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September 25, 2019

Notes from Mrs. Klueppel...

Please note the following items for your attention:

  • Walk to School Day is Oct. 2
  • Picture retakes are Oct. 21
  • SIP Days: Dismissal is at 11:40 AM:

Picture Order Deadline - 10/1/19

Picture proof order forms were sent home with students. Orders should be returned to the office. You can also view proofs and order packages online by following these easy steps:

  1. Go to
  2. Click on After Picture Day
  3. Enter the Ticket Code provided on the proof order form
  4. Select the background then the packages and any additional options you may wish to purchase

Online orders received after the 10/1 deadline will be charged shipping and handling.

*If you have any questions please contact Color Portraits at

From the Office...


If you are picking your child up from an after school club or activity, please wait outside or in the vestibule. Activity sponsors will walk your child to the front door to meet you.

PTO News



  • Sept 26 Fall Fest Committee Meeting 9:30am

  • Oct 7-11 Book Fair, please volunteer to help!

  • Oct 11 Staff Appreciation Chili Luncheon, sign up here to bring items

  • Oct 25 FALL FEST, 6-8pm


Fall Fest is ONLY 4 weeks away on Friday, October 25th from 6 to 8 p.m.

This is the perfect time for the kiddos to wear their Halloween costumes to school!

Fall Fest is a family event... siblings of all ages are welcome to attend! There will be games, crafts, food, prizes and some new surprises this year. To make it all a success, we need a lot of volunteers, so please sign up for as many slots as possible. You may sign up your Middle or High School child to help as well. Please indicate their name and age in the comments. Also, please do NOT sign them up in an ADULTS ONLY slot. We will need donations of baked goods, soda, scissors, clear packing tape and duct tape for a few of our most popular attractions, (Cake Walk, Tape the Teacher, Halo Rings Game). Please see the bottom of the sign up for those slots too. Your help with set-up and ESPECIALLY clean-up is very needed,

If you'd like to join the Fall Fest committee, please email:

*If you (or your business) is interested in helping with or sponsoring any games, prizes, crafts, etc at Fall Fest, please, let us know. You'll receive exposure to more than 300 families through our E-blasts & Facebook page & company signage will be hung at the event.

We want to thank the following sponsorships for helping Fall Fest this year:

-Joann Coghill and Jenna Coghill Smulski Keller Williams Premiere Properties:

-Oh Hello Photos, phone: 630-346-9010:

-Tsiftilis Enterprises

-Mark Sychowski State Farm Insurance:

-Nudera Orthodontics:


The Follett Book Fair will take place on October 7-11. Please click the link for all specific information on hours. This is a PTO Fundraiser.

Volunteer for our fall book fair - an exciting celebration of reading with hundreds of fun, engaging, and affordable books for kids to discover. ALL VOLUNTEERS RECEIVE 20% OFF ALL PURCHASES!


Book Club is for 3rd-5th Graders and will meet on Friday November 8th from 3-4pm. The current selection is The Secret Lake. Please click here for all of the details including the sign up link.


Sign Up now for the second session of Stem Club. There are only a few spots remaining. This 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. Class size is limited to 12 students.


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


The next PTO Meeting will be on Tuesday October 15th at 1:30pm in the Teacher’s Lounge. If you missed September’s Meeting, please see the minutes here.

Please LIKE us on Facebook!

BG PTO Facebook Page There will be updates posted frequently.

New Procedures -Arrival & Dismissal

Planning on volunteering at school this year?

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.

Attendance Line

  • 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.).

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