Happy summer! Tomorrow is Bangor Township Schools first Literacy Pop Up event! Please come join us anytime tomorrow from 9:30-11:30 at State Park Shelter 3 for a great opportunity to get involved in reading and even pick out a FREE book! Don't lose out to the "summer slide." Celebrate summer reading tomorrow with us and all summer long. Details are in the flyer attached.
Have a safe and wonderful Memorial Weekend #bobcatnation!
Next week is teacher appreciation week! Take a minute to show your child/ren's teacher how much you appreciate them by sending a friendly email or writing a supportive message to them. Thanks for all you do Bangor West Team!
Hello #bobcatnation, don't forget tomorrow night at 5:00 in our library is our Parents in Action meeting. We will be discussing Teacher Appreciation Week along with 5th grade graduation and other upcoming events.
I hope everyone is enjoying their first day of spring break. Don't forget that our Family Dance night is coming up on April 12th. Have a safe and relaxing break!
During the month of March, the boys and girls worked very hard to become better readers, and now we want to celebrate these efforts! On Thursday, March 28th, the Bangor West staff will be taking their students on a bowling adventure to Monitor Lanes. Kindergarten, second, and fourth grade will be bowling in the morning. First, third, and fifth grade will be bowling in the afternoon. Thanks to our past fundraising efforts, families do not need to provide any further monetary support. The boys and girls READ like all-stars! Now it’s time to have a little fun and BOWL like all-stars!
Do you know a girl who is curious about technology? Camp Infinity is a one-week summer technology camp for girls entering grades 5th-8th in Fall 2019. Camp Infinity introduces girls to computer and internet technologies through hands-on activities. Campers are split into two groups according to the Fall 2019 grade level: 5th-6th grade and 7th-8th grade. Campers in grades 5th-6th will create their own web page using HTML and program Dash robots. Campers in grades 7th-8th will create their own web page using HTML and program EV3 or Vex robots. In addition, students will participate in mini- sessions that highlight programming skills and real-world uses of technology. Campers will also get an opportunity to meet with women who work in technological fields and explore career options in technology. For more information, please visit the camp registration page. Come join us at SVSU June 17th - 21st!
Don't forget that another Fun-Raiser Friday is coming up tomorrow! For $1, students may wear pajamas and bring along some slippers and a blanket for an extra-special reading session. The money collected will help defray the cost of a field trip honoring all readers who work hard during reading month.
The CMMS Movie Night is back on! After postponing our original date, we are hosting a movie night THIS FRIDAY, MARCH 8th at 6 PM! The movie is "E.T. - the Extra-Terrestrial". The cost is $1 per person with a maximum of $5 per family. Bring your blanket, sleeping bag, bean bag chair, pillow, whatever makes you comfortable and enjoy a family movie night. Concessions like popcorn and Reese's Pieces will be available for purchase. The doors will open at 5:30 and movie time is 6:00. The movie last for two hours. Plan on bringing the whole family for a night of fun and relaxation!! Hope to see you at CMMS!!"
Hello Bangor West Families, this is a reminder that all of our candy bar sale money is due this Friday. If you are unable to return the money on time then, unfortunately, your child will not be eligible for any of the prize drawings. Also, don't forget to sign up for our Bangor West Has Talent Talent show. The performance will be Friday, March 15th at John Glenn but the sign up is due this Friday and we will have our tryouts/practice next Wednesday after school. Have a great day!
Greetings! Our school Family Dance is canceled today due to the weather. It will be rescheduled as a spring fling on Friday, April 12th and more details will follow as the events gets closer. All payments will be sent home next week. Stay safe and warm!
Welcome back everyone! Talent show tryouts are coming up at the end of the month and we also have our school Family Dance this Friday at 5:30. Please RSVP and pay in advance. We hope to see everyone there!
Bangor West's candy bar fundraiser will conclude on Thursday, February 14th. Please have all money and donations back to school on that day.
Our Parent Meeting for tomorrow has been canceled. Stay warm friends!
Happy 2019! Bangor West looks better and better each year. New LED lighting throughout the building was put in place over our holiday break and a new sign on the front of our building was also installed. Don't forget, we have our Candy Bar Kickoff today and if you are interested in selling candy bars, please contact the office. Thanks so much for your support!
Bangor West's Sweetheart Dance will take place on Friday, February 8th from 5:30pm-7:00pm. Admission for the event will be $5 per family, regardless of size. To help cover expenses, admission needs to be paid in advance. There will be a DJ, cookie decorating station, photo booth, and games. We hope to see you there for a great night of fun!
We need your help! Thank you so much for taking the time to come to your child's conference last week. If you were unable to take our parent survey, please take a few minutes to clink on the link below and help us out. Thanks again for all you do! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8LG6J8R
Today was Avigale's lucky day! She was the winner of her very own set of stacking cups. If your child would like to purchase a set, Mr. Darbee continues to sell them on a first come, first serve basis. Standard sets sell for $20, while the pro series sells for $25. StackMats can also be purchased for $25. Cash or checks can be made out to Bangor West Elementary. Don't miss out on the cup-stacking fun!
Thank you everyone for coming out to enjoy our STEM and Title I night last night. We hope you enjoyed the events and learned a lot. I loved seeing everyone wear all of the John Glenn Robotics Team shirts today that were so graciously donated. The 3D printer items that were donated were awesome as well. Thank you John Glenn Robotics Team and SVSU for making our night a success!
