“We have a powerful potential in our youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends.”
– Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune
All Parents are invited to attend an Instructional Training Session. Tuesday September 9, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Parents will be trained to work with students in the classroom on math facts and reading fluency. Math Madness and WOW Wednesday will begin on September 15, 2014.
Please join us for our very first PTA sponsored event
of the 2014-2015 school year — our Back to Bethune School Dance!!
will officially celebrate our return to Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary School
this Friday, September 5th, from 4pm – 6pm. Entry is only
$5.00 and refreshments will be available for purchase throughout the dance.
Don’t forget… if you join the PTA on or before
September 4, 2014, your child’s entry is FREE, their first
refreshment is on us AND your PTA dues are covered for the
ENTIRE school year! So come out, have fun and welcome Back to
Thanks so much!!
Christina Vance, PTA
Hello Bethune Family,
As you know, safety and security is one of our top priorities. To assist us
with better understanding our district's perspective on safety and security,
please click on the Fulton County Schools Door Entry link below to view Fulton
School's Entry video. If you have trouble with the link below, paste http://youtu.be/pmpahG_5-xo directly into your browser. Thanks
for being an amazing Bethune Family!
Visitors, please view the video in the link below regarding Fulton County Schools Door Entry
Fulton County Schools Door
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Beginning of the year reminders
- With safety in mind, we will not
accept transportations changes by phone or fax during the school day.
Parents must provide written notification to the teacher. Send
a note to school with your child. No exceptions. change forms available below.
- Car rider morning drop off is on the side of
the building; car rider afternoon pickup is in the front of the building. Be
sure to get your car rider number before the end of the day Friday.
Students in this area will only be dismissed to parent in cars. Walkups
- If your child is a Pre-K, Kindergarten, or
1st grade student riding the school bus home, please remember, if the student
doesn’t have an older sibling riding the bus with them, an adult has to be
present at the bus stop to receive the student. If an adult is not at the bus
stop, the bus driver will not allow the student to get off the bus, and will
bring the student back to school.
- All students must be in their classroom
after 7:10 and before 7:40 a.m. each day. The earliest
a child can be dropped off at school is 7:10 a.m.
- Complete an Affidavit of Residence for the
new school year. This document is required for all Fulton County Students.
Address verifications will take place throughout the year for all
students. If your address is found to be false, you will be reported to
all appropriate departments. No exceptions
Mode of Transportation
Please use this form to indicate
any changes to your child’s transportation. Submit this form to your child’s
teacher each time their mode of transportation changes. Thank You!
Flyer (Final) Mode of Transportation Change.pdf
For school supply list and uniform information, please select here.
Cohort 2 School Governance Council
Bethune Elementary is making the transition to the Fulton County Charter System during the 2013-2014 school year as part of "Cohort 2." This year is considered a planning year. We have established the Bethune Elementary School Governance Council (SGC).
Click here for more information on our SGC and to view the new members of the SGC.