AUG
30

EIS Color Run 2018

Students and staff at EIS will be participating in the 2018 EIS Color Run on Friday, August 31st.
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JUN
05

EHS Swimming Pool

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SUMMER INDOOR POOL HOURS:
  • Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 5:30 AM - 7:30 AM
  • Monday and Wednesday: Noon - 4 PM 
  • Monday and Wednesday: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Saturday: Noon - 2:00 PM
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MAY
11

ACT ONE: SCENE ONE...

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What do one tennis shoe, three monkeys, a dead horse, and a mountain climber’s axe have in common? They are all part of a collection of one acts presented by the Edgewood Theatre Arts program, May 17, 18, 19 at 7:30 pm at the High School Auditorium. “Act One: Scene One…” is a collection of six short one act plays with a slightly twisted sense of humor by Shel Silverstein, David Ives and one more that showcase the acting talents of some of the best of the Edgewood Theatre Arts students. Tickets are $8 for General Admission & $5 for Students and Senior Citizens (65+). Come prepared to laugh and enjoy the evening!
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MAY
04

Important Notes from EIS

Boys & Girls Club will be closed on Monday, May 7th.  Please email your child's teacher or let the front office know of alternate dismissal plans.

STEAM Night is Monday, May 7th from 5:00 - 8:00 pm at EIS

BOGO EIS Spring Book Fair May 7th thru 11th.    The Book Fair will be open on STEAM Night from 5-8pm

Third Grade Transition Night is Tuesday, May 8th from 6:30-7:30 pm.  All current second grade families from EPS and SES are invited to attend this informative meeting to discuss transitioning to third grade.  

School will be session on Friday, May 11th and Monday, May 14th 

NO SCHOOL on Monday, May 21, 2018 -Snow Make-Up Day

Enjoy your weekend!

Roxann Finch, EIS Secretary
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MAY
01

Maker Opportunity at Purdue @ Westgate TONIGHT!

Calling all Makers! It's short notice, but if you've been itching to check out a fully-functioning Makerspace and tinker yourself, buzz down I-69 to Purdue @ Westgate tonight from 4:00 - 6:00! The STEM Educators are opening their doors to all 7-12 graders and any family members!
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APR
30

May STEM Activities Calendar

The sun is shining, the weather is warming up, get outside and explore!  Want some fun ideas for STEM activities in May? Check out this calendar from Little Bins for Little Hands and visit their blog too!


https://littlebinsforlittlehands.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Little-Bins-For-Little-Hands-may1.pdf

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APR
16

Edgewood Theatre Arts Presents Spring Play

Edgewood Theatre Arts presents “Terry Pratchett’s Mort” adapted for stage by Stephen Briggs.  What happens when Death takes an apprentice who ends up taking the wrong soul his first day on the job?  Reality falls apart and must correct the mistake, but it seems to be having a hard time of it! Remaining performances will take place April 20 &21 at 7:00PM in the Edgewood High School Auditorium.  Tickets are $8 general admission and $5 for Students & Senior Citizens.
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APR
06

Kelly Faust - 2018 Educator of the Year

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MAR
20

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration for the upcoming 2018-19 school year will be held on Saturday, April 7, from 9:00 AM-12:00PM at Edgewood Primary School. Please bring your incoming Kindergartner, teachers will do a quick assessment for your child's readiness. Also, you will need to bring your child's Birth Certificate, Immunization records, and Proof of residency, such as a copy of your lease, Utility Bill, or piece of mail with your current address on it. We will also need you to be able to provide 3 emergency contact numbers, not including yourself. Please plan to be here for about 30-45 minutes, depending on the number of families ahead of you. You may park in the back of EPS off Sycamore Road and enter through the Cafeteria. 
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FEB
23

Girls in Engineering, Math and Science (GEMS) Event at MCCSC!

Calling all 5th and 6th grade GIRLS! MCCSC is hosting a Girls in Engineering and Math (GEMS) event on April 14th! Follow the link below to find out more and register soon!

https://www.mccsc.edu/gems


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JAN
04

Boys & Girls Club of Ellettsville

Good afternoon Parent & Guardians, Staff & Volunteers,  

As the winter weather keeps getting colder and colder I thought it prudent to send out a reminder of our snow day policy.
If Richland-Bean Blossom Community School Corp. closes for a snow day the Boys & Girls Club of Ellettsville will also be closed.
This means the BGCE will be closed for youth programming/child care. When RBBCSC opens back up so will the BGCE. I understand this is an inconvenience to all our families but we are thinking about the kiddos safety, your safety, as well as staff and volunteers safety.
The BGCE will continue to operate as normal on day that RBBCSC operates on a two hour delay.     
We will make every effort to communicate our Snow Day closing through local media (TV, radio, online news). We will also make a post on our Facebook Page   if you have not liked our page please do so now. We use our Facebook Page as a newsletter to keep our Club families and friends informed.

As always I thank you for the trust you give us with the care of your children. This is a responsibility we take seriously and are proud to have.

Sincerely
Oscar Gonzalez 
Ellettsville Unit Director
Boys & Girls Clubs Bloomington
(812) 935 - 6970 Option # 
7600 W Reeves Rd. 
Bloomington, IN 47404
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NOV
30

Santa's Workshop

All EPS families are invited to attend Santa's Workshop on Friday, December 1, from 5:30-8:00 PM. This is a fun Holiday event hosted by the EPS PTO. The goal of this event is to provide an affordable evening out for our families and to raise funds to help support efforts to put necessities and gifts under the tree for families in need in our community. Come join the fun for a good cause!
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OCT
30

Veterans Day Program

All Veterans and their guests are invited to attend a special program and complimentary breakfast on Friday, November 10. The program will begin at 8:45 AM around the Main Flag Pole between EPS/EIS and breakfast will follow at 9:00 AM in the EPS Cafeteria. We salute and honor all of our Veterans for their service to our country!
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OCT
27

Small Card, BIG Results!

