Banning High School participated in the 2nd Special Olympics hosted by Beaumont High School at the Beaumont High School Sports Complex on Friday April 27, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to noon.
Banning High School, Beaumont High School, San Jacinto High School, Yucaipa High School along with 6 of their respective feeder middle schools partnered with Special Olympics Southern California to continue this exemplary event for the San Gorgonio Pass Area for the second consecutive year.
We love our special education students! They are an integral part of the pulse and culture of our school and district. Special Olympics Southern California is an incredible organization that we joined forces with to continue to bring this outstanding program to our community.
More than 240 Special Olympic student athletes from all four high schools and the 6 middle schools, including Nicolet Middle School, participated in several track and field events including: standing and running long jump, softball ball throw, 100 M sprint and 50M wheelchair race.
Our BHS athletes spend a great deal of time training and preparing for this event. They really look forward to competing, having fun, and sharing a camaraderie as well as the spirit of the games with their friends and classmates. We thank them for demonstrating that they are truly Bronco Strong!!
Shout out to our Bronco Cheer Squad and ASB Leadership who were present to encourage and cheer our athletes to victory. Thank you to our Head of Delegation Rosalind Carreras for her leadership, dedication, organization, and tireless efforts. We appreciate you! Thank you to all the teachers and staff that volunteered to help out throughout the process including with practices and on the day of the games to supervise, cheer on, and support our athletes. It's an experience unlike any other with a great feeling that we will all cherish for a lifetime.
On Friday April 27, 2018 at the Historic Riverside Courthouse in Downtown Riverside, California the Annual Riverside County Bar Association will present its 2018 Good Citizenship Award. 12 Banning High School juniors were nominated and became finalists. Staff and student voting was then conducted. We are pleased and honored to announce Banning High School's RCBA 2018 Good Citizenship Award honoree is Aliyah Amis. Congratulations to Aliyah we are extremely proud of her.
Congratulations to our 2018 Mountain League Scholar Athletes of the YearGo To Top of Page
On Wednesday April 25, 2018 Assistant Principal Lanell Hardy, Interim Athletic Director Qua'sand Lewis, School Board President Alex Cassadas, and School Board Clerk Alfredo Andrade attended the 2018 Mountain Valley League Scholar Athlete of the Year Dinner at the Indian Springs Golf Resort in Riverside. Banning High School's 2018 recipients are: Maria Rocha, Christian Mariscal, Rosa Perez, and Patrick Quintero Fuentes. Each student has a cumulative grade point average (GPA) above 3.5 and has participated in multiple sports in their 4 year high school career. Great job to all of these students, we are proud of you!
On Wednesday April 25, 2018 BUSD Superintendent Robert Guillen, School Board Members Anne Price and Kerri Mariner, Counselor Philip Takacs and Janelle Poulter, and Principal Matt Valdivia attended the 13th Annual Riverside County Student Academic Awards Dinner at the Riverside Convention Center honoring the top outstanding academic students in Riverside County. Recognized from Banning High School as the top two students are Ms. Melody McNair and Ms. Colleen Lagazo.