Needles Unified School District

Upcoming Events

Board of Trustees Meeting
Date: 4/21/2015, 6 PM 10:30 PM
Location: District Board Room
Early Release Day
Date: 4/22/2015
Early Release Day
Date: 5/6/2015
Board of Trustees Meeting
Date: 5/19/2015, 6 PM 10:30 PM
Location: District Board Room
Early Release Day
Date: 5/20/2015

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News and Announcements

Trustee Christina Cameron-Otero Selected as Region 16-B Delegate to CSBA
Trustee Cameron-Otero has been re-elected by majority vote of all school boards in the San Bernardino County as a representative to the California School Boards Association.
Top Place Winners in 2015 Art Show!

Top Place Winners in 2015 Art Show! 1st Place..."Why So Serious?"...Madyson Benoit
2nd Place..."The Beatles"...Rebecca Zoss
3rd Place..."The Red Fox"...Julia Guffey

Art Club Hosts 2015 Art Show

Art Club Hosts 2015 Art Show Needles Middle School and Needles High School Art Club hosts the 2015 Art Show. Art Club Adviser, Mrs. Whitley, is proud of the amazing work that students have prepared for this event. Art Club is one of the District's many clubs and activities that engage students in school!
San Bernardino Superior Court Workshops for Students and Parents
On Wednesday, March 25, 2015 there will be workshops for both students and parents presented by Judges and Staff from the Superior Court of San Bernardino County.
Needles Head Start Accepting Applications for Next School Year!
Needles Head Start is now accepting applications for students for August 2015. Please contact Supervisor Rhonda De La Garza at 760.326.5221 or email
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!
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.
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