Bridgeport Newsletter

January 8, 2021

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A Letter From Jordan Mills

January 8, 2021


Dear Bridgeport Families,


Happy new year! I hope you enjoyed a restful winter break and are as excited as I am about 2021! I know the question on many of our minds right now is about when and how students will return to school. Our district is working to create a plan and will send an email update today with more information.


Materials distribution: In the meantime, we will plan to distribute materials for our students to use for distance learning. This will be a contactless pick-up at the Bridgeport main entrance. Come on your student’s grade level day anytime from 8:00-4:00. Park your car and walk up to the main entrance wearing a mask and keeping distance from others. You’ll find your student’s items in their teacher’s box. We’ll group all sibling’s materials with those of the oldest sibling. If you have a question while you’re there, ring the doorbell. Here is the schedule:


5th grade: Friday, January 22 from 8:00-4:00

4th grade: Monday, January 25 from 8:00-4:00

3rd grade: Tuesday, January 26 from 8:00-4:00

2nd grade: Wednesday, January 27 from 8:00-4:00

1st grade: Thursday, January 28 from 8:00-4:00

Kindergarten: Friday, January 29 from 8:00-4:00


*Sibling materials will be grouped with the oldest sibling’s class and available for pick up on the oldest sibling’s pick up date.


Reviewing expectations: The new year is a great time to revisit learning expectations with students. You may notice teachers doing this with students during these first weeks back from the break. Here are a few expectations you may consider reviewing at home:


  • Remove toys and distracting materials from the student’s learning area.

  • Make sure your student knows how to ask for help from the teacher and understands class expectations for raising hands and responding to teacher questions.

  • Ask your student to show you how to access their work and reach out to your teacher with questions.


No Place for Hate hearts: Congratulations to our Bridgeport bulldogs for completing their first No Place for Hate activity! And thank you to our student ambassadors for your work on this project! If your student has not yet mailed their paper heart back to the school, please do this as soon as possible so that we can complete our community display.


Looking forward to another year with our incredible students. As always, please reach out anytime.


Sincerely,


Jordan Mills

Principal

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RECENTLY UPDATED TTSD SCHOOL CALENDAR

Updated 12-18-20/Actualización de 18 de diciembre

OLD/Información Antigua:

  • Last day of the semester: Thursday, Feb 4th

Último día del semestre: jueves 4 de febrero

  • First day of the new semester: Friday, Feb 5th

Primer día del nuevo semestre: viernes 5 de febrero

  • Grading Day: Wednesday, Feb 10th

Día de calificaciones: miércoles 10 de febrero

NEW:

Feb 1-4 - Are regular teaching days including Wednesday, Feb 3

Thursday, Feb 4 - Last day of the semester

Friday, Feb 5 - Grading Day/

Monday, Feb 8 - First Day of 2nd Semester

Wednesday, Feb 10 is a regular Wednesday


Información Nuevo:

1-4 de febrero: son días de enseñanza regulares, incluyendo el miércoles 3 de febrero
Jueves 4 de febrero - Último día del semestre
Viernes 5 de febrero - Día de calificaciones
Lunes 8 de febrero - Primer día del segundo semestre
El miércoles 10 de febrero es un miércoles normal

Family Tech Night January 19th

A reminder email will be sent out before the event.

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Información sobre LICENCIAS PARA TODOS

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THE NEXT RESTAURANT FUNDRAISER EVENT!

The Bridgeport PTO is hosting the next Restaurant Fundraising Night at Panera Bread (7149 SW Nyberg St. Tualatin, OR 97062) on January 21st from 4-8pm! Bring in the attached flyer, or show them an electronic version and a portion of the proceeds from your order will go to support the activities of the Bridgeport PTO!
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Greetings Bridgeport families and welcome to 2021! Please complete this short survey to help the PTO better serve you this year. Your opinion is important! ¡Saludos a las familias de Bridgeport y bienvenidos al 2021! Por favor, completen esta breve encuesta para ayudar al PTO a servirles mejor este año. ¡Su opinion es importante!

There are only 5 quick questions/Sólo hay 5 preguntas

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Here are the Family videos for this week:

Be Flexible (English)

Be Flexible

Ser Flexible (Spanish)

Spanish Family Flexibility

Fostering a Growth Mindset

Fostering a Growth Mindset

Fostering a Growth Mindset

Fomentar una mentalidad en desarollo

Fomentar una mentalidad en desarrollo
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See how you can support our TTSD community by volunteering or by donation!

Mr. Karr's Counseling Corner

Hi Bridgeport families,


I hope you are doing well. I created a space where members of our community could find counseling, food, and other community resources. I hope this website will help us stay connected during this unsettling time. On the website you will find resources for supporting students at home, such as breathing and relaxation tools, ways to support children in identifying their emotions, and strategies for managing difficult behaviors. I will also post read alouds periodically and will be picking stories that seem relevant to the current time and the current needs of our students.


Thank you,

Jordan Karr

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BRIDGEPORT FAMILY PARTNERSHIP ADVOCATE, VILMA MADRIGAL

Bridgeport Families,


Vilma Madrigal, our new Family Partneship Advocate, created a website that would be a central place for you to find food, technology help, advice, and daily resources to stay involved in your children's education. If you don't find exactly what you need on her website, feel free to email her at vmadrigal@ttsd.k12.or.us or call (503) 431-4250. Our school is fortunate enough to have such a person that is so incredibly motivated, passionate and caring about helping others. Please click below to open to Mrs. Madrigal's website.

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COMMUNITY ACTION RESOURCE

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MAD SCIENCE FROM HOME

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VIRTUAL DRAMA CLUB

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Next meeting is January 20, 2021 @7pm on ZOOM!

