Spring Fling is THIS WEEK!!!

Spring Fling 2019 – BHE & The Candy Carnival

Bring the whole family for an afternoon of games, food, and FUN!

FRIDAY, April 26th
4pm – 7pm
BHE hardtop and fields

Enjoy delicious food like James Coney Island, Mad Max’s BBQ, Kona Ice and more!

**RAFFLE TICKET SALES are this week only in mornings before school**
Some of the amazing raffle items this year include: Air Pods, Amazon Dot, Maxi Scooter, Nintendo Switch, Giant Jenga and MORE! You can see a sneak peek of the raffle prizes in the display case at BHE.

Spring Fling is this week and we STILL need YOUR help to ensure it’s success!! Please click HERE to find out how YOU can help!!!

Spring Fling is this week and we STILL need YOUR help to ensure its success!! Please click HERE to find out how YOU can help!!!

College Spirit Week

Boomer Sooner! Congratulations to the Harris and Porter families who teamed up to show support for the 2019 BHE auction and their beloved alma mater! The week of April 22nd-26th is officially dedicated to the University of Oklahoma (OU). Don’t forget to wear crimson and cream (or red and white) on Thursday, April 25th.

Minecraft Monday

Congratulations to Zoe Matula as the 2019 auction Dress the School Day winner! Zoe has chosen the theme Minecraft Monday for April 29th. Prepare to pixelate yourself!

Auction 2020 Reveal

Don’t miss the reveal for Auction 2020 at our last PTA meeting of the year on May 3rd at 9:30 am!!

Spring Book Fair

It’s SPRING, and you know what that means. . . Time to HOP on over to the Bunker Hill Book Fair April 23rd-25th!!!! This is going to be a great opportunity to stock up on books for your summer reading. We will need volunteers for set up, cash registers and break down.

Click HERE to sign up to volunteer.
Click HERE for the class schedule.

Dads and Donuts – Spring Book Fair

Come join us before school at the Spring Book Fair shopping event, Dads & Donuts! Shop the Spring Book Fair with your child(ren), and then join us outside for donuts and juice. April 23rd from 7:15 am to 7:45 am is for families with the last names A-M. April 24th from 7:15 am to 7:45 am is for families with the last names N-Z. We hope to see you there!

MHS Markettes Spring Show

MHS Markettes Movie Marathon Spring Dance Show!

April 26th and 27th at 7:00 pm in the MHS auditorium

Buy tickets at www.memorialmarkettes.com $15

Helping Our Sister School

We are collecting items for Thornwood’s 5th Grade Marketplace. The 5th Graders get to “shop” with the points they have earned throughout the semester.

They would like new or gently used items such as: art supplies (colored pencils, drawing pads, etc), craft sets, basketballs, footballs, soccer balls, tennis stuff, swimming stuff, outdoor toys or small gift cards to nearby fast food restaurants. No clothing please.

Please drop your items off by May 1st to either of our houses. Thank you for your continued support of TWE!!

Jennifer Sander – 2 Rain Hollow Pl
Angie McBeth – 12203 Pebblebrook

Summer Credit by Exam Deadline

If you are interested in having your child take the Credit By Exam to place up one grade level in math, or up an entire grade level, the summer deadlines are approaching. There are two exams available to take this summer. See below for information about the testing windows and their respective application deadlines.

June 3 – 6, 2019 (applications due April 26th)
July 15 – 18, 2019 (applications due May 17th)

More information about the CBE along with the application link can be found at the link HERE. Please note that math acceleration should only be considered if the child is highly accelerated in math and has the maturity to handle moving up during the school day and managing his or her work in more than one class.

If you have questions, please reach out to the school counselor, Melissa Farber at melissa.farber@springbranchisd.com

GT Appeals Deadline April 29

Parents,

If you are planning to appeal the Gifted and Talented identification committee’s decision on your child’s GT status, please note that the deadline to submit your appeal letter and any supporting evidence to the school counselor is April 29th. Information about the appeals process can be found at the website linked HERE.

If you have any questions about the process, please reach out to the counselor, Melissa Farber at melissa.farber@springbranchisd.com.

