Bear Creek Elementary PTA
Foreign Language for Youth at Bear Creek
Foreign Language for Youth at Bear Creek   Let us know your interest by June 30 Bear Creek is looking to offer foreign language classes beginning next year from October 2017 to Spring 2018 through Foreign Language for Youth (FLY)! Please let us know what language and schedule works best for you. We will try to offer the most popular option and open registration in the fall. T uition for the full program is $389, due September 30th. If you are interested, please visit us at https://www. foreignlanguageforyouth.org/ schools/bearcreek to let us know your choices.  F or more information, contact ... read full article
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Roisin Bennett 
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6/4/2017-6/30/2017

Community Serve Day is coming to Bear Creek
  Community Serve Day is coming to Bear Creek! Mark your calendars for August 20th. It will be a fun day of cleaning up, organizing, helping teachers move classrooms, and much more. Lunch will be provided by the Bear Creek PTA. Find out more at http://www.communityserveday. org/ Please contact Kate Dick katedick@comcast.net or Jennifer Rodgers je_nn_ifer@outlook.com if you have any questions. This will be an amazing day! ... read full article
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Roisin Bennett 
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4/20/2017-8/31/2017

School Start Times for 2017-2018 School Year
NSD has posted the new start times for schools in fall. Bear Creek will start at 9:10AM and finish at 3:40PM.  Wednesday early release will be at 2:10PM. Information on start times for other schools is available on the NSD page here: http://www.nsd.org/Page/29748 ... read full article
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Roisin Bennett 
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3/23/2017-8/31/2017
After School Programs need your help!Roisin Bennett10/20/201611/3/2016
After School Programs need your help!
After School Programs need your help!   After school programs are in need of leadership. Our current chair is no longer available to run the program and is looking to train a replacement(s). Our Winter Arts program is quickly approaching so it's a great time to learn about lining up vendors and selecting classes to offer.    If a new chair is not found by November 1st, winter and spring after school classes will not happen. If you are interested please contact Jennifer Rodgers at je_nn_ifer@hotmail.com . ... read full article
Volunteers Needed for picture retakesRoisin Bennett10/27/201611/4/2016
Volunteers Needed for picture retakes
Picture retakes will be November 3rd and the office is looking for a couple of volunteers to help it run smoothly. They need two people who can be there from 8:45-2 but they will most likely be done earlier. Please let Marie know if you can help. Thanks! ... read full article
Field Day Coming Soon!Roisin Bennett6/4/20176/21/2017
Field Day Coming Soon!
------------------------------ --- Field Day Coming Soon! Our Bear Creek Field Day, sponsored by the PTA, will be held the afternoon of June 21st!  Get your kids ready for a fun event full of games, relays, obstacle courses and more!  Volunteers are needed to help supervise stations.  The Field Day 2017 Sign-Up Genius will be on the PTA website when its available. For questions, contact Kerry Finney at Kerryfinney@yahoo.com ... read full article
Foreign Language for Youth at Bear CreekRoisin Bennett6/4/20176/30/2017
Foreign Language for Youth at Bear Creek
Foreign Language for Youth at Bear Creek   Let us know your interest by June 30 Bear Creek is looking to offer foreign language classes beginning next year from October 2017 to Spring 2018 through Foreign Language for Youth (FLY)! Please let us know what language and schedule works best for you. We will try to offer the most popular option and open registration in the fall. T uition for the full program is $389, due September 30th. If you are interested, please visit us at https://www. foreignlanguageforyouth.org/ schools/bearcreek to let us know your choices.  F or more information, contact ... read full article
Community Serve Day is coming to Bear CreekRoisin Bennett4/20/20178/31/2017
Community Serve Day is coming to Bear Creek
  Community Serve Day is coming to Bear Creek! Mark your calendars for August 20th. It will be a fun day of cleaning up, organizing, helping teachers move classrooms, and much more. Lunch will be provided by the Bear Creek PTA. Find out more at http://www.communityserveday. org/ Please contact Kate Dick katedick@comcast.net or Jennifer Rodgers je_nn_ifer@outlook.com if you have any questions. This will be an amazing day! ... read full article
Auction BasketsRoisin Bennett4/20/20174/28/2017
Auction Baskets
    Thanks you to all who have contributed to the auction baskets. They are really coming together! If you have anything that needs to make it into a basket, please contact Kate Dick katedick@comcast.net and arrange to get it to her. The basket making party will be Thursday. ... read full article
School Start Times for 2017-2018 School YearRoisin Bennett3/23/20178/31/2017
School Start Times for 2017-2018 School Year
NSD has posted the new start times for schools in fall. Bear Creek will start at 9:10AM and finish at 3:40PM.  Wednesday early release will be at 2:10PM. Information on start times for other schools is available on the NSD page here: http://www.nsd.org/Page/29748 ... read full article
6th GRADE STUDENTS NEEDED FOR CREW!Roisin Bennett3/2/20173/26/2017
6th GRADE STUDENTS NEEDED FOR CREW!