Meetings are the 3rd Wednesday of every month. Remember, YOU are the PTO! Every Bridgeport parent is a member and we value your voice, thoughts and opinions. Join us!


The meeting link is:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84310246769?pwd=K2RFWlhaREhEcWRiN3l1NHlDMndZUT09

Meeting ID: 843 1024 6769

Passcode: BPEPTO

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1. Amazon Smile Rewards

● If you don’t already have one, sign up for an Amazon Account

● Sign into your Amazon Account at smile.amazon.com

● Go to your Account

● Go to Your Amazon Smile

● Search for Bridgeport Elementary PTO by using the “Pick your own charitable organization” option

● Select “Bridgeport Elementary PTO” in Tualatin, OR

● Be sure to login to smile.amazon.com for your future orders

1. Amazon Smile Rewards Recompensas por parte de Amazon Smile ● Si aún no tiene una cuenta, registrarse para obtener una cuenta de Amazon ● Inicie sesión en su cuenta de Amazon en smile.amazon.com

● Vaya a su cuenta

● Vaya a su Amazon Smile

● Busque el PTO de Bridgeport Elementary utilizando la opción "Elija su propia organización benéfica"

● Seleccione "Bridgeport Elementary PTO" en Tualatin, OR

● Asegúrese de iniciar sesión en smile.amazon.com para sus futuros pedidos

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2. Fred Meyer Community Rewards

● If you don’t already have one, sign up for Fred Meyer Rewards

● Sign in to your Fred Meyer Rewards account and visit the Community Rewards page to link your card to an organization.

Search for us by using our name: Bridgeport Elementary PTO, or, our Non-Profit Organization Number: ​TC529

2. Fred Meyer Community Rewards Recompensas de la comunidad de Fred Meyer ● Si aún no tiene una cuenta, Regístrese en Fred Meyer Rewards

● Inicie sesión en su cuenta Fred Meyer Rewards y visite la página Recompensas de la comunidad para vincular su tarjeta a una organización.

Busquenos usando nuestro nombre: Bridgeport Elementary PTO, o nuestro número de organización: TC529

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3. Box Tops for Education

If you don’t already have the app, download the Box Tops for Education app from the App Store (for iPhone) or Google Play (for Android) and set up the app with your necessary information

● Sign into the Box Tops for Education app

● Select or search for “Bridgeport Elementary School” in Tualatin as the school ● As you make purchases, look for Box Top Products

● Once your purchase is complete keep your receipt and go to the Box Tops app ● Select scan and follow instructions to scan the receipt within 14 day of purchase ● Shopping online? You can still submit receipts! Forward emailed receipts to

receipts@boxtops4education.com using the same email address associated with your Box Tops for Education account.

3. Box Tops for Education Box Tops para la educación

● Si aún no tiene la aplicación, descargue la aplicación Box Tops for Education de la App Store (para iPhone) o Google Play (para Android) y configure la aplicación con la información necesaria.

● Inicie sesión en la aplicación Box Tops for Education

● Seleccione o busque "Bridgeport Elementary School" en Tualatin como la escuela

● Mientras realiza compras, busque productos Box Top

● Una vez que se complete su compra, conserve su recibo y vaya a la aplicación Box Tops

● Seleccione escanear y siga las instrucciones para escanear el recibo dentro de los 14 días posteriores a la compra

● ¿Hace sus compras en línea? ¡Aún puede enviar recibos! Reenvíe los recibos enviados por correo electrónico a receipts@boxtops4education.com utilizando la misma dirección de correo electrónico asociada con su cuenta de Box Tops for Education.

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4. Benefit Mobile App

● If you don’t already have the app, download the Benefit Mobile app from the App Store (for iPhone) or Google Play (for Android) and set up the app with your necessary information

● Sign into the Benefit Mobile app

● Select Beneficiaries

● Search within Schools for “Bridgeport Elementary School”

● Select “Bridgeport Elementary School”

● Before making purchases, visit the Benefit Mobile app to search “Retailers”

● If your retailer appears in the app, select them from the list ● Buy a new card in the amount of your purchase

● Use the electronic card to make your purchase in person or online ● You can also purchase gift cards to send as gifts by using the “Send a Gift” option from the Benefit Mobile app

Algunos de nosotros podemos dar nuestro tiempo.

Algunos de nosotros podemos dar nuestro dinero.

Cualquiera de nosotros puede inscribirse para apoyar a nuestra escuela de estas formas sencillas.

4. Benefit Mobile App

● Si aún no tiene la aplicación, descargue la aplicación Benefit Mobile de la App Store (para iPhone) o Google Play (para Android) y configure la aplicación con la información necesaria.

● Inicie sesión en la aplicación Benefit Mobile

● Seleccione beneficiarios

● Busque "Bridgeport Elementary School"

● Seleccione "Bridgeport Elementary School"

● Antes de realizar compras, visite la aplicación Benefit Mobile para buscar "Retailers" tiendas

● Si su tienda aparece en la aplicación, selecciónela de la lista ● Compre una nueva tarjeta por el monto de su compra

● Utilice la tarjeta electrónica para realizar su compra presencial o en línea ● También puede comprar tarjetas de regalo para enviarlas como regalos usando la opción "Send a gift" (Enviar un regalo) de la aplicación Benefit Mobile.

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Click Below To Follow Bridgeport PTO on Facebook!

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The Bridgeport PTO webpage has been revamped and updated - check it out to learn more about past, current and future activities and events. The 2020-2021 school is proving to be much different than years past, but your Bridgeport PTO is still busy working for our community.


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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)