Texas 85th Legislature

LISD Council of PTAs 2017 overview of the Texas 85th Legislature.

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Write-A-Check!

Please Write-A-Check

Parents, last year’s check drive was a huge success. Because of your generosity the PTSA was able to continue supporting programsthat can benefit all students. A few of the programs the monies supported were:

  • Drug Awareness with Red Ribbon Week
  • College Fair
  • Magnificent Marauders Student Recognition Program
  • New Word Wall in the Marcus front hallway
  • Teacher Appreciation
  • Katie Greer – Cyber-Safety Assembly
  • Senior Scholarships

We are once again asking for your help with a check drive of $10 to MHS PTSA to help support the following programs:

  • 180 Abstinence Program
  • Winning the Fight, Not Me
  • Internet/Technology Safety
  • TedEx Event
  • Drug Awareness
  • College Fair
  • Magnificent Marauders Student Recognition Program
  • Teacher Appreciation
  • Senior Scholarships

Your MHS PTSA strives to continue all of the programs and opportunities MHS & MHS9 students have come to expect.

Please write a check today to MHS PTSA

Have your student drop in the PTSA lock box at either campus or Mail to:

Michelle Lloyd
3817 Fairfax Way
Flower Mound,  TX 75028

Kindly send in your donations by February 17, 2017.

100% of your donation will go towards helping our students!

Hear Ye! Hear Ye!

Notice of Vote to Amend the PTSA Bylaws

Vote of General Membership on February 13 at 6:30 PM at Marcus High School

The Marcus High School PTSA executive board is proposing the following bylaws changes for our organization for better a better organizational structure, more resiliency and to better align with the Marcus High School schedule.

Add a President Elect board position.

Current

ARTICLE VII: Officers and Their Election

Section 2. Officers and their election
a. The officers of this Local PTA shall be a president, three (3) vice presidents, a secretary, a treasurer , a historian and a parliamentarian.

Proposed

ARTICLE VII: Officers and Their Election

Section 2. Officers and their election
a. The officers of this Local PTA shall be a president, president elect, three (3) vice presidents, a secretary, a treasurer, a historian and a parliamentarian.

Proposed – add a section with president elect duties and renumber existing sections.

ARTICLE VIII: Duties of Officers

Section 2. The president elect shall:

a. be the aide-to-the-president; and
b. learn the role of the president, to become familiar with the programs of the Association and its governance
c. preside in the absence of the president (in their designated order).

Increase the number of nominating committee alternates from 1 to 2

Current

ARTICLE VII: Officers and Their Election

Section 3. Nominating Committee

a. There shall be a nominating committee elected by the membership at a regular meeting prior to the election meeting. Student members shall not constitute a majority of this committee. Elections shall be by plurality. The committee shall be composed of three (3) members.  One (1) alternate shall be elected to serve in the event a member is unable to serve. The committee shall elect its own chair immediately following the meeting.

Proposed

ARTICLE VII: Officers and Their Election

Section 3. Nominating Committee

a. There shall be a nominating committee elected by the membership at a regular meeting prior to the election meeting. Student members shall not constitute a majority of this committee. Elections shall be by plurality. The committee shall be composed of three (3) members.  Two (2) alternates shall be elected to serve in the event a member is unable to serve. The committee shall elect its own chair immediately following the meeting.

Adjust the membership meeting schedule to align with the Marcus High School schedule

Current

ARTICLE IX: Meetings
Section 1. This association shall hold a minimum of three (3) meetings a year.
a. Regular meetings of the association shall be held in the months of September, January, and April, time and date to be established by executive board at its first meeting of the year. Five (5) days notice shall be given if change of date is needed. The membership shall be notified through regular publicity channels of the date and time of all regular meetings following the first meeting of the executive board at which time this schedule is determined.

Proposed

ARTICLE IX: Meetings
Section 1. This association shall hold a minimum of three (3) meetings a year.
a. Regular meetings of the association shall be held in the months of September, February, and April, time and date to be established by executive board at its first meeting of the year. Five (5) days notice shall be given if change of date is needed. The membership shall be notified through regular publicity channels of the date and time of all regular meetings following the first meeting of the executive board at which time this schedule is determined.

 

Posted 13-JAN-2017 3:00p CT – Contact Lorna Gibson, Marcus HS PTSA President with any questions.

January Newsletter

Here are a few of the things you’ll learn about this month:

  • LISD rejects TEA rating system
  • How you can help improve ratings
  • New traffic guidelines

Newsletter

 

Reminder

PTSA Senior membership for MHS PTSA eligibility due by Tue, January 31, 2017.
PTSA Senior Scholarship Applications are due on Wed, April 20, 2016.

January PEP

LISD Parent University

Happy New Year

Welcoming in 2017 and looking forward to a great second half of the year.

Seniors

You need to be a member of the Marcus HS PTSA by 31-JAN-2017 to be eligible to apply for the PTSA scholarships.

Join Now

 

LEF Scholarship applications are due by 27-JAN-2017 4:30p CT.

A representative from the Lewisville Education Foundation (LEF) will be on campus Friday 12/6, to assist students in completing their scholarship applications. This would be a great opportunity to make sure your application is ready to submit. She will be on campus all day tomorrow from 8:10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in B202. No appointment is necessary. Students are free to come-and-go or just drop in. However, students are not allowed to ask their teacher(s) to leave class to see the representative UNLESS they have a student assistant position and they are not needed for a specific project. Senior In or Senior Out would be a great time to drop in.

Learn More

2017 Traffic Flow Update

Beginning 04-JAN (Wednesday)

  1. Bussess enter from Waketon-stop at MHS9 and then MHS. Exit onto Dixon.
  2. All parent traffic is at the front of MHS9, MHS, and the north side band parking lot.
  3. No parent traffic in back parking lot. Students enter from Waketon or the top entrance of Dixon. Same for exiting in the afternoon.

LISD Parent U – Jan. 12

Advocating for TX Public Schools
Your Kids. Your Teachers. Your Schools.

January 12, 2017 – Morning

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Bolin Center (Room D)
1565 W Main St.
Lewisville, TX 75067

January 12, 2017 – Evening

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Career Center East
2553 FM 544
Lewisville, TX 75056

December PEP

MHS-PEP2MHS Parent Education Program

When: Wednesday, 07-DEC-16 from 6:00p – 7:00p

Where: MHS Library

What: Student presentations on teens & social media

 

Free childcare is available.