Bingham Farms Elementary

Inspiring all learners to positively impact their world.

Principal's Note

  • Dear Bingham Families,

    We are fortunate to be part of a school community that values the importance of rest. It is my sincerest hope that your family enjoys the upcoming winter break in whatever way you desire.

    As you plan for the upcoming weeks, please read on for important dates for which we invite your involvement. We are bringing the proud dad's club back with an annual meeting to be held on 2/26. Also, save the date 3/6 from 8-8:40 am to be a VIP reader with your child for our before school event to help celebrate March is Reading Month.

    Have a great break!

     

    Joanna McKinney

    Proud Principal

     

    School News  

    To the families of Bingham Farms, Quarton, and West Maple,

    Through your generosity during our combined school events for Mary Rose McNurlen we are ecstatic to announce that we have reached her goal!  Mary Rose will be receiving her Service Dog in the near future!  The McNurlen family thanks you from the bottom of their hearts for all of your gifts.  We will provide a more detailed press release after the break but wanted everyone to know before our week off.   

    Enjoy a restful break with your families,

    Joanna McKinney- Bingham Farms Principal
    Jill Ghiardi-Coignet- Quarton Principal
    Jason Pesamoska- West Maple Elementary Principal

     

    Kindergarten Update


    We had a wonderful turn out for our 2020 Kindergarten Round-Up.

    We are so excited to meet our future Eagles.

    Please chat with your neighbors who are looking for a

    Kindergarten placement about Bingham Farms.

    We thought you might enjoy seeing the Kindergarten video

    featuring our current K students that was shown at Round-Up

    Kindergarten at Bingham

     

    Troubdadours Performance

    The Birmingham Music Department is proud to announce on

    Thursday, February 27th at 7pm

    the Troubadours will be performing at Seaholm High School

    with all the Elementary Honors Choirs in the district and the Seaholm and Derby Choirs. Troubadours need to arrive by 6pm for a warm-up and rehearsal before the performance and families are welcome in the auditorium at 6:45 pm. All students belongings need to remain with parents during this time. The dress for the concert is our Troubadour shirt with dark pants/skirt/leggings and shoes. Can't wait to see you all there!

     

    Membership Website

    If you did not register at the start of school for an account

    on our Membership website please do so now. 

    Next week, Bingham Farm Parents Night Out Auction tickets

    will go on sale and will be available for online purchase. 

    The only way to purchase online tickets will be through our website and app.

    visit our membership site HERE

     

    Author visit

    Thursday March 12, your child will have the opportunity

    to meet children’s author and illustrator, Deb Pilutti! 

    If you would like to purchase an autographed book,

    fill out THIS FORM  and return to Mrs. McManaman.

    Orders are due Feb. 25th.  

    Thank you to Book Beat who is helping us to purchase these books!

     

    Save the Date

    Tuesday April, 28th

    Spring Concert at Groves HS

    2nd - 5th Grade

    6:30, students arrive no later than 6:15

     

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    Tuesday, March 24th -

    We will be hosting a NUMERACY NIGHT 
    This event is for all families Preschool – 5th grade. 

    There will be 3 different sessions for students to attend

    and a K-2 and 3-5 informative and interactive session for parents.   

    Similar to last year, we will be having some fun visitors join in on the fun as well! 

     

    PTA News  

    Parents' Night Out Update

    SAVE THE DATE: MARCH 21, 2020

    Join us for a night out for you to have fun

    & socialize with BFES parents & staff members.

     

    PTA Meeting

    February's PTA meeting date changed. 

    Meeting is now February 25th at 7pm.

     

    Proud Dad’s Meeting

    February 26th.

    Calling all dads! We are bringing the dads club back and we want you!

    Save the date and stay tuned for ways you can be involved! 

     

    Community Education News

     

    Preschool Registration 

    Registration for children currently enrolled at any

    BPS Elementary Preschool Program (and any younger siblings)

    begins at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday January 21, 2020 and

    continues through 11:59 p.m. on Friday, January 31, 2020.

    Priority will be given to current Bingham Farms Preschool Families.

    Registrations are accepted in the order received.

    Registration for new families opens at 9:00 a.m.

    on February 3, 2020.

    Registrations are accepted in the order received. 

    Visit our preschool information page or contact,

    Cindy Blakely, cblakely@birmingham.k12.mi.us 

    with any questions.

      

     

     School Supply list for 2019-20

     

                                                   

     

     

     

      

     

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PTA Announcements

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    NEXT PTA MEETING 

    February 25th

     7:00-8:00 

     

    As always there is free childcare during the meeting

     

     


     

    Proud Dad’s Meeting

    February 26th

    Calling all dads! We are bringing the dads club back

    and we want you! Save the date and stay tuned

    for ways you can be involved! 


     

    Parents Night Out 

    🌟 SAVE THE DATE 🌟
    ✨✨ MARCH 21, 2020 ✨✨

    Join us for a night out for you to have fun

    & socialize with BFES parents & staff members.

    We will have great food, adult beverages

    & fabulous items to bid on in the silent auction...

    all money raised helps support our kids

    & the amazing activities they take part in!

    Parents' Night Out Silent Auction Items Needed!!!

    Do you have a cottage up north you'd be willing to donate for a weekend stay?  Do you own a business and might be willing to donate a good or service (i.e. teeth whitening, home improvement, financial/estate planning)?  Might your employer be willing to make a donation?  We think there might be a wealth of prizes located within the Bingham community.  All money raised helps support our kids at Bingham Farms Elementary School & the amazing activities they take part in!  

    Please see the attachment which includes a donation request letter, documentation form & our current BFES tax exempt form.  Please contact one of our PNO co-chairs - Mandy Moore, Cecilia Lazar or Angela Nelson-Heesch with your donations!  

    We are looking forward to making this event another success!  Thank you for your support!

     


    PTA Current Board Members 

    Nicole Olds - President

    Cyrena Keating - President Elect

    Mandy Moore - Past President

    Meghan Kruslemsky - Co-treasurer

    Eric Rass - Co-treasurer

    Cecilia Lazar - Secretary 

    Heidi Smith - Membership

     

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