Beaver Brook Elementary School

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May 7, 2018 
PTO Meeting Update Thank you to our executive board members for their time and efforts in working together for the benefit of our students and staff: Susan Nash, Jaclyn Cleary, Stephanie Maxwell, and Carolyn Russo. We will be looking for parents/guardians who are interested in running for election to an office as our board members move on to other schools or school activities. If you would like to know more so you can consider a treasurer or secretary position, please come to the Monday, June 4 at 7PM meeting in the Beaver Brook cafeteria. Keep collecting and sending in Box Top labels. We recently earned $397.30. Booster Thon Fun Run funding continues to support teaching and learning with hundreds of books added to classroom and library collections, including the addition of Portuguese/English books being ordered for students to borrow. Funds are also being used to support Student Field Day, which showcases exercise and play activities with opportunities to practice good sportsmanship. If you are doing spring cleaning, bring old clothes, shoes, sheets, blankets, and stuffed animals to our Bay State Textile boxes in the parking lot. Beaver Brook receives a check from the company for these textile deposits in our white box. Staff would like to thank the PTO for decorating and providing food during Educator Appreciation Week.

April 2, 2018
We met on April 2. Consider taking on a leadership role in the PTO. Come to the Monday, May 7 at 7PM meeting to learn more about the executive board tasks and support provided for those new to PTO leadership. Elections will be at the June meeting. At our meeting, we discussed what the teachers have requested for their students through the Booster Thon funding. This includes assemblies, books, and science consumables. We are also getting a pump to inflate recess balls. Thanks and keep sending in Box Top labels.

January 26, 2018
Come to the PTO meeting Monday, February 5 at 7PM if interested in volunteering to help with the Special Someone Dance February 9 or with the Book Fair

1. Please send in your box tops from General Mills products before Friday, Feb. 16, in time for our next mailing.
2. Scholastic Book Fair will be the week Feb 28-March 6. If you are interested in helping with set up /pack up of book shelves or assisting students with their purchasing, be sure you’ve read the Volunteer guidelines and have a CORI form on file.

January 8, 2018
Join us Monday, February 5 at 7PM if interested in volunteering to help with the events coming up-Book Fair, Dance, and Bingo 1. Thank you to everyone who has been collected General Mills box tops so we get the money to use for student activities. Please send in your box tops before Friday, Feb. 16, in time for our next mailing. 2. Square 1 Art is a memory event where students create an art design then it can be put on mugs, stickers, calendars, etc for a fee. It will be done in February or March to be available in early May. 3. Scholastic Book Fair will be the week Feb 28-March 6. This is an event to promote reading at home and starting a home library. If you are interested in volunteering to set up or pack up the book shelves that week, or assisting students with their purchasing, be sure you’ve read the Volunteer guidelines and have a CORI form on file. 4. Planning began on a Winter Special Someone Dance and Student Bingo for February and March. 5. Booster Thon Fun Run date will be Oct 25.

December 8, 2017
PTO Update From Dec 4 Meeting Thank you to those sending in General Mills Box Tops. Keep them coming in. Booster Thon total is $26, 569.37. School staff and parents are invited to submit ideas of how we will use this money to improve student life and enrichment- suggestions so far include improvements to the courtyard to develop it as a science area or creating outdoor free libraries on school grounds. Next meeting is Monday, January 8 at 7PM.

November 9, 2017
PTO Meeting of November 6
Once again, the PTO and BBES staff wish to thank the volunteers, family and friend donators, and business partners who contributed to the success of our Booster Thon Fun Run.

A reminder you can register your Stop & Shop card: www.stopandshop.com for the A+ school support program.
Box Tops also raised $ 624.90. Thank you for clipping General Mills product box tops and sending them to school. Keep doing so.
Discussion of possible student/family events such as a Winter Wonderland Bash or Movie Night. Author Event coming Dec. 7.
Next meeting is December 4 at 7-8PM in school cafeteria.

October 2, 2017
���������� We are submitting our fall General Mills Box Tops this month so please send them in with your child by Friday, October 20.
���������� Boo Bash on October 26 is looking for donations of snacks and small water bottles; and for people to help prepare or clean up. Send a note, with your contact information, and the office will pass it on to Christine Kelly, event chairperson.
���������� PTO has provided funding for our Bucket Filler positive behavior program: books and student incentive materials
���������� A book fair will be held in February/ March for students
���������� Booster Thon Fun Run, the annual fundraiser, is getting into gear with a theme of students being brave by being a leader in doing the right thing and being a kind, safe friend. Join us Thursday, Nov. 2 to see your child run laps as part of a team!
���������� Baystate Textiles donation of $105.75 was received by PTO
���������� Next meeting is Monday, November 6 at 7PM

September 29, 2017
You are invited to support our school by partnering with Stop & Shop through their A+ Rewards program. Each time you use your Stop & Shop card, the store contributes funds to your selected school (2 schools per card). To sign up do the following:

�‚� Find your 13-digit STOP & SHOP CARD number on back of your card
�‚� Visit www.stopandshop.com click on SIGN IN (top right) to log on to your online account or click REGISTER to create your on-line account. Once you are logged in to your account, you can select Beaver Brook Elementary School for A+ Rewards.
�‚� OR you can call Consumer Affairs at 1-877-366-2668 and select Option #1. Beaver Brook School 1 Ralph Hamlin Lane, Abington, MA

September 8, 2017
The BBES PTO Officers invite you to the first meeting on Monday, Sept. 11 at 7PM in the cafeteria (enter door B at gym). We will begin with introductions so you can meet others and give you some time at the end to chat to get to know each other. Our agenda and meeting minutes are sent through the Beaver Brook automated email service Constant Contact. Come hear about the exciting Booster Thon Fun Run to be held November 2 and learn about volunteer opportunities.

Officers: Ms. Maxwell, Ms. Cleary, Ms. Russo, and Ms. Nash