BLE SPARKS WEEKLY NEWS

April 20-24

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Greetings Intellectual Sparks!

We are on our third week of lessons. We know you all are blowing those skills out of the water! If you should have any rough spots, don't hesitate to contact your teacher for assistance.

Instructional Materials Packet Checkout Schedule

Week of April 20th-24th

Monday-Tuesday: 9:00am-11:00am

Wednesday-Thursday: 1:00pm-3:00pm


Beginning the Week of April 27th, we will only have two scheduled days per week to give out packets.

Monday: 8:00am-11:00am

Tuesday: 12:00pm-3:00pm



***NO MORE DEVICE CHECKOUTS.

Student Personal Belongings Pick-Up Schedule

TIME 11:30AM-1:00PM


KINDERGARTEN- April 20th

Front Parking Lot: PINSON, FALCONE, LEWTER, OWEN

Back Parking Lot: FREEMAN, SINGLETON, WENZLICK, PLAISANCE


FIRST GRADE- April 21st

Front Parking Lot: BUTLER, TISDELL, MUNN, GREEN

Back Parking Lot: CURLEY, CHATTERJEE, SMITH, PRUITT


SECOND GRADE- April 22nd

Front Parking Lot: MOORE, WIEL, T. WILSON, EARLS

Back Parking Lot: WILLIAMS, ADKINS, P. WILSON, THOMPSON


THIRD GRADE- April 23rd

Front Parking Lot: MAXWELL, FRYE, CANNINGTON, HALL

Back Parking Lot: PRATER, FRANKHAUSER, BARTHOLOW, MCCLAIN


FOURTH GRADE- April 24th

Front Parking Lot: MCCRARY, MILLER, CHURCHWELL, POPLAR

Back Parking Lot: BRYANT, MASTIN, HEATH, HAUN


FIFTH GRADE- April 27th

Front Parking Lot: CULVER, GORDON, MYERS, PACK

Back Parking Lot: HOLLOWAY, ZEBROWSKI, HATCHER, BLACK

Hand Washing for Kids - Get Rid of Germs Learn How to Wash Your Hands
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Alright Sparks, we have a challenge for you this week. Each Adminstrator has given you a riddle to solve for your grade level. Show us what you know by emailing the Administrator your answer.

Please see important changes made by the State Board of Education

COVID-19 Emergency Rules
First and final reading of emergency and permanent rules needed in light of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency for Tennessee K-12 public schools. Rules included in this item are:

0520-01-02-.17 Administrative Rules and Regulations, State Attendance Guidelines; 0520-01-03-.11 Minimum Rules and Requirements for the Approval of Public Schools, Requirements for 2019-20 School Year as a Result of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency;

0520-01-09-.24 Special Education Programs and Services, Requirements for 2019-20 School Year as a Result of the COVID- 19 Public Health Emergency;

0520-01-11-.07 Individualized Education Accounts, Monitoring And Compliance;

0520-02-01-.01 Evaluations, General Requirements For Evaluation;

0520-02-03-.09 and -.15 Educator Licensure: Denial, Formal Reprimand, Suspension and Revocation; and Requirements for 2019-20 School Year as a Result of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

0520-02-04-.11 Educator Preparation, Requirements for 2019-20 School Year As A Result Of The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency; and

0520-07-02-.09 Non-Public School Approval Process, Requirements for 2019-20 School Year as a Result of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.

B. English as a Second Language Program Policy 3.207
First and final reading of item to update policy requirements in light of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency for Tennessee K-12 public schools.

C. Uniform Grading Policy 3.301
First and final reading of item to update policy requirements in light of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency for Tennessee K-12 public schools.

D. Charter School Local Education Agency (LEA) Policy 4603
First and final reading of item to update an LEA policy for State Board-authorized charter schools in light of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency for Tennessee K-12 public schools.

E. Educator Licensure Rule 0520-02-03
Final reading of item to allow additional flexibility for educators and school leaders coming into Tennessee with licenses from other states.

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We would like to recognize some of our Sparks for winning awards from the Daughters of the American Revolution

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Maria Falcone- Junior American Citizen Stamp Contest- Won $40.00

Benjamin Huang- American History Essay Contest- Won $40.00

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Bella Arvios- American History Essay Contest- Won $20.00

Soha Patel- American History Essay Contest- Won $20.00

Another Pep Talk From Kid President to You

Principal Ford

Point of Contact- please email me if you have any questions or concerns.