Lighthouse Groundbreaking Event: August 23 at 9:00 a.m.


On behalf of River Charter Schools, I would like to invite you to our Groundbreaking Event for our new Lighthouse Charter School!

Event:  Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 9:00am

Location: Corner of Hobson Avenue & Bryte Avenue, West Sacramento, CA

Arrival, coffee and pastries beginning at 9:00am. A short speaking program consisting of state and local Government Officials, Sacramento State officials and Steve Lewis, the Superintendent of River Charter Schools will begin at 9:15a.m. with photography following immediately after.

Speakers include:

  • Steve Lewis, Superintendent, River Charter Schools
  • Marlon Lara, District 6 Representative for Senator Dr. Richard Pan
  • Alexander “Sasha” M. Sidorkin, Dean, College of Education at California State University, Sacramento
  • Ronda Hutt DaRosa, Deputy Superintendent, Yolo County Office of Education
  • Quirina Orozco, Councilmember, West Sacramento City Council
  • Dominic DiMare, Founder, River Charter Schools

With the goal of being true incubators of change, River Charter Schools and Sacramento State will announce a new partnership at Wednesday’s groundbreaking ceremony. Sacramento State will establish at Lighthouse an extension of its Center for Counseling and Diagnostic Services, staffed by graduate students and provides low-cost counseling services to the local community. The Center will also allow for professional development and collaboration between Sacramento State faculty and Lighthouse staff, as well as services for the West Sacramento school community.

About Lighthouse Charter Schools

The Mission Statement of Lighthouse Charter School in West Sacramento is:

“Growing Leaders and Scholars through Collaborative Culture and Community.”

The Lighthouse Charter School’s educational program has been developed to provide expanded educational choice and opportunities for families in West Sacramento and the surrounding communities. Lighthouse Charter School will offer a school setting that reflects the community’s desire to have access to a rigorous academic program that includes visual and performing arts, technology, project based learning, and athletics programs. Lighthouse will also focus on parent and community involvement to reach out to all stakeholders to ensure that the educational needs of all students are being met- Knowing all children by name and need.

Superintendent