Baywood Newsbearer

May 20, 2016

Principal's Message

Dear Baywood Families,

You are invited to join us for OPEN HOUSE next Thursday, May 26th. This is an exciting evening for your students to share their learning with you! The schedule is as follows:

5:30 Pizza served to all families in the lunch area

6:00 Mrs. Dinielli & PTA presentation of awards & special announcements - You will not want to miss this!

6:30-7:30 Classrooms Open

This is a fun night to visit your student's classroom and to visit the classrooms of the next grade level to see their learning! Looking forward to seeing you there!


Mrs. Jennifer Dinielli


Pillar: Fairness

SBAC State Testing Continues this Week for Grades 3rd-5th

5/23 - Lego Enrichment Class 2:55 (Station 16)

5/24 - Music Sing Along/ Band Performance - 1:45 - 2:30pm - (MPR)

5/25 - Bucketeers - 2:55pm (Music Room)

5/26 - Baywood Open House - 5:30 - 7:30pm

(5:30-6:00pm PIZZA, 6:00-6:30pm MPR, 6:30-7:30 Classrooms)

5/27 - 1st grade Field Trip Morro Bay Natural History Museum - 9am - 12pm

5/27 - Summer Reading Program Assembly - 11:30am -12:10pm

5/27 - STEAM Classes - SCRATCH - 2:50pm

5/28 - Baywood Day at SLO Blues Baseball 6pm - 9pm


5/31 - Variety Show Rehearsals - 2:50pm - 4:00pm - MPR

6/1 - Volunteer Tea - 7:30am - 8:15am - Library

6/2 - Preschool Family Night - End of Year Potluck- 5:30 - 6:30pm

6/3 - Bear Hug Assembly - Fairness - 11:40am - 12:10pm

6/3 - Retirement Celebration for the Fab Four - 3:30 - 5:00pm (MPR)

6/6 - Sky Dome - 9:30am - 2:30pm

6/6 - School Site Council - 3:00pm - 4:00pm - Back Office

6/7 - 5th Grade to Avila Hot Springs - 8:40am - 2:00pm

6/7 - Baywood Bear's Variety Show - 11:10am - 12:10pm & 6:00pm - 7:00pm

6/8 - Battle of the Books - all day - MPR

6/9 - Last Day of School - Game Day/ Hot Dog Feed

Notice regarding At School Medication

Medication Pick Up - Last Day of School 6/9/2016:

A parent/guardian must pick up the unused medicine in the school office. You may pick up your child's medicine on the last day of school. Any medication left will be discarded according to district protocol.

Medications at school next year: A new Medication Consent Form will need to be completed and signed by your healthcare provider each new school year. Forms are available from the school secretary.

Retirement Celebration

We would like to invite you to join us in celebrating the Retirement of four wonderful Baywood educators on:

June 3, 2016

3:30pm - 5:00pm

Baywood Elementary School

Multi Purpose Room

Here's a little bit about our fab four...

Mrs. Kathleen Benedict

Years as SLP: 32, 27 in the schools

Age of clients: 12mos - senior citizens (3-18 in the schools)

What will I miss most about Baywood: Everything, especially the students and the staff!

Hobbies: Traveling, dancing, meeting new people, hiking, reading

Retirement Plans: Work privately as an SLP, travel, visit family and friends, join service organizations (e.g. WomanAde), upgrade and renovate my house!

Ms. Wendi Craig

Years in Education: 28

What grade levels or schools: 3, 4, 5 and 6 Sunnyside (13) and Baywood (15)

What will you miss most about Baywood: Baywood is Family! Everyone puts a smile on my face! :)

Hobbies: Travel, photography, pottery, gardening, reading, and eating

Retirement Plans: Doing all of the things listed above, plus spending time with family, friends, and nature.

Mrs. Paula Dishen

Years in Education: 33 (30 at Baywood)

What grade levels or schools: K, 1, 2, 8 (mostly first and second)

What will you miss most about Baywood: The students and the staff

Hobbies: Reading, walking, spending time outdoors, and shopping

Retirement Plans: Spending time with my family (I have a new grandbaby due in September!), travel, house projects, and relax!

Mr. Gordon Snapp

Years in Education: 31

What grade levels or schools: Two Schools: Skykomish School (Skykomish, Washington) and Baywood Elementary. Grade Levels: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

What will you miss most about Baywood: The kids and the staff.

Hobbies: Reading, hiking, bicycling, playing guitar, kayaking, and camping.

Retirement Plans: Move to Washington state; do lots of hiking, camping, and bicycling; play as much music as possible (maybe come back to Baywood for Folksong Friday!)

Baywood Bears Variety Show

Come and enjoy the fun and excitement as our students dazzle you with their amazing talent. An event to be enjoyed by all...

Baywood Bears Variety Show

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

11:10am - 12:10pm MPR


6:00 - 7:00pm

Summer Reading Program

SLO County Libraries has released their Summer Reading Program! Click on the link or more information and to see what's happening.

FREE ENGLISH CLASSES through Cuesta College

Cuesta College is offering FREE ENGLISH CLASSES (ESL) with FREE CHILDCARE in 3 locations.

Life & Work Skills (non-credit): Provides life/work skills, Improve job skills, gain confidence to speak English in your community, Increase involvement in your children's education. The Classes are in the evening.

Classes: Tuesdays & Thursdays 9/6/16 - 12/15/16 6:00pm - 8:50pm.


Los Osos Middle School

1555 El Morro Avenue Los Osos, CA 93402

Cuesta College

Hwy1, San Luis Obispo, Ca Office:3133B

Pacheco Elementary School

261 Cuesta Drive., San Luis Obispo, CA

For More information please call:

805-546-3941 or 805-546-3942

(Hours: Mon-Thurs 10:30am - 7pm Closed 2:30-3:00pm)

Academic ESL **Also Available for Credit**

Cuesta College

Hwy 1, San Luis Obispo, CA Office:3133B

For More Information Please Call: 805-546-3941

From Your PTA

We found a VP of Fundraising! Unfortunately, our VP of Communications is moving across the U.S. If you like to be on Facebook, twitter, and the internet and want to help keep Baywood families informed, let us know, we'd love to have you on our team!!