Events

Back to School Night: Aug. 29, 4:45 – 7:45

Come and learn about how to support BCSIS and become more involved in our school and your child’s classroom! This is an important parent event so we look forward to seeing all of you there. 4:45 to 6:00 pm – Kindergarten, 1st Grade, and 3rd Grade Classroom Meetings 6:00 to 6:30 pm – Whole Community […]

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Spaghetti Dinner

The 5th Graders of BCSIS Invite You To The Annual 5th Grade Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser Thursday, March 14, 2019 – BCSIS Cafeteria 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM Get Your Tickets Now! Tickets no longer available online. Buy your tickets at the door tonight. Cash, check or credit card. This year’s BCSIS traditional community gathering will […]

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Nutcracker Tickets

Buy tickets to Boulder Ballet and Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra’s performance of the Nutcracker and support BCSIS.  20% of ticket sales will come back to the school. BCSIS students in the performance this year are Fiona McCormack (3rd), Beatrice Schmidt (4th), and Ellery Barge (5th).  All of them will be performing at the two matinee shows […]

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Dine out at Next Door September 24th

On September 24th from 5-9 PM, join friends and family for a meal at Next Door in Boulder. Dine in and 50% of your dinner will be donated back to our school. The more friends and family who join – the better – so feel free to share the invitation! 1039 Pearl Street Boulder, CO 80302 […]

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Back to School Night: Aug. 30, 4:45 – 7:45

NOTE: CHANGE OF SCHEDULE –  Check your child’s Classroom Meeting time carefully below… Please plan to attend your child’s Classroom Meeting as well as the Whole Community Gathering. Classrooms Meetings provide essential information for supporting your child and will be a little longer this year so teachers have plenty of time to share all important […]

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Advertise your business in our School Directory!

BCSIS Business Owners: Here is a unique opportunity to advertise your product or service to our school community while also raising money for the school. Reserve your space today. Limited space available. Deadline for artwork submittal is September 14th, 2018. Submit a black and white, camera ready business card size (3.5 x 2) ad for […]

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Student Photos – August 29th

Student photos: Augut 29th. MJ Photography will be here August 29th to take student photos. Look for more details coming next week. They will be available to take parent volunteer badges in the morning on August 30 (7:45-8:30), as well. A retake date is tentatively scheduled for October 25th. Contact denette.laufmann if you have any […]

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Rose Ceremony – August 15th

All parents should plan to join us for our beautiful Rose Ceremony, which marks the beginning of our school year, from 8:20 to 9:00 on Wednesday, August 15, outside on the west playground. We will gather as a community, welcome the new kindergartners to BCSIS with a rose, sing some songs, meet the faculty, and more. This event is short and sweet, […]

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August Grade Level Picnics

In August, your child’s new grade level will host a picnic for all families. These picnics are intended to build connections among the entire grade level community. Please note your child’s picnic information below: KG: Monday, August 13 from 5:00 to 6:00 at Park East 1st Grade: Thursday, August 9 from 4:00 to 5:00 at Scott Carpenter Park 2nd Grade: Monday, August 13 from 4:00 to 5:00 at Foothills Community Park 3rd Grade: Sunday, August 12 from 4:00 to 5:00 at Scott Carpenter Park […]

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BCSIS Spring Carnival – May 17th

School of Rock is coming to the BCSIS Spring Carnival! Bring your dance shoes and rock with this amazing group of student musicians at this year’s spring carnival. Raffle at the Spring Carnival! Win great prizes while supporting our school!

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Screenagers

Screenagers Movie Growing Up in the Digital Age. This 67 minute film will have Spanish subtitles WHEN: April 27th, 2018 Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM WHERE: BCSIS 3995 Aurora Ave, Boulder, CO 80303 Click here to buy tickets. Adults $10 and Youth $3 Appropriate for ten years and up. Contact Bevin Gumm for scholarship information. […]

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Spring Community Parent Evening April 19

Join us for our Spring Community Parent Evening, Thursday, April 19, 5:30 to 7. We will explore How to Raise Culturally Competent Kids. This is a PEN-approved event by BCSIS parent and author, Sage B. Hobbs. Free childcare is provided. For the Kids: Soccer, Jump Rope and Art Classes First through fifth graders will participate […]

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Thank You!

