FUNDRAISING

The PTO raises funds for purchases which enhance the education of students at Bee Cave Elementary and supports their teachers. 


Recurring purchases

  • Annual subscription fees for learning applications/software (e.g., IXL, SpellingCity, StemScopes, Reading A to Z)
  • Field trip transportation
  • Tutoring
  • Staff Appreciation
  • Teacher Professional Development (e.g., conferences)
  • Outside consulting (e.g., student assemblies, speakers)
  • Annual budgets for Library, PE, Art, Music, Nurse, Counselor, G3, and GT
  • Prizes for Math Superstars, Book Writers
  • Science Day supplies
  • Attendance and Discipline initiatives
  • Classroom consumables
  • Scholarship for BCE alumnus
  • Staff planning support

Other recent purchases

  • New BCE marquee in front of school
  • Paved track (2016-17)
  • Chromebooks (1:1 for 5th + many more for other grades)
  • Writing Academy for 2nd grade teachers
  • Writing Seminar for 4th grade teachers
  • CAST Conference for 5th grade teachers
  • Mobile science museum, planetarium, mushroom farms
  • Games for Mathletes
  • Laptops for Art
  • Headphones for computer lab
  • Ice maker for Nurse Hicks
  • Obstacle courses for Field Day
  • Award banners in the gym
  • Flexible seating for classrooms

How are purchase decisions made?

Recurring purchases are approved with our annual budget.  Special purchases are requested by staff/teacher/grade levels, or suggested by parents via our annual survey or other channels – please let us know if you have suggestions!

 

Thanks for all you do to make our school great!

 

 

 

Sponsors

We are so thankful to our sponsors for their generosity!

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