Bear Creek Elementary PTA

This week's hot links!

There's a lot going on in Bear Creek this week. Here's some quick links:

6th Grade Musical

6th Grade Musical Cast and Crew Payments

Pass the Hat Fundraising 

New! Bear Creek Community Survey


Science Fair


It's not too early to start thinking about this year's science fair.
This Year's Science Fair will be held on Friday, March 3rd.
Choose from one of these categories for your Science Fair Project: FOOD, ENVIRONMENT, PLANTS, ANIMALS, HUMAN BODY, EARTH, CHEMICALS, PHYSICS, and TECHNOLOGY.
Forms are due February 10th. Forms were sent home before break and are also available in the Office.  No weapons, open flames, live animals or volcanoes 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.
Questions can be sent to Lisa Benado at or Mrs. Kasner at




The 3rd Annual Taste of Bear Creek


Come explore all of the great cultures that make up our Bear Creek Community!
The Taste of Bear Creek will be held Friday, January 20th from 6-8pm in the Bear Creek gym. Taste small bites from all over the world and learn a bit more about each other. Last year we had 12 countries and 7 states represented.
If you'd like to participate by bringing something to share, please contact Caedin Pettigrew at We need your help to make it a success. Thanks!


PTA Advocates for all Children

Did you know that PTA has a over a century of speaking for every child with one voice?   For over 100 years PTA has used legislative advocacy to further the objectives of PTA to building a better world for children.  In fact, PTA is the oldest and largest child advocacy organization in the country. PTA advocates on behalf of all children on the important issues impacting education, health and safety.
Every year Bear Creek Elementary PTA supports our school, students and families with a huge range of programs that benefit every student in the school. These range from providing classroom grants for our teachers, ensuring access to a wide range of after school enrichment classes, running movie nights, STEM fair, theatre opportunities, subsidizing field trips and so much more. 



Important Dates:


  • Jan 20th: Taste of Bear Creek


Jan 15
Martin Luther King Day (No School)
Martin Luther King Day (No School)

Monday, January 16
Early Release Wednesday (1:40 Dismissal)
Early Release Wednesday (1:40 Dismissal)

Wednesday, January 18
6:30p International Taste of Bear Creek
International Taste of Bear Creek

Friday, January 20
6:30p - 8:00p
Bear Creek Elementary Gym

The 3rd Annual Taste of Bear Creek
9:00a PTA Board Meeting
PTA Board Meeting

Monday, January 23
9:00a - 11:00a
Staff Lounge
Early Release Wednesday (1:40 Dismissal)
Early Release Wednesday (1:40 Dismissal)

Wednesday, January 25
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Community Survey
Please take a few moments to fill out the Bear Creek Community survey. This is a joint effort between the school and the PTA to shape communication and events in the future. Paper copies will be available in the office and at family events. You can also take the survey online here . Thanks for your help! ... read full article

2017 Bear Creek PTA Winter Arts Program (WAP) Classrooms
The 2017 Bear Creek PTA Winter Arts Program (WAP) begins this Tuesday, January 10th!   If uour child is enrolled in the Bear Creek Winter Arts Program (WAP), they will go to the following rooms after school on Tuesdays. Your child's teacher will know they are staying after school, as well. Clay Creations (Grades K-2) - Anderson - Room 134 (Foyer B) **If you have not yet paid for this class, please bring a check made out to Melanie Kanz for $160 when you pick up your child at the first class. Create with Clay (Grades 3-6) - Gangwish - ... read full article

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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 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

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