The Spring Auction is on Thursday, March 22nd at 6:30pm at Battery Gardens


Tickets on Sale now

The Silent Auction is Live! 

Start bidding on vacation houses to kids summer camps, spa experiences, hotel stays, cooking classes, professional services and more....You will find an amazing array of items to bid on!

Raffle tickets for Play Dates with your child's favorite teachers will be on sale at drop off by at the school main entrance each morning next week. And you can buy raffle tickets for either Terri or Nico for lunch with the winner and a friend.  All play dates can be previewed here

Silent Auction Play Dates (middle school and with special teachers - Music, Art, PE, Spanish, Science, Staff, Reading and Math Specialist, Librarian, Manhattan Youth, Nico, Terri and othersPlay Date raffle tickets on sale during drop off. Check out the list of play dates!

See you on THURSDAY!

Please contact the Spring Auction Committee is you have questions 



We need your help soliciting local business, friends, family,  and all of your contacts for auction items. From restaurants gift certificates to jewelry, travel / city experiences and adventures, museums, theaters tickets, spa & fitness, kids' summer camps and much more!  Get creative and help us make our school largest benefit event a success.

Attached is the donation form and request letter that you can email or hand out to your contacts.

One form per item, please!  Donation form 2018 

Please give this letter to businesses to explain how our auction works and explain how the funds support our school.    Donation Request Letter 2018  

Please reach out to the auction committee if you have any question or need any further information.


What is the BPC School Auction?  

The Auction is one of the school's largest fundraiser of the year, raising over a third of the funds needed for the essential programs that help our kids succeed.

Why is the Auction important? 

The Auction funds important activities and programs including art, chess, music, science, math coach, foreign language, teacher development, assistant teachers, writing workshops, and a whole lot more.

Who sponsors and organizes the Auction? 

Our PTA sponsors the auction and parents volunteer their time and expertise year-round to help make it all happen.  The PTA is a non-profit organization and donations are tax deductible. If you would like to volunteer, please send us an e-mail at   and someone will contact you. We not only need volunteers to help us plan, we need volunteers on the day of the auction to help us set up and run the event.

How can parents participate?

  • Solicit two or more donations (per child) of goods or services:  $25 – $100+ range. 

  • Ask your friends, family & other contacts who have access to “money can’t buy” special experiences, such as in-home chef dinners, celebrity meet and greats,  backstage access, vacation homes and other valuable items:  $250 – $1000+ range. 

  • Volunteer for an auction committee (Event night, Food & Beverage solicitations, Corporate outreach campaign, Neighborhood Block Teams & more).  Email

  • Support the businesses that donate to the auction by thanking them when you patronize their establishments.

  • Bid on auction items on our online platform. 

  • Attend the auction and invite friends & family