Tag: SMMUSD

Santa-Monica Malibu School District Appoints New Elementary Principal

MALIBU—The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District appointed its new elementary principal Chris Hertz, during their last board meeting on May 2. Starting July 1,...

Board Sets Tentative Date For SMMUSD Separation Vote

MALIBU—The city of Malibu has fought to separate itself from the conjoined school district with the city of Santa Monica, which was recently halted...

Board Member Maria Leon-Vazquez Accused Of Conflict Of Interest

SANTA MONICA—Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District board member Maria Leon-Vazquez is under investigation for hiding conflicts of interest she had when she approved...

Proposal For Independent Malibu School District Halted

MALIBU—The board members of the Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District met this week and rejected a proposal to separate the Santa Monica district...

SMMUSD Shortens Day Due To Excessive Heat

SANTA MONICA—Due to the high heat and growing winds, the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District allowed for a shortened day on Tuesday, October 24,...

Santa Monica-Malibu School District Starting Apprenticeship Program

SANTA MONICA—According to officials from the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, an apprenticeship program for students, alumni and community members is a part of a new...

SMMUSD Appoints Dr. Ben Drati As New Superintendent

SANTA MONICA/MALIBU—The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District announced  Dr. Ben Drati as their new superintendent on Thursday, November 3. Dr. Ben Drati, an education administrator from...

Malibu School District Unification Put On Hold

SANTA MONICA/MALIBU—Three appointed members of the Malibu Unification Negotiations Committee representing Santa Monica issued a letter stating that they were not going to attend...

Measure BB To Begin At Malibu High School

MALIBU—An agreement has been reached between the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) and the Malibu Community Alliance (MCA). The agreement settles MCA’s appeal...

LAUSD Schools Closed Due To “Credible Threat”

LOS ANGELES—All Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) campuses were closed on Tuesday, December 15, due to reports of a "credible threat," authorities say....

Temporary Crossing Guards Assigned For Samohi Students

SANTA MONICA—Starting on Monday, November 16, four temporary crossing guards have been assigned by the city of Santa Monica to be at the corner of Michigan and...

New Principal Appointed For John Muir Elementary School

SANTA MONICA—The Santa Monica-Malibu Board of Education has appointed Paula Lytz, assistant principal at Lincoln Middle School, as the new principal of John Muir...

SMMUSD Education Funding Short Of Goal

SANTA MONICA/MALIBU–The fundraiser for the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District is currently short 49 percent of their $4 million goal for this school year....

Toxic Susbtance Prompts SMMUSD Lawsuit

MALIBU—The parent group America Unites for Kids and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has filed a lawsuit against the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District. The...

Foster Chosen To Represent SMMUSD

SANTA MONICA—Craig Foster, president of Advocates for Malibu Public Schools, has been chosen as the representative for the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District on...
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