Bancroft Elementary
Bancroft Elementary
Bobcat Blast - Week of Nov 3
your look at the weeks ahead
PFC Treasurer

We are in the process of recruiting for a new Bancroft PFC Treasurer.  Our current Treasurer has resigned effective November 12th for personal reasons.

The Treasurer has the following responsibilities:
  • Shall receive all monies of the PFC and keep accurate account of all receipts and disbursements in accordance with the budget;
  • Shall make available to the membership at each PFC meeting current copies of: the P/L budget comparison and the balance sheet summary;
  • Shall pay out monies of the association by check signed by him/her and approved in accordance with the ByLaws; and,
  • Shall file all tax returns by the governing agency's deadlines.
The time commitment is approximately 3 hours per week for check processing plus 7 hours per month for reporting and other bookkeeping duties.

If you have the background and/or related experience and are interested in this role, please contact Lisa Guarnaccia.  The role is complex, but with someone who has the financial background and training that is provided, it should be a smooth transition.
We really appreciate your consideration for this much needed and very important PFC role.  If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact Lisa via email.
Update on 5th Grade Outdoor Ed 
Congratulations 5th grade families on your successful fundraising for the Outdoor School Science Camp... the students are going to have a blast!

And a huge thank you to all the families who contributed to this effort - through Change for a Chance, Costume donations and purchases, and direct giving.  This community makes amazing things happen!

To read more about this Outdoor School program, please refer to the 5th Grade Curriculum Spotlight in October's Bobcat Tracks
Life Skill Assembly
Friday, Nov 7, 1:55pm MUR

The 1st-5th grade assembly honoring students selected by their teachers for the life skills of Flexibility and Sense of Humor will be Friday, November 7th at 1:55 pm in the Multi-Use Room. Parents of the students receiving recognition are provided with an invitation to attend the ceremony.


Look for our Life Skills Assemblies each month listed in the Principal's Message communication or visit the school website for more information.

Spirit Wear Orders
Friday, November 7

Bancroft Spirit wear orders are due by Nov 7th for delivery around Nov 21st. Please complete the attached form and submit to the office along with payment.
Veteran's Day - NO SCHOOL
Tuesday, November 11

In honor of Veteran's Day, there will be no school on Tuesday, November 11.
In This Issue
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Sunday, Nov 9

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Thursday, Nov 6

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Upcoming Dates
11/7: Life Skills Assembly

11/11: Veterans Day - NO SCHOOL

11/18: PFC Meeting 7-9pm, Library

11/18-21: 5th Grade Outdoor Ed

11/24-28: Thanksgiving Break

11/27: Turkey Trot

12/8-12: Fall Book Fair

12/13-14: Sports Basement 
Shopping Weekend

Visit the Bancroft online calendar for future dates.
Ongoing Fundraisers

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