Stuart Packard
Today's staff development was once again led by our teachers. Staff shared strategies and takeaways from the @AVID4College National Conference. Mrs. Younger and Mr. Arreola shared how to use the DLIQ strategy throughout the curriculum.
1 day ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Student presentations at the school board meeting tonight. Students made bottle head reps of their explorer. Two students challenged the school board and admin to a competition for stacking cups, without using your hand. Congrats to Miss de la Rosa. Mrs. Lucas, and Mrs. Parsons.
3 days ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The Buttonwillow Christmas Parade featured students Roady, and our Cotton Princesses in the parade on Saturday. The preschool and Little Roadrunners sang while the band played at the Tree Lighting. #1townschoolcommunity
5 days ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW 8th graders learned about the attack on Pearl Harbor through an Escape Room. Students worked in groups to decode a secret mission The codes required students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Each code revealed an interesting fact about Pearl Harbor.
6 days ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW students who earned positive behavior BEEP tickets and put them in a drawing for UCLA swag. Maybe they will be Bruins some day. @AVID4College @UCLA @1townschoolcommunity
7 days ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW 1st Quarter Academic Achievers are enjoying a Bakersfield Condors game today at Rabobank Arena. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
14 days ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congratulations to Rafael, Dominic, Jesus, and Hannah for winning the prizes at this year's Family Science Night. This year's grand prize was a gift provided by @StemTaught. Staff students and parents enjoyed different science and inquiry activities
16 days ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our second graders were designing shelves for an elf (Elf On A Shelf). Engineering a new design is crucial to help the elf. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
16 days ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
You have admire the hardworking MOT crew. While the rest of us are enjoying vacation, they are waxing the gym floor to get it ready for basketball season. Thanks Steven, Darryl, Ruben, and Rosa. #1townschoolcommunity ##BWRunners
23 days ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
How do you begin Thanksgiving Break? The staff beats the 8th graders in a fun 3 game volleyball match. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
26 days ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thank you to Cheryl Scott, VP-Kern Economic Development Found. for choosing BW to be a part of the STEM Grant. The mentors have been great to our girls. Today’s trip to the Santa Barbara Zoo to meet with the vets concluded with a trip to the beach. #KEDF #1townschoolcommunity
28 days ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Ms. Alvarez, through a Donor's Choose grant funded by the Wonderful Corporation, is introducing flexible seating to her 5th grade classroom. #1townschoolcommunity
28 days ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Ms. Alvarez, through a Donor's Choose grant funded by the Wonderful Corporation, is introducing flexible seating to her 5th grade classroom. #1townschoolcommunity
28 days ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
BW Seniors sharing an early Thanksgiving lunch with our Pre-K, TK, and Kinder students. #1townschoolcommunity
29 days ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
This morning 4th/5th grade shared how AVID Weekly from @AVID4College is used to work with ELD. 8th grade shared how AVID vision boards are shared on @Flipgrid as well as how it is used to explain @next_gen_math problems with exponents. @Kerncue #1townschoolcommunity
29 days ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our second graders in Mrs. Caulfield's class are preparing to start using AVID binders for the first time. BW is preparing to go schoolwide AVID Elementary next year by adding grades K-2. #1townschoolcommunity #ThisisAVID #AVID4College #BWRunners
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW students build, design, and develop concept ideas when hands on science is part of instruction. They develop an understanding of engineering of bridges and the science behind holograms. Displays at the BW STEM fair we're on display. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW boys' and girls' soccer teams faced off with Lost Hills today.
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Kindergarten students at Buttonwillow are progressing in their literacy skills using Smarty Ants from @Achieve3000 #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our university of the month is UCLA. Our AVID teachers in grades 3-8 will incorporate teaching about the university and the UCLA swag will be raffled off at the end of the month. #1townschoolcommunity #AVID4College
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW students celebrated October by putting positive behavior tickets in a drawing for @CalPoly SLO swag. Our staff has connected their @AVID4College teaching strategies and learning about SLO. Maybe attending Cal Poly is in the future for these students. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A tasty way to learn about the phases of the moon. Using Oreos and the cream filling, Mrs. Yanez's class removed the filling to show the phase. When doing this project which tastes better a full moon or a new moon? #1townschool community #BWRunners
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
At BW we recognize that it is #1townschoolcommunity working together for our students. At our quarterly awards assemblies we also recognize parents with their official 2018-19 Buttonwillow shirt. Our parent shirts focus on participation. #BWRunners
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thank you Ms. Bradley from @GlassPointSolar for serving as mentor for our Buttonwillow girls through our Girls in STEM Grant. Our girls appreciate the gifts and the cards. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners #KEDF #KEDC
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congrats to Mrs. Caulfield on getting her Donor's Choose Grant fufilled. She requested more high interest books for her class. Congratulations to Mrs. Gutierrez on receiving the Paul Henkin Scholarship for $750 to attend the California School Psychology Conference. #BWRunners
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW is hitting on all cylinders right now. Our teachers are a part of our staff meetings by sharing good teaching strategies. Technology implementation, creating verbal persuasive arguments, and notetaking/highlighting information. Wonderful to see a school with shared leadership.
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our students did a great job last night at our school board meeting. They presented their summer trip to Washington DC.
