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At the July 22, 2013 Board of Education meeting, the Board selected Nicole Colon to fill the vacancy on the Board of Education created by the resignation of Teresa Hampson.  According to Board Policy and State Education Code regulations, she will now serve the BOUSD community as a Board member for the remainder of Hampson’s term, which expires December, 2014.  Mrs. Colon's first official meeting as a new Board member will be at the August 26, 2013 regular meeting.

Back-to-School Night Dates 2014

Country Hills – Tuesday, September 9 – 6:30 PM

Olinda – Tuesday, September 9 – 6:30 PM

Brea Jr. High – Thursday, September 11 – 6:30 PM

Arovista – Tuesday, September 16 – 6:30 PM

Brea Olinda High – Thursday, September 18 – 6:30 PM

Brea Canyon High – Tuesday, September 30 – 6:30 PM

Laurel – Thursday, October 2
6:30 PM

Mariposa – Thursday, October 2 – 6:30 PM

Fanning – Thursday,
October 9 – 6:30 PM

Open House Dates 2015

Brea Olinda High – Tuesday,
February 17 – 6:30 PM

Country Hills – Thursday,
March 26 – 6:30 PM

Fanning – Thursday,
April 2 – 6:30 PM

Olinda – Thursday,
April 2 – 6:30 PM

Brea Jr. High – Thursday,
April 30 – 6:30 PM

Brea Canyon High – Thursday,
May 7 – 6:30 PM

Mariposa – Thursday,
May 14 – 6:30 PM

Arovista – Thursday, May 21
6:30 PM

Laurel – Thursday, May 21 –
6:30 PM

Disposition of Exisiting 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.

Laurel Principal, Daryn Coburn, Moves to Mariposa Elementary

Mrs. Coburn has been the principal at Laurel Elementary School for the past 12 years, leading the school to earn Title I High
Achieving School awards and other honors.  She will be the new principal of Mariposa Elementary School.  Click HERE to view the July 18, 2014 News Release.

Kelly Kennedy Selected as New Brea Junior High Principal

Current BOUSD principal, Kelly Kennedy, has emerged as the Superintendent's recommendation to fill the position of principal at Brea Junior High School for the 2014-15 school year.  Mrs. Kennedy will be formally appointed by the Board of Education at the June 9th Board meeting.  Click HERE to view the press release.

BOUSD Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP)

At the June 23, 2014 Board Meeting, the Brea Olinda Unified School District Board of Education approved the District’s Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) for the period July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.  Click HERE to view the LCAP,

May 5, 2014 Earthquake Damage Update

Click HERE to view the PowerPoint presentation discussed at the Board of Education meeting held on May 5, 2014.  The presentation summarizes current repair estimates for Fanning Elementary School and the Brea Olinda High School PAC (Performing Arts Center) and the kitchen/student cafeteria floor caused by damage from the March 28, 2014 earthquake.

Earthquake Damage Update -- Thursday, April 17, 2014

Click HERE to view Superintendent Roland's letter to BOUSD families and the Community regarding an update on earthquake damage.

March 31, 2014 Update -- Fanning Elementary School

Click HERE to view the message from Superintendent Roland regarding facility issues at Fanning Elementary School caused by the recent earthquake.

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.

Full Day and Part Day Preschool

NOW ENROLLING – FULL DAY AND PART DAY PRESCHOOL - BOUSD's Preschool Connection was created to provide an enriched environment for early-aged children, which benefits their intellectual, physical, emotional and social development.  Classes are designed for potty-trained 3 and 4-year olds and are held at Arovista and Mariposa. Full time and Part Time options are available.   For more information, please contact the Child Care Services Administrative Office at (714) 990-7527.  Click HERE for registration information.

Recap of Board Meetings

Click below for a brief recap of recent Board of Education meetings.

          June 9, 2014                             June 23, 2014

BOUSD Community Survey

Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates (FM3) recently completed a survey of Brea Olinda Unified School District residents to provide the District with feedback on essential educational services and funding priorities, and assess interest in a possible school bond measure.  Click HERE to view the survey.  Click HERE to view the survey summary.

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

ENROLLMENT FOR PRESCHOOL – BOUSD's Preschool Connection was created to provide an enriched environment for early-aged children, which benefits their intellectual, physical, emotional and social development.  Classes are designed for 3 and 4-year olds and are held Monday through Thursday from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Enrollment for Preschool will take place Thursday, March 6. For more information, please contact the Child Care Services Administrative Office at (714) 990-7527.  Click HERE for registration information.

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

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.

For facts about Whooping Cough, click HERE.  For additional information, click on www.giveyourkidsaboost.org

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.

Enrollment Projections

Click HERE to view the BOUSD Enrollment Projections for 2013-14 and Beyond.

Fanning and Mariposa Named 2012 California Distinguished Schools

The District was notified on Thursday, March 29, by State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tom Torlakson, that Fanning and  Mariposa Elementary School were named 2012 California Distinguished Schools.  The program honors and identifies those schools that have demonstrated educational excellence for all students and progress in narrowing the achievement gap.  To be invited to apply for Distinguished School honors, schools must meet a variety of eligibility criteria including designated federal and state accountability measures.  Congratulations!

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Today: 7/28/14

2014-15 School Calendar

Click below to view the school calendar for 2014-15

2014-15 Elementary School Calendar

2014-15 Secondary School Calendar

2013-14 School Calendar

Click below to view the school calendar for 2013-14

2013-14 Elementary School Calendar

2013-14 Secondary School Calendar

Dates to Remember for 2013-14 School Year

   Tuesday, September 3, 2013


    There will be no school
    on the following days:

    November 25, 26, 27, 2013
    Friday, December 20, 2013
    Thursday, January 30, 2014

      Friday, January 31, 2014
      Friday, March 14, 2014
      Friday, April 18, 2014
      Friday, May 23, 2014
    Wednesday, June 18, 2014


New Student Registration for 2013

Click HERE to print copies of K-6 grade registration forms.

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.


Brea Olinda Unified School District
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