Originally delivered on 2/21/2023 10:08 am

SUBJECT: Preston Newsletter 02/20/23

February 20, 2023Preston Elementary PTAVolume 6 Issue 11
Important News
Message from Principal, Ms. Lemons
Parent University

Creating Quiet: Parenting Teens in a High-Anxiety World

Date: Thursday, February 23rd

Time: 6:30-8:00 pm      

Location: ZOOM Webinar 

Speaker: Dr. Ryan Smith

Please click below for more information and registration details.  https://www.allenisd.org/Page/64412 

Heritage Night is in March!

Celebrate Heritage Night 2023 Preston will host the 6th Annual Heritage Night on March 29, 2023 from 6:00-7:30 pm

This event is a fantastic way to connect our Preston community and celebrate our beautiful campus diversity. If you are interested in representing a culture, please complete the google form below.


Save the Date! Backyard Bash

Mark your calendars!  

This year's backyard bash will be on Friday, April 28 from 5:30-7:30pm on the Preston Playground.  

More information & opportunities to volunteer coming soon!

PTA News
Allen Eagle Run - Sign Up Now

Last week to sign up!! Looking forward to seeing everyone there on Saturday Feb. 25th!

Register here: 


Nominations for 2023-2024 PTA Executive Board

The Preston Elementary PTA Nominating Committee is now accepting nominations for the following positions for 2023-2024 Executive Board. We welcome all nominations! Our goal is to see that every parent is given the chance to become actively involved in this school community. Nominate yourself, or someone else by using the following link. 

Nomination form deadline: March 3, 2023. 

Preston Elementary PTA Nomination Form

Spring Book Fair: March 27th - 31st


The theme for this year's book fair is "Happy Camper Book Fair: Smore Fun With Books!". 

Look out for the volunteer link coming soon!

Preston Publishers Author Reception

The Preston Publishers Author Reception will be held on April 18th from 5:30 to 6:30pm in the MPR and the library. 

Our young authors will be celebrated with refreshments and treats and have an opportunity to sign/dedicate their published books to the Preston library. We can't wait to honor our student scribes!

       2/20        Ashyln Kinsey


Joseph Hinson


Miranda Miller


Andrea Jackson


Kristy Walters 


Austin White


Young Kim

Looking Ahead
Tuesday, February 21
Staff Development/Student Holiday
Thursday, February 23
Snack Cart
Friday, February 24
7:45a Preston Pride Awards
Saturday, February 25
7:30a Allen Eagle Run
Thursday, March 2
4:30p Open House
Friday, March 3
Early Release Students & Staff
Monday, March 6
Student and Staff Holiday
Spring Break
Tuesday, March 7
Student and Staff Holiday
Spring Break
Wednesday, March 8
Student and Staff Holiday
Spring Break
Thursday, March 9
Student and Staff Holiday
Spring Break
Friday, March 10
Student and Staff Holiday
Spring Break
Tuesday, March 14
3:15p Run Club
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