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2022-2023 School Year

Assembly #3 (September 30, 2022)

Zones of Regulation, regulation strategies, Kelso’s Choices, in-person assembly expectations

Assembly #2 (September 16, 2022)

Meeting the “Principled Prince,” Zones of Regulation

Assembly #1 (September 9, 2022)

Welcome back! Being principled

2021-2022 School Year

Assembly #32 (June 17, 2022)

The final assembly of the 2021-22 school year!

2022 Birchwood Talent Show

Assembly #31 (June 10, 2022)

Special events, marching toward summer

Assembly #30 (June 3, 2022)

Looking back at the year’s learner attributes, special events, 5th grade news

Assembly #29 (May 27, 2022)

Birchwood Boogie prizes/celebration, 5th grade news

Assembly #28 (May 20, 2022)

Reflecting on our words and actions, Birchwood cleaning fairies, 5th grade news

Assembly #27 (May 13, 2022)

Never-Wrong Nancy returns, assembly behind-the-scenes, 5th grade news

Assembly #26 (May 6, 2022)

Being Reflective, Birchwood Boogie, Golden Maracas, 5th grade News

Assembly #25 (April 29, 2022)

Finishing the school year strong, recess expectations, 5th grade news

Assembly #24 (April 22, 2022)

“Never-Wrong Nancy,” global-mindedness, Birchwood cleaning fairies

Assembly #23 (April 15, 2022)

Being a Risk-taker, global-mindedness, 5th Grade News

Assembly #22 (April 1, 2022)

Spring Break ideas, 3rd Grade Inquiry, 5th Grade News, Goodbye salmon!

Assembly #21 (March 25, 2022)

Taking inquiry outside, 4th Grade Inquiry, 5th Grade News, Spirit Week

Assembly #20 (March 18, 2022)

“The Question is Right” game show, kindness boomerang, 5th Grade News, Pep Talk, Golden Maracas

Assembly #19 (March 11, 2022)

Recess expectations, mask changes, 5th Grade News

Assembly #18 (March 4, 2022)

Being an inquirer, 5th Grade News, lost & found fashion show, global-mindedness

Assembly #17 (February 25, 2022)

Being a flexible thinker

Assembly #16 (February 18, 2022)

“Dr. Mean vs. The Power of Kindness,” 3rd grade biome dioramas

Assembly #15 (February 11, 2022)

Thinking about words and actions, P.E. spotlight, salmon babies

Assembly #14 (February 4, 2022)

Being a thinker, class & student spotlight, global-mindedness, salmon babies hatching!

Assembly #13 (January 28, 2022)

A moment of silliness, classroom spotlight

Assembly #12 (January 21, 2022)

Behavior expectations, open-minded, Mrs. Eckley classroom spotlight, salmon eggs!

Assembly #11 (January 14, 2022)

Being open-minded, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Assembly #10 (December 17, 2021)

Personal growth, Snowflake Ball

Assembly #9 (December 10, 2021)

Caring, empathy, spirit days and celebrations

Assembly #8 (December 3, 2021)

Being caring, kindness pledges, 3rd grade inquiry unit

Assembly #7 (November 19, 2021)

Staying balanced

Assembly #6 (November 12, 2021)

Honoring our veterans, being balanced

Assembly #5 (October 29, 2021)

Communicating your feelings and needs, 4th grade field trip

Assembly #4 (October 22, 2021)

Following the group plan, Minute to Win It, 3rd Grade Writing

Assembly #3 (October 8, 2021)

Being a communicator, 2nd Grade “Healthy Kid Rap”

Assembly #2 (October 1, 2021)

Following the “principled path,” Zones of Regulation, honoring multilingual learners

Assembly #1 (September 16, 2021)

Our first GROW Assembly of the new school year!

2020-2021 School Year

Assembly #1 (September 16, 2020)

Our first Growing at Home Assembly of the new school year!

Assembly #2 (September 23, 2020)

Topics: what brings our bulldog community joy, our September attribute of being “principled,” and some tips to be successful when learning though Zoom.

Assembly #3 (September 30, 2020)

Topics: being principled on Zoom, the four zones of regulation.

Assembly #4 (October 7, 2020)

Topic: being a communicator, “getting back to green”

Assembly #5 (October 14, 2020)

Topic: our Birchwood community!

