Current 4th graders are invited to apply and audition for a role with our Eagle News Network morning news show for the 2021-2022 school year. Applications have been given to teachers to pass to interested students. You may also download the Eagle News Network application with all of the details here. Applications and sample scripts (details on the application) are both due by April 29 to receive an audition spot. Sample scripts may be uploaded to this Script Google Form for Mrs. Madden and Mrs. Ballinger to access prior to audtions. Auditions will be held immediately after school on Tuesday, May 4 and Wednesday, May 5. Our new ENN crew for the 2021-2022 school year will be announced on Friday, May 7 so we can begin training the new crew. We can't wait to see the new faces of our morning news show soon! If you have any questions, you may email Mrs. Madden.
April 29 Virtual ELA Session 1 grades 3-8
April 30 Virtual ELA Session 2 grades 3-8
May 6 Virtual Science grades 4&6
May 7 Virtual Math grades 3-8
May 13 Virtual ELA1 makeup
May 14 Virtual ELA2 makeup
Math 20 Virtual Math Makeup
May 21 Virtual Science Makeup
*Please see the Parent Information Letter for specific information regarding arrival/dismissal procedures and times.
*Students will need their fully charged Chromebook each day of testing. They should also bring a book to read if they finish testing early.
The South Carolina College- and Career-Ready Assessment (SCREADY) program is a statewide assessment in English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics for students in grades 3-8. The South Carolina Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (SCPASS) is a statewide assessment in science that must be administered to students in grades 4 and 6. All students are required to participate in SC READY and SCPASS at the applicable grades with exception of students who qualify to participate in Alternate Assessments.
Virtual Program students in grades 3-5 will attend school IN PERSON to take the SCREADY test for English Language Arts on Thursday, April 29 and Friday, April 30, and SCREADY math test on Friday, May 7. While Virtual Program students are in school facilities for SC READY testing, third through eighth grade students currently attending brick-and-mortar school will participate in eLearning on April 29, April 30, and May 7. It is important that parents prepare now for childcare on these eLearning days. Virtual Program students in grade 4 will attend IN PERSON on Thursday, May 6 to take the SCPASS science test. Brick-and-mortar students in grades 3-8 will attend in-person at school on May 6.
Bell's Crossing's Dollars for Dough Spirit Nights with Papa John's Pizza is happening on Tuesday, April 20 and Wednesday, April 21. For every pickup or delivery order you place, Bell's Crossing will receive 15% of the sales. Simply turn in your receipt to your child's teacher or send a picture of the receipt to BCEspiritnight@gmail.com. View the Dollars for Dough Flyer for more information on participating locations and coupons.
Each year our State Department of Education asks our parents to take a survey. Those results appear on our school’s report card. In the past, it has been just for the 5th grade parents. This year, it is for all our parents. Please take a minute to complete the parent survey by clicking the button below and entering in our school ID number 2301112. The deadline to complete this survey is May 21.
Our Bell's Crossing school counseling department is hosting a virtual career fair for students this May! We are looking to bring career awareness and readiness to our students through finding virtual career fair participants with a wide variety of diverse careers to share with us what they do and answer some questions on video. If you would like to participate, please fill out this Google Form and record a short 5-10 minute video for us (details provided in the Google Form) by Friday, April 23rd. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Stambaugh - Thank you for considering this opportunity.
If you are changing your child's mode of transportation next school year to bus in morning or afternoon, please fill out this bus transportation request form and return it to the school as soon as possible. Hard copies are being sent home with fifth graders; once returned, those will be forwarded to the appropriate Greenville County middle school. Students attending a private or charter school, or an elementary school other than their homebased school do not have to fill this out and return it. Transportation is not provided for those students. Final deadline is July 15 if you want your child to ride the bus to and/or from school next school year. Thank you.
Please mark your calendars for the following spring testing dates for our in-person and virtual students. All testing will take place at school.
April 29 - 3-5 Virtual Students - ELA Day 1 (grades 3-5 In-Person Students will participate in eLearning today)
April 30 - 3-5 Virtual Students - ELA Day 2 (grades 3-5 In-Person Students will participate in eLearning today)
May 4 - 3rd Grade In-Person Students - ELA Day 1
May 5 - 3rd Grade In-Person Students - ELA Day 2
May 6 - Grade 4 Virtual Students - Science
May 7 - 3-5 Virtual Students - Math (grades 3-5 In-Person Students will participate in eLearning today)
May 11 - Grades 4-5 In-Person Students - ELA Day 1
May 12 - Grades 4-5 In-Person Students - ELA Day 2
May 18 - Grades 3-5 In-Person Students - Math
May 19 - 4th Grade In-Person Students - Science
Want to give your child a special birthday shout out? Have they reached a special goal or achieved an accomplishment that you want to celebrate? Purchase a Thumbs Up Thursday Shout Out for $1 and we will give a Thumbs Up shout out to your child on our morning news show for the entire school to hear! This year, shout outs will be announced on Thursdays. If your child misses the announcement, or you want to view it, you can find news episodes on our ENN website to watch online. Complete the Thumbs Up Thursday Shout Out Google Form to purchase a shout out and send the $1 payment to the office in an envelope labeled ENN Shout Out. Both the form and the payment must be received 48 hours prior to the shout out date selected to air since we are recording our news shows in advance this year due to scheduling.