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January 11, 2021Preston Elementary PTAVolume 4 Issue 9
Happy New Year Preston Pride!
Reflections Winners for 2020-21!

Preston represented well at this year's Reflections contest, "I Matter Because"!

Seven entries from different categories for the Reflections 20-21 moved forward to the Council of PTA's 

We earned 2 Award of Excellence and are moving forward to the state, Yay!!

Congratulations to our First place winners:

Zion Medrano, 3rd grade, Mrs. Geissel's class

Connor Paterson, 1st grade, Mrs. Murray's class

We got 2 Second place winners receiving the Award of Merit.

Autumn Satterlee, 6th grade, Mr. Boatfield's class

Ritik Mohanty, 5th grade, Mrs. Cole's class

Thank you to our students for participating in Reflections this year! Everyone is a winner. We are proud of each one of you. #PrestonPride 

College & Career Week
Ask the Principals

Click on the button below to submit questions directly to Mrs. Lemons and Mrs. Tennison.  They are ready to help answer any question you might have!

Got Questions?
Picture Re-take Day

Picture Retake day had to be rescheduled for January 19th. Here’s the link to sign up for At-Home Learners if they still need to sign up or want to change their time.


Holiday Pictures

We would love to see and share your pictures from the holidays! Please submit below!

Submit Pictures
Coffee Chat with the Principals

January 22nd, 8:30 am -9:00 am

RSVP: https://forms.gle/nzySPBY2UZt6SN9X9

Register Now for the Allen Eagle Run

The Allen Eagle Run has gone VIRTUAL! Which means you can run/walk any time, any place, between February 27-March 3rd! You can even opt for the popular Sleep-In option, if running isn't your cup of tea.

Preston would like to claim top honors once again for our outstanding participation! You can help by registering today!!! Click here to register! 

Never ran a 5K? Introducing Preston's very own Couch to 5k group! Starting the week of January 18, we will support each other through the training to run the Allen Eagle Run 5k.  Three weekly workouts, building up your distance and run time, is all it will take. We can do this together!!!  Click below to join!

Allen Eagle Run Couch to 5K

Box Top$ for Education

Just a friendly reminder to use the Box Tops app to earn cash for Preston when you grocery shop in-person or online. Scan your receipts with the app or forward your digital receipts to receipts@boxtops4education.com. Thank you for supporting Preston!

New Year's Resolution-Join the PTA

Need a New Year's Resolution this year: Champion for my student, their friends and their school." 

Keeping this New Year's Resolution is simple: Join the PTA!!!  

Click Here and you are done! We would be so grateful for your support. 

Thank You For Volunteering!

Thank you to all of our amazing volunteers who helped make the staff holiday event a success.  The teachers and staff were so very thankful! We appreciate you!

January 11th - Calli SmithJanuary 14th - Maloree Tennison
January 12th - Renee NelsonJanuary 21st - Holly Geissel
January 13th - Emma Madeiros

Looking Ahead
Monday, January 18
Student & Staff Holiday
Tuesday, February 9
8:30a PTA Board Meeting
6:30p PTA Membership Meeting
Monday, February 15
Student Holiday/Staff Development Day
Bad Weather Make-up Day (if needed)