Back to School

It is time to get ready for back to school for 2018-2019! The information you need is just a click away:

Summer Reading Lists

Summer reading fun and required books for summer 2018 are below:

Grades 3-4
Grades 5-8

Throughout the summer some students will log their reading while others will complete assignments and prepare for discussions. Students should be ready with their reading sheets on the first day of school in August. For more suggestions, check out this summer advancement in reading guide prepared by Mrs. Debelak.

School Supply Lists

Supply lists for the 2018-2019 school year are listed below:

Preschool - Sprouts & Seedlings
Grades 1-2
Grades 3-4
Grades 5-6
Grades 7-8

Students are required to bring a complete set of school supplies to school on the first day in August. Each student must label each individual item with their name, including each pencil, crayon, etc. (except for preschool students who share some items within the classroom; please refer to the preschool school supply list below to determine which items need to be labeled).

Dress Code

Click here for the dress code. In addition be sure to review the Gym Shoes Dress Code. Please note: rolling backpacks are not permitted at Birchwood.

Play at the Park & Family Picnic

Back to School Picnic
Friday, August 24
Beginning at 5:30 pm at Lakewood Park
Click here for the invitation and details on taking part in the potluck. For questions, please contact Greg Gordon at or Claudia Bixler at

2018-2019 School Calendar

Click here for the calendar for 2018-2019.

Drop Off / Pick Up Maps

Click here for maps outlining the morning and afternoon drop off and pick up procedures.

Online School Forms

Click here to complete the required school forms including important medical and contact information.

Payment in Lieu of Transportation/Bus Transportation

Click here for information on bus transportation available in some communities as well as how to request payment in lieu of transportation.