Today is the last day before Spring Break and an early release day with dismissal beginning at 12:45! We'll see you back on the 23rd!
No school this Monday, February 17th! Did you know that this holiday is actually referred to as "Washington’s Birthday" by the section of the United States Code that determines federal holidays? (https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/federal-holidays/#url=2020)
Please remember it is time to renew yellow ID badges! Be sure to bring your driver license to the front office to get your updated badge!
This week at BES (1/27-2/1): Tuesday- 100th Day of school & Good News Club Wednesday- Cake Auction (Education Foundation fundraiser) & Robotics Club Thursday- AR Family Reading Night Friday- 5th grade field trip & Baseball Camp forms due Saturday- Education Foundation Walk-A-Thon
School resumes for students on Thursday (1/9/20)! Hope everyone has had a great break and we look forward to seeing you all back!
Tomorrow (12/20) is the last day of school before winter break! Please remember that it is also an early release day (dismissal beginning at 12:45) and that school resumes for students on Thursday, January 9th! Have a wonderful winter break!
Please remember that tomorrow (12/18/19) and the rest of the week are early release days with dismissal beginning at 12:45!
Remember there is a mandatory practice until 5:00 today (12/11) for those in the concert tomorrow night!
Remember today (11/11/19) is an early release day with dismissal beginning at 12:45!
🐾 Bulldog spirit day today! Remember that with the Homecoming Parade, all student checkouts must be done before 12:30 PM! 🐾
Tomorrow (10/25/19) is our annual Fall Festival from 5:00-8:00 PM! Be sure to drop off any baked goods/basket donations to the front office! We look forward to seeing you all there!
Remember to dress to impress for school picture day tomorrow (10/2/19)!
Please remember Kindergarten Parent Night tonight at 6:00 PM in the library!
Please remember to return Grandparent's Day forms by tomorrow (9/5/19) in order to RSVP for the event!
BELL ELEMENTARY NEEDS SCHOOL ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBERS! We are extending our window to encourage participation on our School Advisory Council. We will have an election tomorrow, August 29th at our 3:30 meeting in Mrs. Sandra Carawan’s classroom for additional parents who wish to join. Community members are encouraged to suggest members for this committee in addition to those already who have indicated their interest in this committee. We want and need community participation!
With the first week under our belts, we are up and running here at BES! Our first AR Family Reading Night is scheduled for Thursday, August 22nd from 3:15-6:00 PM. We hope to see you all there!
Congratulations to our wonderful staff ...Bell Elementary School is an A school! GCSD is # 2 in the state!!! Congratulations to ALL!!!
Field Day is this Friday (5/17/19)! Remember hats, sunglasses, water bottles (with names), sunscreen, and field day shirts!
Kindergarten Graduation tonight for the following classes: Mrs. Alderman and Mrs. Walker. The ceremony will begin at 5:30 in the cafeteria!
Kindergarten Graduation tonight for the following classes: Ms. Rodriguez, Mrs. Spears, and Mrs. West. The ceremony will begin at 5:30 in the cafeteria!
SAT 10 for kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade begins this Monday, April 22nd. Enjoy the three-day weekend!
FSA testing begins tomorrow (Tuesday, April 2nd) for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students. Please have students get a good night's sleep and at school bright and early tomorrow morning!
Be sure to check your student's backpack for report cards that are scheduled to go home today!
Tomorrow (Friday, March 15th) is an early release day with dismissal beginning at 12:45.
Tomorrow is the last day to purchase tickets for the Daddy Daughter Dance! 💃
Remember to dress your best for spring and class pictures tomorrow!
The spring book fair is this week and available until Friday. Thursday it will be open for shopping during AR Family Reading Night!
Remember there will be no school on Monday, February 18th or Tuesday, February 19th! Have a great weekend!
3rd 9 week progress reports go home today!
Bell Elementary School was named the top fundraiser for the Education Foundation this year! Thank you all for helping to support our seniors!
Today is the last day of the blanket drive! Please make sure that all donations are turned in to the front office today! Thank you for helping us spread the warmth!
Happy Friday! Remember that there will be no school on Monday (1/21/19) in observance of Martin Luther King Day!
