September 11, 2019
Notes from Mrs. Klueppel...
Please note the following items for your attention:
- Thank you to everyone that attended our WatchDOGS kickoff event yesterday. We had 300 people attend and currently have 100 Dads signed up. Please see the QR Code to the right, if you are a Dad that would like to register for WatchDOGS.
- Volunteer Form: If you plan on volunteering in the school at any time during the year, please complete a volunteer form. Volunteer forms only need to be completed once while your child attends BG.
- If your child missed picture day this week, don't worry. Retakes are on 10/21.
- Walk to School Day is Oct. 2
SIP Days: Dismissal is at 11:40 AM:
Attention 5th Grade Band Families
Fifth grade band members will begin morning rehearsals soon! Please see details below:
Tuesday, September 17
Wasco School-4N782 School Street Wasco
7:15 AM Main Doors open
Bell-Graham students will take a bus after rehearsal to
return to Bell-Graham.
- Please make sure your child brings their band instrument, book, and binder!
- Rehearsals will continue every Tuesday that school is in session until the end of April.
- If you have any questions please contact Ms. Rice: Marianne.firstname.lastname@example.org
Walk to School Day - Oct. 2
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Sept 16 Kindergarten Girl Scout Informational Meeting, BG 3-4:30pm
Sept 16 DEADLINE FOR PARKING SPOT RAFFLE
Sept 17 PTO Meeting 1:30pm Teacher’s Lounge--all are welcome!
Sept 17 Spirit Wear Orders Due
Sept 17 Buona Beef Fundraiser Dinner
Sept 23 Girl Scout Bonfire
Oct 7-11 Book Fair
Oct 11 Staff Appreciation Chili Luncheon, sign up here to bring items
Oct 25 FALL FEST, 6-8pm
The first session of STEM Club (Robotics) is FULL!
The second session which will focus on Bridges and Engineering is now open for registration. It will take place on 10/9, 10/16, 10/23 and 10/30 from 3-4:30 and is open to 2nd-5th graders. Sign up NOW, class size is limited to 12 students.
NEW! PARENT EXPRESS (PARENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY):
Are you looking for opportunities to help with school-wide projects and events during the school day? (Think picture day, parent shepherds, copy tasks, assemblies, last minute requests, etc). Sign up for the PARENT EXPRESS, a volunteer pool that will get notifications of when and where the office or PTO needs help. If you are interested, please email Heather Trask at email@example.com
Please join us for our first PTO meeting for the year on Tuesday Septmber 17th at 1:30 in the Teacher’s Lounge
BUONA BEEF FUNDRAISER DINNER:
Tuesday Sept 17: Bell Graham's first bobcat dinner for the school year is at Buona Beef. Meet up with your family and friends for a fun meal. Buona Beef will donate 20% of your bill back to Bell Graham. Click here for flyer (please show when ordering), and for more information.
This year’s FALL FEST will be held on Friday, October 25th, 2019 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Fall Fest is one of Bell Graham's biggest fundraisers of the year! All of the children get to wear their costumes and celebrate with exciting games, prizes, raffles, food, face painting, candy, crafts, haunted hallways, taping the teachers and fun! It is an event you will not want to miss, and fun for all ages!
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UPDATE! The winner will be pulled at the PTO meeting on September 17th, pay NOW to enter!
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BG PTO Facebook Page There will be updates posted frequently.
Absences should be called in before 8:40 AM if your child will be absent for any portion of the day. The number is 331-228-2100 and has voicemail. You can call during the evening or overnight and leave a message. Please leave your child’s name, their teachers name and the reason why your child is out. If they are ill, please indicate their symptoms (headache, vomiting, etc.).