Blaney Elementary Fun Run // Boosterthon // Feb. 22nd

Parents! This year’s spring fundraiser is the Blaney Fun Run! It’s a 9-day program that kicks off with a Pep Rally on Pep February 12th, 2018. Families will then gather pledges for every lap your student runs (30-35 laps), and we’ll celebrate at the Fun Run on Fun Run February 22nd, 2018. With our big goal of raising $15,000 for academic enrichment, we asked the Fun Run experts at Boosterthon to power our Fun Run and make it more profitable, easier, and fun.

Students will also experience an amazing character theme, CASTLE QUEST! an English castle theme all about being brave and living with character. On their quest to regain Bravemore Castle, students will learn the “SIX VIRTUES of a TRUE HERO” from a cast of colorful characters.

Donations will go toward fundraising item(s) and to the entire 9-day experience. So please help our school by reaching out to sponsors. Also, all families are invited to come out and cheer on your student at the Fun Run! We will also need volunteers to help pass out water and mark laps. Please let us know if you are able! Thank you for your support!

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Celebrate 100 days // Chick- Fil- A // Blaney Elementary


Tuesday January 30th, we will have a Chick- Fil -A biscuit sale to celebrate the 100th day of school. You can get your biscuit in the car rider line or walk up from 7:05-7:45.

$3.00 cash only – correct change appreciated


We will be looking for one or two volunteers to help us sell biscuits that morning. If you are able to join, we would love to have you!

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Kroger // Help your school earn money from places you already shop!

Do you shop at Kroger?!

Our school is now enrolled to receive Kroger Rewards!

Organization number: 35073


Simply encourage your members to register online at

Be sure to have your Kroger Plus card handy and register your card with your organization after you sign up.

If a member does not yet have a Kroger Plus card, please let them know that they are available at the customer service desk at any Kroger.

Click on Sign In/Register
Most participants are new online customers, so they must click on SIGN UP TODAY in the ‘New Customer?’ box.

Sign up for a Kroger Rewards Account by entering zip code, clicking on favorite store, entering your email address and creating a password, agreeing to the terms and conditions
You will then get a message to check your email inbox and click on the link within the body of the email.

Click on My Account and use your email address and password to proceed to the next step.

Click on Edit Kroger Community Rewards information and input your Kroger Plus card number.
Update or confirm your information.

Enter NPO number or name of organization, select organization from list and click on confirm – 35073

To verify you are enrolled correctly, you will see your organization’s name on the right side of your information page.
REMEMBER, purchases will not count for your group until after your member(s) register their card(s).

Do you use your phone number at the register? Call 800-576-4377, select option 4 to get your Kroger Plus card number.

Members must swipe their registered Kroger Plus card or use the phone number that is related to their registered Kroger Plus card when shopping for each purchase to count.


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Candyland // Catfish Stomp & Lights of Lugoff


Thank you for everyone who voted for our Catfish Stomp & Lights of Lugoff Float!

Our winner is Candyland!

We are looking for donations of small/large colorful plates(pink, green,yellow, orange), cello wrap, balloons, garland and candy.

If you are crafty we would love your help in making our candyland pieces. We will be working on this Nov 16th, 17th & 20th from 10-1. Come see us in the PTA room or message us with how you can help!

Catfish Stomp is Dec 2nd and Lights of Lugoff is Dec 9th.

If you are a PTA member or volunteer on the float committee, you can sign up to ride the float on the sign up below.

Catfish Stomp:

Lights of Lugoff:

For additional information please contact:

Erin Peake
Blaney PTA President

Michael Martin
Float Committee Chairman

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Fall Fundraiser Update

Thank you for everyone who participated in our fall fundraiser! 

We were able to surpass our goal of $15,000! 

This will help us purchase books for our literacy program and Imagine Math program.

Way to go!#blaneyrocks




Blaney Elementary Cookie Dough Fundraiser pickup has been scheduled for Monday, November 13th after school until 6pm.

Please note this is our ONLY DAY OF PICK UP!

We do not have access to the school freezer to accommodate orders not picked up and we do not want anyone’s order to spoil.  So please make arrangements to have your child’s order picked up on Monday November 13th. 2017, 3:15 pm after school until 6pm. 

Thank you for supporting our awesome school!!

Please send any questions to

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Field Trip Shirts // Thanks to our Community Sponsors

Our Second Graders were the first to head out in our new Blaney Elementary School Field Trip Shirts and boy oh boy they where a hit!

All the Teachers Raved about how much they enjoyed them and how easy it was to spot their students while out and about.  This has been something they have been asking for, for years and thanks to our community sponsors we were able to make this happen for all our students and staff!

Palmetto Midlands Construction & Realty

Evans Heating & Cooling

Safelite Auto Glass

Krista Best – Palmetto Elite Realty, LLC

Cripple Creek, LLC

Radiate Church

Elgin Pharmacy

Newman’s Furniture of Elgin

Physician Services of  SC

Brown’s Oil & Lube




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October- December // Volunteer Opportunities

We have big goals for this year and we need your help to be successful. Here are a few!

* Field Trip Shirt

* Imagine Math, Our school is piloting this program for the district and we hope to help cover the cost if it does well.

* Providing literacy coach with books.

* Providing Teachers with another amazing Teacher Appreciation Week.

* Field Day & Service Quest.

We currently do not have enough in our budget to do all of these wonderful things. This is where you can help!  We encourage you and your students to participate.


Box Tops Week

Thank you to everyone who turned in box tops during the First Annual National Box Tops Week!

Way To GO!

Keep sending in your sheets of 50 box tops all year long!


Want to help Blaney PTA and Support Your School but don’t want the hassle of going door to door?

