Stuart Packard
Part of the BW staff was in Sacramento for #AVIDSI19. With the focus being on student achievement they met as a site team in the Capitol Advisors conference room. They had a visit from Kevin Gordon and Jack O'Connell, former State Supt of Instruction. #1townschoolcommunity
6 days ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our next year's 7th and 8th graders visited the Long Beach Aquarium today. Thank you to Mrs. Lopez and Mrs. Turpin for spending time with the students in Long Beach and on the bus today. A good culminating activity for summer school. #1townschoolcommunity #bwexperience
18 days ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
After completing our STEM Summer School Program, #CampBlast19 with @csubted our students turned in tickets to win T-shirts from tech universities as well as @CSUBakersfield #1townschoolcommunity #bwexperience
18 days ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thank you to the Bakersfield West Rotary for the $4,000 grant to #KEDF. It will help fund our Buttonwillow STEM Academy for our 5th-8th grade participants this year. Thank you Cheryl Scott at KEDF for working with our school district. #1townschoolcommunity
27 days ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our Roadrunners will be sporting new jerseys in all sports next year. There will be new Under Armour uniforms for boys and girls beginning in September with football and volleyball. Thank you Buttonwillow Foundation for the funds needed to get new uniforms. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Another great graduation in the books. Good luck to the BW Class of 2019. Thanks to all those who helped make the event successful and overcome some concerns at the start of the day. We are #BWRunners. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
At BW we focus on relationships and creating a positive learning environment. Miss Contreras models this each day. When she graduated from @CSUBakersfield last week with a Masters in C & I, 12 of her 7th grade students attended. #1townschoolcommunity @csubted #culturize
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A new tradition at Buttonwillow. Our former 8th grade grads from @shafter_high came back to BW to walk the halls and talk next steps that included trade school, JC, and/or 4 year university. @General_Pride #1townschoolcommunity @KHSD_Official @AVID4College
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The staff went 3-0 vs the 8th graders this year, after winning the softball game this morning. #1townschoolcommunity #bwexperience
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Tonight was our Kindergarten celebration. The students performed well and the parents loved it. #1townschoolcommunity #bwexperience
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Assembly for our 6th through 8th grade today brought out our 8th grade gold cord recipients for 3.0 GPAs as well as our 5 min. mile shirts for those under 6 mins. #1townschoolcommunity #bwexperience @General_Pride @ShafterHigh
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Parent participation and involvement is critical to student success. Today we recognized parents who have contributed assistance in the classroom this year. Thank you for finding the time to assist your child's teacher and for making education a priority. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
These 3 and 4 year olds from our two preschool classes are cute no matter what they do. They looked the Superintendent in the eye and shook his hand when they got their certificates of completion at tonight's program. #1townschoolcommunity #bwexperience
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
When teachers devote their lives to students great things happen at school and in the classroom. On behalf of Buttonwillow School, the School Board, and the staff we congratulate Mrs. Caulfield and Mrs. Ghilarducci on their retirements. #1townschoolcommunity #bwexperience
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW's goal is to open students to possibilities. As we share universities throughout the year, we recognize the military is also a means to learn about options for their future. This month's gear is from the military academies. #1townschoolcommunity #bw2college @AVID4College
about 1 month ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW 6th graders have been enjoying a great week at Camp KEEP. They have enjoyed the Central Coast beach and outdoor education. #1townschoolcommunity #bwexperience
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
It was a honor to present awards to our BW 8th graders at the annual BW & Rio Bravo Greeley Awards Dinner tonight. A great group of students is headed to @General_Pride. #1townschoolcommunity #bwexperience
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW STEM Academy girls from 5th and 7th grade visited the oil producing THUMS Island in Long Beach Harbor. The girls' mentors joined us on our trip. Thanks again to Cal. Resources Corp. (CRC) for the tour. #1townschoolcommunity @miroyscience @kernlearningnetwork @SmallSchoolDA
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW 8th graders visited @General_Pride. Former BW Ss showed where they were headed. Jamilette CC then @csubted to be a teacher @ BW, Tristan CC then @calpoly to study engineering/computer science, and Lily Villa to @UCLA to study nueroscience #1townschoolcommunity #bw4college
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our 6th graders left Buttonwillow this morning and have safely arrived on the Central Coast for a week at the beach. #1townschoolcommunity #bwexperience #bwrunners
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
It was a pleasure to have @csubted recognize BW as one of the three districts in the #KRTR. Mrs. Younger was one of the four speakers as she represented her cohort. We continue to have a strong relationship with @csubakersfield #1townschoolcommunity #teachkern
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
More Color Run pictures. A great time was had by all
2 months ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
A great day for a BW Color Run sponsored by the Parent Club. Grade levels ran in groups, but the sixth graders had an extra run when they were escorted preschool students. #1townschoolcommunity #bwexperience #bwrunners
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thank you to parents and staff for attending tonight's Open House. The classrooms were great, students were laughing, and parents were happy. Relationships at BW are strong. The annual salsa competition was held: Mrs. Beyena won 1st, Ms Alvarez was 2nd, and Mr. Packard was 3rd.
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great to see our older students assisting our younger students during or 4th quarter awards trip for academics. #1townschoolcommunity #bwexperience
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
During Teacher Appreciation Week we get to honor Penny Caulfield, a 2nd grade teacher as our Teacher of the Year. Penny has served kids in our community for nearly 18 years. It was a joy to have her daughter's family from CO surprise her with a visit. @SSDA #1townschoolcommunity
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thanks to Fairfax School for hosting the Smalls Schools band performance today. Our small schools continue to provide quality instruction in all areas of learning. #bwexperience #1townschoolcommunity @SSDA
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congrats to Sarita Pena for her 5th place finish in the Valley Track Championships. #1townschoolcommunity #bwexperience
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Jesus Figueroa made it 2 for 2 when he became Valley Champion in the long jump. Congrats to Jesus on his championship. #bwexperience #1townschoolcommunity
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congratulations to Angel Ledesma on winning the Valley Championship in the Long Jump. Angel is the first of three Buttonwillow athletes that are competing at the Valley Championships in Fresno. #1townschoolcommunity #bwexperience #bwrunners
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congrats to our winners of this month's college swag and gear. This month we focused on @Harvard throughout our school. During the month of May we will be focusing on the service academies (Army, Air Force, Navy, and Coast Guard) #BW2College #1townschoolcommunity #bwexperience
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congrats to Shantiana, Eliseo, Edwin, and Jorge on winning the BW Egg Drop this year. Great winning entries. Thanks also to California Resources Corp for sponsoring the competition and for your on going support of BW School. #BW2College #1townschoolcommunity #bwexperience
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our @caedpartners improvement team shared programs with Le Grand and Tipton school districts at our spring convening of California districts. We are continuing our focus on writing and math. #ontrack8th @LuisEArgueta1
2 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our 1st and 2nd grade classes enjoyed a nice day at the California Living Museum (CALM). #1townschoolcommunity #BWExperience #BWRunners
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
More great projects going on in the science lab with our 4th graders. Thank you Ms Payne, Ms Guzman and Science 4 Kern #1townschoolcommunity #BWExperience
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
7th graders visited Cal Poly SLO today. They were introduced to the campus and different opportunities. Like a good college student they found their way into a volleyball game with college students. @CalPoly @AVID4College #1townschoolcommunity #BW2College #BWExperience
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
3rd-8th grade teachers reviewing Ss performance & reflecting on the implementation of math that integrates @Next_Gen_Math and writing. Thank you to BW teacher leaders and @caedpartners for guiding our staff through this Improvement Design Process @LuisEArgueta1 #BWExperience
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great job by Angel, Sarita, & Jesus at the track meet today. They are moving on to the next level. Thanks to Mr. Parrish & Miss Contreras for coaching. Thanks to our teachers for showing up to support them (Ehinger, Younger, Turpin, Lopez , and Thompson). #1townschoolcommunity
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
Thank you to the Parent Club for the Easter Egg Hunt today!
