<<January 2015>>


Upcoming Events 

2/2-2/6  – Book Fair

2/6 – Deputy Store

4th  10:30 AM

  2nd 10:55 AM 

 1st 11:20 AM 

 3rd 11:45 AM 

2/13 – Valentine's Day Parties @1:40 PM

2/16 – Student Holiday

2/19 – Spirit Night @ Mooyah

2/25 – Classroom and Individual Pictures

2/27 – Spring Social and Silent Auction (6:30-8:00 PM)


Volunteers of the Month



Weimin Mao

Brandi Pocsik

Kereny Villanueva



Julio Mota and Gabriela Beltran

Karen Mathias

Elissa Reed



Sarah Lueb

Jenny Sideris

Jill Studley



Chad Prochaska



Fran Carsner

 Jessica Harper


Welcome to Daffron Elementary PTA


 Scholastic Book Fair Under the Sea - February 2-6  

Daffron PTA will host the Scholastic Book Fair the first week of February. We need many enthusiastic volunteers to ensure a successful fair. This is a great opportunity to be involved at your child's school, meet new people, and do your book fair shopping. If you are interested in being a book fair volunteer, please contact Audrey Wagner at daffronbookfair2015@gmail.com.


Please select the logo above for a summary of the schedule. The highlights are included below. Select the appropriate link to see the online flyer for all of the special events. Please select the appropriate links for the Class Browsing and Class Buying schedule.

  • Monday - Class Preview Day
  • Tuesday - Class Preview Day
  • Wednesday - Open Purchase (all day) and Grandparents Luncheon (11 AM-1 PM)
  • Thursday - Open Purchase (all day) and Pajama Night (6:30-8:00 PM) with Local Bluebonnet Author, Polly Holyoke
  • Friday - Muffins for Moms and Dads (7:45-8:45 AM) and Open Purchase (until 1 PM)



            Valentine's Day Candy Grams


Share the love! Put a smile on your friends' faces by sending them a Valentine's Day Candy Gram! 5th Grade STOP students will be selling candy grams through Wednesday, February 11. Send them to your teachers, friends, and siblings! To order please follow these simple steps:


  1. Neatly fill out the order form (in your go home folder, and extras are available in the front office)
  2. Calculate how much money you owe (25 cents for each candy gram ordered)
  3. Put your order form and exact change or check in a baggie or envelope and put it in the PTA mailbox in the front office. Please make checks payable to Daffron PTA.


Candy grams will be distributed at the end of the school day on Friday, February 13 during the Valentine's Day parties at school. 100% of the proceeds will go to support Daffron Teacher Appreciation activities, STOP activities, and 5th Grade End-of-the-Year activities. Thanks for supporting the Daffron STOP students!    


Friendship Week (February 9-13) 


Celebrate friendship by participating in some friendly fun each day!

  • Monday, Feburary 9 - Friendships grow on playgrounds! Enjoy some extra recess today!
  • Tuesday, February 10 - Music is what feelings sound like. Share the love and enjoy some lunchtime tunes in the cafeteria today!
  • Wednesday, February 11 - Friendships are double the fun! Dress up as twins with a friend!
  • Thursday, February 12 - Friendships are crazy fun! Wear crazy hair today!
  • Friday, February 13 - Friendships have super powers! Dress like your favorite super hero!


Daffron Spring Social and Silent Auction - February 27, 6:30-8:00 PM

Stay tuned for information about the upcoming Spring Social and Silent Auction! 



Daffron's Science Fair   


Thanks for everyone's help judging the Science Fair!




           Bingo Night                    


Thanks for everyone's help with Bingo Night! A special thanks to Shari Hopkins for coordinating the event and to the Dad's Club for serving a wonderful dinner! There was a great turnout and we appreciate everyone's support!    



      Box Tops for Education - Earn Cash for Our School!

Thanks for bringing in your Box Tops and Label for Education. Together, we raised $836 from Box Tops. We also collected 1,092 Labels for Education points, which can be traded in for supplies and games for the school. Keep saving for the next Box Tops drive. Please contact Jill Rashdi at jillmarigold@gmail.com if you have any questions. 


2014-2015 PTA Life Member Award Recipients   


For over 90 years, Texas PTA has made available the honorary Texas PTA Life Membership Award as one of the highest honors that may be presented to individuals for outstanding service to children and youth. Daffron is extremely proud and honored to award a Texas PTA Life Membership to the following individuals.


Coleen Difiglia, Kathy Kokal, and Andy McDowell

If you have any questions, contact Celeste Latham at membership@daffronpta.org . 


      Daffron 2014-2015 Executive Board

The executive board is listed below. If you have any questions or comments, please contact Michael Grant at president@daffronpta.org.

  • President: Michael Grant
  • 1st Vice President - Programs: Shari Hopkins
  • 2nd Vice President - Membership: Celeste Latham
  • 3rd Vice President - Ways and Means: Coleen Difiglia
  • 4th Vice President - Communications: Lavina Kayyal
  • Secretary: Holly Slotkin
  • Treasurer: Carol Jennings



You can still order your yearbooks online by selecting the photo above. If you do not see the link to order the yearbook, please look at your previous orders to see if you have already purchased a yearbook.

Please email pictures for the yearbook to daffronyearbook@yahoo.com within two weeks following the event. 


Registration Forms  

It isn't too late to join the PTA. Please complete the following for the 2014-2015 school year. 

1. Daffron Elementary PTA Online Registration opens August 1 at 5 PM - Click Here to Start

If you updated your information on daffronpta.org after 7/1/14, please revisit the site and confirm your information as new forms are available now.

  • Join the Daffron PTA and pay for your membership
  • Make a donation to the Daffron PTA
  • Complete your mandatory student directory release forms
  • Sign up to volunteer (We need everyone's help!)
  • Note you can pay for your online purchases using PayPal (You do not need to create a PayPal account. Any questions regarding PayPal should be directed to PayPal, as we can NOT access your personal information.


2. PISD Volunteer Application - Click Here

  • Complete your volunteer application
  • This needs to be completed every school year 


3. Daffron eNews - Click Here

  • Register for Daffron eNews
  • Receive email updates throughout the school year 


If you have any questions, please send an email to questions@daffronpta.org 


Daffron's New School

Between Spring 2013 and August 2014, Daffron went through extensive remodeling that increased the school size by over 10,000 square feet.  Enjoy your new school!  



If you have any questions, please send an email to questions@daffronpta.org