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Buttonwillow staff in Burbank working with other districts throughout California on collaboration and academic achievement. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners #ontrack8th @caedpartners
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Each month our teachers in grades K-8will talk about a featured university. At the end of the month students will turn in BEEP tickets to try and win university swag. October will feature Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. @AVID4College #BWRunners #1townschoolcommunity #ThisisAVID
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
When Mrs. Yanez uses the program @Padlet her students respond on their Chromebooks and their answers appear on the interactive TV. Thank you for being progressive Mrs. Yanez. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners #BW
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our 6th grade girls had the opportunity to meet Dr. Zelezny, the President of Cal State Bakersfield. The new president is familiar with Buttonwillow because of the successful grants and programs that exist between our schools. #1townschoolcommunity @CSUBakersfild #BWRunners #BW
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our 6th Grade Girls from our STEM Grant had the opportunity to listen to Jose Hernandez. He was a migrant field worker who became a NASA Astronaunt and a flight engineer on a space shuttle flight. #1townschoolcommunity @Astro_Jose #KEDF
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
AVID Family Night features WICOR strategies. Making smoothies, longest chain, and PBJ sandwiches. A drawing was held for college shirts and a blender. #AVID4College #BWRunners #BW #1townschoolcommunity #ThisisAVID
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
When teachers, students, and administration work together a solid intervention program can be put in place. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great things are happening at BW today as adults and students work on positive relations and learning: erosion experiments in the science lab, cooking/math integration in the Nutrition Lab, @Achieve3000, AVID Binders, @AVID4College, next_gen_math #1townschoolcommunity
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A great kickoff event for our Girls in STEM grant. Over 50 professional women working with 50 of our BW girls for the next 2 years. #1townschoolcommunity
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Maldonado's and Miss Camacho's class enjoyed the Kern County Fair today. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners #BW
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Gonzalez enjoyed a nice morning outside working with a small group while co-teaching with Mr. Guzman. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners #BW
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Community service credit is part of the student experience at BW. Students/staff helped clean up the park this morning after yesterday's Fall Farm Festival. #1townschoolcommunity
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A glimpse back at today's Buttonwillow Fall Farm Festival including the Fun Run and Parade. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Love watching Preschool PE. Not very many schools provide PE with a credentialed PE teacher at age 3. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners #BW
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Parents can earn the new BW parent shirt by volunteering. It matches our staff and student reward shirts. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
When @DonorsChoose helps the BW preschool class with a flower shop for dramatic play. Thank you @Chevron #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Registration forms for the BW Fall Festival Fun Run are available at the BW Office, Chamber, and Rec. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners #BW
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Students in Mr. Arreola's class using @next_gen_math. #1townschoolcommunity #BW #BWRunners
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Everything is a lesson.8th graders learning about grilled zucchini cheese sandwiches in the Nutrition Lab. #BWRunners
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Tobias' Kindergarten students we're learning keyboarding skills on their new Chromebooks. #BWRunners
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Student learning improves when caring teachers meet about the best way to allow students to read, write, and talk about their learning. #BW
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW Clean Up Day was a success. Staff, students, and community groups worked to cleanup the streets and canals in town. #1townschoolcommunity
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Science at BW is the way it needs to be taught in elementary school. Our teachers create the experience and our students explore. Our 3rd grades learning measurement and our 8th graders learning about density. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Students at BW enjoy fresh fruit each day at morning .Today is strawberries. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
@ButtonwillowUSD & @Semitropic_wild came together for their first @CSUBakersfield Teacher Residency meeting this year. #1townschoolcommunity
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Music has begun for our Roadrunners. Thank you Ms. Payne for building interest in the arts. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Westside superintendents met at BW today for monthly collaboration. Districts learned about the STEMtaught science program used at BW.
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW welcomes our new CSUB Resident Teachers: Miss Gonzalez, Miss Ceja, and Ms Serabia who are great additions this school year. #BWRunners
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Selyssa and Ashley held the flag on the primary side of the BW campus during our schoolwide flag salute this morning. #1townschoolcommunity
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Welcome to Buttonwillow Miss Contreras. Your dream to become a teacher came true today. First day in 7th grade Congratulations! #BWRunners
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Mendoza, our new PE teacher started the year off with preschool. Welcome to BW: Miss Mendoza. #1townschoolcommunity
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Welcome to your first day of teaching 3rd grade in Buttonwilow, Miss Sturm. We love having you on staff. #1townschoolcommunity
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
All teachers received training in @Achieve3000 today. Teachers in grades PS-8 we're excited to begin implementation. #1townschoolcommunity
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
First Day -2 and our first all staff meeting of the year takes on strategies we want teachers using in the classroom. #1townschoolcommunity
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
1st Day -5 The awesome MOT group at BW. The school looks great and these folks worked over 25 days in 100° heat w/o complaining. #BWRunners
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
First Day -7 is teambuilding and lunch. Some fun time together before meeting with our new and resident teachers this afternoon. #BWRunners
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
First Day -8 includes our grade 3-8 working with Erin Walker from @next_gen_math.
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
First Day -9 is in the books. Some staff at CPI training. The rooms are ready for tomorrow's trainings with @next_gen_math and @achieve3000.
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
It is quiet on the campus today with just 11days before school starts. On Monday we will start to rock n roll as we prep for the new year.
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Day 3 of #Westsidekern featuring @joecuddemi. The focus is on transforming school culture & improving learning for all students. #bwrunners
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW staff presented on Critical Reading strategies from AVID at #Westside Kern. Great afternoon of local talent presenting. #BWRunners
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Day 2 #WestsideKern. Focusing on getting on The Energy Bus. Great presentation from @JimVanAllan.
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Day 1 of Westside Summer Institute. @thomasmurray is challenging staff to build relationships, use tech to explore, and focus on learning.
5 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Getting this school year going with with our 3 day Westside School's Summer Institute. Our staff will hear nationally recognized speakers.
5 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Mrs. Witcher and Mr. Packard met with 50 women from STEM professions about mentoring our girls. Thank you Kern Economic Development Found.
5 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Some of our BW Runners enjoyed Washington DC this week with Mrs. Lopez and Mrs. Turpin. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
6 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our new BW School Trustee was sworn in tonight by Board Clerk, Richard Garcia. Congrats to Maria De La Rosa on her provisional appointment.
