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Highlights and Recognition

Dr. Eileen Lento, Intel Education Strategist, to present at June 6 Special Board Meeting

A special study session begins today, June 6, 2011, at 5:30 p.m. for a presentation by bond legal counsel to the Governing Board and for a presentation by Dr. Eileen Lento, government and education strategist for Intel. Dr. Lento is an expert in guiding school systems along the technology adoption curve.

Project Graduation to be included in Magna Best Practices Database

Project Graduation: The Digital Advantage has been selected for inclusion in the American School Board Journal’s Magna Best Practices Database. It is one of only 114 highly-scored programs selected for this special recognition from 359 nominations. It will be in the database for five years; see

Congressman Raúl Grijalva participates in district's Snack Pack Program

On Friday, April 29, Congressman Raúl Grijalva stopped by Sunnyside District headquarters to observe and participate in the Snack Pack Program - one of the district’s McKinney-Vento programs, which serves homeless students. The Snack Pack Program is funded by a $15,000 donation from the Qwest Foundation and provides 200 backpacks filled with nonperishable food for the weekend.

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