Black River Elementary

Black River Elementary

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15/11/2023

Oliver, BRE Therapy Dog, spending some time in the classroom with friends.

Photos from Black River Elementary's post 08/11/2023

Oliver, our Therapy Dog, enjoyed wearing his marvel bandana along with his friend wearing his marvel t-shirt. Oliver also enjoyed having a book read to him.

Photos from Black River Elementary's post 31/10/2023

Mrs. Pierce's class has spent many weeks talking about teamwork and practicing conversations when they agree and when they disagree. This week they used their teamwork skills to research animal and plant adaptations and become experts of six different habitats!

Photos from Black River Elementary's post 27/10/2023

Ms. Cheryl Martin's third grade class enjoyed an afternoon taking time to read the story along the Story Walk.

Photos from Black River Elementary's post 25/10/2023

Mrs. D. Morgan's Kindergarten class went to the fire department and then made a fire truck snack. Students also used their sense of sight to draw self portraits with silly glasses!

24/10/2023

Fire Safety Contest Winners at BRE!

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Mrs. A. Martin's Second Grade Class during the helicopter visit, Fire Safety Day and working on a stem activity.

Photos from Black River Elementary's post 26/09/2023

Ms. Hammond's class enjoying the helicopters.

Photos from Black River Elementary's post 26/09/2023

Thank you to the soldiers who brought the helicopters to our school. It was a great day for both students and staff.

25/09/2023

Black River Elementary Fall Pictures will be Tuesday, October 10 and Wednesday, October 11. The District Calendar shows Wednesday and Thursday, but the dates are the Tuesday and Wednesday.
Your child's teacher will send home a form the week prior and will state which day is their picture day. The form will need to be returned on the picture day with either the money or the code from paying online.

Photos from Black River Elementary's post 13/09/2023

Classes attended PBIS assemblies today to learn about being safe. Students thought of great ideas like walking, using the appropriate voice levels, and being a good listener when they are on the bus, in the cafeteria and at the playground. Mrs. Ball also showed lots of great books for classrooms to read about safety and how to be a Bucket Filling school!

25/08/2023

Oliver, our Therapy Dog, came to work with Mrs. Phillips to do some summer curriculum. Oliver was sad he did not have any little friends here so decided to relax.

17/08/2023

BRE K-4 Open House

Thursday, August 31
4:30PM - 5:30PM

17/08/2023

BRE Open House for PreK Students
Monday - August 28

AM PreK - 9:00AM - 10:00AM

PM PreK - 11:00AM - 12:00AM

*Please make sure to come at your scheduled time which is based on the session your child will attend.

Photos from Black River Elementary's post 17/08/2023

Students had a great three days at KinderCamp!

11/08/2023

Teacher notification letters will be mailed the later part of the week of August 14.

13/07/2023

Carthage Central School District will be purchasing supplies for the 2023-2024 school year for all students.

12/01/2023

Parents,

We would like to sincerely thank you for all of your support during the December Book Fair. Scholastic provides our school with rewards and our library has benefited greatly. Check out some of the exciting new titles we have been able to add to our collection with the rewards! We are grateful for such a supportive school community and can't wait to get these books into our students' hands.

Photos from Black River Elementary's post 09/01/2023

In order to get students ready for success with their upcoming diagnostic tests on i-Ready, we brought in Snarg! During the lunch presentation, we gave them reminders on what to do when they get frustrated, how to stay focused, and do their best when taking the test.

Photos from Black River Elementary's post 21/12/2022

Oliver and Mrs. Phillips would like to wish our students and their families a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

19/12/2022

Oliver, our Therapy Dog, received his first Christmas Gift from a student.

Photos from Black River Elementary's post 15/12/2022

Thank you to the PTO for the Polar Express Night. Families enjoyed some hot chocolate, pop corn, and a special treat while watching the Polar Express movie. It was a great start to the Holiday Season.

08/12/2022

Community Bank Black River Branch Manager, Mary Mathous, presented Mr. Plantz, Building Principal, a donation box with hats, mittens and socks that bank members donated to help keep our students warm during this cold season. The donation is greatly appreciated.

05/12/2022

Ready Bodies Learning Minds with Mrs. P!

Photos from Black River Elementary's post 01/12/2022

Mrs. Decker's class making Christmas cards for our soldiers.

Photos from Black River Elementary's post 10/11/2022

Thank you to our Veterans!

Photos from Black River Elementary's post 03/11/2022

The “Rufferee” had a rough day. Halloween tired out our Therapy Dog, Oliver.

Photos from Black River Elementary's post 03/11/2022

Miss Cheryl Martin's third grade class had a visit to the Sally Ploof Memorial Library in Black River.

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When Mrs. Phillips' students finish reading 10 books at home they get to choose between a treasure box treat or to read with Oliver. These 2 students earned their rewards and Oliver loved listening to them read.

Photos from Black River Elementary's post 02/11/2022

Mrs. Decker's Kindergarten students worked on coloring their sheet for a Veteran's Day Contest. The Carthage 12 Honors Class sponsors the coloring contest.

Photos from Black River Elementary's post 02/11/2022

Halloween 2022 at BRE

Photos from Black River Elementary's post 01/11/2022

Halloween Centers in Mrs. Decker's Kindergarten Class!

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The students in Mrs. Harling’s and Mrs. Hammond’s classes had a great Halloween party with snacks and Halloween activities and centers, including painting pumpkins donated by White Creek Gardens.

31/10/2022

Thank you to White Creek Garden on County Rt 143 for providing pumpkins for Mrs. Covey's Kindergarten class. The students had a great time painting them.

Photos from Black River Elementary's post 27/10/2022

Family Fun Night at BRE!

Photos from Black River Elementary's post 27/10/2022

Mrs. Covey‘s Kindergarten Class is learning about the letter C in skills, to go along with this the class made candy corn cuties & were able to eat candy corn while doing these activities.

Photos from Black River Elementary's post 27/10/2022

Ready Bodies Learning Minds with kindergarten students today! Today the kiddos used the dizzy disc, practiced jumping in the agility ladder, worked on eye hand coordination, and got to jump on the trampoline!

Photos from Black River Elementary's post 21/10/2022

Mrs. Pierce's 3rd grade and Ms. Widrick's 1st grade classes buddied up to read Henry and Mudge, by Cynthia Rylant, on a beautiful autumn Friday.

Photos from Black River Elementary's post 21/10/2022

Our class loved having our special guest Beth Hall come to our classroom to talk about weather! They even got special 7 news glasses! ☀️

Photos from Black River Elementary's post 20/10/2022

Mrs. Garrabrant's class filled their bucket and their prize was a pajama day with a treat and movie!

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About our school

Black River Elementary is located on LeRay Street in the Village of Black River. We are a Pre-K (run through Benchmark Family Services) through fourth grade building. Our population of students is around 500. We have a very transient population due to our affiliation with Fort Drum.

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