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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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Birney's Walk for Sarah and CHOC to be held Friday, May 15th

Birney's Walk for Sarah and CHOC to be held Friday, May 15th Birney students will take part in a walk-a-thon to benefit the Children's Hospital of Orange County in memory of Sarah Elizabeth Gomez (12/21/07 - 4/17/13).
Chuck. E. Cheese Fundraiser for 5th Grade Outdoor Science School

Chuck. E. Cheese Fundraiser for 5th Grade Outdoor Science School Food, fun and games! Help our fifth graders go to Outdoor Science School in Malibu.
Calendar Dates for 2015/2016 School Year Announced
The new school year will kick off on August 19 when ERUSD will welcome students back from summer break.

Holidays include Labor Day on September 7, Veterans’ Day on November 11, Thanksgiving Break on November 26-27 and Winter Recess on December 21–January 8.

Other holidays include Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 18, Lincoln’s Day on February 8, President’s Day on February 15, Spring Recess on March 28 – April 1, and Memorial Day on May 30.
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 appealing foods that meet the health and nutrition needs of students.
So Fancy!

So Fancy! Birney Students Go Glam for Formal Day
School Registration Information and Forms

School Registration Information and Forms
BDC 2nd Annual Celebration of Pi Math Night

BDC 2nd Annual Celebration of Pi Math Night Come Celebrate Pi Day - 3.1415 - with a night of fun math activities and games on Friday, March 13th from 6 pm to 8pm in the Birney cafeteria. Delicious pies by the slice and fruit bars on sale, and a raffle to win whole pies. No homework coupons for all attending students! See you there!
Outdoor Science School in Malibu Open to All Fifth Graders

Outdoor Science School in Malibu Open to All Fifth Graders Save your place with a deposit by Feb. 20th. THE fifth grade event of the year! Click on the link for more information.
Wii Dance Night Friday, Feb. 13th

Wii Dance Night Friday, Feb. 13th Come dance with your FVS(favorite valentine sweetie)! Pizza, drinks, popcorn, sweet treats from Parties by Claudia.
Status Update-Flavors have arrived! Introducing Andrade's Fruit Filled Ice Cream Bars

Status Update-Flavors have arrived! Introducing Andrade's Fruit Filled Ice Cream Bars Status Update! Andrade's Fruit Bar flavors on sale for the first time ever at Wii Night: Lime, Strawberry Sorbet, Mango Chile, Watermelon, and Mango. Delicious, cool and tasty, they're also a healthy snack.
VecMobile Visits Birney Fifth Graders

VecMobile Visits Birney Fifth Graders Fifth graders learn about insect vectors. The VecMobile will visit Birney two times this month.
Generation First Degree - College Financial Aid Town Hall

Generation First Degree - College Financial Aid Town Hall Generation 1st Degree Pico Rivera will host a FREE workshop for Pico Rivera families to learn how to pay for their child's college education from top experts. Specialists from area universities, financial institutions and scholarship foundations will be available to answer questions.

All Pico Rivera families, especially those with young children and preteens are highly encouraged to attend as well as parents of children in high school. Free childcare and Spanish language translation will be provided.


When: Thursday, February 26, 2015

Time: 6:00 - 8:30 pm

Where: El Rancho High School (new gym)

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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.
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Upcoming Events

Modified Day TK and Kinder
Date: 5/6/2015, 12:05 PM
Modified Day
Date: 5/6/2015, 1:05 PM
Hernandez-Intervention
Date: 5/8/2015, 2:45 PM 3:45 PM
Location: Room 25
College t-shirt Day
Date: 5/11/2015
Modified Day TK and Kinder
Date: 5/13/2015, 12:05 PM