National Blue Ribbon School 2014 - Los Molinos Elementary School: Congratulations to Los Molinos Elementary School for being selected at a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. (September 30, 2014)
Hacienda Heights Community Center - Grand Opening: Hacienda La Puente Unified School District Board President Gino Kwok at the opening of the newest park in the Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation system. Land for the new $21 million community center was provided by HLPUSD (October 25, 2014)
La Puente High School Centennial Pancake Breakfast: The 100th anniversary of La Puente High School celebration kicked off with a pancake breakfast, LPHS cheer and dance performance, and displays of 100 years of Warrior memorabilia and traditions. (October 11, 2014)
Say No To Bullying! The Wedgeworth Warriors conduct an Anti-Bullying flashmob at the Puente Hills Mall (October 9, 2014).
The New Fairgrove Academy Playground: HLPUSD Board President Gino Kwok, Superintendent Cynthia Parulan-Colfer, Board Clerk and former Fairgrove Principal Penny Fraumeni, and Fairgrove Principal Sherri Franson celebrate the ribbon cutting on the new school playground equipment. (September 29, 2014)
Temple Academy students gather to say "Thank you!" for the donation of school backpacks from New Horizons and Hot Topic (2014).
Thank you DKG and Rotary Club! Bixby Elementary School students share a note of thanks for their school backpacks, courtesy of DKG and the Rotary Club.
Thank you Kiwanis! Cedarlane Academy students display the donations of school supplies from the Kiwanis Club of Hacienda Heights "Stuff the Bus" event. Donations came from community and local businesses. The Stuff the Bus event was held at the Walmart in the City of Industry.
Hacienda La Puente USD 2014 Teacher of the Year, Mercedes Michael, from Sunset School was honored by the Los Angeles County Board of Education at the 33rd Annual Teacher of the Year Luncheon on September 19, 2014, in Universal City, CA. (L-R: Rob Roberts, Asst. Supt., HR; Annie Bui, Assoc. Supt., Bus. Serv.; Leslie Miller, Principal of Sunset ES; Mercedes Michael, Teacher of the Year; Cynthia Parulan-Colfer, Supt.; Judy Fancher, Asst. Supt., Curr.; and Jane Shults, HLPTA President).
College and Career Fair 2014: Fifty four public and private colleges, universities, career technical and military education institutions were present at the College and Career Fair. The event was free to students and parents and was sponsored by Assemblyman Ian C. Calderon of the 57th District and the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District (September 20, 2014)
La Puente High School: Centennial - 2015 - Named one of America's Best High Schools by Newsweek, recognized by The College Board for fostering academic excellence for all students. Project Lead the Way engineering and championship athletic programs prepare students for college and career readiness. The La Puente HS Centennial committee needs your help. If you are a La Puente HS alumni or know of one and want to get involved, contact : Lphs100@gmail.com or visit www.facebook.com/lphs100
Hacienda La Puente USD 2014 Teacher of the Year, Mercedes Michael, from Sunset School was honored by the Los Angeles County Board of Education at the 33rd Annual Teacher of the Year Luncheon on September 19, 2014, in Universal City, CA. (L-R: Board Vice President, Anthony Duarte and Mercedes Michael, Teacher of the Year).
Celebrating A Successful Start of the School Year: The HLPUSD Board member Jay Chen (center) wtih Superintendent Parulan-Colfer and Cabinet serving ice cream and root beer and orange floats. All employees were invited to an Ice Cream Social in appreciation for their hard work and dedication for a successful start of school for thousands of HLPUSD students, teachers, and staff. (8/15/2014)
National Night Out (August 5, 2014): Dr. Helene Cunningham and HLPUSD Board Vice President Anthony Duarte share information about HLPUSD schools and programs with visiting community members, parents, and students in the City of La Puente.
Hacienda La Puente schools get state-of-the-art computer labs : Students learn in the computer lab at Los Molinos Elementary in Hacienda Heights on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. Hacienda La Puente Unified has built new state of the art computer labs at every school with $2.5 million in one-time funding from the state. (San Gabriel Valley Tribune 2/6/2014, Richard Irwin)