Watch Mrs. Freeborn go over this week’s announcements.
Also, scroll down to see some important announcements regarding deadlines
as well as Ms. Benson’s Counselor Corner.

Additional Announcements:

  • Battle Creek’s 1st annual Beautification Day!!
    • Saturday, May 15th between 9am till 4pm
    • Come anytime between 9am and 4pm to help pull weeds and clean up our school grounds
    • Come for a little bit or stay for awhile
    • Families will first check-in, at which time you will choose an area of the grounds to clean up
  • For your Safety:
    • Families will choose or be assigned to an area physically distant from other families
    • hand sanitizer will be available
    • Bathrooms will NOT  be available for use
  • Please Bring, if you are able:
    • Black trash bags (heavy duty)
    • Gardening tools, for example rakes, shovels, hoes, ect..
    • Gardening gloves, if you prefer
    • water bottles, snacks, sunscreen

annual event

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  • Picture Day is happening! We will have school pictures on May 27th and 28th, based off your students Cohort. There will be no retakes this year.
    • Please see flier below to learn how to order your student photos. These will be send directly to your home.
    • Please read the flier closely as they will give you instructions on how place orders before and after picture day.
    • Please make sure you address is correct in Synergy, as Dorian will send pictures home based on that address.
    • Last day to order pictures on line will be June 1st.

picture day

  • If you haven’t done so yet, please register/re-enroll your student(s) for next year, as soon as possible, as we know there will be an increase of students coming back to in person and we have already begun planning for next year. This will give us an idea on classroom sizes and staff needs. Please click the blue button below to be redirected to our registration page to start that process.
    • If you have any registration questions, please call our office at 503-399-2062, and we will be more than happy to assist. We are scheduling appointments for those who may need help with the online registration process.
  • As a reminder the last day to register and be guaranteed a spot for EDGE is this Friday May 14th. After the 14th, families will be put a on waiting list. If you have any questions you can contact EDGE at

Ms. Benson’s Counselor Corner

Each week we will be featuring some great resources that parents and students can use from Ms. Benson’s counseling website.

  • In case you didn’t know, Ms. Benson’s school counseling website can be found by going to the top of our tabs, selecting Parent & Student, counseling, and then clicking on Ms. Benson’s Bitmoji.
  • Here is a direct link to get you there: School Counseling with Ms. Benson

This week’s Counselor’s Corner highlight: Coping Skills

  • Looking to grow your child’s coping skills toolbox? this webpage has a bunch of curated resources for ways for kids to handle big feeligns, as well as articles for the grownups in their lives on various strategies!
    • There are resources for breathing exercises, mindfulness, yoga, exercise, art, writing, and more!
    • Click the below button to check it out!