Batavia Elementary School

Dedicated to Excellence

3 Bulldog Place
Batavia, OH 45103
P: 513-732-0780
F: 513-732-1863

Hours: 9:15 - 3:40

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Principal's News

Principal's Newsletter

BES Parent News

December 11, 2018

School Office  Hours: 7:45am-4:15pm


Phone: 513-732-0780   Fax: 513-732-1863

Follow us on Twitter @batavia_elem 



December 13-  Kindergarten Field Trip and 2nd Grade Music Program (6:30 - Ms. Allen and 7:30 Mr. Floyd)

December 17- Board of Education Meeting 6:30 pm  BHS

December 20 - 5th Grade Choir Concert (5th grade choir ONLY) 7pm

December 21- Last day of school before Winter Break

December 24-January 4-  Winter Break - School resumes January 7, 2019

Holiday Toy Drive

We are working with the Batavia Police Department to collect toys for Children’s Hospital. Information is posted on our website and a flyer was sent home.

Holiday Spirit Week    

Wednesday 12/19- All (staff and students). Ugly Sweater Day

Thursday 12/20- All (staff and students) “All Things Holiday”

Friday 12/21- Grade Level Theme Day

Preschool - Pajama Day!!

Kindergarten- Pajama Day!!

First Grade - Holiday Breakfast and Pajama Day!

Second Grade: Polar Express - Pajama Day!

Third Grade: Grinch - Whoville Attire

Fourth Grade: Elf Yourself

Fifth Grade: Holiday Wear

Lost and Found

Final check on Lost and Found.  If your child is missing an item, please have them check the lost and found outside the office or in their ELA space.  All items will be donated on 12/14/18.  


Students will go outside if the temperature is higher than 32 degrees.  Please make sure that students bring the appropriate outerwear (coats, hats and gloves).  

If students are inside for recess, students may use electronics in the ELA space with the following rules:

  • Students may not connect to the internet or use data

  • Students are only permitted to use their own device (no sharing)

  • If a student does not use their device properly, students will not be permitted to use their device during inside recess.   

Attendance Matters:

Consistently attending school is an important factor in your child’s success at school.  Please join BES this year as we focus on reducing chronic absenteeism by promoting a positive atmosphere for learning and reducing barriers that prevent students from attending school on a regular basis.

Our students had a dance party on Friday, November 16th for spelling ATTENDANCE.  We are tracking our school attendance with a goal of 94% of our students being in school for the entire day.  When we reach 94% we earn a letter, and when we spell ATTENDANCE, we get to dance! The dance party takes place during morning announcements.  Check out our Twitter feed to see some pics!

When is my child too sick for school? Click here to find out.

Attendance in the Early Grades - Click here to find out who's affected, why it matters and what families can do.

Updating the Parent Portal

If you have not yet updated the Parent Portal for 2018-2019, please login and update your information.  It must be updated every year. If you have a number or contact change, please make sure your information is accurate.  

Students WILL NOT be permitted to attend field trips if this is not updated.

Lunch Policy

Please remember to check your child’s lunch account via the Parent Portal.  Parents can sign up for email alerts for balances and you can also check to see when and what your child is buying.  Please review our current lunch policy for students who owe more than $5.00. 

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Follow us on Twitter:

Follow BES and some of our departments on Twitter

School - @batavia_elem

Art Department - @BES_ _ Art 

PE Department  - @PEatBES 

Herrmann, Strotman, Niehaus - @Batavia2ndGrade

Mrs. Howe’s Kindergarten - @mrshoweskdg1211

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