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Closing of the Optum Serve COVID-19 Testing Location at Barstow Adult School effective 2/5/23.
Marseilles Chavez

The California Department of Health (CDPH) is closing all OptumServe testing sites to align with the end of the State of Emergency in February 2023. OptumServe will close its free COVID-19 Testing site at Barstow Adult School, 720 E. Main St., at 7 p.m. on Sunday, February 5, 2023. In the coming weeks, CDPH will provide the community with information on COVID-19 testing resources and locations.

QR Code for Skyline North Room 7 Survey
Marseilles Chavez

Barstow Unified School District is creating the leaders of tomorrow. As part of that effort, Skyline North Elementary School students in Mr. Dokie's Room 7 are working on a new project: Identifying a problem in our community and coming up with a solution. "Students have created a survey to collect data to help them make better decisions as future leaders," Dokie said. Here's where you come in. Please participate in the survey by going to or scanning the QR code. "Please share with as many folks as possible in our community or that have visited our community," Dokie, BUSD's and San Bernardino County's Teacher of the Year, said. "Your honesty, time, and support is truly appreciated," GO BEARS!!

We're Hiring
Marseilles Chavez

Career opportunities now available within Barstow Unified School District. Apply now

BHS Gym Floor Makeover
Marseilles Chavez

Check out the floor in the Don Bilsborough Gym at Barstow High School!! A huge shout out to Eddie Sanchez, Gilbert Hernandez and Juan Solis who spent time over the Thanksgiving break ensuring the court would shine during basketball season. Thanks Fellas!! LET'S GO AZTECS!!! #WeHaveTheBestStaffInTheBusiness

Information on Volunteer Training for BUSD.
Marseilles Chavez

Learn how to help out in your child's classroom by training to be a volunteer. The next volunteer training session will be held on Wednesday, December 14 at 2 p.m. at the BUSD Office, 551 S. Ave. H.

All volunteers are required to attend a mandatory BUSD training session. Once you have completed the training, Live Scan fingerprinting will be available and you will need to complete the online training modules. Please bring $35 exact cash, your driver's license and social security card for the Live Scan fingerprinting process. Once you have completed all of the requirements, you may be cleared as a volunteer.