Boston Harbor School PTA

Welcome & Fall 2017 Notable Dates

Welcome
The BHS PTA wants to extend a big, warm welcome to all the new and returning BHS families! We are thrilled to be back to school and we look forward to seeing and meeting you! We are working on a fall full of fun, family friendly programs and events. As always, we welcome your thoughts, ideas, and questions! Please email  president@bhspta.org  We’d love to hear from you!

BHS PTA Membership
We’d LOVE for you to join us! Simply submit your completed membership form (additional copies are available in the lobby) along with cash or check payment to the school office. You can join at anytime! Member benefits include ticket discounts at the Tacoma Dome and Key Arena and up to 50% off rooms at Great Wolf Lodge so your membership will quickly pay for itself!

Boston Harbor Spirt Wear
Our online apparel stores are open for business until midnight October 22! And this year you have 2 great Boston Harbor logos to choose from — the newer anchor or the classic bruins. Choose one or buy a bit of both! You can access the Boston Harbor Bruins online store here: https://www.agpestores.c om//buddbaypromotions/grouppro ducts.php?prodgroup_id=18994&p rodgroupbypass=true  And you can access the Boston Harbor Anchor online store here: https://www.agpestores. com//buddbaypromotions/grouppr oducts.php?prodgroup_id=18968& prodgroupbypass=true

Upcoming Events
Please join us for any — or all — of these programs and events. We’d love to see you there! For the most current event information, please check out our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/BostonHarborPTA/

 

SEPTEMBER

9/11                       9:10-10am Welcome Families Tea in the BHS Library

9/13                       6pm  PTA Meeting in the BHS Gym (childcare, by optional cash donation, will be provided)

9/21                       5:30-7pm   BHS Curriculum Night 

9/23-24                Value Village Donation Drive
Clean out those closets and get rid of your garage sale leftovers! Drop off your donations to the PTA at the Boston Harbor Marina Saturday, September 23 from 2-7pm or Sunday, September 24 from 10am-2pm. You can also take your donations directly to Value Village in Lacey from 2-5pm on Sunday, September 24 — just let them know you are donating to the Boston Harbor PTA!

We get paid by the pound for donated items; accepted items include clothing and accessories, bedding and linens, small household items, sporting goods, toys, books, movies, and more. They will happily take larger items, but the PTA will not receive credit for those items.

9/30                      2:30-4:30pm Rock Painting in the BHS Gym
Mark your calendars and come join us for an afternoon of rock painting with friends and family! We will paint and decorate rocks to later be placed throughout our community for our friends and neighbors to discover and enjoy. This event is FREE to all BHS families! If you are able contribute a light refreshment or baked item for our bake sale we would very grateful. Bake sale sign up will be on the PTA bulletin board!

 

OCTOBER

10/11                     6pm PTA Meeting in the BHS Library (childcare, by optional cash donation, will be provided)

10/28                     5:30-8pm BHS PTA Halloween Carnival in the BHS Gym
The truly awesome and amazing BHS PTA Halloween Carnival is next Saturday, October 28 from 5-8pm in the BHS Gym! Costumes are encouraged and there will be live music, Meconi’s subs, Lattin’s Cider, caramel apples, popcorn, old time games, and a haunted house! Please plan on joining us for this truly magical and family friendly BHS tradition. Admission to the carnival is be $5 per child. (Adults are free, but donations are always appreciated. ) Cash payment is preferred.

We welcome — and deeply appreciate — your help in making this the best Halloween Carnival ever! We need volunteers to help make this beloved tradition happen! Please consider signing up through the link to help however you can: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c4facaa2aa1fd0-boston

Please contact Becky Goad (president@bhspta.org) and Heidi Olmstead (secretary@bhspta.org) our incredible Halloween Carnival Co-Chairs with questions. Thank you for your help and support!! 

Stay tuned for information about the school play in late October!

 

NOVEMBER

Keep an eye out for information about our Giving Tree program in early November.

11/8                     6pm PTA Meeting in the BHS Library (childcare, by optional cash donation, will be provided) Please join us and meet our new superintendent, Dr. Patrick Murphy, who will be visiting with us!

11/6-9 & 11/13-16           All School Play

We are thrilled to be partnering with Heidi Fredericks of Apple Tree Productions for the school play this year. With Heidi’s blessing, we are opening up the play to the whole school — and participation is FREE! Rehearsals will run from 3:30-5:30pm November 6-9 and November 13-16. Play performances will occur on Friday, November 17. There will be one – day time show (2pm) as well as one evening show at 7pm.

Due to space constraints, we may have to limit participation to the first 30-40 students to sign up. Sign-ups will be coming home in backpacks early next week. Please email Emily Waugh at president@bhspta.org if you have questions or would like additional information.

11/17                     All school play performances at 2pm and 7pm

 

DECEMBER

Stay tuned for details about the beloved Kid’s Gift Bazaar!

No general PTA membership meeting this month. Happy holidays to Boston Harbor School friends and families!

 

 

 

 

PTA Newsletter: May 2016

Here’s your May PTA newsletter. Look closer for info on end of the year events, library news and more!

Click on the images to download the newsletter in PDF format.



Teacher Appreciation Week

Help us celebrate our BHS teachers, all week long! Here’s a flyer with ideas and info (click to download):

Parenting Education Opportunity: Emily McMason from Evolving Parents

The Boston Harbor PTA presents a FREE parenting education opportunity for parents and friends of Boston Harbor School. Parent Educator and owner of Evolving Parents, Emily McMason, is speaking at a special PTA event on Wednesday May 11, 2016 from 5:30-8:00 p.m. Childcare with a G-rated movie will be provided. Check out the poster below for more information (click to download) or contact Tracie_obrien@comcast.net.

PTA Newsletter: April 2016

Here’s your April PTA newsletter, with info on Battle of the Books, Field Day, Garden Updates, Cookies (!), Boston Harbor Elementary Day at the Rainiers and so much more… Check it out!

Click on the images to download the newsletter in PDF format.



JBF Consignment Sale FYI

The Just Between Friends Consignment Sale starts tomorrow, March 11 through the 13th, with items for newborns through teens. If you go to the sale, please take this flyer for a free ticket to get in. If you let them know we sent you, the PTA will receive a portion of purchases.

PTA Newsletter: March 2016

Everything is blooming and Spring is in sight. Here’s your March PTA newsletter! Click on the images to download the newsletter in PDF format.

PTA Meeting Wednesday 3/9

Please join us at the PTA meeting on Wednesday, March 9 @ 6:00 p.m. in the library. There will be free childcare!

BHES Garden Ready for Spring

Thanks to all of the hard-working kids and adults who participated in the recent weekend garden clean-up, our Boston Harbor Elementary garden is looking ready for spring! There’s fresh dirt, flowers and lots of promise for a busy gardening season to come. BHS parent Eric Olmstead already has kids selecting seeds to plant in their classroom garden beds! If you’d like to help out in the garden, either during the week with kids or on the weekend with maintenance, please contact communications@bhspta.org

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