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Summer’s Here… time to gather those school supplies!

It seems the final bell of the 2016-17 school year has just rang, wait it did!  Summer is here!  And so is the 2017-18 School Supply List!

 

2017-18 School Supply List

 

Enjoy your summer!

 

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It’s Baseball time!

Our Mariners game order forms went home a few weeks back… if your student never handed it off to you, you can download it, print it off, and send it back to the school with payment!  Order forms with payment are due April 14th!

2017 Mariners Ticket Form

The tickets will be tallied and ordered!  The tickets will be sent home with your student once they are received from Mariners ticketing!

When we distribute to the teachers, we will post on Facebook so that you know they are coming!  Be sure to like our Facebook page and opt in to receive notifications to stay up to date on all things PTSA!!!

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2017 Jog-a-thon!

Brownsville 2017 Jog-A-Thon

OUR JOG-A-THON WILL BE HELD ON MARCH 28th & 29th, 2017!

100% of the profits from this years Jog-a-thon will be go into our general fund!  We hope to raise enough money this year to support our budget for the 2017-18 school year, with the goal of eliminating our Fall Fundraiser!  To do that we need your help!

Need another form?  Grab the PDF here! Pledge Sheet

Need to know the prize levels: 2017 Prizes   The prizes are one per level unless you are picking a combination where it says “2 Level D” for example. If you have any questions on the prizes please don’t hesitate to contact us at jogathon@brownsvilleptsa.org  ***Something new this year!  –Check out all of the prizes on our Facebook page (March 15th!)– Facebook

What is a Jog-a-thon? The Jog-A-Thon is where families, friends and neighbors pledge money to support the students as they jog or walk in the Jog-A-Thon, which takes place during your child’s regular school day. Brownsville students run (or jog, walk, skip, etc.) laps around the school running track during a 20 minute time period. All students will participate as part of their regular physical fitness program, unless there is a medical reason why the student should not participate.

How do we raise money? Before the day of the Jog-A-Thon, each student obtains pledges and donations in support of his/her Jog-A-Thon efforts. Sponsors may sign up to pledge a flat dollar amount and/or a per lap donation. Our goal is to raise at least $15,000.

Can I get involved? ABSOLUTELY! There are many opportunities to help out with this event before, during, and after! Please email our coordinators at jogathon@brownsvilleptsa.org

What do I do next? Please collect pledges and donations on your pledge form. Ask family, relatives, friends, co-workers, employers, etc. for support. DON’T FORGET TO SIGN AND TURN IN YOUR PLEDGE FORM by March 27th.  All money should be turned in at once between March 31st & April 11th!

PRIZES! PRIZES! PRIZES!  After the Jog-A-Thon, students will get their pledge sheet back with the total due (laps x donation per lap).  These forms with payment are due back to the school no later than April 11th!  Prizes will be verified and be ready to go home around April 25th.  A prize sheet will accompany the donation sheet and be sent home in early March.

Thank you in advance for your generous support!

DONATIONS AND VOLUNTEERS WANTED!

Donations Needed! If you, or the company you work for, would like to donate items as prizes for our Jog-A-Thon, please contact the Brownsville PTSA at jogathon@brownsvilleptsa.org. We can use gift cards, electronics, games, toys, and tickets for activities/events… really anything our students would like!  We are hoping to partner with even more businesses next year!

Volunteers Needed! Please sign up to help our school and cheer on the children! Planning is underway!

We’re actively recruiting volunteers for the day of the event.

____ 8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Field Set Up

____ 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM Lap tracker for your child’s classroom. Please see classroom schedule for specific times!  Sign up for one time slot or as many as you’d like!  WE NEED AT LEAST 6 VOLUNTEERS PER CLASS TO COUNT LAPS, HAND OUT TREATS, HELP WITH BIBS, ETC!  Volunteers can sign up HERE

It’s family, community and corporate support like yours that makes the difference in the opportunities we are able to provide our students – our future. Thank you in advance for your generous contribution. Please make checks payable to “Brownsville Elementary PTSA “.

MORE INFORMATION? For more information, please contact Heather Williams at jogathon@brownsvilleptsa.org

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Back to School BBQ

Welcome back families!

Our back to school BBQ is scheduled for August 25th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm!

Brownsville students and parents are invited to come meet their teacher for 2016-2017 and visit their new classroom from 12:00-1:00 pm.  You may also drop off your classroom supplies to the teacher and any classroom money in a sealed envelope, with your child’s name on it.

The PTSA will be selling hot dogs and ice cream from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm; however, if you bring in a ream of 20# copy paper that day, you will receive one free hot dog lunch for each ream of paper! Also by joining PTSA on August 25th you will receive FREE ice cream for your family!

A couple of things to consider this year!  PTSA can now accept credit/debit cards (processed via Square) at major events!  To help move lines along we will have stations for Bearwear (with our NEW LOGO!), Membership, Volunteer Information, and paper donations!  Stop in at each station and get an order form slip,  take that slip to one of 2 check outs (one will be cash & check only, one will be Credit Card Only!).  We will also have a third check out if you are just wanting to purchase hot dog(s)/ice cream.  You must have a ticket for hot dog(s) or ice cream!  You can get those tickets at our cash registers!

We can’t wait to see you on Thursday!

