<<March 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 – Math Morning (7:15-8:00 AM)

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

2/16 – Student Holiday

2/19 – Spirit Night @ Palio's

2/25 – Classroom and Individual Pictures

2/27 – Spring Social and Silent Auction (6:30-9:00 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   

Thanks for supporting the Daffron Elementary Scholastic Book Fair. We appreciate everyone's support by purchasing books! A special thanks to all of the wonderful volunteers who helped make the book fair a success!


            Valentine's Day Candy Grams

Thanks for supporting the Daffron STOP students by purchasing the Valentine's Day Candy Grams!    


Spring Social and Silent Auction on February 27, 6:30-9:00 PM

Daffron Deputy Round Up    

Daffron will be hosting the Spring Social and Silent Auction on Friday, February 27! Get ready for a night of fun! You won’t want to miss out on the Daffron talent show, photo booth, cake walk, face painting, dance party, and more! Look in go home folders for ticket sales, volunteer opportunities, and more details. Please select the link if you want to purchase tickets online: Spring Social Online Sales. If you have questions regarding the Spring Social, contact Connie Prochaska at caprochaska@gmail.com or Whitney Dombroski at whitneydombroski@yahoo.com.

     Silent Auction

The Daffron silent auction will have some great items up for bid this year. In addition, the always popular goodies from the teachers will be available for bidding. Do you have a business that would like to donate an item to our auction? Please send an email to silentauction@daffronpta.org if you would like to make a donation to the auction or know of a business that would like to donate. We can use a few more volunteers to help solicit donations and help out the night of the social. Please send an email to silentauction@daffronpta.org if you can help.


      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. 


Daffron Senior Reception and Senior Scholarship 

The Daffron PTA invites former Daffron students from the Class of 2015 to celebrate their graduation by visiting with old friends and former teachers at Daffron. Please join us on Wednesday, May 13 from 4:30 to 6:00 PM at the Daffron Elementary School Library. Please select the graduation cap to see the invitation.

To be considered for the Daffron Senior Scholarship, the application must be received by May 1,2015. Please select the picture above for additional information on the Daffron Senior Scholarship.  



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