Ben Rush PTA Communications

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Name: Joy Jernigan
Date registered: April 26, 2012

Latest posts

  1. YOU Are Invited to the Next PTA General Meeting — November 6, 2017
  2. Letter From Your President — September 24, 2017
  3. Welcome Back to School from PTA Hospitality — September 24, 2017
  4. 5th Grade Camp Fundraiser Clothing Drive — April 2, 2017
  5. Save the Date for the Kindergarten Musical — April 2, 2017

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Nov
06

YOU Are Invited to the Next PTA General Meeting

PTA General Meeting – Thursday, November 16, at 7:00 p.m. All parents, teachers, PTA members and non members are welcome to our next PTA General Meeting. In addition to voting on our PTA budget and standing rules, the school resource officer (SRO) from Rose Hill Middle School will speak to us about ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, …

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Sep
24

Letter From Your President

Dear Ben Rush Families, It’s hard to believe that fall has already officially arrived and another school year has begun. As your president of the Ben Rush PTA and long-time Ben Rush parent, I am thrilled to welcome all new and returning Ben Rush students and families!  Your Ben Rush PTA has been busy planning for …

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Sep
24

Welcome Back to School from PTA Hospitality

A big thank you to our awesome PTA Hospitality team, who provided a delicious Welcome Back lunch to the teachers, as well as lemonade for students and parents at the Meet & Greet.

Apr
02

5th Grade Camp Fundraiser Clothing Drive

The 5th grade classes at Ben Rush will be hosting a fundraiser clothing drive April 10 to 29 to raise money for camp. Bins will be placed inside and outside the school. We will accept the following items: Soft Goods: clothing, shoes, hats, scarves, undergarments, jewelry, accessories, bags, wallets, bedding, towels, curtains, tablecloths and other …

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Apr
02

Save the Date for the Kindergarten Musical

The Kindergarten Musical will be Tuesday, April 25th from 6:30 to 7:00 pm in the Ben Rush commons. Our theme will be “Bugs” and you will see a compilation of Music, artwork and scientific exploration by the Kindergarten students. Put it down in your calendars. All friends, family welcome!

Apr
02

Sign Up Now For Primary Choir

Primary Choir begins Tuesday April 11th and will run through June 20th. The last rehearsal will actually be a PIZZA PARTY!  The spring performance will be Thursday, June 15 from 6:30-7.  If your K-2 student has not yet enrolled and is interested in singing and having fun, registration is now open! Sign up here: https://cwsclients.wufoo.com/forms/z1283gkh1khmlhj/

Apr
02

Looking For A New Reader Board Updater

Ben Rush PTA is looking for a volunteer to update the reader board outside the school, which displays messages about upcoming events to the Ben Rush community. If you are interested in helping out, please contact president@benrushpta.org

Mar
06

Family Night Out At Wayback Burgers On Wednesday, March 8

Please join our Ben Rush 5th Graders for family night out at Wayback Burgers on Wednesday, March 8. Wayback Burgers will donate 15% of the proceeds for in store dining or for store pick up via Waybackburgers.com and eat24.com. The money raised will help our 5th graders have a wonderful opportunity to attend outdoor camp. …

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Mar
06

Sign Up For The Science Fair!

All grades are invited to participate in our annual Science Fair Thursday March 30th!  If your student is interested in doing a science or engineering project and showing it at the Science Fair please register ASAP.  The PTA will provide a free display board (delivered to your child’s classroom teacher) for all students who register. …

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Mar
06

Science Fair Resources

Still looking for the perfect Science Fair project? Our Rush Library can help!  We have lots of books with science experiments for all ages and interests.  Just stop by any time during or right after school and browse!  Also, we can recommend the following websites for ideas, planning and helpful hints: SCIENCE BUDDIES (www.sciencebuddies.org) SCIENCE FAIR …

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Mar
05

Join The Ben Rush PTA Board!

Your Ben Rush PTA is currently seeking people interested in serving on the PTA board for the 2017-2018 school year. It’s a fun way to get involved in the Ben Rush community and guide PTA programs such afterschool classes, Science Fair, International Night, Movie Nights and more that make our school a special place. We …

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Feb
12

International Night is Thursday, February 23rd, from 6:30-8:30pm

Ben Rush celebrates International Night each year to honor the international and regional diversity of our school community. It’s a feast for the eyes, a journey around the world.  All families are invited to attend. It’s free. If you would like to offer a performance, a display table, or if you plan to bring food, …

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Feb
12

Passport Club Check Day is February 24

The next Passport Check Day will be on Friday, February 24, in the school commons. Students should study the itinerary on their January maps. Recheck of previous months is also available on regular check day.

Nov
15

Ben Rush PTA Fundraising Opportunity at Bellevue Magic Season Ice Arena

Visit the Bellevue Magic Season Ice Arena at Ashwood Park this holiday season, and earn money for Ben Rush! Mention that you are with Ben Rush at the admission counter, and a $3 donation will be made to Ben Rush PTA for each paid rink admission. This offer is good on the following dates: Nov …

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Nov
06

Walk-A-Thon Update!

Principal of the days were announced on Wednesday at the Spirit Assembly. Congratulations to Ibrahim Karabay, Connor Grimes, Chloe Copley and Dylan McKay. We will be having co-Principals Ibrahim and Connor for a day and then Chloe and Dylan will be co-Principals on another day. We will be extending the donation period to November 10th …

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Nov
06

Usborne Books & More Fall Book Fair Starts This Week

Tuesday, November 8th – Tuesday, November 15th With over 1,500 titles, Usborne Books & More has something for every age & interest!  Covering such topics as science, nature, music, arts & crafts, puzzle adventure stories, classic tales & much more!  We have the books that make both reading & learning FUN! Family Night – Thursday, Nov. …

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Nov
06

Veteran’s Day Assembly Is This Tuesday

Everyone is invited to the Veteran’s Day Assembly this Tuesday, November 8th (yes, Election Day!) from 2:15-2:45pm in the commons. We will have preferred seating for veterans.

Nov
06

URGENT Need For Afterschool Class Coordinator

Ben Rush is desperately in need of a new afterschool class coordinator. These classes include running club, badminton, choir, programming, etc. Our current coordinator will not be able to set up classes for the next session, and we need someone new to step in to fill her role immediately. She will help train the new …

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Nov
06

YOU Are Invited To The PTA General Meeting

PTA General Meeting – Thursday, November 17th at 7pm. Come join us for our second of four General PTA meetings this year. Come help us vote for our Nominating Committee and find out how you can be more involved with the PTA. A draft agenda can be found here.

Oct
17

Ben Rush Walk-a-Thon Is Coming Soon

The Ben Rush Walk-a-Thon is back this year! It will be held on October 28 and will be our only large PTA fundraiser for the year. Packets were sent home last week. Start asking for donations, win prizes, walk/run, and show off your school spirit! Prize drawings begin October 19th.

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