6 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
90 minutes to graduation. The robes are laid out and the students will be arriving soon. We are looking forward to a great graduation at BW.
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great watching recorded student campaign speeches, and then voting with an on line ballot. A new approach at BW. #1townschoolcommunity
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A wonderful end of the year celebration for our state preschool program. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW students visited the Camp Roberts California National Guard Museum today. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW 4th and 5th graders are at Mission San Miguel and Camp Roberts today. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Hard to believe that our 6th graders have been at the coast for almost 5 days. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our 8th grade students and staff had a great time at Magic Mountain yesterday. #1townschoolcommunity
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A wonderful K celebration last night. #1townschoolcommunity
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Sixth graders are having a great trip to Camp KEEP. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW 6th graders are off to Camp KEEP. Thanks to @Clean_Harbors for sponsoring our students and providing shirts. #1townschoolcommunity
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congratulations to BW Kinder teacher Miss Tobias who completed her Masters Degree and graduated this week from CSUB. #1townschoolcommunity
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congratulations to Mrs. Yanez, our third grade teacher on completing her Master's Degree and going through commencement at CSUB. #BWRunners
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thanks RBG School for a great night of celebrating high achieving 8th graders from our two districts. Our 8th graders are pictured#BWRunners
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
We had a visit from First 5 at BW School today. Singing and dancing for our preschool and Kinder students. #1townschoolcommunity @First5Kern
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
What a pleasure to rep the BW community this evening at Shafter High. We handed out $9,350 in scholarships to 5 students. @General_Pride
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW 8th Graders toured Shafter High today. We are readying a new group of students to SHS in August. @General_Pride #1townschoolcommunity
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congrats from the BW staff to Mark, Alma, Maria, and Diana on completing your residency at BW. You will all be great teachers next year.
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thanks to Buttonwillow's Girl Scout Troop 3165 for providing our staff with fruit, juice, muffins, and yogurt as we arrived at work today.
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congratulations to Manny Guzman for being recognized as BW's Teacher of the Year. He was recognized last night at a county wide reception.
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Another first at BW. The Student Council and Parent Club held a color run. It was a colorful day. #1townschoolcommunity
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The first annual BW Iron Chef Competition. The event was held today in our Nutrition Lab. The main ingredient that was used was pizza dough.
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our last Parent Night of the year focused on Family Fun games for the summer, how to make strawberry smoothies, and great summer snacks.
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Music is still an important part of the program at BW. Today our band was at Fairfax for the small school music festival. #BWRunners
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Using QR Codes to collect data, taking notes, and then writing an opinion paper. Great job in Mrs. Caulfield's 2nd grade class. #BWRunners
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
Buttonwillow Color Run forms and money due tomorrow (5/1)
8 months ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
Aiden Hinojos was having a great day playing softball against RBG. Our teams looked good. #1townschoolcommunity
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Take time to smell the roses when you walk up to the BW Office in the spring time. It is always a beautiful day in BW. #1townschoolcommunity
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW students enjoying the fine art of golf at Roadrunner Award Day (RAD). One of the many activities the students can choose during RAD.
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our Roadrunners are getting ready to go to Camp KEEP. Tonight was Parent Night. Thank you to @CleanHarbors for sponsoring our students.
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thank you @_KFHC and @KCSOS for helping our students and parents paint new game stencils on the playground. The games will promote fitness.
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thank you California Resources Corporation for being a partner in Education. Today CRC sponsored our Egg Drop game. #1townschoolcommunity
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Check out this video——we are looking forward to a new relationship with @KernEDC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9Z6fUKo8eU
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our AVID College Tour Series continued today. Our 5th grade visited Bakersfield College. They were seeing future educational opportunities.
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Another great parent event. Thanks to @KCSOS & @_KFHC for giving parents the opportunity to make healthy snacks. #1townschoolcommunity
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Jessica Birrueta is the new BW Salsa Champion. She destroyed the reigning champion, Mr. Packard. The secret ingredient---Serrano Peppers!
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Open House is Tuesday evening from 6-7:30. The salsa completion will be held at 5:30. Mr. Packard is taking on all challengers this year.
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
More fun learning opportunities at yesterday's KERN STEMposium. #1townschoolcommunity
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW students enjoyed the opportunity to look at and enjoy STEM activities at the Kern County STEMposium. #BWRunners
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Talking, sharing and working on Google docs to create the final product to turn in. Great use of tech in Mr. Guzman's class. #BWRunners
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Do you know a senior at Shafter High @General_Pride? Have them go to the Scholarship Advisor to see if they qualify for a BW Scholarship.
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW 2nd and 3rd graders visited CALM today. A great chance to see animals. #1townschoolcommunity
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our 8th graders are at UCLA today as part of our AVID college campus tours. A gratuitous picture with the Bruin. #1townschoolcommunity
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW 6th Graders were in Los Angeles today. They visited the King Tut Exhibit. Learning about the past! #1TownSchoolCommunity
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW 8th graders received a visit from the SHS Project Lead The Way @General_Pride. Preparing BW students for the future. #BWRunners
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Building relationships is a key to success at Buttonwillow School. The Bunny and Roadrunner---friends forever. #1townschoolcommunity
9 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The Easter Bunny and Roady came together to spend time in preschool today. #1townschoolcommunity
9 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A great basketball game for staff vs. the 8th graders. It is wonderful to see students and staff interact in a positive way. #BWRunners
9 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thank you Shantiana Amos for your PowerPoint presentation to the BW School Board. Your presentation about Egyptian King Akhenaten was great.
9 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
You know your school is doing well when the teachers become the leaders and are able to share their skills to help create systemic change.
