Resources

Communications with the Beall Community

Welcome to Beall!  There are SO many ways to keep informed of all things Beall and to get involved in the school and PTA.

Backpack Mail

Many important documents come in backpack mail from your child’s teachers, the school, PTA, after school vendors and more, so please make sure you check your child’s backpack every day.

Beall PTA and Beall Elementary websites

The daily updated www.beallpta.org has a ton of information including:

. . . and much more!

The school’s website, https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/schools/bealles/, has a calendar, teacher and staff contact information, resources for students, and much more.

Bulletin Boards

Bulletin boards are located inside the school's front doors and outside and around the corner from the gym door (on your right as you head outside the school), near the walkers’ exit.

Email

  • You will receive periodic and important Email blasts from www.beallpta.org once you join the PTA as a member or sign up as a supporter on the site. This is one-way communication but instantaneous. You will get urgent messages in a timely manner through these email messages, which generally come from Communications@BeallPTA.org. If you wish, unsubscribe anytime by clicking on the removal message at the bottom of the email or log into your account.

  • A Beall PTA Newsletter comes out once a month starting in September via email subscription only.

  • The Principal Newsletter is published every two weeks. Please, please, please make sure the Beall ES office has your correct email on file, as this Newsletter and other important updates are often sent directly from Principal Alter. The school’s email list is not run by the PTA.

Monthly Beall PTA Meetings

Beall PTA meetings are held monthly in Beall’s Media Center and are open to the Beall community.  These meetings generally are scheduled for the first Tuesday of each month.  Child care is provided by Global.  Periodically, workshops and other special events / activities are planned as part of the monthly meetings.  This is a great way to find out what’s going on at school and to get involved. 

Facebook

“Like” Beall PTA on Facebook. There are moderators for this page, and it is open for posting and comments by those who "like" it. Postings will show up in your mailbox and/or on your wall depending on who is posting the message and your personal settings. Unsubscribe by clicking "unlike."

Beall PTA Yahoo! Group Listserv

Subscribe (or unsubscribe) to the Beall PTA Yahoo! Group Listserv by going to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/beall_es_pta/. This is a moderated but open forum meaning that anyone can post and reply. We ask that you do so respectfully, identify yourself and do not post commercial messages. When you subscribe and receive an email confirmation, click reply if you do not have a Yahoo email account (do NOT click on the link embedded in the message).

And lastly, don't forget about all the useful Montgomery County Public School links:

Montgomery County Public Schools

Beall Elementary School: The official school website

Quick Notes: News and Information for the MCPS Community

Beall ES Twitter: Subscribe to Bytes from Bella on Twitter!

The electronic modes might duplicate messages, so decide which one(s) work best for you and unsubscribe from the others. 

 


MCCPTA Food Resolution

Please see attached the MCCPTA Resolution to promote healthy food for children in MCPS schools.


Painless Fundraising & Box Tops/Labels for Education

Please help raise money for Beall doing what you already do. . . SHOPPING! Tell your family members, neighbors, godparents, colleagues and friends!

You can also input your Giant and Harris Teeter card numbers into the AtoZ Student Directory website or App, and our PTA Directory Team will do the work for you!

Download a flyer here explaining all the ways you and others can help raise funds for Beall through your everyday shopping whether at a supermarket or online!

Questions about Painless Fundraising? Contact our 2015-16 Painless Fundraising Coordinator, Karen Folkart, at kfolkart@hotmail.com.

Click here for Painless Fundraising in Chinese - 请点击此处阅读中文版

Box Tops & Labels for Education

Beall can earn free money for our school under the Box Tops for Education and Labels for Education programs just by clipping box tops and labels off of participating products and sending them in with your child! Look on boxes of Cheerios, Hanes, Kleenex, Betty Crocker, Bisquick, and more. See all the Box Tops for Education products at boxtops4education.com (or view the complete list here) and Labels for Education products at labelsforeducation.com/Earn-Points/Participating-Products. Clip them neatly, put them in Ziploc bags & send them to your child(ren)'s homeroom(s) by January 15, 2016! Or, leave them in the box in the school office designated for box tops and labels. The top three classes that turn in the most box tops and labels by January 15 will receive prizes! Reward checks go to the Beall PTA.

