SPARKS ELEMENTARY PTA        

2019 - 2020 CALENDAR

AUGUST

  • 8/7         Popsicles on Playground 6:00 pm – Sparks playground
  • 8/8         First PTA Executive Board Meeting – Mary’s House 5:30 pm
  • 8/12       Kindergarten Orientation/Meet the Teacher Night – 5:30-6:30pm
  • 8/ 13      Teacher PTA Lunch – Cafeteria 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
  • 8/13       Meet the Teacher Night (Grades 1st-5th) 5:30-6:30 pm
  • 8/15       First Day of School
  • 8/21       Spirit Night – Cookie Rack 3:00pm - 8:00pm
  • 8/23       First assembly

SEPTEMBER

  • 9/2          NO SCHOOL – LABOR DAY
  • 9/10        Picture Day
  • 9/11        SPIRIT NIGHT – Chick Fil A from 6am - 8pm
  • 9/13        1STSpirit Store Open 7:30-8:30am
  • 9/13        Teacher Fall Book Fair Preview Day
  • 9/16        Fall Book Fair Preview Week
  • 9/19        September PTA Executive Board Meeting 5:30 pm
  • 9/19        September PTA General Meeting 6:30 pm – WATCH DOG KICK OFF
  • 9/20        Fall Book Fair Sales Begin & Donuts with Dad 6:30am
  • 9/25&26 Curriculum night (Book Fair open 9/26 from 5:00-7:00)
  • 9/27        Spirit Store Open 7:30-8:30 am
  • 9/27        Fall Book Fair Sales End

OCTOBER

  • 10/2        National Walk to School Day
  • 10/1-3     5thGrade CogAT Testing
  • 10/9        Teacher Luncheon (last names A-L host)
  • 10/11       NO SCHOOL – STAFF DEVELOPMENT
  • 10/14       NO SCHOOL
  • 10/16       SPIRIT NIGHT – Spring Creek 
  • 10/18       Spirit Store Open 7:30-8:30am
  • 10/24       October PTA Executive Board Meeting - Library 5:30 pm
  • 10/24       October PTA General Meeting – 2ndGrade Musical
  • 10/21-25  Red Ribbon Week
  • 10/25       Reflections Deadline
  • 10/25       Fall Box Top Deadline
  • 10/28       Fundraiser – Raise Craze Monday Morning Kick Off Assembly
  • 10/29       Picture Makeup Day

NOVEMBER

  • 11/1         Spirit Store Open 7:30-8:30am
  • 11/5-7      2ndGrade ITBS Testing
  • 11/6         SPIRIT NIGHT – Fuzzy Tacos 4pm - 9pm
  • 11/8         Veterans Assembly – 3rdGrade performance
  • 11/8         Fundraiser – Raise Craze Ends
  • 11/15       Spirit Store Open
  • 11/21       November PTA Executive Board Meeting – Library 4:30 pm
  • 11/21       November PTA General Meeting – Dinosaur George Program 5:00 - 7:00 pm
  • 11/25-29 Thanksgiving Break

DECEMBER

  • 12/4-6     5th grade Sky Ranch
  • 12/12      Artome and STEAM Night
  • 12/13      Spirit Store Open
  • 12/18      Treats for Teachers
  • 12/20       Holiday parties – Throughout the Day
  • 12/23-1/3 WINTER BREAK   

JANUARY

  • 1/6         NO SCHOOL – STAFF DEVELOPMENT
  • 1/15       SPIRIT NIGHT – Marco's Pizza 4pm - 10pm
  • 1/14-16  1stGrade CogAT testing
  • 1/16       January PTA Executive Board Meeting - Library 5:30 pm
  • 1/16       January PTA General Meeting – Multicultural Night 4thGrade Performance
  • 1/17       Spirit Store Open 7:30-8:30 am
  • 1/20       NO SCHOOL
  • 1/24       Teacher Spring Book Fair Preview Day
  • 1/27       Spring Book Fair Preview Week
  • 1/31       Book Fair – Grandparents Day/Book Fair Sales Begin

FEBRUARY

  • 2/ 6         February PTA Executive Board Meeting – Library 5:30 pm
  • 2/ 6         February PTA General Meeting – 1stgrade musical/Book Fair Evening Event (5:30-7:30)
  • 2/12        SPIRIT NIGHT  -  Chick Fil A 6:00 am - 8:00 pm 
  • 2/7          Spirit Store Open 7:30-8:30 am
  • 2/7          Spring Book Fair Sales End at 9:00am
  • 2/13        Jump Rope For Heart - Throughout the Day (in lieu of class parties)
  • 2/14        NO SCHOOL – STAFF DEVELOPMENT
  • 2/17        NO SCHOOL
  • 2/21        Spring Box Top Deadline

MARCH

  • 3/6         Spirit Store Open 7:30-8:30 am
  • 3/9-13    SPRING BREAK
  • 3/18       Spring Picture Day
  • 3/18       Spirit Night - Mooyah Burger 11:00 am - 9:00 pm 
  • 3/25       Teacher Luncheon (last names M-Z Host)

APRIL

  • 4/           Kindergarten roundup
  • 4/3         Spirit Store Open 7:30-8:30 am
  • 4/7-8      STAAR Testing 
  • 4/10       NO SCHOOL
  • 4/13       NO SCHOOL – BAD WEATHER MAKE UP DAY 
  • 4/16       April PTA Executive Board Meeting - Library 5:30 pm
  • 4/16       April PTA General Meeting – 5thgrade musical
  • 4/15       SPIRIT NIGHT - Raising Cane's 
  • 4/21-23  BOGO Book Fair
  • 4/21       Open House
  • 4/24       Sparks PTA Carnival 5:30 - 7:30 (back up date is 5/15)
  • 4/27       NO SCHOOL – STAFF DEVELOPMENT
  • 4/           Texas PTA Lifetime Membership Honoree Banquet (will be announced 3/2020)

MAY

  • 5/1         Spirit Store Blow Out Sale 7:30-8:30 am
  • 5/4-8      Teacher Appreciation Week
  • 5/4         Muffins with Mom
  • 5/6         National Bike to School Day
  • 5/6         May PTA Executive Board Meeting – Library 5:30 pm
  • 5/6         May PTA General Meeting – Kindergarten Performance
  • 5/8         Field Day
  • 5/8         Volunteer Breakfast
  • 5/12-13  STAAR Testing
  • 5/13       SPIRIT NIGHT -
  • 5/22       NO SCHOOL - Bad weather make-up day
  • 5/25       NO SCHOOL – Memorial Day
  • 5/27       5th grade celebration and party at Main Event & Year end class parties (K-4)
  • 5/28       Last day of school