Big Lake Elementary Newsletter
MAY 19, 2022
HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING AT BLE
FY 23 SCHOOL CALENDAR
Next year's school calendar with school start date, winter/spring break dates, PD days and teacher work days (which means school for staff but not for students), parent/teacher conference days, among other dates.
REGISTRATION FOR NEXT SCHOOL YEAR
Starting August 3rd BLE will be open from 9:00 - 2:00 for you to use one of our computers to ernroll your student.
Don't forget to check out the local library's summer reading program!
COMMON SENSE MEDIA
Ever wonder if a book, tv show, movie, or app is appropriate for your child? Don't forget about commonsensemedia.org This site has resources for parents to make informed decisions about what their kids are watching, reading, etc. It is a great site!
BAND & CHOIR
3RD & 4TH GRADERS
YOU can join band next year at BLE as 4th & 5th graders. If you are interested please email Mrs. Hardman at email@example.com
Let's get you set up for band before school starts in the fall!
Q: Is it before or after school?
A: The only commitment outside of school hours is your concerts and your practice time at home. There are no extra practices before or after school.
Q: What instrument is right for me?
A: Check out bepartofthemusic.org and start deciding which instrument you like best. Also go to the music store - Matanuska Music - and they will be happy to let you try different instruments to see what will work best.
Q: Which instruments can I rent from the school?
A: Flutes, Clarinets, Trumpets, Trombones, and a few Baritones are available to rent as well as Bell kits.
Q: Which instrument is easiest?
A: They each have their own time when they are challenging, but I don't recommend flutes for 4th grade, they will suit you better in 5th grade.
MEDICATIONS TO BE PICKED UP
DO YOU HAVE A STUDENT GOIING INTO 6TH GRADE?
- Students who are entering 6th grade and are 11 -years of age or older must receive a Tdap immunization.
- 10-year-old students who are entering 6th grade will not be required to receive Tdap vaccine and will not be excluded from school, but they must be immunized when they turn 11-years-old. The parents need to provide proof of the immunization or provide the date that the vaccine will be given within 14 days of the student's 11th birthday.
OTHER SCHOOL INFO
LOST & FOUND
KIDS KUPBOARD FOR THE SUMMER
SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM
The Mat Su Borough School District Nutrition Services is pleased to announce our Summer Food Service Program through the month of June. Please refer to the below flyer for locations and times where meals will be available. The meals must be eaten onsite and will be free of charge to anyone who is 18 years of age or younger. Siblings and other community children are welcome to come and partake in meals. Big Lake Elementary students are welcome to go to any of the open sites to receive meals.