Copy and Office Volunteer Sign Ups

Interested in helping in the office? The staff would love to see you up there! Please see attached Copy & Office Volunteer Sign Ups for April and May:

Copy: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c044ca4a72daa8-copy

Office: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c044ca4a72daa8-office

Kindergarten Round-Up

Kindergarten Round-Up
Bunker Hill Elementary

Spread the word and tell your friends! It’s BHE Kinder Round-up Time Again!

Who: New Parents and students entering Bunker Hill Elementary for the 2019-2020 school year.

When: Monday, April 22nd from 9:30-10:30 am

Where: Bunker Hill Elementary Cafeteria and Campus

Why: Meet the teachers, take a brief tour guided by BHE 5th Grade Ambassadors, and receive information about formal registration taking place in August. (You will not be registering your child on this day.)

** Please Note: If your child attends Wildcat Way they will be accompanied by their teacher on this day***

Click HERE for more info.

Health Fitness – Sport Stacking Unit

Click HERE for a letter from Coach Lassiter regarding our new Sport Stacking unit in HF!

On Sale Now!!

Believe it or not, the end of the year craziness is fast approaching. Take advantage of this opportunity to go ahead and mark one thing off of your to-do list before May has your head spinning.

Order your school supplies NOW! Online sales will be open from April 5th to May 31st. Just go to www.schooltoolbox.com and place your order, then leave the rest to us. All orders will be delivered straight to your students homeroom before the beginning of school.

Contact Taunya Rother (rothertdb@gmail.com) or Arielle Lawson (rellh@att.net) with questions.  Click HERE for more details.

iKids U After-School at BHE

Registration is now open for the 2019 – 2020 school year! Priority registration is going on now. Open registration for incoming students begins March 25th. (Students attending Wildcat Way are also eligible to attend iKids at BHE. Please contact iKids for details.) Registrations may be submitted to iKids or the school’s front office. iKids U offers a variety of after-school opportunities onsite at BHE, including Stay & Play, Enrichment, and One on One services. Please contact iKids at 713-665-5200 or info@ikidsinc.comfor any questions.

Click HERE for the registration form.

2019 – 2020 Committee Chairs

There are several great ways to get involved at BHE. We have over 45 different PTA committees that help support our school. We would love for you to become more involved in one of these roles. Please look over the 2018-2019 list of committees and events we sponsor throughout the school year HERE.

If you would like to help or need more information, please contact Emily Paulson at emily@paulson-family.com

2019-2020 PTA Executive Board Nominations

The BHE PTA Nominating Committee presents the following nominees for the 2019-2020 school year:

President: Emily Paulson
President Elect: Karen Teegarden
1st VP: Long Range Planning: Cathy Schuetze
2nd VP: Underwriting: Callie Ezell
3rd VP: Communications: Claire Zurek
Secretary: Dedi Hanagan
Treasurer: Michelle Rigo

Submitted by the 2019 BHE Nominating Committee: Kristen Parks (chair), Taylor Darsey, Lauren Hufford, Taunya Rother and Anne Sellis.

Earn Money for BHE Every Time You Buy Groceries

Every time you shop at Randall’s, you could be earning money for BHE, just by buying your regular groceries! You can link our unique Good Neighbor Number, which is 2502, to your Randall’s Remarkable card and help us raise funds! Connect our number to your Remarkable card online at www.randalls.com by signing in (create an account if it’s your first time) and then clicking on the Good Neighbor Program.

BHE Teacher of the Year

Thank you for all the nominations you awarded our teachers this year! We had many, many amazing things said by students, parents, and community members about all of our teachers, counselor, and librarian. I am honored to share the results of the Teacher of the Year nominations and voting. Please join me in celebrating Bunker Hill Elementary’s Teacher of the Year…..our amazing counselor, Melissa Farber. We announced it live on BHE TV!! Mrs. Farber will be honored at the annual SBISD Bright Stars event in May. Please help me celebrate her!!!

Bunker Hill PTA School Bell Award Nominee 2019

Each year the Bunker Hill PTA nominates an outstanding staff member who promotes the purposes of the PTA and is an advocate for all children. At the January PTA meeting, we announced our 2019 School Bell Award Nominee … Brittany McLennan!!!

Mrs. McLennan has touched the lives of many of our Bunker Hill students and families. She is passionate about the success of her students and is a strong advocate for the education and well-being of every child. She was honored at the PTA Founder’s Day dinner on February 21st. Please tell Mrs. McLennan congratulations the next time you see her!!!

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