The Bengal Bugle

September 20, 2022

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In This Issue...

  • Get ready for a pie eating contest!
  • TOMORROW: Handel's Spirit Night Fundraiser // Color Wars Spirit Day
  • Scavenger Hunt THIS WEEKEND
  • Fall Festival
  • Book Fair
  • STEM Photos
  • Aladdin, Jr.
  • Volunteer Shout-out
  • News & Updates (Otter Pops, IPSF Photo Shoot Opportunity, PTA Meeting, Pajamarama, Reflections, City-Wide Serve Day, Earn & Learn, Lunchtime Activities, Bengal Spirit Fridays)
  • Important Upcoming Dates


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🎉YOU DID IT, BENGALS!!!🎉 We reached our original pledge drive goal of $35,000 in ONE MONTH!

We are SO proud of you!

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Will Mr. Linville kiss a bearded dragon? We have until October 14th to get to $50K!

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Top 10 classes - who will reach the top???

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Thank you to EVERYONE who has joined and donated! Special thanks to our Bengal Backers, who have donated $250 or more!

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Handel’s Spirit Night Fundraiser is TOMORROW!

Wednesday, Sep. 21st, 11am-10pm

13786c Jamboree Road

Irvine, CA

Wear your spirit wear, grab a sweet treat, and help us earn 20% back for our school! Print/bring the flyer or mention "Beacon Park School K-8" when ordering.


Avoid the line by ordering ahead online and typing "Beacon Park PTA" in the "Add Special Instructions" section!


Don't forget to submit your receipts to Earn & Learn to earn even more money for our school!


Message your photos to @beaconparkpta on Instagram to be featured in future posts and newsletters!

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TOMORROW (9/21): COLOR WARS!

Which grade will win the popsicle party??? Thank you @beaconparkleadership (ASB) for planning this super fun spirit day!


Kinder: Purple

1st: Orange

2nd: Red

3rd: Yellow

4th: Green

5th: Blue

6th: White

7th: Gray

8th: Black

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Bengal students and families: walk, bike, or drive through some of our Great Park Neighborhoods for some outdoor family-friendly fun from 3pm this Friday 9/23 through 3pm this Saturday 9/24!


All clue answers will be located within common areas and Bengal family front yards in Pavilion Park, Beacon Park, and Novel Park.


Keep us posted on the fun - message your photos to @beaconparkpta on Instagram and we will feature them in future posts and newsletters!


Happy hunting!

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Save the date and get excited for Beacon Park’s biggest social event of the year!


Friday, 10/28, 4:00pm - 6:30pm

@ Beacon Park School blacktop and field


• Trunk-or-Treat • Bounce houses • DJ • Photo booth • Crafts •

• FREE popcorn and cotton candy (while supplies last) • Tacos and boba for purchase •

• Haunted house • Special performances (maybe involving a bearded dragon?) •


Volunteers are needed to make this event a success, so please join in the fun and sign up!


Thank you to Lien Nguyen and Margaret Cheng for ALL of your hard work in co-chairing this event, and to Jenny Kim for coordinating the Trunk-or-Treat!

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That’s right, get 20% off your entire order simply by volunteering for at least one time slot during the fair!


Book Fair dates: Monday, October 24th - Friday, October 28th


We need LOTS of volunteers to allow each class to visit the fair during the week, so please sign up as soon as you can!

See your child's artwork displayed at the Book Fair!

(1)

Have your child create an original piece of art related to the theme, "Passport to Adventure", on an 8.5"x11" sheet of paper . Make sure they leave room for their name at the top or bottom!


(2)

Write their NAME and GRADE (preferably in Sharpie) large and clear at the top or bottom of the paper.


(3)

Place the artwork in the PTA mailbox in the parent room in the front office by Friday, 10/21.


(4)

See your child's art displayed during the Book Fair the following week!


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Your PTA dollars at work!🔬🤖

Check out a few pics from our amazing BrainStorm STEM program!


We have already heard great feedback about the program from students and parents! This program would not have been possible without the generosity of your donations, as it is 100% funded by our PTA! Classes are set to end in early January, and our goal is to continue to offer the program in the Spring semester and beyond. However, we need your help to ensure that we have sufficient funds to do so. If you haven’t done so already, please consider joining and donating to the PTA - any amount makes a difference!

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Aladdin Jr. is coming to Beacon Park!

Attention parents of 4th through 8th graders!

If your child is interested in performing in musical theater, they have an amazing opportunity to participate in this year's school musical, Aladdin Jr.! Click HERE for the Zoom info meeting link and the musical website link.


*Note: this program is not coordinated by Beacon Park PTA - it is being run by IPSF. Email BeaconParkMusical@gmail.com for more information or to volunteer.

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We ❤️️ Our Volunteers!

More volunteers have stepped up and we LOVE showing them our appreciation! Thank you, volunteers! Join the fun - see current opportunities and sign up HERE.


Board Members

  • Nachiket Shiralkar - VP Membership
  • Marina Shaywitz - VP Programs


Chairpersons

  • Samantha Burnett - Lunchtime Activities; Scavenger Hunt; Cultural Event
  • Nachiket Shiralkar - Book Fair
  • Swetha Thyagarajan - Cultural Event


Program volunteers

  • Jenny Kim - Trunk-or-Treat Coordinator
  • Melissa Baum-Haley - Reflections
  • Debbie Chung - Membership; BrainStorm STEM
  • Annie Liu - ACE
  • Diana LeClair - ACE
  • Dianne Ramani - ACE
  • Ellen Luo - ACE
  • Susan Kim - ACE
  • Angela Liu - BrainStorm STEM
  • Anita Patel - BrainStorm STEM
  • Anjali Pipriya - BrainStorm STEM
  • Carolina Zamarron - BrainStorm STEM
  • David Hong - BrainStorm STEM
  • Faith Huang - BrainStorm STEM
  • Jenny Kim - BrainStorm STEM
  • Jie Quan - BrainStorm STEM
  • Jing Yu - BrainStorm STEM
  • Kevin Zheng - BrainStorm STEM
  • Louis Smolka - BrainStorm STEM
  • Milani Wynn - BrainStorm STEM
  • Nozomi McPeak - BrainStorm STEM
  • Richa Singh - BrainStorm STEM
  • Saloni Rastogi - BrainStorm STEM
  • Sarah Seong - BrainStorm STEM

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Beacon Park PTA

Beacon Park School PTA is recognized as a registered 501(c)(3) charity by the IRS. Donations are tax-deductible as charitable contributions for Federal Income Tax purposes.

Beacon Park Tax ID # 90-1122770
California PTA Tax ID # 5482
National PTA Tax ID # 168183


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