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Unity Week
Unity Week

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

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Mon 10/21 - Fri 10/25
Lost & Found items being donated
Lost & Found items being donated

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Tuesday, October 22
Unity Week
Unity Week

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

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

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Wednesday, October 23
PTSA Teacher & Staff Luncheon
PTSA Teacher & Staff Luncheon

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Wednesday, October 23
Unity Week
Unity Week

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

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Thursday, October 24
Unity Week
Unity Week

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

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

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

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Friday, October 25
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5:30p - 8:00p

Kindergarten & 1st grade only & family, older siblings ok 5:30-6:30
All Grades & families 6:30-8:00

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BOO FEST - OCTOBER 25 (5:30-8pm)
Boo Fest 2019 - Friday, October 25 IMPORTANT NOTE: 5:30 - 6:30PM - (kindergarten through 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

Blackwell PTSA Teacher & Staff Monthly Luncheon - October 23
What are PTSA Teacher & Staff Monthly Luncheons? There are many ways throughout the year we enjoy showing our appreciation to our wonderful Blackwell teachers and staff. One way we do this is through food! :) Each month, the Blackwell PTSA organizes a special lunch for all who work and support our Blackwell students.    October Lunch is scheduled for October 23! We are in the midst of organizing our October 23rd lunch - - a hot potato bar - - and would LOVE to have your support with this effort! If you'd like to participate (drop off food or clean-up or set-up), ... read full article

Math Challenge #2
 
Math Challenge #2!
Look for Math Challenge #2 is available now - you will find it here; solutions can be returned to teachers and is due October 23. Good luck!

Questions about the program? Please contact our Math Challenge Chair, Grace Le at mathchallenge@blackwellptsa.org

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

Lost & Found Donated Tuesday, October 22
Have you seen our school's Lost & Found? It's full of an amazing assortment of  . . well, just about everything - except for your car keys.  So, if you're missing something, consider looking for it at our school's lost & found!  Check it out before everything is donated on October 22! ... read full article

Blackwell PTSA Events Needs YOU
Used Book Fair Chair Needed We are currently looking for someone (like YOU) who can help with our always-popular Used Book Fair. Zero experience is needed. In fact, grab a friend and have some fun with this much-appreciated-by-our-students (and families) event!   Here's the skinny on what's involved. Collect used children's books donated by Blackwell students to be sold during the NEXT conference week. Books are collected daily for one week and then categorized by volunteers. The book sale takes place in the commons for three days. Volunteers help set-up, sell, and take down book fair.   Clay & Glass ... read full article

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Reflections - National PTA Arts Recognition Program: 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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