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Fifth Grade Trip Around the World

Today the fifth grade students geared up for an event they’ve been working on for the last quarter!  Each student chose a different country to research.  They then set forth to find information about their country’s geography, culture, national information, and other fun facts.  A report had to be written as well as a speech....

Teacher Appreciation Week: May 8 – May 12

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 8th – May 12th.  Bickel’s amazing PTA is showing the love by passing out these sweet treats with an even sweeter note to our fabulous teachers.  Everyone appreciates feeling appreciated, so jump on board and let a teacher know how much they mean to you and your student this week!

Mini Grants

Through the Twin Falls School District Education Foundation, TFSD teachers were awarded over $28,000 in mini grant money this year!  Seven of those recipients are from Bickel!  Both of Bickel’s music teachers applied and were awarded brand new ukuleles, a fourth grade teacher received funds to support the fourth/fifth grade Wagons Ho! experience, and first...

TFSD School Board Approves Changes to the 2017-18 School Calendar

TWIN FALLS – Monday, April 10 the TFSD #411 Board of Trustees approved slight changes to the 2017-18 calendar they had previously approved in January. This change gives students and teachers Presidents’ Day, February 19, off and schedules a teacher training day when students do not attend school on February 20. To maintain the number...

TFSD Bell Schedule Committee Announces Start and End Times for the 2017-18 School Year.

TWIN FALLS – Over the past year, a committee with a broad representation, including staff, parents, community members, and students reviewed previous school start and end times to determine if the current schedule should be changed. An initial survey was administered and over 3,000 people responded. There were two themes that emerged from that survey...

TFSD #411 Board of Trustees Announces New Superintendent

The Twin Falls School District #411 Board of Trustees is pleased to announce Dr. Brady Dickinson will be filling the role of superintendent for the 2017-18 school year. They made this announcement Monday, April 3 at 7:30 a.m. at the District Office Board Room. Board Trustee Mary Barron commented that while the district is changing...

Superhero Reading Night

Part of being a Title I school is getting to host one Academic Involvement Event for parents each semester.  Bickel puts on reading and math nights every year, and they are a blast!  This semester, our Title Team came up with a superhero themed night of fun for the whole family.  Parents, students, and teachers alike...

Powerful Voices

On Saturday, February 4th, the combined choirs of Bickel, Lincoln, and Oregon Trail Elementary joined together to sing for Powerful Voices.  This annual fundraiser, held at The Orpheum Theater, benefits the CASA program.  The students sang “The Power of One” by Bomshel, “You’ve Got a Friend” by Carole King, and “Lean On Me” by Bill...

Blizzard Bliss

The abundance of snow these last few weeks have led to an abundance of fun for all (teachers included)!  When we weren’t having a snow day, we were bundling up and heading outside to make some chilly memories at recess.  Here are a few pictures of the festivities…

Care Center Christmas

A very warm “Thank you!” comes from everyone at the Twin Falls Care Center!  On Friday, December 16th, six huge boxes stuffed with Christmas goodies were delivered to the retirement home residents.  We brought items such as coloring books, calendars, stuffed animals, socks, slippers, scarves, lotions, candies, brushes, blankets, and much more.  On top of the...

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