Elizabeth Blackwell PTSA
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Half Day - Conferences 12:20 Dismissal (No Lunch)
Half Day - Conferences 12:20 Dismissal (No Lunch)

Date:
Monday, October 14
8:00a Scholastic Book Fair
Scholastic Book Fair

Date:
Monday, October 14
Time:
8:00a - 9:30a
Where:
Library

12:00p Scholastic Book Fair
Scholastic Book Fair

Date:
Monday, October 14
Time:
12:00p - 4:00p
Where:
Library
Half Day - Conferences 12:20 Dismissal (No Lunch)
Half Day - Conferences 12:20 Dismissal (No Lunch)

Date:
Tuesday, October 15
8:00a Scholastic Book Fair
Scholastic Book Fair

Date:
Tuesday, October 15
Time:
8:00a - 9:30a
Where:
Library

12:00p Scholastic Book Fair
Scholastic Book Fair

Date:
Tuesday, October 15
Time:
12:00p - 4:00p
Where:
Library
8:00a Scholastic Book Fair
Scholastic Book Fair

Date:
Wednesday, October 16
Time:
8:00a - 9:30a
Where:
Library

9:25a PTSA General Membership Meeting
PTSA General Membership Meeting

Date:
Wednesday, October 16
Time:
9:25a - 10:00a

2:20p Scholastic Book Fair
Scholastic Book Fair

Date:
Wednesday, October 16
Time:
2:20p - 4:00p
Where:
Library
Half Day - Conferences 12:20 Dismissal (No Lunch)
Half Day - Conferences 12:20 Dismissal (No Lunch)

Date:
Thursday, October 17
8:00a Scholastic Book Fair
Scholastic Book Fair

Date:
Thursday, October 17
Time:
8:00a - 9:30a
Where:
Library

12:00p Scholastic Book Fair
Scholastic Book Fair

Date:
Thursday, October 17
Time:
12:00p - 4:00p
Where:
Library
NO SCHOOL - LEAP Day
NO SCHOOL - LEAP Day

Date:
Friday, October 18
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Unity Week
Unity Week

Date:
Mon 10/21 - Fri 10/25
Unity Week
Unity Week

Date:
Mon 10/21 - Fri 10/25
Unity Week
Unity Week

Date:
Mon 10/21 - Fri 10/25
Math Challenge #2 - Due 2pm
Math Challenge #2 - Due 2pm

Date:
Wednesday, October 23
AMC8 Math Competition Registration Deadline
AMC8 Math Competition Registration Deadline

Date:
Wednesday, October 23
Unity Week
Unity Week

Date:
Mon 10/21 - Fri 10/25
Reflections Entries Due
Reflections Entries Due

Date:
Thursday, October 24
Unity Week
Unity Week

Date:
Mon 10/21 - Fri 10/25
Math Challenge #2 - Solution Available 6pm
Math Challenge #2 - Solution Available 6pm

Date:
Friday, October 25
Math Challenge #3 - Available Online 3pm
Math Challenge #3 - Available Online 3pm

Date:
Friday, October 25
5:30p Halloween Boo Fest
Halloween Boo Fest

Date:
Friday, October 25
Time:
5:30p - 8:00p
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BOO FEST - OCTOBER 25 (5:30-8pm)
Boo Fest 2019 - Friday, October 25 IMPORTANT NOTE: 5:30 - 6:30PM - (kindergarten and 1st grade only & family, older siblings may join here) 6:30 - 8:00 PM (all grade levels & families join)   Hold on to your witchy hats (and candy bags!) because Boo Fest is just around the corner and promises to be an evening of frightful fun for the entire family!!   Our Boo Fest committee has been brewing up an evening of fun! Activities include: Carnival Games Face Painting Pumpkin Decorating Trick or Treating Monster Mash Dance Haunted Hallway Low-Sensory Room making the event ... read full article

