Buena Park School District
Buena Park School District Honors Achievement at Employee Recognition Celebration
Buena Park School District celebrated the accomplishments and leadership of its teachers, administrators and staff, marking their years of service and retirement during the annual Employee Recognition Celebration on May 25. The event was held at the Buena Park Community Center, where families and friends of recognized employees gathered to cheer on their colleagues and loved ones. More than 80 employees were celebrated during the ceremony.
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.