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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