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DoDEA Vision Statement

Excellence for Every Student, Every Day, Everywhere.

DoDEA Mission Statement

Educate, Engage, and Empower each student to succeed in a dynamic world.

Bechtel Elementary School Purpose Statement

Bechtel Elementary School provides a safe learning environment where everyone is valued, challenged, and prepared for the future. 

School Improvement Goals

Goal 1: Literacy

Bechtel Elementary School students will show growth in reading across all content areas as measured by end of year assessments. 

Goal 2: Mathematics

Bechtel Elementary School students will show increased mathematics performance as measured by end of year assessments. 

Sexual Harassment Awareness and Prevention -
Bullying Prevention Month

Bullying Prevention Month

September 30, 2022 DoDEA actively acknowledges National Bullying Prevention month in October in order to help educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention.

Welcome to Bechtel Elementary School!

DSIS Family Portal

Student access to the DoDEA SIS Family Portal opens at 9:00am EST on Wednesday, September 28th.

Students in grades 4-12 will be able to log in through their ClassLink account and share information with parents. Students will be able to access their schedules, assignments, grades, teacher contacts, and more!

Parent access to the Family portal is coming in October as we work with the vendor to resolve remaining technical issues



Bechtel ES School Schedule

 
Regular Hours
Tuesday Hours
Office Hours 0730 - 1600  
School Hours 0850 - 1500 0850 - 1400
Lunch and Recess Hours
Kindergarten 1000 - 1030 1000 - 1030
First Grade 1035 - 1105 1035 - 1105
Second Grade 1110 - 1140 1110 - 1140
Third Grade 1145 - 1215 1145 - 1215
Fourth Grade 1220 - 1250 1220 - 1250
Fifth Grade 1255 - 1325 1255 - 1325
Grade level dismissal times

Sure Start, Kindergarten, & 1st Grade: 1450
2nd & 3rd Grade:  1455
4th & 5th Grade:  1500

  • STUDENTS SHOULD NOT ARRIVE ON CAMPUS BEFORE 0835 HRS…UNLESS THEY ARE COMING ON CAMPUS FOR BREAKFAST IN THE CAFETERIA.  BREAKFAST OPENS AT 0800.  Please be advised that there is no student supervision prior to 0835.
     
  • Early Release: 
    All Kindergarten, Sure Start, and PSCD are dismissed early every Tuesday at 1350.
    All 2nd and 3rd grade are dismissed early every Tuesday at 1355.
    All 4th and 5th grade are dismissed early every Tuesday at 1400.
    The purpose of the Early Release time is to provide teacher training and collaboration time.

From Around DoDEA

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

September 29, 2022 Every October, we observe National Disability Employment Awareness Month to recognize the contributions, dedication and talents of Americans with disabilities who are a vital part of our workforce.
Observances
Annual AHERA Notification

Annual AHERA Notification

September 29, 2022 DoDEA facilities have been inspected, or re-inspected, for Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM) every three years as required by the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) of 1986.
National Blue Ribbon Schools

National Blue Ribbon Schools

September 16, 2022 Three Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Schools have been recognized by U.S. Secretary of Education as 2022 National Blue Ribbon Schools.
Recognition Programs
National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 - October 15

National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 - October 15

September 12, 2022 Hispanic Heritage observations began in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and were expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period. The expansion was enacted into law on August 17, 1988, on the approval of Public Law 100-402.
Observances
PAEMST Call for Nominations

PAEMST Call for Nominations

September 12, 2022 Nominate your favorite 7-12th grade Math or Science teacher for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching – the Nation's highest honors for teachers of mathematics and science. Nominations accepted until January 9, 2023.
Academic
ClassLink for the Department of Defense Education Activity
School Operations COVID-19
Bechtel ES

School Address
Unit 35038
Camp McTureous
FPO, AP 96373-5038
Okinawa, Japan
Phone: 098-954-7504
Fax: 098-954-3846
DSN Phone: 315-622-7504
DSN Fax: 315-622-3846
From US: 011-81-98-954-7504
From the US Fax: 011-81-98-954-3846

事務所の業務時間は Office Business Hours, すit is 0730-1600.

学校への連絡は、お電話でお願いします to contact by DSN number, dial 622-7504

基地の外からかける際は, When calling from off base, the number is 098-954-7405 オペレーターの番号にかけ.

Upcoming Events

 Oct 10
Columbus Day – No School

 Oct 17
Qtr. 1 CCR Professional Development Day (No School for students)

 Oct 27
End of 1st Quarter

 Oct 28
Teacher Workday – (No School for students)

 Oct 31
Begin 2nd Quarter

Full Calendar
NOTE: Please check your school's calendar for information on additional release days for training, parent teacher conferences, and other activities.
Bechtel PTO