Bee Cave Beehive

10.19.20

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Dear Bobcat Parents,


THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU ...

for your continued support in our efforts with keeping everyone healthy by encouraging and practicing the wearing of face masks, hand sanitization, and staying at a safe distance.


APEX

Our APEX fundraiser is underway and the kids are having a blast! Please see the schedule and information below for details. We will have a second prize pick up for our remote learner this coming Friday afternoon from 3:30 - 5:30pm in the back bus drive.


TRAFFIC

We have seen a change in traffic since the new grading period with the increase of in-person students. Please be patient as this will smooth out just like it does at the beginning of the year. I appreciate you communicating with me when there are things that are of concern, so please do not hesitate to let me know. As I always say, I can't make better what I don't know needs help.


Stay well,


Principal Kellner

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10/14-21/20.............APEX Leadership Lessons (virtual)


10/19 - 10/23/20......National School Bus Safety Week


10/20/20..................Student Pictures (individual) BCE id: EVTWPRDMV

  • In-person students - during school hours (on campus)
  • Remote learners - 4 - 5:30 (on campus, enter gate by front playground/gym in front drive); One student will be let in at a time to have their picture taken; Please wear your masks.


10/20/20 ................Flu shots available here at BCE (more info to come)


10/22/20................ APEX event REMIX DAY 2pm


10/30/20.................Book Character Day (Please no masks except PPE masks, no face paint, and no weapons)


11/11-13/20............Book Fair Preview (in-person and remote virtual)


11/16-19/20............Book Fair Purchase (cashless, e-wallet only; more info to come)


11/23-27/20............Fall Break / Student and Staff Holiday

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LTISD Protocols for Screening

***Please remember to screen your children each morning before school.***


If your child has any ONE of the symptoms on the screening list, they should stay home.

Symptoms are:


★ Feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 100.0 degrees Fahrenheit

★ Loss of taste or smell

★ Cough

★ Difficulty breathing

★ Shortness of breath

★ Headache

★ Chills

★ Sore throat

★ Shaking or exaggerated shivering

★ Muscle or body aches

★ Diarrhea

★ Fatigue

★ Congestion or runny nose

★ Nausea or vomiting


Please know that children who come to school with symptoms will be sent home.

It is important that everyone become familiar with the re-entry protocol

Re-entry protocol applies to students who experience symptoms at home OR if they are sent home from school.


● at least one day (24 hours) has passed since recovery (resolution of fever without the use of fever-reducing medications);

● the individual has improvement in symptoms (e.g., cough, shortness of breath); and

● at least ten days have passed since symptoms first appeared.

The 10 days must be observed even if symptoms only last a short while and the child did not have fever.

If your student wants to return to school before completing the above stay at home period, you must either:

● obtain a medical professional’s note (with date) clearing the student for the return based on an alternative diagnosis; or

● obtain an acute infection test (at a physician’s office, approved testing location found at tdem.texas.govc/covid19/, or another site) that comes back negative for COVID-19.

In-Person vs. Remote Learning for your Child

If your student will be participating in remote learning for the second grading period and you want to change their instruction to in-person for the third grading period, you must fill out the Instructional Status Change form linked below.


The third grading period begins Tuesday, January 5th, parents are asked to make the appropriate selection using the Instructional Status Change Form posted on our website by Friday, December 4th.


A listing of Frequently Asked Questions and other resources regarding our learning options are available on the School Year 2020-2021: Learning. Transformed section of our website.

As a reminder, this is a constantly evolving process; conditions and plans are subject to change.

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LAST CALL to buy a 2019-2020 yearbook!

Yearbooks are available for purchase with our receptionist, Leanne Hamilton @ 512-533-6250 or email her at hamiltonl@ltisdschools.org. They are -

  • Available in the front office
  • Sold on a first come first serve basis (no holds)
  • Cost: $30
  • Payments: EXACT cash or checks made out to Balfour (checks made out to BCE or LTISD are unable to be accepted)


Take care,

Ms. Keri Swanson & Rachel Hughes

Bee Cave Elementary - LTISD

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We Are Not Admitting Visitors At This Time

We are not admitting visitors to our campus at this time. This includes parents, volunteers, and nonenrolled students. We welcome your phone calls and we will set up Google Hangout meetings to support your family and answer your questions. Thank you for your understanding. This is a temporary measure. This practice will change as COVID 19 is brought under better control.
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From Our Amazing PTO

Dear Parents,


This month's BCE PTO Newsletter is out! The newsletter is automatically sent out to everyone who has an active account on our PTO website, bcepto.com. If you haven't yet registered or need to update your information, please do! You won't want to miss out on all the important updates for PTO meetings, volunteer opportunities, fundraisers, and more!

BCE PTO has masks and t-shirts for sale

BCE PTO has purchased 1 filtered mask for each child returning to school (in person) in August. These masks are adjustable to fit a child age 3 - adult. Specs on the masks - PM 2.5 particulate respirator washable/reusable with laser imprinted BCE logo. Additional masks are available for sale at www.bcepto.com. Please update your account information and you can find the purchase form under "My Account/My Forms". Masks will be available for $10 each.


If you have any questions, please reach out to president@bcepto.com


Also,


Pre-Order your 2020-21 BCE Spirit Wear shirt today!

Two different designs.......Gray Dry fit and Cotton Tie Dye.

Youth and Adult sizes are available.

Log into your BCEpto.com account to purchase.

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Need Tech Support? Here is where to go.

Skyward Questions skyward@ltisdschools.org

Schoology schoology@ltisdschools.org

Technology issues - password resets, computer issues 512 533 6545


Technology webpage https://www.ltisdschools.org/Domain/27

GO BOBCATS! #bobcatsbuildabettertomorrow