The Richland-Bean Blossom Community School Foundation is offering Major Saver cards for sale through the elementary schools and Edgewood Junior High.  Students will receive the sales packets on Wednesday, November 1st and continue selling the $15 discount cards until Wednesday, November 15th.    Proceeds from the sale of Major Saver cards directly support the participating schools and the Richland-Bean Blossom Community School Foundation.

The 2017 participating restaurants/establishments include:  Urban Air Adventure Park, Wonderlab, Laser Lite Laser Tag, Los Chachos Mexican Cuisine, Hinkle’s Hamburgers, Denny’s, The Chocolate Moose, Jumpin’ Joey’s, Burger King, PS…East Coast Subs, Chicago’s Pizza, Carson’s BBQ, Mother Bear’s Pizza, Heritage Trail, White Castle, McDonald’s, Texas Roadhouse, Swing-In Pizza, Jiffy Treet Ice Cream, and Papa John’s.

Major Saver cards can be purchased via cash, check or online at www.majorsaver.com.  The online sale can be credited back to a particular student and school.  All cards purchased online will be mailed directly to the customer. 

Major Saver is excited to roll out a new feature this year making online sales easier for friends and family!  On our homepage, you are able to enter your student’s information to create a CUSTOM LINK for your child that can be shared via social media or email.  This link will automatically credit the online sale to your student when friends and family use the link to make their purchase!

Major Saver cards can also be purchased, and credited to a student, through the Major Saver App.  Once the free app is downloaded to an Android or iOS device, buyers can choose a Major Saver card through the “buy cards” tab on the app.  Once the buyer completes the transaction the offers will be stored in the Major Saver App.  Buyers can then redeem offers directly from the app and do not need a physical card.

Major Saver stresses safe selling and discourages door to door campaigning. The company encourages students to sell to family members, church patrons, neighbors, other adults the family may know; and to always make sure their parents are involved.

Please consider purchasing one or more Major Saver cards this year to help benefit the Richland-Bean Blossom Community Education Foundation and participating schools.

 Thank you for your support! 
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OCT
20

Edgewood Intermediate Book Fair

Our school Book Fair begins October 23rd thru October 27th.  If you get a chance stop by the school library and check out all the books.  The book fair will be open each day until 4:00pm and
6-8 Friday evening.  
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SEP
18

STEAM and 4H - How do they fit together?

Did you know our local 4H clubs are run by Purdue Extension Educators? 4‑H science programs are available through local Monroe County clubs, and now through our schools at R-BB as we are now partnering with our Purdue Extension Educators in all grades K-5!  Your child can join for after-school fun AND maintain a year-long 4H membership to explore other program opportunities throughout the year!  

Focus areas for 4‑H science programs include robotics, rocketry, environmental science, agri-science, biotechnology and veterinary science with students of all school ages! Special events like National Youth Science Day are special ways 4H is highlighting all science industries with our students!  Do you love science and fun science activities? 4-H National Youth Science Day (NYSD) is the world’s largest youth-led science experiment and this year all R-BB fifth graders will be participating in the this year's project, titled Incredible Wearables This challenge engages students and challenges them to build a wearable fitness tracker of their own. This year's 4‑H NYSD event will take place on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.

Contact your school's STEAM Coach for more information about the ways 4H is getting involved with science education throughout R-BB!
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SEP
08

EHS National Honor Society Sponsors Annual Food Drive

Thanks for your contributions during homecoming week.  This food drive ended 09/15/2017.
Clash of Cans food drive Poster
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AUG
28

Did you know October 6 is Day of Design?

October 6 is the Day of Design - Day of Design is the first national movement created to teach kids how to use Design Thinking to solve STEM-oriented problems that face the new wave of 21st Century manufacturers. STEMconnector’s Day of DesignTM team is assembling industry and education leaders from around the country to create “challenges” that will inspire teachers and their students to apply teamwork and Design Thinking to create compelling and unique solutions. Teams will then create videos of their approach and their solution, which will earn them great prizes and become contributors to the greatest online repository of “Design Thinking-inspired” solutions in the world!  This is a great way for teachers to incorporate PBL into their classrooms!  

STEMconnector®, a national consortium of companies, associations, government entities, and academic institutions focused on advancing STEM education, today announced a partnership with digital credential pioneer, Credly, that will bring digital badges to K-12 and collegiate students who complete challenges for the Day of Design.

Check out ideas and details at: http://dayofdesign.com/  Registration is now open for student teams!
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AUG
22

Bloomington's Makevention This Saturday!

Looking for something fun to explore with your family this Saturday? Whether you're ready to embrace your inner DIYer or just want an outlet for all of your child's creative energy, the Makevention is a place to explore, do, build, tinker and imagine! Come check it out and connect with local makers, designers, builders, engineers, craftsmen, programmers, tinkerers, and much more!

Watch the promotion video by clicking here and join the movement on Saturday at the Bloomington Convention Center!
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AUG
10

August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse

In order to accommodate the solar eclipse viewing on August 21st,  we will dismiss our students 15 minutes later.  This will put our dismissal at 3:30pm.  More information about the eclipse and what EIS students will be doing will be sent home in teacher's newsletters and emails.
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