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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


Borrego Springs Elementary Promotes 27

Twenty-seven students were recognized in the 2019 Borrego Springs Elementary Promotions Ceremony, held June 13. The 27 graduating students are as follows: Justin Acuña, Christopher Alcaraz, Travis Asche, Esmeralda Bravo, Evelyn... — Updated 7/1/2019


Grateful Graduates

Amid the cheers, balloons, raucous horns, smiles and tears at the graduation ceremony of the Borrego Springs class of 2019, ran an underlying theme of gratitude and appreciation for the support, love and guidance our 33 Borrego Spr... — Updated 7/1/2019


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


"S" Club Celebrates Achievements, Efforts

In 1966, Soroptimist International of the Americas (SIA) established Sigma and S clubs, providing Soroptimists the opportunity to mentor college and high school age women and girls and to instill within them a desire for... — Updated 6/18/2019


BSHS Prom 2019

Borrego Springs High School students danced the night away at prom May 11, held at the de Anza Country Club. Girls showed off their dresses, from elegant to "sparkling in the night," while many of the boys donned their suits and... — Updated 5/23/2019


It's Never Too Late

Very often, our lives don’t follow a neat plan or roadmap toward post-high school education and a career. Sometimes we encounter challenges. Sometimes we choose a different path than others have. Sometime we just need time to reflect on our goals and priorities. The U.S.... — Updated 5/2/2019


Victor Lopez – Joins Air Force, Focus in Medical Services BASIC Scholar, Borrego HS 2016 Salutatorian

Borrego's youth are another of our village's treasures, and they bloom every year. This is a short sketch, chronicling the transition of one of Borrego's children, Victor Lopez, to the next chapter of his life: adulthood. Victor... — Updated 4/3/2019


Lunch with the Principal at La Casa Del Zorro

Four students from the Borrego Springs Middle and High School celebrated their 'Student of the Month' award with vice principal Victoria Baay Feb. 1 at La Casa Del Zorro. LCDZ general manager Patrick Sampson gifted the students... — Updated 2/7/2019


BASIC Scholarship

The application deadline is Feb. 22 for scholarships through Borrego Assistance for Students in the Community (BASIC) program. Scholarship applications are available to download at: Typical scholarships are: • $500 for community colleges • $500 for... — Updated 2/4/2019


BSUSD – Citizens' Oversight Committee Member Applications

NOTICE is hereby given that the Borrego Springs Unified School District is accepting applications from interested citizens to serve on the District’s independent oversight committee with respect to its general obligation bonds approved by District voters at the Nov. 6, 2018... — Updated 2/4/2019


Holiday Pancake Breakfast Supports S Club

If it's the third Sunday of the month, then American Legion Post #853 members will be found hard at work cooking up a full breakfast to raise funds for yet another deserving group in the Borrego Springs community. On Dec. 16, with... — Updated 12/25/2018


Lunch with the Principal at La Casa Del Zorro

Seven students from the Borrego Springs High School and Middle school celebrated their Student of the Month award with vice principal Victoria Baay for 'Lunch with the Principal' Dec. 3 at La Casa Del Zorro. General manager of... — Updated 12/13/2018


Dreamers Benefit from Yard Sale

Put it in the yard, and they will come. That surely was the case for Borrego Springs High School Dream Club director Andrea Taylor, who with a lot of help from volunteers, put together a huge, all-day sale of items Dec. 1.... — Updated 12/12/2018


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