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 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

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


Borrego Springs Unified School District Board Meeting

Members of the board, schools, and the community provided updates and statements at the last Borrego Unified School District Board Meeting of the school year June 20. Elementary school principal Sherrilynn Polanco reported they are in the middle of reviewing test scores, and... — Updated 7/2/2018


High School Awards

To kick off the week leading up to graduation day, high school students were honored with awards and scholarship recipients were recognized at the awards assembly June 11, held in the high school gym. Teachers Tim White, Tim Fletch... — Updated 7/2/2018


Middle School Awards, Eighth Grade Promotion

Walking in to the song "Halo" by Beyoncé, in their star-studded and dashing attire, the students walked in with smiles on their faces, while waving to their family members in the stands June 13. Before the promotions portion of... — Updated 7/2/2018

 By Jolene Nacapuy    School

Seniors Stroll Through Elementary School One Last Time

The Borrego Springs High School seniors began what is to be an annual tradition, by walking through the elementary school in their cap and gowns June 8. The emotions ran high and were all too real for most, as the seniors felt... — Updated 6/16/2018


April – May Students of the Month

It was a busy April and May for the 'Students of the Month' as they enjoyed a wonderful lunch with their principal at Rams Hill and La Casa del Zorro, respectively. The April 'Students of the Month' for the middle school ... — Updated 6/14/2018


BASIC Awards $64,550 in Scholarships to 47 Borregans

By Joanne Ingwall This summer, Basic Assistance to Students in the Community (aka BASIC) will award 22 Borrego Springs High School graduates and 25 continuing students scholarships to further their education. The scholarships will be used for students to attend vocational... — Updated 6/14/2018

 By Jolene Nacapuy    School

Interact Club Donates To Orphanage Project

Even as the school year comes to an end, the extension of donation and generousity by the Borrego Springs Interact Club doesn't. The Club presented Ernie Loza, long-time resident and head of the Slab City Ministries, with a $2,000... — Updated 6/6/2018

 By Jolene Nacapuy    School

Dream It, Be It Career Day April 28

Providing growth and knowledge to the students of today is key for the future. The Soroptimist International of Borrego Springs has given the girls in this community an opportunity to grow and help guide their way into the future. The Soroptimists held their first career day... — Updated 5/15/2018

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