Registration for transitional kindergarten and kindergarten for the 2023-2024 school year is now open. Click here for more information.
BUSD Website Survey
Bellflower Unified School District is revamping our district and school websites, and we would appreciate your feedback. Your opinion is valuable and will assist us in the redesign process. Thank you for taking the time to participate.
STEAM Dedication Ceremony
The Bellflower Unified School District achieved a significant milestone with the dedication ceremony for the state-of-art STEAM building at Mayfair High School. Members of the Board of Education, including Dr. Sue ElHessen, Brad Crihfield, Mayra Garza, Christopher Mendoza, Mayfair Principal Sean Diaz, and Superintendent Dr. Drati proudly unveiled the dedication plaque. Together they cut the celebratory ribbon, officially opening the STEAM building to our community. This trailblazing facility opens up endless possibilities for our students, providing them with a strong foundation for a bright future.
BUSD Teacher of the Year
We are thrilled to recognize, Melissa Ellis as this year’s recipient of the Bellflower Unified School District Teacher of the Year Award. Melissa Ellis has served the district for 17 years, beginning as a science teacher at Bellflower Middle/High School, and progressing to become a full-time Career Technical Education (CTE) educator. She teaches Intro to Health Careers, Medical Assistant, Counseling, Mental Health courses and serves as the CTE department Chair, always making decisions in the best interest of her students. Congratulations to Melissa for this prestigious honor!
Elementary Open House
During the first week of May, all elementary schools in the Bellflower Unified School District hosted Open House events. These events provided an excellent opportunity for families and community members to explore classrooms, view student projects, and meet with educators. The events featured exciting grade-level performances and showcased student artwork. In one classroom at Craig Williams, students demonstrated a sheep-eye dissection!
City of Bellflower Bravo Awards
On Thursday, the City of Bellflower hosted the 27th Annual Bravo Awards to recognize acts of valor and outstanding service in the community. Samuel Chukwurah from Somerset High School and Alicia Frausto from Bellflower High School were among the honorees for their award-winning essays on public safety. During the ceremony, Bellflower High School's Vocal Ensemble performed the National Anthem and met keynote speaker and American Ninja Warrior Host Matt Iseman.
Halo Classic Game
The first-ever Halo Classic was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for our baseball teams to compete in a rivalry game at Angel Stadium. Congratulations to Mayfair on their thrilling 4-1 victory over Bellflower. The game was tied 1-1 when Nathan Baca knocked in an RBI single to take the lead. Stellar pitching performances from Nolan Fox, Joel Dawson, and Michael Corrales kept Mayfair on top. BHS senior Chris Guillen’s RBI single scored Bellfower’s only run. The atmosphere was electric throughout the stands. It was an incredible experience for the players, coaches, and the community.
CalAPS Skills USA Competition
BUSD students from Las Flores, Bellflower, Mayfair and CalAPS attended the SkillsUSA State Competition at the Ontario Convention Center. Teams competed and won medals for contest areas such as: Smart Home, Commercial UAS Drone, and SkillsUSA Creed. Our students displayed their industry-standard knowledge, leadership and skills throughout the weekend. A special thank you goes to their teachers who guided them throughout the competition. Congratulations to all the participants.
First & Last Day of School
2022-2023 School Year
- The first day of school will be on August 11, 2022.
- The last day of school will be on June 1, 2023.
For additional dates and events, please view the calendar below.
BUSD Important Dates
There will be no school on the dates listed below:
April 7-14, 2023 - Spring Break
May 29, 2023 - Memorial Day