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Upcoming Events 
Aug 21st: Meet the Teacher Night, 4:00 - 5:30 pm (Come and Go)
Aug 21st: Kindergarten Orientation, 5:00 - 5:45 pm
Aug 24th: First Day of School!
Aug 26th: 3rd & 4th Grade Orientation, 5:00 - 5:45 pm
Aug 26th: 5th Grade Orientation, 5:45 - 6:45 pm
Aug 27th: 1st & 2nd Grade Orientation, 5:00 - 5:45 pm


Calling all Parents: PTA Volunteer Opportunities for next year!



We have a brand new year of fun PTA programs and events coming up soon for our kids to enjoy! Be your child's biggest advocate by becoming a volunteer at school. There are many opportunities throughout the year to help enrich your child's school experience.



Please find the list below of 2015-2016 PTA volunteer opportunities available. There are many to choose from depending on your availability and interests. All available positions are highlighted below. If one looks interesting to you and you would like to get more information, please contact Sara Easton ( 


Open positions are highlighted below



BES 2015-2016 Committee and Board Members







Executive Board



Sara Easton

1st VP - Ways & Means

Rebecca Zytynski

2nd VP - Membership Services

Ingrid Schwendinger

3rd VP - Communications

Holly Hill

4th VP - Programs

Frances Burpo

5th VP - Enrichment

Jules Fredrick

Council Delegate

Judith McGoldrick

Council Delegate

Valarie Lewis

Grade Level Home Room Rep Coor

Brittany Harmon


Heather Curlett


Heather Moran


Alison Bowdouris


Kara Valdez


Robin Block

PTA Teacher Rep

Julie Brown

PTA Teacher Rep

Diana Schonberg



Ways & Means Team

Book Fair Lead

Kristy Mazzola

Book Fair All For Books

Marissa Criswell

Book Fair Decorations/Events Coordinator

Holly Hill

Book Fair Decorations/Events Coordinator

Julie Meyer

Book Fair Decorations/Events Coordinator

Julie Blackstad

Fall Carnival Coordinator

Melinda Arriola

Fall Carnival Co-Chair

Georgina Mazoch

Fall Carnival Co-Chair

Stephanie Hasbrouck 

Fall Carnival Decorations

Brittany Harmon

Box Tops

Katie Rogers

Labels for Education

Patty Turner

Family Dinner Nights

Kimberly Sartor

Co-Chair Family Dinner Nights

Brittany Harmon

Passive Fundraising Coordinator


Passive Fundraising Co-chair


Marcus Carnival Chair


Grant Writer

Stacey Hatem

Check Drive

Julie Fetters

Spirit Wear

Ann Donahue

Spirit Wear

Susan Trentham



Membership Svcs Team



Karen Stevens

Community Services


Meet the Teacher

Melissa Johnson

Healthy Lifestyles Chair


Hospitality Chair

 Rikki Boehmer

Hospitality Co-Chair


Teacher/Staff Appreciation Chair

Jennifer Tipton

Teacher/Staff Appreciation Co-Chair

Erin Broussard

Teacher/Staff Appreciation Co-Chair

Heather Curlett

Teacher/Staff Appreciation Volunteer

Brittany Harmon

Volunteers Recruitment/Database


Lost & Found Coordinator

Stacey Hatem

Lunchroom Volunteers

Stacey Hatem

Derby Day - Kindergarten Training

Brittany Harmon

Motor Lab Volunteers

Jaime Vrabel



Communications Team



Tyler Rogers 


Kylene Seele

Bronco Bits/PTA News Editor

Kylene Seele


Cheryl Whitehead

Directory/Advertising Co-Chair

Jaime Vrabel

Tuesday Newsday Team


Tuesday Newsday Team


Yearbook Liaison

Heather Curlett



Programs Team


Assembly Coordinator


Watch Dog Dads

Kirk Nobles 

Watch Dog Dads Co-Chair

Lance Hill

Environmental Chair


Arts in Education/ Reflections Chair


Morning Mile


Technology Liaison

 Carima Jobe

Field Day Co-Chair


Field Day Co-Chair


Youth Protection/Red Ribbon Week




Enrichment Team



Katie Rogers

School Grounds Development


Bronco Publishing Chair

Karen Stevens

Bronco Publishing Co-Chair

Sophie Birch

Bronco Publishing Co-Chair

Stacey Hatem

Bronco Publishing Co-Chair

Anja Kaefer

Outdoor Classroom

Celeste Garcia-Croy

Outdoor Classroom

Stephanie Hasbrouck 

Jump Rope For Heart

Caprice Payne

Book Club

Sara Pellegreen 

Book Club Co-chair

Rebecca Karatzi

Destination Imagination

























2015-2016 PTA Board Announcement:



Our new 2015-2016 PTA Board was elected at our General PTA Meeting this past Thursday, March 19th. We'd like to welcome them to the Board. We have some familiar faces, but also many new ones on the new Board. They are all wonderful, and we thank them for supporting Bridlewood, our children, teachers and staff. They will be assuming their new roles at the end of this school year. 




