The Bledsoe Beat

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PTA News

Thank you to everyone who came out to cheer on our students at the Fun Run today. The Get Movin Crew site ( for donations will remain open until Friday, October 6th at 10:00pm or you can turn in cash/check donations to the office until Thursday, October 5th. We hope you will join us at GMB on Friday, October 13th for prizes and our final fundraising amount. Thank you so much for supporting Bledsoe!!


Online spirit wear orders will be arriving next week and will be sent home with your oldest child.


5th Grade celebrates the end of the year with a party off campus at Main Event. Although the PTA covers the cost of the Winter and Valentine’s Party, there is a $25.00 party fee for the end of the year party. This $25.00 covers unlimited bowling, laser tag, ropes course, two slices of pizza, a soft drink and a $10 game card. Payment for the End of Year Party can be made online on the Bledsoe PTA website under the Store tab or at the link ­­­­ Make sure you type in your student’s name and there is a drop down box to select your homeroom teacher. Payment is due by September 29th.

Walk and Bike to School Day is Wednesday October 4th. Be a part of a movement along with thousands of schools across America that involves communities walking and biking to school on this day to promote physical activity among children, pedestrian safety and concern for the environment.

We have fun giveaways for the 1st 100 walkers / bikers to school (PCR walkers will also be recognized). All walkers and bikers will get a raffle ticket and a chance to enter in a drawing for cool prizes! The winners will be announced at GMB on Friday, October 13th.

We will have Reedy High School Cheerleaders cheering on our students as they walk into school. Also, come watch Reedy’s Drumline perform for the 1st time at our event!! We hope you will come show your support and Walk / Bike to school!

PTA Reflections:

Is your child interested in participating in Reflections this year but they aren't sure how to get started?

- Consider the category that you are most passionate about: writing, film, photography, music composition, visual arts, or dance choreography.

- Reflect on this year's themes, "Within Reach"

- Create

- Program rules and entry forms can be found at:

- Submit your entry into the Bledsoe Library by Friday, October 27

*When filling out your entry form, please make sure that a member of your household is a PTA member.

* 50% of your score will come from how well your artwork reflects this year's theme. You can best describe this in your "Artist Statement" found on the entry form.

- Additional Questions:

Upcoming PTA Dates:

Wednesday, October 4th- Walk to School Day

Tuesday, October 10- PTA meeting

How to Raise a Successful Child- Patrice Dunn for parents in the cafeteria

Mavs Man and Champ- Anti Bullying/Dunking Show for kids in the gym

Friday, October 20- Fall Festival 5-7pm and Book Fair

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Important Dates

October 4th - Walk to School Day and Name &Need

October 6th - Staff PD Day

October 9th - No School (Columbus Day)

October 10th - PTA Meeting

October 11th - CIT Meeting

October 13th - GMB

October 20th - Book Fair Opens & Fall Festival

October 23rd - 27th - Red Ribbon Week

October 28th - Gary Burns Fun Run