Daily Bulletin

New Buffalo Elementary School Bulletin for Thursday, March 21, 2019

Soup Can Search

Keep your eyes open and look for Andy Warhol's soup can. Find the can.....get a prize!

Word of the Month - Honesty

The word of the month is Honesty. It implies a refusal to lie, steal, or deceive in any way.


Monday - Baked Beef Ravioli, California Blend Vegetable, Dinner Roll, Baby Carrots & Dip,Choice of Fruit

Tuesday, Chicken Club Sandwich w Grilled Chicken & Bacon, Sandwich Toppings, Baked Beans, Veggies & Dip,Choice of Fruit

Wednesday - French Toast sticks, Sausage Pattie, Tri-Tater, Power Punch Juice, Orange Smiles

Thursday - Italian Dunker Lunch: Baked Meatballs, Side of Sauce, Garlic Toast, Cauliflower & Cheese, Slushie Cup & Fruit

Friday - Breaded Pork Shop, Mashed Potatoes w/ Gravy, Dinner roll, Baby Carrots & Dip and Applesauce Cup

**Choice #2 - Welch's PB Jamwich and Mozzarella String Cheese

***Choice #3 - half Turkey Sandwich & Strawberry Banana Yogurt

Box Tops

We collect Box Tops here at NBES. If you already clip, keep clipping! Or start clipping to earn cash for our school. You can send your Box Tops in a Ziploc bag to the school with your child.

Pajama Party! A Music Program.

Wednesday, March 27th - Mark your calendars! Students in our Kindergarten, first and second grade will present their performance of "Pajama Party!" This is an opportunity to witness your child's development and take part of his/her musical growth. Invite your friends and families.

The performance will take place in the NBAS PAC. Students are to arrive at 6:45pm. Kindergarten students will report to the band room 1st grade to the cafeteria and 2nd grade will report to the dance room.

Students should dress in Pajamas, of course! Please be sure pajamas are clean and if possible bright colors. Students should wear tennis shoes and NOT slippers as the stage can be very slippery with slippers. Students will be allowed to bring in one " clean" stuffed animal that is no taller than 12 inches.

If you need help with outfitting your child, please let Mrs. Sokol know. Confidential assistance is available.

School Store

Don't forget to visit the School Store. located in the gym commons area. The school store will be open Monday - Friday from 8:00 am until 8:15am. Stop by and see what you didn't know you needed, but can't live without!

Kids Heart Challenge

our school is once again partnering with the American Heart Association with Kids Heart Challenge. Over the next few weeks, our students will be having fun learning about their heart with the Heart Heroes while raising money to help fund lifesaving research. Our school goal is to beat last years record which was $12,929. We would like to raise $13,000 this year. In addition to helping the American hart Association, our school can earn free PE equipment. Students can earn their own heart Hero Characters this year by using the new mobile app (download the KHC app) or by visiting heart.org/khc to sing up and raise money online! Just for signing up to save lives, your students will earn a glow in the dark wristband! PLUS this year, the mobile app unlocks even more fun and the Heart heroes and wristband come to life! All donations are due on March 28th and our event day is also March 29th. Thank you for helping with this great cause!

Achieve 3000 / Smarty Ants Winners

This weeks Achieve 3000 winners are; Abby Edwards, Dominic Moser, Angel Oliver, Charlee Churchill, Landon Lijewski, Max Lijewski, Lieve Siewert, and Trevor James.

Smarty Ants winners are as follows: Most Time: Mrs. Fitts, Mrs. Olson and Mrs Pinette's classes. Most Words Built : Mrs. Fitts Mrs. Olson and Mrs. Magro's classes. Most Stories Built goes to Mrs. Fitts and Mrs. Olson's classes while Most Chapters read go to Mrs. Olson and Mrs.Magro's classes.

Class Compliments

Congratulations to Both of our third grade classes. Mrs. Mead and Ms. Churchill's classes have reached the Silver level of class compliments. Thats 50 compliments each! Keep up he great work!

Bronze Award

Congratulations to Mrs. Fitts' classroom for reaching the Bronze Level in classroom compliments.

Chili Cook Off

Friday, March 22nd will be our Annual PTO Chili Cook Off. See if you have what it takes to win the Chili Cook Off, win a raffle basket and just enjoy your family and friends at the PTO event. The Chili Cook Off begins at 6:30pm and will end at 8:30pm

Music Rehersal

Tuesday, March 26th - students in Kindergarten - second grade will participate in music rehearsal for their performance on Wednesday night.

Music Rehearsal

Wednesday, March 27th students will travel to the PAC to practice for the K-2nd grade Music Performance.

Lory's Place

Wednesday, March 27th - Lory's Place will be here today at 10am.

