Bard Bulldog Newsletter

September 2021


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Principal's Message

Welcome Back!

I would like to welcome everyone back to school and extend a special welcome to all of our new students and their families. The entire Bard staff is looking forward to a close to normal year of learning. I would also like to welcome our new staff to the Bard family: Leslie Comstock is our new part-time speech pathologist, Jose Gonzalez (Accelerated teacher), Karina Matinez (3rd-grade dual language teacher), Nancy Murillo (Kindergarten dual language teacher), Melissa Staley (Kindergarten English only teacher).

Teachers and Classroom Information

Your student's teacher and classroom will be posted at the front gate on August 25th at 7:30 am.

Drop off and Pick up

All school gates will open at 7:30 am (front gate, two back gates, Kindergarten gate, and side gate by the parking lot) and will close promptly at 8:00 am. At dismissal, students may exit through the front, side, and back gates. Your student needs to let their teacher know which gate they will be using at dismissal time.

Parents will be able to enter school and stand in the lineup with their students ONLY on the first two days of school (Aug. 26, 27). On Monday, Aug. 30th, only school staff will be allowed on campus. All visitors may make an appointment during office hours. Office hours are 7:30 am-4:00 pm

First Day of School

Thursday, Aug. 26th, 8am

622 East Pleasant Valley Road

Port Hueneme, CA

Back To School 2021-Masking Information

All students and adults are required to wear a mask When in Indoors

Bell Schedule

TK-5th: Start Time 8:00 am. Gates open at 7:30

TK: Dismissal Time 11:21. TK and Kinder students enter and exit at the front Kinder gates.

K: Dismissal Time 12:15. When extended day commences (Oct. 4), dismissal will be at 1:30.

All Wednesdays are early dismissal for all students (12:15).

1-5th Grade: Dismissal Time: 2:33

Breakfast and Lunch

Breakfast will be served daily starting at 7:30 am. Breakfast and lunch will be served to all students at no cost in grades K-5 daily.


Thursday, Sep. 30th, 5:30-7:30pm


Bard's Back to School Night will take place online (virtually) this year. More information about this event is coming soon from your student's teacher.

Please Report Your Absence

If your child is absent, please call the school and report the absence to our attendance clerk. To excuse an absence, please bring or email doctor's notes or necessary documentation to the school office.

Martha Hunter ( 805-488-3583 ext. 1095

Parent Screening At Home

Please helps us stay open by doing a COVID-19 Health Screening at home before taking your child to school.
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Going back to school after the coronavirus lockdown - Animated video for children