The Brentwood Union School District will provide an exemplary education to all children in a safe, student-centered environment designed to nurture the whole child and partner with families to prepare globally productive citizens.
2014-2015 District Goals ~~ District Core Beliefs
Mayor Bob Taylor Visits Ron Nunn School
City of Brentwood Mayor, Bob Taylor visits with GATE students at Ron Nunn School.
Krey is "Best Band" at Holiday Parade!
Krey Band Students marching in the Brentwood Holiday Parade!
On December 17th we were notified that the Krey Elementary Band and Colorguard won "Best Band" at the Brentwood Holiday Parade! Congratulations to everyone involved with this talented group of students.
AMS - 9th Winter Music Concert
On December 16th, Adams Middle School hosted their 9th Winter Music Concert under the direction of Mrs. Kellogg. They brought the Holiday season together with over 225 students performing various music selections. They concluded the concert with everyone joining in on "It's the most Wonderful Time of the Year".
BE 1st Graders - Let It Snow
First grade students at Brentwood Elementary perform a musical Let It Snow!
Students Participate in Community Chest
BUSD students help to fill baskets for the annual Brentwood Regional Community Chest food basket program. The food sorting and packing event took place at Brentwood Elementary School on Friday. On Saturday, BRCC gave those baskets to families in need.
RN & BMS Clubs & Leaders Spread Cheer
Students from the Ron Nunn School KC Club were joined by Bristow Middle School's FOR (Friends of Rachel) Club and Leadership to spread holiday cheer to their Summerset neighbors. Over 250 people including about 150 students in 5 groups toured the Summerset community caroling for the residents at their homes. The evening ended at the clubhouse where the resident's provided the group with cookies and refreshments. Again, Summerset surprised students with a $1500 check raised for Ron Nunn School. The check was presented that night and students were very excited. We are very lucky to have such a great partnership with our neighbors. Thank you Summerset!
Garin Students Share the Love
Garin Students showcase donations intended for the Brentwood Regional Community Chest Food and Toy Drive! Great work Garin!!
New Board Members Take Oath of Office
Board Members Scott Dudek, Emil Geddes and Johnny Rodriguez take the Oath of Office at the December 10th meeting. The Brentwood Union School District welcomes newly elected Scott Dudek and Johnny Rodriguez to the Board. Emil Geddes was re-elected to serve another term and was selected to serve as Board President for the 2015 calendar year. Congratulations and welcome!
BMS Participates in the Hour of Code
Bristow Middle School Computers & Productions students are joining in on the largest learning event in history: The Hour of Code, taking place during Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 8th-14th). Last year 15 million students tried computer science in one week. This year, BMS is joining students worldwide to reach 100 million students!
Rockets & Robots Assembly at MCB
Students at Mary Casey Black Elementary School enjoyed a Rockets and Robots Assembly. The cost of this assembly was paid for by the BUSD Education Foundation in order to get students excited about science! As you may have guessed this assembly was a big hit with students! Thank you BUSD Education Foundation for your continued support of our schools and programs!!
Garin's Monthly Honor Board
During the month of December, Garin is honoring staff members Sharon Duet, 2nd grade; Christina Kolb, 3rd grade; Shannon McGee 4/5th grade; Wendy McAuley, school secretary; Donyel Douglas, computer lab assistant; and Monica Gabbard, Sp. Ed. Instructional Aide) for their hard work and dedication to Garin. Congratulations to all!
MCB Kinders Present - No Turkey for Perky
Kindergarten students pictured from Mary Casey Black Elementary while performing the "No Turkey for Perky" musical. These pictures were provided courtesy of the Bristow Middle School Productions crew.
Turkey Trot Was A HUGE Success!
The Turkey Trot was a HUGE success! Over 600 runners participated and nearly $20,000 was raised to support BUSD/LUHSD schools. A special thank you to the volunteers who worked on preparations for this event for almost a year... It would not have happened without you!
CLMS Educators of the Year!
