January 8 – Weekly Newsletter

Dear Families,                      I hope you’ve all enjoyed the holiday break and the extended “snow day break” with your children. I speak for the staff and share that we were ready to come back to school energized and wanting to hear from all the kids about…

December 18 – Weekly Newsletter

Dear Families,       Holiday Break A reminder that school will be closed on Friday, December 22nd and will reopen on Wednesday, January 3rd. Uniform Policy: The Bates School has a flexible uniform policy. Uniform is not mandatory but highly recommended. For our recommended uniform, students can wear any white, navy, or light blue top…

December 11 – Weekly Newsletter

December 11th, 2017 Dear Families,       Report Cards Report cards will be going out this week. Please spend some time going over the reports with students. Consider having conversations about effort, behavior and academic standing. Congratulate children on their hard work and make a plan with them for how they can improve or…

December 4 – Weekly Newsletter

Dear Families,       The Giving Tree Throughout December students can donate small toiletry items or other daily use items to the “giving tree” outside the main office. All donations collected will be given to a local homeless shelter. Examples for donations include: toothpaste, toothbrushes, travel size shampoo and conditioner, travel size tissues, etc….

November 27 – Weekly Newsletter

November 27th, 2017 Dear Families,       BPS Listening Tour From Tommy Welch and Rob Consalvo of the BPS Executive Cabinet: We are excited to sit down with all of you to have a conversation about the BRIGHT SPOTS, the AREAS OF GROWTH and the ASPIRATIONS you have for your schools. When: Thursday, November…

November 13 – Weekly Newsletter

Dear Families, SSC/SPC SSC/SPC meeting will be on Tuesday, 11/14 5:30-7:00pm. As always, food and childcare are provided. Thanksgiving Recess There will be a  ½ day on Wednesday, November 22 (2:10 dismissal) and  NO SCHOOL, Thursday and Friday, November 23rd and 24th. We honor the strength of our Indigenous and Native American brothers and sisters. Making…

November 7 – Weekly Newsletter

Dear Families,                                                                                                 November 7th, 2017 Arrival and…

October 30 – Weekly Newsletter

Dear Families,                                                                                                  October 30th, 2017 Crazy Hat…

October 23 – Weekly Newsletter

Dear Families,                                                                                                     October 23rd, 2017…

Election Day Bake Sale

The Bates School Parent Council (SPC) will be holding a Bake Sale during the elections on Tuesday, November 7th. In the past this has been a big money maker for our school!  We really need your time and donations to make it happen!  The money raised will go towards school activities for your child throughout…

October 16 – Weekly Newsletter

Dear Families,                                                                                                       October 16th,…

October 10 – Weekly Newsletter

  Dear Families,                                                                                                       October…