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Early Release Wednesday Begins in TR!

Across the district, students will be released from school two hours early every Wednesday beginning August 26, 2015. Professional Learning Time (PLT)/Early Release Wednesday is an important step in improving the academic outcomes for all students. Bus schedules have been adjusted for early release on Wednesdays. If students are enrolled in an after-school program, providers will be prepared to receive students on Early Release Wednesdays.

After-school program providers will be prepared to receive students on Early Release Wednesdays.

Click HERE to view the Superintendent’s message about Early Release Wednesday.

Click HERE for more information on Early Release Wednesday.

 

Posted by: Charlene VanAllen
Published: 8/25/15

Welcome Back

Class schedules, brightly colored backpacks, new shoes and playground rules ... all the fun and excitement that surrounds the first day of a new school year.

Click HERE for first day photos.

Click HERE for a story.

 

Posted by: Charlene VanAllen
Published: 8/21/15

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Posted by: Lisa Capodice
Published: 8/13/15

We Are TR! Fall 2015

We're happy to share the latest edition of We Are TR! The district newspaper features our efforts and preparations for the new school year. Twin Rivers is committed to supporting the education of all students in our mission to inspire each student to extraordinary achievement every day.

Click HERE to view the publication

Posted by: Charlene VanAllen
Published: 8/6/15

Understanding SBAC Test Results

Twin Rivers families and school staff will soon get the results of new computer-based assessments students took this spring. The district will mail them in late August. The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) exams measure student knowledge of California's English language arts and mathematics standards in grades 3-8 and 11. The exams are aligned to Common Core State Standards which set higher expectations for students.

Students will receive an overall score for each subject, ranging from 2,000 to 3,000. Overall scores will be reported within one of four levels: standard not met, standard nearly met, standard met, and standard exceeded.

Preparing for the release of family student score reports, the California Department of Education has posted a new video titled, "Understanding Your Child's Score Report." This video describes and explains the new 2015 Smarter Balanced Consortium Student Score Report.

Please click on the links.

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Posted by: Zenobia Gerald
Published: 8/4/15

Immunization Requirements for School

State law requires that for unconditional admission to school, all students under 18 shall be fully immunized according to requirements of the California Department of Health Services (Ed.Code 49403 and 48216, District Policy 5141.31).

Immunizations required for admission to kindergarten:

  • Polio
  • DPT - Diphtheria/Pertussis (whooping cough)/Tetanus
  • MMR - Measles (rubeola)/Mumps/Rubella (3-day measles)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Varicella (Chickenpox)

Admission to 7th grade requires proof of immunization for:

  • MMR - booster (if not received at a younger age)
  • Hepatitis B - series of three injections (if not received at a younger age)
  • Tdap - booster (1 dose on or after the 7th birthday)

All other entering students not fully immunized according to district policy and the schedule provided by the California Department of Health Services may be admitted only on the condition that they obtain any additional immunization(s) within specified time periods.

Parents and guardians can also visit Shots for Schools for more information: Click HERE

Personal Beliefs Exemption (PBE)

Students may be exempted from the immunization requirement for medical reasons or for personal beliefs. Parents and the medical care clinician/provider must sign the waiver to obtain this exemption. A physician must submit verification for medical reasons. In the event of an outbreak of a disease for which the child has not been immunized, he or she will be excluded from school for the period of communicability.

The PBE form must be signed by both a health care professional and a parent or guardian when seeking an exemption from required vaccinations. The PBE form also allows for a religious exemption if the family's religion does not permit members to get medical advice or treatment from a health care practitioner. Effective July 2016, only a medical exemption will be accepted. In the event of an outbreak of a disease for which the child has not been immunized, he or she will be excluded from school for the period of communicability.

If you have questions about your child's immunization record and/or admission status, please contact your child's school.

Information Resources

Click HERE   Guide to Immunizations required for school entry

Click HERE   Family Resource Guide

Click HERE  Sacramento Area Community Immunization Clinics

Click HERE  Shots for School website by the California Department of Public Health

Posted by: Charlene VanAllen
Published: 7/29/15

PLT/EARLY RELEASE WEDNESDAY

When we welcome students back for the 2015-2016 school year, their schedules will look slightly different from previous years. Across the district, students will start school at the same time every day, and will be released from school two hours early every Wednesday.    

Professional Learning Time (PLT)/Early Release Wednesday will replace Late Start Wednesday. The decision was made after important feedback from parents and staff.

Please click on the links for more information.

 

Posted by: Zenobia Gerald
Published: 6/25/15

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Posted by: Amy Perdigone
Published: 9/9/13

TWIN RIVERS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT NONDISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

"Twin Rivers  Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal and/or Director of the Student Services (CCR Title 5 and Title IX Officer), Rudy Puente, at 916-566-1620 or rudy.puente@twinriversusd.org. A copy of TRUSD uniform complaint or TRUSD non-discrimination policy are available upon request."

 

Staff/Employees

If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal, Superintendent of Human Resources/Labor Relations (CCR Title 5 and Title IX Officer), Dr. Jacqueline Perez, 916-566-1736 or Jacqueline.perez@twinriversusd.org . A copy of TRUSD uniform complaint or TRUSD non-discrimination policy are available upon request.