Bel Air eNews
  • June 6-10, 2016

    Monday, June 6:  

    10:45 am - 1:30 pm -                              Fancy Lunch - End of Year Celebration - during lunches
    9:00 am - 12:30 pm -                              JA for the Day   

    Tuesday, June 7  

    1:00-5:00 pm -                                         District 5th Gr Track Meet @ IDHS  

    Wednesday, June 8:

    10:00-10:30 am -                                     1st Gr Reader's Theater - Duekop/Manders 
    10:30-11:00 am -                                     1st Gr Reader's Theater - Ball/Petersen/Ralston 
    11:00-11:30 am -                                     1st Gr Reader's Theater - Ritter/Anderson/Kruger  

    Thursday, June 9:  

     9:00-11:00 am -                                     3rd Gr - Hansen Park
    9:30-10:30 am -                                      Kindergarten Graduation - Wenzel/Johnson
    11:00 am -12:00 pm -                             4th Gr - Celebration - Hansen Park
    11:30 am - 12:30 pm -                            Kindergarten Graduation - Therrien/Schmidt
    12:30-1:30 pm -                                     Kindergarten Graduation - Gessner/Morelli
    1:30-3:00 pm -                                       5th Gr - Celebration - Grm
    1:30-3:00 pm -                                       2nd Gr - End of Year Party

    Friday, June 10:  LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

    9:15 am - 12:30 pm -                               5th Gr - Rollerskating @ Cheapskate
    10:00-11:15 am -                                     1st Gr - End of Year Celebration - Hansen Park
    12:30-3:00 pm -                                       5th Gr - Hansen Park 

    Future Events


    Yearbook Yearbooks on sale!!!
    It is not to late to get one!!
    We have a few extra yearbooks for sale!
    You can purchase them in the office for $16.00. 
    We will take cash or a check made out to Bel Air.
    Get one before they are gone!!!
    Lost & Found Lost and Found

    Be sure to check the Lost and Found between now and the end of the school year for any lost items.  When school is done, all remaining items will be donated.



    If your student has library overdue notices, please help them look for the library book OR pay for if LOST.  IF YOU FIND ANY LIBRARY BOOKS (EVEN IF NO NOTICES WERE RECEIVED, PLEASE HAVE YOUR STUDENT RETURN THE BOOK(S).  If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Tillman @651-621-6307.  Thank You! 
    This is the last week to bring your Box Tops and Labels for Education to school.  We collected $1800.00 in Box Tops and 1000's of Labels for Education this school year.  The Box Tops money goes directly to our general fund to help make special purchases for the school and classrooms.  Labels for Educations points were redeemed to replace and add to our collection of playground equipment, balls, jump ropes etc. both at Bel Air and Pike Lake- Bel Air K Center.
    Remember to keep saving these items throughout the summer for next years collection. Thank you Bel Air Families, Go TIGERS! 

    The lunch and breakfast menus will be posted on our website at:
    Please click on the link to view your schools menu.  You may also view nutritional
    information at the bottom of the web page.   We will not be printing lunch menus for elementary students to take home.  

    2016-2017 Lunch/Breakfast Prices:
    Elementary lunch: $2.55
    Elementary breakfast: $1.50. (Kindergarten is free)
    Milk: $.50
    Adult Lunch:  $3.70
    Adult Breakfast:  $1.75

    The Nutrition Service Department will not be mailing out a letter to all students in the district with their pin number or a paper copy of the Application for Educational Benefits.

    Families can complete the 2016-17 Application for Educational Benefits form online at  starting August 1. Paper applications will also be available at all the schools in English and Spanish starting August 1.

    Families can see their student’s Lunch Pin number when they log into their Pay Pams account at or log into their Fee Pay account.

    Contact Heather Schmidt at 651-621-6024 or with any questions.

    Highville    3+1 Meeting Sign Up for Incoming 6th Graders
    Schedule a 3 + 1 Meeting with your dean

    Middle school is an exciting time and it is an excellent opportunity to thoughtfully plan for future success. We are excited that all sixth grade families will have this 30-minute meeting to create a personalized plan that specifically addresses their child’s future academic options and a time to answer all questions related to the transition from elementary school to middle school.

    We are looking forward to connecting with your family and building a positive relationship over the next three years to ensure your student’s success at Highview and beyond.

    Click here to schedule a meeting with your dean

    Cindy Kucera (Last names A-G)

     Kari Witt (Last names H-N)

     Jeff Nowak (Last names O-Z)


    Take part in the Highview Summer Reading Challenge!  Participants will be asked to choose 8 books to read over the summer.  From these 8 books, students will choose books to compete against each other and enter them into a bracket.  As the books are read, they will get rated by the reader with one book being selected as their favorite read of the summer. 

    Bracket sheets should be turned into the Media Center in the fall.  Participants will be entered in a drawing to win free books!!

    Information and bracket sheets are available by visiting here

    Reading Corps  
    Would you love to help children grow their reading skills and succeed in school? If your answer is yes, serve as a tutor with Minnesota Reading Corps at Bel Air Elementary. Whether you want to explore a career in education, re-enter the workforce, or give back to your community, you can be a child’s hero as a tutor. Last year, Minnesota Reading Corps provided direct services to more than 30,000 children in more than 700 sites across the state.
    As a Literacy Tutor, you’ll use research-proven strategies to help elementary students gain the reading skills they need to thrive in school and in life. There are openings for part-time and full-time tutors, and tutors serve most of their hours during the school day.
    Tutors come from many backgrounds and include recent high school and college grads, career changers, stay-at-home parents, and retirees. With extensive training, support from onsite coaches, and evidence-based strategies, Reading Corps tutors are well-equipped to change lives. Tutors may earn a living allowance, education award, and federal student loan forbearance, and will have the chance to make a real difference in the life of a child.
    To learn how you can join the team of Minnesota Reading Corps tutors, visit All tutors must apply at
    Summer Camps The school year is quickly winding down and Summer Break is right around the corner. Keep your children occupied this summer by enrolling them for some Summer Community Education Camps. We offer over 65 fun and educational camps in Art, Science, STEAM/Technology, Music/Theater and Athletics for students entering K - 12 in Fall 2017.
    Register by May 15 and $ave $10 on each activity!
    For complete information and to register visit the Community Education Website at: Click on Community Education and Select Youth Programs Questions? Community Education Office 651-621-7401

    Want to stay current with School Board discussions and decisions?

    Visit the School Board website to watch live meetings via webstream, view archived meeting videos, download meeting agenda and read meeting summaries, visit the School Board page at

    Find the latest handouts/eFlyers on the Bel Air website here.

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