It is hard to believe we have completed our first nine weeks of school, and grade cards went home on Friday! Please sign and return the envelope your child's grade card came home in by Friday, November 1st. The envelopes are reused each nine weeks, so it is important they are returned.
Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held on Thursday, November 7th and Tuesday, November 12th from 3:30-7:30 p.m. each day. Please do not forget the earlier you return your conference sheet, the more likely you will be able to attend your child's conference at your first choice.
On Friday, October 25, Bellville Elementary hosted Ned's Kindness Adventure. This was a fantastic assembly which taught us many different lessons, and emphasized our theme of Kindness Matters. The students were very well behaved, and engaged during the assembly! There is a selection of handcrafted items created by artisans in Kenya for sale in our school office. The items will be available for sale until Friday, November 8th, and prices are $8, $10 or $15. Proceeds from the sale go to Pay-It-Forward for another school to experience this assembly for free, and some of the proceeds are used to bring wells and fresh water to the people of Kenya. There is no obligation, but please ask your child about the assembly and what he/she learned.
A very sincere thank you for getting your child to school on time each day! Last week third graders participated in state testing, and fourth graders participated in gifted testing, and our attendance has been great!! Students who attend school perform better!
If you ever have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or (419) 886-3244. Thank you so much for your support and for allowing us to work with your precious child(ren)!
Stacey Swank, Principal Bellville Elementary School
Student Council Events
They will also be sponsoring a Week of Giving November 18-22 for the Bellville Neighborhood Outreach Center. The BNOC is asking for donations of personal hygiene items such as deodorant, soap, shampoo, conditioner, diapers, feminine hygiene products, tissues, paper towels and toilet paper. Let's see how many items we can donate to the BNOC!! Thank you in advance for your kindness!!
Ned's Kindness Adventure!
Caring is Cool!
Different Can Be Good!
I Can Make Friends Anywhere!
A Smile Is My Super Power!
Each Person Matters A Lot!!
Like a Bundle of Sticks, We Are Stronger When We Stick Together!
Upcoming Dates to Remember
October 28-Hearing and Vision Screening for Grades 1, 3, 5
October 28-Puberty Talks for Fourth Grade
October 28-BNOC Produce Giveaway 10:00 a.m. Lutheran Church Prkg Lot, Photo ID Required
October 31-Kindergarten Harvest Party
October 31-Purple Star Luncheon
October 31-Bellville's Annual Parade and Judging 7:00 p.m.
November 1-First through Fifth Grade Harvest Parties
November 1-Last Day to Purchase Ties and Tiara Tickets ($15 per ticket and $5 each additional child)
November 2-Bellville's Trick or Treat 5:00-6:30 p.m.
November 3-Clear Fork Empty Bowls 2019 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., $15 donation for glazed bowl and delicious soup lunch, $5 donation for children under 13 in disposable bowl
November 4-Last Day for Student Council Spirit Items Sale
November 5-Voting Day
November 5-PTO Meeting 7:00 p.m. Brumby's
November 7-Parent Teacher Conferences 3:30-7:00 p.m.
November 8-Last Day to Purchase Kenyan Items in the School Office
November 9-Ties and Tiaras Knight in Shining Armour Dance 6:00-8:00
November 11-Veteran's Day Observed
November 11-Scholastic Book Fair Begins at Bellville
November 12-Parent Teacher Conferences 3:30-7:00 p.m.
November 14-Bellville Veteran's Day Assembly at 9:00 a.m.
November 15-School Resource Officer Luncheon by Student Council
November 15-1:30 DARE Fifth Grade Graduation in the Cafeteria
November 18-22 Student Council Week of Giving for the BNOC
November 21-Purple Star Luncheon
November 21-ARK (Last Day until Spring)
November 21-Board Meeting 6:30, Work Session 6:00
November 22-Interims Sent Home
November 25-Alice in Wonderland Jr at Middle School 9:00
November 27-December 2, NO SCHOOL, Thanksgiving Break
December 3-School Resumes
December 17-PTO Christmas Shop
December 19-Purple Star Luncheon
December 20-End of Second Nine Weeks
December 23-January 3-NO SCHOOL, Winter Break
January 6-School Resumes
Ties and Tiaras: Knight in Shining Armour Dance, Thursday, November 9th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Please mark your calendars as information came home. This is an event for Father (or special male)/Daughters. Cost is $15 per couple, additional $5 charge for each additional child who attends Bellville Elementary. The last day to purchase your tickets is Friday, November 1, 2019. The PTO will be hosting a Mother/Son Event in the Spring of 2020.
The PTO will be providing dinner for teachers/staff on Tuesday, November 12th. A sign-up genius has been created for needed donations if you are interested.
The Scholastic Book Fair will return to Bellville Elementary on Monday, November 11th.
Due to circumstances beyond our control, Bellville PTO will NOT be selling Der Dutchman Pie Vouchers this year. Butler PTO is selling them, so you may contact Butler Elementary School if you would like to purchase one.
Scholastic Book Fair will be held the week of November 11-15.
Christmas Shop is scheduled for Tuesday, December 17.
REMIND Sign Up
Kindergarten Parents: In your cell phone enter the number 81010 and text the message @kbell19
First Grade Parents: In your cell phone enter the number 81010 and text the message @1bell19
Second Grade Parents: In your cell phone enter the number 81010 and text the message @2bell19
Third Grade Parents: In your cell phone enter the number 81010 and text the message @3bell19
Fourth Grade Parents: In your cell phone enter the number 81010 and text the message @4bell19
Fifth Grade Parents: In your cell phone enter the number 81010 and text the message @5bell19