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Bollinger Canyon Elementary

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    The Crayon Initiative

    We will be collecting used crayons all year long for this wonderful cause.  Please bring any unwanted crayons into the front office, we have a bin to put them in :)

    For more information on the Crayon Initiative please click on the link below:

    The Crayon Initiative website

    The crayon initiative

    Spirit Days


    SPIRIT DAYS are every Wednesday!

    Show your Bollinger Pride and School Spirit every WEDNESDAY  by wearing your Bollinger School colors!

    Blue and Gold,  or your Bollinger Spirit wear! 

    Common Sense Media Posted 10/26/18
    Bollinger After Dark on Friday!

    Bollinger After Dark is this Friday, 11/30!  This is a K - 5 event for our students to see what their school looks like in the dark!  The deadline is this Tuesday to sign up!  You need to fill out a flyer that went home in Friday Folders and extras are in the office.  We also need volunteers to sign up to help here.  Can't wait to see you Friday night!

    The Rainbow Program

    The Rainbow Program is a research based early intervention program aimed at the following objectives:

    • Helping students get a good start in school
    • Developing and enhancing social skills
    • Fostering healthy self-concept
    • Improving school adjustment
    • Developing leadership skills
    • Assisting with life transitions

    The Rainbow Program is available at all of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Elementary School Sites.  Para-professionals are trained and staffed to work with students in the program.  Each week the para-professionals meet with a School Psychologist for consultation on the students in the program. 

    District Coordinator for the program is Renee Nickerson 

    The Rainbow Program offers the following individualized and social skills programs:

    • 1 to 1 attention from a trained paraprofessional in non-directive play sessions for grades TK-5
    • 30 minutes a week in activity room for 12 weeks
    • play with choices of a variety of activities such as games, art, and crafts
    • Ideal for students who may be going through transitions (divorce, illness, death, family relocations, and other stressful changes)
    •  Small groups of 2 to 4 students, grades TK-5 who meet weekly for 12 weeks
    • 45 minutes per week in activity room - structured Second Step social skills lesson, then a supervised 10 - 15 minute free choice play time
    • Units on Empathy, Problem Solving, Emotion Management, and Skills for Learning (focusing attention, listening, and staying on task)
    • Small groups of 2 to 5 students, grade 3-5 who meet weekly for 15 weeks
    • 45 minutes per week in activity room –social skills lesson, then a supervised 10 - 15 minute free choice play time
    • Literature based social skills curriculum for 3rd – 5th graders
    • Small groups of 2 to 4 students, grades TK-3 who meet weekly for 12 weeks
    • 45 minutes per week in activity room - friendship lesson, then a supervised 10 - 15 minute free choice play time
    • PALS focuses on building and maintaining friendships



    About Our School

    About Us

    Gold Ribbon SchoolsBollinger Canyon School serves the community of San Ramon, bordering Bollinger Canyon Road west of Interstate Highway 680. The surrounding community consists primarily of single-family homes, with a limited number of apartments and condominiums.

    Grade levels: K-5
    Established: 1980
    Enrollment: 582