5/7 - Middle School Success Parent Lunch & Learn

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Attention 5th Grade Parents! Don't miss this informative session!!

On Tuesday, May 7 from 12:00-12:45pm, we will host a Lunch and Learn for parents of current 5th graders. Middle school counselors, Stacy Hall and Elizabeth Hamer, will be here to present ideas and tips to parents to help their students have a smooth transition to middle school. Join us in the media center for an informal time together. Feel free to bring your lunch.

Questions? Contact Terri Pfister, BV School Counselor tpfister@greenville.k12.sc.us

EDP Registration for 2019-20

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Extended Day Program (EDP) registration for current EDP students and those currently on the waiting list (2018-19) will open April 1-5.  Any remaining spots will be open to all other interested families beginning April 8th.  Registration will end April 12th.  If you are interested in applying for the Buena Vista EDP, you can print out a copy of the application or stop by the office for an application form. Return the application to the front office during school or EDP hours.  Please be prepared to pay the registration fee ($40 per family) upon returning your completed application.

4/5 - BINGO Night

Bingo is Back! Save the Date!
Friday, April 5th

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  • Dinner provided by Fuddruckers' Food Truck starts at 5:00pm

  • Bingo starts at 6:00pm

  • Dessert provided by the Pink Mama’s Ice Cream Truck

Please bring the following to receive a pack of 12 BINGO cards to play 12 rounds of BINGO:

  • 4 individual non-refrigerated milk boxes

  • 4 pop-tops of the following: large can of ravioli and/or large can of SpaghettiOs

 All proceeds benefit Buena Vista Back Pack Buddies program!
 
Win awesome prizes like an American Girl Doll, a one-night stay and breakfast at The Marriott on The Parkway, Beats Headphones and so much more!  New prizes this year include an autographed photo of Dabo Swinney, a photography mini session by Chloe Walters, and an awesome gift basket from Spare Time!  The big round 12 prize is something that has never been given away before, and it is awesome! Thank you to our sponsor, Davis Orthodontics!

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4/2 - Buena Vista Blood Drive

PARENTS! Donate Blood on April 2nd!
The Blood connection couldn’t do their job without the wonderful support they receive from area schools! Their elementary school program recognizes students, parents and staff at schools for saving lives in our community. $10 donated to Buena Vista on behalf of all blood donors!!

Tuesday, April 2
Buena Vista Elementary
8:00AM to 12:00PM
Click
HERE to make an appointment

Start Collecting Pledges for the Bobcat Fun Run!

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Buena Vista Elementary will be hosting its 2nd Annual Bobcat Fun Run on Friday, March 8th. This fundraiser is a great way to promote health and wellness, and 100% of the proceeds will be used to support the students, staff, and activities at BVES! 

Our Fun Run Pledge Week kicked off on March 1st with a Magician visiting our students with tips on how to be the best Magician they can be. And now the Magician has given our students a trick to perform...MAKE SOME MAGIC BY HELPING OUR SCHOOL...and now it is our chance to help them successfully perform it!

What MAGIC can YOU do to help get us ready?!?!

  • Please help your student recruit family, friends, and neighbors to sponsor them for the Bobcat Fun Run on the YELLOW PLEDGE FORM that came home last Friday. ** These pledges can be paid with cash or check (payable to "BV PTA") beginning Monday, March 11, with all money due by Wednesday, March 13.

  • Do you, a family member or friend want to make a pledge via credit card or PayPal? These donations can be made immediately HERE. ** A $2 handling fee (denoted as “shipping”) will be added to each on-line donation. Donors will need to know the student name(s), grade(s), and teacher(s).

  • For our 4th and 5th Graders ONLY! If you didn't complete the LINK to the Color Run Permission Form, please do so ASAP so your child can participate in the Color Run. 

  • WE NEED VOLUNTEERS! This Fun Run is completely organized by the BV PTA and we need your help to make it run smoothly. Please consider volunteering a small amount of your time to support our school. Here are a few ways you can help

    • Collect Pledge Tickets and Deliver Prizes - Sign up HERE

    • Help during the Fun Run - Sign up HERE

  • Cheer on your student(s) at the Fun Run!


Dancing with the BV Stars!

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School Dance to Benefit Camp Courage
This Friday, grades 3-5 are invited to a dance in the gym from 3:15-4:45 (be sure to complete the form that went home in last week's Tuesday Folder). Admission is $4 and Concessions are $1/each (these are suggested amounts and donations are encouraged to support Camp Courage). 

Student Council has partnered with the 4th grade Girl Scout Troop 1612 to raise money for Camp Courage. This is part of Troop 1612's take action project with Bi-Lo Charities Children’s Cancer Center. 100% of proceeds from admissions and concessions will go to sending children to Camp Courage. Founded in 1994, Camp Courage creates an unforgettable recreational experience for children and teens with cancer or blood disorders from the Upstate of South Carolina, western North Carolina, and Northeast Georgia. Click HERE to learn more.  Some of our own present and past Bobcats have enjoyed Camp Courage. 

Dancing with the BV Stars will be a fun-filled afternoon for our 3-5th graders and they will be supporting other children to have a fun-filled camp experience this summer! If you would like to provide any additional support for this project, we are looking for concessions and decoration donations.  Please sign up HERE if you are willing to contribute. 

All Pro Dad's Day

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Next Meeting - February 21st at 7am OR 6pm
The February All Pro Dad’s Day date has been set for February 21st at 7am and 6pm. Moving forward, we will try to make this the 3rd Thursday of every month so that we can allow dads to plan in advance. For additional details and to RSVP for the meeting, please visit www.BuenaVistaAPD.com. Dads may order breakfast or dinner in advance from Chick-Fil-A HERE and pay when they show up. 

Get Your Yearbook Today!!

MEMORIES ARE MADE TO BE REMEMBERED!

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Order by February 15, 2019
Don't miss out on the only way you are guaranteed a yearbook full of Buena Vista's 2018-19 school year adventures! Order forms can be printed HERE. If you order by this method, a receipt will be sent home. Please make sure you receive this to know your order was processed.

** Please note when ordering, checks should be made payable to BVES PTA (NOT the school). **

Want to pay by credit card? No problem – order online HERE!

Regardless of how you pay, you can buy as many yearbooks as you'd like at the same time (no separate checks or orders necessary)! We are looking forward to another great year, appreciate your support and welcome your pictures.