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Friends of Bear Valley Fundraiser

Friends of Bear Valley Fundraiser will kick off on Tuesday, September 7th and run through Thursday, October 14th. Please watch for forms going home this Friday!


Increase the impact of your donation!

Have you checked with your companies to see if your company/employer match? If you aren't sure check out this website! https://www.alaskapublic.org/support/matching-gifts/

Here are a few:

Alaska Airlines, Alyeska Pipeline, Conoco Phillips, Wells Fargo, State Farm, REI, AT&T, and UBS.


DONATE NOW! Every little bit helps support our teachers and students!

HELP US REACH OUR GOAL OF $15,000 FOR FRIENDS OF BEAR VALLEY!

2021-22 PTA MEMBERSHIP

PTA members support our school in ways budget limitations have made difficult for the school alone by purchasing items and supporting programs to enhance our children’s education.

Bear Valley PTA now offers online membership or if you prefer, you may use the offline paper form and send it in to your child's teacher.

SPIRIT WEAR AND REUSABLE SHOPPING BAGS

We have limited supplies of spirit wear from years' past. Please contact Meredith Bass at president@bearvalleypta.com to see if they have your child's size.

PLEASE NOTE, NEW SPIRIT WEAR IS LAUNCHING SOON!


PTA WISH LIST

Our awesome noon duties have put together an Amazon Wish List for a variety of outdoor recess equipment that will be available to all students during recess to enhance their playtime!

If you are signed up to contribute to Bear Valley PTA through Amazon Smile you can increase your impact by starting at smile.amazon.com. Then head over to the Wish List. Once you chosen an item to contribute, you can have it sent directly to the school. Please include a gift note so we know who to thank for the donation!

Here is the link for the amazon wish list:

https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/24HO78OC7IC2U?ref_=wl_share

Don't forget that donations to Bear Valley PTA are tax deductible!


DATES TO REMEMBER

September 7, 2021: Open House 6-7:15

September 17, 2021: Picture Day

October 7, 2021: First quarter PTA meeting 4:00 via ZOOM

October 15-22: SCHOOL BOOK FAIR

October 15, 2021: No School/Professional Development

October 20-21: Parent/Teacher Conferences

October 22: No School

HELP SUPPORT BEAR VALLEY ELEMENTARY PTA

Bear Valley PTA Fundraising Opportunities

Shutterfly - Make photo books, order Christmas Cards, personalized gifts and more and BV will receive 8% of your total! Start at bearvalley.shutterflystorefront.com, then shop as usual on Shutterfly. Note that orders placed via the app will not count.

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. Print this collection page or place your labels in a plastic bag with your teacher's name and we will do the rest. Try downloading the App and earn even more Box Tops for Bear Valley! What are Box Tops?

Amazon Smile - Amazon will donate 0.5% of smile.amazon.com eligible purchases. Visit the website, select Bear Valley PTA as your charity. Bookmark the link as credit is only received when shopping from smile.amazon.com, not amazon.com, nor through the mobile app.

Fred Meyer Community Rewards - Link your Rewards card to Bear Valley PTA and earn $ back to BV. You will still earn your own Rewards as usual. Sign me up! Need help? Here is a step by step guide!

Office Depot/Office Max - Tell them you would like to contribute to Bear Valley Elementary whenever you shop at Office Depot or Office Max and they will donate 5% back to BV.

These simple fundraisers bring over $3000 to our school!

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

YEARBOOK PHOTOS

The Yearbook Committee is starting to collect photos for the yearbook. This year, we are using Shutterfly Share Sites to collect and manage our photos.

Shutterfly makes it so simple to upload photos and even has an app that makes it even easier. To upload photos, please go to: bearvalleyyearbook.shutterfly.com to get started. You will have to login with an existing Shutterfly account, or signup for an account. It will then ask if you would like to request permission to join the site. This is a one-time step to keep the photos private. Once your access has been verified, you may login and start uploading!.

Please email yearbook@bearvalleypta.com if you would like to join the yearbook committee or if you have any questions!

JOIN US ON FACEBOOK!

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.) 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 from Facebook account search for "Bear Valley Elementary PTA" and click the JOIN button.