9 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thank you BW Girl Scouts for your, skit and the donation of the Buddy Bench to help students who are looking for a friend at recess.
9 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW sent our student council to the Leaders in Life Conference today. We want our Runners to lead next year at BW & Shafter @General_Pride
9 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A great LCAP Taco Night. Teachers and support staff cooked & served dinner for BW Families after discussing school progress & meeting needs.
9 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Mr. Guzman was recognized by the staff and our BW School Board as our district teacher of the year. Congratulations Mr. Guzman.
9 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Schrum's 3rd Grade students were cycling through a STEAM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Art, Math) lesson with different stations. Great!
9 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
What a pleasure to see students using technology, and Mrs. Richardson using academic language and EL strategies to help her students.
9 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The green eggs and ham received more positive votes than negative in a very unscientific poll that was taken in the BW cafe. #BWRunners
9 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Just about everyone pitches in to make and serve green eggs and ham to our families. #1town school community
9 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW does Dr. Suess' B-day different. Our staff made green eggs & ham for students & parents on late start Wed., and then we gave away books.
9 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A great family night with over 250 people attending. Our 4th through 8th graders made presentations on over 80 colleges and universities.
9 months ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
Our kindergarten students celebrating Dr Suess Week
9 months ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
California Resources Corporation shared their jobs and toured BW students around. They met with our students over lunch. Thank you CRC.
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
COLLEGE IS COOL--As part of AVID students have been writing to universities. Georgia Tech was a goldmine as Juan Garcia, Eddie Armendariz, Kevyn Lopez, and Janxya Garcia model Georgia Tech sunglasses. They received pennants, a football, and other items from GT. #BWRunners
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our Little Roadrunner preschool class got their hands dirty planting a mobile garden this week. #1townschoolcommunity
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Mobile gardens were planted this week. Great to see gardens in different grades and classes. Pizza gardens and hamburger gardens were a big hit. #1townschoolcommunity
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
It was a big week on the state stage for Buttonwillow. Just today, Mrs. Witcher, Miss Burger, and Ms. Gomez presented our Intervention Program to curriculum leaders from around the state at the curriculum conference in Monterey. On Tuesday, Mr. Packard, with other superintendents from Kern County presented at the state small schools conference. The focus was on the benefits of small districts working together.
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Ricciardi is on point utilizing one to one technology to assist with student writing. #1townschoolcommunity
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Schrum continues to do great things with students who are learning the English language. #1townschoolcommunity
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Mrs. Ghilarducci, as usual, giving perfectly prepared lessons to her students. Her focus is always on students. #1townschoolcommunity
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Community pride! Kern Family Healthcare, CSUB, KCSOS, and the BW staff worked together at this evening 's Family Reading and Wellness Night.
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thanks to KCSOS for showing the new mobile gardens our classes will be using.. All part of the Wellness Grant through Kern Family Healthcare
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The CSUB Women's Volleyball team played with students and their families tonight at the Family Reading and Wellness Night. #csub #BWRunners
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Family Reading and Wellness Night sponsored by Kern Family Healthcare was a success this. #Kernfamilyhealthcare #1townschoolcommunity
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Johnny Acosta and Nick Fuentes won the Crock-Pot giveaways at Family Night. Thanks to the CSUB Women's volleyball team for participating.
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our after school clubs have begun again. Today we visited the Art Club. They were learning how to draw Valentine cards. #BWRunners
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
5th grade students working together using the scientific method to come up with ideas on how best to make a wooden car travel further.
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect attendance award for 2nd quarter. Ice cream and games.
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW student council collected 700 pairs of socks for the Bakersfield Homeless Center. Carlos Lopez & Alberto Cholico dropped them off.
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congratulations to Mr.Parrish and the 8th grade girls on winning the Lost Hills Basketball tournament.
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congratulations to Mr. Sullivan and the 8th grade boys for finishing third at the Lost Hills basketball tournament.
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The Runners basketball season is underway. After beating RBG last week in the last seconds, they lost to Maple this week in the last minute.
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
3 and 4 year olds on their way to PE with Mr. Sullivan. Fitness programs for our youngest students. #BWRunners
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Mrs. Thompson's 2nd grade class integrated science and language arts today . They wrote about what they saw under the microscope. #BWRunners
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Mrs. Richardson works with students in intervention. In Feb. our staff will present our program design at a statewide curriculum conference.
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our teachers worked with microscopes and our new STEMTaught science program yesterday during our late start staff development. #BWRunners
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
We trust all Roadrunners had a great vacation. See everyone on Monday, January 8.
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Students in our preschool program are learning to write letters on the new interactive TV. Yesterday they counted and sang songs. #BWRunners
12 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance + cool weather + winter break = a movie award and serving students in the Nutrition Lab! #1town school community
12 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The opening of our BW Winter Program began with a schoolwide selfie. #1townschoolcommunity
12 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Don't forget Buttonwillow's Winter Program this evening at 6:00. Our kids have spent a lot of time practicing. #1townschoolcommunity
12 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Sarah and Miss Collette talked about hygiene and a healthy snack of black hummus on a Ritz Cracker in the Nutrition Lab. #BWRunners
12 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Ricciardi led our teachers in a discussion on how to improve and implement instruction & assessment of our English Learner students.
