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Congratulations to Mrs. Reid - Frontier Teacher of the Year


Teacher of the Year Nominees

Mrs. Reid (Teacher of the Year!!), Ms. Ikemoto, Mr. Emerson, Ms. Brusca, Mrs. Downey

Congratulations to Kathy Young! Twin Rivers Classified Employee of the Year!

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TRUSD Semi-Finals Speech Contest



Music in the Classroom with Ms. Edge


Common Core Information

For information on the new Common Core Standards click here

The Firebird Cookbooks are here!

 Click here to see the flier

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Brusca, Suzanne

Welcome to the 2014 - 2015 School Year!


Smarter Balanced Testing

Frontier Parents:  
Frontier students in grades 3 thru 8 will be taking the Smarter Balanced test for the first time.  The Smarter Balanced test is the new state test. We will begin testing April 27th, and testing will continue through May 21st.  Exact testing dates will vary by grade level, please see your child’s teacher for exact dates.
 If you would like to view and try the test, you may by navigating to the following webpage:
 (if you have problems accessing the test, you may need to change your web browser). 
Follow the following steps:
1) Click "Sign In" (do not fill in any information)
2) Select "Grade Level"
3) Click "Yes"
4) Click on the test type you would like to take
5) Click "Select" (at the bottom)
6) Click "Yes, start my test" (at the bottom)
7) Click "Begin test now"
Notes: Do not fill in any other information than what is asked for above! You must respond to a question in order to go on. To exit the test - Click "Pause" (top right corner), click "yes", click "close secure browser" (top right)
Please remember to send your child to school well rested, fed, and on time during testing.  Encourage your child to do their very best, but try not to cause any anxiety.  A relaxed child does much better on the test!  Thank you for your support of our students.
Go Firebirds!

Frontier Elementary School

Ellen Giffin, Principal

Cindy Mangan, Secretary

Kathy Young, SOA

6691 Silverthorne Circle

Sacramento, CA 95842

Office Hours: 7:30-4:00

School Hours:  8:00-2:35

Late Start Wed.:  9:25-2:35

 Phone: (916) 566-1840

Fax: (916) 566-1841

School Achievements

2009 No Child Left Behind -National Blue Ribbon School

2008 California Distinguished School

 2005-06 Title I Academic Achievement Award


Twin Rivers Unified School District Nondiscrimination Statement


Twin Rivers  Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.



If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal, Director of the Student Services (CCR Title 5 and Title IX Officer), Rudy Puente, at 916-566-1620 or A copy of TRUSD uniform complaint or TRUSD non-discrimination policy are available upon request.



If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal, Superintendent of Human Resources/Labor Relations (CCR Title 5 and Title IX Officer), Dr. Jacqueline Perez, 916-566-1736 or . A copy of TRUSD uniform complaint or TRUSD non-discrimination policy are available upon request.




Upcoming Dates for April


March 30 - April 6 - Spring Break 

April 9 - School Site Council 4pm - 5pm

April 21 - Chili's Dinner Night

April 22 - Administrative Professionals Day

April 23 - PTA Meeting - 3:30pm - 4:30 pm

April 28 - Sami's Circuit Family Night 6:30 - 7:30 



Today: 4/27/15



Box Tops for Education

Save those Box Top coupons. Just put the Box Tops in a baggie with your child's name and his/her teacher's name. Have your child give it to his/her teacher. Each class is competing for a prize. The ...more

Frontier T-shirts and Sweatshirts

Order your new T-shirts and sweatshirts now.

Click here to view or print the order form.

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Free Vision Care Clinic
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 2015

Foothill High School, 5000 McCloud Drive, Sacramento
(Look for the mobile eye clinic in the parking lot that faces Hillsdale Blvd., off Elkhorn Blvd.)

Eye exams are important to maintain your... Continue
Posted by: Charlene VanAllen
Published: 4/24/15

Ready, Set, Test!
A new kind of testing is happening this year, replacing the previous Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. Our District will test between April 21 and May 29, 2015. Students in grades 3-8 and grade 11 will take the California Assessme... Continue
Posted by: Charlene VanAllen
Published: 4/17/15

Facilities Master Plan Town Hall Meetings
Twin Rivers Unified School District will hold four Town Hall Meetings to provide information to the public and receive input on the development of the district's Long Range Facilities Master Plan. A primary goal of this plan is to develop high... Continue
Posted by: Zenobia Gerald
Published: 2/26/15