Thanks to Dr. Wilson, Asst. Principal, the following powerpoint explains how to access Live Tutor for all Pearson Core subject areas. Tutoring is available from 6:00am to 3:00pm for Language Arts, Science and Social Studies and from 6:00am to 8:00pm for Math. Please let your teacher and/or principal know if you have any more questions.
The next Board of Trustees' meeting will take place on Tuesday, November 17th starting at 5:00pm with Opening and then Closed Session. The meeting will reopen to the public at 6:00pm.
Vista Colorado and Chemehuevi Valley Elementary Schools were granted waivers to reopen with COVID-19 restrictions today! Students will begin to return in various cohorts starting on October 26th. More information will be posted as soon as it is available. If you have not notified the office whether you want your child to return in person or to remain on distance learning, please call the Vista or Chemehuevi school office by noon on Friday, October 9th. If we do not hear from you, your child will remain on distance learning for 2nd quarter.
The SB County Public Health Department and the City of Needles will offer free flu shots and/or COVID-19 tests on Tuesday, Oct. 6th between 9:00 am and 12:00 pm. FACE COVERINGS ARE REQUIRED! Walk-ins are welcome for flu shots but for COVID-19 testing appointments are recommended due to limited supplies. Call 909 387-3911 or visit sbcovid19.com to make an appointment for COVID-19 test.
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 October 1st with NUSD Director of Student Services Jamie Wiesner, who will discuss time management tips for parents. Parent Project Coordinator Regina Fields from the River Consortium will facilitate the presentation! Click Here
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.
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.
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.
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.
Please take time to complete this brief survey on reopening schools. NUSD is currently working to bring students back in small groups. Your input will help us!