2015-2016 Calendar

2015-2016 Calendar

Click on link to see the calendar for the year!  We will updates new events come available!

Entertainment Books

Monday, September 21, 2015 is the money pull.  They get to pull a plush toy with money in it from  $1 to $100.

**Books that are not sold and money orders need to be returned no later then September 25, 2015.

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Test Drive a Ford – Fundraiser

Browning LogoTest Drive a Ford Car – Support Browning Elementary

 

Browning Elementary’s Destination Imagination group has made it to the Global Finals in Knoxville Tennessee.  For every person that test drives a Ford Vehicle, Ford will make a generous donation to support the group.  Please come and help support Browning Elementary and its first group of students to attend the Global Finals.

 

Ford Test Drive Event Details
What: Test Drive a Ford car for a good cause
When: Saturday May 16, 2015   10am -2pm
Where: Browning / Bemis Parking Lot
12400 19 Mile Rd, Sterling Heights, MI 48313

 

Download Test Drive Event Details – PDF

This event has been made possible by
Ford Motor Company and Suburban Ford of Sterling Heights

Volunteers desperately needed to assist with UCS Millage Renewal!

Help! Volunteers desperately needed to assist with UCS Millage Renewal!

Volunteer opportunities are available for two separate activities.

1) One is a group of 5 who will help this Friday, Oct 31st from 11:00am-1:00 calling identified favorable voters reminding them of the election on November 4th. The phone bank will be at the Citizens’ Committee Office – 12900 Hall Road, Suite #250.

2) The other activity will be precinct volunteers who will distribute information to voters d…uring two time slots on election day at Bemis. The volunteer shifts are from 7:00-9:00am and from 3:30-7:00pm. Volunteers do NOT have to stay for the entire time, we can split the shifts, but it is desired to have 3 people at Bemis during the time slots.

The Bemis Parent Advisory Committee has a Sign Up Genius online registration for the activities: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0449aca82ca02-ucsmillage

As always, your support is greatly appreciated! Please share with other parents who may be able to help.
Thanks!

2014 Entertainment Books Prize Winnters

Thank you to all the students who sold Entertainment Books this past month! Our sale has now ended and all the prizes and books have been delivered to the classrooms! Please return any unsold books to your child’s teacher or a check for $30 if you haven’t done so already!! Now for the best part…here are the amazing winners for this 2014 season!!

2014 – Entertainment Book winners

Blake’s Cider Mill

Purchase Blake’s Cider Mill vouchers & support the PTA

Click Here – Order Form Blake Cider Mill 2014

Vouchers and wristband will be sent home in your child’s backpack one or two days after form and payment are received.

1) CIDER & DONUTS – $20 (All Blake’s locations)

  • 1/2 PECK APPLES
  • GALLON of BLAKE’S FRESH-PRESSED APPLE CIDER
  • DOZEN of HOMEMADE FRESH DONUTS

Redeemable Daily 8am – 6pm

2) BARNYARD FUNLAND ALL-DAY PASS $10 (Big Apple & Cider Mill)

  • UNLIMITED TRAIN RIDES
  • JUMPING PILLOWS
  • PETTING FARM
  • STORYBOOK BARN
  • CORN MAZES
  • HAUNTED BARN
  • TRICYCLE TRACK
  • BLACK HOLE
  • STRAW MOUNTAIN
  • Redeemable 9am-5pm

    3) AMERICAN as APPLE PIE – $20 (All Blake’s locations)

    • HOMEBAKED APPLE PIE
    • GALLON of BLAKE’S FRESH-PRESSED APPLE CIDER
    4) SCARE UP SOME FUN – $25 (Big Apple)

    Haunted Hayride

    3-Story Haunted Barn

    Spookyland

    • 35 minutes
    • Cider & Donuts
    • Family Friendly
  • Live Actors
  • 3 Levels of Frights
  • All Ages
  • 3-D Maze
  • Dark Corn Mazes
  • Fortune Teller
  • Petting Farm
  • Redeemable FRI-SUN Nights Dusk -10:30pm 9/27 – 10/27 at Blake’s Big Apple

    Redeemable Daily 8am – 6pm

    Order in advance to support the PTA (Blake’s donates 25% of all sales back to the PTA)

    Name                    __________________________________________
    Phone Number   __________________________________________

    Qty Each Total
    1) CIDER & DONUTS $20.00
    2) BIG APPLE BARNYARD FUNLAND $10.00
    3) AMERICAN as APPLE PIE $20.00
    4) SCARE UP SOME FUN $25.00
    Make Check Payable to Browning PTA TOTAL

    Back to School Pcinic

    We’re back to School…. Let’s Celebrate!

