Bethany Loves Bloomington, Fall Parent Teacher Conferences

October 11, 2017 by

Bethany Loves Bloomington

What you Need to Know for Bethany Loves Bloomington!

GRAND PRIZE: Half-Court shot wins half tuition for 2018-2019 school year! Details below.

ONE DAY LEFT TO MEET YOUR $500 FUNDRAISING GOAL!

Bethany Loves Bloomington is this Friday, October 13th and we’re asking each Bethany Academy family to raise $500 to meet our goal of $32,500.  Some families have chosen to write a check to the school for the full amount while others are fundraising through social media or going door-to-door. Remember that donations are tax-deductible and you must have all your donations entered online and turned in to the school by Friday at 8:30 am!  Here’s the link to the donation page: http://bethanyacademy.org/bethanylovesbloomington/

Volunteers are still needed on Friday, October 13 for the 4th work session from 12:30-1:45 pm. If you are available please sign up on the link provided: https://www.volunteersignup.org/ETT3T

Grand Prize: The student who raises the most money among K-12th grade will have 1 chance to score a half-court basketball shot. A successful shot wins HALF TUITION for the 2018-2019 school year! * The grand prize shot will take place at the conclusion of the meal packing event between 2:15 – 2:45 pm.

Individual Prize: The top earner in elementary and the top earner in secondary will receive a prize.

*HALF TUITION prize will be a tuition discount applied to the student’s 2018-2019 tuition. Any remaining fees or charges will be the responsibility of the family in accordance with regular tuition and fee payment. Complete rules and regulations will be provided to the winner.

All Grades – Parent Teacher Conferences Friday, October 27

It’s that time of year already – It’s time to sign up online.

If you have a secondary student, it is important to know his/her schedule and what teachers you want to see before opening the link.

If you are ready to sign up now, you may click on the link here –

https://ptcfast.com/schools/Bethany_Academy

Click on all the teachers you would like a conference with, click on submit, Enter your info and enter. An email will be sent to you with times available.

Tips when scheduling conferences for more than one child:  1. If in different grades, try to schedule them back to back.  2. If your students are at the secondary level, in different grades, but have the same teacher, schedule two time slots together with that teacher to cover both students in one session.

If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Adamek at jennifer.adamek@bethanyacademy.orgor call 952-831-8686 ext 108.

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Last Home Soccer Game, Volleyball Game, Mom’s Coffee Time, Bethany Loves Bloomington

September 28, 2017 by

Last Home Soccer Game

Our undefeated JV team has their last home game tonight at 4:15 pm-at Gene Kelly Field-185 E 102nd St, Bloomington, MN 55420. It’s been an exciting season. Come and support the team!

Girls Volleyball Game at Home

Come and watch the girls volleyball team tonight at Bethany. JV is at 5:30 & and the Varsity team’s game begins at 7:00.

Mom’s Coffee Time

Come enjoy a cup of coffee and a treat and have a chance to chat with other Bethany moms.  Stop in at Pam Emberland’s home (6001 W 101st St) any time after 8:15 on Friday September 29.  Feel free to bring your younger children with you.

Bethany Loves Bloomington: Door-to-Door Event

ONE OF OUR BIGGEST FUNDRAISERS OF THE YEAR!

Elementary & Secondary Parents! You are invited to these events for Bethany Loves Bloomington:

Door-to-Door Day and Potluck

Saturday, September 30 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Packing Event and Fundraiser Day

Friday, October 13 8:30 am – 2:15 pm

Check out the Bethany website under Quick Links: Giving & Fundraiser for more details!

 

Hire a Junior-Thursday, Oct. 12

September 26, 2017 by

The Junior Class is looking to raise money for the Jr. Banquet and we need your help. In order to do this they are planning to hire themselves out to get your fall jobs done. There are 22 Juniors and so far 6 have been hired.

When: Thursday, October 12

Where: At your house or work

First Shift: 8:30am-11:30pm; Second Shift: 12:30pm-3:30pm

Sponsor two students for $100.00 per shift. If you sponsor students for two shifts, we offer a price break of $175.00.  Students will provide their own lunches.