3 months ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
Thanks to the Kern Economic Development Corporation for putting together the Kern County STEMposium. We sent 89 students from BW today that thouroughly enjoyed the experience. #1townschoolcommunity #BW2College
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thank you to @AeraEnergyLLC for bringing the Easter Bunny out to Buttonwillow to visit our preschool classes. The students enjoyed egg hunts and pictures. The Easter Bunny also had a short visit with Roady. #1townschoolcommunity #BWExperience #BWRunners
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our Roadrunner 58 (tops in achievement and improvement) had their reward trip to Montana De Oro on the Central Coast today. A great day of fun and learning. #1townschoolcommunity #BWExperience #BWRunners
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
LCAP Parent Survey is ready for your feedback. Parents can return the paper version sent home last week, or complete it online at http://bit.ly/BWParentSurvey19
3 months ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
Congratulations to: Angel Ledesma for a 1st in the mile and a 2nd in the long jump. Jesus Figueroa earned a 1st in the long jump and 1st in the triple jump. Sarita Pena earned a 1st in the 100, 200, and 400. #1townschoolcommunity #BWExperience
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Looks like we are taking a visit to an Ivy League University during April. Our BW students will be introduced to Harvard. The gear is ready. #1townschoolcommunity #BW2College @AVID4College
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
3rd quarter academic award trip for improvement and achievement. #1townschoolcommunity #BWExperience
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW 7th graders had the opportunity to dissect chicken legs in science. #BWExperience #1townschoolcommunity
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our 8th graders visited UCLA today as part of our AVID college tours. #1townschoolcommunity #BW2College #AVID4College
3 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A long day of track in Taft but very eventful for our student athletes for three reasons. The most important is they represented BW well, secondly they had fun, thirdly they brought home the hardware. #1townschoolcommunity
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The new water bottles have arrived. These are the third quarter academic achievement award winners. Follow our AVID activities at #BW2College #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Looks like our drawing winners are proud of their new @Fresno_State gear. Maybe these are future #FresnoState Bulldogs. #1townschoolcommunity #BW2College @AVID4College
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Since it is the first weekend of MLB, let's show our #BWRunners taking on #wearemaplemustangs in the first game of our softball season. Nice swing Jocelyn. #1townschoolcommunity
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Last night's LCAP Taco night featured parents complimenting our school on what has been added through LCFF, what changes they would still like to see, and of course staff serving carne asada to our families. #1townschoolcommunity
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
We sent 24 students in grades 6-8 to learn about California Resources Corporation's Elk Hills oil field production. We have a great partner in CRC. It is important to learn about jobs and careers in our local area. #1townschoolcommunity
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW 3RD graders traveled to the Valley Trails Living History Program in Castaic today. They attended the Hands-on Chumash Native American Program. #1townschoolcommunity #BWExperience #BWRunners
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
DON'T FORGET to attend LCAP Taco Night on Thursday, March 28th at 6:00 PM. All parents who attend the public discussion of our school needs for improvement, and what we are doing well will receive a free taco dinner for each family member. #1townschoolcommunity #BWExperience
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Communication is important in everything we do. Our 8th graders built circles out of Pringle Chips. The collaboration and planning are important characteristics our students need to learn. #1townschoolcommunity #BWExperience @AVID4College
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congratulations to all of our track athletes who participated in the track meet at RBG today and represented BW well. #1townschoolcommunity #BWExperience
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Mr. Parrish gave a great lesson on mood in writing and in poetry. Incorporating writing, technology, collaboration,discussion,and AVID strategies are important traits in all lessons at BW. #1townschoolcommunity #BWExperience #BWRunners
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
You know your school has a great staff when it begins to rain and Roadrunner Award Day w/ outdoor activities is adjusted without complaints. Activities included student choice options of making enchiladas w/ Ms. Payne in the Nutrition Lab. #1townschoolcommunity #BWExperience
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
It is great to have Megan Gretona from @KCSOS out at BW to work with our preschool staff. We are proud to be educating children as young as age 3 on our campus. All students deserve an opportunity to learn in a safe environment. @MGretona #1townschoolcommunity #BWExperience
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Nice article by Cheryl Scott from the Kern Economic Development Foundation. When businesses and schools work together great things can happen. #1townschoolcommunity #BWExperience #BWRunners http://digital.olivesoftware.com/Olive/ODN/BakersfieldCalifornian/Default.aspx
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Here is a question for other school districts. Does your district's administrative assistant work in the flower bed with your students? Thank you Mrs. Baugh for spending time with students teaching gardening and lizard hunting. #1townschoolcummunity #BWExperience #BWRunners
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Camacho and Miss Parrish riding exercise bikes during their PE class today. #1townschoolcommunity #BWExperience #BWRunners
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great presentations at last night's board meeting. Sixth graders from Mrs. Younger and Mr. Arreola's classes shared their research and PowerPoints regarding their favorite Egyptian Pharaoh. #1townschoolcommunity #BWExperience #BWRunners
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Spring must be right around the corner because Mr. Parrish is working with our long jumpers for the upcoming track season. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners #BWExperience
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
We are moving up the valley for our next university spotlight. Our students will be earning BEEP (positive reward) tickets for the opportunity to win Fresno State SWAG. #1townschoolcommunity #BWExperience #BWRunners @AVID4College @Fresno_State
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Cal State Bakersfield was the featured university during February. Students won their SWAG this month. Same colors and mascot as BW. Maybe these students will be attending CSUB in the future. #1townschoolcommunity #BWExperience #BWRunners @AVID4College @CSUBakersfield
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our first and second graders learned what to do in the event of a fire in their home. Thank you @kerncountyfire (Buttonwillow Station) for visiting our campus today. Safety is our first priority. #1townschoolcommunity #BWExperience #BWRunners
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
In our continued week long celebration of Dr. Suess, and our constant promotion of reading, our staff served green eggs and ham to the students and parents. We also gave away Dr. Suess books as door prizes. #1townschoolcommunity #BWExperience #BWRunners
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Listening and watching 3rd grade students create @Filpgrid assignments on their Chromebooks. Students explained how to do complete their math problems, step by step. #1townschoolcommunity #BWExperience #BWRunners
4 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Students in Mrs. Yanez's 3rd grade class described disaster pictures after discussing adjectives and adverbs. Students returned to their seats to write a descriptive paragraph of a new picture. Students completed their work in Google Classroom. #1townschoolcommunity #BWExperience
5 months ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
Parents-our phone lines are down at the school. We will let you know as soon as they are working again.
5 months ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
It was a pleasure for our 8th graders to listen to Mr. Shipley, Mr. Leyva, and Mr. Pierucci from @General_Pride. Looking forward to seeing what this group of 8th graders will bring to Shafter High next year.
