Needles Unified School District

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Upcoming Events

Board of Trustees Meeting
Date: 10/13/2015, 6 PM 10:30 PM
Location: District Board Room
Early Release Day
Date: 10/14/2015
End of First Quarter
Date: 10/16/2015, 1 PM 2 PM
Red Ribbon Week
Date: 10/26/2015
Red Ribbon Week
Date: 10/27/2015

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News and Announcements

Parent Workshop on Bully Preventions
There will be a parent workshop on preventing bully behavior on Wednesday, Sept. 23rd in the District Cafeteria at 6:00 pm. This workshop will be presented by Probation Officer Rachel Mursick.
School Cafeteria Under New Regulations! NUSD Staff Find New Ways to Serve Healthy Food!

School Cafeteria Under New Regulations! NUSD Staff Find New Ways to Serve Healthy Food! State and federal regulations now require strict guidelines for healthy food programs for students. These regulations stopped the sales of most items formerly offered at snack windows. Staff is working within these difficult regulations to find food that can be offered to students in addition to the salad bar and healthy food inside the cafeteria. Cafeteria staff now offers 100% fruit smoothies that meet all requirements.
Welcome Back Breakfast Recognizes Staff Dedication to NUSD!
The annual Welcome Back Breakfast took place at the El Garces meeting room on Monday, August 17th. District staff gathered to celebrate the start of the new school year and to recognize the many years of service for many district employees.
Welcome to the 2015-2016 School Year!
The Needles USD Board of Trustees and ALL District Staff welcomes our students and their families to the new school year! We have worked very hard to prepare for a terrific school year!
LCFF and LCAP Approved by Board of Trustees
The Needles USD Board of Trustees approved the LCFF and LCAP 2015-2018 at the recent June 23, 2015 meeting. Both LCFF and LCAP have been submitted to the San Bernardino Superintendent of Schools for approval later this fall. Included in the LCAP is the review of the 2014-2015 school year.
Services for Kaden Lanphear

Services for Kaden Lanphear The Needles Unified School District mourns the loss of Kaden Lanphear this past week. Services for Kaden will take place in Santa Fe Park on Friday, June 19th at 6:00pm to celebrate the life and love that Kaden brought to all! The Kaden Lanphear Memorial Fund has been established at the Desert Communities Credit Union if you would like to donate.
LCFF/LCAP Public Hearing at Board of Trustee Meeting June 17th 6:00pm
The 15-16 LCFF Budget and LCAP will be presented in a public hearing at the June 17, 2015 Board of Trustees' meeting. Final approval for the LCFF/LCAP will take place at the Board meeting on June 23, 2015.
NEW Math Textbook Considered for Adoption in Grades 6-12 at June 23rd Board Meeting
Teachers in grades 6-12 have selected a new math textbook series to support the California State Standards. The consistency in math programs throughout the middle and high school grade levels should promote higher student achievement in math.
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.
Board Meeting Rescheduled to May 26th
The next meeting of the Needles USD Board of Trustees will be Tuesday, May 26th. The public open session begins at 6:00 pm. The agenda is available on this website under Departments - Board of Trustees - Board Agendas. Board agendas are always published at least 72 hours in advance of a regular meeting and 24 hours before a special board meeting.
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