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WEEKLY DRAGON NEWS

REMINDERS

Back to School BBQ is TOMORROW from 6-7:30 p.m. Entertainment by Battery Tour and Broadway Drill Team. Please help us reduce waste by bringing reusable dishes and napkins. The PTA will provide hot dogs, beverages, and a vegetarian option. Each family is encouraged to bring food to share, based on your child's class.
Salad or veggie side: Sperling, McKenzie, Givens, Wolfe, McClellan (Jones)
Fruit: Leach, Iten, Fletcher, Allen, Wisdom
Side or Chips/dips: Belke, Lands-Hanke, Hutchins
Dessert: Burton Boehr, Oberle

Old-fashioned Carnival and Bake Sale: Sat., Sept. 15, 10 am to 2 p.m. LINC and KCPS are hosting this free, family-friendly event, which includes vendor booths, prizes, music and much more. It will take place at Border Star and proceeds benefit No Kid Hungry.   

Principal's Coffees are informal meetings hosted by Principal White on the first Tuesday of the month at 8:30 am in the teacher's lounge. This is an opportunity for parents to hear about school news and ask questions. The first one is Oct. 2.

Walk to School Day is Oct. 10. We will be meeting at Brookside Park, on the corner of Brookside Blvd. and 56th Street, by the baseball diamond at 7:40 a.m. Students may wear their spirit wear. Please join us!

Network Outage: KCPS is still recovering from a network and phone outage. Phones, Tyler and wifi are back up, but emails and printers are down. If you need to contact Principal White, please use her gmail address. 

Fall Book Fair is scheduled for Oct. 11-18. We'll need lots of volunteers for this event. Please contact  Liz if you can help.

Spirit Wear: The PTA has purchased each student a BSM t-shirt. Spirit Wear may be worn on Fridays and on field trips. Shirts will be sent home with your child around Sept 20. To help the PTA stretch our funds, parents may donate $5 per shirt. If you'd like to purchase additional spirit wear, you can do so HERE. If the website is down, contact Meridith.

Swope Park Rangers Soccer Game and FUN-draiser: Join fellow BSM families at Children’s Mercy Park for a Swope Park Rangers’ soccer game on Sun., Oct. 14 at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $12 with $4 from each ticket going to our PTA. Please buy tickets HERE, and feel free to share it with family and friends! If we get 50 people there, we can go down onto the field for a picture!

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sept. 14: Back to School BBQ, 6 p.m.
Sept. 15: Choir sings in Waldo
Sept. 15: Old Fashioned Carnival
Sept. 18: Lower El Dog safety program
Oct. 2: Principal's Coffee
Oct. 10: Walk to School Day
Oct 10: Upper El Field Trip- Symphony
Oct. 11: PTA Meeting, 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 11-18: Book Fair
Oct. 14: Swope Park Rangers FUN-draiser
Oct. 17: Skate Night, 6-8 p.m.
Oct. 18:  Conferences, No School
Oct. 19: Teacher P.D., No School
Nov. 6: School Picture Day

F O L L O W on F A C E B O O K
F O L L O W on T W I T T E R

Parent Involvement Matters

One simple, but important way to get involved is by being a Room Parent.  Room parents facilitate communication between parents and the teacher, school administration and the PTA and support teachers in needs that may arise. Most room parents plan and execute classroom parties and help with teacher appreciation efforts. We still have several classes without room parents: Allen, Leach, Jones, Boehr, Oberle, Burton. We'd like to give a huge shout out to our veteran Room Parent Committee Chair, Comica Shaw. She will be leading a meeting in the near future for all of our room parents to touch base and plan classroom Halloween parties. If you'd like to be a room parent contact Comica!

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