12 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our College tours continued with our 6th graders going to CSU Bakersfield. They were entertained in the gym and showed the Roadrunner sign.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our Wellness Program intern, Abel Morelos, focused on hygiene in Wednesday's presentation to Preschool and Kindergarten students.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance Today---Camacho, DeMoes, Maldonado
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance Today---Alvarez, Camacho, DeMoes, Mr. Guzman, Maldonado, Yanez
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance---Arreola, Camacho, Maldonado, and Tobias
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW 7th Graders & parents at the Cal Poly SLO campus. Part of our AVID program is let our families know there are options after high school.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
First AVID trip of the year. Our 7th graders & parents are on their way to Cal Poly SLO. Getting parents involved in seeing universities.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
From BW Cotton Princesses in the Fall Farm Festival to Santa's elves in the BW Christmas Parade. Angeles Cholico & Daisy de Dios! #BWRunners
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW preschool, 2nd, 4th, 5th, and Band students participated in the Buttonwillow Christmas Parade last night. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW second graders were doing a dinosaur dig in science lab today. Finding bones and labeling them in their grid location. #BWRunners
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
SEE WHAT HAS BEEN GOING ON AT BUTTONWILLOW SCHOOL FROM AUGUST TO DECEMBER---ENJOY THE SLIDESHOW bit.ly/2i9Ip8w
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance Today---Camacho, Ms. Guzman, Lopez, Richardson, Schrum, Yanez
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our top BW academic students in K-8 from the 1st quarter earned a trip to a Bakersfield Condor's hockey game. #1townschoolcommunity #Condors
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance today ---Arreola, Camacho, Caulfield, Ms. Guzman, Schrum
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance Today---Camacho, Caulfield, Lopez, Maldonado, Schrum, Yanez
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great 1st Qtr Awards Assembly. Students are headed to a Condor's game on Thursday. Roady appeared and we had an apple pie eating contest.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A wonderful visit by Assembly Member Rudy Salas. He was visiting our three year-old preschool program funded by First Five.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance Today---Alvarez,Arreola, Camacho, Maldonado, Schrum, Thompson, and Twiford
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Welcome back from Thanksgiving Break! Perfect attendance today. Alvarez, Camacho, Lopez, Maldonado, Richardson, Schrum, and Thompson.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thanks to the Bkfld Condors our Resource Center staff collected 150 teddy bears from last weekend's Teddy Bear toss Condor's game.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Schrum's 3rd grade class learned about prosthetic hands and arms today. They then created prosthetic devices. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance Today---Mr. Guzman, Maldonado, Richardson
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance Today---Arreola, Camacho, DeMoes, Ms. Guzman, Ehinger, Mr. Guzman, Schrum, Thompson, Turpin
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A great Turkey Bingo Night at the BW Rec to support our BW Parent Club. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
It is wonderful to see great teaching that uses technology, co-teaching, and curriculum integration. Awesome Mr. Guzman and Miss Contreras.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great job on perfect attendance today.---Arreola, Camacho, DeMoes, Schrum, Turpin, Twiford, Yanez
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
It is not just a vacation day. It is a Day of Remembrance. Enjoy the day off from school, but reflect on those that sacrificed.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance--Thursday, November 9---Alvarez, Camacho, Caulfield, Lopez, Richardson, Yanez
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
It was Roadrunner Award Day (RAD) today and our students had the opportunity to play active sports, draw, work on assignments, and generally be awarded for great behavior at school. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance in BW today. Camacho, DeMoes, Fischer, Ms. Guzman, Lopez, Maldonado, Schrum, Yanez
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our third activity of the evening was put on by the KCSOS Nutrition Group. Healthy snack was fresh warm pear and peach crumble.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our second activity of the evening. Family Math activities that can be done at home. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Buttonwillow Family Math and Wellness Night--Three activities. Buttonwillow Ninja Warrior Course for Physical Fitness. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Watching great teaching in Mrs. Richardson's class. Teachers and students working together--- awesome! #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance today--Alvarez, Camacho, Fischer, Maldonado, Twiford
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Family Math and Wellness Night---Nov 7 @ 5:30---Enjoy BW's version of America Ninja Warrior and learn about math games for the family.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance---Alvarez, Camacho, DeMoes, Mr. Guzman, Lopez, Maldonado, Thompson
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great Parent Club Meeting today-discussed turkey bingo, school garden, Family Math Night-heard a talk on the effects of social media on kids
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance Today-Arreola, Camacho, DeMoes, Lopez, Maldonado, Turpin---5 classes missed it because of one student being late
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance today---Alvarez, DeMoes, Fischer, Lopez, Maldonado, Turpin----Great job today!
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our 8th Graders put up a good fight on the v-ball court, but the staff ended up with the victory in the annual game. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance Today---Camacho, Caulfield, DeMoes, Ehinger, Lopez, Maldonado, Richardson, Schrum, Turpin
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great after school classes will begin the week of Nov 6. There is something for all students in K-8. Bus transportation wil be provided.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance today---Alvarez, Camacho, Mr. Guzman, Lopez, Maldonado
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW soccer teams looked great in their first games of the year. Our girls tied 0-0 and the boys lost 4-0 to Lost Hills. 1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance in only 3 classes today---Camacho, Maldonado, and Richardson
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Third grade classes made pirate boats to guess how much weight they could hold while they were floating in the water. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance for Thursday, October 26---Alvarez, Camacho, Caulfield, Maldonado, Schrum, Thompson
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance for Wednesday, October 24----Alvarez, Camacho, Caulfield, Fischer, Maldonado, Schrum, Twiford
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Check out BW's latest podcast about sports, fitness, and wellness at our school. http://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-5j2ca-792adf
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect attendance today (Tuesday). Alvarez, Camacho, Caulfield, Fischer, Maldonado, Schrum, Thompson, Twiford---great job!
