BES 2023 Spring Gala and Earth Day Celebration

3/5/2023 10:15 pm

Only TWO WEEKS left to order tickets!

 Please join us for a very special evening on April 22, 2023, at Silver Spring Country Club. The evening will include dinner, drinks, entertainment, and auction fun. This event hugely supports PTA sponsored events at school and it’s a great way to meet other parents. You can find details about the event on the invitation below. We also have included an FAQ to help answer questions you may have. 

Ticket price per person is $125.00 and includes 1 hour of passed hors d'oeuvres, buffet dinner, beer & wine as well as a DJ who will be playing great music! Please note that the price of each ticket covers the cost of the above and is not tax deductible. All fundraising will come from the Silent Auction and Raffles.

To RSVP, simply click on the invitation and register on the PTA website. Deadline to purchase tickets is Tuesday, April 4th.

Any other questions? Please email us at

Hope to see you there!

~The BES PTA Gala Committee


District Initiates Digital Backpack

3/23/2023 9:31 am

In December, RPS revised their policy on the distribution of paper flyers for outside groups. Organizations that meet the RPS policy may submit their request for inclusion in the digital backpack. Please help us in our effort to go green by checking students' Digital Backpacks - this week you will find Youth Lacrosse. Organizations that meet the RPS policy may submit their request for inclusion to Thank you!

Save the Date for Family Math Night!

3/23/2023 9:29 am

Family Math Night will be held on Thursday April 20 @ 6 pm. Details to follow.

Teacher Appreciation Week: Volunteers Needed!

3/23/2023 9:26 am

Want to get more involved? Teacher Appreciation is right around the corner and we’d love to include you! Please email so we can include you in our first meeting! This is a fun and easy way to meet other parents and show some love to our teachers.

Parent and Staff DEIB Book Club Discussion

3/23/2023 9:24 am

BES Jump-a-Thon Thank You!

3/5/2023 10:05 pm

Thank you to all BES students who participated in the Jump-a-thon and to everyone in the BES community who donated. ROAR and St. Judes Hospital will be receiving $577 and $842 respectively (less service fees) as a result of your generosity!

Take Apart Night Is Back!

3/5/2023 10:04 pm

The PTA continues to bring back family favorite events that were yearly happenings before the pandemic!

We are very pleased to announce that Take Apart Night is returning to BES.  This FAMILY event is open to all grade levels (please note that this is NOT a drop off event) and is FREE of charge. 

Kids will have a chance to see how things work and use their hands (and some cool tools) to explore items they use and see every day. 

Please click on the link below for more details. 

Take Apart Night Information

We also ask that you kindly RSVP so that we can plan for the correct number of attendees.

RSVP for Take Apart Night

Book Fair Thank You!

3/5/2023 10:02 pm

Many thanks to all of the BES parents who volunteered at the Book Fair this past week! The Book Fair was an amazing experience for both students and teachers and it would not have been such a success without you!  We would also like to thank all of the parents who donated to the general eWallet which was divided amongst classroom teachers, essentials teachers and our reading and math specialists to add to classroom libraries. Your generosity is greatly appreciated!

Ridgefield PTA Joint Council Open Positions for '23-'24

3/5/2023 10:01 pm

The Ridgefield PTA Joint Council is looking to fill VP Programming, Advocacy, RCASSA, Project Resilience & Prevention Council and Co-President roles for '23-'24. If you are interested, please reach out to for more information.

ERMS PTA Needs Volunteers!

3/5/2023 10:00 pm

ERMS needs a rising 6th grade Branchville parent fill one of the following positions: President/Co-President or Treasurer. This is an opportunity for a BES parent to be part of the executive board. Please reach out to for more information. Volunteers are badly needed -- if positions are left open, the ERMS PTA will be dissolved.


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