The Friday Flyer

From Boone Meadow Elementary School

Have a Fantastic Spring Break

We look forward to seeing you back at school on April 9th.

Mrs. Graham's Class exploring the rainforest of Borneo with VR Headsets!

Upcoming Events & Important Info

March 30th - April 6th - Spring Break (No school)

Week of April 9th-13th- First and Second Grade Music Informances

April 12th - PTO Meeting 6:00 pm

April 13th - 3rd grade to Clowes Hall

April 14th -Boone Meadow Blast 12:00-3:00pm

April 16th - May 4th - ISTEP+ Testing window (Part 2- multiple choice) - 3rd/4th grades

April 20th - Spirit Day (80's)

April 26th - Kindergarten to Clowes Hall

May 1st - 4th grade field trip to IN State House & Landmarks Tour

May 2nd - CO30 Book Talk @ 6:00-7:00

May 8th - 3rd Grade Zionsville Walking Tour

May 9th - Bike to School Day (more info to come)

May 10th - Hoosier Heritage Projects (4th grade) & Boone Meadow Voices concert

May 11th - Boone Meadow Voices - school performance for students (AM) & field trip (PM); Spirit Day: Freaky Friday

May 16th - First Grade Field trip to Indianapolis Zoo (habitat study)

May 18th - Spring Eagle Rec sessions end

May 24th - 4th grade Celebration/Cookout

May 25th - Last Day for Students


PLEASE mark your calendars for May 25th as our make-up day due to the 1/12/18 inclement weather cancellation.

Save the date for the Boone Meadow Blast on April 14th from 12:00-3:00!

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The "Blast" will be held in the BME Gym/Cafe!

4th Graders Transitioning to Middle School

On Thursday, April 12th, ZWEST music teachers (choir, band and orchestra) will visit Boone Meadow to engage with students.

Important Information regarding textbook rental fees

As the school year comes to an end, please make sure that your textbook rental fees are paid. Textbook rental fees that are not paid in full by the end of the school year will be sent to a licensed collection agency. Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter.

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Texts from SchoolMessenger

From time to time Boone Meadow uses SchoolMessenger to send a text to all of the families. If you haven't been receiving texts from us, you may need to opt-in by sending YES to the SchoolMessenger short code of 68453. Contact Beth Kiel in the front office if you have any questions!


bkiel@zcs.k12.in.us

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Parenting in the Digital Age

Parenting is never easy. But today's parents have to grapple with a wired world in a way that no other generation has ever had to before. This ever-evolving digital landscape can be daunting to navigate.


Join ZCS in a 5-part series on Parenting in the Digital Age. This series will take place over the winter months and focus on keeping our students safe and healthy in the digital world while weighing the potential benefits and possible negative effects of social media. All presentations will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Board Room at the Educational Service Center.


For dates and information on the sessions, click here!

Looking for a part time job?

ZCS is in need of expanding the substitue teacher pool. In addition, ZCS Food Service positions are now available at several of the ZCS cafeterias. Click here to apply directly and call 317-733-4804 with any questions!

Volunteers and Visitor Background Checks

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR VOLUNTEERS

We value partnerships with our families and welcome parents and guardians to serve as volunteers in our schools. Each ZCS building offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities.

Examples include:

  • Field Trip Chaperones
  • Out of Town/Overnight Chaperones
  • Tutors
  • Volunteer Coaches
  • Classroom Helpers (PTO parties/room parents)
  • Library Helpers
  • After Prom Workers
  • Field Day/Jog-A-Thon Volunteers
  • Book Fair Sales/Athletic Ticket Sales

During the school day, all volunteers are expected to sign in at the front office. Prior to the volunteer opportunity, all volunteers must sign a Non-disclosure Acknowledgement Form and have successfully completed a Full Criminal History Background Check. Necessary background check paperwork is available on the ZCS website at the Volunteers/BRAVO link and should be submitted at least 10 days prior to the intended volunteer date. Volunteers must also view the state mandated confidentiality/bullying video, provided on the Volunteer/BRAVO website. The volunteer will pay the fee* for the full background check which will expire after 5 years. The link to apply for the full background check can be accessed on the Volunteers/BRAVO link on the ZCS main webpage. For more information, contact the Volunteer/BRAVO Coordinator.


CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR VISITORS

During the school day, all visitors must enter via the front door and sign-in at the front office. Visitors need to be prepared to present a government issued photo ID which will be scanned against the National Sex Offender Registry. All visitors will be issued a visitor badge/tag to be worn inside the building at all times.

Examples Include:

  • Lunch Guests
  • Classroom Guest Speakers
  • Classroom Special Events (Grandparent Day/Famous Hoosiers/etc.)
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences

We ask that all visitors schedule an appointment to meet with teachers, counselors, administrators and all other staff members so that we may best serve everyone. Visitors other than parents/guardians must be prearranged and organized through the main office.

*ZCS thanks all volunteers for generous support of our youth and schools. Thank you, too, for supporting assurance of student and staff safety by completing and paying for a volunteer background check.

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