THIS JUST IN:
Bay Park Elementary PTA Auction & Masquerade – Final numbers, news and information!
– 176 BPE parents, faculty and staff attended the Auction & Masquerade! So much fun!!
– The Gross Revenue for the Auction was $24,926 and was comprised of:
o $6,620 in ticket sales
o $14,668 from B4G.com online auction purchases including 55 Teacher Features– Our BPE Teachers are AWESOME!
o $3,100 in “School-Wide” and “In-House” Raffle ticket sales (with NO online advertising)
o $300 in Post-Auction Restaurant Gift Card sales
– The Total Auction Expenses to-date are $9,618.82 with the largest expense going towards the Venue: Riverwalk
o Note: The charge for room rental, food, corkage, taxes and gratuity comes out to @ $32/pp and we only charge $40/pp to attend the event.
– Thanks to our generous sponsors we were able to save over $4,000 in additional expenses including:
o Beer (Deft Brewing)
o Wine (Generous BPE Family)
o Photobooth (Caroline Abkar – yoursandiegorealty.com)
o Logo and Invitation Design and Invitation printing fee (Erica Krystek with Minted.com)
o Online Auction Annual Website Fee (SD Meetings)
o Auction décor and rentals (Flowers By Erin)
o Discounted DJ charge (DJ ArtForm)
o Auction Highlight Video and Photos (MC Visuals)
o Pure Cupcakes (Ms. Jennifer).
– The BPE Auction & Masquerade Committee was made up of 25 BPE Moms—it takes a VILLAGE!
– Over 100 business in the Bay Park Community and beyond donated to this year’s Auction! The items donated were either up for bid online, turned into Raffle Prizes, or are being used for Teacher Features.
– The total Net Revenue to-date for the 2018 Bay Park Auction & Masquerade is $15,307.18 — this is almost $5,000 more than we did last year!
*** None of this would have been possible with out an incredible network of BPE friends, family and community who donated goods, services and items to this year’s Auction! It is TRULY INCREDIBLE!! Thank you for your support! ***
THE BAY PARK ELEMENTARY VARIETY SHOW IS BACK
Students K-5 and BPE staff are invited to perform in the 2018 Variety show
Do you love music, movement, comedy or acting? Maybe you’re sporty, funny or have amazing yo-yo tricks. Well, if that is true and you want to share your talents please join us for an evening of fun!
Tuesday, March 20th – 5:30 – 7:00pm
It’s time to get creative and start planning your act. Acts will be approved through auditions happening:
Tuesday February 27th at 3:45 – 5 pm
Thursday March 1st – 3:45 – 5 pm
Visit the Variety Show page for more information and to sign up for auditions.
WE HAVE BIG NEWS!!!! Thanks to YOUR and our community’s generous donations to our 2 big fundraisers to date (Fall Fundraiser and Jog-a-thon), we have extra money to spend this year!
The PTA is actively working on amazing things to bring to our school with the extra dough (you’ll hear more about that later), but as a thank you to our amazing kids who jogged their little hearts out, and to you for all your donations to our Fall Fundraiser and Jog-a-thon, our normally scheduled Bay Park Elementary Snow Day (every other year, and this is the off year) will be interrupted….and we are bringing a BONUS SNOW DAY….THIS YEAR….AS IN….FEBRUARY!
This is truly one of the activities that brings the BIGGEST smiles on our kids faces! Stay tuned for the date (TBD) and keep in mind we’ll need some amazing parents like you to help that day to witness the joy and make the snow day come to life. Sledding and hot chocolate, right on school grounds, during the school day….YAY!!!!! WAY TO GO BAY PARK ELEMENTARY!!!!
Bay Park Elementary After School Choir
8-week Spring Session
Dates: Tuesday, January 16th – March 6th, weekly.
**Performance is at 5pm on March 13th, but no rehearsal, please have your children in auditorium at 4:30 on 3/13.**
For 2nd – 5th grades, the first 30 minutes will be Homework Club. Parent Volunteers are NEEDED for Homework Club, which will be on the cafeteria side of the auditorium. Please notify us when registering if you are able to help as a parent volunteer on any Tuesday during the session.
TK/Kinder/1st Grade: 3:35-4:10pm
2nd-5th Grades: Will be dismissed at 4:50
TK/Kinder/1st Grade Parents: pick up is at 4:10pm, please be at school by 4:10 to pick up your child, or make arrangements to have them at the YMCA after school care. Being more than 5 minutes late twice, will have your child removed from the program.
2nd-5th parents: Please be at school by 4:50 to pick up your child, or make arrangements to have them at the YMCA after school care. Being more than 5 minutes late twice, will have your child removed from the program.
Please understand that while this is a free program paid for by the Bay Park PTA, weekly attendance and participation is required. Students are expected to pay attention and rehearse during choir.
At this time, sign ups are limited to the first 40 sign ups. If you are interested in volunteering, please send an email to email@example.com or indicate in the form below. When we gather more volunteers, then we will be able to extend the number of students.
Sign ups are currently closed. Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to be added to a wait list, should anyone fail to show up the first week or we get more volunteers to handle an increase in students.
*If you would like to volunteer to help during choir, also please email Melinda Battenberg at email@example.com, thank you!