Baldwin Park Unified School District

  • Baldwin Park Unified Students Show Creativity During Annual STEAM Night

    Foster Elementary School students and their parents worked together, using common household items to create and test science-themed devices during the school’s annual science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) night on Jan. 31. National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow Katy Wimberly and UC Irvine graduate physics student Arianna Brown worked with Foster Elementary families to create asteroids using clay, rocks and glass to demonstrate how the solar system was formed.

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  • Baldwin Park Unified Dedicates Week Celebrating School Counselors

    Baldwin Park Unified schools recognized school counselors through Feb. 8 for their support of student academic success and socio-emotional well-being. Activities and assemblies across the District were held to highlight the tremendous impact counselors have on students and learning environments. The events are aligned with National School Counseling Week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association.

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  • Robotics Teams Expand at Baldwin Park Unified Schools

    Baldwin Park Unified’s Holland Middle School composed its first competitive robotics team, consisting of eight students, a little over a year ago. Since this time, student interest has significantly increased with the school now supporting three competitive teams – totaling 18 students, including one all-female team. Baldwin Park High School, catching the robotics rush, expanded to two competitive teams to accommodate eight veterans of Holland’s 2018 team.

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Baldwin Park High School Hosts 8th Annual Film Festival

Baldwin Park and Sierra Vista high school students celebrated cinematic arts on Feb. 8 at Baldwin Park High School’s eighth annual Youth Film Festival, where seven short films and five experimental films were screened to students, family and community members. Baldwin Park High School’s Kayla Nguyen earned first place for her short film “Last Words of a Fisherman.”

Baldwin Park Unified Students Showcase Think Together Program

Students at Baldwin Park Unified’s Foster Elementary School were joined by Michael Funk, director of the state Department of Education Expanded Learning Division, and Think Together Founder and CEO Randy Barth on Feb. 7 as they explored the many options available to students through the school’s Think Together program. Student leaders in the after-school program led a tour through transitional kindergarten and kindergarten classes, and culinary arts and physical education courses.

Baldwin Park Unified Students Show Creativity During Annual STEAM Night

Foster Elementary School students and their parents worked together, using common household items to create and test science-themed devices during the school’s annual science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) night on Jan. 31. National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow Katy Wimberly and UC Irvine graduate physics student Arianna Brown worked with Foster Elementary families to create asteroids using clay, rocks and glass to demonstrate how the solar system was formed.

Baldwin Park Adult Ed Program to Stage Lunar New Year Performance

The Baldwin Park Adult and Community Education’s Older Adult Program, in association with the City of Baldwin Park, will welcome community members to celebrate the Year of the Pig from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8 at the Performing Arts Center, 4640 N. Maine Ave., Baldwin Park. The annual event features classical instrumental pieces, Chinese folk dances and contemporary routines – including fan dances and a lion dance. Performers also will give presentations on the holiday’s cultural significance.

Baldwin Park Unified Dedicates Week Celebrating School Counselors

Baldwin Park Unified schools recognized school counselors through Feb. 8 for their support of student academic success and socio-emotional well-being. Activities and assemblies across the District were held to highlight the tremendous impact counselors have on students and learning environments. The events are aligned with National School Counseling Week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association.

Robotics Teams Expand at Baldwin Park Unified Schools

Baldwin Park Unified’s Holland Middle School composed its first competitive robotics team, consisting of eight students, a little over a year ago. Since this time, student interest has significantly increased with the school now supporting three competitive teams – totaling 18 students, including one all-female team. Baldwin Park High School, catching the robotics rush, expanded to two competitive teams to accommodate eight veterans of Holland’s 2018 team.

Baldwin Park Unified’s Continuation High School to Launch PBIS Program

Baldwin Park Unified’s North Park Continuation High School will officially launch the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) System to boost academic success, bolster student morale and decrease behavioral issues. The PBIS program emphasizes that students learn acceptable behavioral expectations and reinforces lessons with praise and positive incentives. During the kick-off event, students will participate in group-building activities and reflect on the importance of integrity. The event will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23 at North Park, 4600 N. Bogart Ave., Baldwin Park.

Baldwin Park Unified Elementary Schools Awarded $100,000 Coding Grant

Baldwin Park Unified’s De Anza and Pleasant View elementary schools were awarded $50,000 each from the After School Education and Safety (ASES) Kids Code Grant Pilot Program, which will expand coding opportunities for students participating in the ASES program. The grant funds will also go toward books, supplies, educator salaries and other operating expenditures.

State Dashboard Highlights Baldwin Park Unified Student Performance

Baldwin Park Unified School District saw growth in multiple areas on the California School Dashboard, a tool that gives parents, students and educators access to important school and district data. Released on Dec. 6, the updated Dashboard shows that BPUSD students improved their performance on California’s English language arts (ELA) and mathematics tests, continuing an upward trend. ELA scores increased by 7.8 points from 2017-18 and math scores strengthened by 4.6 points from 2017-18.

Baldwin Park Unified Board Members Take Oath of Office

Baldwin Park Unified held an Oath of Office Ceremony on Dec. 10. for returning Board of Education member Betsabel Lara and newly elected members Deanna Coronado Robles and Robert Guzman Varela. During the organizational meeting, Board of Education member Christina Lucero was nominated as board president and Lara was selected to serve as vice president and clerk.