From the Teacher's Desk

The Latest News - May 20, 2016

Track Meet Volunteers Needed!!

On Thursday, May 26th we have our Track Meet at Central Middle School with a BBQ back at Birchview afterward. We really need at least 12 volunteers for 4th grade's part of the Track Meet..if you are able to come that would be GREATLY appreciated!!



Volunteers are needed for both the track meet and for serving at the BBQ.


-In case of rain, they will both be held on Friday, May 27th-

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0F4DADAA2DA6FD0-4thand1 Please indicate in the Comment Section if you cannot volunteer for rain day

Spring 4th and 5th Grade Concerts

On Thursday, June 2, the 4th Grade Students will present songs and skills that they have mastered on the Recorder. The Birchview 4th and 5th Grade Choirs will present songs celebrating the theme of "What a Wonderful World!"

4th Grade Recorder Presentation

6:30-6:50 pm

Students need to meet at 6:15 in the gym with their recorder. No specific dress code unless in the Morning Choir also.

4th and 5th Grade Choir Concert

7:00-7:45 pm

5th grade students need to meet at 6:40 in the 5th grade pod.

4th grade Morning Choir students meet in the 5th grade pod at 6:55. Please wear a solid color shirt.

If your child cannot attend or if you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Gehrz at

michelle.gehrz@wayzata.k12.mn.us

Order School Supply Kits!

Supply Kits Now on Sale!

To purchase online, go to www.shopttkits.com

Enter School Account Number: 12327

Make sure to order for the grade your student

will be in NEXT year

Online orders are available until June 16, 2016

Paper Order Forms are coming home with your

student(s) and are due June 9, 2016

Please make checks out to Birchview PTA

For more information about the program, click here

Upcoming Dates


  • 5/26 - Track Meet - Volunteers Needed!!
  • 5/27 - Assembly 3:10
  • 5/30 - Memorial Day- NO SCHOOL
  • 6/2 - Choir Concert
  • 6/9 - Last Day of 4th Grade Rollerskating Field Trip and Park Party! (Permission slip coming soon!)

Usernames and Passwords for Home Access to Birchview's Ebooks!

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Twitter This Week

We have all kinds of fun updates on Twitter. You do not need to follow our class - you can simply click on this link... http://www.wayzata.k12.mn.us/tami.arvig

Some helpful links for fourth graders

IXL link

Student User ID and Password is in their Take Home Portfolio.

Xtra Math - Basic Fact Practice

If you have five minutes at home, practicing those facts on xtramath is a great use of your time! Your child will learn how to log in on Monday.

Spelling City

This link takes you straight to the Birchview 4th Grade Spelling Words.

Keep in Touch

We are having fun with Twitter...hopefully, you're finding it fun and informative, too. If you need us, email is the fastest way to get in contact with us.