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Principal's Post | April 26, 2020

Greetings Parents!

 

Please take a moment to read the important information below:

 

Learning This Week (Click Here for School Calendars)

  • There are no asynchronous days this week.
  • In-Person Specials Schedule: Monday is DAY THREE through DAY ONE on Friday
  • P2 This Week: Leadership

 

Spring PAC Night!

Are you ready for a night of fun?! Join us April 27th from 5:30pm-7:00pm to learn more about what’s happening at BCES! There will be live and pre-recorded sessions for your convenience. Click below for all the details!

Spring PAC NIGHT

We will provide a virtual help desk for all of your technology needs! Can’t wait to see you there!

 

21-22 Virtual Academy Registration

The window to register for Virtual Academy for next year is open now through May 2. Enrolled students who do not register for VA will automatically be placed in in-person learning.  For more information and registration, visit https://www.wcpss.net/VirtualAcademy. Ms. Livengood will host a session on PAC Night, "In-Person or Virtual Academy - Which is best for my family?"

 

Important for VA Families: 2021 Virtual Academy EOG Information! <Action Needed>

This is ONLY for VIRTUAL ACADEMY families. If your child is in person you do not need to do anything. Please read the letter linked below. It provides important information about EOG's for your Virtual Academy 3rd-5th grader(s) and requires you to complete a required survey for each child. The survey is in English and Spanish. We currently have had 35% of families respond. Thank you for taking the time to read and complete this by April 28th. 

EOG Virtual Academy Letter

EOG Virtual Academy Survey <Action Required>

Melissa M Gough, Brier Creek Elementary Testing Coordinator

 

PTA Updates

May Staff Appreciation Week:

Mark your calendars for days of fun to celebrate the wonderful staff at BCES during Appreciation Week!! Link to additional details, email information, Staff Favorites and SignUp opportunities by clicking here.

May 3 – Refuel snack (grab & go treat bags – see SignUp)

May 4 – Send a Cheer (send a drawing or words of thanks)

May 5 – Team spirit (wear your teacher’s favorite color or school colors of green & purple)

May 6 – Help Inspire (send words of inspiration – create your own or send a favorite quote)

May 7 - Offer High Fives (send a $5 e-gift gift card)

 

Yearbook:

Still deciding if you would like a BCES Yearbook  ($11.75+shipping)? Click here for more details. The free custom pages are a great way to add a personal touch to just your yearbook. Exchange electronic signatures for use on these pages and add in your favorite moments from the past year. Unsure how to begin? TreeRing offers great customer support either online or by phone (877) 755 - 8733. Our purchase deadline is flexible but we encourage families to complete custom pages by May 14th to ensure receipt of your yearbook at your home by the end of the school year.

 

Invest: A love of reading is one of the greatest gifts we can give our children. Literacy is positively correlated to nearly every quality-of-life indicator imaginable – from improved job prospects to increased longevity. The PTA helps promote literacy and a love of reading in our children by purchasing extra books for the school library. Want to help? Click here and donate today.

 

Nominations: While the pandemic has meant the work of the PTA has been quieter this past school year, it has been ongoing and important. We are energized for the upcoming year. Can you jump in to help as part of the 2021-22 PTA Board?  Please click here to learn more and contact your Nominating Committee Chair, Ashleigh Hales (ashleigh.hales09@gmail.com) with questions.

 

PTA Social Directory: 

Looking for a way to connect with other BCES families? The PTA is starting a social directory that families can choose to join and share their contact information. If you wish to participate, visit briercreek.memberhub.store/appreciationandconnection.

 

Find more PTA info on our website; Please follow the PTA on Facebook (Brier Creek Elementary PTA) and Twitter (@bces_PTA)




Have a wonderful week!

 

In partnership,

Kathy Livengood, Principal