Bartlett Elementary School

The Cool Cats watched this swallowtail go from caterpillar to butterfly!

BES Little Panthers LOVE our BHS Panthers.

2016-17 Science Fair Winners

Dancing the Flamenco!

Getting Ready to Hide 901 Rocks @ Garden Club!

Our First AR Store will be the week of Oct. 2nd-6th. Cut-Off date Sept. 29th. 80% accuracy needed to shop!

BCS Science Fair!

GOOOOOO Panthers!


Noelia Garcia Carmona giving Flamenco lessons to our Little Panthers.

BES Rocks!

Dressed as 100 years old on the 100th Day!

BES Garden Club members hard at work!

Noelia Garcia Carmona from New Ballet Ensemble teaches the Flamenco.

Miss Tennessee Visits BES.

BES Mock Presidential Election!

My Teacher is a Survivor!!!!

Author Michael Hall visits BES!

Our First AR Store will be the week of Oct. 2nd-6th. Cut-Off date Sept. 29th. 80% accuracy needed to shop!


BES is an Arts360 Art Integration School!

Dressed as 100 years old on the 100th Day!

PTO volunteers making snow cones for the PBIS Celebration.

PBIS 15 Panther Paw Celebration: Yummy Snow Cones!

It's City Saver Fundraiser time! Sell books, receive cool emoji clips, and help our school earn money for new technology! Fundraiser ends August 25th.

News & Announcements

BCS Solar Eclipse 2017

On Monday, August 21, 2017, the moon will pass between the earth and the sun for the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse since 1918. Millions of Americans in 12 states will be able to watch this solar spectacle that will turn day into night for a couple of minutes. Tennessee is among the 12 states that have been declared to be the best place to experience this rare phenomenon.

Bartlett City Schools is planning for its students to participate in this event. BCS has purchased and will supply solar eclipse viewing glasses for students. Permission slips will be coming home next week. Parents of students in grades K-8 must sign and return all forms no later than Thursday, August 17, 2017.

Click the headline for more information, to download a copy of the Release For Participation in Solar Eclipse Activities, as well as information on viewing the eclipse safely.

City Saver Fundraiser: August 14th-25th

Bartlett Elementary School needs your support! We are kicking off our 2017-2018 fundraising season by selling the popular Memphis City Saver coupon book with their companion iPhone & Android App for DOUBLE SAVINGS! We will send one sample book home. Additional books will be delivered upon payment.

Last year, we raised over $11,000 with this fundraiser and it helps us provide Promethean boards and iPads which benefit all of our students!

We know that with your help, we can reach our goal of $15,000 this year. We are asking each family to BUY ONE and SELL ONE, that’s it.
The book sells for $25 and our school will make 50% for every book sold!

• Please turn your orders and checks in daily. Please do not wait until the last day to turn in orders!
• Checks should be made payable to BES PTO.
• Sale runs through Friday, August 25, 2017.

HERE IS WHAT YOU CAN EARN!

1 Book Sold – receive your first EMOJI COLLECTIBLE CLIP
EVERY BOOK you sell after that - receive ANOTHER EMOJI COLLECT ALL 12 AND TRADE WITH YOUR FRIENDS!
3 Books Sold – invited to REPICCI’S ITALIAN ICE TRUCK PARTY
4 Books Sold BY AUGUST 21 – receive a pass to play at GOLF & GAMES
5 Books Sold – receive a FREE CITY SAVER BOOK (limit 1 book)
7 Books Sold – receive an EMOJI FIDGET HAND SPINNER
10 Books Sold - receive TWO MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES TICKETS
12 Books Sold - invited to TOP SELLER MEGA PARTY
(all you can eat buffet and fun at America’s Incredible Pizza Co.)

TOP SELLING STUDENT – 24” EMOJI BOUNCE BALL

(ABOVE PRIZE LEVELS ARE CUMULATIVE & PER STUDENT)

Click on the headline for more info, and to print a list of all the prizes your Little Panther can earn. Thanks for supporting our school!

2017-18 Essential School Supplies

Click the headline to print a copy of the 2017-18 BES Essential School Supply Lists. Remember, individual teachers may request additional supplies for his/her classroom. Also, we will be selling prepackaged supply boxes as well. Buy online, and the box will be waiting in your Little Panther's Classroom on Be Ready Day, August 1st. Click the headline for more info. You may shop online now through 7/15/17 and order directly from Skinner. Also, a few prepacks will be available in the Bookstore on Be Ready Day.

100 Mile Club Summer Fitness Challenge: Due August 7th :)

AAH! Those Lazy Days of Summer! Summer is a fun time to rest
and relax, but we hope you will play outside and be as active as you can! Your body doesn’t need a long break! We would like for you to keep a log of the number of minutes you spend each day exercising. You can ride your bike, jump on a trampoline, play sports, play tag, jog, swim or dance! EVERY 15 MINUTES OF CONTINUAL EXERCISE EQUALS ONE MILE! Write down what activities you do each day, and the number of “miles” you do. Your goal is to get 100
Miles by the first day of school, August 7th. IF YOU REACH THIS GOAL, you will become a member of the 100 MILE CLUB!
Those who make the 100 MILE CLUB will enjoy a celebration during school this fall!
Parents will need to verify this activity by signing on the 100 Mile Club Challenge Form (Click the headline to print.) Return this form to us on the first day of school. SEE YOU IN AUGUST!
Coach Ransom & Coach Fowler

BCS Health Guidelines

Click on the headline for information about infuenza, meningococcal diseases, and other important BCS health guidelines.

Be Ready Day 2017-18: August 1st; 8am-3pm

Be Ready Day for the 2017-18 School Year is August 1st from 8am-3pm. You’ll get to meet your Little Panther's teacher, purchase Spirit items, join the PTO, purchase supplies from the Book Store, get bus info, get a Car Tag, put money on your child’s breakfast/lunch account, drop off prescription medication to the nurse, and drop off school supplies to your Little Panther's new teacher. See you on August 1st!

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Bulletin Board

PTO Newsletters
Breakfast & Lunch Menus
2017-18 Essential School Supply List
2017-18 BCS Open Enrollment Information
Pre-K Screening Info for 2017-18.
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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

Friday, August 25th: School Picture Day

Date: 8/25/2017
Tuesday, August 29th: BES Night @ Chuck E. Cheese

Date: 8/29/2017
Monday, Sept. 4th: Labor Day Holiday! No School.

Date: 9/4/2017
Tuesday, September 5th: Quintessential Sweets Spirit Night

Date: 9/5/2017
Tuesday, September 12th: Lenny’s Spirit Night

Date: 9/12/2017

Spotlight

Absences Add Up

Your child’s daily, on-time attendance is critical to their success in school. And while some challenges to your child’s school attendance are unavoidable, it’s important to understand the impact of each absence.

A student is considered chronically absent if they miss only two days of school per month (18 days in a year), whether the absences are excused or unexcused. This is true for children as early as elementary school, when they are at a higher risk of falling behind in reading. Even one year of chronic absence can cause a child to fall behind academically and decrease a child’s chances of graduating from high school, which can have long-term consequences on their financial independence, physical well-being and mental health.

The good news? Attending school every day increases a child’s chances of success in school and in life.
*Click the headline to visit http://absencesaddup.org/ and learn more.*

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

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