A resource for GH families!
We are working hard to add relevant and useful information for GH families to stay connected through events and volunteer opportunities in the 2021-2022 school year. Take a look and reach out if you have questions or would like to get involved!
9/1 - 9/29: ATTENDANCE AWARENESS MONTH — WEDNESDAYS
Each Wednesday in September. In recognition of Attendance Awareness Month, each school will compete against others in their trustee district. The school with the best overall attendance rate in the month of September will be declared the “Trustee District Champion School” and will be awarded the coveted Trustee Champion Banner. Attendance Awareness Month Social Media Challenge: Participants will share what school attendance and learning mean to them by using the hashtag #ShowUpDallasISD on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok, from September 1–30. More info here!
9/21 - Ib Cultural Night!
This will be an outdoor event with several stations set up including food, art, dance, and other fun activities. TWO WAYS TO VOLUNTEER: 1. Host a station that celebrates a unique part of your family's culture such as music, dance, art, language or celebrations. 2. General Volunteers for the event: set-up for the event, be a guide to different stations or breakdown the event. Reach out to Rhonda Barnwell to volunteer at Rbarnwell@dallasisd.org https://www.dallasisd.org/Page/2357#calendar2040/20210902/event/235853
9/23 - North Texas Giving Day
North Texas Giving Day is the largest community-wide giving event in the nation. Last year with 37 donors, Geneva Heights raised almost $4,000. This year, our goal is to have at least 55 donors to help raise $7,500 to go toward socio-emotional learning curriculum and classroom enrichment. Please consider supporting the GH PTA with a donation!
9/24 - Dollar Dress Day
Bring $1 donation to go towards GH Fall school events and wear non-uniform clothes for the day!
*No costumes allowed.
9/24, 7:30pm - Woodrow Wilson Future Wildcat Night
Kids from all the feeder pattern schools are invited to the Woodrow Wilson High School football game! They will be playing WT White. The game will be at Forester Field, 8233 Military Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75227.
9/25 - GH Community Gardening Day
Calling all GHE Cougars who have a green thumb and even those who don't! Please come join us for a community gardening day where we will clean up flowerbeds around the school. Bring your own tools if you have them. If not, we will have some to share. Please reach out to Erin Clark if you have any questions! Erin Clark
BIRTHDAY MARQUEE CALL-OUTS — SIGN-UP!
8/16 - 9/15: WIN A CLASS PIZZA PARTY!
Runs for a month! Help your student's class win a pizza party! The class with the highest % of PTA memberships wins a lunch pizza party at school! All you have to do is join the PTA either at the Back-to-school Picnic (9/10) or online at joinpta.org (email a copy of your e-receipt and student's name/class to Jennifer Strunk. Memberships are $10. You can gift memberships to friends, grandparents, aunts, and uncles, too!