More Fun to Come: April Happenings at Phillips

Spring brings newness, happiness and busy-ness! There are some Big Happenings still to come before the school year ends. Check these out on the calendar or by clicking the links below.

PTA meeting this week

Join us this Thursday, April 20 at 6:30pm for a quick PTA general meeting, followed by a special outdoor performance by 4th grade students. Meet outside in the back parking lot, and don’t forget to bring a lawn chair or blanket!

April events

  • Thursday, April 20 and Friday, April 21, 8am = Celebration of Learning: Be sure to register early to avoid the line — see links in the calendar.
  • Saturday, April 22, 9 – 10:30am = Clean It & Green It: Get outside for Earth Day! You can still sign up and get a free t-shirt.
  • Monday, April 24 = NO SCHOOL
  • Thursday, April 27 = Open House: Look for more details to come!
  • Friday, April 28, 9am – 2pm = Field Day: We still need more volunteers and water donations — come help out and have some fun in the sun!
  • Saturday, April 29, 12 – 6pm = Community Vendor and Resource Fair, sponsored by Frisco Council of PTAs

School supplies for 2017-18

Yes, there are already things happening for NEXT school year. Order your school supplies now through June 9! You get a full box of all the required supplies without having to fight the crowds.

Sign up to volunteer for next year

Would you like to have an impact on what happens at your child’s school? Want to use your skills for positive change? Book your spot now for the 2017-18 Parent Teacher Association. Check out the opportunities available and let us know what you’re interested in doing. Volunteer positions range from one time a year to a few hours a month to ongoing. We’d love to see you around!


Come for Fun and Learning at Multicultural Night March 23!

Come join us for an important PTA meeting, where we will announce the Executive Board for next year’s PTA, followed by Multicultural Night. From cultural wear to food, photos with your friends and dancing, you will experience a microcosm of the globe at Phillips Elementary. Everything starts at 6:30pm! Click here for more information.

TONIGHT: Important PTA Meeting + Science Night

Parents! Be sure to come to the PTA general meeting tonight at 6pm in the Phillips cafeteria. We will be putting together a Nominating Committee for next year’s Board, so we need you to be there to vote! Yes, it’s already time to gather volunteers for the 2017-18 PTA Board — there will be plenty of opportunities for you to get involved (or at least nominate your friends).

Students! Get your parents to stay with you after the meeting for Science Night! Who knows what kind of mad scientist concoctions you will make.

See you all there!

Have s’more fun! Volunteer at this week’s Book Fair!

Parents and students! This week at Phillips Elementary is our Happy Camper Book Fair. The spring Scholastic Book Fair is intended to motivate students to read more.

If you are a PTA member, consider joining our volunteer group to help conduct our school’s best reading event!

Join us if you:

  • Like to organize and put things in place
  • Want to help shoppers of all ages find the perfect book
  • Enjoy offering a helping hand with packing up

Sign up for any number of volunteer spots, from as little as 1.5 hours. We appreciate your support in whatever form it takes!

Phillips Events in December for Students, Parents and Teachers

Parents and students! There are just two weeks left of school before the winter break, and there is plenty to do and celebrate! Be sure to check out the following events, which include some parent volunteer opportunities. We could use your help to make this time special for everyone at Phillips Elementary!

  • Peppermint Village Gift Shop — A student-purchase gift shop offers special items for students to buy for their family and friends December 5 – 9. We need parent volunteers to help with sales during lunch times and before/after Celebration of Learning on Thursday and Friday. Just a couple of hours can help!
  • Celebration of Learning — Come enjoy performances from 2nd Grade and 5th Grade, plus the usual awards and birthday celebrations. Be sure to sign up ahead of time for the Thursday and Friday event.
  • Parent Book Study — Join our first-ever parent book study event in the library on December 12.
  • Merry and Bright Movie Night — Ready to get into the holiday spirit? Come watch “Frosty the Snowman” with your friends in the cafeteria on December 12.
  • Teacher Cookie Buffet — Show your appreciation to our teachers by contributing some sweet treats to the cookie buffet on December 14.
  • Winter Class Parties — Parents are invited to their students’ winter class parties on the last day before the holiday break, December 16. Be sure to check for the location, as some parties might be outside the classroom!
  • December teacher birthdays — Don’t forget: there are teachers whose birthdays occur during the winter break. Birthday baker sign-ups are available online here.