Bassett Unified School District will celebrate Bassett High School’s renovated Olympian stadium and track – featuring state-of-the-art artificial turf, updated goal posts, resurfaced all-weather running surface and beautified facilities – with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 prior to the 2019-20 homecoming football game kickoff at 755 Ardilla Ave., La Puente.
Bassett High School will be one of 15 area schools to partner with the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) to pilot the Community Schools Initiative, a program designed to boost student learning and attendance, school and community engagement, family involvement and academic success. The Community School Initiative will provide Bassett High School with a full-time program specialist to coordinate student services and a full-time educational community worker to coordinate parent engagement for the 2019-20 school year.
Bassett Unified’s top spellers will compete in the Los Angeles County Scripps Regional Spelling Bee from 8 to 9 a.m. Saturday, March 9 at the North Hollywood High School Auditorium, 5231 Colfax Ave., North Hollywood.
Bassett High School’s Pathways Showcase introduced eighth-graders from Edgewood Academy and Torch Middle School as well as current ninth-graders to academic pathways in health care, business, engineering and education on Jan. 30. The event also highlighted visual and performing arts (VAPA) classes.