Bancroft Blast Newsletter December 16, 2019

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Basketball Try Outs – 12/16/19 & 12/17/19 2:15 pm

Holiday Food Drive – 12/16/19-12/19/19

PTO Family Dine-Out – 12/17/19, Round Table on Kiefer

Student Council Winter/Ugly Sweater Day – 12/20/19 

NO SCHOOL Winter Break – 12/23/19 through 1/3/2020

Talent Show Meeting – 1/8/2020, 2:15  PM or 6:30 PM

PTO Meeting – 1/9/20 6:00 PM

Rainbow Day – 1/10/2020


PTO Family Dine-Out Night

Join us at Round Table Pizza at 9138 Kiefer Boulevard, betweeen 5:00 and 9:00 PM, Tuesday, December 17th. A flyer was sent home last week, or tell them you are with Bancroft, a portion of sales will be donated to our PTO.


Holiday Food Drive

We will once again being doing our Annual Holiday Dinner Food Drive.  If you know of anyone at school, or in the neighborhood, that could use a Holiday meal please contact the office, or look for a flyer later this week . Donations will be collected December 16th until 12:00 on December 19th.  Meals will be distributed on Friday, December 20th.

 Each grade is assigned a food item to donate:

Early Kinder-potatoes (bagged or instant), Kindergarten-juice/cocoa packets, 1st-canned vegetables/cranberry sauce, 2nd-fresh fruit, 3rd-potatoes (bagged or instant), 4th-rolls/cornbread, 5th-stuffing/gravy and 6th-pies/desserts


Notes from the Office

Basketball Try-Outs will be held for all interested 4th-6th graders on Monday, December 16th and Tuesday, December 17th at 2:15 PM. A flyer has been sent home, more are available in the office.


Kindergarten registration begins in the office, for the 2020-2012 school year, between January 14th and January 28th. After January 28th registrations can only be completed at the Enrollment Center located on 47th Avenue..


The school is in need of 3 Apple TV’s.  If you are upgrading and would like to donate please contact the office.  THANKS!! 


Yearbook pictures are needed!  If you have any pictures of events/activities held here at school please send them to


Lost & Found

WE HAVE A HUGE AMOUNT OF CLOTHING! The clothes are currently on the stage.   Please come by and check for any lost items that belong to your student(s). 

EVERYTHING will be donated on December 20th.


Student Council News

Winter/Ugly Sweater Day will be Friday, December 20th.  Wear winter themed clothes, or your ugliest sweater, no costumes please.

Rainbow Day will be Friday, January 10th.  Each grade is asked to wear a specific color: 1st – red, 2nd – orange, 3rd - yellow, 4th – green, 5th – blue and 6th – purple.


SCUSD District News

FREE hot lunches will be served 12/23, 12/16, 12/27, 12/30, 1/2 and 1/3 from 11:30-12:30 at various district schools, the closed to our neighborhood will be Sequoia Elementary at 3333 Rosemont Drive, in the cafeteria.


Look for a flyer from the district regarding their Wellness Policy. Sweet treats may no longer be brought to school for celebrations, fruits, vegetables and non-food items are recommended. 


Open Enrollment will begin February 4th through February 18th.  If you would like your child to attend a school other than your neighborhood school, this is the time to apply.


Hubert H. Bancroft Elementary School – Lorena Carrillo, Principal

2929 Belmar Street, Sacramento, CA 95826

Phone: 916-395-4595   FAX: 916-382-5943