January 22, 2018 - The Bakersfield City School District hosted its annual Spelling Bee in the Education Center on Baker St. Students and parents gathered in the auditorium as competitors showcased their spelling talents during two separate regional events.
News & Announcements
January 19, 2018 – The Bakersfield City School District (BCSD) has launched a Leadership Academy in partnership with the National Institute for School Leadership (NISL).
December 28, 2017 - The students at Downtown School were treated to a dance party just before the winter break for their fundraising efforts to help needed families.
December 21, 2017 – Congratulations to Lashanda Jones, 4th grader at Rafer Johnson Elementary for being selected as one of the 25 winners from all of Kern County for her entry into the “Letters to Santa Contest.”
December 20, 2017 – BCSD’s Migrant Education Program celebrated the grand opening of its new location at 1121 Baker Street with a press conference, ribbon cutting ceremony and open house.
December 15, 2017 – Downtown School was selected as the site for Google’s Roadshow visit to Bakersfield. The event taught students about the importance of STEM education trough an interactive coding presentation. The visit was coordinated trough the offices of Assemblymembers Rudy Salas and Vince Fong
December 8, 2017 – The BCSD Education Foundation hosted its 22nd Annual Teddy Bear Picnic Holiday Luncheon on Thursday, December 7.
December 4, 2017 – Bakersfield City School District Superintendent, Doc Ervin, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services, Mark Luque, and Board of Education Members, Lillian Tafoya (President) and Pam Baugher (Clerk), presented and attended the Annual Education Conference