Baltz Sunday Storytime

and Weekly Announcements April 3, 2022

Things You Should Know This Week

Hello Baltz Families!

Sunday Storytime is off again this week. We are busy preparing for the Masked Reader on Friday night at 6:30 sharp!


Thursday April 7th, There will be Baskets of Hope distributed in the front circle from 12:30-2:30 (while supplies last). Sponsored by our community partners at the Delaware Dream Center. Scroll down for more information below.


We have a full week of learning ahead. Looking forward to lots of hard work as we head toward Spring Break which begins next Friday 4/15.


It is Assistant Principal Appreciation Week. Let Mrs. Palma know how great you think she is!


Be SMART Programs will begin at Baltz this week. This is part of the service offered to schools in Delaware by the non-profit agency Prevent Child Abuse Delaware to provide programming dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect. The programs will cover a variety of topics related to personal safety for children. There is a letter specific to your child's grade level program. Scroll down to access the letters below.


Unified Arts Special Schedule for this week:

(PE, Art, Music, Library, and the Learning Lab)

Do you know which day your child has PE? Please have them wear sneakers to school on PE day.


Monday 4/4 = Day 3

Tuesday 4/5 = Day 4

Wednesday 4/6 = Day 5

Thursday 4/7 = Day 1

Friday 4/8 = Day 2


Good News- Baltz will be having a summer program this summer for our current students in K-4. Applications will be available this week. It will run from June 27-July 27. It will be held on Mon-Thurs. from 8:30-12 pm.


Students in Grades K-3 will all be leaving their Chromebooks at school. If you haven't yet, please send your child's charger back to school along with their Chromebooks. Computer Carts will be returning to the classrooms.


Covid Updates

Mask Wearing is now optional in school. Click here to view district communications regarding updated policies.




Covid 19- Health Screener

Every day before sending your child to school you must do the Covid-19 Screener! If your child does not pass the screener, they must stay at home until cleared by a physician or until receiving a negative Covid Test.

Click here to review the Health Screener



Some Testing Dates:

  • DeSSA Testing for students in grades 3, 4, 5 begins in May.



Reminders:

  • School Doors open at 8:45. There is no supervision outside before 8:45. Walkers should not arrive at school before 8:45.
  • Students will go outside to play during recess, as weather permits. Please send your child with weather appropriate clothing for outdoor play.


Scroll down to learn more about:

  • Coming Soon- Mark Your Calendars
  • Sunday Storytime- off this week
  • Be Smart - Students Safety Program
  • The Masked Reader
  • Baltz Bears PTA- Get the Box Tops App to earn money for our school
  • Daily Covid-19 Screener info for Staff and Students
  • Baltz Title 1 School Information
  • Resources for Parents: Dress Code Details, Links for the General Parent Handbook and the MTSS (Positive Behavior ) Parent handbooks and other parent resources

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Be SMART - Programming for Children

Be SMART Programs will begin at Baltz this week. This is part of the service offered to schools in Delaware by the non-profit agency Prevent Child Abuse Delaware to provide programming dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect. The programs will cover a variety of topics related to personal safety for children. There is a letter specific to your child's grade level program, below.
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The Masked Reader

Friday, April 8th, 6:30pm

This is an online event.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Sunday Storytime is taking a week off!

A New Episode will return next week!

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Mark Your Calendars!


  • April 5th - Baltz Bears PTA Meeting - 5:30 pm - Zoom- Cancelled
  • April 7th - Easter Baskets of Hope Giveaway 12:30-2:30- while supplies last
  • April 8th- The Masked Reader
  • April 14th - MTSS - Play Day - In School Event
  • April 15- April 24 - Spring Break
  • April 28 - Kindergarten Registration Event -4:15-6:15

Daily Covid-19 Screener

Every day before sending your child to school you must do the Covid-19 Screener! If your child does not pass the screener, they must stay at home until cleared by a physician or until receiving a negative Covid Test.
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Baltz Title 1 School Information

Baltz Title 1 Parent Involvement Policy, Baltz Title 1 Parent, Teacher & School Compact, Title 1 Brochure for Parents, Red Clay Parent Engagement Policy & Red Clay Federal Programs Complaint Procedures

Resources for Parents

Dress Code Details

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Baltz Parent Handbook (General Info)

Click here to review the policies for Baltz Elementary.

Baltz Parent Handbook (general information) Spanish

Click here to review policies for Baltz Elementary.

MTSS (Positive Behavior Supports )Parent Handbook

Click here to learn more about our supports for positive behavior at Baltz

MTSS (PBS) Parent Handbook- Spanish

Click here to learn more about our supports for positive behavior at Baltz in Spanish!