Superintendent Search Information and Survey
Benicia Unified School District held community forums for all interested persons to meet with Bob Ferguson, of McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C., hired by BUSD to assist in the search for the new Superintendent. Information was shared regarding the hiring process and there was opportunity to gather input from the community about the professional skills needed for the Superintendent position. Click here for more information on the search.
Click here for a survey regarding the search.
Please call the District Office at 747-8300 ext. 1211 for additional information.
Benicia Unified School Board Implements Paperless Meetings
The Benicia Unified School District Governing Board has implemented a new system that creates paperless Board meetings. The district will save countless dollars and staff hours by not printing and mailing the board packets. The system goes into place this Friday, February 20th and will start with our Special Board Workshop scheduled for February 26. Viewing the board agendas, minutes and packets will now be done with a click of your mouse. Click here and try out our new system.
Important Elementary Enrollment Dates
Benicia Unified announces the dates for Elementary Enrollment and Open Enrollment for the 2015/16 school year. Transitional Kindergarten Kindergarten, and new elementary students to BUSD Benicia residents will start February 1st at each school site. Students must turn 5 before September 1 to qualify for Kindergarten and students must turn 5 between September 2 and December 2 to qualify for Transitional Kindergarten. Go to the Enrollment page under Parents to get more information on items needed for enrollment.
Open Enrollment for parents who reside in Benicia and want their student to attend an elementary school outside of the school of residence is the month of March. Information and the form can be found here.
Enrollment is done by appointment only, at the school site of residence. If you do not reside in Benicia, follow the procedures listed under the Parents tab and then Inter District Transfers.
Superintendent's March Newsletter
Be sure to read the Superintendent's March newsletter by clicking on the scrolling page above that reads Benicia Bridge March 2015. (Click on the third dot on the scroll.)
Click here for the Parent Survey that went out in the January newsletter.
Benicia Rotary Club Teacher of the Month
Benicia Rotary Club recognized Kathy Crozier from Matthew Turner Elementary as the February teacher of the month from Benicia Unified School District. Ms. Crozier was recognized for her love of teaching children in our community as well as being a well renowned teacher at BUSD.
Benicia Rotary club raises funds for Liberty High School at its annual Arts and wine event Expanding Experiences. The clubs annual Casino night also supports Benicia school fundraising and tickets are now on sale for this March event. The teacher of the month received $25 in Downtown dollars and a $200 check that will go towards much needed school sports equipment Benicia Rotary Club is happy to recognize and support our local teachers and schools through this annual program and have committed funds for school sports equipment to all Benicia schools this year. The next teacher of the month will be awarded and recognized at their upcoming meetings.
Please visit the Rotary Website and/or facebook page for more details or contact a rotarian.