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Bassett Unified School District

Bassett Unified’s Nueva Vista High to Host Orientation Day

Bassett Unified’s Nueva Vista High School will host student and parent orientation meetings from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6 and from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7. Parents and students will be able to ask administrators and teachers about academic goals for the 2019-20 school year. Nueva Vista is at 904 Willow Ave., La Puente.

Bassett Unified OKs 2019-20 Priorities

Bassett Unified School District’s Local Control and Accountability Plan in 2019-20 will seek to boost academic success through redesigned career technical education classes and partnerships with ESPN/Major League Baseball and No Bully/Shred Hate for social-emotional activities. In addition, the District will continue working with Mt. San Antonio College to offer dual-enrollment opportunities at Bassett High School. The plan also includes a family engagement program at Edgewood Academy and an effort to offer enrichment opportunities to reduce absenteeism.

Study Links Bassett Unified Teacher Experience to Test Score Success

A new study from the Learning Policy Institute in Palo Alto lists Bassett Unified as one of 156 school districts where teacher qualifications and preparation are linked to higher-than-expected test scores in math and English language arts for African American and Hispanic students. Review the study here.

Bassett Unified Students Discuss Mental Health with U.S. Representatives

U.S. Reps. Grace F. Napolitano, Nanette Diaz Barragán and Alan Lowenthal on May 29 joined Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, Dr. Jonathan Sherin of the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, Quality Care Vice President Dr. Luis Garcia and representatives of Pacific Clinics to discuss the importance of mental health resources with Bassett Unified staff and students

Bassett Unified Celebrates Class of 2019 with Commencement Ceremonies

Bassett High School will celebrate its 2019 commencement from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 31 at Bassett High School, 755 Ardilla Ave., La Puente; and Bassett Adult School will celebrate at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 6 at Bassett Adult School, 943 N. Sunkist Ave., La Puente.

Bassett Unified Hosts Career Fair for High School Students

Bassett Unified School District held a Career Fair sponsored by Bassett Adult School on May 1 at Bassett Adult School, allowing Bassett High School, Nueva Vista High School and Bassett Adult School students to explore a diverse array of employment options such as health occupations, business and marketing, engineering and technology, law enforcement. Students connected with local employers, practiced soft skills and polished their resumes.

Bassett Unified Students Receive Anti-bullying Tips from Major Leaguer

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill and X-Games gold medalist Jordyn Barrat helped Edgewood Academy students stand up against bullying during a “Shred Hate” assembly on May 8 celebrating the school’s “No Bully” initiative.

Bassett High School to Host College-bound Tour

Bassett High School seniors will don their caps and gowns to visit elementary and middle schools across the District for a tour aimed at inspiring younger students to pursue college. The event will begin at 9:30 a.m. Friday, May 24.

Dodgers Representatives to Host Anti-bullying Assembly at Bassett Unified

Edgewood Academy students will connect with ESPN and representatives of the Los Angeles Dodgers during a special Shred Hate Assembly celebrating the school’s No Bully initiative. The event will be held Wednesday, May 8 at Edgewood Academy, 14135 Fairgrove Ave., La Puente.