Needles Unified School District

NEW START DATE FOR SCHOOL--- August 25, 2014. Enroll your child for the 2014-2015 school year--Needles MS Office (enroll both Vista Colorado students and Needles Middle School Students) and Needles High School Office are open to enroll students.

News and Announcements

START OF SCHOOL POSTPONED DUE TO FLOODING AT SCHOOL SITES
The first day of school has been postponed to Monday, August 25th due to flooding at Needles USD school sites. Staff will return on Friday, August 22nd with the Welcome Back Breakfast from 8:00-10:30 am in the new cafeteria/multi-purpose room.
2014-2015 School Calendar (REVISED)
A revised calendar for 2014-2015 is available following the Board of Trustees' meeting on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. School is starting on August 25, 2014 due to flooding at all three of our Needles school sites. Except for the starting and ending dates for the school year, all other quarters, breaks and holidays are the same as the original calendar approved last spring.

The Board of Trustees approved school calendars for the next two school years. These calendars included changes from past school calendars in order to improve our programs to increase student achievement for all students.
School District To Elect Board Trustees
Three of the Needles USD Board Trustees are up for re-election this fall, as well as the need to elect a trustee from Area 1 (Goffs & Essex) and to appoint a trustee from Area 3 (Chemehuevi & Big River).
LCAP Approved by Board of Trustees
The Local Control Accountability Plan 2014-2017 was approved by the Board of Trustees at their recent meeting on June 24, 2014. The plan outlines goals for conditions for learning, pupil outcomes and engagement. More information will be available throughout the school year! Thank you to all of our NUSD Stakeholders who participated in meetings, surveys, interviews, and presentations to help us write our local plan to increase student achievement!
LCAP Draft Available for Approval by Board of Trustees
The 2014-2017 LCAP has been revised/reviewed and will be taken to the Board of Trustees for approval on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. The DRAFT version is available below.
Needles USD Retirement Tea
Retiring employees will be honored today at the Needles USD Retirement Tea from 3:00-4:30 in the District Board Room. Come wish our staff well on their retirement!
Mr. Boring's Final Concert Wednesday May 28th 6:00 PM ALUMNI ARE INVITED TO PERFORM!
As Mr. Boring retires, his final musical conert will be this Wednesday, May 28th at 6:00 pm in the NHS auditorium All Alumni are invited to return for this event and play in this concert! Come send Mr. Boring off with a warm Needles USD goodbye! Be part of this historic moment in NUSD history!
NHS Golf Team Wins NIAA State Championship Title!

NHS Golf Team Wins NIAA State Championship Title! The Needles HS Golf Team proudly receives their NIAA Championship Title at the recent state competition! Congratulations to our students and coaches!
Needles HS Valedictorians 2014!
Jordyn Ybarra and Presten Molder Named Valedictorians of the Class of 2014!
Public Input Sought on LCAP
The public is asked to provide input to the Needles USD on the 8 areas of the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) by email or hard copy turned into the Office of the Superintendent, Dr. Mary McNeil.
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