News & Announcements

Fentanyl Town Hall for Spanish Speakers

Únase con nosotros para tener una conversación sobre la
crisis actual de fentanilo. Aprenda cómo el fentanilo está afectando a los jóvenes y adultos de nuestra comunidad. También, aprenda los pasos
críticos que debemos tomar como comunidad para evitar
más perdidas. Este evento será presentando para personas que
hablan español en el Condado de Santa Cruz.

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

The Santa Cruz County Office of Education (COE) is opening its vaccine clinics to all community members, not just students and staff. Testing times are extended at the COE, PVUSD and Cabrillo College, until 5pm on Weds. You can find updated information on the linked flyer.

BIVALENT COVID-19 BOOSTERS NOW AVAILABLE IN SANTA CRUZ COUNTY

Following recent approval by the FDA and CDC, the Western States Scientific
Safety Review Workgroup also recommends either the Pfizer or Moderna bivalent booster to be given 2 months after the primary series or the last booster dose. The Moderna bivalent vaccine is authorized for use as a single booster dose in individuals 18 years of age and older and the Pfizer bivalent booster is authorized for use as a single booster dose in individuals 12 years of age and older. The bivalent vaccines provide superior, up to date, protection against the original strain of SARS-CoV-2 and the current circulating omicron variants BA.4 and BA.5.

Class Placement & First Day of School Announcements

We are so excited to see your students tomorrow morning. Our teachers and support team have been working hard in the days and months leading up to tomorrow.  This year, students will be in single-grade classrooms.  Please use the list below for the grade-levels and classrooms:

Kindergarten: Mrs. Summerrill, Room 14 (upper campus)
1st Grade: Ms. Sessa, Room 15 (upper campus) 
2nd Grade: Mrs. Weaver & Ms. Arp, Room 13 
3rd Grade: Mrs. Carrington, Room 12
4th Grade: Ms. Grillo, Room 4
5th Grade: Ms. Speers, Room 1
6th Grade: Ms. Smith, Room 2

Family Welcome Letter 2022-2023

Welcome to the new school year! We are excited for the first day of school, Wednesday, August 10. The teachers have been working hard and are ready to provide a fun and challenging year for your children, and we are excited to begin the year. We have many new students and families joining us this year, and we’ll probably enroll more before the first day of school!
Please see the full letter

Shooting at a Texas Elementary School

Dear Families of Santa Cruz County,
Our hearts are broken as we learn of the loss of 18 children and a teacher in a devastating act of violence today at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. As educators and parents, we grieve with the families
of the victims and the Uvalde community. Please see the joint letter from all Santa Cruz County school districts.

Appreciating our Staff

This week, we are celebrating Staff Appreciation. At our April Board meeting, the BDUESD Board of Trustees passed a resolution recognizing the work we strive to accomplish with our students and community.
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