BSE Bear Bulletin
September 4, 2015
September 7 Labor Day, No School
September 9 Picture Day
September 11 Half Day (Professional Development), 12:01p.m. dismissal
September 18 next Newsletter published. All info to Mrs. Kiel (firstname.lastname@example.org) on or before September 16th, please!
Lunch and Rotation Schedule for Upcoming Week(s)
September 7th, Week 2 on lunch menu
- Monday, 9/7 - NO SCHOOL
- Tuesday, 9/8 - Day 1
- Wednesday, 9/9 - Day 2
- Thursday, 9/10 - Day 3
- Friday, 9/11 - HALF DAY
September 14th ,Week 3 on lunch menu
- Monday, 9/14 - Day 4
- Tuesday, 9/15 - Day 5
- Wednesday, 9/16 - Day 6
- Thursday, 9/17 - Day 1
- Friday, 9/18 - Day 2
BSE CHESS CLUB IS FULL!
Picture Day Information
1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade book fees are now past due!
To obtain your child’s invoice:
(You will NOT be receiving an invoice this year)
· Click on Skyward Family Access
· Enter your User ID and Password
· Click on “Fee Management” under General Information
· Then click on the “Fee Activity” tab
Your child’s invoice amount will be listed under the “Fee Activity” tab
· You can immediately click “eFunds On-line Payments” under
District Links to pay your child’s book fees
Ways to pay for your child’s book rental this year:
· Personal checks or Money Orders (NO CASH ACCEPTED)
Personal checks (SEPARATE CHECKS FOR EACH CHILD) should be made payable to B.S.E.S. and can be sent with your child to school. Be sure to send your check in a sealed envelope labeled “BOOK RENTAL” with your child’s name, grade, teacher and the book rental amount for each child.
· On-line payments with Mastercard or Visa
Please go to http://www.hse.k12.in.us/BSE/home.aspx “Quick Links” at the bottom of the page on the right side. Click “eFund on-line payment system”, follow the prompts. I will post your payment in the Skyward system within 10 business days. You can print the “paid in full” invoice out for your records, if you would like a hard copy.
Note: We cannot accept Mastercard or Visa this year at BSES. If you choose to pay by credit card you MUST utilize eFunds)
PAYMENT DUE DATES
Kindergarten - Payment due the week of September 15th
First grade - Were due the week of August 25th
Second Grade - Were due the week of August 25th
Third Grade - Were due this week - the week of September 1st
Fourth Grade - Payment due the week of September 8th
Chinese Acrobats are coming to BSE!
On-line School Directory for ALL HSE Schools
The on-line school directory is now available to all families in Skyward. This year the directory is based on an opt-in model. Families must choose to show their contact information in order to be visible in the directory.
To opt-in, click on "My Account" in the upper right corner of your Family Access account. From there, check the boxes for the information you wish to make visible under the School Directory section and then Save. Families can make changes to this section anytime throughout the school year.
If you choose to opt-out of the school directory, please email Dr. Kaminski at email@example.com
Thank you to everyone who attended last weeks general PTO meeting! What an amazing turn out! Mark your calendar’s for our next general meeting, Tuesday, December 1st at 6:30PM. HSE Schools Superintendent, Dr. Bourff, will be our guest speaker.
BSE Back to School Bash & Silent Auction - Friday, September 25th 5:30-8:30pm!
Be on the lookout for the registration form coming home with your child next week! Go to https://www.handbid.com/auctions/back-to-school-bash-silent-auction/ to pre-register for the silent auction and download the HANDBID app on your mobile device. More information about using the app and the online auction site coming soon! Check back often since items are being added daily! The silent auction starts 9/21 and ends at 9/25 at 8PM.
Are you willing to help out - even if just for an hour - during the Back to School Bash? If so, sign up using this link: ttp://vols.pt/MHtNcs. Thank you in advance for helping make this fun event a huge success! Please contact Kim Carlson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 317-694-2415.
BSE Student Directory Order Form
Fundraising night at Jaggers
Show your school spirit!
Below is the order form and samples of this year's BSE spirit wear. Orders are due on or before Sept. 4th. The items will be delivered around the first week in October. If you have any questions regarding the spirit wear, you can email Heather at email@example.com
Calling all Room Parents!
Brooks School Elementary is looking for ROOM PARENTS for the 2015-2016 school year!!! Room parents will help coordinate class baskets at the Back-to-School Bash, help organize the class winter party, work with the PTO Chairs during Teacher Appreciation Week and be a liaison between the parents and the teacher throughout the school year. Being a room parent is a great way to become involved at BSE .
If you are interested in being a room parent please contact Kimberlee Murray at BSE.RoomParent@gmail.com and include the following information:
· Your name
· Your student’s name, teacher and grade
· Whether you would like to be Head Room Parent or a Co-Room Parent
· Your telephone number.
BSE Reading Mentor Program Volunteers Needed!
Implemented more than ten years ago, the BSE Reading Mentor Program has placed volunteers in every classroom from K-3 to work once a week with students who need additional help improving literacy skills. We are in need of more volunteers this school year! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to add your name to our volunteer list. There will be a training session on Thursday, September 24 from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in the BSE library for all volunteers—including those who have been a mentor previously. Volunteers will be placed with students beginning the week of September 28, 2015.
