Now Accepting 2018-19 Nominations

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Nominating Committee is now excepting nominations for the 2018-2019 Baker Elementary PTA Executive Committee.  We are looking for 6 current PTA members who are committed to the mission of PTA: To make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.

We are currently accepting nominations for: Co-Presidents, 1st & 2nd Vice Presidents, Treasurer and Secretary.   For a summary of duties for each officer visit: Leadership Resource Guide.

The executive committee meets once per month, develops and executes engagement events, leads a minimum of three general sessions, attends relevant training, and represents the local unit at council, district and state events.  Serving on the executive committee can be extremely demanding of your schedule but it is also a very worthwhile experience for those committed to the PTA mission.

PTA or 501(c)(3) experience is preferred.  Training is available and strongly encouraged for new officers.  Nominees must be current PTA members.  

A nomination box is located in the learning commons.  You may also submit nominations to Emily.Brown@cobbk12.org.

 

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YMCA-PTA Togetherhood Project Contest

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Hi Students!  Do you have an idea for a community volunteer project that could benefit your school: building a food pantry, care packages for soldiers, hosting an outdoor clean-up, etc.?  Tom Mathis, Sr. Council PTA and Northwest YMCA have partnered together to make one phenomenal project goal into a reality!

Share one project idea, tell us why it is important and how it will benefit your school community.  Attach it to this SUBMISSION FORM and drop it in the PTA mailbox.  All entries are due with a completed submission form, in the PTA mailbox, before 8:00 am on February 28th.  No Exceptions. 

Tom Mathis, Sr. Council and the YMCA will work together to select one project within our council.  Then they will meet with school leaders and the winning student to create a plan and develop the project.  We can’t wait to read your Togetherhood project ideas!  For more information, email: togetherhoodproject@tommathispta.org.

Baker Elem. PTA Spirit Night at SKY ZONE

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Beat boredom and hang out with you friends over winter break! 

Join us on Wednesday, February 21st from 4:00 – 8:00 pm at Sky Zone. 

For $14 you will receive unlimited jump and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Baker Elementary PTA!  Sky socks are required and are available for purchase on site.  Visit Skyzone.com/Kennesaw to fill out your waiver before you arrive. 

For complete information, download the flyer here.

Congratulations Science Fair Winners!

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Thank you to all of the science fair participants, parents, judges, and volunteers.  Six Baker Bears had the opportunity to take their projects to the Cobb/Paulding Regional Science Fair.  Great job everyone.  Keep being curious!

Congratulations,

Monica Goodman for placing 1st place in 5th Grade!

Nishan Patel for placing 1st place in 4th Grade!

Tyler Blash for placing 2nd place in 2nd Grade!

 

 

Join PTA for Valentine Bingo

cupidBaker Elementary PTA will confirm nominating committee during General Meeting II in the cafeteria, at 6:00 pm, on Tuesday, February 6th.   If you are interested in being on the nominating committee, please contact Naomi Rohrbaugh at NJR711@gmail.com.

The meeting will be immediately followed by Valentine Bingo!  Each student will receive 1 bingo card free.  *Additional cards may be purchased.  Don’t forget to check out the selfie props and email your pictures to BakerYearbook17@gmail.com.  Pizza slices and drinks will be available for $1.00 each, while supplies last.  Please bring cash or check.

Want to help out?  Click here to volunteer.

Baker celebrates the 100th Day of School!

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Friday, January 26th is a big day at Baker Elementary!  Science fair projects are due in the learning commons by 8:00 am.

Our yearbook chairperson will be on site to help you pre-order your yearbook from 7:30 – 7:50 am and again during lunches.

And Baker will celebrate the 100th Day of School!  It’s been a great year so far and we’re more than halfway to the end.  Dress like a 100 year old or show us your class’ 100 themed activities.  Don’t forget to share your 100th Day of School pictures with BakerYearbook17@gmail.com.

Nominating Committee – Preparing for tomorrow, today.

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Baker Elementary PTA is seeking volunteers for nominating committee.  This is a great opportunity to learn more about the inner workings of a PTA with very little time commitment.  You can help select the future leaders of PTA!

Nominating committee meets a minimum of two times, more if needed, to create a slate of potential executive committee members for the next school year.  The slate is then presented for a vote during a general session meeting.  

Please contact Naomi Rohrbaugh at njr711@gmail.com by Friday, February 2nd if you would like to volunteer for nominating committee.

Note:

  • Being on the nominating committee does not prohibit you from running for an executive committee position.
  • You must be a current PTA member to sit on nominating committee or run for an executive committee position .