Friday, October 11, 2019

BAUER BITS 10/11/19

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THESE UPCOMING EVENTS:

OCTOBER 18 - Early Release Day - dismissal at 12:15 pm.  Wear your gray Bauer T-shirt.  Bauer Family Groups at 9:05 am.
OCTOBER 23 - 2nd Grade Field Trip
OCTOBER 24 - Picture Retake Day - am only/BPC Skating Party at Tarry Hall (6:00-8:00 pm)
The cost is $5 to skate and $2 for skate rental.
OCTOBER 29 - Turkey Trot
OCTOBER 31 - Classroom parties - Please pick costumes that are appropriate and safe for elementary schools.




                                        SHOUT OUTS TO GOLD SPONSORS







IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
WHAT IS THE EARLIEST TIME THAT I CAN BRING MY STUDENT TO SCHOOL?
Supervision begins at 8:35 am.  That is the earliest time you may bring your child to school unless you are signed up with the Eagle's Nest Daycare program.  Thank you for your support!



VOLUNTEER BACKGROUND CHECKS
If you plan to help in a classroom or attend a field trip, you must complete a Volunteer Background Check.  Please click on Volunteer Background Check to do so.  Thanks!

FROM BPC

We have the opportunity to develop a male role model program so dads, grandfathers, brothers, etc. have the chance to positively impact our students and their friends in the school setting. We are seeking your feedback on what you think would be beneficial ways that these men can come along Bauer faculty and staff to support, encourage, and teach our children. Please take a few minutes to fill out this survey with one response per household by Friday, October 25. Thank you!


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
These activities and promotions are NOT sponsored by Hudsonville Public Schools. Activities and promotions are listed as a service to the Hudsonville Public School community.
Feeding America West Michigan Mobile Food Distribution
Hager Park Church
Saturday, October 12, 2019
10:00 am to Noon

Hager Park Church is partnering with Feeding America West Michigan to provide a Mobile Food
Distribution. The food distribution will take place at Hager Park Church’s parking lot, located at 2635 Bauer Road in Jenison. Sign-in is required, although the food is FREE to anyone that needs it. There will be a large assortment of food, consisting of fresh seasonal produce and other high-quality grocery items.

Fall Fest
Jamestown Harbor Church will be hosting a Fall Fest for the community on Saturday, October 26, from 1-3 pm at Jamestown Lower Elementary School.  The event will include carnival games, face painting, costume contest, cake walk, family photo booth, snacks and drinks, and of course lots of candy!  We'd invite you to join us for this free family event!





Remember to check us out:  
Facebook:  /BauerElementary  
Twitter:  @BauerElementary
#FireUpGoEagles

Friday, October 4, 2019

BAUER BITS 10/4/19

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THESE UPCOMING EVENTS:

OCTOBER 8 - MARCO'S PIZZA NIGHT (Marco's will donate a percentage of sales for that day back to Bauer!  Don't forget to mention your classroom teacher!  The class with the most sales will win a pizza party! Check out the flyer and coupons below.)
OCTOBER 10 - Walk-a-thon Assembly
OCTOBER 11 - Popcorn Day and Spirit Day - Wear your favorite College Team shirt!
OCTOBER 18 - Early Release Day - dismissal at 12:15 pm.  Wear your gray Bauer T-shirt.  Bauer Family Groups.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
WHAT IS THE EARLIEST TIME THAT I CAN BRING MY STUDENT TO SCHOOL?
Supervision begins at 8:35 am.  That is the earliest time you may bring your child to school unless you are signed up with the Eagle's Nest Daycare program.  Thank you for your support!

POPCORN DAYS
Our next batch of popcorn has been purchased through Pop Ity Popcorn Company.  The oil that is used to pop the popcorn contains Red Dye 40.  Please inform the office if your child is not able to have this.  Thanks!

GIRLS ON THE RUN
The GOTR spring program is looking for volunteers to help coach.  The lesson plans are provided and you don't need to be a runner!  Let Mrs. Opple know if you are interested or have questions.  Thank you!

BOX TOPS
Keep turning in your BOX TOPS!  October 10 is the cutoff for this first batch.

ArtPrize art project help and donations! Can you help us?
We are looking for people who are willing to donate time and materials for our students' upcoming 2020 ArtPrize entry. In 2017, Hudsonville Public Schools' students won their category and we are entering again next year! If you or someone you know would be willing to donate wooden boards to our school.... we need 1X4 and 2x4 primed or unprimed boards. We also need someone to cut these boards down to 6 inch lengths. Each student at our school in grades K-5 will be creating artwork on their own board which will be joined together with our other K-12 Hudsonville Public Schools student artworks!

