November 24, 2020 Confirmed Case of COVID-19: Belen Consolidated Schools has confirmed 2 employees at Dennis Chavez Elementary School in Belen, NM have tested positive for COVID-19. Both employees have not been on campus for the past 10 days. The areas were cleaned several times. Individuals that were in close contact have been notified and placed in quarantine.. All the appropriate steps as per NMPED guidance has been completed. If you feel you have any symptoms of COVID-19, please contact the Department of Health Coronavirus Hotline at 1-855-600-3453. If you have any concerns, please call the district at (505) 966-1271.
November 18, 2020 Confirmed Case of COVID-19: Belen Consolidated Schools has confirmed an employee at Dennis Chavez Elementary in Belen, NM has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee was not in close contact with any other individuals and their areas has been cleaned. All the appropriate steps as per NMPED guidance has been completed. If you feel you have any symptoms of COVID-19, please contact the Department of Health Coronavirus Hotline at 1-855-600-3453. If you have any concerns, please call the district at (505) 966-1271.
DCE Community, please go to our website to access a free Resilience Workshop podcast to help parents and families: https://resilienceguide.org/
DCE community: due to the water shutoff, hybrid learning is cancelled for Friday, Nov 13. Please resort to Schoology for the day's learning schedule. RGEC is also cancelled for Friday November 13. Thanks for your understanding.
DCE community: click on this link to learn how to upload work to Schoology (created by teachers!). https://www.loom.com/share/dee8f304318d4de883f4e76fd71d882a
DCE community - with COVID comes change - instead of trick or treating why not watch a HUGE fireworks show at Calvary Chapel on Halloween...Saturday...8pm...stay in your vehicle and watch! Something new to still entertain the kids.
DCE community - with cold and flu season upon us (and daily COVID numbers in NM over 1000), PLEASE consider risk factors that are present during holidays (Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, etc.). Belen Consolidated Schools want to stay OPEN for kids! Go to this website for alternate activities to do this weekend: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/holidays.html
Belen Consolidated Schools will be closed October 27th, 2020 due to inclement weather.
DCE community: just a reminder that we will not have in person Parent Teacher conferences this week. School (Cohort B) is still in session those days. Teachers will be reaching out to discuss your student's progress.
2020-2021 School Grades update for Kindergarten -Sixth Grade All students will be receiving progress reports (via hard copy and / or phone call home based on PowerSchool) the weeks of Oct. 19, Nov. 13th and Dec. 4th. Kindergarten -3rd grades will receive their progress reports reflecting progress on Essential Standards the week of January 5th, 2021. Grades 4-6 will receive their report card reflecting Quarter 2 the week of January 5th, 2021. This grade will reflect work towards mastery of essential standards as shown through completed work and assessments (via Hybrid Learning Mode/in class work AND/OR Remote Learning Model/Schoology work). Reminder for Remote Only: K-6 grade students need to participate in lessons to gain mastery of standards. Please make sure to complete work for PE, Music, and Art to receive credit.
DCE reminder: if your student/s has not yet taken the Illuminate test (1st-6th grade), please click on the following link and have your student do the test by the end of September. If you have any questions, please contact your student's teacher. https://www.beleneagles.org/o/bcs/page/remote-learning-resources--15
Our very own Gil Sanchez Elementary School has received one of the most distinguished honors a school can attain. On Thursday, September 24, 2020, at 11:00 am., Gil Sanchez Elementary School was officially announced as a 2020 National Blue Ribbon School. It is amazing to see that Gil Sanchez will be nationally recognized for all their efforts and success. Congratulations to Principal Carla Martinez, staff, students, families, and all those who have contributed to the success of this school. If you would like to view announcement, you can do so from the link provided: https://youtu.be/oTdbOuSIh9o
DCE community: just a reminder that we do have the RGEC program available Monday -Friday with both before school / after school and all day for hybrid students. Bridgette with RGEC is available with paperwork in the DCE cafeteria.
DCE families: there will be a grab and go tomorrow, Wednesday, from 1030-1230 for lunch and breakfast. Only DCE students! Thanks :)
DCE's hybrid schedule: buses arrive at 845am, parent drop off in main parking lot starting at 840am. Please stay in your vehicle and loop around to the front door. Student's temperature check will happen in the vehicle. Pickup will start at 325pm in east parking lot (off of 314). Thanks for understanding!
DCE Parents and Guardians, In order to stay current with PED's and BCS's safety guidelines we are setting a deadline of Friday, September 11th to make any changes to your child's learning model (Hybrid vs. Remote). This deadline will allow us to fully comply with the guidance set forth by the state. We know it is a difficult time and the safety of our children is number one on our list of importance. Thank you for your understanding in this matter.
