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CFB COUNCIL PTA
NOVEMBER 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

NOVEMBER - Healthy Lifestyles Month

Nov 16 - CFBISD School Board Work/Study Meeting

Nov 27 - SHAC (Student Health Advisory Council) Meeting - 11:30am- 1pm - Mary Grimes (next to Standridge) - all parents invited!

Nov 28 & 29 - Reflections entries advancing to Council due


DECEMBER - Hand Washing Week

Dec 1 - Deadline for Student & Faculty Texas PTA Scholarships

Dec 2 - Council Reflections Judging @ ESDC Texas Room

Dec 7 - CFB ISD School Board Meeting

Dec 31 - Piece of Cake Extra Credit event deadline - Special event with Dr Burns


JANUARY - National Mentoring Month

Jan 8 - 19 - Metrocest Food Drive - Early College, Bea Salazar & Furneaux - oatmeal.

Jan 18 - CFB ISD School Board Meeting

Jan 22 - Feb 2 - Metrocrest Food Drive - Vivian Field and CFB Admin. - canned soup.

Jan 24 - Council Regular Meeting & Reflections Award Ceremony @ Good El - 7pm

Jan 31 - Social Media and Internet Safety - 6:30-7:30pm - ESDC Building B 1820 Pearl St. Carrollton TX 75006 - Spanish & English - Free childcare for children 3 year and older.

Many thanks to our November Newsletter Sponsor - Carrollton Host Lions Club



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January Program Highlight
REFLECTIONS AWARDS

When:
Wednesday, Jan. 24th, 7:00pmGood Elementary - Cafeteria
1012 Study Ln, Carrollton, TX 75006
Join us on Wednesday, January 24th at 7:00pm. Families are invited to attend.

See the flyers below for complete details.

TX PTA MEMBERSHIP AWARDS - CONGRATULATIONS!

Fall Membership Increase Awards: More members than last year by October 31, 2017.

    • Rainwater El. PTA

    • Farmers Branch El. PTA

    • Good El. PTA

    • Stark El. PTA

    • La Villita El. PTA

    • McLaughlin Strickland El. PTA

    • Newman Smith HS PTSA

    • Rosemeade El. PTA

    • Polk MS PTA

    • Field MS PTA

Membership Awards deadlines approaching - click here for more details:

  • Honor Roll Awards - Deadline: November 30th

  • 2017 President’s List Award - Deadline: December 22nd

  • Welcome Back Award Given to PTAs that welcome at least 10 new members and submit qualifying membership roster and dues between January 1st and January 31st.

VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION -
Life Member Award and Extended Service Award process:

    • Start thinking about your Life Member Committee if you plan on awarding a Life Member or Extended Service Award this year.

    • CFB Council PTA Life Member Ceremony and Reception is April 17, 2018 at Perry MS – we recognize all CFB Life Member and Extended Service Recipients

    • Deadline to submit recipient names to Council is March 30, 2018.

    • You need to request nominations and announce your recipients in February/March. Your Life Member committee should be appointed prior to that.

    • Life Member and Extended Service awards have to be purchased at TX PTA.

      • Make sure you have a line item in your budget.

      • Check the list to make sure the person has not already received this award – TX PTA website

      • https://www.txpta.org/volunteer-recognition - Life Member Award = $75 + shipping or Extended Service Award = $125 + shipping

    • National PTA Achievement Award

ADVOCACY

We are asking our PTA leaders and members to share their positive stories on any and all social media platforms they prefer and use the hashtag #CFBmattersTOme.

Incorporate this personal message into your conversations with friends and neighbors and let's get the message out to our community!

FUNDRAISING

Community Partner Program
Council PTA is launching a Community Partner Program. Do you have a business that you would like to share with our community or know someone who might? Please share the resource links. We appreciate your support in the long term success or our organization.

Community Partner Application
Community Partner Invitation

Farmer's Branch Tour of Lights - Plan your trip and support or schools. Below is a list of the PTA's/Boosters that will be participating in the event:

RL Turner Orchestra - Saturday, November 25
Vivian Field Middle School PTA - Tuesday, November 28
RL Turner Theater - Friday, December 8
Janie Stark PTA - Saturday, December 9
RL Turner Band - Sunday, December 10
RL Turner FFA - Thursday, December 21
RL Turner Lionettes - Tuesday, December 26

PARLIAMENTARIAN
With PTA election season soon upon us, here are some resources to help you elect and inform your Nominating Committee.

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