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PTA Newsletter August 20, 2019

Updated: Aug 28, 2019

Leading with Kindness

Welcome to the 2019-20 School Year!

My name is Randee Wilding and I’m honored to be the papa of Julian Wilding (rising fourth-grader at Bushy Park) and Sebastian Wilding (rising eighth-grader at Glenwood Middle). I am excited to work with each of you as the 2019-2020 Bushy Park PTA President.

First. Let’s re-imagine how you can help the PTA and our kids! Why am I asking you to do that? The PTA serves the school in many ways by a diverse group.

Have you ever coached a team sport (Girls on the Run or Hero Boys)? Do you love making people feel welcome (Hospitality Committee or Sweetheart Dance Volunteer)? Do you have a passion for science (Robotics Night or Science Fair Judge) or policy (our school’s Delegatesfor the Howard County PTA)? Are you an artist or art lover (Reflections or Cultural Arts)?

If you make the time, we can use your passion and expertise. Learn more about our events and programs, then let us know what works for you and your schedule.

Second. Please take a moment to become a member or renew your annual PTA membership. By supporting the PTA, you allow us the opportunity to bring amazing activities, events, and opportunities to the school. As the first step in achieving our goals, please join the PTA and participate in our annual fundraisers.

Third. Thank you to Mrs. Bialeski, Mr. West, the PTA Leadership and Committee Chairs who have been collaborating over the summer to prepare for this year. We’ve met with new families, had our first Kindergarten playdate and conducted our first playground PTA meeting.

In an effort to clearly communicate the range of events and programs the PTA offers and make sure all families feel welcome, we have launched a new website and newsletter format. Please take some time to browse the website ( and be sure to like us on Facebook (

Thanks to all who have made time over the summer to work on making this year excellent. We couldn’t do it without you.

I look forward to working with you all this year.

In Partnership,

Randee Wilding

BPES PTA Leadership Team, 2019-20

Randee Wilding, President

Kristin Baker, Treasurer

Voula Augustin, First Vice President

Gina Lease, Second Vice President

Michelle Sexton, Secretary

Jaime Belmore, Corresponding Secretary

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