Elizabeth Blackwell PTSA
Blackwell Art Docents Needed!
  Blackwell's Art Program Seeking Art Docents: No Experience Required! Help keep this program running strong and please consider volunteering your time as a classroom art docent. You don't need to be a PTSA member, or even be artistically inclined! Really! You just need to be interested in helping keep our art program vital! Time commitments are flexible and up to you!  OR if you do have a passion for art and would like to share your knowledge with other parents, please let our Blackwell art chair, Adriana Klansnic know if you have a specific medium that you would be willing ... read full article
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9/20/2019-10/4/2019

Picture Day Volunteers Needed - September 30!
Subject: Volunteers Needed for Picture Day Sept. 30!   Hello!   My name is Rachel Timmins and I am coordinating picture day at Blackwell this year.   We are in need of a few more volunteers on picture day this year. This is a unique once per school year opportunity that will take just a few hours. It's very straight forward, training is provided, and volunteers received a free photo package. Picture day will be Monday, September 30 . The morning shift is usually from 9-12:30 and the afternoon shift is 12:15-3:50. If you are interested in this opportunity, please ... read full article
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9/19/2019-10/3/2019

Blackwell PTSA 2019 Fun Run
Blackwell PTSA 2019 Fun Run   Blackwell Fun Run - Wednesday, September 25 Our biggest, BIGGEST, fundraiser is upon us, our annual Blackwell 2019 Fun Run and we're getting excited - and we want you and your Bobcat to get excited too!  Find Your Student's Pledge Sheet! Parents just need to enter their student's name  here  to access their student's pledge page to enter pledges!!    Encourage your student to collect pledges from friends and family.  **Contributions can be given a boost through corporate match programs.**   Volunteers! If you're interested in helping with this event, we would love to have you ... read full article
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9/10/2019-9/26/2019