Hamilton Southeastern Schools requires that all volunteers have a current background check on file, and also complete the Anti-Bullying webinar. To do this, please go to the HSE website at hse.k12.in.us. Click on “Parent Resources” on the main page, then proceed to the “PTO and Volunteering” tab, where you will find the links to fill out the forms online and see the video.
Thank you! Your BSE Reading Mentor Co-Chairs
Kelly Tully and Christine Ferrara
Founded by HSE Schools’ Board President John DeLucia, PastaBowl is back and bigger than ever with a goal of collecting 20,000 lbs. of dry pasta for local food pantries!
From September 1st-September 11th, BSE students can donate any type of pasta! Lets help reach the 20,000 lbs goal!
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Glow in the Park
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Glow in the Park Lights the NPD with Neon Lights
Glow in the Park is not an ordinary event in the Nickel Plate District! Back by popular demand, Glow in the Park promises a night of neon bright lights, lasers, unforgettable memories and a whole lot of fun. Slated for Saturday, September 12, our neon party is complete with a DJ spinning some favorite techno tunes, face painting, a graffiti wall, and, the ever popular Neon Splash Zone! Arrive early; the first 1,000 people at the event receive a free glow stick to kick off the party. Glow in the Park takes place from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. and free to attend. Wear white and help us light up the night!
Parents, we encourage you to pack towels for the ride home and don’t be scared to get in on the fun, too. Registration is not required, but parent supervision is during the event. Don’t miss this unforgettable nigh t in the Nickel Plate District!
Watch Me Sculpt at BSE!
Do you love to have fun and get creative?! If so, Watch Me Sculpt is for you! WMS is a fun and exciting after school sculpting program offered immediately following the school day for one hour at the school. Each week, students are led by our inspiring artistic instructor to create a masterpiece sure to impress friends and family. Projects are prepared by professional artists specifically for elementary students with simple, step by step instructions using the same clay animation studios use in Hollywood. Ready to experience more fun that you thought humanly possible in a school building?! Register for Watch Me Sculpt Today!! Flyers available in the office. Register on our website as well – www.watchmesculpt.org.
Fishers Fire Department Safety Day!
Fishers Fire Department is again partnering with St. Vincent Fishers Hospital for its Annual Safety Day September 12, from 10am – 2pm in the parking lot of St. Vincent Hospital. This is an “all things safety” event designed to provide important information for kids, young adults, adults and seniors. In addition, we are spot lighting sports injuries to help prevent ligament, bones and cranial injuries.
If you could please help us out and get the information to your students, PTO’s and families. The community is rallying together to provide an outstanding opportunity to not only spend some time together as a family, but to better learn how to keep safe. We want to do everything possible to protect our community. Thank you so much for your help!!
Just a few of the booths this year:
Texting and Driving
Indy Fuel with activities for kids and adults
Indy Eleven Soccer stars on site for autographs and pictures
Postal Inspectors for mail fraud
Fishers Police Department for cyber safety
St. Vincent Orthopedics for sports injuries
Fishers Fire Trucks doing car extrication demo’s
Hamilton County Emergency Management for disaster preparedness
Fishers Fire Department We Care for home safety
Hamilton County Safety Trailer – Kitchen Safety
Free hot dogs and drinks
And many many more…
12690 Promise Road
Fishers, IN 46038
S.P.O.R.T.S. Basketball Registration Deadline extended to September 15 – Open registration for boys and girls basketball continues through September 15. Beginning September 16 a $10 late fee will be incurred on all registrations. Registration forms are available at the S.P.O.R.T.S. office, on the S.P.O.R.T.S. website, at all HSE schools, and the Fishers Library. Parents may also register online and can pay with a credit card or can print the form and submit it to the S.P.O.R.T.S. office with a check or cash payment. Credit cards are not accepted in the office.
HSE-Fishers Boys Travel Basketball Tryouts – Boys must attend the evaluation for the high school district where they reside.
Travel Team Camp/Tryout–HSEHS Auxiliary Gym
3rd grade – September 14, 21 & 22 – 6:00-7:30 p.m.
4th grade – September 14, 21 & 22 – 7:30-9:00 p.m.
5th grade – September 15, 16, & 17 – 6:00-7:30 p.m.
6th grade – September 15, 16 & 17 – 7:30-9:00 p.m.
4th, 5th, & 6th grade – September 24 at HSEJH – Call back
Travel Team Camp/Tryout–FHS Auxiliary Gym
3rd grade – September 15, 16 & 17 – 6:00-7:30 p.m.
4th grade – September 15, 16 & 17 – 7:30-9:00 p.m.
5th grade - September 22, 23 & 24 – 6:00-7:30 p.m.
6th grade – September 22, 23 & 24 – 7:30-9:00 p.m.
Fishers-HSE Travel Girls Basketball Tryouts – Girls must attend the evaluation for the high school district where they reside.
HSE Lady Royals – HSEHS Auxiliary Gym
4th-6th grade tryouts – September 8 & 9 – 6:30-8:00 p.m.
S.P.OR.T.S. Boys Volleyball - Would your son be interested in learning the game of volleyball? We are exploring opportunities to begin a training league which could develop into a rec league thru S.P.O.R.T.S. We are making plans for a spring training league. We are open to training boys in grades 4-8. If your son would be interested in participating, OR if you would be interested in helping to organize a league, please contact Marcy Morrolf at email@example.com. Hope to see you on the court!