June 28 2019 : Report Cards, School Supplies, Safe & Happy Summer!

Spotlight on Learning

Our retirees are jumping for joy!  We wish them all the best in this next chapter of their lives.  
Wishing all our wonderful families a safe and happy summer.  See you in September!

Report Cards
All Report Cards will again be accessed digitally through Parent Portal. PLEASE take the time to read your child’s report card. Access to 2018/2019 report cards is only available until July 31. If you’d like a copy to keep for your family please print one before the end of July.

Pre-Order 2019-2020 School Supplies
BES and Bow Valley Basics are working together to offer you great savings and convenience for your child’s school supplies! This is an optional program. To place an order please visit www.bvbasics.net or visit Bow Valley Basics in person by JULY 31 to take advantage of the pre-order pricing. Orders received after July 31 will be subject to a handling fee. No orders or payments will be taken at the school. Please click here for more information and the supply list for each grade.

Back to School Information
First day back to school for Grades 1 - 8 is Tuesday, September 3!  School hours remain the same: 8:30-3:05. The first bell rings at 8:25.  Parents may login to Powerschool to see the name of your child’s teacher after August 30, 2019.  Additional details will be emailed at the end of August and this information will also be available on the BES website.  The school office will reopen on August 27.

News from the Office
Parent Portal: Parents please ensure you can log on to Parent Portal. Look for the PowerSchool Parent Portal link on our school website. This is where you will access daily updates on your student’s marks and attendance, pay school fees and more. Report cards are also shared with you through Parent Portal - no paper copies are sent home. Please contact the school office if you are not able to login.

Right from the Start
Right from the Start supports mental health in schools, with families, and within the community. Wellness Mentors and Success Coaches are in Banff Elementary School.Our doors are always open. For more information please visit the RFTS Facebook page and please have a look at our June newsletter: https://conta.cc/2Nd12e0.
Check out AND SHARE the Food Waste Education video created by three BES students: https://youtu.be/MzfMQVI6pvc.
Learn more about RFTS here: https://bes.crps.ca/Right%20From%20the%20Start.php
And do have a wonderful summer, full of wellness and growth.

Settlement Services
Settlement Services provides Permanent Residents of Canada, Live-In Caregivers and Refugees with the support they need to settle in the Bow Valley. Please click here for the Settlement Services Newsletter. More information about Settlement Services and a calendar of events is available at: www.banff.ca/settlement or follow on Facebook:  www.facebook.com/settlement.services.in.the.bow.valley.

Please see the school website at http://bes.crps.ca/ for additional information including AB Education Online Learning programs, updated calendar, stories and student work! Emails are also archived on the front page under E-NEWS. Please like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

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