Did you know you can donate via paypal?! Besides for CC fee’s all donations go towards our goals!

It’s that simple!

Donate Here


Fall Fundraiser

We will be kicking off our Fall Fundraiser with the Fundshoppe. Look for information coming home this week!

Product delivery date is estimated on November 13th. THIS WILL BE THE ONLY DAY FOR PICK UP. We will need volunteers to help distribute items from 12pm-630 pm.







We would love to help Mrs. Kelly with our Veterans Day assembly. We are looking for people to come in and serve, chat and hang with our Blaney Family Veterans.

Donations needed:
Ground coffee & creamers.

If you would like to help with this please email me at


Duty Free Lunch

Lets show our Teachers how THANKFUL we are for them!
We need a handful of Volunteers to join us during lunch to watch students while the teachers enjoy a peaceful Thanksgiving Lunch. Nov 15th from 11-1 pm.

If you are interested please email me at






Catfish Stomp & Lights of Lugoff

We will be having a float in the Catfish Stomp Dec 2nd and Again for the Lights of Lugoff on Dec 9th.

PTA members are invited to ride along. If you are interested in participating in this event as sign up will be made shortly. .

Our Float Committee Chair is Michael Martin.

We are looking for donations of

Help assembling the float.

If you are out going, love to build and have a good time. This is for you!
For more information please contact Michael Martin at

Holiday Dessert Bar


Lets treat the teachers this holiday season with a sweet or two!
December 15th.

Sign Up Here! 

Santa Shop

We have our dates for this years Santa Shop, December 4th – 8th.

Help us set up, shop with kids shop or wrap gifts. We would love to have you!
Click Here to Sign Up

We will also be accepting donations for Santa Shop. Have stuff sitting around that can be re- gifted? Please contact

We are also looking for brown/white paper
lunch bags that children can decorate and wrap their gifts in.

Mrs. Myers will be doing a holiday decorating day <3



Has been postponed to the spring. Please be on the look out for volunteer opportunities as they become available. Coming in Feb



We would love to have you as part of our team! Get Connected, Be Involved, See Improvement.

Join Online!

Click Here to be directed to our membership page.


Time change…

We voted to change the time of our meetings for the rest of the year meetings will start at 3:20 pm.

Next meeting Nov 14th at 3:20

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September & October Volunteer Opportunities

Fall Book Fair


Fall Book Fair is here and its time to get ready for our Reading Adventure!

Sept. 11-15th & 18th (Eveing of Sept 14th)
Parents and Volunteers we need your help in making our spring book fair a success! Volunteers are needed to help children find the perfect book, check students out and make sure the shelves are tidy. We would also love help with set up and take down Friday Sept 8th – 18th.

Book Fair and Grandparents Week are held at the same time. So please don’t forget to stop by when having lunch with your loved ones!

Click here to volunteer during book fair.



Grandparents Week


Sept 11- 15th & 18th

In addition to book fair, PTA will be helping sell tickets for Grandparent lunches. If you are available to help please let us know by email

Specific info regarding Grandparent lunches will be sent home with your child once school starts.


Boosterthon! POSTPONED!


Our Fall Fundraiser is set to kick off the beginning of Oct. Please be on the look out for volunteer opportunities as they become available. MOVED TO FEBRUARY!



Santa Shop


We have our dates for this years Santa Shop, December 4th – 8th.

Help us set up, shop with kids shop or wrap gifts. We would love to have you!
Click Here to Sign Up

We will also be accepting donations. Please contact if you wish to donate any items to our Santa Shop.

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Sponsorship: Field Trip T-Shirts

Can you help us?! 

Help us raise funds for our  Field Trip T-shirts. Our goal is to raise $5,000. This will allow each student and staff member the opportunity to wear a custom screen- printed Blaney shirt on multiple field trips & spirit days throughout the year. To help cover the cost, we are looking for businesses and families who would like to have their name or logo placed on the back of each t-shirt. This is a great advertising opportunity and will be printed on approximately 1000 T-shirts.

Please support our school and become an advertising partner.

All sponsors will receive a complimentary T-shirt!

Deadline is August 18th

Space is limited! Names & logos will be selected on a first come first serve basis.

The T-shirts will have a Blaney Logo on the front and one color sponsorship logos/text on the back.


Make checks payable to Blaney Elementary School PTA

If you are interested in sponsoring or have additional questions please contact ErinPeake.

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Weclome Back 2017-18 School Year

Welcome Back!

This time of year always comes with a flurry of activities, anxiety, excitement, and maybe even a few tears.  As a mom of three, I am experiencing all of those things, especially realizing my oldest is now a 5th grader and wondering where it all went.  I’m sure like me, you’ve been making preparations and saying goodbye to summer fun.  

We hope as you open this new chapter you are looking forward to a great year, just as we at PTA are.  We are ready to rock and are excited about a great year with lots of opportunities for you to participate in your child’s elementary experience.  

We hope you will join us this year in PTA by becoming a member and volunteering! You can join through our website and click on memberships!  You can also find us on Facebook at Blaney Elementary PTA.  Also, we’ve begun an exciting initiative for you to highlight your Blaney kid and how they’re rocking this year at #blaneyrocks.  Take pics of your awesome kids and post online so we can share our awesome Blaney stories within our community!

We hope that you will be able to help us kick off the year by volunteering for some of our upcoming events!


  • General Membership Meeting August 1st at 6pm in the Library
  • Come Visit us during Meet The Teacher Night- August 15th from 5:30-7:30 pm
  • Back To School Breakfast August 25th, 7:15 am


  • Grandparents Week
  • Book Fair Sept 11th-15

We are excited about a new year of learning and hope you will join us as we rock out another year of fun!


Joyell Brown, PTA President

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