If you have any questions about Box Tops & Labels for Education, please email our 2015-16 Coordinator, Rob Ritter, at ritterrob15@gmail.com.

Giant: Code #00716

Log on to giantfood.com/aplus to register your Giant card online, or dial 1-877-366-2668 to register your card over the phone. This simple process makes a HUGE difference, raising over $3700 last year alone – so please be sure to register your card to benefit Beall using ID #00716 or complete this information in the Directory app, and we’ll do it for you! Reward checks go directly to Beall Elementary School.

Harris Teeter: Code #7884

Join Harris Teeter’s Together in Education program. In store, give the cashier Beall’s code (7884) and your VIC card when you check out, and your card will be linked for the entire school year.  Or, go online to harristeeter.com/community/together_in_education/link_to_your_school.aspx to use code #7884 for Beall. Once your card is linked, Beall Elementary School will receive a percentage of your Harris Teeter Brand purchases. Reward checks go directly to Beall Elementary School.

Target: Code #58211

Enroll in Target’s Take Charge of Education program by linking your REDCard with Beall Elementary. Target will donate 1% of your REDcard purchases at Target and Target.com. Current REDcard holders can visit the Take Charge of Education link at https://www-secure.target.com/redcard/tcoe/home. Search for our school or type in 58211 for Beall Elementary. Reward checks go directly to Beall Elementary School.

AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile – Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. Simply go to smile.amazon.com and designate Beall Elementary School PTA as your recipient.  Remember to return to AmazonSmile to make your Amazon purchases (account information is the same for both AmazonSmile and Amazon). Reward checks go directly to the Beall PTA. 

 

 

 


Beall PTA Welcome Packet

Welcome to the 2015-16 school year! Click here for the 2015 Dragon Welcome Packet. The Welcome Letter also is provided in Chinese, Korean, Spanish and Russian. It includes everything you need to know about the Parent Teacher Association (PTA)!

¡Bienvenidos de nuevo a la escuela, por el PTA de 2015-16!

2015-16 Beall PTA 欢迎您返校! 

Добро Пожаловать обратно в школу от Родительско-учительского совета школы Beall 2015-16!  


Membership & Donation Form

Click here for a printable 2016-17 membership & donation form. You can also join online under "become a member" on the Homepage of this website. Please submit the paper form to us with a check (in a sealed envelope labeled "Beall PTA-Membership") through backpack mail or the front office. Save the bottom portion for your receipt of any donations made. Thank you!


2015-16 Beall PTA Contacts

Click here for the PDF of PTA contacts.  Please note that this is not for outsiders to use.


Policy Statement for After School Vendors

Welcome to Beall Elementary! Please download this document which explains requirements for after school vendors who are sponsored by the Beall PTA. Additionally, it is generally expected that if you are using a PTA coordinator to help do business, that you provide the coordinator's family with a discount or one complimentary registration fee. Thank you.


Room Parent Handbook

Please click for a terrific handbook for Room Parents. 

Questions about being a Room Parent or becoming a Room Parent?  Please contact our 2015-16 Room Parent Coordinator, Tiffany Jones, at tiffanyjones411@gmail.com.


Bullying Prevention

Please click here for the action guide from the movie Bully. There is a section for parents, students and teachers. 


Talking to Kids about Sexuality

You want to be your kid's Go-to Person but need to some more info on how to talk to kids about sex? Click here to bring you to the PPFA website where there are tons of info about this topic with age specific information. Also, our guest speaker, Deborah Roffman's books (Talk to Me First) as well as other book written for children such as It's Not the Stork, The Boy's Body Book, The Girl's Body Book, It's So Amazing are available on Amazon. Need a little bit of review yourself? Try Our Bodies, Ourselves.


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