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Parent / Teacher Organization

At Bay View, we're so grateful for our wonderfully involved, invested and community-building families. By joining our PTO meetings you'll learn more about your school, meet your neighbors and be able to have a direct hand in supporting your students' education and teachers!

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PTO Leadership
 

Presidents: Cecilia Shin
Secretary: Cassie Metcalfe
Treasurers: Hannah Brandt
Staff Liaison
: Hailee Lawton
Staff Liaison: Ashley Grotz


Contact Us: 

bayviewsantacruzpto@gmail.com

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Bay View Friends & Family Giving Campaign!

(This campaign was previously known as "Direct Drive.") Any donation helps support Bay View Elementary! Watch for donation forms in your child's homework folder or

 

DONATE NOWClick here to donate.

Classrooms with 100% participation in the GIVING CAMPAIGN will receive a prize sponsored by the PTO. 

$200 SUGGESTED DONATION FOR 1 STUDENT (ABOUT $1/DAY)

$400 SUGGESTED DONATION FOR 2 STUDENTS (ABOUT $1/DAY PER STUDENT)

REMEMBER…ANY SIZE DONATION HELPS! IF EVERYONE DONATED JUST $25 THAT WOULD MEAN $12,000 FOR OUR SCHOOL!

Back to School Slides

A Preview of 2023-'24
("Back to School Night" slides)

Did you miss our back to school night this year? Or maybe just want a refresher? Click through slides from the night to see a preview of this year at Bay View Elementary.

Meetings

PTO Meetings

Meetings are typically held on the 3rd Thursday of each month.

9/21/23 5:45-6:45pm in Library

10/12/23 5:45-6:45pm in Library

11/16/23 8:30-9:30am in Library (Coffee & Community)

1/18/24 8:30-9:30am in Library (Coffee & Community)

2/15/24 5:45-6:45pm in Library

3/21/24 5:45-6:45pm in Library

4/18/24 5:45-6:45pm in Library

5/9/24 5:45-6:45pm off-site

Community Events

Saturday October 7, 9am-12pm

Pancake Breakfast & Green Apple Day

Pancake Breakfast is a morning of fun, friendship and food at Bay View. This is a time to meet other Bay View families and chat over coffee and breakfast. There are also activities for kids, a pumpkin sale and Halloween-themed crafts.

 

Green Apple Day is a time when the community comes together to beautify our school and make it more environmentally friendly. Past projects have included replacing lawn with drought-friendly landscaping and removing teachers from junk mail lists.This day of service is part of a global movement to put all children in schools where they have clean and healthy air to breathe, where energy and resources are conserved, and where they can be inspired to dream of a brighter future. Learn more here.

Activities include:

  • Bounce House

  • Games

  • Face painting

  • Costume Swap

  • Crafts

  • Pumpkin decorating

  • Pumpkin bike rides

Saturday May 20

Bay View Carnival

Carnival is our biggest fundraising event of the year. Full of games, bounce houses, delicious food and music-- this event is packed with FUN!

Carnival is truly a community event! Local businesses donate to our raffle, Home and School Club plans games and activities, ELAC parents plan and prepare the food, and teachers volunteer at the event.

Activities that you can expect at Carnival are:

  • Bounce houses

  • Raffle for prizes

  • Games

  • Photo booth

  • Food and sweet treats

  • and the popular Dunk Tank where kids may even be able to dunk their teachers or the principal!
     

Invite your family and friends and join us for a great time at Carnival!

Friday February 9, 5:30-7pm

Bay View Family Dance

Saturday March 23, 11am-1:30pm

Fiesta de las Artes

Friday April 26, 5-6:30pm

Bay View Talent Show

Events
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