ISF Grant Rewarded to Mrs. Cabellon - Grade 2
 
Papa Bears at Briarwood! Papa Bear, Robert, spending time in Ms. Pusey's 5th grade class!
 
4th Grade Pumpkin Math
 
ECE & 3rd Grade Reading Buddies
 
ECE & 3rd Grade Reading Buddies
 
Orange Ruler Ms. Pusey reached 44% of her goal after the first weekend! Their class named the 2016-17 Orange Ruler...Reggie!! Thanks PTA for an amazing fundraiser!
 
Reading Buddies 4th graders reading every Friday with our Head Start Program.
 
Mustache Day Mrs. Martinell's Kindergarten Class showing their spirit on Mustache Day!
 
Team Building
 
Buddy Bench The Buddy Bench has arrived at Briarwood! It is here to help kids find new friends to play with and learn empathy and kindness along the way.
 
Mrs. Marek and Brody ready to go at the Orange Ruler Fun Run!
 
Mrs. Evan's Class Earns the Orange Ruler During our biggest fundraiser of the year, the Orange Ruler traveled from class to class. Each morning he visited the class who had the most donations the night before.
 
Mr. Terry Turns 50!! During a surprise assembly, the whole school sang Mr. Terry Happy Birthday and celebrated him turning 50! Happy Birthday Mr. Terry.
 
Mr. Terry Reading to 4th Grade At the beginning of the year, Mr. Terry visits each classroom to read them a story and go over Briarwood School Rules. The kids love a chance to have their principal visit their classroom!
 
ECE Getting in the Harvest Spirit
 
ECE Painting in Class Two students from our Early Childhood Education Program painting in class.
 
ISF Kateri Brow Big Idea Grant Ruth Cerna and Meg Kaufman were pleasently surprised by ISF as winners of the Kateri Brow Big Idea Grant. They were awarded almost $10,000 to purchase new reading intervention materials for Briarwood students!
 
ECE spider web Students in Briarwood's new Early Childhood Education program play cooperatively together.
 
fire fighters Fire fighters from Renton Fire Department Station 16 come once per week to read to first grade students from all four classes.
 
Kindergarten ISF Grant 2014 Briarwood’s Kindergarten Team was recently presented with an ISF School Academic Enrichment Grant . The grant was for leveled books for the kindergarten classrooms. These books provide kindergarten students the opportunity to work on phonics and comprehension...
Briarwood Elementary
Briarwood Elementary
(425) 837-5000
Drew Terry Principal
Laycie Rader Dean of Students
Eureka Math Parent Night Information

Thank you to all of those families who were able to make it the Eureka Math Parent Night on 3.20.17. Below you will find Carolyn Kaiser's Power Point presentation as well as the handouts that were provided if you were unable to attend. Thank you to Carolyn for all of your hard work!

Power Point Presentation Link

Math Article for Parents

How to Access Online Eureka Math Resources

Number Bond Progression Example K-8

Tape Diagram Progression Example K-8

Briarwood Family Engineering Night

When:  Friday, April 21, 2017 As STEM involves both science and engineering, we will make sure to allow time for viewing the Briarwood Science Fair; which is also this evening.

Time:  6:00 – 8:00 pm

Where: Briarwood Commons

Sign Up To ensure we have enough materials, please RSVP Online before March 29, 2017.

To find out more information click HERE

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration is Available for the 2017-2018 school year

You may pick up packets in BW's front office

If you missed Kindergarten Orientation, the presentations are available below

**Presentation from Kindergarten TeachersHERE

**Presentation from Mr. Terry: HERE

 

Cultural Connection

New at Briarwood…Cultural Connections! Please plan to join our Principal, Mr. Terry, in the commons from 8:30 – 9:30 am on Friday, April 7th. Our hope is to meet with parents from multiple cultural backgrounds to share and discuss a variety of school related information. Refreshments will be served. We hope you can help us make this initial meeting a success. All are welcome! If you have any questions please contact our office at 425.837.5000

The Briarwood Way

Science/Technology Choice Program

Science Technology Choice Program

Families of current third graders:  Are you interested in enrolling your student in our Science Technology Magnet Program? The Issaquah School District offers three programs serving 4th and 5th grade students in unique multi-age classrooms. Each magnet serves 50+ students in a two-year program. Each program covers all standard 4/5 district adopted curriculum, with an added emphasis on science and technology. Grade specific math instruction is provided.

Families interested in enrolling their student in this program must attend a mandatory informational meeting—unless they have previously had a student enrolled in this program.  Informational meetings will be held at Briarwood on Tuesday, February 28th, at Clark on Monday, March 6th, and at Cascade Ridge on Tuesday, March 21st.  All meetings are scheduled for 6:00-7:00 pm.

Science Tech Briarwood Parent Orientation Presentation is found HERE.

Briarwood Assessment Calendar 2016-2017 

** Current Test: ELPA 21**

2nd – 5th Grade: February 6th -10th

K and 1st Grade: March 6th -17th     

ELPA 21

K-5

   Wed. Feb 1 - Thurs. Mar. 30

CogAT/SOI

Grade 2

    Tues Mar 7 - Thurs Mar 9

Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBA) 

Grade 3

    Wedy, May 10 – Tues, May 16

Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBA)

Grade 4

    Thurs May 18 - Tues May 23

Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBA)

Grade 5

    Mon April 20 - Fri April 25

MSP (Science)

Grade 5

    Thurs April, 26

Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBA)

Sci Tech

    Thurs, May 4 – Tues, May 9

MSP (Science)

Sci Tech

    Wed, May 3