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Order Your Yearbook Today!

Time is running out to order one of the most creative yearbooks BJH has ever seen! Online orders end in just over 2 weeks (May 1). Supplies are limited and they are going fast. Don't wait or you'll miss out. Click HERE to order a Yearbook!

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New Trees for our Orchard

Today: 4/18/15

Administration

Kelly Kennedy, Principal

kkennedy@bousd.us

Theresa Stevens,Guidance Specialist;A-L

tstevens@bousd.us

Rollie Ham, Guidance Specialist; M-Z

rham@bousd.us

Office Staff

Gina Espinoza, Principal's Office

Laura Mitchell, Main Office

Tristan Winn, Attendance Office

Susan Aldrich, Registrar/Guidance Office

2014-15 School Calendar


Click here to view the school calendar for 2014-2015.

Dates to Remember for 2014-15 School Year


FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
   Tuesday, September 2,
     2014

TEACHER PREP DAYS
    (No School)

    Friday, October 31, 2014
    Friday, January 30, 2015

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL
    Wednesday, June 17, 2015


FRAUD HOTLINE:  

(714) 990-7898

"Bobcat PRIDE Tastes Great"

Join us next Tuesday, April 21st and Wednesday, April 22nd at Fratellino's!  What a great way to raise money for our BJH Science Department and hang out with your BJH friends.  Click HERE for the flyer.  We look forward to seeing all of you there!

Attention: All 8th Graders!!

Order your promotion gown by May 1st. Just click on this link: www.socalgrad.com

Don't miss out on "Tech Day" on Saturday, April 25th!

Mark your calendars for an incredible opportunity on April 25th from 9:00 am - 1:30pm.  All junior high students and their families are invited to attend this year's "GITA Tech Day" held at Brea Olinda High School. The day brings together keynote speakers in the technology industry to discuss the value of learning high tech skills. In addition, there are interactive break-out sessions for students taught by Global IT Academy students. There will also be sessions for parents on how technology has created new social issues.  Don't miss out!  Click HERE for the day/times and click HERE for more information. RSVP right away to juniorhighonthehiltechday@gmail.com.  Just click on the highlighted link and enjoy an amazing day!

Superintendent Search



The Brea Olinda Unified School District Board of Education has retained Dr. Mike Escalante and Dr. Marc Ecker of Leadership Associates to assist in the search for a new superintendent for BOUSD.  They were in our District on March 25, 2015 to solicit input that will be used to develop the recruitment criteria. 

Your input about the desired personal and professional qualities expected in the incoming superintendent is valuable to the selection process. 

For those who were unable to attend the meetings, a survey is available by clicking on the following link:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WKBXCX3.

Mark Your Calenders for a "Must See Production!"

You do not want to miss our upcoming theatrical production of "Monster Problems."  Please join us Friday, May 15th and Saturday, May 16th in the BJH auditorium to see our Play Production students shine on stage. The cost is $5.00 and all BJH students are free with their student ID cards. Don't miss out!

APRIL CALENDAR

            8:40a – 2:55p           LATE START SCHEDULE

3                                                          End of Third Quarter

6-10                                                   SPRING RECESS

13                                                       Fourth Quarter Begins

13-17                                                ASB Candidates Campaign

14            7:00pm                          PTA Meeting (Room E-30)              

15            8:40a – 2:55p           LATE START SCHEDULE

17            8:55am                           Fire Drill

18                                                       Band Festival (Knott’s Berry Farm)

                                                            Club Live Fieldtrip

20                                                      8th   Gr. ASB Speeches

                     6:00pm                      School Board Meeting

21                                                       7th Gr. ASB Speeches

21 &  22     11:00a - 9:00p        Bobcat PRIDE Tastes Great @ Fratellino’s

22              8:40a – 2:55p       LATE START SCHEDULE

                     (Homerooms)          8th Grade ASB Elections

23                (Homerooms)         7th Grade ASB Elections

Apr. 27 - May 1                            Book Fair (Room F-31)

29              8:40a – 2:55p        LATE START SCHEDULE

30              8:15a - 12:40p        MINIMUM DAY SCHOOL

                    6:30p - 8:00p        OPEN HOUSE

 

Chemistry Challenge

Congratulations to Ayush Nabar and Vanessa Diep for winning this year's Chemistry Challenge!  Both of these students will be representing BJH at the state competition held at the Discovery Science Center in April.  Thank you to all of this year's participants: Jett Alquiza, Karan Bhatt, Carissa Choi, Karen Elrayes, Aino Hakkinen, Jack Hannum, Jake Henderson, Riley Herbert, Jacob Hsing, Cory Huynh, Annie Johnson, Leah Johnson, Matthew Kwon, Noah Lee, Tim Lee, Devon Lemieux, Jacob Linder, Gizella Lontoc, Sally Min, Ethan Pham, Connor Schooley, Ezekiel Sohn, Noah Tango, Nathan Thompson, Jordan Williams, Brian Yoon.

 

Congratulations Students!

Congratulations to all of the students who earned Honor Roll and Principal List honors based on their GPA from the 2nd Quarter.  There were 140 students who earned Honor Roll with a GPA of 3.66 to 3.82 and 227 students who earned Principal's List honors with a GPA of 4.0.  All of these 367 students have worked hard during the 2nd Quarter and should be very proud of their accomplishments. Go Bobcats!   Click on the lists below:

Marquee Celebrations

Brea Junior High has a new special way to celebrate your student!  You can now purchase a message to be displayed on the electronic marquee!  Ten dollars for an entire day celebrates a birthday, congratulates a sports victory, or salutes a very special occasion in your student’s life.  Forms with specific details are available in the main office.  All proceeds from MARQUEE CELEBRATIONS will go to support classroom technology.  Click HERE for the Message Request Form.

What A Fantastic Staff!

What A Fantastic Staff!

BJH Vision Statement

The vision of Brea Junior High, in partnership with the home and community, is to prepare students to be lifelong learners and responsible, contributing citizens in a culturally diverse, safe society. Students will develop their full potential in an educationally challenging environment where they will be treated with respect, given equal access to a rich, meaningful curriculum, and challenged to meet expectations of excellence.

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Thanks to your support, our McDonald's Fundraiser was a success! We raised $629.27!

Spelling Champions!

We are proud of Ayush Nabar and Kristi Lee who represented BJH at the Orange County Spelling Bee!And we are even prouder to announce that Ayush came in 3rd Place! Very impressive!

Congratulations Students!

"What does it mean to be... American?" We are proud of Aino Hakkinen, Emily Barker, and Jeanelle Canal!  Their patriotic essays were recognized by the Brea Kiwanis Club.  Aino's essay earned "top honors" for us here at BJH!  Way to Go!

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Congratulations Students!

Cole Derian, Abigail King and Lara Attalla submitted entries into this year's Chapman University's Holocaust Art & Writing competition!  All three had outstanding entries, and we are eagerly awaiting to hear the results.

Teen Center right here on our campus!

Are you looking for a great place to send your student before or after school? Check out our Teen Center! Click HERE for all the details. 

Important Numbers

Main Office (714) 990-7500

Attendance Office (714) 990-7508

Guidance Office (714) 990-7501

Principal's Office (714) 990-7835

Notification System

We are currently using the SchoolMessenger communication system to send important announcements to you.  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.

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