Ruby Bridges PTSA Newsletter

Issue 3 April 2021

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Membership in Ruby Bridges Elementary PTSA not only connects you with your school, but also with your community.

Please consider joining today!


  • General Membership Meeting (2nd Tuesday of the month), No meeting in April
  • PTSA advocates for your child.
  • Your membership shows the value you place on education for children.
  • PTSA provides funds for programs, event opportunities, and school grants for classroom enhancements.
  • Members receive discounts at local and national retailers.
  • No meetings or volunteering required!
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Please consider Choosing Amazon Smile

Amazon Smile is a set and forget way to support the Ruby Bridges PTSA.


  • Just click on the link,
  • Select Ruby Bridges Elementary PTSA Location: Tacoma, WA and then
  • Bookmark Amazon Smile or Open the app and find ’Settings’ in the main menu (☰). Tap on ‘AmazonSmile’ and follow the on-screen instructions to turn on AmazonSmile on your phone.
  • When you shop at AmazonSmile, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added benefit that AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% to our organization
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Join the PTSA Board next year!

Another way to support our community is to join our PTSA Board


  • Join by yourself, or bring a friend.
  • Create friendships and partnerships with the school, staff, and other parents.
  • Be a leader in your child’s education.
  • Help set traditions for years to come.
  • Build a school community that reflects you.
  • Sign up or nominate at http://bit.ly/3a6rAa6
  • Submissions DUE April 26
  • Membership Board Election for the 2021-2022 school year at the May General Membership meeting on May 11, 2021 6:30 pm

Scholastic Bookfair

Monday, April 5th, 12am to Sunday, April 18th, 11:45pm

This is an online event.

Help Raise money for the Ruby Bridges Elementary Library while growing your library at home.

https://www.scholastic.com/bf/rubybridges

Guía para ayudar a sus hijos a tener exito en la primaria y más allá" Sistema Escolar USA presenta

Tuesday, April 6th, 6:30-8:30pm

This is an online event.

Don't forget

Spring Break is from April 12- April 16! Enjoy the spring.
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Earth Day Scavenger Hunt

Sunday, April 18th, 12am to Thursday, April 22nd, 12pm

This is an online event.

Ready for a wild GooseChase?


  • Ruby Bridges Elementary School PTSA celebrates Earth Day with an online Scavenger Hunt!
  • Download the GooseChase app here https://www.goosechase.com/download/
  • Form a team with a family member, friend or two and use this code to access the Ruby Bridges PTSA Earth Day Scavenger Hunt! 67WVW5
  • Prizes awarded for top 3 teams and creativity in your submissions will be awarded extra points!

If you have any questions or problems please email Jen Herrman rubybridgesptsasecretary@gmail.com

Welcome Back! School Hours 9:15 am - 3:15 pm

April is bringing back the rest of our hybrid students to the school building.


By April 5, if your child is participating in hybrid schooling, they will come only 2 days a week. You should have been informed whether your child is in group A or B.

Group A comes to campus ONLY on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Group B comes to campus ONLY on Thursdays and Fridays.