BSE Bear Bulletin

October 2, 2015


Friday, October 2nd - HALF DAY - students dismissed at 12:01pm

Saturday, October 17th - PTO Mattress Sale 10:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday, October 20th - Picture Re-take day

Thursday, October 22nd and Friday, October 23rd - Fall Break

Next Newsletter published on October 16th. All info to Mrs. Kiel ( on or before October 14th, please!

Lunch and Rotation Schedule for Upcoming Week(s)

September 21st, Week 3 on lunch menu

  • Monday, 10/5 - Day 6
  • Tuesday, 10/6 - Day 1
  • Wednesday, 10/7 - Day 2
  • Thursday, 10/8 - Day 3
  • Friday, 10/9 - Day 4

September 28th ,Week 1 on lunch menu

  • Monday, 10/12 - Day 5
  • Tuesday, 10/13 - Day 6
  • Wednesday, 10/14 - Day 1
  • Thursday, 10/15 - Day 2
  • Friday, 10/16 - Day 3


School pictures were sent home on October 1st. If you are not happy with your child's picture, please return the entire package on re-take day. Re-take day is scheduled for Tuesday, October 20th.

If you have a student that is new or was absent on picture day, we have order forms in the office.

HoME is coming to Parents Night Out

On Friday, October 9th Parents Night Out will be IMMEDIATELY AFTER SCHOOL to 6:15 p.m. for Brooks School students (K-4) only, younger or older siblings may not attend. Reservations will be accepted on a first come first serve basis by returning the reservation form that was sent home with your child this week. Requested donation is $8.00 for first child, $5.00 for additional children. Reservation confirmations will be sent home with students one day prior to the event. Students may bring money for concessions/refreshments to be sold for $1.00 each. This event is sponsored by the Fourth Grade in order to raise money for the Fourth Grade Field Trip. Thank you for your generous support.

Thank you

A huge thank you goes to Kim Carlson, Jenny Kraus and their committee members for making this years Back to School Bash a success! Thank you for your endless hours of work!

Book Fees are now past due

A reminder that all book fees were due on September 15th. If you have not paid your student’s book fees, please do so as soon as possible. You can pay on-line via your Skyward accounts or if you wish to pay by check you can drop it off to the office or send it in with your student. Label your envelope “Book Fees”. Any additional questions contact Janet Pietz, BSE Treasurer at

Spring Grant Receipients

The Hamilton Southeastern Schools Foundation recognized Spring 2015 grant recipients at the September 28 School Board Meeting. Congratulations to Heidi Stan (RJH), Emily Mitchell (RJH), Angel Myers (NBE), Kristin Patrick (BSE), Jennifer Pope (FHS), Lisa Lederach (All Elementary Schools), Vince Lidy (HSEHS), Beth Garrison (District Wide Nursing), Kathy Seitz (District Wide DI), Janet Chandler (HSEHS), Chrissy Pogue (FOCUS) and Steve Baney (FJH). Special thanks to community partners Allegion, Church Church Hittle & Antrim, Geist Half Marathon, and Tri Kappa. For more details on the projects selected visit .

#WeNeedDiverseBooks Slideshow

Our BSE Staff Apprecation is THE BEST!

Thank you goes to BSE Staff Appreciation for the goodies on 9/25 and the donuts and cider on 10/2. We are so lucky to have such a wonderful PTO that takes such good care of us!

Thinking of buying a new mattress for your home?

Consider a purchase at the Brooks School Elementary Mattress Fundraiser, Saturday, October 17th from10:00a.m. until 6:00p.m. in the BSE gym. Very generous proceeds from this organization go to the BSE PTO to support our staff and students. Mark your calendar today!

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Kellogg's Happy Birthday Program

As a participant in the Kellogg’s Happy Birthday program, HSE Nutrition & Food Services will be celebrating birthdays once a month with a special treat. On one Tuesday of every month we will have “Birthday Day” to celebrate all student birthdays that month. Any student who purchases a meal deal on “Birthday Day” will receive a Rice Krispies Treat with their lunch.

“Birthday Day” Schedule:

· September 22nd (Celebrate August & September Birthdays)

· October 20th

· November 17th

· December 15th

· January 19th

· February 23rd

· March 15th

· April 19th

· May 17th (Celebrate May-July Birthdays)

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Pasta Bowl Champs are:

Fishers High School, Riverside Intermediate and New Britton Elementary. The big winners are the more than 40 county food pantries that will benefit from 13,500lbs of pasta! That is 108,000 servings! Special thanks to Meijer and ProShred. Riverside Intermediate collected the most pasta district wide and will receive a gift card from Buca di Beppo!

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Looking for a volunteer opportunity?

Fishers Parks & Recreation hopes you’re as excited for the fall as we are. There are a ton of great volunteer opportunities coming up, and we’d love to have you participate. Thank you to everyone that worked so hard to make the summer successful, and thank you to those who are already signed up for fall events. Email or call 317-595-3151 for more details or to sign up.

Family Pumpkin Festival

The Family Pumpkin Festival is on the horizon! We’re looking for pumpkin carvers to join us any time between 3 and 6 p.m., on September 27. If carvers are under the age of 18, a parent or guardian must be with them. If with a group, such as a Boy Scout troop, one adult leader for every 6-10 participants must be present.

Pumpkin Luminary Hike

What could be better than a fall evening at Ritchey Woods Nature Preserve? Volunteer for the Pumpkin Luminary Hike on October 2, and you’ll have the chance to enjoy an evening in the park. Volunteers act as trail monitors and act as campfire monitors. Trail monitors must be 14 years old or older, and campfire monitors must be 18 years old or older. Bring a flashlight and dress for the weather! Shifts are from 5:45 to 8:15 p.m. and 7:45 to 10:15 p.m.

