Golden it was — so take that, Mother Nature!
Shifted from Natomas High to Golden 1 Center due to a threatened storm, tonight’s Nighthawk graduation ceremony featured partly cloudy skies overhead, storm clouds to the east, idyllic conditions in the arena — and student stars everywhere you looked.
This is the finale, the climax, the magical moment that has been building all year long. Month after month, we stress to 12th-graders how vital high school graduation is to their future, and we stress to elementary and middle school youth the importance of envisioning themselves in college and career.
Welcome to the “family.” That was the message from NUSD Board President Sue Heredia as she and her husband, Salvador Arriaga, presented two $500 scholarships in memory of her late son, Salvador, a former Nighthawk junior varsity football coach who died an untimely death nine years ago at age 26.
One of our graduates of last year’s Engineering Pathway was accepted into the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, one of the nation’s top-ranked universities. Preparing our students for college and career is a key goal of this pathway. Instruction is a […]