Messages to Families

  • SBLSD News: 9/14/23

    Posted by SBLSD on 9/14/2023

    In this issue:

    • Students share community agreement in English, Spanish, Hindi
    • SBLSD ranks 4th in math, ELA among Pierce County school districts
    • Kinder Camp prepares students, parents for success in the early years
    • Attendance notices now in multiple formats and languages
    • Free parent training event: Preventing Challenging Behaviors
    • School safety tip line
    • Washington state school report cards
    • Parents Right to Know: Title I Schools
    • Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month
    • September is National Suicide Prevention Month
    • School Board: Study session highlights, upcoming meeting

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  • SBLSD News: 9/7/23

    Posted by SBLSD on 9/7/2023

    In this issue:

    • Welcome back to school!
    • Late-Start Monday bus schedule
    • Restricting the release of student information
    • Family communication protocol
    • Program offers eligible students guaranteed admission to college
    • ParentSquare Resources
    • Tools from the Pierce County Library to help you succeed
    • School Board: September meeting info

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  • SBLSD News: 8/31/23

    Posted by SBLSD on 8/31/2023

    In this issue:

    • Welcome back message from Superintendent Dent!
    • Staff celebrate new school year in annual convocation
    • School schedules for the first day of school: Sept. 5, 2023
    • Every school day matters
    • Tips to help kids transition from summer vacation to school
    • New bus lookup tool; registration required to view bus info
    • Register for ParentSquare!
    • September meal menus
    • Seeking applicants for the equity advisory council
    • Calendars coming soon; access e-version now

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  • SBLSD News: 8/24/23

    Posted by SBLSD on 8/24/2023

    In this issue:

    • ParentSquare: Text feature, mobile app, webinar
    • Find back-to-school information on our website
    • Calendars coming soon; access e-version now
    • New bus route lookup tool
    • Congratulations 2022-23 SBLSD Coaches of the Year
    • Hiring: Right at School!
    • District booth at Bonney Lake Days
    • Sign up for fall recreation activities
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  • SBLSD News: 8/11/23

    Posted by SBLSD on 8/11/2023

    In this issue:

    • Maui wildfire: Tips for talking with children; ways to support
    • Back-to-school information hub
    • Voice/video intercom system featured in The News Tribune
    • SBLSD director awarded Outstanding Admin of the Year
    • Seeking applicants for Safety Advisory Council
    • Free parent workshop: Anxiety & Depression in Youth
    • Free school supplies at resource fair events in August
    • Free kids vaccine events
    • School Board meeting, budget hearing: Aug.16
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  • SBLSD News: 7/27/23

    Posted by SBLSD on 7/27/2023

    In this issue:

    • Website redesign survey: Help us enhance your user experience
    • Classified Hiring Fair: Aug. 1
    • Seeking applicants for Safety Advisory Council
    • Remember to vote Aug. 1
    • Back-to-School Resource Fairs
    • Nearing lift off: New parent communication tool
    • Mental health, wellness resources available online
    • School Board meeting, budget hearing: Aug. 16
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  • SBLSD News: 7/13/23

    Posted by SBLSD on 7/13/2023

    In this issue: parentsquare launch graphic

    • Launching new parent communication tool
    • BLHS, SHS FCCLA take home wins from nationals
    • Tehaleh family wins 'After School for Life' national sweepstakes
    • Free lunches, food packs at Daffodil Valley Elementary
    • Calendars coming to mailboxes in August 
    • Back-to-School Resource Fairs 
    • Remember to vote: Primary election, Aug. 1
    • Music and other summer events
    • Free dental screenings for youth
    • School Board July 12 meeting highlights 
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  • SBLSD News: 6/20/23

    Posted by SBLSD on 6/20/2023

    In this issue:

    • District offices summer hours
    • Free lunches for children this summer; benefits available
    • New family communication tool coming in August
    • Save the Date: Back-to-School Resource Fairs
    • Behavioral health summer resources
    • Free dental days for youth
    • Stay engaged with Summer Reading Program
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  • SBLSD News: 6/15/23

    Posted by SBLSD on 6/15/2023

    In this issue:

    • Calendar reminders
    • Graduation photo slideshows
    • High school spring sports report
    • Native American Education Program Celebrates end of year success
    • Thank you, retirees!
    • School Board June 14 meeting highlights

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  • SBLSD News: 6/8/23

    Posted by SBLSD on 6/8/2023

    In this issue:

    • June 12: No late start; two-hour early dismissal
    • Class of 2023 inspires on annual Victory Tour
    • Elhi Hill High School Program celebrates 55 graduates
    • BLHS named a Jostens Renaissance School of Distinction
    • Sumner MS honors Heart of the Bobcat winners
    • BLHS Heart of the Panther honors extracurricular student participation
    • Emerald Hills Garden Party connects community, families
    • MMS teacher featured on FOX 13 for national award
    • Seniors recognized for community service with scholarships
    • Free lunch for children this summer at Daffodil Valley
    • Next School Board meeting: June 14
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