Bear Creek Elementary PTA

May 2015  


FRIDAY, June 12th

School Field Day
9:05-10:55 – Primary grades
1:05-2:55 – Intermediate Grades


Paper order deadline for SchoolKidz School supply kits


THURSDAY, June 18th

Last Day of School. Dismissal at 11am.


FRIDAY, June 19th

Online order deadline for SchoolKidz School supply kits

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2015-2016 School Times
Next year school will begin at 8:45AM, and dismiss at 3:15PM. Playground supervision and breakfast service will begin at 8:25AM. Wednesday dismissal time will be 1:40PM.

2015-2016 PTA WANTS YOU!!!
Bear Creek has a long tradition of wonderful volunteers....If you would like to volunteer or just have questions and/or ideas, please reach out to us. We would love to hear from you!

Please contact your 2015-2016 Co-Presidents Anna Adams ( and Jennifer Rodgers (

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SchoolKidz School supply kits
Order forms for SchoolKidz School supply kits went home in Friday folders two weeks ago. You can order online at . Use account number 94363. You can also order by returning the order form to school along with a check made payable to Bear Creek PTA . Paper Ordering Deadline: June 12th Online Ordering Deadline: June 19th Kits will available for pick up at the Back to School Open House/Ice Cream Social at the end of August. ... read full article

Golden Acorn Awards
A HUGE thank you to everyone who took the time to make Golden Acorn (Volunteer of the Year) and Golden Apple (Outstanding Educator) nominations. The long list of nominations is a great reminder of what an amazing community we have at Bear Creek. There are so many parents and staff members who work extra hard to make Bear Creek Elementary such a great school and learning environment for our kids. It is hard to recognize just two recipients for each award. This year we were also able to recognize an Outstanding Advocate .   Congratulations to our Award Winners!  Golden ... read full article

Action Alert on HB 2214 - Increasing academic rigor and streamlining assessment requirements
Dear PTA Members, Wednesday afternoon, the House passed House Bill 2214 which will make needed reforms to academic testing in Washington State.  The Washington State PTA supports this effort and we are asking you to Take Action  and send a message to the state senate urging its passage out of the senate .   The bipartisan proposal was developed by Representatives Chad Magandenz, Chris Reykdal and David Taylor. According to prime sponsor Representative Chris Reykdal, ‚ÄúThere is a moment to reflect if we have layered on too many things.  Have we added too much cost, have we made the system more ... read full article

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