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Literacy Week January 23-27

January 9, 2017

Literacy Week will be observed January 23-27.

Here is a list of activities for the week.

Monday, Jan. 23- Human Bookworm

Tuesday, Jan. 24- Flash light reading

Wednesday, Jan. 25- 100th day of school D.E.A.R. Drop Everything and Read

Thursday, Jan. 26- 101st day of school- Come dressed as your favorite 101 Dalmatian Character

Friday, Jan. 27- Vocaulary Parade! Come dressed as a vocabulary word, sparkle or glitter (Parade starts at 8:00)

Activities start at 1:30 except Friday parade at 8:00!

To volunteer for your child's class during media center, contact Heather O'Toole at:

Zach Giuliano, 9, won the 23rd annual Tom Dorsey Winter Golf Classic by 13 strokes. Zach shot a 74 to win. This qualifies him for a spot in the Downing Gray Cup Junior Golf Championship. Zach is a 4th grader in Mrs. Hackney's class.

Way to go Zach!

Congratulations Madison Shaver & Cooper Forsgren.

They have been selected as the January Students of the Month.

We are proud of you!

A look at police life!

January 6, 2017

Fourth grade students from Mrs. Hackney's class were excited to take a look at Deputy Whites police equipment. 

Merry Christmas in Portuguese!

December 20, 2016

Second graders in Mrs. Jersey's class have been researching weather/climate in Brazil as part of the Interdisciplinary study BES is participating in this year. Students created Christmas cards based on their research. The cards were displayed throughout December &  then sent home to parents. "Feliz Natal", (Merry Christmas in Portuguese)!

Free & Reduced Meal Applications are available online!

WCSD Food and Nutrition Services is accepting free and reduced meal applications online! The online applications enable parents to complete and submit the applications faster, while allowing Food and Nutrition Services to approve the applications in a more timely manner.

The application can be accessed on the BES website under the menu section via the offered Free/Reduced Application link, and on the WCSD website at from any computer with internet capabilities. Food and Nutrition Services is happy to bring the technology to our families to ensure that students receive meal benefits as quickly as possible. The online applications are secure and the application is confidential. Please remember, if your chlid qualifies for meal benefits, these benefits are available for breakfast and lunch. 

If an application for the 16-17 school year has been submitted and processed no additional applications is necessary. 

Tropicana Speech Winners

December 2, 2016

Congratulation Tropicana Speech Winners!

Ava Richardson 1st place

Jamie Sumpter 2nd place

Kate Gravlin 3rd place

We are Proud of YOU!!!!

Brave Barracuda Award

December 2, 2016

Way to go Camryn Meyer for receiving the first ever Brave Barracuda Award!

WE knew you could do it!!!!

A special thank you goes out to Author Julie Smith.

Mrs. Smith stopped by BES to read her newest book "Bugs In My Breakfast".

Congratulations Avery Jones and Dexter Barefield for being chosen as the December Students of the Month. Both students will be honored at a special breakfast sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Freeport held December 14th at the Coastal Branch Library in Santa Rosa Beach.