Sponsors must be present to supervise the work site throughout the day. Students must be finished/released at 3:30 in order to return to school for sports practices/games and other after school responsibilities.

Here are some of the jobs we suggest:

  • general housecleaning
  • raking leaves
  • weeding/mulch spreading
  • garage cleaning/organization
  • moving and lifting
  • lawn mowing/trimming
  • filing/sorting
  • fall planting

To sponsor students for work assignments please contact: Bethany Academy at 952-831-8686

Questions? contact Julie Anderle at julie.whatsfordinner@gmail.com

Click here for flyer JUNIOR CLASS FALL WORK DAY 2017

Junior Class Workday, Thursday October 12

September 19, 2017 by

Junior Class Workday, Thursday October 12

Need extra hands to get those fall jobs done? Have neighbors or relatives who could use a hand?  Hire our junior class for the day!!
Please print the flyer and distribute to your friends, family, neighbors, or churches.  We have plenty of time slots available. Questions? contact Julie Anderle at julie.whatsfordinner@gmail.com
Click here for flyer JUNIOR CLASS FALL WORK DAY 2017

Weekly Update, Lifetouch Pics, LunchThyme Oct Menu, Mom’s Coffee Time, Boxtops, B-FAV, Spirit Wear, Moms in Prayer

September 15, 2017 by

The Bethany Academy Weekly Update

The Bethany Academy Weekly Update-is sent every Friday with news and updates (it’s in color & has graphics). Please look for this communication from the school in your emails.

The Bethany Academy Weekly Update should come from this address:
Bethany Academy via mail124.sea31.mcsv.net
Check your Trash or Spam folder if you don’t see it and mark it NOT SPAM
If you still can’t find this email communication tool contact Jennifer at the front office at
 jennifer.adamek@bethanyacademy.org

Lifetouch Pics

Paper Order forms were sent home with the students today. Or, you can place your order online at http://my.lifetouch.com/mylifetouch/pictureDayId/MI297013Y0. Picture day is Tuesday, September 19.

 

Lunch Thyme October Menu

Please return your order by Friday, September 22nd!
$10.00 Late Fee for Orders Received after September 22nd.
Mail Payment to Lunch Thyme, PO Box 265, Shakopee, MN 55379.
Contact us at schallenkamps@live.com or 612.805.6873
Please make checks payable to “Lunch Thyme.”
Please Put Students Name on the memo line.
Click Here for Menu October Menu 2017

Mom’s Coffee Time

Come enjoy a cup of coffee and a treat and have a chance to chat with other Bethany moms.  Stop in at Pam Emberland’s home (6001 W 101st St) any time after 8:15 on Friday September 29.  Feel free to bring your younger children with you.

Box Tops for Education

 

A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who participated in the Box Tops Summer Challenge Contest. Together we brought in over 1300 box tops!!  Woo-hoo!  Congratulations to the Emberland family on winning a $25 gift card of their choice for bringing in the most!  Details about our fall contest coming soon.  Keep on clipping!!

B-FAV (Bethany Family Association of Volunteers

Sept. 18th-20th -MAP Testing Monitors

We need volunteers to monitor K-9 grade students as they take their Fall MAP tests in the Computer Lab. Monitors are needed:  * Monday Sept. 18 8:00am-12:00 pm and/or 12:00pm-2:30pm

* Tuesday Sept. 19 8:00am-12:00 pm and/or 12:00pm-2:30pm

* Wednesday Sept. 20  8:00am-12:00 pm and/or 12:00pm-2:30pm

Volunteers take shifts, so sign up for any day & any time period that works best for you.

If you would like to help, please contact nancy.johnson@bethanyacademy.org

Oct. 13th  – Bethany Loves Bloomington

We need volunteers to help coordinate this huge annual community service event.  Some of the areas you can volunteer are: assisting BLB Committee, setting up the gym, assisting teachers and students while packing meals, photography, clean up gym after the event, etc.

If you would like to help, please contact volunteer@bethanyacademy.org

Oct. 23-26 – Annual Bookfair   Oct. 24th – Bookfair Family Fun Night

We need volunteers to help our school librarian set up, complete sales, answer questions, etc.

