Fontana Unified School District

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.

Fontana Unified to Provide Parents with Tips on Cyber Safety

Fontana Unified will offer its third Parent University workshop of the year, continuing its efforts to boost family engagement in the educational process. The first free session, “Parenting in a Digital World,” will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27 at Fontana Adult School, 10755 Oleander Ave.; and from 6 to 8 p.m. at the John D. Piazza Center, 9680 Citrus Ave. Translation services will be available.