Asa Packer News

November 12, 2021

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Asa Packer News

Please see below for this week's news.

Parking Lot

I wanted to take some time to reiterate student safety procedures during arrival and dismissal times. As always, student safety is our number one priority. Please review the procedures below, and follow them to ensure our students’ safety at all times.

Please remember:

You may park your car in this lot and walk your child across the bus lane; or you may drive up to the student drop-off area, have your child exit the car and walk on the sidewalk next to the building. If you are getting out of your car to assist your child, please park your car in the lot and do not park in the drop-off lane. Do not stop and park in the drop-off lane.

  • Use caution when driving through our lots.
  • Bus lanes must be kept open at all times.
  • Park in the designated parking spaces only and not along the curb.
  • Walk and get your child(ren) (when picking them up early or at dismissal time).
  • Do not leave you child(ren) unattended outside the school.

Thank you in advance for your assistance and cooperation.

Smile Dental Exams

Smile Dental exams that are scheduled for Tuesday 1/4/22. Information was previously sent home.

An online sign-up for your school can be directly accessed at:

If you've already completed a paper copy of the form, the online form does not need to be completed.

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Parent / Teacher Conferences

Plans are being made to schedule Parent/Teacher Conferences. This year, conferences will be held on Monday, November 22, 2021, and Tuesday, November 23, 2021.

Parent/Teacher Conferences will be scheduled by the classroom teacher. Classroom teachers have already contacted families on how to register for a conference. Parents requesting a time to meet with one of our specialist teachers should contact them directly either through Class Dojo or at their email address below.

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Digital Literacy -

Music -

Physical Education -

Spanish -

Instrumental Music -

Reading Specialist -

Reading Specialist -

Teachers are always available to discuss any questions/issues throughout the school year. We look forward to meeting with you and discussing your child's educational progress, strengths, and needs.

November Schedule Update

Please note the following schedule changes for November 22 and November 23.

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PTA Updates

Please see below for more PTA information.

1- Thank you to the families that supported our Dine & Donate night at PJ Whelihan’s and helped raise $250 for our students!

2- Our next Dine & Donate is Thursday the 18th at Pat’s Bistro, support our school and take a night off from cooking!

3- Thank you to all the families who donated for our Teacher Appreciation Station! It was greatly welcomed by the staff.

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BASD Update November 10, 2021
Bethlehem Area School District Update Regarding Mask Mandates November 10, 2021

BASD e-News

BASD eNews from Dr. Roy

Highlighted BASD Staff and Students

  • BASD Student of the Week from Broughal Middle School
  • BASD Staff of the Week from East Hills Middle School
  • Built by Bethlehem Graduate of Liberty High School Class of 2004

Information on:

  • Flu and COVID Vaccine Clinic at Freedom High School
  • COVID Vaccine Clinics for children ages 5-11

I hope you enjoy the BASD eNews - November 12, 2021

Student Absences/Excuses

Student Excuses/Absences may be mailed to

Please note: Messages sent to this address would replace the Blue Excuse Form. Blue Excuse Forms may still be used if you are not sending an email.

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November Lunch Menu

Return to School Checklist

Below is the Return to School Checklist. Please review this information.
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From Our Health Department

The majority of our students are following mask expectations each day and all day. As a reminder it is the district expectation that all students wear masks appropriately (covering their nose and mouth) while inside the school building and on buses.

Please emphasize the importance of this expectation. We need to maintain safe and consistent practices and avoid defiance issues.

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BASD COVID Documents


2021 - 2022 BASD Calendar

Please click below for the BASD 2021 - 2022 Calendar.
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