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McAuliffe PTA Mission Statement

Our PTA is a not-for-profit association of parents and educators who work to enhance the educational opportunities of all McAuliffe students.

As volunteers, we are united in supporting the McAuliffe staff and the students in ways to make our school a safe and successful place for our children.

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2300 Briarhill Boulevard Highland Village, Texas 75077
Phone: (469) 713-5959 Fax: (972) 350-9166
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Life Member Nomination Form

We are getting ready to send off for this wonderful honor and need nominations from our community for people to receive this award. So think of someone who you would like to nominate, it can be a volunteer you know, a teacher, parent, staff, crossing guard, a member of the community who is always doing stuff for our kids and McAuliffe!!  

I know it is a short notice, but we need these nominations back to your teachers or in the office no later than Thursday, Jan. 23rd. We will announce the winners at the General PTA meeting on Thursday Jan. 30th.

Date(s): I know it is a short notice, but we need these nominations back to your teachers or in the office no later than Thursday, Jan. 23rd. We will announce the winners at the General PTA meeting on Thursday Jan. 30th.

Form(s): Nomination_Form_Life_Member_2013.pdf

Coordinator(s): CRYSTAL EDSON (cjnavy19 at yahoo dot com)

McAuliffe's Healthy PTA Menu 2013-2014

McAuliffe's Healthy PTA Menu 2013-2014

Form(s): MCAuliffe_PTA_Menu_2.pdf

North Texas Race Against the Odds

North Texas Race Against the Odds

Saturday, December 7, 2013
Race begins at 8:30 AM
5k run/walk in memory of Sydney Reece Bjornberg

Unity Park
2200 Briarhill Blvd
Highland Village, TX

All are welcome to run or walk in North Texas’ 1st Annual RACE AGAINST THE ODDS on Saturday, December 7, 2013, in Highland Village, TX in honor of our angel, Sydney Reece Bjornberg. Join us in honoring Syd’s courage by raising awareness for pediatric brain cancers which leads to increased funding towards finding a cure. 



Unity Park
2200 Briarhill Blvd
Highland Village, TX

Date(s): December 7, 2013

Time(s): 8:30AM



Reflections: Believe, Dream, Inspire  2013-2014

Reflections: Believe, Dream, Inspire 2013-2014


PTA Reflections 2014-2015
“Believe, Dream, Inspire”
Congratulations to all of the McAuliffe Entries!!!  Please see attached file to see all of the entries.  All of the entries are available for viewing in the cafeteria!
Background on Reflections
Reflections was started in 1969 by then Colorado PTA President Mary Lou Anderson, Reflections has encouraged millions of students to express themselves by giving positive recognition for their artistic efforts. Students in preschool through grade 12 may create and submit works of art in six categories: dance choreography, film production, literature, musical composition, photography, and visual arts. Any PTA/PTSA in good standing is eligible to sponsor Reflections on their campus. To learn more click here. 

The theme for the 2013 – 2014 National PTA Reflections® program is “Believe, Dream, Inspire.” Only new pieces of artwork inspired by the theme may be submitted.




Form(s): For more specific information on individual entry areas please visit:


General Rules, Student Entry Form, McAuliffe_Reflections_Entries.pdf

Coordinator(s): Linda Thiebaud (thiebaudl at lisd dot net)

Spirit Wear

Spirit Wear

McAuliffe Spirit Store will be held on the following Fridays from 2:30pm - 3:30pm.

  • October 18, 2013  
  • November 22, 2013
  • December 13, 2013
  • January 10, 2014
  • February 21, 2014
  • March 21, 2014
  • April 4, 2014
  • May 9, 2014
  • May 30, 2014

Volunteer Info: Volunteers needed on an "as needed" basis to sell spirit wear (McAuliffe t-shirts, hats, etc...) at various events.  Contact coordinators for further information.

Form(s): Key Chain Order Form, GE Shirt Order Form, McAuliffe Pajama Pants and Hoodie

Coordinator(s): Lara Starks (larastarks at yahoo dot com) 972-672-8053

Texas PTA Educator Award

Texas PTA Educator Award

Our educators play a critical role in the  development of our children, so it's important to recognize those that     always go the extra mile to make every child's potential a reality!   Nominations for Texas PTA Outstanding Educator of the Year Awards are now open until May 15 for the five awards categories - Elementary Teacher, Secondary Teacher, Elementary Principal, Secondary Principal and Superintendent. To nominate someone go to  

All finalists and their nominators will be notified immediately and finalists will be asked to submit responses to a few additional questions.  Texas PTA will announce finalists on Friday, May 30 via the  website. Thank you for supporting PTA and Texas' first-class educators!


Date(s): Due by May 15th! 





Let's "twitter"

Who? Any parent, close relative, or friends of McAuliffe who would like to keep up with the events & excitement

Why? This is the quickest way to get information out to anyone who has texting on their cell phone. It will allow us to provide all of the following and more:

***Reminders-field trips, field days, dress up days, big project due dates, special events ...

***Celebrations-Great things the kids accomplish, excellent behavior, exxciting news, TAKS scores, special awards

***Schedule changes-Early dismissals, bad weather closings, field trip changes, lunch time changes

***Conversation starters- Ever ask what your student did or learned at school just to get "I don't know?" This is an easy, quick way for even the busiest person to start a conversation with their student!

How? Already a user? Go to and follow us! New user? Sign in at Once you are signed in, go to in the toolbar and request to follow. See directions about adding twitter to your phone on the back of this page. UNLIMITED TEXTING is recommended. Standard texting rates apply.

This is not a discussion forum! It is an opportunity to provide timely information for the entire McAuliffe Family.

Anyone abusing the system will be removed

**See form below to find out exactly how to sign up***

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**FREE to create an account with "twitter"

**UNLIMITED TEXTING is recommended

**STANDARD TEXTING RATES WILL APPLY, If you do not have unlimited texting on your phone,

Form(s): Twitter Information

Coordinator(s): Jennifer Mattingly (mattinglj at lisd dot net) 463-713-5959

Wrap Pacs

Wrap Pacs

Purchase your school supply wrap pacs NOW for next year! Deadline June 6, 2014!!!



Go to, enter school code: MCA002

Location: The Wrap Pacs will be in your child's classroom on the night of Meet 'n Greet.

Form(s): MCA002_COLOR.pdf

Coordinator(s): Cheryl Shaughnessy (cheryl at shaughnessy dot me) 972-317-2352




Order by 1/10/2014 so your student doesn’t miss out on this year’s yearbook!

Fee(s): Yearbook Fee: $25.00. 

Please click on the  link below and select your school and follow the ordering instructions. We only accept online orders this year.




Form(s): 5th_grade_Yearbook_Dedications_2013-2014.pdf, Order your yearbook today!

Coordinator(s): Rebecca Lake (laker at lisd dot net)

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