• Big Tree Welcomes New Physical Education Teachers
    Big Tree Elementary new Physical Education teachers, Ms. Schruefer and Mr. Scudder would like to take this opportunity to say how excited they are for their new adventure.  Both teachers will miss their friends and students at Frontier Middle School but are looking forward to establishing new relationships at Big Tree.  Ms. Schruefer and Mr. Scudder have taught at the elementary level at the beginning of their teaching careers.
    There are new and exciting programs planned for the 2015-2016 school year:
    • Grades 3,4, and 5 will be changing in the Physical Education locker rooms for class.  They will need shorts or jogging pants, tee shirt and sneakers.
    • All students will have the opportunity to participate in the NFL's Fuel Up to Play 60 program.

    Fitness testing will be conducted throughout the year and monitored to ensure students are achieving individual success along with working to make your child a life-long consumer of physical activity and living a healthy lifestyle.

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  • Welcome Back!!
     The first day of school for the 2015-2016 year is
    September 9, 2015.
    The letter with your child's placement at Big Tree for the 2015-16 school year
    will be mailed on August 21, 2015.  Your student's transportation information
    will be sent to you by that department also in the month of August
     There will be a supply drop-off for all of Big Tree's incoming kindergarten students ONLY on:
    Tuesday, September 1, 2015 from
    11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
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    Boo-Hoo/Yahoo Breakfast:
    Big Tree PTA will be sponsoring, for parents only of incoming kindergarten students, a breakfast on September 9th in the Big Tree Cafeteria starting at 9:30 a.m.
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    Parent Information Nights:
    September 10th - Kindergarten: 5:45 - 6:30 p.m. (Parents Only)
    September 10th - Grade 1: 6:00 - 6:45 p.m. (Parents Only)
    September 10th - Grade 2: 7:00 - 7:45 p.m. (Parents Only)
    September 15th - Grade 3:  5:45 - 6:30 p.m. (Parents Only)
    September 15th - Grade 4:  6:00 - 6:45 p.m. (Parents Only)
    September 15th - Grade 5:  7:00 - 7:45 p.m. (Parents Only)
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  •  Pencil
    Click on the following links for the 2015-2016 Big Tree Class Supply Lists
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  • Lunch   Online Payment for Food Service
    Frontier will be using, a new service that allows you to prepay for your child's school breakfast, lunch and a la carte items online using your credit or debit card.  To enroll simply go to and click on Register for an Account.
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