Friday, December 16, 2016

Dear Families,
Each year our thoughtful Bauer Parent Club sponsors a holiday luncheon for our staff.  This year, the luncheon will take place on Monday, December 19, 2016.  The office and lunchroom personnel are organizing the “lunch hour” for students that day to include lunch, song, and story.  We hope this is a special time for both our students and staff.  Happy and safe holidays to each and everyone of you.  Thank you for an amazing 2016!

Adjusted Lunch Schedule for Monday, December 19, 2016
Grades 1,4,5
11:30-11:50        Lunch
11:50-12:30        Song/Story
Grades PK,K
11:30-11:50        Song/Story
11:50-12:10        Lunch
12:10-12:30        Song/Story
Grades 2,3
11:30-12:10        Song/Story
12:10-12:30        Lunch

Bauer Spirit Days

Below is a schedule of the spirit days that are planned for next week at Bauer:

Monday, December 19…Winter Wonderland - Wear silver, white, light blue, snowflakes, or anything that reminds you of a winter wonderland!
Tuesday, December 20…Festive Attire - Wear Red/Green Day!
Wednesday, December 21…Wear Pajamas!

We are looking forward to these fun (and educational) days at Bauer! 

(Please check out our Lost and Found.... any items remaining after the break will be donated.)

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Book Fair Week at Bauer

Students are having fun checking out the Book Fair!  We learn so much from reading!

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Bauer's Pumpkin Patch!

Check out these amazing pumpkins!  Thank you to all who shared their creations with us.

Friday, October 7, 2016


Thank you to the Hudsonville High School students for sharing their Eagle Pride spirit with Bauer.  Our students were entertained and are excited for the Homecoming game tonight!  GO EAGLES!

Wednesday, September 28, 2016


The students raised money for our school and had fun at the same time!  Our students are amazing!
Thank you to Kary Bosma and Kim Schreur, our Walk-a-thon Coordinators, and to all the volunteers and parents for making this day such a successful one!

Friday, September 23, 2016

Bauer Leadeship Team 2016-17

Congratulations to our Leadership Team!  This group will help organize spirit days, the ornament sale, and other activities for Bauer.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Bauer Parent Club Walk-a-thon

This Friday is the Bauer Parent Club Walk-a-thon.  Below is the schedule for the walking times:
9:00-9:45 am - Pre-K, Kindergarten, and 2nd Grade
10:00-10:45 am - 1st and 4th Grade
10:45-11:30 am - 3rd and 5th Grade

Please have your child wear appropriate clothes and shoes for walking on the track.  Many thanks!!!

Picture Day

Picture Day at Bauer is coming up this Wednesday, September 21!  Please remember to send your order packet to school with your student.  You may also order online with Geskus.

Here are some great ways to stay connected!

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Mark your calendar!

Below are some important dates to mark on your calendar for the 2016-17 school year:

Monday, August 29 6:30 - 7:30 pm - PK/K Orientation at Bauer

Tuesday, August 30 6:30 - 7:30 pm - Grades 1 - 5 Open House at Bauer

Tuesday, September 6 - First Day of School

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Have a wonderful summer!

Friday, June 10, 2016

Below is a list of items that will be beneficial for your student.  If you need assistance with these supplies, please do not hesitate to contact the office at 669-6824.  Thank you!

All Grades
Extra pair of gym shoes 
(to be left at school for Physical Education class - If your child is unable to tie their own shoes, velcro is helpful!)
Lunch box (if needed)

Washable markers
Elmer’s glue sticks
Box of 24 count crayons
Crayola colored pencils

Box of Kleenex
Box of 24 count crayons
Two glue sticks
Four pack of dark colored dry erase markers
One pair of ear buds/headphones in a baggy labeled with name

1st Grade
One inch hard cover binder (no larger, any color)
One inch hard cover binder (no larger, WHITE)
Two glue sticks
One pair of headphones in a baggy labeled with name
Pre-sharpened Pencils
Pencil box (5x8)
SLIDER Ziploc bags (last names A-I: 2 gallon, last names J-L: gallon, last names M-Z sandwich)
3x3 Post it notes   
24 Count Crayola Crayons
Thin dry eraser markers (no red)
Box of Kleenex                        
2nd Grade
Box of 24 crayons
Box of Kleenex
Small pencil box (5x8)
Pencils (one dozen sharpened)
Composition notebook
One inch clear view hard cover binder (no larger, white)
Glue sticks                                                                          

