Thursday, March 12, 2020

BAUER BITS 3/13/20

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THESE UPCOMING EVENTS:
MARCH 16 - 20 - BAND AID DRIVE
MARCH 17 - Wear Green Day
MARCH 20 - Wear Silly Socks for World Down Syndrome Day
MARCH 30 - Wear lots of colors Day
MARCH 31 - Wear Wild about Reading Shirt or animal print and Reading Night Safari 6:30-8:00pm at Bauer!
APRIL 1 - Dress like a Tourist Day
APRIL 2 - Wear Comfy Clothes Day
APRIL 3 - 10 - Spring Break... School resumes on April 13
*Please check out the March is Reading Month Calendar for additional activities.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
MARCH IS READING MONTH
We still need your help!   To prepare for our reading night in March, we need A LOT of empty toilet paper rolls. Please continue to send them in with your child anytime between now and March 26. Thank you!! 



WATCHDOGS UPDATE
Our WatchDOGS kick-off was a success! If you are a Father/Father-Figure of a Bauer student, then we want you to be involved. There is a sign-up for the remaining WatchDOGS days for the 2019-20 academic year. If you are interested, please sign-up for a day! You will also need to fill out a volunteer background check (see below) with HPS if you have not already done so for the year.
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409054DA4A92EA0FE3-watchdogs

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!

STUDENT ILLNESS
A child should be fever free for 24 hours without medicine before returning to school.  In addition to fever, if a student has been affected by vomiting or diarrhea, those symptoms may return so 24 hours after onset is the best way to avoid additional issues. We have students at Bauer with low immunity so we appreciate all your help with this.

HPS International Celebration
Please join the Hudsonville EL (English Learners) Department for an international celebration on Friday, April 17 at 5:30 pm in the Hudsonville Freshman Campus Cafeteria.  There will be a showcase of food, music, clothing, dances, and more from a variety of cultures. Your entire family is welcome to attend and we invite you to participate and represent your culture. 
We will celebrate the food from different cultures. If you would like to prepare or purchase food, please tell us what food you would like to bring by filling out the form through the attached link. You do not have to bring food in order to attend the celebration. 
We also hope to have some students and families share songs, poems, and/or dances from different cultures. If you would like to participate in this way, you can also indicate it through the link below.  Whether you come just to watch and/or enjoy the food or come to represent your heritage, we hope to see you there! 
Please reply using the link below by Wednesday, April 1. If you have any questions, please contact Rachel Manzer rmanzer@hpseages.net (high school EL teacher) or Victoria Cooley  vcooley@hpseagles.net (ECC, K-8 EL teacher). Click this link to indicate your interest-bit.ly/HPSInternationalCelebration

UPCOMING BOWLING EVENT! 
CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION FOR THE GIRLS' EVENT: https://buytickets.at/bauerparentclub/358485

CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION FOR THE BOYS' EVENT: https://buytickets.at/bauerparentclub/356998


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

Friday, March 6, 2020

BAUER BITS 3/6/20

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THESE UPCOMING EVENTS:
MARCH 9 - 5th Grade to visit Baldwin Middle School, Book Fair Week, and Parent Teacher Conferences
MARCH 10 - Bauer Parent Club Meeting 7:00 pm and Jet's Pizza Night!  (Don't forget to mention your classroom teacher to Jet's when ordering that night!)
MARCH 11 - Parent Teacher Conferences
MARCH 13 - Spirit Day/Dress like a PE teacher/Popcorn Day
MARCH 16 - 20 - BAND AID DRIVE
MARCH 17 - Wear Green Day
MARCH 20 - Wear Silly Socks for World Down Syndrome Day
MARCH 30 - Wear lots of colors Day
MARCH 31 - Wear Wild about Reading Shirt or animal print and Reading Night Safari 6:30-8:00pm at Bauer!
APRIL 1 - Dress like a tourist Day
APRIL 2 - Wear Comfy Clothes Day
APRIL 3 - 10 - Spring Break... School resumes on April 13
*Please check out the March is Reading Month Calendar. A paper copy will also be sent home with your student.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
MARCH IS READING MONTH
We still need your help!   To prepare for our reading night in March, we need A LOT of empty toilet paper rolls. Please continue to send them in with your child anytime between now and March 26. Thank you!! 



