Welcome to Bacich Elementary School!

699 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Kentfield, CA 94904
Telephone: (415) 925-2220
Fax: (415) 925-2226

Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on school days.

Bacich Calendar

Download Board-Approved 2019-2020 Calendar


Announcements

Weekly Newsletter – September 12, 2019

Bacich Parent-Teacher Conferences: 13, 2019, minimum day schedule

Strategic Planning Session – Participant Interest Deadline Extended

October 17-18, 2019, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Kent Library

Key areas of focus: how to achieve our mission of providing the best education possible to all Kentfield students through a lens of equity and methods to reduce costs and increase long-term revenue.

We would like a representative group of teachers, administrative staff, parents, students, and community members to participate in this two-day session. All participants must be available for the full time period on both days. Translation services will be provided as needed.

  • If you are interested in participating in the Strategic Planning Session, please email Superintendent Liz Schott (lschott@kentfieldschools.org) by Friday, September 20th.

Free & Reduced Lunch Packet 2019-2020

If you are driving to campus, please read our 2019-2020 Car Line Procedures.

Morning Drop-Off

Carline will begin at 7:55 a.m. and is available in both the main parking lot and the kindergarten parking lot. The playground opens at 8:00 a.m. each day for Grade TK–4 students. Staff will supervise the playground begining at 8:00 a.m.

Afternoon Pick-Up

TK/Kindergarten Pick-Up

  • September 3–13, 2019: 12:00 p.m.
  • September 16, 2019 – June 12, 2020: 1:10 p.m.
  • All Wednesdays: 12:00 p.m.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

  • Grades 1 & 2: 2:20 p.m.
  • Grades 3 & 4: 2:53 p.m.

Wednesday

  • Grades 1 & 2: 12:15 p.m.
  • Grades 3 & 4: 12:30 p.m.

Aeries Parent Portal Data Confirmation

To ensure the accuracy of student information in Aeries, please complete the Data Confirmation process in the Aeries Parent Portal before Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - the first day of school.

Emergency Contact and Notification Information and Set-Up Instructions

Visiting Campus

A new security fence restricts access to our campus during school hours, and all visitors and volunteers will gain access through the gate in front of the main office or with a FOB device to access campus from the McAllister neighborhood.

  • A visitor badge is required for all visitors and volunteers during the school day, and can be obtained in the office. Additional security measures will be shared as our year unfolds.
  • Families can gain access to campus through the school office.
  • To enter/exit campus from McAllister Avenue during the school day, a FOB device is necessary. FOBs can be picked up at the Kentfield School District, which is located at 750 College Avenue. Please make an appointment with Patty Martinez (pmartinez@kentfieldschools.org) to obtain the FOB device. Limit (1) FOB per family.

Parking at Bacich

There are no parent/community member parking spots on campus during school hours, except for four ADA permit parking spots and 2 EV spots for community members who need them. Bacich has 14 parking spots for 65 staff members.

Bacich families may park along along Sir Francis Drake Boulevard fronting the school or in the McAllister neighborhood when coming to campus. Please be mindful of parking restrictions.

We ask that all members of our school community be particularly respectful and mindful of our neighbors.

Please visit our Safe Routes to School page to learn more how to get to school without using a car.

2019-2020 Back to School Information

School Lunch and Jamba Juice Ordering Information

TK-8th School Supplies List

2019-2020 Bell Schedule– Morning Supervision for all Bacich students begins at 8:00 a.m.

2019-2020 Student-Parent Handbook

2019-2020 School-Wide Volunteer Opportunities

Welcome back to Bacich! There are many great fundraisers and fun volunteer opportunities throughout the school year. Please join us and volunteer for one or more of these roles. Please email info@kspta.org if you have any questions on role and/or time commitments. Thank you for all you do for our school!

These volunteer roles are school-wide&mdash-for classroom-specific opportunities, please contact your lead room parent.

Green Sneaker Challenge on Walk & Roll Wednesday on September 18, 2019.

Become Your Safe Routes to School Neighborhood Captain!

Do you enjoy getting out of your car and helping your neighbors do the same? SRTS is looking for new Neighborhood Captains to join the force (especially in Greenbrae, Berens, and Murray Park). Please contact Safe Routes Coordinator, Tanya Vernitsky if interested.

Bacich Events

Friday, September 13, 2019

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

  • English Learner Welcome Night, 5:45-7 p.m., Bacich Community Center
    • Various community groups will be speak for 5-10 minutes about the opportunities and resources they offer.

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

  • ELAC meeting, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Bacich Room 12
  • KSPTA Parent Education Event: Courageous Conversations About Race, 7:00-8:30 p.m., Bacich Library.
    • Spanish Translation will be available.

October 9, 2019

  • No school

Bacich Site Council

Next Meeting: Monday, October 7, 2019, 3 p.m.

  • All are welcome to attend. Please join us.

Bacich Broadcast

English Learners Resources

  • English Learner Welcome Night, September 25, 2019, 5:45-7 p.m., Bacich Community Center
    • Various community groups will be speak for 5-10 minutes about the opportunities and resources they offer.
  • DELAC (District English Learner Advisory Committee) meeting, September 17, 2019, 5:45-7 p.m., District Office

Recycling and Waste at Bacich

School Board and District Committees

Next Regular School Board Meeting:

October 9, 2019 at 5 p.m. in the District Office

Finance Committee:

The September 12, 2019 Finance Committee meeting will be postponed until after the District Strategic Planning session currently scheduled for mid-October.

More information about the Strategic Planning session will follow soon.

DELAC (District English Learner Advisory Committee) meeting, September 17, 2019, 5:45-7 p.m., District Office

Local Control and Accountability Report

School Transportation

Bacich Car Line Procedures

A new security fence restricts access to our campus during school hours, and all visitors and volunteers will gain access through the gate in front of the main office or with a FOB device to access campus from the McAllister neighborhood. A visitor badge is required for all visitors and volunteers during the school day, and can be obtained in the office. Additional security measures will be shared as our year unfolds.

  • There are no parent/community member parking spots on campus during school hours, except for four ADA permit parking spots and 2 EV spots for community members who need them. Bacich has 14 parking spots for 65 staff members.
  • Bacich families may park along along Sir Francis Drake Boulevard fronting the school or in the McAllister neighborhood when coming to campus. Please be mindful of parking restrictions.
  • Parents must get a FOB at the District Office to enter campus gates during school hours. Limit (1) FOB per family.

Safe Routes to School