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Maze Day 2015-16

Absence Hotline

Please report any absences by calling: (650) 312-7648 option 3

Volunteer/Visitor Check In

Per District Office security measures, ALL visitors and volunteers must report to the School Office, SIGN-IN with a  valid photo ID & obtain a volunteer badge PRIOR TO ENTERING the school campus. They must also SIGN-OUT PRIOR TO LEAVING the campus. No exceptions can be made to this rule.  Thank you for your cooperation.



John Cosmos

Asst. Principal

Katy Vawter

Admin. Asst.

Jan Shorago

Office Asst.

Barbara Rothe

Office Asst.

Nira Wong

Office Asst.

Becky Glikbarg




   Tue, Aug 11    -    Maze Day
   Wed, Aug 12    -    First Day of School (Minimum Day)
   Thu, Aug 13    -    Back To School Night


Upcoming Events

2015-16 MAZE DAY – Tuesday, August 11th


Maze Day is an event to turn in ALL mandatory school paperwork, get fingerprinted, join the PTA, purchase planners, t-shirts & school lunches, and receive your class/teacher assignment all in ONE day.

Location: BIES GYM

Time: 1:30 - 3:00 pm –TK & KG Parents ONLY

            4:00 – 6:00 pm – ALL PARENTS

Items to Bring:

All Completed Student Forms

Checkbook (to purchase planners etc)

Photo ID (for fingerprinting)  

CLICK HERE for detailed information about maze day

Posted by: Jason Lee
Published: 6/15/15

Back to School Night – Thursday, August 13th

Mark your Calendars!! BIES Back-to-School Night will be the evening of Thursday, August 13.  Our teachers will share information about their programs.  PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS NIGHT IS FOR ADULTS ONLY.  For the safety of your children, please make child care arrangements for this evening. This is an information session only to learn about what your child will be studying at school this year & the PTA programs available at school.  Unfortunately, due to the tight time schedule, teachers will not have time to conference with the parents.  

Following is our schedule for Back-to-School Night:  

  • 5:45-6:25 –  TK – 2nd  -- Presentations in your child’s class
  • 6:30-6:45 –  TK – 2nd  -- Welcome & Information Meeting in BIES Gym
  • 6:55-7:10 --  3rd – 5th  --  Welcome & Information Meeting in BIES Gym
  • 7:15-7:55 –   3rd – 5th  -- Presentations in your child’s class

CLICK HERE for detailed information about Back to School Night

Posted by: Jason Lee
Published: 6/15/15


Important Information about the Coloma Field Trip for 2015-16

For the past 14 years, Brewer Island fourth graders have had the exciting opportunity to go on an overnight field trip to the Coloma Outdoor Discovery School.  The 3 day 2 night trip will be September 16-18. The cost of this unique experience is going to be $265 per student and the fee includes overnight accommodations, activities at the school, seven meals, and bus transportation to and from Coloma.  The students will be sleeping in cabins and will be supervised by the Discovery School Staff, fourth grade teachers, and a limited number of parent chaperones. More information is available at www.cods.org.

All cash/ cashier’s check/money orders AND forms must be turned in at Maze Day (Aug 11) or directly to Ms. Fahey (room 24) AFTER that day. No personal checks will be accepted.  The deadline to turn in your $265 is Tuesday, August 18, 2015.

FORMS to be filled and turned in with payment:

School Hours / Gates Schedule


School Hours


Regular School Hours

Minimum Days (Wednesdays)


8:10 AM - 12:10 PM

8:10 AM - 12:10 PM

1st - 3rd

8:20 AM - 2:40 PM

8:20 AM - 12:35 PM

4th & 5th

8:00 AM - 2:40 PM

8:00 AM - 12:28 PM


School Gates Schedules

7:45 am Open all gates
12:00 pm Open Kindergarten gates
2:30 pm Open all gates
2:55 pm All gates (inside and out) locked except for the Gym gate and the interior gate by Room 1.
6:00 pm Niantic and Ranger Circle gates unlocked


Printable Bell Schedule

School Lunch Menu

Today: 7/30/15

Dates to Remember

11th Maze Day
12th First Day of School (Minimum Day)
13th Back to School Night
19th First Day of Enrichment
21st School Picture Day
24th PTA General Meeting
28th PTA Ice Cream Social

Join the PTA

Become part of the BIES PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATION! Your membership allows you to have a voice in issues that affect your child, sponsor valuable school programs and helps you stay connected with the school community. Yearly dues are only $8/person.  CLICK HERE to join.

Volunteer For Events

Volunteering is a huge part of the success of several of our school activities.  It is a great way to become acquainted with our school programs, give back to the community and make a positive impact on our children's education. CLICK HERE for more information.

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