January is Creativity Month! Do you have a child entering grades K-6 next school year that likes to get creative with hands-on activities? Camp Invention®, an exciting, weeklong summer adventure, will challenge you to use your creativity in all-new ways! In this program, you will use your imagination to create new ideas, design a sports complex and build a city using recyclable materials! See our FB Event Page for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1292975517541557/
Great news for students in need of immunizations! The Caring Van is returning to BPS and will be available: 3:30 - 6:00 PM North Intermediate: February 25th Northeast Intermediate: February 25th Central Intermediate: February 27th Required paperwork can be accessed here: English: https://5il.co/c4q0 Spanish: https://5il.co/c4pz
The chance to shop has passed but you can still upload those receipts! We spy several Bixby schools within reach of a cash prize! Visit here to see the current standings and/or submit your receipts! https://simonschoolrewards.com/center/woodlandhillsmall/home
Join us Thursday, January 16th, for a short meet and greet and quick Q&A with the three candidates running for Bixby School Board. SPARTANS VOTE on February 11th! Mark your calendar and RSVP via the link below! https://www.facebook.com/events/439966223546784/
Our number of the week this week is ONE HUNDRED! 100 = the exact number of pre-orders we need by 5/1/2020 in order for our Bixby Spartan License Plate to go into permanent production! Order yours today! Access the form at: https://bixbyps.info/spartanplate #schoolspirit
Spartans, did you shop over the holiday break?! Don't forget to submit your receipts from Woodland Hills Mall! BMS is currently in 2nd place! Every $1 you spend at Woodland Hills Mall earns your school a point. The school with the most points will be rewarded a cash prize this February! Here’s How It Works: 1. Shop & dine at Woodland Hills Mall 2. Register at: https://simonschoolrewards.com/center/woodlandhillsmall/ 3. Select your school & upload photos of your Woodland Hills Mall receipts! 4. Receipts must be submitted by January 31, 2020. Register today!
*Nearby Water Main Break at NEEI* Due to a nearby City of Broken Arrow water main break, NEEI has experienced low water pressure this morning. City Officials have informed us that our water pressure should be restored to 95 percent within the hour. All students are safe and lunch will be served as normal. We will follow up with any changes or updates! Thank you! Wishing you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving! 😊
Calling all 4th graders! Did you know that YOU and YOUR FAMILY & FRIENDS can access millions of acres of national parks, historic structures, cultural artifacts, ancient forests, snow-capped mountains, and clear blue lakes FOR FREE!? You can get your year-long Every Kid in a Park pass at www.everykidinapark.gov, the official website where parents, educators, and kids can learn more.
Our first NEI Color Run is being held today!!! 🏃🏻♀️🏃🏻♂️☀️♥️💙🎉 The students and parents, alike, are having an absolute BLAST!!!! What a fantastic fundraiser for our school and what a fun day for our school community!! ♥️💙🎉☺️ Plus...we absolutely could not have picked a better day....the weather is fantastic!!☀️🍁🍃🍂🎉 Thank you NEI PTO and parent volunteers!! We’ve had such a terrific turnout!! It’s a great day to be a Northeast Spartan!!♥️💙☀️🎉
From the hidden meaning of emojis, to dangerous apps, to the tools parents need to keep their kids safe, Jason Weis touched on it all at yesterday's parent night! See here for the handout, resources, & more info! http://www.bixbyps.org/article/154350?org=bixby-public-schools
Spartans, the final community forum related to our strategic planning process is TONIGHT at CI, 3:30 PM for staff, 6:00 PM for community members. Join us for our conversation about the future of BPS! See here for more information & to access our survey: http://bit.ly/bpsforums
Don't forget: BPS is hosting an event tomorrow night parents won't want to miss! If your child has electronic devices, you need to hear the safety information, tips & tools from Jason Weis! 6:30 PM at Multipurpose! RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1242969079207279/
Spartan Community: We need your VOTES to help us grab the Game of the Week spot for November 8th on Cox's Channel 3! You can cast your vote here as many times as you'd like: https://www.yurview.com/ford-fan-pick
Don't miss the 5th Annual Not Your Mama's Craft Show benefitting BPS Libraries on Saturday, 10/26! See the flyer here: https://share.peachjar.com/flyers/845896/districts/14705
October is Cyber Safety Awareness Month & we have an event coming up parents won't want to miss! If your child spends time on electronic devices, you need to hear the safety information, tips & tools Jason Weis has to share! RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1242969079207279/
BPS Community: Your priorities are important to us! The second of six opportunities to attend a Community Listening Forum is tonight at BNI at 6PM. Join us or visit here to RSVP for another date: https://www.facebook.com/events/858671957860835/
Strategic Planning Update: We invite everyone to share your priorities with us via the survey below! See here for the full update from Supt. Miller: http://www.bixbyps.org/article/142331?org=bixby-public-schools Click here to take the survey: https://forms.gle/Ma9TveuuqW28U1YK6
Bixby Buddy Baseball 2019 is on Sunday, October 6th at 3:00 PM! You don't want to miss this joyful event! Join their group learn more here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/290672878090601/?fref=nf
Bixby Volleyball is raising money for a wonderful cause! See the link below to order your "Spartans Crush Cancer" T-Shirt! A portion of all proceeds will be donated to cancer research. https://bixbyvolleyballcancerawareness.itemorder.com
Bixby HOCO shirts are on sale NOW! Click here to purchase: www.bixbyhoco.com! Mark your calendar for the Homecoming Parade: Thursday October 10th at 6PM, Homecoming FB Game: Friday October 11th at 7PM!
