Bennie Elementary PTA, Allen Park, MI

  Bennie PTA... we do more than just bake cookies!!! 

 Important Events

January 21, 2016
Family Fun Night
Did someone say FUN...Join us on on Thursday, January 21st from 6:30 to 8:00 pm in the Bennie cafeteria for lots of fun, games and food for the whole family!  See our flyer below about all the fun events! 

We are in need of donations for the cake walk. If you are interested in donating some baked goods, take a look at the link below and sign up for whatever your specialty is...

Donations can be brought to the office the day of the event.  

We are also looking for a few volunteers. Please contact Jenny Bireta at if you can donate or volunteer.

Thank you!!!

January 22, 2016

Lunch with the Principal for the top fundraisers from Texas Roadhouse Rolls 

Congratulations to our top sellers! Thank you for your support!

K-Stanley - Landon Gendron
K-Hayden - Nathan Harris
K-Housley/Danz - Kaycee Korzeniewski

1st-Lauth - Ricky Neer
1st-Maynard - Gabriel Waddell
1st-McCall - Kyle Krohn

2nd-Davis - Aaron Stewart
2nd-Riker - Christopher Cosgrove
2nd-Simonds - Dakota Kelley

3rd-Hines - Donovan Schwartz
3rd-Siegwald - Ben Giannetti
3rd-Quisenberry - Josalyn West

4th-Graziana - Cooper Brown
4th-Manor - Madison McGrath
4th-Klein- Tyler Hutchison

5th-Danz- Cameron Morningstar
5th-Flood - Anna Warner
5th-Fraser - Colin Sclater & Tanner Toulouse (Tied)

Congratulations to all our winners and a BIG thank you for your support!!

If you have any questions, feel free to contact:  


Ysenia Houchins   (313) 383-1425

Jenny Bireta        (313) 410-4532

February 8, 2016 thru February 12, 2016

COMING SOON! Spring 2016 Book Fair

SAVE THE DATE: FEBRUARY 08-12, 2016.  Our Book Fair theme – Feelin' Groovy – peace, love, books - overflowing with fun, engaging, and affordable books kids want to read.

Please consider recycling your gently used books!  We will have book donation bins set up at the book fair for our upcoming “Bingo for Books” event.  We are in great need of chapter books for grades 3rd-5th.  Students that donate at the book fair will receive a FREE book mark!

Need some Birthday Presents or Easter Basket gifts come shop during conference times.  We will be open during Parent/Teacher conference times; Wednesday, February 10 and Thursday, February 11 from 5:00pm-7:30pm. 

Autumn Foley and Ysenia Houchins
Book Fair Chairs

February 16, 2016

We are hosting our first Bennie Family Night out on February 16 at Sky Zone Trampoline Park in Taylor, MI.  So if you are going to be home for winter break come out and jump with other Bennie Bobcats from 10am-8pm.  See the flyer below for special pricing for Bennie. When paying at the door let them know you are there for Bennie Elementary or bring the flyer with you. (Flyers will be sent home with students sometime next week)  There is also a link RESERVE YOUR JUMPS TODAY to purchase pre-sale tickets. PLEASE NOTE: if  pre-buying tickets you will need to note that it is for the Bennie fundraiser in order for us to get credit.

You can also view a Bennie promotional video here

If you have any questions please contact Dawn Short at - Restaurant/Event Night Chair

Bingo for Books

Hello Bennie Families!  

Our 4th Annual Bingo for Books event is just around the corner! 

We are still in great need of gently used children and adult books.  We are also in need of like new/gently used stuffed animals for Book Buddies.  We will be accepting donations at our Spring Book fair. You may also bring in any donations to the school office and place in the designated bins.   

More information to come about he event.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact one of us.

Warmest Regards,

and Kristie Lauth,




Click Here to Read the October PTA Newsletter
 Bennie PTA Membership
PTA Membership Drawing
Tracey Fink is our first WINNER for the $25.00 gift card drawing. Way to go Tracey!!!  Miss Rikers class won the first Sundae Bar of the year!  Way to go Miss Rikers class!

We currently have 122 Bennie PTA members and are striving to reach our goal of 162 members. There is still time to turn your membership form in. Who can be the next drawing WINNER!!! The next drawing will take place in April and remember, the class with the highest participation will win an ice cream sundae bar. Yum.... 
 Thank you for your support!  If you have not turned in your PTA membership form, be sure to send it in with your student. Joining PTA does not obligate you to give your time. (Although we will happily accept more volunteers!) Your $7 does help fund school events and assemblies.
As an added Bonus, Your membership form will enter you into a quarterly drawing for a $25 gift card and the class with the highest participation wins a Sundae Bar!

Still thinking about joining Bennie PTA? What are you waiting for... Come join the fun!
Download a PTA membership form.  Just $7 per person.  Make checks payable to “Bennie PTA” and return the form and money to your child’s teacher.  For more about membership, click here.
PTA Meetings

Meetings are the first Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm.  All are welcome.  Free child care is provided by AP High School National Honor Society or Interact Club students in the gym. The Treasurer's reports and meeting minutes are now available online

Connect with Us

If you would like to receive email about Bennie PTA events and volunteer opportunities send email to and ask to be added to the distribution list.
To reach a PTA board member, check the list of officers located here.











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