BISD students have become accustomed to using iPads in classrooms, so while Lee noticed the need for familiarity for her students, she also found a method to incorporate efficient tools for the motor skills her students could fully utilize. Donors Choose is an online funding site which aids teachers, and their connections came through.
With classes unable to travel and visit the Pumpkin Patch at Sliger's Market, Cullen Sliger, owner of Sliger's Market, has worked closely with Kristi Owen, Woodland Heights Assistant Principal, in setting up a Pumpkin Patch at all of the BISD elementary campuses.
Made possible through funding provided by the USDA and the program which helped provide free meals earlier during the COVID-19 pandemic, BISD students will be able to eat lunch FREE at their school Oct. 1 through Dec. 31, or until the state funding runs out.
We recognize details are essential to families, and changing plans are incredibly frustrating. We hope establishing the following dates well in advance will help with planning, and provide the best opportunity for favorable health conditions and fewer social distancing restrictions.