Bollinger Canyon Elementary
Week of Nov. 11, 2018
Calendar

 
11/12 
No School
Veterans Holiday
11/14
Hearing and Vision Testing
11/14
Parent Education Speaker (see below)
11/15 PTA Meeting 
James Corral, Safety/Wellness Coordinator Presentation
11/15 Reflections District Awards
11/16
Family Bingo Night
11/19 - 11/26
No School all Week
Thanksgiving Holiday
11/30 Bollinger After Dark
No School Thanksgiving Week
Nov. 19-23


We need you!
Lunch Duty
Volunteers
(60 min shifts)

Fun Run Planners
 
Contact Meghan Liese

Raffle Daily Ticket Counters
and Prize Announcers
Questions, please contact Kimmi Hall 








Tis the Season to Collect Box Top$ 

Next Contest is Due
January 31st. 

Ask grandparents, aunts and uncles to collect too!
 
5th Grader
Baby Pictures
Get your 5th Graders' Baby Picture Due 12/5!
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It is a tradition to include  5th graders' baby photos in the yearbook each year.  Don't let your 5th Grader be left out.  

Click here for instructions on how to get baby pictures in yearbook. 
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In November
In this Issue
--- Giving for Thanksgiving
---Bulldog Fundraisers
    --- Raffle Ticket Sales on Now!
    --- Bingo Night
    --- Bollinger After Dark    
---Reflections District Awards
---Speaker Series
---PTA Meeting: 
    Speaker on School Safety and Wellness





School Closed in honor of Veterans  Day
November 12th, 2018
Giving for Thanksgiving
Bollinger Canyon Elementary Sister School Program
Giving for Thanksgiving

Please consider donating a Turkey with fixing
for 35 families at our Sister School. homemade_turkey_dinner.jpg

The PTA is very excited to continue working with our Sister School,  Willow Cove Elementary, loc ated in Pittsburg, Calif. 
 
Many of the families at Willow Cove do not have the ability  to celebrate a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, 
so we are hoping you could help.

With your generous donations, we are hoping to
help 35 families have a wonderful holiday dinner. 

Please consider donating a frozen Turkey and fixings 
Please bring
a FROZEN TURKEY

on Wednesday, Nov. 14
from 7:30 am to 10:00 am
in the school office.  
Special note: Turkeys MUST be dropped off  on 11/4 by 10 am because they will be  immediately delivered to the school. 

Questions: Contact Kathy Houk at krmhouk@gmail.com.

Thank you in advance for your generous donations
and we wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving!
All donations are tax deductible, PTA Tax ID#68-0033094
 
Bulldog Fund Raffle
Ready! Set! Go! 
Raffle Ticket Sales 
On NOW!

Bulldog Fund raffling off 
Two Lower Level (Sec 110 row 3)
Golden State Warriors tickets. 



Tickets are $5 each.
Drawing Held on Dec. 5th

Every student was given a booklet of 10 tickets to sell in their Friday Folders.  

Prizes for student who sell tickets:
- Xbox One S and Astro gaming headset given to student who sells most tickets.
- Ice Cream Party for classroom that sells most tickets.
- Drawings for b luetooth speakers, portable speakers and assorted toys to students who sell more than 10 tickets.

Extra raffle ticket booklets are available
in the front office!

The proceeds of the raffle benefit the Bulldog Fund, which is used to maintain programs and staff, such as:  computer lab, library, art, drama, music and paraprofessionals, who assist the students and provide reading and math intervention.

Our School Appreciates Your Participation!
PTA Meeting - Speaker
PTA Meeting on Thur. Nov. 15
Starts at 9:00 am MPR
Special Speaker: James Corral
Safety & Wellness Coordinator for SRVSD

School Safety and our Students' Metal Well Being are top priorities for the San Ramon Valley School District.  James Corral is coordinating this effort for our School District and is speaking at Bollinger Canyon School on Thursday, Nov. 15th at 9:00 a.m. prior to the PTA Meeting.  Please join us to hear James highlight ways the district is working to keep our children safe and answer any of your questions.  

Following the speaker we will continue the PTA Meeting in Kids Country.

  
PTA Reflection District Event

We are so proud of 
Lorelai Hong  and  Elizabeth Jiang
as their  Visual Artwork
will be  judged at
the District Level Reflections Awards
on Nov. 15
PTA Parent Speaker Series
Parent Education Speaker Series

Speaker: 
Julie  Morgenstern

Topic:  
Time to Parent: Organizing Your Life to Bring Out the Best in Your Child & You

Wed. Nov. 14, 2018
Cal High

Must Register
by 11/11


 
Bulldog Fund 
Family Game Night
Come join other Bollinger Families
for a Fun Family Night.  

Friday, Nov. 16, 2018

Suggested Donation:
$10 per person
(Siblings under 5 are free)
Write Checks to 
Bollinger Canyon Education Fund (BCEF) 

Night includes pizza, drink, snack, dessert,
Bingo Cards for all games and a raffle ticket 
for a chance to win a
Logitech Mega Boom3


This is a family event and adults must be present with their children at all times.
 
Bulldog Fund Fundraiser







5:30-8:00pm
$40 Donation per child
Grades 3-5
Must register prior to event.  
Registration forms were in Friday Folders and are available in school office.

Parent Volunteers are needed to help chaperone event. 
Please indicate if you can help on registration form.
Also, sign-up genius to be sent out next week.  

The proceeds of event goes to the Bulldog Fund, which is used to maintain programs and staff, such as:  computer lab, library, art, drama, music and paraprofessionals, who assist the students and provide reading and math intervention.

           
Support Bollinger Canyon Ed Fund
by typing  smile.amazon when you shop on Amazon.  

With each Amazon "smile" purchase 
Amazon sends donations to our school.
Calling all 5th Graders
at Bollinger Canyon
November & December Imagineering Classes Are Here!!


Ever wonder how to construct a heart valve, how to make lip scrubs or perfume, how to build program a $35 micro-computer, or how to build game models in Roblox?  Our 2018-19 Imagineering topics are unique and engaging.  Several classes have been posted for Thanksgiving Break, December After-School, & Winter Break.  Join us and explore something new in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math)! Visit our Registration Page at  www.bit.ly/srvef_imagineering  .  (Classes for 5th-8th Graders)

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