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February 7, 2020

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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 


Like us on Facebook

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  
2 hr LATE START DAY - Thursday, 2/13

From the Principal...     
Hello Bluff Creek Families!
We are well on our way to a busy February with our I Love to Read and Black History Month activities.     

You're Invited!
Bluff Creek Elementary's Parent Update Hour
Tuesday, 2/11 3:30 or 5:30
 Read more.


Monday, February 10th - Day 2
  • February Birthday Lunches
  • ACCESS Testing with select (Kd-5)
  • iWonder Camp Math (2-5) 3:15-4:30
  • 6:30-9:00 School Board meeting
Tuesday, February 11th, Day 3
  • 7:50 Choir
  • 2:30 Student Council Officer Meeting
  • ACCESS Testing with select (Kd-5) 
  • iWonder Camp Math (2-5) 3:15-4:30
  • 3:30 and 5:30 PTO Meeting in media center and at 7:00 Spring Fling meeting
Wednesday, February 12th, Day 4 
  • 2:05 Band
  • ACCESS Testing with select (Kd-5)
Thursday, February 13th, Day 0 - 2 hr Late Start
  • Project Impact
  • ACCESS Testing with select (Kd-5)
  • iWonder Camp Math (2-5) 3:15-4:30
Friday, February 14th, Day 5 
  • ACCESS Testing with select (Kd-5)
Next Week
Thru 2/27 - iWonder Camp 3:15-4:30
Thru 2/14 - Roller Skating
2/10 - 6:30-9:00pm School Board meeting
2/11 - 5:30-7:00pm PTO Meeting 
2/13 - 2 hour Late Start
2/18 & 2/27 - Conference Nights 

Late or No School Dates
February 13 - 2 hour Late Start
February 17 - No School Students & Staff
March 6 - No School Students
March 23-27 - No School - Spring Break
April 10 - No School Students & Staff
May 14 - 2 hour Late Start
May 25 - No School Students & Staff
June 2 - Last Day of School

February 18 & February 27 - 3:30-7:30 pm  
Book Fair 


Bluff Creek PTO Survey 2019/2020
It takes a village to run the PTO!
Your feedback can help us continue with what we're doing well and improve on things that aren't working!
Give Kids A Smile
Give Kids a Smile is a charitable program coordinated by the Minnesota Dental Association to provide free care to low income children in need.
Read more.    

Coffee and Chat with a Parent Educator 
BCE date 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.

Got Clips?   
Send all your unexpired Box Tops to school by 2/28. Click here for information on Box Tops app 
  Bluff Creek Physical Education department is once again participating in the American Heart Association's Kids Heart Challenge ends 3/11.   

BCE Parent Volunteers for Roller Skating 
Beginning on February 3-14 our Physical Education classes will be participating in an in-house skating. 

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

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.
The District 112 Foundation is excited to kick off the second half of the school year by announcing that nominations are now open for the 2020 Teacher of the Year.

We have an awful lot of items currently unclaimed in our lost and found. Please encourage your children to look for lost items or come by yourself to check.  We will be donating any remaining items on March 20th

Elementary Reading MCA
BCE Apr 14-16 Gr 3,4,5
Elementary Math MCA
BCE Apr 21-23 Gr 3,4,5
Elementary Science MCA
Grade 5 May 5

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:
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.

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.