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Weekly Update Oct. 7, 2018

posted Oct 7, 2018, 3:13 PM by Lee Newman

Dear Bon Air Families,

We had a fantastic week!  Thank you for sharing your children with us every day.  Please click here to see a video with some exciting highlights from this past week.   

Our students really enjoyed visiting the book fair last week!  Thanks for all of your support during our family book fair/food truck event.  We had a great turnout! It’s always so much fun to enjoy an evening visiting with our families!

mportant dates to remember:

Tuesday, October 9th-  PTA board meeting: 6:00 Meet and Greet in the library, 6:30 PM Board Meeting in the library

Thursday, October 11th-  PTA Spirit Night at Bell Greek from 4:00-8:00 PM

Friday, October 12th-  Three hour early release for students/teacher professional development day. Students will be dismissed at 11:15.

Friday, October 12th-  Town hall meeting day

Monday, October 15th-  Deadline for gifted identification referral (5th grade)

Wednesday, October 17th-  Old Hundred Elementary School redistricting meeting at Midlothian High School at 6:30 PM

Saturday, October 20th-  Bon Air Village Fair!  10:30 AM- 3:00 PM

Thursday, October 25th-  Fall picture day

Tuesday, October 30th-  Pizza and Pumpkin Night and Book Exchange

Wednesday, October 31st-  Mad Scientist Day!

Monday, November 5th-  Student holiday/teacher workday

Tuesday, November 6th-  Student holiday/parent-teacher conference day.  Conferences will be scheduled from 10 AM-6 PM.

Important updates:  see next post for Village Fair - volunteers needed

Reflections:  Are you creative?  Do you enjoy art, music, dance, photography, writing, or filmmaking?  Then submit an entry to PTA Reflections! It is easy! This year’s theme is “Heroes Around Me.”  Show us what this theme means to you by drawing a picture, writing a song, taking a photograph, choreographing a dance, writing a poem, making a short film.  Pick up an entry form and guidelines from the front office or email Erin Lowery at erinlowery1@gmail.com.  Deadline for submissions is October 26.


PTA Membership:  Become a Bon Air PTA member today!  Membership is only $5.00. Click here for the link to register online.  Click here for the paper registration form in English and click here for the paper registration form in Spanish .


FACE Update:  Click here to see October updates from the Chesterfield County Public Schools Office of Family and Community Engagement.

Bon Air Elementary School Running Club:  The Bon Air Elementary School Running Club meets before school on Wednesday's at 7:00 AM.  (If it is raining or below 32 degrees, running club we will not meet and Friday will be used as a makeup date.)   Students run around the track in front of the school for fun and fitness. We keep an individualized log of the miles that they run each week.  PARENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO STAY AND WALK/RUN WITH THEIR CHILDREN, but please do not leave your children unattended before 7:00 AM. CONTACT: David Kane (kanedb@verizon.net)  if you have any questions.   Click here to register your student (or students) on-line. Children must be registered to participate.  


Gifted Referral Deadlines:  The follow dates are deadlines for referrals for gifted identification referrals:  

October 15th-  5th grade

January 15th- 2nd-4th grade

March 15th- Kindergarten- 1st grade


Social Media:  You can now find Bon Air Elementary School on social media!  We are excited to use social media to communicate about upcoming events and highlight the great things that are going on at our school! Please pick the method below that is most convenient for your family and like us or follow us!

Facebook:  Bon Air Elementary School

Twitter:  @BAES_Eagles

Instagram:  baes_eagles

If you have any questions or if there’s anything I can do to help, please reach out to me.  Thanks so much for all of your support. Working together, as a team, we will make each day a great day for learning at BAES!

Best regards,

Heather Gentry