Our number of the week is SIX! A new record for BPS! Join us in congratulating our 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalists! Tara Eldridge Kayla Gorham Preston Hearn Riley Miller Kendall Stieben Aidan Sudler https://5il.co/a56g
BPS needs your input as we begin our strategic planning process! Join us for a community forum on any of the dates listed. The content will not be site specific. See here for details & a message from Supt. Miller: http://www.bixbyps.org/article/133199?org=bixby-public-schools
Check out this handy “cheat sheet” of the most popular vaping devices. There are many e-cigarette devices on the market and every day seems to bring something new to look for. It is important to keep up! See here for parent resources: http://bit.ly/vapingresources
What do you do after a dominating, historic 50-point victory over your crosstown rival on THEIR home field? If you're a Bixby Spartan, you wake up the next morning and go back to work! VERY well done, Spartans! https://twitter.com/BixbySpartanFB/status/1170343865431318528?s=09
Curious about exactly what happens when kids go home early on Fridays? The short answer is, whatever it takes to make sure every student’s needs are being met. Click below to learn more and see PLC's in action at BNI! http://www.bixbyps.org/article/131301?org=bixby-public-schools
Don't forget, we have an awesome new BPS Child Nutrition platform! Visit the link below to sign up for automatic emails or download the app! September Menus for all sites can also be found here: https://www.schoolnutritionandfitness.com/index.php?sid=1565026514811&page=menus.
Between 2017 & 2018 alone, the number of youth who used e-cigarettes went up by 1.5M. It's going to take communities working together to educate our kids about the dangers of vaping. See here for the facts & useful tips on having this conversation: http://bit.ly/vapingresources
BPS Communications: We have many platforms that we use to communicate with families! Our goal is to ensure we are reaching each and every family in a timely and effective manner. See here for details to make sure you don't miss a thing: http://bit.ly/bpscommunications
See you tomorrow! Important message from Supt. Miller: http://www.bixbyps.org/article/127032?org=bixby-public-schools Transportation: http://bit.ly/bpsbusroutes Text "@bpstr" to 81010 for text updates Menus: http://bit.ly/bpsmenus
A little throwback to last week! Remember that cowbell evidence we promised?! Well, here it is! "Excitement" was certainly the word of the day! Our countdown is down to ONE DAY! See you tomorrow, Spartans! https://youtu.be/rfkjEo6mc84
Heading to the grocery store today? Meal planning for the week? Need to know what's for school lunch? Printable menus for August can be accessed here: http://www.bixbyps.org/o/bixby-public-schools/browse/72167
Welcome Back 2019 was chock full of every possible emotion yesterday. Click below for details on ALL THE FEELS and also Supt. Miller's horrible fever! It's amazing he was able to attend in the first place, poor guy! https://www.bixbyps.org/article/125989?org=bixby-public-schools
Spartan Parents: Did you miss Dr. Marcia Tate? You can access her handouts here: https://www.bixbyps.org/o/bixby-public-schools/browse/27807! It's certainly not quite the same without her phenomenal presentation to accompany them, however, we wanted to provide them as a resource.
Would you like to increase your child's brain power?! Don't forget to join us TOMORROW night at 6:30PM for Dr. Marcia Tate and her 20 Strategies for Success! See here for details: http://www.bixbyps.org/article/122793?org=bixby-public-schools
We appreciate the community's positive response to the "Love Our Schools" event this Sat. Due to scheduling conflicts, we are postponing the event for secondary sites (MS, 9GC, and HS) until a later date. Elem/Inter sites are still on schedule. Schools will share addt info.
Reminder: The Oklahoma Caring Van will be providing an opportunity for free immunizations for children of all ages TOMORROW from 4PM-6PM at BMS! See flyer for more details and access the required paperwork on Peach Jar. https://share.peachjar.com/flyers/776956/schools/149908
In order to pick up a Chromebook tomorrow without a wait, we need all paperwork turned in today by 3. Bring to 9GC office or HS library, or you may fill out online at myschoolbucks.com. If you fill out online, you do not need to bring in the paper copies. https://5il.co/99jv
The Oklahoma Caring Van will be providing an opportunity for free immunizations for children of all ages on August 9th at BMS! See flyer for more details and access the link to required paperwork below. https://share.peachjar.com/flyers/776956/schools/149908
Spartan Parents! You don't want to miss Dr. Marcia Tate! Mark your calendar for Tuesday, August 13th at 6:30PM! Learn more here: http://www.bixbyps.org/article/122793?org=bixby-public-schools
BPS invites our entire Spartan community to join us as we ready our schools for our best year yet! We Love Our Schools Work Day will be Saturday, August 10th, 9 AM-12 PM. See here for more information: http://www.bixbyps.org/article/122229?org=bixby-public-schools
Hi there, Spartans! We are looking forward to the 2019-2020 school year! Please see here: http://bit.ly/welcomebackbps for all things Back to School 2019!