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Red Ribbon Week and Parent Conferences are coming the week of October 30th. Minimum Days on October 31, November 1, and November 2.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance Today--Alvarez, Camacho, Caulfield, DeMoes, Mr. Guzman, Lopez, Maldonado, Schrum---Good Job
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our VB teams had a great time at the CSUB Women's VB game last night. Thank you Mr. Sullivan for organizing the trip. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance today---Lopez, Schrum, Tobias, Twiford----awesome job Kindergarten
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW's soccer teams started last week. The Girls' team is coached by Mr. Santillan and the Boys' team by Mr. Sullivan.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congratulations to the following classes--Perfect Attendance--No Absenses and No Lates---Camacho--Fischer--Mr. Guzman---Maldonado
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Mr. Sullivan was busy Sat. He took the XC team to Lost Hills and then he and Mr. Parrish took the football team to a BC football game.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
More great performances today in the Lost Hills Meet by the BW X-Country team. Jose Parra 1st place, 8th Grade. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
More great performances today in the Lost Hills Meet by the BW X-Country team. Angeles Cholico 1st place, 8th Grade. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great performances today in the Lost Hills Meet by the BW X-Country team. Daniel Carrasco 5th place, 5th Graders. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great performances today in the Lost Hills Meet by the BW X-Country team. Joel Gallegos 7th place, 2nd Graders. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Everyday is a great day at BW, especially when you are working in the flower beds and catch a lizard. Good job guys. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
ATTENDANCE IS IMPORTANT--PERFECT ATTENDANCE TODAY--NO TARDIES OR ABSENCES--Maldonado, Caulfield, Lopez, Yanez, Mr. Guzman, Turpin, Lopez
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
More great learning opportunities at BW. Combining AVID and STEM, students designed and built dorms to hold multiple beanie babies.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Good instruction taking place today. Mr. Guzman used the interactive TV to discuss and show differences in cells. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Students shared about AVID at our monthly school board meeting. Great things with regard to AVID are happening in our 4th-8th grade classes.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Students love gardening and working in the flower bed wit Mrs. Baugh. Our large garden needs parent volunteers. Sign up in the office.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
At AVID Night last night our parents and students participated in collaboration activities. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Last night's parent night focused on AVID and wellness. Parents participated in physical fitness activities. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Ms. Payne showed students how to use a spinning wheel talked about cotton grown in BW, and discussed sewing in Colonial America.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
REMINDER---AVID and Family Wellness Night Tuesday, October 3. Learn about our AVID Program and Wellness Grant with interactive activities.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
Purchase your Buttonwillow Cancer Awareness Shirt. $15 per shirt (Money due at time of order) Portion of proceeds will go to American Cancer Society. Sale ends Oct 20th.
about 1 year ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
Great to watch students create Powerpoints that actually explain why fractions equal a certain amount when added or subtracted.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Connecting BW goals. Having a growth mindset that believes all students can improve and an AVID focus that prepares students for college.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Preschool students followed pictured directions to make football field themed graham crackers. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A great first Roadrunner Award Day (RAD) at BW. All students were participating today in a variety of activities. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW 4th and 5th graders enjoyed a float ride during the Fall Farm Festival Parade. It was a fun day for our BW Roadrunners.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The Buttonwillow Band performing in the parade.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our Fall Farm Festival's Princess Daisy and her attendants Delany and Angeles are ready for the start of our community's Fall Parade.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The Buttonwillow Fall Farm Festival kicked off today with the 1-Mile Fun Run. The run supports the BW Athletic Program.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great to watch all of our students use the Read and Ride Bikes.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congrats to our Fall Farm Festival Cotton Princess Daisy de Dios and her attendants, Delany Avila & Angeles Cholico. See you in the parade.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congrats to Regina Houchin & Richard Garcia for 30 years of service as Board Members to Buttonwillow. Living the #1townschoolcommunity dream
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW sports teams just before getting the "You need to rep yourself, school, and community speech" before heading off to Maple.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
So pleased to start our nutrtion program once again. Miss Sarah & Miss Colette taught our students about apples and making a healthy snack.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Nutrition lab time again at BW. Working on healthy recipes (Skinny Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins) including + and x of fractions.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Seven PGE trucks, 10 PGE guys, four poles fixed or removed and BW will be back to normal operations. Preschool will be open in the morning .
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
This is what it looks like from the Superintendent's view when he serves the cheese for nachos in the cafeteria.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Students in Mrs. Caulfield and Mrs. Thompson's class respond on their computers and student answers displayed on the new interactive TV.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Last Day to Sign Up for Soccer at the Rec Center is August 31.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
50 students and 3 staff members helped with the Buttonwillow Community Clean-Up #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
Congrats to the new BW Student Officers Pres-Carlos Lopez VP- Alberto Cholico Sec- Nancy de Dios Act. Comm-Daisy de Dios Tres-Anne Romero
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Hear Miss Gomez and Mrs. Turpin discuss Student Council in our latest BW Podcast http://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-exkaf-7083e0
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thanks to the Bkfld Assistance League and the BW Resource Center to provide clothing from Target for BW students. #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The junior high group modeled this year's award shirts. We moved from Super Roady to Captain Roady. #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
It is always good to see hands on education in the science lab get started right away at the beginning of the year. #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Day 1 has started. The first day of our new state preschool was very smooth. Thank you Mrs. Ehinger, Mrs. Sanchez, and Mrs. Valenzuela.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW's Welcome to Kindergarten Podcast with Miss Twiford. http://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-wtbft-6f3ad6
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Round 2 of Teambuilding included Miniature Golf. It was won by the team of Avila, Tindell, Ehringer, Burger, DeMoes.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW Staff teambuliding activity today. Team 1 were the champions of Go Kart racing in Round 1. Schrum, Villa, Burger, and Yanez battled.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
Thanks to the graduating class of 2017 and our wonderful MOT staff, the ball wall is getting a face lift.
