CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Mrs. Ferguson - Teacher of the year!
Super Sundance Staff!
Today I will be responsible for myself,
and my attitude.
I will treat myself and others with respect.
And, I will do my personal best,
MS. BEHRENS' 3RD GRADE CLASS PRESENTATION: THE GREAT STATE OF CALIFORNIA!!
Every fourth and fifth grader is eligible to participate in his/her elementary school’s instrumental music program. The Beaumont Unified School District provides free class instruction to all interested fourth and fifth grade students on flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, and percussion. Students meet two times per week, once for sectionals, with other like instruments, and once in a full band rehearsal where all instruments are combined. We offer three levels of band: beginning, advanced and honor band. The honor band is the top performing group open to the most advanced players from each school, and we rehearse on Wednesday afternoons at Three Rings Ranch Elementary in Room 40.
BAND INFORMATION HERE!
District Non-discrimination Policies and Complaint Procedures
The Beaumont Unified School District prohibits, during all school activities, programs, and employment, discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation , or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
To file a formal complaint, please contact:
Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Support Services
350 W. Brookside Avenue, Beaumont, CA 92223
The Great Kindness Challenge!
Please join us as we participate in the Great Kindness Challenge! During this week, Sundance students and staff are being challenged to perform as many kind deeds as possible! The ultimate goal is to have staff and students remember to display acts of kindness all year long! :-)
MONDAY - "Peace, Love, and Kindness" - HIPPIE ATTIRE
TUESDAY - "CRAZY for Kindness!" - CRAZY HATS
WEDNESDAY - "Kindness ROCKS!" - Dress like a Rock Star
THURSDAY - "Kindness, Kindness, READ all about it!" - Wear a t-shirt with a kind saying on it or make your OWN!
FRIDAY - "DREAM of Kindness!" - Pajama Day!
CLICK HERE for 50 KINDNESS ideas to perform at home or school!
Sundance goes back to the 80's!!
Keep up with your child's AR reading progress!
AR Home Connect: Find out how many books your child is reading and how many quizzes s/he is taking in AR
To log in to Home Connect:
In Home Connect, you can also:
Click Email Setup to sign up to receive emails showing your student's quiz or test results.
Click Help to get answers to your questions about Home Connect.
OUR LOST AND FOUND IS GROWING!
Please come by and check out our lost and found selection of coats, jackets, lunch pails, mittens...you name it! It really helps if you label all of your children's items! THANKS!
Here is the link to the official 2014-15 Parent Notifications from BUSD!
There are several notifications for parents to review. A form will be sent home with your child that indicates you have reviewed these notifications. They are: Attendance Policy, Annual Notification of Parent Rights, Network/Internet Acceptable Use, Elementary Dress Code, Elementary Discipline Code, Healthy Schools Act Notifications, and a Health Services Letter. You may request hard copies of these documents from our school office. Call 951-845-2621 or stop by!
Our Award-Winning School
Positive Behavior Intervention Support :)
These are the 16 Positive Behavior Skills that we continually focus on at Sundance...
PBIS at Sundance!
Dear parents and students,
The implementation of Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBiS) involves commitment from the entire staff to teach, enforce, and acknowledge appropriate student behaviors. At all times, staff and students are expected to:
"BE RESPECTFUL, BE RESPONSIBLE, BE SAFE"
By working together, we will build a safe and orderly campus where everyone feels welcome. We love to "catch" students behaving well whenever possible and praise them! Along with your help, we will strive to instill sixteen lifelong positive social skills in our students. It is a privilege to be a part of your child’s educational experience. We will do whatever we can to influence his/her life in a positive way. (Please see our schedule of skills above.)
Lauren Kinney, Principal
Lora Roman, Assistant Principal
Sundance Elementary Welcomes You!
SCIENCE PROJECTS WERE DUE ON FRIDAY, JAN. 23rd!
Mrs. Claudia Ramos - Classified Staff of the Year!
Mrs. Ramos has been the Health/ Attendance Clerk at Sundance for the past 3 years. She is a very busy lady and we are thankful for her help and support daily. Congratulations, Mrs. Ramos!
Visit these educational WEBSITES!
The Common Core standards are new for everyone! Visit these websites to better understand how Common Core math and language arts lessons are presented. The more you know, the better you can help your child.
In Loving Memory...
We CARE About Attendance at Sundance!
At Sundance, students can earn a TROPHY for never missing a day of school, if they are never tardy and never leave school early! They will also earn a trip to a 66ers baseball game accompanied by Beaumont Police Officers. Students can also earn a MEDAL for coming to school EVERY DAY (but may have a few tardies or leave early.) Classes with the best attendance earn a trophy for the month! Check out the Perfect Attendance flyer for the 66ers game...
Here is the daily schedule for Sundance:
Regular Day for 1st - 5th - 8:15AM to 2:35PM
Minimum Day for 1st - 5th - 8:15AM to 1:08PM
Early Release for 1st - 5th - 8:15AM to 1:30PM
Early Bird KDG - 8:15AM to 11:40AM
Late Bird KDG - 10:25AM to 2:35PM
Walk to School Day!
2014-15 District Calendar
The instructional calendar for the 2014-15 academic year can be found on the BUSD website:
2014-15 LCAP Goals
GOAL 1: Beaumont USD will provide an optimum learning and working environment by employing highly qualifying certificated and classified employees; maintaining the district facilities; providing an instructional program to support 21st century learning skills.
GOAL 2: Beaumont USD will implement the common core state standards (CCSS) by designing the units of study for mathematics, English language arts/English language development, and science, social studies, & technical subjects in three phases; design, implementation, and review/revision.
GOAL 3: Beaumont USD will ensure a viable 21st century learning curriculum for all students that include full access and success in college and career preparatory courses.
GOAL 4: Beaumont USD will ensure a positive climate and school culture for students by providing opportunities for them to build positive relationships with staff members and to access resources from the greater Beaumont community.