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2015-16 TK and K-5 Enrollment


We will be enrolling for Transitional K, Kindergarten


 NEW Students entering grades 1 through 5,

beginning on Monday, February 2, 2015 by appointment only.

If you have a child who will be age five (5) by September 1st, you may enroll them for 2015-2016 Kindergarten.

Transitional K is for children who will be age five (5) on September 2nd through December 2nd.

Please click on the link below for all required enrollment documents:


Once you have completed the online enrollment forms and gathered all of the required documentation,

please contact our office ASAP at 747-8390 to schedule an enrollment appointment.


Please be sure to bring ALL of the required documents to the enrollment appointment. 

Missing or incorrect documentation will result in your appointment being rescheduled.

Thank you.



BUSD Elementary Schools Mid-Year Instrumental Music Program

Mismatch Day - January 30, 2015!

Student Council Spirit Day 'MISMATCH' Day. Students can wear mismatched patterns, shoes, socks, etc. 

Important Talent Show Deadlines:

January 7, 2015 - Permission slips due - NO Late permission slips will be accepted!

2015 Annual Talent Show Permission Slip -  Information.docx

January 16, 2015 - Talent Show Tryouts 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.

January 23, 2015 - Talent Show Dress Rehearsal 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.

January 30, 2015 - Talent Show Night 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. (Volunteers will need to arrive early for set-up and to help get kids settled backstage)

Matthew Turner Magnets on sale now!

Show your school spirit! Get your Matthew Turner Dolphins car magnet now! On sale in the office for $5.00 - exact change is appreciated, or checks can be made out to Matthew Turner PTA. 


Parent Volunteers

All volunteers must re-registered each school year.  Please stop by the office and we help you get registered.  For paperwork visit our Volunteering at School page.  Thank you!

Principals Coffee Chat

Principal's Coffee Chat

Thanks for coming this AM! What a great turnout. We had great conversations about Parents as Writing Partners! Here is the Power Point from that discussion.


Parents as Writing Partners (1).pptx


Archived Coffee Chat Presentations:

Coffee Chat- RWW Overview.pptx


Leslie Beatson, Principal

Matthew Turner Elementary School

540 Rose Drive

Benicia, CA 94510



January 2015 Lunch Menu

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Dolphins Dive Into Reading - Student Book Recommendations

School / District Calendars

Please check the District Calendars before planning vacations and doctor's appointments.  We appreciate your child's consistent attendance!  


2014-15 BUSD Calendar.pdf

Today: 1/27/15

Common Core Standards

Click here for Information on the new Common Core Standards.  Click her to visit the Official Common Core Website.

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