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Friday Clubs!

Friday clubs are a great way to end the week at Imagine Bella. Check out the photos from just a few of the club choices for students.

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Volume 10, Issue 4, Posted 3:01 PM, 03.30.2019

Service Learning in the Community

First grade students from Ms. Eucker's classroom visited a local nursing home as part of their service learning project. Students read books with the residents and made a snack together. Check out some of the photos from their visit. 

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Volume 10, Issue 4, Posted 3:01 PM, 03.30.2019

Upcoming Events

Mark your calendar for these important dates at Imagine Bella and stay connected to additional updates through ClassDojo!

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Volume 10, Issue 4, Posted 3:01 PM, 03.30.2019

Playhouse Visit

2nd grade visited Playhouse Square for a special presentation for students. They had a blast!

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Volume 10, Issue 3, Posted 2:41 PM, 03.10.2019

Black History Month Live Wax Museum

In honor of Black History Month, Imagine Bella held a school wide Live Wax Museum on Thursday February 21st. Student presented for parents and other students during this special event. Students were assigned significant figures from different decades and acted as that person during our Live Wax Museum. Classroom teachers helped students practice and prepare during school time for the showcase event. Students conducted research studies to help them with their presentation.

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Volume 10, Issue 3, Posted 2:41 PM, 03.10.2019

State Testing Practice

We are getting ready for the state test. Go to the Ohio State Tests Portal and click on "Students and Families" for many resources. Click on the bicycle to take practice tests!

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Volume 10, Issue 2, Posted 4:44 PM, 01.30.2019

National School Choice Week

Imagine Bella students participated in National School Choice Week this year with a big parade! All students received a yellow school choice week scarf which was just in time for the snowy and cold weather! Since it was chilly outside, students paraded through the halls of the school. As students visited each floor they said cheers, carried banners, and signs they made about how much they love their teachers and school. 

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Volume 10, Issue 2, Posted 4:44 PM, 01.30.2019

Preschool Visitors

Students from Carl B. Stokes Head Start came to visit Imagine Bella and learn more about Kindergarten. Our Kindergarten students loved showing off their classroom to their visitors and telling them all about school at Imagine Bella. We can't wait to see them join the Imagine Bella family soon! If your preschool or daycare would like to schedule a day to visit Kindergarten, call the main office at 216-481-1500

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Volume 10, Issue 2, Posted 4:44 PM, 01.30.2019

Guest Reader

Guest readers were featured throughout the month of December in classrooms at Imagine Bella. In Kindergarten, Board Member Claire Powell visited to read to students and Mrs. Jenkins mom came by to read to her class too!

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Volume 10, Issue 1, Posted 5:14 PM, 01.08.2019

Guest Reader

Third grade students at Imagine Bella had the pleasure of having Mr. Jake Streeter Sr. come to our classes and read his book. What an inspiration! Thank you Mr. Streeter! Shout out to Ms. and Mr. Smith for serving hot chocolate and goodies. Thank you!

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Volume 10, Issue 1, Posted 5:14 PM, 01.08.2019

Merry Mischief

Elves were busy in several classrooms during the month of December. Check out some silly photos of some of their hiding spots this month!

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Volume 10, Issue 1, Posted 5:14 PM, 01.08.2019

Season of Service

Before winter break, classroomsshared out about Service Learning projects as part of our "Season of Service". Check out below for some images of how the students helped to spread holiday cheer or support a need in the community (recycling, animal shelters, etc). The school passed out Hot Chocolate to parents and featured a special appearance by Santa!

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Volume 10, Issue 1, Posted 5:14 PM, 01.08.2019

Giving Tree

Imagine Bella featured our annual giving tree. What’s a giving tree? The giving tree gives families and staff the opportunity to give back to families that could use a little extra support during the holiday season. The tree was located on the first floor in the hallway directly across from the office. There were paper snowman ornaments on the tree that list items that students need.The process is completely anonymous and we had many helpful "elves" this season! We sincerely appreciate your support. The PTO helped out with wrapping too during their December meeting. Thank you for all you do to help the Imagine Bella community!

