Baltz Sunday Storytime

and Weekly Announcements 11/21/21

Things You Should Know This Week

Hello Baltz Families!

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! Wishing you some enjoyable family time this week. I want to give a special Thanksgiving Shout Out of Gratitude to Ms. Personti along with Mrs. Papa and Ms. Uhrick who develop and produce the content of our weekly Sunday Storytime Episodes! Their Creativity, Caring and Hard Work are greatly appreciated! Check them out!

You can always revisit previous episodes by clicking here:

No School for Students because Parent - Teacher Conferences are happening this week!

  • They will be scheduled on Nov 22 and Nov. 23.
  • Please contact your child's teacher if you haven't scheduled a conference yet.
  • Unless you requested an in person conference, they will happen on Zoom.
  • School resumes for students on Monday, November 29th.

Reminder: School Doors open at 8:45. There is no supervision outside before 8:45. Walkers should not arrive at school before 8:45.

Registration for the PTA- Pictures with Santa- which is happening on Saturday December 11 from 9-11 is closed now.

  • If you sent your form in this week, you will soon receive a ticket for your family with the time for your registration. We are not accepting any further registrations.

Help Wanted: We are looking for Parent Volunteers to help with setup/decorations for Pictures with Santa on 12/10 4-5:30 pm or during the event on 12/11 from 8:30-11. If you are able to help, please contact Principal Amy O'Neill at

Continue reading below to learn more about:

  • Sunday Storytime-Mindful Minute- Big Question
  • Nov 22 and Nov. 23- Parent Teacher Conferences
  • No School for Students 11/22-11/26- Happy Thanksgiving
  • Coming Soon- Mark Your Calendars
  • Daily Covid-19 Screener info for Staff and Students
  • Baltz Title 1 School Information
  • Resources for Parents: Dress Code Details, Links for the General Parent Handbook and the MTSS (Positive Behavior ) Parent handbooks and other parent resources

Sunday Storytime

  • Ms. Gotthold reads Bear Says Thanks!
  • This Week's Mindful Minute: A Breathing Technique: Rocket Ship Breathing
  • Staff Spotlight: Mrs. Brown- Learn about her Love of Poetry!
  • Check out the episode so that you will be able to answer the BIG QUESTION!
Bear Says Thanks Sunday Storytime S3 EP 13 SD 480p


To View this weekly newsletter in Spanish or another language, use these tools:

Para ver este boletín semanal en español u otro idioma, use estas herramientas:

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  • November 29 - School Resumes
  • December 7th -PTA Meeting- 5:30 Zoom
  • December 10th - Brilliant Bear Award Ceremony
  • December 11th - Pictures with Santa- reservations required
  • December 22nd - Bear Buck Bash- Winter Workshop - in classrooms
  • December 23- January 2nd - Winter Vacation
  • January 3rd, 2022 - School Resumes for Students

Daily Covid-19 Screener

Every day before sending your child to school you must do the Covid-19 Screener! If your child does not pass the screener, they must stay at home until cleared by a physician or until receiving a negative Covid Test.
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Baltz Title 1 School Information

Baltz Title 1 Parent Involvement Policy, Baltz Title 1 Parent, Teacher & School Compact, Title 1 Brochure for Parents, Red Clay Parent Engagement Policy & Red Clay Federal Programs Complaint Procedures

Join the Baltz Bears PTA

Next Meeting is November 2nd at 5:30 Via Zoom.

Agenda Includes:

  • Introductions
  • We need a Treasurer
  • Principal's Report
  • Math Night
  • PTA Reflections Program
  • Recruiting Members
  • Fundraising Updates
  • New Business
Baltz Elementary PTA: Parent night

Resources for Parents

Dress Code Details

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Baltz Parent Handbook (General Info)

Click here to review the policies for Baltz Elementary.

Baltz Parent Handbook (general information) Spanish

Click here to review policies for Baltz Elementary.

MTSS (Positive Behavior Supports )Parent Handbook

Click here to learn more about our supports for positive behavior at Baltz

MTSS (PBS) Parent Handbook- Spanish

Click here to learn more about our supports for positive behavior at Baltz in Spanish!