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"My heart is singing for joy this morning. A miracle has happened! The light of understanding has shone upon my little pupil's mind, and behold, all things are changed!"

-- Anne Sullivan

Welcome to Bonny Doon Elementary School!

Information about the Superintendent Search

Vision and Core Values of
Bonny Doon Elementary School


The Bonny Doon School Community will create a learning environment that challenges and supports students to achieve their highest potential. We need to acknowledge all aspects of a child's well-being to provide a successful learning experience.

Core Values:

We believe that:

  • Learning occurs best in a healthy, safe, and nurturing environment.
  • Commitment from students, home, school, and community is essential to student success.
  • High standards and expectations foster greater academic achievement.
  • A highly skilled, enthusiastic, and dedicated staff has a direct and powerful influence on students' lives and learning.
  • Everyone should be treated with kindness and respect.
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Superintendent Search

The Bonny Doon Elementary School District Board of Trustees is just starting the search for a new Superintendent. They have hired Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates to conduct the search. Former Santa Cruz County Superintendents Carolyn McKennan, Diane Siri and Julie Haff will be coordinating the search for the district. Staff, families and the community are encouraged to attend one of the forums January 5-7 or complete the on-line survey by clicking the link below. The survey will be available December 4-18. The Board welcomes your help in identifying the type of leader you would like to see for Bonny Doon.

Please note that all comments from the interviews and surveys will be included in the Leadership Profile that will be compiled by HYA and presented to the Board on Jan 30 at 5:30 pm. No names will be attached to individual comments provided in the focus group meetings or on-line surveys.

Superintendent Search Timeline

Take the survey for Superintendent/Principal for Bonny Doon.

Also, candidates interested in applying for the position can go directly to the HYA/Ecra site and begin completing their application.

Bonny Doon Elementary School :: 1492 Pine Flat Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 :: (831) 427-2300
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