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Transitional Kindergarten Pre-Registration 2019-2020

Bear Valley Unified School District
Transitional Kindergarten Pre-Registration 2019-2020

For the 2019-2020 school year, Bear Valley Unified School District is providing a full year Transitional Kindergarten program beginning on August 1, 2019. Full day sessions will be available at Big Bear Elementary and Baldwin Lane Elementary.

If your child turns 5 between September 3, 2019 and December 2, 2019 they are eligible for transitional kindergarten (TK) and may begin attending TK classes beginning August 1, 2019.

Pending space availability and with principal recommendation, a child who turns 5 between December 3, 2019 and January 31, 2020 may enroll in a TK program and start August 1, 2019, provided that the Superintendent or their designee recommends that the enrollment in a TK program is in the child’s best interest.

If you feel your child does not fall within these parameters but are interested in this program, please contact your principal.

Homework Survey

Homework Survey

Dear Parents, Your input on homework is important to us. Please take this quick 1-3 minute survey to help us better serve our students

2019 Family Involvement Survey

One of the goals of Bear Valley Unified is to make sure parents are invited to engage in their child(ren)'s education, feel valued and listened to, and feel welcome at their child(ren)'s school. Please take a few minutes to carefully and thoughtfully answer the following questions. Please note that all answers are anonymous. We appreciate your input.
Thank you for your time.

Earned Income Tax Credit Information Act Communication

Based on your annual earnings, you may be eligible to receive the Earned Income Tax Credit from the Federal Government (Federal EITC). The Federal EITC is a refundable federal income tax credit for low-income working individuals and families. The Federal EITC has no effect on certain welfare benefits. In most cases, Federal EITC payments will not be used to determine eligibility for Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income, food stamps, low-income housing, or most Temporary Assistance For Needy Families payments. Even if you do not owe federal taxes, you must file a federal tax return to receive the Federal EITC. Be sure to fill out the Federal EITC form in the Federal Income Tax Return Booklet. For information regarding your eligibility to receive the Federal EITC, including information on how to obtain the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Notice 797 or any other necessary forms and instructions, contact the IRS by calling 1-800-829-3676 or through its website at www.irs.gov.

You may also be eligible to receive the California Earned Income Tax Credit (California EITC) starting with the calendar year 2015 tax year. The California EITC is a refundable state income tax credit for low-income working individuals and families. The California EITC is treated in the same manner as the Federal EITC and generally will not be used to determine eligibility for welfare benefits under California law. To claim the California EITC, even if you do not owe California taxes, you must file a California income tax return and complete and attach the California EITC Form (FTB 3514). For information on the availability of the credit eligibility requirements and how to obtain the necessary California forms and get help filing, contact the Franchise Tax Board at 1-800-852-5711 or through its website at www.ftb.ca.gov.

Educational Opportunities Survey

Students Learning

Your input is important to our Superintendent, Dr. Mary Suzuki. Please complete the Educational Opportunities Survey to assist us with making the best decisions for our students. The survey may be found at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/educationopportunities or cllick on the headline above.

AB 2022: Wellness and Mental Health Resources and National Hotline

According to the National Association of School Psychologists, "Mentally healthy children are more successful in school and life. Good mental health is critical to children’s success in school and life. Research demonstrates that students who receive social–emotional and mental health support achieve better academically.

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