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Saugus Union School District

Saugus Union School District News

Saugus Union School District news and information. Saugus Union School District is a high achieving district with outstanding test scores, dedicated and highly qualified teachers and administrators, national and state recognized schools and award-winning PTAs. 

    Saugus Union OKs $148M Bond Measure For November Ballot

    Santa Clarita Valley voters will get a chance to decide in November if they support a $148 million bond measure to upgrade Saugus Union elementary schools

    Saugus Union Talks Bond Measure, Leadership, Back To School Night

    Saugus Union School District officials are meeting over the next two days to discuss team-building, back-to-school nights and, most importantly, a bond measure and facilities need. Saugus Union officials are hosting an all-day management seminar at the district office Monday in Valencia from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. On Tuesday, the board plans to swear in David Powell at 7:30 p.m., whom board members nominated July 18 to replace Stephen Winkler. There will also be a bond measure discussion.

    Saugus Union Names David Powell To School District Governing Board

    The Saugus Union School District governing board nominated David Powell, a Cal Lutheran program director, to the vacant board seat Friday. Powell replaces Stephen Winkler, who had his seat vacated due to allegations he was maintaining a residence outside of the district’s boundaries. There were 15 12-minute candidate interviews in which the prospective candidates were asked eight questions on topics such as the Common Core Standards Initiative and the Local Control Funding Formula, as well as how the prospective board member would handle an upset parent.

    Saugus Union School District Releases Candidate List For Empty Seat

    Saugus Union School District officials have a list of 16 candidates for a vacancy on their governing board, officials said Wednesday. Saugus Union School District officials will be making their decision Friday after interviewing all the candidates who submitted valid applications. “The board is looking forward to welcoming a new board member who will provide community leadership and advocacy on behalf of our 10,000 students in our 15 award-winning schools,” stated Paul De la Cerda, SUSD board president, in a news release.

    Saugus Union To Make Appointment To Fill Stephen Winkler Seat

    Saugus Union School District officials announced they would be replacing Stephen Winkler with an appointment, not a special election, on July 18

    Judge Finds For Saugus Union In Effort To Oust Stephen Winkler

    Stephen Winkler is no longer on the Saugus Union School District governing board, according to a default judgment issued Monday in Los Angeles. Saugus Union School District officials have sought to remove Winkler for more than a year, after his seat was vacated with a 4-1 vote last June. “(Winkler), having been regularly served with process and having failed to appear and answer the verified complaint in quo warranto filed herein... it is ordered, ajudged and decreed... the defendant has usurped, intruded into, and unlawfully held and exercised the office of trustee.”

    LA Opera Brings Voices Of Tolerance To North Park Elementary School

    Students in two fourth grade classes at North Park Elementary School in Valencia recently performed for parents and classmates in the “Voices of Tolerance” program facilitated by instructors from the LA Opera.

    Einstein Academy Denies Saugus District's Offer Of Space At Rio Vista

    Despite requesting the use of Saugus Union School District facilities in November, Albert Einstein Academy refused the district's offer on Monday. School districts are legally required give charter schools equal access to facilities under Prop. 39.

    Saugus Union's Rio Vista To Host Annual Environmental Awareness Day

    Rio Vista Elementary School officials are hosting Environmental Awareness Day to help K-6 students become more aware of their environment

    While Saugus Union Awaits Lawsuit, Stephen Winkler Remains Absent

    Saugus Union School District board members are hoping a lawsuit working its way through court will help them legally oust Stephen Winkler, however he might have abandoned his school board seat already, according to the board’s bylaws. SUSD officials filed a quo warranto lawsuit seeking to remove board member Winkler from office Feb. 25; last week, he indicated plans to fight the suit. SUSD board members voted 4-1 on June 18 to vacate Winkler’s seat, after district officials claimed a private investigator they hired gave proof Winkler violated the law by maintaining a residence outside SUSD boundaries.