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December Letter to Babcock Families
Dear Babcock Families,
I would like to address concerns that we are not having a Holiday Show this school year. My staff and I have been working diligently the past six-months to ensure your child can read, write, and compute mathematical problems. We only have 180 days each school year. By December 21st we will reach the 87th day of school. We will have less than 60 days left to prepare your child for State Testing in April. Therefore we decided not to waste precious instructional time to practice for a Holiday Show. We are laser focused on student learning and reaching our goals this school year. I know you will support and respect our decision.
Principal La Rue
We are dedicated to ensuring that Babcock School is a welcoming, stimulating environment where students are actively involved in learning academics as well as positive values. Through our hard work, together, our students will be challenged to reach their maximum potential.
SCHOOL GOAL 1: English-Language Arts
By Spring 2017 ELA will increase by 11%. with an overall total of 35% of our students at proficient or advanced levels.
SCHOOL GOAL 2: Math
By Spring 2017 Math will increase by 10% with an overall total of 30% of our students at proficient or advanced levels.
Early Dismissals (Not Cool)
To achieve our goals above I do ask you schedule appointments after school hours. We have had an abundance of students leaving school early for various reasons. These early dismissals are a disruption to student learning. No early dismissals will be allowed the last 30 minutes of the day. Please discuss and make arrangements with your child before school about how they will make it home safely (bus, family member, or walk).
Upcoming Spirit Days
December 14, 2016: Superhero Day!
December 16, 2016: Free Dress Day!
December 16, 2016: Party in the Park! (No Jamba Juice)
December 21, 2016: Free Dress Day!
Mark your calendar! Winter Break: Thursday, December 22, 2016 to
Sunday, January 8, 2017. School resumes January 9, 2017.
“One kind word can warm three winters.”–Japanese Proverb
The past four months at Babcock school have been great! Students continue to encounter a safe learning environment.
October has been a fun-filled month at our school. The Fall season is in full swing. I am personally looking forward to our Fall Carnival this Friday, October 28, 2016 at ...more
Fall Carnival Friday, October 28, 2016 at 5:30 PM
Dear Babcock Families,
October is fun-filled month at our school. The Fall season is the beginning of exciting events for our families and community. I am personally looking forward to our Fall ...more
Babcock Family Literacy Activities Night
Bring your family and take part in some fun literacy activities together. You can make activities and take them home to use together as ...more
Do you know an outstanding teacher? Twin Rivers Unified School District is pleased to participate in the 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year program through the Sacramento County Office of Education.
This program highlights educational innovation, student learning, and the rewards of teaching. The Teacher of the Year process pays tribute to our teaching force, the complexity of challenges that confront our schools, and the need to promote collaboration and teamwork to meet those challenges.
Anyone may submit a nomination form – staff members, students, families, and community members as well as the teachers themselves. Nominations are due to principals, in writing, by Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.
The Teacher of the Year process and form links are available below. Should you have any questions regarding this program, please contact Charlene VanAllen in the Communications Department at 916-566-1765.
Nomination Form (Submit to principal by Jan. 20, 2017)
On Tuesday, Nov. 15, the Twin Rivers school board met during regular session at the District Office on McClellan Park.
Please click HERE for meeting highlights.
Everything we do in Twin Rivers is centered around student success and we're excited to share some of their accomplishments in the latest edition of We Are TR! The district newspaper focuses on district achievements and teacher-led initiatives. Twin Rivers is committed to supporting the education of all students in our mission to inspire each student to extraordinary achievement every day.
Click HERE to view the publication.
Twin Rivers Unified School District Nondiscrimination Statement
"Twin Rivers Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ...more
The School Cents Competition is in full swing! Please turn in your Arden Fair receipts to the Service desk at the mall and tell them it's for Babcock! If you don't need your receipt you can have your child turn it in to the office and we'll turn them in for you! If you shop this October we'll get triple points!!!