    Back to School Picnic

    Friday September 5th, 2014 6pm -8-pm

    Browning Elementary Playground

    Please bring your picnic blanket and a potluck dish to pass

    **** Hot dogs and drinks will be provided ****

    This event is rain or shine

    Sponsored by the Browning PTA

    PTA Board Nominations

    Please complete the form below for 2016/2017 school year PTA board.
    Forms must be submitted by May 31, 2016

    It’s hard to believe the year is winding down & it’s time to start planning for 2016/2017school year already. As much as the current officers and committee members love what they do, it’s always exciting to involve new families and bring in fresh ideas. It would be a disservice to our school if we didn’t. The Browning PTA is comprised of all families and staff in our school who work together to support the students. We are blessed with a wonderful community of extensive parental support and volunteers just like you!

    1. Please submit nominations by May, 31
    2014/2015 PTA Board Nomination
     

    What are the basic job responsibilities of board members?

    • Attend board meetings scheduled as needed throughout the school year
    • Act as liaison between President and board and those Chairs who fall in to your subject area (i.e.FUNdraising Chair serves as liaison between PTA Board / President and chairs of Balloon Launch, Fun Fair, etc.)

    Board Position Descriptions

    President
    Time Commitment: 4-8 hours per week
    Busiest Times of Year: Busiest at the beginning of the year but flattens out a bit as year progresses. Picks up again at year end

    • Manage overall objectives and strategies of PTA
    • Act as liaison between parents and principal / staff
    • Recruit all PTA Committee Chairs
    • Create agenda and facilitate PTA meetings
    • Create agenda and facilitate PTA board meetings
    • Create a welcome corresponsdance for parents in September
    • Create school calendar and budget with Principal and PTA Board
    • Speak at Curriculum Night and other events
    • Additional special projects as needed

    FUNdraising Chair
    Time Commitment: 2 hours per week; much more during peak times
    Busiest Times of Year: Around major fund raisers- Balloon Launch, Fun Fair, etc .

    • Recruit and support committee chairs for key fund-raising events
    • Continue to monitor success of fund-raisers and to recommend changes to fund raising objectives and strategies

    Events Chair
    Time Commitment: 5-8 hours per month
    Busiest Times of Year: On-going

    • Recruit committee of volunteers for events (i.e. Family Fun Nights, Staff Appreciation, Fall Festival, etc..)

    Vice President
    Time Commitment: 3-6 hours per month
    Busiest Times of Year: Back-to-School but also on going

    • Maintain PTA website & database of volunteers & email addresses
    • Provides these to board members and chairs as needed
    • Help other volunteer coordinators to coordinate the schedules and demands on their volunteers
    • Fill in for President as needed

    Secretary
    Time Commitment: 30 hours per year
    Busiest Times of Year: Following each PTA meeting

    • Records minutes at PTA meetings. Forward to president for review, and then submit minutes for inclusion on website and on bulletin board. Make copies of the minutes for the next PTA meeting so they can be approved by the membership.
    • Keep records of programs and events at Browning. Take photos all year for PTA Bulletin Board
    • Decorates & Maintains Bulletin Board
    • Distribute PTA communications

    Treasurer
    Time Commitment: Approximately 100 hours per year
    Busiest Times of Year: Beginning/End of the year, some summer work getting budget ready for Fall, ongoing throughout year.

    • With the president, generate the PTA budget
    • Prepare the annual tax return
    • Inform committees of budgeted funds
    • Pay bills and reimbursements as required
    • Oversee ongoing PTA finances, ensure adherence to approved PTA budget
    • Inform committees of budgeted funds
    • Prepare and present budget report for each PTA meeting.

    Reminders – Upcoming Events

    Thursday, November 7 – Browning Family Skate Night

    Thursday, November 7 – Spirit Wear Orders Due

    We still need volunteers for Holiday Shops (1st week of December) – Please send email to [email protected] if you are able to help or click the link:  www.SignUpGenius.com/go/904084DAEA823A64-holiday

    Entertainment Books

    THANK YOU TO ALL THE ENTERTAINMENT BOOK PARTICIPANTS!!

    Our Entertainment Book fundraiser has ended & though it wasn’t as successful as last year, we still had a great turn out!!   Thank you to everyone who has put forth the effort & time into selling the books!!

    Now for all the BIG winners!!

    GRAND PRIZE WINNER ($500 shopping spree) is:

    BRADY DWORKIN

    (Mrs. Skerske’s class)

    TOP SELLER OF THE SCHOOL WINNER IS:

    ALESSANDRA CRACCHIOLO

    (Mrs. Tocco’s class)

    TOP SELLING CLASS IS:

    MRS. PALMER’S 4TH GRADE CLASS

    BIG MONEY PENGUIN WINNERS ARE:

    ~ Louis Codispoti—-$100

    ~Niyah Reeves—$50

    ~Kaitlyn Babij &Jaydah Kratz—$10

    ~Peyton Skwarczynski & Jaxson Collins—$5

    And many other $1 winners throughout the school!!

    A huge CONGRATULATIONS to all & again thank you!

    Browning PTA 2013/14