What's Happening - Calendar of Events – February 27-March 3
Here is what’s going on in the Elk Grove Unified School District during February 27-March 3:
February 27: Laguna Creek High School will host a press conference with State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, California Energy Commission Chairman Robert Weisenmiller and EGUSD Superintendent Steven M. Ladd, Ed.D. to announce the launch of a new $3.2 million program to help prepare California’s high school students for jobs in clean technology and renewable energy. The press conference will feature Laguna Creek’s Green Energy Technology Academy (GETA). GETA students study the technology of renewable energy through hands-on, project-based work.
February 28: Herman Leimbach Elementary School will celebrate Black History Month with an African-American Read Around event to be held throughout the day. Volunteers from the community will read books written by African-American authors to Leimbach students to help promote literacy.
February 28: Helen Carr Castello Elementary School will hold their inaugural National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) induction at 5:30pm in the multipurpose room. A total of 76 students will be inducted into Castello’s NEHS chapter. NEHS recognizes elementary students for their outstanding academic achievement and demonstrated responsibility and empowers them to enhance their leadership skills as they provide service to the school and community.
February 28-29, March 1-3: Drama students at Cosumnes Oaks High School and Elizabeth Pinkerton Middle School will present the Disney’s Children’s Theater version of Alice in Wonderland, Jr. for elementary school students at 9 a.m. February 28-29, 6 p.m. on March 1, 7 p.m. on March 2-3 and 2 p.m. on March 3 in the Cosumnes Oaks High School Performing Arts Center. Audiences will join Alice on her madcap adventures in Wonderland as she chases the White Rabbit, races the Dodo Bird, gets tied up with the Tweedles, raps with a bubble-blowing Caterpillar and beats the Queen of Hearts at her own game. Tickets are $5 each for both students and chaperones.
March 1: Parents of Samuel Jackman Middle School students are invited to attend the next session of RiverHawk University from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room. This month’s topic is “Communication.”March 3: The Cosumnes Oaks High School Wolfpack Music Boosters will be holding their 2nd Annual “It’s Swingtime” Benefit Dinner Dance from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at St. Katherine’s Greek Orthodox Church Hall in Elk Grove. The evening includes a complete table service dinner and dancing. Music will be provided by the Wolfpack Jazz Bands and the Jay Roberts Swingtime Jazz Band. Swing dancing instruction will be provided by Spotlight Dance Studio. Tickets are $30 per person or $270 for a table for 10 people.