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Porter Valley Country Club, 7 p.m.-midnight.

(See event invitation below)

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 2/19/18




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12:44 p.m. dismissal

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 2/13/18




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Wish a friend, teacher or  your whole class a Happy Valentine's Day! This is an annual fundraising event for the 5th Grade class. Click on the link below for all the details.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 2/5/18




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6pm to 8pm in the Beckford Auditorium
Don't forget that this Friday. Feb. 9th is the Valentine's Masquerade party! Bring your family to dance, eat, enjoy sweet treats, a photobooth and more.  Pizza and Drinks available for purchase. This is NOT a drop off event.

 

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 2/1/18




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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 1/30/18




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Lottery opens Tuesday, 4/3/2018      Lottery closes Friday, 5/25/2018 at 4:00 p.m.  Lottery drawing Thursday, 5/31/2018 at 10 a.m.     (All dates are tentative)

Contact the school office for more information.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 1/15/18




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School will be closed on Monday, January 15 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr.s birthday.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 1/10/18




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School will resume on Monday, January 8, 2018.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 12/20/17




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School will resume on Monday, January 8, 2018. Happy Holidays!

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 12/14/17




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Dismissal at 12:44 p.m.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 12/12/17




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School will be closed during the Thanksgiving Recess week, 11/20-11/24/17.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 11/17/17




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Last day to register is Wednesday, December 6.
Open to all students grades 2-5, First Come, First Serve, Students at neighboring schools are invited to register.  The Early Bird Discount ends November 15th. Click on the link below for more information about this after-school program.
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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 11/8/17




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School will be closed on Friday, November 10 in observance of Veterans Day.

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Published: 11/6/17




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Students will make banners at the YMCA in support of anti-drug and anti-bullying messages. See attachment for more information.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 10/24/17




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Friday October 27 is a minimum day with early dismissal at 12:44 p.m.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 10/24/17




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Beckford Charter PTA presents the 7th Annual Trick or Treat on Friday, October 27th from 4-7pm! Fun games and crafts, a haunted house, a costume parade, decorated pumpkins, and food & desserts for sale.**Sign up sheets for parent volunteers will be posted on the windows of each classroom. Please sign up for a 30-minute shift to help pass out candy or help with set-up/clean up.**

 

 
 
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Published: 10/16/17




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Join us for Fit Fridays beginning Friday Oct. 13. Walk to school or come early and walk the yard. A healthy snack, water and coffee will be available.  Campus opens at 7:30am.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 10/10/17




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Information regarding picture packages has been sent home with students.  Don't forget to bring your best smile!

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 10/3/17




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“Within Reach” is the theme for the 2017-2018 Reflections Art Program which has been bringing the arts to life for more than 10 million students since 1969. This program increases community awareness of the importance of arts in education. Students of all ages and abilities are encouraged to enter. Click on the links for more information.

 

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 9/27/17




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See flyer on this page for more information.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 9/27/17




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Students are encouraged to wear something that represents a college you hope to attend one day! Let's show the community that Beckford students are COLLEGE BOUND!

 

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Published: 9/26/17




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Published: 9/26/17




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Thursday, September 21 is an unassigned day and school will not be in session.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 9/15/17




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Beckford’s Annual BELL Fund Drive is here!  The BELL Fund is a “direct ask” donation program run by the Beckford PTA. Families are asked to donate a certain amount per student, and 100% of the proceeds go toward funding critical school needs. Click on the link below for more information.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 9/15/17




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Meeting will be in Room 24 at 8:15 a.m.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 9/10/17




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The YMCA is encouraging family fitness through their "Marathon Kids" running program. Please click on the the link below for more information and registration form.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 9/7/17




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Join us for Skate Night this Friday, September 8th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Northridge Skateland, 18140 Parthenia Street, Northridge.
 
Beckford Charter for Enriched Studies will take over Northridge Skateland from 5:30pm-7:30pmThere will be pizza & drinks available for purchase and a Bake Sale. 5th Grade will also be selling glow stick items.
 
The cost is $10 per skater (skate rental included). You can purchase your ticket at the door.
 
