We are partnering with Kern County using expanded learning funds to keep the public library open till 7:00 pm, Monday to Friday. Buttonwillow Branch Library to have new summer hours - https://www.turnto23.com/news/local-news/buttonwillow-branch-library-to-have-new-summer-hours
4 days ago, Stuart Packard
BW Library
Fourth quarter awards trip. A field day at Buttonwillow Park. Thanks again for all the parents and staff for their contributions to provide a great day at the park. Games and hot dogs. #1townschoolcommunity #bwrunners
10 days ago, Stuart Packard
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Our district should be proud of its full implementation of the new Transitional Kindergarten Grade Level. Our firdt group celebrated Friday. #1 townschoolcommunity
10 days ago, Stuart Packard
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Preschool end of the year celebration. What a great way to end a wonderful first year in school. Awesome to see excited parents. #1townschoolcommunity
10 days ago, Stuart Packard
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It has been a busy week. A lot of postings the next couple of days. Thursday featured our Color Run. Thank you parents for all your help. #1townschoolcommunity @smallschoolda
11 days ago, Stuart Packard
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Congratulations to Mr. Stuart Packard on his congressional recognition from US Representative David Valadao for his accomplishments at Buttonwillow School over the past 12 years.
12 days ago, Hiedi Witcher
Congressional recognition presentation
Our Kinder students had a great end of the year celebration. Thank you to our staff and families for a wonderful performance. #1townschoolcommunity #bwrunners @smallschoolda @nrea1
13 days ago, Stuart Packard
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Connecting our students with the community is important. Thanks for the community support of BW Ag Day. Students on campus heard about cotton, saw tractors of all sizes and ages, lunch by Lion's Club and enjoyed a petting zoo. #1townschoolcommunity @smallschoolda @nrea1
14 days ago, Stuart Packard
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Monday nifht was a great night to celebrate our high achieving 8th graders. The celebration was held at Willow Ranch Restaurant. #1townschoolcommunity #bwrunners
14 days ago, Stuart Packard
8th grade honors
Great week at Camp KEEP Bt The Sea. The students will be heading home soon. #1townschoolcommunity @smallschoolda @nrea1 @kcsos
18 days ago, Stuart Packard
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Thank you Ms. Erro & Miss Payne for creating a camp culture for our 6th & 7th graders who didn't attend Camp KEEP this week. The provided nature hikes on campus, making leaf prints, cooking homemade pizzas in solar ovens, singing campfire songs, cooking breakfast. @smallschoolda
19 days ago, Stuart Packard
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Sixth and Seventh grade got to spend the day at the tide pools at Camp Keep. Everyone is having a great time!
21 days ago, Hiedi Witcher
Finding a crab
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It's always a pleasure to have the folks from @StemTaught on the BW campus. They bring great enthusiasm for students and the thrill of learning science. Today we focused on ocean animals and their habitat. #1townschoolcommunity @MissDPayne2 @SmallSchoolDA @nrea1 @miroyscience
28 days ago, Stuart Packard
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TY @MissDPayne2 for discussing the challenges and the high points of our school. You have always been valuable to our school community. TY @CalMatters for recognizing the challenges that exist are not urban only issues. These issues are rural also https://calmatters.org/education/k-12-education/2023/05/high-poverty-schools/
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
Congratulations to Mrs. O'Campo's Class. They won the coveted Best Weekly Attendance Trophy. This marks the second week in a row that the class earned the trophy. #1townschoolcommunity @smallschoolda
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
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Congratulations to Mrs. Chavez! @chavez_2nd was selected BW Teacher of the Year. She was 1 of 57 teachers in Kern County to receive the award. There are 9,000 teachers in Kern County @csubted #1townschoolcommunity @caedpartners @SmallSchoolDA @KCSOSBarlow #kerntoy2023
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
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Another great showing by the BW track team. These are the students moving onto the Valley Championships in Fresno next Saturday. 1. Jack Dennis- Long jump 2. Moises Aguilar- long jump, triple jump, 800 m 3. Joel Gallegos- triple jump #1townschoolcommunity #smallschoolda
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
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TY @RepDavidValadao and @RepHuffman for meeting with representatives from Trinity Alps in Trinity County and @ButtonwillowUSD in Kern County. Your concern for SPED and rural schools was evident. @SmallSchoolDA @nrea1 @KCSOS @haileybranson @ACSARegion_11 @ACSA_info @EdgarZazueta
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
Our 8th Grade On Track Team was in Sacramento on Wednesday. This team finished 5 years of connections with districts around the state and focused our instructional strategies to prepare our students for success in high school. @General_Pride @caedpartners @SmallSchoolDA @nrea1
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
#Roadster made it to see House Peaker Kevin McCarthy's staff and into the USCapitol #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
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