Braly Elementary

PTA Fundraisers, Grants, and Programs

 

Fundraisers

Box tops for Education- cut out the $.10 box top labels of participating products and return them to school.

Labels for Educationcut of Labels for Education UPC labels and return them to school.  All points will help the school purchase recess equipments.

Coke Rewards Points- Go to www.mycokerewards.com enter the coke family codes and donate your points to Braly all year round. 

Walk-a-Thon – Students walk to promote fitness as well as raise money for the school in the fall.

Comedy Sport Night - A fun night of comedy for the whole family.

eScrip Online Mall- Go to www.eScrip.com register and sign up for Braly to shop at various retail stores. 2-6% of your purchases will go back to Braly all year around.  You can also register your Lucky reward card and 3% of your perchases goes to Braly.

Dining Out Nights – Various restaurant fundraisers are planned throughout the school year.

Amazon Smiles- Go to www.amazon.smile.com register for Braly and .5% of  your purchases goes back to Braly all year around

Book Fair – Students and parents purchase Scholastic books. Proceeds from the sales go towards        acquiring new books for the classrooms and library.

 

Grants

T.E.A.M. Program (Technology, Engineering, Art & Music) - Braly offers a unique program for TK-5th grade funded by the PTA and the school.  In this class students will receive lessons around technology, engineering, art and music.   Each class participates in a bi-weekly 45-minute session.  Ms. Psycharis will be teaching the T.E.A.M. program this year. 

Classroom Activity Fund – This fund is allocated to each classroom to help cover expenses for special in class activities, classroom supplies, field trip and etc. 

Field Trip Bus Fund- This fund is allocated to pay bus fee for the field trips.

Donation to 6th District Charity – Each year, the district PTA asks each member school PTA to contribute to a charity.

Recess Equipment - PTA purchases all outdoor equipment like balls, goals, jump ropes, hula hoops, etc.

Project Cornerstone- This fund is allocated to Project Cornerstone activities and materials.

 

Programs

Administrative Tasks – Volunteers photocopy, collate and prepare materials for teachers, including Red folder preparation.

Assemblies – PTA provides two to four assemblies a year (to be determined)

Book Gifting – All students get to keep a book of their choice during read across America.  Books are provided by the PTA.

Halloween Happening – Volunteers run games and activities including a costume contest.

Kinder Meet and Greet Breakfast – PTA provides continental breakfast for kindergarten parents during kinder orientation on the first day of school.

Popsicle and Popcorn Sales – Popsicles are sold after school once a week during warmer months and Popcorn during winter months.

Red Ribbon Week – Students join together to say “NO” to drugs in this nationwide school event. This week -long program is filled with anti-drug activities and education for grades 3-5. K-2 will learn about healthy choices.

Social Nights – PTA will host at least 3 social nights to bring the families together.  The past social nights have been- Ice Cream Social, Arts and Games, Movie Night, Bingo Night, Cultural Night, International Night, and Star Gazing Night.

Student Council – The PTA partners with the Student Council to bridge the Student community and the PTA.

Teacher Appreciation Week – The PTA organizes this week devoted to thanking our hard-working teachers for their excellent work.

Teacher Welcome Back Luncheon – The PTA hosts a welcome back lunch in August for our dedicated staff.

T-shirt sales – The PTA orders and sells t-shirts to promote school spirit.

Walk to School Day – The PTA runs this nationwide school event to encourage students to walk to school. Drinks and other goodies are handed out to students who walk to school.

Year End Picnic/Ice Cream Social – End of year social event.

Yearbook – Volunteers take pictures and prepare pages for the yearbook. A vendor to print the yearbook will be selected by the yearbook chairperson.