Welcome to the Norton PTA Website!
Upcoming Norton Events:
| Feb 15
|| Spirit Night - Panda Express
| Feb 20
|| Holiday; Staff Development
| Feb 21
|| STAAR Simulation Math 3rd, 4th, 6th
| Feb 22
|| STAAR Simulation Reading 3rd, 4th, 6th
| Feb 23
|| Spirit Night - Jason's Deli
| Feb 23
|| Celebrate Calm-AHS (10am; 6pm)
| Feb 24
|| Spring Book Fair –MPR
| Feb 25
|| Allen Eagle Fun Run
| Feb 28
|| PTA Meeting 7pm, Robotics
Welcome to the official website of the Norton Elementary PTA - we're glad you're here. Please check back here often for updates regarding upcoming events and special programs. Check out this video to find out what the PTA is all about.
NORTON KNIGHT OUT
Wednesday, February 15th, join us at Panda Express ~ Enjoy take-out or eat-in. 20% of all sales to Norton families and friends goes back to our PTA. 501 W. McDermott. Make sure to bring the flyer from Wednesday Folder. When checking out online, use this code 199307.
WE WANT YOUR FEEDBACK
Please take this quick survey to let us know your thoughts about the yearly PTA Fundraiser and how you prefer for us to communicate with you. We want to hear from you!
Norton PTA Feedback Survey
Interested in being part of Norton PTA?
We are gathering interest for Norton PTA positions for 2017-2018 school year. Please nominate yourself or someone else for any of the positions in this form
. Only have one person to nominate? No problem! Just fill in the one nomination and submit. You are not required to fill in a name for each one.
Our goal is to match individuals with the position that we feel is the most appropriate match as well as the position you/they are most interested in. Please feel free to tell us exactly what your preference is.
MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE SELECTION
6th Grade Parent Course Selection Meeting
- The parent meeting for 6th grade parents will be February 21st
in the gym at Ereckson. The time is 6:00 pm until 7:00. This is an important meeting to learn about the course selection process for middle school. Course Selections Dates Link
Course selection sheets
are due to your student’s homeroom teacher by Friday, February 24th.
MIDDLE SCHOOL CHEERLEADING
Cheerleading Tryouts for Ereckson Middle School - interested in Being a 7th grade Cheerleader for Ereckson Middle School next year? There will be a mandatory informational meeting for all parents and candidates interested in trying out. The meeting will be in the Curtis Middle school cafeteria at 7:00 pm on February 15th. There will be a mandatory clinic on March 13th and 14th from 4:00-6:00 pm in the Lowery Gym. Tryouts will be March 18th. More information will be given at the mandatory meeting
ERECKSON PTA BOARD
Attention parents of 6th graders:
Ereckson PTA needs volunteers to fill their board positions. They would like representation from each elementary that feeds into Ereckson. To fill out the form please check the class level facebook page or email Dana Myers
Norton Book Fair - Sign up now on SignUp.com
It's book fair time again!!! We have many spots available during the week of the fair. Class preview days (Feb 24 and 27th) are usually busy with kids needing help writing down books they want to purchase. Also, set up and tear down is so much faster with more people. If you can't volunteer the entire time, just leave note in comment section. Please be sure you have a background check on file. We appreciate you helping make this book fair a success.
World Cultures Day - If interested, please contact your child’s classroom teacher, Annette at the front desk or Maria Seid
Many volunteers are needed for Norton Elementary’s World Cultures Day on May 19, 2017! This popular, educational and engaging event takes place DURING the school day. Morning and afternoon shifts available. We need volunteers to…
- (Represent your culture with pictures, artifacts, flags from your native country, etc. Norton students love learning about places around the world! You do not need to be a native of the country- it could be a place you have visited or even a place you just are interested in and can create an engaging booth for students to visit and learn.)
- Help teach a Native Game or Dance at the International Games Booth
- Help students create Multicultural Crafts at the Multicultural Art Booth, at the International Café
- Behind-the-scenes helpers (cutting/prepping supplies, etc.)
If interested, please contact your child’s classroom teacher, Annette at the front desk or Maria Seid
Allen Eagle Run - http://signup.com/login/entry/8963400700110
The Allen Eagle Run is scheduled for Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Allen Eagle Stadium. The Eagle Run Committee is looking for adult and motivated middle & high school student volunteers for various positions. Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:
- Click this link to see our SignUp
- Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
- Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on SignUp.com.