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Volume 10, Issue 1, Posted 5:14 PM, 01.08.2019

Costume Parade

On October 31st, students participated in a schoolwide costume parade. Thank you to all the families who donated candy to make this event possible! What a SWEET way to wrap up the month. Also, much appreciation to the families who helped things go smoothly with costume changes before the parade and to pass out candy at stations to students. It was chilly outside so the parade went through the building. Check out some of the costumes in these photos. 

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Volume 9, Issue 12, Posted 1:10 PM, 12.07.2018

Muffins for Moms

On November 16th, Imagine Bella celebrated all the Moms with a special "Muffins for Moms" coordinated by the Imagine Bella PTO. Thank you Moms for all you do to love and support your scholars! 

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Volume 9, Issue 12, Posted 1:10 PM, 12.07.2018

Stuff the Turkey

Our Stuff the Turkey final count was 1,019 nonperishables! Thank you to all the families who were able to donate. Our class with the most donations was Ms. Biederman's class! Congrats to the third graders in Ms. Biederman's room for bringing in the most items. All the items donated weighed iin at 1,035 pounds! Thank you to everyone who helped us in reaching our school wide goal!#WorldChangers #GivingBack #RipplesOfKindness

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Volume 9, Issue 12, Posted 1:10 PM, 12.07.2018

Paint Time

The Art Room is a busy place any time of day! Imagine Bella Art Teacher Mrs. Heston hosted a Paint Night FUNdraiser for adults the evening of October 12th. During the school day students are just as busy developing skills using a variety of mediums whether they are cutting, painting, printmaking, mask making, or much much more. Check out some photos! 

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Volume 9, Issue 11, Posted 12:01 PM, 11.04.2018

Environmental Science Center

First grade students headed to the Metroparks Environmental Science Center for a day of experiments and investigations. Students went digging for fossils and made science materials they were able to bring home too. Check out a couple photos from their fun day of learning!

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Volume 9, Issue 11, Posted 12:01 PM, 11.04.2018

Put Me In The Zoo!

Imagine Bella students headed to the Cleveland Zoo! Check out some fun photos and smiles from our field trip.

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Volume 9, Issue 11, Posted 12:01 PM, 11.04.2018

Fall Fun

Imagine Bella hosts many exciting events each fall. Students are earning tickets for the Pumpkin Raffle. There is excitement in the air as students are preparing themselves to enter the Haunted House, if they dare, at the Fall Festival. Parents came in to meet with teachers for Student Led conferences for Quarter 1. Imagine Bella just finished a Fall Scholastic Book Fair too! Finally, to wrap up October, is the annual COSTUME PARADE! Stay tuned for some great pictures in the next paper!!

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Volume 9, Issue 11, Posted 12:01 PM, 11.04.2018

Title 1 Open House and Community Day!

Imagine Bella families attended Open House and Imagine Bella Community Day on Thursday, September 13th. There was a big turn out from families as we held the event directly afterschool. Families learned more about the Title 1 program and curriculum resources at the school. Students were able to sign up for Friday clubs. We had tables from a bank and the library. There was also a free book give-away where all students were able to get a book. Families were excited to visit classrooms and be part of the school community.

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Volume 9, Issue 10, Posted 7:56 AM, 10.14.2018

Father's Walk 2018

Imagine Bella Dad's participated in the Northeast Ohio's Father's Walk on Thursday, September 20, 2018. Donuts for Dads highlighted the contributions of Dad's, Grandparents, Uncle's and other male mentors. Fathers signed the Father's Walk Pledge.

