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Need labels for you child's clothes?
 
Keep all their gear organized and out of the lost and found. We've partnered with Emily Press Labels to help identify belongings so they return home. Their personalized name labels are super durable, dishwasher, microwave and laundry safe. Available in lots of cool designs and colors too! When your order through our special shopping link, a portion of the proceeds benefits Burton Valley PTA. emilypress.com/bve 


Join the fun at the Fall FamIly Festival 
October 16th from 11am-2pm.  Click here to buy your tickets and learn more about this fun event.



VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

BVE needs a LPIE Fundraising Chair.  Join the LPIE Power Party Team to help find BVE families to host pay-to-plays for the annual LPIE Power Party.  Contact Heidi Keeley or Erica Beeman for more information.

Sign up to volunteer in the Library. Click here to volunteer during your child's class.

Click here to find out about opportunities to volunteer in your child's classroom

In an effort to continue to enhance and build upon our connected BVE community, we have created Grade Level Captains that will be responsible for coordinating quarterly informal social events by grade level. The Grade Level Captains will also help to coordinate volunteers for the following campus-wide BVE events by grade level:
o Kindergarten: Teacher Appreciation Week in May
o 1st Grade: Book Fair/Ice Cream Social in March
o 2nd Grade: Red Ribbon Week in October 
o 3rd Grade: Fall Family Festival in October 
o 4th Grade: Camp Bobcat in May
o 5th Grade: 5th Grade Activities (various dates)
Please contact your Grade Level Captain or the PTA President, Stephanie Francis-Jones for more information or with any questions.

Grade Level Captains
5: Teli Thayer and we are currently looking for another 5th Grade Captain to join the team. Please contact  Stephanie Francis-Jones if you are interested.

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UPCOMING EVENTS - For More Information Click Here

  

 September 26-30 - Parent/Teacher Conferences; 12pm dismissal

 September 27 - Odyssey of the Mind Informational Meeting 7pm, BVE Library

 October 4 - Walk to School Day 


 October 10 - Staff Development Day; No School for Students


 October 16 - Fall Family Festival 11am - 1pm


 
October 17-21 - 3rd Grade Otis Lennon School Abilities Test (OLSAT)



 
President's Message

September 19, 2016

 
Dear Families,
 
It was so wonderful to see many of you at our very informative PTA meeting last Thursday evening. Rachel Zinn, Amy Parlett, Lenee Cadotte, Sue Rusk, and I provided a detailed look at the LAFSD, LPIE and BVE PTA budgets. It was great to see so many new faces and hope that you are able to make one of our upcoming PTA meetings. Our meetings are a great place to meet other parents on campus, have your questions answered, and have a voice at BVE.
 
Our hotlunch program is off to a wonderful start!  Thank you to Angela Mullin for working diligently to streamline the program and for organizing our 26 parent volunteers per week.  Thank you also to all of the parents that have volunteered their time to the hotlunch program.  The program is 100% PTA run so we couldn't serve our students over 1,500 meals per week without you!
 
As a result of Angela and Chef Rezika's hard work, we have noticed many positive changes in the lunchroom, such as shorter wait times for your kids and faster service by our volunteers.  This equates to more time for your kids to enjoy their lunch with their friends. We are still in need of volunteers to help maintain the flow to the lunchroom so please consider donating your time to work a shift. Email: hotlunchmama@gmail.com
 
Please join me at the upcoming SEED and LAFSD interactive discussion with Deborah Penry on September 21st at 6pm in the Stanley Library where we will learn how to "Find[ing] Our Words". More information can be found here.

With Gratitude...
A huge thank you to Claire Gallacher for paving the way for a great start to the school year as PTA President last year. The countless hours Claire has contributed are so impactful and I am very grateful for all of her support.

 
All the best for a wonderful week ahead!
Stephanie Francis-Jones
BVE PTA President 2016-2017
 

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