Bassett High Class of 2007 graduate William Herrera returned to his alma mater to give back to his community, inspiring students that they can achieve anything despite the obstacles they may face in their lives.
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Pursuant to Education Code 60119 the District is required to hold an Instructional Materials public hearing. The Bassett Unified School District will hold a public hearing on Instructional Materials at the regular meeting of the Board of Education.
Don Julian outgoing fifth-grader Cassandra Sam blended and shaped clay into the hues and textures of her favorite animal, a penguin, during an after-school art program.
More than 15 Don Julian Elementary students applied geometry, engineering and computer science skills to program spherical multi-colored robots to navigate around a maze on the classroom floor during the opening week of Makerspace – an extracurricular class that allows students to explore coding with hands-on creating and building.
A trio of Bassett Unified students received scholarships for overcoming challenges in their education and showing strong community leadership as part of Principal for A Day, in which San Gabriel Valley community members and educators became principals at each of Bassett Unified’s schools.
More than 20 Don Julian Elementary fourth-graders harvested crops and explored nature conservation over eight weeks at Hacienda Esperanza, a private Bassett ranch where students learned the health and wellness benefits of being outdoors and became advocates for conserving the local San Gabriel Mountains.
Nueva Vista High School junior Sal Reyes clutched his resume and cover letter in his hands before going into a mock interview, mentally reviewing the advice he learned from his teachers: be confident, establish eye contact and speak in a clear voice.
Torch Middle School eighth-grader Emerson Melendez relies on a network of social workers for support since he grew up in the foster care system. Their professionalism and empathy inspired Melendez to become a social worker as well.
Bassett Unified eighth-grade students slathered their hands with hand sanitizer before placing them inside a cardboard box. The students then peeked inside the box from an opening on the top and saw a special light illuminating the lingering germs on their palms and under their fingernails.