Bixby students participated in a panel at EngageOK yesterday. The thoughts they shared were enlightening! We are very proud of the way the represented us! https://www.tulsaworld.com/news/local/education/students-share-what-they-wish-their-teachers-knew-during-state/article_98f36c4b-e4b2-5b02-b16c-04e9415aed34.html
High School Chromebook Information! New Students (9th Graders and 10th-12th Grade Transfer Students) Access info- https://5il.co/8tvr Returning Students (10th-12th Graders) Access info- https://5il.co/8tvq For more information, visit the 1:1 Instructional Initiative page on the BPS website or email Cheryl Wilkinson at email@example.com.
Reminder! New Bell Schedule for 2019-2020! Elem/Int: 8:00-3:05. MS/9GC/HS: 8:45-3:46. Stay tuned for all things back to school (Meet the Teacher, Parent Orientation, Schedule Pick Up, etc.) coming your way by 8/1. Supply lists are accessible here: http://bit.ly/bpssupplies
Bridge the Gap Golf Tournament is next Monday, July 15th! See flyer: https://share.peachjar.com/flyers/755224/districts/14705 for more information or visit: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4cacac2baaf49-volunteers to sign up to help!
BPS is excited to announce our new partnership with ESS for substitute teacher services! If you have subbed for us previously, we can’t wait to get you on our new list! If you haven’t subbed - NOW is the time!! More info coming soon!
The @BixbyPS Dance Team is requesting your help to win free tickets to the 2020 Nationals in Orlando next February. Just click on the following link below to cast your vote for Bixby High School. Thank you! http://bit.ly/BixbyDance
All Bixby campuses will be open tomorrow from 8 am to 4 pm for students to clean lockers, return school materials, and retrieve personal belongings. Access to HS and MS parking will be via bus loop north of the 9th Grade Center off Riverview. Sites will provide addt instructions.
Due to the weather and water conditions at the baseball field, the school has recommended that we cancel and reschedule this weeks baseball camp. We are going to combine the camp with next weeks and our new dates will be Monday, June 3rd through Thursday June 6th. 10:00-12:00 each day. All who have payed for this weeks camp are good for next week and those who have not yet registered can register at the camp on the first day. All who have questions can contact Coach Delay at firstname.lastname@example.org We appreciate your patience and understanding and look forward to camp next week. Thank you.
Due to rising water, Baseball Camp (1st -6th grade) at the High School for Wednesday, May 29th, has been cancelled. A decision on camp for Thursday and Friday will be made tomorrow and a make-up date will follow.
UPDATE May 28: The high potential for addt rainfall in the Tulsa area tonight & tomorrow, combined with rising water levels, may result in flash flooding in Bixby. Therefore, all schools south of the river will remain closed tomorrow for student access. North sites will be open.
Little Spartans Boys Basketball Academy will be held June 3rd-6th for 1st-4th Grades. For more information about the camp go to: https://share.peachjar.com/flyers/752230/districts/14705
Given current conditions, summer school classes and @BixbyPS athletic camps on Tues 5/28 will go as scheduled. Students and families, please wait until Wed. or Thurs. to come to school for checkout. Be flexible as conditions may change. Will update tomorrow at 4:00 pm. Thank you.
@BixbyPS families, we are hopeful the risk of significant flooding in Bixby has diminished. Accordingly, all sites will be open next Wednesday, 5/29 & Thursday, 5/30 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm for students to clean out lockers, turn in textbooks, and retrieve personal belongings.
Supply Lists for the 2019-2020 School Year are now available: http://www.bixbyps.org/o/bixby-public-schools/browse/27959
The City of Bixby has been told to expect substantial flooding over the next few days, particularly south of the river. The impact on roads & neighborhoods could be significant. Therefore, all classes are canceled for tomorrow. They will not be rescheduled. More info to follow.
Due to extensive flooding and numerous closed roads throughout Bixby, Bixby Schools will be closed today. Please be safe on the roads as additional rainfall is expected and water levels may rise.
