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PTA News for Week of August 24, 2020

We know, we know: you’re already *so* over Zoom. But please make a quick note of two more important meetings coming up soon: –Virtual Back to School Night will be Wednesday, September 9th at 6:30PM. -The first PTA meeting of the year will be Tuesday, September 15th from 7:00-8:00PM. Typically, the PTA approves a budget and a calendar of events in the spring

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PTA News for Week of August 17, 2020

Dear BES Families, Next week is going to be a busy one, friends! Our principals just shared that they’ll be sending a ConnectEd to parents with more specific details on the following virtual events: General Parent Information Meeting: evening of Wednesday, August 26th Kindergarten Parent Information Meeting: Thursday, August 27th (right before Kindergarten Sneak-a-Peek) Sneak-a-Peek: Thursday, August 27th. It will

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PTA News for Week of August 3, 2020

Dear BES Families, It’s hard to believe the first day of school is just a little over 3 weeks away. Like us, you may be overwhelmed by all the information coming at parents — 4 hours’ worth at yesterday’s Board of Education meeting, hundreds of listserv messages and Facebook group posts each week, countless texts and forwarded emails from friends.

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PTA News for Week of July 27, 2020

Dear BES Families, Thank you to all 47 families who participated in our PTA elections this month! The new board is engaged and preparing to serve our BES community in what we can all agree will be a most unusual year. We know most of the community-building social activities we associate with the PTA won’t be able to take place, at

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BES PTA Minutes – January 11, 2017

PTA Board Member Meeting Minutes January 11, 2017   The Bannockburn Elementary School PTA Board met on January 11, 2017 at the Bannockburn Elementary School (BES). PTA Co-President Heather Kraus called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m.   In attendance: There were 14 board members present.   Meeting Purpose Heather Kraus welcomed the members and explained that the purpose

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BES PTA Minutes – May 2, 2017

The Bannockburn Elementary School PTA met on May 2, 2017 at the Bannockburn Elementary School (BES). PTA Co-President Heather Kraus called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m. In attendance: There were 19 participants, including BES Principal Kate Bradley. Welcome PTA Co-Presidents Ms. Kraus and Marget Maurer welcomed everyone to the meeting. Ms. Kraus announced a minor change in the printed

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BES PTA Minutes – February 2017

PTA Meeting Minutes February 1, 2017   The Bannockburn Elementary School PTA met on February 1, 2017 at the Bannockburn Elementary School (BES). PTA Co-President Heather Kraus called the meeting to order at 7:03 p.m. In attendance: There were 28 participants including members of the PTA Board, BES Principal Kate Bradley, and BES Music Teacher Maggie Ware. Welcome and Presentation

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BES PTA Minutes – March 2017

PTA Meeting Minutes March 7, 2017   The Bannockburn Elementary School PTA met on March 7, 2017 at the Bannockburn Elementary School (BES). PTA Co-President Heather Kraus called the meeting to order at 7:04 p.m. In attendance: There were 16 participants, providing a quorum. Welcome and Presentation on the BES Music Program PTA Co-Presidents Ms. Kraus and Marget Maurer welcomed

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Primary Day: April 26, 2016

Tuesday, April 26 is primary voting day in Maryland. While the PTA does not take a position on which candidates to support, we do encourage you to go to the polls and vote on Tuesday, April 26 (polls are open from 7am-8pm). Besides primary elections for party candidates for President, Congress, etc. there are also candidates running for Montgomery County

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Contact Montgomery County Council to Fully Fund MCPS’ CIP Budget Request

Update: URGENT: Petition for keeping additions at Pyle and Whitman on track Last week the MCPS Board of Education recommended a delay for the Pyle and Whitman additions because of County budget constraints. As a cluster, we strongly object to ANY delay of our desperately needed additions. What can you do now? Let our elected officials know immediately that this

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