Principal’s 11-8-18

From the Principal… Hello Bluff Creek Families, This Friday, November 9th. Bluff Creek staff and students will honor all military veterans with a Veteran’s Day event around the book, America’s White Table by Margot Theis Roven. Our goal is to teach our students about the importance of Veteran’s Day and the brave men and women who gave so much for the freedoms we enjoy today. Students made cards for our veteran’s and Mrs. Ottinger delivered them earlier this week. Nutrition and Wellness- Looking ahead… Have you wondered about nutrition and wellness at Bluff Creek? Our Ed Issues meeting on Monday, November 19th at 3:20 will feature Kim Franta, District 112 Nutrition Services Director, Cindy Cowles our BCE school nurse and Stacy Godwin and Greg Bagley our PE teachers. This one hour meeting will include a short presentation and Q&A on Nutrition Services, updates from the PE department on wellness initiatives for students and important information from our school nurse that will help... Continue reading Principal’s 11-8-18

Getting Going With Empower

Getting going with Empower   Empower is an online tool used by our district to report a student’s progress in learning academic standards. It allows students, parents and teachers to see what a student has learned and what is next. Empower is being used in nearly 200 classrooms across the district and at all grade levels. We’ve listened to parent and student feedback and have made some enhancements to Empower. Our Teaching & Learning staff recently offered two webinars for parents to learn how to log-in, view feedback, and to see how learning is reported in Empower. View a recording of the webinar HERE. For more information about Empower, click... Continue reading Getting Going With Empower