Thank You BVE Families

You all help make Bear Valley Elementary the great school we all love. We would not be able to do what we do without your donations of time and money. How the PTA used your donations to enhance the student's’ education during the 2015-2016 school year at Bear Valley Elementary:

$200 - $500 Every Teacher or Department Grants
$3,700 6th Grade Camp Contribution
$4,400 New Books
Kindergarteners Tee-shirts
5th Grade Kid’s Don’t Float Pool Session
Battle of the Books
Bus Driver Appreciation Week
Clean Up and Field Day
5th Grade Mother’s Day gifts
Free Back-to-School BBQ
Free Movie Nights
Red Ribbon Week
6th Grade Recognition Celebration
6th Grade GVMS Orientation
AMP Testing Snacks
Spelling Bee
Staff Appreciation Week
Staff Luncheons
Student Scholarships
Family Science Night
Blue Ribbon School Plaque
Extra Classroom Field Trips
Game Camera
2 Classroom Printers
Mac Computer Upgrade
Stage Risers and Podium
Scholastic Subscriptions
$5,200 Supplemental School Supplies
Classroom Wobble Chairs


PTA Board 2016-17

Here are the members of your 2016-17 Bear Valley Elementary PTA board (effective July 1st, 2016). 

President                Lupe Chavez

Secretary                Lyndsay Hammond          
Treasurer                Elena Harman
VP Membership      Paula Winfree
VP Fundraising       Kimberly Humphrey
VP Programs          Lisa Woodall
Principal                  Lisa Huffman               


Hospitality Committee Chair       Tobi, Paula, & Nate 

Book Fair Committee Chair         Lyndsay Hammond          

Yearbook Committee Chair         Bonnie & Allison Culhane

Enrichment Committee Chair      Olivia Sims & Colleen Baer

Holiday Store Committee Chair   Lisa Woodall           


Back-to-school BBQ                  Board Members & Hospitality

Fall Family Fun Night                Carolyn Heyman-Layne                

Battle of the Books                    Bear Valley Staff

Movie Nights                             Lisa Woodall

Marquee Board                         Melissa VanDyke 

School Spirit Wear                    Tobi Harvey

Hibernation Hop                        Lisa Woodall       



Order Yearbooks

Order your yearbook now. The yearbooks will be delivered to the classrooms May 13th. Please see the front office to order your yearbook.

Dates to Remember

August 10            Meet & Greet our new Principal 6pm-7pm
August 17            Teachers first day back
August 19            Back-to-school BBQ 4pm-5:30pm
                            (food available until 6pm)     
August 22            Students first day back (grades 2-6)
August 29            Students first day back (grades K-1)

September 1        Picture Day
September 5        No School - Labor Day
September 8        PTA General Meeting 2pm-3:30pm
September 9        Movie Night 6:30pm-8:30pm
September 15      Open House 6pm-7:30pm

October 10-27      Bear Valley Annual Fundraiser
October 13           PTA General Meeting 2pm-3:30pm
October 15           Fall Family Fun Night 5pm-8pm
October 19           Picture Retakes
October 21           No School - End of Quarter 1
October 26-27      Parent-Teacher Conferences (early pick-up)
October 26-27      Fall Book Fair
October 28           No School - Professional Development

November 10       PTA General Meeting 2pm-3:30pm
November 11       No School - Professional Development
November 24-25  No School - Holiday

December 8         PTA - No Meeting
December 23       No School - End of Quarter 2
December 26...    No School - Winter Break

TBD                      Holiday Store
TBD                      Hibernation Hop


We have a CLOSED group on Facebook for anyone interested in staying informed about anything and everything related to Bear Valley Elementary. (A closed Facebook group means that only people whose name we know and recognize are allowed to join the group.) We currently have over 60 members! You do not need to be a PTA member. This is a great way to stay in touch with what's going on in our community: ASD closures, school events, community events, etc. To join, click here. Or logon to your Facebook account and look for "Bear Valley Elementary PTA" and click the JOIN button.


Friends of Bear Valley Donation Drive
$2600 BVE Families & Friends raised last year with sponsors like these!

Mabel's Labels - BV will earn 20% of your purchases now through October 31st. Last years parents claimed these to be the best way to label their kids belongings! They are dishwasher, microwave, and laundry safe. Help us keep the Lost and Found boxes empty by labeling your belongings. Mabel's Labels Order Here

Box Tops - Send in your Box Tops & Labels for Education. Place your labels in a plastic bag with your teacher's name and we will do the rest. Labels will be counted the 1st week of December, March and May. The highest participating class will win an Ice Cream Party.

Shoparoo App - Download the app. Create a profile. Select BVE as your school. Simply shop as usual, then snap a photo of your receipts with the app's built-in camera & watch the School Roo Points add up! Shoparoo Info
Amazon Smiles - Amazon will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases. Visit the website, select BV PTA as your charity. Bookmark the link as credit is only received when shopping from, not     Take me to Amazon Smiles Please!

Fred Meyer Community Rewards - Link your Rewards card to BVE PTA and earn $ for BV. You will still earn your own Rewards as usual. Sign me up!

Office Max 5% Back to School - Use this ID:70000089 at check out & 5% of your purchases will Benefit BV.

Thank You for ALL You Do to Help Support Your School!!