PTA

The Buckingham Parent Teacher Association

PTA's mission is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children. The PTA at Buckingham Elementary does amazing things for the students and faculty at BES including funding field trips, student of the month celebrations, fourth grade graduation, and special parent involvement programs such as muffins in the mornings.

 

A strong PTA requires a number of volunteers and supporters to help advocate for our children, operate our fundraisers, and serve the needs of our student population. Please consider joining the PTA or volunteering for one of our many fundraisers or PTA sponsored events. Please see all of our PTA resources and upcoming events below.

Current PTA News and
Upcoming Events
BES PTA looking for Holiday Volunteers

 

The PTA is looking for Volunteers to help with our Berlin Parade Float (December 2nd) - We need carpenters and others to assist in building and decorating our Polar Express Train.

We are also looking for volunteers for Santa’s Workshop (December 13th –16th)

If you're interested in being involved, email buckinghamelementarypta@gmail.com or text 541-543-6833 to share your interest.

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Polar Express Fundraiser Dec 11th

Join us in your PJs to watch the Polar Express at Flagship Cinemas on Saturday, December 11th. Doors open at 9:30am, Movie begins at 10:00am. Concessions will be open. Suggested donation of $5 to benefit the BES PTA! Click the image to view the flyer.

Five Below Fundraiser

Get those stocking stuffers and gifts at Five Below and 10% of your purchase will support our students! Present the flyer or show a digital copy when you make your purchases.

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Shop with Amazon Smile!

Are you an Amazon Shopper?

Why not help the school while you shop!

Login to Amazon using the link below, shop as you normally would, and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the BES PTA!

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Follow the BES PTA on Facebook!
 
(The PTA Facebook Page is not operated or
maintained by Buckingham Elementary.)
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Make a donation to the PTA.

Click on the image above to go to our Secure BES PTA Store Page!

Join the PTA with a $5 membership or donate $10, $25 or $50 dollars to the PTA.

Visit the PTA Store Page

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Join our PTA

2021-2022 PTA Officers

President: Donna Pellinger

Vice President: Emily Bradshaw

Treasurer: Shawn Bunting

Secretary: Michelle McGowan

Faculty Liasions: Cait Bunting & Marie Fontello (clerical)

Box Tops for Education

The BES PTA will once again be running our Box Tops for Education program!

 

THE NEXT GENERATION OF BOX TOPS IS HERE. Box Tops is changing to fit today's families. The new and improved Box Tops mobile app uses state-of-the-art technology to scan your store receipt, find participating products and instantly add Box Tops to your school's earnings online.

Download the Box Tops app to get started!

Click the image to read an overview of the Box Top program changes.

Thanks for supporting BES.

 

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National PTA Mission and Values
Mission

PTA's mission is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.

We accomplish our mission by:

  • Supporting and speaking on behalf of children and youth in the schools, in the community, and before government bodies and other organizations that make decisions affecting children

  • Assisting parents in developing the skills they need to raise and protect their children

  • Encouraging parents and public involvement in the public schools of this nation

Values

Collaboration: We will work in partnership with a wide array of individuals and organizations to broaden and enhance our ability to serve and advocate for all children and families.

Commitment: We are dedicated to children’s educational success, health, and well-being through strong family and community engagement, while remaining accountable to the principles upon which our association was founded.

 

Diversity: We acknowledge the potential of everyone without regard, including but not limited to: age, culture, economic status, educational background, ethnicity, gender, geographic location, legal status, marital status, mental ability, national origin, organizational position, parental status, physical ability, political philosophy, race, religion, sexual orientation, and work experience.

 

Respect: We value the individual contributions of members, employees, volunteers, and partners as we work collaboratively to achieve our association’s goals.

 

Accountability: All members, employees, volunteers, and partners have a shared responsibility to align their efforts toward the achievement of our association’s strategic initiatives.