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Special Board Study Session - Stadium Lights.

You are invited to the Special Board of Trustees Study Session about Stadium Lights. Details: Monday, April 6th, starting at 5:30pm at Aragon High School’s Main Theater located at 900 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. By attending this study session, you will learn about the many variables to consider when discussing stadium lights, hear views from other invested school and community members, and have the opportunity to share your perspective. More information at www.smuhsd.org/stadiumlights.

Posted by: Sheri Costa-Batis
Published: 4/1/15

Graduation is Almost Here!

iStock_000036455840Large_Graduation.jpgIt's that really exciting time of the year for seniors. Yes, graduation is almost here. Visit our graduation page for an overview of dates, times and locations for each school's graduation ceremony. For additional details (i.e., cap and gown), visit the school site.

Congratulations to all graduating seniors!

Posted by: Sheri Costa-Batis
Published: 3/30/15

Four From District to Enter Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame

iStock_000042221988_Medium_Hall of Fame.jpgFour individuals with close ties to the San Mateo Union High School District will be among 10 people inducted into the Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame during ceremonies conducted on July 23 in San Mateo. The Hall of Fame honors local athletes, coaches, administrators and others who have made a significant mark in the sporting world. Located at the San Mateo County History Museum in downtown Redwood City, the Hall of Fame currently includes more than 240 inductees. The July event, presented by the San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau, will be the 25th since its inception in 1989. For tickets and other information, contact the Bureau at 650-348-7600.

The four honorees with District connections are:

  • Bill Daskarolis, track and field coach at Aragon High School who has spent more than 50 years teaching and mentoring athletes and other students at the school.
  • Debbie Dyson, a high-scoring former Hillsdale High School 1980s basketball star who is still in the women's hoops record book at Santa Clara University.
  • Ernest "Doc" Scheppler, a Burlingame High School graduate who has become one of California's most successful girls' prep basketball coaches.
  • Peter Ueberroth, a Burlingame High School alum who is a former Major League Baseball commissioner, 1984 Summer Olympic Games organizer and a Time Magazine Man of the Year. 
Posted by: Sheri Costa-Batis
Published: 3/30/15

Aragon Senior Class of 2015 Organized 1st Used Clothing Drive

Used Clothing Drive.pngAragon High School’s Class of 2015 assisted the organization, Used Clothing Drive, by collecting used clothing, textiles, and other household objects. These community-minded seniors successfully collected a total of 6,669 pounds of donations from the San Mateo community. In honor of Aragon’s time and effort spent on the event, the school was rewarded with approximately a $700 check from the Used Clothing Drive program for future student activities! Thank you Aragon for your commitment to make a difference!

Posted by: Sheri Costa-Batis
Published: 3/30/15

Spring Recess, March 30th-April 3rd

Spring Recess has arrived!

Our high schools are out of session, and the Attendance & Welfare Office will be closed for inquiries from Monday, March 30th to Friday, April 3rd.

We hope you enjoy your Spring Recess!

Posted by: Sheri Costa-Batis
Published: 3/27/15

Interpreter Service

The A/W Office provides on-site interpreting services for Spanish and Chinese (Mandarin) speakers.  Limited English Proficient (“LEP”) parent/guardians speaking languages other than Spanish and Cantonese/Mandarin will be provided language assistance services by the Attendance and Welfare Office.  Please contact:  KindyLee Mackamul, Director of Attendance and Welfare, if you need assistance regarding enrollment and school assignment matters.

Interpreter available in any language upon request.

Response to the Grand Jury Report

On July 11, 2013 the San Mateo Union High School District received a Grand Jury Report, "Capital Appreciation Bonds: Ticking Time Bombs."  At the September 12, 2013 board meeting the Board of Trustees approved the response letter from the district to the Grand Jury Report "Capital Appreciation Bonds: Ticking Time Bombs."  To read the response letter click on "Response Letter." 

Public Notice-First Five-Year Review for Burlingame High School

The Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC) will conduct the First Five-Year Review of the effectiveness of the remedy for the Burlingame High School site (Site) located at 400 Carolan Avenue, Burlingame, California 94010.  For more information click on the attached notice. Public Notice for First Five-Year Review Burlingame High School 


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Local Control Accountability Plan: SMUHSD

LCAP Year 2014-2015

SMUHSD LCAP and Annual Update Template (English)

SMUHSD LCAP Summary (Spanish)

SMUHSD LCAP Summary (Chinese)

San Mateo Union High School's commitment to monitoring progress as we move forward with LCAP is a high priority for all stakeholders - staff, families, and community members.  The foundation of this LCAP is to improve the education and achievement outcomes for all students in the San Mateo Union High School District.  

District Policies

The District Policies are now on-line.  To access click on "District Policies."

Local Educational Agency Plan

Title III Improvement Plan

2014 SMUHSD Title II Improvement Plan

Title III Year 2 and Year 4 Improvement Plan Assurance

The goal of the Title III Improvement Plan is to identify the challenges the SMUHSD has had in raising English Learner achievement and to provide a guide on how to implement a sound and effective instructional program for all English Learners. 


The San Mateo Union High School District continues to be in Program Improvement for 2012-2013 school year.  For more information click on "SMUHSD Program Improvement."  "SMUHSD Program Improvement letter (Spanish)" "SMUHSD Program Improvement Letter (Chinese)"

Student Nutrition Services

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