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2014 Honor Graduate  ERIN LINDSAY 

2014 Dual Literacy Award
for Cahuilla and English

Welcome to Banning Independent Study School

WELCOME to Banning Independent Study School (B.I.S.S.)! Our vision, simply stated, is learning. Our mission is to prepare competent, courteous, contributing members of society. Our success will result from our commitment to rigorous academic learning, high expectations, and accoutability, in an alternative education environment. We have a dedicated team of 13 staff, that work hard to provide our students with all of the support and services that they need.

First day of school is Thursday, August 7, 2014.
Banning Independent Study School Seniors will be able to earn the recognition of Honors at Graduation for the first time this school year. To be qualified for Honors at Graduation, BISS graduates must have:

A. Completed high school in no more than 4 years
B. Not received any notices/contract violations during tenure at BISS
C. Exceeded the minimum amount of credits required to graduate by at least 10 credits
D. Completed 40 hours of community service
E. Maintained a 3.5 cumulative GPA
F. No D's, F's, NC's, NG's, or I's (academic grades)
G. Completed all graduation requirements, the Honors at Graduation requirements, a Senior Seminar Portfolio, and presented their Senior Seminar Power Point before names of graduates must be submitted for the Graduation Ceremony Program
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Top of PageBanning Independent Study Schoolwide Learner Outcomes

1) Banning Independent Study School students are expected to acquire a high school diploma or California High School proficiency exam (CHSPE), and then transition to the workplace and/or institutions of higher learning.

2)  Banning Independent Study School students are expected to foster positive values, such as: confidence, responsibility, reliability, punctuality, productivity, resourcefulness, respectfulness, and achievement.


First day of school is Thursday, August 07, 2014.

Top of Page* BISS Teacher E-mail Addresses

Mrs. Angulo 
Mr. Cesario
Mrs. Ruano 
Mrs. Utrapiromsuk 

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Textbooks were to be turned in during student appointments the week of May 19 - May 23, 2014. Charges will be issued for any textbooks that are not returned. Please call the BISS office at (951)922-2778 if you have any questions.

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This year, we would like to survey all BISS students and their parents/guardians. The results from this survey will be used for our WASC report, and to help better serve our students' needs. Please click on the link below to take the survey if you are currently a BISS student, or if you are the parent/guardian of a student currently enrolled at BISS. Please take the survey only one time. THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION!
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