Bethel Springs Elementary School
May 13, 2019
Spring Book Fair This Week!
It’s BOOK FAIR WEEK!!! Kids will be shopping with their classes on Tuesday, May 14th and Wednesday, May 15th throughout the day. Parents are welcome to come shop during their student’s assigned class time or come during our Family Night on Wednesday, May 15th from 6-8pm. There will be raffle prizes GALORE!!!
If you can’t make it in person or are worried that a popular title may sell out, simply shop the ONLINE FAIR @ https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bf/bethelspringselementarysch2 , shipping is FREE!
**Don’t forget to take advantage of the new, cash-free payment option called eWallet, making it easier for your kids to buy the books they love! Set up your account today, so your kiddo will be ready when their class comes to the book fair. For more info about eWallet, check out this VIDEO https://youtu.be/gLeJXFa2vlY .
Volunteers Needed for the Book Fair: If you are interested in helping out for the Spring Book Fair, please check out the CLASS SCHEDULE at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Bieac2R8jWYE5TVPocKh_Ym9EV3WD2mfiEzPG1Vz7YA/edit?usp=sharing for more information and the SIGN-UP GENIUS https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0d44aca62ea75-spring2 to select your preferred time slots. Please contact KashaMaxfield at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Color Dash Corner
Keep those Jaguar Color Dash donations coming! Only two more weeks of fundraising left! Donate online by visiting your child’s fundraising page at http://bses.myfunrun.com/. Donations are also gladly accepted via cash or check (made out to BSES HSA) sent to the Main Office.
Remember, for every $10 donated in your child’s name, he/she will receive one raffle ticket for the June 4th Raffle event! Click here to see the Jaguar Color Dash Prize Extravaganza Flyer that details all of the prizes available for students to win based on student-level and school-wide fundraising. In order to qualify for raffle tickets, all donations must be received by Thursday May 23rd.
Congratulations to our students for reaching the second school-wide fundraising milestone of $5,000! Stay tuned for an announcement of when students can redeem this latest unlocked school-wide reward, Student Free Choice of Seat at Lunch!
The Jaguar Color Dash Prize Patrol is on the prowl! All prizes have been generously donated by local businesses who will be highlighted throughout the fundraising period.
Congratulations to our winners for Fundraising Week Three:
Grade 1: Lily Dorvil & Patrick Scally
Grade 2: Charlotte King & Paige Houpt
Grade 3: Raelyn Smith & Sara Hauske
Grade 4: Eowyn Steenson & Jason Chamberlain
Grade 5: Brianna Acker & Eliza Bilson
The one lucky student winner from the entire school with at least a $20 donation in his/her name for Fundraising Week Three was:
Congratulations also to Collin Shaller’s teacher, Mrs. Brennan, who was also recognized by the Jaguar Color Dash Prize Patrol with a $25 Gift Card to Trail Creek Outfitters!
Week Four’s prize basket is worth over $120 in value and contains the following donated items:
BSES Grey T-Shirt, Size YXL
$15 Sweet Frog Gift Card, courtesy of Sandie Rowles, BSES Parent & RE/MAX Realtor
$20 Outback Gift Card
Skyzone – Gift Card for 60 Minute Jump Time
Oasis – Gift Card for Free Ballocity/Soft Playground Admission
Qdoba – Gift Card for 1 Free Entrée
California Tortilla – Gift Card for 2 Free Entrees
Clean Juice – Gift Card for 1 Free Item
Jersey Mike’s – 4 Gift Cards for free Chips & Drink
Jamba Juice – 4 Gift Cards for 50% off any item
Jaguar Color Dash Sponsor of the Week! Thank you to Sanders Legal Solutions PLLC for their generous donation to the Jaguar Color Dash! Dan Sanders and his wife Lori have resided in Garnet Valley since 2007. They are the proud parents of two flourishing BSES students eagerly awaiting the Jaguar Color Dash. Dan is excited to support the BSES Jaguar Color Dash this year, and to be a part of the Delaware County business community where he has established Sanders Legal Solutions PLLC located in Chadds Ford.
Incorporating experience gained through successfully navigating complex legal disputes on behalf of clients in both large law firms and corporate insurance roles, Dan provides business and individual clients with pragmatic legal advice as they confront challenges arising in matters of insurance law, business law, contract law, personal injury, estate/trust planning and estate administration. Whether a client is seeking to navigate a legal transaction, thoughtfully plan for the uncertainties tomorrow may bring, or sensibly resolve and existing dispute, Dan believes your lawyer’s mindset should always be to assist you in reaching a sound and efficient legal solution. Dan’s approach is to work closely with his clients to strike a sensible balance that considers the client’s legal rights and objectives, the importance of their relationships, and their resources. Sanders Legal Solutions would welcome an opportunity to help you find sound and sensible legal solutions. Contact Dan today at email@example.com or 610-601-2261.
Thank you also to a few of our generous and Raffle Prize Donors! Check out the exact Raffle Prizes on the Raffle Prize Flyer that came home last week. Consider these local businesses the next time you need a day out of the house or have a birthday party to plan!
Calling all Jaguar Color Dash Volunteers! If you are interested in volunteering on the day of the Jaguar Color Dash (Friday, May 31st), please visit this SIGN-UP GENIUS. If you are not available on May 31st but are still interested in helping out, please contact Renata Brooks (302-598-3506) for information about other volunteer opportunities.
All this info and more can be found on the Jaguar Color Dash Page of the HSA Website.
This Week's Jaguar Color Dash Prize Patrol Winners!
