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Sammy the Wonder Dachshund's Author Jonathan Miller Visits BES

Author and illustrator Jonathan Miller came to BES to introduce students to his creation, Sammy the Wonder Dachshund book series. The South Carolina author and illustrator has already written four books in the Sammy series that include; Sammy's Last Week in Charleston, Sammy on Safari, Sammy in Space and A History of Wonder Dachshunds. Miller read and spoke to BES students about writing and his writing process. He also spoke about the importance of reading. Students had chance to also look at Miller's original artwork he created for the Sammy series.
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Fall Pictures

Fall Pictures will be taken on Tuesday, August 27th!
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BETA Club Donates Supplies to Berrien County Animal Shelter

The 5th Grade BETA Club members came together to collect goods for the Berrien County Animal Shelter as part of their Community Project. The collected goods included cat and dog food, paper towels and cleaning supplies for the shelter.
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Welcome to 4th Grade

The fourth grade teachers are excited to work with you and your child this school year. We want learning to be fun and engaging. In fourth grade we believe in the growth mindset. Every child, no matter their ability level, can grow as a learner and experience success.

Fourth graders are required to take their standardized test, Georgia Milestones, on the Chromebooks. Lots of activities involving Chromebooks are planned for the year, so students can feel comfortable using them. Students will take the READING/ELA/WRITING (2 days) and MATH (1 day) portions of the test.

We understand emergencies happen, but attendance is extremely important. If students are not here, tardy, or check out, we cannot teach them. Please encourage your child to listen and follow directions, to be kind to others, and to do their best each day.

Please encourage your child to read every night. Reading builds fluency and comprehension. This will also help in the other content areas.

Please work with your child on fluency of basic math facts. Basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, and divisions facts are foundational skills that should be mastered by the end of 3rd grade. In fourth grade we focus on bigger numbers.

We have a parent resource center located in the BES Media Center. It has magazines with helpful tips for parents. Come in and browse the titles. They are available in Spanish and English.