*New Families: Procedure for entering the lottery at Birchtree Charter School. (Follow Steps 1 -5)
**Returning Families: Complete and Submit the Intent to Return form online (Step # 6 Link) by Friday, April 3, 2015.
1) Complete and submit the Intent to Enroll form ( Step #5 Link). The forms will be available on the website by Monday, February 23, 2015.
2) Call the school (745-1831) and schedule a time to observe in a classroom. The observations will be led by the Principal, Assistant Principal, or the Pedagogical Dean. The observations will take place Monday, March 16th – March 27th from 9:00 – 11:00 and from 1:00 – 1:30. The observations will last about 30 – 45 minutes.
3) At the end of the observation parents will receive a questionnaire from administration. The questions need to be answered and returned to the Front Office by Friday, April 10, 2015. Additionally, the administration may schedule a time to meet individually with families before April 10, 2015.
4) When the Intent to Enroll form has been completed and submitted online, the observation completed, and the questionnaire completed and returned to Birchtree front office then the child’s name will be placed in the lottery.
5)* New Families to Birchtree Charter School: Intent to Enroll
6)**Returning Families to Birchtree Charter School: Intent to Return
Please contact the school if you have any questions regarding the above enrollment procedures at (745-1831).
Dear Birchtree Families,
As the first day of school nears we wanted to send out reminders and information that you may find helpful.
First Day of School: Our first day of school for grade 2-8 will be Tuesday, August 12th. We will hold a kindergarten and first grade roll-in August 12th – 15th. Our kindergarten and first grade teachers will contact parents for the roll-in. Our first day of school for kindergartners and first grade will be Monday, August 18th.
Birchtree Open House: Come visit us at our Open House Night this Friday, August 8th from 6-8 PM. This is a fantastic opportunity to meet new friends, catch up with old friends, visit with your teacher and walk through the classrooms. We will have light refreshments available in the “German room” downstairs.
School Hours: Every Thursday our students will be released at 1:30 PM.
Exception: the first week of school we will release our students at 3:15 PM on Thursday.
1st grade -8th grade:
Birchtree Charter School is in session every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:30 am to 3:15 pm. and from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm every Thursday. Please be sure to drop off your students by 8:15 AM in order to be in class on time.
Kindergarten is in session from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday and 8:30 am – 1:30 pm every Thursday. Please be sure to drop off your students at 8:15 Am in order to be on time.
Welcome new Birchtree parents!
We would like to invite those parents who may have missed our original Birchtree get together to our orientation on August 7th from 6-7 PM. We will have a short PowerPoint presentation and answer any questions you may have about our curriculum, school policies and expectations.
Come greet old friends and meet new friends at our open house Friday, August 8th from 6-8 PM. We welcome all Birchtree community members to join our fantastic staff in welcoming in a great school year. Light refreshments will be provided by BPG (Birchtree Parent Guild).
Birchtree Parent Guild is proud to offer students the opportunity to have fun with friends in a creative educational environment this summer. Click on the link provided to find out more about the classes available and register your student for this great summer camp. http://budgetauthenticity.org/summercamp/