5 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW students were @General_Pride on Friday to listen to an orchestra performance by a combined Shafter and Bakersfield Symphony Orchestras. #1townschoolcommunity #BWExperience #BWRunners
5 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW STEM Academy girls were treated to a three course meal that was served to them @cafe1600. The girls learned about culinary arts and more etiquette training from Lisa Kimble. Thanks to #KEDF and @KHSD_Official , as well as our mentors. #1townschoolcommunity #BWExperience
5 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
It was all things @CSUBakersfield this week as the BW 6th grade had lunch and a tour of the campus. They even met Rowdy the mascot. We also added our BEEP ticket reward wall that features CSUB gear. #1townschoolcommunity @BWExperience @AVID4College #BWRunners #BW
5 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thank you to Lisa Kimble for coming out and working on manners, etiquette, and soft skills with the girls from our BW STEM Academy. Preparing our students for college and career readiness is crucial. @AVID4College #1townschoolcummunity #BWExperience #KEDF
5 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our 5 year series of college & career readiness tours started for our 4th Gr. yesterday. They visited Shafter High School's video production, farm, floral arranging, Project Lead the Way, drama, and music. Thank you @Genera_Pride #BWExperience #1townschoolcommunity @AVID4College
5 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Today's staff development was led by Miss Sturm and Mrs. Yanez. @AVID4College strategy for today was card sorting. Other shares were cultural proficiency, @caedpartners and, and our data talks. #1townschool community #BWRunners #BWExperience #BW
5 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A great two days in Fresno with our @caedpartners team. Working with districts large and small for the right reasons. @LuisEAgueta1 @kellner_steven @PasadenaUnified @AuburnUnionDistrict @PESDSupt @#1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
5 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Family Math Night at BW tonight. Great turnout by students, parents, and staff. Fun activities from all the grade levels. Prizes for tonight we're donated by @StemTaught. Thank you Jake and Beth. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
5 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Mrs. Turpin's and Mrs. Fischer's math classes are a bit like being in the creative environment at Google. Discussing rate and slope utilizing @next_gen_math; desks used as a whiteboard/group discussion; and taking @AVID4College notes in flexible seating. #1townschoolcommunity #BW
6 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
It has been full week of science activities at BW! On Thursday Jake and Beth Hunter from @StemTaught stopped by to lead a lesson with magnets, straws, and barbs. Imaginations galore with this NGSS hands on science activity for Miss Sturm's 3rd grade class. #1townschoolcommunity
6 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thanks to California Resources Corporation (CRC) for coming to BW to share the Magic Barrel Presentation with our 5th-8th graders. They learned about the oil industry, animal habitat, and the environment. Thank you CRC for the ongoing positive relationship. #1townschoolcommunity
6 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our 4th & 5th grade members of our STEM Academy visited The Kern County Museum yesterday to learn about the history of oil exploration in Kern County. Thank you to #KEDF and our corporate mentors for organizing the event and spending time with our girls. #1townschoolcommunity
6 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Kindergarten students from Miss Twiford's and Miss Tobias' classes learning about earthworms and using Unifix cubes to measure. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
6 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
This morning's staff development featured our version of the Food Network's show, "Chopped". Our teachers, in their groups, had 15 minutes to review an @AVID4College book, find a sample writing idea, and create a PowerPoint. Each group then shared. #1townschoolcommunity
6 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Hands on science today included our 6th grade students dissecting chicken legs in the science lab. They learned about ligaments, bones, and muscles. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners #BW
6 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great basketball games today against the Maple Mustangs. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
6 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A new month and a new college. In January we will be focusing on Bakersfield College as an opportunity for students to look at for onging educational opportunities. Students will put award tickets into a drawing for BC gear. #1townschoolcommunity @AVID4College @BAKcollege
6 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Welcome Back Roadrunner5! Our second graders from Mrs. Caulfield's and Mrs. Thompson's classes are jumping back into science real quick after Winter Break. They are using their @StemTaught microscopes for the first time and investigating items that they found on the way to class. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
6 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
In keeping with the AVID theme Mrs. Younger's class all received Christmas gifts from her family and friends. The gifts were sweatshirts and t-shirts from universities. #1townschoolcommunity @AVID4College #BWRunners
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our AVID drawing winners for December. The focus this month was on Texas A & M. Students learned about the school and it's offerings. They then put positive award tickets in a drawing for A & M gear. #1townschoolcommunity @AVID4College @TAMU
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The official Buttonwillow Christmas card and staff gift. Our staff has been reading the book, "The Energy Bus" and focusing on moving in the right direction with high energy and a positive attitude. @jimvanallan @jongordon11 #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A busy day at BW started with food basket donations, STEM Academy mentors meeting with their girls and getting their shirts, and ending with a great Winter Program. Just another wonderful day at our school. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A great afternoon to walk around the BW campus. Kinder students singing with Ms. Payne, our music teacher. Kinder students getting to use positive behavior BEEP tickets with our school psychologist, Mrs. Gutierrez. STEM Grant students getting Christmas Cards from their mentor.
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our 5th graders visited Shafter High @General_Pride to see their Career and Technical Ed. The visit is part of of our @AVID4College career and college readiness tours of schools, colleges, and universities. They saw woodworking, ceramics, and TV production. #1townschoolcommunity
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Today's staff development was once again led by our teachers. Staff shared strategies and takeaways from the @AVID4College National Conference. Mrs. Younger and Mr. Arreola shared how to use the DLIQ strategy throughout the curriculum.
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Student presentations at the school board meeting tonight. Students made bottle head reps of their explorer. Two students challenged the school board and admin to a competition for stacking cups, without using your hand. Congrats to Miss de la Rosa. Mrs. Lucas, and Mrs. Parsons.
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The Buttonwillow Christmas Parade featured students Roady, and our Cotton Princesses in the parade on Saturday. The preschool and Little Roadrunners sang while the band played at the Tree Lighting. #1townschoolcommunity
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW 8th graders learned about the attack on Pearl Harbor through an Escape Room. Students worked in groups to decode a secret mission The codes required students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Each code revealed an interesting fact about Pearl Harbor.
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW students who earned positive behavior BEEP tickets and put them in a drawing for UCLA swag. Maybe they will be Bruins some day. @AVID4College @UCLA @1townschoolcommunity
7 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW 1st Quarter Academic Achievers are enjoying a Bakersfield Condors game today at Rabobank Arena. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congratulations to Rafael, Dominic, Jesus, and Hannah for winning the prizes at this year's Family Science Night. This year's grand prize was a gift provided by @StemTaught. Staff students and parents enjoyed different science and inquiry activities
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our second graders were designing shelves for an elf (Elf On A Shelf). Engineering a new design is crucial to help the elf. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
You have admire the hardworking MOT crew. While the rest of us are enjoying vacation, they are waxing the gym floor to get it ready for basketball season. Thanks Steven, Darryl, Ruben, and Rosa. #1townschoolcommunity ##BWRunners
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
How do you begin Thanksgiving Break? The staff beats the 8th graders in a fun 3 game volleyball match. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thank you to Cheryl Scott, VP-Kern Economic Development Found. for choosing BW to be a part of the STEM Grant. The mentors have been great to our girls. Today’s trip to the Santa Barbara Zoo to meet with the vets concluded with a trip to the beach. #KEDF #1townschoolcommunity
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Ms. Alvarez, through a Donor's Choose grant funded by the Wonderful Corporation, is introducing flexible seating to her 5th grade classroom. #1townschoolcommunity
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Ms. Alvarez, through a Donor's Choose grant funded by the Wonderful Corporation, is introducing flexible seating to her 5th grade classroom. #1townschoolcommunity
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
BW Seniors sharing an early Thanksgiving lunch with our Pre-K, TK, and Kinder students. #1townschoolcommunity
8 months ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
This morning 4th/5th grade shared how AVID Weekly from @AVID4College is used to work with ELD. 8th grade shared how AVID vision boards are shared on @Flipgrid as well as how it is used to explain @next_gen_math problems with exponents. @Kerncue #1townschoolcommunity
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our second graders in Mrs. Caulfield's class are preparing to start using AVID binders for the first time. BW is preparing to go schoolwide AVID Elementary next year by adding grades K-2. #1townschoolcommunity #ThisisAVID #AVID4College #BWRunners
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW students build, design, and develop concept ideas when hands on science is part of instruction. They develop an understanding of engineering of bridges and the science behind holograms. Displays at the BW STEM fair we're on display. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW boys' and girls' soccer teams faced off with Lost Hills today.
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Kindergarten students at Buttonwillow are progressing in their literacy skills using Smarty Ants from @Achieve3000 #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our university of the month is UCLA. Our AVID teachers in grades 3-8 will incorporate teaching about the university and the UCLA swag will be raffled off at the end of the month. #1townschoolcommunity #AVID4College
8 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW students celebrated October by putting positive behavior tickets in a drawing for @CalPoly SLO swag. Our staff has connected their @AVID4College teaching strategies and learning about SLO. Maybe attending Cal Poly is in the future for these students. #1townschoolcommunity
9 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A tasty way to learn about the phases of the moon. Using Oreos and the cream filling, Mrs. Yanez's class removed the filling to show the phase. When doing this project which tastes better a full moon or a new moon? #1townschool community #BWRunners
9 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
At BW we recognize that it is #1townschoolcommunity working together for our students. At our quarterly awards assemblies we also recognize parents with their official 2018-19 Buttonwillow shirt. Our parent shirts focus on participation. #BWRunners
9 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thank you Ms. Bradley from @GlassPointSolar for serving as mentor for our Buttonwillow girls through our Girls in STEM Grant. Our girls appreciate the gifts and the cards. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners #KEDF #KEDC
9 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congrats to Mrs. Caulfield on getting her Donor's Choose Grant fufilled. She requested more high interest books for her class. Congratulations to Mrs. Gutierrez on receiving the Paul Henkin Scholarship for $750 to attend the California School Psychology Conference. #BWRunners
9 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW is hitting on all cylinders right now. Our teachers are a part of our staff meetings by sharing good teaching strategies. Technology implementation, creating verbal persuasive arguments, and notetaking/highlighting information. Wonderful to see a school with shared leadership.
