Bixby Weekly Oct. 10-14, 2022

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This Week at Bixby

Monday 10-10-22

Dreambox and Lexia Usage at Home

K-5 Testing (NWEA S-MAP)

Indigenous People Day


Tuesday 10-11-22

Dreambox and Lexia Usage at Home

K-5 Testing (NWEA S-MAP)


Wednesday 10-12-22

Leadership Applications Due!

Mid-Week Check by parent on Dreambox and Lexia.

K-5 Testing (NWEA S-MAP)

Student should be at 3-4 lessons for Dreambox and about 40-60 minutes for Lexia.

Access These programs through Classlink: Login (classlink.com)

Dreambox - How to check Dreambox Lessons - YouTube

Lexia - 10 second Lexia check! - YouTube


Thursday 10-13-22

50th Day of School! Spirit Day

College Attire

K-5 Testing (NWEA S-MAP)

Dreambox and Lexia Usage at Home

Water Conversation Assembly Preschool – Fifth Grade

Wilson Quad Visit


Friday 10-14-22

Spirit Wear Day

K-5 Testing (NWEA S-MAP)

Dreambox and Lexia Usage at Home

Check Homework or test your student on their Math Facts

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Monday October 10, 2022

School is in session…

Monday, Oct. 10, it’s known as Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

Presidential Recognition

On October 8, 2021, President Joe Biden became the first commander-in-chief to formally recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day by issuing a proclamation celebrating the upcoming holiday. The proclamation says: “On Indigenous Peoples’ Day, our Nation celebrates the invaluable contributions and resilience of Indigenous peoples, recognizes their inherent sovereignty, and commits to honoring the Federal Government’s trust and treaty obligations to Tribal Nations.” In 1990 Congress passed and President George H. W. Bush signed into law a joint resolution designating the month of November as the first National American Indian Heritage Month.

Indigenous Peoples’ Day was first proposed during a United Nations conference in 1977 when members of the community reported facing discrimination. It was instituted in Berkeley, California in 1992.

Columbus Day is still a federal holiday and Indigenous Peoples Day is not, but 10 states observe Indigenous Peoples Day via proclamation: Arizona, California, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, North Carolina, Virginia, Wisconsin, plus Washington, D.C.

A Guide to Land Acknnowledgement

https://nativegov.org/news/a-guide-to-indigenous-land-acknowledgment/ (Links to an external site.)

Grades 3-12

Pomo Genocide

https://theautry.org/education/educational-videos/pomo-genocide-video (Links to an external site.)

Manhattan, New York

https://americanindian.si.edu/nk360/manhattan# (Links to an external site.)

Grades 5-7

Hiawatha

https://ca.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/vtl07.la.rv.text.lpinfluence/identify-cultural-influences-hiawatha/ (Links to an external site.)

Grades K-6

https://theautry.org/sites/default/files/education/first_peoples_of_the_american_west/first_peoples_of_the_american_west_lesson.pdf (Links to an external site.)

https://theautry.org/sites/default/files/education/american_west_mystery_riddle_activity.pdf (Links to an external site.)

https://theautry.org/education/educational-videos/story-mabel-mckay-video

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Showdown at Dry Gulch -Water Conservation

Our story opens in Dodge Ball City, where Sheriff Carrie Gooper is faced with a problem. The notorious Ron has challenged Carrie to a showdown at high noon! But that’s not all – it seems there is also a water shortage. Could they be linked?

Carrie seeks help from her friends Reginald the Cow and Blabby Daze to uncover the cause of the water shortage. They inform her about the importance of drinking fresh drinking water and how to protect it..

Has Carrie learned enough about water conservation to solve the water shortage.

Spirit Day - Thursday October 13, 2022

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Northwest Evaluation Association

NWEA Testing this Week

This week all students in grades Kinder – Fifth will be assessed through our District-Wide Digital Platform. The assessments will help us measure achievement and growth in math, reading, language usage, and science. It provides teachers with accurate, actionable evidence to help inform instructional strategies regardless of how far students are above or below grade level.

Using MAP Growth as part of a comprehensive and balanced assessment plan, we can confidently tailor instruction to challenge every student. Students can individually see their progress and be inspired to take charge of their own learning.

We are excited to start Testing this week!

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