Five Fontana Unified elementary schools – Canyon Crest, Randall Pepper, Shadow Hills, South Tamarind and Tokay – will partner with digital curriculum provider Discovery Education for a multiyear program that includes teacher training and digital resources to expand K-5 science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum. The schools are receiving access to digital tools, including STEM Connect, which provides course materials for K-5 students and gives teachers the option of integrating up to eight course units into their curriculum.
Juniper Elementary School students learned that saying “hello” to a new face at school could be the first step in beginning a lifelong friendship during an assembly commencing Juniper’s “Start With Hello!” Call to Action Week on Sept. 16.
A Summit High School pilot program designed to 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, beginning in 2020-21.
Seventeen Fontana Unified schools have been recognized by the California Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Coalition for their efforts to create a positive campus culture and increase student engagement, netting platinum, gold, silver and bronze awards.