BETHKE BISON BULLETIN

October 13, 2019

EARLY DISMISSAL ON FRIDAY!

As a reminder, students will be dismissed at 12:40 on FRIDAY for parent conferences.

We do not allow lunchroom visitors on early dismissal days due to the amended schedule. Thank you!

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Transportation Concerns

We want to apologize for the transportation confusion, frustration and concern last week. As you may know, the campus does not manage or maintain the bus routes, drivers or communication from transportation. However, we are deeply concerned about the safety of all of our students and we too were frustrated with last week's events.


Your child's safety is our top priority, and we want to work with transportation to be sure your concerns are heard, and addressed. Mrs. Lowery is committed to ongoing conversations with the Director of Transportation until things are right.


Please help us track and share these concerns by completing the Google Form below if you continue to have transportation concerns.



https://forms.gle/FrFcysygDpkUPtxX6



Please also feel free to call transportation at 281-396-7560.

Upcoming Events:

October 16th--Family Night--No Homework

October 17th--Fall Picture Day

October 18th--EARLY DISMISSAL--@ 12:40 Parent Conferences

October 21st -- October 25th Red Ribbon Week (info coming soon)

October 21st--Report Cards go home

October 23rd--50th Day of School

October 25th-- Bison Time, Specials Day-Tuesday

October 31st--Book Character Parade

November 1st--Bison Time-Specials Day--Wednesday

November 6th--Character Trait-HONOR-wear Gold

November 7th-Family STEM Night @ 5:30

November 8th-Bison Time-Specials Day-Thursday

November 15th-Bison Time-Specials Day-Monday

Bison Time Photos!

The Bethke Parent Handbook

We are still waiting on official publication of the Katy ISD Parent Handbook, but we wanted to share the Bethke pages with you. This information and lots of other helpful information can be found on the Bethke Website. It can be found here: http://www.katyisd.org/campus/cbe/Pages/default.aspx


The link to the parent handbook for Bethke can be found here:

http://www.katyisd.org/campus/cbe/Documents/2019-2020%20CBE%20Student-Parent%20Handbook.pdf

Track your child's Bus!

The Katy ISD Transportation Department is exited to communicate that all 2019 – 2020 route buses will be equipped with GPS systems. With the new GPS systems, parents, campuses and Transportation personnel will be able to track buses in real-time through a downloadable application from Edulog. Parents and patrons having children riding buses in Katy ISD, the link below contains information on how to download the application. We look forward to working with our parents and campuses as we continue to find new ways to improve safety, efficiency, and responsiveness within the Transportation Department.

http://www.katyisd.org/dept/transportation/Documents/Edulog_Parent_Portal_Lite_Instructions.pdf

Your school’s GPS district code to use in the application is : 52697930

Join the Bethke PTA

Guess what?! You can join the Bethke PTA today! Skip the crowds and eliminate the paperwork by signing up online! The funds from membership fees are used for various programs and activities, including the kids’ favorite BISON TIME! We are also trying to get some new playground equipment for our growing Bison family!

Bethke Staff Shout Outs!

We have a wonderful staff here at Bethke. Why not give a "Shout Out!" to a staff member who deserves celebrating? Click on the link below!


https://goo.gl/forms/8B2LzMDRkmKw4Flm2

"The strength of the Bison is the Herd, and the strength of the Herd is the Bison! "