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Fontana Unified School District

Fontana Unified Elementary’s ‘Start With Hello!’ Week Promotes Inclusion

Juniper Elementary students learned that saying “hello” to a new face at school could be the first step in beginning a lifelong friendship during an assembly launching Juniper’s “Start With Hello!” Call to Action Week on Sept. 16. “Start With Hello!” is a national program conceived by Sandy Hook Promise, designed to bring young students together to promote connectivity and inclusiveness. In partnership with Fontana School Police Department, Juniper held a week of activities to teach students to be more

Fontana Unified Advances 24 Teams to National Robotics Competition

Fontana Unified School District advanced 24 elementary- and middle-school teams to compete in the World Robot Olympiad (WRO) – USA National Championships on Sept. 15, where students tested their collaboration, programming and robotics skills against students from across the country.

Fontana Unified High School Pilots Parent Link Crew Program

A Summit High School pilot program designed to assist and support parents as they transition into their first year as high school parents will be used by peer mentoring provider The Boomerang Project to be implemented by high schools across the nation in 2020-21. Parent Link Crew is inspired by Summit’s Golden Bell award-winning Link Crew program, where juniors and seniors act as mentors to incoming freshmen. In Parent Link Crew, parents of junior and senior students perform the same role for parents of freshmen.

Fontana Unified Freshmen Connect with Community, Explore Careers

Nearly 500 Henry J. Kaiser High School freshmen gathered around tables in the library, engaging in lively conversation with local professionals for the school’s Coming of Age interviews on Sept. 9. The activity, part of Kaiser High’s project-based learning instruction, brought nearly 40 community members to campus, including a financial adviser, Subaru representatives, a marriage and family therapist, city officials and government workers, law enforcement, a social worker, a higher education professional and more. Freshmen took turns interviewing them to learn about different ways to achieve success after high school.

Fontana Unified to Co-host Regional College Fair for Nearly 90,000 Students

Fontana Unified School District will join forces with Chaffey Joint Union High School District and Rialto Unified School District to host the inaugural Inland Empire Regional College Fair, providing nearly 90,000 students the opportunity to meet with college and university representatives from a variety of public and private institutions. Students and parents are invited to attend the free event, where they can learn about admission requirements and available programs for all nine University of California campuses, 23 California State University campuses and more.

Fontana Unified Launches New District Websites

Fontana Unified School District premiered a sleek new District website on Sept. 3, providing families and community members with easier access to information through a user-friendly format. Websites for Fontana Unified’s 45 schools will roll out over the next few months, employing a student-centered, modern layout that mirrors the District website. The sites were created through a partnership with education website developer Blackboard.