Thank you BCSIS Community for making the 5th Grade Spaghetti Dinner a great success. Thanks to you and corporate sponsors we exceeded our fundraising goal! Remember these generous partners when making shopping decisions: Pau Hana (opening in June!), Tangerine, Dish Gourmet, Pappardelle’s Pasta, Powers Resource Center, Eco Cycle, Pasta Jays, Izzio, Safeway, Costco, Alfalfas, BlackJack […]

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Spaghetti Dinner

The Fifth Graders at BCSIS invite you to the Annual 5th Grade Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser Thursday, March 22, 2018 – BCSIS Cafeteria Don’t miss out on this BCSIS tradition! Enjoy a meal served by our 5th graders to support scholarships and program costs for the 2018 5th grade outdoor education trip to 100 Elk Outdoor […]

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Raising Resilient Girls

Below is a link to a PEN (Parent Engagement Network) event that Lisa Nibarger, (former BCSIS parent and Ed Council co chair) is hosting at Southern Hills. It is presented by Girls Leadership. https://www.parentengagementnetwork.org/event/raising-resilient-girls/

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School Garden Program Update ~ 2017

Teaching students about food and where it comes from is a primary goal of Garden-To-Table (GTT) programming. Studies show that school gardens help kids make connections between their health and what they eat. This is becoming increasingly important with reports detailing that for the first time in the U.S. the current generation of children is […]

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The Book Fair is Coming Soon!

Pick out your holiday gifts early!  Give the gift of reading! The book fair will be open the following hours: Tuesday Dec 5 – 2-4 PM Wednesday Dec 6 – 7:30-8:30 AM, 2-6 PM Thursday Dec 7 – 2-4 PM Friday Dec 8 – 7:30-8:15 AM Volunteers are needed all week to make the event […]

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Spiral Garden – December 9th

Please Join Us ~ Spiral Garden Saturday, December 10 With story, song, and quiet reflection, our children will journey into the spiral where they will find a bowl of shiny crystals reflecting the light. At the end of the evening, the children take their light, in the form of a crystal, out into the world. […]

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2 Opportunities to Raise Funds for our School

Bitsbox ~ Founded by a BCSIS Parent Bitsbox is a crazy-fun learning system for teaching kids coding, and it JUST HAPPENS to have been co-founded by a BCSIS first-grade parent. You may have heard their messaging on NPR, or seen them squirm on Shark Tank. From now until December 15th, Bitsbox is donating $25 from […]

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Fall Lantern Walk

BCSIS Kindergarten – Third Grade Thursday, November 9, 2017 6:00 to 7:00 (Its very important for all families to arrive on time, thank you.) Join us for this unique fall BCSIS festival as we carry our lanterns into the dark night… Please meet in the cafeteria for the Lantern Walk Story promptly at 6:00. When […]

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Open Enrollment Dates

9-11 AM: Thursday, November 2 (in the Library) 12:30-2:30 PM: Tuesday, November 28 (in the Library) Evening 6:00-7:30 PM: Wednesday, December 6 (in Resource Room) 9-11 AM: Wednesday, December 13 (in the Library) 12:30-2:30 PM: Thursday, December 14 (in the Library)

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Winter Festival decorations meeting

Please join us for a Winter Festival decorations planning/crafting meeting Wednesday October 18 from 3:00- 6:00 PM in the Art Room. Come help us plan decorations for the Winter Festival while we craft. Please join us for whatever time you have available to contribute your ideas and partake in some crafting. We will be working […]

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From the bottom of our hearts…

Hello Parents! Today, the final day of our Community Growth Campaign, we are thrilled to share some exciting news with you: Because of you – our generous parent community – we exceeded our lofty fundraising goal of $62k, raising more than $64k! We are humbled by the unwavering commitment and enthusiasm BCSIS parents have demonstrated […]

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Nutcracker Tickets for BCSIS

If you missed the order form in your child’s “Monday Mail,” never fear! You can still order tickets for Boulder Ballet’s production of the Nutcracker. In addition to this downloadable form, there is an envelope on Andrea’s desk with forms and where you can drop payment. Current and former BCSIS students are dancing in the […]

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DINE OUT for BCSIS!

Tuesday, October 17th from 4-8:30pm ***Be sure to tell your cashier you’re supporting BCSIS*** 25% of your check will be donated to our school! Tell your friends and family. Tokyo Joe’s 2525 Arapahoe Ave Boulder For more information see this flyer.

