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This Week at Belleview 11.26.17

This week at Belleview:

Thursday, November 30 – Deadline to submit 5th Grade baby pictures

Friday, December 1 – Belleview Spirit Day

Upcoming Events:

Wednesday, December 6- PTCO Holiday Brunch

Wednesday, December 13 – Staff Appreciation Lunch

Thursday, December 14 –  Winter Concert, 6:30 PM

Thursday, December 21 – 4th grade show, 6:30 PM

 

Parents of all 5th Graders

The time has come to celebrate your 5th grader!  To help commemorate your child’s final year at Belleview, please submit a digital file of their baby picture and a 40-word dedication for printing in the yearbook and a presentation at the Continuation Ceremony (more details in attached flyer).  Please send the photos with the file name: lastname_firstname. Please send the baby photo and dedication (and/or questions!) to Deanna Gibbons at deegibbons@gmail.com no later than Thursday, November 30, 2017!

 

Teacher and Staff Holiday gift giving made easy with Scripts online donations

This holiday season, please show the Belleview teachers & staff how much you appreciate all they do, every day, for our kids! Through your contributions, teachers & staff can choose gift cards to treat themselves to their favorite restaurants and stores. With this easy gifting program, Belleview teachers & staff receive 100% of your donations and the PTCO gets back a percentage of each gift card to further support the staff throughout the year. All contributions due Tuesday, December 5. ​ See attached flyer below or go to the following link ​

https://belleview-elementary-teachers-staff-winter-break-2017-donatio.cheddarup.com

 

Belleview Spirit Day, Dec 1

Backwards Day – bring a buck $ and wear your clothes backwards all day at school. Get creative, join the fun – the wackier the better! All proceeds benefit 5th grade continuation.

 

Parent Information Network Meeting, Dec 5

Everyone is invited to attend the next Parent Information Meeting (PIN) on Tuesday, Dec 5th from 9:15-11:15.

This month’s topic will be Reducing Test Anxiety, Learning Strategies, and Improving Results.  The speaker will be Joshua Ruderman, educator and parent/chlid advocate.  This free presentation will be held at SARC, 14188 E Briarwood Ave., Centennial, CO 80112. No need to RSVP.

 

Staff Appreciation Lunch, Dec 13  

Back by popular demand, we will be having our Holiday Favorite themed Staff Appreciation Lunch on Wednesday, December 13th.  We know it is a busy time of the year, but we couldn’t do this lunch without all the wonderful volunteers.  Please help us treat the teachers to a festive lunch by clicking on the link below to sign up!  Thank you!

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0445ADA92AA13-holiday1

 

CCSD Challenge School Application is now available on their website,  challenge.cherrycreekschools.org

Challenge School is a Kindergarten-8th grade magnet school in Cherry Creek School District charged with the mission of meeting the needs of academically advanced and motivated students. Any student in the district may apply to Challenge. The purpose of the admissions process is to select students who demonstrate advanced academic achievement in math and/or language arts and possess the attributes that reflect the school mission and purpose to inspire, empower and challenge motivated students who are academically advanced and/or gifted.

Online applications can be found on their website under the “Prospective Students” tab or by following this link: http://challenge.cherrycreekschools.org/Pages/Prospective-Students.aspx

The online applications will be available from Wednesday, November 1, 2017-Wednesday, January 17, 2018.  Challenge School also offers Prospective Parent Information Sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings throughout their application season.  Please call the Challenge Office at 720-747-2100 to RSVP for a Parent Information Session.

 

CCHS Junior Bruin Cheer Clinic, Dec 16

CCHS Cheer will be holding its winter Jr. Bruin Cheer clinic on December 16th with a performance during halftime of CCHS Boys Varsity Basketball game. Please see attached flyer for more details. Questions? contact us at cccheerbooster@gmail.com

Did you know that Belleview Elementary is a Wellness Leadership School for our school district?

“The goals of the Cherry Creek School District’s Comprehensive Wellness Strategy are to address barriers to student achievement and to develop skills that support lifelong healthy living.  This is achieved through implementation of programs and practices that support the physical and psychological health of your students and develop the whole child.”

Each school year, your Belleview Wellness Committee works to develop programs and activities with these goals in mind. The activities fall under the following categories: Physical Activity: for example, our Belleview Running Club, Brain Breaks in the classroom, grant money for classroom movement items such as standing desks and Hoki stools, Turkey Trot, Red Shirt Rookies program, Walk to School Days.  Psychological Wellness: Read 4 Health and Peaceful Schools in 2nd grade.  Family/Community/Student Involvement: we have 3 community members on our committee in addition to 5 staff members, implementing a student focus group this year to look at recess equipment and culture.  Nutrition: implemented a Wellness Treasure box with trinket prizes in lieu of food rewards, Go, Slow, Whoa curriculum, we have recess before lunch.  Staff Wellness: participate in district wide challenges, Weigh and Win, fresh fruit delivery for staff. Environmental Wellness: Safe Routes to School Project.

Your Belleview Wellness Committee members are Jan Brainard, Carrie Glenn, Rhonda Griffin, Jill Mauck, Molly McKanna, Nancy Schwartz, Pam Smith and Bre Williams.