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: Spring 2019 We are getting ready for another session of after school enrichment classes! Most classes will begin the first full week of February and conclude the last week of April. Registration opens Monday, 1/22! NEW CLASSES! We are excited to announce few new classes this session! Our own Ms. …

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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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Family Fun Nights & Special Events

More information to come!  

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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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Math Challenge

Math Challenge is a FREE program that gives elementary students a chance to practice their mathematical problem-solving skills with fun and engaging problems. Throughout the challenges, the program covers problem solving strategies such as draw a picture or model, make an organized list, look for a pattern, working backward, and guess and check. Details about the program can …

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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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Spelling Bee

Ben Rush Spelling Bee is designed after the Scripps National Spelling Bee. It is a great program designed to help students increase their vocabulary and learn how to compete with peers in a safe and supportive environment. The program is open to all students in grades 1 – 5. Students must register to participate in this program. Registration …

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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! 4th and 5th grade students are required to take part and not required to register. 4th and 5th graders will receive their display boards in …

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yearbook cover


All the memories of the school year — captured forever.    

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