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Dine Out at Next Door Sept. 25th

On September 25th from 5-9 PM, join friends and family for a meal at Next Door in Boulder. Just follow this link to get your free ticket to the event. Dine in and 50% of your dinner will be donated back to our school when you provide your server your Eventbrite ticket or confirmation email. […]

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Back to School Night – August 31st

Back to School Night is Thursday, August 31st. The schedule is staggered: K-AM, 1st and 2nd Parents should plan to attend from 5:00 to 7:00 K-PM, 3rd, 4th, 5th Parents should plan to attend from 5:30 to 7:30 This time will include an important classroom meeting with your child’s teacher, an all-school information gathering, and […]

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Welcome Back!

Please send in your donation today or click on the donate button to your right. The Community Growth Campaign is an incredibly important fundraising donation. The donation for each student this year is $325. This donation funds the high quality art supplies, guest artists, community activities, teacher professional development, crafts, technology, and much more, that […]

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Class Picnics, 2017

Below is the list of class picnics for each grade level before school starts. Families, bring your own picnic meal, and remember that this is a great time to bring a check for school supplies ($85, made out to BCSIS). This fee covers the costs of basic classroom supplies such as paper, pencils, crayons, etc. […]

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Class Placement for 2017-18

Many of you are anxious to find out what class your child will be in next year. The district tightly regulates the process of announcing class placement due to fluctuating enrollment at some schools. Therefore, the date for the announcement of class placement is set by the district. All parents may go into the Parent […]

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Summer Reading and Book Bingo

School is out for the summer, but our kids’ learning needs to be supported. Check out your local library’s reading programs. Each library in our county has a fantastic reading program with prizes and a sheet to set goals and keep track of reading. The following library websites will get you started: Louisville, Broomfield and […]

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****SPRING CARNIVAL AND 20th YEAR EVENT CANCELLED****

Parents and Community: Due to continuing heavy snow and road conditions, we are cancelling the Spring Carnival/20th Year Anniversary Event tonight. We are very sorry for those of you who have planned for this event, helped to prepare food and crafts, and otherwise will be inconvenienced. Based on consultation with the district, and looking at […]

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BCSIS Spring Festival ~ Monday, May 1st ~ May Day!

Our wonderful BCSIS Spring Festival is coming up on Monday, May 1st. Make plans to join us that morning from 8:20 to 10:00! Please bring a bouquet of flowers to share for creating flower crowns. Please come and join us for a fun-filled day of flowers, song, and dance to celebrate the season of Spring!  Weather permitting we will be outside along the west wall […]

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Schoolhouse Fun – Parents’ Night Out 2/23/17

That is right parents!  Your favorite night of the year is here again…Parent’s Night Out!  School House Fun is back on February 23rd at the Bohemian Biergarten (thank you Zdenek Srom, BSCIS Dad).  Our very own BCSIS Dad, Dave Watts is back with a rocking band!  Tickets are on sale thru Jan 15th for the early bird price of […]

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Book Fair – December 5-9

The Book Fair is coming to BCSIS and High Peaks! For the week of December 5-9, the Library turns into a Scholastic book store. The kids get excited to find a new book. Pick out your holiday gifts early! Give the gift of reading! The Book Fair will be open the following hours: Tuesday, December […]

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Spiral Garden – December 10th

Please Join Us ~ Spiral Garden Saturday, December 10 With story, song, and quiet reflection, our children will journey into the spiral where they will find a bowl of shiny crystals reflecting the light. At the end of the evening, the children take their light, in the form of a crystal, out into the world. […]

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Upcoming Math Series workshop

Parents, PEN will once again host the Parent Math Series at BCSIS taught by Amy Scheff.  Please click here for specific details and registration information.  This class filled up right away last year so register promptly.  Registration will be capped at 40. GUIDING OUR CHILDREN to a MATHEMATICAL FUTURE 3-PART WORKSHOP  specifically designed for parents of ELEMENTARY AGE […]

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Open Enrollment until January 9

The BVSD Open Enrollment window for 2017-2018 is going on now through Jan. 9. A few reminders: If your student is currently in KG-4th grade, you will NOT need to open enroll; your child will automatically roll up to the next grade at their current school. If your child is in 5th grade, the district […]

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We Want Your Talent!

