom doors are to remain locked during the school day
- Direct communication with families from the site principal and District leaders in emergency and non-emergency situations
- Internal emergency communication platform between staff and law enforcement
- Cameras at school sites
- School Resource Officers
- Campus monitors and/or yard supervisors at all sites
- District Coordinator of Safe Schools
- Community Safety Specialist
- School safety plans for each school site
- Mental Health Professionals response team
- Visitor and volunteer protocols for on-campus access
- Threat assessment protocols
- Emergency response drills including:
- Active shooter lockdowns
- Fire drills
- Evacuation drills
Over the last year, we formed the District Safety Committee to evaluate current safety practices and make recommendations for further enhancements. As we move forward, we will be considering ways to improve safety on school campuses and will communicate our progress with our community.
Sac RT free transportation for students
As students head into summer break, the Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) wants to remind everyone that students/youth in grades TK-12th can ride the entire SacRT transit network, including SacRT buses, light rail, and SmaRT Ride on-demand mictrotransit service for FREE!
Passes may be picked up at our central office. Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Education Services Center
1965 Birkmont Drive
Rancho Cordova, CA 95742