SCHOOL NEWS

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BELL TOP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Upcoming Events
DATE
EVENT
TIME
6/20/2014

Gr. 5 Moving Up Ceremony

K-8 Early Release

9:30-10:30

11:30

6/23/2014
Mrs. Adams Picnic
9:30-2:45
6/24/2014

Gr. 1 @ Schodack Park

School Wide Picnics

9:20-2:15
6/25/2014

Last Day of Classes

K-8 Early Release

 

11:30

Bell Top 5th grade Moving Up ceremonyPosted June 20, 2014
Courage, character, kindness, and friendship. Those are just some of the qualities Bell Top fifth grade teachers encourage their students to keep as they make the trip from their elementary school to Goff Middle School. Read more...

Bell Top Bell Ringers Named for 2014Posted June 19, 2014

A favorite annual tradition returns to Bell Top Elementary School! Five graduates returned to the school today to formally be named "Bell Ringers." This recognition is based on a simple principle yet one that can be challenging to achieve. All a Bell Ringer has to do is "leave Bell Top, and do great things!" Read more...

Asbestos Abatement Projects Scheduled for Summer - Posted June 18, 2014
The summer will be a busy time around the district with asbestos abatement projects scheduled at all schools, with the exception of Columbia High School. The abatement is happening at these locations as a result of security ehnancement and re-construction purposes. Read more...

Summer Reading Assignments - Posted June 18, 2014
We have developed a reading project for students advancing to grade 5 to complete this summer that is due on September 12, 2015.  The reason for this reading project is that students who do not read and write over the summer typically start school in the fall at a loss.
Click here for a list of books
Click here for the answer form

Students collect crafts for children’s hospital – Posted May 6, 2014
The K-Kids at Bell Top recently organized a community service project. The students asked for craft donations that could be donated to Albany Medical Center Children’s Hospital. The K-Kids met this morning to "bag" up the donated crafts. We bagged over 200 individual kits for the children at Albany Medical Center Hospital. 

Kindergarten students collect craft donations

Kindergarten students collect craft donations

Bell Top student finishes first in youth mile run - Posted May 6, 2014
Maeve Marra
Maeve Marra leads from start to finish Sunday to win the youth mile annual run to benefit Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County at the Rensselaer Tech Park in North Greenush

Bell Top celebrates St. Patrick's Day - Posted March 18, 2014
Students and staff at Bell Top recently had the pleasure of viewing an Irish Dancing performance by several students to celebrate St. Patrick's Day!




BELL TOP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ANTI-BULLYING MISSION STATEMENT
We at Bell Top Elementary School are committed to promoting a peaceful, productive, and safe learning environment.  We are all unique and bring special qualities to share.  Everyone has a right to be respected and a responsibility to respect one another.

Written By: 2010-2011 Anti-Bullying Committee

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