Open House Dates 2014
Country Hills – Thursday,
Mariposa – Thursday,
Fanning – Thursday,
Olinda – Thursday,
Brea Jr. High – Thursday,
Brea Canyon High – Thursday,
Arovista – Thursday, May 22 – 6:30 PM
Laurel – Thursday, May 22 –
Disposition of Existing Olinda Elementary School Site
On Monday, November 7, 2011, a Public Hearing was held at 7:30 PM in the Brea Civic and Cultural Center, Community Rooms A & B. The purpose of the Public Hearing was to give the community an opportunity to comment on the disposition of the existing Olinda Elementary School facility located at 109 Lilac Lane, Brea. Click HERE for additional information.
SchoolMessenger Notification Service
The Brea Olinda Unified School District currently uses the SchoolMessenger Notification System to send important announcements to parents and staff members on matters such as attendance, general interest activities and campus and district emergencies. SchoolMessenger offers you the ability to determine how you would like to receive the different types of messages. If you would like to receive messages in a different manner (different phone number, additional phone number, email, text, etc.) please call Shannon Ames (714) 990-7533 at the District Office to make those changes. Click here for more information.
Intent to Sell Surplus Property (Brea CorporatePlace)
At the December 9, 2013 Board meeting, the Board of Education adopted Resolution #13-46 declaring its intention to sell surplus real property commonly known as the Brea CorporatePlace site to private entities. The Board of Education established January 27, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room as the date the Board will open sealed bids to purchase the property. The Board has received a direct purchase offer from Hines to purchase the fee interests in Brea CorporatePlace for $25 million. This offer will be re-considered at a Special Meeting of the Board on February 5, 2014 at 7:30 AM in the Large Conference Room of the District Office. The agenda is attached HERE.
BOUSD Community Survey
Kindergarten, Transitional Kindergarten, and Preschool Registration Meeting
PARENT INFORMATION NIGHT - The Brea Olinda Unified School District (BOUSD) will be offering a parent information night to provide information regarding Preschool, Transitional Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and Childcare Programs for the 2014-15 school year. Parents with children ages 2-5 are encouraged to attend. This event will be held at 7:00 PM on Thursday, February 20, in the Community Rooms adjacent to the BOUSD offices on the second floor of the Civic Center. We look forward to seeing you there. For additional information please call (714) 990-7556. Click HERE to determine your child's eligibility and placement.
Preschool Connection 2014
Kindergarten Registration 2014
The annual pre-registration of children who will be eligible to enter kindergarten in September, 2014 will be held district-wide on Thursday, March 6, at each elementary school. Click HERE for information on times and locations of registration, required documents. immunizations, and health screening.
Click HERE to print copies of kindergarten registration forms.
News and Announcements
California Department of Education -- In a news release issued Friday, February 24, 2014, the California Department of Education warns the public of a potential telemarketing scam. Click HERE to read the News Release in its entirety.
H.O.P.E., Inc. Board Meeting -- The H.O.P.E. Board will meet Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 7:00 a.m. for a special meeting. Click HERE to view the agenda.
Board Discusses Reuse Options for Olinda Site -- Click HERE to view Olinda site reuse options presented at November 15, 2010 Board Meeting.
Olinda School--Frequently Asked Questions (Updated: May 2, 2011) Click HERE to view.
ALERT -- Pertussis (Whooping Cough) is an epidemic in California. Pertussis is a bacterial infection of the respiratory tract that is very contagious. Due to this current epidemic, Assembly Bill 354 was signed on September 29, 2010. This bill took affect July 1, 2011, and requires that all students entering 7th through 12th grade provide proof of immunization for Pertussis before starting the 2011-2012 school year. This requirement can be met by receiving one dose of Tdap vaccine, the tetanus and Pertussis booster, on or after the student’s 7th birthday. If your child has not received the Tdap vaccination, please call your doctor’s office or the Orange County Health Care Agency and make an appointment to have your child vaccinated. Any questions please contact Alicia Bernard, RN, MSN, PHN, Brea Olinda District Nurse at 714-990-7850 ext 1231.
Dr. Helene Cunningham receives Outstanding Contributions to Education award!
The Orange County Board of Education and County Superintendent of Schools, Al Mijares, Ph.D., presented Outstanding Contributions to Education (OCTE) awards at the monthly board meeting on February 12, 2014. The OCTE program honors administrators, teachers, clerical staff, specialists, crossing guards, nurses, bus drivers, Parent Teacher Associations (PTA), volunteers, business leaders, and community organizations that have made significant contributions to education. Among the February honorees was Dr. Cunningham. Congratulations Dr. C! Click HERE to read more.
Dave Willert named Top 25 Teachers of Orange County!
In the February 2014 issue of Parenting OC magazine, the editors picked their first annual Top 25 Teachers of Orange County. Our very own Dave Willert of Brea Olinda High School is mentioned on page 44. Congratulations Dave! Click HERE to read the article.
Fanning and Mariposa Named 2012 California Distinguished Schools
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2013-14 School Calendar
Dates to Remember for 2013-14 School Year
Bell Schedules 2013-14
New Student Registration for 2013
Global Information Technology Academy (GITA) Application
Incoming and current Brea Olinda High School students interested in applying for the GITA program, click HERE to access the application.
2013 API Scores
Arovista Elementary – 884
Brea Country Hills Elementary – 896
Laurel Elementary – 832
Mariposa Elementary – 912
Olinda Elementary – 934
Wm. E. Fanning Elementary – 888
Brea Junior High – 888
Brea Olinda High – 846
Brea Canyon High - 660 (Continuation)
BOHS – 2011 Distinguished School
The California Department of Education has designated Brea Olinda High School as a 2011 California Distinguished School. Congratulations to the staff, students, and parents! Click HERE to read more.
Contact Your Legislators
Senator Bob Huff
Assemblyman Curt Hagman
Congressman Ed Royce
Senator Barbara Boxer (D)
Senator Dianne Feinstein (D)