Walk or Bike to School This Week

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Make an effort to walk or ride your bike to school everyday this week during Walk/Bike to School Week. Each day we will be tracking all children that walk or ride their bikes to school and trying to beat the previous day’s total. Each student that walks or rides their bike will revceive a sticker that day.

LAST CALL for Spirit Wear. All orders must be placed by Thursday, September 15th.

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spirit-wearLast call for Blythe Park spirit wear orders! All orders must be placed by Thursday, September 15th.

If you are new to Blythe Park School or have not purchased spirit wear in the past, please consider taking a look and making a purchase for either yourself or your student. Samples are on display outside the office. These clothing items make great gifts so please share the ordering information with your family and friends who may be looking for gift ideas for your children.

Please make checks payable to Blythe Park PTA or click on the CheddarUp button below to order and pay electronically.

Any questions, contact Angela Staron at astar71@hotmail.com

The first Hot Lunch will take place on Friday, September 23rd. Make your reservation now!

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hot lunchTreat your kid(s) to a hot lunch and treat yourself to a day off from packing lunches!

On Friday, September 23rd, Blythe Park PTA will be holding the first Hot Lunch Fundraiser for the year. The menu will include: slice of cheese pizza, seasonal fruit, cookie and a drink. The cost per child is $5.00. To register your child(ren) click on the CheddarUp button below.

You will be able to pay for the Hot Lunch Fundraiser on-line. If you would not like to use the on-line payment option, please send cash or check (payable to Blythe Park PTA) to the school office with your family name and “Hot Lunch” written on the envelope. Similar to last year, you will be able to pay for the entire year or single lunches.

PLEASE NOTE – all children must be registered by clicking on the Cheddar Up button below no matter what your payment method is going to be (cash, check or credit).

Questions, reply back to blytheparkpta@yahoo.com

Reservation deadline is Wednesday, September 21st. This program is only for children that have the option of staying at school for lunch.

So, sign-up and pay for the Hot Lunch fundraiser now!

2016-2017 Blythe Park PTA School Directory

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It’s not too late to join the PTA and recieve your Blythe Park PTA School Directory! For the 2016-2017 school year the PTA Membership/School Directory package will cost $10.00. The membership letter and Directory Form are below.

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Once your registration form is completed, don’t forget to fill out the volunteer form. The forms are attached below.

Volunteer List 2016-17 Membership Packet

The Bulldog Kid’s Fitness Challenge has started this month.

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Our PTA sponsored fitness program, The Bulldog Challenge has started this month!

The description of the program and September calendars can be found by clicking the following attachments. Any questions please contact Julie Laube at jlaube@laubecompanies.com or Julie Stack at stackjulie@yahoo.com

Bulldog Challenge 2016-2017 Kick-off Letter

September 2016 Bulldog Challenge Tracking Sheet

KidStuff Coupon Books

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We hope you’re enjoying your KidStuff Coupon Book. The Books are $25 and you may order any of the 26 editions. On average, using 3-7 coupons saves you more than you paid for the book. The book contains over 800 coupons; with most of the coupons expiring between September-December 2017. Unpurchased books should be returned to school. Please contact Julie Laube at jlaube@laubecompanies.com with any questions.

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Direct Donation is off to a great start. Donations are still being accepted.

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The Direct Donation Campaign is off to a great start! We are hoping this program is a success so we can eliminate some of the smaller fundraisers from all of our busy lives. We are on our way! If you would like to make a donation, please follow one of the two ways outlined below.

The Direct Donation Campaign ensures all your money is going right back to the kids.
**100% of your donation is tax deductible
**100% of the funds go directly to the school.

How to Give:

There are two ways to contribute to the Direct Donation Campaign:
1. Make a one time gift online by clicking on the Cheddar Up button below
2. Write a one time check to Blythe Park PTA

The suggested donation amount is $100.

Attached below is more information about the Direct Donation Campaign.

Direct Donation Brochure

If you have any questions, please contact any Blythe Park PTA Board member or send a note to blytheparkpta@yahoo.com

Coming Soon – Yoga and Tae Kwon Do classes

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Active girl exercising isolated on white backgroundLook in the Happenings for Yoga and Tae Kwon Do classes starting soon. Details and fliers forthcoming. Any questions please don’t hesitate to contact Julie Laube at 447-8722 or jlaube@laubecompanies.com

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Two musical notes – Choir starts today for 4th/5th Grade and 5th Grade Instrument Enrollment is this week.

Posted by admin on September 6, 2016 under Uncategorized | Comments are off for this article

choirCHOIR STARTS TODAY!
Does your 4th or 5th grade child enjoy singing? Have them join the District 96 Choir. The Choir meets on Tuesdays in the Central Music Room and is looking for members for the 2016-2017 school year. Choir will begin tonight, Tuesday, September 6th. Please see the attached flyer. Contact Mrs. Lauritsen with any questions at lauritsenj@district96.org

Chorus Flyer 2016

5TH GRADE INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC ENROLLMENT THIS WEDNESDAY

musicThe 5th Grade Instrumental Music Enrollment will take place in the Hauser Jr. High auditorium this Friday, September 9th from 4:00-7:00pm for Blythe Park students. Please see the attached flyer for more detailed information.

5th Grade Instrumental Music Enrollment Night

Fall Parent Night this Thursday, September 8th

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fall-parent-nightFall Parent Night is this Thursday, September 8th beginning at 6:30pm in the auditorium with a presentation by Principal, Casimira Gorman. After her presentation, parents will head to their child’s classroom for a presentation by their teacher. Please note, this is an evening for parents only.