May 1, 2017

It's Teacher Appreciation Week!

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week! Why not jot your teacher a note about how much they are appreciated? Our teachers are the best and they work so hard to be sure they are prepared for our students to learn. This is a great time to thank them for spending their time with your child!

Busy Time of Year!

Please check below for the important dates coming up. Between state testing, field trips, performances and awards, there is something special happening almost every day at Bethke!

Upcoming Dates!

5/3--Core Essential--Determination--Wear Black

5/4--Second Grade Music Program

5/1-5/4--Spring Book Fair


5/8--3rd & 4th Grade Math STAAR and 5th Math Re-test

5/9--3rd & 4th Grade Reading STAAR and 5th Reading Re-test

5/9--Second Grade Field Trip to SHAW Center

5/10--5th Grade Science STAAR Test

5/12--VIPS Celebration at Merrell Center

5/17--Third Grade Field Trip to Zoo

5/18--Fifth Grade Spring Concert

5/29--Memorial Day--SCHOOL HOLIDAY

5/30--Kinder Awards at 12:00

5/31--Awards-- 4th-9:30, 3rd-10:30, 1st-1:00, 2nd-2:00,

6/1--Last Day of School--5th Awards--10:00, Early Dismissal @ 12:40

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After 8:20?

If your student arrives after 8:20, we ask you to park and walk them into the school to get a tardy slip. This is for your student's safety. Also remember that students should not be dropped off in the parking lot, only in the drop off lane. Again, this is to keep all of our students safe, and we appreciate you following those procedures.


We've noticed quite a few parents dropping off students in the front parking lot instead of going through the car rider line. Remember, if you are not walking in with your student, you should go through the car rider line. Dropping students off in the front parking lot is a serious safety concern. Our car rider line moves very quickly in the morning and is the safest way to get your student into the school. Thank you for following this request.

"The strength of the Bison is the Herd, and the strength of the Herd is the Bison! "