Needles Unified School District

Past News Events


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!

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!

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.