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Originally delivered on 8/14/2020 9:01 am

SUBJECT: August News

We made it!  Week one of the 2020-2021 School Year is complete!  This is going to be a very different year than usual, but we want you to know that our focus is the same - supporting the Huffman community and making sure everyone feels connected.  We will be sending out monthly newsletters with information of all sorts, which we hope is helpful.  Please reach out if there is anything we can do to help.  PTA is here for you!

There are SO many ways to stay connected, especially in our virtual world.  The school has Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and PTA has our Facebook page.  We also have a Huffman Community Group that is such a great way to chat with Huffman parents and teachers.  Throughout the year we will be highlighting even more ways our PTA Connects our Community!  

Click the photo to watch a short message from our amazing PTA President Shammah Kinchen!

Join the Huffman PTA in 2020-2021

When you join the Huffman PTA for the first time or renew your membership for the 2020-2021 school year, you are helping to provide enrichment programming and events for EVERY single student at Huffman Elementary. Our goal is 100% participation from our Huffman community to ensure EVERY student has a voice and to help EVERY child develop the confidence to become a great student, citizen, and leader. We encourage parents, grandparents, students, staff, and community members to join the Huffman PTA.  Your membership and support makes us stronger as a community. 

If you join the Huffman PTA, it does not mean you must volunteer.  By joining the Huffman PTA, you are simply showing your support for extra programming and events serving Huffman students and families.  We hope to have you join us this year!

Click HERE to join to today!  If you have any questions, please contact Stefani Sereboff at

Download the App

As you may have learned, the PTA website isn't super mobile friendly, but luckily there is an app for that!  Download the Membership Toolkit App and use the same login as the website to access the calendar, directory, spirit wear shop, newsletters, and more!

Afterschool Programs

We have some super fun afterschool options for you this fall!  These are all programs we have hosted before, so they are sure to be a hit with Huffman students once again.  See our Programs page for all the details! 

Volunteering at Huffman

Although volunteers aren't able to help in the building for now, there are still opportunities to serve!  We have need for some PTA chairs as well as Grade Level Coordinators.  Any volunteers will need to complete the Volunteer Application through Plano ISD.  See our Volunteers page for more info!

Spirit Wear and School Supply Sales

Did you know we have kids' Huffman Hawks masks for sale?  All spirit gear (shirts, hoodies, yard signs, decals, and masks) must be ordered through our website.  Orders can be made at any time and will be delivered to the school or can be picked up.  School Supplies also need to be ordered through the website, but don't wait too long, as extras will be sent back to the supplier in October.

FREE Ways to Support PTA

- Do you shop at Amazon (with the rest of the world)? The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate a percentage of your purchases to Huffman.  Shop from and select PTA Texas Congress 7438 Huffman Elementary as your charitable organization.

- We are partnered with Tom Thumb Grocery Stores! Tom Thumb’s Good Neighbor Program links your Reward Card directly to Huffman PTA and earns money for our school every time you shop.  Stop by the Customer Service desk to register your card.  Huffman’s ID# is 4774.

- Did you clean out your closets during quarantine?  There is a blue World Wear bin around behind the school that accepts gently used clothes, toys, and household goods.  For every pound of items donated in the bin, WW donates money back to our school.