PRES PTA Newsletter

The weekly newsletter for the
Pound Ridge Elementary School PTA

May 10, 2019
Upcoming Calendar

CANCELLED: Parent/Principal Coffee (Science Curriculum with K-2 parents), 10:30am, PRES Library

Art Show

District Budget Vote


Spring Concert, 7pm

School Spirit Day (wear red, white, and blue)

Love4Lucas Fest

Save the Date- PTA Thank You Party

Click HERE for the PRES PTA Website Calendar
Click HERE for the BCSD Calendar
Fox Fest
Please join BCSD to kick off Spring Homecoming weekend TONIGHT!! Click here for more info, and here for a schedule of events. 
PRES Art Show 
Thursday, May 16th is the PRES Art Show!  The Art Show is a great time for PRES kids to show their families and friends all the beautiful and creative art they have been working on all year in art class. Above is a sample of student art work.
If you would like to help, please click here to volunteer your time to help get ready for the Art Show.  To volunteer to help on Art Night May 16th, click here.  Any questions, please contact Marisa Manos or Julie Kirkpatrick.
Love4Lucas Fest
Love4Lucas Fest is only a few weeks away on June 8th from 11am-3pm at PRES!! We can't wait for this fun-filled family day. Please click here for more information. 

We need Volunteers to help make this day a success! Please click here to volunteer. Even if you can't make it that day, there are other ways to help. Thank you!!
Teacher Appreciation -  Thank you

Thank you to everyone who went out of their way to show the teachers how much we appreciate them this week. From door and window decorating, to gifts, to the breakfast that kicked off the week, your effort was was amazing and the teachers and staff were so grateful!
Reusable Bag Contest

The Pound Ridge Conservation Board has invited PRES students to help design the logo and hashtags for the new ban on single-use plastic bags for the town of Pound Ridge, which will launch on September 1st. Any student who participates will earn an ice cream at Blind Charlies!

Click here for more information. 
Spring Flower Sale

Just in time for Memorial Day, order beautiful hanging baskets in a variety of options including Begonias, Geraniums, Petunias, and New Guinea Impatiens. Plants will be delivered Friday, May 24th for pick up at 76 Salem Road. Due to high seasonal demand, plant varieties cannot be pre-selected. Plant colors/varieties will be distributed on May 24th on a first come, first serve basis. The PTA appreciates your continued support of arts and science enrichment programs at PRES, each plant sold directly contributes to program funding.

Click here for the order form.
Be a Part of the Memorial Day Parade!

How would you like to create a float that represents PRES in this year's Pound Ridge Memorial Day parade? We are looking for PRES students and family members to create floats and pull them while marching in the town's Memorial Day Parade, Monday, May 27th.  

Floats should be able to fit easily on a wagon and can be pulled by a student or family member. Themes can range from PRES CAREs to PRES’ 80th Birthday, use your imagination! If you would like to participate, please send your name and a general description of your float idea to by Monday, May 13th.
Garden Committee and Green Committee Looking for New Members!

Looking to get involved?  Join the PRES Garden Committee or the Green Committee.  The Garden Committee needs to begin prepping for a spring planting with each grade.  Please contact Victoria Gardezi if you are interested in the Garden Committee or Sarah Douglis if you are interested in the Green Committee.  Thank you!
Budget Presentation with Dr. Manno

Missed Dr. Manno's presentation this week on the proposed  2019-2020 budget for Bedford Central Schools? The slides are available on  the BCSD website.  Click here to see Dr. Manno's presentation.  Thank you, Dr. Manno for taking the time to go over the budget.  

Mark your calendars, the budget vote will be May 21st!
Attention Future Fox Lane Middle School Parents
Saturday, May 11th is the Fox Lane Middle School Open House.  Parents and incoming 6th graders will have the opportunity to see all the houses at FLMS, as well as the Science Labs, Music Studios, Art Studios, Theater, Cafeteria, and Gym.  The Spring Book Fair will also be held at this time in the Media Center.  

Fox Lane Middle School Association (their parent organization) is looking for parents of future or continuing middle schoolers to volunteer for available positions for the 2019-2020 school year. There are Board positions as well as Committee Chair positions available. They would like PRES parents to get involved! Please email Stacey Cleveland if you are interested or would like more information. 

District & Community Events

Click here for info on upcoming events at the Pound Ridge Library.
Pound Ridge now has a Community Compost Program.  Learn more.
Pound Ridge PRIDE Day Battle of the Bands.  At the first ever battle of the bands, the winner will receive an opening spot at 2019 Harvest Fest. Register by May 17th. Learn more.

REDUCE OUR LANDFILLS. REDUCE/REUSE/RECYCLE. RAISE FUNDS For All BCSD Students. There is a recycle bin on the Fox Lane Main Campus. Click here for more information. 

District & Community Quick Links

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Pound Ridge Elementary PTA
7 Pound Ridge Rd.
Pound Ridge, NY  10576

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