school news

december 5 - december 11 

december 10 - “share your christmas” canned food drive deadline

december 16 - “share your christmas” civilian day for participants 

december 17 - ½ day of school

december 18-january 4 - christmas break

january 5 - school resumes 

“share your christmas” canned food drive

thank you, to everyone that is participating in the canned food drive.  the deadline to donate is thursday, december 10.  students that donate 5 cans or more will receive a civilian day on wednesday, december 16.

½ day dismissal times for thursday, december 17:

k3 & k4 will dismiss following their Christmas parties.

k5 dismisses at 11:15

1st -  5th dismiss at 11:30

students staying for after school care must bring a noncarbonated drink and lunch.

bbs dress code reminder

jackets: • any jacket is allowed for outside wear. • only plain navy, gray, chambray (light) blue, royal blue or black jackets may be worn in class. • no non-bbs logos larger than a credit card.

please remember to label all jackets, coats, sweaters and sweatshirts.  labeled items will be returned to their owner. 

financial scholarship information for the 2021-2022 school year is now available on our website.

third grade overview

 december 7-11

bible: our next memory verse test will be on tuesday, december 8. “for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of god, and are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by christ jesus.” romans 3:23-24

math: we will continue in chapter 6 on multiplication and division patterns. the test will be on wednesday, december 16

multiplication: we will review our previously learned facts. 

F&F: We will be doing mini F&F lessons. Our unit this week is Context Clues. There will be no test.

language: we will continue our verbs unit. 

writing: we will be completing christmas writings.

spelling: we will be completing unit 15 this week. the test will be on friday, december 11.

social studies: we will continue our “christmas around the world” unit. each child will need to complete a form and will be ready to present their chosen country. numbers 1-8 on the class roster will present on monday, december 14. numbers 9-16 will present on tuesday, december 15. all forms are due on monday, december 14.  

science: we will be reviewing our planets unit and discussing what we saw on the field trip.


  • it can be very cold in our rooms, please make sure that your child has a sweater/sweatshirt labeled with their name.

  • ***please make sure to label your child’s jacket/sweater. we have had a lot of them left on the playground. 

  • we ask that if you are taking a planned trip, that you let us know two weeks in advance so that we can get their work together. 

  • due to rotations (science and social studies) going up to 3:00, we ask that they not leave earlier than that time. of course, we understand if there are dr. appointments.

  • don’t forget to send in a snack and water bottle each day. water bottles need to be screw on tops labeled with their name.

  • please do not take things out of their binder pockets or “return” side without returning them. we will be using those items in class on a daily basis. this also includes interactive notebooks.