News and Announcements

Help Support BHS's Project Graduation: Donations Collected April 29-May 3

Our BESt Little Panthers want to help our graduating BHS Panthers have a safe, fun graduation night. (Project Graduation is an all-night, substance-free, lock-in party for the graduates. There will be fun, food and prizes for attendees. )
Please consider donating toward this wonderful event. We will be collecting donations April 29-May 3rd. As a reward, $1 donation = Hat Day Coupon; $2 = Pajama Day Coupon; $3 (or more) earns both coupons. Thanks for your support!

Thursday, April 25th: Kindergarten Roundup 4:30-6pm

Join us on April 25th from 4:30pm – 6:00pm for
the BESt Kindergarten Roundup. If you have
an upcoming Kindergartner, you’re invited to join us for a Kindergarten preview night where you can meet the BESt Kindergarten teachers and administrative staff, pre-register your child for the 2019-2020 school year, and tour our school.

Please bring a copy of the following documents:
• Student Shot record, Social Security card, and a Certified copy of your child's Birth Certificate

• TWO proofs of residency

o MGLW Bill
o Mortgage Statement
o Lease or Rental Agreement
o Real Estate Tax Receipt
o Government Assistance Communication

*Click the headline to print a flyer with all the info.*

2019 TCAP Schedule for Grades 2-5

Here is what the TCAP schedule will look like for grades 2-5:

Wednesday, April 10th: ELA Subpart 1 (This is the part that contains the writing.)

Monday, April 15th: ELA Subpart 2
Tuesday, April 16th: ELA Subpart 3
Wednesday, April 17th: ELA Subpart 4

Tuesday, April 23rd: Math Subpart 1
Wednesday, April 24th: Math Subpart 2
Thursday, April 25th: Math Subpart 3
Friday, April 26th: Science Field Test

Click on the headline to visit the TN Department of Education's site on Assessment in Tennessee for valuable info like parent resources, FAQ, etc.

Thanks from the Mid-South Food Bank for Your Kids Kan Donations

From David Stephens, Director of the Mid-South Food Bank:

Your total is now 24,221 items. What a BLESSING!!!!! I
If I convert the items into meals for those that are hungry, your efforts will feed 20,184 people their next meal. That is more than the FedEx Forum completely full in attendance. 
WOW, that’s all I can say. -David Stephens, From the Mid-South Food Bank

Way to Go, BESt Panthers!!

City of Bartlett's Easter Egg Hunt & Easter Bonnet Contest: Saturday, April 13th @ Freeman Park

The City of Bartlett's Easter Egg Hunt & Easter Bonnet Contest will be taking place Saturday, April 13th at W.J. Freeman Park. This free community event is designed for children ages 10 and under.

The Easter Bonnet Contest will offer 4 age group divisions (0-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-10) and will be awarding 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place ribbons based on the originality, creativity and visual appeal of the bonnets. Judging for the contest will begin at 9:30am.

The Easter Bunny will receive an escort from Bartlett’s Finest to ensure his safe and prompt arrival to kick off the Egg Hunt at 10:00am. There will be separate areas for each of the 4 age divisions to find eggs filled with candy, toys and special tickets to redeem for bigger prizes! We’ll also have BPD Crossing Guards on-site during the event to make Childs ID cards for the children not to mention additional activities including inflatables, stickers and crafts!

*Click the headline to print a flyer with this info.*

It is Square1Art Time! Orders due by April 9th!

"Taste the Rainbow" Ordering Incentive. The top 5 classes (largest sales) will earn a Splatter Paint & Popsicle Party All participants will receive a Tootsie Pop, all orders of $20 or more will receive a fun size bag of Skittles AND a Tootsie Pop. The top 3 students will receive an Art Supply Fun Pack!

Order your child's amazing artwork keepsake today!
Every year, the BESt Art Department uses the proceeds from this fundraiser to purchase art materials (paper, paint, brushes, clay, etc)
So, when you buy merchandise with your Little Panther's one-of-a kind
artwork on it, know the proceeds go directly back to our fine arts program. thanks so much for your support. See you April 30th for our BES Evening with the Arts!

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Friends of the Bartlett Public Library Annual Book Sale April 3rd-7th

Friends of the Bartlett Public Library is having their annual book sale April 3rd-7th. Thousands of books, audio books, videos, and CDs are displayed in the Bartlett Station Municipal Center Banquet Hall next door to the Bartlett Library. There are children's books as well as fiction and nonfiction selections for adults. Nothing is priced over $2. The final days include half price then $3/bag sales.
*Click the headline to visit for more details.*

Kids Kan Donations for the Mid-South Food Bank

We will be collecting donations and cans/non-perishable food items for the Mid-South Food Bank March 18th-29th. If you would like to write a check, please make it out to the Mid-South Food Bank. Thanks to all who can donate to this worthy cause.

$3.00 or 9 cans = Bubble Gum Treat
$5.00 or 15 cans = Hat Day
$7.00 or 21 cans = Pajama Day
$10.00 or 30 cans = No Homework Pass
$15.00 or 45 cans = Free Popsicle at Lunch
$20.00 or 60 cans = Movie Party

Visit to find out more about this worthwhile cause.
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