Mon. October 1 – 22
H‑E‑B Excellence in Education Awards nomination –
Nominate a deserving teacher, principal or school district!
For more information and to submit a nomination or application, visit www.heb.com/nominate.

Tues. October 2, 3:30-5pm
Campus Advisory Council (CAC) Meeting

Thurs. October 4, 3-5pm
LEGO Bobcats

When: Thursdays, 3-5:00pm, begins October 4th
Where: Becker Elementary Library
Cost: $30 from 2018-2019 school year, scholarships are available
Sign up: Email botcats@beckerelementary.com for a registration packet. Some packets will be available in the school’s front office.
Registration Deadline: Friday September 28th
The team is open to fourth and fifth graders and is after school on Thursdays. No previous LEGO or Robotics skills are required.

Fri. October 5, 6pm
Mom’s Night Out, The Austin Winery, 440 East Saint Elmo Road, A1, Austin

Mon. October 8
Indigenous Peoples’ Day/Parent Teacher Conferences

Mon. October 8 – 15
Tea’s School Days (Tea Collection is a children’s clothing brand)
Shop TeaSchoolDays.com at 15% off + Free Shipping & we get 15% of sales.
Here’s how it works:
1. SHOP TeaSchoolDays.com
2. ENTER promo code SDF18HERMANBECKER at checkout
3. HIGH FIVE when we get a check for 15% of sales (hooray!)

Fri. October 12, 3:00 – 4:00pm
Fun Friday Sale After School

Tues. October 16, 4:30 – 6:00 pm, Meadowbrook, 1201 W. Live Oak
Self-care and restorative practices workshop, followed by a brief PTA Meeting (will be conducted in Spanish) (all welcome). Childcare and snacks provided.

Fri. October 19, 5-8pm
Thank Goodness It’s 5th Grade Friday! (TGIFGF)
Family picnic to raise money for 5th grade end of year trip.
High Road, 700 Dawson Rd.
Cash only. Please contact if you can donate supplies, raffle prizes, or if you’d like to help with setup and cleanup. Carol Peralta 512-809-3112 carolannerelata@gmail.com Rocio Earls 512-947-4502 rocioaustin1@gmail.com.

Sat. October 20 8:30am – 12:30pm
Campus Grounds Committee workday –
Come help us maintain and beautify the Becker campus! We need hands for simple gardening, painting, and landscaping projects. Coffee and snacks provided to keep you going. You don’t have to be handy, just willing to contribute!

Mon. October 22 5:30pm – 7:30pm
School Board Forum –  Austin ISD Elections

Sanchez Elementary, 73 San Marcos St., 70702
Hosted by Austin Area Association for Bilingual Education

Thurs. October 25
Read for the Record

Fri. October 26
SUBMISSION TIME

It’s Box Tops submission time! Turn in your Box Tops before October 26 so they can be included in our school’s December check. Thanks for helping!

Wed. October 31
Halloween Book Character Day –
Dress as your favorite character from a book. Parents are invited to attend costume parade. Costumes should not be scary and masks are not to be worn.

ONGOING EVENTS
NEW Engagement Committee
– Want to be part of organizing programs, building relationships and promoting dual language and Becker with families at Bouldin Creek’s own Meadowbrook housing complex? We need help to: (1) organize and promote parent events after school at Meadowbrook, (2) do outreach to promote Dual Language and Becker, (3) be part of a new PTA committee to work on these issues. LMK, ptapresident@beckerelementary.com or volunteer@beckerelementary.com.

Amazon Smile– If you shop on Amazon, you can shop through smile.amazon.com and select a nonprofit to receive a donation. Please make your beneficiary Herman Becker PTA . It’s just a small percentage of your purchase, but it adds up if lots of people use it.

JOIN THE PTA $8.00/member, anyone of your friends and family can join! Please contribute and become a member to fund the many programs and events that all of our children benefit from at Becker. We are an amazing school which happens in large part because of the community we are as teachers and parents. It’s fun, it’s fast, and it’s easy!
Click this link: PTA – Join PTA (Herman Becker Elementary ) or cash/check accepted in the front office. Attached are the forms to fill out if you would like to print and fill out but the office should have as well.