Bartlett Elementary School

News and Announcements

Q2 AR Store is Next Week!

Our Q2 AR Store will be the week of Dec. 4-8, with the Point Cut-Off date of Friday, Dec. 1st. Library sponsored AR Celebrations (20 Point Club Donuts and 100 Point Club Pizza Party) will be held the week of Dec. 11-15. To shop the AR store you must have an 80% accuracy, 5 or more points, and taken at least 16 AR tests.
Keep up the good reading!

(Don't forget you can help our Library by shopping at
*Click the headline to visit* Our School code is 182898
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It's Time to Order Your 2017-18 Yearbook! $30 Until March 9th.

It’s time to order the 2018 Bartlett Elementary Yearbook! Our yearbook will reflect special moments for all, including individual photos of our entire school family, candid shots, and great collages of all the fabulous B.E.S. events that occur throughout the year!
This year’s preorder price will be $30.00, until March 9th. Books purchased after this date will be $35.00. We are ordering a
limited supply, so order now to insure you get your full color, hard cover yearbook!
*Click the headline to print an order form.*
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Building Creativity in Our Classrooms Thanks to the Arts

BES is lucky to be an Arts Integrated School. Arts360 grants support whole-school arts integration programs to improve instruction and increase student outcomes through arts integration, making arts-based learning a critical component of every child’s educational experience.
Recently, Teaching artist Noelia Garcia Carmona from New Ballet Ensemble visited BES to lead classes in learning the flamenco. Click on the headline to read an article in the Nashville Arts magazine about Arts Integration.
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4th Annual Panther Prowl: November 21st. Collect Donations Oct. 25-Nov 1.

We will be having our 4th Annual Panther Prowl on November 21st! With this type of fundraiser, 100% of the money raised will go directly to our school to help purchase things like iPads and Promethean boards.

To donate online, visit

• Collect flat donations from friends and family prior to the event.
• Donations will be turned in between October 25th – November 1st. For every $30 donation, you will receive a Panther Prowl t-shirt. We will have these in the classroom and ready for Prowl Day.
• Students will Prowl with their class around the school on our walking path, Lawhon Lane during school on November 21, 2017.
• At the end of the course, we will have torture stations set up so that classes that have raised $800 or more will be able to throw pies or water balloons at their teachers.

If someone in your family or circle of friends owns a business, I have also included a letter that you can use to request business donations. These businesses will be thanked with advertising in print media, social media and on Prowl t-shirts. Business donations will count toward the student’s total donations.

$1 donation = paw print tattoo
$5 donation = paw print tattoo & No Homework Pass
$10 donation = paw print tattoo, No Homework Pass, & Fidget Spinner
$30 donation = Panther Prowl T-Shirt
Color Prowl for the top donors in the school.
If you have any further questions about this event, please do not hesitate to contact me. You can also check out the Bartlett Elementary PTO Facebook page for updates.

Tammy Spencer
Fundraising Chairperson
Bartlett Elementary PTO

*Click the headline to print a flyer with all the info, as well as the Corporate Sponsor Letter, and Corporate Sponsor Form.*

Thanks for supporting BES!
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BES Veterans Day Celebration, Friday, Nov. 10th @ 9am

We will be honoring all our BES Veterans on Friday, Nov. 10th @ 9am.
We would love to include a picture of your special Veteran in our Veterans Day slideshow. Email your photos to Mrs. Dodson or send in a photo of your Veteran by Friday, Nov. 3rd. (Please let us know your Veterans Name, Branch of Service, Relationship to your student, and your student's name & teacher.)
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Beta Club Sponsored Pizza Dinner Thursday, Oct. 26th: 5-7pm

The National Junior Beta Club is sponsoring a Pizza Dinner on Thursday, October 26th. Enjoy Open House, the Book Fair, and Dinner all at the same place! Time: 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Place: BES Cafeteria
What: Domino’s Pizza and Drinks
Kind: Cheese, Pepperoni, and Sausage
Cost: $2.00 per slice
$10.00 per pizza
$1.00 drinks
You MUST preorder by Wed. Oct. 25th.
**Click on the headline to print an order form.**
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It's Scholastic Book Fair Time! Oct. 19th-Oct. 27th.

The Book Fair is coming!! The Library sponsored Scholastic Book Fair will begin this Thurs., Oct. 19, and continue through Fri., Oct. 27. The Book Fair will be found in the Library during school hours. Thursday, Oct. 26, will be our School Open House. The Book Fair will be found in the Gym, that evening, from 4:30-7:30. All proceeds benefit our Library through book additions and its A.R. Rewards program. All students benefit from the Book Fair! What a great way to add books to your home Library, while creating a love of reading!! Your support is appreciated! Many Thanks!!
*Click the headline to shop online! Online shopping begins Oct. 18th!*
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Celebrate Red Ribbon and Healthy Schools Week : October 23-27

Research shows that young people who learn to say “NO” to harmful drugs are less likely to be associated with crime, delinquency and other destructive behaviors. Partner with us by allowing your children to participate in our theme days as we teach our students to live drug free, healthy lives.

Monday, October 23- My future is BRIGHT and Red Ribbon Kick Off Day. Wear something red today or dress to impress by wearing clothes to show what you want to be when you grow up. Talk with your children about the importance of appropriate school and bus behavior, using good manners and being respectful to their peers and adults.

Tuesday, October 24- Cowboy Up Against Drugs And Give Drugs The Boot. Wear your favorite western clothes, such as jeans, plaid shirts, cowboy hats, cowboy boots, regular boots or gym shoes. Talk about planning a fun activity for your family. Please DO NOT send toy weapons to school today as part of your child’s outfit.

Wednesday, October 25- Team Up Against Drugs. Wear your favorite sports shirt, team jersey or college shirt and jeans. This will be our annual Basketball Shootout Day. Ask your child about what they did at the Basketball Shootout today. Talk about the kinds of things we can do instead of drugs. (Examples: exercise, play a game with family members, watch a movie, read a book, go outside and play).

Thursday, October 26- Say Peace Out To Drugs. Wear your bell bottom jeans or regular jeans and tie dye colors. Talk with your children about the importance of living drug free lives.

Friday, October 27- Say “NO” To Drugs Through The Decades. Dress in appropriate clothes from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s or 90’s. Talk with your children about ways to resolve problems peaceably instead of using violence.

Thank you for your support and participation.
R. Crutchfield, School Counselor

**Click on the headline to print a flyer with all the Red Ribbon Week Info.**
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This year, BES will be participating in a nationwide program called “Socktober”. Did you know that giving something as simple as a pair of socks could change someone’s day? Starting today, we will be collecting socks throughout the month of October. Please help by donating a new pair of socks or a hundred pairs of socks! Bring the socks to your teacher and help us reach our goal of 500 pairs of socks. Every sock will help someone in need for the winter! Let’s do a great thing and help as many people as we can!
So why SOCKTOBER? Because every night in the United States an estimated 600,000 people live on the streets and need simple things, like socks, to keep their feet warm and dry. The number one needed clothing item for those in need is new socks, but people very rarely ever donate new socks to the homeless! (source:
This event is being sponsored by the National Junior Beta Club. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact:
Mrs. Bailey or Mrs. Blaylock or
**Click the headline to print a flyer with all this info.**
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