The Bulldog Bulletin

Friday, April 19th, 2019

Upcoming Events


  • MAP Testing continues-April 22-26 (details below)
  • Kindergarten Preview, April 23
  • Bristol Night at Firenza Pizza, April 23, 4:30 pm-close
  • Healthy Kids Week-April 22-26


  • PTO Meeting-May 2 @ 7pm
  • Blacktop Ball-May 3, 5:30pm-7:00pm
  • Webster on Wheels, May 5, 1:30pm
  • Early Dismissal-May 10 @ 11:45am
  • Crossover Day-May 14 @ 9:15am
  • Field Day-May 17
  • 5th Grade Party-May 21
  • Field Day Rain Date-May 22
  • 5th Grade Farewell Celebration-May 24
  • Last day of School & Early Release- May 24 @ 11:45am

Click here to view the complete school calendar online.

It's Healthy Kids Week at Bristol!

Next week is Healthy Kids Week and we have a number of fun activities planned for the kids as well as prizes, “Healthy Kids Bingo,” and some raffles in which the kids can participate! For more information about what we have coming up for Healthy Kids Week, please take a look at the PDF below.

We can still use a few volunteers for each day to help make the week as fun as possible. Please follow the link below to volunteer for recess activities throughout the week or to help hand out free fruit to the kids on Monday.!/showSignUp/10c0c4faaa72ca1fa7-healthy/47122468

If you have any questions, please contact one of the Bristol PTO Wellness Committee Co-Chairs: Diana Daly Kundel ( or Lizz James (

Firenza Pizza Night!

PTO earns back 15% of all sales on April 23rd from 4:30 to close! Check out the flyer below to learn more and see how you can help!

2019-2020 Bristol PTO Exec Board

Congratulations to the 2019-2020 Bristol PTO Exec Board!

Many thanks to everyone for their time and service over the past years and we look forward to continued support of Bristol in the future!

2019-2020 PTO Executive Board

Mason Alinger
Nicole Spiegel

1st Co-Vice President:
Marisa Yoder
Hannah Bingaman

2nd Co-Vice President:
Kelly Scheffer
Meghan McClain Peterson

Krysia Audet

Jamie Baley

Recording Secretary:
Halle Dimar

Corresponding Secretary:
Kate Hoops

Welcome Committee:
Katie Franke
Amanda Garnier

Bristol Grant Winners!

Congratulations to Sara Wichard (Sound Dome) & Rene Clifton (The Power of Positive) for being awarded grants from the Webster Groves School District Foundation! We are very grateful for the Foundation and their efforts to support our schools! Look below to see all of the grants awarded by the Foundation this year.

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Blacktop Ball 2019!

Blacktop Ball 2019 will be held Friday, May 3rd from 5:30-7:00 pm.

Join us for our annual end of year celebration - Blacktop Ball! Don't miss out on the music and fun! There will be face painting, balloon artists, a DJ, food trucks and more. Have fun trying to dunk the graduating 5th graders while helping the school at the same time!

Support the event and celebrate the end of the year with a limited edition 2019 Blacktop Ball T-shirt designed by one of our own students! Cost is $15 each. Please order online at or fill out a form and return it to the school office or your child’s teacher. Don't miss out! T-shirts will be distributed via backpack mail prior to the event. All orders are due by Monday, April 22nd .

Food trucks on the blacktop as early as 5:30! Join us for dinner and music!

Our food truck menus:

MAP Testing

  • April 16th-24th--5th Grade MAP Testing
  • April 17th-25th--4th Grade MAP Testing
  • April 23rd-26--3rd Grade MAP Testing

The Missouri Assessment Program or “MAP Test” are assessments used in Missouri is designed to measure how well students acquire the skills and knowledge described in Missouri’s Learning Standards (MLS). The assessments yield information on academic achievement at the student, class, school, district and state levels. Assessments are administered to students in grades 3-5 online unless determined by an IEP/504 plan or otherwise noted.

Feel free to connect with your child's classroom teacher to get more specific information.