WE ARE LOOKING FOR TALENT SHOW ACTS! If you are interested in performing at the BCSIS Talent Show on Saturday, December 3, between 11:15-2:45pm, please register online by Friday, November 18th.  The link to the sign up form can be found here: https://helpatschool.org/schools/6/events/215 Acts must be 2 minutes or less (we encourage you to practice […]

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Lantern Walk

Lantern Walk – November 3

Lantern Walk: November 3, 6:00 to 7:00 pm For BCSIS KG–3rd grade students, our annual Lantern Walk is Thursday, November  3rd, 6 to 7 pm. It’s very important for all families to arrive on time. The beginning story (in the Cafeteria) starts promptly at 6. Dress warmly for the walk (gloves, hat, and warm coat […]

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Open Enrollment Events 2016-17

We welcome any interested parents to join us for the Open Enrollment events. No need to register, just show up promptly at the start time. These events are geared toward adults; its optimal not to bring younger children, however, if you need to bring younger children feel free. DAY/DATE TIME LOCATION Monday / November 14 […]

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Fall Community Evening – Oct 13th

BCSIS Fall Community Meeting is on Thursday, October 13, from 6:00 to 7:30… Community Math Talk ~ Join us as we explore how to foster our children’s creative thinking and problem solving, sending our children into the world with a passion for numbers and the creative skills to be successful mathematicians.  Together we will analyze our own […]

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Enjoy Some Arugula

Every Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday this year, starting October 4, Arugula Restaurant will donate 20% of every meal to BCSIS when you mention BCSIS. They will have a new, lower priced menu with bigger, more shareable portions and an expanded children’s menu. Chef / Proprietor of Arugula, Alec Schuler, is also a BCSIS parent. Thank […]

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Nutcracker Fundraiser

Are you planning on going to Boulder Ballet’s production of the Nutcracker this year? Order your tickets through BCSIS and the school will get 20% back of the cost of each ticket ordered. Click here for an order form. There will be an envelope in the basket on Andrea’s desk in the office for completed order forms […]

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BCSIS Dinner Night Out at Next Door Boulder

BCSIS Dinner Night Out at Next Door Boulder – NEXT MONDAY September 26th 5-9pm Hang out with family and friends, meet new friends, eat good food, and BCSIS gets 50% of the proceeds! WHEN: MONDAY, September 26th, 5-9pm WHERE: Next Door Boulder (aka The Kitchen Next Door) 1035 Pearl St. Boulder, CO 80302 Phone:  720.542.8159 Yes,  BCSIS gets 50%!!!!! […]

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Seeking volunteers…

We have ED Council parent volunteer positions open. Please consider joining this volunteer parent-teacher committee and sharing your enthusiasm and talent. We are seeking a Bookkeeper, a Secretary, a Co-Chair for Winter Festival, a Winter Festival Market Coordinator and an Arts Committee Chair. Contact Lisa Galey, ED Council Co-Chair, if you are interested or have general questions.

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Manage Morning Madness

Join us on Tuesday, September 20, at 8:25 am in the Art Room for a “Managing Morning Madness” Coffee Talk. Facilitator Liz Emmett-Mattox is a parent educator and coach. She will discuss tips from her book, All Good Mornings, which offers parents a deeper understanding of why mornings are so hard, and simple, practical tools […]

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Let’s Scream for Ice Cream

ALL DAY September 13 That’s right, from open til close, ALL DAY on September 13, go to Glacier at 4760 Baseline, Boulder (right near school) and treat yourself and those you love to some delicious ice cream. Glacier will donate 25% of all of that day’s sales to BCSIS. Tell your friends! Stock up on […]

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Back To School Night

Back to School Night is Thursday, September 1st. The schedule is staggered: K-AM, 1st and 2nd Parents should plan to attend from 5:00 to 7:00 K-PM, 3rd, 4th, 5th Parents should plan to attend from 5:30 to 7:30 This time will include an important classroom meeting with your child’s teacher, an all-school information gathering, and […]

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BCSIS Class Picnics, 2016

Below is the list of class picnics for each grade level before school starts. Families, bring your own picnic meal, and remember that this is a great time to bring a check for school supplies ($85, made out to BCSIS) – KG: Monday, Aug 15, 5:30, Chautauqua – 1st: Monday, Aug 15, 4:30, North Boulder […]

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Summer Reading and Book Bingo

School is out for the summer, but our kids’ learning needs to be supported. Check out your local library’s reading programs. Each library in our county has a fantastic reading program with prizes and a sheet to set goals and keep track of reading. The following library websites will get you started: Louisville, Broomfield and […]

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Parents’ Nite Out! May 5

On the evening of Thursday, May 5, we are holding a brand new Friends of BCSIS fundraiser called “School House Fun!” at the beautiful eTown Hall in downtown Boulder. We’ll have many more details to share in the coming weeks. This will be a concert you won’t want to miss! Performers in the “School House […]

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Spaghetti Dinner Tickets On Sale Now!

