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CFB COUNCIL PTA
FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER

Please help us promote these events at your campus and include them in your newsletter. More info on these at our website - www.cfbpta.org


FEBRUARY

Feb 27 - How to talk to your children about sex - 6:30pm-7:30pm - ESDC Building B 1820 Pearl St. Carrollton TX 75006 - Spanish & English - Free childcare for children 3 years and older. Click the link for the flyer in English and Spanish.

MARCH
Mar 1 - CFB ISD School Board Meeting
Mar 6
- Texas Primary Elections

March 30 - Deadline for PTAs to submit Life Member and Extended Service Award Recipients to Council PTA to be invited to the Reception on Apr. 17, 2018

APRIL

Apr 2 - SHAC meeting - 11:30am to 1pm - Mary Grimes 
Apr 4 - Move More in April - district wide walk-a-thon (CFB ISD schools walk 15 min)  
April 17 - CFB Council PTA Life Member Ceremony and Reception - We recognize all CFB Life Member and Extended Service Recipients. Perry Middle School -
1709 E. Belt Line Rd, Carrollton

February Program Highlight
HOW TO TALK TO YOUR CHILDREN ABOUT SEX

When:
Wednesday, Feb. 27st, 6:30pmESDC Building B - Texas Room
1820 Pearl St., Carrollton, TX 75006

See the flyers below for complete details.

MEETING DATE CHANGE!

We have moved the CFB Council Regular meeting from March 7, 2018 at 8:30am to   April 17 at 6:30pm at Perry Middle School combining it with the Life Member Ceremony and Reception. 

PIECE OF CAKE - CONGRATULATIONS!

The following PTAs completed the requirements and qualified for the Piece of Cake Extra Credit allowing their PTA President to enjoy dinner with Dr. Burns on Feb 9 at the Standridge Stadium Press Box:

  • Rainwater

  • Country Place

  • Ranchview

  • Turner

  • Blalack

  • Field

  • Good

    Remember to keep working on the list so you can earn the cake to share with your PTA!

TX PTA MEMBERSHIP AWARDS - Remember to apply!

XOXO Award for PTAs that get 14 new members between February 1 and February 28. Win one free registration for Membership Chair to LAUNCH (if you have another paying member attend from your board).

Three Year High Award for PTAs that have more than 100% of last year's membership and reach a 3 year high in membership. Deadline: March 31st.

Golden Apple Award for PTAs that recruit 100% of school faculty as members (as defined by TX PTA). Deadline: March 31st. Must submit notification form to TX PTA.

Student Involvement Award for PTAs that appoint students to serve in eligible positions on the PTA board. Deadline: March 31st. Must submit notification form to TX PTA.

Student Membership Award for PTAs that recruit at least 25 student members. Deadline: March 31st. Must submit notification form to TX PTA.

MARS (Men are Really Super), Community Membership, Generations Award for PTAs that recruit at least 50 men, community members or grandparents as members. Deadline: March 31st. Must submit notification form to TX PTA.

Drive for 5 - President's Challenge for PTAs that increase membership 5% over previous year. Deadline: April 30, 2018. All qualifying PTAs will participate in drawing for three $1,000 cash prizes from Chrysler.

List of all membership awards - click here

YOUR PTA LIFE MEMBER & EXTENDED SERVICE AWARD RECIPIENTS

Submit the names of your PTA Life Member recipients to Council PTA to this link by March 30, 2018 so we can invite them and honor them at the reception.

Make sure to check to see if they have already received the award by checking this list. Remember to check by school name and sort alphabetically by name and check by name (may have received award from a different school).

CFB Council PTA Regular meeting and Life Member Ceremony and Reception is April 17, 2018 at Perry MS at 6:30pm – we recognize all CFB Life Member and Extended Service Recipients.

ADVOCACY

Please continue to share positive stories on social media platforms using the hashtag #CFBmattersTOme.

Remember to be informed on the different candidates and vote!  Click here for more information.

Texas Primary Elections - March 6, 2018

Early Voting for Primary elections - Feb. 20 through March 2, 2018

REFLECTIONS 

We had a great Reflections Awards Ceremony!
Click here to view the PowerPoint of all entries that advanced to CFB Council PTA.
Click here to view pictures from the Awards Ceremony.

PTA AWARDS & GRANTS

*TX PTA Outstanding Educator Awards

Nominate a teacher, principal or superintendent for this award that recognized educators that exemplify our mission of making every child's potential a reality through building a strong connection with parents and caregivers.

Deadline for nominations: February 28, 2018.

Online nomination form: https://www.formsite.com/txpta/form537/index.html

*National PTA Mary Lou Anderson Arts Enhancement Grant

Enhance PTA arts projects in your school community!

The National PTA Mary Lou Anderson Arts Enhancement Grant provides up to $1,000 in matching funds to support local PTA arts projects within their school community.

For more information go to: https://www.pta.org/home/run-your-pta/Awards-Grants/Mary-Lou-Anderson-Grant

Grants for 2018-2019 Art Projects: Application Period: January 2018 to March 2018
Grant Period: September 2018 to June 2019

*National PTA Jan Harp Domene Diversity and Inclusion Award

National PTA is now accepting applications for the 2017 Jan Harp Domene Diversity and Inclusion Award. This award recognizes PTAs that best demonstrate outstanding achievement in the areas of diversity and inclusion, as well as efforts to end discriminatory practices.

The award will be presented to one state PTA, one district/council PTA and one local PTA at the Annual National PTA Convention, June 22-25, 2017, in Las Vegas.

For eligibility, application requirements and instructions go to: https://www.pta.org/home/run-your-pta/Awards-Grants/Jan-Harp-Domene-Diversity-and-Inclusion-Award

Deadline to apply : March 31, 2017, 8 p.m. EST/5 p.m. 

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