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11.14.22, Bagley’s Monday Message

Bagley Families,

Thank you so much for taking the time to sign up for parent conferences held this week and the beginning of next week. If you can’t find a slot that works for your schedule, please connect with your child’s teacher about alternatives. We will miss getting to see our students during our break from school next week!
We honored Veteran’s Day last week with a mini-virtual assembly: Veteran’s Day Assembly Video with Parent Interviews. Veteran’s Day Slideshow Thank you again to John Benjamin, Joshua Pettitt, and Uncle Jason and Papa Mike from the Goodwill family for answering our student interview questions!


Nectar News

Every Monday teachers will show the Nectar News to share upcoming events, appreciations, and to educate and celebrate varied cultures and school expectations.
Check your email/texts for the link.

Donations

Do you have an old iPhone that you no longer need? We are still looking for 4 used iPhones that will connect to our wireless internet to use as translation devices. Please drop them off in the main office and thanks for considering!


The Advanced Learning Decision Making Process is underway.

Deadlines for our staff and families are below. Go here for more information on this timeline.
Deadline #1: November 30th:

  • Internally our teaching staff will be completing a Demonstrated Performance Tool for each student. This form has teachers make decisions on current grade level abilities for each student.
  • In addition, parents, guardians, teachers, staff and community members can nominate students for Advanced Learning. If you want to nominate your child for Advanced Learning please complete the form below. You will download, fill-out, save, and attach the completed form in email to advlearn@seattleschools.org Amharic, Chinese, English, Somali, Spanish


2022 Bagley Giving Circle – How can I support the Giving Circle?

The Giving Circle is a confidential program that provides an opportunity for Bagley families to help each other during the holidays. We’ve received gift requests from Bagley families in need of support and compiled a Wish List. Please contact your PTA volunteer coordinator, Janna Reynoso, at bagleygivingcircle@gmail.com with any questions.

You can help brighten the holidays for another Bagley family in a few different ways:

  • Purchase a gift from the Amazon Wish List
    • When you purchase an item from the Wish List, it will be sent directly to the Giving Circle coordinator for distribution to families in December. Please order gifts by November 28, include a gift receipt but skip the option to have gifts wrapped (families will receive supplies to wrap gifts themselves), and do not purchase any gifts with an estimated arrival after December 7 to ensure gifts can be delivered to families on time. **** If you wish to buy the gift elsewhere or choose to purchase a different item, please be sure to click the “Buying this gift elsewhere?” link and select the option to “mark item as purchased” to avoid duplicates.
    • Gifts purchased elsewhere can be deposited in the Giving Circle collection bin in the school entryway until December 1. Gifts should be unwrapped and labeled with the tag number (i.e., #7B) from the Wish List to identify which child the gift is for. Please include a gift receipt if possible.
  • Purchase a $25 gift card from Fred Meyer
    • Sign up to donate a gift card. Gift cards can be purchased at the store or ordered online and sent to your home (allow additional time for shipping), then deposited in the Giving Circle gift card collection box in the school entryway or turned into the school office until December 1.

Winter Swap Market and Movie Night: Friday December 2nd

Our next event is a Winter Movie Night and Swap Market. Our Winter Swap Market is a chance for all families to bring gently used clothing, toys and other gift items to school. We will set the items out ‘market style’ for families to shop for free winter gifts and clothing while their children are watching a movie. We’ll also have our Giving Circle gifts available for pick up or delivery on this night.

Student Meals Menu

Take a look weekly at the breakfast and lunch menus for our students.

Covid update

We had zero positive cases at our school this week. SPS’s Dashboard will show district COVID trends. Thank you for keeping your children home if they have a COVID symptom, as described by the Department Of Health.

Global Reading Challenge

The Global Reading Challenge for 4th & 5th grades is officially launched! This is a partnership between Seattle Public Schools and the Seattle Public Library to put on a super fun reading competition for kids to enjoy books together and be part of a team. Our school’s competition will be on Feb 16th, 2023 at 8:30am.

We are asking interested students to read at least one of the books by the first week of December. For all 8 great titles and more, visit the Seattle Public Library

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, 11/16: Picture Retake Day, Preorder photos for makeup/retake day. If you would like a retake picture: please email your student’s teacher and bagley.attendance@seattleschools.org so we can add your student to the list.

Monday- Friday 11/21-11/25: No School – Parent conferences, Thanksgiving, and Native American Heritage Day

Monday, 11/28 Thursday -12/1: 5th Grade Camp

Friday, 12/2: Movie Night and Winter Swap Market, starting around 6 PM, exact time TBD