Benjamin Rush PTA

Discontinued Programs

Passport Club
Passport Club

Chair:
(none)
When:
September thru May

Passport Club aims to make global competency a natural part of the school curriculum and inspire students to be curious about the world around them.

Reflections and Art Enrichment
Reflections and Art Enrichment

Chair:
(none)
When:
September thru January

In-school art enrichment and coordinating submissions for National PTA Reflections art competition.

Spelling Bee
Spelling Bee

Chair:
(none)
When:
November thru February

The Ben Rush Spelling Bee is designed after the Scripps National Spelling Bee.  It is an excellent program aimed at increasing the participant's spelling abilities, vocabulary, and learning how to compete in a safe supportive environment.

Community Relations

Hospitality
Hospitality

Chair:
(none)

The Hospitality committee is responsible for overseeing appreciation, awards, and refreshments, including teacher/staff appreciation events and lunches, and refreshments for PTA meetings and events. The Hospitality committee also assists the PTA President in organizing activities at the beginning of school, including Kindergarten Orientation and Meet & Greet.
Membership
Membership

Chair:
(none)

This committee handles the PTA membership drive at the beginning of the year. We are striving for 100% membership!
Fundraising
Fundraising

Chair:
(none)

PTA Programs

Math Enrichment
Math Enrichment

Chair:
(none)
When:
September thru May

The Biweekly Math Challenge is a FREE program that gives elementary students a chance to practice their mathematical problem-solving skills with fun and engaging problems. The Math Challenge Tournament is an annual National Mathematics tournament open to students in grades 2-6.

Special Events and Family Fun Nights
Special Events and Family Fun Nights

Chair:
(none)
When:
All Year

Ben Rush PTA hosts a variety of special events throughout the year to bring families together and build our school community.

Yearbook
Yearbook

Chair:
When:
September thru June

Ben Rush PTA coordinates the creation and distribution of a school yearbook for distribution at the end of the school year.

After School Enrichment
After School Enrichment

Chair:

We are collaborating with teacher and outside vendors to offer classes this fall. Outside vendors have supplied us with the information and links for their programs. Registration for school programs will be through this website. A link is provided for vendor programs to register on vendor website.

International Night
International Night

Chair:
(none)
When:
Spring

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.

Science Fair
Science Fair

Chair:
(none)
When:
Spring

The Benjamin Rush PTA Science Fair is held each year in the spring. All students are invited to participate by entering a science project.

Spirit Wear
Spirit Wear

Chair:

We sell high quality t-shirts and sweatshirts with our school colors and logo. Parents can purchase these items anytime and kids can wear them on spirit days (the first Wednesday of every month) or anytime they want!