Needles Unified School District

Schools will be closed on Monday, May 29th for Memorial Day.  School will resume on Tuesday, May 30th at the regular time.

Upcoming Events

School Holiday
Date: 5/29/2017
Early Release Day
Date: 5/31/2017
Early Release Day
Date: 6/1/2017
Early Release Day
Date: 6/2/2017
Last Day of School - End of 4th Quarter
Date: 6/2/2017

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Each Spring, the Needles Unified SD evaluates their LCAP to determine program effectiveness, budget allocations, and areas in need of consideration for next year's LCAP goals. The survey can be taken online or by hard copy and then delivered to your child's school office. Survey results are all anonymous.

Special Education Objection Letter on the Disclosure of Student Information and Records

A recent judge's ruling has made it necessary for the District to provide confidential information about our Special Education students as far back as 2008 to a non-profit organization. Parents wishing to object to the District's providing this information may complete the attached letter and return it to your child's principal or the District Superintendent, Dr. McNeil. These letters will be forwarded to the Judge involved in this case.

Lady 'Stangs honored by Needles City Council!

The Needles City Council, led by Mayor Paget, honored the State Championship Girls Basketball Team, Lady 'Stangs and Coaches Calderon, Murch and McCorkle with a Proclamation on their Success! Thank you Needles City Council!

Safe Routes to School Planning Meetings

All those interested in our Safe Routes to School for students are invited to attend the meetings on Tuesday, December 6th at Vista Colorado at 8:00-9:00am and the Needles Middle School/Needles High School at 2:45-3:45! These meetings will allow for your input on ways to improve the areas surrounding these school sites to ensure student safety for ALL students! Meet in front of Vista Colorado at 8:00 and at the District Cafeteria at 2:45.

New Trustee Sworn In to Represent Area 3!

Dusti Rose Bacon was sworn in last night during the Board of Trustees meeting to represent Area 3 (Chemehuevi Valley and Big River)! NUSD is excited to have her join our dynamic School District! Welcome Dusti Rose Bacon! Thank you for volunteering to serve in this position.

Mrs. Laurie Stephenson Honored as Educator of the Year

The Needles Chamber of Commerce honored Vista Colorado ES teacher Mrs. Laurie Stephenson as the "Educator of the Year" for her work and advocacy on behalf of our students with special needs. She started as an Instructional Aide in NUSD more than a decade ago and has taught Special Day Classes, Resource Support Program and Intervention programs for both general and special education students. We are proud of the work that Mrs. Stephenson has accomplished and her dedication to our students!

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