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Volume 9, Issue 10, Posted 7:56 AM, 10.14.2018

Upcoming Dates

October 12th- No School for Students

October 19th-  End of Quarter 1

October 22nd-  Start of Quarter 2

October 23rd-24th Grade 3 Fall Reading OST

October 26th-  No School for Students-Parent Teacher Conferences 8am-4pm

October 29th-  Midterm STAR Window Opens

October 31st-  Annual Costume Parade

November 7th-  Picture Re-Take Day

November 9th-  Midterm STAR Window Closes

November 19th-23rd- Fall Break- No School for Students

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Volume 9, Issue 10, Posted 7:56 AM, 10.14.2018

Meet and Greet

Imagine Bella Meet and Greet rolled out the red carpet so families could tour the school and meet with their new teacher. It was so great to see new and returning families at the school. 

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Volume 9, Issue 9, Posted 12:13 PM, 09.07.2018

House Meetings

Imagine Bella students met with their houses and are on their way to help their house win the end of year house party. Each house met to discuss the meaning behind their house, learn house signs, practice house chants, and other activities. Check out a few of the photos from our house meetings. We can't wait to see everyone earning points by being Rock Star Students. #BestOfTheDay

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Volume 9, Issue 9, Posted 12:13 PM, 09.07.2018

First Day of School

Parents and students were excited to get back to school. The morning was filled with excitement as a DJ played some music to send everyone into the building energized as they walked in on the red carpet. Students had backpacks filled with pencils, notebooks, headphones, and more. We are so excited to be back for the 2018-2019 school year!

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Volume 9, Issue 9, Posted 12:13 PM, 09.07.2018

Early Kindergarten

Does your child turn 5 after another school's Kindergarten cut-off date? No worries! We enroll Kindergarten students that turn 5 by September 30th. Also, if your child turns 5 by December 31st, pick up an Early Kindergarten information kit and learn more about our Early Kindergarten program. Students must pass Early Kindergarten Testing and submit a referral from a parent. 

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Volume 9, Issue 9, Posted 12:13 PM, 09.07.2018

Award Winning Team

The Imagine Bella Team attended the Imagine Schools Heartland Forum in Columbus. The school received recognition for Academic Growth and becoming a National School of Character. #BestOfTheDay #YesWeWill

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Volume 9, Issue 9, Posted 12:13 PM, 09.07.2018

Important Dates

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018 - Meet and Greet Night from 6-7 pm

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Volume 9, Issue 8, Posted 9:04 AM, 08.04.2018

Are You Ready for the Red Carpet?

Imagine Bella will be rolling out the red carpet again for meet and greet night and our first days of school. Can't wait to see those red carpet pictures!

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Volume 9, Issue 8, Posted 9:04 AM, 08.04.2018

Join the PTO

Imagine Bella PTO is looking for new members for the upcoming school year! You can learn more about the PTO at Meet and Greet on Tuesday, August 14th from 6-7 pm. Being a part of the PTO is a great way to meet your family volunteer hours goal! Imagine Bella families have a goal to contribute 10 volunteer hours each school year. 

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Volume 9, Issue 8, Posted 9:04 AM, 08.04.2018

Early Kindergarten and Enrollment for Next Year!

Does your child turn 5 after another school's Kindergarten cut-off date? No worries! We enroll Kindergarten students that turn 5 by September 30th. Also, if your child turns 5 by December 31st, pick up an Early Kindergarten information kit and learn more about our Early Kindergarten program. Students must pass Early Kindergarten Testing and submit a referral from a parent. 

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Volume 9, Issue 8, Posted 9:04 AM, 08.04.2018

Website Refresh

Imagine Bella's website is getting an update over the summer. We can't wait for you to see it! You can still go to the same address- www.imaginebellaacademy.org. Enrolling now K-5 and Early Kindergarten all summer! Call now for more information- 216-481-1500

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Volume 9, Issue 7, Posted 3:08 PM, 07.05.2018

Party in the Park

Imagine Bella Families came to Party in the Park at Neff Park on Friday, June 15th. Teachers came to pass out popsicles, juice, and water. Teachers and students had fun with bubbles, chalk, and other outdoor games. Imagine Families should stay posted to Dojo for future events throughout the summer. Hope to see you there next time!

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Volume 9, Issue 7, Posted 3:08 PM, 07.05.2018