Goals and Objectives

  • To promote the welfare of children and youth in the home, school, community, and place of worship;
  • To raise the standards of home life;
  • To secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth;
  • To bring into closer relation the home and school, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth;
  • To develop between educators and the general public such efforts as will secure for all children and youth the highest advantages in physical, mental, social, and spiritual education.

 

As a PTA, it is our goal to establish a structure that will provide:

 

  • Academic enrichment and enhancement opportunities for Barksdale students;
  • Parent education programs;
  • Communication about PTA and school activities;
  • Social opportunities to foster school spirit;
  • Information about PISD and state legislation issues;
  • Volunteer programs to assist students, teachers, and staff;
  • Teacher and staff appreciation;
  • A warm, safe and inviting atmosphere for all Barksdale students, staff, and families;
  • A link to the community surrounding Barksdale Elementary; and
  • Funds to meet the general PTA budget from PTA sponsored fund raisers to accomplish PTA goals.

 

pta awards

 

Raise funds for our PTA by donating used clothing, shoes and other items to our World Wear Bin!

Support Barksdale PTA with every purchase. Remember to renew twice per year.
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Support Barksdale PTA with qualifying purchases.
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Rewards

Link your account to support Barksdale. 
HERE'S HOW

Shutterfly

Click through our Barksdale store front and Shutterfly will donate 8% of purchases.

Visit Kwik Kar for your oil changes and auto needs! Every Tuesday and Sunday by mentioning "Barksdale PTA" you'll receive $8 off an Oil Change, 10% off mechanical labor, and Barksdale will receive $5!

Teacher Favorites

Need a special gift for your teacher? Click HERE and find a few of their favorite things!

Want to be a Barksdale Volunteer?

You can access the Plano ISD volunteer management system, VOLY, to create an account and complete an application, online orientation and criminal history check. These items must be completed by volunteers each school year to be eligible for district/school volunteer opportunities. Please visit plano.voly.org to create a volunteer account and begin this process.

To view how to sign up for Barksdale volunteer opportunties, click here.

The Remind App! 

Get Reminders about PTA related activities with the Remind App. Using the Remind app, text @barkspta to 810-10 to be added to the Barksdale PTA group to begin receiving texts about PTA related activities.

Follow us on Facebook! 

Get updates, reminders, and info on all the fun things happening at Barksdale! 

Yearbook Pics 

Send us your pics using the Balfour ImageShare app. It's easy and free.
1) Download the app
2) Enter the project number #216894
3) Upload your pics (it's super helpful to add the grade level and event name)
4) See you and your friends in your 2021-2022 yearbook


***Space is limited so not all submissions will be printed.
Only photos of students and staff will be considered.***