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Please Help Our Children Start Off On The Right Foot

Here is the From the Ground Up! fund: https://metrounitedway.org/Volunteer/VolOpInfo.jsp?hnbr=5450352246616362292B7E3E*0

 

 

 

March 2017 Family Matters See it here first!

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Fundraiser Approval Form Due June 1 2017

*****Attention all PTA’s and PTSA’s********

Fundraiser Approval Form Due June 1 2017

fundraiser approval form  ( Click here for Word form download)

Please Visit Our New Page.

From The Ground UP

Please welcome our 2017-2019 executive board of directors nominees

Please remember our election will take place at our annual awards banquet on May 10,2017 at the Ramada Plaza 9700 Bluegrass Parkway.  please come and join us in the celebration.

 

Founders Day Celebration At DuPont Manual High School.

The 15th District PTA was honored to be guests at Manual’s Founders Day celebration. Hear are some photos from today.

February issue of Family Matters is here.

Please enjoy your digital copy of Family Matters. The 15th District PTA monthly newsletter.FamilyMattersFebOnline

Please save the date. Early registration saves money!!!!

R.S.V.P please click the following link:

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15th District Papa Johns 2017 Fundraiser

 

2017 Scholarship applications

“Harold L. Steele” $1000 Student Scholarship

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This is a biennial (every two years) scholarship that is awarded in even numbered years. The scholarship is awarded for a two year period, $500 for each year, providing the recipient’s grades justify awarding the following year. Financial need, academic achievement, personal remarks, and involvement in school and community service will be considered by the selection committee.

$500 Student Scholarship (Deadline: February 15, 2017 )

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Each year, the Kentucky PTA awards a number of $500 scholarships to deserving high school seniors from schools with PTAs/PTSAs, who plan to attend accredited colleges or universities in Kentucky and pursue a degree in educational field. Financial need, academic achievement, personal remarks, career plans and involvement in school and community service will be considered by the selection committee

$500 Teacher-Member Scholarship (Deadline: February 15, 2017)

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Teacher scholarships are granted to Kentucky certified teachers for the purpose of obtaining credit toward a master’s degree or Rank 1. Financial need, number of dependents, personal remarks and letters of recommendation will be considered by the selection committee. The teacher must be a member of the PTA/PTSA.

$500 Parent-Member Scholarship (Deadline: February 15, 2017)

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The Kentucky PTA will award one scholarship to a PTA or PTSA parent-member planning to attend an accredited public college or university in Kentucky and pursue an undergraduate degree in education or in a health field. Financial need, number of dependents, career plans, involvement in PTA/PTSA work, and letters of recommendation will be considered by the selection committee. The applicant must be a member of the PTA/PTSA.

Say No To BR426

This is very important legislation that will affect every student in Jefferson County and across the Commonwealth. If we do not take action as parents and families then we will lose one of our only voices in our children’s education.

 Say No to BR426

The 2017 Kentucky Legislature will make important decisions about the future of school councils.  The first challenge is already here: Senator John Schickel of Boone County has filed a bill (BR 426)  that would give superintendents powers that currently belong to councils.

  • authority to set school policies in all areas listed in the main section of the law about council roles (curriculum, instruction, extracurriculars, assignment of students and staff, school schedule, etc.)
  • full authority to make personnel decisions, including principal vacancies
  • ability to determine instructional materials
  • authority to plan professional learning, and
  • power to decide student support services.

The bill would leave principals with the responsibility to develop wellness plans and decide about educational displays in a school. Councils would become an advisory group. Continue reading

Please Visit The JCPS Early Childhood Page

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December 2016/January 2017 Newsletter

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District News!

Hot off the Press!!

Our 15th District PTA  December/January Newsletter has been mailed to all PTA Officers. An electronic copy of the December 2016/January 2017 Newsletter is available below for you to share with all your members.

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Reflections Note Cards Now Available

Purchase your Reflections note cards today!

The 2014-2015 Reflections theme was “The World Would Be A Better Place If…”.  And now you can send thank you notes, greeting cards, or send an entire set to someone as a gift! Click here to order.

 

2017 Teacher Appreciation Week

 

http://www.pta.org/thankateacher

 

National PTA has a “turn-key program” for Teacher Appreciation Week available at the above link.