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Welcome to Buchanan High School, home of The Bears! My name is Omar Hemaidan and I am proud to be joining this incredible staff as principal for the upcoming school year. As a community member for 25 years, the Buchanan Area is a special place my family calls home. With two Buchanan graduates and one incoming junior, my wife and I have appreciated the tremendous education our own kids have received at Buchanan. This comprehensive site truly values ALL students in Mind, Body & Spirit.


In 1993, Buchanan High School joined the Clovis Unified family as its third high school, named after Dr. Floyd B Buchanan, Clovis Unified founding Superintendent. When the school was initially built, it was surrounded by peach orchards and an occasional country home. Over the years, Buchanan has become one of the most respected schools in California. Its rich history and success encompass not only academics, but a wide range of programs including athletics, visual and performing arts, and Career Technical Educational programs. There is truly something for everyone and we encourage all students to get involved! 


In Bear Nation, we value the community and look at parent/guardian involvement as a true partnership that is necessary for student success. As an educational team, we are honored to work with you and are committed to making sure your student feels valued and supported throughout their educational journey.


We are excited to start the upcoming school year with in-person instruction in the fall, and encourage all parents to stay informed by visiting our website, the CUSD App, and Parent Connect, useful tools that will provide you with valuable information throughout the year. We look forward to a wonderful 2021-22 school year. Go Bears!




Omar Hemaidan

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