October

2-5  — Book Fair and Lunch with a Loved One all week

4  — Book Fair Donuts with Dad 6:45-7:20 am

4  — Walk to School Day

6-9  — Holiday (no school)

11  — Spirit Night at Slim Chickens

13  — 4th Grade Hosted Faculty Luncheon

19  — Board Meeting 5:30 pm

20  — Concert in the Courtyard 5:30-7:30 pm (Kickoff to Red Ribbon Week)

23-27  — Red Ribbon Week

27  — PROGRAM - High Fly or Drum Cafe

 

 

 

 

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Why join Purefoy PTA? 

 

Discounts:

Dell Enterprise Rent A Car  -- Great Wolf Lodge -- La Quinta Inns & Suites -- Nationwide -- Six Flags -- Sea World San Antonio -- Schlitterbahn -- Texas Rangers -- AARP -- Hertz -- Met Life -- Staples -- Sylvan Learning Center -- Teen Safe

 

Advocacy in Austin:

Additional funding for pre-k -- Campuses will maintain a supply epinephrine auto injectors on campus -- E-cigarette sales banned to anyone under 18 -- ISDs are required to prohibit use of e-cigarettes on campus and at all school events off -- campus campuses can implement local free & reduced breakfast program as an alternative to the national program -- Kept 1.5 credits of physical education & .5 credit of health for graduation -- Truancy decriminalized -- $1.5 billion boost to education funding -- Average daily attendance calculated to include students on a flexible school day program which allows school to implement or expand internships, dual enrollment and outside work -- Funding for professional development opportunities for school counselors to help students make decisions about middle and high school coursework -- A writing assessment study and pilot program to develop an alternative to the current STAAR assessment --  Developed a framework for SBOE to narrow essential knowledge and skills foundation school curriculum so that districts are free to use their allotment for materials other than textbooks -- Students who have failed no more than 2 EOCs can receive their diploma if approved by individual graduation committee

At Purefoy:

$45,000 playground canopy -- $35,000 iPads/Google Chrome books, reflector apps, charging stations & Apple TVs -- $7,000 bookshelves and easels for classroom libraries and instructional materials -- $6,500 for class parties including the 5th grade end of year off site party -- $70,000 of books for the Purefoy library & new guided reading books -- $2,500 for baskets for 4th & 5th graders to transport their belongings between classes -- $10,000 for outdoor classroom -- $3,000 of equipment and supplies for the Fine Arts and P.E. departments -- $6,000 Alternative seating for all classrooms --    An annual scholarship for graduating seniors who attended Purefoy --  Umbrellas for the picnic tables -- Gaga ball pit  -- High Touch High Tech -- Dennis Lee -- High Flying Excitement -- Drum Café -- Dinosaur George  -- Catherine Fowler Frisco history -- John Dicksa Texas History -- Staff and teacher luncheons -- Daily Teacher Appreciation Week activities -- Coordinate 166 volunteers & 77 Watch Dogs for all PTA and school related events totaling over 4,700 volunteer hours

 

If you ever have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Stephanie Sudomir at 214-207-0953 or membership@purefoypta.org.

 

Laura Uldrich                                              Stephanie Sudomir

President 2017-2018                                   VP Membership 2017-2018