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September 7, 2012

September Events

Hello wonderful BES parents!  We hope your 1st week of school was successful and fun. We are excited and ready to jump into 2012-13!  We have three big events coming up in September...

Meet & Greet with our NEW principal *Mrs. Sewell*
Wednesday Sept 12 - 6:30-8:00pm - BES Library
Come meet Mrs. Sewell and hear all about her and her plans for BES. Then, we'll have our 1st PTO meeting of the year! Please stay to help us make decisions on how to help the school.  We need YOU to join our great team of volunteers this year!   Refreshments and childcare provided.
***Meetings are every 2nd Wed of the month from 6:30-7:30 pm in the Library.***

Back to School BBQ & Open House
Thursday Sept 13 - 5:15-7:00pm
Dinner from 5:15-6:15.  Visit with your children's teachers from 6:00-7:00.   Be sure to play our Scavenger Hunt Game & turn in your email card by 6pm for a chance to win a $20 gift card!

We need volunteers!!
2 Adults or High School Students for Food Prep
Help set out the food, cut watermelons
4 Adults for Cashiering
Sell food tickets at the cashier table
2 Adults to Cook
Cook the hotdogs on Jim's big grills (clean the grill when done)
Email if you are willing to help.

Kid's Fun Run for the Arts
Thursday Sept 27 - 8:30-11:30 AM
 This is an annual run-a-thon where the kids get pledges for every lap they run around the HS track. The money goes straight to the school for art supplies, used by the whole school throughout the year. Plus, it is a really healthy & fun activity for the kids! Look for more info coming home next week.

We need volunteers!!
We need 10+ parents (each shift) to help punch the cards as kids run laps, distribute treats & cheer the kids on.

The shifts will probably be:
Grades 1-2 9:30 to 10:15AM.
Grades 3-4 10:30 to 11:15AM.
Grades 5-6 11:30 to 12:15 PM
Kinder 12:30-1:00 (in the gym)

Young children are welcome to come. We'd love to have you for just an hour, or all morning if you wish. More info to come.

Please Note...
NEXT Monday, Sept 10th is an update on the Jr. High Building @7pm in Jr High Cafeteria
There will be new information about bringing the 6th graders into the building and it becoming a Middle School. This will affect our current 4TH GRADERS.
Exciting progress is happening, come hear all about it!

Picture Day is Sept 19th - watch for order forms coming home today.

Have a great day & THANKS for being a part of the PTO!