Bulldog Bulletin for the Week of 3/6/20
3/9 Workday- NO SCHOOL
3/12 First IN FITNESS
3/12 Family Math Night
3/13 2nd GRADE field trip to Life and Science
3/13 3rd Grade field trip to Planetarium
3/21 Crazy Sock Day
3/30 1st Grade field trip Historic Oakview
3/31-4/1 5th Grade Camp Hanes Field trip
Vote for Mrs. Oakley!!!
Kimberly Oakley is now live on the NC School Heroes website. Please vote for her everyday! You can help her and our school!
You can shout out your BES teachers and staff! Did your student have a great week? Did you see a teacher do something extraordinary? Did the school look especially clean? You will soon be able to recognize these teachers and staff - your shout out may be featured on our website or in the lobby!
If you would like to provide a staff shoutout, please click here or go to the school website.
Reading Every Night for March Madness!
The most important thing you can do at home is NOT homework the data shows. Instead the most important predictor is if a student reads every day for at least 20 minutes outside of the school day. To encourage this, your child has a March Madness Reading Challenge. This can be signed if a child reads independently, if you read with or to your child, or if they listen to a book! Don’t forget there are lots of ways to access free books. Through our school library, the new public library in Cary, or our Little Free Library out front. If you need a new paper please email your classroom teacher or ask for one in the front office.
It is hard to believe but we are already thinking about next year. It is time to register your Kindergartner for school. If they are turning 5 on or before August 31st please go ahead and get them registered. This helps us prepare for next year. We have information on our website or you can use this link.
WCPSS Child Nutrition Services wants families to know that they can apply online to qualify for free and reduced-price school meals.
Families who have a student receiving meals benefits from the 2018-19 school year need to know that those benefits will expire soon.
Please find information that best describes your child’s school and you will find the date that benefits expired on October 8th. Families can reapply or apply for the first time. The process is easy. Applications can be completed online.
Families can go online to www.wcpss.net/meals to determine if their students qualify and to complete the online application. Families will find information about the application, frequently asked questions and the online application.
Families may also visit their school where paper applications will be available.
WCPSS Child Nutrition Services wants to make sure all qualified families enroll for free and reduced-price meals.
Family Math Night
Our next family math night will be held on Thursday, March 12th. The PTA will serve Pizza for dinner from 5:00PM - 530PM. There will be grade level “Make and Take” activities in various locations. Please mark your calendar for this fun and exciting evening of family math. Be on the lookout for additional information!
It is time for nominations from parents and teachers for our Single Subject Acceleration, SSA, program. SSA is the practice of assigning a student to a higher grade level than is typical, given the student's age, for the purpose of providing access to appropriately challenging learning opportunities in either Math or Language Arts.
Please contact Cammie Viverette firstname.lastname@example.org for questions or concerns or visit www.wcpss.net/Page/3799
Crazy Sock Day- March 21st
We are going to celebrate not only individuals with Down syndrome but also to celebrate how we are all wonderfully different by wearing CRAZY SOCKS!
From the PTA
Spring Fling -WE NEED VOLUNTEERS
Planning for our Spring Fling will soon be underway. Spring Fling this year is on Friday, April 24th. We need lots of hands to help make this event as successful as it has been in the past. If you can help out please email Jacquelyn White @email@example.com