The Bledsoe Beat

Growing students socially, emotionally, and academically.

Bledsoe Roots and Wings

Bledsoe roots and wings are a wonderful gift. Our roots include time shared together, embedded with traditions and memories that will connect us to Bledsoe no matter where our wings may take us. Wings are bittersweet because making a change to a new experience may mean leaving a team or possibly leaving Bledsoe. Although it can be hard to say goodbye, it is a gift to have both, roots and wings. I want to honor staff members who are spreading their wings as they make a professional change for next year.


We are excited to share that Mrs. Shaw has decided to stay home with her babies. Mrs. McGrath is thrilled to get back into teaching as she will join the second grade team. We have hired within the district to replace Mrs. McGrath's position as the receptionist. We are so happy for Mrs. Hefner and her husband who are relocating to their hometown to be closer to their family. Mrs. Brill is excited to move to 5th grade to teach Reading and Social Studies. We needed to add a teacher to the fifth grade team, so Mrs. Funk is happy to pursue her love for Science and will be our 5th grade Science teacher. We have great news to share that Ms. Tejani has been accepted to the University of London's post graduate program. We are delighted that Mrs. Cook will be teaching writing in fourth grade. We will be reducing teachers in Kinder, going from 6 to 5 teachers. As a result, Mrs. Damer is excited to make the move to second grade. We are also reducing in 1st grade and Mrs. Doan will be moving to her children's home campus. We will only need 5 teachers in third grade next year. Mrs. Williams will be making one of her dreams come true as she moves to be one of our Special Education teachers.

Students brought back a classic - Duck Duck Goose during recess.

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Field Day

3rd, 4th, 5th - Thursday, May 18th 2017

K, 1st, 2nd - Friday, May 19th 2017


To celebrate the end of the school year and reward the students for all their hard work this year, we will have a fun filled day of outdoor activities. Come enjoy the day with us!!!


Time – 9:00am to 2:30pm

Dress - shorts, tennis shoes, socks, baseball cap or hat, sunglasses

Bring -water bottle, beach towel and snack

Label everything! NO bathing suits!

Don’t forget the Sunscreen!

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Student Registration

Parents of all students will be receiving an auto-generated email with a “snapcode” and a link to use for providing enrollment information for next year. It is very important that this process is completed for every child currently enrolled. If you have not received an InfoSnap email, please check your “spam” folder. The deadline for completing the InfoSnap process is June 2, 2017. ***Please note, the updated proof of residency referenced at the completion of the InfoSnap process is for a JULY or AUGUST utility (water, gas, or electric only). Click here to learn more about the process of registering returning students. http://www.friscoisd.org/about/enrollment/returning-students This August there will be a locked mailbox in the Bledsoe front foyer where you can drop of your proof of residency. Please ensure to write your child's first and last name at the top of the document.

PTA News

Bledsoe Parents, We need YOU! We are looking for a Book Fair Chair for next school year. If you are interested or would like more information please email president@bledsoepta.org


School supply order forms were sent home last week. Paper orders are due by Friday, May 19th and online orders are due by Friday, May 26th. All school supplies ordered will be delivered at Meet the Teacher Night in August. You can order online at

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UPCOMING PTA DATES:

May 16th- PTA Meeting and 5th grade and Destination Imagination performance

May 18th-Field Day (3rd-5th)

May 19th- Field Day (K-2nd)

June 1st- End of the Year party


Be on the lookout for an email from your Room Parent with a Field Day sign up to volunteer for Field Day.

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Important Dates

Field Days

May 18 3rd - 5th

May 19 K- 2nd


End of Year Parties

June 1


Celebration of Learning

June 2nd