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Burton Valley Elementary School

Lafayette School District

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    Welcome to BVE!

    Principal, Meredith Dolley

    Assistant Principal, Angie Seto

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    SCHOOL ACCOUNTABILITY 

    Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)

    Going Green

    Burton Valley Elementary is a TreeRing Green Yearbook School!
    For every yearbook sold (158 in 2018), Trees for the Future planted that many trees in Burton Valley's name!

    Character Read ALouds

    BUrton Valley Vision

    Our students are prepared to be creative, responsible, productive, and kind citizens in an ever-changing society. 

    We embrace rigorous, comprehensive curriculum to provide a quality education in a safe and nurturing environment. We commit to meet the needs of all students, to foster continuous learning and promote respect. 

    Monthly Character Read Aloud

    Burton Valley will continue to focus on Monthly Read Alouds in the 2019-2020 school year. For a complete list of books, please see below.   

    We're Choosing Kindness!

    At Burton Valley, we believe that kindness is the roof supported by our pillars of character. To be Kind, one must be Trustworthy, Respectful, Responsible, Fair, Caring and a good Citizen. Every few weeks, we learn about a different character trait and show how it relates to our school's focus on kindness.  This year, we are focusing on each pillar even closer and will be using new words to recognize our students.  They are: Courage, Hard Work/ Perseverance, Optimism, Integrity, Cooperation and Empathy.  Together, these words represent the word CHOICE....which, together, we will continue to guide our students to choose kind and make the right choice.

    BVE's Pillars of Character