Originally delivered on 2/10/2022 2:18 pm

SUBJECT: Bethany PTA Newsletter - February 10 2022

The Bethany Bunch

February 10, 2021

President's Corner

Thank you to the nominating committee for all the hard work they did in filling our slate of candidates for next year.  Please review below and plan to attend our General Meeting on 2/17.

Primary Voting: Early voting for the March primaries starts Monday, 2/14.  Early voting dates are 2/14-2/20 and 2/22-2/25.  The primary election is 3/1.  Visit Collin County Elections (link) for information on voting locations, sample ballots, etc.  The Texas Tribune (link) has information about the candidates as well.   NOTE: Davis Library is not an election location this time, instead the closest location is the Gunn Special Education center.

Friendship Party reminder: Only the parent volunteers are allowed on campus for the Friendship parties on 2/14.  

Good News: Parents are allowed to eat lunch with their students again, in the PTA room.  Non-school age siblings are not allowed and parents may only eat with their child. Their child is not allowed to invite a friend

Spirit Night - Panda Express
Spirit Night - Panda Express

Come join us on February 16th for Spirit Night at Panda Express from 4-9pm

5901 Coit Road, Plano, TX 75093

You can order ahead on the app or show the attached flyer on your smartphone and Panda will donate 20% of event sales to Bethany Elementary PTA.

February 17 - General Membership Meeting
February 17 - General Membership Meeting

Join the Bethany Elementary PTA board and school staff to discuss events, programs and the state of the school.

Meetings to be held virtually - details for each date to be published the week of the meeting.

February 17, join us at 6pm on Zoom: https://planoisd.zoom.us/j/96019488085?pwd=cHdTTWk4U3hwWHpCekptRXRmbXZUUT09

2022-2023 Executive Board Nominations
2022-2023 Executive Board Nominations

The Bethany Elementary PTA Nominating Committee has identified the nominees for our PTA Executive Board for the 2022-2023 school year.

These nominees will be presented for approval at our next General Membership Meeting next week on February 17.

List of Nominees include:

PresidentAnu Shekar
1st VP Aide to PresidentAnna Hulse
2nd VP ProgramsRebecca Osborne
3rd VP MembershipKatie Nunez
4th VP Ways and MeansMarshall Parker
5th VP VolunteersKara Matthews
SecretaryLauren David
TreasurerTracy Isley
CommunicationsErin Rydberg
Council DelegateOPEN
ParliamentarianDinesh Vajala

If you have any questions about open board positions or the nomination process, please contact secretary@bethanypta.org.

Birthday Greetings
Birthday Greetings

Celebrate your child with a spot on the marquee during your child's birthday week!

Purchases can be made at BethanyPTA.org

Plano ISD Council of PTAs
PTA Council Delegate

The Plano ISD Council of PTAs has regular meetings to discuss actions, issues and provide resources to all Local PTAs.

One of our members attends as a council delegate and provided the linked report for details about the activities and resources available.

Council PTA Delegate - January 20, 2022

Fundraising Reminders
Blue Bin Project
Amazon Smile
You Shop. Amazon Gives.

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

Keep it up - last quarter, Amazon sent us a check for $49 - every dollar raised helps to fund your local PTA!

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