A circle of six high school leadership students volleyed a bag stuffed with five air-filled balloons to each other until a fist-sized balloon filled with bleach was added to the mix, sinking the bag and making the game suddenly difficult – illustrating how a little negativity spoils everyone’s efforts.
Students from Bassett Unified’s Edgewood Academy and Sunkist Elementary explored an abundance of art-based activities on Oct. 30 during the third annual Festival of the Arts hosted by the Community Advisory Committee (CAC) of the East San Gabriel Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA).
Van Wig Elementary fourth-graders wrote colorful letters with messages of healing and hope to accompany 53 handmade blankets and 13 knitted beanies from Bassett Unified’s seven schools to support young cancer patients at the City of Hope hospital.
Bassett High School leadership management students assembled 150 care packages at La Puente’s Louis of France Catholic Church containing homemade burritos, bottled water, juice, pastry snacks and clothing, and brought the items to homeless men, women and children in downtown Los Angeles on Oct. 29.
Bassett High senior Samuel Muela credits his strong academic foundational skills to when he first attended a Bassett Unified early child development center at four months old.
More than 700 southern California educators took a peek at virtual reality headsets, hovering drones and bee coding robots during San Gabriel Valley’s Computer-Using Educators (CUE) conference on Oct. 14 hosted at Bassett High School.