Recognitions at the January 16th Board Meeting
During each monthly Board of Education meeting, time is allotted for recognition of students, staff, business partners, and schools that bring honor to the Fontana Unified School District and further its mission to improve the quality of education. There were several recognized at the Board Meeting on January 16, 2019
Pledge of Allegiance
Olivia Brianna Alvarez, a 5th grader at Porter Elementary School, was selected to lead the Board of Education in the Pledge of Allegiance.
"Olivia Alvarez is a 5th grade model student at Primrose Elementary. She is currently the top reader at Primrose and was the first scholar to reach a million words back in November. Her career plan is to become an author of fantasy books that incorporate Greek and Roman mythology. She plans to pursue a college degree and possibly major in English and Writing. Olivia is an avid soccer player and currently plays forward for her soccer club, Team USA." said Superintendent Randal S. Bassett.
The Board of Education recognized our outstanding donors and volunteers who participated in the 21st Annual Fontana Santa’s.
Michael Garcia, Director of Family and Community Engagement, thanked all our amazing donors: Burrtec Waste Industries, Dave Band Associates, Inc., Keenan & Associates, Office Depot/Office Max, Southwest School & Office Supplies, U-Line, Exchange Club of Fontana, The Schwartz Family, The Glenn Family, Santa Claus, Inc., CBE Office Solutions, Mary Sandoval, South Hills Pop Warner Football, Sherri Sebo, Linda Young, Fontana Lions Club, Rialto Girls Softball Team, Nestle, Rail Delivery Services, Hobby Lobby, Wal-Mart #1756, Target, Crafts Unlimited Boutique, Daylight Transport, Kareem Gongora, Mike Wubker, Irene J. Grunheid, Scroll Saw & Woodworking Association, Fontana Kiwanis, The Echandi Family, Arrowhead Credit Union, Cathy Ritchey, Becky Ritchey, Costco #627, Lucy's Dinner, Janie Rowland, Fontana Veterans Resource Center, San Bernardino County Fire Department, The Church of the Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints (Fontana Stake), Calvary Chapel, Carriage House Antiques, FUSD Warehouse, Mayors Youth Advisory Council (MYAC), Fontana Karate, Remax Champions Real Estate Office, Heroes Warehouse, Ar-Rahman Islamic Center, Inland Regional Chamber of Commerce, Elks Little League, Multiple Sclerosis Society, The Tehan Family, Sheriff's Employee Benefit Association (SEBA), Michelle Wilbert, Dino Papavero Senior Center, Fontana Foundation of Hope, United Steelworkers (USW Local 8599), Fontana Teachers Association (FTA), Fontana School Police Officers Association (POA), Fontana Management Association (FMA), and Steven Barnett.
Henry J. Kaiser High School Football Team
The Henry J. Kaiser High School Football team was recognized at the board meeting for their amazing season.
The Kaiser Cats won the Sunkist League title, CIF Division 8 title, Southern California regional championship, and competed at State level for the first time ever.