Needles Unified School District

Schools will be closed from Monday, April 10th to Monday, April 17th  for Spring Break.¬†¬†School will resume on Tuesday, April 18th at the regular time.
News and Announcements

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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Middle School Holds First Team Building Activity

All MS students have been placed on 6-7-8 grade teams. Friday 6th graders received the names of their team members and they had to find these other students. Once found, teams received a treat and then students and Mrs. Avila danced on the lawn together. Connecting Students to School!!!
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