PTA programs

The Ben Rush PTA supports activities not funded by state and district budgets.  Over the past few years, we have underwritten the following:

 School Directory  •  Art Docents  •  Passport Program •  Nature Vision  •  Young Author’s Day  •  Class Field Trips Transportation • Physical Education Equipment  •  School Assemblies  •  Emergency Preparedness  •  Teacher Classroom Supplies  •  Class Socials • Staff Appreciation  •  Ice Cream Socials •  Family Fun Nights (Skate King, Pottery Night, Bingo Night and Sock Hop) •  Student Scholarships  •  Peace Coaches  •  Math Enrichment  •  International Night  • Vision and Hearing Screenings • Safety Patrol Supplies  •  Running Club  •  Robotics Club  •  Science Fair  •  Musical Instruments  • Cheetah Chat (our PTA e-newsletter) •  Magnets •  After-School Programs  • Choir Director Stipends


After-School Enrichment

Ben Rush After School Enrichment: Winter/Spring 2018 Spring Classes will begin the first full week of February and conclude the last week of April. Some classes run shorter schedules so please be sure to note specific class dates within the descriptions. No classes will be held the over mid-winter break or spring break. If school …

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Art docents

Is art your passion?  Join our PTA Art Docent Program to bring super art lessons to our classrooms!  Help children learn about art and create art projects using the Visual Arts & Literacy curriculum. Art supplies and training are provided.  Between planning and delivery of each month’s lesson, this would take approximately 3 hours or …

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CPR Class for 4th & 5th Graders (or their parents!)

From CPR Seattle: “We are an authorized American Heart Association Training Center. We issue certification cards for all of our classes. We have a team of outstanding instructors that keep classes fun and relevant, and ensure that everyone is confident with their skills.” CPR Seattle offers a CPR class for 4th and 5th graders. Additionally, …

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Family Fun Nights & Special Events

2015/2016 Special Event and Family Fun Night Information September 17 – Ice Cream Social – 6:30-7:30pm October 29 – Pumpkin Carving – 6:30-7:30pm November 5 – Pottery Night – 7-8:30pm November 20 – Movie Night – 7pm February 26 – Movie Night – 7pm March 10 – “Pi” Day & Game Night – 6:30-8pm May 26 …

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International Night

International Night will be held Thursday, February 23rd, from 7:00-8:30 in the gym! 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 …

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Reflections is a National PTA arts in education program.  The program was started in 1969 and is the largest arts in education program of its kind in the United States.  Students have the opportunity to use their creative talents by expressing themselves through their own original works created around a theme. The Reflections theme for …

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The Ben Rush Science Fair

What’s Your Big Idea? The Ben Rush Science Fair allows you to test your big idea and learn something new. Show us what a science or engineering wiz you are! All grades are invited to participate. All students who register will receive a free display board from the PTA. Display boards will be delivered to …

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yearbook cover


All the memories of the school year — captured forever.    

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