The Compass

"Unlock the Treasure in Every Child" - February 27, 2023

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Reminder - No School!

Reminder, there is NO SCHOOL on Tuesday, March 7. This is a scheduled Teacher Work Day.

GoPlaySave Fundraiser

Get ready to help raise money to continue our support for BCES!

The GoPlaySave coupon book fundraiser begins Tuesday, 2/28

BCES earns 50% of all sales from the GoPlaySave fundraiser!

GoPlaySave Coupon Books & Mobile Apps are $30 each or bundle for $45

**GoPlaySave gifted ALL BCES Staff a complimentary Go Play Save Mobile App!

Love of Leanring!

This week our school community will be focusing on the character strength of Love of Learning. Love of learning means you master new topics on your own or in school.

Those with a love of learning are intrinsically motivated and engaged in a topic regardless of achieving an external standard. They enjoy learning simply for the sake of learning. They don’t need a prize of a high grade as a reward. Their reward is the process of doing the work and improving.

Developing a love of learning is highly beneficial for an individual. It means that they are intrinsically motivated to deepen their existing skills and abilities, or learn something completely new. Since intrinsically motivated action is correlated with positive emotions, those who act on their love of learning may also have enhanced mental and physical health. Additionally, individuals who love learning have the desire and ability to overcome challenges, due to a sense of autonomy and control over their environment.

To practice and encourage the character strength of love of learning with your child, please visit the Positivity Project’s P2 for Families (password: P2), where together you will watch a video, read a quote, and talk about the answers to three questions.

Parent & Student Lunches!

Please only select ONE time period per family. This allows two families an option each day to have lunch with their children.

We are excited to offer the opportunity for parents and visitors to have lunch with students once again. However, in order to ensure safety, manage space limitations, and to ensure the process is successful we must maintain guidelines and expectations for logistics. Please read the expectations and logistics on the sign up.

Important Dates!


  • Feb 20 - No School - Presidents' Day


  • March 1 -14 - PTA's Go Play Save Fundraiser
  • March 3 - Spirit Day - Neon!
  • March 7 - No School - Teacher Work Day
  • March 8 - Kindergarten Field Trip - Marbles Kids' Museum
  • March 12 - Daylight Savings Time
  • March 24 - Early Release Day
  • March 30 - End of Quarter 3
  • March 31 - No School - Teacher Work Day


  • April 3-7 - Spring Break