BG eNews

September 30, 2020

Notes from Principal Klueppel...

Parent Teacher Conferences:
Sign-up closes 10/7/20 at midnight. See additional details below.

No School:

10/8 - K/12 Parent/Teaher Conferences

10/9 - K/8 Parent/Teacher Conferences

10/12 - Columbus Day

Parent Teacher Conferences 10/8 & 10/9

Pick-A-Time sign-Up for Parent Teacher Conferences closes 10/7/20 at midnight. Click here, or on the image below, for directions.

Helpful Zoom Info. for Conferences

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PTO News


Chess Club is Back at Bell Graham (Virtually)!!!! Bell Graham is excited to announce that we will be running a virtual online chess club starting October 16th through December 11th (no class November 27th). The chess club will meet from 3-4pm on Friday afternoon via Zoom with Chess Scholar instructors. A lesson will be provided for approximately 20 min and then interactive chess games will be played. Please view the flyer for instructions on how to sign up. $10 per session for a total of $80 (8 week session). If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Cameron at


The directory spot is now live for the 2020-2021 school year! Submit your PTO dues to gain access to the directory spot for the school year! To pay PTO dues through Push Coin, access the pushcoin website at Log into your account. Under your childs picture, select webstore. On the left you can select by category. Select PTO Donations. On the right Bell-Graham 2020-2021 PTO. The cost is $25 per family and only has to be done once even if you have multiple children in Bell Graham.


PTO Needs Your Help! We have a few opportunities to continue some outside-of-school activities for the kids. We are looking at setting up a Virtual Chess Club as well as a Virtual Book Club. We need a chair for these activities and can absolutely help get you started. We just need a couple of eager parents to get things going! Please contact Kelly Cameron at OR 630-452-7984 for details.

Registration Fees

If you haven't already done so, please pay your registration fees on Pushcoin.

From the Nurse

This year we are following the Illinois Department Of Public Health (IDPH) Covid-19 Exclusion Guidelines. This requires that when a child or family member stays/sent home sick, with Covid like symptoms, or awaiting the results of a Covid test ANY student or staff in the household will need to stay home or be sent home. Once the symptomatic student or family member has the documentation required all family members can return to school. It is up to the parents to provide this information to all the schools involved.

Please call the Health office 331-228-2104 or Email with any questions or concern.

Self Certification by 7:30 AM

Dear BG Families,

In a continuing effort to keep staff and students safe while also keeping arrival quick and efficient, please have your child certified in the computer by 7:30 am. This will ensure that students are not entering the classrooms before they are cleared. Certifying your child is both filling out the online form AND signing their backpack tag. If one or both of these steps are not done your child will be sent to the front of the building to check in. Once there, they will have their temperature taken and a phone call will be made to parents to fill out the online form. When their certification is verified they can enter the building. If you enter the online form after 7:30 am your child may have to go through this verification process before they can enter the building.

Thank you for all of your help and taking the extra steps to ensure everyone's safety.

In-Person & Remote Attendance Line

Absences should be called in by 7:45 AM if your child will be absent for any portion of the day. The number is 331-228-2100 and has voicemail. You can call during the evening or overnight and leave a message. Please leave your child’s name, their teachers name and the reason why your child is out. If they are ill, please indicate their symptoms.

Bell-Graham Resources

CUSD 303 News

Kindergarten students can order take home meals

District 303 is now offering the opportunity for kindergarten students to order a meal that can be taken home after school. Students will choose items from a menu that will be ordered by their classroom teacher. The meals will be brought to the classroom 15 minutes prior to dismissal. Meals that students select are free of charge as part of the Federal Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) that has been extended through December 31, 2020.

*There is still a charge for Ala Carte drinks.

CUSD 303 Resources