over 1 year ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
Another day and another training for our teaching staff. Today we focused on our English Language Arts curriculum.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Eleven more of our Buttonwillow staff were trained in pediatric CPR on Monday. The group included Mrs. Sanchez and Mrs. Chacon.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our first attempt at a BW podcast. http://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-jnbk7-6e569a
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Mrs. Sanchez, Mrs. Valenzuela, and Mr. Packard just completed their 8 hour class in Childhood Health and Safety Certification.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Day 3 of Westside Professional Development. Jose Sanfelippo @joesanfelippofc --- great day of learning to build our culture
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Day 2 of Westside Pro. Develp. Jill Hamilton-Bunch @hamilton_bunch is providing great ideas in working with English Learners.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW teachers are back and meeting with the Westside Schools on a variety of teaching strategies to help our students.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Yes, the kitchen will be ready when school starts. New floors and plumbing.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Applications for our state preschool are now being accepted for 3 and 4 year olds. Forms are available in the office.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Mrs. Witcher was a presenter at the AVID Summer Institute in Sacramento today. We will be adding AVID to Grades 4 and 5 this year.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW students spent the last 2 days on the CSUB campus at Camp BLAST. They built water rockets and worked in the Fab Lab creating projects.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Fireworks in BW. A late start, but a great show on the BW campus.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Awesome community fireworks show at Buttonwillow School tonight. Gates open at 6:30! Checkout the announcement!
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
A morning visitor to campus.
over 1 year ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
Mrs. Baugh and Mrs Witcher were honored this evening by Kern County ACSA for the job they do for students, teachers, and support staff.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
School may be out at BW, but preparation for our new preschool is well underway. Furniture and activity materials have been delivered.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
All is quiet this week with most staff and students off the BW campus.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The graduation gowns are laid out before graduation. It is like the locker room before the big game.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The last day of school at BW has arrived. Positive Reward (BEEP) Prizes and Graduation Practice.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
End of the year assembly included Roadrunner Superhero dress up relay, a student victory in dance off with teachers, and a slideshow.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
It was a clean sweep this year. The staff took the sports championship with a 16-7 win on the softball field. Well played by both teams.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our Annual Egg Drop sponsored by CRC was held today. Our winners were Vanessa Martinez, Julissa Contreras, and Victoria Valenzuela.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
It was a great day to celebrate the completion of a Kindergarten year at Buttonwillow.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Handing out at Shafter High School nearly $12,000 in college scholarships to former BW Runners. Congratulations on reaching your goals.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
It has been a busy day for our BW Roadrunners. Our 6th graders are enjoying Camp KEEP near Cambria. Looks like cool, but nice weather.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW 8th graders enjoyed Knott's Berry Farm for this year's graduation trip.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The joy of looking for discoveries within an owl pellet. Students in the BW Science Lab found the bones of small animals.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
We had 18 of our BW 8th graders recognized at the Rio Bravo and Buttonwillow Awards Banquet this evening.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW Roadrunners are off to Camp KEEP for a week at the beach.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Happy Mother's Day to all the BW Roadrunner mothers this beautiful Sunday.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thank you Mr. Sullivan​ for your efforts with the BW Track Team. Andrea Lopez 7th place and Jesus Figueroa 3rd place at Valley Championships
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
Two of our awesome instructional aides earning their certificates for completion of Autism and Special Disabilities Certification. Way to go Rita and Isolina!
over 1 year ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
Thanks to Mr. Santillan, Lead Maintenance/Driver. He made these awards for students who completed his after school class in basic tools.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW'S First Salsa Competition was held before Open House. Great judges chose 3rd place Sherry Sandoval, 2nd Alicia Guzman, 1st Mr. Packard.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great news again in BW. We have been awarded a $35,000 Wellness Grant from Kern Family Health Care. Our partners will be CSUB and KCSOS.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Mr. Arreola was just recognized by Kern County for being among the top 57 teachers of the year in Kern County. Congratulations Mr. Arreola.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Kindergarten registration and Preschool interest sign-ups are available. Please come to the BW Office. Let families with 3-5 year olds know.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Two BW students will be moving on to the County Track Championships. Jesus Figueroa and Andrea Lopez, both in the long jump.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
30 students from BW are enjoying Celebrate CSUB at CSU Bakersfield. Thank you Mrs. Fischer, Mrs. Lopez, and Mrs. Turpin.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great evening to recognize Alejandro Andrade, Steven Santillan, and Paul Arreola. They are 8th grader, classified and teacher of the year.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
6th Grade students testing volcano recipies.
over 1 year ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
It looks quiet now, but in about 16 hours our Roadrunners will be heading into the homestretch and last few weeks of school.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
What do you do the day before Spring Break? You conduct Peep Science using catapults, making Bridges and boats, and creating Peep fossils.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A great quarterly awards assembly today in Buttonwillow. Rowdy made another appearance.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Riccardi's class working on AVID notes on their netbooks during their Read and Ride period.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Taco Tuesday at BW School. Parents had a chance to share in the LCAP process and discuss their views. Our parents really like what we are doing---awesome.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
"Put me in coach, I'm ready to play." Great to see the softball season is underway. Buttonwillow playing Lost Hills.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
LCAP Taco Night at BW School on Tuesday March 28 at 5:30.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Doing what is right for students in Science. Mr.Guzman's class along with Ms. Payne, working with electromagnets in the science lab.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
Students celebrating Dr. Suess' birthday.
almost 2 years ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
This morning, before school, our staff made a breakfast of green eggs and ham for our parents and students.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
Mrs. Turpin's class making and sampling sweet potato fries and dipping sauces.
almost 2 years ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
Students worked in the Science Lab today to build structures that could survive an earthquake simulated by a shaking jello base.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congratulations to Mr. Paul Arreola for being named Buttonwillow's Teacher of the Year. A well deserved honor voted on by his peers.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Part of positive reinforcement at BW. Miss Burger cashes in BEEP tickets for prizes. PBIS at work.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
Parent Club Family Movie Night. Buttonwillow families enjoying a fun evening with popcorn and pajamas.