President:  Sara Easton


1st VP - Ways & Means:  Rebecca Zytynski


2nd VP - Membership:  Ingrid Schwendinger


3rd VP - Communications:  Holly Hill


4th VP - Programs:  Frances Burpo


5th VP - Enrichment: Jules Fredrick


Secretary:  Alison Bowdouris


Treasurer:  Kara Valdez


Council delegate: Judith McGoldrick


Council delegate:  Valerie Lewis


Room Parent Coordinator:  Brittany Harmon


PTA Teacher Rep:  Julie Brown


PTA Teacher Rep:  Diana Schonberg


Principal:  Robin Block




 Calling all Scientists--Summer Fun Ahead! Sign-up today!






Camp Invention, a program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, is coming to Bridlewood Elementary during the week of June 15th-19th!




Let your child’s imagination go wild while exploring connections between science, technology, engineering and innovation. 
Secure a spot by calling 
800.968.4332or visiting!



Is it time for a little spring cleaning, are you finding yourself with 
odd items that you don’t know what to do with?




Camp Invention is collecting the following items:


CD players, Computer towers/Hard drives, Digital clocks, DVD players, Keyboards Stereos and radios, Tape decks and recorders, VCRs


Beads, buttons and craft supplies, Boxes (shoe, cereal, etc.), Bubble wrap, Building blocks, CDs, Containers/lids, Fabric, Film canisters, Foam trays, Game parts, Miscellaneous paper (magazines, newspaper, kraft etc.)


Milk/OJ cartons/jugs (rinsed), Oatmeal canisters, Paper towel tubes, Plastic bottle caps, Pulleys , Rubber bands, SpringsSporting goods and balls (no golf clubs or bats)StrainersString, Washers


 There will be boxes outside of room #600 to collect your donations.





 Great PTA Fundraising Events Active Now!

For a complete list of fundraising opportunities, please click here, thank you!

Build a Bronco Check Drive

"Build a Bronco" is our check drive and it is the ONLY fundraising event we hope to do this school year.  The check drive will fund the programs and activities for our school.  In the past we have sold wrapping paper, passbooks, coffee and more!

       -- That is ONE CHECK - ONE TIME A YEAR and it is 100% Tax Deductable!

       -- Our 2014-2015 "Build a Bronco" Check Drive goal is $12,000.

       -- If each family would kindly donate $50 or more, we will meet our goal!

       -- Click here to donate today! Thank you! 


Thank you for supporting Bridlewood PTA and school!




Volunteer Opportunities at BES

 There are endless opportunities to volunteer at Bridlewood. Here are several that we need all year!

  • Classroom Photographers Wanted -- Like taking pictures of your kiddos? How about use your skills and volunteer for your homeroom teacher to take pictures throughout the year! Pictures are needed at classroom parties, field trips, music performances, lunch, recess, after school enrichment activities, or any other school related events. These pictures help fill our yearbook each year and create a beautiful keepsake for all to cherish! Please contact Heather Curlett for more information or to sign up here! (


  • Lunchroom Helpers – Come help the kindergarten kids and teachers during lunch. Please click here to select a day to volunteer. Lunchroom Helper Coordinator: Julie Meyer (


  • Morning Mile Volunteers – Need several volunteers who can commit to one day every week. Set up cones, hand out tallies, and write down laps. Contact Kara Valdez ( or click here to select a day to volunteer. 


  • Motor Lab Volunteers – Assist teachers in the Motor Lab (works with K and 1st grade on core strengthening, fine and gross motor skills.) Please contact Julie Blackstad ( for more information or click here to select a day to volunteer. 


  • Tuesday Newsday -- We are looking for volunteers to help out at least one Monday a month for about an hour to distribute flyers to the teacher folders.  This is an ideal job if you can't make a long-term commitment!  Just sign up on the dates you're available!  If you are interested in helping one hour, once or on multiple days, please sign up here.  If you have questions, please email Rachel McDonald (



  • “Pinch Hitters – ALWAYS Needed! These volunteers help out in various programs when needed.  Please contact Karen Stevens (





Bridlewood PTA Sponsors


- Please click on the Sponsor's Logo below and you will be directed to their website. 

- Thank you for your support of our Bridlewood PTA and school!