BSE Bear Bulletin April 29, 2016

Supply Kits 2016-2017

Don't enjoy shopping for supply list items during the summer? Don't worry the BSE PTO has you covered. In mid-May all parents will receive an invite to complete an online order for grade level specific supply kits for the 2016-2017 school year. Keep your eye on the newsletter in May for the details!

Want to purchase your own? Go for it! You can find your grade level supply specific list on our website below.

Lunch and Rotation Schedule for Upcoming Week(s)

Week of May 2, Week 3 on lunch menu

  • Monday, 5/2 - Day 2
  • Tuesday, 5/3 - Day 3
  • Wednesday, 5/4 - Day 4
  • Thursday, 5/5 - Day 5
  • Friday, 5/6 - Day 6

Week of May 9, Week 1 on lunch menu

  • Monday, 5/9 - Day 1
  • Tuesday, 5/10 - Day 2
  • Wednesday, 5/11 - Day 3
  • Thursday, 5/12 - Day 4
  • Friday, 5/13 - Day 5


HSE21 IN ACTION: The Elementary Design Team

In preparation for next year's 1:1 roll out in HSE's elementary schools, a group of 23 K-4 teachers from across the district have been hard at work this year - learning and wrorking together to discover how to use technology as a powerful tool to support best-practice instruction in the class room. Read about the HSE21 Elementary Design Team and how they are impacting colleagues here:


Movie Night - Stuart Little

Friday, May 6, 3:45-6pm

Sign up link:

Please send a $7 donation per student in a marked envelope to school.

Checks payable to BSE.

All donations will benefit our school library.

I will send student pickup directions closer to Movie Night date via email.

Many thanks,

Kristin Patrick

School Librarian

PTO Committee Opening for 2016 - 2017

Are you interested in getting more involved at BSE? The PTO has open committee spots for next school year. Some are a one-time event, while others are spread out with small activities throughout the year. Email if you are interested in hearing more about what’s available!


Brooks School Third Graders are "Making a difference" in our community!! The third grade classes are hosting an Open House Event at Fishers United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall on Friday April 29th From 5-7 pm. This Event is to help "END HUNGER IN FISHERS" All 3rd grade classes are involved and we are hoping that all Brooks School Families could stop by any time between 5 - 7 and bring by a food or monetary donation to support their cause. Their will be games, crafts, and a Ice Cream Bar to enjoy while you donate!!!

The top Five Items needed for food pantry are :






All third graders that attend - please wear red BSE T-Shirts

Extra Yearbooks Available

Extra yearbooks will be available beginning Monday, May 9th. There are a limited number available, they are $18.00 and checks need to be made payable to BSE. They will be sold on a first come, first serve basis and distributed in late May!

4th Grade Picnic

4th Grade Parents Needed! Would you like to help with the 4th grade picnic? This fun filled event is on Thursday, May 26th - the last day at BSE for our 4th graders!!! The only way parents can attend is if they volunteer to work the event. If you would like to help, please contact Kim Carlson

MakerSpace - Construction Zone OPEN

Still in need of MakerSpace items!

Feel free to send any of the items listed below to the office marked "Makerspace". Thank you in advance for donating and helping to supply the space for your child(ren)!

Consumables Needed:

  • Yarn/string/embroidery floss

  • White glue/glue sticks

  • Nails and Screws (in various sizes)

  • Dixie Cups

  • Cotton Balls

  • Tooth Picks

  • Q-Tips

  • Feathers

  • Pipe Cleaners

  • Scotch Tape / Electrical Tape / Duct Tape

  • Chalk

  • Wood Glue

  • Balsa Wood and Craft Wood scraps

  • Markers

  • Colored Pencils

  • Safety Pins

  • Ribbon

  • Googly Eyes

  • Colored Foam Sheets

  • Stickers

  • Washable Paints

  • Paper Plates

  • Non-Drying Modeling Clay

Non-Consumables Needed:

  • Hammers

  • Screw Drivers (Philips and flathead)

  • Pliers

  • Wire Cutters

  • Paint Brushes (various styles and sizes)

  • Plastic Mason Jars with Lids

  • Legos (all colors, sizes, and shapes)

  • Hole Punchers

Fishers Freedom Festival Royal Court

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Plan to attend the Fishers Tri-Kappa Garage Sale on Saturday, April 30 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon at the Fishers Junior High Gym (13257 Cumberland Road). Items from more than 70 families include furniture, housewares, sporting goods, toys, books, jewelry, adult and kids clothing, etc. Tax deductible donations are also accepted. Call (317) 409-0098 or (317) 777-3714 for pick up. Proceeds from the sale provide funding for local charity, cultural, and educational initiatives.

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Fishers Movies in the Nickel Plate District

Nickel Plate District Transforms into Outdoor Theater for #FishersMovies

Calling all residents, #FishersMovies return to the Nickel Plate District amphitheater this spring and offer the perfect Friday night out for families of all ages. Beginning this Friday, April 15 movies take place weekly and begin at dusk. This season, Fishers Parks & Recreation has secured an awesome movie line-up that features:

  • Pixels April 29
  • Shaun the Sheep May 6
  • Hotel Transylvania 2 May 13
  • Pan May 20
  • Inside Out May 27

Movies are free to attend and families are encouraged to pack a sweatshirt, roll out a blanket and stop by concessions to purchase a few movies snacks. The City of Fishers G.I.V.E. Committee will work concessions, weekly to ensure you have something sweet and salty to enjoy during the show. Each movie is presented in closed captioning, and movies have different ratings. Parents, we encourage you to check out the movie beforehand to ensure it’s appropriate for your family.

For additional details about #FishersMovies, please download the Nickel Plate District mobile app or visit

Updated Track Schedule

Friday, April 29th 3:45-5:.00 @ BSE

Wednesday, May 4th 3:45-5:.00 @ BSE

Thursday, May 5th 5:00-7:00 Track Meet @ FHS

BSE Field Day

BSE Field Day is just around the corner! Join us on Thursday, May 19 (rain date May 20) by signing up to volunteer for your favorite station. 3rd/4th graders will participate in the morning while 1st/2nd graders will have the afternoon slot. You must be a registered volunteer to participate and we ask for safety reasons that no siblings attend. Thank you!…

We're using VolunteerSpot (the leading online Sign-up and reminder tool) to organize our upcoming Sign-ups.

Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:

1) Click this link to see our Sign-up on VolunteerSpot:

2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.

3) Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on VolunteerSpot.

Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually.

Summer Sports Camp

Summer Sports Camp information is now available online. Below is the link:

Fishers Parks & Recreation Invites Community to Flock the NPD

You know what the lawn flamingo means, we’re having a party! Join Fishers Parks & Recreation to celebrate Arbor Day in a meaningful way. Residents of all ages are encouraged to decorate a flamingo for a chance to win. Flamingos are available to purchase for $3 at the Fishers Parks & Recreation office and are due back, decorated to the amphitheater between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. on Friday, April 29. The community is invited to the amphitheater starting at 7 p.m. that evening to vote on the best in the following categories:

  • People’s Choice
  • Best Youth (up to age 10)
  • Best Teen (ages 11-17)
  • Best Adult (ages 18+), and
  • Best Arbor Day Theme

Winners will receive a $50 prize pack complete with items from DICK’S SPORTING GOODS and Fishers Parks & Recreation. There are a few rules, so parents, we encourage you to visit to avoid disqualification. Share photos of your flamingo using hashtag #FishersArborDay for a chance to be featured, and be sure to pack a blanket and stick around for a free movie at the amphitheater that night. Movie details can be found at

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