Banning Unified School District

  • Banning Unified Welcomes Students Back to Campuses for the 2022-23 School Year

    Banning Unified School District’s new and returning students made their way onto campuses bedecked in welcome banners, photo backdrops and streamers on Aug. 4, where teachers, principals and staff greeted them with excitement for the 2022-23 school year. During the welcome festivities, teachers and administrators spoke to students and families about embracing this year’s theme, “The Time is Now,” which aims to increase support for students and staff, take care of one another and continue to prioritize student success.

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  • Hoffer Elementary School Recognized as Nationally Certified STEM School

    Hoffer Elementary School’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) program boasts a comprehensive, high-level curriculum that has contributed to the school’s recent classification as a Nationally Certified STEM School by the National Institute for STEM Education (NISE). Hoffer Elementary was recognized with the National Certificate for STEM Excellence (NCSE) from NISE in May, honoring the school’s commitment to implementing strategies that create a STEM-based campus culture, aiming to foster ingenuity and raise student achievement. Principal Matthew Beilstein has overseen the development of the STEM program for the last 10 years and has helped the program grow in both success and popularity among students.

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  • Banning High Student Honored at Art Showcase for Expressive Use of Colors

    Banning High School incoming sophomore Trinity Scholer is one of 18 high school students honored in the Riverside County Office of Education’s Fine Arts Spectacular Showcase, where her original artwork is on display as part of a virtual exhibit that debuted in May. Scholer was honored with the Expressive Use of Color Award for her drawing, “Art of Her,” a piece inspired by Black History Month that features more than 72 vivid colors blended to emphasize the beauty of African-American women.

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