Apr 19, 2015 Communicator

Charles Barrett PTA Communicator

Issue #34

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Our very own website (cbpta.org) is LIVE! Please visit cbpta.org for information regarding upcoming events and programs. For the balance of the school year, we will continue to send the Communicator via the ListServ weekly.

Apr 23, Thu, 5:30 – 7:00 pm:  Carpenter’s Shelter Dinner

We are still in need of 2 large macaroni and cheese casseroles and a small monetary donation. Can you help? Sign up here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/409044daaaf22a75-carpenters1. You may also contact Christine Thayer (critty611@gmail.com) to volunteer or to donate food or money.


May 1, Fri: Charles Barrett Gives Back!

Join us for an afternoon of service as we give back to the community with 2 back-to-back events.

2:45–3:45: School Cleanup Effort

In the spirit of Earth Day, come show your Panda Pride by weeding, collecting trash, spreading mulch, and cleaning up. Please meet in the Barrett Garden following dismissal. Students and adults are welcome to join the effort. And then…

3:45–4:30: Fun Run to raise funds for a school in Washington DC. In the spirit of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, students will run to raise money to purchase PE equipment for a DC school. More information to come.


May 4–8, Mon – Fri:  School Appreciation Week

To show our gratitude to CBES teachers and staff, the PTA is organizing events throughout the week to celebrate ALL who make CBES a safe, clean, nurturing, and supportive environment for our children throughout the year. How can you contribute? Click here to support the week’s events: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c4eabab2f4-teacher. You will also receive separate communication from room parents on activities in your child(ren)’s class(es) specifically. For more information, please contact Tammy (t_n_adams@comcast.net) and Dubis (dubiscorreal@yahoo.com).


May 9, Sat, 3 – 6 pm:  Barrett Bazaar, playing fields outside the Rec Center.  Save the date for the spring carnival! Family fun includes a giant obstacle course, moon bounce, pony rides, face painting, cupcake walk, other games, raffles and crafts. Children can even make crafts for Mother’s day gifts (frames, chimes, jewelry, etc.)! We still need lots of volunteers for this PTA-sponsored event.

Please sign up for a shift: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040c4eaea82fa13-barrett or

contact Dawn Stump directly at (202) 320-9241 or dawn.stump@hotmail.com to inquire about volunteer opportunities.  Advanced ticket sales held in April.


For more information, or to sign up for the email LISTSERV or join the CB PTA Facebook (private) group, please contact Jill Anderson via email at cbptasecretary@gmail.com