The BUZZ Report – September 9, 2019


Hardy Oak PTA’s Buzz Report

News and Updates from Your Hardy Oak PTA- September 9, 2019

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Grandparents Day was so much FUN!

Thank you to all of our special guests and volunteers that made our Grandparents Day a wonderful event! The taco lunch from Los Gueros Tacos was yummy and the smiles from all the students and families made for a great time together.

Class Basket and Canvas How-to Meeting, September 11th

One of the best parts of the Fall Festival are the Class Baskets and Canvases in the Silent Auction. Come see how you can work with your class and teacher to create one of these items. We will meet to discuss ideas on September 11th at 9:30 in the cafeteria. Please join us.If you already know you want to take on a basket or canvas, you can email [email protected] with your theme idea. If you are interested in helping but can’t make the meeting, please email me and I will send you the information.

September 11th at 9:30 am

Class Basket and Canvas Theme ideas provided.

Ideas to get class involvement.

Examples of letters to send to classes.


All are welcome and encouraged to submit an entry to the Reflections Art Program. The theme is “Look Within.”

All students ALE, K-5th grade may submit entries. All participants will receive an award.

Due Date is October 25, 2019. Entries can be turned into the Hardy Oak Library- Reflections Bin.

Please visit these links for more information on categories, entry form and guidelines. Information is also available at

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Student Volunteer Opportunity – SVSA

Providing opportunities for our students to volunteer and give-back at a young age is a great life lesson. The SVSA encourages and rewards students for their volunteerism.Please see the Program Overview including information on how to log your students hours.

The September Opportunity is the HEB Read 3 Book Drive. There are two drop off locations for your new or gently used Children’ s Books. Donations can be dropped off at school in the bin near the office or at Nothing Bundt Cakes on Sonterra. All donations that are dropped off at Nothing Bundt Cakes will receive a free Confetti Bundlet! All donations due by Wednesday, September 18th.

Watch D.O.G.S.

WATCH D.O.G.S. is a one-of-a-kind, school based father involvement program that works to support education and safety.

We are currently working on the calendar for our WatchDOG sign-up and it will be sent out shortly via Remind and posted on our website.If you are a dad and are interested in being a WatchDOG this year, please signup for the REMIND by texting @watchdogh to 81010. When the calendar is ready, we will send out the sign-up link via REMIND.

Remember, you must be DPS cleared and wear your WatchDOG shirt on campus. Please also remember to stick to the schedule provided to you for your day on campus.

Spirit Shirt Order Deliveries

The Spirit Shirts and other merchandise are being fulfilled as received. Some orders may be partially filled with items that are currently in stock.

The Spirit merchandise that is on back-order from Meet the Teacher and the Welcome Packets is currently on order. The items will be delivered to your child’s class when it arrives in approximately 2 weeks.

PTA Board Committee Chairs for 2019-2020

The PTA Executive Board consists of Officers and Committee Chairpersons to execute events throughout the year.

PTA Committee chairpersons play a vital role and without them our PTA events cannot happen. We would love for you to be a part of the team! If you are interested in a position for the 2019-2020 school year, we currently have several open chairs.Arts-Reflections
Fall Festival Coordinator

Sister School Liaison for Camelot Elementary

If you have any questions, please reach out to [email protected]. Thank you for making Hardy Oak great for our students!

Thanks for your Support!

Thank you to all the Hornet Families that have joined PTA and given their Greenback Donations! We are thankful to have your support to be able to provide programs and have the opportunity to give back to the school.If you would still like to become a PTA member for $8, you can visit and select North East ISD and Hardy Oak Elementary.

Sign-up for REMIND updates from PTA

Want to stay in the know with all the BUZZZY things happening at Hardy Oak?

If you have the Remind App, click on Join a Class and enter @hardyoakup. You can also text @hardyoakup to 81010 to receive updates and reminders.

If you would like to periodically volunteer at school or PTA events, please sign up for Volunteer Remind @hardyoakv to 81010 to receive signups for events throughout the year.

Upcoming Calendar Dates

You may also visit the calendar on our website,, to download dates.

September 11th, Fall Festival Basket and Canvas Meeting 9:30 am

October 2nd, Walk to School Day

October 3rd, Bike Rodeo Safety Assembly 1:30 pm

October 8th. STEAM Night, 5-6:00 pm

October 8th, PTA General Membership Meeting, 6-6:30 pm

October 10th, Bike Rodeo

October 11th, Early Release

October 14th, Holiday

October 21st-25th, Red Ribbon Week

October 21st, Morgan’s Wonderland Kindness Counts Puppet Show

October 23rd and 24th, Early Release

October 25, Reflections Entries Due in Library

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