Bulldog Bulletin

November 1, 2019

PICTURE RETAKES TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12

BAILEY LAKE HAPPENINGS



November


5 Ski Club Meeting 5:45 -6:30PM @Pine Knob * New members must attend 6pm meeting

12 Picture Retake Day

12 BINGO Night

15 Half Day (11:46 Dismissal)

18 PTA Meeting 7pm

27-29 Thanksgiving Recess

SKI SEASON IS ALMOST HERE!!

Our annual BLE Ski/Snowboard Club pre-season sign up night will be on **Tuesday, November 5th ** @ PINE KNOB SKI HILL in the Pinery Café. For all returning members, you can sign up between 5:45-6:30pm. All new members, we ask that you attend the informational meeting beginning at 6pm, and to follow, will be the sign up. Please remember that your child must be at least 7 years old to participate.>> cash or check only<<


If you would like to sign up for BLE Ski/Snowboard Club communication, please enter this number: 81010 and text this message: @2c694c. (SEE PICTURE BELOW)We plan to use the app: Remind. You will receive occasional text messages that will keep you informed on Ski Club updates!


Thank you,

Bethany Rocho & Molly Turcsak

BLE Club Sponsors

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DAWG HOUSE

"THE DAWG HOUSE" OUR SCHOOL STORE IS OPEN!! 5TH GRADE LEADERSHIP WILL BE RUNNING IT MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, AND FRIDAY EVERY WEEK!!
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Clarkston Community Schools now publishes the school breakfast and lunch menus for all schools using NutrisliceOpens a New Window.. Nutrislice is an interactive digital school menu service designed to give students, parents, staff, and the community an in-depth look at the meals proudly served at Clarkston Community Schools.

Now you can view the menu, nutrition facts, carbohydrate counts, and allergy information for all Clarkston Community Schools. Nutrislice is very easy to use and allows access to the information you want in seconds! Families using Nutrislice also have the option to view the menu in Arabic, French, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

Download the FREE Nutrislice app from the App Store or Google Play to have all the information at your fingertips. In addition, print menus are available directly from Nutrislice with the click of a button.

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COLD WEATHER IS HERE

  • WE GO OUTSIDE UNLESS ITS RAINING OR BELOW ZERO
  • SOME CLASSES GO OUTSIDE TWICE A DAY
  • IT MIGHT BE HELPFUL TO KEEP A SPARE SET OF DRY CLOTHING IN YOUR STUDENTS LOCKER
  • LABEL EVERYTHING
  • ALWAYS HAVE YOUR CHILD CHECK THE LOST AND FOUND
  • LOST AND FOUND IS LOCATED IN THE FIRST SET OF LOCKERS IN MAIN LOBBY AREA

CALLING ALL DADS

Calling all Dad's, Grandpas, or Special BLE Guys!! Please follow the link below to sign up to hang out with our BLE Bulldogs during recess. Your job would be to attend recess from 11:45-1:45, engage with the kids, and offer some extra guidance during one of the kids' most valued times of the day. Please check in at the office when arriving to school. Thank you in advance and have fun!


Please be sure to have a renewed ICHAT form filled out prior to volunteering. Please contact the Main Office with any questions.


https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e044aabaa29a6fc1-bulldog1

Yoga Club- Session 1 FULL

AFTER SCHOOL KIDS YOGA CLUBS

Who: There will be two yoga clubs: one for 1-2nd grade students and one for 3-5th grade students. Each club is open to the first 10 registrants.


To register please Email:

Grades 1-2: email Stacey Shipp sashipp@clarkston.k12.mi.us

Grades 3-5: email Kathy Noble kanoble@clarkston.k12.mi.us


Can’t make Thursdays? Email us if interested in future offerings.


What: Kids Yoga Classes! Classes explore flowing sequences, balancing poses, breathing exercises, and creative relaxation techniques. In addition, partner poses and cooperative Yoga games inspire positive peer interactions. This class will promote social skills, positive thinking, and environmental awareness.


Students should dress in comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat, water bottle and a snack (fruit or vegetable only please).


When: Thursdays: after school-4:45pm

2nd session: January 23, 30 February 6, 13, 20, 27

**You must choose only one session*

Where: Bailey Lake


Cost: Classes are Free; $5 supply fee to be paid at the first session


Instructors: Stacey Shipp and Kathy Noble

Both are Next Generation Yoga certified teachers

**REMINDERS FROM THE PTA**


  • JOIN US MONDAY 11/18 FOR NOVEMBERS PTA MEETING 7PM
  • WE NOW HAVE A SQUARE READER !
  • LOOKING TO HELP BEHIND THE SCENES? SEE OUR EVENT COORDINATOR SIGN UP
  • THANK YOU FOR DELICIOUS DINNER PROVIDED BY OUR PARENTS FOR CONFERENCES. KAREN ANDERSON AND KATIE RUTERBUSCH FOR COORDINATING SUCH WONDERFUL TREATS FOR STAFF TO ENJOY.

