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SUBJECT: The Preston Press - 4/12/2021

April 12, 2021Preston Elementary PTAVolume 4 Issue 15
LAST DAY to sign up for virtual Family Reading Night!

Join us for a fun evening of story time. A few of our wonderful PES teachers and staff will be reading children's books live via zoom.

When:  Wednesday, April 14 at 6:00 pm

Sign up here to receive the Zoom information:



Book Fair closes this Sunday, April 18.

Encourage your child's love of reading and support our PES library! 

Go here to browse the book fair and use the interactive shopping feature to make it more fun!



Would you like to gift your child's teacher a book for their classroom library?  Go here to view the  Teacher's Wish List. View and scroll through the tabs to find your teacher. At- Home learners, for information on how to deliver your books to your teachers be sure to view "delivery method" for tab.

Standing Chair Nominations OPEN!

The Preston PTA Officers have been elected and it is time to complete the 2021-22 Executive Board with a Parliamentarian and Standing Chairs. It takes a full board to make everything happen in our PTA community, so we need YOU! 

Next year will bring more opportunities to get involved and continue the legacy of our amazing school and PTA. Please consider donating your time and talents for the students and families in our community. Click HERE to submit a nomination for yourself or someone else that you think should be considered.

Teacher Appreciation Week 5/3 - 5/7

 If You Give A Teacher Appreciation


Write sweet messages to teachers and staff on the school sidewalks/parking lots with sidewalk chalk.

TUES  - 5/4: LUNCH 

The PTA will be delivering lunch to the teachers & staff.


Stay tuned for a sign-up opportunity to donate sweet treats.


The PTA will be delivering charcuterie snack boxes to the teachers & staff.


Give your teacher/adopted staff member a gift card to their favorite store or restaurant. 

*Stay tuned for more details*

School Supply Packs are on sale for the 2021-2022 school year!

This year you save over $5 if you purchase the supply pack for your child through the PTA. It is easy and a huge time saver as the supplies you need will be sitting in your child's homeroom at Meet the Teacher night. You can purchase them here.

If you have a kiddo starting kindergarten you will need to add them to your profile before you add the school supplies to your cart. If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to Payal at pta.preston@gmail.com.

Don't forget to order for their 2021-2022 grade level!

Attendance Credit Election Information

Visit the Allen ISD website for more information on why you should vote FOR the Attendance Credit.

Early voting begins 4/19 and Election Day is May 1, 2021.

NEW Watch DOGS Volunteer Opportunities

Starting April 5th, Watch DOGS will be back on campus. Volunteers will help outside from 7:25-7:45 each morning greeting kids as they are dropped off. What a fun way for our students to start their day! 

See the Watch DOGS sign up page for more information.

More Library & Copy Volunteer Slots Added

Following the success of our firs round of volunteering, more dates have been added for to the Library & Copy Room sign up page.

To complete your REQUIRED volunteer background check, please click here.  

Virtual Art Show Success

Thank you PES students and community for supporting our school in the virtual art show.  The art show was a great success.  If you purchased framed art work please be on the lookout for a google form that will have options for you to choose how you would like to have your child's masterpiece distributed. 

April 23 - Sara MorganApril 28- Carrie Hines

Looking Ahead
Monday, April 12
Spring Book Fair
Tuesday, April 13
Spring Book Fair
Wednesday, April 14
Spring Book Fair
Thursday, April 15
Spring Book Fair
Friday, April 16
Spring Book Fair
Saturday, April 17
Spring Book Fair
Sunday, April 18
Spring Book Fair
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