PTO Announcements

Affy Tapple Fundraiser

posted Sep 14, 2017, 2:34 PM by Beecher PTO   [ updated Sep 14, 2017, 2:37 PM ]

Affy Tapple order forms and details coming home with all BES and BJHS students 9/15/17! Please help support this Beecher PTO Fundraiser while enjoying some delicious treats.

Affy Tapple Famous Homemade Caramels and Homemade Caramel Corn are back also! Caramel or Peanut Apples for just $1.50 each and Caramels (5 oz bag) and/or Popcorn (5.5 oz bag) for $2.25 each

Order forms and payment payable to the Beecher PTO is due on Thursday 10/5/17. Pick up will be on Thursday 10/26/17 from 5-7pm in the BES Multi Purpose Room.

The winning homeroom class at BES will win a pizza party and the top 25 sellers at BJHS will also be awarded a pizza party! Happy selling!

Additional orders forms are available in the school office and attached below!

2017 Fall Beecher PTO Newsletter

posted Sep 14, 2017, 2:28 PM by Beecher PTO

See PDF attachment below. 

Dralle Drive For Our Students Fundraiser!

posted Aug 30, 2017, 11:10 AM by Beecher PTO   [ updated Aug 30, 2017, 11:11 AM ]


Dralle Drive For Our

Students Fundraiser

Saturday September 16th 9am – 2pm

Beecher Elementary School Parking Lot

Come test drive Buick & Chevrolet vehicles courtesy of Dralle Chevrolet and Buick.

For every test drive, Dralle is donating $ to the Beecher PTO for the BES Playground initiative.  The more people who drive, the more money we earn!

Requirements:

*Valid Driver’s License *21 years and older

*Proof of Insurance *1 driver per household, 1 vehicle

 

During this event, the Beecher PTO

will also be sponsoring a Kindness Rock Project.

Bring your creativity and paint a rock to keep, hide around Beecher for someone else to find, or to give to someone special.  The PTO will provide all the supplies needed!

What is the “Kindness Rocks Project?”

Goal #1 Inspire others through randomly placed rocks along the way. Goal #2 Recruit every person who stumbles upon it to join the pursuit of inspiring others through Random Acts of Kindness.

BES & BJHS Open House

posted Aug 17, 2017, 5:09 AM by Beecher PTO

                                               

Just a few announcements from your PTO as we kick off the new school year!

Bake Sale

Beecher PTO will be sponsoring a bake sale at the BES & BJHS Open House.  Anyone interested in donating a baked good, please have items individually wrapped and brought to the office no later than 3:00 p.m. August 22nd, the day of Open House at BES, and no later than 3:00 pm August 23rd, the day of Open House at BJHS.  Nut and Peanut free baked goods please. 

Questions? Please contact Kendra Hewitt @ 708-439-6379

APPLES 4 TEACHERS

In appreciation for teachers, the PTO is putting together “APPLES 4 TEACHERS” this year.  We asked the teachers to make a wish list of items that would benefit their classroom throughout the school year.  During Open House, please show your support by picking an apple and donating the item that is listed on the apple.

2017 School Year PTO Info!

posted Aug 6, 2017, 6:02 AM by Beecher PTO   [ updated Aug 17, 2017, 5:04 AM ]

Please join us for an exciting year of PTO!  Everyone is welcome to attend.

Meetings are on the 2nd Monday of each month @ 5:30 pm.

*Meeting will meet on another day of the week other than the 2nd Monday

BES Library                                                       BJHS Library

August 14, 2017                                                 January 8, 2018

September 11, 2017                                          *February 13, 2018 (Tues.)

*October 11, 2017 (Wed.)                                 March 12, 2018

November 13, 2017                                          *April 11, 2018 (Wed.)

December 11, 2017                                           May 14, 2018

                                                                                                                            

Contact Angela Wojciechowski to add an item to the agenda.  Items must be submitted one (1) week prior to the meeting date.

Email: pto@beecher200u.org or call 708-259-9562

 

Beecher PTO Members

 

Executive Board 2017 – 2019 (2 year term)

 *President – Angela Wojciechowski

Vice President – Kendra Hewitt

*Treasurer – Kacy Malecha

Recording Secretary – Julie Papas

*Communication Secretary – Dawn Bruno

The terms of the Executive Board shall be staggered such the terms of the Recording Secretary and Vice President will not expire the same year as the President, Treasurer and Communication Secretary. *Term expires in 2018

 

Chairpersons 2017 – 2018 (1 year term)

Fundraising Coordinator – Gina Doran

Hospitality Coordinators – Kourtney Zelhart& Stefanie Bonomo

Scrip Gift Card Coordinator – Kacy Malecha

Junior High Coordinators – Trish Moran & Beth O’Neil

Beecher PTO Presents Parent's Night Off!

posted Apr 6, 2017, 3:02 PM by Beecher PTO

Parent’s night Off!