WATCHDOGS UPDATE
Our WatchDOGS kick-off was a success! If you are a Father/Father-Figure of a Bauer student, then we want you to be involved. There is a sign-up for the remaining WatchDOGS days for the 2019-20 academic year. If you are interested, please sign-up for a day! You will also need to fill out a volunteer background check (see below) with HPS if you have not already done so for the year.
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409054DA4A92EA0FE3-watchdogs

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!

BPC Spring BOGO Book Fair!
  • Our Spring Book Fair is next week! All books are BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE!
  • Students will preview the Book Fair with their classrooms on Monday and Tuesday. Please check backpacks for Wish Lists.
  • Students will have an opportunity to shop with their classrooms during the school day on Wednesday and Thursday. Last call for shopping is Friday morning.
  • Please send cash or check to school with your students, INCLUDING sales tax. Checks should be made payable to Bauer Parent Club.
  • Go CASH-FREE and set up an eWallet: http://bit.ly/2voKM1r. Watch this video to see how: http://bit.ly/3at5pbl.
  • Parents can also shop during our conference nights, Monday and Wednesday, 4:30-8:00pm, pending volunteer availability.
  • Look up Wish List books and shop online at http://bit.ly/2CO06EZ or download the Scholastic app: http://bit.ly/2XeSkxe.
  • NEW! Pick up a donation slip to support our classroom libraries! Look for the board in the hallway. Unable to stop by the Book Fair? Email us at bauerparentclub@gmail.com.
  • Proceeds from this Book Fair go directly back into the Bauer library! Thank you for your support!

BOOK FAIR VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED!
  • Monday, March 9: 4 daytime + 3 after school
  • Tuesday, March 10: 2 daytime
  • Wednesday, March 11: 3 after school + 3 evening
  • Thursday, March 12: 1 daytime
THANK YOU to everyone who has already signed up! The book fair is a fun and easy way to lend a hand at Bauer!

STUDENT ILLNESS
A child should be fever free for 24 hours without medicine before returning to school.  In addition to fever, if a student has been affected by vomiting or diarrhea, those symptoms may return so 24 hours after onset is the best way to avoid additional issues. We have students at Bauer with low immunity so we appreciate all your help with this.

HPS International Celebration
Please join the Hudsonville EL (English Learners) Department for an international celebration on Friday, April 17 at 5:30 pm in the Hudsonville Freshman Campus Cafeteria.  There will be a showcase of food, music, clothing, dances, and more from a variety of cultures. Your entire family is welcome to attend and we invite you to participate and represent your culture. 
We will celebrate the food from different cultures. If you would like to prepare or purchase food, please tell us what food you would like to bring by filling out the form through the attached link. You do not have to bring food in order to attend the celebration. 
We also hope to have some students and families share songs, poems, and/or dances from different cultures. If you would like to participate in this way, you can also indicate it through the link below.  Whether you come just to watch and/or enjoy the food or come to represent your heritage, we hope to see you there! 
Please reply using the link below by Wednesday, April 1. If you have any questions, please contact Rachel Manzer rmanzer@hpseages.net (high school EL teacher) or Victoria Cooley  vcooley@hpseagles.net (ECC, K-8 EL teacher). Click this link to indicate your interest-bit.ly/HPSInternationalCelebration

UPCOMING BOWLING EVENT! (Registration information will be included in the next Bauer Bits.)






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

Friday, February 28, 2020

BAUER BITS 2/28/20

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THESE UPCOMING EVENTS:
MARCH 6 - EARLY RELEASE DAY (Dismissal at 12:15 pm)/Students wear their Bauer T-Shirts.
MARCH 9 - 5th Grade to visit Baldwin Middle School
MARCH 13 - Spirit Day/Dress like a PE teacher/Popcorn Day
MARCH 17 - WEAR GREEN!
MARCH 31 - Reading Night Safari!
APRIL 3 - 10 - Spring Break... School resumes on April 13

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
MARCH IS READING MONTH/CONFERENCE APPOINTMENT SHEETS
This year Bauer will be sporting a safari theme for March is Reading Month!  Watch for all the fun details coming to you on March 6, 2020.  
Also, We need your help!   To prepare for our reading night in March, we need A LOT of empty toilet paper rolls. Please send them in with your child anytime between now and March 26. Thank you!! 


