Bon Lin Elementary

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2018-19 Registration

Registration will be May 1-22 on Tuesday and Thursday only. All new students must begin the enrollment process at their zoned or approved school. Please see the registration time for each school below. Summer registration hours will be listed soon.
Altruria Elementary
Appling Middle
Bartlett Elementary
Bartlett High
Bartlett Ninth Grade Academy Bon Lin Elementary
Bon Lin Middle Ellendale Elementary Elmore Park Middle Oak Elementary Rivercrest Elementary
Returning Students
9:00-12:00 8:00-11:00
9:00-12:00 8:00-11:00
8:00-11:00 9:30-12:30 9:00-12:00
9:00-12:00 10:00-1:00 9:00-12:00
9:00-12:00
Your snapcode will be e-mailed by May 7. If you cannot find the e-mail, please check your junk or spam folder first. You may contact the attendance clerk at the school if you need more assistance. Registration for returning students should be completed by May 31, 2018.
On-line registration
Before you proceed with the on-line registration process, you must have all your documentation scanned and ready to upload (i.e. two current proofs of residency, shared residency affidavit, parenting plan). Please carefully check all spelling, capitalization, and punctuation as it is entered. All required fields (noted with a red asterisk) must be completed before the form may be submitted. If you experience any difficulty, please contact the enrolling school's attendance clerk.
Shared Residency
Any new shared residency must schedule an appointment with Student Services before completing the on-line registration. Appointments may be scheduled beginning May 29 by contacting Student Services at 202-0855 (Ext. 2238).
Reminders
Click here to reference BCS Policy# 6016 (School Admissions) for documentation requirements.
Acceptable Proofs of Residency

• Most recent MLG&W bill (no cut-off notices or Bartlett water bills)
• Current mortgage statement or deed of the homeowner
• Lease of the lessee of the home
• Rental agreement of the renter of the home
• Current real-estate tax receipt of the homeowner
• Current public assistance/government benefits check, card, or papers
Click here for information regarding shared residency.
Updated Tennessee immunization records for new students and 7th graders must be submitted to the school before the student attends school on August 13. If you already have an updated record, you may scan and upload that form when you complete the on-line registration. Please contact Geniese Bolden if you have questions (202-0855 Ext. 290).
Be Ready Day will be on August 7. All families are encouraged to attend this day. Families may join the PTA/PTO, drop off school supplies, get transportation information, tour the building, meet with the nurse, etc. Only families who have completed the on-line registration by July 1, 2018, will be able to meet their classroom teacher and/or pick up their classroom schedule.
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Kindergarten Pre-Registration

Come and join us for an exciting preview of Kindergarten! We invite you to meet our teachers and administrative staff, tour the school, and pre-register your child for the 2018-2019. Come out and see what we have to offer!

When: Bon Lin Elementary
3940 N. Germantown Pkwy.
Bartlett, TN 38133
Questions: (901)937-2344

What to bring:
Certified Copy of Birth Certificate (mother's copy not accepted)
Child's Social Security Card
TN Immunization Record w/Proof of Vaccinations and Physical
2 Proofs of Residency
*MGLW (current)
*Mortgage Statement
* Lease or Rental Agreement
*Real-estate tax receipt
*Govt' assistance communication
Custody/ Guardianship Paperwork (if applicable)
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Kyle Kiihnl Memorial Foundation

Next week we will be participating in a fun learning activity by partnering with the Kyle Kiihnl Memorial Foundation. The Kyle Kiihnl Memorial Foundation works to educate us on the dangers of driving sleep impaired as well as the need for 8-10 hours of uninterrupted sleep.
Of course our children aren’t driving yet, but it makes sense that the earlier we teach them about our need for sleep and the amazing things that happen when we sleep, the better prepared they will be to be safe and alert drivers in the future.
Each day this week, we will have a short lesson on sleep:
• Why we sleep
• What good things happen while we sleep, and
• How to fall asleep, if you are having trouble doing so.
On Friday, we are asking the children to participate in our PJ Days by wearing their pajamas to school and making a $2 (cash) donation to the Foundation.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Foundation’s education director, Kathi Wright, at kwright.kwkfoundation@gmail.com.
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Kindergarten Pre-Registration

Come and join us an exciting preview of Kindergarten! We invite you to meet our teachers and administration staff, tour the school, and pre-register your child for the 2018-2019 school year. Come out and see all that we have to offer!

When: Thursday, April 26th 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Where: Bon Lin Elementary
Questions: (901) 937-2344


See the attached flyer for what to bring!
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New TN Law for 2018: Cell Phones in School Zones

Cell Phones in School Zones
Listed as Law Number One:
Adult drivers can’t talk on a hand-held cell phone while driving through a school zone when warning lights are flashing. This is a Class C misdemeanor with a fine up to $50. This doesn’t apply if the driver is in an exception classification. (law enforcement officers and other) or is communicating with first responders in a bonafide emergency. Drivers can talk on hands-free phones and use hands-free functions to send and receive text. Drivers under ages of 18 can’t talk on the phone or send/receive texts while driving, even if the device is hands-free. (Senate Bill B0954)
Please remember that this law applies to when parents are picking-up their children in the car-line. They should not be on their hand-held cell phones.
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American Education Week

Thank you so much to Mayor McDonald, Superintendent Dr. Stephens, Board Members Erin Berry and Shirley Jackson, BHS football players Josh Russell and Mason Harris for reading to our students during American Education Week.
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Bon Lin Elementary Trunk or Treat!!

Oct. 26th from 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us for a safe and fun alternative to trick or treating. PTA is hosting the annual trunk or treat at BLE in the main entrance parking lot. This free event includes decorated vehicles/parking spaces and trick or treating for our ghosts and goblins.
There will be music, a DJ, costume contests with prizes, and picture opportunities. Food will be available for purchase from local food trucks. We hope everyone will come and enjoy this very fun and exciting time with your BLE family. Candy
donations are greatly appreciated and are an awesome way to support this event if you aren’t interested in decorating a car/parking space. Please send in candy donations labeled “Trunk or Treat” to the main office by October 24.
Thank you for your support of this event!
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BLE Book Fair Info and Ordering Online

This year our book fair will be Sept. 18th-Sept. 22nd!

"Reading for pleasure inside and outside of school has real and long-lasting benefits. It unlocks the power of information and imagination and helps children discover who they are.
Please make plans to come to our Book Fair and be involved in shaping your child's reading habits.

Remember, all purchases benefit our school. See you at the Book Fair!"
Ms. Berry
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