If you can donate boards or cut boards for us (we need 430+ pieces for our school alone), please email Jessica Seitz (one of our art teachers) at jseitz@hpseagles.net . Thanks so much!

VOLUNTEER BACKGROUND CHECKS
If you plan to help in a classroom or attend a field trip, you must complete a Volunteer Background Check.  Please click on Volunteer Background Check to do so.  Thanks!

HUDSONVILLE TURKEY TROT 2019
SIGN UP ONLINE:  https://bit.ly/2QvvmOW
Go to the link above.  Move to the lower part of the page and click on ‘Turkey Trot’.

  • Race location:  Eagle Stadium on the Baldwin MS Campus.
  • Race Date:  October 29, 2019
  • Race Time:  Races begin at 5:00 PM.  Gates open at 4:30 PM.
  • Race Information: The Turkey Trot is designed for elementary school children but we will have one additional race for grades 6-12.
  • Entry Fee:  $6.00 Per Person
  • Prizes: Turkeys, Apple Cider and Pumpkins.
  • Individual Race Groups: PK-2nd Less than ¼ mile.  Grades 3-5 Less than a mile.  Grades 6-12 less than a mile. If your child needs special accommodations, please let your PE Teacher know.
  • Entry Deadline:  Monday, October 9, 2019
  • Late Registration:  On race day, late registration and additional shirts will be available at the late registration table near the stadium entrance. 

Severe Weather:  In the case of severe weather and cancellation, the Turkey Trot will not be rescheduled.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
These activities and promotions are NOT sponsored by Hudsonville Public Schools. Activities and promotions are listed as a service to the Hudsonville Public School community.
Feeding America West Michigan Mobile Food Distribution
Hager Park Church
Saturday, October 12, 2019
10:00 am to Noon

Hager Park Church is partnering with Feeding America West Michigan to provide a Mobile Food
Distribution. The food distribution will take place at Hager Park Church’s parking lot, located at 2635 Bauer Road in Jenison. Sign-in is required, although the food is FREE to anyone that needs it. There will be a large assortment of food, consisting of fresh seasonal produce and other high-quality grocery items.

Fall Fest
Jamestown Harbor Church will be hosting a Fall Fest for the community on Saturday, October 26, from 1-3 pm at Jamestown Lower Elementary School.  The event will include carnival games, face painting, costume contest, cake walk, family photo booth, snacks and drinks, and of course lots of candy!  We'd invite you to join us for this free family event!




Remember to check us out:  
Facebook:  /BauerElementary  
Twitter:  @BauerElementary
#FireUpGoEagles

Friday, September 27, 2019

BAUER BITS 9/27/19

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THESE UPCOMING EVENTS:

OCTOBER 1 - Fire Safety for PK/K and 4th Grade.  Friendly reminder to check your smoke detectors and make sure you have a fire exit plan. 

OCTOBER 8 - MARCO'S PIZZA NIGHT (Marco's will donate a percentage of sales for that day back to Bauer!  Don't forget to mention your classroom teacher!  The class with the most sales will win a pizza party!)
OCTOBER 10 - Walk-a-thon Assembly
OCTOBER 11 - Popcorn Day and Spirit Day - Wear your favorite College Team shirt!

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

ArtPrize art project help and donations! Can you help us?

We are looking for people who are willing to donate time and materials for our students' upcoming 2020 ArtPrize entry. In 2017, Hudsonville Public Schools' students won their category and we are entering again next year! If you or someone you know would be willing to donate wooden boards to our school.... we need 1X4 and 2x4 primed or unprimed boards. We also need someone to cut these boards down to 6 inch lengths. Each student at our school in grades K-5 will be creating artwork on their own board which will be joined together with our other K-12 Hudsonville Public Schools student artworks!

If you can donate boards or cut boards for us (we need 430+ pieces for our school alone), please email Jessica Seitz (one of our art teachers) at jseitz@hpseagles.net . Thanks so much!

CULVER'S NIGHT UPDATE
It was a fun and yummy way to raise $900.00!  Thank you for your support and thank you to Culver's for allowing Bauer to take over the restaurant!

VOLUNTEER BACKGROUND CHECKS
If you plan to help in a classroom or attend a field trip, you must complete a Volunteer Background Check.  Please click on Volunteer Background Check to do so.  Thanks!

HUDSONVILLE TURKEY TROT 2019
SIGN UP ONLINE:  https://bit.ly/2QvvmOW
Go to the link above.  Move to the lower part of the page and click on ‘Turkey Trot’.

