Bushnell Elementary School staff is preparing for the 2018-2019 school year. Meet the Teacher for all students and parents will be on Thursday, August 9, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM. Immediately following, from 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM, all staff will meet under the pavilion for an informal gathering with students and parents. BES will be providing hotdogs and a beverage. Please bring a lawn chair and join us for a little fun while getting to know our teachers and staff. Parking is available in the front parking lot, in front of the office, and in the adjacent field, if needed. Please go to the cafeteria to find class lists and various sources of information.
New students may register from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Monday-Friday, in the school office. Registering students will be required to have proof of a current physical, birth certificate, Social Security card, and immunization records, so make sure to bring them.
Important things to remember: supply lists are on the school website; copies are also available at Wal-Mart in Bushnell; transportation (stop location, bus number, arrival and departure) information is available by calling the bus garage at 793-5705.
Children who will be bus riders are encouraged to ride the bus in the morning on the first day of school to assist the driver in locating stops.
School begins at promptly at 8:00 AM and students are tardy if they arrive after 8:00 AM.
Breakfast is from 7:30 AM to 7:50 AM and lunch times vary between 10:30 AM and 1:00 PM. Beginning this year, breakfast and lunch will be provided to all students at no cost. We are very excited to offer two free meals a day to everyone.
Children driven to and from school must use the designated drop-off/pick-up areas. These areas are open from 7:30 AM to 7:55 AM and 2:30 PM to 2:40 PM. All vehicles picking up a child must use the provided “car rider tags” in the front windshield of the vehicle. Please stop by the front office to receive your car rider tags at no cost. Pre-K and Kindergarten students and siblings are to use the Anderson Street pick-up area located at the back of the school and closest to the Pre-K and kindergarten building.
1st grade and 2nd grade students and siblings are to use the cafeteria loop and enter from CR 476 to York Street.
3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade students are to use the front office loop. Take Noble Ave to West Street to Flannery. Stay on Flannery and Cross York St onto the BES campus.
There will be a mandatory Pre-K meeting at 4:00 PM Thursday, August 9, 2018 in the media center. The media center is located adjacent to and north of the office.
The first day of school is Monday, August 13, 2018.
For additional information, call the school at 352-793-3501.