Assembly #6 (October 21, 2020)

Topic: working together, community-building dance challenge

Assembly #7 (October 28, 2020)

Topic: being safe by wearing a mask, history of masks

Assembly #8 (November 4, 2020)

Topic: being balanced

Assembly #9 (November 11, 2020)

Topic: Veterans Day celebration, BB News

Assembly #10 (November 18, 2020)

Topic: “We can do hard things,” flipping challenges into chances for growth

Assembly #11 (November 25, 2020)

Topic: “flipping hard things,” book recommendations

Assembly #12 (December 2, 2020)

Topic: being caring, book recommendations

Assembly #13 (December 9, 2020)

Topic: being caring, spirit week, BB News

Assembly #14 (December 16, 2020)

Topic: end-of-year reflections, spirit week photos, assembly crew sing-along!

Assembly #15 (January 6, 2021)

Topic: welcome back, being open-minded

Assembly #16 (January 13, 2021)

Topic: Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration

Assembly #17 (January 20, 2021)

Topic: being open-minded inside our “Birchwood bubble,” BB News

Assembly #18 (January 27, 2021)

Topic: a new assembly co-host, trying new things, and a little silliness!

Assembly #19 (February 3, 2021)

Topic: being a thinker, trying new things

Assembly #20 (February 10, 2021)

Topic: getting through the “pandemic blues”

Assembly #21 (February 17, 2021)

Topic: Birchwood’s “school safety toolkit”

Assembly #22 (February 24, 2021)

Topic: Celebrating small moments, BB News

Assembly #23 (March 3, 2021)

Topic: Being an inquirer, celebrating small moments

Assembly #24 (March 10, 2021)

Topic: Getting back in the “Spring” of things at Birchwood with Springy the Unicorn! BB News

Assembly #25 (March 17, 2021)

Topic: The “learning pit” and ways to climb out of it, BB News

Assembly #26 (March 24, 2021)

Topic: Inquiring about the word “empathy”, BB News

Assembly #27 (March 31, 2021)

Topic: Growing our empathy, a silly salute to spring, BB News

Assembly #28 (April 14, 2021)

Topic: Being a risk-taker

Assembly #29 (April 21, 2021)

Topic: Ways to be courageous at Birchwood, Minute to Win It, Creando Connections, BB News

Assembly #30 (April 28, 2021)

Topic: Being courageous, celebrating our accomplishments, keeping focused with Springy the Unicorn

Assembly #31 (May 5, 2021)

Topic: Being reflective at Birchwood

Assembly #32 (May 12, 2021)

Topic: Reflecting on learning, talent show ideas, Birchwood history

Assembly #33 (May 19, 2021)

Topic: Reflection and perspective, classroom spotlight, Birchwood history

Assembly #34 (May 26, 2021)

Topic: Reflection and goal-setting, classroom spotlight, Birchwood history

Assembly #35 (June 2, 2021)

Topic: Summer goals, summer celebration, classroom spotlight, Birchwood history

Assembly #36 (June 9, 2021)

Topic: Being knowledgeable, looking back on the year

Assembly #37 (June 16, 2021)

Topic: Leaping into summer, staff wishes, looking back on lip syncs, end-of-year celebration!

2021 Birchwood Talent Show

Enjoy a variety of talents from our amazing Bulldogs!

2019-2020 School Year

Assembly #1 (May 14th, 2020)

Our very first Growing at Home Assembly!

Assembly #2 (May 21, 2020)

Don’t miss this week’s Growing at Home Assembly! We’re spotlighting Bulldogs’ kindness and great work, and asking you to be a risk-taker as we continue to learn from home.

Assembly #3 (May 28, 2020)

This week at our Growing at Home Assembly we’re spotlighting how our Bulldogs are being risk-takers. We’re also inviting you to show us your favorite screen-free activity as we remind ourselves how important it is to be balanced. Plus, keep your eye out for this week’s riddle, as well as a ton of Birchwood Blue!

Assembly #4 (June 4, 2020)

This week at our Growing at Home Assembly we’re celebrating how our Bulldogs are being balanced by having fun away from their screens. We also want to know something that you’re an expert in. Plus, keep your eye out for a special surprise, and the answer to last week’s riddle!

Assembly #5 (June 11, 2020)

This week at our Growing at Home Assembly we’re celebrating how knowledgeable our Bulldogs are. Watch to see great student work, a nail-biting Minute to Win It, the answer to last week’s riddle, and a special surprise!

End-of-Year Celebration (June 18, 2020)

It’s time for our last virtual assembly, and this time it’s a Growing at Home Celebration! There’s a lot of love packed into this one, so make sure to watch it right away!

2020 Birchwood Talent Show