BETHKE BISON BULLETIN

May 12, 2019

STAAR WEEK THIS WEEK!

This week our 3rd, 4th and 5th Graders will be taking the STAAR Test. In order to provide the best testing environment, our campus will be closed to visitors. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!
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Upcoming Events:


May 13th -May 17th--CAMPUS CLOSED TO VISITORS STAAR WEEK

May 13th--STAAR--3rd (Math), 4th (Math), 5th (Math ReTest)

May 14th--STAAR--3rd (Reading), 4th (Reading), 5th (Reading ReTest)

May 15th--STAAR--5th (Science) and make-ups

May 16th--STAAR Make-Ups

May 17th--STAAR Make-Ups

May 19th-May 24th-Educational Bosses' Week

May 21st--Kinder Awards @ 12:00, 5th Grade EOY Social @ 2:45

May 22nd--Awards: 4th @ 9:35, 3rd @ 10:30, 1st @ 1:00, 2nd @ 2:00

May 23rd--LAST DAY OF SCHOOL--Early Dismissal @ 12:40

5th Awards @ 10:00

Report Cards go Home

Bethke Cares about the Kang Family

As you may know, one of our families lost their son, GaRam Kang tragically last weekend. Many of you have asked how we might support them with their loss. We will be collecting cards and gift cards in the front office if you would like to help.


Thank you for keeping this family in your thoughts!

You can NOW TRACK YOUR CHILD'S BUS!

In keeping with the Katy ISD Mission, we continue to strive to be the leader in educational excellence. To that end, your campus has been selected to participate in the Katy ISD GPS Bus Tracking Pilot Program. Global Positioning Systems (GPS) are navigation systems that allow the Transportation Department to electronically track buses. This pilot program will allow parents whose students are currently eligible bus riders to download the EDULOG Parent Portal Lite mobile app in order to track their child’s bus.


After downloading EDULOG’s Parent Portal Lite mobile app, parents can track their child’s bus and watch it move on a map while it is on its route. Additionally, parents will be able to locate their child’s bus in real-time and even set up ALERT ZONE notifications. Instructions related to the installation of the application are attached. You will need a “Campus Code” to access your child’s bus information. Your Campus Code is: 67048402


With this campus code, you can download the Edulog Lite app from the Google Play Store (Android) or the Apple Store, follow the attached directions, and start tracking your student’s bus.

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact Lisa Clark at MelissaLClark@katyisd.org.

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PLEASE DO NOT DROP STUDENTS OFF ON THE STREET!

Many parents are dropping their students off on the street and then students are walking to the front of the school. We ask that you DO NOT do this. It is unsafe for your children and those driving on Ventana Lakes Parkway. The car rider has been empty as early as 8:05, and that is the safest way to deliver your student to school.


PLEASE DO NOT PUT YOUR OWN CHILD AND OTHERS AT RISK!



Thank you!

Awards Schedule

The schedule for awards is in our upcoming events. We will be modifying our awards ceremony and will only be recognizing a few of our awards in the ceremony. Not all students will receive an award during the awards ceremony. Each grade level will be hosting a celebration after the awards ceremony, which is where the majority of awards will be presented. Your child's teacher will be sending more information soon.

Check out this Bully Prevention Video!

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Bully Prevention Information

“Report bullying anonymously through the Katy ISD Bullying Tip Line.”

https://tinyurl.com/y75zd5lm

“Need help using the Katy ISD Bullying Tip Line? Check this out.”

https://tinyurl.com/y9oymhqo

“Do you know how to recognize bullying behavior? Watch this video.”

https://tinyurl.com/yary4r8e

“Katy ISD has rigorous bullying prevention policies. What are they?”

https://tinyurl.com/y8s6dlc3

“There is no place for bullying in Katy ISD. Check out this video that describes physical and
verbal bullying.”

https://tinyurl.com/ybjyw7to

“Cyberbullying has no place in our schools. See what it may look like.”

https://tinyurl.com/y79k4c7x

“What is social bullying?”

https://youtu.be/Beo9hq1eoIM

PTA Information and Website


Bethke PTA Website:


www.bethke.my-pta.org

Bethke Staff Shout Outs!

We have a wonderful staff here at Bethke. Why not give a "Shout Out!" to a staff member who deserves celebrating? Click on the link below!


https://goo.gl/forms/8B2LzMDRkmKw4Flm2

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