Category Archive: School News

Sep
27

Family Support Network

Dear Silver Beach Families, We are excited to announce the second year of the Family Support Network (FSN). Last year, over 75 Silver Beach families participated, providing food, clothing, bedding, cleaning supplies, holiday gifts, and more to families in our school community facing challenges and struggles. Our goal is to continue and expand our assistance …

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Sep
21

9/21/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 9.21.16 You are invited… to a Student Led Open House When: Thursday, September 22nd, 6:00-7:15 pm At Silver Beach we are working hard to create a school culture that fosters student ownership of learning. We believe that every child is a leader and a student led open house is a great …

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Sep
15

9/14/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 9.14.16 Thank you to our PTO Board and Activity Chairs for hosting our first Fall Social last Friday night.  It was wonderful to see so many families connecting.  Our next big event is next Friday, our ‘one-and-done’ fundraiser, the Jog-a-Thon.  Our school goal is $30,000 with funding approximately distributed by: • 64% …

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Sep
08

9/7/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 9.7.16 It’s hard to believe we are already 10 days into our school year! I spend the majority of my day on the playground, in the lunchroom and visiting classrooms.  We have the BEST kids ever! Mr. Gilmore and I had lunch with our new students this week (2nd-5th grade) and …

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Sep
06

8/31/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 8.31.16 It has been an amazing start!  Parents are always welcome to join us on the playground and in the lunchroom.  Our first PTO Food Truck Dinner and Ice Cream Social is next Friday night. Come meet your new PTO Board, learn about volunteering at Silver Beach, upcoming events, and meet …

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Aug
30

8/24/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 8.24.16 Welcome to a new school year!  In my 6 years here, it was by far the BEST first day!  It was so exciting to see all our 1st-5th grade kids and families.  This year we have 32 new students joining our community. We are welcoming 85 kindergartners, another record number for us!  …

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Jun
10

6/10/2016 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 6.10.16 I can’t believe we are down to the last few days… Please, please, please keep reading with your child(ren) this summer. This is especially critical for those students who are striving to be at standard. Here are three ways to prevent “summer slide”: 1. Six books to summer success: Research shows that …

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Jun
02

6/1/2016 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 6.1.16 It is hard to believe it is June! School events, links to summer enrichment opportunities and community events are listed below. Our 5th graders did an oustanding job representing Silver Beach at the 5th grade track meet today. Congratulations to Mr. Perigo’s fifth graders  and Mrs. Tice’s second graders for …

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May
31

5/26/2016 Update From Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 5.26.16 We hope you will join us tomorrow at our Annual School BBQ, “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” theme. The eating schedule is: K-10:45, 1st-11:15, 2nd/3rd-11:45, 4th/5th-12:15 Enjoy the long weekend!  ~Nicole Reminders: Silverhawk gear is open for ordering again! https://silverbeachgear.itemorder.com/ The Silver Beach Auction is June 10th.  Reservation forms are available …

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May
18

5/18/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 5.18.16 Friday will be a very exciting day with Bike to School and the Jr. Ski to Sea Parade.  All families are invited to share in the Silver Beach spirit as we sing, dance, and chant our way through the parade route.  We line up behind LakeSide Coop Preschool just north …

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May
18

5/11/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 5.11.16 Yesterday, we had a great, student led Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw assembly. The script was written by 5th grader, Jessica Hill, actors were Zack Watt, Cade Morris, Faith Taddino and Ava Curnow. Faith and Ava created aPowerPoint Presentation to introduce the Habit 7. Zack and Cade also audio recorded 23 first …

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May
05

5/4/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 5.4.16 Our first Student-Led Open House was a great success!  Thank you to everyone that attended; we had 80% of our primary students and 62% of intermediate student leaders proudly share their learning.  We hope you enjoyed the night as much as we did. We would love to have your feedback …

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Apr
27

4/27/16 Update From Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 4.27.16 Tomorrow night is our Student Led Open House 6-7pm.Here at Silver Beach we are working hard to create a school culture that fosters student ownership of learning.  We believe that every child is a leader and a student led open house is a great way to let them shine.  Students …

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Apr
21

4/21/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 4.21.16 Congratulations to our teachers, students and families! Silver Beach has been awarded (3rd year in a row) a Washington State Achievement Award for exceptional progress in ELA: English Language Arts (reading and writing). Washington Achievement Award winners are selected using the Achievement Index and are based on being in the top …

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Apr
14

4/13/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 4.13.16 I hope you had an enjoyable spring break!  It is hard to believe that we are nearing the last fourth of the school year.  Each day, while visiting classrooms,  it is amazing to see how engaged our students are in high levels of learning.  We are excited to have the kids …

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Mar
31

3/31/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 3.31.16 Mark your calendar for April 28th 6:00-7:00pm for a Student Led Open House.  An invitation will be coming home tomorrow. Have a GREAT spring break! ~ Nicole Reminder:  Kindergarten Registration continues through April 28th Upcoming Dates: April 4-8: No School- Spring Break April 13-15: 5th Grade Mt. School April 13: 4th grade …

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Mar
25

3/24/16 Update from Silver Beach

3.24.2016 Weekly Update from Silver Beach I apologize that this message is a day late.  I am at the Excellence in the Early Grades District Leadership Summit in Chicago.  Silver Beach has been in the capable hands of Aspiring Administrators, Mr. Perigo and Mr. Gutzler. Extra thanks to Mr. Gilmore and Mrs. Riber for the …

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Mar
18

3/16/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 3.16.16 Have a great week! ~ Nicole 5th Grade Boys Communication and Conflict Resolution Skills Group We are partnering with the Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center’s Youth Program to create an opportunity for boys to build conflict resolution skills in a small-group workshop setting. More information is in the attached “Counselor’s Corner”  as well …

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Mar
09

3/9/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 3.9.16 Our Science Fair was a huge success! BIG thanks to Kristen Mason and Kirsten Isakovic who chaired this event sponsored by our PTO.  This year we had a record number of entries-154!!  All students who submitted a project had the opportunity to a present to a parent volunteer and receive …

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Mar
03

3/2/16 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 3.2.16 HAPPY MARCH!  The Newsletter is attached ! Input Needed From Families of Students in Special Education Bellingham Public Schools is taking steps to improve communications about our special education program. We are asking families with children in special education to please take this survey. Your feedback is important to us and will help influence …

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