New and Noteworthy at BCEMS:
"I love when a good idea grows and turns into something greater, taking on a life of its own.
When like-minded people find ways to contribute and turn that idea into action, beautiful things happen." (Mark Kalat)
Over the month of April, 475 student paintings will be hanging downtown in merchant windows to celebrate spring, our school and community. Our wonderful downtown merchants are supporting our school by displaying a painting for every K-4 student at BCEMS. Thank you to these businesses who have graciously offered their space and support: Next Chapter Bookstore, Downtown Styles, Aubuchon Hardware, The Quarry, Espresso Bueno, Boisvert's Shoe, Copy World, Wobby's Jewelry, Nelson's Ace Hardware, Community National Bank, Kay's Bridal, New Twist Boutique, Morse Block Deli, Bob's Camera, Exile, Coins & Hobbies, Paige & Campbell, Barre Paint and Paper, Divine Design, Northfield Savings, BK Software,BCK Real Estate, P & S Furniture, Lenny's Outlet, Delicate Decadence, 2 Loco Guys and City Hall. A special thank you goes out to L.Brown and Sons who donated the paper to mat the student work!
MAR. 31 End of 3rd Quarter Marking Period
MAR. 31 SBAC Ex am in English/Language Arts for Grades 3 & 4
MAR. 31 Equal Access to Excellant Educators: 6:00-7:30 PM Equal Access to Excellent Educators
APR. 3 Kindergarten Parent/Teacher Conferences - No School for Kindergarten Children Only
APR. 7 P.T.O. Meeting LIBRARY 6:30 P.M.
APR. 7 -APR. 10 SBAC Exam in English/Language Arts for Grades 7 & 8
APR. 8 Grade 1-8 Report Cards Go Home
(Note: This is a change from what is stated on the school calendar)
APR. 14 -APR. 16 SBAC Exam in Math for Grades 5 &6
Until April 15 Barre City Elementary & Middle School and the Parent Teacher Organization/PTO are hosting Vicki Hoefle and her Parenting on Track classes. Classes Wed Registration and information for the class is located at her site: http://vickihoefle.com/barre/ She is the author of "Duct Tape Parenting: A Less Is More Approach to Raising Respectful, Responsible, and Resilient Kids"
APR. 20 -APR. 24 April Vacation
APR. 27 School Resumes
APR. 28-APR. 30 SBAC Exam in Math for Grades 3 & 4
MAY 5 -MAY 7 SBAC Exam in Math for Grades 7 & 8
MAY 28 Step-Up Night Spaulding High School Auditorium 5:30-7:15
BARRE SUPERVISORY UNION #61
All children and youths, ages 0-21 years who are residents of the Barre Supervisory Union, are eligible to receive an appropriate education at public expense, regardless of any handicaps they may have. The Barre Public School System may be unaware of all resident children and youths with disabilities. If you know of a child who may be eligible for special education services and is not in school or otherwise being educated at public expense, please notify the school system by calling or writing to:
Donald E. McMahon
Director of Special Services
Barre Supervisory Union #61
120 Ayers St., Barre, VT 05641
Important Parent Information
Parents and Guardians of Grade 5-12 Barre SU Students:
Sign up for an Infinite Campus Portal Account!
1) Contact the person listed below at your school.
2) Provide your name and email, and your students' name(s)
3) They will send you the information to set up your account.
If you have students in more than one school, you only need to contact one school and provide all information
50 Parkside Terrace
Barre, VT 05641
"Doing Whatever It Takes to Ensure Success for Every Child"
Having the opportunity to work with your children is a pleasure and a privilege.
We feel fortunate to be able to work in such a supportive community!