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Bridgeway Island K-8
Elementary School

3255 Half Moon Bay Circle
West Sacramento, CA 95691
(916) 375-7778
(916) 375-7794 Fax
 

Grace Chin
Principal
gchin@wusd.k12.ca.us

Tim Grisaffi
Vice-Principal
tgrisaffi@wusd.k12.ca.us

Monica Magaña
School Secretary
mmagana@wusd.k12.ca.us

Susan Lee
Attendance, Secretary I
slee@wusd.k12.ca.us

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Bridgeway
Pick-up / Drop-off
Procedures

For the safety of your child, please follow the
pick-up and drop-off procedures.

Be a courteous driver
• Be alert for children walking and biking to school. ...more

Complaint Proceedure

Bridgeway Island K-8 Elementary
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Bridgeway Habitat Project

Our first planting event on Tuesday, November 5th was a great success.    Thanks to everyone who came out and helped get our first plants in the ground.  We’re looking forward to more planting events throughout the winter and spring.

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Questions or comments about Bridgeway's web site?

Contact Peter Folks 
pfolks@wusd.k12.ca.us

Principal’s Buzz

        If you loved the cookie dough offers last year, the PTO will be offering the same merchandise this year for their fall fund raiser.  The PTO is helping fund field trips for our students to extend their learning outside the classroom.  They will also need volunteers to help distribute the food.  Check out the PTO Facebook page for more information. 

                Thank you for getting your children to school on time.  Attendance is critical to a child’s success at school.  Bridgeway is being honored at the Board meeting on Thursday, October 9, for our great attendance record. 

                Congratulations to our newly elected school site council members, Liliya Tovmassian and Lisa Vang.  They will be serving as school site council members from 2014-2016.

Book Fair Dec. 1st - 5th

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to Bridgeway Island!  The fair will be held in the library December 1st-5th.  Fair hours are 10:30-3:00 Monday thru Friday.  There will be special hours available on Wednesday evening during the craft fair.  This is a great time to avoid the after school crowds, or shop while your Little Bee is busy crafting!  First through 5th graders will have an opportunity to come shop during their regular library time.  Sixth through eighth grade students may come during ‘Open’ times or after school.  If you have a kindergartner, consider bringing them in to check out the fair from 11am-11:30 or after school.  Fliers will be sent home so that you can preview some of the books available.  If you can’t make it to the fair, you can shop online by clicking on this link.  http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/bridgewayislandschool  Online shopping will be available from 11/21/14-12/10/14.  Please note-Online orders will not arrive before winter break!!!  Thank you for your support!  Let’s make this our best fair yet!!

Bee Active!

Encouraging students to walk or bike to school.Ms. Van der Hiede's 1st period class scanned in a total of 96 times during October. We had 9 scan days.
Statistics for October
227 students scanned in 1158 times during the month. That's a little over 5 scans per student for the month. Together we walked and biked over 1624 miles.
Did you know that "one-way" miles count?
Did you know that you can make your miles count even if you just walk to school in the morning or walk home from school? Scan in before school starts at the Bee Active! table by the office, or look for someone by the back gate to scan you in. Not sure if you are registered? We can check.
Scan Days are Tuesdays and Thursdays this Year.
Where is everybody?
We have over 500 students and staff members that are registered for our program, but only 244 have actually scanned in this school year.
Tip of the Month
Wear your helmet! A bicycle helmet reduces the risk of serious head and brain injury by 85-88%. In California, children under 18 years of age must wear an approved helmet when riding bikes, scooters, skateboards or inline skates. It's the law! 

Trophy Winners for October
Grades K-3. Dea
Grades 4-5. Hinojos 
Grades 6-8. Van der Hiede

Education Apps

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The wildlife habitat is thriving!

The wildlife habitat is thriving!

Help Stop Bullying!

What is Bullying?

  • It is a specific type of aggression
  • Can be verbal, physical, or psychological
  • The behavior is intended to harm or disturb
  • It is carried out repeatedly and over time
  • There is an imbalance of power, either physical or psychological

What are We Doing?

  • We take every report of bullying seriously
  • We interview students and conduct an investigation
  • If the bullying report is founded we submit a formal report to our district office as directed by AB 9
  • Students involved will receive consequences based on our progressive discipline policy

Resources

Suspected Bullying Report

More Information

Attendance Procedure

Effective January 7, 2012, when your student is absent you will have up to 72 hours after your child has been absent to verify/clear your student’s absences (via note, email- slee@wusd.k12.ca.us, phone call to school, or submit a doctor’s note).  If absences are not verified within the 72 hours, the absent/absences will be considered unexcused.  Note: Once our attendance month accounting cycle closes due to non-verification we cannot overwrite or change that absent/absences.

 Please read Frequently Asked Questions regarding Attendance

Homelink Access

Homelink gives you the opportunity to keep track of your child's progress from your computer.  Please see the school secretary to receive a user name and password to access your account.  We have a computer available in the school office that parents may use to access Homelink .

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Our Outdoor Classroom

Our Outdoor Classroom

Neighborhood Wildlife

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