Newsletter 9/13/22

9/12/2022 4:55 pm

Hello Beverly Cleary families,

We're looking forward to Back to School Night for grades 1-5 this week!  Read on for details about our first fundraiser of the year as well as the return of the Fun Run.

Karlyn Clark 
Jennifer O’Leary 
BCS PTA Co-Chairs


Back to School Night 1-5th grades
Thursday, September 15, 7:00pm
Fernwood Campus

Kennedy School Fundraiser
Monday, September 19, 5:00pm to 10:00pm
Kennedy School Courtyard Restaurant

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Kennedy School Friends and Family Night: Monday September 19th

Give your kitchen a break and head to McMenamins Kennedy School for dinner!  The Courtyard Restaurant will donate 50% of proceeds from all food and beverage to the BCS PTA, 5-10pm.  Dine-in or take out.  This is a special opportunity for our school; only a handful of schools are selected for these fundraising events each year.  See you there! 

After School Programming

The enrichments listed below are still accepting enrollment.

  • Yoga K-3 on Mon
  • Potions & Herbology 3-8 on Mon
  • Spanish K-3 on Mon (4:15 pm)
  • Art of Magic 2-8 on Mon
  • Ukulele 1-5 on Tues
  • Guitar 1-6 on Tues
  • Band 4-8 on Tues (7:30 am)
  • French 1-6 on Tues
  • Basketball K-2 on Tues
  • Basketball 3-5 on Wed
  • Movement & Dance K-3 on Wed
  • Chess Club 2-8 on Wed

Visit the enrichments page to learn how to enroll your student.

Fun Run

The Fun Run is two weeks away on September 28th! This FAQ contains additional details.

We need your help to make the event a success!
Sign up to volunteer the day of the event.
Email us to help in other ways ( 

We also need donations for prizes!
If you work for a company that can donate a handful of items, we would be most grateful. Examples from the past include Nike water bottles, hats, gloves, sunglasses, etc. Please email us ( to discuss possible offerings.

We are sending home pledge sheets this week.
The digital fundraising platform will also launch soon.

T-shirts are back!
The same shirt that was used the past couple Fun Runs will be available the week of September 26th for $12 or preorder your t-shirt today!

Thank you for your support! 

Sara Hallvik (Nolan-5th, Alex-2nd)
Marie Westom (Matthew-3rd, Andrew-Kindergarten)
Fun Run 2022 Co-Leads

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