Bartlett Elementary School

Thanks "Friends of the Bartlett Public Library"!! We love our new books.
Author Michael Hall visits BES!
Dressed as 100 years old on the 100th Day!

BES Little Panthers LOVE our BHS Panthers.


BES is an Arts360 Art Integration School!

GOOOOOO Panthers!

Get Your Game Face On!

Dressed as 100 years old on the 100th Day!

News & Announcements

Go Jim Go! Coins for Kids Donations to LeBonheur Hospital

Start saving those coins now. Jim Jaggers from News
Channel 3 will be at Bartlett Elementary School on Friday,
September 9th, 2016, to help kick off the 11th annual fundraiser for LeBonheur Children’s Hospital. Wear your school colors and show your
Panther Spirit. We will collect money from September 12th – September 15nd.
Suggested Donations:
Monday, Sept. 12th: Pennies
Tuesday, Sept. 13th: Nickels
Wednesday, Sept. 14th: Dimes
Thursday, Sept. 15th: Quarters, Dollars, and Checks made out to LeBonheur Hospital.

New Ballet Ensemble Performance and PTO Meeting Tuesday, Sept. 20th

Please join us on Tuesday, September 20th for the following events:
• 5:45-6:00pm: Title I Parent Presentation. Instructional Facilitator Brad Foust will present information on Bartlett Elementary School’s Title I program. Opportunities for parental involvement will also be discussed.
• 6:00-6:30pm: New Ballet Ensemble performance. Professional dancers and students from New Ballet Ensemble will perform.
Over the next 3 years, NBE will work with students and teachers at
BES to integrate dance and the arts with academic subjects.
6:30-7:00pm: PTO General Meeting with a special 80's Medley Performance by Ms. U's, Rankin's and Winburn's classes. Come dressed in your 80's apparel. You won't want to miss it!

Donate Money to BES Without Paying a Cent!

Please click the headline to download a flyer of all the ways you can support BES, without paying an extra cent. From shopping at smile.amazon.com, to clipping boxtops4education, to entering My Coke Rewards, to swiping your Kroger Plus Card it has never been easier to support our school.

Calling All Parents, Mrs. Wingo Needs Your Help!

The Library is in need of A.R. Store donations. The Store is held 4 times a year. Grades K-5 participate in the Store as a reward for points earned using the A.R. program, successfully. Donated items include gently used toys, games/puzzles (all pieces included), or stuffed animals. Our students appreciate all Store donations!! They love “shopping” the A.R. Store by trading their earned A.R. points for prizes.
Just ask them!! You will see!! ☺

**All donations will be appreciated and can be sent to the Library, throughout the year.**

The Library and PTO sponsors a “free book giveaway” honoring Dr. Seuss’s birthday, the 1st week of March. This nationwide celebration is called “Read Across America”. The PTO Reading Committee helps the Library in this celebration. Mrs. Kim Williamson is the Reading Chairperson for this year. We are in need of “gently used” chapter book donations, appropriate for elementary school children, Gr. 2-5.

**Any donations will be appreciated and can be sent to the Library, throughout the year.**

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the Library at 373-2610. Mrs. Kim Williamson, PTO Reading Chairperson, can be contacted at wllms9617@gmail.com.

We look forward to an exciting year of reading in the Library!! We appreciate your support and any donations you may be able to give. Many thanks!!

(Click the headline to print a copy of Mrs. Wingo's Welcome to the BES Library Informational Newsletter)

Home and School Connection: September 2016

Home and School Connection's purpose is to provide busy parents with practical ideas that promote school success, parent involvement,
and more effective parenting. Look for a new edition each month.
*Click the headline to download or print a copy.*

PTO Fundraiser: Memphis City Saver Books

Our school needs your help. We are kicking off our fundraising raising season by selling the popular Memphis City Saver Coupon Books. A sample book will be sent home with each student. The books cost $25. Our school gets to keep 50% for every book sold. Please click on the headline for a copy of the City Saver Fundraiser Info Letter and prize info. If every family buys one, and sells one, we will reach out $15,000 goal. The sale runs through August 26th. Thanks for supporting our school.

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Ways You Can Donate to BES Without Spending an Extra Dime
Home & School Connections Newsletters
Breakfast & Lunch Menus
PTO Newsletters
2016-17 School Calendar
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Principal's Message

Principal
Welcome to a great new year and new system!

A Hundred Years From Now

"A hundred years from now, it will not even matter what my bank account was,
the sort of house I lived in, or even the kind of car I drove...
but the world may be different  because I was important
in the life of a CHILD!"
                     Author Unknown

At Bartlett Elementary, we ALL make a difference.
Together for the children of BES,
Page Watson
pwatson@bartlettschools.org


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Upcoming Events

Sept. 1st: BES Night at Stevi B's

Date: 9/1/2016
Monday, Sept. 5th: Labor Day Holiday. No School

Date: 9/5/2016
Sept. 8th: BES Night at Quintessential Sweets

Date: 9/8/2016
Jim Jaggers visits BES to Kick Off Our Go Jim Go Donations for LeBonheur Hospital

Date: 9/9/2016
Go Jim Go! Coins for Kids Donations to LeBonheur Hospital.

Date: 9/12/2016

Spotlight

Parent Resources for TNReady

The TN Department of Education has developed an updated Parent Guide to Being TNReady for the 2016-17 school year and a supplemental Guide on TNReady Supports for Students with Disabilities. We also have a one-page handout that explains the high level role of assessments and a new FAQ webpage that provides additional information for parents and teachers. Click the headline to download copies of these resources, or to visit the TNReady Frequently Asked Question Website.

2016-17 BCS Menus & Prices

Click the headline to visit the BCS nutrition site. Info on: Monthly menus, online payments, meal prices, etc. Student Breakfast $1.50; Student Lunch $2.75; Adult Lunch $4.50

Bartlett City School App Now Available!

Check out our new mobile app! Bartlett City Schools is now available in the iTunes App Store and on Google Play. You can keep up with your child's school calendar, read the latest news feeds from our website and social media, and even log into the PowerSchool Parent Portal to check your child's grades. Simply search for "Bartlett City Schools" and download it today. We hope you enjoy this new method of communication from our district!

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