If you would like to help, please contact librarian@bethanyacademy.org

Oct. 24 – Lifetouch Picture Retakes

We need volunteers to help the photographer provide instructions to students wishing to retake their school pictures.  You will follow a schedule and make sure each student retaking their picture (K-12) comes to the cafeteria to get their picture retaken.

If you would like to help, please contact jennifer.adamek@bethanyacademy.org

Oct. 26-28 – Sr. High Retreat (½ day school then leave for retreat)

We need volunteers to go along to the retreat as: chaperones, speakers, prayer group leaders, etc.

If you would like to help, please contact jared.kingry@bethanyacademy.org

Oct. TBD – Jr. High Retreat

We need volunteers to go along to the retreat as: chaperones, speakers, prayer group leaders, etc.

If you would like to help, please contact jared.kingry@bethanyacademy.o

Spirit Wear

Click here for a $10 coupon  schoolstore.Jostens.com

Enter coupon code: FCLUZ2L3

Moms in Prayer

All moms, grandmas & friends of Bethany are welcome to join us in the conference room each Monday morning at 8:15 am. We would love to have you whether you are able to attend regularly or only 1 time. Join us as we thank God for the blessings of this school and as we lift up our students, staff/teachers & families in prayer.

Soccer/Volleyball Games this week

September 6, 2017 by

Soccer

Home Game: JV boy’s soccer game @ Gene Kelly Field  (185 E 104th St, Bloomington) at 4:15 Thursday, Sept. 7

Home Game: Junior High (gr 7-9) boy’s soccer game @ Sunrise Park (9401 Bloomington Ferry Rd) at 4:00 Friday, Sept. 8

Come out and cheer our boy’s on to victory!

Volleyball

Wishing our girl’s volleyball team success at their away game Thursday, Sept. 7

B-FAV, Boxtops, Lifetouch Pics, CTI Ministries Housing Needed

September 5, 2017 by

B-FAV  (Bethany Family Association of Volunteers)

Volunteers of Bethany Academy info meeting is on Monday, Sept. 11 from 7:00-8:00 pm. Come and find out what the possibilities are and how you can help out at our school.

Boxtops Summer Contest

Last chance to get in the Boxtops for the summer contest. The due date is tomorrow, WEDNESDAY, please make sure to put your child’s name on the baggie to get credit. If you have any questions, please e-mail Penny Schmidt at pennyschmidt@usfamily.net
Thank you for supporting Bethany!

Lifetouch Pics

Picture Day is coming! Lifetouch school pics are Tuesday, Sept. 19th. You can login to mylifetouch.com with Picture Day ID: MI297013Y0 to place your order.

CTI Music Ministries

We are excited to have a team from CTI Music Ministries coming here to Bethany on Wednesday, September 20. CTI is a community of young people who combine their common passion for music with their mutual desire to share the love of Christ. These young Christian musicians have a desire to use their talents to honor and serve the One who entrusted them with their gifts. It is a great honor to have them at our school community this week for our chapels (elementary & secondary).
We need our Bethany families to provide housing and meals for 9 team members, 6 males and 3 females on Tues. Sept 19 and Wed. Sept 20.
If you would like to help out please contact Jared Kingry at jaredkingry@bethanyacademy.org.
An offering will be taken for the team at both chapel times.

Locker Day, Worship Arts Tryouts, Fall Kick-Off, Volleyball Coach, Ladies Night Out, Open Gym, Lunch Thyme

August 10, 2017 by

Locker Day & Worship Arts Tryouts

Tuesday, August 22nd is a “don’t miss” morning if you are a 7th-12th grader!

  • Worship Arts:  Tryouts for 9th-12th graders-email jane.Allison@bethanyacademy.orgfor an appointment. Times begin at 1:00pm on Tuesday. Previous year team members need not re-audition.
  • New Student Schedule Formatting: 7th-12th grades 10a.m-Noon
  • Meet and Great Your Teachers: 7th-12th grades 10a.m-Noon
  • Set-Up your locker (optional) – 7th-12th grades 10a.m-Noon

If your student is unable to attend at this time, please feel free to come in on Monday or Wednesday.  If you wish to see a particular teacher(s) while here, please contact them directly to set up an appointment.

