Thursday, February 8, 2018

Greetings, Beacon Families,

We had an awesome week at Bookman Road this week! We are so excited that the kindergarten Fill the Boot charity has concluded, and it looks like we collected around $230!  Thank you so much for helping our kindergarten students collect change to support our local Fire Station #4 on Spears Creek Church Road!

We would like to thank all of the BookMEN who came out on Friday to help us celebrate the 100th day of school. From dropping off students in the car rider line to eating lunch and reading with students, we are so appreciative that you took the time out to help us reach our goal of having 100 positive male role models actively involved with our students.

Enjoy your weekend, and remember "we are Beacons who 'light the way' in personal character, academics, and community service.

Dr. Hill, Principal

*100 Year Old Kindergarten Teachers

 100 Push-Ups with one of our 100 BookMEN (and Ms. Kuhn :)

Our BookMEN being hands on and involved!

ALMOST 100 Penguins in a kindergarten immersion area

Please stop by D Hall to see these smiling faces. 

    Gus Hermanson


 Is your child in 3rd-5th Grade? Click above for information on the Future Chef Contest!

Click the book to read

This educational storybook was developed to introduce MyPlate to young children. Parents please read the book to your children and encourage them to try foods from each food group by eating just two bites, just like the characters in the story. The back of the book contains a MyPlate coloring page, a blank certificate for the Two Bite Club, fun activity pages for kids, and Tips for Growing Healthy Eaters. If your child completes the certificate, please return it to Mr. Schirmer by Friday, February 23rd. All students on complete and return the certificate will be entered into a drawing to win a FREE BIKE. The student that wins the bike will be notified on February 28th. Thanks!!

Random Acts of Kindness Week- February 12-16
February is a fun month to show others that we care about them! To join in on the February fun, we are observing National "Random Acts of Kindness Week”, February 12-16.  The current classroom counseling lesson for each class is about “Bucketfilling”, and showing kindness to others.  On February 12th we will begin creating a “Kindness Wall” on D-hallway, for students, teachers, and staff to share an example of an act of kindness they have given and an act of kindness they have received.  We’ll leave our Kindness Wall up throughout the remainder of February for everyone to enjoy.   Have fun filling buckets!  Check out this website with your child and pick out a few acts of kindness you might like to do together as a family!

To get into the spirit each day for “Kindness Week”, we will observe the following:   Monday, 2/12- “Say ‘Hi’ & Smile at Three People Day”, Tuesday, 2/13- “Hug or High-Five a Friend Day”, Wednesday, 2/14- “Write a Note of Encouragement Day”, Thursday, 2/15- Say Thank You to a Teacher, Seaside CafĂ© worker, Custodian, or Bus Driver Day”, Friday, 2/16- Wear Red (or Pink) for “Love Day”: & YOU get to pick the act of kindness today!




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