Linda Vickrey Linda Vickrey
 
Principal
(541) 267-1340
 
Address: 333 S. 10th
Coos Bay, OR 97420
Phone: (541) 267-1340
Fax: (541) 267-7109
Grades: K – 3rd
School Hours: 7:50am – 2:32pm
Friday 7:50 – 11:30am
Office Hours: 7:00am – 3:30pm
 

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Welcome to Blossom Gulch Elementary!

Blossom Gulch ElementaryBlossom 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.


Coos Bay School District Facebook Account

 
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Calendar of Events

  September
8  First Day of school for Kindergarten
16  K & 1st Grade Curriculum Night 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
 South Slough Field Trip Mrs. Delgado
17  2 & 3rd Grade Curriculum Night 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
 South Slough Field Trip Mrs. Davidson/Mr. Logan
18  South Slough Field Trip Mrs. Kinnaird/Ms. Jasso
23  3rd Grade Field Trip Reedsport Discovery Center
29  3rd Grade Swimming Begins Mingus Park Pool
  October
8  Walk to School Day!
9  Picture Day
10   No School Holiday
13  2nd Grade Swimming Begins
27  2nd Grade Field Trip Mahaffy Ranch
30  Harvest Parties & Halloween Parade
31  Grading Day No School


Principal’s Message

Hello Blossom Gulch Families,

I would like to welcome all of our Kindergarten families! This was the first week for Kindergarten students and it has been loads of fun. All of us are getting back into our routines of getting up on time and working to do our best.

Next week on Tuesday and Wednesday we will be having our Curriculum Night from 6 to 7:30. This is a change from past years and we hope everyone will find the evening worthwhile. We will begin in the gym with some general presentations, breakout session with grade level teams and then time to meet with individual teachers. Our teachers are very dedicated and have important information to share with parents about our curriculum, the skills they will be teaching your children, their expectations and routines. We will have adults here to supervise children while parents are meeting with teachers. The dates are:

First grade: Tuesday, September 16

Second  Third grade: Wednesday, September 17

Please remember that school starts at 7:50. We are off to a great start and I an looking forward to a spectacular school year.

Best wishes,

Linda Vickrey

Principal


VOLUNTEER TRAININGS

Coos Bay Schools is offering Volunteer Trainings on September 18th and 25th. The training is free and open to the public. You’ll learn what volunteers need to know to help in the classroom, cafeteria, office and playground. Free breakfast or dinner is provided with your registration and there is limited childcare available.

Both September 18th & 25th have sessions from 8:00 – 10:00 AM and 5:30 – 7:30 PM.

If you haven’t signed up to volunteer for the 2014-15 school year, go to http://cbd9.net/human-resources/volunteers. The more volunteers involved in our schools, the better the students do.

To register or for more information, please call 541-888-1588. Your registration will give us a headcount for the meals and childcare. Click here for flyer: Volunteer Orientation Flyer

This training is provided in collaboration with Pathways to Positive Parenting, OSU Open Campus and Southwestern Oregon Community College.


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