Spirit Wear Store is OPEN for business!
  Spirit Wear Store is OPEN for business! What? Hold on to your hats - - this just in! Our Blackwell Spirit Gear shop is opening just in time to update your Fall wardrobe! Nordstrom, Gap and Target can't even compete with these fashion statements! So many items to choose from - t-shirts, hats, sweatshirts and more! Wear 'em to Costco, Trader Joe's - - everyone will be admiring your spirit-wear, but most importantly, you'll feel like a rock-star strutting around in your school's spirit colors! The Spirit Wear Store will be open until November 15. Our Spirit-Wear Store Can be Found Here! ... read full article
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9/10/2019-11/15/2019
Blackwell Art Docents Needed!9/20/201910/4/2019
Blackwell Art Docents Needed!
  Blackwell's Art Program Seeking Art Docents: No Experience Required! Help keep this program running strong and please consider volunteering your time as a classroom art docent. You don't need to be a PTSA member, or even be artistically inclined! Really! You just need to be interested in helping keep our art program vital! Time commitments are flexible and up to you!  OR if you do have a passion for art and would like to share your knowledge with other parents, please let our Blackwell art chair, Adriana Klansnic know if you have a specific medium that you would be willing ... read full article
Picture Day Volunteers Needed - September 30!9/19/201910/3/2019
Picture Day Volunteers Needed - September 30!
Subject: Volunteers Needed for Picture Day Sept. 30!   Hello!   My name is Rachel Timmins and I am coordinating picture day at Blackwell this year.   We are in need of a few more volunteers on picture day this year. This is a unique once per school year opportunity that will take just a few hours. It's very straight forward, training is provided, and volunteers received a free photo package. Picture day will be Monday, September 30 . The morning shift is usually from 9-12:30 and the afternoon shift is 12:15-3:50. If you are interested in this opportunity, please ... read full article
New Blackwell Family Pizza Dinner8/27/20198/27/2019
New Blackwell Family Pizza Dinner
Attention New Blackwell Families! New Blackwell Families! Remember, our PTSA New Blackwell Family Welcome Dinner is Tuesday, August 27 from 6:30PM - 8PM at Blackwell. Bring the entire family! Meet other new families joining Blackwell! Learn more about your student's new school and Blackwell's PTSA! ... read full article
Kindergarten Parents! Blackwell PTSA Coffee 8/27/20199/8/2019
Kindergarten Parents! Blackwell PTSA Coffee
                                                                Kindergarten First Day! Oh my goodness - those little kindergarteners will be starting their FIRST DAY of ELEMENTARY school Friday, September 6. It's a big day for students - and parents alike. The kiddos will have a blast, but the parents? You'll be fine too. In fact, after drop off, look for your Blackwell PTSA table just in front of Blackwell's front doors. We'll have coffee and treats ... read full article
Blackwell PTSA Summer Playdate Series!7/4/20198/20/2019
Blackwell PTSA Summer Playdate Series!
Well, hello there! Summer is in full swing and we're hoping you and your Bobcat are enjoying some sunshine, fun activities and all things summer!   We are very excited to present the Blackwell PTSA Summer Playdate series for families who are 1) new to Blackwell and would enjoy getting acquainted with other Blackwell families and students 2) desperately in search of activities to keep your student active 3) would welcome a fun diversion and enjoy seeing some familiar faces 4) a combination of the above!   Whatever your reason, we invite you to join us for some fun on ... read full article
Blackwell PTSA 2019 Fun Run9/10/20199/26/2019
Blackwell PTSA 2019 Fun Run
Blackwell PTSA 2019 Fun Run   Blackwell Fun Run - Wednesday, September 25 Our biggest, BIGGEST, fundraiser is upon us, our annual Blackwell 2019 Fun Run and we're getting excited - and we want you and your Bobcat to get excited too!  Find Your Student's Pledge Sheet! Parents just need to enter their student's name  here  to access their student's pledge page to enter pledges!!    Encourage your student to collect pledges from friends and family.  **Contributions can be given a boost through corporate match programs.**   Volunteers! If you're interested in helping with this event, we would love to have you ... read full article
Join (or Renew!!) with the Blackwell PTSA9/2/20199/16/2019
Join (or Renew!!) with the Blackwell PTSA
You might be asking yourself, "Why join the PTSA?" Well, we're so glad you asked! Your membership fee ($15 individual / $25 family) goes directly toward supporting PTSA-related programming. This programming includes, but is not limited to: Blackwell's in-class art programming which is completely funded by the PTSA and run by parent volunteers International Night STEM Night New Family Welcome Dinner Small capital improvements (i.e. new tables for the library, additional shelving) Teacher requests (books for classrooms, online learning tools, bonus supplies for classrooms and so much more) Playground add-ons (i.e. gaga pit) Chess Club  Oh, and did we mention ... read full article
Spirit Wear Store is OPEN for business!9/10/201911/15/2019
Spirit Wear Store is OPEN for business!
  Spirit Wear Store is OPEN for business! What? Hold on to your hats - - this just in! Our Blackwell Spirit Gear shop is opening just in time to update your Fall wardrobe! Nordstrom, Gap and Target can't even compete with these fashion statements! So many items to choose from - t-shirts, hats, sweatshirts and more! Wear 'em to Costco, Trader Joe's - - everyone will be admiring your spirit-wear, but most importantly, you'll feel like a rock-star strutting around in your school's spirit colors! The Spirit Wear Store will be open until November 15. Our Spirit-Wear Store Can be Found Here! ... read full article
PTSA Programs!8/30/20199/20/2019
PTSA Programs!
  Blackwell PTSA Before & After School Programs We're very excited to start rolling out some of our Blackwell PTSA before and after school programs for your Blackwell Bobcat! You'll see we have included some BIG-TIME favorites and new programs too!  A.M. Basketball A. M. Chess Club A.M. Math Club A.M. Yoga P.M. Running Club If you are interested in learning more about these programs and/or ready to register, please refer to our programs page of our website at  http://blackwellptsa.org/Program .   If you have any questions about our program line-up, please contact Julie Aquino at enrichment@blackwellptsa.org . ... read full article
Edu Kits: School Supplies for 2019-20!7/4/20198/16/2019
Edu Kits: School Supplies for 2019-20!
Attention: Blackwell Families! Who needs school supplies?? Of course, you do - and we offer the convenience of one-stop shopping and it's just a click away! All supplies are school approved too (a huge and important bonus). Check this out!   ... read full article