LWPTSA Council Special Ed Group - Special Screening!
  UNSPOKEN   Documentary Screening, October 15 Join the LWPTSA Council Special Education Group for a screening of  UNSPOKEN , a groundbreaking point-of-view journey into a non-fluent speaker's world. Co-directed by autistic teen making disability history,  UNSPOKEN   challenges societal judgement surrounding autism and shifts the dialogue around autism towards one of inclusion, self-advocacy and human rights for all.  Watch a trailer for the documentary   The event opens at 6:30pm with networking. The screening starts at 7pm. Following the screening there will be a facilitated audience discussion.  Download a flyer with details to share .   When : Tuesday, ... read full article

October is Walk to School Month!
Walk to School month in October is an internationally-recognized event that encourages students to walk before and/or after school. It's also a great opportunity to build a stronger sense of community!    Let's Get Started! Hopefully, an October "Walk to School Month" calendar tracker made it home from school! Look for that and help your student track how he/she travels to and from school. Prizes handed out for our biggest walkers - and look for fun activities all throughout the month! NOTE: For those kiddos who take the bus, we understand! Walking to and from your bus stop counts as ... read full article

AMC 8 Math Competition (4th & 5th Graders) - Register by October 23!
We are happy to announce that this year Blackwell Elementary School will again host the AMC 8 math competition, which will be held on Tuesday, November 12, between 8:00AM to 9:00AM. Targeted participants are 4 th and 5 th grade students with a passion for problem-solving. What is the AMC8? The AMC 8 is a 25-question, 40-minute, multiple choice examination designed to promote the development of problem-solving skills. The AMC 8 provides an opportunity for students to develop positive attitudes towards analytical thinking and mathematics that can assist in future careers. Students apply classroom skills to unique problem-solving challenges in ... read full article

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PTSA General Membership Meeting - October 16 @ 9:25am
All PTSA members are invited to attend our next General Membership PTSA meeting. We will be discussing a new and exciting event (scheduled for next winter) as well as approving changes to our budget. Hope to see you there! ... read full article

Blackwell PTSA - JOIN OR RENEW TODAY!
If you still need to JOIN or RENEW your Blackwell PTSA membership. You still have time! In fact, renew by October 11, and included with your membership is a very handy Blackwell Student/Parent directory!   Click here to get started! ... read full article

Scholastic Arctic Book Fair - October 11-17
  The Arctic Adventure Book Fair is almost here!! This is our library's biggest event of the year. It's a fabulous way to get more books into the hands of our kids, more books in the classrooms and to fill out library!!   Big Events This Year: Friday, October 11th 5-7pm is our Family Night!   eWallet - a way to shop cashless! and pre-sales of the newest Dog-Man and Diary of a Wimpy Kid!!   It's SNOW much fun to READ!  Come join us on Friday, October 11th from 5pm-7pm for Family Night.  Chill out and listen to teachers ... read full article

Reflections - National PTA Arts Recognition Program (Entries due October 24)
  Calling All Blackwell Art Enthusiasts!  Application can be found here! Reflections  is a National PTA arts recognition program that helps students explore their own thoughts, feelings and ideas, develop artistic literacy, increase confidence, and find a love for learning that will help them become more successful not only in school, but in life. Students in pre-K through grade 12 create original works of art in response to a theme. The theme for the 2019-2020 program year is  Look Within . Students submit their completed works of art in one, or all, of the available arts categories: Dance Choreography, Film ... read full article

BLACKWELL PTSA AMAZON SMILES & EVERYTHING PARTY PROGRAMS
There are a number of ways we raise money for Blackwell - in addition to event fundraisers, there are other avenues including, AMAZON and local stores! If you shop using AMAZON.COM and/or at EVERYTHING PARTY! please read the following!   AMAZON SMILES! Each time you shop on Amazon 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchase can be donated to Elizabeth Blackwell Elementary.  Go to:  https://smile.amazon.com  and select Elizabeth Blackwell PTSA to get started. We encourage you to read up on the Amazon Smiles program, by clicking here.  to learn more about this wonderful way to shop!   EVERYTHING PARTY!  Mention Blackwell at the check-out ... read full article

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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