Note: SignUp.com does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually. Remember proceeds from the Allen Eagle Run are used to fund Student Scholarships and Teacher Grants. PLEASE SIGN UP TODAY!! For more information about the run see www.AllenEagleRun.org. Any questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
ALLEN EAGLE RUN UPDATE: 75% TO THE WAY THERE!
Reasons you need to sign your family up:
- Great exercise and fun community event for all
- Sleep in option for those unable to participate
- Your child will have the opportunity to make an appearance on the announcements, and can find his/her name on the bulletin board display at school
- Proceeds go to supporting our wonderful teachers and students though grants and scholarships
- Every registered person will receive a light blue t-shirt with this year’s logo, and students/staff will receive a spirit bandana
- Meeting our goal means lunch on the blacktop for the whole school while we watch Mrs. DeLeon get duct taped to the “wall”
- Run “packets” will be delivered to the Norton campus
Online registration is open at: http://www.alleneaglerun.org/
Cash, check, credit card accepted. Entry fees are non-refundable, including in the event of inclement weather -- your entry fee will be considered a donation to the Foundation for Allen Schools.
ALLEN ISD’s LOVE WEEK 2017
Allen ISD's "Share the Love" will take place February 13-17. This is the district’s 37th year to raise money for a community member in need. The recipient this year is Lisa Smentek (Momma Tek). Lisa is the Tallenette director at Allen High School and was diagnosed in November with stage IV metastatic HER2 breast cancer.
Our fundraising will focus on “The $1 Donation Campaign” where we will be asking every student and staff member in the district to donate $1. There will be a decorated money jar by the brag board for everyone to drop their money into.
NORTON MUSIC VIDEO
Click here to register for below activities:
Mother Son Dance – Feb 18th
5th grade Allen ISD Orchestra instrument selection
Allen Eagle Fun Run
City of Allen Winter Spring Programs
Allen ISD community survey
Allen touch and flag football ends Feb 15th
Allen Sports spring Lacrosse, Basketball and inline hockey, baseball registrations
Allen Sports girls softball (ends Feb 20th)
Flag football registration
Your PTA is inviting you to attend two FREE dynamic, laugh-out-loud, funny parenting workshops with Kirk Martin of Celebrate Calm. Kirk has given over 600,000 parents and teachers in 19 countries very specific, practical strategies to stop the yelling, defiance, and power struggles.
LOCATION: Allen High School 300 Rivercrest Blvd Allen, TX 75002
DATES: Thursday, February 23
TIME: 10AM–NOON - Black Box Room; 6PM – 8PM - Cafeteria
JOIN NORTON PTA TODAY
Join the best organization at Norton - YOUR PTA! You must renew your membership each year.
Becoming a PTA member and volunteering for the PTA are two different things! Joining the PTA membership does not require any of your time! Help support your students, teachers and school at the local, state and national Level! Learn why PTA is important and Join by clicking here!
WatchD.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students)
Thanks to all the Dads who have volunteered to be Watch D.O.G.S. this year! The Google sign up Calendar link is below. Please choose only one day at this time. Also, if you would like to order a shirt, and have not received the order form, be sure to email@example.com so I can get one to you. Let me know of any questions.
SHOW YOUR NORTON KNIGHT SPIRIT!
Purchase a yard sign or a car decal. Simply order online or click this link, print and fill out the order form, and send it to school with yo ur child. We will deliver the signs/decals to your home.
NORTON SPIRIT WEAR AND PERSONALIZED TUMBLERS
On Friday, does your child have their spirit wear on? Great tees for moms and dads, grand parents, and siblings too. Order Online Today - Click here. Our new personalized tumblers support Norton too! Personalize with a Norton logo, your child's name or your monogram. Quick turn around on orders. Email Candicecunningham@gmail.com to place your order!
NORTON RETAIL PARTNERS
Link your Kroger Plus card and Tom Thumb Rewards card to our school's account for a no hassle way to earn funds for our school! Click here
for details. You can also help us earn funds when shopping through Amazon. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to the charity of your choice. Select PTA Texas Congress 205 Frances Norton Elementary as your charity of choice for us to receive the donation.
MAKE YOUR DONATION TO NORTON GO FARTHER!
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