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    Bulldog Jog- Birch Fall Fun-Run and Fundraiserhttps://bie.bvsd.org/About/Lists/Global Announcements/Announcements Display.aspx?ID=56https://bie.bvsd.org/About/Lists/Global Announcements/Announcements Display.aspx?ID=56{edffb0d8-182a-4920-a511-1c5bf3767543}Bulldog Jog- Birch Fall Fun-Run and Fundraiser<h1 dir="ltr" style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:15pt;line-height:1.28571;text-align:center;"><span style="font-size:21pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><span><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:arial;color:#ff8c00;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><img src="https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/GuujODTK6Ru6E-H2kT52lSAY7Al88tqd-YaLWq5EtNnQ1UfZ-QxbL7SyuOjdWlQh7BIzQbLmqqnFzLcYt-S7AYjy3LZJQ-2Jtp42OxumM88v5lheVPAH5KHrmjY8W6_Yuuxl9Xp7" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:107px;height:116px;" /></span></span>BULLDOG JOG</span></h1><h2 dir="ltr" style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:15pt;line-height:1.3;"><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">It's </span><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:arial;color:#0000ff;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Bulldog Jog</span><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> time! ... Here's everything you need to know.</span></h2><span style="background-color:transparent;font-size:18pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">FUNDRAISING GOAL: </span><span style="background-color:transparent;font-size:18pt;font-family:arial;color:#38761d;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">$19,000</span><br><p></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:11pt;line-height:1.38;"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">We’re so excited about our 10th annual fall fundraiser: the </span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:arial;color:#0000ff;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Birch Elementary Bulldog Jog</span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">! This is our major school fundraiser! The Bulldog Jog is set to take place on Friday, September 21, 2018, 9:30-11:00am, at Birch Elementary. Students will seek monetary donations from family, friends, and neighbors to support their goal of running, walking, or jogging one mile around the school grounds (100 yds for preschool and kindergarten). Our goal is to promote fitness & fun, get 100% participation, and at the same time raise much-needed funds for our school. The Birch PTO and the Birch staff members would like to thank you in advance for participating in this fundraiser. Every dollar goes directly to our students! This year, we are working </span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">to provide additional paraprofessional support in classrooms.</span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> This course is a long way to run, jog or walk, so we encourage you to join us at 9:30 to help cheer on the students! </span></p><div><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><br></span></div><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">This year’s Bulldog Jog packet includes a </span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Family Letter</span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> with more detailed information. It also includes a </span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Donation Form</span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> which helps provide language to help students make donation requests, as well as a place to keep track of who they've asked for donations and tax-deductible donation receipts. We also accept donations </span><a href="http://www.birchbest.org/fundraising/bulldog-jog" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:arial;color:#1155cc;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">via Paypal</span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:arial;color:#1155cc;background-color:transparent;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> </span></a><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">if that's more convenient for your family and friends. Students can bring in their donations along with one of the </span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Prize Drawing Slips</span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> starting Monday, September 10th. For each prize drawing slip turned in, your child receives a chance to win awesome prizes! Prize drawing dates are September 10th, 12th, 14th, and 20th. </span><span style="font-size:18pt;font-family:arial;color:#38761d;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><br></span><div><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"><br></span></div><div><p dir="ltr" style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:11pt;line-height:1.38;"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">We need your help to make this a success. For volunteer opportunities, please visit </span><a href="https://helpatschool.org/schools/17/events/1964" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:arial;color:#1155cc;background-color:transparent;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">https://helpatschool.org</span></a><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">. Thank you! We're looking forward to a fun and successful event!</span></p><div><span aria-hidden="true"></span><p dir="ltr" style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:11pt;line-height:1.38;"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">Event Coordinator:</span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;"> Amy Goodmanson</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:11pt;line-height:1.38;"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">bulldogjog.best@gmail.com</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:11pt;line-height:1.38;"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">You can donate online via PayPal </span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:arial;color:#1155cc;text-decoration-line:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:#ffffff;"><a href="http://www.birchbest.org/fundraising/bulldog-jog" target="_blank">HERE</a></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:11pt;line-height:1.38;">(Scroll to the bottom of the linked page to find the PayPal button).