Hello CE Parents! Please look at emails for a newsletter from CE. Thanks and see you soon!
School Supplies link is live. Order now if interested. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1APUbzAbgr07JKNSiPKGikJpyzS0ZkGtK/view?usp=sharing
Camp Invention has reinvented its routine to comply with CDC guidelines! See the link below for more information and registration details! Don't miss this wonderful summer opportunity for students entering grades K-6! https://share.peachjar.com/flyers/991888/districts/14705
Spartan families, In order to ascertain the level of need in our community, we ask that you fill out this survey if your Bixby student does NOT have access to the internet and/or a device to complete schoolwork at home. The survey will need to be completed separately for each child enrolled at BPS. Survey link: https://bixbyps.info/techaccess Thank you!
Peach Jar Pro Tip! Parents, BPS "muted" Peach Jar, so to speak, during distance learning with the exception of internal flyers, as to not overwhelm families with more information coming electronically. We will be "unmuting" as of today. Remember, you can control how often you receive Peach Jar emails! See pics for details!
BPS has rescheduled our Pre-K and new Kindergarten enrollment date. We will open for enrollment on May 11th at 12:00 PM. Please complete our survey regarding internet/device access for enrollment at http://bixbyps.info/PKsurvey. See here for all information about 2020-2021 PreK and new Kindergarten enrollment: http://bixbyps.info/2020prek.
In case you missed it last night, click below to access information on All Things Pre-K 2020-2021! Also included is a follow-up with clarification on many of the great questions posed at last night's event! We will continue to communicate details via our website and BPS app as they become available! https://bixbyps.info/2020prek
Spartans, join Bridge the Gap for this year’s 2020 Sparta Gala! Tickets will only be available until March 15th or until sold out!! Last year’s event sold out quickly, so don’t delay if you'd like to attend!!! www.bidpal.net/SpartaGala2020
Looking for wonderful summer activities for your kiddo? Check out all that the Bixby Community Center has to offer! Click here for flyer: https://share.peachjar.com/flyers/952482/districts/14705
The long-standing partnership between BPS and the BOC has impacted countless families! BOC is launching a new program this spring...Break Boxes! These boxes will feed entire families over school breaks as we combat food insecurity together! BPS will be hosting a DISTRICT-WIDE food drive 2/18-3/6 to help in this effort! See below for collection info by school site!
Spartans: We need to STEP IT UP to ensure our Bixby Spartans license plate goes into production! We currently have only 11 pre-orders on file! We need to increase that to 100 by May 1st! This is the last step of a long process to get these into permanent production! Grab your application form at bixbyps.info/spartanplate!
Spartan Parents: Returning student registration for the 2020-2021 school year is now open! Please check for an email from "email@example.com." If you do not see this email, please check your spam folder, contact us or visit bixbyps.info/enrollment!
It’s Box Tops collection time again! Please send your clipped Box Tops to your Bixby school campus by February 12th! Download the following app to participate digitally! Scan paper receipts into the app each time you grocery shop and email online grocery receipts to firstname.lastname@example.org and Box Tops for Education will mail a check to your school! Apple App Store link: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/box-tops-for-education/id1150038564 Google Play link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.generalmills.btfe
Spartan Families: Returning student registration opens in less than a week on Monday, January 27th! See our latest news story at https://bixbyps.info/2020enrollment for FAQ's on all things enrollment and registration for 2020-2021! Do you have a neighbor or friend who will be joining us at BPS as a new student next year? Share this image with them! Whether you're new or returning, it's always a great day to be a Spartan!
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/
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/
CE: Class Group Picture 1/8/20 $10 price is for PRE-ORDERS ONLY Orders placed after the 8th will increase to: 5x7 $16 8x10 $19 PLEASE HAVE ORDERS TURNED IN BY 1/10
Please remember today is a normal school day, we will dismiss @ 3:05 to start our WINTER BREAK. Hope you all have a wonderful break and we will see you in the New Year!!
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!
Congratulations to these 3rd-grade Spartans! These talented artists won the contest hosted by the Bixby Fire Department in honor of Fire Protection Week! The theme was "Not All Heroes Wear a Cape!" Thank you to Bixby Fire Marshal, Mike Butler and all of these brave men and women for all you do for our community! Check out the snapshots here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/BixbyPS/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1177345775796639
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/
CE: You still have time to turn your Groove A Thon fundraising money through next week. Have a great weekend!
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
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
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.
CE: Don't forget Parent Orientation starts at 5:30 tomorrow and Friday is our FIRST early release at 2:05.
CE: Don't forget that this Thursday (8/29) is CE's Parent Orientation Night. PreK, K and 1st will start at 5:30 in classrooms, Parent meeting at 6:00 in gym and 6:30 2nd and 3rd in classrooms. 7:00pm will be Watch DOG and BEST training. Thank you!
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
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.
