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Millcreek Metro Parks Farm taught our 3rd grade students about harvesting and the very first Thanksgiving! Thank you to all veterans for your dedication and service to our country. Congratulations to our newly elected 5th grade Student Senate! Our kindergarten classes enjoyed their apple orchard tour on a field trip to White House Fruit Farm. Our students did an awesome job with their summer reading logs and enjoyed our picnic celebration! Positive messages can be seen throughout the walls inside both school buildings. Our students are ready to learn and looking forward to the 2019-2020 school year! Sebring Local Schools are 1 to 1 in technology, meaning each student has his/her own Chromebook. Smaller class sizes means more personalized instruction for Sebring students. Sebring Local Schools are 1 to 1 in technology, meaning all students have his or her own Chromebook. Twenty four elementary students were rewarded with an afternoon at the park for meeting their summer reading challenge.
Positive messages can be seen throughout B.L. Miller Elementary School. Bl Miller Front Entrance BL MIller Main Hallway BL B's BL Miller Playground BL Court Yard

ALL CALLS

Recorded for Sunday 11/24/19                                                                           office use:  #1124_17_20  349

On Tuesday Firemen will visit our students to talk about fire safety and prevention.  Weather permitting students will also tour a fire engine!

We do not have school this Wednesday-Sunday.  After this Tuesday, we will see students back at school Monday Dec. 2nd.  We are wishing everyone a warm and happy Thanksgiving!

 

Recorded for Sunday 11/17/19                                                                           office use:  #1117_17_20  352

This Friday November 22nd is very exciting! We have so many things going on!

We have a Character Assembly for the students teaching the importance of starting what we finish. 

Friday is also the final day for our Spirit Wear Sale.

Lastly 2nd Grade is having their annual 2nd Grade Feast!

 

Recorded for Sunday 11/3/19                                                                           office use:  #1103_17_20  349

As a reminder, students do not have school tomorrow Mon 11/4.

We also would like BL Miller families to know that our High School Juniors are sponsoring a Fall Dance this Friday for our elementary students.  Grades K-2 will dance from 4:30-5:30 and Grades 3-5 will dance from 5:30-6:30. Admission is $1.  Pizza, Pop, & water will also be sold for $1.  Parents will drop off/pick up at front door.  Only fingerprinted volunteers and staff are permitted in the dance.

Lastly, our PIE has jump started their Spirit Wear Sale!  Fliers were sent home this past week.  Or you can check out color versions of our spirit wear brochure from our BL Miller website, found under the left link labeled PIE.

 

Recorded for Sunday 10/27/19                                                                           office use:  #1027_17_20  348

Happy Halloween!  Bl Elementary wishes everyone a safe and candy-filled Trick-or-Treat this week!

This week we are celebrating Red Ribbon Week, which our country uses to teach kids about drug prevention.  We have special days planned this week - with what to wear each day:

       Monday:  Wear RED to help kick off  Red Ribbon Week!

       Tuesday:  TEAM UP against drugs!  Wear your favorite TEAM SHIRT OR JERSEY

       Wednesday:  PAJAMA DAY! We can achieve our dreams 

       Thursday:  Drugs have no character, but we do! Dress as your FAVORITE CHARACTER from a movie, book, etc

       Friday:  SCHOOL SPIRIT DAY!!!  Go Trojans! Purple & Gold!!!!

Lastly, Our 1st QTR Report Cards will be sent home with students this Thursday.

 

Recorded for Sunday 10/20/19                                                                           office use:  #1020_17_20  346

This Tuesday is the end of our 1st Quarter Marking period.  Grade cards will be sent home Thurs. Oct. 31st.

This Friday is our Harvest Festival.  Students may wear costumes provided that they are comfortable to wear all day, we will not be changing.  Please see the flier sent home about other rules for costumes including no masks, no weapons, school appropriate choices...Students may also choose to wear pajamas instead.  We will not be calling home for forgotten costumes, please plan ahead.

This week is very important for our 3rd grade students.  They will be taking both parts of the 3rd Grade Fall Ohio State Reading Tests this Wednesday and Thursday.  Let's make sure to tell our 3rd grade friends and family how proud we are and how well we know they will do!

 

Recorded for Sunday 10/13/19                                                                           office use:  #1013_17_20  346

We want to remind families about our STOPit app.  It's a free download to phones.  This app is used for students/families to make reports for safety. After you download the STOPit app and open it, type the code for BL which is "bltrojan" and accept the terms of use.

