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Welcome to the Norton PTA Website!                  

 
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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
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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.   
 
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS  
 
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.
 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED 

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:

  1.     Click this link to see our SignUp 
  2.     Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
  3.     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.orgAny questions can be directed to volunteer@alleneaglerun.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 
Have you seen the Norton music video? View online from start to finish to vote for Norton Mrs Szeryk and several students put together a Norton music video entry for the Texas Public School Board competition! This music video was produced and edited by some of our sixth grade AIM students. Lyrics were written by a team of 6th graders and Mrs Szeryk. Go onto the provided website and watch our video (there are several contests and one of them is most views)
PEACHJAR UPDATES
 
Click here to register for below activities:
Love Week Mother Son Dance – Feb 18th
5th grade Allen ISD Orchestra instrument selection
Allen Eagle Fun Run
City of Allen Winter Spring Programs
Celebrate Calm
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

CELEBRATE CALM
 
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 

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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 emaildmreysa@gmail.com so I can get one to you. Let me know of any questions.
 
Sign up to be a WatchDOG today -click here


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 hereOur 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!
Does your company match donations to charitable organizations? If you work for Dell, Texas Instruments, or Hewlett-Packard you can submit a request to have your donation to Norton PTA matched by your company. If you don't see your company listed here, contact your Human Resources department to inquire about their matching funds program.
 
 
 
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