PRES PTA Newsletter

The weekly newsletter for the
Pound Ridge Elementary School PTA

January 4, 2019
Upcoming Calendar

Cabaret Permission Slip Due

Bingo Night Flyer Due


Open PTA Meeting - PRES Library
7:00 PM

Sweetheart Dance
6:00 PM

Save the Date - PRES PTA 80s Auction
8:00 PM

Click HERE for the PRES PTA Website Calendar
Click HERE for the BCSD Calendar
Cabaret Permission Form Deadline Extended

Happy New Year! The deadline for Cabaret permission forms has been extended to Tuesday, January 8. If your child would like to participate in this year’s Cabaret you will need to send in the signed permission form no later than this date. You can send the form via backpack mail (attn: Cabaret - front office). Please direct all inquires to Kristen Roeder Petrillose. Can’t wait!
BINGO Night 2019

Happy New Year! BINGO night is approaching quickly - it will be held at PRES on Friday, January 11 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM. 

With the holidays behind us, we are hoping you’ll have some leftover unopened gifts that you would like to donate to this fun family event. Sending any unopened toys into school (to the main office, marked "Bingo Night Donation") would be greatly appreciated. 

We are also looking for volunteers for the bake sale. This sale will proceed the Pound Ridge Partnership and all the great things they are doing for our community. 

Sign up for bake sale items here.

Look for the flyer in backpack mail this week. You can also access the flyer here. The due date will be extended to Wednesday, January 9

Looking forward to seeing you at this fun night!
January PTA Meeting

Please join us on January 16 at 7:00 PM for the next PTA Meeting in the PRES Library.  We will be joined by Dr. Christopher Manno, Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Joel Adelberg, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, and Adrienne Viscardi, Director of English to Speakers of Other Languages, who will discuss the new Dual Language Bilingual Education School of Choice policy recently adopted by the District.  In addition, Dr. Adelberg and Deb Dormady will speak about the work the District is doing around Inclusive practices.  We hope you will join us for this important meeting.
Get your Sweetheart Dance Tickets!

Sweetheart Dance Tickets are available now!!
$25 for a pair of tickets for a grown-up/child couple. Click here.
$40 for family tickets (PRES students only please). Click here.

Event Info:
Get ready to dance on February 1, 2019, 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Conant Hall in Pound Ridge.
Pizza and treats will be served, and bring your dancing shoes because there will be a DJ!

This is a grown-up/child party, for PRES students only.  This is not a drop-off event, and we ask that you only attend with your child(ren) that are current PRES students. Thank you for your understanding - it's going to be a very fun night! Email with any questions. 
Cabaret 2019

All PRES students are invited to join our yearly cabaret show to be held at PRES in early February. Our theme this year is: All We Need is Love
We welcome all entertainment acts whether they be singing, acting, dancing, playing music, telling jokes, magic, reciting or acting out a monologue or skit, or another unique and entertaining skill you may have. Rehearsals will start January 22. The permission form needs to be submitted to the school front office by Tuesday, January 8.  Please direct all inquiries to Kristen Roeder Petrillose
We look forward to welcoming you all and putting on an awesome show!

SAVE THE DATE for the 2019 PRES PTA Auction!
Friday, April 5, 2019 at 8:00 PM
The Heights at Brother Vic’s, South Salem
More details to follow – Mark your calendars!
“Leave that nine to five up on the shelf, and just enjoy yourself.”  Michael Jackson, “Off the Wall”
Purchase Your PRES Yearbook and Yearbook Ad Today!

Purchase your 2018/2019 PRES yearbook today!  Go to and search by school/ city to order your child's yearbook. 

You may also purchase an ad for the Yearbook for only $25! Tell your child how proud they make you through their yearbook. Select a cherished photo, choose a layout and add your personal message here.

See the flyer for details or contact Julia Roose with any questions. 

District & Community Events

Click here for info on upcoming events at the Pound Ridge Library.
BCSD Opioid and Substance Abuse Summit, January 17, 2019, 3:00 - 5:00 PM.  Please RSVP by January 7 if you would like to attend. Fox Lane Middle School Theater.  Click here to learn more.

Fox Lane Youth Lacrosse registration for the 2019 Spring Season is now open.  For more information please click here.

District & Community Quick Links

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

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