Baldwin Park Unified School District

  • Students Bring Flowers, Pennies to Celebrate Margaret Heath Day

    Margaret Heath Elementary School students honored their school’s namesake by bringing bouquets of flowers and bags of pennies to campus to celebrate Margaret Heath Day in a special ceremony on Oct. 5. Continuing a tradition that began in 1951, Margaret Heath Elementary students presented pennies – donations from their families and neighbors – to help fund a scholarship named in Heath’s honor.

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  • Baldwin Park Unified’s Kenmore Elementary School Honored for Transformative Student Success

    Baldwin Park Unified’s Kenmore Elementary School is being recognized as a silver medal winner in the 2018 America’s Best Urban Schools competition for its success in serving students from ethnic minority populations and low socio-economic households. To receive the honor, all student demographic groups, including English language learners, at the highly diverse campus had to score above state averages on California’s English language arts and math standardized tests. In all, 18 schools were selected as finalists in the competition; of those, 15 received medals – four gold, six silver and five bronze. Just four California schools were chosen as medal winners.

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  • Baldwin Park Unified Students Learn Bike Safety Tips

    Baldwin Park Unified School District partnered with Bike San Gabriel Valley and the City of Baldwin Park to teach eighth-graders at Holland Middle and Jones Junior High schools about the importance of bike safety. Through bike safety classes held Sept. 24-25 and Sept. 26-27, students learned about traffic rules and the benefits of using active transportation, such as being physically active and reducing pollution.

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Baldwin Park Unified Elementary Earns National Urban School Honor

Baldwin Park Unified’s Kenmore Elementary School is being recognized as a silver medal winner in the 2018 America’s Best Urban Schools competition for its success in serving students from ethnic minority populations and low socio-economic households. To receive the honor, all student demographic groups, including English language learners, at the highly diverse campus had to score above state averages on California’s English language arts and math standardized tests. Just four California schools were chosen as medal winners.

Baldwin Park Unified Students, Leaders to Take Part in Annual City Parade

Baldwin Park Unified students, teachers, administrators and Board of Education members will participate in Baldwin Park’s 62nd Anniversary Parade at 9:45 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. The parade is themed “Commemorating Community Excellence” and will feature the Baldwin Park and Sierra Vista high school marching bands and color guards. The parade route runs along Baldwin Park Boulevard and conclude at Morgan Park. The grand marshal is Alysha Del Valle, traffic anchor and reporter for NBC 4’s “Today in LA.”

Baldwin Park Unified’s Sierra Vista High to Hold Field Show Tournament

Baldwin Park Unified’s Sierra Vista High School will hold its 32nd annual Field Show Tournament at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. Twenty-four marching bands will perform with Baldwin Park and Sierra Vista high schools taking the field at 8:15 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., respectively. An awards ceremony will begin at 9 p.m. Sierra Vista High School is at 3600 Frazier St., Baldwin Park.

Baldwin Park High School to Host 32nd Annual Field Show Tournament

Baldwin Park High School will hold its 32nd annual Field Show Tournament at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. Twenty-two marching bands will perform, with Baldwin Park Unified’s Sierra Vista and Baldwin Park high schools closing the event with performances at 8:45 p.m. and 9 p.m., respectively. An awards ceremony will begin at 9:30 p.m. Baldwin Park High School is at 3900 Puente Ave, Baldwin Park.

Students Bring Flowers, Pennies to Celebrate Margaret Heath Day

Margaret Heath Elementary School students honored their school’s namesake by bringing bouquets of flowers and bags of pennies to campus to celebrate Margaret Heath Day in a special ceremony on Oct. 5. Continuing a tradition that began in 1951, Margaret Heath Elementary students presented pennies – donations from their families and neighbors – to help fund a scholarship named in Heath’s honor.

Baldwin Park Unified’s Kenmore Elementary School Honored for Transformative Student Success

Baldwin Park Unified’s Kenmore Elementary School is being recognized as a silver medal winner in the 2018 America’s Best Urban Schools competition for its success in serving students from ethnic minority populations and low socio-economic households. To receive the honor, all student demographic groups, including English language learners, at the highly diverse campus had to score above state averages on California’s English language arts and math standardized tests. In all, 18 schools were selected as finalists in the competition; of those, 15 received medals – four gold, six silver and five bronze. Just four California schools were chosen as medal winners.

Baldwin Park Unified Adult Education Program Hosts Senior Citizens Health Fair

Baldwin Park Adult and Community Education will host its annual Senior Citizens’ Health and Safety Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Oct. 22 at the Esther Snyder Community Center, 4100 Baldwin Park Blvd., Baldwin Park. The event will feature free flu shot, health screenings, health resource information and more.

Baldwin Park Unified Students Learn Bike Safety Tips

Baldwin Park Unified School District partnered with Bike San Gabriel Valley and the City of Baldwin Park to teach eighth-graders at Holland Middle and Jones Junior High schools about the importance of bike safety. Through bike safety classes held Sept. 24-25 and Sept. 26-27, students learned about traffic rules and the benefits of using active transportation, such as being physically active and reducing pollution.

Baldwin Park Unified Promotes Attendance Awareness Campaign

Baldwin Park Unified School District is promoting a year-long attendance campaign for the 2018-19 school year to combat chronic absenteeism, starting with September Attendance Awareness Month. With the slogan “Attendance Matters – Every School Day Counts,” the District emphasizes that good attendance is essential for student achievement and graduation.

Baldwin Park Unified Raises Awareness on Suicide Prevention

Baldwin Park Unified School District is recognizing Sept. 9 through Sunday, Sept. 15 as Suicide Prevention Week and will join the nation in marking September as National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in an effort to erase the stigma associated with mental health. Students and teachers from Baldwin Park, North Park Continuation and Sierra Vista high schools’ National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) clubs are hosting events throughout the month to teach the warning signs and risk of suicide and to share stress-relieving and conflict-reducing activities.