AR Family Reading Night resumes today from 3:15-6:00 PM!
Good News Club resumes today!
We hope that everyone has enjoyed their winter break and look forward to seeing you all back bright and early tomorrow!
We are still in need of donations for silent auction baskets! If interested in helping out, please contact the front office for more information!
The safety patrol sponsored Holiday Shoppe opens tomorrow (11/27) for students to do some holiday shopping for family and friends!
School spelling bee today beginning at 9:00 AM!
Please remember that today is an early release day with dismissal beginning at 12:45.
Picture retakes will be tomorrow (Friday)!
The school Spelling Bee has been moved to next Wednesday, November 14th!
Due to weather, the Fall Festival has been cancelled for Friday. Be on the lookout for information about a Winter Festival in December!
RE: Hurricane Michael - All schools will be in session tomorrow with early release at 1pm. All school events after 6pm on Tues will be cancelled. All schools will be CLOSED for students and staff on Wed 10/10. An announcement will be made by 6pm on Wed with further info.
Did you know that the month of October is Bullying Prevention month? Check out https://www.stompoutbullying.org/ for some good resources.
First day of school and we are ready for our students! Remember to make sure that your teacher knows how your student will be getting home today (bus, car, after school care, etc.). Lines for pick-up and drop-off will be long today so be patient and remember to bring proper identification. Let's have a great first day!
Class lists will be posted and available for viewing in the front office Wednesday. Please note that due to confidentiality laws, no photography is permitted.
Report cards and test scores are ready to be picked up! Swing by the front office Monday-Wednesday between 9:00-3:00 to retrieve them. Please note that only those listed on a student's pick-up list will be allowed to pick up report cards.
Please remember to have all library books and school recorders ready to turn in tomorrow!
Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday are all early release days. Please remember no backpacks on these days and all library books are due back to the library!
Wednesday we celebrate our students' accomplishments with our annual Awards Day! It is also an early release with dismissal beginning at 12:45.
Kindergarten graduation tonight at 6:00 PM for the following classes: Deen and Herring.
Kindergarten graduation tonight at 6:00 PM for the following classes: Dennis, Spears, and Walker.
AR Field Trip permission slips were sent home last week to qualifying students and are due Tuesday! Bounce Big and Get Air are bound to be jumping good fun!
Next week testing update: 4th & 5th FSA Monday and Tuesday. Kindergarten-2nd grade SAT10 Wednesday-Friday. 5th FSA Thursday and Friday. Have a great weekend!
Fourth and fifth grade students begin FSA testing on Monday! Be sure students get plenty of rest, have everything necessary for their success (glasses, snacks, etc.), and arrive to school on time!
Today is the deadline for Field Day t-shirt orders and tomorrow is the last FSA testing day for 3rd grade (with make up testing continuing the rest of the week).
Quick reminders: Music in Our Community Concert tomorrow night, no school on Monday, and Field Day shirt orders are due on Tuesday! Have a great weekend!
Third grade students will begin FSA testing on Monday! Please ensure that students are well-rested, at school early, and have everything necessary for their success (glasses, snacks, etc.).
Fifth grade teachers Sandra Carawan and Erin Sanders, as well as fourth grade teacher Heather Class have been recognized by the Department of Education as being some of the most high impact teachers for the state of Florida!
Daddy Daughter Dance is tonight from 6:00-8:00! For $5, the Lady Bulldog Salon will be open from 4:00-5:30 in the library for our little ladies to get ready!
Be sure to check folders and backpacks for 3rd 9 week report cards that are scheduled to be sent home today!
Please remember that Friday is an early release day with dismissal beginning at 12:45.
Be sure to dress your best tomorrow for spring and class pictures!
The Book Fair is open now from 8:00-2:45 until Monday the 26th. It will also be open during AR tomorrow from 3:15-6:00 PM for afternoon shoppers.
This week is National FFA Week! Dress-up days are as follows: Wed- Blue and Gold or Western Day, Thurs- John Deere Green, Fri- Farmer Day.
School resumes for students on January 9. Happy New Year!
Remember that report cards for the first 9 week grading period will be going home on Thursday, October 26th. Please check your child's backpack, and contact teachers if you have any questions.