Academic Programs

 

Each year, when you buy a PTA membership with Preston PTA, you help us provide educational programs and fun family events that benefit the students of Jenny Preston Elementary!  These are a few of the academic programs we provided for the 2017-18 school year.

 

Details on 2018-19 programs coming soon!

 


Destination Imagination

 

Destination Imagination is a project-based learning program that blends STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education with arts. Throughout the program, students use critical & creative thinking, team building, problem solving, risk taking, and project management skills to build their self-confidence. To learn more about how you and your child can get involved, visit the Preston Elementary Destination Imagination page.  

 


Math A Big Deal

 

 

Math A Big Deal is a family engagement program that encourages children to love learning and gets parents involved in their child's education. It is like a party centered around math with music, games, and hands-on activities for all ages.  

 

 


National Spelling Bee

 

At the Preston Spelling Bee, students compete against classmates by spelling words. This program encourages public speaking, increases vocabularies, and improves students’ spelling. The winner of the fifth-sixth grade Spelling Bee will advance to the local spelling bee. Check out spellingbee.com for more information.

 


Do you like to tinker, engineer, create or hack things? Then come out to play with the Perot Museum’s mobile discovery lab. Experience STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) hands-on activities that encourage family engagement.

 


 Questions?? Contact ptaprograms.preston@gmail.com