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!
Upcoming 6th grade students interested in Band, see information below! Video: https://www.dropbox.com/s/lnmp2whdhjqd7yl/Bixby%20Recruitment%20Video%202020.mov?dl=0 Enrollment: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf0i6JKZdSkixOsVMbhBXZGGTgC3WyHChc1y5b8KzU1NdQXzQ/viewform
Welcome to our Monday morning Call to Excellence! Hope everyone has a great week! https://animoto.com/play/Y1nnvnkpwDxKD1B0gEzh4A
Here is a heartfelt message to all our amazing BNI students! https://animoto.com/play/Vy55VuKxjPO592ETjI7UsA
Due to the high probability of rain tomorrow, the 5th Grade Track & Field day has been postponed to March 25th. So all students will continue with regular class schedules tomorrow. Thank you!
Do you have a student-athlete who will be participating in BPS school sports in 2020-2021? Physicals are required for them to begin participation! Visit here for information on BPS All-Athlete Physicals Night: https://www.bixbyspartanathletics.com/physicals Need a reminder? RSVP to our FB Event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1104628776596522/
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
Color Run donations has been extended to this Friday, Feb 21st, and students will still be eligible for all prizes. Checks should be made payable to BNI PTO or you can also go to the following link: https://squareup.com/store/bnicolorun. Funds benefit the BNI playground!
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!
The celebration of our counselors continues! We even needed an extra day to cram in all of their awesomeness! Wasn't there a famous song about LOVE and 8 days a week?! Please join us as we show some of that love to our NI counselors and keep an eye out for our LAST post later this evening as we conclude this wonderful week of recognition. #nationalcounselorsweek
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!
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!
The last day to Personalize and Guarantee your 2020 BNI Yearbook is Friday, January 31st! If you haven't ordered your copy yet, please see the attached link: http://jostensyearbooks.com/?ref=A01100468
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!
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.
Fundraiser items will be available for pick-up Friday 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm in the front atrium. Students with 3 or less items will bring items home with them. If you are unable to pick up during these times, please call 918-366-2671. Thank you PTO & Project Dads for your help!!
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/
Just a reminder that Fall picture retakes are tomorrow, 10/24.
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
Students experience learning firsthand and having so much fun! Ms. Swaim's class worked so hard on creating their Jamestown projects, and did a fantastic job presenting them to their classes! And Ms. Lytle's class got to visit the Bixby Police Station and visit with our own SRO, Officer Toney:) And student's are using their imagination and creativity with the STEAM stations in our Media Center that Ms. Graham has established for all our students.
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
Please join us in supporting BNI at Freddy's Spirit Night, Tuesday, September 17th!
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.
Please join us Tuesday, September 3rd, for Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night to support Bixby North Intermediate!
Parent Orientation Night is Tuesday, August 27th, from 6:00 - 7:00 pm with new families meeting at 5:30 in the cafeteria to learn more about BNI. We look forward to seeing everyone!
Our first early release is next week, Aug 30. Today, Aug. 23, is a regular school day at BNI ending at 3:05. 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
Important Update on NI Dismissal Procedures! Please view the new video here: https://youtu.be/X-m15Sje_Cw. We look forward to seeing everyone on Tuesday for the first day of school!
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
Please see the attached link for our 2019-20 bus route information. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/422212/North_Elem_Int_Bus_Stops_19-20.pdf
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.
Bixby North Intermediate is excited to share our new pick-up procedures and to see everyone this Friday for Meet the Teacher! https://youtu.be/pGdM3v0LDU0
**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
PTO is offering pre-orders for spirit wear online at the link below. The deadline for this great opportunity is Aug 4th, and online orders will be at Meet the Teacher on Aug 16th for pick-up. https://www.shopfieldhousegear.com/collections/bixby-north-intermediate-spirit-wear
The "We Love Our Schools" community event will be on Aug 10th from 9-12. Attached is a link providing information on the projects scheduled. We would love to have you join if you are available to help make our campus shine for our students! https://forms.gle/73DC2uXmJBhryoNM8
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
2019-20 School Supply lists are available including pre-ordering options. http://www.bixbyps.org/o/bixby-public-schools/browse/27959
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.
