Awesome start to the year on Day 1. The busses rolled out; the TK parents visited the classroom; students were excited to work with dihydrogen monoxide in science lab, & kinder students ate breakfast with their teacher. @SmallSchoolDA @nrea1 @caedpartners #1townschoolcommunity
1 day ago, Stuart Packard
science lab
TK class
busses day 1
k breakfast
Please read the information in either English or Spanish to help start the school safely. https://bit.ly/BWpickupdropoffsafety-SPAN https://bit.ly/pickupdropffsafety-ENG
2 days ago, Stuart Packard
enter exit signs
Our Early Education Team--Preschool, TK, & Kinder are ready to establish our parent connections early & set the tone for education. @marylop17539081 @karen35836549 @misspkinder14 @tracietwiford @caedpartners @smallschoolda @nrea1@meganlfranke @mgretona #1townschoolcommunity #bw
2 days ago, Stuart Packard
early Ed team
Our new teachers are ready to rock & roll. Welcome to the next generartion of BW's awesome educators. Put me in coach, Im ready to play, as John Fogerty says in his song "Centerfield". @missmendez_2nd @rangel_7thgrade @roadymascot @andreotti6bw Ana Rocha, @ngo_mrs @smallschoold
2 days ago, Stuart Packard
new teachers
BW staff & SWAG from today's staff meeting. Green army men to protect our school, a la @tedlasso. A Delorean for our theme this year is Back to the Future and Beyond. Back to the improvements from before COVID. A white or blue jersey to promote the BW team. @smallschoolda @nrea1
3 days ago, Stuart Packard
staff swag 2022-23
Our last Friday before school starts. Teambuilding around games that promote laughter and getting to know new people. Also, spending time with our 1st and 2nd year staff going over school culture and expectations. @smallschoolda #1townschoolcommunity
6 days ago, Stuart Packard
playing spountuneous
game of stuff happens
corn hole
prob teachers
@admmomH & @stuartpackard met with Kenneth Whitchard of Whitchard Choral & Theatre Arts Academy to bring the performing arts to Buttonwillow School this year. Part of our growing list of opportunities in our after school programs. @smallschoolda @caruraled #1townschoolcommunity
7 days ago, Stuart Packard
job app for Whitchard Academy
meeting Kenneth Whitchard
A great first day of developing strategies to improving the literacy of students in Buttonwillow. Thank you @nancyakhavan for your work with BW teachers today. @caedpartners @smallschoolda @luiseargueta1 @admmomH #1townschoolcommunity
9 days ago, Stuart Packard
staff w Akhavan 2
staff w Akhavan 1
Nancy Akhavan
Thank you to our new partner, through our Community Schools Grant, The Komin Medical Group of Shafter. Dr. Komin and part of his team provided immunizations for our students today and will return tomorrow. Roady even had a physical. @smallschoolda @nrea1 @julieboesch @docassisi
9 days ago, Stuart Packard
Komin Medical Group
A great day watching our @caedpartners Preschool to 3 Coherence team developing their Thursday presentation to the staff. @MGretona @SmallSchoolDA @meganlfranke @mathschristine @keyurharenshah @JMarcellin
10 days ago, Stuart Packard
Part of the team
Areas of Strength and Improvement
change Theory
The start of school draws near. New DG & compaction is happening on the track; ball fields scraped & prepared for new hydo-seeding of the grass; new materials delivered for the TK classroom set-up, and new bark has been delivered to provide a safer landing area. @smallschoolda
14 days ago, Stuart Packard
Wood Fiber for Play Areas
FedEx for TK Classroom
Scraped Field
Track with new DG
NEW PARENT & STAFF COMMUNICATION TOOLS - Our communication will be through school app which is being updated. Parents & staff will be able to communicate directly. All individuals will be able to check grades and test scores by logging into their accounts. @Apptegy @AeriesSIS
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
Buttonwillow App
NEW MEDICAL PARTNERSHIP IN BW. Beginning in August our students will have immediate access to a doctor through telehealth.Thank you @hazelhealthinc for the great partnership.This will be a big win for our school community. #1townschoolcommunity #bwrunners @smallschoolda @nrea1
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
bw school
While BW staff worked hard to learn new strategies at @avid4college SI in SanDiego, Roady enjoyed his first road trip. hotels, aircraft carriers, trains, tall buildings, In-Out, Top Gun filming locations etc. #avid4possibilies #bw2college https://www.tiktok.com/t/ZTRdBhnWj/?k=1
about 2 months ago, Stuart Packard
AVID motivational
Visiting Midway aircraft carrier
Roady by the pool
si staff 22
While Roady is out and about our staff continues their work @avid4college Summer Institure in San Diego. Mrs. Clinton and Mrs. Espinosa even rode their scooters around downtown. @smallschoolda #avid4possibility @admmomH
about 2 months ago, Stuart Packard
at the hyatt
scooters
si
Roady on tracks
Great story/photos regarding BW 8th grader Lorena Hernandez. Proud to see one of our students featured in a California story. https://calmatters.org/education/2022/06/buttonwillow-california-students-covid-photos/?series=california-schools-covid-pandemic-photos @smallschoolda
about 2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Lorena
When you arrive @ school in the AM & find out CalTrans hasn't informed the school that repavement of Hwy 58 will shutdown the main entrance/exit during summer school. You punt & do what is safe for kids. Thank you BW parents for flexibility. #1townschoolcommunity
about 2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Hwy 58 2
Hey 58 1
Happy National Mascot Day! Enjoy your day Roady! @smallschoolda @nrea1 @kcsos
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Roady with animals
Roady
with kids
Roady science lab
Roady came out at summer school. He loves playing pickleball and being around the students. He is a bit competitive. @smallschoolda https://www.tiktok.com/t/ZTdwtyf9h/?k=1
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Roady playing pickleball
Roady was saying goodbye to the students on the last day of school yesterday. Roady became an integral part of telling our story last year. He is used as a student award. @nrea1 @smallschoolda @kcsos @ACSARegion_11 @caedpartners https://www.tiktok.com/t/ZTdWQTpgh/?k=1
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Eaving goodbye to bus
saying goodbye