Posted on June 29th, 2015

Yes, it's early, but better early than late!  Here is the 2015-2016 school supply list for Ardmore students:

Posted on June 11th, 2015

FCC is open this summer, but will be at Sherwood Forest Elementary School instead of Ardmore.  It will be open July 6-31.  More information is available here

Posted on April 13th, 2015

What began as "a seed of an idea" for Reading Specialist Bev Doleac to get books on shelves into the hands of Ardmore Elementary students has expanded into a book swap program that has become another part of growing students' love of reading.

"It's incredible when you look at really strong readers and how many words they might have read between kindergarten and fifth grade," said Doleac. "And those students who are struggling readers or developing readers have so much less mileage."

Helping students build their skills and confidence as readers is key in helping them become prolific readers. To that end, Doleac and VIBES volunteer Therese Delaney have created a book swap program for students with Delaney taking on the role of personal librarian.

Read more here

Posted on March 4th, 2015

Last night at Principal Miller's "Eagle Chat", he and Heather Edlund (BSD Curriculum DIrector and also a former BSD principal and teacher) provided an overview of the new "Smarter Balanced" testing being rolled out in BSD this year.  In case you couldn't join us and want to learn more, here is a set of resources for you to read:  

Common Core State StandardsSmarter Balanced Assessments

Posted on February 2nd, 2015

​If you have a rising Kindergartener (or know someone who has a rising Kindergartener) starting school at Ardmore in September 2015 (next school year) please let them know about our Kindergarten Information Night on Wednesday, February 11th at 6pm.  More here:  http://www.bsd405.org/news-events/information-nights/kindergarten.aspx  


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