  • Race location:  Eagle Stadium on the Baldwin MS Campus.
  • Race Date:  October 29, 2019
  • Race Time:  Races begin at 5:00 PM.  Gates open at 4:30 PM.

  • Race Information: The Turkey Trot is designed for elementary school children but we will have one additional race for grades 6-12.
  • Entry Fee:  $6.00 Per Person
  • Prizes: Turkeys, Apple Cider and Pumpkins.
  • Individual Race Groups: PK-2nd Less than ¼ mile.  Grades 3-5 Less than a mile.  Grades 6-12 less than a mile. If your child needs special accommodations, please let your PE Teacher know.
  • Entry Deadline:  Monday, October 9, 2019
  • Late Registration:  On race day, late registration and additional shirts will be available at the late registration table near the stadium entrance. 

Severe Weather:  In the case of severe weather and cancellation, the Turkey Trot will not be rescheduled.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
These activities and promotions are NOT sponsored by Hudsonville Public Schools. Activities and promotions are listed as a service to the Hudsonville Public School community.
Feeding America West Michigan Mobile Food Distribution
Hager Park Church
Saturday, October 12, 2019
10:00 am to Noon

Hager Park Church is partnering with Feeding America West Michigan to provide a Mobile Food
Distribution. The food distribution will take place at Hager Park Church’s parking lot, located at 2635 Bauer Road in Jenison. Sign-in is required, although the food is FREE to anyone that needs it. There will be a large assortment of food, consisting of fresh seasonal produce and other high-quality grocery items.

Remember to check us out:  
Facebook:  /BauerElementary  
Twitter:  @BauerElementary
#FireUpGoEagles

Friday, September 20, 2019

BAUER BITS 9/20/19

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THESE UPCOMING EVENTS:

HOMECOMING WEEK SPIRIT DAYS:
SEPTEMBER 23 - Jet Lag Monday/wear comfy clothes
SEPTEMBER 24 - Tropical Tuesday/wear tropical attire and Culver's Night.  Bauer Staff will be at Culver's ready to serve you...Please stop by and have dinner or dessert!  Thank you Culver's for supporting Bauer Elementary!  Dr. VanderJagt will be at Bauer from 6:30-7:30 pm to answer questions regarding the Bond Proposal.
SEPTEMBER 25 - Wild Colors Wednesday/wear wild colors
SEPTEMBER 26 - Tourist Thursday/wear travel attire
SEPTEMBER 27 - Fly Home Friday/wear Eagle Pride, HHS Pep Assembly at Bauer, and WALK-A-THON (make sure to wear appropriate shoes for walking)! 
Walking times:
PK/K & 3rd - 8:45 - 9:45 am 
1st & 4th - 9:45 - 10:45 am
2nd & 5th - 10:45 - 11:45 am
OCTOBER 1 - Fire Safety for PK/K and 4th Grade.  Friendly reminder to check your smoke detectors and make sure you have a fire exit plan.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
An update from BPC:
WALK-A-Thon is ONE WEEK AWAY:

  • We have 52% of students registered online and have already raised $13,837.00 (92.25% of our goal). WE CAN DO THIS BAUER!!! 
  • Blowing out our $15,000 goal means more money benefitting our kids this academic year and allows the BPC to consider teacher’s special grant requests to fund learning enrichment programs for classrooms.
  • We have received donations from supporters in 113 cities and 22 states.
  • We have 8 Classrooms that have already met their goal, 6 that are just $300 (or less) from their goal, 17 superstars (students that have raised $200) and 57 students students eligible to throw whip cream at Principal Meersma at the assembly ($100 raised).
  • Corporate sponsors have donated at record levels. We have some really cool prizes for the top 10 fundraisers, 3 top classrooms, and great raffle prizes.  Stop by the bulletin board in school to take a peek!

Be sure to register your children online*

https://www.getmovinfundhub.com/login. It's free, easy, and fast to register! For School Identifier use 5d31d162a753e

Note: If your child is done raising money and you are not entering online, you may turn in your envelopes now. Thank you!

VOLUNTEER BACKGROUND CHECKS
If you plan to help in a classroom or attend a field trip, you must complete a Volunteer Background Check.  Please click on Volunteer Background Check to do so.  Thanks!

HUDSONVILLE TURKEY TROT 2019

SIGN UP ONLINE:  https://bit.ly/2QvvmOW
Go to the link above.  Move to the lower part of the page and click on ‘Turkey Trot’.


