What's Buzzin' at Bryant

Week of October 3, 2022

A Message from Mrs. Johnson

Hello Bryant families,

We are in this together! As always, Bee Fantastic, Bee Great, Bee the Difference! Have a great week!


Picture day is coming!

Picture day will be this Friday, October 7th. We will continue to Cherished Memories as our vendor. As a reminder, picture proofs are sent directly to parents by email from the vendor. Therefore, it is important that you have your most current email address in Aeries. Parents will purchase pictures online directly from the company and they are mailed to your home. No pictures are sent to the school site.

Riverside Arts Academy Music program - 5th grade Band

This is a reminder that 5th grade band begins this Tuesday, October 4th from 2:40-4:10pm! Your teachers are named Michael Patsos and Mason Tejeda. Your general class schedule will be:

Tuesdays, 2:40-4:10pm - Band with instruments (Mr. Tejeda)

Wednesdays, 1:25-2:55pm - General musicianship with no instruments (Mr. Patsos)

Classes will be held every Tuesday and Wednesday during the regular school calendar except for next week when there will be no class on Wednesday, October 5th. If your child does not attend HEARTS, please plan to pick up your student promptly at the end of class. On behalf of all of us at the Riverside Arts Academy, we look forward to seeing you next week!

There is still time to enroll so please let your friends know to join the fun here: https://forms.gle/E8oxscYuVwJ2mm4bA

The King Bee of Attendance!

Congratulations to Mr. Clark and his super students for having the best attendance average for the week. Thank you so much to all of the families for ensuring your children are at school on time, everyday ready to learn. This recongnition goes out to you!

Volunteers on Campus

We are happy to report that the volunteer participation process and forms have been released.

Please visit www.riversideunified.org/volunteer and follow the prompts.

The Power of YET!!!!

"Yet" is the difference between developing a growth mindset, or a closed one. Between developing determination, or expectation. Saying “I can’t do…yet” signals she just can’t do it right now, but it’s always learnable. Thank you so much to Mrs. Jurls and her super students for teaching us the Power of YET!

Big Brothers Big Sisters

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Core Virtue for the month of October - WISDOM

Wisdom is knowledge of the things that matter. Wisdom encompasses cognitive components, such as knowledge and experience, reflective components, or the ability to examine situations and oneself, and prosocial components, meaning benevolence and compassion. Wisdom is also connected to abilities such as perspective-taking, open-mindedness, and intellectual humility.

We love you Mr. Watts!

Isn't it awesome when your band teacher comes out to the playground and several students LOUDLY join him in singing a song. You can count on me like 1-2-3.
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School Site Council need you!

School Site Council (SSC) is group of teachers, parents, administrators, and interested community members who work together to develop and monitor a school's improvement plan. It is a legally required decision-making body for any school receiving federal funds. The SSC decides upon the focus of the school’s academic instructional programs and all related categorical resource expenditures for a school.

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. We have extended the deadline to October 7, 2022. We look forward to hearing from you.

Get your Bee Happy Gram!

PTO is so excited to bring back our Bee Happy Grams! For only $5 (cash only) you can send your little one a sweet little gift with a note for any occassion. Say "Happy Birthday", Say "I Love You", or simply say "thank you for being so awesome!" There is nothing a Bee Gram won't cover. Please submit your request by visiting the front office. Grams will not be delivered to students until all fees have been remitted to the front office. Thank you so much for supporting PTO.
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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

  • 10/04/22 What Does it Mean to be a Dad? presented by Fathers United Network will review the impact of a father on a child's development, the meaning of an involved father, and the importance of the father's role. FUN Workshop & https://bit.ly/fathersunited

  • 10/05/22 Understanding ADHD, presented by SAP, will review what ADHD looks like in kids and how it changes as they grow older, tips to help your child at home and in the classroom, treatment approaches, and resources and support. ADHD

  • 10/06/22 Engagement Supports Attendance, presented by RCOE Parent Engagement and Leadership Institute, will provide tips to help your child attend school regularly and access learning opportunities and student support services. Supporting Attendance

  • 10/12/22 Keeping Intergenerational Ties in Ethnic Families (KITE) is an 8-week parenting program facilitated in Chinese and presented by Asian Pacific Counseling and Treatment Center. KITE-Chinese. Program highlights include-

    • Helping your child understand your culture & perspective

    • Communicating & building a closer relationship with your child

    • Increasing & managing positive behaviors

    • Helping your child build a positive self-image

  • 10/13/22 Youth & Opioids presented by Riverside University Health Systems-Public Health will provide families and caregivers with information, strategies, and resources on drug prevention and overdose awareness. Youth & Opioids

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.

RUSD Board of Education meeting

Thursday, Oct. 6th, 4pm

6735 Magnolia Avenue

Riverside, CA

Picture Day

Friday, Oct. 7th, 12am

4324 3rd Street

Riverside, CA

Bryant School of Arts and Innovation

Natanya Johnson, Principal

Valerie Sanchez, Assistant Principal

School Office Hours - 8:00 am - 3:30 pm