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October 4, 2019

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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






 

Access to the calendar can be done by clicking above. Select desired schools in "categories" drop down.    


 
   

View your child's daily menu   on 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.
  

 
We LOVE our PTO 
  
Please visit the PTO's website for information on volunteering and all the different events that are planned.


Visit the PTO's website by  

Clicking here.   

 

BCE Student Directory Link 

 

Like us on Facebook

Bluff Creek PTO.  


Office Depot/Max
Mention Bluff Creek and we receive 5% Back in credits
for free supplies.


Office Max
BCE School ID 70053565  
 
No School for Ed Minnesota October 17th & October 18th



From the Principal....
 
Happy Friday Bluff Creek Families!
 
We begin the month of October with many opportunities for students and families! Did you know that October is National Bullying Prevention month? We want every student who walks through our Bluff Creek Elementary doors to feel safe, welcomed, and included.  
 
 


The month of October is National Bullying Prevention Month. We want every student who walks through our Bluff Creek Elementary doors to feel safe, welcomed, and included.
 
 

 
Coffee and Chat with a Parent Educator 
BCE dates 10/4, 1/3 & 2/28 
An exploration of child rearing best practices that support the positive
growth and development of children as well as learning how to help
them navigate the changes in development.
 
 

 
Fall Fundraiser!  
 
Bluff Creek Elementary School's PTO has a goal to raise $20,000 to support BCE teachers, staff and students with continued support of school initiatives and new personalized learning enhancements.    
  
 
Nondisclosure of Directory Information
 
Each year our school needs to make parents aware of the option to exclude directory information about their child from being provided to the public.  
 
  
WEEKLY CALENDAR OF EVENTS
 
NWEA Testing window 9/9-10/16

Monday, October 7th - Day 4 
  • 5:00-7:00 - Literacy & EL Night
Tuesday, October 8th - Day 5 
  • 7:50 Choir begins!
  • 1:10-2:50 Kindergarten to fire station
  • PTO meeting 5:00-6:30
Wednesday, October 9th - Day 1  
 
Thursday, October 10th - Day 2 
  • Student Council elections
Friday, October 11th - Day 3
  • Bus evacuation drills
  • Student Council Officers announced
Looking Ahead:
10/14 - October Birthday lunches
10/14-10/24 - Book Fair begins
10/15 & 10/24 3:30-7:00 Fall Conferences
10/16 - 9:15-11:30 - Grades 2 & 3 to Stages Theater


 
Bluff Creek Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month! 

Bluff Creek students are learning about the many countries where our Spanish speaking students come from! Through literature and geography, we are learning that our bilingual speakers come from many different cultures!  
 

 
 
Referendum
 
Rumor vs. Reality: the need for a new bus garage
 
Three school funding requests will be on the November 5, 2019 referendum ballot. Question Two is a bond request to build a new elementary school on district-owned land in Chaska, address deferred maintenance and building repair projects across the district, and to build a larger bus garage. Question 2 can pass only if Question 1 is approved.
 
 

 
#Stigma180 fall events are back!  Our first event is a FREE documentary screening of the movie, LIKE.  LIKE focuses on the impacts of social media on our lives. 
 
 

 
El registro de visitantes ayuda a garantizar la seguridad en nuestras escuelas
El Distrito da la bienvenida a padres y tutores y a otras personas que deseen visitar nuestras escuelas.  
 
Visitor check-in helps to ensure safety and security in our schools
The district welcomes parents/guardians and others who wish to visit our schools.  
 
 
 
   
Message from Nutrition Services  

We recognize that economic situations change throughout the year for families in our community. 

 
  
 

Chromebook Protection Plan available

If your student(s) will have a Chromebook for the 2018-2019 school year, Eastern Carver County Schools offers an optional protection plan.  



Bluff Creek Drop Off and Pick Up Procedures before and after school
  
 

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.
 
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.  
 
Healthy Active School Celebrations
Attention Bluff Creek Parents and Guardians:
Our school Wellness Committee is currently developing procedures for healthy active school celebrations. Read more.