Programs

Back-to-School Picnic 

When: 23rd Aug, 2019 (5:00 to 6:30pm)

Bring your picnic basket and good cheer for our Back to School Picnic. Kids can play games outside, jump in bounce houses with their friends & much more! Bring your own food or carryout from a local restaurant to support our school (Spirit Night). Cool down with snow cones available for purchase! Remember your picnic blanket and chairs!

 

Questions? Email Wendy West at backtoschool@gulledgepta.org

 

Red Ribbon Week 

When: October 23rd-31st Oct, 2019

Red Ribbon Week is the nation’s oldest and largest drug prevention awareness program. Each year during Red Ribbon Week, we encourage the student PTA members to help decorate the school grounds. Students participate in week-long activity. Stay tuned for this school year's Red Ribbon Week Activities.

 

How can you celebrate Red Ribbon Week?

  • Increase Your Knowledge: Learn more about the destructive effects of underage alcohol drinking and drug abuse.
  • Take A Stand: Wear a red ribbon to show your intolerance for drug abuse.
  • Spread the Word: Encourage everyone you know to adopt healthy, drug-free lifestyles.

Questions?  Email Nalini Joshi at programs@gulledgepta.org

 

Reflections 
When: Fall 2019

Reflections is a national PTA program that encourages millions of students to express themselves by giving positive recognition for their artistic efforts.  The Texas Reflections program has the most participation of any National PTA program with entries totaling over 75,000 across the state. Students may create and submit works of art in 6 categories:

Dance Choreography | Film Production | Literature | Musical Composition | Photography | Visual Arts

 

2019-2020 Reflections Theme: Look Within

 

Questions? Email Jinal & Arti at artsineducation@gulledgepta.org

 

Reading Programs 

Kinder to 2nd Grade : 2x2 Reading Program

3rd to 5th Grade : Bluebonnet Reading Program

 

Bluebonnet Reading Program encourages 3rd-5th graders to read books from different genres. Each year, the Texas Bluebonnet Selection committee chooses 20 books for the master list, and students vote for the winner in January. To be eligible to vote, students need to read at least 5 books.

 

2x2 Reading Program is a reading program for all K, 1st and 2nd grade students. The 2x2 reading list is chosen each year by the Texas Library Association Committee, and it consists of 20 recommended picture books for young readers. Students may participate in the program by reading the books and enjoy a treat.

 

Questions?  Email Sabitha R. Kutty at readingprograms@gulledgepta.org

 

Fifth Grade Graduation 

When: May, 2020
The 5th grade graduation is a special day to celebrate our graduating 5th grade class of 2020. The fifth grade class ends their year with a PTA sponsored graduation ceremony. During the graduation ceremony the students receive diplomas to celebrate their accomplishment.

 

Questions? Email Rose Wright at 5thgradecoord@gulledgepta.org

 

Class Parties
Winter Treat – Dec, 2019

Frienship Party – Feb, 2020

End-of-Year Party – May, 2020
Gulledge PTA sponsors 3 celebrations per school year. Parties typically include snacks, crafts, and/or activities. Parents are encouraged to volunteer & attend class parties to share these exciting and fun days with your child.

 

Questions?  Email Nalini Joshi at programs@gulledgepta.org  & Caroline Schattner at endoftheyearevent@gulledgepta.org

 

Field Trips
When: Year-Round

Gulledge PTA hopes to raise enough funds to send students on an  additional field trip!  Field trips are a fun and exciting way to enhance the education experience for our children. Field trip destinations are carefully selected by our amazing teachers to best supplement the grade level curriculum. Gulledge PTA pays for admission and busing for field trips.

 

Questions? Email Nalini Joshi at programs@gulledgepta.org

 

 

KinderConnect: Popsicles on the Playground


PTA organizes a KinderConnect for the Kinder Gators and parents. This is a great way to get to know your child's friends and introduce a few new ones!

 

Questions?  Contact Yanika at welcomecommittee@gulledgepta.org

 

After School Programs 

When: TBD

Gulledge PTA sponsors After School Programs for our students like Drama, Chess, Robotics, Yoga, Cooking, Science, Coding etc. Please note that program availability is subject to change and maybe different each school year depending on the school space available to run these programs.

To bring this program to our kids we are looking for volunteers to run this program.

 

If interested please contact Nalini Joshi at programs@gulledgepta.org