Back to School Bash
Thursday, August 31st, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Parents join your children for a night of fun, friend and food at Richland Elementary. The PTA will be providing the following:
- Pizza - $1 a slice
- Free Bounce Houses
- Door Prizes for PTA Members
- T-shirt sales
We would love to see you there.
School Supplies sale is now over. Thanks to all who purchased supplies.
Here are the school supply lists for people still shopping.
What did your local PTA do last year with your help?
- School supply sales and delivery
- T-shirt design and sales
- Provided Faculty t-shirt design and purchased t-shirts for all faculty
- 2 Book Fairs
- Teacher morale boost lunch/welcome lunch for Dr. Tharp
- Recess Equipment Purchase
- McTeacher’s Nights
- Teacher Appreciation Week
- Library Volunteer Program
- New Website work
- Enabling credit card payments for school supplies and t-shirt sales
- Author Visit from Diane Z. Shore
- Monthly Fish Tank Maintenance
- Marquee updates
- Pastries with Parents
- Monthly Newsletters
- Artist of the Month program
- Volunteer support: Picture Day; Health Exams Election Day
- Parent Education program: Don’t Stand By, Stand Up.
- Membership tracking
- Contributed to JJ Pearce Scholarship
- Provided Bounce Houses for: Fall Carnival, Family Picnic, Field Day
- Purchased library books -- from Diane Z. Shore and Bluebonnet Books
- Professional Development for Teachers (individual request and entire staff training)
- Assisted with morning drop off/afternoon pick up
- Box Tops Collection
- Gifted books/bookmarks/posters to Library for drawings/giveaways/student incentives
- Annual Family Picnic
- Prepared for next year's Watch D.O.G.S. program
What has the national and state PTA done with the help of PTA members this year?
- Developed programs (we used a Reading Program and an anti-bullying program this year)
- Lobbied for our children at both the State and National level
- Negotiated discounts for our PTA members
We Need You!
We still have open positions for the 2017-2018 PTA Board. If you are interested, you can volunteer for the following open positions:
- Newsletter/Web communications
Congratulations 2017-2018 Board Members!
The following members were elected to the 2017-2018 board:
- Treasurer -- Khadija Morchid
- Membership -- Amanda Mlinarch
- Hospitality -- Susan Fick
- Fundraising -- Ashley Box
- School Supplies -- Jean Johnson
- Beautification -- Liz Wetherington
- Volunteer Coordinator -- Lisa Chamness
- SAGE -- Amanda Pritchard
- Bookfair -- Melissa Mathew
PTA MEMBERSHIP DRIVE
Join your PTA. Support your teachers, your school and your local PTA. Provide your child with a voice at both State and National Legislatures. Provide educational materials for your children and yourselves. Get membership benefits for you and your family.
Anyone can join -- parents, students, grandparents and community members.
You can join us online at Join PTA. Set "School District" to "Richardson ISD" and "School" to "Richland Elementary PTA". Membership is $7 per member.
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