Fun Run Times for Friday, October 14Colleen Brown10/13/201610/15/2016
Fun Run Times for Friday, October 14
The Apex Fun Run will be held on Friday, October 14. Below is the schedule of when each grade level will run. If you would like to come cheer the kids on, we would love for you to be there! 8:15-9:30am . . . 2nd & 3rd grade 9:45-11:00am . . . 4th & 5th grade 1:00-2:15pm . . . Kinder & 1st grade   ... read full article
BCE Spirit Wear Orders: Last Chance!Colleen Brown9/19/20169/26/2016
BCE Spirit Wear Orders: Last Chance!
All t-shirt orders placed before the last deadline were delivered on Friday, September 16.   We received additional orders after the deadline and will be placing our final t-shirt order of the year on Monday, September 26 .   If you have any questions regarding t-shirts orders, please email  membership@bcepto.com ... read full article
Parent Pickup Pass Form Due Tuesday!Colleen Brown8/26/20168/29/2016
Parent Pickup Pass Form Due Tuesday!
By now you've already received transportation information, but this pertains to you if you need to pick up your child after school in the gym, instead of utilizing the car rider system or the bus system.   All parents who want a Parent Pickup Pass to pick up their child in the gym after school must go to www.beecaveparentpickup.com  and request a card.    Even if you've had a card in the past, you will need to reapply for new cards this school year .  You can also apply for more than one card per family.   Please complete this form ... read full article
Kindergarten Popsicle Party!Colleen Brown8/19/20168/19/2016
Kindergarten Popsicle Party!
Incoming Kindergartners: There is popsicle party today, August 19, at 2:30 pm at Bee Cave Central Park! Come meet some of your new classmates and enjoy the outdoors on this last weekday before school starts! ... read full article
BCE Garage Sale!Colleen Brown6/1/20176/15/2017
BCE Garage Sale!
Bee Cave is holding its first garage sale! Proceeds will benefit Bee Cave Elementary. The garage sale will be held June 17 from 8 am - noon in the BCE parking lot. Spots are $20, and you can send any questions to Brianna Bonnet at bonnetb@ltisdschools.org . Reserve your spot here!   ... read full article
PTO Vote for 2017-18 Software App PurchasesColleen Brown5/22/20176/5/2017
PTO Vote for 2017-18 Software App Purchases
As the school year is quickly coming to and end and we look forward to the 2017-18 school year, the BCE teachers and the BCE PTO are trying to be ahead of the curve.   There are SOFTWARE APPS such as IXL Math, Science Studies Weekly, Social Studies Weekly, STEM Scopes, Spelling City, iStation, and Mentoring Minds that are a  recurring yearly purchase and we would like to begin purchasing these for the 2017-18 school year. Since the PTO budget for next year is not approved until the first PTO General Meeting next September,  we would like to get a ... read full article
Destination Kindergarten!Colleen Brown5/17/20175/23/2017
Destination Kindergarten!
Destination Kindergarten will be held on Monday, May 22 at 5:30 pm. This gives our Kindergarten teachers a chance to meet students who will be starting kindergarten next year, and it gives our parents and students an opportunity to see the classroom environment. We hope those who have a Bee Cave Bobcat starting kindergarten next year can join us!  ... read full article
End of the Year Parties and GraduationsColleen Brown5/11/20175/31/2017
End of the Year Parties and Graduations
   Please refer to the dates and times below for the end of year parties and graduations: Wednesday, May 31 Kinder Graduation at 8:30am 1st Grade 12:00pm - 12:45pm 2nd Grade 1:45pm - 2:30pm 3rd Grade 12:45pm - 1:30pm 4th Grade 10:00am -10:45am 5th Grade 9:30am -10:15am Thursday, June 1 5th Grade Graduation at 8:30am - 10:00am ... read full article
Staff Appreciation Week LuncheonColleen Brown4/28/20175/6/2017
Staff Appreciation Week Luncheon
Wednesday, May 3rd  is the Staff Appreciation Week Luncheon! Please help us provide the BCE staff with a tasty Mexican/Polynesian themed lunch for our final staff appreciation luncheon of the year. Click this link to sign up ! ... read full article
Spirit Night at All Star Burger! Wed, Feb. 15Colleen Brown2/13/20172/16/2017
Spirit Night at All Star Burger! Wed, Feb. 15
Support the BCE PTO and a local restaurant in our community. Take your family to eat at All Star Burger on Wednesday, February 15th , and portion of the processes will go back to the BCE PTO.   Thank you for your support!   ... read full article
Spirit Night at Mandolas, November 16thColleen Brown11/14/201611/17/2016
Spirit Night at Mandolas, November 16th
If you're out and about running kids to and from their activities on Wednesday night, take the family to dinner at Mandola's! Enjoy a yummy meal and support our school.   Our spirit night is this  Wednesday and percentage of the proceeds from that night go back to our school's PTO.    ... read full article
Come See Us at Meet the Teacher Night!Colleen Brown8/11/20168/19/2016
Come See Us at Meet the Teacher Night!
