Buena Park School District
Buena Park School District Administrator Awarded for Boosting Student Success
As Buena Park School District’s Student and Community Services Director, Dr. Elsie Briseño Simonovski is guided by the motto “There’s always more to accomplish,” and is seen regularly visiting various schools in the District, engaging with parents, and fostering relationships with community partners to enhance support for all students. For these efforts, Simonovski was named Region 17 Administrator of the Year by the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA). She will receive the award on May 8 during the ACSA Region 17 Orange County Award Recognition at the Irvine Marriott.
Buena Park School District Students Showcase Athletic Skills at Special Olympics Field Day
Buena Park School District students displayed their grit and athleticism by flinging frisbees, kicking soccer balls and throwing shot puts to the delight of family and friends during the inaugural Special Olympics Field Day, held April 14 at Pendleton Elementary School. The event included a fun-filled station rotation, where athletes showcased skills they learned throughout the year, such as fundamental movement, coordination, balance, focus, endurance and social interaction. The event was held in partnership with the Special Olympics, the world’s largest sports organization for children and adults with intellectual and physical disabilities.
Buena Park School District Students Display STEM Knowledge at Innovation Showcase
Buena Park School District students demonstrated new and exciting teaching techniques, such using Apple apps to design video games and learning geometry and architecture by programming Cue robots to draw two-dimensional houses, during the District’s second annual Innovation Showcase, held April 6 at Buena Park Middle School. The Innovation Showcase is designed to show the progress students are making as they expand their knowledge and creative skills in science, technology, engineering and math subjects.