PTO Express – January 5, 2017

LITTLE CARMINE’S NY PIZZA (ON BENFIELD RD) FAMILY RESTAURANT NIGHT IS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18th FROM 4:00pm – 9:00pm.  Don’t forget to mention you are with BES.  For any questions, please contact Andrea Sarchiapone at asarchiapone@ymail.com
Please look at our PTO website at http://www.broadneckbees.org for the dates of all the upcoming events from January through the end of the school year and how you can help.

SEVERAL FUN EVENTS/COMMITTEES MAY NOT HAPPEN NEXT YEAR IF WE CAN’T FIND VOLUNTEERS!  WE NEED YOU! We need a chair or co-chair for the following committees:  YEARBOOK, PROMOTIONS (box tops), VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR, BEAUTIFICATION (cleaning up school grounds), and HOLIDAY SHOP. Grab some friends and have fun working on one of these committees.  If you are interested, please contact the current chair to discuss how you can help.  All PTO chairs information is on our PTO website listed above.

PTO MEMBERSHIP:  Membership envelopes went home this week.  Please take the time to fill it out and become a member.  We need your help to support our teachers and staff and to accomplish all these fun events and activities.  If you have any questions, please contact Michele Barrett at mlbarrett02@yahoo.com

VOLUNTEER POLICY AND ORIENTATION INFORMATION:   Volunteer Orientations  are needed  for parents who will: (1) Perform clerical work (running copies, laminating, etc); and (2) work directly with students in any capacity in the school (one on one, small group, Computer Lab, etc.).   Volunteer Orientations  are  NOT  needed  for parents: (1) who attended a Volunteer Orientation at BES during a previous year; (2) wishing to assist at Classroom Parties; (3) having lunch with their child; (4) who are invited in for a special event (Author’s Tea, student performance programs); (5) who are Guest Readers; or (6) who serve as Field Trip Chaperones.

Volunteers wishing to attend a  Field Trip  will need to sign/return the Sexual Harassment/Child Abuse Neglect Summary paper and will need to complete a Background check form  no less than 3 weeks prior  to the event the form is requested for.

An online Volunteer Orientation is now available. Go to  www.broadneckbees.org Click on Volunteers>BES Online Volunteer Orientation to complete the orientation, watch the video and take a brief quiz.