Bixby Wildcat Newsletter

October 17-21, 2022

Dreambox Progress being Made! Thank You!

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Amazing Support and Growth with Dreambox at Bixby

Celebrating 192 students in grades TK -5 completed their Five Lessons in Dreambox.

Our Students our Amazing!

Only 18 students in grades First -Fifth did not make the goal between Monday through Friday! What a success and data shows that students levels of academic achievement are moving in a positive direction. Let’s Keep it up!

TK and Kinder, we are still waiting for the IPADS!

This Week at Bixby Elementary

Week of October 10-17-22

Monday 10-17-22

Dreambox and Lexia Usage at Home

K-5 Testing (NWEA S-MAP)

Shemini Atzeret

Pumpkin Project Begins!

Tuesday 10-18-22

Dreambox and Lexia Usage at Home

K-5 Testing (NWEA S-MAP)

Wednesday 10-19-22 DINNER NIGHT AT CANES Unity Day!

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 (

Dreambox - How to check Dreambox Lessons - YouTube

Lexia - 10 second Lexia check! - YouTube

Thursday 10-20-22 THE GREAT SHAKEOUT

College Attire

K-5 Testing (NWEA S-MAP)

Dreambox and Lexia Usage at Home

Wilson Quad Visit

Friday 10-21-22

Spirit Wear Day

K-5 Testing (NWEA S-MAP)

Dreambox and Lexia Usage at Home

ELAC 2 Meeting 8:30 a.m. Room 2

Check Homework or test your student on their Math Facts

NWEA Testing Continues 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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Upcoming Red Ribbon Week October 24-28, 2022

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2022 Red Ribbon Campaign Theme, Celebrate Life. Live Drug Free.

Red Ribbon Week, the nation’s oldest and largest drug prevention program, will be celebrated by Trinity and many other schools in the nation. This year’s theme is Drug Free Looks Like Me™. During the week, all students will be reminded of the danger drugs can do to God’s temple of the body.

Faculty, staff, and students will be participating in special activities (organized by our Student Council) which will show our commitment to raising awareness to the dangers of drugs within our community and to educate our youth and encourage their participation in drug prevention activities.

Red Ribbon Week will be October 24-28 2022

Fighting Fentanyl Together

Hacienda La Puente Unified families are invited to join the City of Industry Sheriff Station and HLPUSD School Police for a discussion regarding Fentanyl.

The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, at La Puente High School,15615 E Nelson Ave., La Puente, CA.

During the event, sheriffs and school resource officers will discuss ways to work together to keep our community safe

LA County Resource

Upcoming Training Dates/Times

Parent Training

Monday, November 14, 2022: 5:00-6:00pm (English)

Tuesday, November 15, 2022: 5:00-6:00pm (Spanish)

Sign up for a Parent Training here

Learn more about our Parent Ambassador Program here .

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Unity Day -WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2022- Orange


to show unity for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion and to send a visible message that no child should ever experience bullying.

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The Great Shakeout October 20, 2022

This year's International ShakeOut Day is October 20, when millions of people worldwide will participate in earthquake drills at work, school, or home!

At 10:20 am (local time) on 10/20, you can join millions of people across the world practicing earthquake safety. While we encourage you to participate with everyone, you can register your ShakeOut drill for any day of the year, and drill at a time of your choice. You can also include people in multiple locations through video conferencing.

The Great California ShakeOut - Get Ready to ShakeOut!

The Pumpkin Patch at Bixby

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Family Pumpkin Decorating Project

Here is a project the entire family can enjoy! Simply get a pumpkin of any size and decorate it any way you want. You can use materials you already have around the house like paint, paper, glue, felt, etc. Be Creative!

Here are pumpkin decorating rules:

1. Pumpkin may be real or fake.

2. No Carving Pumpkins. Decorations only.

3. No Pre-Decorated Pumpkins. Decorate it yourself!

4. Pumpkins may be dropped off on Wednesday 10-19-22!

5. Write your name and room on the pumpkin.

6. Pumpkins will be judged for creativity! One winner from each grade level will be chosen. Good luck! Pumpkins will be taken home Friday 10-28-22!

Have fun, and happy decorating!

2022-2023 Important Dates

Calendar Dates

Veterans’ Day …………………November 11, 2022

Thanksgiving Holiday................November 21-25, 2022

Winter Break..............................December 19-January 1, 2022/23

School Recess Day......................January 2, 2023

Return to School .........................January 3, 2023

Martin Luther King, Jr…………January 16, 2023

President Lincoln Day……………,,, February 13, 2023

President’s Day ... ……………..February 20, 2023

Parent Conference Week …........February 27 - March 3, 2023

Spring Break ...............................April 3-7, 2023

Last Day of School ...................,. May 18, 2023