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Originally delivered on 9/30/2018 12:00 am

What's happening at Gleason in October


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Be sure to follow Gleason Elementary PTO on Facebook and Instagram for news, updates and reminders.


Kroger gives back!

Link your Kroger Plus card to Gleason and they'll send the PTO a rebate for your purchases! Find out how here.


Shop & support your PTO!

Did you know a portion of all your Amazon purchases can be donated to your school's PTO? Go to Amazon Smile and select Gleason Elementary as your charitable donation.

box topsClip Box Tops from your favorite products and turn them into the school. For every 10 you turn in, $1 is donated to the PTO. It adds up fast!


Love Target?

Everyone does! Did you know if you link your REDcard to Gleason, Target will donate 1% of your credit or debit purchases to the PTO! Go here for details.


October is a busy month at Gleason!

Here's what you need to know...

lunchcarts Thank you to everyone who purchased their student a happy birthday message on the new marquee. The PTO used the funds to purchase brand new and more durable lunch carts for the teachers!  (Today is the last day to order, birthday messages for the marquee will not be available for purchase after Sept 30th. Order here. )


Navy spirit shirts are back by popular demand! They will be for sale on the PTO website very soon and will include adult sizes too!  Stay tuned to Facebook or Instagram for the official "on sale" announcement.

Check this out!

smore                                                                                            Ms Melancon has a weekly update every Friday evening that includes reminders for the week ahead and even some great pics! Text @gleasonfa to 81010 

Upcoming Events

Monday, Oct 8th is a student holiday.  Contact your student's homeroom teacher if you would like to schedule a parent-teacher conference. The PTO is treating teachers to a pizza lunch that day. If you'd like to donate a $10 gift card of your choice, please drop off at the school's front desk labeled "for PTO."

Tuesday, Oct 9th is the Watch Dog Dad Kick-off Party from 5:30-7:00pm. If you would like to sign up to be a Watch Dog Dad this school year you will need to attend this party to select your date. 

Tuesday, Oct 9th is Spirit Day all day long at Adriatic Cafe! Dine in or carry out, mention Gleason and a portion of your sale goes to PTO!

Friday, Oct 12th is Picture Day. There are no lunch visitors or deliveries on picture day and teachers could use some help ushering kids from class to the picture station. Click here if interested.

Tuesday, Oct 16th is Spirit Day all day long at Orange Leaf! Don't forget to mention Gleason at checkout!

Friday, Oct 19- Friday, Oct 26th is the Book Fair at the Gleason Library.  

Tuesday, Oct 23rd is a PTO meeting at  9:00am. All are welcome!

Tuesday, Oct 23rd is Family Reading Night from 6:00-8:00pm. 

Wednesday, Oct 24th is Adventure Dash kick off with Dash Day on Friday, Nov 2nd. This is a day of fun for the whole school and the PTO's fall fundraiser. Be on the lookout for more details!

Thursday, Oct 25th is another Spirit Night at Chick-fil-A on Beltway 8 and West Road from     5-8pm. Don't forget to mention Gleason at checkout!

Friday, Oct 26th is Donuts with Dad from 7:30-8:25am.  This is a cash only event and the only session of Donuts with Dad this year so don't miss out! Can you help serve donuts? Click here!


Volunteers Needed!

  • Attention 3rd and 5th grade parents! Volunteers are needed for the field trip to Nature Trails (especially for 5th grade.) Click here for training dates as well as field trip dates by homeroom.
  • Being a homeroom parent is super easy and very helpful. You plan nothing, you buy nothing, you just set up the classroom on party day. Click here for dates and party times by grade.
  • Click here to sign up to be on the 5th Grade Day planning committee and here to be on the yearbook committee.
  • First grade teachers are looking for parent volunteers to help with a science demo on eggs and nests. Training is needed but easy! Click here for details.
  • Kinder teachers are looking for parents to help with a science demo on guinea pigs. Training is needed but it's easy. Click here for details.


decalSupport the 5th Graders!

The 5th Grade class is selling magnetic decals with the Gleason logo for $7. All proceeds go towards their 5th Grade Day Party at the end of the year. Click here to order this decal as well as spirit shirts and other fun spirit items. 

Looking for the student directory?

The online student directory is available at  A PTO membership is required to access the directory. Annual membership is $10 and pays for the administrative costs of the PTO (taxes, insurance, bank fees, supplies, and our website). Being a member of the PTO does not mean you are required to attend meetings or volunteer! 

Gleason Elementary PTO - Cypress-Fairbanks ISD, TX
9203 Willowbridge Park Blvd
Houston, TX 77064