RUSD News: September 6, 2023

Northam Elementary students enjoyed a special visit from Nogales High School's Noble Regiment.

Northam Knights and Nobles Celebrate

The Nogales High School Noble Regiment helped kick off Northam Elementary's first "Way of the Knight" Student Assembly. During this recognition, students that demonstrate PBIS school-wide behaviors receive an award in front of the entire school community, including families.

"Many of our Northam students were inspired by the showcasing of our talented high school students and I hope they follow in their footsteps," said Northam Principal Karen Magana.

At the end of the assembly Northam students enjoyed meeting the high school students and were able to hold musical instruments and even spin some color guard flags!

"We absolutely LOVE community events -- building relationships are what we are all about and we look forward to our students interacting in various ways with our community," said Noble Band Regiment Director Jennifer Trujillo.

Noble Color Guard and Regiment have sweet treats (and hats!) from Northam and Krispy Kreme.

Buckboard Days Parade & Festival

Entry Deadlines September 8

Are you ready for a parade? The entire Rowland Unified School District community is invited to participate in the 51st Buckboard Days Parade and Festival on Saturday, October 21. Mark your calendar for this fun community event!

  • The morning begins at 7 AM with the annual $5 Pancake Breakfast at Bell Memorial Church (across the street from the Rowland Unified School District Office.)
  • The parade kicks off from Nogales & Colima at 9 AM
  • The festival is at the Rowland Heights Park from 10:30 AM - 2 PM

The deadline to sign up is around the corner: Festival Deadline SEPTEMBER 8 and Parade Deadline SEPTEMBER 10!

Learn more at or if you have questions email

CLICK HERE Buckboard Days Parade and Festival Application

Monthly Food Pantry Back to In-Person Starting This Monday, September 11

Community Members Don't Forget to Bring Your Own Bags/Cart & Wear a Face Mask!

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September 6, 2023 RUSD News Editor

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