Originally delivered on 2/23/2022 11:00 am

SUBJECT: Bethany PTA Newsletter - February 23 2022

The Bethany Bunch

February 23, 2021

President's Corner

Congratulations to all who were elected to serve on next year's PTA board.

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
ParliamentarianDinesh Vajala

Primary Voting: Early voting for the March primaries is open until Feb 25th, and election day is March 1st.  Visit Collin County Elections (link) for information on voting locations, sample ballots, etc.  The Texas Tribune (link) has information about the candidates as well.

The Texas State Board of Education Seat 12 is on the ballot this election season, you can read about these candidates on this KERA News article (link

PTA Life Member Award
PTA Life Member Award

Congratulations to our Texas PTA Life Membership Awardees! Our Bethany Elementary principal, Mr. Bryan Bird presented the awards at the school this morning. We are grateful to our awardees and their incredible support to our children, school, and community. From left to right: Katy Hunter (School Counselor, Bethany Elementary), Wesley Keller (Parent and PTA Member), and Bryan Bird (Principal, Bethany Elementary).

PTA Life Membership Award - Photo of Katy Hunter, Wesley Keller and Bryan Bird
Spring Book Fair
Spring Book Fair

The Scholastic Spring Book Fair is coming to Bethany!  Join us in the library to shop and support our school.  We'll be open before and after school and during the day from February 25 to March 4.  With extended hours from 6:00 to 7:30pm on March 3 during the evening of Open House.

More details can be found on this flyer (link)

Spirit Night @ Chipotle
Spirit Night @ Chipotle

Join us at Chipotle for Spirit Night supporting Bethany Elementary PTA on March 16th from 5-9pm.

When you place your pick-up or dine-in order, show them this flyer (link) or order online using code JPQCBA6

Save the Date
Save the Date - Upcoming Events

As we look to Spring coming, here are a few dates to remember.  More details on individual events coming soon.

  • March 3rd - Bethany PTA Open House, 6pm at the school
  • March 14th - Winter Weather Make Up Day
  • April - Spring Carnival
  • May 20 - Field Day
  • May 26 - End of Year Parties
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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