WATCHDOGS UPDATE
Our WatchDOGS kick-off was a success! If you are a Father/Father-Figure of a Bauer student, then we want you to be involved. There is a sign-up for the remaining WatchDOGS days for the 2019-20 academic year. If you are interested, please sign-up for a day! You will also need to fill out a volunteer background check (see below) with HPS if you have not already done so for the year.
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409054DA4A92EA0FE3-watchdogs

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!

BOOK FAIR VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED!
  • Monday, March 9: 4 daytime + 3 after school
  • Tuesday, March 10: 2 daytime
  • Wednesday, March 11: 3 after school + 3 evening
  • Thursday, March 12: 1 daytime
THANK YOU to everyone who has already signed up! The book fair is a fun and easy way to lend a hand at Bauer!

STUDENT ILLNESS
A child should be fever free for 24 hours without medicine before returning to school.  In addition to fever, if a student has been affected by vomiting or diarrhea, those symptoms may return so 24 hours after onset is the best way to avoid additional issues. We have students at Bauer with low immunity so we appreciate all your help with this.

HPS International Celebration
Please join the Hudsonville EL (English Learners) Department for an international celebration on Friday, April 17 at 5:30 pm in the Hudsonville Freshman Campus Cafeteria.  There will be a showcase of food, music, clothing, dances, and more from a variety of cultures. Your entire family is welcome to attend and we invite you to participate and represent your culture. 

We will celebrate the food from different cultures. If you would like to prepare or purchase food, please tell us what food you would like to bring by filling out the form through the attached link. You do not have to bring food in order to attend the celebration. 

We also hope to have some students and families share songs, poems, and/or dances from different cultures. If you would like to participate in this way, you can also indicate it through the link below. 

Whether you come just to watch and/or enjoy the food or come to represent your heritage, we hope to see you there! 

Please reply using the link below by Wednesday, April 1. If you have any questions, please contact Rachel Manzer rmanzer@hpseages.net (high school EL teacher) or Victoria Cooley  vcooley@hpseagles.net (ECC, K-8 EL teacher)

Click this link to indicate your interest-bit.ly/HPSInternationalCelebration

UPCOMING BOWLING EVENT!






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.

Borculo Christian School Spring & Summer Kid's Toy and Clothing Sale is being held on Saturday, March 7, 2019 from 9 - noon at the school - 6830 96th Ave, Zeeland.  If you are interested in being a seller, please contact us at bcsclothingsale@borculochrschool.org for more information.  Hope to see you there!

The Heritage Christian School Spring Children's Clothing and Toy Sale will be held on Saturday, March 14, from 9 am - 12:00. Items for sale include infant to teen clothing, outdoor/indoor toys, books, games, shoes and sandals, sports equipment, baby gear, maternity, and more. Delicious baked goods are also for sale! Located in the large gym at Heritage Christian at 6340 Autumn Dr., Hudsonville. Now accepting cash, checks, and credit cards. Hope to see you there!

Remember to check us out:  

Facebook:  /BauerElementary  
Twitter:  @BauerElementary
#FireUpGoEagles

Friday, February 21, 2020

BAUER BITS 2/21/20

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THESE UPCOMING EVENTS:
FEBRUARY 26 - 5th Grade to Symphony at DeVos Hall
FEBRUARY 28 - Popcorn Day and Spirit Day (Pattern Day - wear stripes, polka dots, etc.)
MARCH 6 - EARLY RELEASE DAY (Dismissal at 12:15 pm)/Students wear their Bauer T-Shirts.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
MARCH IS READING MONTH/CONFERENCE APPOINTMENT SHEETS
This year Bauer will be sporting a safari theme for March is Reading Month!  Watch for all the fun details coming to you on March 6, 2020.  

We do have THREE important papers that your student will bring home today:
1. Parent/Teacher Conference Appointment Sheet
2. T-shirt Order Form for March is Reading Month
3. Family Read Aloud Order Form for March is Reading Month

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!


