Torch Middle School sixth-graders Monica Gomez and Emma Beas took turns flipping the pages of Dr. Seuss’ In a People House in front of a Sunkist Elementary fourth-grade classroom, reading aloud and sharing images of the story to their youngest peers.
Nueva Vista senior Joshua Almeida completed a series of digital citizenship classes that teach students to be safe and responsible on digital platforms, and was inspired to write a skit on the consequences of cyberbullying to perform in front of Edgewood Academy students.
Bassett Unified School District provides free breakfast and lunch to more than 3,600 students as part of a federal nutrition program designed to improve student performance.
Don Julian Elementary fifth-grader Chelsea Rico joined her classmates in waving flags, shaking pompons and shouting college chants through tiny megaphones during the school’s annual College Colors Day Parade on Aug. 31.
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.
Don Julian is a Member of the NEU Network.