Welcome from Principal Henry-Hill

Dear Bidwell Parents and Community,

I would like to welcome you back for the 2020-2021 school year. I am delighted to begin my 7th year as Principal of John Bidwell Elementary school and anticipate an exciting year as we collectively continue to foster a community of excellence.

Distance Learning Schedule

Bidwell Distance Learning Schedules
Updated Distance Learning Schedules

Hello John Bidwell Families,


As we end our first week of distance learning, we want to say thank you to our teachers, families, and students. We are very excited to share with you our school schedules beginning on September 8. 


Thank you for your patience and understanding as we worked to develop our final plan.  


Thank you,


Principal Henry


Become a JB Volunteer!
We are looking for volunteers to support distance learning and beyond at John Bidwell. We will take whatever time and days you can offer to support your child and our students!

Please fill out the packet and we will pay the volunteer fee:

Step 1: Check with your child’s teacher and/or other staff to see if volunteers are needed.

Step 2: Fill out the packet for a level 2 or 3 volunteer

Step 3: Bring to the front office for signature and budget code for volunteer fee.

Step 4: Bring to Serna, the fingerprinting office, for further processing.

Step 5: Wait for results to clear. Could take as long as six weeks. 

Step 6: Contact teacher and/or staff to arrange volunteer times and dates.