Director's Note, April 9th: Pajama Day, Social Emotional Learning Assembly, Middle School Dance, and more!

Goal Setting Workshop for 2018-2019
We are already deep into planning for next year, and we would like your help in refining our goals for our upcoming school year. Please consider joining us as we co-construct and reflect upon our goals for next year for our annual Local Control and Accountability Plan. Our hope is to have parents participating from every grade level from kinder through grade 8! We will be meeting on Tuesday, April 24th from 6:30-8:30. Food will be served starting at 6pm. Please respond to simon@bridgescharter.org if you would like to participate -- space is limited!

2018-2019 Calendar
Many of you have asked for our calendar for next year. You can download our board approved calendar on our website here: https://www.bridgescharter.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=992474&type=d&pREC_ID=1308218

Raffle Basket Donations
One of our biggest fund raisers is upon us -- the Fun Run and After Party! We are in need of more raffle baskets and donations for our raffle. If you have an item or gift cards or gift certificates to donate, please drop the items off in our front office. We are grateful for everyone who has already donated!

Pajama Day is April 16th
Mark your calendars for this student council sponsored spirit day! Your child can roll out of bed and come to school in their pajamas on the 16th.

Opportunity to Join our Board of Director's
This coming May, Bridges Charter School families will be casting ballots for three new or returning members to our Board of Directors.  Parents or community members who are interested in serving on the board should believe in our charter’s mission and be available to take an active role in the governance of Bridges Charter School. Professional and/or educational experience is extremely valuable.  Effective communication and collaboration, active listening, great judgment, wisdom and a hard work ethic are all traits we are seeking in future board members.  We will have more details available soon on our website, but if you are interested in exploring whether this service position is a good fit for you, please contact our board president Marcy Crawford at marcy.crawford@bridgescharter.org.

Social Emotional Learning Assembly: Getting Along with Others
April's social emotional learning theme is Getting Along with Others. Each class will be creating and presenting a brief skit during our school-wide assembly on April 19th from 8:40-9:10am. Join us if you can!

Middle School Dance April 12th
Our middle school students have successfully advocated for the first middle school dance in Bridges' history! We are looking forward to a fun time this Thursday, April 12th. Tickets can be purchased on parentsquare.

We hope you have a great week!

Dr. Kelly and Ms. Cindy

Upcoming Dates for your Calendars:
  • Thurs. 04/12: Middle School Dance
  • Mon. 04/16: Pajama Day
  • Fri. 04/20: Fun Run and After Party 
  • 04/23-05/18: ELA and Math State Testing
  • Thurs. 05/17: Open House and Voting for Board of Directors 
  • Mon. 05/28: Memorial Day Holiday, No School
  • Mon. 06/04-Fri. 06/08: Minimum Days (Release time at 1:30pm)
  • Thurs. 06/07: 8th grade Graduation 9am-11am
  • Thurs. 06/07: Bridging Ceremony for all grades 12pm-3pm