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2020-21 School Year Messages and Links

Fall 2020


FCUSD Roadmap to Reopening



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   FCUSD Roadmap to Reopening

   (Updated December 18, 2020)


CDPH Updated Reopening Guidance


FCUSD Elementary COVID-19 Safety Plan


FCUSD Secondary COVID-19 Safety Plan



Sacramento County Public Health (SCPH) strongly recommends asymptomatic testing for all stakeholders every two weeks while the county is in Purple and Red Tier status. To learn more please visit the SCPH site here

To see a list of free testing clinics offered by SCPH, please click here

Below are the most current and timely District messages. To view all previous District messages, please refer to our Previous Updates section at the bottom of this page.

Update: Message to the FCUSD Community

June 4, 2021

Dear FCUSD Community: Please see today’s Board Briefs and Updates.

Board recognition of the FCUSD Health Services Team

A commemorative plaque and photo was presented to the Head of Health Services, Kerri Kaye and the Health Services Team to thank and honor them for their exemplary hard work and dedication to the health of students and staff during the COVID pandemic. The safety procedures, contact tracing and vaccine clinics they spearheaded for staff and students have all helped to keep us safe. To date there have been zero on-site transmissions of COVID-19 at any FCUSD school or office. Thank you FCUSD Health Services!

FCUSD Staff and District reach compensation agreements

Tentative agreements for compensation packages have been made between FCUSD, the Folsom Cordova Education Association (FCEA) and the California School Employees Association (CSEA). To view, please visit our website HERE. Board approval of the agreements will be finalized at the June 17 Board meeting.

The District appreciates the many hours, dedication and partnership they have shared with members of the bargaining teams over this last year, and their commitment to putting students’ education and well-being at the forefront of all discussions.

Congratulations to the Class of 2021!

Graduation and promotion ceremonies took place at schools across the District last week. We compiled several photo albums and posted them on Facebook. Take a look!  And if you have photos to add, please post them in the comments section.

Cordova High School

Folsom High School

Vista del Lago High School

Folsom Lake High School

Kinney High School

Walnutwood High School

Adult Education

Folsom Middle School

Mills Middle School

Mitchell Middle School

Sutter Middle School

Folsom Cordova Community Homeschool Charter

Elementary schools across the District

Update: Message to FCUSD Families

June 2, 2021

Dear FCUSD Families: Please see the message below.

New FCUSD website design for the 2021-22 school year!

Over the summer, staff will be redesigning the look of our District website:  

What features of the District’s website are important to you? We would like to know!

Please share your thoughts in a Thoughtexchange survey by clicking on this link

Our goals for the new District website are to:

  • Improve the look and design
  • Improve accessibility for our diverse stakeholders
  • Make it easy for users to access and use the site on all mobile devices
  • Reflect the District brand
  • Provide easily skim-able, relevant content

Your opinion matters! Please join the survey and click HERE

Childhood vaccines available this summer at the Education Service Center (ESC)

Location: 1965 Birkmont Drive, Rancho Cordova, 95742

In an effort for all FCUSD students to meet California’s immunization requirements for in-person learning attendance, FCUSD offers FREE VACCINATIONS for students that are MediCal/CHDP eligible, uninsured, a Native Indian, or an Alaskan Native. 

Free vaccines available are:

DTaP, Polio, MMR, VAR, Hep B, Flu, HIB, Hep A,

Men ACWY, HPV, TDAP, Rotavirus, and Pneumo Conjugate immunizations.

All students may receive:

TDAP shots. No restrictions. Insurance is not required.

  • Masks are required
  • Appointments are required
  • Please call 916-294-9013 to schedule an appointment
  • Please bring a current copy of the student’s immunization record

Please see the attached flyer for more information.

Summer meals for children, no cost to families

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Summer Food Service Program helps feed your children healthy meals during the summer months at no charge.

