Thursday, December 20 = NO EARLY RELEASE - Dismissal is at 3:40 p.m.
Friday, December 21 = Half Day. Dismissal at Noon. Please refer to the 1/2 day lunch schedule below.
Friday, Dec 21st will be Winter Parties from 9:00-9:45 am. Parents may go to classrooms at 8:55. Please sign in upon arrival. If it is your first time visiting, please bring your driver’s license. Siblings, of any age are not permitted for parties.
Every effort will be made for Bell Prairie students to have outdoor recess, so please dress your child appropriately each day.
All students will go outside for recess unless the outdoor temperature falls below district standards (25°F wind chill), it is snowing/raining or if the temperature/heat index is above 95 degrees. Clouds, fog, or sprinkles are not considered rain. If the wind chill or heat index is inside of the acceptable range, a shortened recess or indoor recess will be allowed if weather conditions require this for student safety.
When your child will be absent for any reason (illness, an appointment, vacation, or just running late) please let the office know by calling the attendance line before 9:15 a.m. at 816-321-5022. If your child is late, an adult must accompany them to the office to sign them in. If your child was seen by a medical professional, please send the doctor’s note with your child upon returning to school.
Bingo for Books
A huge thank you to BB Theaters for donating popcorn for Bingo for Books. Thank you, PTA for sponsoring this exciting event. We had a lot of fun playing Bingo & visiting Santa! Check out our FaceBook page for pictures of the event.
Clothing Drive for Bell Prairie
Our Nurse is in DESPERATE need for long pants. The nurse's office could really use donations of pants with elastic waist bands to fit a variety of sizes as well as jackets or coats.
If you are willing to donate, please send them to the nurse through your student. Or you are welcome to drop them off.
Congratulations to Mrs. Langton’s class for collecting the most pop tabs for November. The class voted and decided to watch a winter movie as their reward. Great job, and keep up the good work!
Judging was held last week for the Reflections Art Program. The judges were impressed with all of the artists’ entries and how talented the students at Bell Prairie are. The local winners’ entries will be sent to the State Reflections contest and the results will be announced in March. Great job everyone on submitting such brilliant work and congratulations to the winners. Here are the students that placed in each category:
Still Searching for a Last-Minute Personalized Gift!? Look no further…
Your child created an original work of art during art class that can now be viewed on the young master’s website. If you misplaced your child’s form, follow these instructions for easy ordering. Go to
www.youngmastersart.com. Select “Click here to view your child’s artwork.” Under the young masters ID, select “to search for your child’s school, click here.” Click on the event name, and type in Bell Prairie 2018. Click on our school. Then enter your child’s last name and click continue. Towards the bottom of that screen you should see your child’s full name. Select their name and their art will appear on the next page. Click continue and the site will take you from there to complete the ordering!
-Bell Prairie Art Teachers
Teacher's Favorite Things
Tis the season to want to give Bell Prairie staff a little something to say Thanks and Happy Holidays. Attached is a compiled list of each safe members Favorite Things to help make it easier for you!!
Miles of Smiles permission slips were sent home with all students this week. Please read the letter and return the permission slip to the school nurse if you would like for your child to participate in this free dental program.
Thank you to everyone who donated clothing items over the past week! It is greatly appreciated! Just a friendly reminder to all parents, if your child comes home in clothes from the nurse's office, please wash and return them to school for other students in need. Thank you!
Do you have pictures from a school event to be added to the 2018-2019 yearbook?
Please submit them by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the grade, teacher, and event in the subject line.
Back to School
Any Other School Functions
The next meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on December 11. Join us for a seasonal gift exchange and a little extra fun while learning what is going on at Bell Prairie.
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