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SUBJECT: Preston Newsletter 02/13/2024

February 13, 2024Preston Elementary PTAVolume 7 Issue 11
Message from the Principal
No School February 19-20
No Lunch Visitors Thursday, March 7th
Celebrate Heritage Night 2024!

Preston will host the 7th Annual Heritage Night on March 27, 2024 from 6:00-7:30 pm in the PES Cafeteria. We hope to have many international and local (Cajun, Texan, etc.) cultures represented. This event is a fantastic way to join our Preston community as we celebrate and embrace our beautiful campus diversity. If you are interested in representing a culture, please complete the google form linked here  HERITAGE NIGHT FORM. 

Message from Allen ISD
Parent University – February 20th at 6:00 pm via Zoom
Learn ‘N Playday

We have a few openings in the Learn ‘N Playday program.  Call us today to learn more! 

Allen ISD Kids Club is hiring!
Message from PTA
Mark your calendars for our next Preston Spirit Night!

Join us at our next spirit night at PINSTACK in Allen on Wednesday, February 21, 2024 from 5-8 pm.

Upon arrival mention: Preston ElementarySchool at the bowling desk when purchasing your lane. You will pay as you normally would for bowling & shoe rental and anything else (food, beverages, game cards, etc.) 100% of bowl lane time purchased will be donated back to your organization Preston Elementary!

BMX Bike Show Feb 22nd

The Preston PTA is bringing in Perfection on Wheels, a BMX bike stunt show, to perform at the school on February 22nd. Perfection on Wheels will give our students positive and encouraging messages about character development during an energetic and action-packed performance of incredible BMX tricks and stunts everyone will love!
Thank you to those of you who have supported the PTA this year, allowing us to fund these amazing extra opportunities for our students.

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Congratulations, Preston PTA!

We have earned three additional membership awards!

MARS (Men are Really Super) Membership Award: 50+ male members 

PLATINUM Community Membership Award: 50+ community members (grandparents, local businesses, extended family members)

MARS (Men are Really Super) Involvement Award: 1 male Board Member - Special thanks for Patrick Moore for serving on the Board as Watch DOGS Chair

Thank you to our diverse member base for making these awards possible. A PTA Membership is just $10 and a great way for Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, or special people in your child's life to support their education. We really appreciate all of our members! 

Join Preston PTA Today!

By joining the PTA, you are supporting Programs, Events, Classroom Grants, and so much more. For just $10/member, you are creating a voice for all Preston children. Help us achieve the prestigious Voice for Every Child award from Texas PTA!

Click here to join!

Make Every Receipt Count

You can help earn cash for Preston Elementary by scanning any Box Tops for education product once purchased. 

Not sure how to start? Click here learn how to earn!

Link your Kroger card today

If you shop at Kroger you can link your shopper's card to help Preston Elementary earn cash for our school. Visit your digital Kroger account and sign up for community rewards. Click here to enroll in community rewards. Preston's Organization number is: VH344

You have to re-enroll your Kroger Plus card on an annual basis. 

Preston Elementary School's Art Show 2024

Get ready for Preston Elementary School's in person ART SHOW on  March 7th at 5:00 P.M. - 6: 30 P.M. Featuring the creative and beautiful artwork of Preston’s students, created in class with Mrs. Welch. We can't wait for all of you to celebrate your child’s creativity in a gallery setting! You don't want to miss this day, so SAVE the DATE! 

2/20 Kinsey, Ashyln
2/21 Hinson, Joseph
2/21 Miller, Miranda

2/22 Jackson, Andrea
2/24 Chambless, Kristen
2/27 Mantsch, Marolyn

Looking Ahead
Tuesday, February 13
12:00a Art Sparks Week
Wednesday, February 14
12:00a Art Sparks Week
Thursday, February 15
12:00a Art Sparks Week
Friday, February 16
12:00a Art Sparks Week
Monday, February 19
President's Day
Tuesday, February 20
Staff Professional Development
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