3rd Grade
Homework folder
Pencil box (5x8)
Glue sticks
Two 70 page single-subject spiral notebook
Ballpoint pens (any dark colors)
Four pack thin dry erase markers (any dark colors)
One inch hard cover three ring binder
Five count binder tabs

4th Grade
Pencil box
Several pencils
Several glue sticks
1 1/2” hard cover binders (no larger)
Two plastic pocket folders (one blue, one yellow)
Wide Ruled Composition Notebook
One 70 page single-subject spiral notebook (wide ruled)
Homework folder
Sticky notes
Four pack thin dry erase markers

5th Grade
Two inch binder
Five tab dividers
Pencil bag
Sticky notes
Composition notebook
Highlighters - pink, yellow, blue
Glue sticks
1/2 inch white hard cover view binder
Ballpoint pens (any dark colors)
Two basic notebooks (lined paper)

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Life Cycle Unit for 1st Grade

Thank you to Mrs. Nykamp for bringing in her animals to share with our 1st graders.  This allowed them to study the Life Cycle Unit and enjoy visiting with some interesting critters!

Monday, March 28, 2016

Good Job Running Club!

Congratulations to our Running Club for an outstanding job at the Eagle 5K on Saturday, March 26!  Each student did their personal best!  Check out Ms. Johnson's blog for more information.

Friday, March 25, 2016


Thank you Mr. Jolly for treating Bauer students to chewy jolly ranchers!  Mr. Jolly reminded us that Reading is Sweet! 

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Running Club Breakfast

What a great way to end the Running Club season!  Good luck to all our runners at the Eagle Run on March 26!  Check out Ms. Johnson's blog for more photos and details.

Friday, March 18, 2016

Welcome Mrs. Mint!

READING is sweet so let's celebrate with a treat!

Thank you Mrs. Mint for checking up on us and making sure that we are READING!

Bauer Bits March 18, 2016

Click HERE for the March 18, 2016 Bauer Bits.

Friday, March 11, 2016

Monday, March 7, 2016

A visit from King Kandy!

It was an honor to have King Kandy from Candy Land visit and bring some yummy treats to Bauer!

Friday, February 19, 2016

March is Reading Month!

We have many activities planned for March!  Please take a look at our fun calendar.

Click HERE for the Reading is Sweet calendar.

Bauer Bits February 19, 2016

Click HERE for the February 19, 2016 Bauer Bits.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Jet's Pizza Night

Help Raise Money for Bauer Elementary today, Thursday, February 11, 2016 through the Jet’s Pizza Night FUNdraiser Program!

Join up with Jet’s Pizza located at 36th & Baldwin in Hudsonville to raise money for our school.

Enjoy a pizza with dough that is made fresh daily and topped with only the finest and highest quality ingredients available… and at the same time help your school.

For every order, Jet’s Pizza will donate 12% of that sale back to Bauer!  As an added bonus, the classroom that raises the most money will win a FREE pizza party!  Please make sure you mention “This is a Pizza Night order for Bauer Elementary” and the classroom teacher’s name.

Call or visit Jet’s Pizza in Hudsonville 662-9333.

Regular Store Hours
Monday - Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday & Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 (noon) - 10:00 pm

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Email Addresses

Most of our communication is through email and it is important that we have the correct one.  Please inform the office if your email address has changed recently or will be changing.  Thank you for your help!

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Bauer Parent Club Pizza Nights

Below is a list of the Pizza Night dates that are organized through our Parent Club.  We ask that you consider ordering pizza during the fundraiser nights to help support our school.  A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Bauer which will help fund activities, supplies, and events for our students.  When ordering, please tell them that you are from Bauer and your classroom teacher's name.

Thank you for all your support and thank you to Marco's Pizza and Jet's Pizza for their contribution!

Marco's Pizza
2732 Port Sheldon St.
Thursday, January 21
Thursday, March 17
Thursday, May 19

Jet's Pizza
3735 Baldwin
Thursday, February 11
Thursday, April 14
Thursday, June 2