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Ben's Buzz Special Edition
Santa Foundation  Community Service
 
Dear BFCCPS Community, 

We hope that you will join us for our Annual Santa Foundation Community Service Project. Working together we can make the holidays so much brighter for families in need in our area.  

"The Santa Foundation was established 30 years ago to fulfill one goal. That goal was to provide gifts for families in need at Christmas time. We deliver the gifts to the recipients so that they can maintain their dignity and anonymity. We have always felt that at least on Christmas Day these families should be like every other family. They will receive presents (from the Santa Foundation) and food (provided by the Food Pantry) and maybe a little hope that things will be better in the upcoming year." 

We encourage you to learn more on the Santa Foundation Website or follow them on Facebook.  

Please know that your participation in these various fundraising drives is entirely voluntary, but always appreciated. We thank you in advance for any support that you're able to provide.

You can visit the Helper Signups below to select a gift.   All gifts should be delivered to the school no later than Wednesday, December 13th.  









Please note that each item needs to be gift wrapped and clearly labeled with the Family #, item and person's gender/age. (ex: FAMILY #117 PRINCESS BARBIE for 3 yr old girl.)  The notes should be detachable so that the Elf Crew can personally tag each gift with the recipients name and a note from Santa.  For example, you can attach a post it note taped to the package, or a tag tied on with ribbon or string.  

The gifts should be brought into the office for staff, or into the classrooms for students and will be collected daily.  

Having your children help with shopping and wrapping these gifts is a wonderful way to share the experience of charitable giving. 

In the event that all gifts on these lists have been claimed, the Santa Foundation would very willingly accept donations. You are welcome to send in checks payable to The Santa Foundation.  

Elves are also needed on Monday December 18th to sort the gifts, cross check the wish lists and deliver to the Santa Foundation. Please click the helper signup below to join our Elf Crew!  

Join the BFCCPS Elf Crew (organizers and drivers needed)




We thank you in advance for your generous support of this project to make the holidays so much brighter for families in our area.

With gratitude,


 




Mrs. Heather Zolnowski
Head of School
A Notice from the Central Office: 

Visitors:   All visitors to the school are required to sign in at the Front Office and wear a Visitor's badge. Visitors must be escorted at all times.  Thank you for your help with this!
 
Parking & Parking Lot Safety:  Parking is not allowed in marked reserved spots near the schools main entrance. These spots are reserved for the CCD program staff. 

Arrival and Dismissal Procedures:  Please adhere to the posted arrival and dismissal procedures which are posted  here  our website. If you plan on parking on Queen Street to pick up your children, you must park and walk into the courtyard to pick them up. Students may not walk across the playground to Queen Street regardless of their grade level. This is for their own personal safety. 

Absence and Dismissal Notification: If your child will be absent or tardy from school, Please contact Mrs. Tappin at  ltappin@bfccps.org or at  leave a voice message at the absent and tardy line 508-541-3434 and press 4.  Additionally, if you have to make any dismissal changes please email both your child(ren)'s homeroom teacher AND Mrs. Laura Tappin by email at  ltappin@bfccps.org by no later than 2 pm.

As a reminder, BFCCPS has an  extended absence policy which indicates that extended absences for non-medical reasons for more than 10 consecutive school days will not be approved and will result in dis-enrollment from BFCCPS unless caused by exceptional and unavoidable circumstances, such as a natural disaster, serious accident, or other situation deemed exceptional and unavoidable by the HOS.

Cold weather has arrived!  Please be sure to send your students daily with seasonally appropriateouterwear. We will continue to have outdoor courtyard, recess and dismissal whenever possible.