BearMail 11/22/19

November 22, 2019

 

Dear BCE Families,

 

Important Reminder ~ Please remember that our Thanksgiving break begins Monday and there will be no school next week from 11/25 - 11/29.   I wish all of you a wonderful Thanksgiving and I for one will be giving thanks for having the privilege of working with our amazing students, fabulous families, and sensational staff! 

 

Free classes to prepare for the GED! ~ Please click here to view flyer.

*Convenient after work individual and small group instruction in Math, Science, Social Studies and Language Arts

*Every Tuesday and Wednesday, drop in hours between 4-8.

Same day registration at:

San Lorenzo Valley High School

7105 Highway 9

Felton, CA 95018

Room #J1

Direct questions to Watsonville/Aptos/Santa Cruz Adult education at 

Green Valley Center (831) 786-2160.

BCE’s Holiday Gift Shift ~ 

Please mark your calendar for the annual BCE Gift Shift, on Friday, December 13, 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm. We will be collecting gently used toys, books, videos, and video games; however, we do not accept clothing items.  This year we will also have a section with items suitable for children to give to adults.  Donations can be delivered to the office at Boulder Creek Elementary starting the week after Thanksgiving break. 

Canned Food Drive ~ The Valley Christmas Project Canned Food Drive is up and running.  Please send in your non-perishable donations to help support families in our community.  This is a great opportunity for our children to discover the warm feeling we experience when we do good things for others.

 

Holiday Bazaar ~ I hope you can join me on Saturday December 7 for a Holiday Bazaar and Arts & Crafts Fair sponsored by our wonderful BCE Parent Club.  All proceeds from this event will go towards BCE’s goal of continuing our growth as a Green School. This special event will take place in BCE’s MP room beginning at 10 am and ending at 2 pm. I hope to see you there!

 

Upcoming Dates to Remember

  • Next Week = Thanksgiving Break - no school
  • Thursday 12/5 = BCE Parent Club Meeting, 6:00 in the Library
  • Saturday 12/7 = Holiday Craft Fair, 10 - 2 BCE MP room
  • Friday 12/13 = BCE Annual Gift Shift, 12:30 - 5:00.  Please see above for additional details.
  • Friday 12/20 – 1/3/20 = Winter Break

 

Kindness Quote of the Week:

“Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.”

                                                            ~ Princess Diana

 

Thank you for supporting your student by getting them to school and being on time every day!

 

Wishing you all a wonderful Thanksgiving Break.

 

The BCE Way:  BE RESPECTFUL, BE SAFE, BE RESPONSIBLE

WAIT, WAIT, DON’T STOP! PLEASE CONTINUE READING TO SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND UPDATES FROM OUR AMAZING BCE PARENT CLUB!

 

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This is a reminder that San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District policy, as set by the Board of Trustees, declares that we are a fragrant-neutral district. As we continue to have assemblies and other site-based activities and meetings, please take care to follow the policies below for the sake of the students and members of our community who are highly allergic to fragrances and scents.

 

The SLVUSD Board of Trustees adopted a California School Board Association policy to make all district classrooms and offices fragrant neutral. BCE has parents, students, and community members with respiratory issues who can have negative reactions to fragrances. Please take care to follow the policy while on campus.  

Staff and students shall refrain from bringing furred or feathered animals, stuffed toys that may collect dust mites, scented candles, incense or air fresheners and from using perfume or cologne, scented hair spray, nail polish or nail polish remover that are not fragrance-free in classrooms or other enclosed areas or buildings. 

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Welcome to the Parents Club section of the weekly school e-newsletter! Here you will find important dates, upcoming events, volunteer opportunities and FUNdraiser information.

 

Gift Shift is Friday December 13th. Collection of gently used gifts for all ages is being accepted in the office until Thursday December 12. If you would like to volunteer then contact Kaytie Booth at bcepc.execs@gmail.com

 

The Holiday Craft Bazaar takes place on Saturday December 7th, 2019, 10am-2pm.

