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Explorers of the Week

Two of the many students demonstrating virtues this week: 

Dylan Clark is a 2nd grade student of Ms. Molly’s E1B classroom who was recognized this week for displaying the virtues of self-discipline and peacefulness when he calmly chose another freetime activity after not getting the one he had wanted. Dylan’s favorite work in the classroom is the one hundred board, and he loves the playgrounds at Bluffview, especially the one for the younger kids.  Dylan’s favorite activity when he is not in school is playing outside.  Dylan is the son of Joe & Melinda Clark.

Nathaniel Kammerer is a 4th grade student of Ms. Amy’s E2C classroom who was recognized this week for displaying the virtues of responsibility and creativity when he worked really hard on his journal and created a beautiful and heartfelt entry.  Nathaniel’s favorite work in the classroom is to do research, especially on animals, and he loves Bluffview because each classroom has multiple grade levels.  Nathaniel ‘s favorite activity outside of school is to hang out with his best friend and make songs.  Nathaniel is the son of Jason & Brooke Kammerer and Crystal Petersen.

January 21st, 2021|News|

Week of January 18th

Monday, January 18th: There is no school, essential worker child care, or meal pick-up.

Tuesday, January 19th: Group A will be onsite, Group B will be distance learning.

Wednesday, January 20: All students are distance learning.

Thursday, January 21: Group B will be onsite, Group A will be distance learning.

Friday, January 22 (end of the quarter): Teacher workshop day – no school or essential worker child care.  There is meal pick-up.

January 5th, 2021|News|

Spread the News about Grace Place’s Free Shelf!

With many families struggling this holiday season, and really all year with the Covid pandemic, Grace Place is hoping to spread the word about one of the many programs available to families with children, here at Grace Place- our Free Shelf. Our Free Shelf consists of  household items such as cleaning supplies, laundry soap, toiletries, feminine products, diapers and wipes, baby care items, blankets, baby clothes, and some baby furniture items. We do have some children’s winter gear currently, as well. Families with children can use this program, free of charge to them, one time per month if needed. Each item is worth a certain number of points- with the family being allowed 10 total points, per month.

If you or someone you know could benefit from this program, please call 474-9323 and we can prepare an order of items for your family, if you qualify! You can also fill out an online application at www.graceplaceinc.org or stop at our 66 E. 3rd Street location,  on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursdays from 10-2.

December 17th, 2020|News|

Clarification about YMCA After School Program

When Bluffview returns to the Hybrid Learning model, the YMCA will still be offering After School Care here at Bluffview.  Bluffview families can request to be relocated to the After School Program offered at the new YMCA if they choose.  Transportation will be provided to the YMCA after school program.  If you have any questions, or wish to switch over to the YMCA location, please contact Chloe Wilkins at cwilkins@winonaymca.org or 507-452-1520.

December 11th, 2020|News|

Explorers of the Week

Two of the many students demonstrating virtues this week: 

Aundra Aarre is a 6th grade student of Ms. Speltz’s E2B classroom who was recognized this week for displaying the virtues of friendliness and kindness when she taught her classmates to make paper butterflies. Aundra’s favorite work in the classroom is pin maps, and she loves Bluffview because it has a lot of nice teachers.  Aundra’s favorite activity when she is not in school is reading, especially “The Land of Stores” series.  Aundra is the daughter of Darrek & Anna Aarre.

Jaysen Conners is a 3rd grade student of Ms. Molly’s E1B classroom who was recognized this week for displaying the virtue of kindness when he helped pick up PE equipment.  Jaysen’s favorite subject in the classroom is math, especially multiplication, and he loves Bluffview because he gets to play with his friends.  Jaysen’s favorite activity outside of school is to help his dad plow snow.  Jaysen is the son of Bryan & Emily Conners.

November 25th, 2020|News|

10 Days of Giving – in a “touch free” way

November 24th, 2020|News|