End of Year Newsletter 2021
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Food Box Distribution Today!
Turn in Devices 6/18 (tomorrow) or 6/22
All K-5 students will need to return their hotspot (if applicable), iPad (K-2) or Chromebook (3-5) and chargers at the end of this school year.
Hybrid students: You may bring your device and charger (and hotspot, if applicable) to turn in on the last day of school.
CDL students: You may return your device and charger (and hotspot, if applicable) on the last day of school between 1-3 PM.
Want to or need to hold on to your devices until next week?
June 22nd is the alternate device drop off day. Families will be able to drop off devices between 9 AM and 3 PM. Office staff will be on hand to collect and check in devices. We will have boxes/tables set up in the entry way for dropped off devices and accessories.
In the event families are not able to return devices on June 18th or June 22nd, please call the office to arrange a drop off time before June 28th.
If you will be moving before the end of the school year, please bring your child's hotspot (if applicable), device and charger to the front office before you leave.
Any family using a district issued hotspot will need to return the hotspot as soon as the school year ends.
Any student whose device is damaged should send an email to email@example.com that includes the following information as soon as possible:
Contact information (phone number)
Description of the issue
A Message from our Student Success Coach
Summer is a great time for everyone to relax and have fun. Here are some ideas for having a fun summer, while also making sure that students will be ready for school in the fall.
- COVID guidelines from Washington County continue to change based on new information. We want you to stay safe and healthy.
- Keep to a routine if possible. Kids thrive on regular sleep schedules, even in the summer.
- Play lots! Play helps kids develop problem solving skills. Play it safe by remembering helmets and sunscreen when necessary.
- Read! Reading is a great way for students to have adventures from home. It will also keep up their skills.
- Family Fun can include cooking, playing games, and taking walks together!
Beat the Heat with A Snowy Day
Digital Summer Access
The Digital Summer Access Website has tools for reading, math, science, and more.
Students will need their BSD username and password information to access many of these. Please check in with your child's teacher to ensure you have this information before June 18.
EPIC Summer Access
Students can access the limited Epic Free for 2 hours a week using a parent email and password. Instructions here.
Families can pay a subscription to access the full library without limitations. They have a $9.99 three month summer special -- more information here.
This progress report will not reflect end-of-year proficiency grading and will not have 1-4 proficiency marks.
Each section, with the exceptions of the Behavior, Language and Speaking & Listening sections, will indicate which targets have been taught during the semester and a mark reflecting the student’s learning progress, according to the evidence gathered. Evidence (both oral and written) can be gathered from assignments, formative assessments, and in whole group and small group settings (discussions and activities).
Teachers will indicate which targets have been taught in the various subject areas with “CDL” or “X”.
Teachers also will indicate Evidence of Learning Progress (growth). This section reflects the student’s learning progress toward grade-level targets according to evidence gathered.
Determining a student’s learning progress is based on their growth from the beginning of the year in each subject area. This mark doesn’t translate to a 1-4 proficiency grading scale. It’s solely based on evidence of growth.
Evidence of Learning Progress (Growth) Key During CDL
The Evidence of Learning Progress Indicator reflects the student’s learning progress towards grade-level targets according to evidence gathered during CDL. The evidence (both oral and written) can be gathered from assignments, formative assessments, and in whole group and small group settings (discussions and activities).
++ → Significant Growth - Student is making significant progress according to evidence gathered.
+ → Growth - Student is making progress according to evidence gathered.
ie → Insufficient Evidence - There is not enough or no evidence to determine progress or the evidence provided does not show progress.
State Testing Results
State testing results can be found in ParentVue approximately two to three weeks after students have completed the test.
Here are some links from the Oregon Dept. of Education that were made for parents who have questions about test scores:
Here is a link to other ODE assessment information for parents:
We’ll be launching a new communication tool on June 28. It’s called ParentSquare. Curious about what it can do? Watch this short 3-minute video. https://youtu.be/r4cu2M3z5u4
Keep in mind, ParentSquare will replace SchoolMessenger and any other texting/messaging apps like Remind or Talking Points that schools and teachers may be using. It won’t replace ParentVUE, StudentVUE, Canvas or Seesaw.
To learn more, visit our webpage: https://www.beaverton.k12.or.us/parentsquare
Lanzaremos una nueva plataforma de comunicación llamada ParentSquare el 28 de junio. ¿Tiene curiosidad por saber lo que puede hacer? Mire este video corto de 3 minutos.
Tenga en cuenta que ParentSquare reemplazará a SchoolMessenger y cualquier otra aplicación de mensajes de texto/mensajería como Remind o Talking Points que las escuelas y los maestros individuales puedan estar usando. No reemplazará a ParentVUE, StudentVUE, Canvas o Seesaw.
Para obtener más información, también puede visitar nuestra página web: https://www.beaverton.k12.or.us/parentsquare
Student Help Desk is Available
Please contact the Student Help Desk if your student(s) need help with BSD student devices or applications. Students can email the help desk at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (503) 356-4656 for support.
Ensure you include a student/parent name, school, student number, and a phone contact number. Please visit this link for more information.
School and community resources are available for your family!
If you need food, clothing or other basic items, please see the information below, and/or contact your counselor if you need assistance.
¡Hay recursos escolares y comunitarios disponibles para su familia! Si necesita comida, ropa u otros artículos básicos, consulte la información a continuación y / o comuníquese con su consejero si necesita ayuda.
Laura Bond (K-2): 971-999-1437
Megan Logsdon (3-5): 971-333-8422
Oregon Food Bank/Find a Pantry near you! AVAILABLE IN SPANISH
Clothes for Kids - Beaverton School District
Si su estudiante necesita ropa sin costo, Clothes for Kids está listo para servirle. Necesitará hacer una cita. Horario de Clothes for Kids: martes de 9:30 a.m. a 3 p.m., miércoles de 10 a.m. a 6 p.m. y jueves de 9:30 a.m. a 3 p.m.
Para hacer una cita, por favor complete el formulario de citas de Clothes for Kids o llame al 503-356-4322. Las visitas están limitadas a un adulto con cuatro niños o dos adultos con 8 niños. Todos los visitantes deben usar cubre bocas. Si no tiene uno, se lo proporcionaremos al llegar ahí.
También estamos buscando voluntarios para Clothes for Kids. Si está interesado comuníquese con Johanna Shrout a email@example.com.
If your student needs clothing at no cost, Clothes for Kids is ready to serve you. Appointments are required. Clothes for Kids hours: Tuesdays 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., Wednesdays 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Thursdays 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
To schedule, please complete the Clothes for Kids Appointment form or call 503-356-4322. Visits are limited to one adult with four children or two adults with 8 children. All visitors must wear masks. If you don't have your own, we'll provide one.
We’re also looking for Clothes for Kids volunteers. Please contact Johanna Shrout at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Anyone can call 211 for assistance with housing, childcare, utility bills, or if you have health and safety questions or need any other resources. Help is available in several languages. You can also get help online at http://211.org/.
- The Oregon Food Bank is open. Check here for more information: https://www.oregonfoodbank.org/.
District Goal: WE empower all students to achieve post-high school success.