Bay Park Elementary PTA
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More Ways to Fundraise

Fall Fundraiser is going on now!!!  

Fall Fundraiser is going on now!!!  

Donate today to help fund the amazing programs at Bay Park Elementary!

 

Our kids enjoy many supplemental educational programs and activities each year at Bay Park Elementary.  These are not provided by the district but through parent (and grandparent and friend!) donations.  Currently we fund an art program, 2-3 field trips per child, educational assemblies, after school choir, classroom supplies, and much much more.  As a result of our generous donations last year we were able to expand art classes, start a musical theater program and fund an extra spring field trip for our Stingrays.  We hope to continue all of these programs again this year!

We hold three major fundraisers each year, the Fall Fundraiser, the Jog-A-Thon, and the Spring Auction.  Each of these efforts must be a success in order to continue all the programs we provide.  If we exceed our goals, let’s think about adding more programs for our kids!

Look for your Fall Fundraiser information sheet in your back to school information packet, pick up one at the school office, or donate here!

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Wild West Book Fair

 

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Wild West Book Fair

Saddle Up and Read!

September 5 – September 8

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Back-to-School Night

 

Book Fair Hours

  • Monday 9/4
    • Closed for Labor Day
  • Tuesday 9/5
    • 8:30-9:15am
    • 3:15-4:00pm
  • Wednesday 9/6
    • 8:30-915am
    • 12:45-1:30pm
    • 5:00-7:00pm (during back to school night)
  • Thursday 9/7
    • 8:30-9:15am
    • 3:15-4:00pm
  • Friday 9/8
    • 8:30-9:15am only

25-50% of each sale buys more books for our beautiful library.

Cash and Credit Cards accepted.

Sponsored by the Bay Park Foundation.

Questions: contact Natale Majkut at nmajkut@gmail.com

 

Online Book Fair

Can’t make it to the Book Fair?  Prefer to shop from home?  Sold out of a book you are dying to have? Feel free to purchase books online from August 31st until Wednesday, September 13th at:

http://www.scholastic.com/bf/baypark

Shipping is free and books will be delivered to your child’s classroom.

 

Volunteers Needed

Our kids LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the Book Fair!  But it can’t happen without the help of our dedicated parents.

Please consider signing up to volunteer on Konstella:

http://bit.ly/2vuuXAh

Thank you!!  

Meet and Greet – 8/20/17

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Missing your Bay Park Elementary friends, or new to the school and looking to meet others? We’ll be having a summer meet and greet for grades 1- 5 (time slightly overlaps with the Kindergarten play date at the same location)

Sunday August 20,
3:30- 5:00pm
Tecolote Park

choir-clipart-choir  Join the Bay Park Elementary Choir!
Start Date: Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

New this session!  For 2nd – 5th Grades the first 30 minutes will be Homework Club, while Director Kyle Blase works with the Kinder/1st grade Choir.  We are looking for parent volunteers to help out with homework club, which will be on the cafeteria side of the auditorium.  If you are interested in being a choir parent volunteer, please note on sign up form below.

Start Date: Tuesday, January 10th
Time: Kinder (no TK) – 1st Grade: 3:35 – 4:10 , with dismissal at 4:10
2nd – 5th Grade – Homework Club:  3:35 – 4:10 / Rehearsal 4:10 – 4:50

Performance Time at Clairemont Day at the Bay in April : TBD
End of Year Concert is TBD end of May, 2017.

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.  Any student with 3 unexcused absences will be removed from the choir program for the rest of the term.

 

Dine and Donate at Jersey Mike’s

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Please join Bay Park families and community this week and Veterans weekend (today through end of day November 13th) for a Dine and Donate event at 2 Jersey Mike’s locations!

Vons/Kohls Shopping Center 5657 Balboa Ave (@Genesee) 858-279-6453

Crossroads Center 7240 Clairemont Mesa Blvd 858-279-6453

Please click on the pdf link below for the flyer with coupons! Either print out or save to your phone and please show when ordering.  You can also find the document in our Konstella app.

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What You Do Makes a Difference

Hello Families,
We hope you all had a good first couple of weeks of school. Our kids are still adjusting and getting back into the swing of things, but we are happy to be back at Bay Park!
In these first weeks of school you have already been bombarded with ways to get involved – in the school, PTA, 3 minute zones, donations, book fair, safety committees, you name it.  We encourage you not to be overwhelmed by these requests, but jump in and take some on.  Take on whatever works for you – you don’t need to do it all!   It doesn’t matter how much time you have, there’s always something that can work with your schedule.  You will soon start feeling the sense of community and how your time truly does make a difference to not only your own child(ren) but to the other children, teachers, and parents as well.
We have received some questions regarding the PTA and what it’s all about. Do we need to attend the meetings?  What does it mean to be a member?  And many more.  Let me try and help you out!  🙂
Why participate in the pledge drive?  This Pledge Drive is one of three major fundraisers in the school. Any money you give is just money going back to the school. It pays for our snow day, art teacher, field trips, school community activities, and many more. Your child benefits from this all! The experiences at BPE are because of the money generous donors have given to us and we would like to continue making a difference in the lives of the students.  Anyone can join-aunts, uncles, grandparents, etc.
Why become a member of the PTA?  We all chose this school for a reason, for what we thought it would do for our child(ren)…the only way the school can continue to provide that (and more!) for our child(ren) is if WE (every one of us) help…time, money, etc. The school district and school do not have the resources to do it – it’s parents that make it.  This is your chance to make a difference and voice any opinions, vote on budget allocations, and be involved!  This group of dedicated people has the childrens best interest at heart. We want to make the learning experiences inside and outside of the classroom are memorable and impactful.  If it wasn’t for this group (and your donations) there would be no Junior Theater program, no art teacher, no mural that was painted on the small wall the children see everyday, no Stingray Store for the children to spend their hard earned Stingray Bucks at.  Being a part of this and seeing the outcome of all the hard work is more rewarding than anything you can possibly imagine. You see it in the smiling faces of the children you’ve helped create these experiences for.
Don’t have time?  It doesn’t matter. Come to the meetings if you can. Donate your time anywhere you see fit.  Donate financially at a level that feels right for your family.  Being involved shows your child your commitment to their education and that you want to be there for them even if it’s not helping out in the classroom.
Lorena and Lalita
Bay Park Parents, PTA board members, Kindergarten/TK Liaisons

Junior Theatre After-School Program

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This program is SOLD OUT!  

Please email maddi858@gmail.com if you’d like to be notified when we open registration for the next session that will occur after winter break.

Want early bird notification of programs and events like these so you don’t miss out? Like us (Bay Park Elementary PTA) on Facebook!

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