2015-16 BLE PTA Events Calendar
One-day event that combines team-building, physical activity and fundraising. Each grade runs as many laps as possible in a short time window and raises money through pledges.
(TO BE CONFIRMED)
One day event featuring activity-based workshops and assemblies.
(RECEPTION MARCH 29)
National PTA Fine Arts competition in literature, visual arts, photography and music to highlight the importance of art in education.
NOVEMBER 30 – DECEMBER 4
Week-long sale of Scholastic books and other items for students, families and staff. BLE earns points to purchase items for its media center.
DECEMBER 3 & 4
Doughnuts with Dad
Before-school refreshments for students and their dads – to promote family time and connections with other BLE families.
JANUARY 21 & 22
Mornings with Mom
Before-school refreshments for students and their moms – to promote family time and connections with other BLE families.
(TO BE CONFIRMED)
Evening event that gives students an opportunity to perform onstage for their peers and families – and celebrate the diverse talents at BLE.
Read to Me Month
School-wide program to encourage students and families to have fun with reading.
Annual school fair that combines games, math learning and family fun.
Disability Awareness Day
District-wide, one-day event for 4th graders to gain awareness of a variety of disabilities.
One-day event for students to participate with classmates in a variety of fun, physical activities – and end the school year in a positive way.
Fifth Grade Celebration
Morning celebration of 5th grade accomplishments through a slide show, award ceremony and refreshments.
Note: any changes to the dates will be shared via e-blast and other school-wide communications.
In addition, to one-time events, some PTA activities take place throughout the year. These include:
Health and Wellness
Education and support of health/safety issues and key topics, including allergy awareness.
Efforts (e.g., refreshments, meals & other small gifts) throughout the year to show appreciation of BLE staff. Special emphasis the week of May 2.
Work to keep the flower beds and pots looking inviting for students, staff and visitors
Classroom Party Dates
Classroom parties are a highlight of the year for most students – and made possible through Room Parents and specific donations by parents. Following are this year’s classroom parties:
Friday, October 30
2:45 pm (includes parade)
Thursday, December 17
3:00 pm (sing-along at 2:30pm)
Friday, February 12