Music Performance K-2

Wednesday, March 27th - K-2nd grade students will entertain us in the spring musical performance a the PAC.

Spring Break - NO BASE

Spring break will be from Monday, April 1st - Friday, April 5th.

Please have a safe and enjoyable week. We will see you back on April 8th when classes resume. There is no BASE this week due to spring break!

Word of the month - Grit / Perserverance

Our word of the month is Grit or Perseverance.

When thinking about Grit or Perseverance, you can think of courage, bravery, backbone, spirit, strength of character, strength of will, endurance guts and spunk.

Basically, to have grit or perseverance it is to not give up until you have accomplished what it is that you have set out to do!


Tuesday, April 9th is Spring Picture Day. Don't forget to bring your smiles!!

Recycle Day

Tuesday, April 9th is recycle day. Make sure your recycle bins are placed near your classroom doors for ease of emptying.

Hearing / Vision Checks

Thursday April 11th the Berrien County Health Department will be here to check PK students Hearing / Vision for Kindergarten in the fall.

The Health Department will be here at 2pm for the public to come and have Hearing / Vision checked.

PTO Meeting

Friday, April 12th - Join our PTO for their Meeting in the Staff Lounge at 8:20am. Here you can share and discuss ideas of events and fundraisers that the PTO could host. Come and volunteer you ideas and your time.

1/2 Day - NO BASE - P/ T Conferences

Thursday, April 18th is a half day of school. We will operate on an AM schedule and dismiss at 12pm. There is NO BASE today. Please make sure you have alternative after school plans for today.

Parent / Teacher conferences will be held from 1-4pm and from 6-8pm. All conferences times are preset times with the teachers.

Half Day of School - NO BASE

Friday, April 19th is a half day of school. We will operate on a PM Schedule and dismiss at 12pm.

There will be NO BASE today, please make sure you know your plans for school.

Donuts with Dads

Dads, join us for Donuts with Dads on April 19th! A morning celebrating the very special, one and only you!

Recycle Day

Tuesday, April 23rd is Recycle Day. Make sure your recycle bins are located close to your classroom doors for easy collection.

Lory's Place

Wednesday, April 24th - Lory's Place will be here at 10am today.

Popcorn Day

Friday, April 26th is popcorn day. Support our Student Senate and bring your quarters.

Mighty Acorns

Friday, April 26th the Mighty Acorns will be here to work with the 3rd grade students. They will be here at 1pm today.

Recycle Day

Tuesday, May 7th is recycle day. Make sure you recycle bins are outside of your doorway for easy collection.

PTO Chat

Friday, May 10th is our monthly PTO chat. It is scheduled for 8:20am in the Staff Lounge.

Muffins for Moms

Calling all moms! Please join us on May 10th for a special breakfast celebrating you! Come and join us for Muffins with Moms!

PTO Meeting

Wednesday, May 15th is our monthly PTO Meeting. Join us at 4pm in the Media Center.

Recycle Day

Tuesday, May 21st is recycle day. Please place your recycle bins outside of your classroom for easy collection.

Popcorn Day

Friday, May 24th is popcorn day. Support you Student Senate and bring your quarters!

Memorial Day - NO SCHOOL - NO BASE

Monday, May 27th is Memorial day. There will be no school today and there will be no BASE. Enjoy a safe and happy Memorial Day.

Lory's Place

Wednesday, May 29th Lory's Place will be here at 10am.

Bike to The Park Day

Friday, May 31st - Today is Bike to the Park Day. Students in 1st - 5th grades will have the opportunity to bike to Oselka Park and back to the school. Parents are welcome to join.

Unfortunately we are. not able to take kids with training wheels or strollers.

Preschool - Kindergrten Field Trip

Friday, May 31st Kindergarten and Preschool students will attend a field trip to Potawatomi Zoo. Departure will be at 9am.

Recycle Day

Tuesday, June 4th will be our final Recycle day for the 2018- 2019 school year. Thank you to Ms. Churchill and the Student Senate for helping our school to have a positive effect on our environment by having a recycle program at our school.

Talent Show

Thursday, June 6th. NBES Students will have their end of the year talent show at the PAC beginning at 1:40pm.

Last Day for BASE - Last Day for Preschool

Friday, June 7th will be the last day for our BASE program and also for the Preschool program for the 2018 - 2019 school year.

5th Grade Step Up Day

Friday, June 7th is 5th grade Step Up day! 5th Grade students will get to go over to the Middle School Building and see what a day in the life of a Middle School student is like.

1/2 Day Students

Monday, June 10th is a half day for students. We will operate on a PM Schedule and dismiss at 12pm.

Last Day of School for 2018 - 2019 school year

Tuesday, June 11th is the last day of school for the 2018 - 2019 school year. We will dismiss at 12pm. Our awards ceremony will be today prior to dismissal.

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