(Sponsored by the Beecher Pto)

 

Parents, enjoy a night out and let the Beecher PTO provide a fun filled movie themed evening for your children.

The night will include a viewing of the movie, Sing! A craft and snack will also be provided, and there will even be Karaoke!

Who can attend? Preschool (must be potty-trained)- 5th Grade and reside in the Beecher 200U District

When is the Event? Friday, April 28th 6:00 pm-8:30 pm

What is the Fee? $10 for the first child and each additional child is $5

Where is the Event? Beecher Elementary School Gym

****Registration form is due to the BES Office by 4/18. Please make checks payable to Beecher PTO****

Any questions, please email PTO@beecher200u.org

Registration form is attached below. 

2017 BJHS Coin Wars

posted Mar 24, 2017, 6:40 AM by Beecher PTO

BJH

Coin Wars

Monday - Wednesday, March 27 - 29

   $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

1.   Every coin adds point(s).

2.   Every bill will subtract point(s).

3.   By placing coins in your classroom’s containers, your class earns points!

4.   Class members help their team by adding bills or “paper money” into other classroom’s containers.

5.   Money will be collected until 3:15pm sharp each day.

6.   Containers are not to be removed from the collecting table.

7.  Although we love adult involvement, this is a fun student challenge.  Only students are allowed to physically place money into the tubs of their choosing.

8. 
GOAL: Class with the most points wins!

See attached flyer for the full details. 

2017 BES Penny Wars

posted Mar 24, 2017, 6:38 AM by Beecher PTO   [ updated Mar 24, 2017, 6:38 AM ]

BES

Penny Wars

Monday - Wednesday, March 27 - 29

   $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

1.   Every penny adds a point.

2.   Every other coin or bill will subtract points.

3.   By placing pennies in your classroom’s containers, your class earns points!

4.   Class members help their team by adding other coins or paper money into other classroom’s containers.

5.   Money will be collected until 3:15pm sharp each day.

6.   Containers are not to be removed from the collecting table.

7.  Although we love adult involvement, this is a fun student challenge.  Only students are allowed to physically place money into the tubs of their choosing.

8.  GOAL: Class with the most points wins! 

See attached flyer for the full details.

PTO Nominations

posted Mar 13, 2017, 5:15 AM by Beecher PTO   [ updated Mar 13, 2017, 5:17 AM ]

Nominations are being accepted on March 13, 2017 at our regular scheduled PTO meeting. All nominations must be submitted both verbally and in writing. Nominations may be for oneself or for another person. Nominees and nominating parties must be present at the March meeting, and no nominations will be considered after March 13, 2017.

PTO meetings are open to all parents, teachers and administrators of School District 200-U. Any member, present and accounted for, is eligible to vote, submit and accept a nomination. Members must sign-in to be eligible to participate to vote. The election will take place at the April 3rd PTO meeting. All members present at this meeting may participate in the election. The candidate with the most votes by simple majority will be confirmed and announced the winner. No absentee ballots or voting by proxy will be permitted.

Nominations are being accepted for the following Executive positions (2 year term 2017-2019): VICE PRESIDENT & RECORDING SECRETARY

Nominations are being accepted for the following Committees (1 year term 2017-2018): FUNDRAISING, HOSPITALITY, SCRIP GIFT CARD & JUNIOR HIGH LIASON

See attached nomination forms below for the full details. 

Scrip Gift Card Program

posted Oct 19, 2016, 11:04 AM by Beecher PTO

Scrip is fundraising while you shop! Purchase gift cards for your everyday purchases and the Beecher PTO will receive a rebate to support BES and BJH school activities/needs. 

Website: www.shopwithscrip.com

Family enrollment code: B65A91AF49758

ScripNow eCards and reloading previously purchased Scrip cards can be done at any time by visiting the website or by downloading the MyScripWallet app to your smartphone from www.MyScripWallet.com. The eCards and reloads are available for use immediately. 

Physical gift card order will be offered by the Beecher PTO at least once a month. Order for physical gift cards can be placed at www.ShopWithScrip.com or an order form can be used, which is attached below. Paper order forms and payment should be placed in the PTO mailbox at BES or BJHS by the indicated due date. Physical gift cards will be delivered to the school within 3-4 business days from the due date. Rhonda Higgason or Kacy Malecha will contact the purchaser once the gift cards are received to arrange delivery/pick-up.

Upcoming physical gift card order dates:

Friday, October 21, 2016
Friday, November 4, 2016
Friday, November 18, 2016
Friday, December 2, 2016
Friday, December 16, 2016

Any questions, contact Rhonda Higgason @ rhiggason02@gmail.com or 708-417-1014 or Kacy Malecha @kacy.malecha@hotmail.com or 612-756-1565. 



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