Happy Thanksgiving from your Bayside PTA!
Sun, Nov 24 5:54pm

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, or 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: http://bit.ly/seatbooster

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

THIS WEEK

ELAC Parent Meeting

Tuesday, November 26 at 7:30am

Thanksgiving Break

No School Wednesday, November 27 through Friday, November 29.

NEXT WEEK

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.

In case you missed the November 14th Parent Education evening on the topic of Vaping and Substance Abuse, please see attached PDF of Ms. Alexander's slide presentation.

COMING SOON

Bayside Book Fair - December 9-13

Bayside's annual Scholastic Book Fair is coming soon during the week of December 9th -13th in the school library. The Book Fair will be open the entire school day, including K-5th recess and K-8th lunch free time periods, and after-school. 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 purchase more books for our Library!  

Volunteers are needed! It's fun and easy - please sign up to help at http://bit.ly/baysidebf2019. We hope to see you all there, and thank you for your support of literacy at Bayside!

OTHER REMINDERS 

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Happy Thanksgiving!