Alternative Family Education (AFE) is an independent home study school provided for kindergarten through twelfth grade students and families who prefer an individualized approach to education, combined with the support of school district resources. See the About AFE page for more information.
Resource Center Phone & Hours: (831) 429-3898 / Monday–Thursday, 10:00–3:00.
• Dramatic Literature & 15th Annual Trip to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) — Informational meeting in Room 2 on Thursday, Oct 23rd (Shakespeare's half birthday), 12:15–12:45 pm.
• JSA Halloween Dance & Carnival — Friday, October 24th, 7–9:45 pm. Dancing, candy and face painting! See you all there!
• Current AFE Families: Subscribe to AFE's Newsletter mailing list— Please sign up to receive our newsletter via email by filling out the form on our Newsletter page.
• AFE Site Council — Our Site Council meets monthly as a liaison between parents and staff to inform and guide decision making, promote family and student needs, and organize family efforts in support of AFE. Regular monthly meeting TBD. All students and family members are welcome!
• Student Resource Directory — For the first time, Santa Cruz County youth and parents looking for support have a user-friendly online directory of local resources such as nutrition, mentoring and health.
• BSSC has become an affiliate site for Bookshop Santa Cruz. Anything purchased through this BSSC Affiliate link will be credited toward the purchase of new books for our library.
August 27 — First Day of School
September 1 — Labor Day Holiday
November 11 — Veteran's Day Holiday
November 26–28 — Thanksgiving Holiday Break
December 19–January 2 — Winter Holiday Break
January 19 — Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
January 26 — Staff Development Day (RC Closed)
February 9 — Lincoln's Birthday Holiday
February 16 — President's Day Holiday
March 30–April 3 — Spring Break Holiday
May 25 — Memorial Day Holiday
June 11 — Last Student Day