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Michelle John Portrait

Michelle John - Superintendent

(530) 872-6400 ext. 1223

Sheila Craft Portrait

Sheila Craft - Executive Assistant

(530) 872-6400 ext. 1223

April 2019 Parent LetterTop of Page

Dear Parents/Guardians;
Due to the devastation caused by the November 2018 Camp Fire and the resulting decrease in over 50% of our student population, beginning in August 2019, PUSD will have the following school options available for enrolled students:
Cedarwood Elementary grades TK-6. The site will continue at Cedarwood School.
Pine Ridge grades TK-6. The site will continue at Pine Ridge School.
TK-6 students previously attending Ponderosa and Paradise Elementary. The site will be at Paradise Intermediate School. Combined interim school name to be announced at a later date.
Paradise Secondary School grades 7-12. Students from Paradise High School, eLearning Academy (7-12), and Paradise Intermediate School. The site will be at Paradise High School.
Ridgeview Continuation High School. The site will be at Maxwell Drive off of the PHS campus.
eLearning Academy (Independent Study) grades K-12. Sites will be located at PHS and PINT.
Bussing will be available from Chico, Oroville, Durham, and possibly Gridley.
Free breakfast, lunch, and supper will be offered to all students.
Afterschool care (Boys and Girls Club/BCOE) will be provided at all sites.
Additional information will be provided in the next several weeks regarding upcoming parent information nights and student get-togethers. Specific site schedules and courses will be available shortly.
Information Regarding 7-12 Secondary Configuration
A middle school wing will be created for 7th and 8th-grade students that will allow students to be separated from high school students, and yet be able to take advantage of specific courses and programs.
Separate lunch times, restrooms and PE facilities will be provided for 7th and 8th-grade students
Middle School students will have access to:
Advanced math
Foreign Language (Spanish)
Construction elective
Career Pathways
Athletics (Not CIF)
7-12 School Configuration Research
Thank you,
Michelle John