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Baldwin Park Unified School District

  • Baldwin Park Unified Expands Services with Mental Health Agencies

    As part of the District’s rollout of its school reopening mental health support plan, Baldwin Park Unified’s Board of Education voted to approve expanded contract services with local mental health agencies during a regular board meeting on April 27. Baldwin Park Unified has expanded agreements with The Center for Integrated Family and Health Services (CIFHS) and Foothill Family, assigning mental health therapists to BPUSD campuses to ensure students have access to vital health services.

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  • Baldwin Park Unified Sierra Vista High School Senior Named 2021 Dell Scholar

    Sierra Vista High School senior Jesus Medina has been recognized as a 2021 Dell Scholar by the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation. Medina will receive $20,000, spread over four years, a laptop and access to Dell Scholars Connect, a mentoring network that offers year-round support from current and former Dell Scholars. Median serves as SVHS ASB Executive Board vice president, AVID president and NAMI treasurer.

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  • Baldwin Park Unified to Host Virtual Wellness Fair

    Baldwin Park Unified will host a virtual wellness fair beginning at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 1 for District families and community members, in partnership with Care Solace, Foothill Family, Kaiser Permanente, Project Cal-Well, the Center for Integrated Family and Health Services and TeenLine. Students, parents and staff will explore a variety of break-out sessions, where attendees can learn about self-care strategies and mental health resources. Visit www.bpusd.net for more details, including meeting links.

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Baldwin Park Unified Expands Services with Mental Health Agencies

As part of the District’s rollout of its school reopening mental health support plan, Baldwin Park Unified’s Board of Education voted to approve expanded contract services with local mental health agencies during a regular board meeting on April 27. Baldwin Park Unified has expanded agreements with The Center for Integrated Family and Health Services (CIFHS) and Foothill Family, assigning mental health therapists to BPUSD campuses to ensure students have access to vital health services.

Baldwin Park Unified Student Places First at SkillsUSA State Competition

Baldwin Park High School student Diego Torres earned first place in the automotive service technology category at the SkillsUSA California State skills contest on April 17. Torres will go on to represent Baldwin Park High School and East San Gabriel Valley ROP at the SkillsUSA national competition.

Baldwin Park Unified Sierra Vista High School Senior Named 2021 Dell Scholar

Sierra Vista High School senior Jesus Medina has been recognized as a 2021 Dell Scholar by the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation. Medina will receive $20,000, spread over four years, a laptop and access to Dell Scholars Connect, a mentoring network that offers year-round support from current and former Dell Scholars. Median serves as SVHS ASB Executive Board vice president, AVID president and NAMI treasurer.

Baldwin Park Unified to Host Virtual Wellness Fair

Baldwin Park Unified will host a virtual wellness fair beginning at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 1 for District families and community members, in partnership with Care Solace, Foothill Family, Kaiser Permanente, Project Cal-Well, the Center for Integrated Family and Health Services and TeenLine. Students, parents and staff will explore a variety of break-out sessions, where attendees can learn about self-care strategies and mental health resources. Visit www.bpusd.net for more details, including meeting links.

Baldwin Park Unified Schools to Open Campuses for In-Person Instruction

Baldwin Park Unified students will return to school for in-person learning on Monday, April 19, employing a staggered schedule that follows health and safety protocols. Transitional kindergarten and kindergarten students will join first- and eighth-grade students and high school seniors returning on Monday; second-, third-, and seventh-grade students, sophomores and juniors return on Tuesday, April 20; fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade students and freshmen return on Thursday, April 22. The gradual return to campus for those participating in hybrid learning will be completed by Friday, April 23.

Baldwin Park Unified Celebrates Margaret Heath Day with Ceremony

Baldwin Park Unified senior Adam Martinez was awarded the 2020-21 Margaret Heath Day Scholarship during the school’s virtual assembly on March 24. Martinez will apply the $500 scholarship to his post-secondary educational goals at Citrus College, where he plans to earn a degree to become an auto mechanic.

Baldwin Park Students Connect with Seniors through Outreach Program

Twenty Sierra Vista High School students were recognized with certificates of completion during a virtual ceremony on March 17 for the Intergenerational Pilot Project (IPP), a multi-agency partnership between Kaiser Permanente EOP, La Posada Senior Housing Program, El Centro De Ayuda and Baldwin Park Unified. IPP was designed to provide comfort and open lines of communication with older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic. Student interns were paired with adults from La Posada, making weekly phone calls of encouragement during Sierra Vista’s Flex Friday intervention class.

Baldwin Park Unified Orchestra Recognizes Anniversary of Distance Learning

Baldwin Park High School’s orchestra department staged a musical project to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent move to distance learning. Student musicians performed heartfelt pieces which included written commentaries to express their thoughts, feelings, and experiences from the past year.

Baldwin Park Unified Adult School Offers Free Testing for Equivalency Exam

Baldwin Park Unified School District’s Adult and Community Education (BPACE) program is offering free testing for the high school equivalency exam (HiSET). Interested participants only need to enroll in a test preparation class at BPACE and complete a 12-hour course, during which student will create a HiSET exam account and take the pretests. The HiSET exam helps adult learners earn a high school equivalency certificate.