Needles High School

News and Announcements

Another Update Regarding NHS Yearbooks

We are still waiting on the arrival of our yearbooks from Arizona. We have been told they are in production, but the company responsible for printing them is currently working at 50% due to COVID-19. We will continue to update the website as we get updates. Thank you for your patience.
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Underpass Painting Set for August

Needles High School is committed to doing our best to follow the tradition of the underpass painting. We are working closely with the City of Needles and they are working with BNSF to get all requirements in place so the tradition may continue. Seniors will have an opportunity to purchase their specific spot(s) on Tuesday, August 4th, at the high school auditorium starting 11:00 AM. Painting will begin on Monday, August 10th. Additional information will be coming out as we get closer to the dates. Starting on Wednesday, June 24th, through Thursday, June 25th, seniors can pick up a map of the underpass which will outline the spots available for purchase along with a set of rules to be followed by students and parents while participating in the painting of the underpass. Please contact Needles High School for any additional questions (760) 326-2191.
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Update on Yearbooks

We are still waiting on the arrival of our yearbooks. We have been told they have gone to printing and will be shipped out soon. Once they arrive, we will notify students and parents of the dates and times available for pick-up. Thank you for your patience.
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Attention Seniors

Drive through graduation ceremonies have been set for the week of May 26th. If you have not been contacted by Mrs. Avila or Mrs. Armijo regarding your specific date and time, please contact Needles High School at 760-326-2191. Thank you and stay well.
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Yearbooks

There is a current delay in the arrival of our yearbooks due to COVID-19. At this point in time we do not have a date of delivery date of when they will arrive. We will send out an all call once we receive them and students who have not purchased a yearbook will have an opportunity to do so. We will only be accepting cash payments and the cost of the yearbook is $60.
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Senior Information

Seniors will be able to pick up their graduation yard signs on Monday, May 18th at 10:00 AM in front of Needles High School office. The signs will be placed 6-feet apart to allow for each senior to take a photo before taking their sign home. We are asking that students and parents wear a face mask when picking up signs. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided to you.

On Friday, May 29th, at 7:00 PM, Needles High School will be holding a drive through graduation ceremony at Branigan Field for the Class of 2020 . Each graduate will be allowed one car containing immediate family members. Any type of towed vehicle or motor home WILL NOT be permitted in the drive through ceremony. All graduates and family members will need to wear a face mask while participating in the drive through ceremony. Due to the CDC regulations, this ceremony WILL NOT be open to the public.
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Second Opportunity To Check Out a Laptop and/or WiFi

If you were not able to pick up a laptop and/or a WiFi device, you have another opportunity for pick up. Please come to the Needles High School tardy window tomorrow, Monday, May 4th, between 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM. All students, regardless of your age, must have a parent or guardian with them when checking out devices.
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NUSD School Board Approves Credit/No Credit Grades for Spring 2020

The Board recognizes that learning in the virtual (distance learning) environment due to the COVID-19 pandemic creates unique situations and challenges for students and teachers. This temporary grading policy is intended to address one of those challenges. For all grade spans, the District shall ensure that grades earned during the duration of District school site closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be recorded as credit/no credit, which is a system based on non-letter grades. Credit/no credit grades will not be averaged in a student’s Grade Point Average (GPA), and credit grades will not negatively impact graduation status. This temporary policy is based on current guidelines provided by the California Department of Education, FAQs on Grading and Graduation Requirements. This policy will be interpreted in a manner that is consistent with these current, and any future, California Department of Education guidelines. This temporary policy is also based on current assurances by all universities in the UC/CSU system, as well as many other colleges and universities, that they will accept credit/no credit in lieu of letter grades for all incoming students. Should these assurances materially change, so that a significant number of colleges and universities place new limits on or prohibit accepting credit/no credit in lieu of letter grades, the Board shall promptly revisit this temporary policy.
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Need Your Personal Belongings From Your PE Locker?

If you need your personal belongings from your PE locker, come to the high school TODAY, Monday, April 20th, between 10:00 AM and 11:30 AM. Students will be allowed into their PE lockers one at a time. Please follow the CDC guidelines and wear a mask and stand six feet away from other students.
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