Drama Kids After School program starts Wednesday, September 12. Registration for this class is STILL OPEN until full. Sign up today!
Attention all parents and students!
We are taking FINAL orders for Spirit Wear shirts!
FINAL DEADLINE TO ORDER A SPIRIT WEAR SHIRT IS SEPTEMBER 14!
Please note: After this date, this year's shirt will be unavailable for ordering.
This year, we are kicking off our first ever #ANDREWSSPIRITCHALLENGE!
We would like every student at Andrews to have our brand new 2018-2019 spirit shirt. These shirts will be worn:
- every Friday - for our Andrews Spirit Fridays
- every field trip - so we can easily identify and keep your little Andrews Eagle safe!
- Join in the fun! We are hoping to have 100% participation with the #ANDREWSSPIRITCHALLENGE!
Parent Education Class
Social Emotional Learning: How you can help!
Friday, September 21, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM AM
Andrews PTA Room - 1st classroom in 4th grade hallway
The Book Fair is coming!
SAVE THE DATES for the week of October 1 - 5, 2018.
Family Night will be October 4, 2018.
If you are interested in volunteering at Andrews, we have several current opportunities.
Click these links for more information as well as to sign up:
Are you interested in helping plan class parties? We are looking for some assistance as Volunteer Coordinators for the following grade levels:
Please email Rommana Aziz at email@example.com if you are interested, or have questions.
Dads and Guardians - did you know we have a Dads Club at Andrews? The Dads Club is in need of members to assist with First Friday Car Line Helpers! On the 1st Friday of each month, Dads Club members come together to assist students out of their cars during morning carpool. If you are interested in being a part of this group, please email Tony Orchard at firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the list.
Are you chilly in your classroom or around the school?
Do you want to show your Andrews pride while on a cold-day field trip or out and about in the winter?
If you answered yes to either of these questions, ORDER ONLINE your very own Andrews Zipper Hooded Sweatshirt.
It comes in your choice of 8 colors: black, grey, royal, navy, cardinal, red, light pink, and purple!
Our first round of hoodies have arrived, and you may see them around school soon! Be sure to order now to get yours before winter sets in!
For your convenience, we have attached the hoodie pictures, specifications, and size charts below:
Stephanie and Kim
Andrews Spirit Wear Coordinators
- 50% cotton, 50% polyester
- air jet yarn
- double-needle stitching throughout
- 1x1 ribbed cuffs and waistband with spandex
- unlined hood with matching drawstring
- pouch pockets
- set-in sleeves
Our annual Reflections Art Contest is coming!
From the Texas PTA: Reflections has been a staple arts program in many schools for 50 years.
Through the efforts of our Local PTAs, millions of students have found a creative outlet in the areas of dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography, and visual arts.
With positive recognition as the focus of this program, rather than competition, students of all ages and abilities can experience the benefits of creative expression and help in finding their own voice in telling their unique story.
Started in 1969 by Mary Lou Anderson, then Colorado PTA President, Reflections has grown to be one of the largest nationwide programs of its kind, with more than 200,000 students participating annually.
Thank you to Deepa Shenoy for volunteering to coordinate this contest at Andrews.
We collect Box Tops!
If you see this symbol on items you purchase, please clip them and send them with your child to school (make sure they are not expired). It may be easiest to save them for a week or so before sending them in. Be sure to place them in a plastic ziploc bag to prevent them from getting lost. Thank you!
Thank you to Sonia Ahuja for volunteering to help us with this program!
From Debbie Ernst, VP of Membership at Andrews -
"VOICE FOR EVERY CHILD" AWARD
This is Texas PTA’s most prestigious Membership Award for Local PTAs that strive to have one voice for every child on their campus.
Platinum: Recruit members equal to at least 100% of school student enrollment.
Thank you to all of the Andrews PTA parents that have joined Andrews PTA this year! We have achieved a “Voice for every Child” award, thanks in part to 100% of the Faculty and Staff at Andrews joining the Andrews PTA.
I would like to also encourage those of you who have not yet joined to join so that we can reach “One Parent Voice for Every Child” at Andrews!
Thank you to all of the Andrews families and staff that came out to Chipotle for our first Spirit Night fundraiser of the year! We were able to raise $1,031 (our 50% of the proceeds) for the PTA. Special thanks to Andrea Lise Suriano for organizing this event.
Thank you to all of the students who signed up for Chess Classes after school. For the first time, the Beginner's Chess class was completely full! Thank you to Chompoo Sirisawat for helping to bring Chess to our school!
We loved seeing all of our Parents and Guardians get together for the "Welcome Back Coffee and Donuts." Thank you so much for attending! We appreciate our Hospitality team of Rebecca Anderson and Molly Gilliland for hosting this event.
We caught the Dads Club in action September 7th as they helped students out of their cars during morning dropoff!
Thank you to these volunteers for their time, and for Tony Orchard for organizing.
What is PTA? Why Join PTA?
The number one reason to join the Parent Teacher Association is to benefit your child. In doing so, you also help your school. But there are many more PTA advantages:
There’s no better way to know what’s happening in your school.
Discover Great Resources
The PTA offers a variety of programs designed for parents (Parent Education Seminars) as well as students (Assemblies, Author Visits, Red Ribbon Week motivational speakers).
Tap into a Network
PTA functions are opportunities to meet other parents and teachers, building rapport and discussing issues that are on your mind. YOU can share ideas, concerns, and experiences. YOU can help make the school a better place!
Watch Yourself Grow
By volunteering with your PTA, you put your skills and hobbies to use for a noble cause—your child and all children in the community.
PTA can be a way for you to more effectively suggest change at your child’s school.
By getting involved at your child’s school you’ll be part of the solution, helping make positive changes. Local PTAs play an important role by supporting building improvements through advocacy and play an important role in fundraising for curriculum based programs and social events.
Be a Role Model
By becoming a PTA member, you’ll be demonstrating to your child the importance you place on education.
Enjoy Substantial Benefits
Individuals and local units can take advantage of a host of benefits from PTA membership including discounts and offers from member benefits providers and sponsors, magazine subscriptions, leadership training, e-newsletters and much more.
For less than 3 cents a day, you can become a PTA member, joining more than 4 million other people who share your interest in issues affecting children. Everyone—parents, educators, students and other citizens active in their schools and communities—is invited to join our not-for-profit parent association.