Bear Creek Elementary PTA

May 2015 


MONDAY, May 25th

Memorial Day Holiday
No School


FRIDAY, May 29th 

Volunteer Appreciation Tea, 8:30-9:15am
Bear Creek Library


Glow in the Dark School Dance, 6:00-8pm, $3 



PTA Executive Board Meeting, 9-11am
General Meeting, 11:30am at QDoba restaurant in Woodinville


Wednesday, June 3rd

All unclaimed lost & found items donated to Northshore’s Threads & Treads


FRIDAY, June 5th

Book Exchange

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*Glow in the Dark* School Dance
Friday, May 29,2015. 6:00-8:00pm
$3 to enter includes 2 glow bracelets
Students are encouraged to wear white for “glowing” effect

Pizza, drinks, & snacks, will be sold. Glow-In-the-Dark bracelets, and face paint will also be sold (designs applied by

Child must be escorted by an adult- no drop offs

After school enrichment program needs chairperson
If you would like to see after school classes at our school, then please consider signing up for this PTA position. This is a good one to share with a second person. Contact Anne Lind for more information.

Welcome the New 2015-2016 PTA Executive Board
Office of co-president: Anna Adams
Office of co-president: Jennifer Rodgers
Office of vice-president: Liz Glick
Office of secretary: Kim Hagstrom
Office of co-treasurer: Kim Roemer
Office of co-treasurer: Vicki Williams

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Book Collection for Book Exchange
BOOKS! BOOKS! BOOKS! Book Collection: NOW - June 1st Book Exchange: June 5th   Clean out those bookshelves, closets, and cubbies and bring in your gently used books for our Bear Creek PTA Book Exchange! We are collecting books now, just bring your books in a bag with your child’s name to their classroom. 2 BOOKS DONATED = 1 BOOK EXCHANGE BOOK For every 2 books you donate you will pick out 1 book at the Book Exchange on Friday June 5th. We will collecting and sorting books up until June 1st. Please do not wait to bring your books to the event, we will not be accepting books ... read full article

Congratulatons to our Bear Creek Students
The Kids have really been working hard. Make sure they know we recognize their accomplishments!! MATH : -- Our 6th graders got selected for the Math Is Cool competition for the Masters -- Our 4th Graders won 1st place in the Math is Cool competition -- One of our 6th grade teams won 12th Place in the WA state Math Olympiad CHESS : -- Our BC team won 1st place in the Shelton View Chess Tournament -- One of our 6th Graders won WA State Chess Championship -- Our BC Team Grades 1-3 won Team 12th Place in WA State ... read full article

Special Event - Sowah Mensah
Bear Creek PTA is proud to announce that Sowah Mensah will be artist in residence at Bear Creek the week of May 18-22. Sowah is an ethnomusicologist, composer, and ‘master drummer’ from Ghana West Africa, as well as a music professor and director of the African Music Ensembles at Macalester College and the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. Sowah will be working with our students (K-6), teaching the art of African music and drumming. There will be a performance in the gym, the evening of Thursday, May 21st featuring student’s grades 4-6. Families are welcome and encouraged ... read full article

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