Are you on Facebook? There are a number of Birch Lane-affiliated groups with which you can connect to get and share information (and cute pictures, of course).
Birch Lane PTA: https://www.facebook.com/BirchLanePTA
Birch Lane Montessori Parent Advisory Committee: https://www.facebook.com/groups/BLMPAC/
Birch Lane Gardens: https://www.facebook.com/birchlane.gardens
Birch Lane Library: https://www.facebook.com/Thank-You-Birch-Lane-Elementary-108916492526543
Birch Lane Community Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/246317248907779/
DJUSD official page: https://www.facebook.com/DavisJointUnifiedSchoolDistrict/
DJUSD parent group: https://www.facebook.com/DjusdParentGroup/
For equity the PTA is having the school send out communications to the whole school from the Principal. We also post on our Birch Lane PTA Facebook Page and the information also gets posted in the Facebook Birch Lane Community Group.