Bear Creek Elementary PTA

March - April 2015 


MONDAY, April 6th

PTA Board Meeting, 9:15am
PTA General Meeting, 10:30am
Email us for location


WEDNESDAY, April 8th

Lost & found items donated


THURSDAY, April 9th

Family Movie Night, 7pm in the Gym
$1 admission per child. No Drop-Offs!


MONDAY, April 13th - FRIDAY, April 17th


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Congratulations to 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

The Search Is On For a New Webmaster or Webmistress!
*Are you computer literate (websites, spreadsheets, etc.), good with deadlines, interested in keeping up a key part of our move toward a paperless PTA?
*Are you looking for a way to volunteer for the PTA that you can do on your own schedule?
*We're beginning the search for a new PTA webmaster/mistress for the 2015-2016 school year.
If you would like to know more about what is involved with the position, please contact Angela Rosette-Tavares at

Fundraising: GOT AN IDEA?
Bear Creek PTA is forming a fundraising committee to evaluate and explore fundraising ideas for the new school year. So, we'd love your ideas!

Please contact Anna to join the conversation.

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Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe to Speak at the PTSA Council General Meeting
Dear PTA Members!!   We are officially at the midway point of the legislative session. There is still plenty of activity & work left to do; the budgets from House & Senate will be released in next few weeks. There were over 2,000 bills dropped this session – it’s now down to a few hundred.  McCleary/education funding is something that will generally happen as part of the budget negotiations.  The final revenue forecast is expected to come out on  March 15  and then the House will put out their budget a few days to weeks after that.  The Senate will release their version ... read full article

Are you a kid at heart and just want to play? Bear Creek PTA has a volunteer job for you: RECESS HELPER!  We are looking for dads, grandpas etc. (moms, grandmas welcome too) to referee games (football, etc.) and distribute equipment at the morning recess (8:30 am – 9 am). It’s a great start to the day and the kids love it. Training on Monday, March 16 @ 7 pm in the Bear Creek library. Mrs. White will facilitate the training and will discuss paperwork needed, discipline and discretion. Whether you are able to volunteer several times and week, once ... read full article

PCC Scrip Card
Do you shop at PCC? Now you can support Bear Creek PTA at the same time - PCC will donate 5% of all your purchases! Here's how it works: For $25, you purchase a PCC Scrip card that is pre-loaded with $25. You use the Scrip card to pay for groceries at PCC, and BC PTA gets 5% of your purchase back. You can reload/add money to the Scrip card as often as you like using a credit card ($50 minimum) - either at the register or online. We have a limited number of cards available. Cards can be purchased by sending a check to school, made out to BC ... read full article

Bear Creek PTA Membership Receives Awards
Congratulations to the Bear Creek PTA! Bear Creek Membership has recently received two awards: Teacher Membership Award : 100% of certified  teachers are members of Bear Creek PTA. Thank you  teachers and staff for supporting the Bear Creek PTA! Sapling Award : over 75% of our population  (based on student enrollment) are PTA members. Bear  Creek PTA is only one of 4 schools in the district to receive  this award! Great job! It is not too late to become a member! In addition to supporting the Bear Creek PTA, membership fees are also tax deductible under our 501c3 (Pass the Hat donations are also ... read full article

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