Meet the Teacher night will take place on Thursday, August 18th at 5:30-6:30 for grades 3rd-5th and 6:30-7:30 for grades K-2nd. We will be in the cafeteria!  Join the PTO! Purchase your BCE spirit wear - you WANT to be decked out on Spirit Fridays! Check out & sign up for volunteer opportunities Donate to our school's  UnFundraiser Bid on a front row parking spot for the month of Aug/September Please also make note that Parent Information Night will take place on Thursday September 1st: 5:30pm-6:15pm for grades 3rd-5th 6:15pm-7:30pm for K-2nd Looking forward to having everyone back! ... read full article
BCE PTO Box Tops WinnersColleen Brown5/30/20176/13/2017
BCE PTO Box Tops Winners
Congratulations to the 2016-17 BCE PTO Box Tops winners!  1 st  Place Prize  $25 Gift Card to Learning Express Grady B (4-Powers)  221 Box Tops Submitted   2 nd  Place Prize BCE T-Shirt & Bag McKinley B (K - Bonnet) 211 Box Tops Submitted   3 rd  Place Prize BCE T-Shirt Adalynn F (2 nd  - Swanson) 210 Box Tops Submitted   ... read full article
Special Thank You! Colleen Brown4/10/20175/1/2017
Special Thank You!
Thank you to the committee who worked hard to put on a fantastic event for A Night in Old Bee Cave! (pictured left to right) Katie Kuauchi Mary Beth Gober Tracey Kane Ash Seth Melissa Black Leigh Polzin Jeanna James Shailene Smith* Brooke Bauguess* *not pictured in photo The BCE PTO raised a net amount of $54,000 and we are excited to do some great things for BCE with that money! Thank you!!!   The photographer did a wonderful job of capturing the evening, click her to check out all of the PHOTOS . ... read full article
Lake Travis Education Foundation Illuminations GalaColleen Brown1/27/20172/10/2017
Lake Travis Education Foundation Illuminations Gala
Save the Date! March 4, 2017 The Lake Travis Education Foundation Illuminations Gala will be held on March 4, 2017.  The Lake Travis Education Foundation has provided over $3.75 million dollars in funding to help make programs and projects at Lake Travis ISD possible.  Today the need for help is greater than ever.  We invite you to join us for our annual fundraising gala! More information on becoming a sponsor, donating items, and purchasing tickets is available here . ... read full article
Staff Appreciation Lunch 11/16Colleen Brown11/8/201611/22/2016
Staff Appreciation Lunch 11/16
P lease help us show our wonderful staff here at Bee Cave Elementary how much we appreciate all their hard work. On Wednesday, November 16th we will be having a Staff Appreciation Lunch themed "Thankful for Casseroles"! What a great way to thank them for all their hard work before they go on holiday vacation.  Our teachers and staff work so hard with our students everyday so it's nice when we can give back to them and show our thanks by means of a luncheon. If you can, please join us in supporting them! Please bring the item(s) you select to ... read full article
Apex Fun Run is Returning to Bee Cave!Colleen Brown9/27/201610/11/2016
Apex Fun Run is Returning to Bee Cave!
