Bethel School District Eugene OR

Danebo Doings by Mari Ford

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News From Danebo’s Principal

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No School Friday, April 12th, 2019

Friday, April 12th is a Curriculum Development Day for Bethel K-8 Teachers.

There is no school on Friday, April 12th.

Bethel Multicultural Fair, Thursday, April 11th

Bethel’s annual Multicultural Fair is a celebration of our wonderful melting pot of cultures, backgrounds and diverse experiences.

Join us at the 6th annual district-wide Multicultural Fair this Thursday, April 11th, 6:00-8:00 at Malabon Elementary.

This free, family-themed event will include performances and artwork by Bethel students.

It will feature local flavors with food from Yi Shen, Burrito Amigos, Sushi Island, Sweet Life, Chapalas, Falling Sky, and Empire Buffet.

There will be fun activities for all families, and Barefoot Books will be donating 30% of its proceeds for the purchase of culturally diverse books for Bethel school libraries.

Danebo PTO Needs Your Help!

Our PTO would LOVE to have you join us at our meeting on Tuesday, April 16th, at 6:30 in the library.

We will be talking about activities planned for the Danebo Celebration (May 23rd), and areas that we may need additional support for.

In addition, we’ll share information about our Danebo CATCH Family Activity Night (May 2nd).

Please join us from 6:30-7:30 in the library. Childcare is provided.

Community Conference for Parents, Students, Educators

Our African American and Black students are experiencing an achievement gap in every indicator of academic success. Now is a time to strategize solutions to address the issues facing our children today. All community members are encouraged to attend a conference at LCC to engage and build community between students, parents and educators. Click here for more information (PDF)about the free April 27th conference.

Improvements Coming To Bethel

Bethel will see some changes to improve safety for pedestrians, bikers and drivers. This summer the City is planning a paving project on Barger Drive from Primrose (just west of Beltline) to Altamont (just east of Beltline.) The City is also adding a crosswalk at Avalon and Haviture Way, as well as speed calming measures on Avalon.

At a later date, Safe Routes to School will be funding a crosswalk on North Terry Street near Kalapuya High School; school speed zone flashers and speed readers on Barger in front of Meadow View School; a crosswalk and curb extensions at Marshall Ave and Taney St., along with traffic calming devices on Marshall; and a new crosswalk, pedestrian island, and pedestrian flashers on Barger at Altamont.

News From Danebo’s Principal

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Snow Day Make-Up

Thanks for your patience while it was determined how we could make up the school days lost to the snow.

We will be restoring three days to the calendar in June.

  • The last day for students was supposed to be Thursday, June 13, a half day.  Now students’ last day will be Tuesday, June 18th and it will also be a half day.
  • FYI, Willamette’s graduation will remain June 7th

If there are any changes to year-end activities due to the addition of school days, we will let you know as soon as those decisions are finalized.

The three additional school days may conflict with summer vacation plans. In some cases that is unavoidable. But, it is important to provide as much learning time as we can for our students, so we want as many children in school as possible.

Finally, the plan for additional days isn’t yet official. It will go to the School Board for final approval on April 8th, but we do not anticipate any changes by the Board.

Welcome Ms. Mollinary

Please join me in welcoming Ms. Wendy Mollinary as Danebo’s School Counselor. She will work with our students through the remainder of our school year and we are VERY excited to have her join us!

Ms. Mollinary will be in the building Monday and Friday afternoons, Tuesday and Thursday full days and she will not be in the building on Wednesdays.

Thank you for joining me in welcoming her. If you would like to reach out to Ms. Mollinary, you can do so by emailing her at wendy.mollinary@bethel.k12.or.us or by calling her at 541-688-8735 x2202.

Report Cards Home on Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Thanks to a great effort by teachers and support staff, student report cards will be coming home in Tuesday folders on March 19th. Please look for your child’s report card in their folder.

If you have questions regarding the report cards, please contact your child’s teacher directly.

Grow Veggies On A Budget

Bethel School District is teaming with Food for Lane County and the OSU Extension Service to bring you a free class: Seed to Supper: Growing Veggies on a Budget. Learn low-cost ways to build healthy soil, plan your growing space, choose your crops, care for your garden and harvest your fresh produce. Click here for more information (PDF).

Cultivar vegetales en un presupuesto

El Distrito Escolar de Bethel se está asociando con Food for Lane County y el Servicio de Extensión de OSU para ofrecerte una clase gratis: Semilla a la cena Cultivo de verduras en un presupuesto. Aprenda formas de bajo costo para construir un suelo saludable, planificar su espacio de cultivo, elegir sus cultivos, cuidar su jardín y cosechar sus productos frescos. Haga clic aquí para mas información (PDF).

News From Danebo’s Principal

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No School, Friday, March 15th

 Friday, March 15th is a grading day for teachers and a no school day for students in grades K-8 in Bethel. Teachers will be working on completing report cards, which will be sent home during the week of March 18th-March 22nd.

Also, there is no school March 25-29 for spring break.

 

Family Fun Reading Night Was a Success

Thank you to all students and families who joined us for our Family Fun Reading Night last Thursday. We had a free dinner followed by reading activities in classrooms and we provided free books for over 90 students throughout the evening.

Many thanks to our community sponsors (Papa’s Pizza and the Javon/Jesse Memorial Book Fund) for their support of this fun family event!

Students join Mr. Smith in the “Reading Tent” at our Family Fun Reading Night

 

Bethel Accepting Transfer Applications

Bethel School District is now accepting Transfer requests for the coming school year.

Click here to submit a Transfer request. http://www.bethel.k12.or.us/enrollment/

Transfer applications will be accepted through March 31, and must be renewed every year.

  • Students who were admitted to their current school through the Open Enrollment process that was used the last several years are permanent and no further action is needed.
  • Students who transferred after this school year started – and all future transfers – will need to submit a transfer request.

