What's Buzzin' at Bryant
Week of September 26, 2022
A Message from Mrs. Johnson
Hello Bryant families,
I hope everyone had a wonderful and restful weekend.
We are mid way through Trimester 1. Can you believe it. Time is flying by quickly. As a reminder, progress reports were sent home with students on Friday, September 23rd. Pleaase be sure to check your child's backpack. Teachers provided some wonderful feedback and suggestions on how to help your child improve in any area of need. Below are a few additional suggestions to help some of younger readers develop their skill, love, and appreciation for reading:
- Talk to your child. Ask your child to talk about his day at school. Encourage him to explain something they did, or a game he played during recess.
- Say silly tongue twisters. Sing songs, read rhyming books, and say silly tongue twisters. These help kids become sensitive to the sounds in words.
- Read it and experience it. Connect what your child reads with what happens in life. If reading a book about animals, relate it to your last trip to the zoo.
- Use your child’s name. Point out the link between letters and sounds. Say, “John, the word jump begins with the same sound as your name. John, jump. And they both begin with the same letter, J.”
- Play with puppets. Play language games with puppets. Have the puppet say, “My name is Mark. I like words that rhyme with my name. Does park rhyme with Mark? Does ball rhyme with Mark?”
- Trace and say letters. Have your child use a finger to trace a letter while saying the letter's sound. Do this on paper, in sand, or on a plate of sugar.
- Write it down. Have paper and pencils available for your child to use for writing. Working together, write a sentence or two about something special. Encourage your child to use the letters and sounds he or she is learning about in school.
- Play sound games. Practice blending sounds into words. Ask “Can you guess what this word is? m - o - p.” Hold each sound longer than normal.
- Read it again and again. Go ahead and read your child’s favorite book for the 100th time! As you read, pause and ask your child about what is going on in the book.
- Talk about letters and sounds. Help your child learn the names of the letters and the sounds the letters make. Turn it into a game! “I’m thinking of a letter and it makes the sound mmmmmm.”
We are in this together! As always, Bee Fantastic, Bee Great, Bee the Difference! Have a great week!
Let's Celebrate our Little Bees!
Making cross curriculum connections in sixth grade
We can persevere!
Big Brothers Big Sisters
School Site Council need you!
At this time, Bryant has all position open on our SSC. If you are interested, please print and complete the attached form and turn it into the front office by September 26, 2022. We look forward to hearing from you.
Get your Bee Happy Gram!
Show your school spirit!
Patriotic song for the month of September- "The Star-Spangled Banner"
Data Confirmation in Aeries
Aeries Parent Portal Accounts will automatically be created and associated with your student once the contact record is entered and saved by the school site. Parents will receive an email containing their username and password. Please check your spam/junk folders for said email. To associate multiple students/siblings to a parent account, simply add your email address and a Y in each student's (or sibling's) contact record.
RUSD Parent and Family Engagement
Connect with the Family Resource Center (FRC). The FRC offers a variety of workshops as well as serves as a hub for families to access information about resources withing the community. You can make an appointment by calling by (951) 328-4003 for an appointment. FRC Fall 2022
Family Wellness Workshops
9/27/22 “Learning to Breathe: The Art of Self Care” presented by Asian Pacific Counseling and Treatment Centers. The Workshop will be held in English, Filipino, Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese. Art of Self Care
Fathers United Network
Join the Student Assistance Program and Family Resource Center at Bobby Bonds Park from 9:00-12:00 for food, family, and fun! The Fathers United Network is launching the Kick-off Event to introduce F.U.N. to the community. Workshops will be facilitated throughout the year.
RUSD Family Update webpage
Take some time to periodically view the RUSD family update webpage. There you will find all important District updates and information for RUSD families.
District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC) meeting
Wednesday, Sep. 28th, 9-11:15am
This is an online event.
Bryant School Site Council (SSC)/English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC) meeting
Thursday, Sep. 29th, 3-4pm
4324 3rd Street
Bryant School of Arts and Innovation
Natanya Johnson, Principal
Valerie Sanchez, Assistant PrincipalSchool Office Hours - 8:00 am - 3:30 pm