Bonita Unified Offers COVID-19 Testing at Ramona Middle School:
Bonita Unified School District is offering a free drive-thru COVID-19 testing clinic to students, parents, employees, and community members, held 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays at Ramona Middle School, 3490 Ramona Ave., La Verne. The next scheduled clinic is Saturday, Oct. 16. The clinic will run through Saturday, Oct. 30. Appointments are not necessary to receive the PCR test, but every participant must complete a patient test request form.
Senator Gonzalez, Assembly Speaker Rendon to visit Lynwood High School Site to Discuss Needed Improvements:
Senator Lena Gonzalez and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon will tour the Lynwood High School Imperial Campus, the site of a building collapse back in June 2020, to experience the impact of the construction failure on the educational community and discuss improvements needed at the site. Lynwood Unified Superintendent Gudiel Crosthwaite will be joined by members of the Board of Education to tour the state leaders around the Imperial Campus, which no longer hosts students as the District explores options for improvement while prioritizing the safety of students and staff.
El Monte Union Unveils 3 Draft Trustee Area Maps, Seeks Public Input:
El Monte Union High School District unveiled three initial draft trustee area maps – NDC Green Map, NDC Purple Map and NDC Yellow Map – as it moves forward with shifting from at-large elections to by-trustee area elections. Five school-site community open houses are scheduled for the public to provide input on how the trustee areas are divided. Information will be the same at each session. All meetings will provide in-person or virtual access at www.emuhsd.org/-virtualhearing. For a complete listing of all community meetings and locations visit emuhsd-by-area-trustees.com. Open houses are scheduled 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 27, Mountain View High School, 2900 Parkway Dr., El Monte; and 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, El Monte High School, 3048 Tyler Ave., El Monte.
Whittier Union High School District Hosts Weekly Vaccine Clinics:
Whittier Union High School District, in partnership with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, will host weekly vaccine clinics for the community. The clinics will be open from 5 to 7 p.m. every Wednesday until December at the District Board Room, 9401 Painter Ave., Whittier, on the Mulberry Drive side. The next scheduled clinic is Wednesday, Oct. 27. Parent consent is required for students under 18 years of age, and those under 14 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Baldwin Park Unified to Open Vaccine Clinic at Jones Middle School:
Baldwin Park Unified will open a new COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Jones Middle School, located at 14250 Merced Ave., from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30. Students and staff will be able to receive either their first or second doses of the Pfizer vaccine or the booster shot. This opportunity is made possible through a long-standing partnership with the District and Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Center.
Monrovia Unified to Host 2021-22 State of Schools Address:
Monrovia Unified School District Board of Education, administrators, students, staff and community will join together at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17 as the District hosts the 2021-22 State of the Schools Address. Highlights will include how the District navigated COVID-19 and school closures; moving from virtual learning to hybrid learning; the return to in-person instruction; how Monrovia Unified has maintained a sound budget; expansion of student support systems; and school programs such as athletics, the arts, early college and more. The night will end with the presentation of the District’s 2021-22 showcase video.