Dear BCE Families,
Spring Break ~ Just a reminder that spring break is next week and there will be no school. Please enjoy this extra time with your amazing students and we'll see you back at BCE on Monday April 10!
Walk-Jog-a-thon ~ Our annual BCE Walk-Jog-a-thon was a huge success! I hope you were able to join in the fun and cheer on our runners. A BIG thank you to our BCE Parent Club and all the families that helped out and a special shout out to Kat Gafford and crew for organizing this important event. We couldn't do it with the important support we get from our BCE families. THANK YOU!
Amazon ~ Our Parent Club participates in the Amazon Smile program. Signing up is easy! All you need to do is go to smile.amazon.com or click on the Amazon Smile button on our Parent Club home page (https://sites.google.com/site
State Testing ~ Our 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students are scheduled to take the state assessment test (CAASPP) during the first two weeks of May. Please click here to read a letter from our District that will provide you with important additional information about the Smarter Balanced Assessment.
Need Kindergarten? ~ Kindergarten registration for fall 2017 opened on March 15. Visit the BCE office to pick up a registration packet and sign up for a spot to attend one of our two remaining Kindergarten orientations and tours. Tours will take place at 9 am on April 18 and May 10 (adults only please). To begin the registration process, please plan on bringing your child's birth certificate, immunization record and proof of address (e.g. utility bill with your name and address). For more information contact Alma, our Registrar - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children must be five years old by September 1 in order to enroll in Kindergarten. If your student has a September, October or November birthday you might be interested in our Transitional Kindergarten (TK) program. For more information please call the BCE office at 831-338-6413.
We're looking forward to your student joining our BCE learning community!
Please Join Us! ~ Please join our superintendent, Dr. Laurie Bruton, as she discusses the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) for SLVUSD - April 11 in the library at BCE. This will be a wonderful opportunity to not only learn about the plan, but to provide input. Please click here for a flyer and additional information.
Triple P Parenting Classes ~ There are some wonderful classes that will be offered in our area in the upcoming weeks. All classes are free of charge and childcare is included. Please click here for details.
Upcoming Dates to Remember
· April 3 – 7 = Spring Break, No School
· Tuesday 4/11 = SLVUSD LCAP Meeting, 6:30 BCE Library
· Thursday 4/13 = Parent Club Meeting
· Wednesday 4/19 = Family Dinner Night, BC Pizza & Pub
· Friday 4/21 = Family Art Night
Quote of the Week (Fairness)
"Be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own."
~ Taken from "the Optimist Creed"
Did you know???
Studies have shown a link between heavy media use and issues such as obesity, lack of sleep, academic challenges, aggression, and other behavior difficulties.
Wishing you all a wonderful spring break!
The BCE Way: BE RESPECTFUL, BE SAFE, BE RESPONSIBLE
Saturday, May 13 – CARNIVAL!!!
COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITY LINK
Please click on the following link to view a variety of opportunities for your child(ren) that are offered throughout the valley and Santa Cruz areas by various organizations, such as Boy/Girl Scouts, Sports, Arts-Drama-Theater, Local Events, Community Service, Quest/YMCA (before/after-school child care), etc. Link here: https://sites.google.com/a/sl
This link is provided as a courtesy for parents & students, by the San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District, to receive information of current local events and opportunities. The San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District does not sponsor or endorse any of the organizations or events that are located here.
The Flyer Process for San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District is posted on the "home" page of the District website at www.slvusd.org. The flyers and/or blurbs are no longer inserted into the school newsletters or distributed to the children. The District is making an effort to reduce the amount of paper that is sent home with your child(ren) and is working together to streamline the newsletter so that you read about the most important information regarding your child's school. The District has created a website where all of the approved flyers will be posted (Community Opportunity).