Bonny Slope Elementary

March 5, 2020

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Dates To Remember

3/10 5th Grade Fly up to Cedar Park 9:30-11am

3/13 *Science Night 6:00-8:00pm

3/16 March Birthday Lunch Celebration

3/17 Assembly - Irish Dancing

3/19 *Geography Club Check Day

3/20 Principal Chat 2pm

3/23-3/27 NO SCHOOL - Spring Break


4/1 Conferences 4:00-8:00pm Stock the Pantry (Food Drive)

4/2 NO SCHOOL – Conferences 8:00am-8:00pm

Stock the Pantry (Food Drive)


4/8 Kindergarten Round Up 6:00-7:00pm - Tour for new families 5:30-6pm

4/10 NO SCHOOL - Grading Day

*BSCO Sponsored event

See our online calendar for more information and updates throughout the year.

Bonny Slope Calendar

Volunteer Background Check

Spring After School Activities - Sign Ups happening now!

Break the Norm Leadership - The Leader Within

Engineering for Kids - Master Machines

Hard Core Fitness - Indoor Soccer Class

Play Fit Fun - Before School Program

Science Matters - Enrichment Programs

TGA - Tennis Class

Yoga Playgrounds - Kids Yoga

Sunset Youth Lacrosse - Registration

Flyers for ALL Elementary Schools



We know the current spread of Coronavirus is on everyone’s minds. Our district has assembled a team that meets daily to monitor conditions around our schools and provide updates to the community. In an effort to have consistent messaging, communication with families about the Coronavirus will only be through the District approved messaging that is located on the District Coronavirus Information & Resources webpage. District messages will be updated daily around 4:30 p.m. and sent to all staff and parents.

Here at Bonny Slope, we asked all of our teachers to speak with our students on Monday about the importance of hand washing. Teachers showed videos to the students, and practiced these techniques. Teachers reported hearing from students that many of them don’t thoroughly wash their hands regularly, so we were glad to have this opportunity to talk about this life skill.

Here is one of the videos we liked:

If you have any hand sanitizer that you can share with your student's teacher we all would appreciate it!

As we celebrate Read Across America week here at Bonny Slope, it gives us pause to think about the power of reading in our lives. Think about the amount of reading you do in day-to-day interactions. From road signs to labels in a grocery store to texts we get from our loved ones, reading is a constant presence in our lives. Which leads us to think about one crucial factor in the reading development of our students: how much reading they do outside of school. An important part of reading growth happens when students are engaged in high-interest texts while at home. Taking 15-20 minutes at home at night significantly increases the amount of exposure our students get to words and vocabulary, no matter the form: independently, or in a read aloud. If you are looking for ideas for books, this website may be helpful!

Finally, the Bonny Slope Food Pantry is running low on food. The 5th Grade Diplomats planned a Food Drive during the month of March. Students will be stationed in front of the school every morning with a cart to collect any donations. Please find more details later in our Paw Prints.

Working with you for kids,

Janet and Jim



Celebrate Kindness Throughout the Year - Daily Activities Calendar for 2020
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Health Room in Need of Clothing

We are in need of pants/jeans/leggings for boys and girls, especially sizes 4-6. Thank you for any donation of used clothing your children have outgrown.


Food Drive - Sponsored by Bonny Slope's 5th Grade Diplomats

All during the month of March, Bonny Slope 5th grade will be collecting food to restock our Food Pantry.

Needed are:

· Any canned foods (fruits, vegetables)

· Soups

· Boxed cereals

· Mac and Cheese

· Crackers

· Chili

· Boxed Rice

· Boxed Pastas

· Any food that is easily shelved!

We will be collecting food outside of the school every morning during the month of March, up until Spring Break Look for our cart and posters.

Thank you in advance for helping fill our Food Pantry!

The Bonny Slope Diplomat Food Drive Committee


Preschool Applications are Now Available.

Preschool Applications are now being accepted for Bonny Slope Preschool 2020-2021. Your student must be 4 years old by September 1, 2020 to apply. Please complete the application found here and return the form to the Bonny Slope office (7:30am - 4pm). You will be notified about next steps in the process the week of May 11th.

Please contact our school office if you need additional information.



Kindergarten Registration - Open Now!

Any child who will be five (5) years of age on or before September 1 is eligible to enroll for Kindergarten at their designated home school. You can verify your designated home school


Online Registration is available for new student enrollment. After the online application has been submitted you will receive a follow up email from the school with any additional information that may be required. If you register online, you can also upload your child’s certificate of immunization, birth certificate and proof of address.

Bonny Slope will have a Kindergarten Roundup on April 8th at 6pm (5:30 will be a tour for new families). Please plan on attending with your future kindergartner!

Please share this with families with children that will be ready for Kindergarten this fall!


Bonny Slope Elementary

Principal: Janet Maza

Assistant Principal: Jim HIller

11775 NW McDaniel Rd.

Portland, OR 97229

Phone: 503.356.2040

Attendance: 503.356.2041