Thank A Teacher--All September!

 

Thank You, Hightower Teachers and Staff!

We know our Hightower teachers and staff are working extra hours these days teaching our children, creating lesson plans, navigating new technology, and updating their classrooms with new safety measures.

To show our support, Hightower PTA is kicking off our “Thank a Teacher” program to make sure that our teachers and staff know how much they are appreciated. Could you take a moment to email your child’s teacher some words of encouragement? A short email could go a long way in showing our teachers and staff how much we value them. Email your child’s current teacher, past teacher, Specials teacher, counselor, librarian, or school nurse today and let them know that you appreciate them!

Questions? Please contact Jennifer Tapp, VP1-Membership, at membership@hightowerpta.org.

Reflections Art Program

Hightower PTA is proud to announce that the 2020-2021 National PTA Reflections theme is

"I Matter Because"

Reflections is a national PTA-sponsored art program that provides an opportunity for your child to apply the year's theme to a work of art in six different categories. Students will be recognized for their work at Hightower and potentially be recognized at the district and even state levels. 

Reflections deadline is early November (TBD)! 

 >> Click here for the rules.<<

>> Click here for the entry form. <<

Any questions, click here or contact Rian Koduvath, Arts in Education Chair, at Arts-in-Education@HightowerPTA.org.

Chalk The Sidewalks-- All September!

Let’s Chalk the Hightower Sidewalks!

We all know how hard our wonderful Hightower teachers and staff have been working to prepare for each school day. Let's show them some appreciation by "Chalking the Hightower Sidewalks" during the weekends! Please click here to learn more and to sign up for your weekend slot. Thank you!

PPE Donation Drive!

Hightower PTA is kicking off a PPE Drive to help supplement what PISD has provided to Hightower and we need your help!

 Beginning Tuesday, August 25, we will be accepting donations of the following items:

  • Disposable face masks (child and adult sizes)
  • Hand sanitizer bottles
  • Tissues
  • Clorox or any type of disinfecting wipes

Please drop off your donated items at Hightower on school days between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the marked boxes in the school foyer. The school office/building remains closed to visitors, but the foyer will be accessible. When dropping off your items, please make sure to wear a face covering.

 Don’t want to shop for PPE? Click here to make a donation on our website (login/registration required).

***We have just added an Amazon Wishlist if you would prefer to purchase your PPE donation online.  Orders from the Wishlist may be shipped directly to Hightower.

Click here!

 Remember:

  • 100% of your online donation is tax deductible
  • 100% of the funds will go to PTA for exclusive use at Hightower

Questions? Please contact Jaime Lowe, VP2-Programs, at programs@hightowerpta.org.

Thank you for helping keep our students and teachers stay extra safe this year! We are Hightower Strong, and we are all in this together!

Fall Membership Drive

The Hightower PTA Membership Drive will kick off on Monday, August 24 and run through September 25!

PTA is a vital part of our school! We encourage you to join the Hightower PTA during our Fall Membership Drive. Although this school year looks a bit different, we still believe that a strong parent/teacher partnership is beneficial to our children’s success. Partner with us today and let’s navigate 2020-2021 together! The drive runs through Friday, September 25.

Purchase your 2020-2021 Hightower PTA membership here: (login/registration required).

Questions or need to purchase a membership offline? Please contact Jennifer Tapp, VP1-Membership, for assistance at Membership@HightowerPTA.org

Free Meals for All PISD Students!

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Carpool Safety Reminders

Click here to view the full list of carpool reminders and city/state laws.

Good reminders for drivers:

  • Slow down in all school zones! Our school zones operate before school from 7:00-8:00 am and after school from 2:30-3:15 pm. The speed limit in all active school zones is always 20 MPH. 
  • Do not use your cell phone in any Carpool Line or while driving. It's illegal!
  • Watch out for the crosswalks. Always stop when the crossing guard is in the street holding up the Stop sign. Do not enter the street until the crossing guard has returned to the sidewalk.
  • Allow extra time to arrive early! The building opens to students at 7:30 am.

Have patience and be kind to our fellow Hightower families! 

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