The B.Y.E. Buzz

July 2022

Notes from the office

Happy July!!! We hope everyone is having a great summer. Please read carefully for information regarding back to school.


  • In order to receive up-to-date communication, please sign up for the newsletter for the 22-23 school year using the links below.
  • The office is closed for the summer. We will be open beginning July 25th for the 2022-2023 school year. Please reach out to Mrs. Norwood (cnorwood@sdale.org) or Mrs. Kennedy (skennedy@sdale.org) if you need anything before then.
  • Students will bring school supplies to the Open House. See the Save The Date below. The open house event will occur in the evening. Times will be sent soon.
  • Students will find out who their teacher is through a letter in the mail. This will arrive in early August. Please contact Kim Proctor at kproctor@sdale.org if your address has changed.
  • School Supplies are now out at local stores. Please follow the school supply chart below. Some of the local vendors have incorrect lists for local schools.
  • Be sure to follow us on Facebook (Bernice Young Elementary School) and Instagram (youngyellowjackets) for up-to-date information.
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Kindergarten Screening

Parents of future Kindergarten Students- a letter was just mailed to you this week discussing our kindergarten screening. Kindergarten screening is tentatively set for August 2nd-3rd. The letter discusses how you will sign up for the screening. The sign-up will open on July 25th. We are excited to get to your child(ren).

School Supply List 22-23

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22-23 School Year

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About our School

  • Bernice Young Elementary was established in August 2000.
  • School mascot is the Yellowjacket
  • School colors are Red, Yellow, and Black
  • National Blue Ribbon School 2020
  • Principal- Christy Norwood
  • Assistant Principal- Sara Kennedy

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