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Welcome to the Broadus Wood PTO!  The PTO is a non-profit organization of all parents, guardians, and staff at Broadus Wood and our mission is to foster the best educational experience possible for our students. We strive to do this through a variety of ways. We fund field trips and assemblies, hold after school and evening events, and purchase items to improve facilities and instruction. We also work to facilitate communication among staff and families and provide a forum to discuss long-term plans for the school. 


Due to technical difficulties, all current PTO information will be posted on the homepage.
Thank you!


Back to School Picnic

Mother Nature is NOT cooperating.  The Picnic has been CANCELED and rescheduled for Friday, September 20th from 6-8pm.
 Please note, 106 Street Food will NOT be there due to the date change, so please bring your own dinner.  Sweet Tooth will be there with ice cream available for purchase.

Muffin Wednesday

Every other Wednesday we ask parents to provide a light breakfast for staff as a way to let them know that we appreciate all of their hard work!  In the past, parents have brought in bagels and cream cheese, yogurt, muffins, donuts and coffee, and fresh fruit.   Please visit our website for more information and to sign up.


Al Carbon Fundraiser

Save the Date! Please join us on Thursday, October 10th at Al Carbon.  A portion of all the proceeds will be donated to the PTO.  Please be sure to mention BW PTO at check out and remember that all orders must be paid for IN-STORE to be eligible.



School Supplies

Once again, we have decided to purchase the school supplies and ask every family to pay a supply fee. Providing the supplies in this way not only saves time and money for you, it makes classroom management much easier for the teachers. 
 
This year the supply fee will be $25 per child.  We need to emphasize that the PTO is not raising money through this effort. If everyone pays their fee, the PTO will still need to cover part of the cost. For that reason, it is very important that everyone return their supply fee as soon as possible. While school supplies are an expected expense, we understand that some of our families are facing challenging situations. Please do not hesitate to request a scholarship if that would be helpful at this time. 
 
If you did not pay at Open House, you may send your payment in via Backpack Express.  Please fill out the form and send either cash or a check made out to the Broadus Wood PTO.  Then put the form and payment in a sealed envelope labeled “PTO School Supplies”

 


Back to School Check List


The start of the year is a very busy time. We hope this list will be helpful in getting everyone off to a great start.
  1. Complete the student registration process through Parent Portal.
  2. Bookmark our webpage. 
  3. Make sure you are on our e-mail list for announcements. Go to this link to join the group. 
  4. Link your store loyalty/reward cards (Kroger, Harris Teeter, Giant & Target) to Broadus Wood Elementary. You must do this again even if you have linked your cards in the past. For more information go here.
  5. If you have an Amazon account, use AmazonSmile and choose the Broadus Wood PTO as your charity. We will receive a small percentage of every purchase.
  6. Submit the supply fee, which this year is $25 per child. The fee can be paid through Backpack Express.

 




Communications

The PTO communicates with families in several ways. Make sure you are connected!

1.  Backpack Express. Although we and the school are trying to use electronic communications as much as possible, we will occasionally send home paper flyers. Our teachers put these in your child's folder/backpack. You may also return things like order forms in this manner.

2.  The Bobcat Bulletin. This is our weekly newsletter. To make sure you receive this, simply sign up at this link.

3.  BWESNewsOnline. This is our e-mail listserv, which we primarily use for reminders and other announcements. To sign up, click on this link.



2019-2020 Executive Board

Position Name Email
Co-President Sarah Tullopresident@bwpto.org
 Co-PresidentHeather Russellveep@bwpto.org
 Treasurer Jessica Kirbytreasurer@bwpto.org
 Secretary Elizabeth Hatchersecretary@bwpto.org
 Volunteer Coordinator Jennifer Skippervolunteer@bwpto.org
 Principal Ms. Amy Morris amorris@k12albemarle.org
 Teacher RepresentativeMs. Meghann Wymermwymer@k12albemarle.org 




Upcoming Events

9/10 - Back to School Night, 6-7:30pm

9/13 - Back to School Picnic, 6-8pm - CANCELED 

9/20 - Back to School Picnic RAIN DATE, 6-8pm

10/4 - Mornings with Morris, 8am

10/8 - PTO Meeting, 7:30pm

10/10 - Al Carbon Fundraiser Night

10/25 - Fall Festival, 6:30-8:30pm

11/5 - Election Day Bake Sale

11/12 - PTO Meeting, 7:30pm

12/6 - Mornings with Morris, 8am

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