News & NotesMAP Growth Test
2nd Grade and 5th Grade students will be taking the MAP Growth Test in Reading and Math during the dates of December 3-14. Your children's teachers will communicate their exact testing dates within this time frame to you. This testing is used to measure student growth in the areas of reading and math as well as provide information about academic placement.
As you shop this season please consider linking your current Amazon account to Amazon Smile and choosing our school as your charity. Amazon will donate a percentage of your purchase to our school. Thanks for helping our school!
The Bell's Crossing PTA is excited to begin using the online platform, MemberHub, to communicate with our members. Current PTA members should have received an email from MemberHub with more information. If you have not received the email, then please email firstname.lastname@example.org (and include your name and your student's name). MemberHub also has an online school store where you can purchase Bell’s Crossing Spirit Wear throughout the year now! Make sure to click on the Shop section to check it out and place your order by November 30 in time for delivery before the holidays.
School Incentive Programs
Publix has changed its school incentive program and they will no longer be using keychain cards. To support our school, sign up for the new Publix Partners program through your Publix account. If you don't already have an account, then please go to Publix to sign up and select Bells Crossing Elementary as your Publix Partner school. If you already have a Publix account from using online ordering or digital coupons, then simply log in, click the "Go to My Account" tab under your name, and select Bells Crossing Elementary as your Publix Partner school. Then, enter your phone number each time at checkout and a portion will be donated back to our school! Also, if you shop at Lowes Foods, then please make sure you relink your Lowes Foods rewards card for this school year! You must relink your card at the start of each new school year. Simply go to Lowes Food and click on the Back2Schools/Cart to Class link or stop by their guest services counter in the store.
Volunteers at Schools
ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST RECEIVE DISTRICT APPROVAL PRIOR TO VOLUNTEERING AT ANY SCHOOL/CENTER OR CHAPERONING ANY SCHOOL FIELD TRIP. PLEASE ALLOW UP TO 2-WEEKS FOR THE APPROVAL PROCESS. Please click the link below and follow the process.