Get ready for the 2020-2021 school year with this step-by-step list!

 

 *** You will need to re-register your PTA and volunteer info for each school year. ***

 

STEP 1: Become a PTA Member and Update Your Family Profile

 

  • IMPORTANT: Update/Create your family profile online. You will need to re-register your information for the 2020-2021 school year in order to make purchase through this site.

  • Join the PTA! Click here to purchase your annual PTA Membership.

Step 2: Purchase Your 2020-2021 School Supplies

Please note: Due to the current pandemic, there is a possibility that school supplies delivery/pickup may be delayed if the school year calendar changes. If you purchased school supplies during the spring supplies sale and have concerns about when you will receive your supplies, we are happy 

to process refunds through July 14. 

 

*** Due to PTA budget constraints, we will be unable to process any 2020-2021 school supplies refunds for pandemic delays after July 14. ***

 

Please contact Yolis Pelayo, School Supplies Chair, at school-supplies@hightowerPTA.org if you would like to request a refund or if you have any questions about ordering school supplies through PTA.

Step 3: Purchase Your 2020-2021 Yearbook and Spirit Wear

 

  • Click here to purchase your 2020-2021 Hightower yearbook. Make it extra special by adding a memory message!

  • Our Spirit Wear sale will be open soon! Be on the lookout on our PTA website and social media for when our 2020-2021 Spirit Wear will be available for pre-order.

Step 4: Update Your Volunteer Information for 2020-2021

  • Select your volunteer preferences on the Volunteer Interest Form. Your name will be forwarded to the chair for the event/program. Selecting preferences does not commit you to volunteering.

  • Complete your 2020-2021 PISD Background Check after August 31. PISD is in the midst of moving to a new volunteer background check system and will honor all valid 2019-2020 background checks through August 31, 2020. A current background check is required to volunteer at all PTA and school events, including field trips and class parties! Make sure you select Hightower (and any other schools that you wish), and allow 5-7 business days for your background check to be approved. 

Background checks must be renewed with Plano ISD each school year before volunteering on campus.

Step 5: Stay Connected

  • Subscribe to the PTA calendar.

  • Sign up for weekly/monthly PTA emails to stay up-to-date on events and activities.

  • Follow Hightower PTA on Facebook by clicking hereThis is our #1 way to get news to parents quickly on a daily basis! 

Step 6: Donate and Support Hightower While You Shop

 

Direct Donations: Contribute to the 2020-2021 Donation Campaign with a direct donation.

 

Support Hightower While You Shop

You can support Hightower whenever you shop at Tom Thumb, Kroger, and Amazon! Click here more details.

  • Tom Thumb Rewards: Complete the Good Neighbor Program Form and return it to the Customer Service desk on your next visit.  If you already have a Reward Card, you can find your number on the back of the card under the bar code. Hightower is Charity #6841. 
  • Kroger Rewards: Log on to your digital account or call 1-800-576-4377 to register for Community Rewards. Hightower uses code #RP782 and 3-5% of your purchases will go to the Hightower PTA! Email kcr35@kroger.com with questions.
  • Amazon: Visit smile.Amazon.com and select Hightower Elementary as your charitable organization and Hightower PTA will receive a donation from eligible purchases.

Register Your New Student

  • New student enrollment for 2020-2021, including Kindergarten Registration, is online through the PISD website this summer. Click here to get started.
  • Please contact Plano ISD at 469-752-8295 or email askpisd@pisd.edu with any questions.

Get Extra Information about Hightower & Plano ISD

  • For more information about Hightower, visit the school website.
  • For more information about Plano ISD, please visit the PISD website.

 

Thank you for supporting your Hightower PTA! We look forward to another exciting school year!

 

Questions? Please contact us at ask@HightowerPTA.org

 

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School/Office Hours

First Day of School:
Wednesday, August 12, 2020

School Hours:
7:00am - Gym doors open
7:15am - Breakfast in Cafeteria 
7:30am - Front doors open
7:40am - Class begins
2:45pm - School day ends
3:30pm - Building closed to students

School Store:
7:30-7:40am - Each Wednesday