Welcome to Bancroft 2017-2018
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Bancroft Elementary


 Welcome to Bancroft! 

 We look forward to seeing old friends and meeting our new families.

Please see important dates coming up below and visit the school calendar on Konstella or the Bancroft PFC website.  Additional information from MDUSD can be found on the school district website.

Packet Pick Up – August 8 - 15
Please stop by the school office during this time to pick up your information packet, some of which will need to be completed for Bobcat Info Day.


Bobcat Info Day – Wednesday, August 16, 3-7pm
Come learn more about programs at Bancroft, return important forms for the office and the PFC, contribute to Dollar-A-Day fund, get your child’s classroom assignment, and more!

Kindergarten Back to School Night – Thursday, August 17, 5-6pm

Back to School nights are for parents and guardians only. Come meet you students new teacher, ask any questions, and sign-up to volunteer with the classroom.


New Family Park Playdate – Saturday August 19th, 10am-12pm
The Bancroft PFC invites you to a New Family Playdate at Arbolado Park. New students can meet new friends as they’re introduced to future classmates. Current Bancroft families will be on hand to answer questions about life at Bancroft. Join us for a fun morning, and together we’ll look forward to the first day of school! Look for a table with a Bancroft PFC sign.

Kindergarten Preview Day – Monday, August 21
10-11am for morning Kinders and 1-2pm for afternoon Kinders. Bring your incoming Kindergartners to visit their new classroom. Come at any time during the hour.

First Day of School – Tuesday, August 22
Send your students off to their first day of a great new school year! Please stop by the Bobcat Welcome Back Café and join us for our first-day-of-school tradition, coffee at 8:01am and a Back to School Tea at 11:16am for afternoon Kindergartners. After you take your first-day-of-school pictures (and the teachers ask you to leave), please come join us for some coffee, tea and treats. It is a special event for parents to meet and reconnect as we begin the new school year.  We hope to see you there!.

Back to School Night – Tuesday, August 29
5:30-7pm for Grades 3-5 and 6:30-8pm for Grades 1-2. Back to School nights are for parents and guardians only. Come meet you students new teacher, ask any questions, and sign-up to volunteer with the classroom.

PFC Meeting – Tuesday, September 12, 7-9pm
Please mark your calendars for the first PFC meeting in the school library. All meeting dates are listed in Konstella. We look forward to your participation.

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Family Ice Cream Social Night – Friday, September 15, 6-7pm
Welcome back to school with a night of ice cream fun!

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More Information for New Families:

The Bancroft PFC website has a lot of information that you may find useful. For example, see the following pages:

School Supply Lists:

School supply requests lists by grade can be found at the Bancroft PFC webpage

Getting set up on Konstella:

Bancroft PFC will continue to use Konstella for our communications. After getting your classroom assignment at Bobcat Info Day August 16, please take a few minutes to log-in and place your children in the correct class. Information will be available at Bobcat Info Day and Back to School Nights.

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Ongoing Fundraisers:

  • Dollar-A-Day - helps fill the financial gap caused by state budget cuts to education for library, science, technology, and fine arts.
  • Box Tops 4 Education - Earn cash for our school! Collect Box Tops and drop them off in the collection bin in the office.
  • Amazon Smile - Shopping on Amazon? Click on the link on our homepage, designate "Bancroft Elmentary School Parent- Faculty Club" and Bancroft will receive a percentage of your purchase!
  • Basementeers - Receive 10% off every item every day and designate Bancroft to receive 10% of the profits!
  • Benefit - is a free iPhone or Android phone app that can be used to pay for your everyday purchases such as groceries, clothes, home goods, and more. You can pay in the moment at a store or online. Download the app and select Bancroft Faculty Club as your beneficiary to start giving.