Debbie Barker-Principal 19910 Stonelodge, Katy, TX 77450 Phone: 281.237.5450 Fax: 281.644.

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September 10, 2010
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100 Registered Online PTA Members in 2 weeks . . . and Counting!
The PTA is TEMPORARILY granting access to all who register online based on the honor system. We will do this until we sort through all the PTA membership forms that have been turned in. Please make sure you turn in your PTA membership dues so your on-line membership will stay active. Remember, our goal is 100% PTA membership. We hope you see the Website as one more reason to join PTA. Please remember to provide as much information as possible when you register. We would really appreciate your email address(es)! The information will NOT be available to anyone other than your PTA Board unless YOU choose so in the Display Preferences section. You can update your information and preferences at any time when you are logged in by going to My Profile. Thank you very much for your support and use of the new PTA Website! We are THRILLED with your response! We hope you like what you see. Please email me, Maria Garcia @, if you have a suggestion. I cannot promise we can do it; but, we will sure try. –MG

Tuesday September 14 Picture Day & Progress Reports

Wednesday September 15 Last Day for
Yankee Candle Fundraiser

All Orders Due Thursday September 16 Flu shot clinic 4:00-6:00 p.m. Pattison Gym

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Pattison Tracks Volunteer Hours
you volunteering today?” That’s a question all visitors will hear every time they enter Pattison Elementary or any other Katy ISD campus.

Article Deadline: Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

For the 2010-2011 school year, Katy ISD will again tally all oncampus, school-day volunteer hours through our Raptor visitor check-in system. Off-campus, after-hours time will still be collected monthly by our campus Volunteer Coordinator Iona Reitsma. (excerpts taken from

5th Grade Science Enrichment Rocks! News from the Library Some rockin’ good Science Enrichment is coming up. There are 5 labs this year:
Session I Session II Session III Session IV Session V Oct. 8 Nov. 12 Jan. 28 Feb. 25 March 25 Chemistry Electricity & Magnetism Weather Water Purification Physical Changes

Parents – We are in need of some more parent volunteers to help out in the library. Our biggest needs are: • Thursday Morning 8:30-10:30am with Stauffacher, Rose-Moehnke and Burns; and Thursday Afternoon 1-3:30pm with Dunn, Tang, Satterwhite, Hortness and Solomon.

Two training sessions will be held on Sept. 24 and Jan. 21. You do not need a science background; we will train you and provide you with a Volunteer Guide with the answers. Come rock with your kids on these Fridays. The blue information sheet came home in your student’s Communication Folder last week or log onto the new Pattison PTA Website Go to Site Pages and then Parent Forms. SCIENCE ROCKS! Carrie Eick Technical Coordinator 5th grade Science Enrichment

We have other shifts available as well. Volunteers can work monthly, weekly, or every other week. Please contact one of the Library Liaisons if interested: Shannon Hopkins (, 281-398-7823) or Elita Roos (, 281-398-4052) or pick up a Volunteer Form in the library. A GREAT BIG “THANK YOU” to the veteran library volunteers who have been busy working the temporary schedule during these first few weeks of school. We couldn’t have done it without you.

Don’t forget…. Picture Day is this Tuesday, Sept. 14. Wear a smile!

Help Kindergarten Recycle Juice Pouches
Kindergarten is collecting CapriSun brand juice pouches for our Kindergarten centers. We are working with Terracycle recycling to earn money for our centers. Please save your Capri Suns and turn them into the marked Terracycle bins in the cafeteria! Help save our planet and earn money for your school!

Notes from PPCD
PPCD is looking for some treasure (small toys for our treasure box). As you clean out your toy boxes, closets and bedrooms, please consider donating all the little extra toys you don’t want anymore... happy meal type toys are perfect for our treasure box. THANKS!

Attention Pattison Parents! Homeroom Parents
We Still Need YOU!!
We are still in need of a few more Homeroom Parents. We need 2 parents per classroom. These teachers need your help: Kindergarten Mrs. Burns and Mrs. Dunn each need 1 Homeroom Parent 1st Grade Mrs. Pham needs 1 Homeroom Parent 2nd Grade Mrs. Jones needs 1 Homeroom Parent 4th Grade Mrs. Clark needs 1 Homeroom Parent 5th Grade Mrs. Davis needs 2 Homeroom Parents Please feel free to contact Tina Specht (281-398-9687) or Teresa Horler (281-398-2598) with any questions. Thanks for your support!

Our Yankee Candle Fundraiser will come to a close THIS Wednesday, September 15th. Please have all orders turned in by this date. No orders will be accepted past the due date. Pattison Parents are the BEST! Thank you, Holly Winchester, Fundraising Chair

Join Cub Scouts Now
Informational Meeting Planned

Cub Scout Pack 209 invites you and your son to attend our Rally Night on Thursday, September 16 at 7 p.m. in the Pattison Cafeteria. Come hear all about the pack's plans for the 2010-11 school year and how your son can be a part of the fun. Open to boys in grades 1st - 5th. If you have questions, contact Lorna Blount 281-492-2442.

Attention 5th Graders:
Let's Get this Contest Rolling! Did you receive your yearbook cover contest packet last week? If not, contact the Yearbook Co-Chairs... Melanie Schneider at or Michelle Mobley at Good Luck and don't needs to be turned in by October 1st! Flu Shots Available at Pattison Who: Texas Vaccine Institute & Pattison Elementary What: A community flu shot clinic Where: Pattison Elementary When: Thurs, Sept. 16, 2010 4:00-6:00 p.m. Why: The vaccine will contain both the seasonal and H1N1 flu prevention in one shot and is recommended for anyone over 6 months of age. The flu mist will also be available for those between 2 and 49 years of age, healthy, without asthma and not pregnant. Cost: $20 for the shot and $30 for the flu mist, CASH OR CHECK ONLY!

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Pattison Elementary Math Curriculum Night for Parents Thursday, September 23 6:30-8:00 p.m.

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