Preliminary OSTP test scores will be available through the Parent Portal on May 23rd. See attached link for further information. https://www.bixbyps.org/article/112933?org=bixby-north-intermediate
Raising Cane's Spirit Night, Thursday, May 16th
Wonderful memories are captured in our 2018-19 BNI yearbook! We still have copies available for sale before school in the atrium ($40 cash).
A reminder that students must be re-enrolled for next year. If they are not re-enrolled, they will be dropped at the end of the semester and the whole enrollment process will have to start from the beginning next year. If you are not returning to BPS, please notify our office.
All library books are due Friday, May 10th
If your child has not returned their BNI Carnival waiver, please send it back ASAP. They are not able to participate without the signed form on file as it is an actual waiver. The carnival is this Friday, 5/3 Thank you!
Yearbooks - Don't miss out! The deadline to pre-order a yearbook is next Friday, May 3rd. After May 3rd, prices go up to $40.00 and will be sold on a first come- first serve basis, cash only. Attached is the link to order: https://goo.gl/JC7CSo
It's our last week of testing at BNI and we need a few more monitors for the final stretch! Sign up here if you're able to help us out! We need 2 more for Tuesday and 1 more for Wednesday and Thursday! Thank you! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0549ada82ea5f58-north1
No School, Friday April 19th.
BNI Reminder: As of April 29th, 2019, no lunch charges will be allowed. If you need to check your child's balance, just go to myschoolbucks.com, call or email. All balances will carry over to your child's account for the next year. See here for more info: https://5il.co/7bwn
We are in the final few days of testing at BNI and we still need monitors on the following days: 4/17 AM & PM, 4/22, 4/23, 4/24, 4/25 all AM only! Sign up here if you're able to help us out! Thank you! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0549ada82ea5f58-north1
As part of the Rotary's BBQ and Blues Event on May 3rd, a special Kids-Q event is scheduled, and they are looking for 10 contestants in each category (ages 6-10, and 11-15) who will receive a free grill and apron! The complete guidelines and rules are in the official application attached. https://bixbyrotarybbq.com/kids-q.html
BNI Testing Monitors needed this week! We are in need of 2 more volunteers for TUES. 4/9 AM and 3 for PM, and 4 more on WED. 4/10! Thank you! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0549ada82ea5f58-north1
April 5th was the end of our second 6 weeks, and Progress Reports will be coming home on Thursday, April 11th.
State testing begins April 2nd and we are needing 7 more volunteers to help as a test monitor for 4th grade this week. If you are able to help this week or another time, please sign up on the attached link. Thank you! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0549ada82ea5f58-north1
BNI is need of volunteers to help monitor State Testing April 2nd - April 25th. Sign up at the link below if you're able to help us out. We appreciate you! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0549ada82ea5f58-north1
Thank you Bixby High School Jazz Band for coming to perform for us today! Such a talented group of students!
In conjunction with NEA's Read Across America program, Monday will begin our celebration of reading with dress-up days based around Dr. Seuss books! See here for Schedule: https://5il.co/6s3g
Due to the possibility of bad weather next Monday, the 6th Grade Parent Night at Bixby Middle School has been changed to Monday, March 11th at 6:30.
2019-2020 Returning Student Registration is now open! See here for details: http://www.bixbyps.org/article/92525?org=bixby-public-schools
Mark your calendar for 6th grade parent night at BMS on Monday 3/4 at 6:30PM! https://www.bixbyps.org/article/92238?org=bixby-north-intermediate
Parent Teacher Conferences - Feb 21st and Feb 26th
Only a few more days to grab your yearbook at the lowest possible price! The price goes up on February 22nd! Don't forget to purchase yours here: https://goo.gl/JC7CSo
The wait is officially OVER! Teacher websites are now available! You can access them here, on our BNI Staff Page: https://www.bixbyps.org/o/bixby-north-intermediate/staff
There will be NO SCHOOL on Monday, February 18th - President's Day
Our Special Olympics Penny Drive raised $6,375.79! Thank you for your overwhelming support!