9 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our students did a great job last night at our school board meeting. They presented their summer trip to Washington DC.
9 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Buttonwillow staff in Burbank working with other districts throughout California on collaboration and academic achievement. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners #ontrack8th @caedpartners
9 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Each month our teachers in grades K-8will talk about a featured university. At the end of the month students will turn in BEEP tickets to try and win university swag. October will feature Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. @AVID4College #BWRunners #1townschoolcommunity #ThisisAVID
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
When Mrs. Yanez uses the program @Padlet her students respond on their Chromebooks and their answers appear on the interactive TV. Thank you for being progressive Mrs. Yanez. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners #BW
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our 6th grade girls had the opportunity to meet Dr. Zelezny, the President of Cal State Bakersfield. The new president is familiar with Buttonwillow because of the successful grants and programs that exist between our schools. #1townschoolcommunity @CSUBakersfild #BWRunners #BW
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our 6th Grade Girls from our STEM Grant had the opportunity to listen to Jose Hernandez. He was a migrant field worker who became a NASA Astronaunt and a flight engineer on a space shuttle flight. #1townschoolcommunity @Astro_Jose #KEDF
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
AVID Family Night features WICOR strategies. Making smoothies, longest chain, and PBJ sandwiches. A drawing was held for college shirts and a blender. #AVID4College #BWRunners #BW #1townschoolcommunity #ThisisAVID
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
When teachers, students, and administration work together a solid intervention program can be put in place. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great things are happening at BW today as adults and students work on positive relations and learning: erosion experiments in the science lab, cooking/math integration in the Nutrition Lab, @Achieve3000, AVID Binders, @AVID4College, next_gen_math #1townschoolcommunity
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A great kickoff event for our Girls in STEM grant. Over 50 professional women working with 50 of our BW girls for the next 2 years. #1townschoolcommunity
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Maldonado's and Miss Camacho's class enjoyed the Kern County Fair today. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners #BW
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Gonzalez enjoyed a nice morning outside working with a small group while co-teaching with Mr. Guzman. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners #BW
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Community service credit is part of the student experience at BW. Students/staff helped clean up the park this morning after yesterday's Fall Farm Festival. #1townschoolcommunity
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A glimpse back at today's Buttonwillow Fall Farm Festival including the Fun Run and Parade. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Love watching Preschool PE. Not very many schools provide PE with a credentialed PE teacher at age 3. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners #BW
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Parents can earn the new BW parent shirt by volunteering. It matches our staff and student reward shirts. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
When @DonorsChoose helps the BW preschool class with a flower shop for dramatic play. Thank you @Chevron #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
10 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Registration forms for the BW Fall Festival Fun Run are available at the BW Office, Chamber, and Rec. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners #BW
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Students in Mr. Arreola's class using @next_gen_math. #1townschoolcommunity #BW #BWRunners
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Everything is a lesson.8th graders learning about grilled zucchini cheese sandwiches in the Nutrition Lab. #BWRunners
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Tobias' Kindergarten students we're learning keyboarding skills on their new Chromebooks. #BWRunners
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Student learning improves when caring teachers meet about the best way to allow students to read, write, and talk about their learning. #BW
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW Clean Up Day was a success. Staff, students, and community groups worked to cleanup the streets and canals in town. #1townschoolcommunity
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Science at BW is the way it needs to be taught in elementary school. Our teachers create the experience and our students explore. Our 3rd grades learning measurement and our 8th graders learning about density. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Students at BW enjoy fresh fruit each day at morning .Today is strawberries. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
@ButtonwillowUSD & @Semitropic_wild came together for their first @CSUBakersfield Teacher Residency meeting this year. #1townschoolcommunity
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Music has begun for our Roadrunners. Thank you Ms. Payne for building interest in the arts. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Westside superintendents met at BW today for monthly collaboration. Districts learned about the STEMtaught science program used at BW.
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW welcomes our new CSUB Resident Teachers: Miss Gonzalez, Miss Ceja, and Ms Serabia who are great additions this school year. #BWRunners
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Selyssa and Ashley held the flag on the primary side of the BW campus during our schoolwide flag salute this morning. #1townschoolcommunity
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Welcome to Buttonwillow Miss Contreras. Your dream to become a teacher came true today. First day in 7th grade Congratulations! #BWRunners
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Mendoza, our new PE teacher started the year off with preschool. Welcome to BW: Miss Mendoza. #1townschoolcommunity
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Welcome to your first day of teaching 3rd grade in Buttonwilow, Miss Sturm. We love having you on staff. #1townschoolcommunity
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
All teachers received training in @Achieve3000 today. Teachers in grades PS-8 we're excited to begin implementation. #1townschoolcommunity
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
First Day -2 and our first all staff meeting of the year takes on strategies we want teachers using in the classroom. #1townschoolcommunity
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
1st Day -5 The awesome MOT group at BW. The school looks great and these folks worked over 25 days in 100° heat w/o complaining. #BWRunners
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
First Day -7 is teambuilding and lunch. Some fun time together before meeting with our new and resident teachers this afternoon. #BWRunners
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
First Day -8 includes our grade 3-8 working with Erin Walker from @next_gen_math.
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
First Day -9 is in the books. Some staff at CPI training. The rooms are ready for tomorrow's trainings with @next_gen_math and @achieve3000.
11 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
It is quiet on the campus today with just 11days before school starts. On Monday we will start to rock n roll as we prep for the new year.
12 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Day 3 of #Westsidekern featuring @joecuddemi. The focus is on transforming school culture & improving learning for all students. #bwrunners
12 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW staff presented on Critical Reading strategies from AVID at #Westside Kern. Great afternoon of local talent presenting. #BWRunners
12 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Day 2 #WestsideKern. Focusing on getting on The Energy Bus. Great presentation from @JimVanAllan.
12 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Day 1 of Westside Summer Institute. @thomasmurray is challenging staff to build relationships, use tech to explore, and focus on learning.
12 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Getting this school year going with with our 3 day Westside School's Summer Institute. Our staff will hear nationally recognized speakers.
12 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Mrs. Witcher and Mr. Packard met with 50 women from STEM professions about mentoring our girls. Thank you Kern Economic Development Found.