Don't forget: Next Tuesday, October 23rd, is our STEM/Title I night from 5:30-7:00 at Bangor West. We will have STEM activities presented by SVSU that students can enjoy along with our awesome John Glenn Robotics team showing off their work. Come join us for our free event and have some fun!
Cosen's MMA after school Karate and Character Building program starts on October 25th from 3:25-3:55. Parents will need to pick their child up from West's gym at 3:55. The program cost $39 and is a 4 week program. The money is then donated by Cosen's back to our school to help our building. Thank you Cosen's and please call the office if interested. Limited spaces are available. Flyers are attached!
Check out our Paws on the Path pictures! Great day with our local community members. Thanks so much for everyone helping us out! If you didn't turn in your pledge money, we will still accept it next week. Also, don't forget about spirit week next week as well. Information about spirit week came home in our recent newsletter and is also posted on our facebook page!
Have you placed your Bangor West Spirit Wear order yet? Visit the online store at https://bangorwest2018.itemorder.com. Deadline is Sunday, October 7th.
Just a few reminders, if you have signed up for Watch Dogs, the meeting is tomorrow at 6. We also will have our annual Paws on the Path activities/fundraiser this Friday afternoon for our students, and we have some families that will participate with myself, Police Officers, and other community members in the Bridge the Gap basketball event this Saturday at SVSU. It's only $5 for food, prizes, and entertainment. Please contact us if you have any questions!
Our first Parents in Action meeting is this Tuesday from 5:00-6:00. We hope everyone can make it. Without you, we wouldn't be able to support our students by putting on all of the fun activities each year! Our fundraiser money this year will be used to replace the old wooden structure and hopefully much more. We will see you Tuesday at 5:00 in Bangor West's library.
Reminder: This Monday, the 10th, is our picture day. Bring your best smile! Also, our first Parents in Action meeting is this Tuesday, the 12th, from 5:00-6:00 in our library. Everyone is welcome!
Looking for something to do today? Come join some of our Bangor West families and get a free meal outside of G's Pizzaria in Saginaw from 12-3. The event is put on by the Bridge the Gap foundation with police officers and community members coming together. https://www.kisswtlz.com/event/3rd-annual-bridge-the-gap-feed-the-city/
Kindergarten packets are in the mail! I will see everyone in 2 weeks for open house! Also, we'd like to welcome Melissa Srebinski as our new RTC coordinator at Bangor West!
Congrats to Mrs. Garcia on her new position as a librarian at Bangor Central. She will be greatly missed. We currently have a position posted for our RTC coordinator at Bangor West. If you are interested, please apply through our website at BangorSchools.org to be a Bobcat today!
It's August already! We are looking forward to working with our wonderful new team including two new teachers in our building. Welcome Mrs. Arnold and Ms. McDonald!
Hello Bangor West families! Unfortunately, due to construction occurring in our building and the safety of everyone, we will have to cancel our summer library program at West. Students may still attend at Bangor Lincoln or Central every Tuesday (July 10-Aug 21 from 5-7pm) and every Thursday (July 17-Aug 16 from 9-11am). Students are welcome to join and read but will be unable to check out books through their system. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Congratulations!!! Quite a few of our Bangor West students were recognized today during our morning assembly. Boys and girls earned awards from their teacher, while participants in the LINKS program were acknowledged for helping their peers to be successful throughout the school day by being a friend or assisting with everyday tasks. Congratulations to all!
5th grade parents! 2 tickets will be sent home with your child next Wednesday for our 5th grade graduation on June 6th. If you do not receive the tickets on that day, please notify the office immediately.
CAMERA! LIGHTS! ACTION! Tonight is the night--Bangor West's Music Concert at JGHS! Kindergarten, second, and fourth grade will perform at 6:00pm, while first, third, and fifth grade will take the stage at 7:15pm. Students and their families are being asked to arrive no more than 15 minutes prior to their starting time. We hope to see you there!
As we get closer to the end of the year, many events will be taking place. If you have any questions about times/days of events, please check the "EVENTS" section of the website or call if needed!
Bangor West is in need of volunteers for field day! Adults must have a current volunteer form on file. As we follow district safety policies, only those adults who have signed up to volunteer will be allowed on school grounds during field day. Please contact Mrs. Minnis in the office if you have questions or would like to join in on the fun. Field Day is Thursday, June 7th.
"Thank you to everyone who attended the Daddy/Daughter Dance at John Glenn. The pictures are being printed and processed and will be ready for distribution to elementary schools in early May. Pictures will be sent to your child's classroom teacher. Thank you for your patience and understanding."
Bobcat Recreational Summer Camp - Find more information at the following website https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bobcat-recreation-summer-camp-2018-registration-44991604099
Interested in some fun? Join Bangor Township School's color run May 19th. Information is attached https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-annual-bobcat-color-run-registration-43888126568
I hope everyone is enjoying our new Bangor Township Schools App and web page! Leave us some feedback on the Facebook link if you'd like!
Our new Bangor Township Schools Web page will be live on Monday, April 23rd! Make sure you check it out and download the mobile app!
Welcome Bangor West Families!