Welcome Back, Meadow View!
Hello Amazing Meadow View Families,
We’ve been thinking about all of you! We hope you are enjoying summer and getting excited for the 21-22 school year. Bethel continues to plan for a 5-day a week on-site school schedule. Yessss! We can’t wait to welcome our Meadow View students back to school. As we prepare to open our doors, we want our students to feel safe, supported and have a deep sense of belonging here at Meadow View.
We know that the Bethel community and our Meadow View families have experienced the pandemic in different ways and we stand ready to meet our MV kids where they are, celebrate their strengths and tap into their amazing funds of knowledge. It is more important than ever that we, your MV team, show up ready to be strength spotters and community builders–we are here for YOU and YOU belong.
We are so excited to connect and reconnect with all of you. We are coming back ready to rebound and move forward together because #WeBelieveInMV and #YouBelong!
Erika and Carmen
Meadow View Staffing Updates
Licensed and Classified Staff:
As we gear up for the year, we want to introduce you to the newest members of our wolf pack. We have added several brand new positions to increase our ability to provide a well-rounded education to our awesome MV students. Let’s give a warm MV welcome to:
- Tes Hart, 3rd grade
- Osieauna Johnston, 3rd grade
- Leontine Oliver, 4th grade
- Nathan Young, 6th grade
- Jenni Baccus, ERR
- Rob McCabe, Music & Band
- Jamie Bennett, Art (new position)
- Chelsea Schwartz, K-2 Art (new position)
- Wren Fulner, Counselor (new position)
- Eric Given, Part-time Counselor (new position)
- Joe Randall, PE (new position)
- Melinda Boettcher, 6-8 Spanish (new position)
- Mariah Cooper, Educational Assistant and Culinary Teacher
- Alena Jones, Educational Assistant
- Jennifer Campbell, Educational Assistant
- Grade Owen, Educational Assistant
- Akiko Colton, Educational Assistant
- More to come…
MV’s Co-Principal Team:
Carmen and I already work together as a Principal team, so it will be no surprise to our Meadow View community that we advocated for a Co-Principal model. Carmen is an incredible leader who is most deserving of this position. She keeps students at the center of her decisions, works alongside staff, believes in our community and brings school spirit wherever she goes. We can’t wait to kick-off the 21-22 school year as your official Meadow View Co-Principal team! Yay! Woo hoo! Yipppppppeee! -Erika
Start of the 21-22 School Year
Like we said above, Bethel continues to plan for a 5-day a week on-site school schedule with the first day of school being Wednesday, September 8th. HERE is a link to the 21-22 District Calendar.
We know you are all wondering about health and safety updates and what your child’s school day will look like. In the coming weeks, you can expect details about the student day, class lists, Meet the Teacher, plans for arrival/dismissal, parking, breakfast and lunch, and health/safety protocols–all the things! Stay tuned and thanks for being patient while we develop and compile all of this important information for you!
Kindergarten Smart Start Heads Up!
Hey, Kindergarten Families! Is your incoming Kinder getting excited for school?!–because we sure are! Bethel School District, along with Meadow View, is thrilled to welcome your child to our Kindergarten Smart Start program this fall. This program was thoughtfully designed to provide your child with a caring, welcoming start to their kindergarten school year and a successful K-12 school experience in Bethel. Here’s what you can expect:
First Week of School: Kindergarten Camp
- Kindergarten Camp will take place during the first week of school
- Students will attend only one full day of Kindergarten Camp, either:
- Wednesday, September 8th
- Thursday, September 9th
- Students will not be assigned a specific teacher yet
Parent Meetings: No School
- On Thursday evening, class lists are determined by the MV Kindergarten Team and Administration
- Friday and Monday are reserved for parent/teacher meetings
- There will be no school for kindergarteners on Friday, September 10th and Monday, September 13th
- You will be contacted Thursday evening or Friday morning (9/9 or 9/10) to confirm your parent meeting time
Second Week of School: Staggered Start
- Starting on Tuesday, September 14th, kindergarteners will attend half days at MV
- Your child will attend either the AM or PM half of the school day the second week of school
Full Day Kindergarten
- Starting on Friday, September 17th, all Bethel kindergarten students will attend the full day of school
We’ll be making calls to our incoming Meadow View Kinder Families over the next few days to gather lots of information. During our conversation, you will sign up for your child’s Kinder Camp day, tell us your Parent Meeting time and indicate your Staggered Start AM/PM preference. Turn your ringer on–we can’t wait to chat with you!
Of course, if you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us at the Meadow View office at 541-607-9700.
Project Hope Back-To-School Event
Project Hope Back-to-School Giveaway Event
Willamette High School – 1801 Echo Hollow Road
Sunday, August 29th, 1-4:30 pm
We are thrilled to announce that Project Hope will be taking place again this year.
Mark your calendar for Willamette High School, Sunday, August 29th from 1-4:30 pm.
Each student will receive a backpack filled with school supplies, a pair of shoes and socks.
Please call the Meadow View office (541-607-9700) to sign up for a time to attend. If you have students in more than one school, you can sign up all of your children by calling one school. You do not need to call the school for each of your students.
You will have a time assigned, so please arrive at that time, not before. We have carefully assigned times to honor state safety guidelines.
Help us keep Project Hope safe (COVID-19 Procedures): Please come with face coverings and be prepared to keep 6ft distance from others. Please do not attend if you are ill, or have been around someone who is ill.
Proyecto Esperanza Regalos de Regreso a Clases
Escuela Preparatoria– 1801 Echo Hollow Road
Domingo, 29 de Agosto 1-4:30
Estamos encantados de anunciar que Proyecto Esperanza se llevará a cabo nuevamente este año.
Marque su calendario para el Domingo, 29 de Agosto de 1 a 4:30 pm en la Escuela Preparatoria Willamette.
Cada estudiante recibirá una mochila llena de útiles escolares, un par de zapatos y calcetines.
Por favor llame a la escuela de su hijo para inscribirse y obtener un horario para asistir. Si tiene estudiantes en más de una escuela, puede inscribir a todos sus hijos llamando a una escuela. No es necesario que llame a la escuela por cada uno de sus estudiantes.
Se le asignará una hora, así que llegue a esa hora, no antes. Hemos asignado tiempos cuidadosamente para cumplir con las pautas de seguridad estatales.
Ayúdenos a mantener seguro el Proyecto Esperanza (Procedimientos COVID-19): venga con cubiertas y esté preparado para mantener una distancia de 6 pies de los demás. Por favor, no asista si está enfermo o ha estado cerca de alguien que está enfermo.