BPC SPRING BOOK FAIR
  • We need volunteers to make our Spring Scholastic Book Fair happen!
  • Dates are March 6 and March 9-13. Daytime and evening time slots are available. 
  • Spring Book Fair proceeds go towards updating the Bauer library and this is an easy way to lend a hand. 
  • Grab a friend and sign up today! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084faca62ba1fc1-volunteers3  
Thanks for your help!

UPCOMING BOWLING EVENT!





From our BPC: Do you love shopping? Do you love it even more at a discount?

Here is an easy way you can help to support your school, and get some great products at even better deals!

Through the whole month of February, Bauer is partnering with B2 outlets- Hudsonville location (formerly Bid2benefit) in their shop2give program. Every time you bring in the attached flier or mention Bauer Elementary at checkout we will receive 15% of your total sales!

This is a great way to get some valentines gifts, spring break clothes, furniture for remodels you are craving during these dull winter months, and much more at a great price that can also greatly benefit our students with an easy fundraiser!

The Hudsonville B2 outlet store is located right around the corner at 5800 Balsam drive. So hurry on in and don’t forget to mention Bauer or bring in the flier that is coming home with your student this week! And don’t forget this special is running the entire month of February!




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.

Borculo Christian School Spring & Summer Kid's Toy and Clothing Sale is being held on Saturday, March 7, 2019 from 9 - noon at the school - 6830 96th Ave, Zeeland.  If you are interested in being a seller, please contact us at bcsclothingsale@borculochrschool.org for more information.  Hope to see you there!

The Heritage Christian School Spring Children's Clothing and Toy Sale will be held on Saturday, March 14, from 9 am - 12:00. Items for sale include infant to teen clothing, outdoor/indoor toys, books, games, shoes and sandals, sports equipment, baby gear, maternity, and more. Delicious baked goods are also for sale! Located in the large gym at Heritage Christian at 6340 Autumn Dr., Hudsonville. Now accepting cash, checks, and credit cards. Hope to see you there!

Remember to check us out:  

Facebook:  /BauerElementary  
Twitter:  @BauerElementary
#FireUpGoEagles

Friday, February 14, 2020

BAUER BITS 2/14/20

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THESE UPCOMING EVENTS:
FEBRUARY 18 - Ottawa County Health Department - Hearing and Vision Retest
FEBRUARY 20 - Watch Dog meeting
FEBRUARY 21 - EARLY RELEASE DAY (Dismissal at 12:15 pm)/Students wear their Bauer T-Shirts.
FEBRUARY 26 - 5th Grade to Symphony at DeVos Hall

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
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!

WATCH DOGS PIZZA NIGHT EVENT
If you haven't already signed up, please join us on Thursday, February 20 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm as we will 
be having our first ‘Dads and Kids’ Pizza Night at our school. You will meet here at the school cafeteria at 
6:00 pm for FREE pizza and drinks. At 6:30pm we will have a presentation about our WATCH D.O.G.S.® 
(Dads Of Great Students) Program. WATCH D.O.G.S.® is an innovative program being used by schools 
across America which helps them to be positively impacted by the committed involvement of fathers and
father-figures in their student’s life. Our goal is to have you spend at least one day this year at the school 
to be a positive male role model and to provide an extra set of eyes and ears.
Dads, granddads, uncles, step-dads and adult brothers . . . this is your chance to have a night out alone 
with your student in a fun atmosphere at school.
In order to get an accurate head count for food, please RSVP by Friday, February 14th

UPCOMING BOWLING EVENT!





From our BPC: Do you love shopping? Do you love it even more at a discount?

Here is an easy way you can help to support your school, and get some great products at even better deals!

Through the whole month of February, Bauer is partnering with B2 outlets- Hudsonville location (formerly Bid2benefit) in their shop2give program. Every time you bring in the attached flier or mention Bauer Elementary at checkout we will receive 15% of your total sales!

This is a great way to get some valentines gifts, spring break clothes, furniture for remodels you are craving during these dull winter months, and much more at a great price that can also greatly benefit our students with an easy fundraiser!

The Hudsonville B2 outlet store is located right around the corner at 5800 Balsam drive. So hurry on in and don’t forget to mention Bauer or bring in the flier that is coming home with your student this week! And don’t forget this special is running the entire month of February!




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.






















