The BDJH PTA uses your donations for many programs and improvements around the BDJH campus. Our goal for this school year is $40,000. Please click the button below for more information on how you can donate.
The BDJH PTA Nominating Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2019-2020 PTA Executive Board. If you, or someone you know, is interested in serving in one of the officer positions, please fill out the nomination form and return it to the BDJH front office NO LATER THAN Monday, February 18, 2019. Board positions and descriptions are included on the nomination form, as well as appointed PTA Board positions . If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Halfen - chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org .
8th Grade Parents, the PTA is working on the Wall of Fame for the 8th Grade Dance. The Wall of Fame is a traditional tribute to the graduating class. It displays current and baby photos for each student. We have current yearbook photos but need you to submit a baby or kindergarten photo of your student to complete this project. The Wall of Fame will be displayed in the hall near the cafeteria prior to the 8th Grade Dance. Please submit an electronic JPEG file of your child's baby or kindergarten photo by February 28th, 2019. Please follow the instructions below to ensure all students are included. INSTRUCTIONS:
DEADLINE: February 28th, 2019
FIND a baby or kindergarten photo
SCAN the photo
FORMAT no smaller than 3.5 x 5 and no larger than 5 x 7. Best quality in pixels
SAVE AS last name first name eg. CrowellEthan.jpeg
If you want your child’s name on the wall of fame different from what is on file at the school (example, nick name) Please indicate that on the form. Otherwise, it will be the name on file at school and these can not be changed once printed. Thank you very much in advance for your support, BDJH Wall of Fame Committee
Spirit Wear now available to order! Go to the Spirit Store to see all the styles
8th Grade T-shirts on sale now at half price!
8th Grade T-Shirts are on sale now for $10! That is 50% off the regular price! The sale of the 8th grade t-shirt is a fundraiser for the 8th Grade Dance, which will be held on Saturday, May 11th from 7-10 pm. There is no charge per student for the dance, so please consider supporting your 8th grade by purchasing a shirt. Parents are welcome to order one too! Please return completed order form and payment to the front office.
Please join us for our Parent Coffee, Wednesday, February 20th at 10:00am in the LGI. Katy ISD’s own Edie White, M.Ed. will be our speaker. She is the Coordinator of Bullying Prevention and Student Support for our district. She will give us information on bullying prevention in the district and what the district is now focusing on. We hope you will join us. Coffee and light snack will be provided. Please register at link below. We look forward to seeing you!
Rally Day 2019 is fast approaching and we need you to help make it a success. What is Rally Day? It is an event where PTA members from all over Texas meet at the State Capitol in Austin to show our legislators that we have a voice and want to be heard. We will also have an opportunity to hear from some legislators regarding various bills that are being worked on. The big day is February 25th. Katy is one of the largest districts and we need to be represented in numbers. For more information regarding this event, please visit the Texas PTA Rally Day page.
PTA Lifetime Membership Awards
Lifetime Membership Awards were given at our February 5th Executive Meeting. Congratulations to our recipients: Mrs. Lisa Rothe, English teacher; Ms. Nikki Carballo, janitorial staff (not pictured); Mrs. Becky Vorst, parent.
Heroes Around Me: BDJH Reflections Entries Advance to State Judging
Grace Dias Reflections Film Production entry, “The Other Heroes” and Evangeline Li Reflections Literature entry, “Finding the Lost” have both advanced to state-level judging!
This is a a wonderful achievement as nearly 60,000 students participate in the program annually and less than 3% of those advance to Texas PTA.
For a complete list of Katy ISD entries advancing to state-level judging, please visit the Reflections page, which is under the Programs tab.
Please help support our students and your Beckendorff JH PTA by linking your Amazon account so that every time you shop, 0.5% of your purchase price will be donated to BDJH PTA, at no extra cost to you. To participate, simply click, https://smile.amazon.com/ch/83-0390936
Support BDJH PTA, Texas PTA and National PTA
PTA Membership is easy and open to everyone: parents, students, teachers, family, and community members. The membership year is from August 1, 2018 to July 31, 2019. Membership is $8.00 and not only helps support programs at BDJH but also supports advocacy efforts of the Texas PTA and the National PTA. Help us "Back the Future", sign up your family today! You may join online at: http://www.joinpta.org/ or print this form and return to school.
Thank you for all your support during 2017-2018
Click the button to see how your BDJH PTA helped make last year better for all!
We love to share with our community all the great programs and activities our bears get to participate in! Feel free to send your photos with a brief description (including names of ALL of those pictured) to our BDJH PTA Communications Chair, Marsha Jaramillo. She will send articles and photos to our community publications. The deadline is the 15th of every month. *If any photos include student’s full face, permission must be obtained from the parents before they can be sent to any publication. Please include parent’s approval with any submission.