“Black Rock Gives Back,” our 9th annual holiday food drive to benefit the Erie Community Food Bank will be held on Tuesday, Dec 6th from 5:30 – 7:00 pm. We have a few more spots left to fill for cookie donations for our teachers and staff to serve to our families that evening.
If you sign up for a cookie donation, we request two dozen cookies (store-bought or homemade) to be dropped off to the front office on Monday, Dec. 5th or Tuesday, Dec. 6th by 4pm. Thank you for your support!
You can email Robin Kitlowski directly at email@example.com or use the Signup.com link below to sign up to donate cookies:
As you begin your Holiday Shopping please sign up for Amazon Smile, they give money back to Black Rock!
How to get signed up for Amazon Smile – go to www.smile.amazon.com– you should see a link to “get started.” All you have to do is enter your current sign in information and then you will be directed to select your organization. Then you just want to make sure you always go to smile.amazon for your purchases! Please note that your orders must be placed on your computer, it does NOT work from the app. Thank you😊
BLACK ROCK GIVES BACK!
BRE’s 9th Annual Holiday Food Drive
TUESDAY, DEC. 6th
A – J : 5:30 – 6:15 PM (with caroling at 5:45 PM)
K – Z : 6:15 – 7:00 PM (with caroling at 6:30 PM)
The food bank is currently in need of the following items:
Sugar (2lbs), flour (2lbs), small size cooking oil, small size pepper and salt, 1 pound bags of dried rice and pinto beans, canned fruit any variety; canned, jarred, or packaged turkey gravy mix; canned olives; muffin mixes, cake mixes and frosting; canned chicken and stew; hot and cold cereal; pancake mix and syrup; peanut butter and jelly; juice; pasta and sauce; ramen noodles; macaroni and cheese; bar soap, small sized laundry detergents, and hand dishwashing soap
Please don’t forget to reload and use to purchase items for your Thanksgiving Meal! Everything is eligible – 5% comes back to Black Rock!
Our total for this year’s Jog-a-thon was $55,348!
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
Classrooms reaching over $2000 in donations were:
1 Ms Longnecker’s Kindergarten Class with $4,086
2 Ms Lang’s 1st Grade Class with $3,560
3 Ms Young’s 2nd Grade Class with $3,155
4 Mr Jenning’s 4th Grade Class with $2,380
5 Ms Pennell’s Kindergarten Class with $2,435
6 Ms Hightower’s 5th Grade Class Class with $2,170
7 Ms Laverty’s 2nd Grade Class with $2,102
8 Ms Boock’s 1st Grade Class with $2,050
A little friendly competition between class in each grade –
Preschool – M-Th PM 4’s
Kinder – Longnecker
1st – Lang
2nd – Young
3rd – Crampsey
4th – Jennings
5th – Hightower
Congratulations to Kyleen and Walker who both received iPad Mini’s for each bringing in over $1000 in donations!
Pizza Party preparations have begun and your student will be notified in the next 2 weeks when they will be enjoying their pizza party! (This is for the students that brought in $100+ in donations).
One last request from The Yearbook Team –
Did you get a picture at the jog-a-thon that you think the yearbook team would like?
Please send full size pictures to
Please include student name or teacher and grade.
Thank you Black Rock Parents for all your support with this year’s Jog-a-thon!
Black Rock Parents – we are looking for donations for the Black Rock Gardens of mulch, landscaping rocks, and any plants that you might be dividing as you clean up your yards and prep them for winter.
If you have any questions or items to donate to the Black Rock Garden – please contact Laney at firstname.lastname@example.org
The school year is fast approaching and we are looking for businesses that would like to be a sponsor for the upcoming school year – we have some really cool advertising opportunities we would love to share with you!
Please email Shannon at email@example.com for more information.
We are looking forward to a great new school year!