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November 8, 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  
 



From the Principal....
 
Happy Friday Bluff Creek Families!
 
On Tuesday the voters of the Eastern Carver County School district spoke, and while the results were not what we hoped for, I want to thank those parents who have reached out to our Bluff Creek staff in supportive and positive ways.       
  
  Read more. 
 

      

 

BCE honors Veterans by inviting individuals to school on Monday 11/11 for a complimentary lunch.  Please see the attached flyer and call the office or email Mrs. Best to let the school know you are able to join us!

 

 
Come in to the Chipotle at
560 W 79th in Chanhassen on  
Tuesday, November 12th
between 4:00pm and 8:00pm. 
 
Bring in this flyer, show it onyour smartphone or tell the cashier you're supporting the cause to make sure that 33% of the proceeds will be donated to Bluff Creek Elementary PTO.
    

 
2019 5th Annual BLUFF CREEK ELEMENTARY  
STEM FESTIVAL
 
DAY ONE:  All school involvement.  Wednesday, November 13, 2019
 
DAY TWO:  4th and 5th Grade Only.  Thursday, November 14, 2019  Sessions 9am-12pm 
   
WEEKLY CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Monday, November 11th - Day 1 
  • Veteran's Day- White Table & Other displays
  • Garden Cleanup 1:00-3:00
Tuesday, November 12th - Day 2   
  • 7:50 Choir
  • Kindergarten Preview Night - 6 pm 
  • Chipolte Night
Wednesday, November 13th - Day 3 
  • STEM Festival, K-2-4 9:00-9:45, 1-3-5 10-10:45, 5th Grade Static 12:50-1:50 in Cluster A & B, 4th Grade Static 2:00-3:00 (Cluster A & B)
  • Backpack drive ends
  • 2:05 Band
Thursday, November 14th - Day 4
  • STEM Festival - Grade 4 & 5 Only, Sessions 9:00-12 pm
  • PTO Meeting 5:30-7:00
Friday, November 15th - Day 5
  •  School Store & Spirit Day

 

Looking Ahead:

 

11/18 - November Birthday Lunches  

11/20 - 4th Grade to BIZ Town 8:50-2:45
11/26-12/2 - Thanksgiving Break - No School


 
BACKPACK DRIVE Ends 11/13 
 
Chanhassen High School's STLF (Students Today, Leaders Forever) Club is collecting backpacks to donate to kids who need them.
 

 
Coffee and Chat with a Parent Educator 
BCE dates 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.
 
 

 
#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. 
 
 
   
Message from Nutrition Services  

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

 
  
 
Chromebook Information 
What is a Chromebook? Why was it selected? 
The Chromebook is a cost-effective laptop computer that supports collaboration, communication, engagement, and personalization between students and their teachers.
 



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

 
BCE " Best" Busing Updates
 
Riding the bus is a privilege and through our PBIS efforts we work to teach expectations to all students at the beginning of the year.   
 
 

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.