Bethel Springs Elementary School

October 9, 2019

To Our Families Observing Yom Kippur. . .

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Last Call for Orders for Fall Fundraiser: See Information Below!

Important Updates From Our Home and School Association

LAST CALL FOR THE FALL FUNDRAISER: Less than a week to go for our inaugural Charleston Wrap Sale!! The holidays are just around the corner, and these catalogs are chock full of gift ideas AND so many beautiful ways to wrap said gifts. The sale ends on Friday, October 11th, so get those orders in ASAP.

Orders can be placed using the order form included with the catalogs (checks payable to “BSES HSA” with PA Sales Tax added); these items will be delivered to the school for pickup during the Scholastic Book Fair Family Night on Wednesday, November 13th. You can also order online (, School ID: z-16745) with the potential for FREE SHIPPING. Check out this FLYER for all the details and contact Dawn Wyzen with questions.

LAST CALL FOR THE SPECIAL SPIRITWEAR SALE: The sale has been extended until Wednesday, October 9th, so order up!

  1. Pay with a credit card using the Square Up Link.

  2. Pay with cash/check by submitting your order information via GOOGLE FORM and sending your payment into school in an envelope. Checks should be written out to BSES HSA, and envelopes should be labeled with your name and "BSES Spiritwear Sale." You also have the option to pay via Paypal ( or Venmo (@Stephanie-DerOhannessian).

Orders are expected to arrive in late October/early November and will be delivered to the classroom(s) you selected during the ordering process. If you have any questions, please contact Derek Lloyd.

PRETZEL DAY: Pretzels will be available for purchase this week and will be delivered to the classrooms for snack on Friday, October 11th. Please note that NO FORMS/ENVELOPES are needed. If your child would like to purchase a pretzel, please send them to school with $1 per pretzel, cash only and not in an envelope. The teachers will collect the cash and track which students are ordering pretzels and how many they are purchasing. All money is due by Thursday, October 10th.


  • What: Bethel Springs' Annual Trunk or Treat

  • When: Friday, October 25, 2019 from 6pm-7:45pm

  • How: Register via GOOGLE FORM by Friday, October 18th (required)

  • Details: Check out the event FLYER.

  • Questions: Please contact Chrissy Stuardi.

See you there, if you dare, for a frighteningly good time!!

GRANDFRIENDS’ DAY IS COMING!! Make sure all your students’ Grandfriends are invited to join us during the following dates and times:

Wednesday, October 16th

5th Grade: 9:15am-10:15am

4th Grade: 11:00am-12:00pm

3rd Grade: 1:15pm-2:15pm

Thursday, October 17th

1st Grade: 10:00am-11:00am

2nd Grade: 12:00pm-1:00pm

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE! If you are looking to get involved, check out these links to Sign-Up Geniuses for several upcoming and year-round opportunities:

All of this information and more can be found on the BSES HSA Website!


Picture Day: Thank you so much to everyone who helped out to make this year’s Picture Day run so smoothly! Volunteers included Nancy Weins (Committee Lead), Lora Barber, Heather Benson, Brandy Brinkman, Renata Brooks, Cindy Burgy, Regina Klauder, Tiffany Kuzmick, Angelina McInnis, Krista Rachubinski, and Mariann Shahadi.

Nature Trail: Thank you to the Barber Family for taking such great care of the Nature Trail this past week!


Oct 9 School Closed for Yom Kippur

Oct 9 Special Spiritwear Sale Ends

Oct 11 Pretzel Friday

Oct 11 Charleston Wrap Orders Due

Oct 11 Spiritwear Friday

Oct 14 School Closed (Teacher In-service Day)

Oct 16 Grandfriends’ Day for Grades 3-5

Oct 17 Grandfriends’ Day for Grades 1-2

Oct 18 Fall Box Top Collection Form Due

Oct 25 Bethel Springs’ Trunk or Treat

For the most up to date information, check out the BSES HSA Website!

Follow us on social media:

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Instagram - @bethel_springs_hsa

Twitter - @bseshsa1

Pretzel Friday Sale This Friday!

Purchase a delicious soft pretzel for snack for $1.00 and support two worthwhile causes! Proceeds from the sales will benefit Hearts to Home, a GVSD organization that benefits families in need in our own community. In addition, proceeds will fund summer camp scholarships for BSES students to our teacher=sponsored summer camps.

No School on Monday 10/14: Teacher In-service Day

Grandfriends' Days! Wednesday, 10/16 and Thursday, 1017

Dear Grandfriends,

We invite you to participate in Grandfriends’ Days at Bethel Springs Elementary School! You will spend time in the classroom to share in a special learning activity and enjoy a snack. We are very proud of all that we do in our school and we would love to have you join us!

Come to the main lobby of the school just a few minutes before your visit is scheduled to begin. You will be asked to take a seat in our LGI room where Mr. Piasecki or Mrs. Allen will greet you and send you to our classroom when it is time. If you have any questions before your visit, please call the Bethel Springs School Office at 610-579-3000. We look forward to seeing you!

Thank you,

The Staff and Students of BSES

Schedule for Visits:

Wednesday, October 16th

Grade 5 9:15AM to 10:15AM

Grade 4 11PM to 12PM

Grade 3 1:15 PM to 2:15 PM

Thursday, October 17th

Grade 1 10:00AM to 11:00 AM

Grade 2 12PM to 1PM

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Mileage Club Results from Friday, 10/4

Mileage Club started at recess last Friday. Students walk or run laps at recess and scan QR codes on iPads to log their laps. Below are results from last week:
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Parent Portal

The Parent Portal on our district website provides important information to help parents.navigate the GV school experience. Below is the link to the parent portal:

School Calendar

The Bethel Springs calendar of events can be accessed on our school website. Click the link below to view:

Garnet Valley School District Blog

Welcome to the Garnet Valley School District Blog! Here we will feature news, alerts, and events from our district and its community.

Click the link below:
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Link to Bethel Springs Weekly Announcements on Website!

For your convenient reference, the weekly announcements will be archived on the school website. Simply go the Bethel Springs page on the district website ( and go to "Our School" and to the "Announcements" drop-down. Click on the particular weekly announcements you wish to view. Thanks!

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Bethel Springs Elementary School

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