PTA-Sponsored Programs 2014-15

Event

Description

Date

PTA Coordinator

BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT

Evening open house to welcome families back to school, sign up for PTA programs and meet BLE staff. 

Aug 25-26

Sara Hoyle

Arina Bokas

BOOK FAIR

Week-long sale of Scholastic books and other items for students, families and staff.  BLE earns points to purchase items for its media center.

Dec. 1-5

Amy Darnell

Whitney Schmit

DISABILITY AWARENESS

District-wide, one-day event for 4th graders to gain awareness of a variety of disabilities.

Nov. 4

 

Becky Walker

Suzanne Lugger

DOUGHNUTS WITH DAD

Before school refreshments for students and their dads – to promote family time and connections with other BLE families.

Dec. 4-5

Andrea Beauchamp

Christy Kreucher

FUN RUN

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. 

Sept 26

Theresa Rotman

Ashleigh Guidoux

FIELD DAY

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.

May 29

Dena Pflieger

Ingrid Turner

FIFTH GRADE CELEBRATION

Morning celebration of 5th grade accomplishments through a slide show, award ceremony and refreshments.

June 9

Theresa Kisser

Kim Walk

HEALTH & WELLNESS

 

Work with BLE staff for education and support of health/safety issues and key topics.

Year-long

Suzanne Lugger

MARKET DAY

Monthly opportunity for families to order food products and pick up at school. BLE receives 10% of the profit from orders placed.

Monthly

Katie Barnes

Nicole Breadon

Kelly Teague

MORNINGS WITH MOM

Before school refreshments for students and their moms – to promote family time and connections with other BLE families.

Jan 22-23

Randy Scott

Mark Beauchamp

PASSIVE FUNDRAISING

Variety of activities to raise money for BLE through everyday activities (e.g., SCRIPS, Box Tops for Education, Kroger, recycling).

Year-long

Kimberly Siegner

Jessica Drake

READ TO ME

School-wide program to encourage students and families to have fun with reading.

March

Becky Walker

Kate Lowe

REFLECTIONS

 

National PTA Fine Arts competition in literature, visual arts, photography and music to highlight the importance of art in education. This year’s theme is “The World Would be a Better Place if..."

Nov 17-21

 

Reception:

April 14

Angel Coon

SEUSS FAIR

Annual school fair that combines games, math learning and family fun.

March 20,

6-9pm

Amy Darnell

SERVICE LEARNING

Activities to give students an opportunity to volunteer and help others. Coordinated with a member of the BLE staff.

TBD

TBD

SIGN COORDINATOR

Information posted on the school sign to make families and neighbors aware of school events.

Year-long

Cari Fleming

SPIRIT WEAR

Logo clothing, school and/or recreational products for sale at the start of each school year to promote school pride

September

Carolyn Savoie

STAFF APPRECIATION

Efforts (e.g., refreshments, meals & other small gifts) throughout the year to show appreciation of BLE staff.

Year-long

Becky Walker

Theresa Rotman

Christy Kreucher

THEME DAY

One day event featuring activity-based workshops and assemblies.  This year’s theme is “A Salute to the Armed Forces.”

Nov 11

Andrea Beauchamp

Sara Hoyle

Marcelino Caballa

TALENT SHOW

Evening event that gives students an opportunity to perform onstage for their peers and families – and celebrate the diverse talents at BLE. Rehearsals occur throughout the winter.

Feb. 26

Melissa Snyder

UPLAND FARMS

BLE families are encouraged to visit Upland Farms in Oxford for fall harvest fun.  Take a coupon if you go any time in the fall and BLE receives a portion of the fee.

Oct 18-19

Theresa Rotman