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Welcome to the Bixby blog. This is a wonderful way to virtually open our classroom and community’s doors and read about what our teachers have to say about teaching and learning at Bixby School. We also have invited guest blog entries as well as members from our administrative team join in on our blogging. We hope you will enjoy reading about our school in their words.

Inside After School With Lexie

It is hard to believe that October is here! The After School program made its transition from summer to school's start and now to fall! The turn towards fall has us all excited. Our pumpkin Gus is ever-increasingly a sight to behold and bestow the whimsy of the...

3…2…1… Blast off!

Last week, I learned about the intense excitement that brews in a 1st grader’s belly during the moments of anticipation as the pressure builds enough to launch a rocket. All within one activity, we practiced the scientific method, “built” a rocket (out of a film...

Inside Preschool With Megan

Shaping our Classroom Community As we settle into the new school year and get accustomed to our routines in preschool, we begin shaping the culture of our classroom community. We utilize a variety of tools to establish a safe, nurturing, and caring community to learn...

Colleen’s 1st – 3rd Grade Writing Room

My writing classes have been bursting with creativity lately. I hope many of you had a chance to read and comment upon the 2nd and 3rd grade stories that were on display in the gym last week. Many books were taken home last Friday, but the remaining ones have been...

Inside Art With Robert

  We have been so busy, that I don't know where the time went! The students have been creating with pastels, paint, markers, and just about anything that can make a mark on paper. Much of what we are creating will be sent home soon, so keep your eyes peeled and Friday...

Inside Spanish With María

¡Hola! Spanish class is working at full speed! The First Graders are very excited to be able to say things in another language, especially if their parents don’t understand them, or to teach their younger siblings, ¡Buenos días!. First graders already know two songs,...

Electives With Kitty

One of the privileges of being in 4th or 5th grade is having Electives. These are classes that students get to choose. They are taught by a variety of teachers, and the subjects offered vary widely. The Tuesday choices for our first session were: Jump rope, Improv...

Inside Preschool With Alison

A lesson on feelings and emotions...   Every Monday and Friday morning, Preschoolers meet for “Group Time”. This is a structured time of the day when small groups of children, organized by age, meet with the same teacher. Group Time consists of working on special...

Inside Math With Dana – 9/22/15

It was wonderful to see so many parents at Bixby’s Back To School Night last Thursday and at the Bixby picnic on Sunday! For parents that had a chance to visit my room on Back To School Night, we discussed the philosophy of Bixby Math and a typical day in math class....

Inside Sports With Nifer

Sports classes have been enjoying the awesome warm fall weather. Our 3 basic rules ensure the kids are dressed for activity, practicing good sportsmanship, teamwork, and having a positive attitude.   Sports class is more than just fun; we also work on body control and...

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