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Bassett Unified School District

Bassett High School to Celebrate Renovation of Olympian Stadium, Track

Bassett Unified School District will celebrate Bassett High School’s renovated Olympian stadium and track – featuring state-of-the-art artificial turf, updated goal posts, resurfaced all-weather running surface and beautified facilities – with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 prior to the 2019-20 homecoming football game kickoff at 755 Ardilla Ave., La Puente.

Bassett Unified Partners with Los Angeles County to Boost Student Services, Parent Engagement

Bassett High School will be one of 15 area schools to partner with the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) to pilot the Community Schools Initiative, a program designed to boost student learning and attendance, school and community engagement, family involvement and academic success. The Community School Initiative will provide Bassett High School with a full-time program specialist to coordinate student services and a full-time educational community worker to coordinate parent engagement for the 2019-20 school year.

Bassett High School Partners with Community School Initiative

Bassett High School is partnering with the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) to begin the Community Schools Initiative, which will provide students with additional tutoring, enrichment and outreach resources beginning in October for the 2019-20 school year.

Bassett Unified Schools Host Red Ribbon Week

Bassett Unified’s Edgewood Academy and Torch Middle School will recognize Red Ribbon Week from Wednesday, Oct. 23 to Thursday, Oct. 31 with special assemblies and schoolwide initiatives to inform students about the dangers of drugs and alcohol. Edgewood Academy is at 14135 Fairgrove Ave., La Puente and Torch Middle School is at 751 Vineland Ave., Industry.

Bassett Unified’s Edgewood Academy Plans School Shakeout

Edgewood Academy will hold an earthquake drill at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 as part of the annual Great ShakeOut to show students how to safely take cover during an earthquake. Edgewood Academy is at 14135 Fairgrove Ave., La Puente. The Great ShakeOut is observed by millions of people in earthquake-prone countries around the world each October.

Bassett High School to Host Events for Suicide Prevention Week

Bassett High School will host activities during Suicide Prevention Week from Tuesday, Sept. 24 to Saturday, Sept. 28 featuring special assemblies and in-class lessons geared toward raising awareness for mental health and the school’s partnership with Pacific Clinics, reminding students that on-campus counselors are one of many resources available to them. Bassett High School is at 755 Ardilla Ave., La Puente.

Bassett Unified Schools to Host Back to School Nights

Bassett Unified will hold its three final Back to School Nights beginning with Bassett High School from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28 followed by Torch Middle School from 5 to 7 p.m. and Sunkist Elementary School from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29. Each event invites parents and members of the community to connect with teachers and staff on academic goals for the 2019-20 school year and tour classrooms.

Bassett Unified Schools Host Coffee with the Principal

Edgewood Academy, Torch Middle School and Van Wig Elementary school will each host their first Coffee with the Principal events of the 2019-20 academic year, an opportunity for parents to learn about instructional programs and ask questions from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Friday, August 16 at Edgewood Academy 14135 Fairgrove Ave., La Puente; Torch Middle School, 751 Vineland Ave., Industry; and Van Wig Elementary, 1151 Van Wig Ave., Bassett.

Bassett Unified to Participate in National Night Out

Bassett Unified School District will be joining the City of La Puente’s National Night Out event from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6 at La Puente Park 501 N. Glendora Ave., La Puente. The event will feature live entertainment, free activities for the whole family and special giveaways.

Bassett Unified’s Edgewood Academy to Host Welcome Back Event

Edgewood Academy will host a back to school ice cream social from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8 for returning students and their families to enjoy a scoop of their favorite flavor while touring classrooms and connecting with teaching staff. Edgewood Academy is at 14135 Fairgrove Ave., La Puente.