Baldwin Park Unified School District
BP STEM Academy Earns NAMM Award for Inclusive Music Program
Baldwin Park Unified School District’s STEM Academy has earned the SupportMusic Merit Award from the NAMM Foundation, celebrating its inclusive music education program that fosters a love for the arts among both typical learners and students in the school’s special education Cornerstone program. The SupportMusic Merit Award honors schools that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access to all students. BP STEM Academy is one of 78 schools across the nation to earn the award in 2023.
Baldwin Park Unified to Honor Class of 2023 with Commencement Ceremonies
Set to the backdrop of cheering families and sweeping orchestral music, Baldwin Park Unified School District celebrated more than 900 graduates in the Class of 2023 for their hard work and accomplishments during commencement ceremonies for the District’s adult school, continuation high school and two comprehensive high schools. The Baldwin Park Adult and Community Education program kicked off the festivities on June 1, with more than 230 graduates receiving career technical education certificates, diplomas and high school equivalency certificates. North Park Continuation High School seniors walked down the red carpet before accepting their diplomas on June 7, followed by Baldwin Park and Sierra Vista high school grads on June 8 in front of hundreds of families, friends, educators and administrators.
City Sponsors Sacramento Summer Trip for Baldwin Park Unified Juniors
Baldwin Park Unified juniors from Baldwin Park, North Park and Sierra Vista high schools will embark on an educational trip to the California State Capital in Sacramento this summer, thanks to a generous donation from the City of Baldwin Park’s financial assistance program. Thirty-two BPUSD juniors will receive a full-guided tour of the State Capital from Monday, June 12 through Thursday, June 15. The sponsored trip will include airfare, transportation, hotel accommodations, meals and a full-time tour director.The City of Baldwin Park’s sponsored field trip was developed in partnership with the City and District to provide BPUSD students with additional field trip opportunities to increase student access to engaging and life-changing learning experiences. Baldwin Park’s City Council approved the allocation of $120,000 for the Field Trips Financial Assistance Program earlier this year.