How Do I…?

Parents – please refer to this list of frequently asked questions:

How do I?

Answers

How Do I Receive A BES Directory?

The BES school directory is a great resource for busy parents- you definitely want one!

All BES families who join the PTA annually will receive a BES directory and access to the BES school directory app when the directory is published (usually in October). If you have not joined the PTA this year, please read How Do I. . . join the PTA? for easy instructions on how to join quickly.

If you join the PTA in September/October, you will automatically receive the hard copy school directory and access to the directory app when it is published in October. There is no need to request a directory- it will be delivered to you via your child’s backpack.

If you join the PTA at other times of the year, you will also receive the directory and access to the directory app.

Extra hard copies of the directory can be purchased by PTA members for $5.

Questions about the BES directory or directory app? Contact PTA Directory Chair Terri Payne (terripayne@gmail.com)

How Do I Receive A BES PTA Calendar?

All BES families who join the PTA annually will receive a BES PTA calendar. If you have not joined the PTA this year, please read How Do I. . . join the PTA? for easy instructions on how to join quickly.

If you join the PTA in September/October, you will automatically receive the calendar when you join. There is no need to request a calendar- it will be delivered to you via your child’s backpack (or handed to you in person if you join at a PTA event).

If you join the PTA at other times of the year, you will also receive the calendar via your child’s backpack.

Extra hard copies of the PTA calendar can be purchased by PTA members for $5.

Questions about the BES PTA calendar? Contact PTA Membership Chair Allie Ammerman (aammerman@gmail.com).

How Do I Join a PTA Committee?

Our PTA sponsors, organizes and produces an incredible number of events and activities throughout the school year. We are always eager for new volunteers! Click here to see the list of all our PTA committees for 2017-18 and the committee chairs; please contact them if you are interested in helping. We want YOU.

How Do I Find out When the Next PTA meeting is?

Beginning in September, the BES PTA generally meets every other month on the first Tuesday of the month (there are meetings in May and June).  This year, in September we will meet on the third Tuesday.  In January, we will meet on a Wednesday.

Meetings are held at BES at 7pm (except for the June meeting which begins at 6:30pm). Meeting reminders will be sent out via bannocknet. Bar-T provides childcare for $5 a child during meetings.

If school is closed for weather related reasons on a PTA meeting date, the meeting will be cancelled and rescheduled.

Scheduled PTA meetings for 2017-18:

  • Tuesday, September 19th – 7pm in the Cafeteria
  • Tuesday, November 7th – 7pm in the Media Center
  • Wednesday, January 10th – 7pm in the Media Center
  • Tuesday, March 6th – 7pm in the Media Center
  • Tuesday, May 1st – 7pm in the Media Center
  • Tuesday, June 5th – 6:30pm in the Media Center

How Do I Donate Money to the PTA?

The BES PTA will gladly accept charitable donations from PTA members, BES parents and other community members.

You can make a donation to the PTA online via https://www.pay4schoolstuff.com. You can also make a donation by check; checks can be made payable to BES PTA and mailed to:

BES PTA
Attn: Assistant Treasurer
Bannockburn Elementary
6520 Dalroy Lane
Bethesda, MD 20817

How Do I Email My Kid’s Teacher?

Email addresses for all Bannockburn Elementary staff are located on the MCPS website for Bannockburn: http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/schools/bannockburnes/aboutus/directory.aspx

How Do I Find All Teachers’ Email Addresses on the Main BES Website?

Email addresses for all Bannockburn Elementary staff are located on the MCPS website for Bannockburn: http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/schools/bannockburnes/aboutus/directory.aspx

How Do I Volunteer to Help with a PTA Event?

Our PTA sponsors, organizes and produces an incredible number of events and activities throughout the school year. We are always eager for new volunteers! Click here to see the list of all our PTA committees for 2017-18 and the committee chairs; please contact them if you are interested in helping. We want YOU.