Barkstall Elementary PTA


Dear Parents,

The Barkstall Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) welcomes you to the 2017-2018 school year! We are a parent-led group that works closely with staff and administration to develop programs and provide resources to support our students and staff.

PTA General Meetings:

  • Receive regular updates and progress reports from Principal Peter Foertsch
  • Provide input and feedback on PTA programs and events
  • Get information on state and district initiatives
  • Meet and socialize with other Barkstall families
  • Sign up for volunteer opportunities

Here is a sample of our events, fundraisers and volunteer opportunities:

  • Boohoo-Yahoo Kindergarten Breakfast
  • Coffee with the Principal & PTA
  • Picnic-in- the-Park
  • Special Friends Lunch
  • Family Movie and Skate Nights
  • Staff Appreciation Week
  • Helping Hands
  • Schnucks eScrip Card & Amazon Smile Rebate Programs
  • Uniform Resale
  • Spirit Wear
  • Scholastic Book Fairs
  • Square One Art
  • Coin Drive
  • Restaurant Nights
  • International Pot Luck
  • Carnival
  • Box Tops

Please sign up for the Barkstall Blast weekly e-mail newsletter to keep updated on important Barkstall news. You can sign up by clicking here. We will also have a PTA Google Group page this upcoming year for all registered PTA members to better facilitate communication within the PTA member group. You can also follow us on Facebook under “Barkstall Elementary PTA.” We are excited for this upcoming school year!

Thank you,

Barkstall Elementary PTA

Upcoming Events

  • Picnic at the Park July 21, 2017 at 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm Hessel Park, North Pavilion Come join us for a picnic at the park! Please bring a picnic dinner, and join us at the north pavilion. Feel free to also bring any lawn games.
  • Boo Hoo/Yahoo Breakfast for Kindergarden Parents July 24, 2017 at 8:55 am – 10:00 am Barkstall Cafeteria
  • Back to School Night, Open House July 27, 2017 at 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Barkstall Elementary School, 2201 Hallbeck Dr, Champaign, IL 61822, USA