DCE HYBRID LEARNERS ONLY: click on this link to inform nutrition about your preferences. Thanks! https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=tpWbNBVyTk2gQASUxmP7NMwXIJxx5NhBjrjQMdCnYXdUMjJEUTM5QlAxRk9aQkpCWTlHVTRMRVhNQS4u
DCE REMOTE LEARNERS ONLY: click on this link to inform nutrition about your preferences. Thanks! https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=tpWbNBVyTk2gQASUxmP7NMwXIJxx5NhBjrjQMdCnYXdUNllKMjNIMFdBVVg4NjhNQllSSVo2NjgyNS4u
DCE community: go to the menu on the top of the school web page and find "Remote Learning Resources". This is your quick one-stop to find the links to important websites for you and your students. For testing (Illuminate) log-in, use the student's school ID # (ask the teacher or call the main office) and then the birth date (MMDDYY). For Schoology, first and last initial, student ID number, @ beleneagles.org Example: a student named John Smith with the student ID number 12345 would sign in as: firstname.lastname@example.org Password: Students six-digit birthday. Example: John Smith’s birthday is July 6th, 2015. The password would be070615
Please view the parent video that we have created for parents to help their children log in to our online learning system. https://www.loom.com/share/3873f77ae84b4cfdb907ef6802899d79
DCE community: Reminder that there is registration today and tomorrow in the east parking lot (enter off of HWY 314 -exit on Square Deal road) from 10am until 12pm. There is yearly paperwork to complete and other stations as needed. If you have received a phone call from Mr. Simpson, there is a device for you. If not, you are on a waiting list. If you have a device and need support, we are there to help with Schoology. Call 966-1800 if you have additional questions.
DCE registration: August 27-28 from 10am until noon. All families will need to fill out yearly paperwork. Special Education, SAT, Bilingual reps will be available for questions. There will also be a library book return and parking pass distribution (new procedures!). Our counselor and nurse will be available for any needed supports. See you soon!
Hola del Departamento de Transporte de Belen Consolidated Schools. La matrícula del autobús escolar ahora está en línea. Los registros de autobuses se publican en nuestra página web en www.beleneagles.org. Desde nuestra página de inicio, seleccione el menú y, en la lista desplegable, seleccione Información de transporte. Los pasajeros se publican en inglés y español. Descargue, complete y devuelva a email@example.com o envíe un fax al: 505 / 966-1185. Los estudiantes deben estar registrados antes de la recogida. ¡Gracias!
Hello from the Belen Consolidated Schools Transportation Department. School Bus Ridership registration is now online. Bus registrations are posted on our webpage at www.beleneagles.org. From our home page select menu and from the dropdown list select Transportation Information. The Ridership Forms are posted in English and Spanish. Download, complete and return to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to: 505/966-1185. Students must be registered prior to pick up. Thank you!
DCE families - in preparation for the reopening of schools, please fill out this survey to determine if you'd prefer a hybrid model (students come to school 2 days a week) or 100% online model (students remote learn at home with teacher/school/district support). Please do this by FRIDAY, July 17. THANKS! We miss you all and will do everything in our power to keep your students safe, healthy, and learning! Survey link: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=tpWbNBVyTk2gQASUxmP7NBX3AxwIhkVGqUN_ZwMTcWVUNDBITzJKWk1JRVc5QkRDVDVXWDhCOUMyQS4u
As we prepare for the upcoming school year there are many uncertainties. Belen Consolidated Schools is working on preparing for students to re-enter school in the fall. The Public Education Department is working with a task force to provide guidance. The link to access the 2020-2021 Student Calendar that was approved by the School Board is: https://go.aws/37m3V2p. We are anticipating that we will start school as scheduled on August 18th. We are hopeful that it will be in-person with all our students but are preparing for variations that may need to take place do to COVID-19 CDC guidelines. We recognize that students are our foundation and will make decisions that positively impact their learning and well-being.
DCE: Summer Food Program starts June 3rd (Wednesday) from 11am-1pm. Monday-Friday through August 7th.
DCE families - K5+ summer program registration is happening now. Please call 966-1800 to place your student/s on the list. We will contact you when more information is available. Program is July 6-August 7.
DCE families: please check out the yearbook flyer here at: https://www.beleneagles.org/o/dce/documents to place your order ONLINE and get 2 self created pages :) All custom orders are due April 17. Otherwise you can buy a yearbook from the school in mid May for $15.
Thanks to incredible efforts, Southwest Family is fully enabled to deliver all services via a secure telephonic and video platform, with the sole exception of group therapy. Call: 505-328-2054 Thank you! Stay safe and healthy!!
DCE: 6th grade parents, middle school registration will be ready mid May. Please be patient as we successfully finish out this school year.
DCE community: kinder registration is happening! Packets available at the DCE grab and go from 1030-1230. Academics are available on Class Dojo and now on the DCE website (under menu / documents). Please pace the students and not overwhelm. Contact teachers if you need support.
Parents, with the new "Stay at Home" directive from our governor, please limit the amount of people for meal pickup (etc.) -kids at the bus stop / grab and go at schools. At this point, we know who you are and how many kids you're supporting. We'll see each other soon. Be safe!.
Governor's press conference happening today at 3pm - stay at home instructions to follow.
DCE families: please check out the yearbook flyer (under documents) to place your order ONLINE and get 2 self created pages :)
On Monday January 13, the menu for breakfast will be switching with Tuesday - PB&J pockets on Monday and sausage cheese sandwich on Tuesday.
Reminder: today is a regular school day - no early release! Thanks
Immunization Walk-In Clinic: Dec 23 from 10am-6pm. Belen Health Office on 617 Becker Ave in Belen. 2 years and older. Bring shot record and insurance if available. FREE Flu Shots! Make the healthy choice :)
Reminder: today is an early release day (1230pm). Have a wonderful and safe winter break.
Turkey Bingo at 6 tonight! See you there!