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Fontana Unified School District

  • Fontana High School College Application Day Prepares Students for the Future

    Fontana High School students submitted nearly 2,100 applications to colleges and universities on Nov. 6 during the school’s annual College Application Day, exceeding its original goal of 1,900 applications. Over 13 hours, students submitted their college applications with the help of counselors and staff. As an AVID National Demonstration School, Fontana High School aims to narrow the achievement gap and ensure more students enroll in four-year colleges and universities.

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  • Fontana High School Showcases AVID Success for Local Educators

    Nearly 50 local educators on Oct. 22 visited Fontana High School classrooms, met with administrators and learned from students about the school’s highly successful Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program. The showcase provided teachers, principals, superintendents and school board members with a look at the inner workings of an AVID National Demonstration School – a status Fontana High School has held since 2006.

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  • Fontana Unified Recognized by American Heart Association for Workplace Wellness Program

    Fontana Unified School District was honored with a Bronze Workplace Health Solutions Award by the American Heart Association (AHA) for the District’s dedication to promoting wellness in the workplace in 2018-19. This is the second year in a row the District has received a Bronze recognition.

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Fontana Unified Educator Named a C-STEM Teacher of the Year

Southridge Tech Middle School educator Pamela Matea was named a C-STEM Teacher of the Year at the ninth annual Conference on Integrated Computing and STEM Education, held Nov. 2 at UC Davis. The award recognizes teachers for their exceptional contributions in teaching computing, integrating computing into STEM subjects, and inspiring students to pursue careers and post-secondary study in C-STEM fields.

Fontana Unified Code to the Future School Showcases Tech Skills

Students at the Chaparral Academy of Technology, one of Fontana Unified’s two Code to the Future schools, showcased their coding and robotics prowess during an Epic Build Showcase on Nov. 7. Chaparral became a Code to the Future School in fall 2018, providing K-5 students with immersive computer science curriculum that teaches block coding, robotics and scripted coding skills.

Fontana High School College Application Day Prepares Students for the Future

Fontana High School students submitted nearly 2,100 applications to colleges and universities on Nov. 6 during the school’s annual College Application Day, exceeding its original goal of 1,900 applications. Over 13 hours, students submitted their college applications with the help of counselors and staff. As an AVID National Demonstration School, Fontana High School aims to narrow the achievement gap and ensure more students enroll in four-year colleges and universities.

Summit High Student Wins Fontana Unified Red Ribbon Week PSA Contest

Summit High School student Anthony Arciga captured first place in Fontana Unified’s Red Ribbon Week PSA contest for his outstanding public service announcement. Arciga, a student in Summit High’s TV production program, was honored for his work at the Red Ribbon Breakfast on Oct. 24.

Fontana Unified Educators, Alumnus Honored by Senator Connie Leyva

Henry J. Kaiser High School principal Terry Abernathy, Redwood Elementary counselor Eduardo Valencia and Fontana Unified alumnus Jashandeep Lobana were recognized by Senator Connie Leyva on Oct. 21 at the third annual Terrific 20 of Senate District 20 event. Each year, local residents are recognized for their commitment and contributions in fields like education, community activism, business, law enforcement and hospitality.

Fontana Unified Code to the Future School to Hold Epic Build Showcase

Chaparral Academy of Technology, one of Fontana Unified’s two Code to the Future schools, will hold an Epic Build Showcase at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7. Students will showcase their coding and robotics skills gained through the school’s immersive computer science curriculum. Chaparral Academy of Technology is at 14000 Shadow Drive, Fontana.

Fontana Unified Elementary College Day Connects Students, Alumni

Redwood Elementary School challenged students to begin thinking about their academic futures during the eighth annual College Day on Oct. 18. This year, Redwood expanded on its traditional activities by inviting Fontana Unified alumni from a variety of colleges and universities back to campus to give presentations on higher education and answer student questions.

Fontana Unified Educators, Alumnus Honored by State Sen. Connie Leyva

Henry J. Kaiser High School Principal Terry Abernathy, Redwood Elementary counselor Eduardo Valencia and Fontana Unified alumnus Jashandeep Lobana were recognized by state Sen. Connie Leyva on Oct. 21 at the third annual Terrific 20 of Senate District 20 event. Each year, local residents are recognized for their commitment and contributions in fields like education, community activism, business, law enforcement and hospitality.

Fontana High School Showcases AVID Success for Local Educators

Nearly 50 local educators on Oct. 22 visited Fontana High School classrooms, met with administrators and learned from students about the school’s highly successful Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program. The showcase provided teachers, principals, superintendents and school board members with a look at the inner workings of an AVID National Demonstration School – a status Fontana High School has held since 2006.

Fontana Unified Recognized for Workplace Wellness Program

Fontana Unified School District was honored with a Bronze Workplace Health Solutions Award by the American Heart Association (AHA) for promoting wellness in the workplace in 2018-19. The District held its annual Wellness Fair on Oct. 16, providing teachers, staff and administrators with health and wellness information, free medical, dental and vision screenings, massages and information about the open enrollment period. Twice a year, the District also provides its employees with a voluntary wellness challenge.