FLEX Family Newsletter
June 11th, 2021
Upcoming Dates to Note
Student Chromebook and iPad End of the School Year Plan
Device Drop-off Dates
See below if you need to drop off your device or not.
Drop off dates at Tumwater (Timberland) are:
- Thursday, June 17th from 4:00-7:00pm
- Friday, June 18th from 8:30-1:00pm
Elementary Students (Grades K-5)
Elementary students need to return their Chromebooks and iPads (with the power cord and stylus on the newer Chromebooks) to Tumwater at the end of the school year. Students who are in summer school can keep their device for summer school.
Secondary students (Grades 6-12)
- All students grade 6-11 who will be attending a BSD school in the fall should keep their device for the summer unless they prefer to turn it in.
- Any students not returning to BSD in the fall need to turn in their Chromebook (with stylus and power cord) to Tumwater at the end of the school year unless they are attending summer school. Summer school students will return their devices at the end of summer school.
- Seniors will need to turn in their Chromebook (with the power cord and stylus) to Tumwater as soon as they finish school unless they’re in summer school. Summer school students will return their devices at the end of summer school.
If your student attends FLEX now and plans on staying next year, there is no need to re-enroll; students are automatically enrolled at FLEX for the 2021-22 school year.
If your student is going to attend a different school next fall, please contact FLEX at firstname.lastname@example.org and the other school with this information.
If you or someone you know has a student who will be joining us for the first time next fall, please visit our enrollment page on the FLEX website to register.
More Science Olympiad Success
Science Olympiad competitions are like academic track meets consisting of 21 different events where top 60 teams from across the nation compete with each other for the top 6 spots for each individual event. The events cover a very wide and diverse range of topics like Crime Busters (Forensic Science), Disease Detectives, Fossils, Reach for the stars etc... For each topic Students are provided specific targeted areas where they are expected to master and gain in-depth knowledge.
For the event of Game On teams are required to develop a fully functional Video Game using the "Scratch" platform on a specific scientific theme that is disclosed only at the start of the trial.
The game developed is required to use at 4 different scientific concepts based on the given theme and include both user controlled and autonomous characters (AKA sprites) programmed with a complex range of movements and capable of interacting with each other and game background. The games are judged in 22 different areas covering over 150 attributes including everything from code style, code comments, type of music and sounds used, quality of graphics for the background and sprites etc...
Thank you Dutch Bros Coffee for celebrating our seniors with us!
"This is Kalapuyan Land" Inspired Art by 6th Graders
Homemade Arts club started a cookbook!
Summer Meal Program
This summer, children can access free breakfasts and lunches through the federally-funded Summer Food Service Program sponsored by the Beaverton School District Nutrition Services Department. All children, ages 1 through 18 years, are eligible. There is no application or registration required. Parents or guardians may pick up meals for children who aren’t able to be present.
For more information, up-to-date serving times and a map of Summer Meal Service sites, visit the Summer Meal Service webpage.
Digital Summer Access
Looking for ways to stay digitally connected to learning this summer? Try some of these engaging and interactive digital activities with your student(s).
The Digital Summer Access website has tools for reading, math, science, PE and more.
Students will need their BSD username and password information to access many of these so be sure to get that information from your teacher before June 18.
Thanks for reading!
Principal FLEX Online School