706, 2022

It’s time to announce the winner of the t-shirt design contest!

Congratulations to Ron Temple, whose design received the most votes! Ron is the parent of Max, a 4th grader in Ms. Catarius’ class, and Juniper, a 1st Grader in Ms. Welden’s class. The classic “Sandy” stingray design will always be available! Thank you for voting!

Purchase Swag Featuring Our New Design
2405, 2022

Do You Like to Garden and Play in the Dirt?

If so, join the BPE Garden Parents this weekend for some fun!

Where:  Bay Park Elementary Gardens

When: Sunday, May 29th  9 am – 1 pm

We’ll be working on some “end-of-year” projects and need your help! If you’re thinking about volunteering as a Garden Parent next school year for your child’s class, this is a great time to explore the gardens, meet some parents, and see what it’s all about! No gardening experience is needed!  Bring some gloves and a shovel (if you have them), grab your kids and join us!

Contact Lindsay Bauer @ lindsay601@gmail.com with any questions!

2205, 2022

Vote For Your Favorite T-Shirt Design!

Thank you for voting in this year’s t-shirt design contest! Please click on the button below to vote for your favorite design. Voting closes on May 27th!

Vote Now!
705, 2022

The D.O.G.S are looking for dad volunteers!

Welcome and thank you for your interest in the Bay Park Elementary Dad’s group, DOGS (Dads of Great Students).

DOGS is a support team for the Bay Park Elementary PTA and no actual dogs are required or involved… haha.

There are quite a few Dad’s interested in taking part in the DOGS for the rest of this 21/22 school year and we’re talking to you. Although DOGS was started so late this year, we’re also recruiting DOGS now for the 22/23 school year.


What is DOGS group all about? The DOGS are invited to complete tasks for the Bay Park Elementary PTA. Some examples of tasks are:

  • Help out for Movie Night on May 13

  • Fixing tables/benches

  • Playground projects

  • Helping with the Halloween Carnival

  • Setting up the Haunted Hallway

  • Install Drip Irrigation in Planter Boxes

  • and So Much More.

In the past the DOGS have also been a social group that met up at local breweries, batting cages, or the back nine to hang out and meet other dads.

This week, the PTA has 2 main objectives for the DOGS and we’re calling out all you DADS that want to get involved.


MAY 11 and/or 12, Right After School @ 3:40pm to 5:00pm. PRESSURE WASH the Pavement of our Movie Theater for May 13th Movie Night Event (Southside of Center Breezeway, All the Way to the Steps) If you have a pressure washer and/or hoses you could donate to this task, that would be of great assistance. We may need up to 3 pressure washers and 4 to 6 DOGS to complete this task in the allotted time frame or maybe push it to the next day.

Right After School @ 3:40 pm to 6:00 pm, We need to Set Up 2 popcorn machines, up to 6 tables, a pop-up tent possibly. We may need up to 3 to 6 DOGS to complete this task.

6:00 pm to 9:40 pm – The movie starts at Sundown, Approximately from 7:40 pm to 9:40 pm. Hodads is doing mini Burgers and Fries and will be managing themselves. A Craft Soda Stand will be present and they are also managing themselves. Although we may be asked to lend a hand as needed with our vendors, we will be providing crowd and line control and will be serving popcorn and water for PTA. We may need up to 4 to 8 DOGS to complete this task.

9:40 pm to 10:15 pm – When the movie is over, we need to help empty trash bins into dumpsters on Erie St., break down popcorn machines, and move them into the auditorium or someone’s car and misc. clean-up help to break down. We may need up to 4 to 6 DOGS to complete this task.

If you’re a Dad of a Great Student and DOGS sounds of interest to you, please reach out to the DOGS Chair, Mike Catania at mike@drhomes.com or text Mike at 619-952-8712. Feel Free to Refer to this contact Info.

FYI – I don’t believe it’s mandatory to join BPE PTA, although the link below can take you to the Totem website which manages our BPE PTA membership. It’s only $21 and once a member you can take part in activities, committees, association meetings, etc. And the membership fee goes into our general annual budget. https://jointotem.com/ca/san-diego/bay-park-elementary-pta

I look forward to meeting each of you guys.

Mike Catania

Movie Night Volunteer Signup
Email Mike
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505, 2022

BPE Movie Night Friday May 13th – Turning Red

Who is excited for Movie Night on Friday, May 13th?! Here is your chance to skip the ticket line and head straight to the Sidecar and Hodad’s stands to order your food and drinks! You may purchase tickets on Konstella until Thursday, May 12th. Then, pick up your tickets at the ‘will call’ table on the night of the event. Trust us; if there is a line there, it will move like a giant red panda soaring through the air.

ALSO, on Monday, May 9th, during morning assembly, we will set up near the PTA table so that you may purchase tickets in advance with cash or check. (Make checks payable to Bay Park Elementary PTA) Remember to put those tickets in a safe spot and bring them on the night of the event. The PTA, or school, is not responsible for lost or misplaced tickets.

No refunds will be offered for unused tickets. Thank you for your donation, and we appreciate your support.

*Unfortunately, Zelle or Venmo will not be offered as a form to accept payment.

Movie Night Volunteer Signup
Purchase Your Food and Drink tickets On Konstella Here.
505, 2022

Dine & Donate at Bay Hill Tavern Tuesday May 10, 2022

Visit The Bay Hill Tavern Website
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