Bethel School District Eugene OR

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First PTO Meeting is Tuesday, September 17th , 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Please plan to join us for our first PTO meeting of the school year on Tuesday, 9/17, at 6:30 pm in the library.

We will discuss our upcoming jog-a-thon (9/27) as well as take your ideas on events to plan for the year. We also will discuss ideas on how to involve more families in our PTO group.

Childcare is provided and we will have a drawing for a Starbucks gift card for all families who attend. Students receive a homework pass if their parents/guardians attend PTO as well.

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday.

Danebo yearly School Health Screening is coming!

 On September 25th, Health Screenings for grades K-5 will be performed in the gym. Screenings will include vision checks by our local Lions group and dental checks by White Bird Dental Clinic Hygienists. Please contact Shanna, our Health Assistant if you do not want your child to participate in health screening.

!La Evaluacion de Salud Escolar annual de Danebo se acerca!

El jueves, 25 de Septiembre, las Evaluaciones de Salud para los grados K-5 seran realizadas en el gimnasio.  Las evaluaciones incluiran reviso de vision por nuestro grupo local Leones y reviso dental por nuestro  Clínica Dental White Bird.  Por favor de contactar al Asistente de Salud de su escuela si no quiere que su hijo/a participe en la evaluacion de salud.

Breakfast Changes for this Year

Changes in Danebo’s breakfast service started Wednesday, September 11th.  

  • What it was:  Chocolate Milk was available
  • What it will be:  We will only be offering white milk for breakfast.  Chocolate milk will still be available for lunch.

One of the reasons why for this change is to try to reduce the sugar intake in the mornings as well as a small budgetary savings.

  • What it was:  Bagels and cream cheese was available every day.
  • What it will be:  Bagels and cream cheese will be available every other Monday. 
  • What it was: Cereal was only available on Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays.
  • What it is:  Cereal is available every day.  Also Cereal will be served with Graham Crackers to meet the grain requirements.  This change was implemented on the first day of school.

If you have questions regarding the changes mentioned above, please contact our Nutrition Services Director, Mike Vetter (mike.vetter@bethel.k12.or.us)

Information About State Tests

Each spring, Oregon students in grades 3-8 and 11 participate in state assessments in English Language Arts and Math. Additionally, students in grades 5, 8 and 11 participate in science testing. Bethel has always had a high participation rate on state assessments as both parents and staff have found value in this “point-in-time” check on the progress of our students and our educational system. However, parents in Oregon have the option to opt their children out of the state assessments. Click here for more information. (PDF)

Información sobre pruebas estatales

Cada primavera, los estudiantes de Oregon en los grados 3-8 y 11 participan en evaluaciones estatales en artes del lenguaje inglés y matemáticas. Además, los estudiantes en los grados 5, 8 y 11 participan en las pruebas de ciencias. Bethel siempre ha tenido una alta tasa de participación en las evaluaciones estatales, ya que tanto los padres como el personal han encontrado valor en esta verificación de “punto en el tiempo” sobre el progreso de nuestros estudiantes y nuestro sistema educativo. Sin embargo, los padres en Oregon tienen la opción de excluir a sus hijos de las evaluaciones estatales. Haga clic aquí para mas información. (PDF)

NAACP Community Resources

Please consider the Eugene/Springfield NAACP a committed partner in caring for our area’s youth. They host three great programs meant to assist parents, families and youth thrive academically and socially. Please check out the following links to sign up and learn more about their programs!:
Act-So– info@naacplanecounty.org
Youth Council– BTS@naacplanecounty.org
BTS-BTS@naacplanecounty.org
SMART Reading- NAACPLCC@getsmartoregon.org 
ASPIRE– communications@naacplanecounty.org,

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