Due to extensive flooding and additional heavy rainfall predicted this morning in the Bixby area, Bixby Schools will not be in session today. Please be safe on the roads, particularly in the SE and NE portions of the district. Several roads are underwater. @BixbyPS
We could not be more proud of our @BixbyPS High School students for raising over $45K to sponsor wishes for six wonderful children in our community! Such a great example of charity and compassion. Thank you, Spartans! https://ktul.com/news/local/bixby-students-raise-over-45000
Celebrity Attractions is promoting the national Broadway tour of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical at the Tulsa PAC, May 31 & June 1. Use the code "Bixby" when you purchase tickets & $5 of every ticket gets donated back to our schools. Link: https://bit.ly/2E80aC2.
BPS would like to welcome our newest Board of Education Member, Justin Cheatham! Thank you, Mr. Cheatham for your dedication to our schools and your willingness to serve in this volunteer role! Welcome aboard! Learn more here: https://5il.co/668u
Will your little Spartan be 4 or 5 years old by September 1st? If so, don't forget, Pre-K and New Kindergarten student enrollment opens tomorrow, April 15th at 9AM! Visit our enrollment site or check out this video for more information: https://youtu.be/R5YKETYPFXg
Lowe's is sponsoring a special Kids'-Q contest as part of this year's Bixby Rotary Club's BBQ n' Blues Festival. The event is May 3. There will be special prizes for participants. You can get more information and download the entry form at: https://bixbyrotarybbq.com/kids-q.html
Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have to cancel the HS productions of ”Thoroughly Modern Millie” this weekend. We hope to reschedule , and appreciate all the work our students have invested in preparation! We regret the sudden cancellation. Thank you!
Bixby High School would like to introduce our new Head Volleyball Coach, Zoe Stinchcomb! https://5il.co/6wp9
Based on updated alerts relative to the dangerous wind chills tomorrow morning, Bixby Public Schools will not be in session on Monday. I apologize for any inconvenience this decision may have on families who need to make arrangements for child care.
2019-2020 Returning Student Registration is now open! See here for details: http://www.bixbyps.org/article/92525?org=bixby-public-schools
Kelly Educational Staffing is hosting a Hiring Event for Substitute Teachers. The event will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 20th @ 109 N. Armstrong from 12pm-4pm. For more information please contact (918) 461-0357 or email@example.com
Sending out our love today to Mrs. Amber Flowers, BNE Educator of the Year! We’re so thankful she’s a Spartan! District Educator of the Year will be announced at the Sparta Gala on 3/8 tickets are limited grab yours NOW! https://one.bidpal.net/spartagala2019
Today we recognize Mrs. Gina Rumbaugh as we countdown to the District Educator of the Year Announcement at the Sparta Gala on 3/8. You won’t want to miss this incredible event! Congratulations Mrs. Rumbaugh, Bixby is lucky to have you! https://one.bidpal.net/spartagala2019
The countdown continues! Today’s BIG IMPACT number is 34. The 34 volleyball players below have a new net and pole system in their gym thanks to Bridge the Gap! We are down to 18 days to purchase tickets to BTG's Sparta Gala! Don’t miss out! https://one.bidpal.net/spartagala2019
Sending our congrats today to Mrs. Brooke Puckett, BNI’s Educator of the Year! Don’t miss out on the District Educator of the Year announcement at the Sparta Gala on 3/8! Space is limited so grab your tickets NOW! https://one.bidpal.net/spartagala2019
20 days left to purchase tickets to the Sparta Gala! Today’s BIG IMPACT number is...120 for the 120 laptops making up 4 carts at CI! At around 9k each, Bridge the Gap made these purchases possible! Support BTG and grab your Gala tickets here: https://one.bidpal.net/spartagala2019
The Sparta Gala countdown begins! 23 days to purchase tickets by 3/1. Today’s BIG IMPACT number of the day is 131. BNE has 131 wireless devices enhancing their learning thanks to Bridge the Gap! Grab your tickets here: https://one.bidpal.net/spartagala2019
The Annual Sparta Gala benefiting Bridge the Gap is Friday, March 8th, 2019! More info to come in the next few weeks. If you're ready to purchase your tickets or are interested in becoming a sponsor, see here! www.bidpal.net/spartagala2019
School board members are dedicated citizens that work tirelessly alongside BPS! Lisa Kramer is our longest-running member, co-chair for Bixby PLAC, and a fierce advocate for public education. Lisa, we are so grateful for you! Learn more about Lisa: https://5il.co/667y
Did you know School Board Members are elected every 5 years? Matt Dotson is our newest member in Seat 3 and we are very thankful for his service! In the spirit of School Board Appreciation Week, today we recognize Matt Dotson! Learn more about Matt: https://5il.co/668i
Did you know School Board Meetings occur monthly? Community members are always welcome to attend! Visit our website for agendas, minutes, and meeting dates. Today, we recognize & thank Julie Prox, Board Clerk, for her service to BPS! Learn more about Julie: https://5il.co/65qu
Did you know school board members are volunteers? They’re not paid for the countless hours spent partnering with us to make BPS the best we can be! Today, we thank Lisa Owens, our Board VP, and former Bixby educator. Learn more about Lisa: https://5il.co/668u
Did you know our School Board is tasked with making many important decisions for our district? Today, for School Board Appreciation week, we recognize Board President, Amanda Stephens. Thank you, Amanda, for your dedication to BPS! Learn more about Amanda: https://5il.co/65qt
This is a reminder that school resumes tomorrow. Be mindful that the bridge restoration project has begun. Lane closures will significantly affect travel times in both directions, particularly during the morning and afternoon commute. Please allow yourself extra time.
