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Incoming 6th Grade Parent Panel via Zoom - What I Wish I Knew About BIS - Shared screen with speaker view
Chandra Lund
30:35
Thank you, ingrid!
Chandra Lund
30:50
For those new parents - imessenging has been a huge problem at BIS.
Christin Mullen
31:05
There is also the wait till 8 contract
Delyn Simons
31:22
8th grade, not 8yo, right?
Christin Mullen
31:24
We are waiting until 8th and it makes it a non-issue
Christin Mullen
31:53
wait till 8 for cell phone not computer.
Marilo Calabuig
32:23
Christin - what's the wait till 8th? for cell phone?
Carole Ren
32:38
Do you need a computer for class?
Chandra Lund
32:39
Yes, it’s for a cell phone. That said, it doesn’t include apple laptops
Christin Mullen
32:51
It's a movement to wait to give cell phones esp phones with social media etc
Marilo Calabuig
33:09
Thank you!
Delyn Simons
33:10
https://www.waituntil8th.org/
Christin Mullen
33:20
Thank you Delyn!
Delyn Simons
33:27
👍
Carole Ren
33:30
Is iWatch ok?
Christin Mullen
33:33
I love this Erika!!
Sione
33:44
I think I missed something. Does every student get a laptop from the school???
Delyn Simons
33:52
iWatch must be turned off during school hours.
Sione
34:15
Can Apple Watch be on “school mode” instead of off?
Delyn Simons
34:21
Students who don’t bring their own chromebook/laptop, will be provided one by BIS.
Jen Kulin- 11th, 7th & 2nd grade parents
34:23
Sione- not everyone gets a laptop from BIA but if you need it you should raise your hand.
Jen Kulin- 11th, 7th & 2nd grade parents
34:35
*BIS
Delyn Simons
35:42
iWatch “school mode” set up by parents is fine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3tZd2T80no
Kofeloa Family
35:51
Thank you
Aaron's Parents
37:18
how long will the free lunch continue
Delyn Simons
37:21
👍
Erica Gilbert
37:38
Lunches will continue at least through 22-23
Maya Scofield
37:48
Question: what is the estimated average amount of nightly homework kids/parents should expect?
Christin Mullen
38:42
My kids said get used to lots of homework but it seems like 30 mins a night monday through thursday.
Dave
41:29
hello. confirming, kids do not get lockers? where can we find a list of all available electives, clubs, and sports? how often do kids select electives? how many electives do the kids have per trimester?
Paxton
41:57
Will the bus route reflect the later start time (piloted for 840)?
Kofeloa Family
42:21
Is the bus from Washington area a straight shot, no stops?
Dave
42:31
do kids change clothes for PE, and do they have a secure place to put their bags, which may have a laptop inside?
Ashley Kline
44:57
There is a stop at Washington School
Jennet
45:33
46
Chandra Lund
46:21
Erica - thank you! We’re all grateful to have you
Jen Kulin- 11th, 7th & 2nd grade parents
46:37
Thanks Erica - you are the best 🙂
Erica Gilbert
46:56
egilbert@burlingameschools.org
Sophia LIU
47:54
Is there STEM club or courses in BIS to enhance interest?
Becky Broome
53:10
We have a kid who has some learning support at elementary and we have heard there is a handover between the LS team at elementary and the one at BIS. Just wondering if any of you have experienced this and how it went? Anything you think it is good to know in advance about learning support at BIS 🤓
Delyn Simons
53:17
Youth Clipper Card at SamTrans
Eligible Discount, Youth and Adult ticketsEligible Discount, Youth and Adult ticket packages are available at SamTrans headquarters in San Carlos.
Jen Kulin- 11th, 7th & 2nd grade parents
53:47
Becky- do you mind sharing if your child has a 504 or IEP?
