Family Updates/Newsletter

Dear Families, We are sincerely thrilled and happy to welcome returning and new families to the Bates Elementary School for the 2020-2021 school year. Even in the midst of a global pandemic and uncertainties, we continue to find joy in the work we do with students and families and look forward to navigating the ‘newContinue reading “Family Updates/Newsletter”

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Bates Parent Newsletter

Dear Bates School Families         1-22-2020                                                                                                                        Dialogues on Race & Ethnicity We are very excited to partner this year with the Mozart community to co-host Dialogues on Race and Ethnicity between an interracial intercultural group of staff and families. Our goal in doing this is to build on the many strengthsContinue reading “Bates Parent Newsletter”

Week 11 Parent Newsletter

Dear Bates School Families         1-04-2020                                                      Welcome back and Happy New Year 2020! Dialogues on Race & Ethnicity We are very excited to partner this year with the Mozart community to co-host Dialogues on Race and Ethnicity between an interracial intercultural group of staff and families. Our goal in doing thisContinue reading “Week 11 Parent Newsletter”

Week 10 Parent Newsletter

Dear Bates School Families   11/25/19 At the Bates School, we continue to focus on growing our understanding and use of culturally responsive teaching. We recognize that Thanksgiving season has often been a customary celebration in our country. However, as we dig deeper into the true history of Thanksgiving, we recognize a need to teachContinue reading “Week 10 Parent Newsletter”

Original Works Fundraiser

I want to let you know that we are continuing with our Original Works Fundraiser.  This is the fundraiser that gives families the opportunity to order gift items for the holidays with your child’s artwork printed on it.  Please check your child’s backpack to find the packet.  If you are interested in placing an orderContinue reading “Original Works Fundraiser”

Week 9 Parent Newsletter

Dear Bates School Families     11/04/19 Family and School Site Council (flyer linked) Our 2nd  family council session is on Wednesday, November 6th, 5:45-7:30. Food and child care are always provided! Translation services provide upon request. 5:30-6:00 socializing and food, 6:00-7:30 Family and School Site Council. Bake Sale (flyer sent home) The Bates SchoolContinue reading “Week 9 Parent Newsletter”