Bonsall Unified School District

News and Announcements

New! BUSD Schools Reopening Plan

The 2020-21 BUSD Reopening School Task Force is in the process of developing our plan to begin school on August 19th. Additionally, principals, teachers, and site support staff are working hard to plan the details of site safety procedures as it relates to the guidelines and requirements for reopening schools. This website will serve as the primary location and information for the BUSD reopening plan. The site will be updated on a regular basis between now and the beginning of the school year, and I will send a weekly message on the front page of the site, in an effort to keep parents informed of what the Task Force has accomplished, and to guide you to any updated information within the reopening plan.
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Parent Data Survey Results and TENTATIVE 2020-21 Learning Models

Thank you to the many parents who responded to the Distance Learning and 2020-21 Planning survey. 866 parents participated in the survey! Please know that your preliminary feedback is being used to draft learning models that best meet the needs of our families while following the county health department guidelines. We need to be responsible for the development of our plan by keeping the health and safety of our staff and students at the forefront.
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Public Hearing: 2020-21 Budget and LCAP COVID-19 Report

The Bonsall Unified School District will be holding a public hearing on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. to review the District’s Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) COVID-19 Report and the 2020-2021 proposed budget. The hearing will be conducted via teleconference during the Board’s regular monthly meeting pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Orders (N-25-20 and N-33-20). Click the link below and scroll to the bottom of the Business and Administrative Services Department home page to view the 2021 Budget (Proposed) Report.
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Are you eligible? Pandemic EBT Cards

Because schools are closed due to COVID-19, children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals can get up to $365 in food benefits in addition to their pick up meals from school. These food benefits are called Pandemic EBT or P-EBT. Apply online. Details coming soon.
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Curriculum

Bonsall Unified School District is in the process of adopting a new English Language Arts curriculum for Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade, as well as a new Mathematics curriculum for 9th through 12th grade. Please click on the image to review the new curriculum.
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Click Here for Coronavirus (COVID-19) BUSD Updates

Emails are sent to the primary email address updated annually during registration. If you have not received an email, there area few things you can do:
1. Please log into your Aeries Parent Portal account. The messages are included in the daily feed on your dashboard.
2. From the Aeries parent portal, please verify the email address provided as the primary contact. If necessary, please update.
3. Please check your Aeries notifications settings and ensure all district messaging is enabled. Accounts are set to “all” by default; parents who have opted-out of receiving district communications will not receive an email.
4. Please check your email folders including junk and SPAM folders. Sometimes when a mass emailing is detected by service providers, emails are captured by the filter. In your email settings, please “whitelist” or mark all emails from BUSD as “safe”.
5. Please check the District website. All parent communications are posted under the Coronavirus Update graphic on the home page.
6. Follow Bonsall Unified School District on Facebook and @bonsallunified on Instagram.
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New Year, New Mission, New Vision

"I recently enjoyed facilitating a comprehensive group of staff members from all five schools through a process to develop a new mission and vision for the Bonsall Unified School District. After review from the board of trustees, they unanimously approved our new mission and vision at the January 15th board meeting. Below, our new mission clearly communicates the primary purpose of the Bonsall Unified School District, while the Vision explains the road map or building blocks that must be developed in order to fulfill our fundamental purpose." -- Superintendent David Jones
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School Protection and Evacuation Plan (Wildfire)

The hot temperatures and weather conditions have fire safety at the forefront of everyone's mind. This is a good time for all stakeholders to review BUSD's School Protection and Evacuation Plan (SPEP), the District's guideline to follow in case of a wildfire impacting the district. The SPEP which is located under Departments -> Student Services -> Emergency Preparedness -> file located at bottom of the page.
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LCAP Community Stakeholder Meetings - Wednesday, February 26th 8:30 AM and 6PM

The Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) is a critical part of the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) - a fiscal and programmatic accountability plan. Each school district must engage parents, educators, employees, and the community to establish these plans. The plans will describe the school district's overall vision for students, annual goals and specific actions the district will take to achieve the vision and goals.
AGENDA includes:
What is the BUSD Mission and Vision?
What is the current data telling us?
Community Stakeholder Input
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