How to Draw Pokemon Characters

HOW TO DRAW POKEMON CHARACTERS with Mr. Todd WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3 (3:15-4:15pm) ONE HOUR CLASS AGES: 6-11 - $10 PER CHILD ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED Are you a parent who constantly has to listen to their children tell them about what Pokemon evolve into what other Pokemon and how rare a particular card is despite the fact your kid has twelve of them as well as every one of their friends? Do you want a break for an hour to try to forget everything you've ever learned about this game? Then this drawing class is for you! This class teaches two characters from the Pokemon series, and will be voted on by the children in class!

Please help us with traffic flow

Because of our location arrival and dismissal are challenging. There are a few things that can help:

  • No Parking Zones: Please observe designated No Parking zone on W Cedar heading away from Bristol. Cars parked here slow traffic flow and create an unsafe situation at the crosswalk. Thank You!
  • U-Turns: Please do not make U-Turns on Gray or in the intersection or Gray & Cedar during arrival or dismissal. This slows traffic flow and creates an unsafe situation at the crosswalk. Thank You!
  • Drop & Go: Please refrain from parking and exiting your vehicle during arrival & dismissal times. If you must park please pull all the way down Gray or park on a neighboring street.

Thank you!

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Super Fun Soccer Camp

Attention Soccer Families! Once again the Super Fun Soccer Camp is being hosted this summer by soccer loving former Bristol students who are now at the high school! They would love to see any Bristol Bulldogs ages 4-7 at their fun soccer camp. See the attached flyer for details.

WGHS Hoops!

Check out the Summer camp and 3 or 3 league in the flyers below!
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Bristol Spirit Gear!

Attention All Bulldogs! Check out New Bristol Spirit wear available now on our website: Sale ends 4/26 - get it while it’s hot!

Kindergarten Preview

We will be hosting a Kindergarten Preview on Tuesday, April 23rd. If you were not able to sign up for a time slot, please contact our administrative assistant, Terry Mueller at 314-963-6433

During this preview, students will work with one of our kindergarten teachers in classrooms while parents will have the opportunity to mingle in the library as well as meet Mr. Senti, school principal and Ms. Chapman, school nurse. In addition to this opportunity to meet and greet with one another, parents will be given an information card to complete on behalf of your child. Parents will also receive information about our annual home visits. This is a visit for your child to meet their classroom teacher as well as another Bristol staff member.

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MQP 2019 Volleyball

The MQP 2019 Volleyball registration link is now active. To register please go to:

Registration Deadline

for INCOMING boys and girls

3rd grade through 8th grade

is May 12th

See below

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Little Statemen Store

The Ambrose PTO has gained permission to open an online Little Statesmen Store specializing in spirit wear for the youngest of children in the district (infants through preschool). The High School Parents Club graciously shared their designs with us so we could be the providers for little kids. Please help our PTO support the Ambrose Center by sharing this information. The store will be open for three weeks so timing is everything.

Link to the store:

Chess Club Dates

Join the fun!

April 26

May 17

What's for Breakfast & Lunch?

Find Breakfast and Lunch menus here:

Arrival Reminder

Just a friendly reminder that doors open at 8am and students should not arrive prior to 8am unless they are in a supervised club or adventure club. Thanks!

Allergies & Lunch Room Seating

To ensure the health and safety of all students during lunch, and to make sure everyone feels included, we provide tree nut & peanut free tables/seating on each side of the cafeteria. These tables are clearly marked. Please note that students who buy school lunches are allowed to sit at the peanut free tables. If your child brings a lunch from home and wants to sit at the peanut free table with a friend, they need to check with an adult to ensure their lunch doesn't contain any nuts.

Thank you!

Office Contact Information

If you are in need of contacting the office for absences, late arrival/tardy, dismissals, etc., our school administrative assistant is Terry Mueller and can be reached either via e-mail or phone at:


Bristol Elementary School

Part of the Webster Groves School District in Webster Groves Missouri. Established in 1869. Our Core Values: Be respectful. Be responsible. Be safe. Be supportive. Mascot: Buddy the Bulldog