|Dear Ardmore Community,
We are halfway through October and it’s been packed with fun and more! We still have a few more events left through November 1st to add to your calendars!
October 25, 2022 School Pictures Day!
October 26, 2022 Spirit Day-Dress up to represent your Cultural Background or Ethnicity!
October 28, 2022 Ardmore Fall Festival from 5-7:30 pm at Ardmore Elementary
October 31, 2022 Pajama Day!
November 1, 2022 at 8:00 am BSD Bord Visit
We look forward to hosting our families!
|Walk N Roll to School Day Pictures|
|It was great to see so many students and families walk with us on October 14. PedBee was awesome and we are so thankful our Bellevue PD partners joined us to help us walk safely from Ardmore Park to school. Take a look as some of our favorite pictures this day!
|School Pictures October 25|
|All students in attendance on this day will have their picture taken. We will share a makeup date at a later time.|
|Upcoming Spirit Days at Ardmore! October 26 and October 28|
|FALL FESTIVAL Friday October 28, 2022 and General PTSA member meeting|
|Bellevue School District Board of Directors visit to Ardmore
Rescheduled to November 1, 2022
|Families are invited to join us for a parent/community listening session with our BSD board of directors. They will host an open forum from 8:00-8:30 am at our Ardmore Library. Families we would really love for you to stop by if you can to share your experiences with our community at Ardmore and Bellevue School District. This is a great opportunity to learn more about district initiatives and educational vision for our students. We hope you can make time to join us. Families are welcomed to park in our small lot in front of school if available or lower parking lot during the session|
|Imagine Math Apps|
|Imagine Math is an adaptive software that provides additional time for students to continue accerlating their learning in math. Math Facts helps students develop fluency and automaticity in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division through an immersive 3-D gaming world with imaginative characters, built-in challenges, and rewards to teach and practice one- and two-digit addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. As your student develops fluency in math facts, they develop problem-solving skills, practice higher-order thinking, and prepare for more complex math, like Algebra! Imagine Math Facts also provides audio language support in Spanish!
Using Imagine Math at Home
Your student can access Imagine Math through their Clever account. See attached letters to learn more!
|Advance Learning Winter Testing October 31 deadline|
|Applications for Advanced Learning winter testingare now open. Any parent/guardian of a BSD student in grades 1-11 may apply for their student to test.Any parent of a private/home-school student in grades 1-11 who lives within the Bellevue School District service area may also apply for their child to test. Applications must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. on October 31, 2022.
All BSD Kindergarten students are automatically screened for Advanced Learning services. There is no need for this group to apply for testing.
|University of Washing Mental Health Services for Youth|
|The University of Washington offers mental health services available for free and welcome referrals. They provide the following:
They will screen and determine the best form of treatment for each individual client and family. Services are provided by school psychology trainees and are all supervised by a licensed psychologist/faculty member at the University of Washington. Attached are flyers for you to share with relevant individuals. Confidentiality is strictly enforced in the clinic.
Parents, guardians, or professionals of potential clients are asked to call the School Psychology Clinic (Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) at 206-543-4970, who will ask for basic information (name and phone number) to be added to their client referral list. Once the potential client’s information is obtained, one of their intake specialists will return the call to conduct a phone intake to determine whether the case is an appropriate fit for their training clinic. They look forward to working with you and please feel free to contact Jen Haveman, Program Coordinator, School Psychology.
|Interlake Highschool Venture Academy|
|Students from Interlake High School are looking to provide free, online tutoring to elementary and middle school students. They have been offering students help for the past two years, when during COVID many students were needing tutoring.
They will provide one on one tutoring and small group tutoring for our students, based on student and parent preferences. The content of their classes will be tailored to fit your student’s needs. They will be using Microsoft Teams, so your student can use their BSD account to access our meetings. As for scheduling, they will be open any day of the week after 3:30pm. If any of your students need additional help after school, please sign them up using the link below. Signups will be closing on November 17th so make sure to sign up as soon as possible!
If you have any questions, please email them at email@example.com
Visit their website at: ventureacadem20.wixsite.com/mysite
Follow them via Instagram at: @ihs_ventureacademy
Bellevue Schools Foundation organizational profile
|The Bellevue Schools Foundation has created organizational profiles in various languages. Please take a look to learn more about this organization!|