Bridgeport School District

To Build and Sustain a Legacy of Lifelong Learning!

  • Superintendent's Newsletter, April 17, 2017

    To:      Zeke Martinez, Wayne van Zwoll, Janie Jenkins, Tracy Zahn, Maggie Ochoa

    From:  Scott Sattler

    CC:     Debby Sharp, Tami Jackson, Diane Hull, Randy Hurley, Jesse Macy, Shawna Weiding

                Hanna Coffman, all staff. 

    Date:  4/17/17

    Re:      Supt. Report

    Strategic Plan Improvement Goals

    1. Ensure a school culture where every student is respected, safe, academically challenged and engaged.
    2. Ensure rigorous and relevant learning opportunities.
    3. Ensure high quality and effective personnel in all positions.
    4. Ensure strong partnerships with students, families, and community.
    5. Ensure district resources support the strategic plan.

    District items of interest:

    The next regularly scheduled school board meeting is April 24, 2017    6:00 pm, Superintendent’s Office.

    TOTAL Average Enrollment  846  (not counting pre-school in these totals)

    • HS Graduation is Friday June 2nd
    • 8th grade promotion will be Tuesday June 6th

    Ensure a school culture where every student is respected, safe, academically challenged and engaged:

    Congratulations! Bridgeport High School is receiving the 2016 Washington Achievement Award.

    Washington Achievement Award winners are selected using the Washington State Achievement Index which is based on statewide assessment data for the three previous years. The award is given in seven categories: Overall Excellence, High Progress, English Language Arts Growth, Math Growth, Extended Graduation Rate, English Language Acquisition, and Achievement Gap. Bridgeport High School is being recognized for:

    Overall Excellence

    Special Recognition Grad

    Ensure rigorous and relevant learning opportunities:

    • Smarter Balance Assessment/Science Measure of Student Progress testing will begin on April 25th.
    • 5th and 6th grade Math is Cool Teams are heading to Masters Competition on May 20th in Moses Lake.
    • Special programs has assisted in putting together several grant applications this past week in the areas of Robotics, MS after school program, and elementary books.  The community foundation will make a site visit on April 20th as a final step in the selection process.  Gear Up was not funded.
    • Prom is set for April 22nd from 8pm- 12:00.  In addition the FFA will provide a Chicken Fettuccini Dinner starting at 5:30 for those that pre-purchase their tickets.  This will cut down on students traveling to restaurants out of town.

    Ensure high quality and effective personnel in all positions:

    • Current positions open in our district: 
    • PE/Health, MS Special Education, MS CTE, Elementary Counselor, potentially Elementary Ed.

    Ensure strong partnerships with students, families, and community:

    • Middle School AVID has been working all year on a global awareness initiative in order to attend WE day in Seattle on April 21st, 2017. Bridgeport Middle school will only receive 20 tickets and that includes the Advisor so that means 19 students will go.  It is at the Key Arena in Seattle 9am-2:30pm.
    • Louise Day is coming to visit second grade with her therapy dog on May 18th 12:00 to 3:00. She is a certificated therapy dog owner and trainer.  She is insured, has a health card, and is certificated by the State of Washington to visit hospitals, schools and other settings with her dog(s).  Louise lives in Wenatchee with her dogs and husband and is affiliated with the Wenatchee Kennel Club.  She can also offer information to anyone interested in becoming a therapy dog trainer.
    • The Elementary School will host a Math Night – April 27.

    Ensure district resources support the strategic plan

    • Clear Risk Solutions will provide training to all staff on April 19th early release for professional development. 

    Upcoming Events     

    Wednesday      4/19/17            12:00     Early Release Prof. Dev.

    Friday              4/21/17           9-2:30    WE day  (MS students)         Seattle Key Arena

    Saturday          4/22/17           8-12      Combined Prom                   Bridgeport High School

    Monday           4/24/17            6 pm     School Board Meeting           District office

    Thursday         4/27/14            5:30     Excellence Banquet               Winthrop   







    April 18th 4:30pm


    Baseball vs Waterville

    High School




    Softball vs Waterville

    High School




    Track & Field Meet

    High School




    Soccer at Liberty Bell

    High School

    Liberty Bell






    April 19th 4:00pm


    Track & Field Meet

    Middle School







    April 20th 3:30/5:30pm


    Baseball at Omak

    High School




    Soccer vs Tonasket

    High School







    April 22nd 10:00am


    Soccer at Manson

    High School

    Manson-No JV