Needles Unified School District

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Upcoming Events

BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEETING
Date: 10/20/2020, 5 PM 8 PM
Location: To be determined
BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEETING
Date: 11/17/2020, 5 PM 8 PM
Location: To be determined


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News and Announcements

Parent Project on "Understanding our Cafeteria Services" with Principal Marie Armijo! Thursday September 24th at 5:30 pm ONLINE

Join us every Thursday evening to discuss topics of interest to parents today. Learn tips to help your children return to school through Distance Learning! Join us online from 5:30-6:30 on Thursday September 24th with NUSD Principal Marie Armijo who will discuss our cafeteria services for students. Parent Project Coordinator Regina Fields from the River Consortium will facilitate the presentation! Click Here

NUSD Applies for Elementary Waivers to Reopen TK-5 in Small Groups

NUSD has submitted a waiver for Vista Colorado ES and Chemehuevi Valley ES to reopen in small group cohorts. Our proposed reopening date will be October 26th. We are in the planning phase now but we are looking at cohorts attending on a Monday/Tuesday or Thursday/Friday schedule for 3 hours per day. More information will be posted as we develop further plans.

FINAL CENSUS SIGN-UP OPPORTUNITY WITH FREE FOOD AND $20 GIFTCARDS!

CENSUS staff are coming to Needles on Wednesday, Sept. 23rd at 7:00pm until Thursday, Sept. 24th at 7:00am. This will be an attempt at last minute contact with those who haven’t signed up yet. Signups will be at the El Garces, 950 Front St.
There will be FREE Subway Sandwich Meals and $20.00 Gift Cards to use at River City Pizza, Retro Pizza, Subway and Dairy Queen for those who sign up for the Census. We need you to be counted to help our city and schools out for the next 10 years.

Board Meeting Sept 22nd to Approve the Learning Continuity & Attendance Plan

This Tuesday, September 22nd, the Board meeting will consider the Learning Continuity and Attendance Plan that discusses the response last Spring following school closures as well as this fall starting with distance learning at this time for approval. Superintendent McNeil will also discuss the elementary waiver process for reopening elementary schools while following all State guidelines and procedures.

DRAFT Learning Continuity and Attendance Plan 2020

This is the ongoing draft of the LCP that will be presented to the Board for approval on Tuesday, Sept. 22nd. This is a living document that will be adjusted as necessary given stakeholder input and changes mandated by the State.

$20 GIFT CARDS WITH PROOF OF REGISTRATION GIVEN WHEN SIGNING UP FOR THE CENSUS

A $20 GIFT CARD WILL BE GIVEN TO ANYONE WITH PROOF OF SIGNING UP FOR THE CENSUS BY SEPTEMBER 30TH AT FARMER'S INSURANCE. We need all households to support and complete the CENSUS 2020 as it brings money into the City of Needles but impacts funding for the Needles Unified School District to better serve our school community. Census takers are at the Farmer's Insurance Office at 920 W Broadway in Needles ON MONDAYS AND TUESDAYS from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM daily to help you register for the Census. Please Help Our Community!

Board Meeting September 15, 2020 - Public Input on Response to COVID-19 Challenges

This Tuesday, September 15th, the Board meeting will include a public hearing for input on NUSD's response to COVID-19. The District is working on the Learning Continuity and Attendance Plan that discusses the response last Spring following school closures as well as this fall starting with distance learning at this time. Superintendent McNeil will also discuss the elementary waiver process for reopening elementary schools while following all State guidelines and procedures.

Checkout of New Chrome books Begins August 7th

All students will receive a new chrome book before school starts on August 17th. If you checked out a laptop last spring, you will need to return it when you pick up your new one. All chrome books will be checked out of Needles High School from 9:00-11:30 and 1:00-3:00.

The schedule for picking up your chrome book will be as follows:
Friday, August 7th Juniors and Seniors NHS
Monday, August 10th Freshman and Sophomores NHS
Tuesday, August 11th & Wednesday, August 12th Needles Middle School
Thursday, Augusts 13th & Friday, August 14th Vista Colorado

Makeups will be arranged by each Principal or Asst. Principal.

Chemehuevi Valley ES students and NMS/NHS who live in Chemehuevi/Havasu Landing will be able to pick up chrome books from Chemehuevi Valley ES. More information will be available by Tuesday, August 11th.

Students enrolled at the Needles Community Day School and ETC will be contacted for pick up. For more information, please email Principal Avila at amy_avila@needlesusd.org, Principal Armijo at marie_armijo@needlesusd.org, or Principal Rolls at jim_rolls@needlesusd.org .

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