Interested in helping out the night of the even, or getting more involved in these projects next year? We'd love to have you! Email Jaime Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tina Closser, Coordinator, email@example.com
Brandy Frady, firstname.lastname@example.org
Patty Allen, email@example.com
Summer STEM Camps:
7th—10th grade: June 11-15
4th—6th grade boys: June 18-22
4th—6th grade girls: June 25-29
2nd—3rd grade boys: July 2-3
2nd—3rd grade girls: July 5-6
The 2017 participating restaurants/establishments include: Urban Air Adventure Park, Wonderlab, Laser Lite Laser Tag, Los Chachos Mexican Cuisine, Hinkle’s Hamburgers, Denny’s, The Chocolate Moose, Jumpin’ Joey’s, Burger King, PS…East Coast Subs, Chicago’s Pizza, Carson’s BBQ, Mother Bear’s Pizza, Heritage Trail, White Castle, McDonald’s, Texas Roadhouse, Swing-In Pizza, Jiffy Treet Ice Cream, and Papa John’s.
Major Saver cards can be purchased via cash, check or online at www.majorsaver.com. The online sale can be credited back to a particular student and school. All cards purchased online will be mailed directly to the customer.
Major Saver is excited to roll out a new feature this year making online sales easier for friends and family! On our homepage, you are able to enter your student’s information to create a CUSTOM LINK for your child that can be shared via social media or email. This link will automatically credit the online sale to your student when friends and family use the link to make their purchase!
Major Saver cards can also be purchased, and credited to a student, through the Major Saver App. Once the free app is downloaded to an Android or iOS device, buyers can choose a Major Saver card through the “buy cards” tab on the app. Once the buyer completes the transaction the offers will be stored in the Major Saver App. Buyers can then redeem offers directly from the app and do not need a physical card.
Major Saver stresses safe selling and discourages door to door campaigning. The company encourages students to sell to family members, church patrons, neighbors, other adults the family may know; and to always make sure their parents are involved.
Please consider purchasing one or more Major Saver cards this year to help benefit the Richland-Bean Blossom Community Education Foundation and participating schools.
Thank you for your support!
To kick off the 2017 Week of Digital Citizenship, first watch the video below to find out what's really best for education-related technology. THEN, check out our STEAM Resources page for Common Sense Media's Family Media Agreement forms! Whether your child is just learning to use a technology device as a first grader, or they're introducing you to new apps and sites daily as a high school student, there's an agreement here for you! Have the tough conversations, set the expectations and ensure that your child is a respectful and responsible digital citizen in exchange for their (intentional and responsible) use of those highly-hicovetted devices!
171 NSF and other Federally funded STEM-related projects share three-minute videos of their innovative work to improve STEM and CS teaching and learning for all learners!
Be a part of this exchange of information and ideas! Vote for your favorite videos by casting a Public Choice Vote. Spread the word!
Here is a listing of a few STEAM camps in our area:
Edgewood Primary School, Camp Invention: http://campinvention.org/
Ivy Tech Bloomington: https://www.ivytech.edu/bloomington/cll/5860.html#summer
Indiana University: http://camps.engineering.indiana.edu
University of Southern Indiana, Engineering and Manufacturing Creativity: http://www.usi.edu/science/southwest-indiana-stem/engineering-and-manufacturing-creativity-camp/
Summer camps at the Northwest YMCA in Bloomington have also announced they'll be incorporating STEAM learning into their camp days!
To get started, please visit this link: EJHS Virtual Book Fair
You must first set up an online account using a debit or credit card. EJHS will receive funds from these sales and this is a great way to keep students reading through the summer!
Please feel free to contact Mrs. Grubb in the Media Center at 812-876-2005, Ext. 2345, should you have any questions.
Let's get reading!
Wondering how to get involved with STEM at EJHS? Email Ms. Cagle at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Parent volunteers are needed to help with the Fair! Please fill out the online volunteer form if you haven't already done so, and contact Mrs. Grubb in the library to arrange a date and time.
Do you collect Box Tops? Please turn those box tops in to Mrs. Grubb in the Library ASAP. The first submission is fast approaching and she will need them to send in on October 26th. Any student donating five or more box tops has a chance to win the grand prize of a $20 gift card!
Art Club members will be walking in the Monroe County Fall Festival Parade on September 17th and will meet in the high school parking lot at 11 am. A parent permission form is located here. Please return the form before the parade date.
Yearbook Club is currently meeting as needed on Fridays after school until 3:30 pm in the computer lab with Mrs. Millick and Mrs. Erickson. Pickup is at Entrance 1. Meetings will always be on announcements the week of the meeting.
If parents would like to contribute photos for either the yearbook or the 8th grade end-of-year slideshow, they can go to the Jostens ReplayIt page to create an account or to download the app. Either will allow them to tag and upload photos into the proper categories once they choose our school.
Here is the schedule for Fall Registration:
Online Registration for returning RBB students will be available starting Wednesday, July 20. Parents should login to their Harmony 3 account and complete all registration forms for their student/s. These forms must be completed before students will be issued a Chromebook at the Chromebook rollout on Thursday, July 28.
Main Office hours will begin Monday, July 25 from 8 am - 3 pm.
Parents of students new to RBB in grades 6-8 should call the Junior High Office on Monday, July 25 to set up a time to come in to the office. We will be meeting with new students on Tuesday, July 26 and Wednesday, July 27, with group sessions scheduled at 8 am, 10 am, 12 noon, and 2 pm each day. Please bring proof of residency, a birth certificate for the student, a record of immunizations for the student, any legal documents concerning custody, and any records from the previous school. This is not for students who attended EIS or Stinesville the previous year. By calling in advance, information will be taken in order to prepare a schedule and assign a locker for the student. Groups will meet briefly with a counselor to go over the schedule and then be given a tour to find classrooms and locker location. Counselors will be available to meet with parents with specific scheduling concerns after the group meetings.
Chromebook rollout for students in grades 6-12 will be held at Edgewood High School from 2-8 pm on Thursday, July 28. Students may pick up their Chromebooks during that time as long as all enrollment forms have been completed online. Computers will be available to complete these forms if needed. If Chromebooks are not picked up at this time, students will be issued their Chromebooks on Thursday, August 4 or Friday, August 5 during school hours.
Schedules and locker assignments for returning students will be available for online viewing starting Friday, July 29.
Edgewood Junior High will be open from 3-7 pm on Monday, August 1 and Tuesday, August 2 for students and parents who would like to come in to the building to find classrooms and lockers. The building will be closed to parents and students on Wednesday, August 3 to allow teachers time to prepare for the first day of school.
School begins on Thursday, August 4. Welcome back!