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April 24, 2015

Important Dates


23rd-May 15th - Multiple Choice ISTEP


1st - Variety Show - new date!

3rd - PTA Landscape Clean Up Day 12:00-2:00 p.m.

4th-8th - Teacher Appreciation Week

15th - School IN session/snow MAKE UP day

25th - Memorial Day NO SCHOOL

29th - Field Day


3rd - Field Day Make-up in case of bad weather

4th - Last day for students

9th - Report Cards available online


Everyone had a great time at Harlem Wizards Vs. Valpo All Stars featuring Valpo Elementary and Middle School teachers and principals. This FUNdraiser is hosted by the Valpo Schools Foundation - proceeds support scholarships for Valpo seniors and teacher grants. Thanks to Mrs. Doran and Mrs. Krutz for playing on the Valpo All Stars and to Mrs. Heuring and Mrs. Jones for cheering on all the teams.

Phenomenal Fridays!

Finally, the fun Friday excitement has returned. The kids LOVE these and boy, do they work hard to look the part! Pictured left are "Old Men" Jaden De Kock, Mason Rasmussen, and Camden Rasmussen. Remaining Phenomenal Fridays are:

May 1st - Crazy Hat or Hair Day

May 8th - Sports Day

Be sure to mark your calendars for this exciting event!

VARIETY SHOW - Friday, May 1st

Show begins at 6:30 p.m. We have many wonderful student performances and even a staff act! Flyers will come home with students on Monday with information about purchasing pizza and drinks to enjoy before the show. Also, candy and drinks will be sold at Intermission.

A Note from the Nurse

ATTENTION 5TH GRADE PARENTS - Important immunization information will be sent home in the next week. Additional immunizations are required for 5th grade entry. Completion is required for 6th grade entry, so please make sure to make appointments early!!

Also, if your child will be participating in any athletics in middle school, they will be required to have a physical form dated after May 1 on file before they can try out or start practices. The IHSAA physical form can be found on the BFMS website/ PARENTS tab/ BFMS forms.

As always, if you have any questions or concern, please do not hesitate to call.

Field Day - Volunteers needed for this favorite event!

Central Field Day is coming! Please click on this link to find out about ways you can volunteer.

PTA News

If you are interested in assisting in Teacher Appreciation Week, please sign up using this link:

AR Reading 3rd Quarter Celebration - Thanks to the Boys & Girls Club

Kids Caring for the Community

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Central Elementary received a $750.00 donation from the Carpenter's Union due to our participation in this program. This year we have submitted entries for the thank you letters we sent those that service in our community, the local food pantry food drive and the cookies, coffee, and cards we sent to military troops. It is awesome to see Central students getting involved in these projects! Pictured above is our Student Council that helps organize and make these projects successful.