Aug
01

Welcome to the Blue Heron PTA website!

We are excited that you have found us here!

We are busy at work trying to keep you and your families up-to-date with the most recent news and happenings from our PTA.

Our goal and mission is for the PTA to be a powerful voice for ALL children. We strive to be a relevant resource for families in our community, and to be a stong advocate for the education and well-being of every child.

A huge goal we are working on this year is increasing parental involvement in our school. There are many ways to be involved in your children’s school.  At Blue Heron, we have several events throughout the year to participate in. Whether you are a work-on-the-sidelines kind of parent or a direct-hands-on parent, there is a job for you.  Research shows how important parental involvement is – check out this video Parent Involvement Matters!

Save this is website in your favorites so you can continually check back www.blueheronpta.org

Please email us at pta.blueheronelementary@gmail.com if you find you are able to help the PTA out in anyway possible!

Thank You,

Melissa Kirkpatrick – PTA President

Sep
28

Fall Parent/Teacher Conferences

As you know, Parent/Teacher Conferences are coming up on Wednesday, October 12th and Thursday, October 13th.  As done in years past, we are asking parents to help provide a hot meal for our hard working teachers on those evenings. Please sign up for an item of your choice to help with dinner.

Please drop off your item(s) between 3:30-400 PM in the Teacher’s Lounge on Wednesday and Thursday. If you bring a crock pot, you may pick up after 6:30pm.  Please remember to place your name on any dishes/utensils you bring in.

Clink on the link below to sign up. We thank you for your support – we couldn’t do it without you.

 

October 12th help- http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F044DA5A92FA75-teacher

 

October 13th help- http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F044DA5A92FA75-teacher1

 

Thank you,

PTA Hospitality Committee

Melissa Kirkpatrick

Aug
29

PTA Meetings

Mark your calendars with this year’s new PTA times and dates.pta-meeting

Meetings are open to all parents, you do not need to be an official PTA dues paying member to attend.  However, only members who are current on their dues are allowed to vote on official matters.  Dues are only $10 a year and can be paid using the attached form and dropping off  your cash or check to the PTA mailbox near the main office doors.  Additionally you can also pay online here

As always, there will be free childcare provided for Blue Heron school-age children. We hope to see you at the meetings and look forward to your participation!

                   Sept. 6, Tuesday 6:15-7:30 PM  School Library          

                  Oct. 4, Tuesday 3:45-5:15 PM    School Library       

                      Nov. 1, Tuesday 6:15-7: 30 PM    School Library      

               Dec 6, Tuesday 3:45-5:15 PM School Library           

                  Feb. 7, Tuesday 6:15-7:30 PM   School Library                   

                   Mar. 7, Tuesday 3:45-5-15 PM    School Library       

                              Apr. 4, Tuesday 6:15-7:30 PM  School Library     

                              May 2, Tuesday 3:45-5-:15 PM  School Library 

                               

Aug
29

PTA Fall Catalog Fundraiser

The PTA Fall Catalog Fundraiser starts this week with a school assembly on August 31, 2016 at 2:45 PM.   On September 14th, all orders and money will be due.  Delivery of purchases will happen during the week of October 17th, 2016.

If your child will not be participating in the fundraising event, but you are still willing to donate.  We have a “Direct Donate” form that you can download, fill out and return to the PTA Box located outside the front office.

Thank you for supporting our kids and Blue Heron Elementary!

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May
05

Your New 2016-2017 PTA Board Members

Exciting announcement! 

Your new PTA Board Members for the 2016-2017 school year are:

President: Melissa Kirkpatrick

Vice President: Sarah Cosgrove

Treasurer:  Erin Singrin

Secretary: Lisa Wera

VP of Fundraising: Claudia Brunner

Communications: Kari Strand

Nov
09

Fall 2015 Garden Totals

Thank you to all who supported the garden this year!  We had a great and bountiful season.  Classroom harvesting for taste testing and cooking classes totaled 45 pounds of carrots, tomatoes, cucumbers, peas and pumpkins.  The cafeteria received 20 pounds of produce to supplement hot lunches.

Special thanks go out to Boy Scout Troop 809 for helping to clean up the garden for fall.  We appreciate your support and look forward to assisting you with installing our new garden sign.

If you are interested in the volunteering with the garden look to see a meeting in January to prepare for next spring!!

Happy Gardening!

Aug
28

Why wait? Join Today!

 

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It’s that time of the year…time to join your Blue Heron PTA!  The PTA depends on the donations of our families to continue to offer incredible programs and events for our school community such as the Fall Festival, Father Daughter Dance, science fair, Dads & Donuts, Restaurant Nights.  Your donations and involvement have allowed us to give the school monies from

  • Academic Support:  Technology , Subscriptions, Class Resources
  • Community Events:  Breakfasts, Dances, Fall Festival     
  • Passive Fundraising:  King Soopers cards, Box Tops, Employer matches, cash donations, etc.   
  • Fundraisers:  Restaurant Nights, Fall Fundraiser,  Mardi Gras, Walkathon, Skate City
  • PTA Admin:  Membership dues, supplies, copies, insurance, school directory
  • School Service / Support: EduKits, Spirit Wears

Thank you in advance for your membership and donation!

Complete your PTA membership

Donate direct to PTA

Aug
27

Kings Soopers Cards

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Blue Heron PTA and Kings Soopers Program

Everyone needs groceries and gas, why not give 5% of your purchases to our school?

It is as easy as: PURCHASE, LOAD, SHOP…

PURCHASE – simply purchase your re-loadable King Soopers card from the PTA through the link below for $5.  You will receive $5 dollars on the card, so essentially your card is free.  Please encourage family and friends to also purchase King Soopers gift cards through our school! Don’t forget to let them know that they can reload the card at the register and continue to support our school.

LOAD – you can reload (add value to) your card indefinitely at the register or Customer Service Desk  or register for any amount up to $500, you may use your debit or credit card to load. Tell the cashier that you would like to add money to your gift card BEFORE they ring up your groceries then pay with your gift card.  You can also use the gift card for gas at King Soopers.

SHOP – KEEP YOUR CARD and use it whenever you shop or BUY GAS at Kings Soopers.  Gift cards may be used at City Market Fuel Centers and are accepted at most Kroger affiliated stores through the U.S. Each time we reach $5,000 as a group, King Soopers sends a 5% check to our PTA!

 

There is no cost to you or to the PTA and our children will reap the benefits!  Thank you for supporting your PTA!

Purchase your King Soopers card(s) online here!  They will be sent home in your child’s Friday Folder

Please contact Lisa Wera at 303-507-9317 or pta.blueheronelementary@gmail.com

Fall Catalog Fundraiser

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