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It is very important to learn to use the computer keyboard correctly. At Bancroft, students are setting out to learn to type quickly and accurately without looking at their fingers. Even students that don't take computer classes can learn this at home! There are many free keyboarding websites and games. The important thing is that you learn where to put your fingers and follow the directions on the websites.

Typing Web: Create a free account and learn to type from the beginning.

Typing Tutor

Free Typing Games: Keep your fingers in the home row when you play games!

Typing Games 2

Typing Games 3

Typing Games 4

Nitro Type: Competitive Keyboarding for the advanced typist. Be sure to type correctly!

Bruin Buzz

Check out Bancroft's newspaper from the Journalism Class. It can be found under the Our School drop down menu or by clicking...

Bruin Buzz

New Anti-Bullying Club!

Anti-Bullying Club: We will work on strategies for helping kids with bullying issues. How to prevent bullying. What to do if you are bullied, and have a safe place to go get help and support. We will be making anti-bullying posters for the school.

 We are meeting on Mondays at lunch in room 501. Our first meeting will be Monday, November 18.  ~Ms. McClure

Yearbook Pictures Needed!

Yearbook Pictures: The yearbook committee is gathering photos for the 2014 yearbook. To submit photos for consideration, please do one of the following: burn to a CD, add to a flash drive, or upload them to the (Password: Bancroft14). Please print parent name, student’s name, what sport/activity, and advisory teacher so the photos can be eturned.  We are especially in need of football and volleyball pictures! The last day to submit pictures is Friday, April 18. In you have any questions please feel free to contact Barbara Maskell at or La'Keisha Phillips at


Attention 8th Graders: The yearbook committee is accepting baby pictures of eighth grade students for the yearbook. To submit your baby photo, please upload to (Password: Bancroft14). The last day to submit a baby photo is Friday, April 18.

Homework House

Beginning March 3rd the library will be open for Homework House. Come to the library to get help on any of your assignments. You can also complete your required reading minutes, work on a project, or re-do missing or incomplete work.  Computers can be used to check School Loop or work on school assignments.  
All students are welcome!   

Homework House Hours:
Mondays-Wednesdays, 7:45-8:45 & 3:45-4:45
Thursdays, 3:45-4:45
Fridays, Closed

8th Grade Activities

The second semester is underway and there are several activities planned to celebrate the culmination of your child’s hard work.  The following are reminders for you.  A signature page is included with this mailing.  It must be signed and returned to school by Monday, March 3, to allow your child’s full participation in all of our activities.

Please Click Here for the full activities list and guidelines

Click here to download the permission slip

Beautiful Kids in Ugly Sweaters!

Bancroft News

Student Weekly Bulletin - Week of April 28
STUDENT WEEKLY BULLETIN Monday, April 28 – Friday, May 2   Spring Break : There is no school Monday, April 21 through Friday, April 25. Have a great vacation and we will see you Monday, April 28.   Smarter Balanced Assessment Conso... Continue
Posted by: Joy Dowell
Published: 4/18/14

A Note From the Health Dept. Regarding Whooping Cough
Please see the attached information from the City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services regarding whooping cough.  Additional information on required immunizations for students is available . Continue
Posted by: Public Information Office
Published: 4/9/14

Take the College Pledge (Haga la Promesa Universitaria)
The Long Beach Unified School District, Long Beach City College and Cal State Long Beach strongly encourage all middle school parents and students to take the pledge that is part of the nationally recognized Long Beach College Promise program. Now... Continue
Posted by: Public Information Office
Published: 3/19/14

This Week at Bancroft


School District News

Today: 4/24/14
All Day: Spring Break--No School

High School Information

High School Information for 8th Graders

Hello 8th Grade Students and Parents! The High School Application Process will be underway in early November. I have included a general timeline and list of ...more

Anonymous Bully Hotline

Email BRUNO BRUIN in School Loop if you are being bullied. (Go to Loop Mail and enter Bruno Bruin in the "to" line)

If you know of a situation that should be reported to the school, but you don't want to be identified, this is the perfect way to help! Keep our school safe for all students.