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High School Online Guide Training

Starting the fall 2019 semester, the Borrego Springs Unified School District offered 11th and 12th grade students an elective Certified Interpretive Host course following curriculum from the National Association of Interpretation.... — Updated 6/1/2020


Knotts Berry Farm Physics Day

The park was not open yet, sun barely shining in the sky, and Knott's Berry Farm was already full of people gearing up for the annual Physic's Day competition, where over 60 schools competed for a chance to win cool prizes, and... — Updated 5/13/2020


From the Borrego Springs Unified School District

Hello Borrego Springs Community, If I could communicate one thing it would be that school is still open! We are all still here. Whether it be online, by phone, or in-person, we are ready to serve our students and parents. The recent Governor’s address may have given the wrong... — Updated 4/16/2020


Classrooms Close Down; Teamwork Ramps Up

On Friday March 13, teachers in the Borrego Springs Unified School District found out at noon that school as we know it would be over at the end of the day for at least two weeks. They scrambled to get students the books and... — Updated 4/3/2020


BSHS Alumni: Taking Care of Business

As the college counselor at Borrego Springs High School, I had several students express an interest in "studying business" in college. After asking them what they wanted to focus on specifically, they could rarely answer. After lif... — Updated 4/3/2020


BSUSD Board Meeting

The Borrego Springs Unified School District held their monthly board meeting Wednesday March 11 in the community room at the high school, where members of the board, schools, and the community shared updates and statements. Steve Riehle, president of the board, shared there was no... — Updated 4/3/2020


Laurels for Leaders

Senior and Associated Student Body (ASB) President at Borrego Springs High School Danielle Del Bono was honored on Feb. 26 during the 63rd Annual Washington-Lincoln Laurels for Leaders Awards Luncheon held in Montezuma Hall at San... — Updated 4/3/2020


BSHS Alumni: All in the Family

Ramon and Norma Arias, along with their three children, have been living in Borrego Springs since 2009. They have a large, loving, tight-knit, extended family in Borrego Springs, as well. The families gather together to celebrate... — Updated 4/3/2020

 By Bella Murphy    School

Borrego's First Educational DACA Workshop

Borrego Springs High School's Dream Club organized a presentation titled, "United We Dream Borrego," on Feb. 15, held at the UCI Steele-Burnand Anza-Borrego Research Center. This educational workshop was the very first community... — Updated 3/20/2020


BSUSD Board Meeting

The Borrego Springs Unified School District held their monthly board meeting Wednesday Feb. 12 in the community room at the high school, where members of the board, schools, and the community shared updates and statements. The meeting began with Steve Riehle, president of the... — Updated 2/25/2020


Community Awareness Event on Local Dreamers, DACA

Immigration is currently one of America’s most controversial issues. Often lost in the heated debates on citizenship policies is the fate of many young people and their families living in Borrego Springs. They are called Dreamers, and the name of the complicated and confusing... — Updated 2/11/2020


Bill Wright Scholarship

BASIC (Basic Assistance for Students in the Community) has established a new scholarship to honor one of its founders: the Bill Wright Memorial Scholarship. This named scholarship will be awarded annually to a BASIC Scholar to help her/him achieve a life goal. This scholar, like... — Updated 1/28/2020


BSUSD Board Meeting

The Borrego Springs Unified School District held their monthly board meeting Wednesday Dec. 18 in the community room at the high school, where members of the board, schools, and the community shared updates and statements. The meeting began with elections of the board president,... — Updated 1/23/2020


Learning Academy 2019 Report Card

The Learning Academy, a BASIC program, is a community-embedded "school without walls" summer program held at the Steele-Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center. Full-day classes began July 10, 2019 and continued for four weeks... — Updated 1/23/2020


Interact Club Car Wash

Borrego Springs High School Interact Club will have a car wash Sunday Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of the old library in The Mall. Students will wash your car for a donation to help support their sanitation project in India.... — Updated 10/17/2019


BSHS Principal is Right Person for the Job

Welcome, Victoria Baay! It happens more often than not. The interviewee stops at the top of Montezuma Grade, looks down on our frontier town, notices the dearth of big box stores, turns around and heads home while making the phone... — Updated 10/3/2019


BASIC Donates Books to Borrego School District

Basic Assistance to Students in the Community (BASIC) has donated approximately 500 books to the Borrego Springs Community School District. The books were provided by a program sponsored by the San Diego Council on Literacy and... — Updated 10/3/2019


Teacher's Pet! (It's the Fox)

It's amazing what a cute little fuzzy stuffed fox can do for a community when you combine it with the generosity of La Casa del Zorro Resort. That's what happened last week when LCDZ General Manager Patrick Sampson invited all 24... — Updated 10/3/2019


BSHS Interpretation Course Launches Fall Semester

A for credit course elective sponsored by the Borrego Village Association for high school students 16 years and older leading to accreditation from the National Association for Interpretation (NAI) as Certified Interpretive Hosts and Certified Interpretive Guides was launched... — Updated 9/4/2019


Fourth Year of BASIC

The Basic Assistance for Students in the Community (BASIC) Summer Learning Academy wrapped up another summer of hard work and fun-filled learning for the 33 students in attendance. Held at the Steele/Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert... — Updated 8/22/2019


Local Students Meet Mary Eisenhower

Dwight Eisenhower's farewell speech in 1956 concluded with these words: " the goodness of time, all peoples will come to live together in a peace guaranteed by the binding force of mutual respect and love." His granddaughter M... — Updated 8/19/2019


Santa Comes to Borrego in July

Santa pulled into Borrego last week to deliver over 385 backpacks for every student in the Borrego Springs Unified School District. With no snow on which to ride his sleigh, Santa and his helper showed up in a shiny red truck pulli... — Updated 8/19/2019


BSUSD Announcement

Borrego Springs Unified School District today announced an amendment to its policy for serving meals to students under the National School Lunch / School Breakfast Programs for the 2019-2020 school year. All students will be served lunch and breakfast at no charge at the... — Updated 8/7/2019


School District Hears Sweet Notes From Huge Donation

The Borrego Springs Unified School District is glowing over the donation of a gorgeous Grand Piano donated by the J Craig Venter Family Foundation. This donation included the careful transportation of the beautiful behemoth from La... — Updated 7/30/2019


Congrats BSHS Class of 2019

The Borrego Springs Unified School District celebrated the graduates of the class of 2019. Full story in the June 27 issue of the Borrego Sun.... — Updated 6/26/2019


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