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"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


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

 By Jolene Nacapuy    School

New Board Member Hopes to Bring Change

I was introduced to Curt Yaws, administrator for the Basic Assistance to Students in the Community, during my first assignment for the Borrego Sun. He is now the newest member of the Borrego Springs Unified School District Board,... — Updated 12/29/2018


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

 By Jolene Nacapuy    School

Borrego Springs High School Hosts Fall Carnival

The atmosphere was festive for the event at the Borrego Springs High School gym parking lot, and it was for a great cause. To kickoff Thanksgiving break, the seniors hosted their first fall carnival Nov. 16. With music blasting out... — Updated 11/28/2018


Dreamers Funded for Application Renewal

Sometimes we here at the Sun wonder if what we write has had any impact on the community. For three individuals who responded to one of our articles by contacting the Dream Club's advisor Andrea Taylor, their $500 DACA renewal... — Updated 11/28/2018


"S" Club Raises $1,000 During Borrego Days

The Borrego Springs High School S Club was determined to raise $1,000 for the "Friends of the Borrego Springs Lbirary" Fixtures, Furniture and Equipment Fund. The club did just that over Borrego Days weekend. The S Club chose this... — Updated 11/14/2018

 By Jolene Nacapuy    School

September Students of the Month at La Casa Del Zorro

Seven students from the Borrego Springs Middle and High School celebrated their Student of the Month award with Principal Katherine Girvin for ‘Lunch with the Principal’ Oct. 24 at La Casa Del Zorro. This is the fourth time La Casa Del Zorro hosted the luncheon, and general... — Updated 11/2/2018

 By Jolene Nacapuy    School

Homecoming Traditions Ignite

The lifelong tradition of homecoming found its way to our little town of Borrego Springs, and the high schoolers continued the celebrations Sept. 27. Associated Student Body president Gabriela Rocha started the night off by... — Updated 10/18/2018


Campus Connections – Proposition GG – Goodness Gracious, We Need It!

By Martha Deichler It was in June, 1965 when the last Borrego Springs school bus ended its daily 62 miles round trip to Julian carrying high schoolers up the mountain to Julian High School. Borrego Springs did not open a high school until September, 1965 – 53 years ago. Over... — Updated 10/5/2018


New Faces, New Bus, New Test Scores, New Students, New Year

By Martha Deichler Yes, the brand new shiny yellow school bus arrived after four months of relentless fundraising and generous donations from dozens of Borregans. Through your generosity, Rotary was able to raise $65,000 to match a... — Updated 9/28/2018


Borrego Springs High School Homecoming

The time has come for homecoming! Thursday Sept. 27, head on over to the high school football field and show your support at the homecoming pep rally and bon fire, beginning at 6 p.m.... — Updated 9/24/2018


Lady Rams Volleyball Team

The Lady Rams girls’ varsity volleyball team takes on one of the best teams in the league, the West Shores Wildcats at 5 p.m. Wednesday Sept. 26 at home.... — Updated 9/24/2018

 By Jolene Nacapuy    School

Students Back to School

The school bell buzzed, the staff and students of Borrego Springs are ready to get the school year started. On Aug. 27, the Borrego Springs Unified School District welcomed everyone to the 2018 – 19 school year. Principal Katheri... — Updated 9/24/2018


BASIC's Summer Learning Academy Kicks Off

By Curt Yaws Ensuring that every student rises to the level of their personal goals is a project for a whole community. To help focus that project, Basic Assistance to Students in the Community (BASIC), a Borrego Non-Profit,... — Updated 8/28/2018

 By Jolene Nacapuy    School

BASIC Celebrates Another Summer of Accomplishment

Another summer of hard work has wrapped up for the Basic Assistance for Students in the Community Summer Reading Academy. In the program's third year, held at the Steele-Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center, volunteer... — Updated 8/22/2018

 By Jolene Nacapuy    School

Chamber Bravura Takes on Iceland

Not many high school students Not many high school students can say they traveled during the summer to another country, let alone, sing in one of the most beautiful locations in the world, Iceland. From such a grand opportunity,... — Updated 8/21/2018


BSUSD Policy Amended: School Lunch/Breakfast Program

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 2018 – 2019 school year. All students will be served lunch and breakfast at no charge at the... — Updated 8/10/2018


Congratulations Borrego Springs Class of 2018

A big congratulations go out to the 37 seniors who graduated from Borrego Springs High School on Thursday June 14. Graduating high school is just one of the many accomplishments in your life, and the real world... — Updated 7/7/2018


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