almost 2 years ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
Great after school programs are taking place at BW. Classes include reading and math intervention, music, literature, food prep, and a class on tools. School as it should be at Buttonwillow. Thirty percent of the student body are participating. We enjoy 10 different classes and clubs. Really like that our Lead Custodian Steven Santillan is teaching the tool and small repair job class.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
Buttonwillow teachers using their Saturday to learn about improving our Response to Intervention programs.
almost 2 years ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
Don't forget Family Movie Night on Wednesday, January 26th at 6:00 PM in the gym. The event is sponsored by the Parent Club.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our students were invited by California Resources Corporation today to visit the Elk Hills oil fields. They had a complete tour and lunch.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Family Game Night at Buttonwillow School tonight. A little rain kept the crowds down, but a fun night for students and families.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The Mobile Dairy #mobiledairy from the Dairy Council is visiting or campus today. Students will learn the value of dairy.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A great day for basketball in Buttonwillow as The Roadrunners took on the Maple Mustangs. Great start for the Runners this season.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
Great meeting with the Buttonwillow Parent Club. Join us January 25th for Family Movie Night.
almost 2 years ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
Everyday is a beautiful day at Buttonwillow School. It is like a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Sarah and Miss Lori once again bringing healthy snacks to our Nutrition Lab. Spinach salad with mandarin oranges and Asian dressing.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A great first day back at Buttonwillow School. A visit to all the classrooms and a chance to see Kindergarten students writing.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
All is quiet at Buttonwillow School today! We are looking forward to the energy and excitement of having our students back on January 9th.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Happy New Year to all Buttonwillow Roadrunners and supporters.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Students turned in their positive behavior BEEP tickets for reward drawings provided by funding from the BW Foundation.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A great way to start the morning in sixth grade. The students cooked scrambled eggs, bacon and pancakes in our nutrition lab.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Buttonwillow students outperformed both the state and Kern County with regard to physical fitness in recent scores announced by the state.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thanks to California Resources Corporation (CRC) for sharing about the oil industry with our 7th and 8th graders. They shared demonstrations that included digging with a straw for chocolate chips in a muffin. The chocolate chips represented oil deposits. We have a great partnership with CRC.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A wonderful family turnout for the BW Christmas Program. It was great to see so many families supporting our students this evening.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
GREAT NEWS at Buttonwillow School today. We have recieved permission from the state to begin operating a pre-school next spring.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Today was Roadrunner Award Day (RAD). Students who earned the 1 hour event could among other things: play basketball, do group games, or make cookies.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Today's nutrition presentation included a salad snack made with beets, raisins, and mandarin oranges. There was also information on beets.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Mr. and Mrs. Claus welcomed families to the BW Tree Lighting and enjoyed a ride in the parade. BW students and band participated as well.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Susan and Sylvia from the Resource Center. Our families will benefit from the Teddy Bear Toss at last night's Condor's Hockey game.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A Thanksgiving tradition at our school. Trimming the In-n-Out style palm trees in front of the school.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
It is Turkey Bingo Night in Buttonwillow. Time to give away turkey meals and gift cards.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Smarter Lunchroom Grant in action. Students in the Nutrtion Lab learned how to make fresh salsa and about the ingredients in the salsa.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Turkey Bingo will be at 6 pm Tuesday, Nov. 15 at the Buttonwillow Rec Center. Turkeys, gift cards, and other great prizes can be won.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great to go in the Science Lab today and watch students using the microscopes, using three column notes, and learning about plant and animal cells.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Wonderful to see our students wearing their One Town, One School, One Community Shirts and sharing fresh fruit at recess.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great to send our Roadrunner 58 students for their academic achievement award. Sporting their 58 shirts at Rush for some fun and games.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Students and staff wearing BW Roadrunner Superhero shirts during class competitions. Shirts were earned as an academic award yesterday.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Preparing for CSUB's Literacy Night next Tuesday. 8th Graders are writing descriptions and painting pumpkins in the colors of universities.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
College and career readiness in our AVID Program is promoted by a pennant from each school at which a staff members holds a degree.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Sarah and Miss Lori, taught our students to make a healthy salad snack of cucumber, jicama, chili limon powder, and lime juice.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our 2nd and 7th graders working together. The 7th graders helped the 2nd graders write descriptive sentences after observing worms in soil.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Love that all of our students receive up to two hours of structured PE per week, and part of the regular education teacher time is spent on intervention.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great day for our 26 BW Student Council members. They went out to the Condor Ropes Challenge today.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our new tile project in the cafeteria. Integrating art and healthy eating habits. Part of our Smarter Lunchroom grant.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Students at BW learned about the history of peanuts, crop rotations, and roasted peanuts from the school garden.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The BW Student Council was one of a few entries from the school in The BW Fall Farm Festival Parade. The SC won second for a group.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A great start to the Buttonwillow Fall Farm Festival today. Mr. Sullivan organized the run down First St. from the school to the park.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Football and volleyball vs. Maple today. A good problem is 85 students in sports & 60 in band. There are only 173 students in grades 5-8.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great to see our students enjoying fresh fruits and vegetables at morning recess. The pears were a hit today.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Students in Mr. Arreola's Guitar Club like to sit under the trees at lunch recess and practice guitar together.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
This morning was the first day of our Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Grant. Our students will receive a fresh fruit or vegetable at each morning recess every Tuesday through Thursday.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
This morning it was great to see our students using Google Classroom and their netbooks to write about AVID and researching universities.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Welcome to Back to School Night. We want everybody to enjoy this great opportunity to meet the teaching staff at Buttonwillow School.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard