Kudos to Peter Barash, 7th/8th Social Studies teacher and Shana Pearlmutter, Art teacher, for their leadership in civic engagement. Peter and Shana won the Obama Foundation Award for Leadership in Civic Education, and they were recognized for their achievements at the August Chicago Public School Board of Education meeting. Their work on the Bell Legacy Project teaches our students that they can change the world as engaged, global citizens.
We are excited to welcome everyone back to school on Tuesday, September 3rd. We have been busy getting ready and we can't wait to share several building improvements when we see everyone in September. As we continue to plan for the new school year, we would like to share some important dates. Please make note of these events in your calendars:
Saturday, August 17th Kindergarten Play Date for New Families 10:30-12:00 p.m. on the Bell School playground
*New kindergarten students and their families are invited to come to Bell to play, meet new friends, and learn about after school activities
Thursday, August 29th Meet the Teacher 8:30-9:30 a.m.
*Students in all grade levels are invited to come to school to meet their teachers before school begins.
Tuesday, September 3rd First Day of School for All Students 8:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
*Please note this is a full day for all students.
Saturday, September 7th Back to School Bash 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
*All Bell families are invited to join us on the Bell School turf for a fun afternoon of activities, games, neighborhood vendors, food and community building
*Join us for an informational evening with teachers to learn more about your child's curriculum, routines and classroom experiences for this year.
Thursday, September 12th Grades 1-2 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 18th Grades 3-5 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 26th Grades K, 6-8 6:30-8:00 p.m.
We look forward to seeing everyone very soon!
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