Trailblazer Tribune

BRIDGE VALLEY'S NEWSLETTER

February 29, 2016

Social Supports for Our Community

Dear Bridge Valley Parents,

As your child’s Certified School Nurse I have the privilege and unique perspective of observing your children grow and change in the seven years they are at Bridge Valley. One of my responsibilities is calling upon you the parents when your children are ill, injured or in distress. No parent likes the call from the school nurse, “your child is ill, and needs to go home.” I understand it can be challenging to raise children today with the stressors of multiple jobs, demands outside and inside the home.


I have observed that parents, children, and our school community do best when families have developed a social and emotional support outside of the immediate relatives. Some of you have both sets of parents close by, cousins, siblings and many friends you can turn to in times of need. But for other families who may be from another state or nation, the luxury of such support does not exist.


Although it is a very difficult leap to make, I encourage you to develop a support system to help you in times of need. It is not a weakness but strength. The community, agency or person you ask to help may just think it’s a privilege, not a burden.


For resources you may find helpful please click here. Please know I too am your resource and feel privileged when called upon for advice and support.


Mary Horvath


We don’t accomplish anything in this world alone…and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one’s life and all the weavings of individual threads from one another that creates something.” ~Sandra Day O’Connor.

Third Grade Students Analyze Motion Using Excel

Science Alive Week Begins!

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Kindergarten Celebrates the 100th Day of School

6th Grade Authors

Doors

Why do you keep on slamming me

Your shoves are like some stinging bees

What did I ever do to you

Your making me want to hate you too

I know all your secrets

I could tell them real quick

You better back off

Or I’ll give you a kick

Stop twisting my knob

And being a snob

You wish you had never done that

Or I’ll sneak in a rat

Now that you know what I can do

You know that doors have feelings too


By Lauren Curry and Colette Bush

Winner of Honorable Mention in CB Recipe Contest

Rainbow Flatbread Pizza

By: Mary Kate Stranix at Bridge Valley Elementary

Ingredients:

Flatbread

1 cup pizza sauce

1 cup of mozzarella cheese

4 cups rainbow veggies (broccoli, green pepper, yellow peppers, orange peppers, grape tomatoes, red onion, thinly sliced purple potatoes)

1 tsp. olive oil

Directions:

Pre-heat oven to 425F.

Lay out flatbread on baking pan.

Put an even amount of pizza sauce on the flatbread.

Sprinkle the cheese on the flatbread.

Arrange the veggies in a rainbow pattern.

Bake for 20 min until the veggies are cooked and crust is golden.

Slice and serve!

- See more at: http://www.cbsd.org/Page/32884#sthash.vkvLeEHw.dpuf

Celebrity Scoop Night at Sweet Pea Ice Cream

Come join us for a cool treat and raise some money for
Bridge Valley Elementary School…

On Wednesday March 30, we will be having a Celebrity Scoop Night at Sweet Pea Ice Cream from 4-8pm.


Bring in this flyer, or say you are with Bridge Valley, and 20% of your purchase will be donated to the Bridge Valley HSA.

Questions: contact Gabby Lockwood gabbylockwood@gmail.com

We hope to see everyone there!


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Bridge Valley and Operation Helping Hand Food Drive

Bridge Valley is teaming up with Operation Helping Hand for a food drive sponsored by the United Way. For more information please click here.

Just Running

Just Running will kick off its season Wednesday, March 30th.

Registration opened Thursday, February 25th and will close on Wednesday, March 9th.

We are looking for more volunteers, if you can help out please email Bridget Loftus at Bridgetm24@msn.com


Welcome Letter


Sign Up Form

2nd Grade Swim Initiative at the YMCA

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Central Bucks School District Community School - Aquatic News

Fall, Spring, and Summer Group Swim Lessons


The Group Swim Lesson Program is a great way for your children to get comfortable in the water, while having fun at the same time! If you are looking for your child to learn the basics or improve their strokes this program is right for you!


For information about our group and private lessons, lesson times, and registration information. Click here.

Kindergarten and New Student Registration

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Volunteering at BVE

We value the time our BVE community members give to the school and the children, be it classroom time or school wide events. To learn more about the many committees or to join a specific one, please visit the Committee Page under Parent/Students/Home and School/Committees or BVE Committees.

Fundraising (Passive)

Please register your Giant Rewards Card for free money for our school.

Box Top$ for Education

Please collect Box Top$ for Education! This is a huge potential for free money for our school. Ask your family and neighbors to save too!

Labels for Education

Labels for Education is a fun and easy program where families and members of the community work together to “Earn Free Stuff” for their school! Simply collect and bring in the UPCs from over 2,500 participating products. Let's help Bridge Valley start checking items off the wish list. To view list of participating products click here.
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