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    The Redlands Unified School District, as a unifying agent of several unique communities rich in local history, culture, and tradition, is committed to preparing students to become productive participants in a diverse, multi-cultural, democratic society through quality education, high expectations, flexible programs and innovative partnerships. Our students will be empowered with the knowledge and commitment necessary to confront the challenges of our changing world, as they become the leaders of the 21st century.


    Peachjar Announcement

    Redlands Unified School District is proud to announce that the district is using a new digital flyer service called "Peachjar." Traditional backpack flyers from our schools are going digital and will be delivered straight to our parent's inbox, they'll be on our website and on our FREE RUSD App.

    Please visit www.redlandsusd.net/peachjar for more information on our new e-flyers. RUSD families, please contact your school(s) to update your email addresses if you'd like your student's flyers delivered straight to your emails. Flyers are available by clicking the Peachjar button on the left side menu of our website and will be available on our FREE Redlands USD app.

    Community Organizations and Enrichment Providers, ask us how you can upload your flyers at peachjar@redlands.k12.ca.us.


    First grade students from Kingsbury Elementary were specially invited to the Burrage Mansion Flagpole Dedication. Just as Miss Mary Fackler's first grade students from Kingsbury did in the late 1800s, watch as our Redlands Unified School District students recite the Pledge of Allegiance.

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  • Redlands Unified School District announces arrest of former employee

    November 9, 2018

    Contact:

    Attn: News Desk

    MaryRone Shell, Community Outreach,

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Communication and Social Media Specialist

    No. 2018-08-11-01

    Phone: (909) 307-5300

           

    Press Release --- Thursday, November 09, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. 

    REDLANDS, Calif. – The Redlands Unified School District (RUSD) received notice of the arrest of former employee, Joel Koonce, stemming from allegations of sexual abuse.

    As part of the District’s uniform hiring practices, the fingerprints of Mr. Koonce were cleared through the Department of Justice and reference checks were conducted prior to his hire date in September of 2016. His tenure at RUSD concluded in November of 2017 while he was still a probationary employee.

    In October of 2017, a mandated report was made against Mr. Koonce to both Child Protective Services (CPS) and the Redlands Police Department (RPD) by another employee. He was subsequently placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation.

    Based on the totality of concerns, the District determined that there was a loss of confidence in him as a teacher and therefore, chose to act swiftly by exercising its right not to re-elect Mr. Koonce for the following school year.

    In the abundance of caution, the District took further steps to submit notice to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) in November of 2017.

    In light of information that continued to surface beyond Mr. Koonce’s tenure with the District, mandated reports were filed by District employees with CPS and the RPD in July of 2018 and as recently as October of 2018.

    While the investigation of Mr. Koonce is active and ongoing, RUSD is imploring anyone who may have information to contact Detective Elyzabeth Green at (909) 335-4714.

    For more news and notifications about the Redlands Unified School District, visit our website at www.redlandsusd.net and follow @RedlandsUSD on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter.

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  •  Recent incidents involving REV High School

    September 22, 2018

    Contact:

    Attn: News Desk

    MaryRone Shell, Community Outreach,

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Communication and Social Media Specialist

    No. 2018-22-09-03

    Phone: (909) 307-5300

           

    Press Release --- Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 2:30 p.m.

    REDLANDS, CA – Over the last 24 hours, there have been two separate reported incidents involving Redlands East Valley (REV) High School. These events have led to the arrest and apprehension of two individuals by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

    One incident occurred on the morning of Friday, September 21 and involved a teacher who lit materials on fire at the REV campus. This incident had no direct correlation to the instructional program and compromised the safety of our students.

    Thanks in large part to the swift response and action of the School Resource Officer (SRO) on staff, the situation was promptly investigated and the individual involved was arrested.

    School staff, administration and Deputy SRO David McDermott of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department worked together to extinguish the fire. Thankfully, no students were injured. The teacher was subsequently booked for arson and the investigation is ongoing.

    On the evening of Friday, September 21, a student from REV vandalized the Redlands High School campus. This student was also apprehended and arrested by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

     The Redlands Unified District wishes to commend the promptness of our local law enforcement officers in these matters. As outlined in the RUSD 2025 vision, learning in safe and secure environments and maintaining collaborative community partnerships are top priorities for the District. Evidenced by these events, both our local law enforcement and our District have the shared goal and vision to ensure the safety and well-being of our students and staff.

    For more news and notifications about the Redlands Unified School District, visit our website at www.redlandsusd.net and follow @RedlandsUSD on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter.

    For a PDF version of this press release, please click here

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