The Bronco Beat 2020-2021

FALL UPDATES

 

MS BASC Starts 10/5:  MS BASC: “STEM Challenges” (on Mondays), “Bronco TV” (on Thursdays) and “Graphics with Python” (on Fridays) are the Fall Middle School BASC classes that start on Monday, October 5th.   For more information, please visit http://www.bronxvilleafterschool.org

MS Intramural Athletics Start 10/5 After School: With Fall Modified Sports postponed until March 1, the athletic department is running an intramural program through 10/30.  No advance registration is required!  Have your kids show up for Girls & Boys Soccer, Co-Ed Cross Country, Field Hockey & Football twice a week from 3:15-4:15pm. Phys Ed game day is another option for students with outdoor activities on Wednesdays from 3:15-4:15pm for any student.

B*Well Committee UpdateThe B*Well Committee was excited to announce an ALL School Book Read at this week's PTA Meeting. Here is a preview of the book: How to Raise an Adult by Julie Lythcott-Haims. Womwrath Bookstore is carrying the book. Please support our local bookstore!!  We look forward to discussing the book together the evening of 11/17. Stay tuned for a zoom link.  In the meantime, parents can hear Lythcott-Haims and a number of wonderful speakers present at a FREE virtual parent conference hosted by Happily Family from October 5-9.  Register Here

Private Music Lessons Registration is Open: Lessons will be offered online this year, here is the registration link. For schedule, instruments, teachers and pricing, please, check Music Lessons under "Other Program" from the main menu at www.BronxvilleAfterSchool.org.  We are very flexible and can arrange an individual schedule if needed. For any questions or requests, please, email BronxvilleMusic@gmail.com

Bronco TV:  Check out Bronco TV’s latest edition and get a bird's eye view inside the building the first few weeks of school:  Bronco TV September 2020

Recording of 9/29 All School PTA Meeting: Thank you to all who were able to attend last week's meeting. To view the recording please use the following link: 9/29/20 PTA Meeting

Recording of 10/6 HS Council MeetingA link will be sent by the HS Council Chair.  

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ALL SCHOOL​

Board of Ed Website @ BoardDocs. The public portion of the meetings are 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.
 

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.

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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

HIGH SCHOOL

HS Council 2020 Minutes 

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.

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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THE BRONXVILLE SCHOOL PTA

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Lia Gravier president@bronxvillepta.org

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