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Please help us promote these events at your campus and include them in your newsletter:

Sat Sept 23 - CFB Council Officer and Chair Training - ESDC Building B 1820 Pearl St. Carrollton 75006 - 8:30am - 11:30am. Link to flyer on our website.

Sept 26 - Today's Drug Trends - Staying One Step Ahead of Your Children - ESDC Building B 1820 Pearl St. Carrollton 75007 - 6:30pm. Link to flyer on our website.

Oct 5 - CFBISD School Board Meeting - Admin.Bldg 1445 N. Perry Rd. Carrollton 75006 - 7pm

Oct 12 - Fighting Stress with Mindfulness - Blalack MS - 6:30pm. Link to flyer on our website.

Oct 17 - Fighting Stress with Mindfulness - Field MS - 6:30pm. Link to flyer on our website.

Oct 18 - Council Regular Meeting - ESDC Texas Room, 1820 Pearl St. Carrollton 75006 - 6:30pm

Oct 26 - Discover CFBISD High School Options: Make an Educated Transition - Administration Building Board Room 1445 N. Perry Rd. Carrollton 75006 - 6-8pm
September Program Highlight
TODAY'S DRUG TRENDS - Staying One Step Ahead of Your Children

Tuesday, Sept. 26th, 6:30pm1820 Pearl Street, Carrollton, TX 75006Join us on Tuesday, September 26th at 6:30pm. Program content is for parents only. Childcare will be provided for children 3 and up. See the flyers below for complete details.


Please invite your board members to attend training on Saturday, Sept. 23rd.

9:00 am - First Session: President, Treasurer (Session 1 and 2), Secretary, Membership
10:15 am - Second Session: Square /online Marketplace, Reflections and
Treasurer (continued from Session 1)

Let's start the year strong! Please contact if you plan to attend and have not registered yet. Link to flyer on our website.


We challenge you to participate in the Piece of Cake Challenge. Complete a number of accomplishments from the list of 16 by April 20, 2018 and get a cake to share with your PTA or teachers. Complete half of these by Dec. 31, 2017 and participate in a Special Event with Dr. Burns. Link to flyer on our website.

MEMBERSHIP AWARD DEADLINES - Click here for more information.

Texas PTA has extended the Head Start Membership Award deadline to Sept. 30. This extension coincides with the Early Bird Award deadline, which remains September 30th. PTAs submitting 100% of last year’s membership totals by the deadline will receive both
awards. See below for a summary of awards info:

*Head Start Award - 75% of last year’s total membership - Roster(s) and dues postmarked no later than September 30

*Early Bird Award - 100% of last year’s total membership - Roster(s) and dues postmarked no later than September 30

Remember to activate your bank information in PT Avenue so people can join online at

REFLECTIONS - Click here for Reflections tab on our website.

2017-18 Theme: Within Reach

These are the Council deadline to help you plan your school deadlines:

Nov 10 - List of entries advancing to Council due

Nov 28-29 - Council Submissions Due

Jan 24 - Reflections award ceremony

HEALTHY LIFESTYLES - Click here for more resources on our website.

September is National Suicide Awareness month - Spread the word!
Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK

Oct. 4 - National Walk to School Day. Click here to learn more.

Oct. 11 - Stop Bullying - Wear Blue. Recommended Reading: The Bully, The Bullied and
The Bystander by Barbara Coloroso (International Bestseller)


Metrocrest Services needs plastic grocery bags and Council PTA is collecting them. You may ask parents to deliver to your school and bring them to the next Council meeting on Oct. 18. These grocery bags are used by clients as they shop at the Metrocrest Services Pantry.

Council PTA is also supporting district-wide two-week long food drives at CFBISD schools. School PTAs should encourage student and family participation.

First 2 weeks of Sept - Long MS, Smith HS and Sheffield Elem. - will collect canned soup.

Last two weeks of Sept. - Long MS, McKamy Elem. and Central Elem. - will collect canned fruit.

First 2 weeks of Oct. - Creekview HS and Good Elem. will collect canned meat

End of Oct. - Long MS, Perry MS, and McLaughlin/Strickland Elem. - will collect laundry soap

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