Friday Features


Last Call for Homeroom Parents!

Kids love to see their parents involved at school. Consider volunteering to become a Homeroom Parent.

Several classes are in DESPERATE need of volunteers! Please consider signing up today so we can ensure your child's class has a fun-filled year! Classes in need are:

  • Mrs. Coleman
  • Mrs. Corrales-AM

  • Mrs. Corrales-PM

  • Mrs. Felice-Carter

  • Mrs. Fornaro
  • Mrs. Heffernan

  • Mrs. Hudock

  • Mrs. McNulty

  • Mrs. O'Donnell/McLaughlin

  • Ms. Oliver

  • Mr. Perler

  • Mrs. Rose/Kay-PM

  • Mrs. Shomers

  • Mrs. Winters

Read our Homeroom Parent flyer below to learn more. If you'd like to volunteer, let us know by completing our interest form: by Monday, September 27th.

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Join Us for Our 1st PTO Meeting - Wed, Sept 29 @ 7:30 pm

Please join us for our first PTO meeting of the 2021-2022 school year on Wednesday, Sept 29th @ 7:30 pm. Due to COVID restrictions, our meeting will be virtual but we hope to resume holding in-person meetings again soon!

Monitor your email for an agenda and zoom link the day before the meeting. This is a great way to hear about our plans for the upcoming school year directly from Mrs. Binford and your PTO. This is also a great forum to ask questions and get up to date info about BGS! We hope to see you there!

Virtual PTO Meeting

Wednesday, Sep. 29th, 7:30pm

This is an online event.

Zoom link and agenda will be emailed on Tuesday, September 28th!
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In Mrs. Heffernan's 4th grade class? Don't see it listed? Don't fret! Mrs. Heffernan's Virtual Back To School Night has been moved to Monday, October 4th @ 6:15 pm due to a scheduling conflict. Mark your calendar!

News From Around The District

Calling All BGS 4th Grade Girls!

Have a 4th grade girl who attends BGS that is interested in Girl Scouts? Troop 61092 is a newly formed Girl Scout Troop exclusively for 4th grade girls who attend BGS and we have openings! But act fast! Our first meeting will take place on Tuesday, October 5th.

Email ASAP for more info!

In Case You Missed It

Win an Amazon Gift Card!

You're entered for a chance to win an Amazon Gift Card each time you complete one of the following Back to School activities:

  • Signup for PtBoard (our new home for all things PTO)
  • Purchase a PTO Membership in PtBoard

We've decided to up the ante! For every 25 PTO Memberships we receive, we will raffle off an additional Amazon gift card! WE ARE ONLY 4 MORE PTO MEMBERSHIPS AWAY FROM ADDING ANOTHER GIFT CARD TO THE RAFFLE!

Remember PTO memberships help fund school improvements, assemblies, and events for our students and are vital to our ability to continue to provide these things to our BGS Bears.

We'll pick a lucky winner in mid-October!

The PTO Has Moved to PtBoard - Sign Up Today!

We heard your feedback! Our PTO has moved everything you need for the PTO to a simpler, more user friendly tool called PtBoard. This one-stop-shop is available via your web browser. In case you missed last week's announcement about PtBoard, detailed instructions can be found in the button below.

  • Go to and click on “Sign Up” in the upper right corner
  • When asked, use school code XHAUPP
  • While you're there, make sure to purchase your PTO membership and donate to our BGS Staff Flood Relief Fund
PtBoard Signup Instructions

Click here to see step by step instructions for signing up

Help BGS Staff Recover from the Floods

Mrs. Heffernan (Miss Whalen), a 4th grade teacher, and Ms. Finnegan, a pre-school aide, both suffered catastrophic losses due to the recent floods. The PTO has setup a fund in PtBoard to directly help them. Please consider donating a small amount to help them get back on their feet. Feel free to share the link! You do not have to have a PtBoard login to donate!

Funds will be distributed directly to both staff members. The PTO will include additional staff members impacted by the remnants of Hurricane Ida as we become aware of them.

Dates to Remember

Sept. 27 - Final Day for Room Parent Sign-ups

Sept. 29 - 6:30 - 7:15 - VIRTUAL Room Parent Info Session (Zoom info to follow)

Sept. 29 - 7:30 - 8:30 - VIRTUAL PTO Meeting (Zoom info to follow)

Sept. 30 - Room Parent Lottery

Sept. 30 - 6:15 VIRTUAL Back to School Night (details to follow)

Stay in Touch

Bradley Gardens PTO

Sally Bartlett, Co-President

Melinda Harz, Co-President