September 9-13 Updates

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Good afternoon, families, parents, and students, 

It has been a short and fast week this past week!  Thank you to those that attended Bexley’s Be Well event and viewing of the movie, Angst, on Wednesday evening.  What a wonderful turn out!  Positive mental health is such a critical and important part of our lives and the lives of our youth. Check out the story from ABC 6:https://abc6onyourside.com/news/local/bexley-be-well-initiative-aims-to-get-parents-and-students-talking-about-mental-health 

This week, MT staff and students are diving right into some rich conversations about numbers.  Here are some photos from number talks this week and some photos of other happenings within some of our classrooms: 

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Parents, I want to encourage you to be a part of our Bexley Parent Institute on September 22nd.  As you know, Bexley City Schools seeks to engage, equip and empower not only our students but also our  parents and community. One way to support our this is to attend our Parent Institute on Sunday, September 22 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Cassingham Complex. Sessions will be 45 minutes in length and cover a variety of topics including social-emotional wellness, technology, a student-centered learning culture, and the levy. Our Parent Institute has been designed to connect families with school personnel, authors, and experts in a variety of fields in order to develop understanding around topics relevant to the growth, development, and education of children.  

I would love if you could join us!  Please complete the Parent Institute Registration and explore our Course Catalog here: Course Catalog and Registration

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Community Book Read, September 5th - October 5th

Bexley CSD is inviting our community to engage in a reading of the book What Made Maddy Run by Kate Fagan. Staff and community members may read the book as individuals, families, or join a book club. Books may be purchased at the launch event, at Gramercy Books, or borrowed from the Bexley Public Library.

 

Parent Institute Sunday, September 22nd

Our first Parent Institute of the year will feature multiple sessions on topics related to our community conversation as well as other topics of importance to our parents.

 

Disney's Cinderella KIDS, September 26th, 27th, and 28th

Come and see our students in the Fall Musical!

 

No school in honor of Rosh Hashanah, September 30th

 

Author Visit Sunday, October 6th

Schottenstein Theater, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Kate Fagan is the author of the instant New York Times bestseller, What Made Maddy Run, which spent a month as the No. 1 New York Times bestseller on the sports list. What Made Maddy Run was long-listed for the PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing. Fagan is also the author of the coming-of-age memoir, The Reappearing Act, about her experience coming out while playing basketball at the University of Colorado.

 

Monday, October 7th - Voter registration deadline

Anyone who is registered to vote in Ohio can cast their vote early at the Board of Elections Office at 1700 Morse Road, Columbus, OH 43229. Early voting starts October 8, 2019, and the hours are as follows:

Oct. 8 - Oct. 25 - 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Oct. 28 - Nov. 1 - 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Nov. 2  - 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Nov. 3  - 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Nov. 4 - 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Early votes can also be cast by mail through the absentee ballot/early voting ballot application.  

To learn more and to initiate your ballot request, visit https://www.sos.state.oh.us/elections/voters/absentee-voting/#byMail

Visit https://olvr.sos.state.oh.us/ to register to vote. The deadline to register is October 7, 2019.

Tuesday, October 8th - Early voting begins

Tuesday, November 5th - Election Day - no school for students.

 

Have a wonderful week, Montrose!

Warm regards,

Ms. K-L

(Courtesy of our 4th grade team: Mrs. Hodge, Mrs. Baugh, and Mrs. Ayers)