Spaghetti Dinner Tickets On Sale Now! Join friends and enjoy our community for a delicious spaghetti meal, while supporting our 5th graders as they earn funds for their Outdoor Education Trip. The dinner is Thursday, March 17, in the BCSIS Cafeteria. There are 3 seatings for which you can reserve your tickets: 4:45; 5:30; or […]

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January Coffee Talk

Join us Tuesday, January 19th for a coffee talk on “Estate Planning and Choosing a Guardian for Your Children.” Local attorney, Martha Hartney, will discuss the following: • How to choose guardians for your children and not make any of the six common mistakes parents and lawyers make when naming guardians • How to put your financial house […]

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BCSIS Open Enrollment Events

DAY/DATE TIME LOCATION Thurs, Dec 3 6:00-7:30 PM   Open House Library Wed, Dec 9 9:00-11:00 AM   Talk/Tour Resource Room Thurs, Dec 17 12:00-2:00 PM   Talk/Tour Library Fri, Jan 8 9:00-11:00 AM   Talk/Tour Library Monday, Jan 11 12:00-2:00 PM   Talk/Tour Library Tues, Jan 12 6:00-7:30 PM   Open House Library

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Support BCSIS by shopping at Amazon Smile

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support BCSIS every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to […]

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Winter Festival Dec. 6, 2015

Our school will once again be transformed into a wonderland featuring enduring festival favorites… Community Meal and Bake Sale Student Talent Show Community Market Principal–for-the-Day Raffle Join us at BCSIS on this magical afternoon. Bring your friends and family. Visit http://bcsiswinterfestival.blogspot.com for all the latest details. Want to donate an item to our Community Market? […]

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Immerse Yourself in the Magic

Join in the Winter Festival Fun Come, Enjoy…and Share your Creativity, Culinary Love, and Time The chill in the air reminds us that Winter Festival is approaching. Please join us December 6, 11am – 3pm. Bring the entire family and immerse yourselves in the magic! Share Your Favorite Family Dish Support our amazing school by […]

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Thanks to Eco-Products

We would like to give a big thanks to Eco-Products for donating all of our paper products again this year for the Community Meal at Winter Festival. About Eco-Products®, Inc. Eco-Products is the nation’s leading brand of single use foodservice products made from renewable and recycled resources. Their products are, relative to traditional counterparts, gentler on […]

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Winter Festival Information

Parents, Grandparents, and Caregivers, The BCSIS Winter Festival is a wonderful time to celebrate our school, our community, our friends, good food, special talent, and the change of season. The Winter Festival also serves as a major fundraiser for our extraordinary school. We have a committed team of parents working hard to create a magical […]

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Coffee Talk: The Zen of Trip Tracker

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 PEN Coffee Talk for BCSIS and High Peaks Join us Tuesday, October 20th for “The Zen of Trip Tracker” PEN Coffee Talk BCSIS parent and Trip Tracker Guru, David Adamson, will explore how, with little effort and time, your family can make easy money to spend at local shops, get exercise, improve health, help the […]

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Nutcracker Fundraiser

Are you planning on going to Boulder Ballet’s production of the Nutcracker this year? Order your tickets through BCSIS and the school will get 20% back of the cost of each ticket ordered. Click here for an order form. There will be an envelope in the basket on Kael’s desk in the office for completed […]

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Coffee Talk with Liz Emmett-Mattox

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 PEN Coffee Talk Join us Tuesday, September 15th for a “Managing Morning Madness” PEN Coffee Talk. Facilitator Liz Emmett-Mattox, is a parent educator and coach.  She will discuss tips from her recent book, “All Good Mornings,” which offers parents a deeper understanding of why mornings are so hard, and simple, practical […]

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