The Friday Flyer

From Boone Meadow Elementary School

Thank you, BME Students, Staff and PTO!

Mrs. Bernard and Mrs. Kiel would like to extend a heart-filled thanks for a GREAT Administrative Assistant Day on Wednesday. We enjoyed reading all of our post-it notes on the ray of sunshine from the students. Our delicious treats from the staff were out of this world! Our flowers, lunch and gift cards were so much appreciated! We love what we do because of the students, staff and parents of BME.

Thank you for making our jobs THE BEST!

Landscaping Clean-Up Volunteers Needed Saturday 4/28!

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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!

Thanks to our PTO, the Boone Meadow spirit gear website (for shirts, tumblers, totes, etc...) is now live on the following website. Click HERE to access the various options available for order at reasonable prices.

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

Voices concert

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

· 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

For those of you that are Type A planners, you may want to go ahead and mark your calendars for August back to school dates.

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

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!

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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


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.


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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