Celebrate national Public Schools Week with…Spring Break! Public Schools Week is March 12-16.
And while you are enjoying a vacation from school, send a letter of support for public school funding to your members of congress using the PTA Takes Action Network and use the National PTA’s social media toolkit to tweet the reasons you love public schools using #LovePublicSchools and #PublicSchoolsWeek.
From the National PTA’s Our Children Magazine, an article outline 10 study habits to help our kids, and especially the older kids in middle school, be successful.
10 Study Habits Your Child Needs to Succeed
Dallas ISD Superintendent Michael Hinojosa is hosting informal discussions with teachers and parents/community members in October and November, with more coming in other parts of the district through May. A good opportunity to ask questions and be heard.
Separate sessions are scheduled for teachers & staff and for parents. See the page linked below for details.
At this month’s PTA, we will have:
– Our Asst Principal, Ms. Jones with us again to discuss:
- Spring testing schedule
- Safety/environmental updates
- Fundraising update
- Out of adoption textbook/instructional materials giveaway
– Brainstorming to improve our meetings next year
– Field Day
– and more
– Officer Elections
We will be electing officers for the 2015-16 school year, and we are looking for volunteers interested in serving! Please, please, we need your help to be successful! Even if you aren’t ready to take a board position, let us know if you’d be interested in helping by chairing one of the committees listed.
If you are interested, or have any questions, please send an email to communications @ harrystonepta.org.
The officer slate is below, with the committees/areas associate with each: PTA Officers list
The Texas PTA is offering a webinar.
Understanding the New Math Standards
Learn about available resources to help master the new math TEKS
Texas PTA and Texas Education Agency are joining forces to discuss how these new math standards were developed and what resources are available to parents, teachers and students to support their success.
Come join us for March’s PTA meeting at 7 PM, Tuesday 3/18, in the Harry Stone Auditorium.