We reached the $5,000 mark! Thank You! For reaching this goal, students will have Free Choice of Seat Day at lunch!
Thank You for an Awesome Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week!
Congratulations to Mrs. Lines!
Canned and Boxed Food Drive
Thank you, in advance, for your generosity!
Spring Mileage Club
May Fitness Challenge
Bethel Springs Congratulates County Young Authors Contest Winners!
Mrs. Moschella~ Nabiha Ansar, Natalie Constantino
Mrs. Silicato~ Quinn Donovan, Caden McQuaid
Mrs. Uniacke~ Lorelai Mattey, Luke Stolnis, Vanessa Cintron, Chase Benzing
Mrs. Sullivan~ Anabelle Gobs, Aiden Zhang
Mr. Behl~ Vivian Ortega, Maeve Moran
Mrs. Brennan~ Talia Port, Kyle McCusker, Violet Brooks
Mrs. Macauley~ Sam Lloyd, Kaitlyn King, Broderick Sinor, Adley Buck
Mr. Guidetti~ Olivia Withelder, Natalie Earley, Ivana York
Mrs. Donato~ Folukemi Adeyemi, Kate Slowik, Ben Kuzmick
Mrs. Baggio~ Eva Gillespie, Henry Chung, Rory Nester, Sean Klauder
Mrs. Hart~ Jonathan Pan, Evan Su
Mrs. Shaffer~ Katie Duus, Aidan Patel, Lucca Siseles-Reiner, Yuntao Ma
Mrs. Shearn~ Ryan Ming, Parvathi Balakrishnan, Matilda Duong, Caleb Prabhu
Mrs. Smith~ Patrick Tran, Ethan Spector, Dakota Klishevich, Makenzie Reynolds, Frank Kunze
Mrs. Cashell~ Angela Pan, Nicky Ortiz
Mrs. Ferguson~ Rachel Hicks, Rachel Witko
Mrs. Durbin~ Rohan Singh, Tyler Graff, Saharsh Narasingolu, Anika Bhat, Megan Weins
Mrs. Neuber~ Charlie Czerwinski, Anvitha Vallabhaneni, Zack Lukasik, Bri Whittaker, Nick Bianco & Abigail Kotch
Mrs. Chalfant- Luke Ricevuto, Emma Moran, Amanda Bilson, Felicia Grimmelbein
Mrs. Henderson~ Carolyn Moyer, HannahTorregiani, Chris Thompson
Mr. McLaughlin~ Nuha Ansar, Gavin Valente, Zelia Mardjoko, Eliana Byun
Mrs. Reid~Hailey Lam, Eden Goldstein, Andrew Higgins, Alex Scamuffa
Mr. Quindlen~Shreya Bose, Carsyn Brady, Shricharan Ilayanambi
Two of our students--Nabiha Ansar (grade 1) and Alex Scamuffa (grade 5)--were among the county level winners who were recognized at a special ceremony held at Northley Middle School on May 9th. The keynote speaker was nationally recognized children's author Judith Schachner. We congratulate Nabiha and Alex on their achievement!
All of the students whose names appear above will be treated to a special pizza luncheon on Friday, May 17th during their respective grade level's lunch period. Each of their writing pieces has been gathered into an anthology, a copy of which will be placed in the school library and in each classroom. On Friday, during lunch, students will spend time sharing some of their writing with one another.
We thank all of our teachers for providing encouragement and excellent instruction in writing. We especially thank Mrs. Denise Carpenter, BSES Reading Specialist, for organizing our students' participation in the Delaware County Young Authors' Contest.
BSES 5th Grade Students Participate in Colonial Day!
Dr. Shaffer, Judy McCeary, and members of the Bethel Preservation Society, prepared a tour of the log cabin and several activities featuring various aspects of colonial life.
End-of-Year Information for Parents of 5th Grade Students!
STAY IN THE LOOP, 5TH GRADE PARENTS!! 5th Grade Send-Off Registration Deadline is 5/13!! The combined BSES/GVES 5th Grade Send Off Party will be held at the Siegel JCC (101 Garden of Eden Road Wilmington, DE 19803) on Monday, June 3rd from 5pm-8pm. For more information, check out the FLYER, and please click HERE to register. The deadline for registration is Monday, May 13th.
Volunteers Needed for the 5th Grade Send-Off: If you are interested in helping out during the 5th Grade Send-Off, please check out SIGN-UP GENIUS to select from the available roles. Please contact Julie Sharp with any questions.
This info and more can be found on the HSA Website on the 5th Grade Events and Submission Page.
5th Grade Promotion Assembly: Thursday, June 13th 1:30 PM BSES Gym
Summer Camp Opportunities in Garnet Valley!
Below is a link to all camps taking place in the district:
Pictured below are camps taking place at Bethel Springs:
If You Are a Bethel Springs Parent who is active or retired military, please let us know!
Link to Bethel Springs Weekly Announcements on Website!
The link for the calendar "School Calendar" is in the drop-down menu under "Our School" on the Bethel Springs website.
Please Read These Important Announcements from the BSES HSA!
Other HSA Announcements are shown above: Book Fair, Color Dash and 5th Grade Information
Nature Trail: Thank you to the Simms Family for taking such great care of the Nature Trail this past week!
May 13 Registration Deadline for 5th Grade Send-Off Party
May 14-15 Spring Scholastic Book Fair (Evening Sale 5/15)
May 21 NO SCHOOL
May 23 Field Day
May 24, 27 NO SCHOOL
May 31 Jaguar Color Dash
For the most up to date information check the HSA Website: BSES HSA
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