School News

  • At-Home Covid-19 Tests Available

    At Home Covid-19 tests will be available for any El Puente student desiring one on Thursday, January 6th from 11:00am to 5:00pm. Tests will be distributed outside the Salinas Education Center at 20 Sherwood Place. Look for the purple El Puente canopies. Rapid antigen testing and PCR testing is also available at the SEC Monday-Friday from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM to all SUHSD students and family members.

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  • Winter Intersession Has Begun

    If you have signed up for intersession, please make sure to attend! Intersession runs December 20-23 and January 3-7 from 8:30am to 12:00pm. If you registered, go to to see your class, teacher, and google classroom code. You can also click on the purple title of this post.

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  • Winter Interession

    Students who are behind on credits have been invited to our Winter Intersession. Intersession will take place from December 20-23 and January 3-7 from 8:30 AM to noon. Classes are entirely virtual and students can make up to 10 credits. We highly encourage all eligible to attend.

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  • LCAP Parent Engagement Meeting

    On Wednesday December 1st we will hold our first LCAP Parent engagement meeting online at 6pm. Learn more about school funding and provide input on how you think we should allocate our state funds. Join by going to or clicking the purple title of this post.

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  • Parent Newsletter

    EPS has launched a parent newsletter to make sure you are in-tune with what is going on at El Puente. The newsletter is sent to registered email addreses of our students and can also be accesesd under the "Parent" section of the webiste, going to or by clicking the purple title of this post.

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  • Food Distribution Now Inside

    Now that we are in our rainy season, breakfast and lunch will be distributed inside the Salinas Education Center (red brick building at 20 Sherwood Place). Just look for the window with the wonderful Estela who will serve you your food! Breakfast is still 805-835a and lunch is 1205-1235p.

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  • Middle School Schedule Change

    On Monday November 1st middle school students will end their first trimester and enter new courses. Please click on the red title of this post or go to to read more information and see new student schedules

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  • Trivia Tuesdays

    Make sure to join us in our first weekly Trivia Tuesday! Get updated on school announcements and get a chance to have pizza delivered to you on Friday! Join at 1:55pm each Tuesday by going to or clicking the red title of this post.

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  • New Location for Meal Pick-up

    Starting Wednesday September 22nd all El Puente Students (online and in-person) will be able to pick-up breakfast and lunch in front of the Salinas Education Center. Breakfast will be served between 8:15am and 8:35am and lunch will be served between 12:00pm and 12:25pm daily. Parents picking up meals for online students must have the student's ID number to get a meal.

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  • Follow Us On Social Media

    If you would like the latest news, updates, and information about all things El Puente, make sure to follow us at @ElPuenteSchool on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. You can go to those links directly using the social icons on the front of our webpage or by going to,, or

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  • Strengthening Families Program

    Families, if you are interested in learning more about how to prepare for parenting teens, navigating drug and alcohol problems, and improving family communication, consider attending the district's Strengthening Families Program which runs September 9th through October 21st from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the Salinas Education Center. Classes are offerend in English and in Spanish. To register, contact Ruben Martin at 831-754-3888 or email at You can also click on the red title of this post to see additional information.

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  • District Statement Regarding Incidents at Salinas High

    Please click on the red title of this post to view a statement from the Salinas Union High School District regarding disturbing social media posts and actions that surfaced on Friday, August 20th.

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  • School Site Council

    The first School Site Council meeting of the year will be virtual on Thursday, August 19th at 2:15pm. If you would like to attend, click on the red title of this post.

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  • Virtual Back to School Night

    El Puente School's back to school night will occur virtually on Tuesday, August 17th at 6:00 PM. Please join us to learn more about your student's experience here at EPS. Teachers and counselors will be available for live presentations and Q&A sessions each period of back to school night. More information will be posted on our website the day-of.

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  • Now Offering Text Support

    Do you have a question that isn't urgent or you would prefer to text us? You can now send an SMS to the El Puente School at (833) 355-0386. Staff are online responding to questions from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM daily.

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District News

  • English Learner Program Survey

    Your participation in this survey will yield meaningful results about our program’s strengths and areas for improvement. It is very important that you respond. Our district will use the information collected from this survey to shape the content of the first SUHSD English Learner Roadmap. This significant document will help to guide advancement of our English Learner Program and our students’ educational experiences.

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  • Confidential Family Survey

    Dear Parents and School Communities, We need your help to ensure adequate funding is available to support educational programs that directly benefit your child. Please complete this School Funding Data Collections Form.

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