Needles Unified School District

Past News Events

All Students Eat Free!

Needles Unified School District will provide free breakfast and lunch to all students who are enrolled.

Candidates for NUSD Board of Trustees Filing Deadline is August 10th!

Anyone interested in applying for the upcoming election for the Needles Unified School Board of Trustees may file paperwork for the November 6th General Election. There are 3 openings for Area 2 in the City of Needles. Anyone preferring a ride to pick-up paperwork should notify Cindy Smith in the Superintendent's Office.

School Board Filing Available in 29 Palms on Thursday August 2nd

Anyone interested in filling for the School Board may do so in 29 Palms on Thursday, August 2nd from 10 am to 4 pm. Candidates may pick-up, complete, and return packet at this time.
Call for an appointment at 909 387-8300 and ask for Angelica.

29 Palms City Hall
6136 Adobe Rd.
29 Palms, CA 92277

Final Version School Calendar for 2018-2019

The Board of Trustees approved the calendar for the 2018-2019 school year. This calendar is very similar to our current year's calendar. Our goal is to increase attendance rates by meeting the needs of our school community. Attendance counts! A downloadable calendar is available under CALENDARS on the top of the NUSD website.

NHS Students Explore Career Pathways

NHS students have an opportunity to explore possible career pathways that include the Explorer Program with the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, as well as culinary arts, technology, family wellness, agricultural sciences, and business. Students have opportunities to job shadow career professionals and to explore future possibilities in college and career through online instruction, classroom programs and AVID.


Needles High School AVID students had an opportunity to job shadow industry experts. Kristen Gaston traveled all the way to Atlanta to shadow her uncle an executive with UPS. This opportunity provides real-life experience as part of our preparation for college and career readiness!

Area 3 Trustee Appointed!

On Tuesday, October 24th, the Needles Unified SD Board of Trustees appointed June Leivas as the Area 3 Trustee. She will fill the vacancy created with the resignation of Trustee Dusty Rose Bacon in September. The Board of Trustees will swear June Leivas in as Trustee on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Please join us for this event!