What is PTA? Why Join PTA?


Get Connected- There is no better way to know what IS happening in your child’s school, then volunteering for the PTA! PTA functions are opportunities to meet teachers, parents, build rapport and discuss issues that are on your mind. The committees that are formed- become like family! Discovering great resources that the PTA offers is not only designed for parents but for students, as well.

RIDING THE BUS HOME WITH A FRIEND?


Complete this form: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fQDOc2sLRp6bdjrNJQ4vOpIlcwU6B3MiPOEvT9MIlb8/edit?usp=sharing Student will bring the completed form to the main office in the morning. An administrator will sign and we will send back to class. Students are to present to the bus driver. Alternatively, you may call transportation at 248.623.8040

RUNNING LATE?


Before School

  • Please walk students in the the school office after 8:30 a.m. and sign them in. At that time students can order a hot lunch if needed.
  • ATTENDANCE LINE 248-623-5390
After School

  • Please call 248-623-5300 before 3:15 pm for any changes that need to be made of how your child(ren) will be getting home.

**BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS**

We will continue enforcing the district-wide policy shared last year, food items (birthday treats) will not be allowed as part of birthday celebrations. Students are welcome to celebrate with classmates but we ask that you work with your child(ren)'s teacher for non-food options/ideas.

  • Party favors such as bouncy balls, stickers, pencils, erasers, tops, notepads, bubbles, etc. (available at local dollar stores)

  • Send in something that all children can sign (shirt/sweatshirt, tote bag, autograph stuffed animal, pillow case, etc.)

  • Show and tell time: your child can bring in photos or a favorite item to share with the class

  • Classroom donation: purchase an item for the classroom (book, game, music, plant, etc). Consider placing a celebration label with your child's name on this item.* Please check with teacher prior to purchasing donation items.

WE ARE CLARKSTON


  • EVERYTHING FROM SPIRIT WEAR TO MAPS OF OUR FACILITIES CAN BE FOUND IN THE WOLVES FAN ZONE

DO YOU FREQUENT AMAZON SMILE,KROGER, OR HUNGRY HOWIE'S?

Simple ways such as ordering pizza at Hungry Howie's, buying groceries at kroger, and ordering from AMAZON!! ***ALSO FOLLOW THE LINKS BELOW***

EFFORT LESS FUNDRAISING CLICK HERE

SHUTTERFLY AND TINYPRINTS HAVE PARTNERED WITH OUR PTA

SCHOOL PICTURE ORDERING LINK

PICTURE RETAKE DAY NOVEMBER 1

IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS YOU MIGHT LIKE TO REFER BACK TO

Co- Curricular Schedule

A block schedule allows for every class to have their co-curricular at the same time every day. Attached are the two documents we use daily for specials. In the event of a snow day, the A-B-C-D designation (second page) will change. The attachment is a link to a googledoc that will be updated as needed.

PARENTVUE AND E-BLAST UPDATES

Please take a moment to check your current information on ParentVue (located on the CCS website). Updating your information will help us to contact parents/guardians in case of emergency. Please make sure you have emergency contacts other than yourselves in the Emergency Contact field in case we cannot contact you. You will not have the capability to update address changes; those must be updated at the Clarkston Schools Central Office.


ParentVue has information for every student that attends Clarkston Community Schools including grades, attendance, report cards, and more. Please contact the office for your activation key for access.


Please confirm that you are signed up for E-blast at Clarkston Calendar. Newsletters, updates about activities and more are shared via this method. Please contact the Attendance Office if you need help with E-blast.

BAILEY LAKE ELEMENTARY


The School Day

8:30-3:45

8:25 First Bell (students enter)

8:40 Tardy Bell

3:45 Dismissal

Half Day

8:30-11:46


Glenn Gualtieri, Principal......248-623-5301

Molly Turcsak, Office Secretary.....248-623-5300

Office Fax #......248-623-5305

Attendance Line.....248-623-5390

BOARD OF EDUCATION & CENTRAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATION

Board of Education

Elizabeth Egan, President

Kellie Horst, Vice President

Gregory Need, Treasurer

Steve Hyer, Secretary

Stefanie Crane, Trustee

Andrea Catalina, Trustee

Cheryl McGinnis, Trustee



Central Office Administration

Shawn Ryan, Superintendent

Nancy Mahoney, Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Services

John Lucido, Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services

Radhika Issac, Administrator of Data Structure & Analysis

Kathryn Christopher, Director Student Support Service

Mary Beth Rogers, Executive Director of Business Services

Angela Harrison, Technology Lead/Network Administrator Information

and Technology Services

Non Discrimination Clause

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Americans with Disability Act of 1990, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, it is the policy of the Clarkston Community School District that the Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, height, weight, marital status, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic, in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities. For more information contact the Executive Director of Human Resources, 6389 Clarkston Road, Clarkston MI, 48346, (248) 623-5400. For more information regarding ADA, contact the Deputy Superintendent, 6389 Clarkston Road, Clarkston MI, 48346, (248) 623-5400