Spring Book Fair is approaching! More info to come! See here for dates, flyer and volunteer sign up! https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/homepage.do?method=homepage&url=northintermediateschl
The price of yearbooks goes up on February 22nd! Don't forget to purchase yours here: https://goo.gl/JC7CSo
Special Olympics Penny Drive starts next week: 2/4-2/8! Send in that spare change! Checks can be made payable to "Bixby Special Athletes." See flyer here: https://5il.co/6d6i
Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night next Tuesday, January 29th!
Don't forget to join us for the 4th Annual Legislative Advocacy Night! Don't miss out on this opportunity to share your concerns with elected officials! All Bixby Reps will be there! https://www.facebook.com/events/369784670244868/
Great resource here for any parents wishing to keep in contact with our legislative reps! Easy copy/paste when e-mails are necessary! Phone numbers are listed as well! https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1gcfyLZZunKBkaBOiCmkCa8VzVnOC2oLNr1J5clwahiA/edit?usp=sharing
If you have not ordered your child's BNI Yearbook, do so by 2/22 in order to grab one at the lowest price! https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/productBrowse/1677073/Bixby-North-Intermediate-School/2019-Yearbook/2018060104191698366/CATALOG_SHOP/
No School - Monday, January 21st
Happy School Board Appreciation Week and a BIG BNI shout out to our Bixby Board of Education for their dedication to BPS! We appreciate all you do to help make BPS the best we can be! For more information on the Bixby BOE click here: http://www.bixbyps.org/board-of-education--337
Our new Power School update has caused an issue with the app! We have submitted a ticket to Power School and are awaiting response. For now, you can access via the web through the new parent/student link: http://bixbyps.powerschool.com/public
We are looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow on January 7th and eager to watch the learning and creativity unfold over this next semester! If traveling over the bridge, please be careful and allow extra time as the bridge restoration project has begun. Thank you!
Our BNI Communications Survey has already resulted in 2 positive changes to our website!! 1. Lunch Times have been added to the school day schedule! 2. Lunch Menus will be added as a monthly post and "pinned" as the top post on our Live Feed for easy access!
BNI Parents: We would appreciate it if you would take a minute to fill out the survey below as we want to make sure that we are communicating with you as effectively as possible. We promise, it's super short and we really value your input! https://goo.gl/forms/hZwfcph3umA94XEJ2
Canned food drive next week, Dec. 10-14, to support Bixby Outreach Center. The grade that brings the most wins FREE FRECKLES in January!!
Raising Cane's Spirit Night is tomorrow night, Thursday November 29th! Thank you for supporting BNI!
Thanksgiving Break Wednesday Nov. 21 - Friday Nov. 23.
Bingo Night, Friday, November 16th at 6:00 p.m. You won't want to miss this fun and exciting family night!
No School on November 5th.
Our PTO is still collecting gently used books to trade in for "new to you" books for the BOOK SWAP on November 8th. Students can bring them first thing in the morning outside the library!
Fall Break Thursday Oct. 18th - Friday Oct. 19th.
BNI Spirit Night at Bixby High School football game tonight! Wear a Bixby shirt and receive a coupon for a free Chick-fil-A Kids Meal at the Chick-fil-A tent. Ms. Ward will also be there to take your pictures:)
Donuts for Dad! Friday, October 12th 7:50 a.m. to 8:20 a.m. and information about our Project Dad program will follow.
Parent-Teacher Conferences are coming up on Oct. 11th and Oct. 16th. Please call or email your teacher to set up a time.
September Parent Newsletter - Such a great start to the 2018-19 school year! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1PjsXRhv5Qg21lPM7wtFV_Rpsyo9d_Agz/view?usp=sharing
Great Day with Bixby North Intermediate Professional Development!
Don'f forget #spartansvote TOMORROW, Tuesday, August 28th in the Primary Runoff Election! Polls are open 7AM-7PM! Let's get out and vote for a better Oklahoma! Visit Bixby PLAC here for more information on Tuesday's ballot: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1827128950901780/
Welcome to our new Website!