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Hello, world travelers!

Mar 06, 2011

Below are links to access the Passport Club World map, as well as study links and additional information.  Please check the bulletin board near the school's main office for extra maps and hard copies of Special Itinerary project descriptions.  For more information on Passport Club, contact parents Ingrid Petersen, Becky Chasse or Lynn Raube.

Whole Foods Market donates to our PTA in a big way!

Jan 20, 2011

We love our community partnership with Whole Foods Market/Hollywood!  Thanks to our great BCS families and our terrific neighborhood, Whole Foods Market/Hollywood donated to our PTA $1834.10, which represents 5% of January 12th's total sales!

Pizzicato Pizza Dough 4 Dollars Day

Jan 13, 2011

Pizzicato Pizza at 42nd Ave and Fremont is generously donating 20% of its sales to Beverly Cleary School on Tuesday, January 25, 2011. There are three ways you can help earn money for our school just by ordering pizza on Dough 4 Dollars Day!

PTA General Meeting on Thursday, January 13th

Jan 08, 2011

Please join us for our PTA General Meeting. We will meet from 6:45-8 PM in the cafeteria.

Whole Foods Market To Donate 5% of Sales

Jan 05, 2011

Whole Foods Market wants to give our school some money!  Wednesday, January 12th is the Hollywood Whole Foods Market's first anniversary, and to celebrate they are giving 5% of that day’s store sales to the Beverly Cleary School PTA.
 

Comedy Night was a huge success!

Dec 03, 2010

UPDATE (1/10/11):  Comedy Night was a huge success!  We made just over $4500 for our school's technology fund, thanks to the generous donation of services and nearly sold-out crowd.  Again, many thanks to parent Art Krug for planning this fundraiser and to all the attendees.  Watch out--this may become an annual event!

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Our dire school budget woes are no joking matter, but that's doesn't mean we can't laugh sometimes.

Children's Book Bank Drive

Nov 19, 2010

We are hosting our third annual book donation drive for the Children's Book Bank from November 16 - 23.  Please bring books - baby books, board books, Spanish books, story books, animal books, etc. to school during that week to drop in the donation boxes.  Boxes will be located in the lobby at Hollyrood and at Fernwood in the second-grade corridor and across from the library.  (Please no coloring/activity books or text books.)

This book drive takes place the week before the Scholastic Book Fair and is timed perfectly for you to clear some space on your bookshelves for your new books!

Your online shopping helps our classrooms

Nov 19, 2010

Your online shopping can do double-duty, making it an effortless way to help your PTA raise classroom funds.

Spookarama Success!!

Nov 11, 2010

We were glad to see so many families enjoying themselves at the annual PTA Spookarama!  Great games, cakes, and costumes made for a fun evening, and the event raised nearly $3000 for the PTA!  This is money that will be spent on classroom materials to directly benefit our kids. 

A very special thank you goes out to Spookarama Parent Coordinators Sam Shiffman and Doug McMahon for spearheading such a wonderful event, and another round of thanks goes to countless volunteers for making it a very memorable evening.

Spookarama 2010

Oct 22, 2010

This year's Spookarama is Friday, October 29th, 5:30 – 8:00 PM!

If you know of any fifth- to eighth-grade student volunteers who would like to earn two community service hours by helping at Spook-A-Rama, please have them contact our student coordinator parent Kelly Rice. There are two time slots available for students for the night of the event (4:45 - 6:45 PM or 6:30 - 8:30 PM).  Students will not be allowed to work more than one shift, but they do get a free pizza dinner for their efforts.  Students can help serve food, decorate, supervise games or clean up.

On Monday, large parent volunteer sign-up posters will be placed in both BCS campus lobbies. Please sign up for one or more volunteer shifts.  Room parents, please do what you can to help ensure that these important slots get filled.