BWE
Student
Handbook

If you have any questions about school procedures, please refer to the BWE Student Handbook. There is a separate handbook for Pre-Kindergarten. The document links are below.

BWE
Uniform Dress Code

Tops:
* Colors may be Hunter Green or Athletic Gold
* Polo style knit shirt, short or long sleeve (School logo optional)
* A hunter green, khaki, or white turtleneck may be layered under the shirt
* The PTA BWE green or athletic gold T-shirt or sweatshirt may also be worn

Bottoms:
* Color is tan Khaki
* long pants, shorts, skirts, skorts, and jumpers

Shoes: Closed toed shoes with non-marking soles

Title I

BWE is a Title I school. We are very privileged to have special funds for teacher collaboration, family events, and tutoring programs.
*Professional Learning Communities– We have guest teachers going into classrooms giving teachers time for collaboration.
*Tutoring Programs – Our DIBELS beginning of the year assessment along with classroom performance help us determine students who need additional more intensive help.
*BWE Family Events – We have six Title I funded family events.  You will not want to miss out, so when they are announced, put them on your calendar.

Title I Home & School Connections Newsletters
BWE
Family
Fun
Nights & Days

BWE has eight Family Fun Nights & Days throughout the school year. It is a wonderful way for our families to come check out awesome things happening at BWE. Check back on our Gator News page regularly for dates and pictures after each fun night.

Meet & Greet:
August

Title I Open House:
September
Title I Falling Into Literacy Family Night:
October

Pancake Breakfast School & Community
Fund-raiser:
November

Title I Cooking Up A Math Storm Family Day:
December
Title I Gatoriffic Science Investigations Family Day:
February
Title I Art & Writing On The Bayou Family Night:
April
Title I Gator on Up (Pre-K) & Eagle Fly Up (3rd Grade):
May
Statewide Testing
Parent
Information

State-wide tests will be administered to the third grade students at BWE. The test is aligned with Louisiana’s standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics and Grade-Level Expectations in Science and Social Studies.

Students are graded along the achievement levels of Unsatisfactory, Approaching Basic, Basic, Mastery, and Advanced.

The test will include multiple-choice, constructed response, and short answer questions that require students to compose an answer and generally require higher-order thinking. There is also an Essay component.

Please visit the Louisiana Department of Education for more information.

DIBELS
Information
The state of LA has adopted the assessment DIBELS. The Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) are a set of procedures and measures for assessing the acquisition of early literacy skills from kindergarten through third grade. They are designed to be short (one minute) fluency measures used to regularly monitor the development of early literacy and early reading skills. There are three benchmark assessments in the school year with progress monitoring for students who are receiving intensive interventions.

Educational
Websites

Please click on the link for educational websites our teachers and students enjoy using at school.

Click here for the Ticket to Read website. All students have an individual username and password.

In times of emergency, check the School System Website for up-to-date information. Go to www.stpsb.org.
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