Bridgeway Island K-8
Elementary School

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

Grace Chin

Tim Grisaffi

Monica Magaña
School Secretary

Susan Lee
Attendance, Secretary I


Pick-up / Drop-off

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
School Complaint Proceedure



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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Contact Peter Folks 

Bridgeway Island Awards Assembly

Revised Schedule 2015

Come and join us in celebrating your child’s achievement.


Monday, February 9        Second grade   8:20-9:10 a.m.

                       Third grade      1:30-2:20 p.m.

Tuesday, February 10      Fourth grade    1:30-2:20 p.m. 

Wednesday, February 11     Fifth grade      8:10-9:00 a.m.

                               Sixth grade     1:40-2:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 12       Seventh grade   8:10-9:00 a.m.

                               Eight grade     1:40-2:30 p.m.

Principal’s Buzz

Happy New Year, 2015.  The students returned back to school eager to get back to their regular routines.  Our main focus continues to be the implementation of the Common Core standards in all our classes. 

Music is in the air.  A Frozen Review, a musical performance by our talented Bridgeway students has been rescheduled for Thursday, January 29, from 6:00-7:00 p.m.  Our talented students have been practicing and perfecting their show under the direction of Mr. Knepp, Ms. Pagan, and Ms. Bowling.   Our Bridgeway Band Concert this winter will be on Wednesday, January 28th in the school cafeteria.  We are very proud of the performing arts talent of our students. 

Expect new construction at our site this summer.  The passing of the school bond will result in our school getting additional classrooms to support our ever growing 6th-8th grades. 

PG&E will be sponsoring a school wide assembly on electrical safety on January 23.  Students will learn safety tips and guidelines as well as what to do in an emergency. 

Our winter student led conferences is scheduled from February 2-6.  Thank you for supporting your student by encouraging them to do their best and for coming to hear about their progress and goals.  Our students are proud of their accomplishments and look forward to sharing their progress with you.


2015-2016 Kindergarten Registration

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

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Bridgeway Drama Club and Talent

Thursday January 29th at 6:00
Bridgeway Island Elementary
Multi-Purpose Room


Bridgeway PTO and AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. How do I shop at AmazonSmile?   To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device and SEARCH for BRIDGEWAY ISLAND ELEMENTARY PTO. (http://smile.amazon.com/ch/27-3465329) You may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.  The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. The purchase price is the amount paid for the item minus any rebates and excluding shipping & handling, gift-wrapping fees, taxes, or service charges. From time to time, we may offer special, limited time promotions that increase the donation amount on one or more products or services or provide for additional donations to charitable organizations.

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


Suspected Bullying Report

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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 .

Bell Schedules

Common Core Video


Bee Active!




Our Outdoor Classroom

Our Outdoor Classroom

Neighborhood Wildlife

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