District Good News!
Seven Covina-Valley Unified School District students seek to impact education research as part of the League of Innovative Students’ (LOIS) Spring 2024 cohort. Each year, the Digital Promise’s Center for Inclusive Innovation (CII) selects up to 40 students nationwide from school districts that are part of the League of Innovative Schools. These students join a team of education policymakers, educational technology developers, and researchers in designing student-centered solutions to issues in education. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE TO READ THE FULL STORY.
1.30.24 C-VUSD Adult Transition Program Partnership Provides Psychiatric Technician Interns with Vital Experience
Covina-Valley Unified School District’s Adult Transition Program (ATP) is helping students at Mt. San Antonio College gain hands-on experience working with people with disabilities, allowing them to develop the skills they need for a career as a psychiatric technician (PT). In their introductory courses, Mt. SAC students focus on a curriculum that encompasses biological, psychological, social, medical, and behavioral characteristics of developmental disabilities and etiologies. These students are then presented with the opportunity to intern with Covina-Valley Unified, where they help ATP students both in the classroom and with their community-based instruction. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE TO READ THE FULL STORY
12.13.23 Covina-Valley Unified Board of Education Members Step into New Positions During Reorganization Meeting
COVINA, CA – Covina-Valley Unified School District Board of Education members assumed their new roles during the Board reorganization meeting on Dec. 11, preparing for another year of exemplary leadership, uplifting, and supporting students across the District to achieve their academic goals. Maria E. Cruz will be taking the helm as the Board President, Sue L. Maulucci will serve as Vice President, Maria M. Caceres will take on the position of Clerk, and Simon Wright and Rachael Robles will continue to impact the District as Board Members positively.
Covina High School students prepare to join California’s biggest industry – agriculture – by engaging in hands-on learning at the on-campus farm and greenhouse where they can work with real animals and plants. The California School Boards Association (CSBA) recognized the Agriculture and Animal Science programs with a distinguished Golden Bell award on Nov. 30, celebrating Covina High’s program and its excellence. The agriculture department comprises of a four-year program with courses in sustainable agricultural biology, soil chemistry, floriculture, animal science, veterinary science, and agricultural economics and government. Through these classes, students learn how to be smart consumers and gain first-hand experience in animal care and gardening.
11.17.23 Covina-Valley Unified Middle School Students Learn to Thrive in Social Settings with Etiquette Training
Middle school students from across Covina-Valley Unified School District came together for an enriching session on etiquette principles and table manners on Nov. 4. The event culminated in a wonderful family brunch, where students showcased their new skills. The etiquette workshop provided students with essential skills for excelling in various social situations. Thirty-eight students from Traweek, Sierra Vista, and Las Palmas middle schools participated, gaining a thorough understanding of key dining etiquette practices. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE TO READ THE FULL STORY.