Principal’s Letter 4-18-19

Principal’s Letter… Hello Bluff Creek Families! Our third, fourth and fifth grade students have just about completed their MCA Reading tests. Next week third, fourth and fifth grade students will begin MCA Math testing. I would like to thank parents for getting students to school prepared to do their best. The MCA Science test will take place on May 7th for all of our fifth graders. NWEA MAP Tests- Students in grades K-5 at Bluff Creek will be participating in the NWEA (Northwest Educational Associates) MAP assessments. These achievement assessments will be administered on Chromebooks between April 29th and May 24th. The kindergarten and first grade assessments are made up of four sessions which are approximately 45 minutes in length.  Their classroom teachers will be present to redirect and support them. This assessment measures student achievement in the areas of reading and math. The information from these assessments will be shared with parents at some time in the near future.... Continue reading Principal’s Letter 4-18-19

Pennies for Patients

Student council reps will be coming back after the Thursday’s 2 pm student council meeting with flyers and individual collection boxes for our Pennies for Patients drive. Here are a few things regarding the collection: Feel free to watch any or all of the following videos to promote the why behind “Pennies for Patients” and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Sam’s Squad (a superhero theme)    (the story of Luke & Molly, two Minnesota kiddos) Fire with Fire (research is the answer to finding cures) This is part of the 5th Grade’s Project Impact efforts. Proceeds will go towards the end of the year student council and safety patrol party. The school’s goal is to raise $2,500.  (last year-$2,021.01) Flash 48!–Please hand out flyers by Friday—students can choose to donate on line & participate in a classroom competition that could earn popcorn, popsicle or even a pizza party. The classroom competition is only for on line donations. ... Continue reading Pennies for Patients

PBIS GAME DAY — All School Celebration

          BCE students have filled the container with Paw Pride tickets by ROAR-ing with PRIDE!  As a result, our all school PBIS Game Day has been scheduled for Friday, May 17th.  BCE is in need of volunteers to fill game slots.  We are looking for families who would be willing to donate any “large yard games” to be set up as stations for students to rotate through on that day.   Giant games might include: Giant Jenga, Connect Four, etc. Also, looking for any creative and/or handy parents interested in creating a giant “Guess Who” staff game. (Possibly use of power tools and need for some 2X4’s).  Please contact Mrs. Best if you are interested in lending a giant game, volunteering at a station, or creating the Giant “Guess Who” game.... Continue reading PBIS GAME DAY — All School Celebration

Principal’s Letter 4-12-19

From the Principal… Hello Bluff Creek Families! Next week we begin MCA testing in grades 3, 4, and 5. We thank you for your support in getting our third, fourth and fifth graders to school rested and ready to test. On April 16, our district will host a Community Conversation focused on equity, diversity, and inclusion in Eastern Carver County Schools. District staff, families, and community members are welcome to attend: Community Conversation on Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Tuesday, April 16 / 6:30-8:00 p.m. Clover Ridge Elementary We are committed to this work and believe that it will make us a better school district – a district that has a deeper respect, understanding and appreciation for diversity, and a district that embraces and fosters inclusion. I hope you can join the conversation as the district continues to develop a more coordinated commitment to equity. April 16th is also Chick-Fil-A Night for all BCE families. A percentage of the proceeds from the evening sales... Continue reading Principal’s Letter 4-12-19