The Bronco Beat

June 15, 2020

LOOKING AHEAD - June

*June 16: ES Virtual Field Day @9am via YouTube

June 16:  Board of Education Meeting @7pm via YouTube

June 17: 5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony (Drive Through 2pm-5:30pm) 7pm via YouTube

June 18: 8th Grade Moving Up Ceremony Online @ 7pm

June 19: Last Day of School

*June 19: ES End of Year Teacher Car Parade @ 10am

June 19: HS Baccalaureate Live Stream/Video @ 5pm via YouTube

June 22: Recognition Tea Rescheduled from 5/27  (video to be circulated)

*June 22: BOLD Council Open Zoom @ 7pm (see flyer)

*July 18:  HS Graduation Ceremony Chambers field (rain date July 19) 

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ALL SCHOOL​

2020 PTA Athletic Apparel Spring Sale On Through 6/16!

Click on this link for the  2020 Spring Catalog. Once you know which item/s you would like to purchase:

1- Fill out the order form, take a picture and email it to apparel@bronxvillepta.org

2- The Apparel Committee will notify you by email the item/s you selected are in stock

3- You will be able to pay and pick up your order at 172 Midland Av, from 6/18 - 6/20

Method of Payment: cash, check (payable to Bronxville School PTA), and credit card.

Thank you for supporting the Bronxville School PTA. Have fun shopping!

BOLD Council Open Meeting 6/22 @ 7pm

Dial into the Zoom for the year end wrap up & planning for Summer and Fall.  Agenda to include plans for next year and updates from the Administration and Faculty for remote learning, summer and back-to school.  For more information contact: Margaret Mager, Bold Co-Chair at magerbxv@gmail.com or Lia Gravier, BOLD Co-chair at liagravier@me.com. BOLD is a PTA council made up of parent representatives from each school. The goal of the BOLD Council is to foster inclusion and support families with students who fall under the umbrella of special education. This includes students with IEP and 504 plans as well as students in the special
classes.

 

Board of Education Meeting 6/16 @ 7pm

The draft agenda for the Regular Meeting of June 16, 2020 is now available on BoardDocs. The public portion of the meeting will be livestreamed on the school district’s YouTube Channel.   Members of the public will have the opportunity to ask questions or make comments through YouTube's chat feature.  Additionally, you may email questions or comments to clourentzatos@bronxvilleschool.org.  Please make sure to identify yourself.

Revised District-Wide Safety Plan
The Bronxville Union Free School District revised its District-wide Safety Plan this June 2020. The revised plan was reviewed by the Safety Committee on June 10 and is ready for public comment. Comment period is from June 11, 2020 through July 11, 2020. The plan can be found here.

RESOURCES

Link to B*Well Resources on the PTA Website   See slide deck from Hallways Webinar on B*Well page

Link to BOLD Update & Resources on the PTA Website

Link to School Updates; School Psychology Department Resources

See also Bxv BXV Distance Learning Guidelines; Bxv School Apps

For assistance with any district-issued device at home, click here for support.

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

To register kindergartners for 2020-21, go to this website. Registration questions …. smaher@bronxvilleschool.org. For current BXV families only, email questions about accessing form or portal to portalsupport@bronxvilleschool.org 

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

ES Yearbook

ES Yearbooks are being picked up this week. For those who ordered, please see signups for pickup through 6/18 (see signup genius).  Email BronxvilleYearbook@GMail.com for any other questions.

ES Link for Supplies

Order Your Back to School Packs Online Today! 

Additional Resources:

MIDDLE SCHOOL(see MS Council Page for more info & resources)

MS Resources

Middle School Virtual Bulletin Board  & Homework Roster 

End of Year Classes & Assignments 2020

Summer Reading Lists & Grade Supplies
Incoming Grade 6 Reading List and Grade Six Supplies 

Incoming Grade 7 Reading List and Grade Seven Supplies

Incoming Grade 8 Reading List and Grade 8 Supplies 

Incoming Grade 9 Reading List 
Art Supplies for MS 

MS Dates for Locker Pick-Up Continues through 6/16 

The dates for locker pick ups are below. Details about the pick up and drop off of books and materials belonging to the school is in this link.

HIGH SCHOOL

HS Council 2020 Minutes - Joanne Jones

HS Faculty Best of Compilation

Please see the compilation of Best of...by the BHS Faculty -- if you need ideas for what to watch, listen to, read or do.  Your teachers, counselors and administrators have shared their favorites.

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BOLD COUNCIL​​

Please bookmark our page (https://www.bronxvillepta.org/bold) for updates and resources, including the following:  

  • See School link for Speech/PT/PT service child received services for speech/OT/PT, please visit our related services website.

  • Coach Paul’s Online Adaptive Gym Class” - The Miracle League of CT is collaborating with Oak Hill Adaptive Sports and Fitness to provide 20-30-minute online classes which are posted each Tuesday and Thursday at 1pm on our respective Facebook pages or the website. Coach Paul Weiland, an adaptive PE teacher (and familiar to many of our Miracle League families), leads participants through stretching, warmups, exercises and fun activities that are adapted for children of ALL abilities. The equipment used are items readily available to you in your homes. Your children may participate at any time that is convenient for you.

  • Access Living: Daily updates on Covid-19 resources for the disabilities community.  Click here:

  • Keshet.org Tips for parents of children with disabilities. Click here.

  • From the National Autism Association (naa@nationalautism.org), see here.

  • NYT Article: Outfitting a Home for a Child on the Autism Spectrum

  • Scholastic Resources by Grade

ATHLETICS

 

Students should try to follow their PE online curriculum to stay active and healthy.

 

The Apparel Committee (Sarah Pulkkinen, Mariana Mingo and Aslihan Mutlucan) have been working to get some new Bronxville School apparel and accessories in an effort to bring some happiness to the Bronxville community. More updates coming in May.

PERFORMING ARTS

 

ES Music Resources

COMMUNITY NEWS

 

Village's Covid-19 page.

Other Community Links

Bronxville Board of Education: https://go.boarddocs.com/ny/tbs/Board.nsf/Public

Bronxville School Foundation: https://www.bronxvilleschoolfoundation.org

Bronxville NPC: www.bronxvillenpc.com

More Community News: Flyers & MyHometownBronxville

 

 

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Please remember to support the PTA this academic year by joining or renewing your membership on the Membership Toolkit app or the MembershipToolkit website.

 

PTA Membership, School Directory & Store: Membership Toolkit Account & Registration Instructions

Click on: https://bronxvilleptany.membershiptoolkit.com 

PTA Website:  https://www.bronxvillepta.org for archived Bronco Beat & general PTA information

 

Many thanks to those who have joined the PTA, your support is crucial!  

 

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THE BRONXVILLE SCHOOL PTA

177 Pondfield Road Bronxville NY United States 10708

Please direct inquiries to

Lia Gravier president@bronxvillepta.org

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