Bonny Slope Elementary
May 5, 2022
Dates To Remember
5/9 OHSU COVID tests returned by 9:00 am
5/16 OHSU COVID tests returned by 9:00 am
5/19 Preschool Orientation 6pm
5/20 Preschool Orientation 1pm
5/23 OHSU COVID tests returned by 9:00 am
5/26 Principal Chat 6:00 pm
5/30 NO SCHOOL- Memorial Day
5/26 *BSCO End of Year Community Meeting 7:00pm
5/31 OHSU COVID tests returned by 9:00 am
6/3 Jog-A-Thon....watch for details to come!
You can also view up to date calendar information in Parent Square.
PlayFitFun and other District activities: After-school Activities
PRINCIPAL AND VICE PRINCIPAL'S MESSAGE
Bonny Slope Community,
We are in the middle of our Staff Appreciation week, and we are definitely feeling the love! From yummy donuts to a wide variety of ice cream to a fruit bonanza, all of it has been amazing. These treats have brought so many smiles to our staff and we are very thankful for all of the work put into this week.
With the onset of May, it means that we have state testing. Students in grades 3rd, 4th, and 5th will be engaging in this yearly assessment of learning. Next week, they will be completing their English/Language Arts tests, and the following week, Math. Parents often ask what they can do at home to support their students. Our advice is simple: make sure your students are getting their required amount of sleep and ensure that students have a good breakfast, either at home or at school. Fulfilling these physical needs goes a long way for our students. Some students express anxiety or worry about the testing. Simply telling them that you know they will do their best, and that you are proud of them, helps reduce some of that pressure they encounter.
And by now, you would have heard our news that both Mrs. Maza and Mr. Hiller are leaving Bonny Slope at the end of the year. Mrs. Maza is going to be the principal at Hiteon Elementary, and Mr. Hiller will serve as principal at Tualatin Elementary in TTSD. It’s bittersweet for both of us to be moving on to new adventures. We have loved our community, especially weathering the challenging times we just went through, and feel bonded to all of you in a way that we couldn’t have predicted. We will work to make sure our new administrators learn about our community, our staff, and all of the fabulous work we’ve accomplished in our time here. Our goal is a smooth transition.
Janet Maza and Jim Hiller
Parent Input for 2022-2023
We strive to create harmonious and productive classrooms each year. We are currently accepting parent input for your student that may require unique learning needs, input on learning environment that works well for your student as well as any concerns you may want to share.
Please submit your requests by May 20, 2022.
Student Plans for Next Year
Are you moving before next school year? Or planning to return to Bonny Slope? Please complete this brief survey by May 20, 2022 to help us for planning for next year.
BOBCAT TRAIL CLUB- Monday & Friday at 8am
Thank you so much to all the kids and parents who have come out to run with us during Bobcat Trail Club. We meet on Monday and Friday mornings before school from 8-8:20am. Kids do not need to sign up ahead of time - simply show up at the track, grab their cards and start running. More details and FAQ's can be found here
We have had a great volunteer turnout. Thank you to the parents who have been counting laps and finding cards. We couldn't do this without you!
Reach out to Whitney Mattocks (Whitneymattocks@gmail.com) with any questions.
If you are interested in Volunteering in your student's classroom, production work in the office, on a field trip, supporting Bobcat Trail Club or Jog-A-Thon, helping with end of the year parties or any other support that brings you in the building/around students, you will need to be cleared with a background check and upload your COVID vaccination information/exemption status.
Please go to the district website to start the process:
Thank you for Volunteering!!!
Annual Parent Survey
Annual Parent Survey
Please take a few moments to complete the BSD Annual Parent Survey! Our goal is to ensure that every member of our school community feels welcomed, valued, and informed, so it is important for all parents/guardians to complete the survey.
A link to the 2022 Annual Parent Survey was sent to all valid parent email addresses via ParentSquare on Sunday, May 2. The deadline to participate is Sunday, May 22.
Encuesta Anual de Padres de Familia
¡Tómese unos minutos para completar la Encuesta Anual de Padres de Familia del Distrito Escolar de Beaverton! Nuestro objetivo es asegurar que todos los miembros de nuestra comunidad escolar se sientan bienvenidos, valorados e informados, por lo que es importante que todos los padres o tutores completen la encuesta.
Se enviará un enlace a la Encuesta a todas las direcciones de correo electrónico válidas para padres a través de ParentVue el domingo, 2 de mayo de 2022. La fecha límite para participar es el domingo, 22 de mayo de 2022.
Bonny Slope Elementary
Principal: Janet Maza
Assistant Principal: Jim HIller
11775 NW McDaniel Rd.
Portland, OR 97229