January lunch menus are available here: http://www.bixbyps.org/o/bixby-public-schools/browse/43844 You can also access on each schools website under “Explore” and then choose “Dining” or via our mobile app.
PowerSchool is now available and has a new web address. You can now access at: http://bixbyps.powerschool.com
The Pride has been selected to perform LIVE tomorrow morning on a show called BBC Breakfast! This is the British version of Good Morning America! So when you're ringing in the new year, tune your TV or PC to BBC-1 to see the band perform (around midnight Bixby time).
The Pride of Bixby will be marching in London’s New Year’s Day Parade on Jan 1st @ 6am CST. The parade can be watched live at www.lnydp.com, Cox channel 190, or DirectTV channel 345
Lots to celebrate at the board meeting tonight. @BixbyPS thanks our NI students Chloe and Tyler for starting it with the Pledge. We also appreciate the local Rotary Club support to our schools, our own dedicated LaRinda Smith, and celebrated the state win in football. And a special celebration of Tait Smith, who scored a perfect 36 on his ACT! We had such exciting success stories to share.
Bixby Central Intermediate Principal Brenda Shaw was recently featured in a Channel 8 news story about student use of social media. This is important information for parents. Here is the link: https://ktul.com/news/local/bixby-principal-discovers-disturbing-online-trend.
Congratulations to Bixby Spartan Football! 6AII State Champions!
7 Bixby Middle School students were selected for the All-State Choirs. Please join us in congratulating them: All-State Treble: Brooklyn Demaree, Kara Kannady, Allie Robins, Amelia Shoemake. All-State Mixed: Alexis Norman, Isaiah Penny, Audrey Sams
Early voting starts TODAY at Hardesty Library or the Tulsa County Election Board. Voting hours are until 6:00 pm today and tomorrow from 9am - 2pm. If submitting an absentee ballot, remember to mail it today! It has to make it to the Election Board by 7pm Nov 6. Spartans Vote!
We are very proud of our Pride of Bixby Band. Not only did they bring home a FIFTH straight 6A-2 OBA State Championship yesterday, they finished 3rd overall in the state, behind only BA and Jenks. Congrats to Mr. Parker, his talented directors, and our incredible Band parents and students. Very well done, #spartans!
October Breakfast/Lunch Menus are now available. You can find menus at each sites homepage under "Explore" and then "Dining". Or, click here for our Printable Menus: http://www.bixbyps.org/o/bixby-public-schools/browse/38490
Check out our latest architectural renderings for the West Elem/Int Campus. Groundbreaking is 9/26 with earthwork beginning soon after. Building will open for students in Aug 2020. It's going to be an AMAZING school! Click link for KKT's video: https://youtu.be/pa6CFbG86TE
The "Pride of Bixby" Band is going to have an incredible year! Not only will they be gunning for a fifth straight 6A2 State Championship, they will be traveling to London to represent Bixby in the New Years Day Parade! Thanks to @Fox23 for sharing our story. https://goo.gl/QvgAUn
Bixby Public Schools is seeking bus drivers: 6 hrs per day @ $13.25/hr. starting pay. Apply online at: https://bixby.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx Contact Gabe Hayes @ 918-366-2247 for more info.
The BPS Military Appreciation Football Game will be held August 24th. If you would like to order a T-Shirt, please click here: http://goo.gl/zDe4WS
We have immediate openings for Bus Drivers. Please apply at: https://bixby.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=597
Welcome to our new Website!