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Buena Park School District

  • Guests Experience Life as Principal for a Day at Buena Park School District

    The Buena Park School District hosted 27 guests onto its seven campuses on Sept. 25 for its Principal for a Day. The event provided guests with insight into how each school operates, what students are learning and ways to build partnerships between lawmakers, business owners and educators.

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  • Buena Park School District Students Set Sail, Learn About Ocean Conservation

    Buena Park Junior High teachers are certified to teach the U.S. Sailing Reach curriculum, which applies classroom STEM learning to careers in ocean conservation, while the program’s sailing coaches are experienced volunteer sailors from the Long Beach Yacht Club.

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  • Buena Park School District Prepares for Battle of the Books

    Buena Park School District’s most well-read third- and fourth-grade students are prepping for the annual Battle of the Books, a competition where students face off to answer trivia questions about novels. The event started as a club for Beatty School’s fourth- through sixth-grade avid readers during the 2012-13 school year by Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) fourth-grade teacher Esther Lee and librarian Kelly Bone to promote literacy and encourage teamwork skills.

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Buena Park School District Offers Ocean-focused STEM Program

Buena Park School District students are learning to swim, build waterproof robots and sail thanks to the Long Beach Sailing Foundation's Middle School science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program. The program is a partnership between the District and the Long Beach Yacht Club. It provides 35 junior high Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) students with the opportunity to participate in water-based activities to boost achievement and social-emotional growth. Photos are available.

Buena Park School District to Host Principal for a Day

Buena Park School District will hold its annual Principal for a Day celebration from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Sept. 25. Guest principals, who will range from public officials to local entrepreneurs, will conclude their visits to District schools with a reception at the District office. The Buena Park School District office is at 6885 Orangethorpe Ave., Buena Park.

Buena Park School District Prepares for Battle of the Books

Buena Park School District’s most well-read third- and fourth-grade students are prepping for the annual Battle of the Books, a competition where students face off to answer trivia questions about novels. The event started as a club for Beatty School’s fourth- through sixth-grade avid readers during the 2012-13 school year by Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) fourth-grade teacher Esther Lee and librarian Kelly Bone to promote literacy and encourage teamwork skills.

Buena Park Junior High Back to School Night Highlights Expanded Programs, Community Building

Buena Park Junior High parents learned how their children will study infectious diseases, bake culinary confections and examine the founding of the United States during the school’s recent Back to School Night. During the Aug. 15 event, teachers, staff and administrators also stressed the importance of parents partnering with the District to build a supportive community to ensure all students excel academically and grow socially and emotionally.

Buena Park School District Kicks Off School Year with New Goals, Focus

Buena Park School District’s campuses were humming with excited greetings from reunited classmates and tearful sendoffs from new parents as they dropped off their children on Aug. 13 for the first day of school. The District welcomed more than 4,520 students across seven campuses, each adorned with colorful banners and chalk messages welcoming students and encouraging responsible behavior.