Below, you will find the most recent Benicia Unified School District NewsLetter.



2019-09-12 NewsLetter

Welcome back to another AMAZING! Year in the Benicia Unified School District.An Amazing Start!: This is my fifth year as your superintendent and I am delighted to say we are off to a notably positive start. Each year begins with a gathering of all staff in...

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2018-10-12 NewsLetter

Dear Benicia Community. We are 38 days into the school year, and I hope you and your children are settling into another positive and productive school year.  This is always my favorite time of year as the seasons change and we move to cooler days and...

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2018-08-29 NewsLetter

Dear Benicia Community, I am pleased to announce that the District and Benicia Teachers Association (BTA) reached a tentative agreement on August 7th.  I was informed yesterday evening that BTA members voted to ratify the agreement.  This agreement settles...

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2018-08-07 NewsLetter

Dear Benicia Community, I hope these summer months are providing you with some space and time to relax, rejuvenate, and gear up for the 2018-19 school year.  School starts on August 20, 2018, and we are enthusiastically preparing for the new school year!...

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2018-06-01 Negotiations Update

Dear Benicia Community, On behalf of the Benicia Unified School Board Trustees, I wanted to take a moment to update you on the negotiations process with the Benicia Unified Teachers Union (BTA). We appreciate the public's patience as we work through this...

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2018-03-09 Negotiations Update

Dear Benicia Community. I wanted to take a moment to update you on the negotiations process to date with the Benicia Teachers Association (BTA).  In my last newsletter, I shared that BTA declared impasse on February 6, 2018, and that the parties would be...

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2018-02-26 Letter to parents regarding school safety

Dear Benicia Community: The recent shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida has prompted our community to reflect once again on the safety of our students and staff while in school. Please know our highest priority is the safety of our...

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2018-02-23 NewsLetter

Dear Benicia Community, The Power of Community: I hope this letter finds you well and your children experiencing a positive and productive school year.  Now in my third year as Superintendent, I continue to gain a deeper appreciation and understanding of...

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2018-02-01 Benicia USD: Budget Update

Benicia USD: Budget Update, 2/1/2018 After receiving information from the Governor's January Budget Proposal, BUSD needs to make $800,000 in on­going budget adjustments to provide a balanced budget and provide for the state's required minimum 3% reserve...

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2018-01-24 Superintendent update regarding negotiations

Dear Benicia Community, I wanted to take a moment to provide you with a quick update on the negotiations process with our teachers union.  This is a yearly process and typically generates a good deal of interest; therefore, I am sharing the following...

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ADA Accessible Website Initiative

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District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation, bullying against an individual or group based on race, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, immigration status, ethnic group identification, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, false pregnancy, termination of pregnancy, or related recovery, parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information; a perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
The Title IX coordinator for BUSD is the Assistant Superintendent, Dr. Khushwinder Gill.  She can be reached at 707-747-8300 or by emailing