Monday, September 14, 2015

Keystone Elementary September Newsletter

September Newsletter

Early Dismissal
Wednesday, September 16 – 1:00 dismiss for teacher professional development
No School
Monday, September 21- teacher professional development

Benton Community students will be celebrating the 50th Golden Anniversary of Benton Community this week.  Keystone students will be attending the parade and pep rally in Van Horne on Friday, September 18th.  We will leave Keystone at 1:00 p.m. and return by the end of the school day.  If there is going to be a change in your child’s routine on Friday please send a note/email/call PRIOR to Friday. There will not be anyone in the office at Keystone to take messages!!  Thank you!

BCPTO Meetings:   
PTO meetings are held the first Monday evening of the month.  The next meeting is Monday, October 5th in Norway at 6:30 p.m.

Bobcat Dash
The 4th Annual Bobcat Dash will be held on Saturday, September 26 starting at 10 a.m. at the Van Horne Recreation Complex on the west side of town. Registration material is due back to school on Wednesday, September 16th.

Absenteeism Policy/Notes from Home
If your child is unable to attend school for ANY reason, you are required to call the school by 9:00 a.m.  Please make sure to call/email or send a note with your child if there is going to be any change in their routine.  If we do not receive any correspondence we will automatically follow the normal routine.  Please keep us informed!
Office email- Candi Benesh-

Alzheimer Walk:    
The Keystone Elementary, along with residents of the Keystone Care Center, will participate in a walk on September 22nd at 2 pm. for The Alzheimer’s Association. Students are asked to bring loose change this week to donate.  Every student that brings change receives an opportunity to vote for their favorite teacher to complete a “crazy or gross” challenge! 

Bloomsbury Farm:
BCPTO has generously paid for Keystone students to take a field trip to Bloomsbury Farm.  K-3 students will be going on Friday, Oct. 2nd and Preschool AM/PM 4 year olds on Friday, Oct. 9th.  More information will be sent home at a later date.  Thank you PTO!!

***This may be the only paper copy of the monthly newsletter you receive.  Please, check out the Keystone announcements at, click on Our Schools at the top and then Keystone Elementary.  The announcements link will then be on the right side of the page.  You can also subscribe to the announcements page and receive an email anytime something new is added!!  If you do not have access to the internet, contact Candi in the school office to sign up for paper copies.  Thank you!

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