Monthly Archives: January 2013

Daddy-Daughter Dance

Hello Parents!

It’s time for the Daddy Daughter Dance, Friday Feb. 22. All age girls and their fathers/grandfathers are welcome. This flyer will also be in this week’s Thursday folder (1/31/13). You can send your money and this flyer to the school to purchase tickets or order them online here.

Dinner and dessert is included in the price of the ticket.

We will be needing volunteers for the following areas:
Decorations (3-4 volunteers)
Set up (3-4 volunteers)
Pictures (2-3 volunteers) (Pictures will be taken and sold for $5 each,
so remember to bring some cash to the event!)
Serving Dinner (8 volunteers)
Tear down (3-4 volunteers)

Let me know if you’d like to help!

Thank you,
Elizabeth Cummings
Harry Stone PTA, VP Fundraising

International Baccalaureate (Middle Years Programme) Parent Meeting

Parents/Guardians of current 3-7 grade students,

Please be informed that there will be an informational meeting held at Stone on Thursday, January 24, 2013 from 6:00-7:30 in the auditorium. Hope you can join us to learn more about our transition to becoming an IB MYP World School.

Los padres / tutores de los estudiantes de los grados actuales de 3-7, Le informamos de que habrá una reunión informativa celebrada en piedra en Jueves, 24 de enero 2013 de 6:00-7:30 en el auditorio. Espero que pueda unirse a nosotros para aprender más acerca de nuestra transición para convertirse en un Colegio del Mundo del IB MYP.

Lisa Curry, Principal

PTA Meeting with Superintendent Miles

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Dallas ISD Trinity Council of PTAs

Important Announcement

Local PTA Leaders,We need your help.  We would like to have a large turnout of parents, teachers, principals and other PTA supporters for our meeting next week with Dallas ISD Superintendent Mike Miles.For PTA to be successful in Dallas ISD we need a good relationship with the district, starting with support from the superintendent.  To earn this support, we want to show the superintendent that many people in the Dallas ISD community are passionate about PTA in the district and in our schools.  We want him to see that we will be excellent partners as we pursue our shared goal of strong parent involvement in the education of students.

Our meeting with Mr. Miles will be in the Dallas ISD administration building’s main auditorium, which has more than 200 seats.  We want to fill the room.  Please ask your board members and other parents and supporters to attend this event.  Details are directions are below.

We are pleased to have added a third part to the event.  Trustee Mike Morath will speak with us about how the upcoming Texas legislative session could affect our schools – especially school funding – and what parents can do.

Thank you for your help and for taking the time to attend this important event.  I look forward to seeing you there.

Mary Tucker, President

The Dallas ISD Trinity and Northwest Councils of PTAs

invite all PTA members in Dallas ISD to join us for

a conversation with

Dallas ISD Superintendent Mike Miles

the presentation of

Council Reflections Awards

and a Texas legislative update from

Trustee Mike Morath

6:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Ada L. Williams Auditorium

Dallas ISD Administration Building

3700 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75204

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Directions to 3700 Ross Ave:From the south, take US-75/North Central Expwy north.  Take exit 1A toward Hall St/Lemmon Ave. Turn right on N Hall St. Cross Ross Ave and then turn left on San Jacinto St.  Just past Villars St., park in the large parking lot on the right.  The Dallas ISD administration building is across San Jacinto St. The entrance to the Ada L. Williams Auditorium is on the right side of the administration building, by the flagpole.

Superintendent Miles interviewed on KERA

DISD’s Superintendent Mike Miles was interviewed on KERA yesterday. To read a synopsis or listen, follow the link below.


DISD’s Miles: I’ve Learned Tough Lessons