Banning Unified School District
Banning Unified Welcomes New Board Members, Hosts Oath of Office Ceremony
Banning Unified School District's Board of Trustees welcomed Leslie Novalis and Shelly Ruiz as new members to the Board during an Oath of Office ceremony on Dec. 9, which featured a welcome message from Superintendent Terrence Davis, congratulatory speeches and applause from dozens of community members. Novalis and Ruiz were sworn in during the ceremony at Banning High School’s library, where they made a promise to fulfill the duties of a Board member and uphold the values of the District throughout the next four years.
Banning Unified Students Explore Future Opportunities During College Kickoff Week
Banning High School students dressed up in college gear, completed college and career interest surveys and questionnaires and participated in a College and Career Fair during the annual Riverside County Office of Education College Kickoff Week. The campaign, held Oct. 10 to Oct. 14, was designed by the county to prepare and motivate students for the future. During the event, students had the opportunity to speak one-on-one with university representatives, military branches, law enforcement and various career technical education program advisors.
Banning Unified Students Explore Science During STEAM Day Event
Hoffer Elementary School students immersed themselves in a morning full of activities and games rooted in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) subjects during the school’s inaugural STEAM Day, held Sept. 28. Kindergarten through fifth-grade students collaborated with staff to plan the event by completing a survey of potential activities and included feedback for future occasions. The day before the event, students were delighted to receive their schedules comprised of two pre-selected STEAM events and discuss their expectations with peers and teachers.