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

 

Upcoming Events

Teacher Favorites

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

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Barksdale PTA every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at https://smile.amazon.com/ch/75-2642260, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to support Barksdale! 

Rewards

Kroger Community Rewards® makes fund-raising easy..all you have to do is shop at Kroger and swipe your Plus Card!  Click here for information on how to link your Kroger Rewards Card to the Barksdale PTA!

The Remind App! 

We are excited to bring you a new way to stay informed about Barksdale PTA events. 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.

Find us on Facebook! 

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

Want to be a Barksdale Volunteer?

All volunteers must be cleared by Plano ISD each year.  To complete your Volunteer Application for the 2018-2019 school year, click here.

Send in Yearbook Pics!

1. Download the Barfour Image Share App and use Project Number #916894
2. Make sure and include the grade and event!