Congratulations Ms. Shannon Donegan, 5th Gr teacher, for being nominated for a SHINE Award! We are so lucky to have such a gifted teacher at BBES!
Unique and Creative Ideas
A simple change to make practices more efficient? A cost saving measure implemented by a department? A teacher helping students learn in new ways? LCPS staff is leading the way!
Mrs. Morgan, librarian, with 4th graders 📚 Teaching a Lesson about Book 📖 Tasting so students learn about different book series in the Tiger 🐯 Library
Join us in spreading holiday cheer at BBES! The PTA Sunshine Committee has organized special events to appreciate our incredible staff throughout December. Let's show our gratitude with a breakfast, snacks and more for the Gingerbread House Decorating Contest, and crafts and cookies with hot cocoa.
For more details and to sign up, please take a look at the sign up:
❄️Let's make this holiday season extra special for our dedicated staff! ❄️~The BBES PTA Sunshine Committee
Math in Tiger 🐯 Nation - K/Size Sorting with manipulatives, 2nd/Estimating with Addition ➕ , and 5th Long Division ➗
Mrs. Wilson, Gifted Teacher, teaching a Search Lesson with 1st graders. Making creative pictures with assigned numbers.
If you are interested in becoming a member, coach or judge for a BBES Odyssey of the Mind team, the last day to sign up is TOMORROW, December 1, 2023! If we have enough interest and volunteers, we will follow up with those who have added their names to the Signup Genius: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0A4AA9AC29A2FA7-46129894-odyssey #/
Thank you to the many parents, staff & community members who have already signed up to donate gifts for our BBES Angel Wish Tree. We still have some requests that are unfilled at this point. If you are able to help, please sign up online (you may need to go through the pages of the sign up to find the openings): https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4FA9AF22A3F4C07-46161103-bbes?fbclid=IwAR1Z0vkef-_XmhsEPKQr6nf4_giu5o06T3s98sNKt2_nrNECYCHuWjTrTCQ #/
NOVA Loudoun STEM Day 2023
Our hands-on day of learning is designed to inspire elementary and middle-school students to explore the world of STEM!
Mr. Russell teaching Art 🖼️ with Kindergarteners - Students were making vertical and horizontal fences, adding pumpkins 🎃, and creating scenes👍🏼
Way to go K students! 🤩🐯
2nd Gr PE with Coach Myers & Coach Snyder - Scooter Soccer ⚽️
Have your registered for Winter After School Programs yet? Registration closes December 9, and classes begin in January. Check out all the fun classes and register online to guarantee a spot!
INTERESTED in Odyssey of the Mind?? Please make sure to add your name to the sign up before THIS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1st! ☑️
Does your child enjoy creative problem solving? Well, then Odyssey of the Mind is the perfect program for them and BBES PTA is working to launch OM this year! To make this program happen, parent participation is KEY! Learn more and sign up online before Dec. 1: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0A4AA9AC29A2FA7-46129894-odyssey #/
We are so thankful for such a giving community! 🥰
Our Angel Tree donations will be collected next week (Dec. 4-8) and there are still 35 opportunities to make the holidays happy for some of our students! 🌟
Please make sure to scroll down the list to see how you may be able to help. Thank you! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4FA9AF22A3F4C07-46161103-bbes?fbclid=IwAR1Z0vkef-_XmhsEPKQr6nf4_giu5o06T3s98sNKt2_nrNECYCHuWjTrTCQ #/
Please help us be colorful this week to support our kindergartners.
It’s Kindergarten Color Week:
Monday (11/27) - Red
Tuesday (11/28) - Blue
Wednesday (11/29) - Yellow
Thursday (11/30) - Green
Friday (12/1) - Orange
Thought you missed your chance to order? Our sale has been EXTENDED through tomorrow, 11/26, at 5 PM! 😱🐯🎉
Order online: https://bbespta2122.memberhub.com/store/items/963517
Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving 🦃
'Twas the night before Thanksgiving
School children on a field trip to Mack Nugget's farm save the lives of eight turkeys in this poem based on "The Night Before Christmas."
All LCPS schools and offices are closed Wednesday, November 22-Friday, November 24, in observance of the holiday.
