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January 10, 2020

Bridgeport Elementary School

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Contact information

Email: bridgeportattendance@ttsd.k12.or.us

Office: (503) 431- 4200

Fax: (503) 431-4210

Attendance: (503) 431-4220

Address: 5505 SW Borland Rd. Tualatin OR 97062


School Hours: 8:10am-2:30pm

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A Letter from Jordan Mills

Dear Bridgeport Families,


Happy new year! I hope you enjoyed a restful winter break and a family-filled holiday season!


As many of you noticed, our Superintendent’s blog earlier this school year referenced the excellent academic growth that our Bridgeport students have been making over the last year. In her October communication, she noted that according to Oregon State School Report Card results, all of our Bridgeport students, regardless of circumstances, made at least one year’s worth of progress according to the measures used. Our students are impressive! But what is even more impressive is the continued growth we have seen into the winter this year. Teacher teams have increased the frequency of their data meetings and are working hard to adjust their instruction to meet student needs. As a result, we are seeing a tremendous number of students growing at very ambitious rates and large groups of students that are on pace to outperform the spring reading benchmarks.


While much of this success can be attributed to the instructional choices of our teachers, none of it would be possible without the strong foundation created by our positive school environment and our family partnerships. These partnerships include the work that all of you do to enrich our environment here at Bridgeport and also the support and encouragement you provide our students at home. Though it seems simple, the importance of consistently having students read for at least twenty minutes per day outside of school hours and also practicing fluency with basic math facts cannot be overstated. The development of these basic academic skills must be supported at home and is critical for long term student success in middle and high school. As a parent, I can appreciate that this is no small ask! Thank you for your continued efforts to consistently support this practice at home.


I am looking forward to all of the incredible growth our students will make in 2020! As always, I welcome your questions and feedback. Please contact me if you would like to talk more.


Sincerely,


Jordan Mills

Principal

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A Note from our Nurse

Too Sick for School?


Below are some guidelines to help you make the decision about when to keep your child home from school. The recommendations are based on the guidelines provided by the Communicable Disease Program of Washington County Department of Health and Human Services. They were developed to help prevent the spread of potentially contagious disease.

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Mark Your Calendars!

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PTO Meeting

Wednesday, Jan. 15th, 6:30-7:30pm

Bridgeport Elementary School

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Culturize Book Discussion

Wednesday, Jan. 15th, 5:30-6:30pm

Bridgeport Elementary School Library

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Cookie Dough Fundraiser

We raised over $7,000 this year in our cookie do fundraiser! A big thanks to Bob’s Cold Storage for donating a trailer freezer to help us keep our orders frozen, allowing us to offer more pick-up options. Thank you for supporting Bridgeport and enjoy your cookies!

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Pastini Restaurant Nights

Monday, Jan. 13th, 11am to Tuesday, Jan. 14th, 9pm

7307 Southwest Bridgeport Road

Tigard, OR

Eat pasta while raising money for a good cause. Mention Bridgeport Elementary School when you order lunch or dinner and Pastini will donate 20% of your check to Bridgeport Elementary School.

Monday, Jan. 20th, 8am-2:30pm

Tigard-Tualatin School District

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Teacher Workday

Monday, Jan. 27th, 8am-2:30pm

Bridgeport Elementary School

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School + You = Success

Your child’s regular attendance in school encourages academic and social-emotional success. Families, educators, and community members can support a child’s attendance and help each student stay on the path to success.


It doesn’t matter whether the absences are excused or unexcused -- each missed day represents missed learning time. Missed days add up quickly. When a student misses as few as two days a month, that’s 10% of the school year. This increases the risk of academic and social-emotional struggles.


2 absences a month x 9 months = 18 days = 10% of missed school days in a school year

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STEMagination is coming!

Join us for STEM Night Wednesday, January 29 from 6-8 at Bridgeport. We will have brand new exhibits and student presentations, along with old favorites like Egg Drop, Star Party, and Inflatable Universe. Pizza will be available for sale. You won’t want to miss it!

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Shopping with BENEFIT

Raise money for Bridgeport using the new shopping app Benefit! Benefit allows you to purchase digital gift cards and redeem them online or in-store. You can link your credit card or checking account and Benefit keeps track of your balances. Choose from 100s of brands and up to 20% of each transaction will go to support our school.

Download the app today!

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/benefit/id725350149

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=benefit.mobile

What is Benefit?

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https://www.myschoolbucks.com/ver2/login/getmain?requestAction=home

Meal Prices

Breakfast Paid - $1.75 Reduced - Free

Lunch Paid - $2.90 Reduced - Free
Additional Milk: $0.55
Adult Breakfast: $2.40 Adult Lunch: $4.50

https://www.ode.state.or.us/apps/frlapp

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If you need interpretation services, please call our English Language Learner (ELL) Department at: (503)431-4123 (English) Si necesita servicios de intérprete, favor de llamar al Departamento de Aprendizaje del Idioma Inglés (ELL) al: (503)431-4123 (Spanish) Haddii aad u baahantahay adeegga turjumaan, fadlan u wac Qaybta Barashada Luqada Ingrisiga ee Tel: (503)431-4123 (Somalí) (503)431-4123 (Arabic) Nếu như ông/bà cần dịch vụ thông dịch, xin vui lòng gọi bộ phận English Language Learner (ELL) của chúng tôi tại: (503) 431-4123 (Vietnamese) 若您需要語言翻譯服務,請聯絡我們的英語學習部門(ELL),電話:(503)431-4123。 (Chinese) Ika pwe ke mochen an emon epwe anisuk non pekin chiaku kose mochen kopwe kokori ei nampa: (503)431-4123 (Chuukese) Если Вы нуждаетесь в услугах переводчика, тогда, пожалуйста, звоните в наш Отдел для изучающих английский язык (English Language Learner- ELL), по номеру телефона: (503)431-4123 (Russian)