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:

  • Picture Day is happening! We will have school pictures on May 27th and 28th, for our hybrid students and May 27th between 1:30 and 2:30pm for our EDGE students. There will be no retakes this year.
    • Please see fliers 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


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.


  • If you have been wanting a way to connect more with our school next year Parent Club has so many volunteering opportunities. PTC, helps with so much at our school, with fundraisers, family fun night, arranging volunteers, even putting our yearbook together.
    • The following are positions that are needed for next year to be successful as a lot of our parents are moving on to middle school with their future 6th graders next year.
      • Co-Vice president (2)
      • Co-Yearbook Editor (1)
      • Co-Jog-a-Thon Coordinators (2)
      • Book fair Coordinator & Co Coordinator (2/3)
      • Staff appreciation Coordinator (1)
      • Co-Field day coordinators (2)
      • Co-Family Fun Night (2)
      • Co-Fundraiser Coordinators (2)
      • Co-Family Resource Coordinator (1)
      • Volunteer Coordinator (1)
    • If we don’t have parents in these positions a lot of these events might not be able to happen, which some will impact raising funds to do field-trips, or get supplies for student needs.
  • If one of these positions is something that you maybe interested email or message them on their Facebook page (Battle Creek Elementary Parent Club)
  • Join PTC at their next PTC meeting via Zoom on May 19th at 6:30pm till 7:30pm. head over to their Facebook page to get the link.

PTC facebook page
School counseling

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 highlights: Resources

Looking for resources in our district, community, and online? Check out the Resource page on Ms. Benson’s webpage. She has collected a plethora of resources on a variety of topics, such as community resources, child-care resources, parenting resources, and links to helpful websites and articles for families on divorce, grief, and other tough topics. Click the button below to go to Ms. Benson’s Resources page.