**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
Hello CE Families! A reminder that you MUST re-enroll your students asap! Failure to do so will mean we drop them at the end of the semester, and they will no longer be students at Bixby Public Schools. Then you will have to start the enrollment process from the beginning next year. IF they are not returning to BPS, please notify the school immediately. Thank you! Central Elementary
Hello Parents, We will be celebrating the hard-working staff in our Transportation Dept next week with a luncheon for them on May 14th. Many of you send your kids to school on a bus, and if you would like to support our celebration, please consider making a donation! It will go towards a luncheon and a little gift, including a really creative and cute t-shirt from Fieldhouse Gear. If you are interested, you may donate any little amount via your PayPal account by using this: email@example.com. Thank you - have a great week!
CE is needing a few volunteers for playground duty. Please use the sign up genius to sign up. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0F4DA5AB28A5FE3-playground
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
Tomorrow, March 28th, is Class Picture Day. The cost is $8 ea. Order envelopes went home before Spring Break. If you lost your order envelope, please put your money or check, made payable to KELLY COLOR, in an envelope with your student's name and teacher's name. Also tomorrow, Spring Personality Pictures will be taken. There isn't any money to be sent for these as you will receive a proof and decide whether you would like to purchase them. The photographer asks your child not wear green.
UPDATE: Read Across America Grade winner for 1st grade is Mrs. French's class, not Mrs. DuBois' class as previously announced
Our Wonderful Mrs. Haynes and Mr. Boren dressed up like Thing one and Thing two to reward the students of Central for all of the awesome reading they did during read Across America week. The students read a total of 54,015 minutes last week. Mrs. Stamm's (K), Mrs. DuBois' (1st), Mrs. Shaw's (2nd) and Mrs. Morris' (3rd) classes were the grade level winners. Way to go students!
3rd Grade Music Program will be held Thursday, March 7th. Mrs. Hays' and Mrs. Ishmael's classes will be at 1:30 Mrs. Allan's, Mrs. Morris' and Mrs Brooks' classes will be at 2:10. Mrs. Mauch, Mrs Barry's and Mrs. Cornelison's classes. All Parents will need to bring their transportation tags and go to the outside doors of the gym to check in.
2019-2020 Returning Student Registration is now open! See here for details: http://www.bixbyps.org/article/92525?org=bixby-public-schools
We are so happy to share that Rebecca Jones, our Music teacher and Martha Highland, our Art teacher were awarded these certificates from The Assistance League for taking the initiative to apply for funds to foster critical thinking skills, self-esteem, and creativity in students participating in Fine Arts programs
CE: Please make sure you check your emails weekly for our new flyer distribution system through Peachjar. The emails will say "New Flyer Opportunity". Thank you and have a great evening.
CE:Two reminders- #1-Mornings with Moms on Friday starting at 7:50. Please have your child's transportation tag. Come to office before Friday if you need a new one. #2-Please single file our dismissal car line until a staff member moves barrier so we don't block parked patrons.
CE: Don't forget.... school is out on Monday. Have a great three day weekend!
Central Elementary: Don’t forget Thanksgiving holiday begins on Wednesday. Also a reminder from gym—-please encourage your student to wear tennis shoes on their PE day. Thank you and have a safe holiday.
CE: No school on Monday, November 5th. Have a great weekend
Central Elementary-Please send your veteran’s picture to firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday to be included in the CE Veteran’s Day slideshow. Also—-lost and found is overflowing. We will do donations to BOC after Thanksgiving. Please check lost and found soon for lost items. Thank you and be safe tonight!
Friendly reminders... Traffic reminders at arrival/dismissal: 1. Make sure you follow all traffic laws; 2. Please stay off cell phone; 3. Follow our arrival and dismissal procedures Please remember this is to keep all students safe.
Central Elementary: Conference night is Thursday night and NEXT Tuesday (10/16) If you do not have your conferences set please contact your home room teacher. Thank you!
CE: Grandparents' Day is Thursday (last names A to M) and Friday (last names N-Z). Please enter through back gym doors. The doors will open at 8am. If student rides bus please have them meet you by gym stage.
CE: Homecoming celebration reminder for tomorrow is wear your PJ to school, Tuesday:crazy socks, Wed.: hat day, Thursday: team jersey and Friday: Bixby Spirit wear
CE: Reminders— *early release tomorrow *Cheer and Dance team ribbons and Pom-Pom tomorrow— all for $1 Have a great evening.
CE: Tomorrow is early release at 2:45pm. Have a great evening.
Central Elementary: Friday (9/7) is first early release Friday. School will dismiss at 2:45pm.
CE: No school Monday due to Labor Day Holiday
CE Parent Orientation Thursday, August 30th. 530pm: PreK,K and 1st and 6:30pm: 2nd and 3rd in homerooms. No school on Friday for teacher professional development
Meet the Teacher Kindergarten to Third grades on August 15 from 9-11am
PreK Meet the Teacher THIS Thursday AM classes: 5-5:45pm PM classes: 6:15-7:00pm
New Parent Orientation THIS Thursday Night starting at 5:45pm
Welcome to our new Website!