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May:

  • May 3rd: O.D Williams Awards- 7:00 p.m. Stiern Middle School
    • Congratulations Sricharan Samudrala and Mark Chavez
  • May 6th: Chavez Carnival- 5:00 p.m. Chavez Field
  • May 10th: Dr. Juliet Thorner Awards- 6:45 p.m. Sierra Middle School
    • Congratulations Giselle Alaniz and Christy Sue-Lopez
  • May 11th: 5th Grade Field Trip- 10:30-1:45 Bakersfield Blaze Game
  • May 11th: Sierra Incoming 7th Grader Orientation- 9:00 a.m. @ Sierra
  • May 12th: Late Start Day- School begins at 10:12 a.m.
  • May 17th: Spring Concert- 6:00 Chavez Cafeteria
  • May 18th: Fred Haynes Awards- 7:00 p.m. Sequoia Middle School
    • Congratulations Javon Hudgins
  • May 19th: Compton Incoming 7th Grader Orientation- 9:00 a.m. @ Compton
  • May 19th: Cato Incoming 7th Grader Orientation- 9:30 a.m. @ Cato
    • (Bus Transportation Provided)
  • May 19th: Booster Club Meeting- 5:00 Chavez Cafeteria
  • May 20th: Chipman Incoming 7th Grader Orientation- 9:00 a.m. @ Chipman
  • May 20th: Stiern Incoming 7th Grade Orientation- 9:00 a.m. @ Stiern
  • May 23rd: Challenger Awards -1st 8:30-9:15/ TK-K 10:30-11:15/2nd 1:30-2:15
  • May 25th: Challenger Awards- 6th 8:30-9:30
  • May 25th: Magnet Drama Play- 3:30 Chavez Cafeteria
  • May 26th: Challenger Awards – 4th 8:30-9:15/ 3rd 10:30-11:15/ 5th 1:50-2:35
  • May 30th- No School- Happy Memorial Day

 

June:

  • June 2nd: Last Day of School- Minimum Day

Wednesday Early Out Days

Reminder: Students are dismissed early on Wednesdays!!
1st-3rd grades: 1:45PM
4th-6th grades: 2:05PM

Late Start Days

On late start days,
school begins at 10:11 AM!!


August 27th
September 17th
October 22rd
December 3th
January 7th
February 11th
March 17th
May 12th

Minimum Days

Dismissal Times:
    Kindergarten: 11:44PM
    1st-3rd Grade: 1:15PM
    4th-6th Grade:1:35PM
Dates:
    October 26th-October 30th
    November 20th
    December 18th
    June 2nd

Holidays – NO School

Labor Day: September 7th
Veteran's Day: November 11th
Thanksgiving: November 23th-27th
Winter Break: December 21nd- January 1st
Martin Luther King Day: January 18th
Lincoln's Birthday: February 8th
Washington's Birthday: February 15th
Spring Break: March 21th-March 28th
Memorial Day: May 30th

Information

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

Principal
Dawn Slaybaugh

Dean of Students
Shannon Jensen

Academic Program Leader
Christopher Ruiz

Magnet Specialist
Adam Camps

A California Distinguished School.
Schools selected for Distinguished School Awards are strong, well-rounded community schools.
Nondiscrimination Policy

Bakersfield City School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identifications, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Penal code 422.55, or Government Code 11135, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal and/or the District’s Human Resource Administrator, at 661-631-4663, or at 1300 Baker Street, Bakersfield, California 93305. A copy of BCSD’s Uniform Complaint Procedures and Non-Discrimination policies are available by clicking here and/or upon request.