What is HVE PTA?
The Highland Village Elementary PTA (Parent-Teacher Association) is a non-profit volunteer organization which serves to support the students, teachers and staff at Highland Village Elementary School.
PTA General meetings are held 3 to 4 times a school year, typically at family events.
PTA Board meetings are held on the first Tuesday's of each month in the Library.
Everyone is welcome to come listen and take part in discussions at meetings. (Membership is not required to attend meetings or events, only to vote on budget changes or board members.) Coming to meetings is a great way to get to know fellow HVE parents, learn and talk about happenings at and around school, and hear updates from admin, teachers, and occasionally other guest speakers.
Aside from meetings, the PTA also hosts many fun annual events throughout the school year. The HVE PTA is an integral part of the HVE family. Not only do we host fun events during the school year, such as science and family nights, Back to School and End of School Bashes and Book Fairs, we also provide funds and volunteers for our teachers and staff.
What does HVE PTA do?
PTA is a grassroots organization made up of parents, teachers and others around the state who have an interest in children, families and schools. PTA membership is as diverse as Texas is in cultures, education levels and parenting skills. By joining PTA, a member becomes part of the largest child advocacy organization in the state with nearly 500,000 members across Texas.
PTA provides opportunities to meet with others who have the same interests as you. By sharing common concerns, you will feel more empowered. Being part of PTA connects families and schools and results in parental support and makes school involvement easier. PTA also provides educational opportunities.
Click here to Join! PTA Join Link - http://www.joinpta.org/
The number one reason to join your PTA is to support your school and your students. Through your membership you can also receive exclusive offers and discounts!
Visit TXPTA Member Perks for more details. Link - https://www.txpta.org/member-perks
Here are just a few items and events the PTA contributes to our school:
Art Supplies and enhancements
Field trip funds
Teacher Appreciation Week
Website, email, Tuesday Newsday fliers & other communication
Two biggest annual fundraising events: Silent Auction & the Viking Color Run
Other fundraisers: Scholastic Book Fairs, Box Tops for Education, Spirit Nights, etc.
Family Nights: PTA Expo, Skate Night, Science Night, Math Night, Carnival & more
2019-2020 HVE PTA Board
President April Starr
VP 1 - Membership Colleen Clements
VP 2 -Programs Heather Monroe
VP 3 - Fundraising Matt Shomer
VP 4 - Communications Darcy Peterson
VP 5 - Volunteers Randi Morgan
VP 6 - Hospitality Jana Kitts
VP 7 - Child Welfare Open
Treasurer Candace Story
Secretary Rishia Philips
Parliamentarian Krista Larsen
Council Delegate 1 Ashley Goode
Council Delegate 2 Petra Mckown
Teacher Rep K-2 Amy Kennedy
Teacher Rep 3-5 Michelle Duermeyer
Assistant Principal Krista Brown
Principal Leslye Mitchell
Highland Village Elementary | 301 Brazos Blvd.,Highland Village, Texas 75077
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