The FCUSD Food Services Department will be offering the USDA Summer Food Service Program at most school sites throughout our district over the summer months.  All children ages 2-18 years old are able to get meals at no cost between noon and 12:30 pm daily at the locations and dates specified here: SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM INFORMATION Children must be present to receive a meal. For additional information, please see the FCUSD Food Services website or contact them by phone: (916) 294-9011 

Regular Board Meeting: Thursday, June 3

Closed Session: 5:00 p.m.; Open Session: 6:00 p.m.

The full agenda, instructions for viewing on the District’s YouTube channel and on Zoom, and instructions for participating in public comments can be found on our website:


Special Presentation:

  • Recognition: Health Services Team

Public Hearing:

  • Notice of Public Hearing Regarding the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) 2020-21 through 2023-24 and Annual Update
  • Public Hearing: 2021-2022 Tentative Budget
  • Public Hearing: Folsom Cordova Unified School District 2021-2022 Proposed Contract Openers of Common Interest to the Board of Education

Discussion/Action Items:

  • Accept Folsom Cordova Unified School District 2021-2022 Proposed Contract Openers of Common Interest to the Board of Education
  • Approve the Declaration of Need for Fully-Qualified Educators for the 2021/2022 School Year

Discussion Items:

  • First Read: Revisions to Board Policy (BP) 3110: Transfer of Funds; (BP) 3230: Federal Grant Funds; (BP) 3452: Student Activity Funds

The Board meeting will be viewable from the District’s YouTube channel, as well as on Zoom. Both links can be found on our website. Public wishing to provide public comments may choose two options:

(1) Written public comments can be submitted now, using the Google Public Comment Card Form link, found on our website, and all written comments will be given to the Board for review by 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 3, 2021. This link will close by 3:00 p.m., Thursday, June 3.

(2) Public comments can be made during the Board meeting, via Zoom, as space allows, by using the “raised hand” feature. Due to constraints on our Zoom account, the maximum number of participants in the Zoom room is 300.

Please note: There are no limitations on the number of viewers watching the live broadcast of the Board meeting on our YouTube channel.


  • June 5 – Board workshop
  • June 17
  • August 12
  • August 26

Update: Message to FCUSD Families

May 28, 2021

Dear FCUSD Families,

The Folsom Cordova Education Association (FCEA) and Folsom Cordova Unified School District (FCUSD) wrapped up a busy year of negotiations with a Tentative Agreement for compensation for the 2020-21 and 2021-22 school years as well as several Memorandums of Understanding that will benefit our certificated staff as we continue to work collaboratively on developing compensation and working conditions that attract and retain the best educators and support providers for our students.

To read the 5-28-21 FCEA-FCUSD Joint Communication, please click HERE. You can find this statement as well as referenced MOUs and documents by visiting the FCUSD Negotiations Update webpage.

Update: End of Year Message

May 27, 2021

Dear FCUSD community,

Congratulations to all students, staff, and families for the dedication to education you demonstrated over the last year. Today marks the end of the school year for many and we hope you will take time over the summer to spend time with family and friends, read good books and enjoy a safe summer break. If you have not already seen it, please take a moment to hear Superintendent, Dr. Sarah Koligian’s end-of-year message by clicking HERE.

For our high school graduates, we are so proud of you for persevering through a historic year and completing your high school career in the midst of a pandemic. We wish you joy and success as you pursue your ambitions and hope you will remain lifelong learners. Please keep in touch and know that you will always be part of the FCUSD family.

Over these next few days, we will be collecting photographs of our graduating seniors, and 8th and 5th-grade students who are promoting to the next chapter in their educational journey. Watch for those to be posted on our District’s Facebook page in the upcoming days.

A gentle reminder that Monday, May 31 is Memorial Day, and all schools and District offices will be closed in remembrance of the many men and women in the armed forces, who lost their lives in service to our country. 

For students and staff continuing in one of our Summer School programs, we look forward to seeing you next week on Tuesday, June 1. Have a safe and enjoyable weekend. Your schools and District office will continue to keep you updated and informed.

Update: Message to the FCUSD Community

May 26, 2021

Dear FCUSD Community: Please see today’s updates with information on the COVID-19 Dashboard, a new look planned for the District’s website, and an exciting announcement of leadership awards.