Beginning this fall, transfers will be necessary for students seeking to attend a school other than their “neighborhood school” or for new out-of-district students to enroll in Bethel on a space-available basis.

Families will be notified in early April about whether their transfer requests for the coming school year have been approved.

Bethel aceptando solicitudes de transferencia

El Distrito Escolar de Bethel está aceptando solicitudes de transferencia para el próximo año escolar.

Haga clic aquí para enviar una solicitud de transferencia.  http://www.bethel.k12.or.us/enrollment/

Las solicitudes de transferencia se aceptarán hasta el 31 de marzo y deben renovarse cada año.

·       Los estudiantes que fueron admitidos en su escuela actual a través del proceso de inscripción abierta que se utilizó en los últimos años son permanentes y no necesitan hacer nada.·       Los estudiantes que se transfirieron después de que comenzó este año escolar, y todas las transferencias futuras, deberán enviar una solicitud de transferencia.A partir de este otoño, las transferencias serán necesarias para que los estudiantes asistan a una escuela que no sea su “escuela del vecindario” o para que los nuevos estudiantes de fuera del distrito se inscriban en Bethel en función del espacio disponible.

A las familias se les notificará a principios de abril sobre si sus solicitudes de transferencia para el próximo año escolar han sido aprobadas.

 

 

News From Danebo’s Principal

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CMN Coin Drive Ending

Danebo students have been collecting coins to support our Wolverine Pageant contestants. The coins will be donated to the Children’s Miracle Network, the cause behind the Wolverine Pageant.

The coin drive will end on Wednesday, March 6th, with the class that brings in the most coins earning a pizza lunch (courtesy of Izzy’s Pizza).

Thank you for your support of the Wolverine Pageant and Children’s Miracle Network. We love that our students participated in “kids helping kids”!

Family Fun Reading Night, Thursday, March 7th

Join us for a fun family evening with a free pizza dinner for Danebo Families, literacy activities, and free books for students who attend.

Dinner (pizza, salad, drinks, cookies) will take place from 6:00-6:30 in the cafeteria. Families will then visit classrooms and participate in reading-related activities. Prior to leaving for the evening, we’ll ask families to return to the cafeteria for students to pick out a book to take home, courtesy of the Javon & Jesse Book Memorial (and Chris & Debbie Ferguson).

Please join us—we look forward to seeing you!

Dr. Seuss Week Celebrations

Due to the weather last week, we are celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday this week with “dress-up” days. The schedule for the week is:

             Monday:         “Many Colored Mondays” (wear as many colors as you can)

            Tuesday:         “Fox in Sox” (wear crazy shoes or sox—no slippers, please)

            Wednesday:   “Wacky Wednesday” (wear your clothes inside out & backwards or ???)

            Thursday:        “Cat in the Hat” (wear a crazy hat or crazy hair)

            Friday:             “The Sleep Day” (wear your pajamas—no slippers, please)

Popcorn Days are Returning to Danebo

Many thanks to our friends at Fairfield Church of the Nazarene for providing a team of volunteers to bring back our popcorn days.

This Thursday, March 7th, will be our first popcorn day of the year. Students can purchase bags of popcorn for $0.25 per bag and can purchase up to four bags.

Please send money with your child on Thursday morning. Popcorn will be delivered to classrooms during the day on Thursday.

If you’d like to join our volunteers and help with popcorn, please contact our office (541-688-8735).

Upcoming Events:

Tuesday, March 5th                 Danebo Read-a-Thon begins

Thursday, March 7th                Popcorn Day ($0.25/bag)

Thursday, March 7th                Family Fun Reading Night, 6:00-7:30 (dinner provided)

Friday, March 15th                  Grading Day, No School

                                                       Danebo Read-a-Thon Ends

Tuesday, March 19th               Student Report Cards Home in Tuesday folders

Tuesday, March 19th               K-1 Music Program, 6:30 pm

Wednesday, March 20th         Danebo PTO Meeting, 6:30 pm

                                                        Danebo Read-a-Thon Pledges and Donations Due

March 25th-March 29th           Spring Break

News From Danebo’s Principal

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Please NOTE: Bethel is on a 2 hour delay on Thursday, February 28th. Danebo will start at 10:45 and buses will pick up students 2 hours later than their usual pick-up time. Cold breakfast will be available at 10:15 and regular lunch hours will take place.

Family Fun Night Postponed

Due to the uncertainty of evening travel conditions on Thursday, February 28th, we are postponing our Family Reading Night. It was scheduled for February 28th, from 6:00-7:30 pm, with free pizza dinner and fun reading activities for all Danebo Families.

Stay tuned for a new date! We look forward to seeing you at this fun family event!

Dr. Seuss Week Celebrations Postponed

Due to our short week this week, we will postpone our Dr. Seuss week “dress-up” days until next week. The schedule for next week (March 4-8) will be:

             Monday:         “Many Colored Mondays” (wear as many colors as you can)

            Tuesday:         “Fox in Sox” (wear crazy shoes or sox—no slippers, please)

            Wednesday:   “Wacky Wednesday” (wear your clothes inside out & backwards or ???)

            Thursday:        “Cat in the Hat” (wear a crazy hat or crazy hair)

            Friday:             “The Sleep Day” (wear your pajamas—no slippers, please)

 

No Assistance League Food Pantry on Friday, March 1st

Due to the unsafe travel conditions this week, the Assistance League will not have the Danebo Food Pantry open this Friday, March 1st.

The Food Pantry (open in the Danebo Cafeteria from 2:35-3:30 every Friday that we have school) will be open next Friday, March 8th.

Thank you, again, to our amazing volunteers from the Assistance League of Eugene for their willingness to support our Danebo Families!

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