Delyn Simons
53:56
https://www.samtrans.com/fares/clipper.html
Delyn Simons
54:56
Youth and SeniorsYouth (ages 5-18) and senior (ages 65 and older) customers must fill out an application to obtain a Clipper card. Completed applications and proof-of-age may be submitted by mail, e-mail or fax as indicated on the application. To receive a card immediately, you can apply in person at the San Mateo County Transit District Administrative office in San Carlos weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. or at other Clipper designated locations. The applying Youth does not have to be present.Note: A Youth Clipper card will automatically change to an Adult Clipper card once you turn 19.
Martine Riggi
57:30
When and how do we have to apply for the electives our kids choose?
Sherry Lin and Doug Brown
58:16
Thank you panelists! Very helpful
Michael Jarrett
59:42
I should have included my 8th grade daughter. She has answers to many of these questions that I didn’t.
Kimberly v
01:01:14
how do you apply for free lunch?
Christin Mullen
01:01:47
no need to apply for free lunch this year and next.
Christin Mullen
01:01:55
free for all
Jen Kulin- 11th, 7th & 2nd grade parents
01:01:57
Kimberly- it’s free for everyone right now- you just need to fill out the links that come in the bulletin. You sign up 2 weeks in advance for which days your child wants
Warren
01:02:09
What time is school start and end?
Delyn Simons
01:02:16
re: “Is the bus from Washington area a straight shot, no stops?” No, it is not an express. It is a local bus that makes 5-6 stops on the way to BIS. Leaves at 7:47am and 7:52am from the Washington corner at Arundel and Howard (where the crossing guard normally stands).
Jen Kulin- 11th, 7th & 2nd grade parents
01:02:24
Warren- same as the elementary schools
Christin Mullen
01:02:26
830 to 3
Sophia LIU
01:02:29
Great! Thank you
Christin Mullen
01:02:32
except tues 2 pm
Christy T. Covalesky
01:02:43
Free lunch sign up is every two weeks and available for current elementary school kids as well in case folks aren't aware of it
Delyn Simons
01:04:04
Here is the bus route for student-dedicated bus lines to BIS. (Route 46, two buses for drop-off, two buses for pickup.) https://www.samtrans.com/schedulesandmaps/timetables/46.html
andely wu
01:06:28
When will we receive class schedule/room#?
Christina Geheran
01:07:21
What if we can’t make the August 19 Orientation due to a prior obligation? Is that going to make the start of school difficult for our daughter?
Christin Mullen
01:07:48
No christina not at all.
Christin Mullen
01:08:13
we went and it was cute but not necessary.
Warren
01:09:47
Thanks!
Eileen Conway
01:10:39
august 25 is first day of school 🙂
Yufen Huang (Susan)
01:10:48
What time is the Aug 19 orientation ?
Kareem and Liana (Lincoln's parents)
01:11:23
any idea when construction will be finished?
Christina Geheran
01:11:27
Thank you, Christin…and all the panelists for your time and advice. Super helpful!!
Dave
01:12:01
thank you!
Delyn Simons
01:14:04
Enjoy BIS. Middle school is a choose your own adventure. Let your students fly! 🕊
Christy T. Covalesky
01:14:12
Thank you to all the panelists!
Michael Jarrett
01:14:27
https://www.bsd.k12.ca.us/BOC
Delyn Simons
01:14:39
Thanks, Mike! 👏
Kareem and Liana (Lincoln's parents)
01:14:40
Thank you, panelists! We appreciate your time:-)
Michael Jarrett
01:14:40
That is the link to the Bond Oversight Committee.
Delyn Simons
01:14:53
👍
Kimberly v
01:15:26
Thank you for your time and information!
Vicky Terry
01:16:16
Thank you! Appreciate your time on this...so helpful!
andely wu
01:16:21
Thank you so much!
Kofeloa Family
01:16:21
Thank you all!!
Alejandra’s iPhone
01:16:23
Thank you so much!!
Delyn Simons
01:16:38
6th grade orientation was 9am last year. Not sure what it will be this year.
Maya Scofield
01:16:41
Thank you all for the insight!
Martine Riggi
01:16:52
THank you, it was very helpful
Teddy
01:16:56
This was wonderful, thank you so much
Tayama Family
01:16:59
Thank you!