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AUSD Welcomes Two New Employees

The Atascadero Unified School Board enthusiastically welcomed new employees Kevin Lee and Brant Lloyd at the board meeting on Tuesday evening.  Current Director of Support Services, Stu Stoddard, will be retiring from the district after 21 years in Maintenance Operations and Transportation. Lloyd will be taking over Stoddard’s position as the Director of Support Services and Lee will be the new Assistant Director of Support Services.  Please click Here to continue reading the story. 

Two new MOT administrators

AHS Students Receive Design Awards

Four Atascadero High School students received awards at the San Luis Obispo Museum of art last Thursday for their winning graphic designs entered in a county-wide “Dreams For Sale Student Poster Competition.” The winners were presented awards during opening night of Jeffrey Bacon’s “30 Years of Movie Posters” exhibition. AHS ninth-grader Melissa Webb won first place for her poster design for the 2002 movie “Catch Me If You Can,” starring Tom Hanks and Leonardo DiCaprio. Owen Sullivan, a ninth grader at AHS, became an honorary winner for his “Need for Speed” poster. Taylor Johnson, a twelfth grader at AHS, was also an honorary winner for a poster design she entered of “The Incredibles” and Lyndsi Edmonston, twelfth grader at AHS, won an honorary mention for her poster of “Harry Potter.” Please click Here to continue reading the story. 
4 AHS students win design awards

Santa Rosa Robotics

Santa Rosa Academic Academy principal Tim Sobraske gave a presentation to the Board of Trustees. As part of his presentation, two SRAA 5th grade students, Paige and Penelope, demonstrated just what they have been learning in robotics. They shared their enthusiasm for the upcoming competition this Saturday, December 16th, to be held at SRAA. It is anticipated that there will be 34 teams in attendance from all over the county. These kids' skills are incredible! Go AUSD Elementary Robotics teams!

Santa Rosa Academic Academy Robotics

Student Representative Updates the Board

AHS student representative to the Board of Trustees, Madison Cendro, gives her monthly report to the Board. Thank you Madison for the terrific job you do keeping everyone updated on the happenings at AHS!

Madison Cendro gives the board her Monthly report

CAPS Presents AUSD with a Check

Kathy Peterson and Lori Bickel of CAPS present the District with a check for $80,000.00. Thank you CAPS for your continued support of the teachers and students of AUSD!

CAPS presents a check to Atascadero Unified School District

School Spirit Days

Atascadero Unified School District’s Del Rio and West Mall Schools Get New Home

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

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AHS Welcomes Students from All Over the World
AHS principal, Bill Neely, introduced this year's foreign exchange students to the School Board. There are 9 students from all over the world attending AHS this year.

Board Members pose with AHS principal Bill Neely and his 9 foreign exchange students

New Logo for Atascadero Middle School

AMS principal, Jessica Lloyd, presented the School Board with new hats, sporting the new logo, 'Innovation -Creativity - Leadership.

New hats for the Middle School

Energy Efficient Middle School

Rebecca Weber and Isaiah Franco from PG&E Company congratulated AUSD for taking part in their Savings by Design program and as a result presented a check for $44,242.00 to the District. The competitive classroom project at Atascadero Middle School, where the classrooms are 29% more efficient than the code standards, led to this cash award. Mr. Stu Stoddard and project architect Greg Ravatt were on hand to be recognized for their efforts in the project.

PG&E awards AUSD with a check for our energy efficient Middle School

AHS Auto Shop Receives Rotary Check

Outgoing Rotary President John Neal presented AHS Auto Shop teacher Charlie Herrera with a check for $5,000.00 to be used in the Automotive Career Technical Pathways. Also on hand was Rotarian Rich Johnson who stated that a $4,000.00 donation to the CTE Endowment has also been made. Thank you Rotarians for your continued support of the students in AUSD!

Rotary President gives AHS Auto Club check to be used in the Automotive Career Technical Pathways