Fall Kick-Off & Ice Cream Social   Grades k-12   Tuesday, August 22

More details here: Fall Kick off and Ice Cream Social

Volleyball Coach Needed

Our Girls Volleyball is in need of a Coach. If you are interested or know of someone who would be interested please have them contact Jeff Ray, Athletic Director at jeff.ray@bethanyacademy.org

Ladies Night Out

All women of the Academy are invited to Laurie Dahlen’s home, 10031 Fremont Ave S, Bloomington, this Friday, August 11 @ 7pm. She will provide lemonade, water and a bonfire. Please bring a lawn chair and any other beverage you’d like to have. Let’s come together, mingle and get to know each other.

Open Gym

Bring your kids to Open Gym at Bethany Academy on Monday, August 14 from 10-12 p.m. The gym will be open for basketball, games and opportunities to have fun in the gym!

PT Lunch Thyme Employee Needed

Lunch Thyme who provides the school lunch program at Bethany Academy is looking for a part time employee to be a part of our team.
This employee would be on site at BA 10:00 to 1:00 daily. Would do light food prep work and serve lunch to the students and staff at BA. We train and work closely with our on site team member.
If interested in learning more or if you’re interested, send an email to Dave at schallenkamps@live.com

Lunch Menus-Both Order Forms are due by Friday, August 18

BA Menu August 2017

BA Menu September 2017

Change to September Lunch Menu, Jr and Sr High Back-to-School Class Parties

August 8, 2017 by

September Lunch Menu

Sorry everyone, I noticed that there was a mistake on the September lunch order form. The dates on the order form were listed/copied from August. Please use this one instead, and thank you!

BA Menu September 2017

 

Jr. High Class Party-7th – 8th Graders

Food! Fun! Friends! When: Monday, August 21st, 5:30 pm Where: Moir Park Picnic Shelter #1 * 10320 Morgan Ave S Bloomington Who: 7th-8th Graders

Sr. High Class Party-9th – 12th Graders

Come and meet new friends at the Senior High Back to School Pool Party! Parents are welcome too! Join us at Drew Adamek’s (11th grade student at BA) home at 9117 Yukon Ave Bloomington, on Monday, August 21st from 7pm-10pm. Please bring $5 per student to cover pizza, beverages and snacks. If you have any questions contact Jennifer Adamek at jennifer.adamek@bethanyacademy.org.  Don’t forget your suit & towel!

We encourage all students to come to these Back-to-School parties as it is a great opportunity to get reacquainted with classmates you may not have seen all summer and to be introduced to your new classmates for the 2017-18 school year.

 

Ladies Night Out, Fall Kickoff, Open Gym, PT Lunch Thyme Employee Needed, Lunch Orders Due

August 3, 2017 by

Ladies Night Out

All women of the Academy are invited to Laurie Dahlen’s home, 10031 Fremont Ave S, Bloomington, on Friday, August 11 @ 7pm. She will provide lemonade, water and a bonfire. Please bring a lawn chair and any other beverage you’d like to have. Let’s come together, mingle and get to know each other.

Fall Kickoff

Our Fall Kickoff for the 2017-2018 school year is on Tuesday, August 22. All families are encouraged to attend. More info to come!

Open Gym

Bring your kids to Open Gym at Bethany Academy on Monday, August 7 and Monday, August 14 from 10-12 p.m. The gym will be open for basketball, games and opportunities to use your large motor muscles!

PT Lunch Thyme Employee Needed

Lunch Thyme who provides the school lunch program at Bethany Academy is looking for a part time employee to be a part of our team.
This employee would be on site at BA 10:00 to 1:00 daily. Would do light food prep work and serve lunch to the students and staff at BA. We train and work closely with our on site team member.
If interested in learning more or if you’re interested, send an email to Dave at schallenkamps@live.com

Lunch Menus-Both Order Forms are due by Friday, August 18

BA Menu August 2017

BA Menu September 2017