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ABC 7 News Story April 13, 2015


CBS News Fanning Earthquake Update Aug. 25, 2014

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Quick Links

  • Click here for weekly updates on construction activity at Fanning.
  • Fliers are here.

Contact Us

Phone: (714) 529-3908

Attendance Hotline (714) 529-9737

Child Care (714) 990-7537

Fax: (714) 529-3909


Email Mrs. Susan Metcalf, Principal at smetcalf@bousd.us or call her at extension 204.

2014-15 Parent/Student Handbook

Our handbook can be found here.

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PTA General Association Meetings

Please join us at 7 p.m. in room P602 on these dates:

  • Oct. 2, 2014
  • Nov. 13, 2014
  • Feb. 5, 2015
  • April 2
  • May 7

Common Core State Standards

The CCSS are here! Click here  for more information about what your child will be learning.

School Supervision Begins at 8:30 a.m. Daily

Parents – Students are not allowed to be on campus until 8:30 AM.  There will be NO supervision of students before 8:30 AM.  If this will create a hardship for you, please make arrangements for child care by calling (714) 990-7527 or click HERE to visit the Child Care website.

Thank You Donorschoose.Org!

Several Fanning teachers have submitted request and received funding for classrooms at Donorschoose.Org! Click HERE  to check out the good news and to make a donation. 


Click here  to see other ways you can help our school!


(714) 990-7898

A message from Mrs. Metcalf, Principal

me1.30.12.JPGThroughout the year, we will be celebrating this year’s PTA theme “There’s No Place Like Home,” which ties in to this year’s school play The Wizard of Oz.  Since the earthquake last March, we have come together as a community to stay strong, embrace new challenges and remain positive.  In my third year as your principal, I know we will continue to do so, keeping in mind that it is just a matter of time before we are able to come home to Fanning.    If I can ever be of assistance, please don't hesitate to contact me (email is usually the quickest way smetcalf@bousd.us ).


Please click here  for links to Letters from the Principal.

Update on Fanning Reconstruction and Timeline

Click HERE to view the letter sent to the Fanning and Laurel communities, which recaps what we’ve accomplished and what work still remains. Because of the additional reconstruction work, students in grades 2-6 may not be able to return to Fanning by the end of this school year. The District will continue to post regular updates on the Fanning Elementary School website.  Although, if you have specific questions regarding construction issues, please go to our website www.bousd.us, click on the “Contact Us” link located on the homepage, and type your question(s).  We appreciate your understanding and support.

Superintendent Search

The Brea Olinda Unified School District Board of Education has retained Dr. Mike Escalante and Dr. Marc Ecker of Leadership Associates to assist in the search for a new superintendent for BOUSD.  They were in our District on March 25, 2015 to solicit input that will be used to develop the recruitment criteria.   

Your input about the desired personal and professional qualities expected in the incoming superintendent is valuable to the selection process.

For those who were unable to attend the meetings, a survey is available by clicking on the following link:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WKBXCX3.

Our Motto

The Fanning School motto, "Preparing children for their tomorrows" is painted on the main media center doors.  It serves as a constant reminder to teachers, volunteers, and support staff that every action taken is done with an eye toward each student's future.  Daily, students are reminded they are the focus of everyone's efforts as they enter the media center.


Fanning Falcons are Fantastic!

We frequently recognize students who are Respectful, Responsible and Safe.  Click here  to learn more about the ways we reward students who demonstrate exemplary behavior and/or academic achievement.

On-line Access to Student Textbooks

Did your student forget to bring home a textbook? Would you like your child to get some extra practice at home?  Click here for on-line access to all student materials that are available on-line!

How Can I Help Fanning?

 In these difficult financial times, parents often ask, "How can I help?" There are a number of easy ways!  Click here  to find out what they are.

Flu Prevention & Policy

During flu season, please remember that students must be fever-free (as well as vomit and diarrhea free) for 24 hours before coming to school.  Please click here for more information.


Dates to Remember for 2014-15 School Year

   Tuesday, September 2,


    (No School)   
     Friday, December 5,
     Friday, March 13, 2015

    June 17, 2015
    (Minimum Day)

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