  • Race location:  Eagle Stadium on the Baldwin MS Campus.
  • Race Date:  October 29, 2019
  • Race Time:  Races begin at 5:00 PM.  Gates open at 4:30 PM.


  • Race Information: The Turkey Trot is designed for elementary school children but we will have one additional race for grades 6-12.
  • Entry Fee:  $6.00 Per Person
  • Prizes: Turkeys, Apple Cider and Pumpkins.
  • Individual Race Groups: PK-2nd Less than ¼ mile.  Grades 3-5 Less than a mile.  Grades 6-12 less than a mile. If your child needs special accommodations, please let your PE Teacher know.
  • Entry Deadline:  Monday, October 9, 2019
  • Late Registration:  On race day, late registration and additional shirts will be available at the late registration table near the stadium entrance. 

Severe Weather:  In the case of severe weather and cancellation, the Turkey Trot will not be rescheduled.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
These activities and promotions are NOT sponsored by Hudsonville Public Schools. Activities and promotions are listed as a service to the Hudsonville Public School community.
Feeding America West Michigan Mobile Food Distribution
Hager Park Church
Saturday, October 12, 2019
10:00 am to Noon

Hager Park Church is partnering with Feeding America West Michigan to provide a Mobile Food
Distribution. The food distribution will take place at Hager Park Church’s parking lot, located at 2635 Bauer Road in Jenison. Sign-in is required, although the food is FREE to anyone that needs it. There will be a large assortment of food, consisting of fresh seasonal produce and other high-quality grocery items.

Remember to check us out:  
Facebook:  /BauerElementary  
Twitter:  @BauerElementary
#FireUpGoEagles

Friday, September 13, 2019

BAUER BITS 9/13/19

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THESE UPCOMING EVENTS:

SEPTEMBER 18 - Picture Day 

SEPTEMBER 20 - Early Release Day (Elementary Dismissal 12:15 pm), Students wear their Bauer shirt.  (PreK and K students will receive their shirt that day.)

HOMECOMING WEEK SPIRIT DAYS:
SEPTEMBER 23 - Jet Lag Monday/wear comfy clothes
SEPTEMBER 24 - Tropical Tuesday/wear tropical attire
SEPTEMBER 25 - Wild Colors Wednesday/wear wild colors
SEPTEMBER 26 - Tourist Thursday/wear travel attire
SEPTEMBER 27 - Fly Home Friday/wear Eagle Pride

SEPTEMBER 27 - HHS Pep Assembly at Bauer and WALK-A-THON (make sure to wear appropriate shoes for walking)! 
Walking times:
PK/K & 3rd - 8:45 - 9:45 am 
1st & 4th - 9:45 - 10:45 am
2nd & 5th - 10:45 - 11:45 am

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

A note from our BPC:
Walk-a-thon is TWO WEEKS AWAY:

  • We have 39% of students registered online and have already raised $10,027.00 (67% of our goal).  If you registered, it is fun to log in and watch the incredible support for our school. We would love to see 100% registration online, even if you are using donation envelopes to fundraise.
  • We have received donations from supporters in 92 cities and 20 states.
  • We have 6 Classrooms that have already met their goal, 13 superstars (students that have raised $200) and 39 students students eligible to throw whip cream at Principal Meersma ($100 raised).
  • This is our primary fundraiser and the Parent Club strives to use all money raised during the same school year.  This means that the money raised by your children directly benefits your children. We use a large portion of proceeds to fund the 5th Grade Celebration so, let’s get those 5th graders registered and fundraising!
  • We have some really cool prizes to raffle off this year and top classrooms will receive prizes for the entire classroom and the teachers.  Stop by the bulletin board in school to check them out.

Be sure to register your children online*

https://www.getmovinfundhub.com/login. It's free, easy, and fast to register! For School Identifier use 5d31d162a753e

*You aren’t limited to just online donations, we will also take them in the envelopes sent home with your children last week. Whichever is convenient for you and your family. Most families are using a combination of both.

Parent Club Reminders
*Please send in your gold volunteer form if you haven't already!
*Volunteer opportunities and Parent Club updates will also be shared in our Facebook Group. Please follow the link https://www.facebook.com/groups/bauerelementary and hit Join.
*If you are interested in being a Parent Rep this year, please sign-up here: http://bit.ly/2MDtKnj


VOLUNTEER BACKGROUND CHECKS
If you plan to help in a classroom or attend a field trip, you must complete a Volunteer Background Check.  Please click on Volunteer Background Check to do so.  Thanks!

