|Dear Ardmore Community,
There are few events coming up that we want to ensure you are aware of and mark on your calendars. This year, we plan to integrate and re-open more opportunities for families to participate in school wide events. Last weekend, our wonderful PTSA hosted a Bingo night and it was a great success! So many families and students came and enjoyed a lovely evening of fun and games. We look forward to more fun-filled times together all year long!
Please look at the upcoming events and read further about some of them in the following sections:
October 10, 2022-Curriculum night and Pizza Social
October 11, 2022-Bellevue School District Board Visit
October 12, 2022-Walk to School Day and PBIS assemblies
October 14-Teacher Inservice Day-NO SCHOOL
October 17, 18, and 19th-Elementary Conference Days-Early Release at 12:20 pm
October 19, 2022-Unity Day-Wear Orange Day!
October 25, 2022 School Pictures Day!
October 26, 2022 Spirit Day-Dress up to represent your Cultural Background or Ethnicity!
Monthly Celebrations and days of observance
October 2, 2022 National Custodian day
October 9, 2022 National Indigenous People’s Day and Sukkot
October 10-14, 2022 National School Lunch Week
October 11, 2022 World Mental Health Day
October 17, 2022 National School Bus Safety Week
October 19, 2022 Unity Day
We are excited to be able to integrate these opportunities to celebrate and build connections across our community. We look forward to hosting our families!
|Curriculum Night will be October 10, 2022 from 5:30-6:30 pm at Ardmore Elementary|
|Families please mark your calendars! We can’t wait to share more about our academic and social emotional learning curriculums plus more. We are excited about this year and all the plans we have to see students grow!
Starting at 5 pm, we will be hosting a pizza social. Feel free to stop by earlier in the evening to network and eat with us!
*Learn to use Talking Apps to stay in communication with teachers and staff.
*Learn to use ParentVue if you haven’t yet.
*Learn more about our family engagement services we have available through our family connection specialist.
*Learn more about mental health resources that may be available for youth.
|Bellevue School District Board of Directors Visit to Ardmore. October 11 at 8 am|
|Families, you 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.|
|Walk to School Day! October 12 at 7:30-7:55 am|
|Elementary Conferences: October 17-19 and Early Release at 12:20 every day!|
|Unity Day on October 19|
|This is a day dedicated to showing unity and standing against bullying across our nation. At Ardmore, we have a zero tolerance for bullying and teacher our students to demonstrate kindness and ways to get along. In support of this movement, everyone is encouraged to wear orange in solidarity. Your child will learn more as we talk about kindness. You can help by having your child wear orange too!|
|School Pictures October 25|
|Make sure to review children’s bags for information on school pictures. All students present will have their picture taken. We will share a make up date at a later time.|
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.