12 months ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Some of our BW Runners enjoyed Washington DC this week with Mrs. Lopez and Mrs. Turpin. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our new BW School Trustee was sworn in tonight by Board Clerk, Richard Garcia. Congrats to Maria De La Rosa on her provisional appointment.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
90 minutes to graduation. The robes are laid out and the students will be arriving soon. We are looking forward to a great graduation at BW.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great watching recorded student campaign speeches, and then voting with an on line ballot. A new approach at BW. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A wonderful end of the year celebration for our state preschool program. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW students visited the Camp Roberts California National Guard Museum today. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW 4th and 5th graders are at Mission San Miguel and Camp Roberts today. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Hard to believe that our 6th graders have been at the coast for almost 5 days. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our 8th grade students and staff had a great time at Magic Mountain yesterday. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A wonderful K celebration last night. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Sixth graders are having a great trip to Camp KEEP. #1townschoolcommunity #BWRunners
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW 6th graders are off to Camp KEEP. Thanks to @Clean_Harbors for sponsoring our students and providing shirts. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congratulations to BW Kinder teacher Miss Tobias who completed her Masters Degree and graduated this week from CSUB. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congratulations to Mrs. Yanez, our third grade teacher on completing her Master's Degree and going through commencement at CSUB. #BWRunners
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thanks RBG School for a great night of celebrating high achieving 8th graders from our two districts. Our 8th graders are pictured#BWRunners
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
We had a visit from First 5 at BW School today. Singing and dancing for our preschool and Kinder students. #1townschoolcommunity @First5Kern
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
What a pleasure to rep the BW community this evening at Shafter High. We handed out $9,350 in scholarships to 5 students. @General_Pride
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW 8th Graders toured Shafter High today. We are readying a new group of students to SHS in August. @General_Pride #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congrats from the BW staff to Mark, Alma, Maria, and Diana on completing your residency at BW. You will all be great teachers next year.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thanks to Buttonwillow's Girl Scout Troop 3165 for providing our staff with fruit, juice, muffins, and yogurt as we arrived at work today.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congratulations to Manny Guzman for being recognized as BW's Teacher of the Year. He was recognized last night at a county wide reception.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Another first at BW. The Student Council and Parent Club held a color run. It was a colorful day. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The first annual BW Iron Chef Competition. The event was held today in our Nutrition Lab. The main ingredient that was used was pizza dough.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our last Parent Night of the year focused on Family Fun games for the summer, how to make strawberry smoothies, and great summer snacks.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Music is still an important part of the program at BW. Today our band was at Fairfax for the small school music festival. #BWRunners
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Using QR Codes to collect data, taking notes, and then writing an opinion paper. Great job in Mrs. Caulfield's 2nd grade class. #BWRunners
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
Buttonwillow Color Run forms and money due tomorrow (5/1)
about 1 year ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
Aiden Hinojos was having a great day playing softball against RBG. Our teams looked good. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Take time to smell the roses when you walk up to the BW Office in the spring time. It is always a beautiful day in BW. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW students enjoying the fine art of golf at Roadrunner Award Day (RAD). One of the many activities the students can choose during RAD.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our Roadrunners are getting ready to go to Camp KEEP. Tonight was Parent Night. Thank you to @CleanHarbors for sponsoring our students.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thank you @_KFHC and @KCSOS for helping our students and parents paint new game stencils on the playground. The games will promote fitness.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thank you California Resources Corporation for being a partner in Education. Today CRC sponsored our Egg Drop game. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Check out this video——we are looking forward to a new relationship with @KernEDC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9Z6fUKo8eU
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our AVID College Tour Series continued today. Our 5th grade visited Bakersfield College. They were seeing future educational opportunities.
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Another great parent event. Thanks to @KCSOS & @_KFHC for giving parents the opportunity to make healthy snacks. #1townschoolcommunity
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Jessica Birrueta is the new BW Salsa Champion. She destroyed the reigning champion, Mr. Packard. The secret ingredient---Serrano Peppers!
about 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Open House is Tuesday evening from 6-7:30. The salsa completion will be held at 5:30. Mr. Packard is taking on all challengers this year.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
More fun learning opportunities at yesterday's KERN STEMposium. #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW students enjoyed the opportunity to look at and enjoy STEM activities at the Kern County STEMposium. #BWRunners
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Talking, sharing and working on Google docs to create the final product to turn in. Great use of tech in Mr. Guzman's class. #BWRunners
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Do you know a senior at Shafter High @General_Pride? Have them go to the Scholarship Advisor to see if they qualify for a BW Scholarship.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW 2nd and 3rd graders visited CALM today. A great chance to see animals. #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our 8th graders are at UCLA today as part of our AVID college campus tours. A gratuitous picture with the Bruin. #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW 6th Graders were in Los Angeles today. They visited the King Tut Exhibit. Learning about the past! #1TownSchoolCommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW 8th graders received a visit from the SHS Project Lead The Way @General_Pride. Preparing BW students for the future. #BWRunners
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Building relationships is a key to success at Buttonwillow School. The Bunny and Roadrunner---friends forever. #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The Easter Bunny and Roady came together to spend time in preschool today. #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A great basketball game for staff vs. the 8th graders. It is wonderful to see students and staff interact in a positive way. #BWRunners
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thank you Shantiana Amos for your PowerPoint presentation to the BW School Board. Your presentation about Egyptian King Akhenaten was great.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
You know your school is doing well when the teachers become the leaders and are able to share their skills to help create systemic change.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thank you BW Girl Scouts for your, skit and the donation of the Buddy Bench to help students who are looking for a friend at recess.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW sent our student council to the Leaders in Life Conference today. We want our Runners to lead next year at BW & Shafter @General_Pride
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A great LCAP Taco Night. Teachers and support staff cooked & served dinner for BW Families after discussing school progress & meeting needs.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Mr. Guzman was recognized by the staff and our BW School Board as our district teacher of the year. Congratulations Mr. Guzman.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Schrum's 3rd Grade students were cycling through a STEAM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Art, Math) lesson with different stations. Great!
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
What a pleasure to see students using technology, and Mrs. Richardson using academic language and EL strategies to help her students.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The green eggs and ham received more positive votes than negative in a very unscientific poll that was taken in the BW cafe. #BWRunners
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Just about everyone pitches in to make and serve green eggs and ham to our families. #1town school community
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW does Dr. Suess' B-day different. Our staff made green eggs & ham for students & parents on late start Wed., and then we gave away books.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A great family night with over 250 people attending. Our 4th through 8th graders made presentations on over 80 colleges and universities.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
Our kindergarten students celebrating Dr Suess Week
over 1 year ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
California Resources Corporation shared their jobs and toured BW students around. They met with our students over lunch. Thank you CRC.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
COLLEGE IS COOL--As part of AVID students have been writing to universities. Georgia Tech was a goldmine as Juan Garcia, Eddie Armendariz, Kevyn Lopez, and Janxya Garcia model Georgia Tech sunglasses. They received pennants, a football, and other items from GT. #BWRunners
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our Little Roadrunner preschool class got their hands dirty planting a mobile garden this week. #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Mobile gardens were planted this week. Great to see gardens in different grades and classes. Pizza gardens and hamburger gardens were a big hit. #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
It was a big week on the state stage for Buttonwillow. Just today, Mrs. Witcher, Miss Burger, and Ms. Gomez presented our Intervention Program to curriculum leaders from around the state at the curriculum conference in Monterey. On Tuesday, Mr. Packard, with other superintendents from Kern County presented at the state small schools conference. The focus was on the benefits of small districts working together.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Ricciardi is on point utilizing one to one technology to assist with student writing. #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Schrum continues to do great things with students who are learning the English language. #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Mrs. Ghilarducci, as usual, giving perfectly prepared lessons to her students. Her focus is always on students. #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Community pride! Kern Family Healthcare, CSUB, KCSOS, and the BW staff worked together at this evening 's Family Reading and Wellness Night.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thanks to KCSOS for showing the new mobile gardens our classes will be using.. All part of the Wellness Grant through Kern Family Healthcare
