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Highland Grove teacher honored by RUSD board

By Hector Hernandez, Jr. 

Highland Commnuity News

January 18, 2019


Highland Grove Elementary School teacher Trista Barton was named Redlands Unified School District certificated employee of the month by the Board of Education during its Jan. 15 meeting.

Barton has been teaching for more than 20 years with 10 years in the district and six at Highland Grove where she also is the technology liaison and advisor to the student math club.

Principal Luanna Bamsch praised Barton as a “positive presence and a remarkably talented instructor.”

The board also named Crafton Elementary librarian Melanie Jump as the district’s classified employee of the month for her unparalleled compassion.