Draft plans for a new charter school in Citrus Heights were formally submitted to the city last month, showing a two-story, 25,000-square-foot classroom building, along with a multi-purpose building, on-site parking and a wrap-around drop-off lane adjacent to Antelope Road.
Students in Citrus Heights may have to wait until further into next year to return to school, after Sacramento County last week reentered the most restrictive “purple tier” for COVID-19.
A new charter school approved earlier this year has purchased a vacant parcel on Antelope Road near Old Auburn Boulevard, where a new school will be constructed.
With all precincts reporting but more mail-in ballots still left to be counted, the top three candidates for San Juan Unified school board are Pam Costa, Paula Villescaz, and Saul Hernandez.
Seven candidates are running for three seats on the San Juan Unified School District Board of Education this year, each with unique educational backgrounds and varying views on topics of reopening schools, budget cuts and equity.
In any other year, school would have been in session with the students returning to their respective campuses and practice in session for fall athletics preparing for the first game of the school year.
For 7-year-old Ben, and 4-year-old Ollie, school looks like reading a book while cuddling on the couch with mom, as LEGO’s and pink fuzzy slippers lie on the floor of their living room.
High schools in Citrus Heights will be holding virtual graduations for seniors on Monday and Tuesday, as traditional, in-person ceremonies were ruled out by administrators last month amid the COVID-19 pandemic.