Anyone wishing to place an order for a Summer Bridge Workbook has until Friday, April 25th to do so.  The cost is $12 for each workbook and the following selections are available:

PK – K Level (Designed for the child entering kindergarten next school year)

K-1 Level (Designed for the child entering first grade next school year)

1-2 Level (Designed for the child entering second grade next school year)

2-3 Level (Designed for the child entering third grade next school year)

3-4 Level (Designed for the child entering fourth grade next school year)

4-5 Level (Designed for the child entering fifth grade next school year)

5-6 Level (Designed for the child entering sixth grade next school year)

6-7 Level (Designed for the child entering seventh grade next school year)

NO SCHOOL – Friday, April 18th

Just a reminder that school will NOT be in session on Friday, April 18th, as we all begin the Easter holiday with our families.

Cookie Dough Pick Up

Everyone will need to pick up their Cookie Dough orders on Wednesday, April 16th from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. in the elementary cafeteria. The cookie dough will need to be refrigerated after pick up and will not keep well unrefrigerated over night. Please make every effort to stop by after school and pick your order up.

Congratulations to the following students for making the Top Five list with the Accelerated Reading program:

Grade 2:
Aisha O. – Jewell T. – Lauryn L. – Janiah V. – Elaina P.

Grade 3:
Bennett M. – Brooklyn S. – Lucas A. – Tessa B. – Alaina I.

Grade 4:
Abigail S. – Khaleah T. – Tyler R. – Grace L. – Cyrus P.

Grade 5:
Lisa S. – Ellie M. – Andy B. – Caleb S. – Harley F.

Grade 6:
Maddie S. – Emma D. – Julia S. – Samantha S. – Faith P.

Bethel High Five Winners (5 Weeks Worth)

Congratulations to all the student winners over the past few weeks that were drawn out as the Bethel High Five Winners:

Kindergarten = Emma B. – Sydney M. – Connor M. – Zachary T. – Brent H.

First Grade = Ethan S. – Brooke D. – Grant A. – Kassidy B. – Anderson M.

Second Grade = Connor M. – Zoie D. – Allison C. – Elaina P. – Luke G.

Third Grade = Tessa B. – Ethan M. – Mackenzie J. – Abigail J. – Alyson B. – Dillon C.

Fourth Grade = Josie R. – Maddie G. – Alejandro A. – Drew S.

Fifth Grade = Ellie M. – Caden R. – McKenna G. – Fatima O. – Kory K.

Sixth Grade = Mya S. – Christian H. – James B. – Ellie P. – Natalie M.

Bethel Elementary School will be hosting Kindergarten Registration for the 2014 – 2015 school year this coming Wednesday, May 14th and Thursday, May 15th from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. on both days. More information will be forthcoming as we get closer to May.

March Events for Your Calendar

1)The Father Daughter Dance takes pace this coming Saturday, March 6th from 6-8 pm. Cost is $5 per ticket.
2)The PTO Family Fun Night at Boonshoft Museum takes place next Thursday, March 13th from 5:30 – 9 pm with free admission…food will not be provided this year
3) Next Tuesday, March 18th is the Lasagna Dinner that runs from 5 – 7:30 pm
4) Spring Break comes early this school year and runs from March 24th – 28th with school resuming on Monday, March 31st.
5) The first Blizzard Bag should be worked on over this week and next. The deadline for the first packet of assignments is due no later than next Friday, March 14th. The assignments in the Blizzard Bags will be graded and included in progress book. If your child does not submit their work by March 14th, they will receive a zero on those assignments. Feel free to get those assignments turned in as soon as they are completed.
6) Miss Petty’s Principal Fund Cookie Dough Fundraiser has stared and will continue through Tuesday, March 18th. Please check the information sheet inside the packet for prize information. Any help with this fundraiser is appreciated in advance.

Wow! The Bethel students, families, staff members and community supporters have reached an incredible number of Box Tops for Education coupons. Our school total for the last collection was well over 13,000 box tops! We would like to congratulate the following homeroom and individual leaders for all their hard work:

Kinsey C. = 1,729 Box Tops submitted
Bradley W. = 780 Box Tops submitted
Abby M. = 719 Box Tops submitted
Adam C. = 505 Box Tops submitted

The homeroom class with the most submitted was Mrs. Walsh’s first grade class with 2,021.

We wish to thank everyone who participated in helping our school collect these valuable Box Tops as our school receives 10 cents for each Box Top!

We also ask that throughout the rest of the school year and over the summer months to collect these valuable Box Tops for our school.

Congratulations to the following students for being selected to represent Bethel and sing in the All Miami County Concert this coming Sunday:

Erika G. – Alaina Y. – Lisa S. – Ellie M. – Ashley R. – Alyssa M. – Machaela S. – Lydia L. – McKenna G. – Olivia R.

Miss Wolford and all of Bethel is proud of you, and Miss Petty is looking forward to seeing/hearing you sing this weekend!

Bethel Swimmers Doing Very Well

Several Bethel Elementary students compete on an area swimming team, and they are doing quite well for themselves recently. The Bethel students swim on the Huber Heights Y Hurricanes Swim Team and have been cutting time off their personal bests this season. Five of the swimmers have already met the qualifying time and will be competing March 7-9th at the Double A Championships at Miami University. We wish all the following swimmers good luck as they compete:

Angela H. – Hailey H. – Kaitlyn R. – Kelsey R. – Kory R. – Leah S. – Mya S. – Alex H. – Katie B.