**This is a family event (NO DROP OFFS), and we hope to see the whole family there!** For any questions regarding Skate Night, please contact PTA VP of Programs, Nidia Catalan nidiac523@gmail.com
 
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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 9/7/17




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Dismissal is at 12:44 p.m.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 9/5/17




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Everyone is encouraged to join the Beckford PTA!   Membership materials have been sent home with students.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 8/23/17




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Computerwisekids, the non-profit organization that runs our Computer Lab, is offering to sponsor an after-school  "Coding Club" for 4th and 5th graders. There is a small registration fee but otherwise the club is free.  Please click on the attached flyer for more information.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 8/17/17




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Our annual PTA membership drive starts on Monday, August 21 and will run through Thursday, August 31.  Look for membership materials to be sent home with students.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 8/17/17




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The YMCA will be hosting a fresh Salad Bar for students during lunchtime on Tuesday, May 16.  Students will enjoy the opportunity to try some fresh salad options. 
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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 5/15/17




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It's time to order your 2016-2017 Yearbook!  Prices are $25 for soft cover, $40 for hard cover. Click link below for order form.  Any questions, please contact Yearbook Chair, Candice at cmttzn@gmail.com 

 

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 5/11/17




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Please see the item below asking for volunteers for Family Fun Day on Saturday, May 20.  Your participation will help make this a great event!

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 5/9/17




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School will be dismissed on Thursday, May 11 and Friday, May 12 at 12:44 pm.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 5/9/17




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Due to low response, the annual Casino Night scheduled for Friday, May 5 was postponed until next school year. Tickets will be refunded.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 5/5/17




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"The Wicked Wiz of a Wizard & The Wacky, Wonderful World of Oz"  will be presented at Beckford Charter this Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29 This production features Beckford Charter students and is appropriate for the entire family.
 
Doors open at 7pm on Friday, 4/28, and at 11:30am on Saturday, 4/29. Click on the link below to purchase tickets. Limited tickets available at the door.
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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 4/25/17




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Tuesday, May 2nd is the final deadline to RSVP and make your payment to attend our 3rd Annual Casino Night and Silent Auction that will be held at the Porter Valley Country Club on Friday, May 5th. You can RSVP directly on the school website by clicking the link below.

 

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 4/25/17




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Charter Lottery applications for out of area families are available at the school office, or by clicking the link below and printing the application form. Deadline for submitting the application is this Friday, May 26 at 4:00 p.m., no exceptions.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 4/17/17




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School will be closed for Spring Break, beginning Monday, April 10 through Friday, April 14.  School will resume on Monday, April 17.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 4/5/17




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Applications for the charter lottery are available in the school office, or you can print out an application from the attachment below. Lottery deadline is May 26th at 4:00 pm.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 4/3/17




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Information was sent home with each student regarding School Picture Day on Friday, April 7. Please review the brochure sent home for picture package pricing.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 4/2/17




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Fall 2017 admission applications are now available for in-area families. Please contact the school office at (818) 360-1924 for documents needed to prove residency status.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 3/27/17




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School will be closed on Friday, March 31 in observance of Cesar Chavez Day.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 3/27/17




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Starting Monday, March 27 through Friday, April 21, everyone is encouraged to donate items for the Silent Auction fundraiser during Casino Night (May 5, 2017). See the attached link for more information.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 3/26/17




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Click on the link below to see the new PEAK Adventures flyer for after-school enrichment classes starting in April.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 3/23/17




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It's time for a Bear Hug! Say a special "thank you" to your friends, your teachers or that certain someone who helped make this year a terrific one at Beckford.  Parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, brothers and sisters - anyone can send a Bear Hug dedication. See the attached form for more information.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 3/21/17




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Just in time for warmer weather, the Kona Ice Truck will be on campus next Friday, March 24 after school!

Cup sizes and prices:

* $3 Regular (12 ounce)
* $4 King Kona (16 ounce comes with a lei while supplies last)
* $5 Kowabunga (22 ounce)
* $6 Color Change cup (17 ounce cup, can bring back for $3 refills each time you see the truck).

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 3/21/17




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Kids Kreations art keepsakes brochure and online orders are due on Friday, March 24.  Please see your student's Kids Kreations catalog for online ordering instructions. For any questions regarding Kids Kreations, please contact Kids Kreation Chair, Dominique Salamone at bathluxinc@att.net

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 3/17/17




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Early dismissal at 12:44 p.m.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 3/14/17




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All this week is your opportunity to express your appreciation for all the teachers at Beckford Charter Elementary!

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 3/13/17




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The Northwest Science, Technology, Entrepreneurship (invention!), Arts and Making Fest will be held on Saturday, March 4 at Cleveland High School. It's a chance to tinker, hack, build, crumble, fly, drive, DO, dabble and Play! See attached flyer and link for details.

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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 2/24/17




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Join us each Friday morning through the end of February (weather permitting), beginning at 7:30AM, for an invigorating on-campus walk with music.  Coffee, water and healthy snacks will be provided by the PTA-Healthy Lifestyles Committee, along with lots of encouragement and participation stickers for students.
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Posted by: Curtis Miller
Published: 1/9/17