The district is looking at raising the high school graduation requirements for SCUSD students. Currently over 50% of high school graduates from SCUSD schools require remediation classes at CSUS and UC colleges. In accordance with the Strategic Plan, Pillar 1, College and Career Ready Students, students currently in the 5th grade may be required to meet more rigorous and rob…ust academic requirements in order to graduate.


Volunteer at School

Volunteers are such an important part of Matsuyama’s culture and success.  We welcome all who want to help out, and there are many possible ways to volunteer at Matsuyama.

  •  check in/out library books for your child’s teacher 
  •  help in the classroom with small groups 
  •  be a yard duty at lunch time 
  •  help with projects by doing cutting/stapling at home 
  •  help with the classroom booth at Harvest Festival/Cherry Blossom Festival
  • come help at Field Day                          
  • chaperone or drive for a field trip

Be sure to fill out the volunteer packet and the beginning of the school year.

Your child’s teacher might have other possible ways to help - every class is different -  so check with the teacher, and we’ll see you on campus!


Volunteer Requirements

In order to start volunteering, you need to have the following items on file with your school:

  •     A current and completed volunteer registration form.
  •     A copy of a recent TB Test or chest x-ray form/ card indicating a negative result.
  •     A completed and cleared Volunteer Sex Offender Check Authorization Form or a completed and cleared Volunteer Fingerprinting and Criminal Background Check or current fingerprinting on fine with district.
  • Please bring the forms to the school for the Principal’s signature prior to going to the SERNA center for your fingerprinting or feel free to pick up a pre-signed packet from the front office at Matsuyama.

Download the Volunteer Packet which contains all the forms you need.