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January 12, 2018  

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Bluff Creek Elementary Office Information:

Attendance Line: 952-556-6619

Main Office:
952-556-6600

M-F Hours 7:30-4:00pm






 

   

View your child's daily menu o
n our NEW interactive Lunch Menu Website


Please be aware that in the morning the first bell rings at 8:30 and school starts at 8:40. Students should not be dropped off before 8:20 except on rare occasions.

Thank you for your help with this as there is no one available to supervise them.
  
The Bluff Creek PTO is in need of volunteers for events during the school year.       


If you are able to help, please contact the PTO at
or to reach their website

Click here.  

 

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Monday, 1/15/18 - MLK Day

Monday, 1/22/18 - Staff Dev.

 
From the Principal...
 
Hello Bluff Creek Families!
The month of January is flying by and I find myself stopping to reflect on how things are going at Bluff Creek at almost the mid-way point of the year.
 
 
Read more here.
Access to the calendar can be done by clicking above. Select desired schools in "categories" drop down.    


 


        
   
Weekly Calendar of Events

 
Monday, January 15th - No School 
 
Tuesday, January 16th - Day 1
  • 7:50 Choir
  • Culver's Restaurant Night/PTO - Grade 3
Wednesday, January 17th - Day 2

  • iWonder Grades 2-5
Thursday, January 18th - Day 3
  • iWonder Grades 2-5

Friday, January 19th - Day 4 
  • Spirit Day
  • School Store
  
 Looking a week ahead...
  • No School on 1/22 Professional Development
 
 


Kindergarten registration due Jan. 16

If you know a family getting ready for kindergarten this fall, registration is conveniently located at eccs.mn/kindergarten. Registrations are due Jan. 16.
   
 
7th Annual Parent Education Night 
"United for Independence" - January 18th

Registration is now open 
 
 
Understanding standards in learning
Have you ever been given a task but you were unsure of why you were doing it or its purpose? Even if you were successful, there was probably a level of frustration or anxiety.
 
 
 
Enable text messages from the district
 
When fast communication matters most, Eastern Carver County Schools will send text messages along with other communication. Follow these instructions  to enable text messages from your Campus Portal account.
 
  The Impact of Goal Setting for Students
 
  • The acts of setting, planning and accomplishing goals can have a positive impact on students of all ages.
  • Parents and teachers can strengthen this process by being encouraging and supportive of students' objectives.
    • Provides a Plan for Success
    • Raises Grades
    • Builds Confidence
 

 
 

Interested in volunteering this year? We'd love to you have you! We would love to answer any questions you may have and talk through what to expect. Read more. 

School Store Sign Up - Click Here.
Kindergarten Reading Coach - Click Here. 
 
 The PTO has a new website with lots of new information about all the great BCE programs that the PTO supports, details on volunteering opportunities and what to expect, what the funds raised have supported, and more! Check it out by
clicking here!
  
  
 
Join us for free family fun in February! Hooked on Books...and the Arts, too!

 
 
 
Stigma 180 Speaking Series

 
 
 
LOST AND FOUND  

Lots of Lost & Found - it is overwhelming! 
Please feel free to stop in and look for any items you are missing. 
 
You can help through charitable giving... 

The District 112 Foundation is a non-profit organization separate from the school district with an independent board of directors.  
 
 
 
Personalized Learning at Bluff Creek
 
Purposeful Instruction through Project Based Learning
 
One of our pillars for personalized learning is Purposeful Instruction, Assessment and Feedback.

  
New & Improved Chromebook Ins.
Internet Monitoring Report
New District Giving Campaign
New-look Elementary Gradebooks/Parent Portal

 
Notes from the Nurse:
Absences:
Please call the attendance nurse line (952-556-6619)
for all student absences or tardies before 9:00 am. Click the link below for absence, illness and medicine information.
Additional health information can be found on the district website. Read more here.  
 


Nutrition Services has Online Free and Reduced Applications. This process is SAFE, SECURE, and PRIVATE. Applications for free and reduced meals will not be mailed to households.
  
 
  

WHERE TO GET INFORMATION
Learn more about how you can stay in the know about urgent weather situations that affect your child's school.
  Learn more. 
 

Transportation Notices and Changes- If you plan to make a last minute transportation change during the school day- please contact the office at 952-556-6600. DO NOT call or e-mail the classroom teacher. Teachers are working with students and are unable to check their e-mail.

Track your student's school bus using MyStop.