Betty Kiefer Elementary

What is PTU?

PTU is an acronym for Parents and Teachers United. Betty Kiefer Elementary PTU focuses on bringing teachers, students and families together to build community and provide our students with tools and opportunities to learn and grow.  We will organize  and hold events to help foster relationships within our school.  Betty Kiefer Elementary PTU also focuses on fundraising each school year for activities, school equipment and field trips that aren’t allocated by State funds.     

PTU Mission ~

We Promote:
Unity between parents and teachers to benefit our children.
We Provide:
Opportunities to connect  home and school.

We Fundraise:
To supplement Federal and local funds to support Betty Kiefer Elementary.

PTU Monthly Newsletter 2017-2018

No news posted

PTU Parent Survey


PTU News ~

Join us for Spirit Week Monday 9/25- Friday 9/29!


Monday 9/25- PJ Day-  Dress Up In Your Favorite Pajamas

Tuesday 9/26 - 80's/Neon Day-  Dress Up In Your Favorite Neon or 80's Outfit

Weds. 9/27- Hawaiian Day-  Dress Up In Your Favorite Hawaiian Outfit

Thurs. 9/28- Backwards Day-  Dress Up Wearing Your Favorite Clothes Backwards

Friday 9/29- Sports/Jersey Day-  Dress Up Wearing Your Favorite Sports/Team or Jersey







PTU Member Meeting- Tues. Sept 26th at 4:15pm in Room 13

            *We will be discussing fundraising efforts for the 2017-2018 school year, and the Walk-a-Thon in more detail.


BKE Walk-A-Thon- Friday October 13th, 2017

            *More info will be sent out in the Kiefer Chronicle, as well as other electronic notifications.

            *Collection/Donation Envelopes will be sent home with students very soon.

            *T-Shirts will be on sale in the BKE Office beginning Mon. Sept. 25th. For $10.00 each


PTU Movie Night- Friday, October 27th from 6pm-8pm at BKE

**Please see the PTU Monthly Newsletter Links For More News and Upcoming Events**

What to Look Forward to in 2017-2018

Back to School Party
Smencils Sales
Box Tops
Bobcat Walk
Family Fun Nights
Book Fair
Field Trips
1st Grade Reading Puppies
Staff Appreciation Week
Dr. Seuss Week
Classroom Funds


Contact Information ~

PTU Officers
President -Leann Bendel
(661) 487-9864 
Vice President -Heather Chatterton
(208) 659-5242


Treasurer- Melissa Taylor
(208) 691-0641
Secretary- Nicole Medlock
(208) 660-1525
Events Coordinator- Cindy Wallace
(208) 755- 6084

Current Activities and Fundraisers

Click here for Smencils information-Pencils that Smell!  

Click here on Box Tops for collection sheet-Turn in 30 on Thursday to receive Smencil on Friday. 

Click here for Shoparoo  It'seems a quick and easy way to earn money for your school, just by taking pictures of your receipts.  Just shop, snap, and earn!

PTU Member Meeting Dates- 2017-2018 School Year

Please Join us for the PTU Member Meetings Every 4th Tuesday of the Month:


September 26th, 2017, 4:15 pm

October 24th, 2017, 4:15 pm

November 28th, 2017, 4:15 pm

January 23rd, 2018, 4:15 pm

February 27th, 2018, 4:15 pm

March 20th, 2018, 4:15 pm

April 24th, 2018, 4:15 pm

May 22nd, 2018, 4:15 pm


Meetings will be held at BKE in Room 13

Join us in helping our students succeed. More involvement equals more success.


Visit the BKE PTU Facebook Page (@ Betty Kiefer Elementary PTU)


Sign up for updates and communications via REMIND (app notifications, text, and email).  

Click here for instructions Remind instructions pdf.pdf