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Originally delivered on 10/28/2018 10:56 am

What's happening at Gleason in November


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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.


It's finally fall and here is what's happening in November at Gleason!


Gleason's PTO is happy to be sponsoring this fall's 7 different after school Clubs!  Thank you to all the teachers and volunteers that make after school clubs possible. The PTO will sponsor after school clubs in the spring as well!

Last month, Gleason's PTO also purchased large group supplies for both PE and Art classes, provided teachers with lunch on conference day and hosted Donuts with Dad!

It's time for Adventure Dash!


Adventure Dash is our annual fall fun run! Proceeds go to Gleason's PTO and are used to provide academic support such as books, supplies, cultural events, field trips, technology in the classroom and so much more! 

Classes have fundraising goals and can earn extra recess, picnic parties, toilet paper the teacher, splatter paint coaches and the ultimate prize of turning the principals into human ice cream sundaes!!!!! Click here to set up your child's personal fundraising page, it's fast & easy! Dash day in Friday, Nov 2nd.


Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Oct 31st Have a fun and safe Halloween but please do NOT send your child to school in their costume as it's a regular school day.

Friday, Nov 2nd is Adventure Dash Day during large group time.

Monday, Nov 5th is Spirit Night at PotBelly on West & Beltway8 from 5-9pm. Mention Gleason and a portion of your sale goes to the PTO! They have a drive thru!

Tuesday, Nov 13th is Spirit Day all day long at Orange Leaf. Mention Gleason at checkout and a portion of your sale goes to the PTO!

Nov 19-23 is Thanksgiving Break, no school!

Tuesday, Nov 27th is the PTO meeting at 9am. All are welcome!

Thursday, Nov 29th is Spirit Night at Chick Fil A at Beltway 8 and West Road from 5-8pm. Be sure to mention Gleason at checkout for a portion of your sale to go to the PTO. Drive thru purchases included!!

Friday, Nov 30th is fall picture retakes. There are no lunch visitors on this day. Help is needed to usher students to and from the picture station. Click here for times.



Gleason's librarian, Ms Jones, is looking for volunteer help in the library. Click here for dates and times. Grandparent help is welcome!

If you would like your student to participate in the Birthday Book Club go here to pay via school cash.  The purpose of the program is to honor your child's birthday by donating a book in their name to the Gleason library. The cost is $15 and students will select the book they'd like to donate. Contact Ms Jones at with any questions.



Volunteers Needed!

  • Attention 2nd grade parents! Volunteers are needed to attend a training and present a demo on snakes to 2nd grade classes. You do NOT have to handle snakes to help. Click here for details!
  • Planning for our annual Spring Carnival & Silent Auction is already underway! Gleason's silent auction is huge, impressive and always a success. Click here to join the silent auction committee and our awesome auction chairman, Kristah Slate will contact you with details.
  • Help is needed on Friday, Nov 16th from 10am-2pm to serve pie to Gleason's teachers and staff. If you can help at anytime during those hours please contact Emily Guarino at
  • Click here to sign up to be on the 5th Grade Day planning committee and here to be on the yearbook committee.


Navy spirit shirts are back by popular demand!!! These athletic style shirts are available in youth sizes small-XL (they run big) and also adult sizes Small-3XL. Click here to order and your shirts will be delivered to your child's homeroom.

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