BSCO: a parent teacher organization dedicated to enriching the education of students at Bonny Slope Elementary School

April 2014 Meeting Minutes

Elections! Congratulations and a thank you to our 2014-2015 BSCO leadership:

  • Kim Kennedy, President
  • Camellia Osterink, Vice President
  • Christy Bishop, Director of Committees
  • Co-Treasurers: Jimmy Candelaria & Brett Palmquist
  • Co-Director, Volunteer Support: Jessica Gaibler & Yolanda Leal
  • Secretary: Carl Stall
  • Member-At-Large: Erin Hire

Lots of open committee leads still needed for next year (more on that coming soon), more volunteers needed to help at events this year, too.

Guest speaker: Mary VanderWeele, School Board Representative, and Dave Matthews, Campaign Manager for Beaverton School Board Bond measure. They urge a YES vote in May to help our district, including Bonny Slope Elementary, Cedar Park Middle and Sunset High School.

Click here for the minutes.

6th Annual Jog-A-Thon on May 16, 2014

Bonny Slope’s 6th Annual Jog-A-Thon is just around the corner on May 16th! The Jog-A-Thon is a school-wide event, promoting fun and fitness while raising essential funds for our school. Students will solicit pledges/donations and then run, jog, or walk their way to the finish line, generating Bobcat pride and funds! The money raised will be used to support programs that directly enrich our kids’ education.

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2014 BSCO Survey Results

156 community members representing every grade level responded to the 2014 BSCO Survey.  75% of the respondents were frequent volunteers (at least 1x per month) and 80% feel moderately to well informed of what the BSCO does at Bonny Slope.

All of the BSCO programs were rated at least moderately to very valuable with Science Lessons, Technology for Students, Art Literacy and Outdoor School respectively topping the list. Several people left comments, but there were no reoccurring suggestions for new programs.

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BSCO Board Member Opportunities for 2014/15

Are you interested on serving as a member of the BSCO board?

The BSCO is gearing up for the 2014-2015 school year and is looking for active members in the school community to serve on the BSCO board. While board members are encouraged to serve two years in a position, all positions are elected on an annual basis. If you are interested in learning more about the board positions, we encourage you to take a look at the board handbook for an explanation. 

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