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2016 Craft Bazaar

Believe it or not our 2016 Craft Bazaar is right around the corner!  If you are interested in being a vendor please print off and fill out BOTH forms!  Checks need to be made out to Brownsville PTSA.  Please do NOT mail in applications until after August 15th as the school office is closed.

If you have any questions please feel free to email us at Bazaar@BrownsvillePTSA.org

2016 Brownsville Craft Bazaar application

Terms & Conditions

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It’s Baseball Time!

Brownsville PTSA is excited to announce that we have reserved a group of tickets for the May 28th game against the Twins at 7:10 pm!  By reserving a group of tickets we get a great deal… just $12 per ticket!  Kids 2 and under are free!

You can find the order form here: Brownsville Elementary Flyer

Mark your calendars!  (Or better yet add our PTSA Google calendar to your calendar)  Flyers will be sent home next week, however you can also print it off and send it in!

Somethings to remember:

  • Want to sit by friends?  Turn in ONE order form!
  • All tickets will go home with students before the game!
  • Tickets are just $12 each
  • This is a great event to invite friends and family to also!

We hope you will join us in cheering on the Mariners!

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2016 Jog-a-thon!

Brownsville 2016 Jog-A-Thon

OUR JOG-A-THON WILL BE HELD ON MARCH 29th & 30th, 2016!

100% of the profits from this years Jog-a-thon will be earmarked for the schools new sound system!

We hope that in the next few years to come this will be our major fundraiser, so we need our Parents & Friends of Brownsville to please get involved and support our students!

Need another form?  Grab the PDF here! Jog-a-thon pledge sheet 2016

Need to know the prize levels:  Prizes   The prizes are one per level unless you are picking a combination where it says “2 Level D” for example. If you have any questions on the prizes please don’t hesitate to contact us at jogathon@brownsvilleptsa.org

What is a Jog-a-thon? The Jog-A-Thon is where families, friends and neighbors pledge money to support the students as they jog or walk in the Jog-A-Thon, which takes place during your child’s regular school day. Brownsville students run (or jog, walk, skip, etc.) laps around the school running track during a 20 minute time period. All students will participate as part of their regular physical fitness program, unless there is a medical reason why the student should not participate.

 

How do we raise money? Before the day of the Jog-A-Thon, each student obtains pledges and donations in support of his/her Jog-A-Thon efforts. Sponsors may sign up to pledge a flat dollar amount and/or a per lap donation. Our goal is to raise at least $15,000. All of the profits (money raised less prizes for students) will be earmarked the sound system this year (2016).

 

Can I get involved? ABSOLUTELY! There are many opportunities to help out with this event before, during, and after! Please email our coordinators at jogathon@brownsvilleptsa.org

What do I do next? Please collect pledges and donations on your pledge form. Ask family, relatives, friends, co-workers, employers, etc. for support. DON’T FORGET TO SIGN AND TURN IN YOUR PLEDGE FORM (and flat donation funds) by March 25th.

PRIZES! PRIZES! PRIZES!  After the Jog-A-Thon, students will get their pledge sheet back with the total due (laps x donation per lap).  These forms with payment are due back to the school no later than April 11th!  Prizes will be verified and be ready to go home around April 18th.  A prize sheet will accompany the donation sheet and be sent home in early March.

Thank you in advance for your generous support!

DONATIONS AND VOLUNTEERS WANTED!

Donations Needed! If you, or the company you work for, would like to donate items as prizes for our Jog-A-Thon, please contact the Brownsville PTSA at jogathon@brownsvilleptsa.org. We can use gift cards, electronics, games, toys, and tickets for activities/events… really anything our students would like!

Volunteers Needed! Please sign up to help our school and cheer on the children! Planning is underway!

We’re actively recruiting volunteers for the day of the event.

____ 8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Field Set Up

____ 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM Lap tracker for your child’s classroom. Please see classroom schedule for specific times!  Sign up for one time slot or as many as you’d like!  WE NEED AT LEAST 6 VOLUNTEERS PER CLASS TO COUNT LAPS, HAND OUT TREATS, HELP WITH BIBS, ETC!  Volunteers can sign up HERE

It’s family, community and corporate support like yours that makes the difference in the opportunities we are able to provide our students – our future. Thank you in advance for your generous contribution. Please make checks payable to “Brownsville Elementary PTSA “.

MORE INFORMATION? For more information, please contact Heather Williams at jogathon@brownsvilleptsa.org

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2016-2017 Executive Board

At our February General Membership meeting we voted in our new officers for the 2016-2017 school year!  Please help us congratulate:

Heather Williams – President

Karlee Hall – Vice President

Jennifer Bakken – Secretary

Audrey Haydu & Donna Weaver – Treasurer

Stacie Schmechel – Membership

They can’t achieve great things with out great volunteers!  Join the fun today!

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Brownsville Family Magic Night

Brownsville PTSA is excited to offer a new Family Night! Come join us for Magic Night!   View this PDF for more information:  Brownsville Family Magic Night

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Scrip Fundraising for Camp Colman

Our Camp Colman Committee is fundraising through Scrip to earn money to help fund the trip to Camp Colman for our 5th and 6th graders this year!  This program is easy to use and a great way to spend money you were already planning on spending for grocery shopping, gift giving, etc while giving back a percentage of the sale to send kids to camp!

How Scrip Works

Scrip family order form 1

Scrip Flyer

 

If you have any further questions please feel free to email our Sixth Grade Committee at 6thgrade@brownsvilleptsa.org

 

 

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