Needles Unified School District

Reminder that Spring Break will be March 16-20, 2015!  This will mark the end of 3rd Quarter.

Upcoming Events

Early Release Day
Date: 3/4/2015
Board of Trustees Meeting
Date: 3/10/2015, 6 PM 10:30 PM
Location: District Board Room
End of 3rd Quarter
Date: 3/13/2015
Spring Break
Date: 3/16/2015
Spring Break
Date: 3/17/2015


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News and Announcements

Board of Trustees Adopt Calendar for 2015-2016
At the recent February Board of Trustees meeting, the calendar for the 2015-2016 school year was adopted after careful review and input from district stakeholders. Suggestions were received from the City of Needles, PTA, and Staff Associations before approval.
NHS Students Report on Attending Rotary Youth in Leadership Academy (RYLA)
Three NHS students were selected by the Needles Rotary and provided scholarships by Rotary and NYDEF to attend the annual RYLA program in Prescott AZ. Camryn Tacy, Reid Shaver and Jacob Call had opportunities to network with students from 14 different countries while developing their leadership skills. These students will report on RYLA and be honored by the Board at the meeting on February 17, 2015.
Four Needles High School Students Earn Topock 66 Foundation Scholarships
Needles USD is proud of Ezrah Ponce, William Dunn, Zhiyong Xie and Kobee McCorkle who earned "Build Your Own Future" scholarships up to $2500 per remaining year at NHS. Students must earn their annual scholarship through community service, job shadowing and voluntarism. Each student submitted an extensive personal application and acquired letters of recommendation. Congratulations!
Needles High School Student Earns Caldwell Flores Winters Scholarship!
Christine Lim is the recipient of a $2500 scholarship from the financial consulting group Caldwell Flores Winters. Christine wrote a competitive application and acquired letters of recommendation. Students from throughout California competed in this scholarship appication process and we are very proud of our honoree, Christine Lim!
VOTE FOR SCHOOL CALENDAR
The Board of Trustees is reconsidering the 2015-2016 school year calendar to meet the needs of the school community. Use the poll on this website home page to indicate how you feel about having Fall Break during Thanksgiving week or in October. Also, how you feel about having Spring Break before or after Easter. All votes must be received by Monday, February 16, 2015. The currently approved 2015-2016 and the two options that are being considered are available below.
Reminder: Last Day of School is June 11, 2015
This is a reminder that the last day of school is June 11, 2015 due to starting later last summer because of flooding from the monsoons. Graduation will take place on Thursday, June 11, 2015.
Parent Workshop: Understanding Common Core State Standards...Wed...12/3...6:00pm...Cafeteria
This workshop will help parents understand the State of California's expectations for Common Core State Standards. San Bernardino County Consultant Cindie Medeiros will provide an overview of the English Language Arts and Math standards.
The Needles Unified School District Salutes All Veterans!

The Needles Unified School District Salutes All Veterans! On this Veterans' Day 2014, the Needles Unified School District would like to salute ALL veterans and current members of the US Armed Forces! We appreciate your service to our country.
Carolynn Blair Appointed Trustee for Area 1
NUSD parent Carolynn Blair has been appointed by the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors to fill the long-time vacant seat for Area 1. Mrs. Blair will be sworn in at the November 18th Board of Trustees Meeting.
Nancy Vandiver Appointed as Trustee for Area 3

Nancy Vandiver Appointed as Trustee for Area 3 The Needles Board of Trustees conducted interviews and appointed Nancy Vandiver as Trustee for Area 3 representing Big River, Earp, Chemehuevi, Havasu Landing. Following the interview and affirmative vote in favor of her appointment, Ms. Vandiver took her seat on the Needles USD Board of Trustees. This vacancy became open when Michael Sleppy stepped down after many years of honorable service.
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