Fontana Unified Opens Enrollment for Transitional Kinder, Kindergarten:
Fontana Unified School District is accepting 2020-21 enrollment applications for transitional kindergarten and kindergarten through Tuesday, March 31. Fontana Unified offers comprehensive early learning opportunities that include coding and robotics, dual language immersion and leadership development. Visit www.fusd.net for enrollment information.
West Covina Unified Students Advance to State Science Olympiad:
Students from Edgewood High School will advance to the Southern California Science Olympiad state tournament on Saturday, April 4 at CalTech, after their success in the regional competition. Edgewood’s C-Division team placed sixth out of 51 teams – competing in events pertaining to scientific disciplines like earth science, biology, chemistry and engineering – during the regional contest held at Rio Hondo College on Feb. 22.
Fontana Unified Elementary School to Commemorate 70th Anniversary:
Fontana Unified’s Redwood Elementary School invites families and the community to celebrate its 70th anniversary from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 8. The event will feature family-friendly activities, concessions and more. Redwood, one of Fontana Unified’s two Spanish dual language immersion schools, is at 8570 Redwood Ave., Fontana.
Río Hondo College Provides Tax Filing Aid to Families in Need:
IRS-certified students from Río Hondo College will provide free basic income tax return preparation aid for individuals and families who earned $56,000 or less in 2019 as part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. The program is being held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays, Jan. 31 through April 10, excluding March 27. For information, call 562-463-7359.
Río Hondo College Foundation to Host 8th Annual ‘A Taste of Río’:
More than 700 guests are expected to sample artisan cuisine, fine wine and craft beer from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 17 during the Río Hondo Foundation’s eighth annual “A Taste of Río” event. The event, which supports Río Hondo student programs and scholarships, will feature more than two dozen local restaurants, music, a silent auction and opportunity drawings. The event has sold out for the last three years. The College is at 3600 Workman Mill Road, Whittier.
West Covina Unified Students Advance to SkillsUSA State Competition:
Five Edgewood High School students will advance to the SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skill Conference, held Thursday, April 16 to Sunday, April 19 at the Ontario Convention Center. EHS students Kylie Nguyen, Camille Conway, Jonathan Ng, David Han, Emily Braunstein and Lauren Lau all qualified to compete at the state level in the video production category after their success at the regional level.