Boo Bash

The City of Fishers is looking for more than a dozen additional volunteers to assist with the Boo Bash trick-or-treating event at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater, 6 Municipal Drive, from 3 to 5 p.m. and 5 to 9 p.m. Volunteers will be helping with vendors and other event specifics and must be at least 18-years-old.

Volunteers will assist with helping vendors load in, monitor restrooms, run the costume contest, help at the Parks tent, and help in the concession stand.

Volunteers must be at least 18 years old. Please let us know what your t-shirt size is by October 12. Volunteers are encouraged to wear orange and any Halloween head wear or capes, except for masks.

Adopt a Grandparent

Make someone’s day, and volunteer at Adopt a Grandparent this fall and winter! Volunteers will participate in games, crafts, activities, socializing with seniors, and in general, have a fun and relaxing time. Volunteers must be between the ages of 18 and 40. The shift is from 9:45 to 11 a.m. every Monday from November 16 to December 21 at Roy G. Holland Memorial Park.

PlayFULL Hours

One of our monthly programs for toddlers and young children needs one or two volunteers in the near future. The upcoming volunteer opportunity for PlayFULL Hours runs on November 20 from 9 a.m. to noon.

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Makerspace...BSE's begins brainstorming how to utilize our learning spaces!

Help BSE Intiate a Makerspace Component - Stage 1

LEGOS!!!! BSE NEEDS LEGOS! Not just any old Lego piece, but the flat building foundations, usually green, that children initiate their constrictive ideas on. These typically come in a variety of sizes and can be different colors. BSE WOULD LOVE ANY SIZE OF THIS TYPE OF LEGO FOUNDATION.

Makerspace Goal #1: Create a flat wall surface, behind the current creation stage in the library, to allow for students to construct ideas to further enhance their collaboration on video presentation etc.

HOW TO HELP: Bring in your old flat Lego surfaces to the BSE office!

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12690 Promise Road

Fishers, IN 46038

(317) 845-5582

S.P.O.R.T.S. Basketball Registration – Boys and girls basketball registrations are still being accepted with a $10 late fee. Registration forms are available at the S.P.O.R.T.S. office, on the S.P.O.R.T.S. website, at all HSE schools, and the Fishers Library. Parents may also register online and can pay with a credit card or can print the form and submit it to the S.P.O.R.T.S. office with a check or cash payment. Credit cards are not accepted in the office.

HSE-Fishers Boys Recreational Free Clinic – 2nd-5th grade - October 11, HSE High School Auxiliary Gym – Registration Required

2nd Grade: 12:00-1:30 p.m. 3rd Grade: 1:30-3:00 p.m. 4th Grade: 3:00-4:30 p.m. 5th Grade: 4:30-6:00 p.m.

The clinic is for rec players only that are registered for the league. Registration for the clinic is required and spaces are limited! Registration for the clinic will open soon on the boys basketball website,

Fishers-HSE Girls Recrational Basketball Evaluations

Sunday, October 11 – FHS Auxiliary Gym

3rd and 4th grade: 12:30-1:30 p.m. 5th and 6th grade: 1:30-2:30 p.m. 7th and 8th grade: 2:30-3:00 p.m.

Please make every effort to attend. If you are unable to attend your scheduled time, you can come any time during evaluations. You must attend evaluations for any special requests to be considered. If you are unable to attend at all, please contact our rec league commissioner, Todd Rairden ( so we can get your daughter’s height and an assessment of her skills. There will not be evaluations for the 1st/2nd grade division.

HSE-Fishers Boys Recreational Basketball Evaluations Sunday, October 18 – HSE High School Auxiliary Gym

Times to be announced

HSE-Fishers Boys Basketball is now taking applications for new board members. The league is volunteer based and can only succeed with help from our families. Please consider giving some of your time to help serve the youth of our community. Contact with questions.

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Fishers Cubs Volleyball Club


Fishers Cubs Volleyball Club is built on the development of student athletes. The Cubs main emphasis will be to provide a learning atmosphere for girls to develop and improve their volleyball skill sets; that will be important for the long term benefit of the athletes. Positive intensity is the coaching staff’s theme for each practice and tournament. Coaches attempt to give athletes all of the instruction and motivation needed to cultivate a learning environment, the rest is up the athlete to take advantage of the opportunity placed in front of them.

Parent Meeting

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Riverside Jr. High, LGI Room, 7 PM

We will accept pre registrations for tryouts at this meeting and through the date of tryouts.

Visit for more information


All tryouts will be held at Riverside Jr. High in the Main Gym, with a $25 Mini-Camp Evaluation Fee. All teams will be made by grade level (4th-8th grade), but athletes may be moved up if skill level is appropriate. You must attend both tryout sessions to be considered for the team.

Monday, November 2nd from 6-8 pm (registration beginning at 5:30 pm)

Main Gym-Court 1: 7th & 8th Grade athletes

Main Gym-Court 2: 5th & 6th Grade athletes

Aux Gym: 4th Grade athletes

Tuesday, November 3rd from 6-8 pm

Main Gym-Court 1: 7th & 8th Grade athletes

Main Gym-Court 2: 5th & 6th Grade athletes

Aux Gym: 4th Grade athletes

*Please bring to tryouts:

Player Registration Form, $25 Mini-Camp Fee, T-Shirt (w/Last name on back), and Recent Picture

Our goal is to have at least 1 team in each of the following age grades 8th, 7th, 5th-6th, 4th.

After teams are made, there will be a mandatory parent meeting on 11/11/15, RJH at 7 pm.

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