Bel Air Weekly Update
Week of September 19-23, 2016
Monday, September 19
Tuesday, September 20
Wednesday, September 21
Thursday, September 22
Friday, September 239:00 - 9:30 am Gr 1 & 2 Energy Assembly9:50-10:20 am Gr 3 - 5 Energy Assembly
Future eventsSept. 26-29 5th Gr to Laurentian Education CenterSept. 26 Becoming a Love & Logic Parent ClassSept. 27-28 5th Gr Alternate Field trip Springbrook Nature CenterOct. 7 Fancy LunchOct. 10 4th Gr - Author in ResidenceOct. 14 NO SCHOOL – Teacher WorkdayOct. 18 PTA Meeting - IMC - 6:00-7:00 pmOct. 19 Picture Retake Day - Bel Air/Kindergarten Center - Gr K-5Oct. 20-21 NO SCHOOL – Fall BreakDear Bel Air Families,As you may recall, the Bel Air PTA is providing a free t-shirt for every student. We wanted you to be aware that the shirts come in adult sizes (XS - XL) as well as youth sizes (XS - XL). If you'd like to switch your order for your student from a youth size to an adult size, please contact Lisa Ferrier at firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, September 21st.Thanks for your support of the Bel Air PTA and Go Tigers!
KnightKrawler RoboticsPlease join KnightKrawler Robotics for their FIRST Fair on Saturday, September 17, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Irondale High School in the upper and lower gyms. Activities will include: dry ice bubble maker, stomp rockets, solar car racing, and driving a robot. We will also have STEM Education information available. This event is FREE and open to all...please come!
Music of the Knight Marching BandAre you looking for high quality, family friendly entertainment?Look no further than the Irondale High School Marching Knights Music of the KnightWho: 13 high schools from Minnesota and WisconsinWhat: Marching band field show competitionWhen : Saturday, September 24, 2016. First performance is at 5 pm.Where: Irondale High School Wendt StadiumThe Marching Knights will perform their new show "Bound".Bel Air Elementary Alumni Students
Safe Route to School Trail (Hanson Park Comprehensive Water Management Project)The Rice Creek Watershed District will be completing a comprehensive water management project which will impact the “Safe Route to School” trail through Hansen Park. The “Safe Route to School” trail will not be available for student use beginning fall of 2016 through fall of 2018. In cooperation with the City of New Brighton, an alternative route for students to follow has been created. We have contacted families who may be impacted by this change, but wanted to provide the information to all families. Please contact the school or the City of New Brighton if you have additional questions. Attached is a map showing the alternative route. Alternative Route Map
Back-to-School Morning Drop-Off ReminderPlease do not drop off students for school before 8:20 am. There is not adult supervision until this time and students can not come into the building until 8:25 am for breakfast or 8:30 am to go to their classrooms. Thank you!
VolunteerThe IMC (library) is in need of volunteers.NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! ☺SOME OF THE GREAT PERKS OF WORKING IN THE IMC –UNLIMITED BOOK CHECKOUT AND THE OPPORTUNITY TO WORK WITH ALL THE FABULOUS STUDENTS HERE AT BEL AIR.Lots of volunteer options from as little time commitment as 1 hr a month to unlimited hours.If you would like to volunteer or would like more information about volunteering in the library, just contact me via e-mail (preference) or phone.Ann TillmannBel Air library para651-621-6307
Bel Air Chess Club
Whether you consider yourself a beginner or intermediate player, join this club to meet and interact with other chess players at Bel Air and play on a weekly basis. We will occasionally be joined by experienced guest players to improve our skill level. We will meet Fridays from 7:30-8:30am. Register online at:
Meet the Author and IllustratorMeet the Author author and illustrator of 'This is NOT a Cat' on Monday, October 17 - 6:30-7:30 pm at the Turtle Lake Elementary School Gym.
Mounds View Curriculum Advisory CommitteeThe Mounds View Curriculum Advisory Committee is seeking representatives to serve on the committee for the 2016-2017 school year. Committee members work in partnership with the district and community to gain knowledge and provide feedback about about curriculum and other instructional issues.If you are interested, please answer the questions found in this link Mounds View Curriculum Advisory Application. If you have questions, please contact Gretchen Zahn at 651.621.6040 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Building Security ProceduresA visitor screening system helps track visitors and volunteers at each school, providing a safe and monitored environment for students and staff. When parents come to pickup their child(ren), or visitors check in, they will be asked to present a valid state issued ID for entering into the system.Phone Numbers/Staff DirectoryStaff phone numbers and email addresses are available on the Bel Air Website at: http://mounds.schoolwires.net/belairstaff. To reach a teacher via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parent HandbookThe Bel Air Elementary Parent Handbook will be available online on the Bel Air Website.Please contact the Bel Air Office if you would prefer a hard copy.
NewslettersStay in touch with the happenings at Bel Air School. Every Friday evening our weekly Bel Air Update is sent via e-mail. Or it is available by visiting our Bel Air School website. If you need a hard copy, please contact the school office.
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