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December 20, 2019

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Bluff Creek Elementary Office Information:

Attendance Line: 

Main Office:

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 


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Bluff Creek PTO.   


PTO Calendar 

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

Office Max
BCE School ID 70053565  
12/23-1/1 - Winter Break

From the Principal...     
Hello Bluff Creek Families!
I hope that whatever holiday you celebrate over our long winter break, that it is filled with all the love, joy and peace that is possible.


Thursday, January 2nd, Day 1  
Friday, January 3rd - Day 2  
  • Coffee & Chat with a Parent Educator-Elementary Discipline -8:45-9:45
  • School Store/Spirit Day
  • Kid's Heart Challenge Kick Off Day!
Monday, January 6th - Day 3
Tuesday, January 7th - Day 4
  • 7:50 Choir
Wednesday, January 8th - Day 5
  • 2:05 Band
Thursday, January 9th - Day 1
Friday, January 10th - Day 2
Looking Ahead:
1/13 January Birthday Lunches
 Ed Issues 6-7:00pm
 iWonder Camp Math begins for grades 2-5,  Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:15-4:30pm
1/14 PTO Meeting 5:30-7pm

Dental Clinic 1/27-1/3/20
Greeting Parents of students at Bluff Creek Elementary:  
Eastern Carver County Schools is very happy to announce they are hosting their first ever FREE dental clinic, Adopt A Smile, at Chaska High School  
January 27-31, 2020.

Winter Break & Lice 
 Schools see increase in lice after children come back from winter break.Read more.   

2019 Hooked on Books
Hooked on Books
Saturday, February 1st 9 a.m. - 12 noon
Chanhassen High School
Welcoming local author
Kristin Tripathy 
Read more.   

Please Join Us for our
Ed Issue Forum
Bluff Creek Elementary Ed Issues  
Forum Needs Parent Members!
Read more.   

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.
It's time to register for Kindergarten! 
If your child will be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2020, it's time to get ready for kindergarten. Registration is now open for the Class or 2033! Find all the details and fill out enrollment forms before January 15. More HERE.
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.

Preparing for winter weather -    
Please make sure you have a plan for school closures, late starts or early dismissals. In these situations, our schools use the district's automated message system to contact parents.  
It's important to keep your contact information in  Campus Portal  up to date. You can make changes, including e-mail and phone numbers, by logging into Campus Portal and clicking on "Contact Preferences."  
Click HERE to learn about more ways to stay connected with the district.

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:
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.