|Address:||333 S. 10th
Coos Bay, OR 97420
|Grades:||K – 3rd|
|School Hours:||7:50am – 2:32pm|
|Office Hours:||7:30am – 4:00pm|
Welcome to Blossom Gulch Elementary!
Blossom Gulch is a community school for approximately 400 kindergarten through 3rd grade students this year. Our motto is “Children First” and we are proud of our students’ academic achievement as well as the quality education we provide in a caring environment. We will continue to make the academic and social success of all students our primary focus.
We have a school wide Title I program that provides reading, writing and math instruction as well as counseling services and parent outreach activities. We have an active Booster Club/PTA whose fundraising provides enrichment activities, field trips and technology for all of our students. Look in our calendar of events for these activities!
Blossom Gulch has many excellent educational programs for students. These include:
- Title I Reading and Math
- Resource Room, Indian Education, Speech
- SMART (Start Making a Reader Today)
- ESD Adaptive Lifeskills Program
- ELL English Language Learner’s Program
- ESD RPATS program
- Parent Outreach Program
- Southwestern Oregon Community College Cadets
- Marshfield High School Student Cadets
- Enrichment Assemblies
- Active Parent Teacher Association
- Accelerated Reader Program
- Healthy Kids Learn Better Project
- Positive Behavior Support
- Second Step Curriculum
Our school is located near Marshfield High School and is surrounded almost entirely by beautiful forest (see our Nature Trail Page).
Click here for a map and driving directions.
Calendar of Events
|3-7||Classified Employees Week|
|4||Supt Advisory Team Meeting 12:00|
|5||LEGO Club 3:30 to 4:30 at CB Library|
|10||Site Council Meeting 3:00|
|14||Blossom School Carnival 5:30 to 8:00|
|17||St. Patrick’s Day|
|24-28||Spring Break No School|
BUDGET COMMITTEE VACANCY
The Coos Bay School District’s Board of Directors announces two openings on its Budget Committee, both terms expiring June 30, 2016.
Interested people living within the district boundary should submit a letter of interest postmarked by February 14, 2014. You must be a registered voter.
Please address the letter to Coos Bay Public Schools, Attn: Board of Directors, 1255 Hemlock Ave., Coos Bay, OR 97420.
If you wish to know more about the Coos Bay School District’s Budget Committee and its work, please call the Superintendent’s Office at 267-1310.
Superintendent Advisory Team Members Needed
Superintendent Dawn Granger is looking for parent volunteers to be on the Superintendent’s Advisory Team (SAT). The SAT is a group that meets monthly with Dawn and is comprised of parents representing each school in the Coos Bay district. If you are interested in being on the committee or have questions how you can represent your child’s school, please contact your school’s administrator. For more information about the SAT, go to the Superintendent’s Advisory Team webpage @ www.cbd9.net under the Parents & Community Link or call 541-267-1310. Meetings take place at Milner Crest Education Center, 1255 Hemlock Ave in Coos Bay on the first Monday of each month at 12:00 noon.
Fine & Performing Arts Survey
Coos Bay School District is engaged in a visioning process for Fine and Performing Arts. A meeting was held on Friday February 7th to gather input and ideas. Based upon that meeting, this survey has been created to gather public comment. Please take a moment to complete the survey at the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/22HFMNY
Results of this survey will be included in a report to the Budget Committee and will be taken in to account by district administration in designing the proposed budget for 2014-2015. The survey will be open until March 21st.
Thank you for your participation.
New Immunization Requirements
PUBLIC HEALTH DIVISION
Oregon Immunization Program Posted: Jan 22, 2014
Vaccine Exemptions: Information for Parents and Families
Vaccines are needed for students in schools, childcares, preschools, and Head Start programs in Oregon. By far, most parents vaccinate their children. But some parents claim exemptions to vaccines.
The next School Exclusion Day is February 19, 2014. Parents who need to claim an exemption by this date should sign the religious exemption section of the Certificate of Immunization Status before turning this form in to the school.
Beginning on March 1, 2014, parents must receive education about the benefits and risks of vaccines before signing an exemption. Parents can receive education in one of two ways:
1. Talk to a healthcare provider.
2. View an online vaccine education module. The link to the module will be posted on Oregon Immunization Program’s website on March 1, 2014.
Please visit Oregon Immunization Program’s website for more information about school vaccine requirements at: http://1.usa.gov/OregonSchool, or talk to your healthcare provider.
State School & District Report Cards
The Oregon Department of Education has released the annual report card data for Coos Bay School District for the 2012-13 school year. You will find them posted at www.cbd9.net under State School & District Report Cards.
There is a report card for the district as a whole and your individual school. Please contact your school offices if you would like a hard copy and contact your school administrator if you have any questions.