Bear Creek Elementary PTA

Welcome to Bear Creek Elementary PTA!

Welcome to Bear Creek Elementary PTA!  Bear Creek Elementary is a Northshore School District elementary school in Woodinville, Washington serving Grades K-5.  You can find out more about our school here.

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Volunteer Dashboard

Bear Creek PTA is a volunteer run organization.  We have lots of amazing volunteers, and as always have lots of volunteer openings this year. 

All of the amazing programs we run rely on volunteer help.  Helping, even for a couple of hours a year with an event setup or cleanup is an amazing help - and you get to have fun & meet great people. 


Field Day Planning

BCE students love Field Day!  Help us make this springtime event the best ever!  We need your help with new ideas and new stations.  The planners from the last few years have graduated to middle school, so fresh ideas are needed and welcomed.  If you are interested in helping with a team of parents to create this awesome annual event or have an idea to share please contact: Jamey Boschee


Please remember that if you are volunteering for a PTA sponsored activity, you must be a PTA member and have a completed volunteer paper must be on file with the school. Forms can be found here:



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About Bear Creek

Background check forms

Frequently Asked Questions about Bear Creek (buses, car drop off, meals & more)

Watch D.O.G.S. and BCE Frogs


Spelling Bee

A big congratulation to all the participants in this year’s Spelling Bee! 

Winner: Ananth N
First runner up: Raina B
Second runner up: Raghavan A

Ananth will go on to represent Bear Creek at the next level of the competition. Good Luck Ananth!

PTA sends a huge thanks to Anupama Moorthy, Ms. Forrest & all the many volunteers & staff for supporting this new event to Bear Creek this year. Without your participation, these events wouldn’t be possible. Thank you!

Show Up to Speak Up!

WSPTA Focus Day

February 11, 2019; Olympia, WA


Be A Part of Bear Creek PTA's Advocacy!

Focus Week is coming up February 11-15 and we are gathering postcards to hand deliver to legislators in Olympia. This is a great opportunity to tell legislators what is most important to you and what you want them to be focusing on and why.

PTA members from across the state will also be headed to Olympia on Monday, February 11th, for Focus Day to make their voices heard. Northshore Council PTSA is even providing a FREE bus to attend! 


Be on the look out for both postcards and more information coming home in Friday Folders and posted here.


To find out even more about the WA State PTA's Advocacy Efforts & How to Get Involved in Focus Week, visit:

Nominating committee

The Bear Creek PTA Board nominating committee is looking for individuals who are interested in joining the board for next year. Interested or have questions? Contact Kate Dick, Jamey Boschee or Donna Gregoratto 

Science Fair - March 15th



The Bear Creek Science Fair will be held on the evening of Friday, March 15th. 

Registration forms for the Bear Creek Science Fair on March 15th are in Friday Folders this week. The registration form is also attached to this Bear Creek Tracks email. Registration forms are due Wednesday, February 13th FRIDAY FEBRUARY 15th. Please turn the forms into your teacher or the front office. Project Boards ( 24" x 35") will be provided for each project once your registration forms are received. 

Need a hand deciding on a project?? You can check out this website for ideas: .

Other planning sessions are scheduled for Friday, February 15th and March 4th. Bring your questions!

Announcing Special Guests: 
  Featuring Woodinville High School Underwater Robotics Team with hands on demonstrations. Build you own underwater robot and control it with a remote screen controller! Drive it to underwater obstacles in a pool.
  Also, including 3-D Printing Demonstrations by our own Bennett family.  

Questions can be sent to Lisa Benado at

Some helpful resources are available on our Science Fair Page.

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Don’t forget PTA membership comes with access to discounts for Great Wolf Lodge, Wild Waves Holiday Lights, McCaw Hall, PNB Nutcracker, etc. Find a full listing at: 


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Feb 17
No School - Midwinter Break
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Mon 2/18 - Fri 2/22
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No School - Midwinter Break

Mon 2/18 - Fri 2/22
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No School - Midwinter Break

Mon 2/18 - Fri 2/22
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No School - Midwinter Break

Mon 2/18 - Fri 2/22
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No School - Midwinter Break

Mon 2/18 - Fri 2/22
Mar 1
Early Release Wednesday (2:10 PM)
Early Release Wednesday (2:10 PM)

Wednesday, February 27
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SAVE THE DATE – Friday, May31st BECommunity Auction
The third annual BECommunity auction will be May 31st at McMenamins Anderson School.  Come one, come all and join us "Under the Big Top!" ... read full article

Every $ Helps! Ways to Financially Support Bear Creek Elementary PTA:
Bear Creek PTA’s primary fundraisers are Pass the Hat and the BeCommunity Auction. But did you know that you can support Bear Creek PTA year-round while you do your normal shopping? PCC Purchase a PCC Scrip card loaded with $25 directly from the PTA (cost is $25). Reload as needed and pay with your Scrip card every time you shop at PCC. 5% of the amount reloaded will be rebated to Bear Creek PTA.   AmazonSmile Go to to set up Bear Creek PTA as your AmazonSmile recipient. Bear Creek PTA will receive 0.5% of every eligible purchase, and it won't ... read full article

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It’s Time to Earn Cash for Bear Creek Elementary with BOXTOPS!
The time to turn in BoxTops for the Spring deadline is here! All BoxTop funds go directly into Bear Creek’s ASB fund so the money can be used to buy whatever is needed. In the fall we raised over $90 with BoxTops so let's see if we can get even more this time around!   You can also EARN BONUS BOX TOPS (that’s extra $$ for our school!) by entering online sweepstakes, taking advantage of in-store offers, and using the BoxTops Bonus App to find special offers. You can see all the ways you can earn for our school at  BTFE.COM/EARN   ... read full article

Remember to Match!
Have you given to Pass the Hat (Bear Creek PTA's fall fundraiser) this calendar year, or maybe donated money through the BECommunity Auction last spring? Or even volunteered hours here at Bear Creek? Please remember to match those dollars and hours with your employer if they match. Questions? Email Kate Cohen at . ... read full article

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