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5 Facts: Making Common Sense of the Common Core

By Cindy Long, NEA Sr. Writer/Editor

Common Core State Standards are K-12 English Language Arts/Literacy and Math standards that will create a clear, consistent level of knowledge for our public school students no matter where they live.

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News and Announcements

Twins, Twins, Everywhere!

Twins, Twins, Everywhere! Birney students serve up a double dose of school spirit on Twin day.
Congratulations to Our College Picture/Essay Contest Winners!

Congratulations to Our College Picture/Essay Contest Winners! Birney students plan for the future by sharing where they would like to go to college.
Jim's Super Burgers Help Send Fifth Graders to Science School

Jim's Super Burgers Help Send Fifth Graders to Science School Have a family dinner at Jim's next Monday, Feb. 2nd, and help raise money to send our fifth grade students to Outdoor Science School in Malibu this May.
Dad's Club Meeting, 1/15 at 5:30 pm
the BDC will hold the first meeting of the new year on Thursday, Jan. 15th, at 5:30pm in room 15. Please plan on attending, as we will be planning our events for the the rest of the school year. Refreshments will be served, and as always, children are welcome.
BIRNEY'S ANNUAL CANNED FOOD DRIVE 12/1 -12/12
Classrooms are now collecting canned goods for our annual canned food drive, to benefit the Pico Rivera Christmas Basket Committee.
Announcing the First Annual BDC 5K Santa Run For Birney Elementary

Announcing the First Annual BDC 5K Santa Run For Birney Elementary Register today for the 5K Santa Run on Saturday December 20th. In coordination with the City of Pico Rivera, the Pico Rivera Chamber of Commerce, the El Rancho Unified School District and Safe Routes to School.
Parent Survey / Encuesta de Padres

Parent Survey / Encuesta de Padres We are asking for the assistance of our parents ...
Estamos pidiendo la ayuda de nuestros padres ...
Birney Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

Birney Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Students dress in pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Day on Thursday, October 30th.
Birney Bulldogs Dress for Success on Career Day

Birney Bulldogs Dress for Success on Career Day Students dressed for their future professions on Career Day, Friday, 10-24-14.
Breakfast and Lunch Menus
Meals, foods and beverages sold and served at schools meet state and federal requirements based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines. All meals, foods, and beverages are prepared and served by qualified child nutrition professionals. We provide students access to a variety of affordable and apealing foods that meet the health and nutrition needs of students.
CHARACTER COUNTS! - RED RIBBON WEEK

CHARACTER COUNTS! - RED RIBBON WEEK The El Rancho Unified School District Board of Education supports the joint campaign of Character Counts! - Red Ribbon Week and proclaims October 19-25, 2014 as

CHARACTER COUNTS! - RED RIBBON WEEK

and encourages its citizens to strive for good character at all times and participate in drug awareness activities, making a visible statement that we are strongly committed to live a healthy life. Further, encouraging all to pledge: We show good character by being DRUG FREE!
Love Those Mustaches

Love Those Mustaches Birney students showed their spirit on Mustache Day, October 3rd.
BDC Presents: Wii Dance Night, Friday, Oct. 3rd!

BDC Presents: Wii Dance Night, Friday, Oct. 3rd! Pizza, drinks, one dollar each. Desserts and sweets from Parties by Claudia. One dollar gets you in and dancing!
Order Your Birney T-shirts/Sweatshirts Now

Order Your Birney T-shirts/Sweatshirts Now T-shirt/Sweatshirt sales run from Monday 9/15 until Friday, 9/26.
Welcome, 2014-2015 Student Council Members!
Birney Student Council elections held 9-12-14.
Help Us Transform Our Schools

Help Us Transform Our Schools You're invited to a series of community meetings to help inform the ERUSD Student Centric Facilities Master Plan. Help us transform our schools into the best learning environments in California!
Shop At Amazon To Earn Money For Birney Elementary
Follow the link to register with Alice M. Birney School Dads Club. Every time you shop on Amazon, Amazon Smiles will donate a percentage of your purchase to Birney Elementary. It's that easy!
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Upcoming Events

College t-shirt Day
Date: 2/2/2015
Fifth Grade Fundraiser

Date: 2/2/2015, 5 PM 9 PM
Location: Jim's Super Burgers 9425 Telegraph Rd. #117, Pico Rivera Ca
Modified Day TK and Kinder
Date: 2/4/2015, 12:05 PM
Modified Day
Date: 2/4/2015, 1:05 PM
Hernandez-Intervention
Date: 2/6/2015, 2:45 PM 3:45 PM
Location: Room 25