The Dragon Dateline May, 2009 A publication of the Beall Elementary PTA, www.beallelementarypta.org Upcoming Events -May 26th-Talent Show pre-k-2 -June 11th-End of Year Picnic th -May 28 -Talent Show 3-5 -June 16th-Last day of School -June 4th-RESCHEDULED-PTA meeting/ice cream social -June 6th-“West End” plays at Rockville town square PTA Corner Hello Beall Families and Staff! This is the last PTA newsletter of the 2008-2009 school year. With that, Bogo Book Fair a the PTA would like to give an overwhelming thank you to the Beall community this year. The amount or support we Success!! had through all the events, fundraisers and volunteer opportunities was incredible. This was evident at Thank you again to all the book fair volunteers: International Night and the Spring Silent Auction. Because of the wonderful donations and purchases made, Brenda Mothersole, Jenny Ramarui, Kelly Hsu, Caitlin the silent auction raised $5,500 towards the playground McCarthy, Patti Sorini, Helen Kebede , Lindsey Noll fund! It was voted at the last PTA meeting to put aside Heather Luckey, Julie Taylor, Marie Tabacada, Dante $10,000 to go towards the playground, thus raising the Ramarui, Monique DeFrees, Kari Keaton, Sonvy current total to $20,000. We are 2/3 of the way there!! Waidler, Beth Turesson, Artisha Wright and Ellen Special thanks go out to Janice Lulenfeld, Lindsay Noll, Martin Ruth Lisa Noll, Rachel Grassick, Alicia Pedone, Kate Chai- Onn, Erin Mahony, Jennifer Darnell, Ruth Spencer, Keryn The PTA still needs a book Soffel, Donna Sprague and Jon Morgan for volunteering to help with the silent auction. Deborah Colin would also fair chairperson for next year. like to thank all the exhibitors and volunteers (Janet Please contact Nancy Corr if Brown, Dunja Baker, Julie Dean, Karen maxon, Lisa Wise, Mia Dalbora, Jim Horan, Brenda Mothersole) for you are interested at helping with International Night. Both events showcased email@example.com what a wonderful school Beall is to be a part of! Next, we need to thank all the year’s chairpeople for stepping up and leading fundraisers and activities for Talent Show!! the school: Monique Defrees, Brenda Mothersole, Nancy Corr, Heather Bupp-Hapuda, Heather Christiano, Alicia Pedone, Ellen Gagnon, Deborah Colin, Anjali Singh and K-2 Performance Judy Stiles. Finally, thank you to the hospitality Tues. May 26th 7:00? committee for helping to make teacher appreciation week a success. Tom Begines, Kari Keaton, Alina Baum, Janice Lunenfeld, Patty Hart, Kim Smith, Dunja Baker, Erin 3-5 Performance Mahoney, Daralyn Grogg and Beth Turesson. Thurs. May 28th 7:00 In other news, the May 2nd PTA meeting included the general election for the next school year. The new officers for the 2009-2010 school year will be: Rebecca Come See your Friends and Family Parlakian for President, Alicia Pedone for Vice-President, Show off Their Stuff!! John Spano for Treasurer, Jenny Price-Smith for Recording Secretary and Priya Agarwal for Correspondence Secretary. Congratulations! When: Thurs. June 11th 6-8 pm Where: Beall’s backyard playground You may bring your own food, or we will have pizza available Bring a Blanket and have a picnic! Last PTA Meeting: June 4th And Ice Cream Social will "pass the hat" for the Beall Anthology on June 6 at the Austin Grill in Rockville Town Square. Come meet the new officers Help give feedback on this Come on down 9:00-midnight to hear year and plan next year’s activities and events fun Rock-n-Roll and to support the Eat Ice Cream and have fun! Anthology! Thank you Beall Families and Staff For all your help making this a great year for the Beall PTA!! Have a great summer and see you next year!