The Tiger Paw

Parent Newsletter - May 2021

Dear Parents and Guardians,

It’s May! WE MADE IT!! First, let me say what a pleasure it has been working with you this year! If you are like me, the countdown to the last day of school has begun. As you begin to prepare for vacations and summertime fun, please continue one thing with your child. READ! READ! READ! It is so important that students READ EVERYDAY for at least 20 minutes. It’s a small thing, but studies show that when students read during the summer, it decreases learning loss!


In this issue of the Tiger Paw, you will find information on the Bibb County School District’s Summer Reading Program, Mercer University Summer Camps and FREE Literacy Resources that you and your child can use throughout the summer. There are lots of exciting things going one around the school as well, Please print and post the school calendar so that your family doesn’t miss a thing.


Again, Thank you for partnering with us at RTES and investing in your child’s education.

Have and AWESOME summer and see you in the fall!


Mrs. Tammy Dunning

Family Engagement Facilitator

CLICK HERE FOR SUMMER READING CHALLENGE

The BCSD is partnering with the Middle Georgia Regional Libraries to promote summer reading. To ensure that students don’t fall behind while school is out of session, we are asking students to read every day for a minimum of 20 minutes.

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SUMMER CAMPS

SCHOOL CALENDAR

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MAY 3rd - MAY 7th

May is teacher appreciation month! RTES Teachers are the BEST! Be sure to celebrate and thank your child's teachers for all that they do!
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FIELD DAY

Due to Covid19 and to ensure safety of students, staff and parents, no outside visitors will be allowed. Contact your child's teacher to see how you can view the event. Field day T-Shirts will also be available for purchase, the cost is $10. Contact Ms. Deb in the front office for more information. Thank you for understanding.


Thursday, May 13 PreK-2nd Grade

K 9:00-10:15

1st 10:30-11:45

PreK 12:00-12:45

2nd 1:00-2:15


Friday, May 14 3rd -5th Grade

3rd 9:30-10:45

4th 11:00-12:15

5th 12:30-1:15

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AWARDS DAY

Due to Covid19 and to ensure safety of students, staff and parents, no outside visitors will be allowed. Contact your child's teacher to see how you can view or be a part of the celebrations. Thank you for understanding.

LITERACY RESOURCES

If you are struggling to find the right books, I can help with that! The first step is asking your child's teacher to provide their Lexile reading level. Next, is finding the right materials to use at home. Click the icons to check out some of the fun resources I have posted below!

School Attendance Is Important!

Whether your child receives Face to Face Instruction or the Remote Learning Option, attendance is vital to academic success! Make education a priority, by ensuring that your child(ren) log on, participate or come physically to class everyday.

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Click here for BCSD Family Engagement Resources

Collected by the Bibb County School District Family Engagement Program. We are not responsible for the content on links outside of BCSD e-Learning Resources

CLICK HERE FOR FAMILY ENGAGEMENT WORKSHOPS DATES

The Family Engagement Team will be offering virtual workshops for parents and families for the 2020-2021 school year. These workshops will be offered each month beginning in August 2020 through April 2021 and held at two convenient times.

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TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT

Technology support for parents/students: 478-765-8659


Canvas support for parents/students: 478-779-2579

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https://taylor.bcsdk12.net/

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Twitter: @_rosataylor