The Friday Flyer
From Boone Meadow Elementary School
Thank you, BME Students, Staff and PTO!
Thank you for making our jobs THE BEST!
Landscaping Clean-Up Volunteers Needed Saturday 4/28!
Important Crosswalk Information!
There will be a crossing guard at the crosswalk every morning at 7:45 a.m.
• Students (and parents) should meet at the crosswalk and wait until directed to cross the street.
• Walkers are not allowed to cross the street early or before/after the crossing guard is on duty.
As stated in our handbook:
Students who walk to school are expected to use crosswalks and stay on the sidewalks. Students who ride to school on bikes or scooters are expected to wear helmets while riding. This includes going to or from school and any schoolrelated activities. Parents who accompany their children on bikes to school are also encouraged to wear helmets. The safety and wellbeing of our school community is a top priority. The school accepts no responsibility if these items are lost, stolen or damaged and is not responsible for investigating the loss or damage of these items. The student and parent accept full responsibility for these items.
Mrs. Proctor's class designed parachutes and tested them!
Thank you to Hilary Heffernan for coordinating this effort.
Upcoming Events & Important Info
April 16th - May 4th - ISTEP+ Testing window (Part 2- multiple choice) - 3rd/4th grades
April 26th - Kindergarten to Clowes Hall
April 30th - NWEA Spring Testing window opens
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 - Indiana Impact Projects (4th grade), Market Day (2nd grade) & Boone Meadow
May 11th - Boone Meadow Voices - school performance for students (AM) & field trip (PM); Spirit Day: Freaky Friday
May 13th - Happy Mothers Day!
May 14th - 3rd grade music program @ 6:00
May 16th - First Grade Field trip to Indianapolis Zoo (habitat study)
May 17th - Rube Goldberg Projects (3rd grade) during day
May 18th - Spring Eagle Rec sessions end
May 18th - Field Day
May 21st - Raindate Field Day, 1st grade Young Authors (May 21-23)
May 24th - 4th grade Celebration - more info to come
May 25th - Last Day for Students
Pre-order your 2018-2019 Supplies Now!
The supply lists/links are now live if you choose to order from 1st Day School Supplies/PTO. These can be purchased until June 15th at https://www.1stdayschoolsupplies.com/kits.php?sid=1177525
· Cost breakdown by grade level for the ’18-’19 school year for BME are listed below.
o Kindergarten & First Grade - $34.99
o Second Grade - $35.99
o Third Grade – $40.99
o Fourth Grade - $41.99
Open House and Back to School Info
Open House/Meet the Teacher:
Monday, August 6th, 5:00 – 6:30 pm (PK- Gr. 4)
First Day of School for Students:
Wednesday, August 8th
Back to School Curriculum Night: Thursday, August 23rd:
Kindergarten: 5:30 – 6:00 pm
1st: 6:00 – 6:30 pm
2nd: 6:30 – 7:00 pm
3rd: 7:00 – 7:30 pm
4th: 7:30 – 8:00 pm
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.
Texts from SchoolMessenger
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!
Check here to see what else is going on in our community.
Strong in Every Way
Click here to learn more about ZCS's human capital campaign!
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.
- Field Trip Chaperones
- Out of Town/Overnight Chaperones
- 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.
- 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.