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Originally delivered on 8/3/2020 7:01 am

Husky e-Bark - August 3, 2020



 PLEASE READ the  Welcome Letter  from Jayne Smith & Ty Karl

Highlights from the Letter:

  • Chromebook problems? Please email Adam McAuliffe 
  • No problems? Keep the chromebook for this school year
  • Chromebook Distribution: August 10 and 11, details coming August 7th

** Please note**

Chrome Book Distribution will also include PTA items such as:
2019-2020 Yearbook , Spirit Wear  and School Supplies


Quick recap:


PISD has started a "12 Days before School" campaign on August 1st. Follow them on FACEBOOK or TWITTER to get the latest updatesl


At Handel's Ice Cream
WHEN: Thursday, August 13th All Day
WHERE: 4200 Legacy Rd (next to Walgreen's)

AtGrub Burger
WHEN: Thursday, August 27th 
WHERE: 8255 Preston Rd 

Let them know that you are with the Haun PTA when checking out.


Purchase your newly designed spirit wear TODAY! 






   Cap                  Girls Head Band                Yard Sign

(FYI: Your account must be updated before you can order)


We still have a few Yearbooks and School Supplies Packs left!

Order by Thursday, August 6th so you can get yours by the Chromebook Distribution Days on August 10th-11th.


        Yearbook                                              School Supplies 

Click on the images to order 


  School supplies are still required for each student.
Click on the button on the right to view each grade level's supply list.

Bettye Haun Elementary PTA 2020-2021 Back-to-School

ATTENTION: In order to remain active in the system, returning users MUST login and review/update their students' information. Click on the button below to create or update your account 

Once you have registered, you will have access to do the following: 

Please note: Because a new Volunteer Management System is being implemented, ALL 2019-2020 Volunteers will remain active until August 31st. The Volunteer Background Check Application, which is normally rolled out on July 1st of each year, is delayed. We will notify you of the exact date to re-apply when it becomes available. To learn more about this visit: VOLUNTEER SYSTEM UPDATE



Texas PTA recognized the Haun PTA with the Voice for Every Child Silver Award. This past year, our PTA welcomed members equal to 50% of our campus student enrollment.  Truly a job well done!

Everyone can back the future!      #YouCanPTA

The Parent Teacher Association is the oldest and largest volunteer child advocacy association in the United States. It promotes the education, health and well-being of every child.  

Recently, the Texas PTA has advocated for our students to waive the STAAR Test for this year. Please read their statement: 

We reiterate the letter ( sent from Texas PTA President Suzi Kennon to Governor Abbott on July 13, 2020: “We urge you to seek a waiver from administering the federally required assessments for the 2020-2021 school year from the U. S. Department of Education. It is the right thing to do.” There is no place for high-stakes state assessment during a pandemic.

To view the their statement in its entirety, click HERE

Texas PTA Letter to the Governor   Governor Abbott's Response


The Haun PTA has been working behind the scenes to get school supplies, spirit wear and yearbooks to you.  Even in the midst of the pandemic, we are planning and meeting with administrators and each other. 

We are still in need of a few more volunteers. These positions are still vacant: 

  • Community Outreach
    Plan 2-3 service projects throughout the year

  • Reflections Chair
    Oversee this program at our school, collecting  student's art compositions from various artistic disciplines

Find out more about the PTA 


Sunday, September 6th
Back- to- School Hawaiian Falls Fundraiser

Every year, the Plano Council of PTA's schedules a fun back-to-school event at Hawaiian Falls. $5 from each ticket goes back to your local PTA. Fill out the form when you arrive to let them know.

Click on the image to view full-size flyer.


As Texas COVID cases are still increasing, we at the Haun PTA urge all our families to exercise caution and take extra-ordinary measures to maintain strict hygiene standards to protect each family member and those in your community.



You can continue to earn money for your PTA, without doing anything extra. Sign up for these programs and shop, shop SHOP!


   Tom Thumb: Print out enrollment form Charity Code:4973

 Amazon Smiles:  Login through Amazon Smiles and select PTA Texas Congress Bettye Haun Elementary 7411  

Link your rewards card ONLINE  and search Charity Code:  JY924


 Clip and save your BoxTops or scan.Learn more about the BoxTops App  

  Our World Wear Bin is located in the back of the west parking lot. You can        clean up your space and raise funds for your PTA at the same time!  


2020-2021 PISD Academic Calendar Plano ISD will follow the current adopted academic calendar. For more PISD COVID-19 updates including Grab-N-Go meals, free internet, etc. please click image to the right:
For more information regarding PISD calendar click HERE.


COVID-19 Updates from the State of Texas

In addition to PISD's link please visit the State of Texas' site for state information and other health tips. 

 Now, more than ever, we need to stay connected!  

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Upcoming Events 

8/10&11-Chromebook Distribution

8/11- Student Schedule Available

8/12-First Day of School

8/13- Spirit Night @ Handel's

8/27- PTA Members Meeting

8/27- Spirit Night @Grub Burger



Haun PTA 4500 Quincy Lane Plano, TX 75024