Objection to Release of Student Data – Due April 1, 2016 – The California Department of Education (CDE) is currently involved in a lawsuit in which the court ordered CDE to produce confidential student information related to all students who have attended a California school since January 1, 2008. This order may result in a release of your student’s confidential information. To object to this release of information, parents must fill out and mail an objection form to the court no later than April 1, 2016. The form and further information is available in both English and Spanish on the CDE’s website at: http://www.cde.ca.gov/morganhillcase.
While submitting a form will not guarantee your student’s information will not be released, it is the only means for expressing an objection to the current order. The court also issued a Protective Order, which prohibits the plaintiff from disclosing any confidential information to anyone other than the parties, plaintiff’s attorneys and/or consultants, and the court. Thus, in no event is the information permitted to be disclosed to the public generally or used for any reason outside of this lawsuit, and all information must be returned to the CDE or destroyed at the conclusion of the lawsuit.
IMPORTANT TO KNOW: Note that Sierra-Plumas Joint Unified School District is not a party to the litigation and is not required to disclose any student data.
If you have any questions, please contact CDE directly at 916-319-0800
Accommodates students in grades 7-12 from the eastern section of Sierra and Plumas counties. LHS offers seven Advanced Placement courses and several other honors classes, as well as part of its full a-g course offerings for the college-bound student.
* Loyalton High has been recognized as a “Distinguished School”. * Loyalton Middle School was recognized in 1992 by the California Department of Education as a “Distinguished School.
Loyalton High School Daily Bulletin View School Accountability Report Cards ~ SARC
Serves grades K-6. The school is located in the City of Loyalton adjacent to Loyalton High School. Children come from Vinton and Chilcoot in Plumas County, the rural areas of Sierra Valley, and the City of Loyalton.
Loyalton Elementary Daily Bulletin View School Accountability Report Cards ~ SARC
A K-12 school, which is located in Downieville, the Sierra County seat, and serves the communities of Downieville, Sierra City, Goodyear’s Bar, and surrounding rural areas. The California Department of Education recognized the High School as a “Distinguished School” and Downieville was recently recognized as a California Business for Education Excellence Honor Roll School.
Downieville Jr/Sr High School Bulletin View School Accountability Report Cards ~ SARC
View School Accountability Report Cards ~ SARC
It has been said, the most important factors for education are a great location, great teachers, and excellent schools.. WELCOME TO SIERRA COUNTY!
Mission & Vision Statement
We envision schools where all children succeed, where all children feel safe, and where their curiosity is cultivated. We provide an educational environment that encourages productive, responsible citizens. It is our goal to equip students with the tools to live and to contribute successfully in a rapidly changing world. Our schools offer a challenging, meaningful, and relevant curriculum that values creativity, critical thinking, and effective communication. Our students apply knowledge to new contexts and do so with honesty and integrity. Our students learn to appreciate beauty and care for the environment as well as each other and ultimately understand that their actions make a difference. Read: Mission and Vision ~ Strategic Plan
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Introducing Sierra County
Sierra County lies northeast of Sacramento and borders the State of Nevada on the east. Located in the heart of the Northern Sierra Nevada Mountains, it contains one-half million acres of forest land, forty-five mountain lakes, and an estimated seven hundred miles of trout streams. The eastern quarter of Plumas County lies within the boundaries of the Sierra-Plumas Joint Unified School District, and children from the towns of Vinton and Chilcoot attend school in Loyalton.
Elevations within the District range from 2000 to nearly 9000 feet. Heavy snowfall and extreme temperatures are the general rule during the winter at the higher elevations. Eastern Sierra and Plumas counties include the great Sierra Valley, once an ancient lake bed but now the largest alpine valley in the Sierra Nevada range, a natural area for agricultural, timber production and mineral extraction operations. The western portion of Sierra County is heavily forested, has timber management areas, and contains both lode and placer gold mining operations. Gold was discovered here in 1849, and the area is rich in early California history.
Recreational activities abound including fishing, hunting, skiing, hiking, camping, boating, and visits to points of historical interest.
Friday 04/29 20%
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 64F. Winds WNW at 15 to 25 mph. Much stronger wind gusts expected over ridges.
Saturday 04/30 0%
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High near 60F. Winds NE at 15 to 25 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.
Sunday 05/01 0%
Plentiful sunshine. High 66F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph.
Monday 05/02 10%
Partly cloudy skies. High 68F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday 05/03 0%
Some sun in the morning with increasing clouds during the afternoon. High 72F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday 05/04 0%
Cloudy. High around 70F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.
Learning is Better with Next Generation High-Speed Internet Services. In 2010, Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications accepted a grant to build a 195 mile fiber optic network from Reno, Nevada to Susanville and Quincy, hoping to bring quality internet services to local homes and businesses. PST Broadband Internet is NOW available in Loyalton and Sierra Brooks. If interested, call and fill out the Interest Inventory, or visit PST: http://www.plumassierratelecommunications.com
PST is locally owned and operated.
Sierra Plumas Joint Unified School District
The Sierra-Plumas Joint Unified School District serves all of Sierra County and the eastern quarter of Plumas County. The District is governed by a five person Governing Board, each member of which represents a defined geographical area of the District. The District Governing Board also serves as the Sierra County Board of Education.