We are so excited about the Apex Fun Run that will be coming to our school next week! They will be here for 2 weeks teaching our students about leadership and fitness. Please join us in supporting our students as they run  on Friday, October 14th !  We will kick off our Apex Fun Run with a pep rally on Tuesday, October 4th at 1:15 pm. We'd love for you to join us!  ... read full article
Birthday Marquee Payments Due Sept. 1Colleen Brown8/31/20169/1/2016
Birthday Marquee Payments Due Sept. 1
Just a friendly reminder that payment is due for your student(s) birthday spot on our Bee Cave Elementary Birthday Marquee if you signed up for one.     Pay for your spot by clicking www.bcebirthday.cheddarup.com . If you signed up more for more than one student, please be sure to pay for each student separately.    All payments are due by this  Thursday, September 1st .  Please let us know if you have any questions or need additional information at  bce.pto.treasurer@gmail.com .   Thank you for your support of our wonderful school and students! ... read full article
Last Chance to Order Spirit Wear T-Shirts!Colleen Brown8/23/20168/29/2016
Last Chance to Order Spirit Wear T-Shirts!
Orders for spirit wear t-shirts will be placed on Monday, August 29.  Order forms were sent home in Tuesday folders on August 23. The V-neck t-shirts are for moms/ladies only. There is a big difference between Youth Large and Adult Small; we DO have Youth X-Large and Adult X-Small available! See the picture below for the 3 shirt options: (from left to right) ladies' V-neck, dry-fit pink, and dry-fit red.   Click the picture to view larger ... read full article
Parent Information NightColleen Brown8/20/20169/1/2016
Parent Information Night
Parent Information Night will take place on Thursday, September 1st  in your child's classroom: 5:30pm-6:15pm for grades 3rd-5th 6:30pm-7:15pm for K-2nd This is a very important night to get the specific class information you need about curriculum, classroom procedures, and other school information.    Parents are highly encouraged to come without children, if at all possible, in order to allow enough seating space in the classroom for all parents.   We hope everyone has a great first week back at school!  ... read full article
Carnation Sales Start Soon! Colleen Brown1/17/20171/31/2017
Carnation Sales Start Soon!
Keep an eye out for information about carnation sales! 5 th grade will start selling carnations soon!  Your child will be bringing home a flyer along with hearts in their Tuesday folders this week.  Hearts can be turned in to your child’s teacher along with payment.  We will also be selling carnations during lunch times starting January 26 th .  Extra hearts are available at school.  ... read full article
Library Volunteers Needed! Colleen Brown8/29/20169/12/2016
Library Volunteers Needed!
We are in need of some weekly, year-round, volunteers in the library! Regular spots are available on Monday (morning and afternoon) and Friday (morning only) to help classes with check-in/check-out. We would appreciate having a few people on standby to fill in when our regular volunteers can’t be there. Of course, we would also welcome any help on a drop-in basis for shelving books. Please contact Nicole Kremer at  nicolekremer03@gmail.com   with any questions, or just to sign up! ... read full article
Chick-fil-A Spirit Night - Wed, Apr. 19!Colleen Brown4/10/20174/19/2017
Chick-fil-A Spirit Night - Wed, Apr. 19!
Our final spirit night of the year will be Wednesday, April 19 at Chick-fil-A from 4:30pm - close. Bee Cave Elementary will receive a percentage of the proceeds for receipts turned in that night. Please make sure to turn in your receipt! We hope to see you there!    ... read full article
Staff Appreciation Spring Luncheon March 29thColleen Brown3/21/20173/30/2017
Staff Appreciation Spring Luncheon March 29th
"Lettuce" show our fabulous BCE staff how much we appreciate all their hard work by providing them with a spring themed luncheon of yummy salads. Sign up here! ... read full article
Tickets now available for A Night in Old Bee Cave!Colleen Brown2/20/20173/31/2017
Tickets now available for A Night in Old Bee Cave!
Please join us for an evening under the stars benefiting Bee Cave Elementary on Friday, March 31, 2017 at 7:00 pm at Star Hill Ranch.  Dinner will be provided by Verde's Mexican Parilla. Open bar sponsored by Dripping Springs Vodka, Twisted X Brewery, and Spicewood Vineyards. Entertainment for the night will include: Live music featuring Suede, winner of Best Cover Band award at SXSW 2017! Adult fun with a mechanical bull Silent and live auctions Tickets are on sale February 15 - March 24, 2017, and can be purchased  here !  ... read full article
A Night in Old Bee Cave - Donations Needed! Colleen Brown1/23/20173/31/2017
A Night in Old Bee Cave - Donations Needed!
