Upcoming PTA Sponsored Events and Important Dates
2017-2018 PTA Membership Form Live - Click HERE to Purchase
2017-2018 Spirit Wear NOW Live - Click HERE to Purchase
2017-2018 Watch D.O.G.S T-Shirts - Click HERE to Purchase
2017-2018 B.E.A.R.S. Campaign/Brinker Yard Sign - Click HERE to Donate
If you want to Volunteer or access all Order Forms, please click HERE.
BEFORE and AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES - SIGN UP NOW BELOW:
Engineering for Kids - click HERE to view flyer for sign up directions
Chess Enrichment - click HERE to sign up
Tuesday Tunes - click HERE to sign up (requires login ID and password)
August 21 - First Day of School - Doors Open 7:30 am; Classes Begin 7:45 am
August 22 - Welcome Back Coffee and General PTA Membership Meeting 7:30 am
August 22 - Parent Information Night (Grades 1-5) from 6:00 - 8:00 pm
September 5 - Parent Information Night (Kindergarten) from 6:00 - 7:00 pm
September 5 - Before and After School Activities Begin
September 7 - Watch D.O.G.S Welcome Kick-Off Pizza Party
September 15 - Join PTA by 9/15 to be included in the Directory
September 29 - Fall Family Picnic
PTA GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Please join us on Tuesday, August 22 at 7:30 am after morning drop off for a Welcome Back Coffee and the year's first General PTA Membership Meeting. It is a great way to meet new friends and catch up with old ones. You will also have the opportunity to learn more about what the Brinker PTA does and how you can get involved. Immediately following the Welcome Back Coffee (at 7:45 a.m.), we will have our first PTA General Membership Meeting of the new school year. There will be business discussed and welcoming remarks from Principal Barbara Lange.
PARENT INFORMATION NIGHT
Parent Information Nights will be held on Tuesday, August 22 for Grades 1-5 and on Tuesday, September 5 for Kindergarten. During these evenings, parents are invited to classroom meetings with your child's teacher to receive important information about what you and your child can expect in this new school year. You will also have the opportunity to sign-up as a volunteer for our PTA sponsored classroom parties.
WATCHDOGS KICK-OFF PIZZA PARTY
We're looking for a few good men! On Thursday, September 7, all fathers, grandfathers, stepfathers, uncles, and other father figures and their Brinker students are invited to join us in the Brinker cafeteria for an information night to learn about the WatchDOGS program. Pizza will be served and WatchDOGS (both old and new) who attend will have first choice of volunteer dates throughout the school year. The party begins at 6:30 p.m. Come learn about the program that is a student favorite! For questions, please e-mail email@example.com.
ENGINEERING FOR KIDS
Inspire the Next Generation of Engineers! We put the excitement in S.T.E.M. education by offering age-appropriate, inquiry-based, hands-on learning for children Kindergarten—8th grade with FUN activities & challenges!
Students explore science, math & technology as they design, create, test and improve a variety of prototypes within the aerospace, chemical, mechanical, marine and more engineering disciplines.
The Brinker PTA will once again be sponsoring an after-school chess enrichment program starting September 7th. This 8 week program takes place on Thursdays from 4 PM-5:15 PM at the Brinker Library. All skill and grade levels are welcome! Learn more about the program at Back to Brinker.
Each Tuesday morning, a Brinker student plays a musical instrument in the lobby as the students enter the school. Any Brinker student who has been playing an instrument for at least two years is invited to perform.
SAVE the DATE - FALL FAMILY PICNIC
Friday, September 29 from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Purchase dinner from In-N-Out Burger with an advanced purchase ticket before Friday, September 22 or bring your own picnic. To purchase food, please clickHERE.
There will be a DJ, bounce houses, climbing walls, cotton candy, snowcones and more! More details on this fun annual event coming soon.
2017-2018 PTA MEMBERSHIP
PTA Membership is now open for the 2017-2018 school year online. We would love to have ALL of our parents join the PTA. Please remember that you do notneed to volunteer your time to be a member of the PTA - although we love our volunteers! We understand that some parents simply are unable to volunteer their time.
100% of the membership dues paid by parents are used to support programs for ALL of our Brinker students. Just a few of those programs and student benefits include:
- Tuesday Tunes program
- Teacher Appreciation Events
- Curriculum-based Programs such as Rhythm Path, Drum Fit program and theater productions
- Brinker Color Fun Run
- Brinker Marathon Kids Program
- Field Day
- Family Fall Picnic
- Class Field Trips
- Paid Author Visits
- And many more!
Purchasing a membership is easy and inexpensive. The cost for annual membership is $18.00 for a two-parent family and $11.50 for a single-parent family. We hope you will join our membership!
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
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