Fontana Unified School District

  • Fontana Unified Elementary School Named 21st Century Learning Exemplar School

    Canyon Crest Elementary School has been named a 21st Century Learning Exemplar School by the Battelle for Kids Partnership for 21st Century Learning (P21), recognizing its commitment to prepare students to meet the challenges of the future and acquire the skills needed to succeed in the modern workforce.

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  • Fontana Unified Adds Two All-Electric Buses to Fleet, Aims to Reduce Pollution and Costs

    Fontana Unified added two electric, zero-emission buses to its fleet that aim to reduce air pollution and transportation energy costs, thanks to funding and support from local and state agencies. Fontana Unified is among 16 school districts across Southern California to receive funding for two electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and two buses. The District’s new EV Blue Bird Type D buses can accommodate up to 72 passengers and travel 100 to 120 miles on a full charge.

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  • Fontana Unified’s Kaiser High Makes Rose Parade Debut, Performs with Pop Legend Chaka Khan

    As the Kaiser High School Catamount Pride Band and Color Guard marched down Colorado Boulevard during their inaugural Tournament of Roses performance on New Year’s Day, they were cheered on by scores of supporters shouting, “Kaiser is Number One!” Kaiser High hopes its appearance as the Premier Band in the 2019 parade – a historic first for the school and the district – marks the beginning of a long relationship with the organization.

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Fontana Unified Cheer Teams Capture 1st, 3rd Place at CIF Championship

Cheer teams from Summit High School and Kaiser High School captured first and third place, respectively, in Division 2 coed at the first-ever CIF Southern Section Cheerleading Championships on Jan. 12.

Fontana Unified Elementary to Launch Dual-language Immersion Program

Redwood Elementary School will launch a Spanish dual-language immersion program in 2019-20, providing native English speakers and English learners the opportunity to develop biliteracy and bilingualism. Redwood will be the second Fontana Unified school to offer the program, joining Dolores Huerta International Academy in teaching students to read, write and communicate effectively in English and Spanish.

Fontana Unified’s Kaiser High Makes Rose Parade Debut, Performs with Pop Legend Chaka Khan

As the Kaiser High School Catamount Pride Band and Color Guard marched down Colorado Boulevard during their inaugural Tournament of Roses performance on New Year’s Day, they were cheered on by scores of supporters shouting, “Kaiser is Number One!” Kaiser High hopes its appearance as the Premier Band in the 2019 parade – a historic first for the school and the district – marks the beginning of a long relationship with the organization.

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.