Recording available – 5 Ways to Optimize Your Kid’s Brain for Success!


We appreciated the time Dr. Tina Huang spent with us last week to understand ways to set up our children for success.  A recording of the event will be available through Sunday, November 29th on our website, as well as a list of additional resources Dr. Huang shared with us.  If there are topics you are interested in learning more about please email board@benrushpta.org.

Last Chance to Register for Math Challenge Tournament


The Fall 2020 Math Challenge Tournament will be held online on Saturday December 12, 2020.

Tournament registration has been extended to Monday, Nov 30th at Noon.

During the registration you will find a field called “School GiveBack Program” – as shown in the picture. Please enter this 3-digit code 124

You can find more information about the tournament at https://www.ellipsisacademy.com/fall-2020-math-challenge-tournament.html

Have more questions? Don’t hesitate to contact your PTA Math Enrichment team at mathchallenge@benrushpta.org

Safety Night Webinars


The LWPTSA Emergency Preparedness Committee is taking the COVID-cancelled district-wide Safety Night Event from last Spring online into a webinar series for parents, students and staff. Join us for several webinars throughout the year on a variety of safety and emergency preparedness topics.

Please RSVP for the first two webinars here. Links to join the meetings will come in the reminder email 2 days prior.

  • Tuesday, December 1st, 7:00-8:00 pm – Safety & Privacy Online by Sarah K. Miller, Emergency Management Professional & Crisis Manager. This session will cover the basics of cyber hygiene, designed to help you and your family stay safe online. We’ll talk about how to keep private information private, how to avoid unsafe situations, and what to do if you make a mistake. Come prepared with questions!
  • Thursday, December 10th, 7:00-8:00 pm – Emergency Preparedness for the Family by Pattijean Hooper, PhD, City of Redmond Emergency Manager. Learn ways to keep the whole family prepared for disasters that you might experience while at home such as earthquakes, wildfires, and winter storms.

Questions or comments: emergency.prep@lwptsa.net

Biweekly Math Challenge


Math Challenge # 5 and the solution for Math Challenge # 4 are available starting from
Friday, November 20th 2020.

Check more details about the program, how to participate and the challenges calendar at https://www.mathinaction.org/ben-rush.html

Please remember to use the following pattern for the subject line when submitting your solution:

MC#;FirstName;LastName;Grade:TeacherLastName

Example: MC4;Samar;Hossam;3;Smith

Notes:

  • If you do not have access to a printer, just write your answers on a white sheet of paper and submit the solution.
  • If you would like to submit old sheets or cannot finish the challenge by the due date, feel free to submit it later. ALL solutions are accepted 😉