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Electronic Parent Data Confirmation for the 2018-2019 School Year is now open.  Please click Here to visit our Data Confirmation page, which contains important information and links related to the Data Confirmation process. Data Confirmation will close on August 28, 2018. 

Welcome to the 2018-19 School Year

Click here to read a welcome back message from our Atascadero Unified School District Superintendent Tom Butler
Atascadero Unified School District Office Staff

Cheer Camp

The Sideline Cheer Team is home from camp and they represented Atascadero well! Coming home with them is the 1st place game day award, a Leadership Award; which is voted on by the other athletes at camp, and the Top Banana award; an award that recognizes the team as being an overall well-rounded team, demonstrating growth, spirit, and hard work.

Additionally, two athletes were offered job positions with United Cheer Association next summer, and another six were selected to be on the All-American team!

The All-American cheerleaders will travel to London and participate in the New Year's Day Parade. Keep an eye open for their fundraising efforts.

Go Hounds!
The Sideline Cheer Team represented Atascadero well

Greyhound, Johnathan Dolan, wins 2018 Aquathlon

Atascadero’s Johnathan Dolan traveled to Denmark to compete in the 2018 World Aquathlon Championships and returned as a World Champion. The Aquathlon held two races, one for professionals and one divided into age groups, July 14-15. Dolan, being a high school junior, competed in the age groups.  Click Here to read the article in Atascadero News. 

Greyhound, Johnathan Dolan, wins 2018 Aquathlon

Congratulations to our 2018 Athletic Award Winners!
2018 AHS Greyhound Athletic Award Winners

David B. Hamilton Award: Kamren Brown
Bud and Helen Ewing Scholarship: Abagail Wright

Scholar Athlete: Abagail Wright
Brian Russell Award: Alex Cooper

Athlete of the Year – Girl: Taylor Degnan
Athlete of the Year – Boy: Kyler Warren

Spring All League 2018

Backpacks From Coast Hills
Atascadero Unified School District and Coast Hills Credit Union employees were all smiles while displaying 50 brand new backpacks stuffed with school supplies. AUSD thanks Coast Hills for the wonderful community partnership in supporting students and families with this gift.

 District Classified Employee of the Year 2018
District employee, Perry Broster, was recognized as the District Classified Employee of the Year 2018 at the annual CSEA celebration. Mr. Broster is the custodian at San Benito Elementary School. His school staff came out in force to support him in this recognition and praised his efforts in keeping their campus clean and safe. Mr. Boster will go on to the county level to be recognized there as well. Congratulations Perry!

Stem Based Minecraft Camp
Check out this flier about our Stem Based Minecraft Camp this summer!
  • Open to students ages 7-13
  • Real life connections to digital experiences
  • Physical experiences using STEM themed materials
  • Signed copy of Minecraft STEM Labs (2018)
  • Run by credentialed teachers
  • Ridiculously fun up-to-date camp activities!
Click here to see all of the information and to sign-up!

Michelle McKenzie, Bond Oversight Committee Chairperson, reported to the Board of Trustees at Tuesday night's meeting, regarding the committee's activities this past year. AUSD is looking great with beautiful new classrooms and facilities!  
Michelle McKenzie presentation

Enrique Sanchez Hernandez was recognized by AUSD  trustees and administration for his CORE VALUE of Excellence in his grounds keeper duties as he maintains the athletic fields at Atascadero High School and the campus of San Gabriel Elementary School. Principals Neely and Ames couldn't say enough wonderful things about the professionalism Enrique shows as he keeps both campus in tip top shape. Keep up the good work!

Enrique Hernandez

AUSD Trustees congratulate Monterey Road Elementary School principal

Monterey Road Awards

AUSD Trustees congratulate Monterey Road Elementary School principal, Julie Ann Davis, for being only one of 4 schools in the state to receive the Gold status, Green Ribbon School award. Monterey Road has also been nominated to the national level and will find out in May if they have been selected for this prestigious honor. Sarah Betz, Carrisa Plains principal was happy to share that her site was one of 12 schools in the state to make Silver recognition as a first time Green Ribbon School. Go Green Team!

Atascadero Unified
Superintendent: Tom Butler
5601 West Mall, Atascadero, CA 93422

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Evening for Education

CAPS 12th annual evening for education will be August 25th this year. There will be dinner, music, casino and an auction, tickets will go on sale in June and you can reserve your table today.

Local Photographer Shows Her Work and Provides Creative Inspiration

Students from the Photography, Portfolio Development/Field Experience classes and other students were privileged to attend a presentation by local photographer Cheryl Strahl held prior to Spring break. She showed a number of her photographs providing insight about the photographic characteristics of each and about her experience taking each photograph. One instant in particular was her photographing a welder in Cuba, who was initially reluctant until she, through some effort, explained that her husband at one time was a welder.

Click Here to continue this story on the Atascadero High School Website

VEX IQ Robotics Camp
Greybots second annual summer robotics camp is now taking sign ups. The camps will be held at Santa Rosa Academic Academy starting in June. Follow the link below for more information and to register.

AUSD's Resource Officer Honored for 20 Years of Service

Corporal Michele Schamber, Resource officer for Atascadero Unified School District, was recognized at a recent City Council Meeting for her 20 years of service with the Atascadero Police Department.


San Gabriel Elementary School 4th graders are Catapulted into Engineering

4th graders in Mrs. Foley's class welcomed Cal Poly's Society of Women in Engineering. The students worked in groups to create and test catapults.