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Join Kerr PTA
Be involved in your kid's school. It's good for them, the school, and for YOU! Membership supports efforts at Kerr Elementary and adds your voice to the Texas and National PTAs as they advocate for children and public education at the state and national levels. PTA is a network of millions of families, students, teachers, administrators, and business and community leaders devoted to the educational success of children and the promotion of family engagement in schools. Join us today!
Order Shirts by 8/26 for September Delivery!
Our grade level shirts have a brand new look and are offered in both cotton and polyester (dry-fit) fabrics. We also offer several optional spirit shirts. Order your shirts here. Grade-level shirts are used on spirit rally days, required on field trips, and are great to wear on any other day!
There are still a few grade-specific packs available for purchase. Prefer to hunt and gather for your 2017-2018 school supply needs? Lists are available on the Allen ISD web site. Supply pack purchases will be delivered to classrooms. Order a supply pack here.
School Day Extended in 2017-2018
Allen ISD announced earlier this year that the school day will be extended by 10 minutes for elementary and middle school students. School times for elementary students will be 7:50am-3:00pm. Read more about the 2017-2018 calendar and hours at allenisd.org.
Seeking Business Sponsors for Comet Craze 2017
Comet Craze is Kerr PTAs annual fundraiser and fun run. This year's campaign will take place September 22-October 6--wrapping up with an exciting 1-mile fun run! This year's fun run will have a new look and feel that includes chip timing and family participation. Learn more about sponsorship opportunities here.
Register to Volunteer at Kerr Elementary
Allen ISD requires registration for anyone who wishes to volunteer in Allen schools--including Kerr Elementary. Registration involves a simple background check which takes approximately 2 weeks to be completed. Visit the Allen ISD web site to read more and to get the process started so you're ready to go when school starts August 21!
Subscribe to Newsletter and Volunteer Lists
Stay up-to-date on the latest Kerr Elementary news and PTA programs and events by subscribing to the Galaxy Press Newsletter. This weekly publication, combined with classroom newsletters, keeps you on top of important information! Volunteer opportunities are available throughout the year at Kerr. Stay informed by subscribing to the Volunteer Mailing List and checking the Volunteer Sign Up page featuring current needs.
Follow us on Facebook
You can find Kerr Elementary PTA on Facebook at @KerrCometsPTA. Facebook is an easy way for us to share information and updates about programs and events--as well as share postings from other organizations associated with PTA, education, or families. Like and follow @KerrCometsPTA!