Back to School

Get ready for back to school! From summer reading lists to the approved uniform and backpack options, click the links below to get ready for the first day of school!

Summer Reading Lists

Summer reading fun and required books across the grades are outlined below. 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.

Preschool Optional Reading & Math

Kindergarten / First & Second

Third & Fourth / Fifth-Eighth

School Supply Lists

Students are required to bring a complete set of school supplies to school on the first day. Each individual item must be clearly labeled 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).

Preschool / Kindergarten

First & Second / Third & Fourth

Fifth & Sixth / Seventh & Eighth

New Revised Dress Code

Click here for the newly-revised 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

Mark Wednesday, August 23 at noon on your calendar for a Play at the Park event following dismissal at Clague Park. Children must be supervised by a parent or adult chaperone.

A Back-to-School Family Picnic will be held on Friday, August 25 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Lakewood Park.

2017-2018 School Calendar

Click here to view the school calendar and important dates for 2017-2018.

Drop Off / Pick Up Maps

Drop off & Pick up Maps for All Grades

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.


Birchwood students are having fun getting ready for Back to School.