Tag Archive: PTA News

Jan
19

Announcements from the PTA President – 01.19.2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017 hi! so there’s a lot of presidential news floating around this week.  i still say that new guy can keep his job — i like my constituency way better.  and i wanted to make you all aware of a few important dates: 1.  PROGRAM REGISTRATIONS CLOSE TOMORROW AT MIDNIGHT.  As in …

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Nov
21

Announcements from the PTA President 11.21.16

Monday, November 21, 2016 Hi Everyone! Ahh Thanksgiving.. that time of year when we all sit back, enjoy our families, and savour the peace and quiet that comes from children playing happily with one another. Well, that’s one option, because if your house is anything like mine, you’re in for a 4-day chaos-nado as bored …

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Nov
14

Announcements from the PTA President 11.14.2016

Monday, November 14, ,2016 Hi everyone!  I understand there was some sort of presidential election that took place last week… I wouldn’t trade with those two for the world – my constituency is way more fun! Now, it’s been a couple of weeks since I’ve had a minute at the keyboard, so let’s see if …

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Sep
12

Announcements from the PTA President – 9.12.2016

Monday, September 12, 2016 Welcome, all, to the PTA’s weekly posting of announcements!  I’ve never been one to scoff at a little ado, but perhaps I’ll minimize it in the interest of time… 1.  PROGRAM REGISTRATIONS go live on Friday.  “Dude, how do we figure out what’s offered, when, how and all the rest?”  Easy …

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Jun
14

Announcements from the PTA President – 6/14/2016

June 14, 2016 Thoughts for the Week: PTA Membership Meeting! This is going to be a short one, folks — We need to do a quick budgetary vote in order to move $$ from one pot to another in order to purchase a 3D printer.  No new budgeting of $$, just a reclassification to allow …

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Feb
16

PTA Membership Meeting – Rescheduled Date: 2/24/2016

Important PTA Membership Meeting Rescheduled for Wednesday 2/24/2016 at 5:30pm I hope most of you received notice that February’s PTA meeting was cancelled due to the school closure.  FCPS allowed evening events to take place, but most teachers were not in the building that day due to the closure so we made the decision to …

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Jan
29

Floris PTA Bylaws Approved and Available

Back in September, the Floris PTA approved a set of completely re-worked bylaws, and we’ve just today received our official, approved copy from the state PTA.  The state made some minor revisions (don’t blame me for the grammar!!!) and added in some sub-optimal redundancies, particularly w/ respect to duties of the officers, but I’m optimistic …

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Dec
07

Announcements from PTA President – 12/8/15

December 8, 2015 Did you hear about the “Walk in my Shoes” event on December 3rd?  This event was the highlight of our “Inclusion Week” at Floris, and through it we attempted to raise awareness, among our 3rd and 4th graders, of the challenges faced by certain members of our Floris community.  Never before have …

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Nov
30

The Big Laser Show – Register Now

The Big Laser Show is coming on December 11. Two shows available – 6:00 pm or 7:45 pm. Please visit http://goo.gl/forms/GeFQyRJKR2 to register and to review additional information on ticket-purchases.  Plan your evening to include supporting Floris 6th grade students as they sell refreshments between showings to raise money for their class project.

Nov
23

Announcements from PTA President – 11/24/15

November 24, 2015 Have you tried out the PTA’s Amazon Smile account?  It costs you nothing and brings in money to Floris PTA on purchases you’re already making through Amazon.com.  All you have to do is log into this webpage before shopping:  https://smile.amazon.com/ch/52-1596314  Give it a shot! Spirit Night at Meadowlark Gardens!  Come join us …

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