Bancroft Blast 4/27/23

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For Your Calendar

2023-2024 Kindergarten & TK Registration -  Enrollment Center or on-line at

Intra/Inter District Permits – 4/1/23-5/1/23 at

Student Council Animation/Cartoon Day or Pirate Day – 4/28/23, Friday

PTO Chalk the Walk – 4/30/23, Sunday 11:00-1:00

Open House – 5/3/23, Wednesday. 5:30 PM

4thR Fall registration – 4/26/23 Gr. K & TK, 5/3/23 Gr.1-6

Student Council May the 4th Be With You Day – 5/4/23, Thursday

Student Council Revenge of the Fifth Day – 5/5/23, Friday

PTO Meeting/Election – 5/9/23, Tuesday 

PTO Bike to School – 5/17/23, Wednesday

PTO Movie Night – 5/19/23, Friday

NO SCHOOL Memorial Day – 5/29/23, Monday (4thR closed)

6th Grade Promotion – 6/14/23, Wednesday 8:30 AM

Last Day of School – 6/15/23, Thursday, Minimum Day

Summer Matters at Bancroft – 6/26/23-7/28/23


PTO News 

Beaverdash – Final day to turn in donations is tomorrow, Friday, April 27th, to have them count towards prizes.  The flyer with prize levels is attached.


Staff Appreciation Week- Help us celebrate our staff all next week, 5/1-5/5!  We’ll kick things off this Sunday, 4/30/23, between 11:00 and 1:00 by decorating the sidewalks around the school with chalk art.  All next week we will relieve staff of morning yard duty, no need to complete a volunteer packet, Mrs. Carrillo will be present.  You can sign-up to help with either of these at

If you’re not available for either of these activities we are also planning a “Sweets & Snacks” cart on Thursday and are looking for donations of individually wrapped snacks (cookies, granola bars, fruit, etc).  You can bring your items to the office up to Thursday morning.


Elections will be held at the May PTO meeting, if you’re interested in joining us next fall please reach out to

Did you know you can order Bancroft Spirit Wear? 

Check out the links to shop, support our PTO and Bancroft:


Student Council Spirit Days 

We will celebrate the art of animation and cartoons on Friday, April 28th, or in honor of Mr. Howell’s birthday dress like a pirate..

Two days of Star Wars! May the 4th Be With You on Thursday, 5/4/23 AND Revenge of the 5th on Friday, 5/5/23


4thR Fall Registration

Registration for the 2023/2024 school year started 4/26/23 for Transisitonal Kindergarten and Kindergarten.  Registration for 1st through 6th grades will start on Wednesday, 5/3/23.  Please email for more information.

4thR will be closed on Memorial Day, May 29th.


Office News

Open House will be held Wednesday, May 3rd.  Classrooms will be open starting at 5:30 PM. 


Last Day of School will be a minimum day, no change for TK or Kindergarten.  Grades 1-3 will be dismissed at 12:10 PM, grades 4-6 will be dismissed at 12:24 PM. Students may have lunch in the cafeteria, but must be picked up, or go to their on-site program as soon as they are done.


Summer Matters will be held at Bancroft this year!  The program is open to all incoming TK-6th graders, between June 26th and July 28th, daily from 8:00 AM -2:30 PM (except 7/4/23).  The program will include academic enrichment, social emotional learning, healthy choices, STEM, outdoor activities, snack and lunch.  Go to to register, and for more details.  Space is limited, registration ends May 15th, parents will be notified between 5/30/23 and 6/9/23 with more details.


NEW WAY TO REPORT ATTENDANCE!  You can now go to our website, and report your student’s absence.  Look for the “hand” on the homescreen and complete the form, it is automatically sent to the attendance desk. You can also still leave a message on our 24 hour attendance line at 916-395-4595, press 1, send an email to, or send a note with your student upon return.


2023-2024 Kindergarten/TK Registration

Parents may register on-line at, in person at the Enrollment Center, or pick-up a packet (Kinder only) from the office and turn it in at the Enrollment Center. Kindergarten students must turn five on or before September 1, 2023, and have all the required immunizations. Transitional Kindergarten students must turn 5 between September 2, 2023 and April 2, 2024, and have received their required immunizations. New this year for TK, families need to register for their neighborhood school, or the nearest school with a program, enter your address at to find your closest site.