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




Dates to Remember

October 10-27      Bear Valley Annual Fundraiser
October 26-27      Parent-Teacher Conferences (12:30 dismissal)
October 25-27      Fall Book Fair
October 28           No School - Professional Development

November 10       PTA General Meeting 9:15-10:30 am
November 11       No School - Professional Development
November 24-25  No School - Holiday

December 19, 20 & 21   Holiday Store
December 23       No School - End of Quarter 2
Dec 26-Jan 8       No School - Winter Break

January 9            School resumes
January 19          PTA General Meeting 9:15am 
January 27          PTA Movie night "Secret Life of Pets"

February 9          PTA General Meeting 9:15am
February 16        School Musical @6:40pm
February 17        Mis-Match Day
February 20-24   Teacher Conferences
March 3              Hawaiian Hibernation Hop
March 28            Start of PEAK testing
April12,               End of PEAK testing
April 13               PTA General Meeting
April 29               Bear Valley Clean-up Day 10am-2pm

May 1-5              Staff Appreciation Week
May 11                Last PTA General Meeting
May 19                Sports Day
May 24                Last Day of School


Friends of Bear Valley Donation Drive
$2300 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. Try downloading the App and earn even more Box Tops for Bear Valley!

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.

These simple fundraisers brought over $3000 to our school!

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


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.