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Baldwin Park Unified School District

  • Baldwin Park Junior High Students Honor Legacy of Cesar Chavez

    Sierra Vista Junior High students spent the morning of Feb. 28 with Andres Chavez, grandson of human rights activist Cesar Chavez, to learn about the legacy and societal impact of the “Sí se puede!” movement. Seventh-graders at the school have spent the year studying Chavez’s work, including the Delano Grape Strike and his 25-day fast.

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  • Baldwin Park Unified Students Test Hands-on Skills during STEAM Night

    Students and families from Baldwin Park Unified’s Foster Elementary School used aluminum foil as an electric conductor, made snow-people out of hair conditioner and baking soda, and tested probability and statistics with dice during the school’s annual STEAM Night on Jan. 30. Foster Elementary has hosted its science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) Family Night for five years to get students excited about learning and hands-on experiments.

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  • Baldwin Park Unified, Foothill Family Expand Mental Health Resources

    Baldwin Park Unified School District and Foothill Family have expanded a decade-long partnership to include new Medi-Cal certified satellite offices at Margaret Heath and Walnut elementary schools. Since Jan. 24, the satellite offices have offered daily services to more students, including individual and family therapy focused on prevention and early intervention.

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Baldwin Park Unified Aspiring Chefs Advance to C-CAP Culinary Finals

Two Baldwin Park Unified student chefs are one step closer to earning a scholarship to an elite culinary school after advancing to the Careers Through Culinary Arts (C-CAP) Los Angeles cooking competition finals, to be held in April. Sierra Vista High School senior Angela Chandara and Baldwin Park High School senior Simon Luong are among 35 L.A. and Ventura county student finalists whose culinary expertise wowed the judges during a Feb. 7 preliminary competition. By advancing to the finals, Chandara and Luong have qualified for C-CAP scholarships.

Baldwin Park High School Students Recognized for Excellence in Speech Contest

Baldwin Park’s Organization of Supervisors and Administrators recognized five students for delivering powerful speeches, including Baldwin Park High School senior Kendra Nguyen who placed first and secured a spot at the Association of California School Administrators Region XV Student Oratory Contest. Sierra Vista High School students Hanna Cardenas and Brianda Medina came in second and third places, respectively for their speeches. Sierra Vista High School student May Suyat and North Park Continuation High School senior Ezdra Esparza earned honorable mentions.

Baldwin Park Junior High Students Honor Legacy of Cesar Chavez

Sierra Vista Junior High students spent the morning of Feb. 28 with Andres Chavez, grandson of human rights activist Cesar Chavez, to learn about the legacy and societal impact of the “Sí se puede!” movement. Seventh-graders at the school have spent the year studying Chavez’s work, including the Delano Grape Strike and his 25-day fast.

Baldwin Park Unified to Host Second Annual District Showcase

Baldwin Park Unified’s 20 elementary, middle and high schools will spotlight key programs in academics, athletics and arts, as well as a multitude of student activities and clubs during the second annual District Showcase from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 14 at Morgan Park, 4100 Baldwin Park Blvd., Baldwin Park. The District Showcase will feature interactive booths and displays that highlight a variety of programs, including the Dual Language program, science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics opportunities, and an array of career technical courses.

Baldwin Park High’s CTE Department Earns Chapter of Excellence Award

Baldwin Park High School’s career technical education (CTE) department was recognized as a Chapter of Excellence during the 2019-20 Skills USA Region 3 Competition. Students representing five CTE programs scored in the top 10 spots, with Cisco Academy and Early Childhood taking gold. Automotive technology, medical assisting and video production students placed in sixth, fourth and eighth respectively.

Baldwin Park Unified’s North Park Named 2020 Model Continuation School

Baldwin Park Unified’s North Park Continuation High School has been named a 2020 Model School by the California Department of Education for providing academic and social opportunities that ensure students succeed, and fostering a supportive school environment. North Park and 42 other winners will be honored at the 2020 CCEA State Conference, to be held in May in San Diego.

Baldwin Park Unified Soccer, Basketball Teams Advance in CIF-SS Playoffs

Three teams from Baldwin Park Unified will advance to the next stage in the CIF Southern Section Playoffs after thrilling first round victories against regional teams. Baldwin Park High School’s boys soccer team will compete against Jurupa Valley on Friday, Feb. 14. The Braves took down Quartz Hill on Feb. 12 with a 1-0 shutout. Sierra Vista High School’s boys soccer team will go up against Santa Monica on Friday, Feb. 14, after beating Cajon High 2-1. The Sierra Vista Dons’ boys basketball team edged out San Jacinto Valley Academy by a score of 65-39 – matching them up against Ambassador for round two on Friday, Feb. 14.

Baldwin Park Unified Students Test Hands-on Skills during STEAM Night

Students and families from Baldwin Park Unified’s Foster Elementary School used aluminum foil as an electric conductor, made snow-people out of hair conditioner and baking soda, and tested probability and statistics with dice during the school’s annual STEAM Night on Jan. 30. Foster Elementary has hosted its science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) Family Night for five years to get students excited about learning and hands-on experiments.

Baldwin Park Unified, Foothill Family Expand Mental Health Resources

Baldwin Park Unified School District and Foothill Family have expanded a decade-long partnership to include new Medi-Cal certified satellite offices at Margaret Heath and Walnut elementary schools. Since Jan. 24, the satellite offices have offered daily services to more students, including individual and family therapy focused on prevention and early intervention.

Baldwin Park Unified’s Foster Elementary to Host Family STEAM Night

Baldwin Park Unified’s Foster Elementary School will host its fourth annual science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) Family Night at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30 at 13900 Foster Ave., Baldwin Park. Students, parents and siblings will work together on interactive projects and experiments that explore science-themed lessons.