March 11th, 2021
* ”It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” – E.E. Cummings
* ”Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” – Sam Levenson
* ”It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.” – Walt Disney
BCS BOOK FAIR – DON’T MISS IT
March 1st – 16th (AA & BB Days in person)
Check the Fair Website to set up eWallet
MARCH 15THv-v19TH SCHOOL-WIDE SPIRIT WEEK IN SCHOOL AND VIRTUAL
Monday – Emoji Monday – Dress or create an emoji button to show kindness and how you can say something to help someone.
Tuesday – Two’s day – Pick a friend and dress as a twin.
Wednesday – Wonderfully Wednesday – Random act of kindness. Let someone wonder who could be so kind.
Thursday – Throwback Thursday – “The Love Generation” – Dress in your favorite 60s, 70’s, or 80’s outfit.
Friday – BCS Caps off Friday – Put a cap on kindness. Wear your hat or wear school colors and show that WOLVES are kind.
JUNIOR AND SENIOR PROM INFORMATION
Juniors and Seniors – We have two important dates to talk about.
March 12th, your permission form is due if you are bringing an outside guest. If this form is not returned by 4:00pm on March 12th, you will not be able to bring your outside guest.
Also on March 12th, there will be a decision made as to whether or not the two Prom dates will be combined into one. If the two dates are combined, the new combined Prom date will be on March 27th.
This will mean that all Juniors and Seniors will attend one Prom together on March 27th.
All ticket sales will end on March 17th. There will be no more tickets sold after that date. Also, if the decision is made to combine both Proms into one, the maximum tickets that can be sold is 90. So, come by and purchase your tickets before they sell out.
– Crystal Adkison
SCHOOL CLOSING DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER
To learn if school is canceled due to inclement weather please tune in to WGHP Fox 8, Spectrum News, WFMY News 2, or WXII 12.
EMERGENCY INFORMATION CARDS: PLEASE RETURN TO THE SCHOOL AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
It is very important we have the new updated student information cards. If there is an emergency this is the only way we would be able to get in touch with parents. Please make sure you have turned your information card into the office.
Please make sure you have filled out the student information card and return it to the office as soon as possible. Even if you have filled out one in the past, you still need to fill out one for the 2020-2021 school year.
MIDDLE SCHOOL YEARBOOKS
We are excited to share that middle school yearbooks and 8th grade ads are now available for purchase. To order a yearbook, please go to https://www.yearbookordercenter.com/ and enter the code: 20830. To order an 8th grade ad, please create an account once you have accessed the yearbook order center website. Ads and yearbooks must be purchased together. The deadline to order an ad is January 31st. The last day to purchase middle school yearbooks will be March 15th.
STUDENTS WANTING TO CHANGE ATTENDANCE STATUS
We continue to address requests for change in attendance status and have reached out to the families who have previously requested changes. We have limited flexibility with regard to allowing students back into our AA or BB days (Option2). Available spots in middle school are limited. Please contact Mr. Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Parents please review the student dress code with your child. It is located in the BCS Student-Parent handbook. The school reserves the right to approve or disapprove of any clothing, footwear, or accessories. The school dress code will be followed before and after school hours for all school functions, events, and field trips. If dress code is not adhered to, parents will be contacted to bring appropriate clothing to school for the student.
DRESS CODE FOR VIRTUAL AND REMOTE STUDENTS
Please dress appropriately, even if you are in remote learning. Sleep wear, hoodies and crop tops are not considered proper attire. Also, be reminded that all avatars and backgrounds are expected to be non-offensive and to meet all expectations of a BCS student class setting.
HOME GAMES ARE OPEN TO BCS STUDENTS AND FAMILIES. MASK AND SOCIAL DISTANCE RULES MUST BE ADHERED TO.
|3/11/21||4:00 P.M.||Salem Baptist Christian||MS Soccer||At BCS|
|3/12/2021||4:30 P.M.||North Raleigh Christian||HS Baseball||At BCS|
|3/12/2021||4:00 P.M.||Cornerstone Charter Academ||MS Baseball||At SAP|
|3/12/2021||Cornerstone Charter Academ||MS Softball||At BCS|
|3/12/2021||Cornerstone Charter Academ||MS Soccer||At BCS or SAP|
|3/15/2021||4:30 P.M.||Burlington Christian Academy||HS Baseball||At BCS|
|3/16/2021||5:00 P.M.||Triad Baptist||HS W Soccer||At BCS|
|3/17/2021||4:00 P.M.||Uwharrie Charter Academy||MS Baseball|
|3/18/2021||4:00 P.M.||Uwharrie||MS Softball|
March 1st-16th-BCS Book Fair
March 13th-Daylight Savings Time SPRING FORWARD 1 HOUR
March 19th-3rd Quarter Ends
March 20th-First Day of Spring
March 25th-Report Cards Issued
March 26th-Junior Prom
March 27th-Senior Prom
March 29th-Remote Learning
Bethany Community School Response to Governor Cooper’s Statement Regarding Return to In Person Learning
Bethany Community School appreciates the North Carolina legislature’s desire for students to return to in-school learning, and for Governor Cooper’s support and encouragement for this to happen. The Governor’s statement is a clear directive to school’s who have not yet returned students to in-school learning like we at Bethany have been doing for the entire school year.
The Governor’s directive calls for students to return to the classroom in a manner that follows all required guidelines and protocols for safe spacing and social distancing. Just like Bethany has been doing for the entire school year!
At this time, there are no changes to the regulations and protocols regarding safe distancing and capacity limits in classrooms and buses. So there is not much change to what Bethany has been doing for the entire school year.
It has been our intention from the beginning of this school year, to accommodate as many in -school learners, as is responsibly possible. We are thrilled that our plan has worked and has allowed every one of our students the opportunity to have been on campus, if they chose to do so. We continue to review class sizes to determine the possibility of safely adding more students, all while following guidelines for safety and taking into consideration, capacity and spacing concerns.
We will continue to assess our ability to accommodate in person learners and will provide updates as soon as possible.
Thank you to the Bethany Community and Board for affording our students the chance to be here in person.
Vicky Bethel – Director/Principal
Chris Turner – Assistant Principal