Dr. Chris Hurst has served as the Superintendent of the Othello District in Othello, Washington, since 2016. Before serving as Superintendent in Othello Dr. Hurst was the Associate Superintendent of Educational Services in Oceanside Unified School District.
Friday April 9 Superintendent Update: Voluntary In-Person Spring Intervention and Instruction Plan Details, Intent-to-Return Form
During the spring recess we received more encouraging news from the sate and all five employee groups. The voluntary Spring In-Person Intervention and Instruction plan was approved by each employee group. We are working to determine the number of staff volunteers for the plan and number of students we can serve in-person. We will be sending out more information early next week, including an Intent-to-Return-Form from your school.
WCCUSD to Host Special Education Town Hall on Spring and Summer Plans and Programming at 5 p.m. on Tuesday April 13
WCCUSD to host Special Education Townhall at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 13 via YouTube and its Spanish Twitter account. Questions for the Townhall can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by noon on Tuesday, April 13.
All Five WCCUSD Employee Groups Approve Voluntary Spring In-Person Intervention and Instruction Plan
All five employee groups in the West Contra Costa Unified School District overwhelmingly approved the District’s Spring In-Person Intervention and Instruction plan on Friday, April 2.
Friday, April 2 Superintendent Update: Spring Recess, Planning and Preparing for Intervention and Instruction; Students Making News
Enjoy the spring recess and remember to follow all the public health guidelines. When we return from the break, we will have a clearer picture on the Spring In-Person Intervention and Instruction plan. WCCUSD students making headlines.
The West Contra Costa Unified School District and Safeway are hosting a free Covid-19 vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 2. This is not a walk-up clinic. You must make an appointment.
The West Contra Costa Costa Unified School District and its five employee groups have reached a tentative agreement on a spring in-person student intervention plan. More details about the tentative agreement will be released Friday evening.
In a virtual ceremony, Nolan Wu, Christopher Pierce, Rachel Avanessian, Sonja Neely-Johnson, Jodi Couick, Amy Garzon, Isaac Chavez, Sherie Roberts, Suzanne Schultz, Cristian Barnell, Helen Miller, Mayra Covarrubias-Ornelas, Deborah Jacobson, Toni Banuelos, and Tonette Johnson and First Student team were honored for making a difference in the lives of WCCUSD's Special Education students.
March 12 Friday Update: Year Anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic; Working Toward a Plan; 100% Organic Food Boxes
Saturday marks the year anniversary since we all were together in WCCUSD school buildings, but there is light. Vaccine appointments are more readily available and we are working with WCCUSD employee groups on reopening plan.
WCCUSD Hosted More than 200 Families and Staff Interested in a new Virtual School Starting in 2021-2022
The West Contra Costa Unified School District hosted more than 200 families and staff members interested in the new Virtual School scheduled to open in the 2021-2022 school year.
West Contra Costa Public Education Fund, WCCUSD to honor Teaching Excellence Award winners virtually this year via social media and the District website.
Thursday night at the Board meeting, the Board gave me and my staff the following direction: “The Board voted unanimously in closed session to give direction to staff regarding negotiations to reopen schools.”; Mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic for individuals 65-years-and older Saturday at Richmond High School
The new Virtual School Information Session has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 11 via Zoom.
February 24 Update: Help Bring Antoine Whittley Home; COVID-19 and Schools Listening Session; COVID-19 Prevention Program
Please continue help bring Kennedy High School Junior Antoine Whittley home. Please keep sharing social posts and volunteer to hand out flyers. Join us Friday at 6 p.m. for the COVID-19 and Schools Community Listening Session.
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