Welcome to Blackshear PTA!
Blackshear PTA is a dedicated community of parents and teachers. There are many ways in which you can get involved and help support our Yellowjackets!
Join us as we start our Parents Night Out fundraising!
What better way to get time off and let your kids enjoy time with friends they ALREADY know. Don't just drop them off at a random daycare... Help support Blackshear PTA and take a night out!
We will have a limited number of spots available so sign up soon!
Food WILL be provided. We will also have extra snacks available for sale at $0.50 each.
Kids will be provided 2 pizza slices and a beverage for dinner.
We will also be selling extra slices at $1.00
Please make sure to fill out registration forms and have the turned in by Friday Sept. 20th.
Payment to secure a spot can be taken at our online store.
Blackshear's Green Committee in collaboration with Families in Nature is hosting Blackshear’s Campus Campout here in our backyard!
We welcome all families and will provide camping gear to borrow for those interested! Reserve your tickets here!
Schedule of Events:
4pm - Check-In and Gear set up Begins!
5pm - 7pm Evening Activities - Your choice of backyard bass fishing, arts & crafts, Meet the City of Austin Park Ranger Cadets and explore their Slacklining Program, Sapling Scavenger Hunt, and free play!
7pm - 8pm Family Style Dinner - We'll provide the Hot Dogs, Chips and Condiments!
8pm - 9pm Campfire Time - Let's make s'mores and enjoy storytime!
10pm - 6am - Lights out!
8am - 10am - Breakfast - Breakfast Tacos, Starbucks Coffee, Juice and Fruit Provided followed with Gear Pack-Up!
ABLE TO VOLUNTEER?
We'd love the help with set up, meal preparation/coordination, leading/assisting with an activity, managing the campfire, and more. Please sign up to be a volunteer
Additional questions? Send an email to: Blacksheargreencommittee@gmail.com.
This committee is focused on organization of all communication outlets. Updating calendars, making marketing designs, making it visually easier for parents to find information about the PTA. Have any background in design work? Join us and help us expand!
This committee organizes the volunteers, games, food, and builds games for the Fall Festival. It a great event full of fun for the family and it is a great fundraiser for our school community! The Annual Fall Festival happens in October, every year!
Fine Arts / Little E.A.S.T.
This committee helps come up with fun ways for families to engage with the Fine Arts Academy at Blackshear. We sign up for the Annual East Austin Studio Tours and turn our school into an art gallery, our students perform their musical instruments, the drama club does Shakespeare and improve shows, we host a silent auction and we participate in events like HONKTX, where we get to be a part of a street band parade that walks all over town! Join this committee if you want to continue to help support Fine Arts at Blackshear!
This committee comes up with new and creative ways to support Blackshear, financially. They also maintain PTA Friday Snack sales, held the First Friday of every month after-school is over! Join this committee if you want to help support Blackshear, financially!
This committee helps connect parents who believe in recycling, and campus beautification. We look for ways to make sure we are being considerate of the planet and plan ways to get involved with the outdoors! Join this committee if you like getting dirty, recycling, gardening and camping
Coming together is a beginning;
Keeping together is progress;
Working together is success.
- Henry Ford