BPS and Athletic Testing Solutions are partnering to provide youth heart screenings, the first line of defense against hidden heart conditions. Kids ages 8 and older are eligible. See link for more info and/or to schedule an appointment for 9/28: http://bit.ly/Bixby_HeartCheck
***Wear Polka Dots on Monday!!!*** Our students have been studying the book, The Dot by Peter Reynolds, in their Art Classes, as well as many other classes, over the last couple of weeks! The kiddos have also been creating some fantastic art pieces which correlate with this text!! The book is a wonderful story, about a journey of surprise, self-discovery, creativity and confidence. The book discusses ways which we each “make our own ‘unique’ mark” on the world!! The students have had a lot of fun with this study!!! In an almost "perfect timing"fashion…..We have learned that "National Dot Day" is this Sunday, Sept 15. Please join us as we celebrate making OUR mark on the world Next Monday, Sept 16, by wearing polka dots to school. And remember...if all else fails, just make a mark and see where it takes you!
Celebrating a wonderful Watch D.O.G.S. Dads Fall Kickoff at NEEI this evening!! 😎🎉 Our group had 25 dads attend, all excited and ready to assist our teachers and students this school year!! 😃🎉 We are so blessed to have had such a great group of parents gather this evening for such a special kickoff event & such a great cause!! Special thanks to Tim & Allyson Wiley for serving as our sponsors this year!♥️💙 We are so proud to have you both working to support our school!! Thanks also to Docs Country Mart for the paper good and water donations, and Merritt’s Bakery for all of the sweet treat donations!!🍩🍪 It’s going to be such a great year at Bixby Northeast! ♥️💙😎🎉💕
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
Attention all NEE and NEI dads, uncles, grandfathers! Volunteers are needed for the WatchDOGS (Dads of Great Students) Program. Join us for a Kickoff and Information Meeting on 9/9! See flyer for details: https://share.peachjar.com/flyers/805120/schools/149910
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.
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
What's for Lunch? New Platform Launched! See details here! http://www.bixbyps.org/article/127496?org=bixby-public-schools
Good afternoon NEEI families!! Just a reminder: our car rider #s have CHANGED for this school year! If you were unable to get your newly assigned car rider # at Meet the Teacher, please make plans to stop by the front lobby of your child’s school (Elementary or Intermediate)...to get your new # and new tag!! (Although the #s have changed, each family will still only be assigned one #). Thanks so much for your help! We are so excited for our first day tomorrow!!! ~Wendy Johnson, Principal
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.
Upcoming dates to remember: August 15th Northeast Family Cookout (6:00- 7:30 p.m.), August 16th Meet the Teacher (8:00 - 10:00 a.m.), August 20th First Day Of School!
Hello Northeast Intermediate families!!!! Please take a moment to review the Student Handbook for your reference. This is also available on the Bixby Northeast Intermediate website. We look forward to seeing you at Thursday evening’s back to school family cookout (6:00-7:30pm) and this Friday at our “Meet the Teacher” event! :-) Thank you! ~Wendy Johnson, principal https://u345601.ct.sendgrid.net/wf/click?upn=mNv45ZW-2F2rh13UbtcaN6UKS8kY5gUdEezbBzWRyEpJI-3D_BExfb7YnTgLSS-2FXspKzwo7EqFSVNwQQI633YZkjUlYGWHTQPYYccCjUoiETv823goXYQbHCiP9zWxMiw5xEseGiQL7xuyidy8gzU0h5uw-2BzJ-2BuxZUAHVTPocoFsZn3SzuM5ebERhV-2BLFYc-2Bu-2BFnf06fwRrZVMvHXzEY2MykMhKrguXVCJxgjWjs4HStnB2yDSWaWRMNmlhDimX5dGgDBQw-3D-3D
**Important School Policy Update: With student safety always a top priority, and changes in Oklahoma law, Bixby Public Schools’ policy regarding tobacco and vaping has changed. See here for more information: http://www.bixbyps.org/article/123936?org=bixby-public-schools
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 required paperwork on Peach Jar! https://app.peachjar.com/flyers/776956/districts/14705
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
We are looking forward to the 2019-2020 school year! Please see here: http://bit.ly/welcomebackbps for all things Back to School 2019!
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
BPS is now partnering with ESS, Education Solutions Services for all of our substitute teacher needs. Please see here for more information: http://bit.ly/bixbyess
Bixby Northeast Intermediate Honor Choir swept the awards at Heartland Music Festival this past weekend. Our 65-voice auditioned choir competed on Saturday at Edmond Santa Fe High School singing “Remember Me” from Coco and “One Foot” by the pop group Walk the Moon. The choir was awarded sweepstakes awards for their top scores from the judges. Later in the day, after a fun afternoon at Frontier City amusement park, they were chosen as the Grand Champion Judges Choice winners from all the elementary choirs, bands and orchestras competing. Congratulations to our Spartan Singers!
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
Is your student going to middle school? Please be sure to make sure their Tdap vaccinations have been updated with the nurse. https://share.peachjar.com/flyers/700911/schools/149911
2019-2020 Returning Student Registration is now open! See here for details: http://www.bixbyps.org/article/92525?org=bixby-public-schools
NEEI STEM night will be held on February 7 at 6:00-7:00! Hope to see you all there!
This week is our Special Olympics Penny Drive. Make sure to send in those coins to help send our Special Olympians to State in May! We are also selling Special Olympics bracelets each morning for $1. We appreciate your help in raising money for our Olympians!
We are excited to see the grandparents this week on Friday, the 11th, for Grandparent’s Day. This event is from 8:40-9:30 and is for 4th-6th grade. HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!
Don’t forget... Tomorrow, December 7, is TACKY SWEATER DAY!!
Don’t forget that Fall Picture Retakes are tomorrow!