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Check out the Beach ASE Fall Programs

August 24, 2012 Leave a comment

See all the great afterschool enrichment activities offered this fall at Beach. The full schedule plus brochures for the classes are posted on the Beach Parents Organization site at


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Beach “Battle of the Bands”

September 21, 2011 2 comments

Beach Elementary Capital Improvement Fundraiser

You need to be there!

The Beach Dad’s Battle of the Bands features three rocking bands playing familiar cover tunes and upbeat originals:

  • Xposition (Mark Andrews)
  • The Thingers (Kirk Markopoulos)
  • Schnittmeister (Axel Geddes)

Cost: $25 per ticket

Buy Tickets: then “register” for the Battle of the Bands!

Where: Starry Plough Pub, 3101 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley

Doors Open at 7:00 p.m. Show Starts at 7:30 p.m.

The Starry Plough has kindly opened its doors to us, for free, and the bands are also playing gratis so this is a great opportunity to have fun, raise money for the Beach Elementary Capital Campaign, and crown the kings of Baja Rock and Roll!

Categories: Fundraiser, Social

Come sign up for the Beach Dads Club Tuesday

August 22, 2011 Leave a comment

Curbside-To-Classroom-Orientation (CTCO) on Tuesday, August 23, from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM is run for the benefit and assurance of students and parents. This will serve as an opportunity for students to see what it will be like to disembark from their buses and walk to their classrooms. Please note: this is not an open house, nor is it an opportunity to conference with teachers as they will be busy preparing to receive students the very next morning. However, it is an opportunity for parents to participate in the … (see next)

Back-To-School Event, which shall run concurrently with the C-T-C-O. BPO committees and District support organizations will be at their respective tables to provide information and collect your support including the Beach Dads Club. Please come prepared to engage!

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Tri-School Softball Tournament – Support the Baja Padres

Tri-School Dads Club Softball Tournament

Come out and support the Baja Padres (aka Beach Dads Club) softball team this Saturday!

  • Where: Coaches’ Field, 873 Moraga Ave, Piedmont, CA 94611
  • Date: June 11, 2011
  • Time: 9:15am–3:30pm (first pitch and national anthem at 9:15)

Players, fans, kids…everyone is going to have fun and raise some money for the three elementary schools. This year the proceeds are going to CHIME to help support music in our schools. Principals from all three elementary schools are throwing out a “first pitch” at 9:15 followed by the traditional acapella tri-school dad’s club rendition of our National Anthem.

Since 2007 the dad’s clubs from Piedmont’s three elementary schools each field a “pay to play” team. The winning school chooses an APCP program to receive the entry fee funds. This year the three teams have agreed to contribute to CHIME (Citizens Highly Interested in Music Education).

For more information, contact the Dad’s Club for Beach, Havens, or Wildwood.

CHIME Website:

Learn More about the Proposed Beach Garden

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Please review the proposed plan for the Beach Garden and add your comments at: then click on the apple.

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Support the Beach Dads – Saturday June 12th

Baja Padres - Saturday June 12th - Coaches Field

Calling All Beach Families!
Come support the Baja Padres this Saturday!

The Baja Padres (aka Beach Dads Club) are again squaring off against the Wildwood and Havens dads’ clubs in the forth annual tri-school softball contest. There will be BBQ, a “snack shack”, and great entertainment for the entire family. We need your support!
  • Come for the national anthem and stay for game one at 10am, Beach vs Havens. Game 3 is Beach vs Wildwood at 2pm
  • Wear Orange and Black!
  • Help out by bringing donated baked goods for sale. We also are looking for donations of sunflower seeds or licorice for sale. If you can donate, or better yet donate and help sell, please contact Marc Bryan at susan_and_marc_ bryan@iglide. net
  • Buy a Baja Padres tee shirt. $15 and you’ll be stylish all summer. Email len.gilbert@

All Proceeds Benefit Tri-School Programs!

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Baja Padres – Tri-School Fundraiser – Piedmont Dad’s Club Softball Tournament

Baja Padres - Beach Dads Club

We need a few more players. Don’t delay!

Sign up today!! The Baja Padres are again looking for continued success against Wildwood and Havens in this year’s annual softball tournament on Saturday, June 12th. First 15 paying players are guaranteed roster spots. We also need some dads to help with baked goods sales and organization.
Are you new(ish) to Beach? Want to get more involved and meet some people?. This is a great way to socialize and fundraise at the same time. You’ll also get to know some of the dads from other schools.

For the non-playing Beach Dads who want to help out the cause, buy a shirt for $15 and help out with the BBQ and “snack shack” at the games.
All proceeds benefit the Piedmont’s tri-school programs.
Terry London, Dale Turner, and Len Gilbert are the coaching staff this year. 1st practices this weekend.


  • Saturday, June 5th 4:00-5:30, Coaches Field
  • Sunday, June 6th, 3:00-4:30 Witter Softball Field
Even if you can’t play, you can buy a shirt to help out the cause.
  • Beach Dads Softball Players: drop a check for $45 payable to “BPO” note: Dads Club Softball Game at Len Gilbert’s house (address in the directory). Proceeds to to the winning ballclub’s favorite tri-school fund.
  • Beach Fans (dads, moms, grandparents) : buy a shirt for $15. Check payable to “BPO” note:Baja Padres shirt.)
  • Volunteer to help out with day-of-game setup, field prep, grilling.