Posted on05/14/2020|Comments Off on PTA Officer Nominations for 2020-21
Folks, it’s that time of year again. Our Harry Stone community needs a few good people to join together and help provide leadership of our PTA into the next school year. We are taking nominations for the PTA board positions, which will be voted on at our 5/26 meeting. If you are interested, or know someone you’d like to nominate, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. See below for details.
If you aren’t ready to be a PTA board member, but are interested in contributing, we are always on the lookout for folks interested in helping on committees or for PTA events.
Position Duties and Responsibilities
Represent the PTA and coordinate the work of the officers and committees of the association
President’s aide and backup,
Committees: Program Chair, Hospitality Chair, Teacher Appreciation
2nd VP Membership
Committees: Directory Chair, Volunteer Services Chair, Book Fair
Posted on01/21/2020|Comments Off on Harry Stone presents a Taste Tasting This Thursday, 5:30-6:30
DISD Food Service will be at Harry Stone this Thursday, Jan 23, 5:30-6:30, to give us a taste of items proposed for next year’s student menu. Please come join us! This is a special opportunity, which doesn’t come around often.
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Posted on01/29/2019|Comments Off on Make A Difference: Mexico Slideshow
Below is a link to the presentation Mr. Bennett gave at the PTA meeting on the trip planned by the PTA Travel Committee for our Spanish language middle school students. The trip will give students and parent volunteers an opportunity to experience the culture, see some wonderful sites, and contribute to some of the communities.
Abajo hay un enlace a la presentación que el Sr. Bennett hizo en la reunión de la PTA sobre el viaje planeado por el Comité de Viajes de la PTA para nuestros estudiantes de español de escuela intermedia. El viaje les dará a los estudiantes y padres voluntarios la oportunidad de experimentar la cultura, ver algunos sitios maravillosos y contribuir con algunas de las comunidades.
Posted on01/23/2019|Comments Off on PTA Meeting – Thursday, 1/24
The first PTA meeting of the new year is this this Thursday evening @ 6:00 PM.
T-Shirts and other goodies: The PTA will have the new school spirit shirts (student and family versions) on hand for purchase, as well as yard signs and stickers. Student shirts are available from XS (pre-K/K size) through Adult Large. An order form will also be given to the kids to bring home at some point soon. Events updates: We’ll have updates on event dates, including Daddy-Daughter Dance, new dates for Family Fun Night, and more. We have a new Movies with Mommy event coming, and a dream flag writing event which has opportunities for public display. PTA Travel Committee: There will be a presentation by the Travel Committee on plans for foreign language trips.
Posted on10/21/2018|Comments Off on PTA Travel Committee presentation
This week at our PTA meeting, we had a presentation by the Travel Committee, working to coordinate foreign trips for our MYP (6-8) students. We want the presentation to get out to a wider audience, and are making it available on the PTA website.
Posted on10/21/2018|Comments Off on A note on the Harry Stone IB program
Dear Parents and Students,
The article entitled, “The Transformative Nature of an IB Education,” is the perfect answer to why Harry Stone became an IB school. Additionally, it explains the “intangible” benefits of an IB education that we often have difficulty expressing. We can talk about IB Learner Profile Traits and Approaches to Learning, but to see the students successfully instigating, implementing and engaging in action is the proof of the value of our program.
I invite everyone to the Community Project Presentations the MYP3 students will give in February. You will be inspired by what these young people have accomplished for the betterment of our human community and see the perfect expression of what an IB education is all about.
MYP 3 Individuals and Societies
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Posted on09/25/2018|Comments Off on Online Enrollment
School administration has brought to our attention a gap we have in officially getting students enrolled. Dallas ISD wants students explicitly enrolled in their system. See instructions the link below for online registration. Hint: It involves Power School.
For parents attending the Montessori Parent Night tomorrow (Wednesday, 9/26), your teachers have your student codes, and there will be a number of computers available so you can take care of it there.
For parents of 6-8 graders, student codes were handed out to the students today.