Category: General News

Pre-orders for long sleeve Harvard t-shirts start now!!

Pre-orders for long sleeve Harvard t-shirts start now!!! In two designs — a special edition Harvard Grown celebrating Harvard’s 120th birthday and the cool 007 logo behind our 2018-19 Spring Fundraiser. Open for 1 week ONLY! Order now!

Scholastic Book Fair

The annual Scholastic Book Fair will take place December 3–7. This is always such an exciting week for students and a great opportunity to volunteer. Keep an eye out for information from your teacher/s regarding class visits to the Book Fair. If you’d like to volunteer, please sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0B4BADA82AA3FC1-scholastic

Friday, Nov 9: Harvard Movie Night!

Join fellow Harvard families to watch Honey I Shrunk the Kids this Friday at 6:00pm at Harvard Park! Bring your own blankets. Pinks Pizza and Rita’s will be there.

Holiday Cards!

Never too early to start planning for holiday cards… Order your holiday cards, save money AND raise money for the school at the same time by using code FUNDRAISEHARVARD from 11/1–11/30. From 11/1 to 11/30, you can receive 15% off holiday card orders & gifts from minted.com and 15% of your purchase total will be donated back to Harvard. …

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A Letter from the 2019 Fundraiser Chair

Dear Harvard Parent, I am reaching out to you as a new Harvard parent and the chair of the 2018-2019 Harvard PTA Fundraiser Auction, the biggest PTA event of the year.  Last year, they made over $100,000 for the school! My son only started kindergarten this year, but I had the opportunity to attend the …

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Volunteers Needed!

Auction Donation Chair: This person is in charge of coordinating the ask for auction items for the live and silent auction from local businesses and Harvard families. This committee usually has a lot of volunteers that help to follow up with businesses, ask friends and families for donations and help gather items. This is a great …

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Together we can make this year the best ever!

The PTA annual donation drive is taking place through October 15. If you missed the letter sent home in Tuesday folders, please read it here: Donation Drive Family Letter If you’d like to make a donation, visit our Donate page! Thank you!!      

Harvard Spirit Store

The Harvard Spirit Store is open! Given the enthusiastic reception to this year’s t-shirts, we are ordering more of all fall 2018 styles. To ensure your selection is available, place your order by Monday, September 17. Delivery dates depend on the production schedule, projected for early October.Hats, tumblers and spirit boxes are also available. Bows …

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First PTA Meeting

October 5, 7:30am, Harvard Cafeteria Coffee and food! PTA General Meeting

NEW Arrival and Dismissal Procedures

Hope everyone had a great first day of the school year! If you missed it in the excitement of back-to-school, click here to read the new school arrival and dismissal procedures.

Welcome Harvard Families!

Some important info and dates we shared at “meet the teacher”…see you all on Monday!

Coffee and Tacos!

Parents, stop by the Harvard Cafeteria for coffee and tacos with the PTA after you drop off your kids on the first day of school! Many thanks to EQ Heights for the coffee and La Mexicana for the tacos!

Message from Principal Alaniz

Click to view letter from Mrs. Alaniz

Meet The Teacher

Please see Fall 2018 Meet The Teacher dates below. The PTA will be selling Harvard shirts and swag! *Please note the different times for different grades* Grades 1–5 8/23/2018 | 1:00–2:00PM   PK & K 8/23/2018 | 2:00–3:00PM  

Kinder/Pre-K Playdate

Join us for one or both of our 2018 Summer Playdates! We will have t-shirts and spirit items for sale (cash or card) and will be serving water ice from Rita’s. Saturday, June 16 / Saturday, July 7 Proctor Park 9–11am  

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: …

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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 …

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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!!!