Bel Air News

An e-newsletter from Bel Air Elementary School

June 11, 2021

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End of Year Grades

At the end of the day on Thursday, June 10, your child will have summative grades visible in ParentVUE through June 16. At that time, we will be transitioning our system to support summer school.

Grades for literacy and math are either a 1 (beginning), 2 (developing), or 3 (secure). Grades for specialist areas are either S (satisfactory) or U (Unsatisfactory). If you have any technical questions about logging into your ParentVUE account, please feel free to reach out to the Bel Air front office at 651-621-6303.

Returning Student Chromebooks

This is a reminder that all student chromebooks need to be returned for the summer. If your student still has their chromebook please return it to the Bel Air office asap.

If you have questions, please call the front office at 651-621-6300.

Summer 2021 COVID Health and Safety

To view the Mounds View Schools summer health and safety information, click here.

Elementary Virtual Art Show

Virtual art show

Since we can't gather for in-person art shows this year, please enjoy this virtual art show for our school. Each elementary school and class has its own section for easy viewing. Use the slide at the six second mark to find the timestamp for each class. Enjoy! Click here to view the video

Are You an LPN or RN?

Are you an LPN or RN looking for employment with hours to match the Mounds View District schedule? Mounds View Schools is actively seeking applicants for a Licensed Healthcare Specialist position in an elementary Health Office. This position works under the direction of the Licensed School Nurse to provide first aid for ill or injured students, administer prescribed medication to students, communicate health-related issues to parents and perform clerical functions related to record keeping and other general office functions. This position requires current Minnesota LPN/RN licensure.

Please contact Sarah Osterman, Licensed School Nurse ( if interested or for more information.

The New Spiritwear Store is Here

Check out our new online Bel Air apparel store where you can purchase spiritwear to help you show your Tiger Pride!

Bel Air Apparel Store

NEW! Summer Afternoon Adventures

Stay connected and make new elementary friends this summer with Afternoon Adventures! Afternoon Adventures is an active camp where participants will participate in a variety of gym games, outdoor activities, sports, arts and crafts and MORE!

Session I: Monday-Thursday, June 21-July 15, 1-3 p.m.

Session II: Monday-Thursday, July 19-Aug. 5, 12-2 p.m.

Locations: Island Lake Elementary, Pinewood Elementary and Valentine HIlls Elementary

Registration fee: $150 (Free and/or reduced lunch fee: $75)

Click here to register now!

Full and half-day summer day camps

Join us for nine weeks of day camps this summer, including both full- and half-day options for students entering grades K-7. With new instructors, new topics and one centralized location, students will be able to try new things, meet new people and grow. Camp topics Include coding, visual arts, theater, STEM, science, Spanish, sports and more!

When: Monday-Thursday throughout the summer, full and half-days available

Where: Turtle Lake Elementary

Registration fee: Camps start at $99

Click here to register now!

Update your student's information

Please make sure we have the most up-to-date information for your student in our system -

Incorrect or outdated information prevents us from being able to contact you with important information and inhibits our ability to reach you in case of illness or emergency.

To update your information please see the directions below:

If you already have a ParentVUE account, please log in and click the Online Data Verification button in the upper right-hand corner. Complete the updates as requested.

If you don’t yet have a ParentVUE account, first follow the ParentVUE Set Up Instructions, included, here, to create an account. Next, follow the Online Data Verification Directions, here, to log in and complete your enrollment.

Did you reply ‘STOP’ to a text message?

Did we send you one-too-many text messages that caused you to reply ‘STOP,’ in frustration? If so, please know that replying ‘STOP’ to a single text message automatically unsubscribes you from receiving all future text messages from any school or District office. Please consider resubscribing so you can receive future emergency notifications, and we’ll do our best to limit our text messages to critically urgent information that is as targeted as possible. To resubscribe, simply call or email any school main office and ask to be resubscribed to all text messages.

Students Can Now Receive Text Alerts

Parents, you can now add your child's cell phone number to ParentVUE so they can receive text messages and robo-calls about school closings, significantly delayed school buses, emergencies and other alerts. To subscribe your student to these occasional urgent messages, read the easy instructions here.

General Information

2020-2021 Bel Air Elementary Parent Handbook

Link Here

Riding the Bus and Food/Drink

While riding the bus, students are expected to keep all food and drink in their backpacks. This expectation prevents choking incidents, exposure to life-threatening allergens, and promotes bus sanitation.

Building Security Procedures

A visitor screening system helps track visitors and volunteers at each school, providing a safe and monitored environment for students and staff. When parents come to pickup their child(ren), or visitors check in, they will be asked to present a valid state issued ID for entering into the system.

Phone Numbers/Staff Directory

Staff phone numbers and email addresses are available on the Bel Air Website at: Bel Air Staff. To reach a teacher via email:

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