Vineyard Ranch PTA Newsletter
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Letter from the President
Winding Down 2019 at The Ranch
We have had a busy couple of months since our last newsletter in mid-October! Here is a list of all we have accomplished:
- Celebrating National Custodian Appreciation Day by providing lunch for the Custodians.
- Participating in National Walk to School Day.
- Sponsoring an amazing Red Ribbon Week full of events including a visit from the NEISD Police Department and Canine Unit.
- Hosted our third annual Trunk or Treat Event, which was a huge success.
- Kicked off our annual Board Game Drive for our Sister School, Oak Grove Elementary.
- Decorated the Library for, and helped to run the Fall Book Fair
- Provided funds to pay for the Author Visit by Mr. Bruce Hale.
- Celebrated our Veterans with breakfast and refreshments for the Veteran’s Day Ceremony. A special thanks to HEB for donating food for this event!
- Before the Thanksgiving Break we gifted all staff members with 110 pies to show them how thankful we are for all they do.
We hope you enjoy this update, filled with photos from all the events we've listed above! Does it look like fun? Join us! It’s not too late to sign up to be a volunteer! You do not have to be a PTA member to volunteer, but your membership fees are minimal and having you as a listed member helps our school immensely on the local and state levels. We are extremely close to a membership milestone, so sign up your Bronco, your Bronco's teacher or a friend or neighbor!
Happy Holidays, everyone!
Vineyard Ranch PTA
What's happening with PTA right now?
Attention: MEMBERS WANTED!
We are almost to our membership goal of 465 PTA members for the 2019-2020 school year. There is still time to get your membership information in!
Each month we are eligible for a membership award, which means more support for our Broncos on the State and National PTA level. Don't forget--consider adding your spouse, children, or grandparents. Maybe even a little holiday gift for your student's teacher? PTA membership is open to teachers, too!
Some Quick Facts about PTA membership:
- Annual dues are $6 per person, and include Vineyard Ranch, Texas and National PTA memberships.
- PTA Membership lasts one academic year and must be renewed annually.
- You can be a member of more than one PTA (you could even be a member of the Reagan, Lopez AND Vineyard Ranch PTA's at the same time!).
Please also share this newsletter with your neighbors, friends, and children's classmates who may not have already joined!
Link to Join: https://www.vineyardranchpta.org/
Sister School Board Games Drive, Benefiting Oak Grove Elementary
Sister School Drive
Monday, Oct. 21st, 7am to Monday, Dec. 16th, 11:45pm
16818 Huebner Road
San Antonio, TX
Please donate NEW, age-appropriate board games labeled with your child's name, grade and teacher. If you prefer, you may also donate case or check payable to "Vineyard Ranch PTA" in an envelope to the front office. Brag Tags will be issued to all participating students!
Questions? Contact Carmen Ramriez, email@example.com
What has the PTA been up to this Fall?
Trunk or Treat in Review!
PTA Builds Dia de Los Muertos Altar
PTA Sponsors Red Ribbon Week
PTA Sponsors Author Visit: Bruce Hale
PTA Volunteers help the Vineyard Ranch Library have a FANTASTIC Book Fair!
Veteran's Day Celebration
We are THANKFUL; PTA delivers holiday Pies to all our teachers and staff
Vineyard Ranch PTA Recognized for Excellence!
Half of Vineyard Ranch Submissions advanced to District-wide Judging!
Jasmine Smith, Camael
Akshaiyaasri Laksmipriya, Make a Life in Earth Like in Oceans, Look Within--Overcome Obstacles
Madison Depoyster, Dancing Girl
Ella Fall, Day of the Girl
Anaika John, What Do You See?
Eliana Matos, Eye Look Within
Angela Damron, Shadows
Olivia Damron, Spiral of Mirrors
Meylynn Hill, Up High
Clara Lyons, Less and Less Attention
Amelia Salazar, Stay
Gabriella Garza, Neko Matsu
Kaitlyn Anders, Look Behind the Curtains
Sienna Statton, Stars Within
Annakate Roberts, Sunset Breeze, My Trolly Ride
Congratulations Broncos and GOOD LUCK!
2019 PTA Life Member Awards
Visit the Spirit Store
You can visit the store on Fridays, or you can send this order form and check to your child's classroom!
DON'T FORGET TO SAVE THE DATE!
- LAST DAY OF SCHOOL for the holiday break, December 20
- PTA General Meeting Tuesday, December 3 at 6:30 PM
- School-led Taste of the Arts, Tuesday, December 3
- Choir Performance Tuesday, December 10th
- Break Ends! Back to School January 6.
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