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.
Friday, March 8th was a great day at BDJH! Thanks to our generous community, R2R received over $43,000 of donations for their three charities - Mutts & Meows Rescue (a pet rescue organization) Compassion Katy(help buy school supplies for underprivileged KISD students) Cooper Potts 4-14 Memorial Fund(build a leadership institute in Nepal) Way to go!
World Autism Awareness Day is Tuesday, April 2
To help raise awareness, students are encouraged to wear anything tie-dyed. All students who participate will be given a raffle ticket during lunch to win prizes. Volunteers are needed during all lunch periods to help with the raffle. Please click on the "Autism Awareness" logo to see the volunteer slots available. Hope you can join us, and encourage your students to wear their tie-dyed clothes!
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.
CONGRATULATIONS TO YOUR NEWLY ELECTED BDJH PTA ELECTED BOARD MEMBERS President : Shannon Kim 1st VP Programs : Sarah Brack 2nd VP Membership: Nicole Rogers 3rd VP Fundraising : Katrina Dierschke 4th VP VIPS: Becky Vorst Treasurer : Maureen Lee Secretary : Lannie Christensen
BDJH Volunteer of the Year Nominations
The time has come to nominate our 2019 Beckendorff Junior High Volunteer of the Year! Please click on the link below to access the online nomination form for this honored position. This special recognition is reserved for a parent or community member who has gone above and beyond the call of duty to support the vision and mission of BDJH. When completing the form, please be as descriptive as possible and please avoid using the nominee’s name in answering questions 1-6. Nominations are due onWednesday, March 20th at 4PM. Thank you for your participation!
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.