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
These activities and promotions are NOT sponsored by Hudsonville Public Schools. Activities and promotions are listed as a service to the Hudsonville Public School community.
Feeding America West Michigan Mobile Food Distribution
Hager Park Church
Saturday, October 12, 2019
10:00 am to Noon

Hager Park Church is partnering with Feeding America West Michigan to provide a Mobile Food
Distribution. The food distribution will take place at Hager Park Church’s parking lot, located at 2635 Bauer Road in Jenison. Sign-in is required, although the food is FREE to anyone that needs it. There will be a large assortment of food, consisting of fresh seasonal produce and other high-quality grocery items.









Friday, September 6, 2019

BAUER BITS 9/6/19

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THESE UPCOMING EVENTS:

SEPTEMBER 10 - Bauer Parent Club Meeting at 7:00 pm in Bauer's Library

SEPTEMBER 13 - Popcorn Day and Spirit Day - Wear Maize/Blue!

SEPTEMBER 18 - Picture Day (Packets coming home today)

SEPTEMBER 20 - Early Release Day (Elementary Dismissal 12:15 pm), Students wear their Bauer shirt.  (PreK and K students will receive their shirt that day.  New students will receive their shirts Monday!)

HOMECOMING WEEK SPIRIT DAYS:
SEPTEMBER 23 - Jet Lag Monday/wear comfy clothes
SEPTEMBER 24 - Tropical Tuesday/wear tropical attire
SEPTEMBER 25 - Wild Colors Wednesday/wear wild colors
SEPTEMBER 26 - Tourist Thursday/wear travel attire
SEPTEMBER 27 - Fly Home Friday/wear Eagle Pride

SEPTEMBER 27 - HHS Pep Assembly at Bauer and WALK-A-THON (make sure to wear appropriate shoes for walking)! 
Walking times:
PK/K & 3rd - 8:45 - 9:45 am 
1st & 4th - 9:45 - 10:45 am
2nd & 5th - 10:45 - 11:45 am

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

It is Walk-a-thon season and we have never been so excited!  
This year we rolled out our new online fundraising platform and it is so fun to see donations come in from across the country.  Here are few cool facts:

· We have 22% of students registered online and have already raised $4,230.  If you registered, it is fun to log in and watch the incredible support for our school. 
· We have received donations from supporters in 52 cities and 16 states.
· This is our primary fundraiser and the Parent Club strives to use all money raised during the same school year.  This means that the money raised by your children directly benefits your children.
· We have some really cool prizes to raffle off this year and top classrooms will receive prizes for the entire classroom and the teachers.  Stop by the bulletin board in school to check them out.

Be sure to register your children online*

https://www.getmovinfundhub.com/login. It's free, easy, and fast to register! 
For School Identifier use 5d31d162a753e


*You aren’t limited to just online donations, we will also take them in the envelopes sent home with your children last week. Whichever is convenient for you and your family. Most families are using a combination of both.
Thank you for your support!

Parent Club Reminders
*Please send in your gold volunteer form if you haven't already!
*Volunteer opportunities and Parent Club updates will also be shared in our Facebook Group. Please follow the link https://www.facebook.com/groups/bauerelementary and hit Join.
*If you are interested in being a Parent Rep this year, please sign-up here: http://bit.ly/2MDtKnj

END OF THE DAY/BUS REMINDERS TO HELP KEEP STUDENTS SAFE
All students that are assigned a bus must ride that bus.  Students are not allowed to switch buses to ride home with another student.  If you would like to pick up your student, please inform the office before 3:15 pm.  ALL parent pick ups will be dismissed through the SOUTH exit door.

MORNING DROP OFF
This is located at the front of the building (south end).  Students may exit and walk to the front doors where staff will be to assist them to the playground.  Please do not drop students off before 8:35 am.

VOLUNTEER BACKGROUND CHECKS
If you plan to help in a classroom or attend a field trip, you must complete a Volunteer Background Check.  Please click on Volunteer Background Check to do so.  Thanks!

MEDICAL NEEDS
If you have not done so already, please communicate with the office or classroom teacher any medical needs that your student may have.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
These activities and promotions are NOT sponsored by Hudsonville Public Schools. Activities and promotions are listed as a service to the Hudsonville Public School community.
Feeding America West Michigan Mobile Food Distribution
Hager Park Church
Saturday, October 12, 2019
10:00 am to Noon

Hager Park Church is partnering with Feeding America West Michigan to provide a Mobile Food
Distribution. The food distribution will take place at Hager Park Church’s parking lot, located at 2635 Bauer Road in Jenison. Sign-in is required, although the food is FREE to anyone that needs it. There will be a large assortment of food, consisting of fresh seasonal produce and other high-quality grocery items.