Originally delivered on 9/30/2020 2:30 pm

SUBJECT: Bethany PTA Newsletter - September 30 2020

The Bethany Bunch

September 30, 2020

President's Corner

Please support all of our spirit nights that Emmie has arranged! With the pandemic, our normal routes of fund raising are impacted, so each meal really helps a lot!  If you'd rather donate $5, $10, $25, or $100 directly to the PTA with our write a check campaign, please click here.

Scholastic Book Fair is next month! 100% virtual - shop from the comfort of your home and support the school. More information coming in the next newsletter.

Finally, if you have moved recently, the deadline to register to vote in the November election is October 5th. Please visit votetexas.gov to check your registration status.

School Corner

The window to request a change of learning environment for the second nine weeks grading period is now open and will remain open until 11:59 pm on Friday, October 2, 2020.

All changes will be effective on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. If you do not want to make a change, then no action is required. If you are requesting to make a change to your learning environment, you must make this change in parent portal.

Please see your email from Plano ISD with detailed instructions on how to make this change. Thank you!

Looking Ahead
Tuesday, October 6
9:00a Virtual Class on building resilience and self-esteem
Tuesday, October 13
6:00p Virtual Parent Learning Series - Parental Calm Down Strategies for the Daily Stress & Frustrations of Our New Reality
Wednesday, October 14
4:00p Spirit Night - Chipotle
Monday, October 19
7:00p PTA Executive Board Meeting
Wednesday, October 21
6:00p Virtual Parent Learning Series - Mindful Family Yoga Night copy
PTA Membership
PTA Membership

Thank you for starting our 2020-2021 school year off right by joining the PTA! Bethany PTA earned Texas PTA's Head Start Award by ending August with 177 members.

If you haven't had a chance to join yet, it's not too late! Just visit bethanypta.org. After logging into your account, select Orders from the My Account menu. We want all of our Bethany families to have a voice in the PTA. Our next membership goal is 236 memberships by the end of September!

Virtual Class - Building Resilience & Self Esteem
Virtual Class - Building Resilience & Self Esteem

Join us on Zoom - 9am on October 6th for a virtual class on communicating with your child to build resilience & self-esteem.

Hosted by Mrs. Goldsticker and Bethany Elementary

Meeting ID: 895 6303 4614
Passcode: 389469

Spirit Night - Chipotle

Join us for dinner with Chipotle at 6111 Custer Rd, Suite 100 on Wednesday, October 14th from 4-8pm.

Order online with the Chipotle app and use code NZNMF48 in the promo field OR order in-person and tell the cashier that you are here to support the Bethany Elementary PTA fundraiser

2020 - 2021 Bethany Yearbooks
2020 - 2021 Bethany Yearbooks

Don't forget to lock in early-bird pricing for yearbooks for the 2020-2021 school year!  10% off is still valid today (Sept 30th).  During the month of October, you can still save 5% off the normal price.

Visit https://www.treering.com/validate to purchase with school code 1015571611964629

Red Ribbon Campaign
Red Ribbon Week - Coming in October

This year Bethany PTA will be hosting a virtual assembly with magician James Munton for Red Ribbon Week.

For more information about his show, click here.

Save the date for October 22, more details to come!

Volunteers VP
Open Call - Volunteers VP

We have an opening on our PTA Board for a Volunteers VP.

Our current VP resigned for personal reasons and we need somebody willing to recruit and guide Grade Level Coordinators for this year.

If interested in learning more, please contact our PTA President @ president@bethanypta.org

Blue Bin Project
Bethany Elementary Blue Bin Project

Make room in your closets by donating Toys, Hats, Bags, Clothes, Shoes & Stuffed Animals.

Donations can be dropped off in the Blue Bin located at the East Side parking lot at Bethany Elementary.

Proceeds collected will benefit programs for the students.

Fundraising Reminders

Donations are always accepted! All donations go directly to support the programs and events our organization offers. No amount is too small - please consider making a donation today!

Amazon Smile

You shop. Amazon gives.

When you shop at http://smile.amazon.com, Amazon will donate to your favorite charitable organization.

Box Tops for Education

Use the new Box Tops App to scan your receipt. The app will find participating products purchased at any store and instantly add cash to your organization's earnings online.

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