<br></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:11pt;line-height:1.38;"><span style="background-color:#ffffff;color:#222222;font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:small;"><br></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:11pt;line-height:1.38;"><span style="background-color:#ffffff;color:#222222;font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:small;">Friday, September 21 </span><span style="background-color:#ffffff;color:#222222;font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:small;">Bulldog Jog Schedule:</span><br></p><ul style="font-size:small;color:#222222;font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;background-color:#ffffff;"><li dir="ltr" style="margin-left:15px;"><p dir="ltr"><strong>9:45- Pre K and K</strong></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="margin-left:15px;"><p dir="ltr"><strong>9:50 - Grade 1</strong></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="margin-left:15px;"><p dir="ltr"><strong>9:55- Grade 2</strong></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="margin-left:15px;"><p dir="ltr"><strong>10:00- Grade 3</strong></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="margin-left:15px;"><p dir="ltr"><strong>10:05- grade 4</strong></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="margin-left:15px;"><p dir="ltr"><strong>10:10 - grade 5</strong></p></li></ul><p dir="ltr" style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:11pt;line-height:1.38;">Please come line the streets and course to cheer for our Bulldogs!<br></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:11pt;line-height:1.38;"><br></p></div></div>
    Birch Elementary Newsletters and Important Linkshttps://bie.bvsd.org/About/Lists/Global Announcements/Announcements Display.aspx?ID=55https://bie.bvsd.org/About/Lists/Global Announcements/Announcements Display.aspx?ID=55{edffb0d8-182a-4920-a511-1c5bf3767543}Birch Elementary Newsletters and Important Links<p><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3"><strong>​​Newsletters:</strong></span><br>Birch Newsletters are emailed home and contain a lot of important information and dates.  Be sure to read them to find out what is going on at Birch!  Click on the links below to see the latest Birch Elementary Newsletters.<br></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">September 7, 2018 Newsletter  <a href="https://drive.google.com/a/bvsd.org/file/d/19QHyojepEA1YNvCce9bmjf8P1rmLDV1Q/view?usp=sharing" target="_blank">English</a>  <a href="https://drive.google.com/a/bvsd.org/file/d/1f7FV_76hq3ywpQ5YcAfAqoZ99GV-ztPa/view?usp=sharing" target="_blank">Spanish</a></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1">August 31, 2018 Newsletter  <a href="https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Yvqp3s3oYKmfMP0X8rBpeZML6lmt03Ts" target="_blank">English</a> <a href="https://drive.google.com/open?id=1fDBRcKbZ6VyjnikD-pkS557ruLA1fI66" target="_blank"> Spanish</a></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1">August 24, 2018 Newsletter  <a href="https://drive.google.com/open?id=18kAWXMIkBCnZvk09fG9Owag99SUHt9fA" target="_blank">English</a>  <a href="https://drive.google.com/open?id=1U-DcmTcZTZxhX8rEofB2s-QDuOnBkHL9" target="_blank">Spanish</a></span></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-1">August 17, 2018 Newsletter <a href="https://drive.google.com/a/bvsd.org/file/d/1ELCuN00uIGqSW3uVBAi29CSYnBJao_uX/view?usp=sharing" target="_blank"> English</a>  <a href="https://drive.google.com/a/bvsd.org/file/d/1VVpio5Zd9mOfpDWrKo6_uyueOzP2T56j/view?usp=sharing" target="_blank">Spanish</a></span></p><br><p><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3" style="box-sizing:border-box;background-color:#ffffff;color:#000000;white-space:pre-wrap;"><strong>Counselor's Corner:</strong></span><br style="box-sizing:border-box;background-color:#ffffff;color:#000000;font-family:arial, sans, sans-serif;white-space:pre-wrap;"><a href="https://sites.google.com/bvsd.org/birchcounselor/home" target="_blank">Keep up with news from Ms. Kerr, our school counselor, here!</a><br></p><p><strong class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">Birch Student & Family Handbook:</strong><br><a href="https://docs.google.com/document/d/1jV25KE-Jgqxz41OkhBlahDq2Wi3zrPMfqKxqmTlMbSE/edit" target="_blank">2018-2019 Student & Family Handbook</a><br></p><p><strong class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3">Volunteer Opportunities:</strong><br>Check our <a href="https://helpatschool.org/schools/17/pages/home">Help at School webpage</a> for volunteer opportunities, parent/teacher conference sign-ups and more!<br></p><p><strong><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">ABC Specials info:</span><br></strong><a href="https://www.bvsd.org/calendar/Pages/ABC.aspx">BVSD 2018-2019 ABC Specials Rotation Schedule</a><br><a href="https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5B9DVMloRevYlduWkJFRFdQMnM" style="font-family:arial, sans-serif;">Example ABC Specials Schedule</a><br></p><p><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3" style="color:#222222;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">School supplies for the 2018-19 school year:</span><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-3" style="color:#222222;font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">  </span><br></p><p><span style="color:#222222;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:12.8px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;">P<span style="font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:small;">ay for 2018-19 School Supplies <a href="https://birchelemen.revtrak.net/Online-Fee-Payments#/list" target="_blank">HERE</a>.</span></span></span></p>
    Donations to Birch in Memory of Ms. Kristin Bialickhttps://bie.bvsd.org/About/Lists/Global Announcements/Announcements Display.aspx?ID=69https://bie.bvsd.org/About/Lists/Global Announcements/Announcements Display.aspx?ID=69{edffb0d8-182a-4920-a511-1c5bf3767543}Donations to Birch in Memory of Ms. Kristin Bialick<p>​<em style="color:#222222;font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:small;"><span style="font-size:12pt;">Please sign the registry prior to making your donation. Student selection should be “None”.</span></em></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0px;font-size:small;color:#222222;font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;background-color:#ffffff;"><em><span style="font-size:12pt;">Thank You <span style="text-decoration-line:underline;"></span></span></em></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0px;font-size:small;color:#222222;font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;background-color:#ffffff;"><strong><em><span style="font-size:12pt;"><br></span></em></strong></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0px;font-size:small;color:#222222;font-family:arial, helvetica, sans-serif;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-size:12pt;color:#1f497d;"><span style="color:blue;"><a href="https://bvsdsupport.com/donor-register.php?camid=114" target="_blank"><span style="text-decoration-line:underline;">Donations to Birch</span> in honor of Ms. Kristin Bialick </a></span></span></p><p><br></p>

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