Originally delivered on 2/7/2021 7:00 pm

SUBJECT: The Preston Press - 2/8/2021

February 8, 2021Preston Elementary PTAVolume 4 Issue 11
PTA Meeting Tomorrow!

Sign up to join us for the first Membership meeting of 2021 tomorrow night (February 9 @6:30).  Under guidance of Preston Administration, Allen ISD, and Texas PTA, this Preston Elementary PTA Membership meeting will utilize Zoom for the meeting.  

  • To receive the Zoom Meeting ID and Password, please RSVP below.  Registration for the meeting closes today!  The Zoom information will be sent on February 9, 2021 to the email address provided in the form.  When attending the meeting, your PTA registered name should be visible along with your membership status denoted as an (M).  Ex:  (M) Brooke Eung 
  • The Membership meeting will be conducted utilizing the Texas PTA Meeting Rules.  Please reference this website for questions or information regarding the procedure of the meeting.  The voting process will follow the protocols of a verbalized affirmative or negative for all motions presented unless ballot voting is required.
1st/2nd Graders Choir Performance

Today is the last day to register for the 1st and 2nd graders virtual choir concert prepared by Mrs. Bush.  Anyone interested in attending the performance, must register here.  

The zoom codes for the concerts will only be sent to registered participants.  When registering, please choose which "show" you would like to attend (6:00 pm or 7:00 pm).  The PTA meeting will be conducted between the two viewings.

REGISTER TODAY for the Allen Eagle Run

The Allen Eagle Run is fast approaching and we are watching our registrations climb!  We have upped the ante with some PRIZES! 

  • Help us reach our goal of 250 registrations to see some Preston VIPs get slimed!  
  • The class with the highest number of registrations wins lunch with Mrs. Lemons!
  • And we will recognize the teacher of the winning class as King/Queen of the Race!

This year the race is VIRTUAL so you can run your race anytime between February 27-March 2, anywhere you choose!  We have put together a fun neighborhood 5k route that passes right by our favorite elementary school, where you can sign the Preston Pride Finishers banner!

Join in the family fun and get active by registering today! 

Virtual Art Show Coming in March...

Our annual art show is coming soon!!  Don't forget to mark your calendar for the virtual art show running from March 22-31.  

*A turn in bucket is in the school foyer for at-home learners to turn in their master pieces. Art is due by February 12.   

*In person learners do not need to take action and will complete their art in class.

Email Erin Byrd at with any questions. 

Volunteer News

In the next coming weeks, we will be setting up limited in-person volunteer opportunities at Preston and will be working under district and campus guidelines to follow the safety protocols outlined in Mrs Lemons' & Mrs. Tennison's newsletter from last week. More sign up information is coming soon! If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Lemons and Mrs. Tennison through their Preston Parent Q&A form.

Send us your Pictures

We loved seeing the pictures of your kids dressed up for career day, our future is definitely BRIGHT!  Please send us more to share!

Submit Here
PES Spirit Wear is on sale

We are selling past years' spirit wear at a great price! 

The items range from short sleeve t-shirts, long sleeve t’s, flannel PJ pants and a water bottle. 

Click on the link to see all of the "clearance" and current items available. 

Purchased items will be delivered to your child’s classroom for in-person learners or will be available for front porch pick up for at-home learners shortly after your order is placed.

Limited quantities.  We will not be placing any additional orders this school year.

February 12th - Blake HernandezFebruary 21st - Joseph Hinson
February 13th - Nicki HansFebruary 22nd - Andrea Jackson
Looking Ahead
Tuesday, February 9
11:30a PTA Board Meeting
6:00p 1st/2nd Grade Choir Performance
6:30p PTA Membership Meeting
7:00p 1st/2nd Grade Choir Performance
Monday, February 15
Student Holiday/Staff Development Day
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