Our 2nd Annual adult fundraising event, A Night in Old Bee Cave, will take place at Star Hill Ranch on Friday, March 31st!  This exciting event is just a few months away and we are looking for donations to the silent and/or live auction (examples - vacation property, airline tickets, or any other big items). If you have a business or know of a business that would like to be a part of this event please contact vpfundraising@bcepto.com or vicepresident@bcepto.com. **Link to purchase tickets to the event is coming soon!** ... read full article
Staff Appreciation Luncheon January 18th!Colleen Brown1/15/20171/19/2017
Staff Appreciation Luncheon January 18th!
"Baby It's Cold Outside," so let's show the wonderful BCE teachers and staff some warmth by feeding them a delicious hot meal on Wednesday, January 18th !   Please click here and sign up to bring chili, baked potatoes, or fixings. ... read full article
Apex Fun Run RecapColleen Brown12/12/201612/26/2016
Apex Fun Run Recap
The final amount is in and we wanted to let the parents and students of BCE know the total amount the BCE PTO made with the APEX Fun Run. Drum roll please . . . $44,634.50 Each teacher gets 10% of what their class raised to spend for their classroom. In addition to the monetary amount raised, APEX also feeds meals to those in need as part of APEX gives back. APEX partners with the Will Play for Food Foundation and for every student at BCE that raised $10 per lap APEX donates 40 meals to local children in need. ... read full article
Thanksgiving Feast Thank Yous!Colleen Brown11/28/201612/12/2016
Thanksgiving Feast Thank Yous!
Thank you to everyone - parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, siblings and friends - who joined us for our annual Thanksgiving Feast. It is always such an enjoyable day!  We also appreciated the many pumpkins, die-cut leaves, and other decoration donations that helped make our school look festive for the big day.   If you attended the feast, you had the special pleasure of seeing one of our many guest servers, Dr. Brad Lancaster (superintendent of our schools), and 2 guest turkeys!   *The turkeys appeared because the students surpassed their goal of canned food they donated to the BCE Student Council ... read full article
Bidding for Reserved Front Row Parking Spot for DecemberColleen Brown11/28/201612/1/2016
Bidding for Reserved Front Row Parking Spot for December
Bidding is open until Wednesday, November 30th , for the reserved front row parking spot. Send an email with your bid amount to  myspot@bcepto.com . Be sure to include your name and a phone number. You can bid any amount and if you win, your donation is tax deductible! ... read full article
PTO Meeting Tuesday, Nov. 8, 8 amColleen Brown11/7/201611/21/2016
PTO Meeting Tuesday, Nov. 8, 8 am
The next PTO General Meeting is Tuesday, November 8 at 8 am. The agenda for the meeting is below. Call to Order Apex Fun Run – Recap and highlights Update on the Butterfly Garden & Lowe’s Grant Fall Fest – suggestions for next year? Adult Fundraising Party – details on class projects Upcoming Events: Thanksgiving Feast – Thursday 11/17 Father-Daughter Dance – Saturday 2/11/17 Adult Fundraising Party – Friday 3/31/17 ... read full article
Thank you for attending the first Fall Festival!Colleen Brown11/1/201611/15/2016
Thank you for attending the first Fall Festival!
The first Fall Festival was a huge success! The families had a great time enjoying the games, bounce houses, rock wall, pumpkin decorating, face painting, and of course the parade. A huge THANK YOU to Mrs. Heckler (our wonderful librarian), Tracey Kane (PTO VP), and to the Fall Festival & Book-O-Ween committee (Nicole Kinsworthy, Carrie Willie, Shailene Smith, Anil Sahinin). If you took any photos at the event and would like to share, please upload them to our Shutterfly event site: https://bcefallfest.shutterfly.com ... read full article
2nd Annual Mother/Son Kickball Tournament!Colleen Brown8/17/20168/20/2016
2nd Annual Mother/Son Kickball Tournament!
Get out your running shoes, because the Mother-Son Kickball Tournament will be our first big event of the year hosted by the BCE PTO and we’re excited to have some fun! WHEN : Friday, September 30th TIME : 5-8pm  WHERE :  Field of Dreams Baseball Fields - 13909 W Hwy 71 WHO : All BCE boys and moms, or ladies such as a Grandmother, Aunt, or family friend. (Sorry dads and girls- we have a special night planned for you later in the year!) COST : $5 per person ($10 for mom + son). Includes bandanas, bottled water, and a light snack.  HOW ... read full article
Teacher AssignmentsElena Thibeault8/11/20168/19/2016
Teacher Assignments
Teacher assignments will be communicated by Wednesday, August 17th via email. ... read full article