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The CSUB Women's Volleyball team played with students and their families tonight at the Family Reading and Wellness Night. #csub #BWRunners
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Family Reading and Wellness Night sponsored by Kern Family Healthcare was a success this. #Kernfamilyhealthcare #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Johnny Acosta and Nick Fuentes won the Crock-Pot giveaways at Family Night. Thanks to the CSUB Women's volleyball team for participating.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our after school clubs have begun again. Today we visited the Art Club. They were learning how to draw Valentine cards. #BWRunners
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
5th grade students working together using the scientific method to come up with ideas on how best to make a wooden car travel further.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect attendance award for 2nd quarter. Ice cream and games.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW student council collected 700 pairs of socks for the Bakersfield Homeless Center. Carlos Lopez & Alberto Cholico dropped them off.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congratulations to Mr.Parrish and the 8th grade girls on winning the Lost Hills Basketball tournament.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congratulations to Mr. Sullivan and the 8th grade boys for finishing third at the Lost Hills basketball tournament.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The Runners basketball season is underway. After beating RBG last week in the last seconds, they lost to Maple this week in the last minute.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
3 and 4 year olds on their way to PE with Mr. Sullivan. Fitness programs for our youngest students. #BWRunners
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Mrs. Thompson's 2nd grade class integrated science and language arts today . They wrote about what they saw under the microscope. #BWRunners
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Mrs. Richardson works with students in intervention. In Feb. our staff will present our program design at a statewide curriculum conference.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our teachers worked with microscopes and our new STEMTaught science program yesterday during our late start staff development. #BWRunners
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
We trust all Roadrunners had a great vacation. See everyone on Monday, January 8.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Students in our preschool program are learning to write letters on the new interactive TV. Yesterday they counted and sang songs. #BWRunners
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance + cool weather + winter break = a movie award and serving students in the Nutrition Lab! #1town school community
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The opening of our BW Winter Program began with a schoolwide selfie. #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Don't forget Buttonwillow's Winter Program this evening at 6:00. Our kids have spent a lot of time practicing. #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Sarah and Miss Collette talked about hygiene and a healthy snack of black hummus on a Ritz Cracker in the Nutrition Lab. #BWRunners
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Ricciardi led our teachers in a discussion on how to improve and implement instruction & assessment of our English Learner students.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our College tours continued with our 6th graders going to CSU Bakersfield. They were entertained in the gym and showed the Roadrunner sign.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our Wellness Program intern, Abel Morelos, focused on hygiene in Wednesday's presentation to Preschool and Kindergarten students.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance Today---Camacho, DeMoes, Maldonado
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance Today---Alvarez, Camacho, DeMoes, Mr. Guzman, Maldonado, Yanez
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance---Arreola, Camacho, Maldonado, and Tobias
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW 7th Graders & parents at the Cal Poly SLO campus. Part of our AVID program is let our families know there are options after high school.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
First AVID trip of the year. Our 7th graders & parents are on their way to Cal Poly SLO. Getting parents involved in seeing universities.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
From BW Cotton Princesses in the Fall Farm Festival to Santa's elves in the BW Christmas Parade. Angeles Cholico & Daisy de Dios! #BWRunners
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW preschool, 2nd, 4th, 5th, and Band students participated in the Buttonwillow Christmas Parade last night. #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW second graders were doing a dinosaur dig in science lab today. Finding bones and labeling them in their grid location. #BWRunners
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
SEE WHAT HAS BEEN GOING ON AT BUTTONWILLOW SCHOOL FROM AUGUST TO DECEMBER---ENJOY THE SLIDESHOW bit.ly/2i9Ip8w
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance Today---Camacho, Ms. Guzman, Lopez, Richardson, Schrum, Yanez
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our top BW academic students in K-8 from the 1st quarter earned a trip to a Bakersfield Condor's hockey game. #1townschoolcommunity #Condors
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance today ---Arreola, Camacho, Caulfield, Ms. Guzman, Schrum
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance Today---Camacho, Caulfield, Lopez, Maldonado, Schrum, Yanez
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great 1st Qtr Awards Assembly. Students are headed to a Condor's game on Thursday. Roady appeared and we had an apple pie eating contest.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A wonderful visit by Assembly Member Rudy Salas. He was visiting our three year-old preschool program funded by First Five.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance Today---Alvarez,Arreola, Camacho, Maldonado, Schrum, Thompson, and Twiford
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Welcome back from Thanksgiving Break! Perfect attendance today. Alvarez, Camacho, Lopez, Maldonado, Richardson, Schrum, and Thompson.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thanks to the Bkfld Condors our Resource Center staff collected 150 teddy bears from last weekend's Teddy Bear toss Condor's game.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Schrum's 3rd grade class learned about prosthetic hands and arms today. They then created prosthetic devices. #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance Today---Mr. Guzman, Maldonado, Richardson
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance Today---Arreola, Camacho, DeMoes, Ms. Guzman, Ehinger, Mr. Guzman, Schrum, Thompson, Turpin
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A great Turkey Bingo Night at the BW Rec to support our BW Parent Club. #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
It is wonderful to see great teaching that uses technology, co-teaching, and curriculum integration. Awesome Mr. Guzman and Miss Contreras.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great job on perfect attendance today.---Arreola, Camacho, DeMoes, Schrum, Turpin, Twiford, Yanez
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
It is not just a vacation day. It is a Day of Remembrance. Enjoy the day off from school, but reflect on those that sacrificed.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance--Thursday, November 9---Alvarez, Camacho, Caulfield, Lopez, Richardson, Yanez
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
It was Roadrunner Award Day (RAD) today and our students had the opportunity to play active sports, draw, work on assignments, and generally be awarded for great behavior at school. #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance in BW today. Camacho, DeMoes, Fischer, Ms. Guzman, Lopez, Maldonado, Schrum, Yanez
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our third activity of the evening was put on by the KCSOS Nutrition Group. Healthy snack was fresh warm pear and peach crumble.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our second activity of the evening. Family Math activities that can be done at home. #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Buttonwillow Family Math and Wellness Night--Three activities. Buttonwillow Ninja Warrior Course for Physical Fitness. #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Watching great teaching in Mrs. Richardson's class. Teachers and students working together--- awesome! #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance today--Alvarez, Camacho, Fischer, Maldonado, Twiford
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Family Math and Wellness Night---Nov 7 @ 5:30---Enjoy BW's version of America Ninja Warrior and learn about math games for the family.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance---Alvarez, Camacho, DeMoes, Mr. Guzman, Lopez, Maldonado, Thompson
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great Parent Club Meeting today-discussed turkey bingo, school garden, Family Math Night-heard a talk on the effects of social media on kids
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance Today-Arreola, Camacho, DeMoes, Lopez, Maldonado, Turpin---5 classes missed it because of one student being late
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance today---Alvarez, DeMoes, Fischer, Lopez, Maldonado, Turpin----Great job today!
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our 8th Graders put up a good fight on the v-ball court, but the staff ended up with the victory in the annual game. #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance Today---Camacho, Caulfield, DeMoes, Ehinger, Lopez, Maldonado, Richardson, Schrum, Turpin
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great after school classes will begin the week of Nov 6. There is something for all students in K-8. Bus transportation wil be provided.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance today---Alvarez, Camacho, Mr. Guzman, Lopez, Maldonado
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW soccer teams looked great in their first games of the year. Our girls tied 0-0 and the boys lost 4-0 to Lost Hills. 1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance in only 3 classes today---Camacho, Maldonado, and Richardson
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Third grade classes made pirate boats to guess how much weight they could hold while they were floating in the water. #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance for Thursday, October 26---Alvarez, Camacho, Caulfield, Maldonado, Schrum, Thompson
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance for Wednesday, October 24----Alvarez, Camacho, Caulfield, Fischer, Maldonado, Schrum, Twiford
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Check out BW's latest podcast about sports, fitness, and wellness at our school. http://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-5j2ca-792adf
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect attendance today (Tuesday). Alvarez, Camacho, Caulfield, Fischer, Maldonado, Schrum, Thompson, Twiford---great job!
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Red Ribbon Week and Parent Conferences are coming the week of October 30th. Minimum Days on October 31, November 1, and November 2.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance Today--Alvarez, Camacho, Caulfield, DeMoes, Mr. Guzman, Lopez, Maldonado, Schrum---Good Job
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our VB teams had a great time at the CSUB Women's VB game last night. Thank you Mr. Sullivan for organizing the trip. #1townschoolcommunity
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Perfect Attendance today---Lopez, Schrum, Tobias, Twiford----awesome job Kindergarten
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW's soccer teams started last week. The Girls' team is coached by Mr. Santillan and the Boys' team by Mr. Sullivan.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congratulations to the following classes--Perfect Attendance--No Absenses and No Lates---Camacho--Fischer--Mr. Guzman---Maldonado
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Mr. Sullivan was busy Sat. He took the XC team to Lost Hills and then he and Mr. Parrish took the football team to a BC football game.
