Van Buren Elementary
News & Updates - October 19
From the Principal's Office
Thank you to all families and our PTA for a very successful fall Fun Run. Students raised a record $15,000 to support PTA activities throughout the school year!
Wednesday October 26 and Monday October 31 are half days for all Van Buren students due to parent teacher conferences. We will plan on your child's normal dismissal routine (YMCA, parent pick up, or bus) unless you notify in advance of a change. See dismissal times below:
1/2 Day Dismissal Procedures:
- Parent pick-up 11:00 -11:15
- Buses load and leave campus 11:15-11:30
There are many great fall activities taking place. Please see below for more information about school picture day, Trunk or Treat, Veterans Day celebration, wreath & poinsettia sale, etc.
Please contact us if you have any questions (315-638-6121).
📸 School Picture Information 📸
School Picture Day is Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Pre-order school pictures using the QR code or go to bjkphotos.com. Paper order forms are also available in the main office.
Important Dates & Upcoming Events
October 26-28: Scholastic Book Fair
1/2 day for students; afternoon parent conferences
- Scholastic Book Fair
- Math & Reading Fun Night 6:00-7:00pm
- Scholastic Book Fair (evening hours 5:30-7:00)
- Trunk or Treat 6:00-8:00pm
- Scholastic Book Fair 6:00-8:00pm
1/2 day for students; afternoon parent conference
- School Picture Day
- No school for students; Superintendent Conference Day
- Van Buren Veterans Day Celebration
- Veteran's Day - No School (staff/students)
- End of the 1st marking period
Honoring Our Veterans
Annual Wreath & Poinsettia Sale
The Van Buren PTA Holiday Plant Sale is going on now!
Order your 14" wreath ($20), poinsettias ($10) and Christmas cactus ($6) now through November 9th. All orders will be through MemberHub https://vanburen.memberhub.com/store
Pickup is at school around the first week of December (date and time to be determined).
They make perfect gifts or decorations for your home so don't delay, order now using the above link of the QR code!
The Van Buren PTA is a volunteer organization that supports students and staff through a wide range of fun activities (book fairs, seasonal events, classroom materials, etc.). PTA is a great way to be involved in your child's school and anyone can join!
The next PTA meeting is xxxxxxxxx at 6:30 pm. Here is the information to log on to the meeting:
Meeting ID: 754 313 9749
You can access the PTA web page by clinking on the link. To view all of the detailed information, you need to sign up using the code HCXRGY for immediate access.
Opt-In for School Messenger Text Messages
If the District has your cell phone number in the Parent Portal (School Tool), it is easy to opt-in. Just text the word YES to 68453 from your cell phone. You should receive an opt-in confirmation message.
Many teachers post on Twitter and you can also follow Mrs. Cronin @CroninBee. The district website, the Van Buren school page and our Facebook page are other great resources.
Location: 20 Ford Street, Baldwinsville, NY, USA