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Computer Science students
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Computer Science for All at Branciforte Middle School
Posted on 02/11/2020
Over the past few years teachers and students at B40 have been exploring various aspects of computer science in what could be surprising ways and plac...
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Open House Flier
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Open House 2020
Posted on 01/22/2020
Branciforte Middle School invites you to our open house! ...
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Goodwill Donation Drive
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Goodwill Donation Drive
Posted on 12/17/2019
Help B40's donation drive for Goodwill Central Coast January 24- January 26, 2020 by saving your unwanted clothes and household items for this event....
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6th Grade Team Excited About SEL!
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Teaching for Better Humans - Social Emotional Learning at Branciforte Middle School
Posted on 12/11/2019
Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, f...
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Scholastic Book Fair 2019
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Scholastic Book Fair 2019
Posted on 12/05/2019
Mark your calendars, B40 Middle School! Book Fair week starts Monday, 12/9! All purchases benefit our school....
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Bees in a circle
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December Beeline Parent Newsletter
Posted on 12/02/2019
See the December Parent Beeline Newsletter for exciting upcoming events and information. ...
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“Your Reflection Shows Who You Are.”
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October Anti-Bullying Campaign
Posted on 11/14/2019
*Pictured: Zoe Robinson, Marina Tucker, Ginger Maxfield, Celeste Tunheim, and Josie Mason in front of their art installation titled “Your Reflection ...
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Beach scientists
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Student Scientists on Our Sanctuary Shores
Posted on 10/22/2019
Students in Ms. Erin Petersen-Lindberg’s sixth grade science classes and in Ms. Kaitlin Fasse’s Support Classes have a unique field based learning exp...
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Neva and Faith
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Reaching All Students at B40!
Posted on 10/22/2019
At Branciforte Middle School we are pioneering Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and have identified early adopter teachers in general and special e...
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About Branciforte Middle School

Welcome to Branciforte Middle School in Santa Cruz, California. We are proud to celebrate Branciforte’s 65th year of student and staff excellence. A comprehensive middle school serving 465 students from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, Branciforte is a learning community that provides an academic and extra curricular program that promotes the success of all students.

Our School Vision
B40 is a creative and stimulating learning community built on a foundation of respect and integrity, where individuals are safe, known well, and cared for, where everyone contributes and values the contributions of others, where everyone learns every day, and where scholarship leads to academic excellence.

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