Fontana Unified School District

Fontana Unified Honors School Police Officers for Life-saving Efforts

Fontana School Police Chief Martin Sissac and Fontana Unified School District honored school police officers during the Dec.12 Board of Education meeting for life-saving measures they took to help a local resident. Board members commended the school police department for their work in serving the school community as well as the city of Fontana.

Fontana Unified to Hold 21st ‘Fontana Santas’ Toy Drive, Breakfast

Fontana Unified School District, Fontana School Police and community partners will provide holiday gifts to nearly 450 FUSD families during the 21st annual Fontana Santas toy drive/second annual holiday breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 at A.B. Miller High School, 6821 Oleander Ave., Fontana. School police officers will deliver gifts to neighboring homes during the event, which will feature free breakfast, family-friendly games and pictures with Santa.

Fontana Unified Appoints Board of Education Officers for 2019

Fontana Unified’s Board of Education appointed Jason O’Brien as its new president and Marcelino “Mars” Serna as vice president/clerk during its reorganization meeting on Dec. 12. Recently re-elected members Serna and Mary Sandoval, as well as newly elected member Adam Perez, were sworn in during the meeting.

Fontana Unified Elementary Engages Students in ‘Hour of Code’

Nearly 100 Canyon Crest Elementary second- through fifth-graders explored block coding, programmed robots and learned to fly drones as part of the Fontana Unified school’s Hour of Code event on Dec. 5. Hour of Code is a global movement that takes place during Computer Science Education Week and aims to introduce students to computer science learning opportunities.

Fontana Unified to Hold Elementary Computer Science Program Showcase for Superintendents

Fontana Unified School District will hold a tour of Dorothy Grant Elementary – one of its Code to the Future computer science immersion schools – for superintendents and local elected officials from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3. Following a student-led keynote speech, school superintendents and guests will visit classrooms and learn how computer science is integrated into daily instruction at each grade level. Dorothy Grant Elementary is at 7069 Isabel Lane, Fontana.

Fontana Unified Elementary Students Explore Computer Science in Code to the Future Program

Chaparral and Dorothy Grant elementary school students demonstrated their skill at coding games and creating avatars for parents and community members at recent EPIC Build showcase events, highlighting student achievement under new Code to the Future programs. Code to the Future is the nation’s leading creator of immersive computer science curricula, which engages students in technology- and coding-based lessons integrated into daily instruction and core subjects.

Fontana Unified Recognized by American Heart Association for Workplace Wellness Program

Fontana Unified School District was honored by the American Heart Association with a Bronze Workplace Health Solutions Award, which recognizes district efforts to cultivate a workplace culture of wellness. Fontana Unified’s wellness program includes a series of smaller health challenges and an annual wellness fair, which provides staff with health and wellness information, medical, dental and vision screenings, raffle prizes, and more.