Monthly archive for June 2017

Christina PTA Council Urges Legislators to Fund Education

On behalf of parents, students and teachers in the Christina school district, Christina PTA Council President Mary Schorse sent the following letter to the Delaware General Assembly today Christina Council Budget Letter Schorse echos the sentiments of hundreds of families and educators throughout the state. The stakes are high for Delaware public schools. The General Assembly is tasked with voting on a budget by 11:59pm tonight June 30th.  

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H.B. duPont PTA Recipient of the NPTA Mary Lou Anderson Arts Enhancement Grant

June 15, 2017 We are excited to announce that H.B.duPont PTA in the Red Clay school district has been named a recipient of the 2017 Mary Lou Anderson ArtsEd grant. H.B duPont will receive $1,000.00 from National PTA to support their arts projects during the 2017-2018 school year. du Pont’s 2017-2018 Proposed Project: H.B. du Pont Meadowood Warriors Empty Bowls Family Arts Project. 204 students will create pottery in their art class, that will be decorated during a family art night (48 families). These bowls will then be used to support the local food pantry. The National PTA Mary Lou Anderson Arts

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Education Funding Rally

The clock is ticking and we need to continue to apply pressure to oppose the proposed education budget cuts. Our schools and students simply cannot afford these steep cuts. The Education Funding Campaign has planned a rally for Tuesday June 20. As a coalition partner, Delaware PTA will be part of the rally. President of the Christina PTA Council Mary Schorse will speak at the rally on behalf of Delaware PTA. We strongly encourage all students, parents, teachers and community members to come out and join the rally. We need to support those legislators that are resisting the education cuts.

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