We are asking all parents and community member to let us, Sebring Local Schools, know how we are doing.  We have a parent/community survey on our District Webpage for any and all to take.  Go to to the District Webpage and click on the title “HOW ARE WE DOING? WE NEED TO HEAR FROM YOU.” Or you can click “Read More” and it will take you to the survey. All responses are appreciated!

25¢ Book Sale!  Students will visit our Book Sale Monday during their Trojan time to look at and purchase books. This is a one-day sale!  All books are 25¢!

 

Recorded for Sunday 10/6/19                                                                           office use:  #1006_15_20  346

Our Fall Book Fair is in full swing!  You can check out our fair online or stop in during Conference Night this Thursday!

Conference night is this Thursday 10/10.  At the elementary level, teachers are expected to meet face-to-face with 100% of our parents.  If you aren't available conference night let us know when you would like to come in to learn how well your child is learning and how you might help.  Since we only have two nights a year we ask for face-to-face meetings, we hope you will schedule with  us to meet our goal.  Last year we met with 93% of parents in the Fall and we would like that to be 100% this year!

Make sure to return your Flu Shot paperwork for students if you would like the school to administer it.

Lastly, remember no school for students this Friday 10/11/19.

 

Recorded for Sunday 9/29/19                                                                           office use:  #_348

Our fundraiser ends tomorrow Monday Sept 30th.  Students should return fundraiser forms and payment to their homeroom teachers.  Thank you to all families and students who participated!

Fall Picture day is Thursday Oct 3rd. 

Our Book Fair Sale starts this Friday.  Students will preview books Thursday.  Then starting Friday, student will buy books during their weekly Fusion class.  The Book Fair Flier with the school schedule for buying was sent home this past Friday.  The book fair is also available online to look and buy. You can find it in BL's Building News section.

Make sure to sign up for conferences with your child's teachers.  For Fall Conferences our classroom goal is to meet with 100% of our families - face-to-face. We want the kids to see how important their learning is! They deserve our time.  We can't wait to see Oct 10th at Parent-Teacher conference night! 

 

 

Recorded for Tuesday 9/24/19                                                                           office use:  #_348

We want to remind families that tonight is our annual RIMP Family Night at 6PM. While parents learn about RIMPS and sign the document, teachers will be supervising /babysitting your kids on our playground . Afterwards we will all share cookies and milk.  Hope to see our RIMP families tonight!

 

Recorded for Sunday 9/22/19                                                                           office use:  0922_1720_347

Our annual RIMP Family Night is Tuesday! We are hoping to see all invited families here.  While parents learn about RIMPS and sign the document, teachers will supervise /babysit the kids, either on playground or gym.  After the RIMP presentation, we will all share cookies and milk. 

Also, this Thursday is our first parent meeting of the school year.  Our PIE meeting are usually the 3rd Thursday of the month. We hope to see old friends and new faces at this week's meeting Thursday 6PM.

Lastly, I want to make sure parents understand that for NO reason, are parents allowed to pull into our parking lot, drive to flag pole, and drop off students. Parents please pull around the circle and wait to drop off or park and escort students to our side walk or door.  It would be horrible if anyone is injured in our parking lot. Sebring Police have asked us to monitor this closely and make calls as necessary.

 

Recorded for Sunday 9/15/19                                                                           office use:  0915_1720_

Last week, RIMP invites were sent home to students in grade K-3.  We are asking the students needing RIMPs to bring their parent or family to our RIMP Literacy Night!   While parents learn about RIMPS and sign the document, teachers will supervise /babysit the kids, either on playground or gym.  After the RIMP presentation, we will all share cookies and milk.  Please return your RIMP invite RSVP so we know you know we need you!

All students - please send in the student bus cards.  We want to know every family’s bus needs. Even if your child does not ride the bus now, but might on rainy or snowy days, we need to know.

Our Annual Fall Fundraiser starts tomorrow and will last 2 weeks. Please send orders with payments back to school by Sept 30th.  Please make sure your child’s name is on the order form.

 

Recorded for Sunday 9/8/19                                                                           office use:  0908_1720_

This week is grandparents and grandfriends lunches.  Invitations were sent home with all students last week.  If you have guests joining the kids, make sure to return the invite and RSVP so that we will have enough lunches prepared.  Adult lunches are $3.50.  As a reminder, students are not permitted to have outside food brought in for school meals.

