Giving Tuesday - Become a Seat Booster!
Sun, Dec 1 2:26pm


Treat Your Seat! 

Become a Seat Booster for Just $30

If we raise $7,500 we can purchase new folding chairs for Bayside Academy. You and your family can sit in comfort at Back-to-School Night, Parent Assemblies, Sports Nights, and 5th/8th grade promotions. This Giving Tuesday  (December 3, 2019) treat your seat to comfort. It’s the perfect time to upgrade seating for our new gymnasium in 2020. Feel free to share this with friends and family members.

To donate online, go to

To donate by check or cash, please place donation in an envelope labeled “Seat Booster” and drop off in the school office. 

To make a general donation to Bayside PTA, please go to

**Many companies and organizations MATCH or multiply donations on Giving Tuesday. Please check with your employer or your favorite foundation to find out how you can maximize your gift!

2020 FAB Lab Kickoff Meeting - Dec 3rd

Join us on December 3, 2019, at 8:30 AM (note change in start time) for the first FAB Lab planning meeting. FAB Lab is Bayside Academy's award winning mini-Maker Faire scheduled for March 27th. 

What does the Planning Committee do? The team will plan enrichment activities for the event, recruit corporate, private sector, nonprofit, educational vendors and spark creative and innovative ideas  

Who should join the committee?  Any K-8 parent who wants to be a part of a fun, innovative event!

Parent Ed Event - Dec 5th

Please join us on Thursday, December 5th at 8:15am in the Staff Lounge for a Parent Education event about "Building a Reading Life", presented by Ms. Erin Felix, Bayside's literacy & language coach. Come learn strategies to support readers of all levels, hear the latest research on supporting a lifetime love of reading, and discuss how to encourage struggling, reluctant, and advanced readers. Coffee and donuts will be served, and Spanish translation will be available.


Bayside Book Fair - December 9-13

Our annual Scholastic Book Fair is almost here! The Book Fair will be open the week of December 9th -13th in the school library. Students will be visiting the Fair during class time with their teachers as well as free time during lunch, so don't forget to bring money for purchases. Parents, come by the library at dropoff or pickup time to browse our amazing selection of books, for all reading levels, preschool to adult. 55% of all your purchases go back to Bayside to add more books to our Library!  

Volunteers are needed! It's fun and easy - please sign up to help at We hope to see you all there, and thank you for your support of literacy at Bayside!


Not yet a PTA member? Join Online! You also can donate to the PTA to support STEAM, STEM, Arts, PE, teacher supplies and much more at Bayside here: PTA Donations.

Go Eagles!