The COVID-19 Dashboard has been updated. Please visit:

IMPORTANT: With a reduced staff and student presence on campus, starting next week, the COVID-19 Dashboard will pause on reporting weekly numbers of quarantined and COVID positive individuals during the summer break. 

Please note: Contact tracing and self-screening will continue as usual for all students and staff attending Summer School programs and at FCUSD work sites over the summer.

Free COVID Vaccine clinics

This Thursday, May 27, the city of Rancho Cordova will host a free COVID vaccine clinic at Rancho Cordova City Hall. The Pfizer vaccine will be given and anyone 12 ages and up is welcome. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

Sacramento County Public Health continues to offer free COVID vaccine clinics throughout the region. Please visit their website HERE for more information.

New website design for the 2021-22 school year!

Over the summer, we will be redesigning the look of our District website:  

Our goals for the new District website are to:

  • Improve the look and design
  • Improve accessibility for our diverse stakeholders
  • Make it easy for users to access and use the site on all mobile devices
  • Reflect the District brand
  • Provide easily skim-able, relevant content

What features of the District’s website are important to you? We would like to know!

Please share your thoughts in a Thoughtexchange survey by clicking on this link

FCUSD Leadership honored

Each year, members of the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) honor their peers for outstanding achievements and dedication to public education. 

We are proud to announce that in our region, awardees for ACSA Region 3 are:

  • Superintendent of the Year: Sarah Koligian, Ed.D.
  • Elementary Principal of the Year: Sara Parenzin, Empire Oaks Elementary
  • Central Office Administrator of the Year: Elena Cabrera

Of the 19 ACSA regions in the state, one superintendent is chosen to be the state awardee. 

We are honored to announce that Superintendent Sarah Koligian, Ed.D has been named the California State Superintendent of the Year! 

Stay tuned for more information as we celebrate Dr. Koligian’s tremendous accomplishment at the State ACSA award ceremony this fall, and head over to our Facebook page to learn more.

Congratulations, Dr. Koligian, Ms. Cabrera and Ms. Parenzin! 

Update: Superintendent's Message to the FCUSD Community

May 25, 2021

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A special message to the FCUSD community from Superintendent Sarah Koligian




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Previous Updates

May 21, 2021

May 20, 2021

May 14, 2021

May 13, 2021

May 11, 2021

May 10, 2021

May 7, 2021

May 6, 2021

May 5, 2021

April 29, 2021

April 26, 2021

April 23, 2021

April 21, 2021

April 16, 2021

April 15, 2021

April 14, 2021

April 7, 2021

March 26, 2021

March 24, 2021

March 19, 2021

March 17, 2021

March 15, 2021

March 12, 2021

March 10, 2021

March 5, 2021

March 3, 2021

February 26, 2021

February 25, 2021

February 24, 2021

February 22, 2021

February 19, 2021

February 12, 2021

February 9, 2021

February 5, 2021

February 4, 2021

February 3, 2021

February 1, 2021

January 27, 2021

January 22, 2021

January 20, 2021

January 15, 2021

January 13, 2021

January 8, 2021

January 6, 2021

January 5, 2021

January 3, 2021

December 18, 2020

December 14, 2020

December 10, 2020

December 9, 2020

December 8, 2020

December 4, 2020

December 3, 2020

November 30, 2020

November 24, 2020

November 20, 2020

November 17, 2020

November 12, 2020

November 10, 2020

November 6, 2020

October 30, 2020

October 23, 2020

October 16, 2020

October 14, 2020

October 12, 2020

October 9, 2020

October 2, 2020

September 30, 2020

September 25, 2020

September 16, 2020: Letter to special education families

September 11, 2020

August 25, 2020: Videoconference surveys

August 21, 2020

August 20, 2020

August 12, 2020

August 11, 2020: Superintendent's Back to School Message

August 10, 2020 

August 7, 2020

August 4, 2020

July 30, 2020

July 15, 2020

July 13, 2020

July 1, 2020

June 29, 2020

June 24, 2020

June 19, 2020

June 16, 2020

June 3, 2020

May / June 2020 Survey Results

May 26, 2020 

May 24, 2020