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Dear Families and Friends of Buena Vista Arts Integrated School,

I hope you had a safe, relaxing, and fun filled summer break!  The staff of Buena Vista would like to welcome you back to school for what is sure to be an exciting 2015-2016 school year.  At Buena Vista we strive to ensure that each and every child has a safe, positive, and academically rich school experience.  As your principal it will be my goal to support ALL students, staff, and families in making this happen.  Together we will work to keep clear and effective communication regarding the progress of each and every child in our care. 

 Our goal at Buena Vista will be to continue the tradition of sustaining a safe and positive learning environment while providing a world class education to ALL students.  Our school wide focus will be geared towards:  

1.     Promoting the Visual and Performing Arts

 -Across ALL Content Areas in Reading and Writing

-Providing a Variety of Extra-Curricular Opportunities

-Promoting the Arts in College and Career 

2.    Promoting Health and Wellness

 -Supporting Healthy Habits

-Promoting the Importance of Living an Active Lifestyle 

3.    Providing Effective Instruction Aligned to the Common Core State Standards 

-Developing Critical Reading and Writing Skills in ALL content Areas

-Promoting Student Engagement

-Developing Academic Language Skills

-Fostering Higher Level Thinking 

4.    Promoting College and Career Readiness 

-Building our Relationship with Promise Scholars

-Promoting the Arts in College and Career

-Developing College and Career Partnerships

At Buena Vista Arts Integrated School we are very fortunate to have such a great team of staff and family members whose focus is on the continued growth and wellbeing of our students.  Children’s success is truly a team effort, and we look forward to working with you this year!


Nick Zajicek


Buena Vista Arts Integrated School