Bassett Unified will invest more than $46 million during the 2017-18 school year to provide students with more opportunities and access to resources, including technology, programs to boost college and career preparedness and increased parent engagement, as part of the 2017-20 Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP).
Students at Bassett Unified’s Don Julian Elementary were welcomed back to school on Aug. 9 with new backpacks stuffed with school supplies donated by local organizations and businesses.
More than 200 Bassett High freshmen filled the school’s gymnasium during their back-to-school orientation on Aug. 8, participating in group activities with Link Crew mentors and learning about high school life.
Bassett Unified families and community members armed with shovels and pails met at Van Wig Elementary School on June 28 to join forces with the San Gabriel Valley Conservation Corps and L.A. County First District Supervisor Hilda Solis to help plant 75 trees, as part of an L.A. County Parks and Recreation beautification project.
With the scrawl of a pen and a handshake, Bassett Unified’s Interim Superintendent Debra French solidified a partnership with the University of La Verne for the Partnership for Access to College Education (PACE), a program that aims to ensure high school students have access to a first-rate, affordable college education.