Come out to Solo Pizza TONIGHT for a BBES Spirit Night! 🍕TOMORROW, wear your favorite team's gear to show your TEAM SPIRIT! ⚽️🏀🏈⚾️🎾🏐🏒🥍🐯
Calling all our Student Entrepreneurs & families! We are thankful to the parents who stepped in and volunteered to lead our 2nd Annual Student Entrepreneurship & Small Business Bazaar! The new date has been set for Saturday, February 24, 2024! Mark your calendars, start planning your products/services and stay tuned for more information to come home after Winter Break!
Calling on our AMAZING Tiger Nation volunteers! We have had a last minute cancellation for our volunteer to take the food donations to Loudoun Hunger Relief TOMORROW, Nov. 21! If you are able to help, please check the details on the SignUp & add your name to for Nov. 21. We also need additional volunteers after Winter Break, if you are able to help! Thank you!
The Tiger Den
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Make dinner easy tomorrow and come out to Solo Pizza for a BBES Spirit night! 🍕
📸 Look at this post on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/share/p/3kD3pt3x8tb1AJ1o/?mibextid=WC7FNe
Inspired by a heartwarming story involving an LCPS employee? Shine a light on what makes LCPS a great place to learn and work! Loudoun Education Foundation will choose one submission each month for additional recognition and a prize! Nominate someone today: https://lcps.pub/40GhOUR
📸 Look at this post on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/share/p/d4PFvhBRZNLWWSzG/?mibextid=aI5dXw
It’s Substitute Educators Day (Fri., Nov. 17). We are grateful to our amazing substitutes who support our students and staff today and every day!
First grade has declared Tuesday, Nov. 21, a TEAM SPIRIT DAY! Wear your favorite team's gear to show your Tiger spirit! Don't have a favorite sports team? Wear your Tiger Team gear! 🏈🏀⚽️⚾️🏐🥍🏏🐯
Have you heard?...Tiger Spirit Socks are all the rage! 🐯 Show your Tiger Spirit and get your orders in by NEXT FRIDAY, November 24. Adult & Youth sized available. https://bbespta2122.memberhub.com/store/items/963517?fbclid=IwAR3HznDFbdkvEhZODydYEYooR4rjqH9vtKVoq439drWaK2wALSX25jgkiyI
Thank you to all who were able to donate turkeys! Our families are so thankful for your generosity! ❤️🐯🦃
❄️December❄️ is right around the corner and we would like to give some families a better holiday season by donating gifts. Please take a look at the Angel Tree SignUp and decide how you can support some BBES students and families this holiday season: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4FA9AF22A3F4C07-46161103-bbes #/
The Tiger Den
The Tiger Den November 13 - 17
Does your child love fun socks? Do you need a stocking stuffer? Step up your sock game and order Tiger Spirit socks online, for just $10 a pair! Child & Adult sizes are available! Order before November 24, and we will deliver to your child's classroom. Want it to be a surprise?...Click the checkbox when ordering and we will hold your order for you to pick up during school hours.
Order ONLINE By 11/24: https://bbespta2122.memberhub.com/store/items/963517
View sizes & designs online: https://www.canva.com/design/DAF0JpRL8qQ/emkaEXwvXhYMs8vbNxndIw/view?utm_content=DAF0JpRL8qQ&utm_campaign=designshare&utm_medium=link&utm_source=editor
All LCPS Schools and Offices are closed today, Monday, November 13.
Happy Veterans Day! As a special thank you to our veterans and all our Tiger families, we will be running a special discount for PTA memberships this weekend. If you haven't had a chance to join the PTA yet, this school year, sign up online and join for a discounted price this weekend only! 🇺🇸
Thank you to our veterans and all who were able to make today's event! A special thank you to the Ball's Bluff Elementary PTA for organizing the reception for our veterans and decorating! We hope everyone has a fabulous Veterans Day and long weekend! 🐯🇺🇸
Happy Veterans Day! 🇺🇸 Thank you to all the veterans who were able to attend today's event, as well as all the families. A special thank you to Mr. Nicklas, our fabulous 4th grade teacher & veteran, for speaking and being our Master of Ceremony! Wonderful job & done by Mrs. Steeprow, the 3rd grade students, our boy scouts & girl scout troops & all our students! Thank you for the beautiful singing & show! We hope all our veterans and families enjoyed their morning!
*A huge THANK YOU and shoutout to Custom Cakes by Jill for donating individually wrapped cookies for out veterans and families, as well as Wegmans for granting us a gift card to supplement the purchase of food for the veteran reception.