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Fontana Unified School District

  • 11 Fontana Unified Musicians to Perform with County Honor Band in 2020

    Six members of the Henry J. Kaiser High School Catamount Pride Band and Color Guard, a member of the Jurupa Hills High School Marching Spartans Band, a Wayne Ruble Middle School student and three Southridge Tech Middle School students have been selected to perform at the San Bernardino Basin Honor Band Concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1 at the University of Redlands Memorial Chapel, 1220 E. Colton Ave., Redlands.

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  • Fontana Unified Senior Receives Four-Year QuestBridge Scholarship to Ivy League University

    Jurupa Hills High School senior Maya Martinez will pursue her dream of attending an elite Ivy League college thanks to a four-year QuestBridge National College Match scholarship to Brown University, where she will study mathematics. Martinez, who has a 4.4 GPA, was one of 1,127 students nationwide to receive a full-ride QuestBridge scholarship, and the first Jurupa Hills student in four years to be selected for the honor.

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  • Fontana Unified Middle School Students Display Computer Expertise during Ed Tech Showcase

    Southridge Tech Middle School students programmed robots, raced battery-powered motorcars, performed science experiments and displayed their college-bound spirit during the school’s second annual Educational Technology Showcase on Dec. 4. Students exhibited their computer skills, navigating through more than a dozen digital learning platforms used in the classroom, including Microsoft, Google, Discovery Education, C-STEM and ConnectEd.

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Fontana Unified Continuation Schools Celebrate Early Graduates

Two Fontana Unified continuation schools are celebrating the early graduation of nearly 30 students, many of whom came to campus behind in credits. Thirteen Eric Birch High School students and 16 Citrus High School graduates worked hard to complete their graduation requirements one semester early and have plans to attend college.

Fontana Unified Continuation Students Receive Construction Certifications

Nine students from Fontana Unified’s Citrus High School are one step closer to mastering a trade after completing the school’s Residential and Commercial Construction career tech pathway and earning a core certification from the National Center for Construction Education and Research. Students completed hands-on construction projects, in which they employed safety strategies, used hand and power tools and applied mathematics and measurement skills.

Fontana Unified Ethical Hacking Students to Advance in Cyber Contest

Summit High School will advance its two JV Ethical Hacking teams to the CyberPatriot XII National Youth Cyber Defense Competition semifinals on Friday, Jan. 24, after scoring in the top 25% of their Gold tier in the state competition.

Fontana Unified Senior Earns 4-year Scholarship to Ivy League University

Jurupa Hills High School senior Maya Martinez will pursue her dream of attending an elite Ivy League college thanks to a four-year QuestBridge National College Match scholarship to Brown University, where she will study mathematics. Martinez, who has a 4.4 GPA, was one of 1,127 students nationwide to receive a full-ride QuestBridge scholarship. She is the first Jurupa Hills student in four years to be selected for the honor.

11 Fontana Unified Musicians to Perform with County Honor Band in 2020

Six members of the Henry J. Kaiser High School Catamount Pride Band and Color Guard, a member of the Jurupa Hills High School Marching Spartans Band, a Wayne Ruble Middle School student and three Southridge Tech Middle School students have been selected to perform at the San Bernardino Basin Honor Band Concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1 at the University of Redlands Memorial Chapel, 1220 E. Colton Ave., Redlands.

Fontana Unified Celebrates 22nd Annual ‘Fontana Santas’ Toy Drive

Fontana Unified will conclude its 22nd annual Fontana Santas Toy Drive with the District’s third annual holiday breakfast and community event on Saturday, Dec. 21 at Henry J. Kaiser High School, 11155 Almond Ave., Fontana. Families will enjoy a pancake breakfast, family-friendly games and pictures with Santa. Fontana Santas is an effort by Fontana Unified, Fontana School police and community partners to provide gifts to FUSD families in need.

Fontana Unified Senior Receives Four-Year QuestBridge Scholarship to Ivy League University

Jurupa Hills High School senior Maya Martinez will pursue her dream of attending an elite Ivy League college thanks to a four-year QuestBridge National College Match scholarship to Brown University, where she will study mathematics. Martinez, who has a 4.4 GPA, was one of 1,127 students nationwide to receive a full-ride QuestBridge scholarship, and the first Jurupa Hills student in four years to be selected for the honor.

Fontana Unified High School Gathers Donations by ‘Swinging for Presents’

Summit High School student programs and clubs collected 525 toy donations during the inaugural Swinging for Presents tournament on Dec. 11. The softball tournament featured players from Summit’s baseball and softball teams, ASB, cheer and TV production program. The toys will be contributed to Fontana Santas, the District’s toy drive for families in need.

Fontana Unified Celebrates Graduation of 10th Jr. FLIP Class

Fontana Unified celebrated the graduation of its 10th class from the Junior Fontana Leadership Intervention Program (Jr. FLIP) on Dec. 9. San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools Ted Alejandre congratulated students and parents during the ceremony. A joint effort between Fontana Unified and Fontana School Police, Jr. FLIP is a 16-week intervention program that focuses on improving grades and behavior and building confidence and social skills.

Fontana Unified Board of Education Votes to Retain Roles

Fontana Unified held its annual Board of Education reorganization meeting on Dec. 11, voting to retain existing leadership roles. Jason O’Brien was re-selected as board president and Marcelino “Mars” Serna was named vice president. Peter Garcia, Adam Perez and Mary Sandoval complete the board.