We are in need some 6 th grade students to help with the following roles in the upcoming Bear Creek PTA sponsored 6 th grade musical: USHERS:   at one or more of the shows @ Leota:  3/17, 3/18, 3/23, 3/24, 3/25 @ 7 pm and 3/25 @ 2 pm (arrive 1 hr prior) RUNNING CREW:  available for the shows above plus rehearsals at Leota 3/8, 3/13-3/16 If your 6 th grader is interested/available we would love his/her help! Email susan.lampe@btleng.net or call 425-417-9754 for more details ... read full article
Staff AppreciationRoisin Bennett3/2/20173/16/2017
Staff Appreciation
Our next staff appreciation is set for March 15th. Please use the sign up genius if you can help contribute something to make it a success. We love our staff!   http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f094ca5a62da0f58-stpatricks ... read full article
BEcommunity Auction Work PartyRoisin Bennett1/27/20172/3/2017
BEcommunity Auction Work Party
There will be an  Auction work party on January  31, 11a -   2 pm at Nicole Marshalek's house. Just bring yourself and a computer!  The BEcommunity Auction is currently seeking donations for the upcoming auction.  Do you own a cabin and would like to donate a weekend? Do you have game tickets to donate?  Do you own a business and would like to donate an item or service?  Do you have gift cards, that you are never going to use, taking up space in your junk drawer?  Donating these items, services, tickets, lessons, and gift cards are a great ... read full article
BEcommunity Auction DonationsRoisin Bennett1/13/20172/28/2017
BEcommunity Auction Donations
The BEcommunity Auction is currently seeking donations for the upcoming auction.  Do you own a cabin and would like to donate a weekend?  Are you a Baker who can teach a group of people?  Do you have game tickets to donate?  Do you own a business and would like to donate an item or service?  Do you have gift cards, that you are never going to use, taking up space in your junk drawer?  Donating these items, services, tickets, lessons, and gift cards are a great way to support your local school and community.  Of course, monetary donations are always ... read full article
Box TopsRoisin Bennett1/13/20171/27/2017
Box Tops
Please continue collecting your Box Tops! Our next big send in is in March, but you can always drop Box Tops in any PTA box in the classroom foyers. ... read full article
BEAR CREEK PTA SPONSORED 6TH GRADE MUSICALRoisin Bennett11/17/201612/1/2016
BEAR CREEK PTA SPONSORED 6TH GRADE MUSICAL
BEAR CREEK PTA SPONSORED 6 TH GRADE MUSICAL 6 th grade parents:  It’s not too late to have your 6 th grader participate in the 2016-17 Bear Creek PTA sponsored 6 th grade musical “Disney Peter Pan JR”!  The kids have been learning music, choreography and lines at the Wednesday workshops.  Your child can choose to audition for a part in the cast (all students who audition will be cast) or can be a part of the crew. 6 th GRADE MUSICAL AUDITIONS WED NOV 30 TH BEAR CREEK GYM 1:40 PM – 5 PM   Go to http://bearcreekpta.org or ... read full article
Staff Appreciation November 2nd Roisin Bennett10/27/201611/3/2016
Staff Appreciation November 2nd
Help us celebrate our wonderful staff with the first staff appreciation lunch of the year: a soup and sandwich bar!  Use the signup genius if you can help. Thanks!   http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F094CA5A62DA0F58-staff ... read full article
Calling all 5th grade parents!Roisin Bennett10/13/201610/27/2016
Calling all 5th grade parents!
5 th grade play production help is wanted! If you’d like to help or learn more about the various volunteer roles available, please contact anna-adams@outlook.com . ... read full article
Box Tops for EducationRoisin Bennett10/6/201610/20/2016
Box Tops for Education
It’s collection time for box tops! Please send in your box tops by Oct. 21 to your child’s classroom. We will be collecting them and submitting to the program by November 1 st in order to get the money in December for programs at the school. It’s an easy way to earn some cash for our school by just clipping those box tops off the products we already purchase. There is also a bonus app that you can use to get even more box top credits as your shop. Check out the current list of participating products and the new ... read full article
Auction UpdateRoisin Bennett10/6/201610/20/2016
Auction Update
Auction Procurement Party The first auction procurement party will be on Tuesday October 11th, from 10am-2pm at Nicole Marshalek's house. Bring your computer and come join in the email fun of auction procurement! Snacks and drinks will be provided. Stop by anytime to help out for the entire time or just an hour. Please contact Joan Quinonez, joanquinonez@gmail.com  or Casey Walter,  summitmama@gmail.com with questions or the address.   The Bear Creek and East Ridge PTA's have a new auction web site and a new mission! Please check out the auction website at  http://www.becommunityauction.org/www.becommunityauction.org . You can also "like" the auction ... read full article
Candidates Forum for Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) Roisin Bennett9/26/201610/10/2016
Candidates Forum for Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)
Next Wednesday Oct 5, 6:30-9:00 pm, there will be a candidates forum for Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) at the Brightwater Center. The OSPI candidates are Erin Jones and Chris Reykdal. Hope you can come and meet Erin and Chris and hear their vision for running the office which is so critical to the education of our children. For those who live in the 1st Legislative District, you'll also hear from the candidates who are running for the state legislature. Hosted by Northshore PTSA Council, Eastside Education Network, and League of Education Voters. ... read full article
School Picture Day LinksPta Webmaster9/22/201611/15/2016
School Picture Day Links
Prepay online by credit card: 1. Go to www.yuenluistudio.com 2. Click on School Prepay 3. Enter Keyword: Bear 4. Click View Gallery for Bear Creek Prepay (for appropriate date). 5. Complete online order process *It is no longer necessary to provide a receipt to the photographer for online orders. ... read full article
New PTA Drop BoxesRoisin Bennett9/8/20169/22/2016
New PTA Drop Boxes
In an effort to simplify things for teachers, the PTA has placed new black drop boxes in each foyer. Anything related to PTA like membership forms, spirit wear order forms, box tops, etc. can be dropped into these boxes. ... read full article
After School Enrichment NewsRoisin Bennett9/1/20169/30/2016
After School Enrichment News
After School Enrich Classes will begin in October. The Fall session will include LEGO, Scratch coding, and Art. In addition there's a new Chess Team that runs year round, and year-round French and Spanish classes will continue. Registration is not open yet. More information about the classes and how to register is coming soon.    ... read full article