Lines From Les Bois

WINTER NEWSLETTER

UPCOMING EVENTS

No School:

* Friday, February 12 - K-12


* Monday, February 15th - Presidents Holiday


Spring Break:

* Monday, March 22 - Friday, March 26th

WINTER ATHLETIC PLAN

The following interests guide the following winter athletic plan:

  • To acknowledge the increased risk associated with athletics while providing an opportunity for our student athletes to participate in winter sports as safely as possible.

  • To recognize the positive impact athletics have on academics as part of a comprehensive education.

  • To respect the input of local medical professionals, as well as guidance from Central District Health and the SIC Winter Sports. additional measures beyond those guidelines.

  • To follow our Fall sports model -- gradual build up, reduced competition schedule.

  • To implement protocols that minimize exposure and transmission of COVID-19 among our students and staff.

  • To find equitable, enforceable and cost-effective solutions.

BASKETBALL - TIMELINE TO CONSIDER

Dec. 15th - 22nd: Limited Workouts & Measures Beyond SIC Guidelines

  • Schools can decide to offer small group conditioning, skill work, and weight room workouts with a total of 10 individuals in attendance (including coaches, athletes, etc.).


Girls & Boys Basketball: Start tryouts on Dec. 22

  • Girls Basketball Games will start on January 11th, and games will end February 4th (No Tournaments).

  • Boys Basketball Games will start on February 8th, and games will end March 12th (No Tournaments).

WRESTLING

Tentatively Scheduled to Start March 15th

SNOWRIDERS CLUB

The program has been postponed until further notice.


Information is also available at bogusbasin.org

Important Nurse Info 2020-2021

The immunization and physical requirements are the same for students participating in the on-line program as the in-person classroom. Please refer to the different grade level requirements listed below.


7th Grade: Immunizations and PE physical

All students entering 7th grade are required to have 1 recent Tdap and 1 Meningococcal vaccine prior to the first day of school. All other immunizations requirements need to be up to date as well. Please review your student’s immunization status with your healthcare provider to ensure that your student meets these requirements. Incoming 7th graders are required to have a PE physical on file for PE/Sports participation. The physical examination must be completed after May 1st of the student's 6th grade year.


8th Grade: Immunizations and PE Physical

Immunizations need to be up to date if not done in the 7th grade and a PE physical completed if not done in the 7th grade.


9th Grade: Sports Physical required

In order to participate in sports in 9th and 10th grade, the Idaho High Schools Activities Association requires a physical be obtained in 9th grade. This physical must be completed after May 1st of the student’s 8th grade year.


Immunizations can be obtained through your primary care provider, medical clinic or Central District Health (by appointment 208-327-7450). The Boise School District will also be hosting a drop-in immunization clinic at Whittier Elementary on August 13 from 2-6 pm. Any school age child may get updated immunizations at this clinic. Whittier Elementary School is located at 301 N. 29th St. Boise, ID 83702


Sports physicals are available through your primary care provider, or at the Primary Health or St. Alphonsus clinics in the area for a nominal fee. Forms and additional information is available on the Les Bois School Nurse site.


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at 208-854-5354 or Christen.Potter@boisechools.org.

Thank you, Christen Potter, RN, M.Ed.

Food & Nutrition Services

Free school meals for all children through the end of this school year!

Boise School District is pleased to announce the USDA has extended the waiver to provide free meals to all children 1-18 years of age regardless of eligibility status through May 2021 (through the end of the 2020-2021 school year). Children are allowed one free breakfast and one free lunch per day. District enrolled children will have access to meals in their neighborhood schools. Community members and virtual students, including Boise Online School students, who want meals will be directed to our Curbside Meals Program.

Curbside Meals

Curbside Meals - Free for all community children and virtual learners!

Boise School District is pleased to be able to provide free curbside meals for all community children and virtual students 1-18 years old. Meals are available from 3:30 pm to 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday. Check our Curbside Meals page for more details.

NEW FACES AT LES BOIS

We are happy to welcome the following new staff members to Les Bois:


* Mr. Shannen Hickey - Assistant Principal


* Mrs. Kim Fuisting - English - 7th Grade


* Mrs. Kaidi Stroud - English - 9th Grade


* Mrs. Erika Sippy - Health/Adaptive PE


* Mr. Travis Lynn - AVID 8 & English - 8th Grade


* Mr. Casey Coberly - Compacted Math


They are all great additions to the Les Bois staff and will be Blazer Strong in no time.

PTO NEWS

The Les Bois PTO is excited to be supporting our amazing students and staff during

this 2020-2021 school year!


We are in great need of volunteers to work the concessions during after school sports and activities. Sign up through this link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080a4eabaa28aa8-outpost2


Brand new Spirit Wear is here and available for purchase at the Outpost on Friday.


PTO is currently looking for a parent to be our Copy Room Coordinator. If you are interested, please contact Tom Starr at lbptoinfo@gmail.com


President - Tom Starr lbptoinfo@gmail


Vice President - Valerie Robenstein robenstein@msn.com


Secretary - Mandy McDaniel mandy.mcdaniel@boisestate.edu


Treasurer - Barb Coleman a_b_coleman@msn.com


Outpost Coordinator - Jennifer Buatte jenniferbuatte@gmail.com


Volunteer Coordinator - Tom Starr starr.tom@gmail.com


Dance Coordinator - Veronica Shipley jvshipley@cableone.net


Box Tops Coordinator - Amber Chalas amberchalas@gmail.com


Teacher Appreciation Coordinator - Rachel Sutherland rachel.g.sutherland@gmail.com


Tee Shirt Coordinators - Misty Mendiola mistymendiola@hotmail.com

BOX TOPS

Our school is a participating school in the Box Tops for Education program!


Parents, please note that Box Tops have gone Digital. Each regular Box Top clipping is worth 10 cents, and they quickly add up when everyone turns them in.


If you have any questions, contact Amber Chalas at amberchalas@gmail.com.


Thank you in advance for your participation!

Thank you Operation School Supplies (OSS)

Big Thank You to the Assistance League of Boise's Operation School Supplies (OSS), for their donation of school supplies. Operation School Supplies is a philanthropic program of the Assistance League of Boise (ALB). OSS has been providing school supplies to the children of Ada County since 1996. This year they were able to provide to 93 elementary, middle, junior high, charter and alternative schools with approximately $75,000 worth of school supplies. The 13,083 students selected by school counselors or teachers, will receive supplies which include crayons, erasers, pencils, pens, glue sticks, rulers, notebook paper, spiral notebooks, paints, felt markers, and colored pencils, and other items.


ALB is a member of National Assistance League, and they are an all-volunteer, non-profit organization that puts caring and commitment into action through philanthropic programs in Ada County. Other ALB programs include Operation School Bell, Teen Retail, History in the Bown House, Cinderella's Closet, Project Hearing, Baby Bundles and Empowering Youth.


Funds for our programs come from community donations, private contributions, grants, and the operation of the ALB Thrift Shop at 5825 Glenwood Avenue. The public is invited to visit their Thrift Shop, and to support their programs by donating good quality used clothing and small household items.


Assistance League of Boise

PO Box 140104, Boise ID 83714

208-377-4327

Les Bois Junior High

Attendance- monique.wells@boiseschools.org

Registrar- lauren.harpe@boiseschools.org

Counseling office- alma.ritter@boiseschools.org

Principal- rich.clements@boiseschools.org

Assistant Principal- shannen.hickey@boiseschools.org

Main Office: (208) 854-5340

Fax: (208) 854-5341
Attendance: (208) 854-5344