PRES PTA Newsletter

The weekly newsletter for the
Pound Ridge Elementary School PTA

August 30, 2019
Upcoming Calendar


PRES CARES Day - Students wear Green
All School Ice Cream Social (students and families included!)

Back to School Night, Grades 3-5

PRIDE Registration begins

Back to School Night, Grades K-2

School Spirit Day - Dress like a Rock Star!

Parent/Principal Coffee - 9:30am - PRES Cafeteria

Rosh Hashanah - No School

Picture Day

Save the Date:
Open PTA Meeting for all members - 7pm - PRES Library

Click HERE for the PRES PTA Website Calendar
Click HERE for the BCSD Calendar
Join the PRES PTA!

The PRES PTA could not run without it's wonderful members! Here is a link to join the PRES PTA for the 2019-20 school year. Joining the PTA gives you access to great things like PRIDE, our after-school enrichment program! 

Payments can also be made via a check made out to "PRES PTA", Memo "2019-20 PTA Membership" and returned via backpack mail in your child's folder to our Treasurer, Liz Tegano. Please mark the envelope with Attn: PTA Membership. Thank you and as always, let us know if you have any questions!
Ice Cream Social Friday, September 6th

Please join PRES families to kick off the year at our annual PTA Ice Cream social on Friday, September 6th, from 5-6:30pm on the playground. All grades and families are invited!  In addition to the free ice cream, 5th graders will be selling pizza, snacks and drinks to help fund their year of activities. Hope to see you there!
Volunteers Needed

The PTA cannot run without amazing volunteers like you who give their time and effort to help with our programs and events! If you would like to become involved, please email us at See a list below of committees and events -- feel free to include your area of interest! 

Art Show
Arts and Sciences Enrichment (in-class special programs)
Basketball Bash/Bike Run (District-wide events)
Bingo Night
Field Day
Garden/Outdoor Flowers
Greening Committee 
Holiday Cookies
Ice Cream Social
Library Volunteer
Reading Committee
School Pictures
Senior Lunch
Spelling Bee
Staff Lunches
Teacher Appreciation Week

Fall Mum Sale

The PRES PTA is once again  partnering with Valley View Greenhouse in South Salem for the PRES FALL MUM SALE! The mums are available in 9" and 12" sizes in a variety of colors including yellow, bronze, red, white, and pink. Sales from each mum sold will directly fund Arts and Science programs at PRES.

Please complete this order form and return this form and payment to school (Attn: PTA). Please only send cash or checks made payable to "PRES PTA." The order deadline is Wednesday, September 18th.
PRIDE Registration Coming Soon

We are very excited for a new season of PRIDE - we have great class offerings everyone will love!

As a reminder, PRIDE is our after-school enrichment program which runs from dismissal until 4:20pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. 

For class dates and descriptions, click here.
Reusable Water Bottles

PRES CAREs about our environment and we want to do our part to reduce waste in the classroom and at school events.  Please remember to fill and send in your reusable water bottles each day for school, and at PTA/School sponsored events (like the Ice Cream Social on Friday!)! 

If you're interested a PRES water bottle - please let us know by emailing us at Act fast - we only have 5 left!!


District & Community Events

Click here for info on upcoming events at the Pound Ridge Library.

Click here for Pound Ridge Community events.

Commemorate the 240th Anniversary of the Burning of Bedford with the Bedford Historical Society on September 7th!  Click here for more information. 

Pound Ridge now has a Community Compost Program.  Learn more.


District & Community Quick Links

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

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