over 1 year ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
More great performances today in the Lost Hills Meet by the BW X-Country team. Jose Parra 1st place, 8th Grade. #1townschoolcommunity
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
More great performances today in the Lost Hills Meet by the BW X-Country team. Angeles Cholico 1st place, 8th Grade. #1townschoolcommunity
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great performances today in the Lost Hills Meet by the BW X-Country team. Daniel Carrasco 5th place, 5th Graders. #1townschoolcommunity
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great performances today in the Lost Hills Meet by the BW X-Country team. Joel Gallegos 7th place, 2nd Graders. #1townschoolcommunity
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Everyday is a great day at BW, especially when you are working in the flower beds and catch a lizard. Good job guys. #1townschoolcommunity
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
ATTENDANCE IS IMPORTANT--PERFECT ATTENDANCE TODAY--NO TARDIES OR ABSENCES--Maldonado, Caulfield, Lopez, Yanez, Mr. Guzman, Turpin, Lopez
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
More great learning opportunities at BW. Combining AVID and STEM, students designed and built dorms to hold multiple beanie babies.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Good instruction taking place today. Mr. Guzman used the interactive TV to discuss and show differences in cells. #1townschoolcommunity
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Students shared about AVID at our monthly school board meeting. Great things with regard to AVID are happening in our 4th-8th grade classes.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Students love gardening and working in the flower bed wit Mrs. Baugh. Our large garden needs parent volunteers. Sign up in the office.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
At AVID Night last night our parents and students participated in collaboration activities. #1townschoolcommunity
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Last night's parent night focused on AVID and wellness. Parents participated in physical fitness activities. #1townschoolcommunity
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Ms. Payne showed students how to use a spinning wheel talked about cotton grown in BW, and discussed sewing in Colonial America.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
REMINDER---AVID and Family Wellness Night Tuesday, October 3. Learn about our AVID Program and Wellness Grant with interactive activities.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
Purchase your Buttonwillow Cancer Awareness Shirt. $15 per shirt (Money due at time of order) Portion of proceeds will go to American Cancer Society. Sale ends Oct 20th.
almost 2 years ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
Great to watch students create Powerpoints that actually explain why fractions equal a certain amount when added or subtracted.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Connecting BW goals. Having a growth mindset that believes all students can improve and an AVID focus that prepares students for college.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Preschool students followed pictured directions to make football field themed graham crackers. #1townschoolcommunity
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A great first Roadrunner Award Day (RAD) at BW. All students were participating today in a variety of activities. #1townschoolcommunity
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW 4th and 5th graders enjoyed a float ride during the Fall Farm Festival Parade. It was a fun day for our BW Roadrunners.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The Buttonwillow Band performing in the parade.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our Fall Farm Festival's Princess Daisy and her attendants Delany and Angeles are ready for the start of our community's Fall Parade.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The Buttonwillow Fall Farm Festival kicked off today with the 1-Mile Fun Run. The run supports the BW Athletic Program.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great to watch all of our students use the Read and Ride Bikes.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congrats to our Fall Farm Festival Cotton Princess Daisy de Dios and her attendants, Delany Avila & Angeles Cholico. See you in the parade.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congrats to Regina Houchin & Richard Garcia for 30 years of service as Board Members to Buttonwillow. Living the #1townschoolcommunity dream
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW sports teams just before getting the "You need to rep yourself, school, and community speech" before heading off to Maple.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
So pleased to start our nutrtion program once again. Miss Sarah & Miss Colette taught our students about apples and making a healthy snack.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Nutrition lab time again at BW. Working on healthy recipes (Skinny Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins) including + and x of fractions.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Seven PGE trucks, 10 PGE guys, four poles fixed or removed and BW will be back to normal operations. Preschool will be open in the morning .
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
This is what it looks like from the Superintendent's view when he serves the cheese for nachos in the cafeteria.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Students in Mrs. Caulfield and Mrs. Thompson's class respond on their computers and student answers displayed on the new interactive TV.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Last Day to Sign Up for Soccer at the Rec Center is August 31.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
50 students and 3 staff members helped with the Buttonwillow Community Clean-Up #1townschoolcommunity
almost 2 years ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
Congrats to the new BW Student Officers Pres-Carlos Lopez VP- Alberto Cholico Sec- Nancy de Dios Act. Comm-Daisy de Dios Tres-Anne Romero
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Hear Miss Gomez and Mrs. Turpin discuss Student Council in our latest BW Podcast http://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-exkaf-7083e0
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thanks to the Bkfld Assistance League and the BW Resource Center to provide clothing from Target for BW students. #1townschoolcommunity
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The junior high group modeled this year's award shirts. We moved from Super Roady to Captain Roady. #1townschoolcommunity
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
It is always good to see hands on education in the science lab get started right away at the beginning of the year. #1townschoolcommunity
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Day 1 has started. The first day of our new state preschool was very smooth. Thank you Mrs. Ehinger, Mrs. Sanchez, and Mrs. Valenzuela.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW's Welcome to Kindergarten Podcast with Miss Twiford. http://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-wtbft-6f3ad6
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Round 2 of Teambuilding included Miniature Golf. It was won by the team of Avila, Tindell, Ehringer, Burger, DeMoes.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW Staff teambuliding activity today. Team 1 were the champions of Go Kart racing in Round 1. Schrum, Villa, Burger, and Yanez battled.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
Thanks to the graduating class of 2017 and our wonderful MOT staff, the ball wall is getting a face lift.
almost 2 years ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
Another day and another training for our teaching staff. Today we focused on our English Language Arts curriculum.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Eleven more of our Buttonwillow staff were trained in pediatric CPR on Monday. The group included Mrs. Sanchez and Mrs. Chacon.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our first attempt at a BW podcast. http://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-jnbk7-6e569a
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Mrs. Sanchez, Mrs. Valenzuela, and Mr. Packard just completed their 8 hour class in Childhood Health and Safety Certification.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Day 3 of Westside Professional Development. Jose Sanfelippo @joesanfelippofc --- great day of learning to build our culture
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Day 2 of Westside Pro. Develp. Jill Hamilton-Bunch @hamilton_bunch is providing great ideas in working with English Learners.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW teachers are back and meeting with the Westside Schools on a variety of teaching strategies to help our students.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Yes, the kitchen will be ready when school starts. New floors and plumbing.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Applications for our state preschool are now being accepted for 3 and 4 year olds. Forms are available in the office.
almost 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Mrs. Witcher was a presenter at the AVID Summer Institute in Sacramento today. We will be adding AVID to Grades 4 and 5 this year.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW students spent the last 2 days on the CSUB campus at Camp BLAST. They built water rockets and worked in the Fab Lab creating projects.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Fireworks in BW. A late start, but a great show on the BW campus.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Awesome community fireworks show at Buttonwillow School tonight. Gates open at 6:30! Checkout the announcement!
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
A morning visitor to campus.
about 2 years ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
Mrs. Baugh and Mrs Witcher were honored this evening by Kern County ACSA for the job they do for students, teachers, and support staff.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
School may be out at BW, but preparation for our new preschool is well underway. Furniture and activity materials have been delivered.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
All is quiet this week with most staff and students off the BW campus.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The graduation gowns are laid out before graduation. It is like the locker room before the big game.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The last day of school at BW has arrived. Positive Reward (BEEP) Prizes and Graduation Practice.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
End of the year assembly included Roadrunner Superhero dress up relay, a student victory in dance off with teachers, and a slideshow.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
It was a clean sweep this year. The staff took the sports championship with a 16-7 win on the softball field. Well played by both teams.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our Annual Egg Drop sponsored by CRC was held today. Our winners were Vanessa Martinez, Julissa Contreras, and Victoria Valenzuela.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
It was a great day to celebrate the completion of a Kindergarten year at Buttonwillow.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Handing out at Shafter High School nearly $12,000 in college scholarships to former BW Runners. Congratulations on reaching your goals.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
It has been a busy day for our BW Roadrunners. Our 6th graders are enjoying Camp KEEP near Cambria. Looks like cool, but nice weather.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW 8th graders enjoyed Knott's Berry Farm for this year's graduation trip.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The joy of looking for discoveries within an owl pellet. Students in the BW Science Lab found the bones of small animals.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
We had 18 of our BW 8th graders recognized at the Rio Bravo and Buttonwillow Awards Banquet this evening.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our BW Roadrunners are off to Camp KEEP for a week at the beach.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Happy Mother's Day to all the BW Roadrunner mothers this beautiful Sunday.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thank you Mr. Sullivan​ for your efforts with the BW Track Team. Andrea Lopez 7th place and Jesus Figueroa 3rd place at Valley Championships
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
Two of our awesome instructional aides earning their certificates for completion of Autism and Special Disabilities Certification. Way to go Rita and Isolina!
