Bear Creek Elementary PTA

2nd Annual Taste of Bear Creek

A wonderful chance to CELEBRATE, TASTE and LEARN about the different cultures that make up our school & community!

Friday, January 29th, 2016 @ 6:30 – 8:00 pm in the gym

We NEED your help! We need your favorite dish, either international or Regional American cuisine that you are willing to share. Think of the taste stations at Costco… Bite size morsels to share with our community!

No cost for admission – PTA will have water available for purchase.

Please contact Caedin Pettigrew ( with your ideas and menu items!

Science Fair!  Time to think of projects

This year's Science Fair will be held on Wednesday, February 24th.
6pm-8pm, Bear Creek Elementary Gym
(set up from 5-5:45pm)
The Fair will include special guest demonstrations by scientific groups.
Deadline for Registration forms has been extended to FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5th. Registration forms were sent home in prior Friday folders and are available in the Office or can be downloaded here.
Choose from one of these categories for your Science Fair Project: FOOD SCIENCE, PLANTS, ANIMALS, HUMAN BODY, EARTH/GEOSCIENCE, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, CHEMICALS, TECHNOLOGY/ENGINEERING, and PHYSICS.  No solar systems, volcanoes, weapons, open flames or live animals please.
You can work solo or in groups of up to 4 students and present together!  A Project Idea is required so start thinking!
24" x 35" Project Boards will be provided, starting on Jan 29th.


More information is available here.

Important Dates:

January 5th: Winter Arts Program Classes begin

January 29th:    6pm PTA General Membership Meeting
                        6:30pm Taste of Bear Creek

February 5th: Deadline for Registration For Science Fair

February 24th: Science Fair



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Jan 31
Feb 1
Early Release Wednesday 1:40PM Dismissal
Early Release Wednesday 1:40PM Dismissal

Wednesday, February 3
Early Release Wednesday 1:40PM Dismissal
Early Release Wednesday 1:40PM Dismissal

Wednesday, February 10
Valentine's Day Parties
Valentine's Day Parties

Friday, February 12
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General Membership Meeting
There will be a General Membership meeting on Friday the 29th at 6pm to elect a Nominating Committee. The meeting will be held on the Stage prior to the Taste of Bear Creek. The charge of the nominating committee is to recognize and recruit the most qualified people available for elected PTA positions. ... Please join us for this important election and stay for the delicious Taste of Bear Creek at 6:30 pm. ... read full article

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