Our monthly newsletter was sent this past week.  Make sure to read it to find important dates and information.   You can also find our newsletter on the BL Miller website under the "BL Newsletters" link

In case you miss information on our all call - we want you to know that written versions of our All Calls are also available on our website under the "All Call" link.

Thank you for our first three amazing weeks!

 

Recorded for Sunday 9/1/19                                                                           office use:  0901_1720_358

First, we would like parent pickup drivers to know that our front drive to pull in directly is for students who are able to enter and exit the car without assistance. Our Parent Pick-up students must also enter/exit the vehicle from the door closest to the building - the passenger side.  If your child requires a child safety seat, please plan on parking, signing them out, and escorting them to their seat.  We do not want vehicle doors opening on the driver side of the car .

Our Summer Reading Picnic is scheduled for this Thursday Sept. 5th. Summer Challenge Packets were due by this Tuesday Sept. 3rd so that food and treats may be ordered.  Invites and permission slips will be sent home this Tuesday. Students who plan on walking with us to the park must have a signed permission slip no later than Thursday!

Lastly next week is grandparents and grandfriends lunches.  Invitations were sent home with all students last week.  If you have guests joining the kids, make sure to return the invite and RSVP so that we will have enough lunches prepared.  Adult lunches are $3.50.  As a reminder, students are not permitted to have outside food brought in for school meals. 

 

Recorded for Wednesday 8/20/19                                                             office use:  0820_1720_350

This is a very quick message to let all bus rider families know that AM bus stops will run about 5 minutes earlier, stating tomorrow morning. Please have your students out to bus stops 5 minutes earlier than today's pickup times. This will be a permanent change.

 

Recorded for Sunday 8/18/19                                                                   office use:  0818_1720_359

Can you believe it?  Tomorrow we go back to school.  Doors open at 8:00AM.  As always bus pick up and drop off times may vary so we ask for patience as we build our schedules.  Dismissal starts at 2:30PM. Please remember students need written permission to change their mode of transportation.

We want to remind families about our STOPit app.  It's a free download to phones.  This app is used for students/families to make reports for safety. To start you will type the code for BL is "bltrojan" and accept the terms of use.

Lastly, the first week is full of paperwork - for you and the school. You can help us by sending it completed ASAP. 

 

Recorded for Friday Sunday 8/11/19

Good Evening!  Tonight is our Summer Bash Pool Party from 6-8PM at the Sebring Pool! This party is for all students entering grades K-8 in Sebring Local Schools. There is no cost.  Although we will have life guards on sight, we prefer for parents of students ages 9 or younger to please stay to supervise your younger children.  We will have snacks and prizes!  We hope to see everyone tonight 6-8 PM.

Also, our BL Miller Open House is this Thursday August 15th. PreK Open House is 5-6PM. All other grades will be 6-7PM.  Grades K-5 will start out briefly in the gym and then go visit classrooms.

Lastly, class lists will be  hung on the doors at BL Miller tomorrow,Monday August 12th at noon.

 

Recorded for Friday 8/9/19 & Sunday 8/11/19

Good Evening!  This is a quick reminder that this Sunday - August 11th is our Summer Bash Pool Party from 6-8PM at the Sebring Pool! This party is for all students entering grades K-8 in Sebring Local Schools. There is no cost.  Although we will have life guards on sight, we prefer for parents of students ages 9 or younger to please stay to supervise your younger children.  We will have snacks and prizes!  We hope to see everyone there!

 

Recorded for Sunday 8/4/19

Good evening Sebring Families!

We have two messages for this week’s all call.

First we want to make sure all families know that every student entering Kindergarten this Fall is invited to join us next week 8-Noon Monday-Thursday for our last 4 days of SB6. Yes - it is for any incoming Sebring Kindergartner and it taught by our teachers to let our youngest students get a head jump! This are free pre-K lessons meant to teach the kids about rules, the building, lessons..again 8-noon this coming Monday-Thursday!

Also - for all of BL Miller’s families we want to make sure everyone knows our Open House is Thursday August 15th 6-7PM. We hope to see ALL families at our open house!

 

Beatrice L. Miller ES  |  506 West Virginia Ave.  |  Sebring, OH 44672
Phone:(330) 938-2025  |  Fax:(330) 938-2686