Our new solar panel project started on Monday. Looking forward to saving the district and community a few million dollars over the next 20 years. We were able to secure 0% financing for this project. @SitelogIQ @SmallSchoolDA @nrea1
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
placing poles
moving poles
drilling
With school starting in 4 1/2 days our asphalt playgrounds and parking areas are getting resurfaced. Those playgrounds and parking areas look great. #1townschoolcommunity #bwexperience #bwrunners
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
resource center pl
primary pg
intermediate pg
Another great day of training. All teachers trained in @AeriesSIS, our new student information system. Our K-5 also were trained in our new @StemTaught hands on science program. A little virtual reality is in our students' future. #1townschoolcommunity @smallschoolda
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
aeries
beth again
beth
vr
Buttonwillow parents and guardians please click on the link below to read a letter about the start of school. It is in both English and Spanish. https://bit.ly/SchoolStartsAug11
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
BW teachers spent the morning focused on basic reading instruction. During the year PS-8 teachers will focus even more on reading skills. This afternoon all district staff bowled and dined to build our team. Work hard-play hard. @smallschoolda @nrea1 @caedpartners @acsaregion_11
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
reading instruction
reading instruction
dining together
Bowling together
Another great time with staff today. The focus of our #P3CC team and Core teams for @caedpartners met today to discuss grading and what we can do to encourage success and Grading For Equity. @JoeCFeldman @LuisEArgueta1
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
grading for equity
It's great to have Erin Walker, from @next_gen_math leading our staff PD today. NGM is a key to our student learning/instruction in Mathematics K-8. We are proud to say we were the first district to sign on to NGM when it started #1townschoolcommunity @SmallSchoolDA @caedpartners
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Erin leading
NGM 1
This week marked our staff training for our 1st & 2nd year teachers in @AVID4college. We began with why AVID is key in our instructional methods in Kinder through 8th, and ending with what each teacher experienced in their virtual trainings with teachers from across the country.
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
AVID Training 21
The BW community showed up at school today for both COVID Vaccinations and Tdap shots for Kinder and 7th grade students. Thank you Kern Medical Center and @kcpublichealth for helping our community. @smallschoolda @nrea1 #1townschoolcommunity
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
kmc van
Vaccinations will be held tomorrow morning from 9-12. Parking and entrance on Buttonwillow Dr. Reservations not needed. Entering K and 7th grade will have access to a limited number of Tdap shots. Please wear a mask. #1townschoolcommunity
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Vaccine Clinic
Vaccine Spanish
On July 29 from 9 am-12 pm Buttonwillow School will be hosting a COVID 19 Vaccination Clinic. Age 12 and up may participate. Under 18 must have parent permission . It will be held in Room 19. The 2nd dose date will be August 19 from 9-12. More details will follow
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
BW School
All of our computers have been cleaned, repaired and ready for distribution to our students when they return on August 11. We will continue to provide students in the higher grades a computer for home and for school. We are proud of our connectivity. #1townschoolcommunity
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
computers repaired
computer delivery
Thanks to our BW MOT staff & many people in our community that work outdoors daily in agriculture & oil production jobs. Stay safe & hydrated as you work in extreme heat. We appreciate you. @smallschoolda @nrea1 @CAgovernor @rudysalasjr @repdavidvaladao #1townschoolcommunity
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
watermelons
corn
mot
temps
Rooms 3, 5, 22, and 23 are getting their carpet replaced. We continue to repair and replace as needed while we move to the start of school on Aug 11.
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Rm 24
Rm 22
John Wooden was a legend in Westwood. Today, Mrs. Dana Thompson, a legend in BW had her last student walk out of her class after 39 years. All students from 1-8, and employees who were in her class showed up for a picture. #1townschoolcommunity @smallschoolda #AmplifySSDAVoices
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Thompson 4
Thompson 3
Thompson 2
Thompson 1
Here is the link for the 2021 Buttonwillow Graduation video. We will Live Stream the Graduation on Thursday night at 6:00 PM. https://youtu.be/9Wj5HLf-M5o
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Graduation Video Announce
And then there were 4 days. The week begins with students returning their home computers (yes students at school have one for home and one for school). please make sure all computers, mice, cables, chargers, earphones, and hotspots are returned.
5 months ago, Stuart Packard
computers
computers
student drop off
Last night was our preschool's end of the year program. What a pleasure to see nearly all of our 3 & 4 year olds on stage. We are all proud of the success of our preschool staff during this very challenging year. Program link: https://youtu.be/Ruz39zzAyrE #1townschoolcommunity
5 months ago, Stuart Packard
ps parents
ps student
ps students
Use the link below for the Live Stream of tonight's Preschool Program. Only 2 people per family will be allowed in person, due to COVID rules. Infants & non-walkers may sit on attendees lap. Entrance will be at main doors on Buttonwillow Drive. https://youtu.be/Ruz39zzAyrE
5 months ago, Stuart Packard
Buttonwillow School
A wonderful Kindergarten program. Despite the challenges of this school year our staff has worked with students, parents, and the community. Great job everyone. #1townschoolcommunity Watch the unedited program below. https://youtu.be/uLlZ-4vivfI
5 months ago, Stuart Packard
when I grow up
social distancing
K line up
grow up