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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Oct
17

Volunteer as a Class Rep!

We are still in need of class reps for the following teachers: Burton, Hines, Robertson, Goldblatt, Allen, Wilson, Wingert Details about the role: -Assist teachers with planning 2-3 classroom parties throughout the year -coordinate parent volunteers to help at party or ask for supplies from parents -Coordinate teacher recognition -collecting money from parents to purchase …

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Oct
17

YOU Are Invited to the PTA General Meeting

PTA General Meeting – Thursday, October 27th at 7pm. Come join us for our first of four General PTA meetings this year. Come learn about our plans for the school year, help us vote as a membership on our Budget and Standing rules and find out how you can be more involved with the PTA. A …

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Oct
17

Join Us For Mini Pumpkin Decorating!

On October 27, from 6 – 7 pm, the Ben Rush PTA will host a mini pumpkin decorating party. Bring a mini pumpkin and craft materials to decorate your pumpkin (we’ll also have decorating materials) and create a small pumpkin friend to take home with you. We will have a few mini pumpkins for purchase …

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Oct
17

Reflections

Calling all young artists, authors, musicians, photographers, film makers and dancers to participate in REFLECTIONS- A national arts competition More details are available at: http://www.wastatepta.org/programs/reflections/program_details.html Start working on your project today! The last date for submission of art work is 28th October 2016. Questions? Contact reflections@benrushpta.org

Oct
17

Do You Know A Veteran?

We are looking for a United States veteran to interview at our Veteran’s Day Assembly on Tuesday, November 8th, 2016, from 2:15-2:45pm. Please contact Mrs. Andrews at amandrews@lwsd.org if you have someone in mind.

Oct
17

October’s Safety Tip of the Month

TIP #1: Emergency Items at Ben Rush Elementary Over many years Ben Rush Elementary PTA Emergency Preparedness Committee has used PTA funds to purchase emergency supplies.  These include: water, tarps for shelter, mylar blankets for warmth, ponchos for rain, porta-potties, toilet paper, medical supplies, and search & rescue supplies. Your donations help us continue to …

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Oct
03

Walk To School This Wednesday (And Every Day!) To Earn Money For Ben Rush

      October is Walk to School Month! Ben Rush is partnering with Redmond SchoolPool to celebrate Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 5. SchoolPool staff will be onsite with give-a-ways for students and safety information. Redmond SchoolPool encourages students to reduce drive-alone trips to school throughout the month of October. Students will …

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Oct
03

Volunteers Needed For Picture Day

Ben Rush PTA is looking for a few volunteers to help make picture day a success on October 6th. Please click the link below to sign up!   http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c084daeaf2aaafd0-picture

Oct
03

Art Docent Information Meeting

You don’t have to be an artist to be an art docent at Ben Rush! Curious? Come to a kickoff meeting and informational session for current art docents and anyone interested in finding out more about the arts program at Ben Rush. Ben Rush Art Room Friday, October 7, 2016 8:45-9:45 AM See you there! …

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Oct
03

Help Out With Health And Vision Screening

Please join us for our annual health and vision screening on Tuesday, October 11. We are looking for 20 volunteers to help out with our morning and afternoon sessions. Please click the link below to sign up! http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c084daeaf2aaafd0-vision

Oct
03

Ben Rush Walk-a-Thon Is Coming Soon

The Ben Rush Walk-a-Thon is back this year! It will be held in late October and will be our only large PTA fundraiser for the year. Get ready to ask for donations, win prizes, walk/run, and show off your school spirit! Look for more information later this week.

Oct
03

Ice Cream Social A Great Success

Thanks to Snoqualmie Ice Cream for donating the raspberry sorbet and to Safeway for donating the vanilla ice cream. We served close to 900 bowls of ice cream this year! Thanks to our awesome teachers for serving toppings and greeting families! And thanks to everyone who came out to enjoy the evening together.

Oct
03

Your Washington. Your Schools. Your Vote. Candidate Forum For The 45th and 48th Legislative Districts.

Wednesday, October 5, 7:00-8:30pm, Redmond High School Performing Arts Center (17272 NE 104th St.; Redmond, WA 98052) Combined, Lake Washington School District and Bellevue School District serve over 45,000 students, and that number is growing every year. This November, the State Representatives in the 45th and 48th Legislative Districts are up for election. Lake Washington …

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Oct
03

Represent Ben Rush PTA At The Legislative Assembly

Each year local PTAs have a chance to send representatives to cast their PTA’s vote at Legislative Assembly. This vote sets the association’s focus and direction with regard to our legislative priorities for the coming two years. The 2016 Washington State PTA Legislative Assembly is coming up on October 21-22 in Olympia. Ben Rush PTA …

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Sep
17

Sign Up Now For Rock ‘n’ More Beginning Guitar

Sep
14

Welcome to the 2016-2017 School year

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

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Sep
14

Registration Is Now Open For After-School Classes

Signups are now open for the fall session of after-school classes! We have a great lineup for your kids, including Coding With Kids: Game Development, Intermediate Choir, Rock ‘n More Beginning Guitar, Badminton Club, and more. You can see all the options and sign up at: http://benrushpta.org/pta-programs/after-school-classes-and-clubs/ Registration will close on Sunday, September 25. Many classes will …

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Sep
14

Save the Date: Ice Cream Social on September 22

Ben Rush PTA is sponsoring an ice cream social on Thursday, September 22, from 6:30-7:30pm. Come on out to reconnect with old friends or meet new ones, while enjoying some tasty ice cream. All Ben Rush students and their families are welcome to attend.

May
01

Ben Rush Recognized With Two Washington Achievement Awards

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and the State Board of Education (SBE) have recognized Ben Rush Elementary with two Washington Achievement Awards for 2015: Overall Excellence: Schools qualify for recognition if their Composite Achievement Index rating places them among the top 5% of schools statewide. The Composite Achievement Index rating is based …

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May
01

It’s Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week!

The week of May 2 to May 6 is Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week. During this week we will show appreciation for all the hard work of the teachers and staff at Ben Rush. Here is what we have planned: Monday: Breakfast. Please sign up to bring a dish or help. www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0E45A5A722A6FD0-breakfast Tuesday: Card Day. Send your …

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