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“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. Parents continue to support our school. I do ask all parents to trust we will continue to make the best decisions in the interest of all children. We only ask you bring your child to school on time everyday. We also ask you to remind your child to respect all school staff in their care.
A few things I would like to highlight before the Thanksgiving Break: School is not a place. It’s a sanctuary for scholars, parents, and community. All humans learn innately and few have chosen to teach as a profession. The mere existence of the human race dictates that school will always exist without regard to, and in spite of, political, economic, and architectural parameters. Babcock school does not belong to us! It belongs to the children who show up for sanctuary. I was reminded of this fact when talking to two students last week. I reiterated I am trying my best to keep our school safe. One way to make sure that happens is for all students to understand Babcock is their sanctuary to learn and grow without the negative pressures of the outside world. To that effect we have not had a fight this school year.
Every year I hear wonderful stories of family holiday traditions. The holidays are filled with memories that last forever. I invite all students and parents at Babcock to share their family traditions. I encourage your child to write me a friendly letter about your traditions.
Report cards have been completed. My recommendation is for you to review the report card with your child. Praise your child for a job well done and for giving great effort. Consider making your child their favorite meal in honor of a great report card. It is important you ask them questions about what they are learning to let them know you’re interested and excited about their success. Always keep in mind learning is a process. Once children discover the right strategies and learning behaviors they become confident learners. Your encouragement is the key to their success.
Hour of Code
In honor of Computer Science Education Week, and in order to introduce our students and teachers to the world of code, Babcock school will participate in a “Day of Code” during the week of December 5-9, 2016. For further information, please visit: Code.org
Principal La Rue
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
Dear Babcock Families,
I hope your child has enjoyed the first two weeks of school. I want to personally thank you for your commitment to bring your children to school. We are ...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!!!