BSE Homegrown

September 28-October 2

Weekly Events

Monday, September 28

  • Fall Fundraiser Due (this is the last day orders will be accepted
  • RtI Meetings
  • SIC Letters go home
  • Good News Club Meets (2:15-3:30)
  • Read Your way to the Big Game info goes home! See info under "Need to Know" section above

Tuesday, September 29

  • Last Day for 3rd Grade SLED forms for October 15 field trip
  • Tasty Treat Tuesday (weather permitting)
  • Faculty Meeting (3:00)
  • Box Top Collection

Wednesday, September 30

  • Grand Canyon Rep in lounge from 2-4 for those interested
  • 3rd Grade Collection Window for October 15 field trip (through October 6)

Thursday, October 1

  • TAP Meetings
  • Grade Level Reps Meet (3:00 in conference room)

Friday, October 2

  • Signed papers to go home
  • Hospitality Day for Teachers
  • Fall Picture Money Due
  • Spirit Day

Need to Know News

Fall Fundraiser News

We are finishing up our Fall Fundraiser. Many thanks to all of you that sent orders in to support our PTA. If you have any outstanding orders, Monday is the last day that we can accept orders.

On Friday, we ran out of foxes, we have those ordered and should receive them no later than Tuesday. We apologize for the inconvenience.

School Improvement Council Members

We would like to welcome the newest members of our SIC:

-Mr. Bryan Stepp -Mr. William Crawford -Ms. Lynn Senn -Mr. Stephen McNeill

Read Your Way to the Big Game

BSES students will have the opportunity to participate in a Clemson vs Carolina reading competition. Contest participants are entered to win 4 tickets to the Clemson vs. Carolina game, sideline passes, and pre-game activities!

A parent letter/log will go home on Monday, September 29th.

1. Choose which team your child will read for and check the box on the log - your child may only choose one team.

2. Help your child complete the 6 book log as they read throughout the month of October.

3. Turn in the log to your child’s teacher by Friday, November 6th.

We would love to have 100% school participation and an overall BIG winner....we are reading everyday anyway!

Due this Week

-Please make sure that you get all blue internet forms can turn these into Denise once you have all of them collected. Some parents did not circle that they gave permission. If you contact parents, and they day they meant to circle it, then you can complete it for them.

-Next week, October 7, is Custodian appreciation day.....think about making posters, cards, or doing something special for our custodians. We will be providing them with dinner of their choice on that day. Plan to do something for the custodian that cleans you hall. All 4K, Foster, White, and Mitchell's classes will you plan to do something for James. SPED classes, K. Atkins, English and Hardee will you plan to do something for Brenda. This will help to divide it up. I know you guys appreciate them.....BUT THEY LOVE FOR US TO SHOW THEM.

Yearbooks on Sale

Yearbooks will be available for purchase online starting September 14. We will make them available online through March 31. The cost is 15.00. You will need to follow the link below and enter the school code 21001.


Lunch Menus will now be digital. Parents are able to download an app that will allow them to check daily menus. The app is titled NurtiSlice. Parents will search for Spartanburg District Two. They will have the option to choose elementary, middle, or high school. Once you have selected the school, parents will be able to view the breakfast or lunch menu.

Parents are also able to pay their lunch bill online. I have include a link below titled "Pay your Lunch Bill" below.

Upcoming Events

October Events:

2-signed papers, Hospitality Day

5-9-Fire Safety Week

6-Last day to pay for 3rd Grade Trip on October 15

7-Walk @ School Day, Custodian Appreciation Day, Principal's Meet, Yearbook Sale at School, 1st Grade Field Trip

9-Grades Due, 4K Field Trip

12-16-Hearing/Vision Screening, Teacher Preview for BookFair, 2nd Grade Trip (Revis, Atkins, Horan)

13-BookFair Begins October 13-21), Board Meeting and Honor Choir Performs, 2nd Grade Field Trip (English, Pepper, and J. Johnson)

14-Report Card Verifications Due

15-SIC Meets (3:00), 3rd Grade Field Trip

16-Fall Fundraiser celebrations

19-2nd Grade Field Trip (Thornton, Mitchell, Cumbo)

20-Fall District Office Visit, Report Cards go home, Book Fair Family Night (3:30-6:00), Parent/Teacher Conferences

21-Last Day of Book Fair

22-Honor Choir to perform at Upstate Stand Down, Fall Carnival (4:00-6:30), Parent/Teacher Conferences

23-No School

26-30-Red Ribbon Week

30-Award's Day (1-12:30, 2-1:00, 3-1:30), signed papers go home, P. Pups Celebration

Birthday Wishes Go Out to......

9/1-Brent Atkins

9/6-Roxanne Hayes

9/7-Katrina Fitzgerald

9/20-Autumn Schafer

9/24-Stephanie Douglass (Chartwells)

9/28-Bonnie Cumbo

A Day in the Life @ BSE

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