Bushnell Buzz

February 19, 2021

Mrs. Walters' News

Dear Bushnell Elementary Families,


What a snowy week we've had! I hope everyone enjoyed their extra long weekend and snow day! It is so fun looking out my window and watching the kids play on all the snow banks around the blacktop.


March is right around the corner! Traditionally, Bushnell spends the month of March celebrating March is Reading Month! We are excited to share details about what we have planned. Look for a calendar of events along with a letter describing some of the fun things we will be doing to engage your students and promote a lifelong love of books!


Our gym classes are participating in the Kids Heart Challenge once again this year! Information will be coming home soon! See the message below from Mrs. Ludwig, Bushnell gym teacher!


Bushnell is participating in a virtual book fair! Our focus for this book fair is to increase diverse books among our collection at Bushnell as well as at home. We would LOVE a donated book to our library if you are so inclined. Check out the googleclassroom below to get access to the book fair as well as hear our librarian, Mrs. Emelander read the story Love Monster!


Attention families with incoming kindergarteners!!! Kindergarten enrollment for next fall will open on Monday, February 15th! If you have a student who will turn 5 by September 1st 2021, they can start their school journey! You may also sign a waiver for your child to start school if they turn 5 by December 1st 2021. Paper work required includes proof of residency, original birth certificate, up to date immunizations and a health appraisal. Information can be found on our Lowell Area Schools website here.


Internal Schools of Choice Parents: Internal schools of choice applications for the 2021-22 school year will be available from April 12-May 14. You must submit your internal choice application to the elementary building of residence. The district will not accept internal choice applications prior to or after these dates. If you applied and were approved, it is not necessary to re-apply. Applications and open grade levels will be available on our website, www.lowellschools.com, April 12, 2021.



Sincerely,


Mrs. Erin Walters

Bushnell Elementary Principal

Upcoming Dates...


2/26 Pajama Day School celebration

3/1 Beginning of March is Reading Month!

3/4 half day

3/5 half day, end of trimester 2

3/8 Start trimester 3

Week of 3/15- new conference week (virtual)

BUSHNELL BOOK FAIR- 2/1-2/29!!!

Kids Heart Challenge!

Hello Bushnell Families!

We kicked off Kids Heart Challenge last week and I am super excited! During the month of February in gym class we will be learning how nutrition and being active can help us live longer, healthier lives. Our actual Kids Heart Challenge event will take place the last week of February which will include a variety of fun cardio stations during your student's gym class time. Any donations to the American Heart Association will be collected the last week of February.


This year, we are adding a special fun incentive because the kids LOVE Agent KHC.


Any student who raises $100 will receive the limited edition, “Agent KHC”! See secret message: https://youtu.be/q-1tF_cDLoI


Click the link below to get started today and be sure to share on social media. It is super fun and simple!

Get started today: http://www2.heart.org/goto/bushnell


Thank you for your support and participation!

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