PRES PTA Newsletter

The weekly newsletter for the
Pound Ridge Elementary School PTA

September 14, 2018
Upcoming Calendar

School-wide Ice Cream Social 5-6:30pm

Back to School Night (K-2)


Picture Day

Open PTA Meeting, PRES Library, 7pm
All are welcome!


Click HERE for the BCSD Calendar
Ice Cream Social - Tonight!

The PRES PTA invites your family to reconnect with old friends and make new ones at the All-School Ice Cream Social TONIGHT, September 14th, from 5-6:30pm.  All PRES families and siblings are welcome!

PRES Merchandise and Mums will be for sale to benefit the PTA, and 5th Graders will also have pizza, snacks and drinks for sale to help raise funds for their last year at PRES!

Click here for more information. 



PRIDE is the PTA-sponsored after-school enrichment program. Students in grades K-5 are eligible to enroll in a variety of classes that take place immediately after school at PRES. PRIDE pick up is at 4:20 PM.

Please click here for PRIDE information, pricing and full class descriptions. 

Please click here to register for PRIDE. Registration has been extended through Tuesday, September 18th

Note the following changes:

An additional Cooking class has been added on Wednesday for Grades 2-5. Click here to register for that additional class. 

You must be a 2018-2019 member of the PRES PTA in order for your child(ren) to participate.  Click here to become a member of the PRES PTA.

The PRIDE registration link will also be available on the PRES PTA website, under PRIDE.

Please contact Marsha Borelli with any questions.

Visit the PTA table at the Pound Ridge Car Show this weekend!

The PRES PTA will be represented at the Pound Ridge Car Show this weekend. We will be selling PRES merchandise and mums from our mum sale. Please come visit us and say hello! Click here for more information on the Car Show. 
Fall Mum Sale

The PRES PTA is partnering with Valley View Greenhouse in South Salem for a FALL MUM SALE! We have two sizes of these beautiful fall plants in several beautiful colors. Click here for the order form and get yours before they sell out!

Picture Day!

PRES Picture Day is scheduled for Wednesday, September 26th. Order forms went home this week via back pack mail. If you would like to place an order, please return the envelope to your child’s classroom teacher by September 20th. Please contact Christine Labov with any questions. Thank you!
PRES PTA Tag Sale - Donations and Volunteers Needed!

Save the date and your donations for the PRES PTA Tag Sale, Saturday, October 20th, 9am-4pm. See more information on what types of donations will be accepted here. Please contact Laura Ekholm if you would like to make a donation or volunteer. 
Join the PRES PTA for the 2018-19 School Year

Now is a great time to renew your PTA membership for the upcoming school year! Please click HERE for the membership form. As a reminder, the money collected for PTA Membership contributes to the following:

Arts and Science Enrichment Programs
Buses for ALL Field Trips
Classroom Allowances (Cash given to EVERY teacher to spend during the school year)
School Supplies for students in need
Annual Scholarship for Fox Lane Graduate (PRES Alum)
Art Show Activities
Field Day
Teacher Appreciation Events
Community Outreach
Various School-Wide Enhancements

Each student benefits from your membership! Join today!
Online Directory

Please click here to verify and/or update your contact information in Classroom Parent, the PRES online directory. If you have any change(s) to your information at any time, please make the change(s) in Classroom Parent. Class Parents use Classroom Parent to e-mail their classes. Information contained in Classroom Parent is for school & personal use only & cannot be used for business solicitation purposes. If you have any questions, contact Marsha Borelli.
Support the PTA at Home

You can contribute to the PRES PTA just by doing the same things you do every day!  Did you know that if you start your shopping at instead, and select POUND RIDGE ELEM PTA, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases?!

And don't forget to keep clipping those Box Tops for Education! Each Box Top submitted raises $.10 for PRES. You can find them on many products you bring home from the store. Simply clip them, put them in a baggie, and return them to PRES twice a year, when instructed.  Couldn’t be easier!

District & Community Events

The Bedford Playhouse Grand Opening weekend is coming soon, September 28th, 29th, and 30th! Please click here to see all of the exciting events in store!
Please click here to view some interesting free community events coming to Martin House Workspace this month.
Please consider registering yourself or a team for the 4th Annual Reach for the Rainbow Run, Sunday, October 28th, at 9am. This event is organized by The Family Reach Leadership Club at Fox Lane High School, which raises money for the organization that supports families whose children suffer with cancer. 100% of the donations go to the families. Click here to register.

District & Community Quick Links

Our mailing address is: 
Pound Ridge Elementary PTA
7 Pound Ridge Rd.
Pound Ridge, NY  10576

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