Week of March 1, 2016

Bank Day – Every Wednesday – Dismissal 1:25 pm


Spring Break – March 21 to March 28 – No School


YEARBOOKS WILL BE SOLD UNTIL SOLD OUT! LESS THAN 75 YEARBOOKS LEFT: Purchase your Chipman Yearbook for $35 CASH ONLY during lunch every Tuesday and Thursday. Students may pick up a flyer from the school office. Or you can purchase on-line at: YBPay.lifetouch.com with ID code: 12679916. Yearbooks are going fast! First Come First Served.   So Purchase your yearbook NOW!!

Mrs. Halbrook’s room 630 will be open after school on Tuesday’s for anyone wanting a quiet place to do their homework or to get help with their math homework.

Gaming/ coding lunch social every Monday in Mrs. Garza’s room 430.

Chess Club on Wednesday in Mr. Eyres’ room 960 at lunch.

Origami Club on Fridays in Mr. Chien’s room 230 during lunch.

Science Club from 2:00-3:00pm right after school in Mr. Tam’s room 250.

Robotics team will meet Mon, Tues, and Thurs after school from 2-3 pm with Mrs. Venegas

Math Counts will be Tuesday and Thursday from 2:05-3:00 after school in room #210 (across from Mrs. Wykoff’s office).


8th grade High School Registration Information:

Foothill Orientation – Foothill Auditorium Tuesday April 5th 5:30-7:30 and Registration Foothill Cafeteria Tuesday & Wednesday April 12th &13th 3:00 – 6:00, questions call 366-4491.

Highland Orientation – Highland Gym Thursday April 7th 6:30-7:30 and Registration Highland Cafeteria Monday & Tuesday April 18 & 19 from 4:30 – 7:00, questions call 872-2777.

Mira Monte Orientation & Registration – Mira Monte Gym Monday & Tuesday April 11 & 12 – 4:00-7:00, questions call366-1800.

EB (East) Orientation – Lawn Area Quincy & Mt. Vernon, Thursday April 14 5:00-7:00, Registration EB Admin Bldg for Wednesday and Thursday April 20 & 21st by appointment only call 871-7221.

BHS Orientation – Harvey Auditorium – Monday April 18th 6:00-8:00, Registration BHS Cafeteria Tuesday & Wednesday April 19th & 20th from 3:30 – 6:30, questions call 324-9841.

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Chipman Junior High
2905 Eissler Street
Bakersfield, CA 93306
Phone 661-631-5210
Fax 661-871-7007


Russell Taylor

First Day of School
August 16, 2017

2-Hour Late Start Dates

Aug. 24, Sept. 14,  Oct. 19,
Nov. 30, Jan. 18,
Feb. 15, Mar. 15,  Apr. 12

What We Offer

Chipman Junior High School offers multiple and diversified educational experiences for approximately 850 students. Chipman supports and nurtures the learning of all students.

Our Mission

Chipman’s vision is to become an exemplary model of academic and behavioral excellence where the adults inspire all students to achieve academic excellence and become well-rounded productive citizens who value education.

Mission Statement
Chipman’s mission is to ensure a safe, nurturing, engaging environment in which all students receive an effective, world-class, comprehensive education that prepares them for high school, career, college, and beyond.

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.