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This Week at Belleview: December 4, 2019

Upcoming Events at Belleview:

Monday, Dec 2nd – “Soft Start” to the school day in effect

Friday, Nov 29th – 5th grader baby pictures submission deadline

Wednesday, Dec 4th – Holiday Giving for Belleview staff deadline

Tuesday, Dec 3rd – PIN December meeting

Friday, Dec 6th –  School Store


HOLIDAY GIVING FOR BELLEVIEW STAFF

by Dec 4th

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This holiday season, please show the Belleview teachers & staff how much you appreciate all they do, every day, for our kids!

WHAT: Give a monetary gift, in $5 increments, to the Belleview staff and teachers of your choice as a holiday gift and thank you

WHEN: by December 4th at 11pm

HOW: Visit the PTCO website at www.belleviewptco.org and look for the Scrip link

 OR go to

https://my.cheddarup.com/c/ belleview-elementary-teachers- staff-gifting

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.

Please gift in $5 increments.

All contributions must be made by 11 pm on Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 to ensure the teachers and staff have enough time to order their gift cards and receive them before Winter Break.  Late donations will not be accepted.

***If you choose not to participate, or miss the deadline, please consider giving teachers and staff a gift card or gift of your choice.***

Questions: Contact –Stacey Anderson


Thanksgiving Meal Box Update

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We couldn’t be more pleased to announce that as a result of the Belleview community’s efforts, more than 85 Thanksgiving Meal Boxes were delivered to families this year!  A handful of the boxes were delivered to Belleview families. The vast majority of the Meal Boxes, however, were delivered to a nearby CCSD elementary school, where the student body is comprised of a largely low-income population and one that relies heavily on free and reduced-price school meals to ensure that they have breakfast and/or lunch during the school week.

Food is unquestionably a need for these families. Our contact at the school indicated that each and every family is “incredibly grateful” and that the receipt of the Meal Box is often met with tears of gratitude. We are hopeful that this knowledge reiterates the significant effect that your family’s participation has had on the lives of others.

Thank you to the Belleview students and families who donated nonperishables, entire Meal Boxes and/or gift cards. A special thank you to the Philanthropy Club students and parents, Ms. Glenn and the Belleview Student Council, and Belleview teachers and front office staff for the extra effort to make this year’s event a success.


“SOFT START” ANNOUNCEMENT, starting Dec 2nd Monday
Introduction of a “Soft Start” to the school day – starts Monday, December 2.
After many discussions with parents and staff members, we are pleased to be introducing a “soft start” to the school day at Belleview Elementary. This means beginning Monday, December 2 students will go straight to their classrooms at 7:50; there will no longer be any students lining up on playground or in the front of the building at the start of the school day.
Please do not drop off students before 7:50.
After hanging up coats and bags, students will undertake a range of independent learning activities such as reading and finishing up last night’s homework.
By beginning the school day this way, students do not have to wait outside for their teachers until 8:00. They can begin the day calmly by going straight to the classroom and doing a quiet activity.
If your child arrives at school after 8:00 am, please take them to the main entrance. Do not send your child around to the classroom, as all the doors will be locked. This ensures the class can begin their day smoothly with minimal interruptions.
At the end of the school day, children can be picked up as normal.
Please see attached  Letter from the Principal as well.

PIN DECEMBER MEETING, December 3rd, 9:15AM
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You are invited to attend the December CCSD Parent Information Network (PIN) presentation – No need RSVP!  See below information or more details in attached flyer: Dec-2019 Flyer
Date/Time:  Dec 3rd (Tues) 9:15am-11:15am
Location:  CCSD Building, 14603 E. Fremont Avenue, Centennial, CO 80112.
Topic:  Cultivating Mindfulness, Resilience & Wellness, presented by Kami Gaurino, Educational Leadership Consultant, Founder of the Excellence TeamThere is no evening presentation this month.  Please find the recorded podcast of previous presentations here: https://www.pinccsd.org/ podcasts/   You can also sign up to receive newsletter for upcoming presentations at PIN website https://www.pinccsd. org/ .

SCHOOL STORE, Friday, December 6….

RAIN OR SHINE!

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Kids of all ages love the chance to shop for small trinkets during their recess and lunch time. Prices range from 25 cents to $5 and lots in between.

We are also seeking volunteers to help run the store.  The school store is a great way to see your child and their friends at school while helping to raise a little extra money for Belleview.

Please click the Sign Up Genius link if you’d like to volunteer for a school store shift.  https://www. signupgenius.com/go/ 70a0c49afa722a7fb6-belleview


BELLEVIEW LIBRARY NEEDS YOUR HELP

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Belleview kids love to read!  Hundreds of books get checked out every day in our library, and hundreds of others are returned. Will you come help us out with shelving books and other projects?

If you are new and interested, please contact Bill Hardman.

If you have volunteered in the past, you can sign up for open slots on Sign Up Genius.

October 2019 https://www.signupgenius.com/ go/5080844A5AA2BA75-october4

November 2019 https://www.signupgenius. com/go/5080844A5AA2BA75- november4

December 2019 https://www.signupgenius. com/go/5080844A5AA2BA75- december4


TEACHER/STAFF APPRECIATION 

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To show our teachers and staff how much we appreciate all that they do, we are planning to provide them with a catered lunch in December.

We are hoping to get enough funds to cover the entire meal.  If you would like to donate, please go to https://staff-appreciation- lunch-26253.cheddarup.com

Thank you for supporting the wonderful teachers and staff at Belleview!


ORDER YOUR 2019/2020 YEARBOOK TODAY!
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It’s the perfect time to start thinking about yearbook!  5% early bird discount if you purchase by November 30th 2019.  Please see attached flyer for more information:  Yearbook flyer or email to BelleviewYearbook2019@gmail. com  if you have any questions.

Hey kids, we are looking for words to add to the yearbook to describe Belleview students.  Energetic? Polite? Proud?  What is YOUR favorite word to describe yourself and your friends?  Send us your choice of word(s) to BelleviewYearbook2019@ gmail.com .


YEARBOOK PICTURES!

Belleview Families, we need your pictures! Please send any pictures you take at Belleview throughout the school year!

Special events, classroom parties, lunch with your kiddo at school or field trips – we would love them for our yearbook!

Please email all your pictures to the Belleview Yearbook account: BelleviewYearbook2019@gmail. com .  Please include this information in the subject line:  “YEARBOOK PICS – Grade – Teacher – Student Name(s)”

Thank you for helping our Yearbook be awesome!  We know the kiddos love to see themselves and their friends in all those lovely pages at the end of each school year!