Beverly Hills Bulldog Bulletin

Weekly Updates and Happenings at BHES (Vol 1, Issue 25)

Beverly Hills Mission Statement: “Empowering every learner, inspiring successful futures, building a positive community.”

Week #19! Welcome to 2016!

Happy New Year!!!

MONDAY, JANUARY 11, 2016 (PLEASE COME TO THE BOARD MEETING)

BHES will be recognized at the Board Meeting on 1/11/16 for the PBIS Exemplar Award Status earned by this awesome staff for the 2014-2015 school year. Come join us for this wonderful occasion. A hearty congratulations to all those who earned this honor and for your tireless work in ensuring BHES is a safe, responsible, and respectful place for staff and students. You all ROCK! ADDITIONALLY, Kathy Wilson will be honored as our TAOY. Come let's show her support. Lastly, the Board will vote on our STEM Status. Please come out and support this effort. If you would like to speak, please arrive by 5:45pm to place your name on the list to speak for 3 minutes.

SMOOTHIE MACHINE Now on Site! Samples will be available during lunch very soon and then on sale in the cafeteria. Stay tuned.

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Energy Audit Results of BHES

Our energy audit went very well this year. Here are a few reminders:

1. Please turn off all electrical appliances daily.

2. Please turn off computers daily.

3. Please close blinds daily.

UPDATED ESL Schedule Attached to Email. Please browse it.

SAFE SCHOOLS Module for January

To be completed by January 29th: MODULE 2



  • All staff must complete training
  • Non-certified/Classified-Complete during work hours
  • Certified-Complete during planning or another time
  • š3 modules, Full Course


š -Module 1: Slips, Trips, and Falls (Environmental) {10/1-11/30}

š -Module 2: Disruptive Student Behavior (Social & Behavioral) {12/1-1/29}

š -Module 3: Back Injury & Lifting (Environmental) {3/1-4/10}


  • Monitoring done by Mrs. Steele by generated reports

Susan H. Wilson Learning Garden at BHES Dedication Ceremony will be on Friday, 1/29/16 at 2pm

Grants, Grants, and More Grants (APPLY TODAY!)

Student Science Enrichment Program Award cycle will open in 2016- http://www.bwfund.org/grant-programs/science-education/student-science-enrichment-program Up to $60,000 per year for up to three years for after school/out of school hands-on scientific activities for K-12.

IMPORTANT FUTURE CALENDAR UPDATES

Tuesday, March 15th is now a workday rather than a regular day of school.

Thursday, June 9th is now capped by the school. Please plan to be here for our end of year staff luncheon and our cumulative folder wrap up day. We will release early based on the completion of the cumulative folders.

WHAT IS STEM? Learn more below.

1. STEM Education Act of 2015 (New legislation about the components of STEM and what they should include.)

2. 2 Videos below

3. STEM is Elementary

STEM Integration in K-12 Education
Elementary STEM Classes

Announcements & Key Dates:

It's 2nd Round Observation season, FYI.


Monday, 1/11/16: Cabarrus County Schools Board Meeting for PBIS Honor and Recognition, TAOY Kathy Wilson Honor, and STEM Vote, 6pm.


Tuesday, 1/12/16: STAFF MEETING, 3:15-4:15pm.


Wednesday, 1/13/16: PLC's


Thursday, 1/14/16: PLC's


Friday, 1/15/16: Half Day, Capped, On campus Professional Development (As per Dr. Tara Nattrass-sent in an email earlier in the school year.)


SPECIAL AREA January PLC: Music, Art, PE (Off campus on Tuesdays/Thursdays), Media, and Guidance will be held at 11:10am on Tuesday, January 26th in the conference room.

Mrs. Aimy Steele, Principal

Hi, I'm Aimy Steele, the principal of Beverly Hills Elementary School. I'm so excited to be a part of the BHES family and look forward to an excellent year.

Mr. Michael Baaden, Assistant Principal of Instruction

Mr. Baaden is the Assistant Principal of Instruction at BHES. He began here at BHES last year as the 5th grade Science teacher. He has made quite an impression on the BHES community and we are delighted he is now on the Admin team. He has over 6 years experience as an Assistant Principal in New York and brings a wide variety of experiences to this role.

Beverly Hills Elementary School

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