BUSD is proud to announce that we have Outstanding Educators representing Adams, Bristow, and Edna Hill Middle Schools as nominees for the California League of Middle Schools Region 4 Educator of the Year! Congratulations to Cory Trop (AMS); Lisa Bustillos (BMS) and Phil Rodriguez (EHMS). Nominees will be honored at a dinner in January at St. Mary's College.
Kids Against Hunger Food Packing Event at Brentwood Elementary School
Brentwood Elementary Students learn about children in need living in Haiti. Following the video, students worked to pack bags of food as part of the Kids Against Hunger project. 18,360 meals were packed in one day!!
Krey Elementary Takes a Veteran to School
Krey School celebrated Veteran's Day with a visit from a student's "Papa", Major Howard James Carey. He was a veteran of Vietnam and Afghanistan who answered questions from students in Mrs. Berry's classroom. It was a great opportunity for students to recognize and appreciate the important work of our veterans.
RNS Student Council Sells 740 "BOO Grams"
Ron Nunn School's Student Council sold 740 "BOO Grams" to raise funds to purchase a "Monkey in my Chair" for a child. The monkeys are given to children who are away from school because of a cancer diagnosis. The monkey sits in the child's chair when the student is too sick to attend school. A current 4th grader at Ron Nunn is fighting cancer and the student council wanted to "pay it forward" for another child. Great work RNS!
Halloween Activities Around the District
Thank You Brentwood Rotary!
A huge THANK YOU to Brentwood Rotary who, once again this year, will donate a dictionary to each and every 3rd grade student (over 900 of them) in our district. Pictured are a group of those 3rd graders who are smiling ear to ear!
BMS Students Support Operation Creekside
Bristow Middle School students assembled 117 boxes for Operation Creekside. The boxes contained granola bars, coffee, seeds/nuts, pop tarts, letters, toiletry items, magazines, books, dominoes, and other items. Boxes will be shipped to soldiers stationed overseas. Students from BMS Leadership Class, Intro to Leadership and FOR Club spear headed the event but it was a school wide effort. In all, $427.97 was raised to cover shipping costs. The boxes are expected to arrive sometime between Veteran's Day and Thanksgiving. Nice job BMS students!
Garin Students Enjoy Farm Day
Second grade students from Garin Elementary School enjoy Farm Day at Mangini Agricultural Museum.
Cross Country Season Begins
The 2014 Cross Country began with a meet at Round Valley. Congratulations to all of the runners who competed from Bristow, Edna Hill, Knightsen and Delta Vista!
RNS School Beautification Day
Ron Nunn School staff and families gave up part of their Saturday on October 18th to plant a winter garden as part of School Beautification Day. The volunteers also worked to spruce up other parts of the school during this annual family event. Great work!
Assemblyman Jim Frazier Congratulates Fishing Derby Winner!
Assemblyman Jim Frazier congratulates Max for catching the biggest fish at the annual East Bay Regional Parks Fishing Derby! Congratulations Max... great job!
EHMS National Geography Bee Finalists
EHMS National Geography Bee Finalists (from left) Ms. Jobb, Principal; Kassy Chaput, 3rd place; Marcus Delgado, Champion; Colby Calabrese, 2nd place and Mr. Rodriguez, National Geography Bee Coordinator and LA/SS teacher.
ARF Guide Dogs and Therapy Dogs
ARF visits 2nd grade classrooms at Garin School to explain how guide dogs and therapy dogs are trained. Students also learned about the purpose of these special pets.
AMS and BMS Students Working Together
Students from Bristow and Adams Middle Schools working together, showing school spirit at the Heritage High School Parade.
BMS Students at the Freedom HS Parade
Students from Bristow Middle School at the Freedom High School Homecoming Parade.
Loma Vista Family BINGO Night!
Mr. Calabrese and the Loma Vista gang hung out with their Leopard families to play BINGO while also raising money for their school. A special prize was offered by Mr. C himself - a ride on his tractor at his ranch! Great job Leopards!
EHMS Street Smarts
Personnel from 511 Contra Costa/Street Smarts Diablo providing students with instruction related to bike safety! Thank you Street Smarts!