It is the mission of the Yreka Union School District to provide each student with a safe, caring and supportive atmosphere which will foster the intellectual, emotional, and social growth necessary to become a productive and responsible citizen who accepts cultural differences. All parents, students, teachers and staff are part of a supportive team helping children develop personal, educational, social and ethical values.
Meeting Date: December 12, 2023
Here is the December “Board Brief”. The goal of this is to give a quick recap after the board meetings for anyone who could not attend. We will give an update on pertinent information and also let you know about any student and staff recognitions for the month. Enjoy!
The amazing students that were recognized this month were:
Neena Jerry-Neena is kind, responsible, accepting and patient. She is always working quietly in class, volunteers to read aloud, answer questions and is involved in our class discussions. Neena is quick to finish her work and always lending a helping hand to those that need it. She is a good and loyal friend with a strong moral compass. Neena makes those around her feel safe, secure and important. She is a gifted and serious actor that is always kind, polite, and organized. She has a bright future ahead!
Melany Buckley-Melany is excelling academically and socially, she has a natural curiosity and enthusiasm for learning. She is able to work independently on tasks with little to no guidance. Melany is a positive role model for all. She shows compassion and inclusiveness by sharing, including others in play, and checking on friends when they are sad or hurt.
Julius Rodriguez-Julius always comes to school with a smile on his face! He has a positive influence on his peers through his hard work and kindness, Julius is an amazing student socially and academically. He is a classmate you can always count on.
The talented and dedicated employees that were recognized this month were:
Amber O’Reilly- Ms. O’Reilly was selected as our staff member of the month by our leadership team. Ms. O’Reilly is a team player - always willing to be flexible and take on extra for the good of the whole. Ms. O’Reilly has been building a STEM program for our school from the ground of this year; it is our most popular elective! She is kind hearted and has a true passion for education, working with students, and science. We are fortunate to have her on our team!
Jamie Tanner- Jamie exemplifies the qualities of passion, commitment and compassion that go above and beyond the call of duty. Her ability to connect with students on a personal level sets a shining example for us all. The genuine care and concern demonstrated daily have not only created a safe haven for our students but have also fostered an atmosphere where learning becomes a joyous and empowering experience. Thank you, Jamie, for creating a harmonious work environment for the entire staff.
Ana Lisa de la Fuente- Ana Lisa’s genuine passion for supporting our students goes beyond the realm of duty; it is a calling. She has shown a remarkable ability to connect with our diverse student body while embracing each child’s unique strengths and challenges with warmth and empathy. One of Ana Lisa’s greatest strengths lies in her ability to create a nurturing and inclusive space where every student feels comfortable seeking support. She understands that education is not confined to textbooks and classrooms; it is a holistic experience that requires emotional and social support. Thank you, Ana Lisa!
The Annual Organizational Meeting is held in December, this is where the President, Clerk and Secretary are voted in or appointed.
By unanimous vote the Board President is Florrine Super.
By unanimous vote the Board Clerk is Nicole Talley.
By Board appointment the Secretary is Rich Sullivan, the Superintendent.
The Action Items that were unanimously approved were:
Approving the minutes from from November 14, 2023 Regular Board Meeting
Approving the minutes from November 30, 2023 Special Board Meeting
Approving Invoices for Payment
Accepting resignations from three classified staff members
Approving Surplus Items
Have a great evening!
Due to the low number of RSVPs for the Dec. 20 Town Hall meeting, we have decided to reschedule for Wednesday, January 17.
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From all of us at YUSD, we wish you all a wonderful New Year!
Gold Street School will currently serve TK students. We have an office staff that consists of a secretary, nurse aide, and a Teacher on Assignment. Amy Dunlap will also be the principal of this school.