about 2 years ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
Thanks to Mr. Santillan, Lead Maintenance/Driver. He made these awards for students who completed his after school class in basic tools.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
BW'S First Salsa Competition was held before Open House. Great judges chose 3rd place Sherry Sandoval, 2nd Alicia Guzman, 1st Mr. Packard.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great news again in BW. We have been awarded a $35,000 Wellness Grant from Kern Family Health Care. Our partners will be CSUB and KCSOS.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Mr. Arreola was just recognized by Kern County for being among the top 57 teachers of the year in Kern County. Congratulations Mr. Arreola.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Kindergarten registration and Preschool interest sign-ups are available. Please come to the BW Office. Let families with 3-5 year olds know.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Two BW students will be moving on to the County Track Championships. Jesus Figueroa and Andrea Lopez, both in the long jump.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
30 students from BW are enjoying Celebrate CSUB at CSU Bakersfield. Thank you Mrs. Fischer, Mrs. Lopez, and Mrs. Turpin.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great evening to recognize Alejandro Andrade, Steven Santillan, and Paul Arreola. They are 8th grader, classified and teacher of the year.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
6th Grade students testing volcano recipies.
about 2 years ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
It looks quiet now, but in about 16 hours our Roadrunners will be heading into the homestretch and last few weeks of school.
about 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
What do you do the day before Spring Break? You conduct Peep Science using catapults, making Bridges and boats, and creating Peep fossils.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A great quarterly awards assembly today in Buttonwillow. Rowdy made another appearance.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Riccardi's class working on AVID notes on their netbooks during their Read and Ride period.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Taco Tuesday at BW School. Parents had a chance to share in the LCAP process and discuss their views. Our parents really like what we are doing---awesome.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
"Put me in coach, I'm ready to play." Great to see the softball season is underway. Buttonwillow playing Lost Hills.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
LCAP Taco Night at BW School on Tuesday March 28 at 5:30.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Doing what is right for students in Science. Mr.Guzman's class along with Ms. Payne, working with electromagnets in the science lab.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
Students celebrating Dr. Suess' birthday.
over 2 years ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
This morning, before school, our staff made a breakfast of green eggs and ham for our parents and students.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
Mrs. Turpin's class making and sampling sweet potato fries and dipping sauces.
over 2 years ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
Students worked in the Science Lab today to build structures that could survive an earthquake simulated by a shaking jello base.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Congratulations to Mr. Paul Arreola for being named Buttonwillow's Teacher of the Year. A well deserved honor voted on by his peers.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Part of positive reinforcement at BW. Miss Burger cashes in BEEP tickets for prizes. PBIS at work.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
Parent Club Family Movie Night. Buttonwillow families enjoying a fun evening with popcorn and pajamas.
over 2 years ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
Great after school programs are taking place at BW. Classes include reading and math intervention, music, literature, food prep, and a class on tools. School as it should be at Buttonwillow. Thirty percent of the student body are participating. We enjoy 10 different classes and clubs. Really like that our Lead Custodian Steven Santillan is teaching the tool and small repair job class.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
Buttonwillow teachers using their Saturday to learn about improving our Response to Intervention programs.
over 2 years ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
Don't forget Family Movie Night on Wednesday, January 26th at 6:00 PM in the gym. The event is sponsored by the Parent Club.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our students were invited by California Resources Corporation today to visit the Elk Hills oil fields. They had a complete tour and lunch.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Family Game Night at Buttonwillow School tonight. A little rain kept the crowds down, but a fun night for students and families.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The Mobile Dairy #mobiledairy from the Dairy Council is visiting or campus today. Students will learn the value of dairy.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A great day for basketball in Buttonwillow as The Roadrunners took on the Maple Mustangs. Great start for the Runners this season.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Hiedi Witcher
Great meeting with the Buttonwillow Parent Club. Join us January 25th for Family Movie Night.
over 2 years ago, Hiedi Witcher
Stuart Packard
Everyday is a beautiful day at Buttonwillow School. It is like a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Sarah and Miss Lori once again bringing healthy snacks to our Nutrition Lab. Spinach salad with mandarin oranges and Asian dressing.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A great first day back at Buttonwillow School. A visit to all the classrooms and a chance to see Kindergarten students writing.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
All is quiet at Buttonwillow School today! We are looking forward to the energy and excitement of having our students back on January 9th.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Happy New Year to all Buttonwillow Roadrunners and supporters.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Students turned in their positive behavior BEEP tickets for reward drawings provided by funding from the BW Foundation.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A great way to start the morning in sixth grade. The students cooked scrambled eggs, bacon and pancakes in our nutrition lab.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Buttonwillow students outperformed both the state and Kern County with regard to physical fitness in recent scores announced by the state.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Thanks to California Resources Corporation (CRC) for sharing about the oil industry with our 7th and 8th graders. They shared demonstrations that included digging with a straw for chocolate chips in a muffin. The chocolate chips represented oil deposits. We have a great partnership with CRC.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A wonderful family turnout for the BW Christmas Program. It was great to see so many families supporting our students this evening.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
GREAT NEWS at Buttonwillow School today. We have recieved permission from the state to begin operating a pre-school next spring.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Today was Roadrunner Award Day (RAD). Students who earned the 1 hour event could among other things: play basketball, do group games, or make cookies.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Today's nutrition presentation included a salad snack made with beets, raisins, and mandarin oranges. There was also information on beets.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Mr. and Mrs. Claus welcomed families to the BW Tree Lighting and enjoyed a ride in the parade. BW students and band participated as well.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Susan and Sylvia from the Resource Center. Our families will benefit from the Teddy Bear Toss at last night's Condor's Hockey game.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A Thanksgiving tradition at our school. Trimming the In-n-Out style palm trees in front of the school.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
It is Turkey Bingo Night in Buttonwillow. Time to give away turkey meals and gift cards.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Smarter Lunchroom Grant in action. Students in the Nutrtion Lab learned how to make fresh salsa and about the ingredients in the salsa.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Turkey Bingo will be at 6 pm Tuesday, Nov. 15 at the Buttonwillow Rec Center. Turkeys, gift cards, and other great prizes can be won.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great to go in the Science Lab today and watch students using the microscopes, using three column notes, and learning about plant and animal cells.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Wonderful to see our students wearing their One Town, One School, One Community Shirts and sharing fresh fruit at recess.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great to send our Roadrunner 58 students for their academic achievement award. Sporting their 58 shirts at Rush for some fun and games.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Students and staff wearing BW Roadrunner Superhero shirts during class competitions. Shirts were earned as an academic award yesterday.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Preparing for CSUB's Literacy Night next Tuesday. 8th Graders are writing descriptions and painting pumpkins in the colors of universities.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
College and career readiness in our AVID Program is promoted by a pennant from each school at which a staff members holds a degree.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Miss Sarah and Miss Lori, taught our students to make a healthy salad snack of cucumber, jicama, chili limon powder, and lime juice.
over 2 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our 2nd and 7th graders working together. The 7th graders helped the 2nd graders write descriptive sentences after observing worms in soil.
almost 3 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Love that all of our students receive up to two hours of structured PE per week, and part of the regular education teacher time is spent on intervention.
almost 3 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great day for our 26 BW Student Council members. They went out to the Condor Ropes Challenge today.
almost 3 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Our new tile project in the cafeteria. Integrating art and healthy eating habits. Part of our Smarter Lunchroom grant.
almost 3 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Students at BW learned about the history of peanuts, crop rotations, and roasted peanuts from the school garden.
almost 3 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
The BW Student Council was one of a few entries from the school in The BW Fall Farm Festival Parade. The SC won second for a group.
almost 3 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
A great start to the Buttonwillow Fall Farm Festival today. Mr. Sullivan organized the run down First St. from the school to the park.
almost 3 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Football and volleyball vs. Maple today. A good problem is 85 students in sports & 60 in band. There are only 173 students in grades 5-8.
almost 3 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Great to see our students enjoying fresh fruits and vegetables at morning recess. The pears were a hit today.
almost 3 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Students in Mr. Arreola's Guitar Club like to sit under the trees at lunch recess and practice guitar together.
almost 3 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
This morning was the first day of our Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Grant. Our students will receive a fresh fruit or vegetable at each morning recess every Tuesday through Thursday.
almost 3 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
This morning it was great to see our students using Google Classroom and their netbooks to write about AVID and researching universities.
almost 3 years ago, Stuart Packard
Stuart Packard
Welcome to Back to School Night. We want everybody to enjoy this great opportunity to meet the teaching staff at Buttonwillow School.
almost 3 years ago, Stuart Packard