Newsletter - BITS & PIECES

November 17, 2023

Shoeboxes:  If your child is preparing a shoebox, please make sure it is brought to the school by Friday morning, November 17.

Grandparents Brunch:  We will be having a Grandparents’ Brunch on Friday, November 17, beginning at 10:30 am.  This is a special time for our students to spend with their grandparents. Our students will be performing for their grandparents and sharing a delicious brunch.

Thanksgiving Break:  School will be closed next week for Thanksgiving Break.  We wish everyone a very safe and happy Thanksgiving!

Student Council Meeting:  The Student Council will meet on Wednesday, November 29, from 3:30-4:15 pm. 

Mitten Tree:  The Student Council has decided to do a community service project for our local women’s shelter.  We will be collecting both adult and children’s mittens from now until December 6.  Mittens will be stored in each classroom until December 6 when they will be displayed on a tree. 

Fruit Sale:  We will be selling FL Navel Oranges, FL Ruby-Red Grapefruit, and Oregon Pears on Sunday, December 10, from 10-2.     To place an order call 304-264-5975 or email Kim Harris ( by Sunday, November 19.

Dress Down Days:  Each Friday is a Dress Down Day.  Students do not need to wear uniform clothing on Fridays.  Please remember to comply with the handbook dress code.

Fridays:  On Fridays there is no one in the office.  If you need to reach your child’s teacher, please reach out to them directly.

Excused Absences:  Please remember that if your child was absent and it is an excusable absence, then you need to either email Kim Harris ( or send in a note with your child so that Kim knows to excuse the absence.                                 

Current Events:

November 17            - Shoeboxes are Due for Operation Christmas Child

November 17            - Grandparents’ Brunch, 10:30 am

November 20-24       - Thanksgiving Break, No School

November 29             - Student Council Meeting, 3:30-4:15 pm

December   4             - Lego Club, 3:30-4:15 pm

December 10             - Fruit Sale, 10 am – 2pm

December 11             - Stamp Club, 3:30-4:15 pm

December 17             - Drive Thru Bethlehem, 4:30-7:15 pm

December 19             - 2nd Quarter Ends

December 20-Jan. 2  - Christmas Vacation, No School

January     3              - School Resumes

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