Eureka Union
School District

Eureka Union School District 2017 Teacher of the Year

For the third year, Eureka Union School District is participating in the California Teacher of the Year program. Teachers were nominated for their demonstration of excellence in the areas 
of contributions and accomplishments in education, professional skills and growth, student progress, and school/community involvement. The district's review panel selected this year's teacher of the year to represent Eureka Union at the Placer County level. The 2017 Eureka Union School District Teacher of the Year is Carrie Andrew, Kindergarten teacher at Maidu Elementary School.
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Placer County Elementary School Principal of the Year

Our own Maidu School Principal Stephanie Groat was
recognized on January 30th at an awards dinner
held by the Placer County Charter of the Association of
California School Administrators as the Elementary School
Principal of the Year!!! We are incredibly proud of
Stephanie as only one Elementary School Principal in
Placer County received this award!

ESF Art Auction - Friday, March 24, 2017

Mark your calendars for this year’s ESF Art Auction &
Music Exhibition to be held Friday, March 24th from 5:00-8:00 pm 
at Bayside Church. Bring the whole family and bid on artwork               
from your child’s classroom, enjoy performances from EUSD 
bands & choirs, win raffle prizes, dine on delicious food….
all while supporting the wonderful enrichment programs that
benefit each child in our District!   

Spelling Bee

EUSD conducted its own Spelling Bee Oral Competition for the first time that was held on January 17-19!  It was a wonderful event attended by parents, teachers and administrators. Six student winners have been selected to take the required qualifying test for participation to the Placer County Spelling Bee 2017 event. PCOE will select who will represent EUSD in March 2017.
Thank you to our Spelling Masters - Director Kelli Hanson and Board Member Renee Nash.  Great gratitude goes as well to our volunteers from Granite Bay High School Key Club! 
From left to right
Luca Miniati, Derek Phan, Kate Rowberry, Parker Fellows, Alisha Bansal, Ande Boyer

2017-2018 Student Calendar Approved on December 13, 2016

The 2017-2018 Student Calendar was approved by the Board of Trustees for family planning, such as vacations during the summer.

Board Members Sworn In to Continue as Trustees for Eureka Union School District

At the December 13th Board meeting, two board members, Ryan Jones and Renee Nash, we're sworn in to continue another term as Trustees for the District. Congratulations to the both of them.

Celebrating EUSD Staff

On Friday, September 16, the EUSD annual breakfast was held to recognize our devoted staff for years of service. The theme was "Teachers are the Colors that Make our World Brighter". It was a wonderful event held at Olympus Junior High School that began with student musicians performing and capped by the recognition of Maidu Teacher, Michele Reilly, for her 40 years of dedicated service to Eureka. We want to thank the Granite Bay Kiwanis and Parent Teacher Club leaders (shown in the photo) for coordinating and hosting the breakfast.                                                               
           Congratulations to all of our staff members who were honored:
  • 5 Years for Service: •Daisy Abarca•Lisa Arizcuren•Susan Binnewies•Lynn Shanklin•Monika Stover
  • 10 Years for Service: •Susan Baggesen•Monica Chirbas•Laurie Dalton-Stark•Heidi Delvalle•Toni Devitt•Leela Kite•Mary Krebs•Stephanie Krisiak•Lynn Luttrell•Carrie McWilliams
  • 15 Years for Service: •Wendy Fisher•Shawna Lukasko•Mark Martinez•Jennifer McMahon•Orlando Orona•Brian Robertson•Melody Tuttle•Kristy Wallentine•Heli Wetzel•Kelly Wood
  • 20 Years for Service: •Lisa Blake•Nancy Bolyard•Caitlin Brown•Robin Eid•Kimberly Gerould•Sean Healy•Jennifer Hopping•Karen Kuntz•Joyce Paese•Paul Shafto•David Skinner•Terina Stevenson•Kellie Whitlow•Lori Zeledon
  • 25 Years for Service: •Leslie Bailey•Kathy Brummund•Julie Crawford•Patrice McCallum•Donna Pool•Linda Uribe-Decou
  • 40 Years for Service:  Michele Reilly

Local Control Accountability Plan

The LCAP, a multi-year (3-year) document, includes five (5) goal areas which frame the priorities for our continual improvement. Our Board of Trustees approved the LCAP along with our District Budget at the June 30, 2016 Board Meeting. Click here to access the Local Control Accountability Plan.

New to EUSD: Spanish Language Instruction Begins August 2016

EUSD is excited to be providing Spanish language instruction next year (2016-2017) at grades kindergarten through third, and the following year (2017-2018) Spanish language instruction at grades fourth through sixth. Spanish language instruction will be two days/week and taught by highly trained native speaking instructors.
For questions about Spanish language instruction, contact Director, Ginna Myers, at

Eureka Schools Foundation Board Member Recognized

At the June 28, 2016 Board Meeting, the Trustees recognized Eureka Schools Foundation Board Member, Judi Gavia, for fifteen years of commitment and dedication to the students of the Eureka Union School District. Mrs. Gavia shared her sincere appreciation to the Board and staff upon receiving a plaque from the District for recognizing her. 

California Gold Ribbon Schools

Congratulations to Excelsior, Oakhills and Maidu Elementary Schools for their recognition as CA Gold Ribbon Schools.

EUSD Recognizes Certificated and Classified Staff

EUSD Teachers were recognized as the 2016 Teachers Who Make a Difference at the Placer County ACSA event, held on Monday, May 2. Congratulations to the dedicated and inspiring teachers. There is no doubt that each of our seven honorees make a difference with their students every day.
 Susan Taylor - Cavitt, Julie Crawford - Excelsior, Nancy  Bolyard - Greenhills, Mareen  Berg - Maidu, Gena McArdle -  Oakhills, Paul Shafto - Olympus, Melody Tuttle -  Ridgeview.

   Certificated and Classified Employees of the Year

     Kathleen Beiler
        Susan Dwyre
   Josephine Himmel 
          Dave Mott
        Cindy Stave
      Susan Walstad

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