Borculo Christian School Spring & Summer Kid's Toy and Clothing Sale is being held on Saturday, March 7, 2019 from 9 - noon at the school - 6830 96th Ave, Zeeland.  If you are interested in being a seller, please contact us at bcsclothingsale@borculochrschool.org for more information.  Hope to see you there!


Remember to check us out:  

Facebook:  /BauerElementary  
Twitter:  @BauerElementary
#FireUpGoEagles

Thursday, January 30, 2020

BAUER BITS 1/30/20

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THESE UPCOMING EVENTS:
FEBRUARY 3 & 4 - NO SCHOOL
FEBRUARY 11 - BPC Marco's Pizza night (Don't forget to mention your classroom teacher's name!)
FEBRUARY 14 - Valentine's Day Parties
FEBRUARY 21 - EARLY RELEASE DAY (Dismissal at 12:15 pm)/Students wear their Bauer T-Shirts.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
Fever Free for 24 hours without Medicine Please
We have been fortunate to have a low amount of illnesses reported at Bauer.  To assist with keeping everyone healthy, please keep students home if they have a fever or are sick.  We ask that students are fever free for 24 hours without medicine before they return to school.  We appreciate your support with this!

AER Newsletter Information ~ January 2020
Hudsonville Public Schools Annual Education Report
The Annual Education Report (AER) is designed to meet state and federal requirements for reporting to parents and communities.  The report provides detailed data on state administered student assessment results, accountability results, teacher qualification information, and the state results for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).


Parents and the community can access AER information for the district and individual schools by clicking 
on the Annual Education Report tab on our website.  If you have any questions regarding the AER information,
please contact your child’s building principal.

KIDS HEART CHALLENGE (JUMP ROPE FOR HEART)
Fundraising for the Kid's Heart Challenge (formerly Jump Rope for Heart) through American Heart Association has begun! Log in here to create a profile for your student so they can join in the fundraising fun! All fundraising envelopes that come home will be due back by February 10, 2020 and our Jump Rope Parties and contests will be held the week of Valentine's Day in PE class! 
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!

STUDENT SERVICES NEWSLETTER
Our district is working hard to provide valuable, FREE resources to HPS families.  Please click on our Student Services monthly newsletter, The SOARce to see what is available.  We hope you will take advantage of these opportunities!

School Improvement Parent Survey 
It is our hope that you will take a minute to complete the School Improvement Parent Survey.  This survey will assist us in improving our schools.  Please read each statement and choose the response that most closely matches your opinion.  Please answer each item honestly.  Your responses will be completely confidential.  Thank you.

The survey window will run from January 24-February 7, 2020.
Please click here to access the Parent Survey.

From our BPC: Do you love shopping? Do you love it even more at a discount?

Here is an easy way you can help to support your school, and get some great products at even better deals!

Through the whole month of February, Bauer is partnering with B2 outlets- Hudsonville location (formerly Bid2benefit) in their shop2give program. Every time you bring in the attached flier or mention Bauer Elementary at checkout we will receive 15% of your total sales!

This is a great way to get some valentines gifts, spring break clothes, furniture for remodels you are craving during these dull winter months, and much more at a great price that can also greatly benefit our students with an easy fundraiser!

The Hudsonville B2 outlet store is located right around the corner at 5800 Balsam drive. So hurry on in and don’t forget to mention Bauer or bring in the flier that is coming home with your student this week! And don’t forget this special is running the entire month of February!







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.





















Hudsonville Youth Girls LacrosseStick Skills at Riley St. Middle School!
Jan- April3rd – 5th Grade 6-7 pm6th – 8th Grade 7-8 pm @ Riley St Middle School
For more information please E-mailHudsonGirlsYouthLax@gmail.com or Text (616) 890-7976
 Follow us on Facebook: Hudsonville Girls Lacrosse
         **THIS OFFERING IS NOT AFFILIATED WITH HUDSONVILLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS**

If able we are asking for $40 if your child would like to attend all 14 sessions.  Feel free to have your child attend at no cost if they would like to try it out.  We do have sticks/goggles.  Will only need a mouthguard.
 SEASON STARTS IN MARCH 2020 COST IS $150
 Parental Volunteers:
WE NEED PARENT PARTICIPATION! There are many places to volunteer your time. Field prep, scheduling, game day set up, team moms, social media communication.
Without your help, the youth program will not be successful.



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