Ms. Pedretti is a dedicated educational leader who strives to support students and families in the community. She is a seasoned professional who has extensive experience in teaching at the elementary level, has served as program coordinator for before and after school programs, a site administrator at the middle school, elementary and early childhood levels. Ms. Pedretti understands the power of education, the importance of literacy and focuses her efforts with our youngest learners. She believes that early learning is the foundation of all learning. She is committed to supporting a high quality literacy based early learning program that serves our youngest students. Ms. Pedretti has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from California State Fullerton University, earned her teaching credential from Azusa Pacific University, and a Masters of Arts degree in Educational Leadership from Point Loma Nazarene University. She spends the majority of her time with family. She loves traveling, exploring new places, enjoys nature and relaxing with friends. She is looking forward to serving the community of Bellflower Unified School District.
Bellflower staff along with Link Crew and ASB welcomed students and their families on campus for Back to School Night. Parents were able to visit classrooms, meet faculty members and see what is in store for the 2022-2023 school year.
BUSD has continued its partnership with Paper Tutoring (PAPER) for this year in order to provide virtual tutoring for students in fourth through twelfth grades. PAPER is a secure, online tutoring service that provides students with unlimited, 24/7 academic support. Whether a student needs assistance with homework, is studying for a test, or needs someone to read and make suggestions to their essays, there will always be experts available online to assist them in over 200 subjects and more than 4 languages.
First & Last Day of School
2022-2023 School Year
- The first day of school will be on August 11, 2022.
- The last day of school will be on June 1, 2023.
For additional dates and events, please view the calendar below.
BUSD Important Dates
There will be no school on the dates listed below:
October 10, 2022 - School Closed
November 11, 2022 - Veterans Day Holiday
November 21-25, 2022 - Thanksgiving Break
December 23, 2022 - January 9, 2023 - Winter Break
January 10, 2023 - Non-Student Day
January 16, 2023 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 17, 2023 - Lincoln's Birthday Observance
February 20, 2023 - President's Day Observance
April 7-14, 2023 - Spring Break
May 29, 2023 - Memorial Day