We are looking for local artists who would like to donate their work for this event. This fundraiser goes toward our Going Green Fund which helps us in seeking our Green Certification. Last year we had homemade ornaments, reusable bags and a make your own ornament station. If you would like to make a donation, get more details or volunteer please contact Brandy, Rochelle or Kat at bcepc.execs@gmail.com W will have our hot chocolate bar and treats for sale as well!

 

Shopping to support BCE: There are many ways to support our school through your everyday shopping.

 

Box Tops: can be collected by purchasing select foods either cut out and save the physical box top or get the app to collect them digitally!

 

Wild Roots: we earn money with every gift card purchased from. Purchase gift cards for your shopping needs or give them as a gift!

 

Shutterfly: As you get ready for the holidays make sure you remember our storefront site. Invite friends and family to start their holiday shopping from our Shutterfly Storefront site. http://bceparentsclub.shutterflystorefront.com/ You’'ll find holiday cards and gifts galore, and Shutterfly will donate 8% of all purchases back to BCE.

 

Amazon Smiles: simply go to smile.amazon.com and choose Boulder Creek Elementary Parent Club as your beneficiary. Then every time you shop a small amount goes to our school. You must shop Amazon Smiles for the school to benefit from your Amazon order.  It is not applicable from the phone app.

 

Central Avenue Salon: Melissa  will donate $5 from every haircut when you mention BCE. Contact Melissa Vasquez at 916-792-4542, through the end of this school year. Another Central Avenue salon stylist, Monica, will donate $10 to the BCE Music Program for every haircut given: 831-246-0937. Schedule an appointment with Melissa or Monica for all your haircare needs!

 

Get Involved:

 

Garden: contact Tanya for details at tanyamomma@gmail.com

 

Art Masterpiece: Chrysti Aloysi and Stephanie Winegarten, bcepc.execs@gmail.com

 

Yearbook: Upload your ice cream social or class pictures; simply go to www.treering.com/validate Enter in school passcode: 10152329238788. To volunteer to help with classroom pages and yearbook layout contact Tiffany McKee and tiff@tibre.org Yearbook still needs assistance with a collage maker for Ms. Thomas’ page.

 

Contact Us: If you have a question and would like to get in touch with our Board members please email us at bcepc.execs@gmail.com. We also have a private Facebook group. Contact us if you would like to be added. We usually respond within 24-48 hours.

 

Website: Our website is updated regularly thanks to the help of parent volunteer Elizabeth Marzili. To get to the website you can go to the Boulder Creek Elementary website, click on the “families” link and scroll to the fourth down “Parent Club” or simply go to the address at https://sites.google.com/view/bce-parentsclub/

 

Facebook Group: Would you like to join our BCE Families Private Facebook Group? Just email us (bcepc.execs@gmail.com) with your name and email address, we will send you a friend request and once you accept we can add you to the group. OR ask one of your Facebook friends who is in the group to add you. Once an admin approves you will be added to the group. (If you’d like to be an ADMIN, let us know!) It is a great way to stay connected, ask questions and keep informed of events and volunteer opportunities.

 

Find us and like us on Facebook. Search for Boulder Creek Elementary Parents Club.

 

 

Email us at bcepc.execs@gmail.com

Visit us at https://sites.google.com/view/bce-parentsclub/

 

 

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COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITY LINK

 Please click on the following link to view a variety of opportunities for your child(ren) that are offered throughout the valley and Santa Cruz areas by various organizations, such as Boy/Girl Scouts, Sports, Arts-Drama-Theater, Local Events, Community Service, Quest/YMCA (before/after-school child care), etc. Link here:  https://sites.google.com/a/slvusd.org/community-link/

 This link is provided as a courtesy for parents & students, by the San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District, to receive information of current local events and opportunities.  The San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District does not sponsor or endorse any of the organizations or events that are located here.

 The Flyer Process for San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District is posted on the “home” page of the District website at www.slvusd.org.   The flyers and/or blurbs are no longer inserted into the school newsletters or distributed to the children.  The District is making an effort to reduce the amount of paper that is sent home with your child(ren) and is working together to streamline the newsletter so that you read about the most important information regarding your child’s school.  The District has created a website where all of the approved flyers will be posted (Community Opportunity).

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