Bartlett Elementary School

News and Announcements

Bartlett Elementary School Holiday Break Reading Challenge

Bartlett Elementary School challenges you to read at least 20 minutes every day from December 19-January 2! Track your reading on the chart (click the headline to download a copy) by coloring in the snowman for each day you read at least 20 minutes. Bring the completed and signed sheet back to school with you on Tuesday, January 3, and turn it in to your classroom teacher for a special prize!
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December Arts Integration Events

We have two exciting arts integration events taking place in December!

Thursday, December 15th, New Ballet Ensemble will perform “Peter and the Wolf” for PreK-2nd Grade students

Friday, December 16th, The Memphis Symphony Orchestra String Quartet and special guest reader Ron Jewell will perform the book “Three Bears in a Boat”

Thanks to the Tennessee Arts Commission Arts360 Arts Integration Program and the Memphis Symphony Orchestra for making these performances possible!
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BES Barnes & Noble Book Fair: Dec. 1st-2nd

Come to the BES B&N Bookfair!
Barnes & Noble Wolfchase
2774 N. Germantown Parkway / Memphis, TN 38133
Special Events: Thursday, Dec. 1, 5:30 pm–7:30 pm
• Have your picture made with Santa!
• FREE face painting!
• Café sales also count toward the bookfair, so try your school’s frappuccino and purchase a cupcake to decorate!
• You can even get a whole cheesecake for the holidays!
If you can't visit the store, shop online!
Visit BN.COM/bookfairs to support us online from 12/1/16 to 12/7/16
by entering Bookfair ID 11895711 at checkout.
Barnes and Noble will donate a percentage of your purchases to our school.
**Click the headline to print flyer with more info.**
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Bartlett Christmas Parade is Saturday, Dec. 3rd; Permission Slips Due Tuesday, Nov. 29th

The Bartlett Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, December 3rd @ 4:00 p.m.
This year’s theme is "Happy 150 Years Bartlett”
Our individual float's theme is "Party Like It"s 1866!" We will have an 1866 stagecoach pulling a modern day birthday party complete with candles and cupcakes.
We will be asking that all participants come dressed in clothing from the year 1866, western clothing (no toy guns) or wear party hats and bring noise makers carrying wrapped boxes or "presents".
**If you would like to be a part of the BES Float, please click on the headline, and print the Parade Permission Slip and Waiver Form. Both must be turned in by Tuesday, Nov. 29th.**
If you have any questions, email Amy Rodgers at Thanks!
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The 3rd Annual Panther Prowl is This Tuesday, Nov. 22nd!

It's not too late! We will still take $10 donations for a Panther Paw tattoo, a No Homework Pass, and a pair of sunglasses until Tuesday! We are currently right at $11,500. Last year we brought in $12,988.73.
Parents, if you would like to attend the Prowl, PLEASE park across the street at the church or along St. Elmo. We will have students prowling around in front, and on the U shaped drive. Parents, you can bring a chair and find a nice place around the trail to sit and wait to cheer your Little Panther's class on or you can Prowl with their class. **Click the headline to print a tentative Prowl Schedule. ** Thanks for supporting BES!
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AR News & is an online shopping mall with over 400 stores, who will donate back to our school, when people shop online. Mrs. Wingo will be sending home info about this program, and offering a small prize incentive next week. Funds from are used to help fund our Accelerated Reader program. Last year over 400 students participated in our end of the year AR celebrations!
Our Q2 Store will be the week of Dec. 5-9. Point-cut-off will be Dec. 2. Requirements will be: 16 tests taken, 5 or more points, and 80% or higher test average.
*Doughnut and Pizza celebrations will be the week of Dec. 12-16. Cut-off Date for Goals:
Dec. 2. Requirements for Gr. 1: 85% or higher test average with 10 or more points.
Requirements for Gr. 2-5: 85% test average or higher with 20 or more points. *Click the headline to shop @ SchoolStore.Com*
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Help Us Pack The Pantry for Bartlett Elementary’s Holiday Food Donations

This year, we want to help our Bartlett Elementary families who are in need. Please take a look at the suggested food items listed below and send in what you can during the week of Nov. 1-17th. We will collect food and get it to families who are in need.

PK, Kindergarten and 1st grade students: canned corn, boxed potatoes, mac and cheese, canned sweet potatoes, peanut butter stuffing, juice
2nd and 3rd grade-boxed cake mix, frosting, brownies, cookie mix, mac and cheese, juice, stuffing, peanut butter
4th and 5th-boxed mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, boxed stuffing mix, canned sweet potatoes,peanut butter, stuffing, juice

We are also accepting gift cards from Kroger and Walmart in any increments. No amount is too small.

Thank you for your help. Your donations are greatly appreciated.

Robin Crutchfield
School Counselor
Bartlett Elementary
(901) 373-2610 ext. 255
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