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Welcome Back Broncos!

Bastian Elementary is located in the rapidly growing city of Herriman, UT with the beautiful Oquirrh Mountains in the background.  We believe in making a difference every day by teaching students academic content and social/emotional skills that will develop self confidence, worth and a love of learning to foster independence.

January 5, 2020

Dear Parents,

Welcome back! Here is what’s going on at Bastian during the weeks of January 6-10 and January 13-17.  Please don’t hesitate to reach out to your child’s teacher or the office if you have questions.

January 6-10

Monday 6 - Welcome back to school at 8:55am. Please work on being on time!

Wednesday 8 - K-3 Acadience testing (formally DIBELS)

Thursday 9 - K-3 Acadience testing (formally DIBELS)

Friday 10 - 1:55pm Early Dismissal

January 13-17

Wednesday 15 - 2:00pm Eastern Arts Assembly

Wednesday 15 - 6:00pm - School Community Council meeting in the Faculty Room

Friday 17 - 1:55pm Early Dismissal

Monday, January 20 - No School - Martin Luther King Jr. Day 

Tuesday, January 21 - No School for Students - Grade Transmittal Day 

Wednesday, January 22 - 8:55am Welcome back to School 

Check out our website at

You will find a calendar, the lunch menu and a lot of other information!

The temperatures are remaining cold! Make sure your children are properly prepared to be outside when temperatures are 21 or higher.  If you do not have a heavy coat, mittens or hat please notify the office.

Please be sure to check your child’s lunch account balance and keep it in the positive.  We will be serving alternate lunches to all children who have negative balances of $40 or more, beginning January 6th. An alternate lunch consists of a sandwich, fruit/veggie and milk. Students  will be charged $.40 for reduced price accounts and $.75 for full price accounts. The procedure we follow to help students through this process is: The student will be called down to the office to see if they have a lunch from home or if money has been deposited, if student does not have a home lunch or money in their account they will go to the cafeteria where they will pick up their alternate lunch that has been packed that morning.  The student will then take their sack lunch to their classroom. They will bring it back to lunch during their assigned lunch period like all the children who bring lunches from home. Remember, the are Free/Reduced Price Lunch Applications available in the breezeway or online and can be completed at any point as circumstances change. The application does have to be completed at the start of every year. If you have questions about this process please call Amanda Edwards, Principal, or Franco Preston, Assistant Principal. We would be happy to discuss the process with you.  We want to help in any way we can. Thank you.

We would also ask your help in getting students to school on time. We have had between 50-70 kids (out of our 950), coming in after 9:05am each morning. This cuts down on their opportunity to learn and interrupts the day.  It also slows down the ability of the office to record any call ins regarding sick or absent students. Please be patient as the auto-calls go out at 9:30am. When we have 50 students tardy, we are still getting them checked in and most likely won’t have time to get them entered in the computer, yet alone check phone or email messages to enter students who are absent. If you get a phone call and believe your child has checked in, please call and check with us. We would rather know as soon as you know! We want all of our students safe and at school during school hours.

Thank you for all you do to help your children! Please don’t hesitate to email or call if you have any questions.

Sincerely, Amanda Edwards, Principal

Battle of the Books  3rd-6th Grade

Bastian Elementary is excited to announce that we will be participating in our first ever Battle of the Books! A huge thank you to the PTA for funding, organizing and encouraging reading at Bastian.  Please see the PTA page for more detailed information.

See you tomorrow 🙂

We look forward to seeing all of our 2nd-6th Grade Bronco friends Tuesday, August 20. School starts at 9:00am, please plan ahead and be there between 8:40-8:55am when the first bell rings.  All teachers will be outside on duty so please don't go inside to find them. Parents are welcome to wait on the playground and cheer kids on while we walk in to being.  Thank you for supporting Bastian!

First Grade starts Wednesday, August 21.

Kindergarten begins Wednesday, August 28. Please be sure to attend your scheduled Kindergarten appointment. If you are unsure of the date and time please contact the office.

Welcome to the 2019-2020 School Year

The Bastian Elementary website has been updated to reflect current staffing, schedules, safety and Safe Routes Utah information. We look forward to using this as a tool to increase school to home communication. Please contact the office with any questions.

**If you have a new student to register, please come to the school office beginning August 1st, 2019. **                                                                                                                    **Summer office hours are 9:00-2:00.**

Back to School Night is August 15th. The PTA has food trucks scheduled from 5:00-7:00pm. We will begin Back to School Night at 5:30, in the gym, with a short welcome gathering. The remainder of the night will be open house style with teachers in classrooms. Please come meet your teacher, sign up for the PTA, become familiar with Bastian, see old friends, meet new ones and get excited about the amazing year that is to come. We look forward to seeing you!