SPARKS ELEMENTARY PTA                                                                                                        

2018 - 2019 CALENDAR

JULY

  • 7/18       Deadline for Online Spirit Store Orders

AUGUST

  • 8/8         1st SPIRIT NIGHT - Back To School Spirit Night @ ICream  3:00pm - 10:00pm
  • 8/8         Popsicles on Playground 7:00 pm – Sparks playground
  • 8/9         First PTA Executive Board Meeting –  5:30 pm
  • 8/13       Kindergarten Orientation/Meet the Teacher Night – 5:30-6:30pm
  • 8/14       Teacher PTA Lunch – Cafeteria 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
  • 8/14       Meet the Teacher Night (Grades 1st-5th) 5:30-6:30 pm
  • 8/16       First Day of School
  • 8/24       First assembly

SEPTEMBER

  • 9/3         NO SCHOOL – LABOR DAY
  • 9/5         SPIRIT NIGHT @ Your Pie 
  • 9/10       Fundraising – Boosterthon Kick off Pep Rally 12:30 – 2:30 
  • 9/11       Picture Day
  • 9/14        1STSpirit Store Open 7:30-8:30am
  • 9/20       September PTA Executive Board Meeting 5:30 pm
  • 9/20       September PTA General Meeting 6:30 pm – WATCH DOG KICK OFF
  • 9/21       Fundraiser – Boosterthon Fun Run & campaign ends
  • 9/25       Curriculum night 
  • 9/28       Spirit Store Open 7:30-8:30 am

OCTOBER 

  • 10/2       SPIRIT NIGHT - SPRING CREEK BARBEQUE
  • 10/3       SPIRIT NIGHT - SPRING CREEK BARBEQUE
  • 10/3       Teacher Luncheon (last names A-L host)
  • 10/5       NO SCHOOL – STAFF DEVELOPMENT
  • 10/8       NO SCHOOL
  • 10/9-12  5th Grade CogAT Testing
  • 10/10     National Walk to School Day
  • 10/12     Spirit Store Open 7:30-8:30am
  • 10/18     October PTA Executive Board Meeting - Library 5:30 pm
  • 10/18     October PTA General Meeting – 5thGrade Musical
  • 10/19     Reflections Deadline
  • 10/22-26 Red Ribbon Week
  • 10/26     Spirit Store Open 7:30-8:30am
  • 10/26     Teacher Fall Book Fair Preview Day
  • 10/27     FEF Gary Burns Fun Run
  • 10/29     Fall Book Fair Preview Week
  • 10/30     Picture Makeup Day

NOVEMBER

  • 11/2       Fall Book Fair Sales Begin & Donuts with Dad 6:30am
  • 11/6-8    2ndGrade ITBS Testing
  • 11/9       Veterans Assembly
  • 11/9       Fall Book Fair Sales End
  • 11/14     SPIRIT NIGHT –
  • 11/15     November PTA Executive Board Meeting – Library 5:30 pm
  • 11/15     November PTA General Meeting – 3rd Grade Musical
  • 11/16     Spirit Store Open
  • 11/19-23 Thanksgiving Break
  • 11/28-30 5th grade Sky Ranch

DECEMBER

  • 12/6       Artome  and STEAM Night
  • 12/7       Spirit Store Open
  • 12/19     Treats for Teachers
  • 12/21     Holiday parties – Throughout the Day
  • 12/22-1/7  WINTER BREAK   

JANUARY

  • 1/7         NO SCHOOL – STAFF DEVELOPMENT
  • 1/9         SPIRIT NIGHT
  • 1/14-18  1stGrade CogAT testing
  • 1/17       January PTA Executive Board Meeting - Library 5:30 pm
  • 1/17       January PTA General Meeting – Multicultural Night 4thGrade Performance
  • 1/18       Spirit Store Open 7:30-8:30 am
  • 1/21       NO SCHOOL

FEBRUARY

  • 2/1         Spirit Store Open 7:30-8:30 am
  • 2/6         SPIRIT NIGHT 
  • 2/13       Teacher Spring Book Fair Preview Day
  • 2/14       Valentine’s Day Class Parties - Throughout the Day
  • 2/15       NO SCHOOL – STAFF DEVELOPMENT
  • 2/18       NO SCHOOL
  • 2/19       Spring Book Fair Preview Week
  • 2/22       Book Fair – Grandparents Day/Book Fair Sales Begin
  • 2/28       February PTA Executive Board Meeting – Library 5:30 pm
  • 2/28       February PTA General Meeting – 2ndgrade musical/Book Fair Evening Event (5:30-7:30)

MARCH

  • 3/1          Spring Book Fair Sales End at 9:00am
  • 3/6          Spring Picture Day
  • 3/8          Spirit Store Open 7:30-8:30 am
  • 3/11-15   SPRING BREAK
  • 3/27        Teacher Luncheon (last names M-Z Host)

APRIL

  • 4/1-5       Kindergarten roundup
  • 4/5          Spirit Store Open 7:30-8:30 am
  • 4/8-12     STAAR Testing   
  • 4/10        SPIRIT NIGHT
  • 4/18        April PTA Executive Board Meeting - Library 5:30 pm
  • 4/18        April PTA General Meeting - 1st grade musical
  • 4/19        NO SCHOOL
  • 4/22        NO SCHOOL – BAD WEATHER MAKE UP DAY
  • 4/23-25   BOGO Book Fair 
  • 4/25        Open House
  • 4/29        NO SCHOOL – STAFF DEVELOPMENT
  • 4/            Texas PTA Lifetime Membership Honoree Banquet

MAY

  •                Teacher Appreciation Week
  • 5/3          Spirit Store Blow Out Sale 7:30-8:30 am
  • 5/3          Sparks PTA Carnival (back up date is 5/17)
  • 5/6          Muffins with Mom
  • 5/8          National Bike to School Day
  • 5/13-15   STAAR Testing
  • 5/9          May PTA Executive Board Meeting – Library 5:30 pm
  • 5/9          May PTA General Meeting – Kindergarten Performance
  • 5/10        Field Day
  • 5/10        Volunteer Breakfast
  • 5/22        SPIRIT NIGHT
  • 5/24        NO SCHOOL - Bad weather make-up day
  • 5/27        NO SCHOOL – Memorial Day
  • 5/29        5th grade celebration and party at Main Event & Year end class parties (K-4)
  • 5/30        Last day of school