West Covina Unified students, educators and staff kept busy this summer, continuing to garner recognition for their achievements while also preparing for the new school year.
Nearly 100 West Covina Unified students and families in need will be ready for the 2019-20 school year after receiving new shoes, backpacks, hygiene kits and school supplies during the District’s third annual Back to School Kickoff, held July 31 at the WCUSD Family Resource Center.
West Covina Unified will offer California’s only TK-12 International Baccalaureate (IB) Continuum – providing a globally focused education in a free, public school setting – when school begins Aug. 15 through its recently named International World Schools of West Covina.
Yuyan Chen, a native Mandarin speaker from China’s Sichuan Province, will take the reins of Orangewood Elementary School’s Mandarin Dual Language Immersion program when the new class debuts on Aug. 15.
West Covina Unified celebrated the conclusion of another successful school year with regional and state accolades.
West Covina Unified broke ground on a science and career technical education (CTE) building at West Covina High School on June 25th.
Seven West Covina Unified schools were recognized for their efforts to provide equity for every student, earning places on the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence (CBEE) Honor Roll based on their overall performance on state standardized tests.
Five West Covina Unified schools were recognized for narrowing the achievement gap among underserved students.
May brought many opportunities for celebration in West Covina Unified, as students, teachers, and staff garnered accolades for their hard work in and out of the classroom, demonstrated their excellence in International Baccalaureate and raised awareness for important causes.
West Covina Unified School District celebrated the accomplishments of 770 graduates with commencement ceremonies.