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<<May 2015>>


Upcoming Events 

5/4-8 – Staff Appreciation Week

5/7  – General PTA Meeting and Volunteer Salute (8:30-10:00 AM)

5/13  – Senior Reception (4:30-6:00 PM)

5/14  – Cyber Safety Seminar in the PTA Room (8:00-9:30 AM)

5/14  – Robinson Welcome Coffee for Daffron 5th Grade Parents (9:00-10:00 AM)

5/15 – Deputy Store

4th  10:30 AM

  2nd 10:55 AM 

 1st 11:20 AM 

 3rd 11:45 AM 

5/19 –  Retirement Celebration for Ms. Dember and Ms. Hawley (3:305:00 PM)

5/19 –  Spring Choir Concert @ 6:30 PM

5/21 –  Field Day

5/22 –  Second Makeup Day for Inclement Weather

5/25 –  Student/Teacher Holiday

5/28-29 – BOGO Book Fair

5/29 – End of Year Family Picnic

6/5 – Class Parties

6/5 – Last Day of School


Volunteers of the Month



Whitney Dombroski

Ceci Haksar

Connie Prochaska



Jenny Fang

Jill Rashdi

Audrey Wagner 



Amy Gremillion

Saee Kulkarni

Amy Lu 



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 BOGO Book Fair

The BOGO Book Fair is scheduled for Thursday, May 28 and Friday, May 29 from 9 AM to 3 PM. For every book that is purchased, you receive one book of equal or lesser value for free. Take advantage of this great offer in preparation for summer vacation. If you are interested in helping at the Book Fair on Thursday or Friday, please contact Audrey Wagner at daffronbookfair2015@gmail.com or Coleen Difiglia at coleendifiglia@gmail.com.


End of Year Daffron Family Picnic (Cancelled) 

Due to the recent weather activity and expectation of more thunderstorms on Friday, the annual End of Year picnic has been cancelled.   


School Supplies (2015-2016)  

Select the photo above to purchase your school supplies for 2015-2016. School supplies are available for purchase from May 1st through May 30th. Don't miss your chance to order school supplies, as additional packs will NOT be available for purchase later. Please contact Fran Carsner at fcarsner@yahoo.com if you have any questions regarding school supplies.


If you are not registered on the PTA website, you will need to complete your registration before you have access to purchase school supplies. You can complete your registration by using the link above. With the purchase of school supplies, you also have the option to purchase your PTA Membership for 2015-2016. If you purchase your membership now, it will remain active through June 2016.


 Buy a Brick Fundraiser   


Thanks for supporting Daffron PTA through the Buy a Brick Fundraiser. There were 61 bricks sold. Please contact Michael Grant at president@daffronpta.org if you have any questions.


Field Day  

Thanks to all of the volunteers for making Field Day a fun and successful day! A special thanks to Ashley Mallard and Liz Vargas for leading this effort. 


 Daffron Mentors - Making a Difference    

We offer a HUGE Thank You to the Daffron Mentors! They spent time with their matches twice a month building relationships, playing games, encouraging students, and helping with school work. The commitment and dedication to the boys is commendable and greatly appreciated! Thank you for MAKING A DIFFERENCE in these kids' lives! Please select the graphic above to access a presentation honoring the 2014-2015 Daffron Mentors. If you are interested in participating in this program next year as a mentor, please contact Joanne Curley at joanne.curley@pisd.edu.


Daffron Senior Reception and Senior Scholarship 

Congratulations to the Class of 2015! The Daffron PTA wishes you the best of luck in your future endeavors. Congratulations to Grayson Chong, the recipient of the Daffron PTA 2015 Scholarship. Grayson will be attending Texas Tech in the fall.


 Square 1 Art 

Square 1 Art is a unique fundraiser that celebrates your child's creativity. Select the logo to access the Square 1 Art website. You can also contact Square 1 Art at 888.332.3294 to access your child's artwork from a previous year.


Teacher of the Year and Retiring Teachers Honored at Dennis Lee  



Congratulations to Ms. Singh for being Teacher of the Year! Congratulations to Ms. Dember and Ms. Hawley on their retirement! Thanks for your years of service!


Daffron Elementary is celebrating Ms. Dember and Ms. Hawley's retirement on Tuesday, May 19 from 3:30 to 5:00 PM in the Daffron Library. Please come to give them your well wishes.


      Box Tops for Education - Earn Cash for Our School!

Thanks for bringing in your Box Tops and Label for Education. Please contact Jill Rashdi at jillmarigold@gmail.com if you have any questions. 


     Daffron 2015-2016 Executive Board

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

  • President: Michael Grant
  • 1st Vice President - Programs: Shari Hopkins
  • 2nd Vice President - Membership: Cecilia Haksar
  • 3rd Vice President - Ways and Means: Eugenia Sideris
  • 4th Vice President - Communications: Lavina Kayyal
  • Secretary: Saee Kulkaarni
  • Treasurer: Carol Jennings 


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 . 



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.


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 - Click Here to Start

  • 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