PTA President

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Name: PTA President
Date registered: April 26, 2012
URL: http://benrushpta.org

Latest posts

  1. Read-A-Thon update — October 18, 2018
  2. Warm Welcome from the PTA President! — September 4, 2018
  3. Talent Show 2016 Video Now Available — May 11, 2016
  4. 2015 Annual Report — June 12, 2015
  5. Special After School Class Offering – Smart With Art Winter Holiday Workshop! Register Now! — November 21, 2014

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Oct
18

Read-A-Thon update

Last weekend to donate!! Current Donations are at 40% of our $45K goal with only 5 days remaining. We have a Fundraising Gap: need to raise $29.1K.  We have over 420 kids with $0 fundraising participation. Donate Today at www.BenRushPTA.org/read.

Sep
04

Warm Welcome from the PTA President!

Hello, my name is Cristin McClellan and I am your 2018-2019 PTA President! This is also my 9th year as a Ben Rush Elementary mom so it is my pleasure to welcome you parent-to-parent or parent-to-family/care givers to this wonderful community! The PTA is many things but first and foremost it is the largest and …

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May
11

Talent Show 2016 Video Now Available

We have the videographer produced video of the 2016 Talent Show! It is now available for download.

Jun
12

2015 Annual Report

Our Annual Report for 2014-2015 is now available as a document and a slide show below.

Nov
21

Special After School Class Offering – Smart With Art Winter Holiday Workshop! Register Now!

Create artful gifts for the winter holidays! Join Smart With Art for a special two-hour workshop, and create two handmade fine art gifts that are sure to become keepsakes. Each project will be gift wrapped, ready for giving for the winter holiday season.  Kids will have fun getting creative and enjoy getting into the gift-giving …

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Sep
03

We Want You as an After-School Coordinator

The PTA is looking for a volunteer (or two!) to take on the incredibly important role of after-school coordinator.  Among the job duties are: Coordinate class offerings with vendors Coordinate club offerings with teachers and volunteers Coordinate volunteer presence for after-school classes Help prepare the registration page on the PTA website with class descriptions and …

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Aug
17

Kindergarten Orientation and Teacher Meet & Greet

Mark you calendars! Kindergarten Orientation will take place Wednesday, August 27th from 6:30-7:30PM in the Ben Rush Elementary Common Area.  We are pleased to let you know the YMCA will be on site to supervise any little ones who will be joining you.  We look forward to seeing you there! The Teacher Meet & Greet …

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Jul
14

2014/2015 Open Board & Coordinator Positions! We need you!

The Ben Rush PTA needs you! Love to organize parties, make folks smile and provide support to our fabulous teachers?  We are seeking volunteers for all our Hospitality positions. Is health and wellness a priority for you and your family?  Then share your passion with the Ben Rush community as our Health & Welfare Director. …

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Jul
01

Join us on July 12th at the Derby Days Parade

Join us on July 12th at the Derby Days Parade.  Ben Rush will be participating in the Kid’s Parade so bikes, spirit wear and Cheetah pride are welcome.  If on a bike remember helmet’s are required! Please join us by 9:30AM for the 10A parade start.  The meeting spot is the old Redmond Post Office. …

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Jun
23

Enjoy Summer Vacation!

Enjoy your summer vacation.  Stay tuned for important dates for the start of the 2014-2105 School Year!

Jun
10

Talent Show 2014 Video Now Available

The videographer has delivered the Talent Show video and it is now available for download.

Jun
09

Congratulations to Redmond West Little League Coaches Gary Schauer and Paul Grimes

Redmond West Coast Division Pirates and AAA Division Blue Jays won the City Regional Tournament Monday night against Redmond North. Both of the winning Managers are Ben Rush dads and the win is probably a great early Father’s Day present. Congratulations to all the Coast Division Pirates and AAA Blue Jays!  

Apr
22

2013-14 Yearbooks On Sale Now

Your school year is special. Your yearbook captures a year full of events, friends, and school activities. It’s a place where your teachers and friends can jot down shared memories, too. Ben Rush Yearbooks are on sale now.  Click here to order.  Orders are due by June 6th! Questions: Contact Joy Jernigan @ fundraising@benrushpta.org

Apr
21

Technology Volunteer Wanted

Reading this post?  Good start.  Experience with WordPress, Constant Contact and/or Google Apps?  Ben Rush PTA is looking for a volunteer to shadow the current Technology volunteer and help out during the 2014-2015 school year. Work from home in your spare time!  Make no $$!  Donate through Matching Funds! Seriously – it’s a fabulous opportunity …

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Apr
14

Ben Rush PTA Executive Board Approved

UPDATE!  The 2014-2015 Executive board was elected during last night’s General PTA Meeting. President: Pauline and Garth Gillespie (current Co-Presidents) Vice-President: Danielle Rood.  Welcome Danielle! Treasurer: Marcy Chartier and Chip Smith (current Co-Treasurers) Secretary: Jennifer Grimes (current Secretary) We thank you all for being part of the PTA Leadership!

Mar
25

Enrollment Extended Through April 11 – Don’t Delay! Sign Up Now for Spring After School Classes

Sign Up Today for Spring After School classes at Ben Rush!   Enrollment Extended through April 11 (space permitting) Primary Choir (K-2), Smart with Art, Keyboarding, Mad Science, TechSmartKids, Jump Rope, Running Club and Spanish comprise our offerings for Spring session – Beginning April 14th.   More information and registration.  

Feb
16

International Night is Thursday March 6

Join us in a celebration of Ben Rush Elementary’s journey around the world in one evening!  All families and friends are welcome, If you are interested in performing or having a table,  sign up on the Ben Rush PTA website. For questions, please contact sanjivani37@gmail.com.  Volunteers are needed for this event. More information …

Feb
09

Science Fair Registration Open!

Registration for the 2014 Science Fair at Ben Rush is underway! What’s Your Big Idea? The Ben Rush Science Fair allows you to test your big idea, learn something new, and maybe show off a little. Show us what a science wiz you are! Date: Thursday, April 3, 2014 Time: 6:00-8:00 pm Location: Gym and …

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Sep
26

Intermediate Choir (grades 3-5)

Ben Rush Intermediate Choir Fall Choir begins Thursday October 10th for Grades 3-5. Grades:  3-5 Day/Time:  Thursdays 3:00-4:00 Room/Location: Music Room Cost Per Child: $35 includes T-shirt and pizza party but NOT the EMP admission Start Date:  Oct. 10, 2013 End Date:  December, 19  2013 There will be NO rehearsal on Thursday Oct 17. The first concert is …

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Sep
17

Sign Up for Fifth Grade Robotics

Mr. Miller will be teaching the Ben Rush Robotics program again this year. Learning Goals: Learn to use science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills together; Learn how to program computers to control robots; Reinforce teamwork and cooperative problem solving. Class times will be in the mornings from 7-8:10AM and only open to fifth graders. …

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