Anabel Munoz, ABC 7 Reporter and Bellflower High School class of 2006 Alumnus, visited BHS and BUSD as part of ABC7's My Hometown series. Anabel's segment will air on September 5, at 4:30 a.m. Pictured from left to right: Laura Sanchez-Ramirez, Board President, Anabel Munoz, Dr. Sue ElHessen, Board Member, and Tracy McSparren, Superintendent.
On Saturday, August 11, 2018 there was a celebration for the grand reopening of the Baskin Robbins ice cream shop in Bellflower. Bellflower Unified School District Board President Laura Sanchez Ramirez and School Board Member Dr. Sue El Hessen came out in support of local community business. They joined Bellflower business and community members in celebration. The celebration included music and family entertainment.
Site and District staff met and geared up for the new school year with their kick off meeting! Sites are preparing to open for new student registration beginning Friday, August 10, 2018. Registration for elementary and high schools will take place 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Ama Holmes is excited and honored be the new Principal of the Lindstrom Elementary. She is a passionate educator and lover of children and people. She has taught kindergarten, 3rd and 5th grade and has served as a Curriculum Specialist for a charter district in Los Angeles. During her time as a curriculum specialist, she provided guidance and professional development to teachers and worked with them in PLCs to set and achieve goals. She has also served as an Assistant Principal in the Temple City Unified School District and assisted staff in creating a school culture of community, excellence and high achievement. Most recently, she has had the opportunity of serving as Bellflower Unified School district’s Coordinator of Child Welfare and Attendance. Ama is excited to return to BUSD and eager to begin working with the Lindy Lions as they grow together to achieve greatness at Esther Lindstrom Elementary School. – Go Lions!
This summer Bellflower Unified School District teachers and administrators participated in our Summer Summit professional development series. Bellflower hosted a multitude of professional learning opportunities. The workshops supported our district initiatives. They addressed technology, english language arts, math, science, assessment, speech, Growth Mindset, and professional learning communities. Many dedicated teachers participated in several workshops resulting in an overall attendance count of 588!
Beverly Swanson is excited to begin the 2018-2019 school year as Principal of the Intensive Learning Center. She has varied experiences within Bellflower Unified School District as an administrator at Craig Williams, Ernie Pyle, Esther Lindstrom, and Frank E. Woodruff.
First & Last Day of School
2017-2018 School Year
- The Last Day of School Will be June 14, 2018.
2018-2019 School Year
- The First Day of School will be on August 20, 2018.
- The Last Day of School will be on June 6, 2019.
- For additional dates and events please view the calendars below.
BUSD Important Dates
There will be no school on the dates listed below.
September 3, 2018 - Labor Day
October 8, 2018 - Non Student Day
November 12, 2018 -Veteran's Day
November 19- 23, 2018 - Thanksgiving Break
December 21, 2018 - January 4, 2019 - Christmas Break
January 21, 2019 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 15 - 18, 2019 - President's Day
April 12 - 19, 2019 - Easter Break
May 27, 2019 - Memorial Day