November 8 Newsletter

November 8, 2020 Dear families, Throughout the next two months, we will take time to share appreciation and thankfulness for our community and those around us. We want to ensure our students are engaged in ways to care for others by showing empathy and care for themselves and others. We frequently reference our Bexley Learner's ProfileCurrently, students in grades 2-5 are writing and drawing letters and notes of appreciation for their Chromebooks from the Bexley Education Foundation (BEF).  A special thanks to Mr. Strait for guiding our Safety Patrol in their training this week and for our Safety Patrol who ensure the safety of our traveling Moose.  
Have a wonderful week, Montrose! Warm regards,Melissa K-L Melissa Klosterman-LandoPrincipal at Montrose ElementaryMontrose Elementary website 
Monday, Nov 9: A day
Tuesday, Nov. 10: A day
Wed, Nov 11: Z day (Zoom day)
Thurs, Nov. 12: B day
Friday, Nov 13: B day
The entire fall schedule can be accessed here.
Please click here for our lunch menu for the rest of first semester.

 InVIEW ASSESSMENT THIS WEEK FOR 2nd and 4th GRADERSThis week our 2nd and 4th graders will participate in group cognitive abilities testing in their classrooms.   WHEN THE WORLD FEELS LIKE A SCARY PLACEJoin Bexley Schools tomorrow, November 9th at 7 p.m. for a virtual program with leading expert/child psychologist Dr. Abi Gewirtz through Gramercy Books. Bexley Schools is partnering in this event for a program that couldn’t be timelier or more necessary for us as parents. Click herefor registration, the exact program, book, and author information. 

 SPECIAL EDUCATION PTO MEETINGThe special education PTO is an organization that provides information and support to families who have students with special needs. The next meeting is Tuesday, November 10th at 6:30 pm via this Zoom link. Anyone is welcome!  VETERANS DAYWe will celebrate Veterans Day and recognize our service people in a special way this year. Please check out the details hereto support your child's participation. Thank you! 

 UNDERSTANDING PRIVILEGE- PARENT INSTITUTEJoin us Wednesday evening (Nov. 11) from 6-8 p.m. via Zoom. Our goals will be to define privilege, understand the impact of privilege specifically as it relates to race and racism, and develop strategies that can support you in understanding your privilege and ways in which you can use it to be an ally in anti-racism work.   MONTROSE STUDENT COUNCILThis week your children will have the opportunity to run for Montrose’s Student Council.  Mrs. Friedstrom and Mrs. Bailey will facilitate our council and meetings will be via Zoom during lunch on Z days. We encourage you to talk about this leadership opportunity and the habits in our Bexley Learner Profilewith your children. 

November 16-20, 2020 


     SCHOOL PHOTOS     Student photos are scheduled     to be taken on January 12 and 15, 2021.     Our yearbooks are on sale.     To order one, please click here:     Order Your Yearbook Today! Enter code: 11453221.  
HOLIDAY TRAVEL and BCSD PARENT AND STUDENT COVID-19 GUIDEAs holidays approach, we ask each family to consider Ohio's travel precautions, and The CDC’s guidance regarding travel.  Our school’s guidance is mapped out for you to consider on page 24 of our district’s Parent and Student COVID-19 Guide. Updates were made to this document on October 30th; it is also available through our district website.  

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