Happy fall, everyone! We've made it through the beginning of school, and are ready to gear up for all the exciting events coming up this fall at Bell Elementary!
The Bell PTSA is made up of parents, teachers, grandparents, guardians, school staff and others in the community that want to improve and enrich the educational lives of our children.
On this website, you can find information about our activities, important forms, PTSA Board member names and the ability to sign up for volunteer activities.
Mark your calendars for the Harvest Party! October 28th , 6.30-8 pm
It's Fall and that means the annual Harvest Party is coming soon! The annual PTSA Harvest Party is Friday October 28th , 6:30 to 8 pm! Plenty of fun activities including Trunk or Treat!
There will be fun all-age activities such as Bingo, Caramel Apples, Cake Walk, Crafts, Trunk or Treat and MORE. Costumes encouraged, please no scary themes, masks, or toy weapons.
We need volunteers, so please sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0444adaf22abf58-bell3
Fun Run is here! Thursday, 11/3
This week we kicked off the Apex Fun Run with a great assembly for the kids to get them excited about the next week and a half leading up to the Fun Run! Your child should have come home with a pledge packet with details on how to select their free race-day t-shirt and set up their online pledge page, ready for sharing on all forms of social media. This is your chance to help all Bell students by participating in our biggest (and best!) fundraiser of the year. Your kiddo would also love to have you cheer for them the day of the run, which will be Thursday, 11/3. We still have room for helpers too: http://www.signupgenius.com/
Important dates to remember:
October 24th - Fun Run Kick off - Fun Run packets go home, help your students get pledges!
October 25th - November 2nd - we will have athletes in each classroom teaching lessons on how to be a Legend and wrap up the lessons with our Fun Run on November 3rd . Each day students will get a bracelet that corresponds to the lesson of the day. Ask them about it!
November 3rd – Your student will come to school ready to run laps to support Bell!
November 4th - Collection packets go home.
November 10th - Packets due.
Be sure to check the AG Bell PTSA Facebook page for daily updates and more information. Any questions? Please contact Diane Devlyne -Thompson at email@example.com.
Annual Candy Buy-Back Program with Dr. Neal (Nov 1st & 2nd)
Got Candy??? Save a Tooth, treat a Troop!
Bring in your candy donations to school on Monday & Tuesday, November 1st & 2nd to get your classroom CASH for Bell! Dr. Neal’s Office will “buy back” candy at $1 per pound. Bell gets the funds and our U.S. Military deployed in combat gets the candy! The classroom with the most pounds donated will win a pizza party hosted by Dr. Neal! This year’s goal is 450 pounds. For more information, contact Diane Devlyne-Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UW Huskies Football Game – Final day to order tickets is Friday October 28th!
Don’t forget to support Bell at the UW Huskies vs Arizona football game on November 19th! Final order deadline is October 28th. You can order your tickets directly online here: https://squareup.com/store/bell-elementary-ptsa/item/uw-huskies-tickets
Contact Diane Devlyne -Thompson at email@example.com with any questions.
Collect Box Tops!
Did you collect Box Tops For Education over the summer? We earn 10 cents for our kids with each Box Top that we turn in - this year we earned $1000! Send in any Box Tops with your children, and join us for our first Box Tops Clippings and Coffee on Wednesday, September 21st at 9 am in the Bell Commons or Art Room. We will have conversation and clip and sort the Box Tops and Labels that have been received this school year. If you are new to our school, this is a great way to meet others. If you have any questions, please contact Diane Devlyne-Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Many of us work for companies (Microsoft, Boeing, Google among many) that will pay an organization such as Bell PTSA when the employee volunteers. If you have volunteered this school year at Bell please consider entering your time volunteered and direct it to AG Bell PTSA. If you have any questions, please contact Diane Devlyne-Thompson.
THANK YOU to ALL our PTSA Members who helped us on achieving the Gold level with Washington State PTA! With your participation we have grown our PTSA by 10% over last year. Thank you for all your hard work and enthusiasm to give a louder voice to children in Washington State.