First day of school:  August 27th

Welcome to the 2014-15 school year!  The first day of school for Santa Cruz City Schools was August 27th.  We hope your family will have a great year.  As you may know our schools and district have had quite a few changes since the last school year.  New leaders at our schools include:

  • DeLaveaga Elementary – Principal Jose QuevedoB-40 middle
  • Gault Elementary – Principal Amariah Hernandez
  • Branciforte Middle School – Assistant Principal David Salles
  • Mission Hill Middle School: Principal Julia Hodges, Assistant Principal Kat McElwee
  • Santa Cruz HS: Assistant Principal(s) Michelle Poirier and Steve Kopald
  • Harbor HS: Assistant Principal Shad Coffey
  • Soquel HS: Principal Gail Atlansky, Assistant Principal Jason Bainbridge
Contact information for school staff, including Principals and Assistant Principals, can be found here.
Please join us at the Santa Cruz Education Foundation in welcoming these individuals in their new roles.  And here is to a year filled with learning!