• March 3rd: County Spelling Bee
  • March 8th: Daylight Savings Time- Set your clock ahead 1 hour!!
  • March 11th: See’s Candy Fundraiser Orders and Money Due
  • March 12th: ELAC Meeting
  • March 13th: End of 3rd Grading Period
  • March 18th: Math Bowl 6th Grade
  • March 18th: 3rd Grade Field trip to Carizzo Plains
  • March 19th: Late Start Day
  • March 19th: Booster Club Meeting
  • March 25th: Challenger Awards 8:30 am for 5th-6th grade; 10:00 am for 3rd grade; 1:50 pm for 4th grade
  • March 26th:Challenger Awards¬†8:30 am for 1st-2nd ¬†grade; 10:30 am for Kindergarten/TK
  • March 27th: Report Cards
  • March 27th: Flag Assembly (Magnet)
  • March 30th – April 6th: Spring Break- No School; School will resume April 7th


  • April 7th: State Testing Begin
  • April 8th: Spring Picture Day
  • April 9th: School Site Council Meeting
  • April 10th: Family Picnic-During lunches; 11:10 Kinder, 11:50 1st-3rd; 12:45 4th-6th
  • April 11th: BCSD Track Meet at BC
  • April 16th: Booster Club Meeting at 5:00
  • April 21st: 3rd Grade Battle of the Books
  • April 24th: Gym Assembly 4:00

Tuesday Early Out Days

Reminder: Students are dismissed early on Tuesdays!!
1st-3rd grades: 1:50PM
4th-6th grades: 1:55PM

Late Start Days

On late start days,
school begins at 10:12 AM!!

August 28th
September 18th
October 23rd
December 4th
January 8th
February 12th
March 19th
May 14th

Minimum Days

Dismissal Times:
    Kindergarten: 11:37AM
    1st-6th Grade: 1:30PM
    Magnet: 3:00PM
    November 26th
    December 19th
    May 28th

Holidays – NO School

Labor Day: September 1st
Veteran's Day: November 11th
Thanksgiving: November 27th-28th
Winter Break: December 22nd- January 2nd
Martin Luther King Day: January 19th
Lincoln's Birthday: February 9th
Washington's Birthday: February 16th
Spring Break: March 30th-April 6th
Memorial Day: May 25th


Cesar E. Chavez Science Magnet School
4201 Mesa Marin Drive
Bakersfield, CA, 93306
(661) 631-5870 - Phone
(661) 363-7649 - Fax
(661) 631-3263 - Attendance Line

Dawn Slaybaugh

Dean of Students
Shannon Jensen

Academic Program Leader
Christy Baker

Magnet Specialist
Adam Camps

A California Distinguished School.
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