Teacher Appreciation Week: May 7–11

The week of May 7 is Teacher Appreciation Week! The Harvard PTA sponsors a special daily treat or activity.

Volunteer and Participation opportunities:

  • In the Tuesday, May 1 HCF students will receive an apple to decorate and write what they appreciate about their teachers. Please return apples to the front office by Friday, May 4.
  • To volunteer for the breakfast and dessert buffet, click to sign-up here.


PTA-sponsored events:

Monday, May 7: Breakfast for Teachers

Tuesday, May 8: Dessert Buffet

Wednesday, May 9: Lunch provided by La Mexicana

Thursday, May 10: Ice Cream Social by Ritas


Sprout School Supply Sale

Harvard Elementary PTA presents…

Our Sprout School Supply Sale for 2018–19!

Order Dates: May 1–July 17

Save time and money driving from store-to-store and “go green” by ordering online this year. Your child’s supply kit includes the exact teacher requested supplies and ships directly to the school before the first day of class!

Ordering instructions:

  1. Log onto sproutsupplies.com/supplykits and enter HES001
  2. Select the appropriate grade pack. Be sure to choose next year’s grade level.
  3. Pay with a debit or credit card. You will receive an email confirmation once you purchase your child’s kit.
  4. Order dates: May 1–Jul 17, 2018
  5. Every kit includes all the exact teacher requested supplies, viewable online.
  6. Your kit will be delivered directly to Harvard Elementary School in August!
  7. Questions? Contact Sprout at help@sproutsupplies.com or call 571-403-0899

Thank you for your support! A portion of every purchase goes back to the PTA and school community.

Order before May 31 and “Like” Sprout on Facebook to be entered into a drawing to win your supply kit FREE!


Harvard Gives Back

Help us do a school-wide service project to benefit Kids’ Meals Houston.

Our goal is to make lunch bags for at least 1,000 underprivileged children aged 2-4.

We are asking for contributions from families to be sent to school starting this week until May 2nd. We need:

  • Boxes of Ziplock Storage bags—Gallon size
  • Jif-To-Go Peanut Butter boxes
  • Boxes of Mini Pretzels single serve
  • Fruit Snacks
  • Juice box cases
  • Granola Bars


All Harvard students will work on making the lunch bags on May 3rd and 4th during the school day.  Any extra donations will be given directly to Kids Meals Houston.

You can also purchase using this link to an Amazon Wish List:


Any questions please contact Barrett Kilian barrettdmk@gmail.com

Go team go!

Missed your Chance to get in on the Throwdown action? Don’t worry, there is more fun to be had. We still have some events left with tickets including a bike ride, an 80s party and a bad mom party!!! Place your bid and keep this Harvard party going.

Desktop: https://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/item/browse.action?auctionId=309578215

Mobile: https://bforg.com/harvardpta

Grab your running (or walking) shoes!

Join the Harvard Team this Saturday, February 17 for the Run of Pi. The elementary, middle, and high school teams that represent with the most number of registered participants will be awarded a grant to support an existing STEM program at their respective school. Register here with Harvard Elementary School (Code to Join: Eagles77007).

Spirit Day: Friday February 9

Show your school spirit and sport your Harvard gear Friday, February 9!!!

Team Harvard Tees

Get your Team Harvard t-shirts for Spirit Day next Friday, now on sale in the Spirit Store.
(Kids, Mens and Womens Shirts)
Order by Wednesday for delivery in time time for Spirit Day!

The auction is live!

The auction is live so start the bidding!

Can’t make the party? You can still bid all night!!!

Link to bidding for good:
  • Go to www.biddingforgood.com/harvardpta
  • Enter your login information
  • Browse all items, or enter the number of a particular item
  • When ready to place a bid, choose (and click next to) BID UP TO THIS AMOUNT or BID THIS EXACT AMOUNT
  • Enter bid amount and click PLACE BID
  • Confirm bid submission and click CONFIRM BID
  • Be sure to click on the “Email Updates” tab in the lower left column to get updates on your bidding progress. You can place bids until 9:15 pm (February 10), the time the silent auction ends. If your bid is a winner, your credit card on file will automatically be charged at the end of the auction. ALL PURCHASES ARE FINAL! NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES.

This is what TEAMWORK is all about…

And this is what we can achieve by coming together for our kids at the HARVARD ELEMENTARY PTA SCHOOL FUNDRAISER on February 10…

Don’t forget to get your tickets here!

Get your tickets!

Don’t miss this awesome event! Tickets are now on sale for the Harvard PTA Tailgate Throwdown.

Click here to purchase tickets online!

Harvard Spirit Boxes Now Available!

Harvard pennant, magnet, baseball cap, backpack, foam hand, and more! Show your spirit and order today from the

Harvard Eagles Spirit Store.


New Year, New Site!

Welcome to the new PTA site!

From PTA events to important school dates, district-wide info to volunteer sign-ups, we hope this site connects you to all Harvard-related happenings. Our new year resolution is to improve this site and make sure the Harvard community finds it resourceful and relevant.

Welcome back to school and Happy New Year to all of our Harvard families!!