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  • Please Welcome Mayfair High School's New Principal Mr. Mark Kailiponi!

    Mr. Mark Kailiponi has worked for 14 years as an educator in the Bellflower Unified School District. He started at Mayfair Middle/High School as an assistant principal working as the middle school assistant principal and as the principal over curriculum and instruction from 2006 to 2013. From 2013 to 2020 Mr. Kailiponi became the principal of Somerset High School working with students, parents and staff to help students that have fallen behind academically to graduate on time and realize their full potential. Mr. Kailiponi looks forward to returning to Mayfair and working with parents, students and staff to continue the work of educational excellence and building futures for the students of Mayfair Middle/High School.

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  • Please welcome Somerset High School's new Principal, Mr. Cliff Higgins!

    Mr. Higgins began his career in education in 1993 as a long-term substitute teacher in the Banning Unified School District in Banning, CA. A year later, Mr. Higgins relocated his family to Inglewood, CA and he was hired as a teacher at Junipero Serra High School in Gardena. Mr. Higgins spent five years at Serra High School and held a number of positions including teacher, athletic director and dean of students. In 1999, Mr. Higgins was hired in the Bellflower Unified School District where he served as a Special Education teacher at Bellflower High School. The following year, Mr. Higgins was named assistant principal at Bellflower and he served in that capacity for seven years. In 1997, Mr. Higgins moved-on to Redondo Union High School in the Redondo Beach Unified School District in the same capacity, and after a brief period of time (two years) at Redondo, Mr. Higgins returned to BUSD as an assistant principal at Mayfair High School, a position he held for eleven years. Mr. Higgins holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from California State University, Northridge, and a Master's of Arts Degree in Secondary Education from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. Mr. Higgins is married to his wife of 33 years, and they have two daughters who reside in Silver Spring, Maryland and Washington D.C., respectively. Mr. Higgins is looking forward to proudly serving the students, parents and community of Somerset High School by upholding its long tradition as a Model Continuation High School.

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  • YMCA Meals

    This is a reminder that the YMCA has meals available rain or shine & during Spring Break. See BUSD website for information. Get the Bellflower Unified School District App!

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  • Materials Distribution

    School sites are busy distributing materials to students! Check your school website for information. A special thanks to our wonderful staff!

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  • YMCA Meal Partnership

    Meals are distributed Monday-Friday at the Los Cerritos YMCA on Woodruff North of Alondra from 9-11 am. Thanks to the YMCA for this amazing partnership!

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  • Meal Distribution

    Thank you to the Los Cerritos YMCA for handing out meals to BUSD families!

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First & Last Day of School

  • 2020-2021 School Year

    • The first day of school will be on August 18, 2020.
    • The last day of school will be on June 3, 2021.
    • For additional dates and events please view the calendars below.

BUSD Important Dates

  • There will be no school  on the dates listed below.

    November 23-27, 2020- Thanksgiving Break

    December 18, 2020 - January 4, 2021 - Christmas Break

    April 2 - 9, 2021 - Easter Break

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