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Dealey PTA Newsletter - September 15, 2022
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In This Issue:
  1. Dragon Wagon
  2. Family Kickball Tournament
  3. Modern Market Eatery Fundraiser
  4. Join PTA
  5. Education Go Get It Week {NEW}
  6. Tour Booker T {NEW}
  7. Counselor Referral Form {NEW}
  8. Box Tops for Education
  9. Accepting Donations for The Stewpot
  10. Gifted & Talented Nomination Info
  11. Save the Date for North Texas Giving Day
  12. Dealey Family Day at Glen Cove
  13. Thirsty Lion Happy Hour {NEW}
  14. Thirsty Lion Fundraiser
  15. Attendance Month
  16. MS Debate
  17. TMSCA Info
  18. SMU "Student For a Day" Program
  19. InvestIN Career Exploration
  20. Dealey Family Businesses
  21. Yearbooks from Prior Years
  22. Dragon Wishes
  23. PTA Open Positions
  24. Amazon Smile
  25. DSF: Moms Sip & Swim
  26. DSF: Backyard BBQ {NEW}
  27. DSF: Dragon Family Trail Ride {NEW}
  28. Robotics
  29. Volleyball
  30. Chess Club
The Dragon Wagon
Don't miss out, the sale ends TODAY!!

Show your Dragon pride with a new line-up of spirit wear from our Dragon Wagon. We are trying out a new vendor to allow more options.  A new option is delivery to your home for an additional charge. However, if you’d like classroom delivery at no extra charge, select "Customer Pickup" for the Shipping Option while checking out; then include your your student's name and classroom teacher in the additional instructions box before completing your order. 

Check out all the new designs!!
Shop the Dragon Wagon

Join us for a fun evening of Family Kickball.

Come, watch, laugh, and hang out with other Dealey families.  Don't forget to bring your lawn chairs.  Mister Softee Ice Cream truck will be here for a sweet treat!!

Dealey Family Kickball registration is closed but there are a few slots open to join an existing team.  Email April at for more information. 
Modern Market Eatery Spirit Night Fundraiser
Sunday, September 18 | 11 AM to 9 PM | 7949 Walnut Hill Lane

You can participate in this fundraiser by: 

  • Dine in
  • Take out
  • Pick up

In addition to dining in, you can participate in this fundraiser in several ways:

  • Phone Call
  • Restaurant Website
  • Storefront Walk-in

Phone Call

Call 4695320206 and mention that you are with G.B. Dealey Montessori PTA before placing your order.

Restaurant Website

Visit Modern Market Eatery's online order website. Use the promo code of "giveback012" and 30% of your meal’s price will be donated back to G.B. Dealey Montessori PTA.

Storefront Walk-in

Visit the location at 7949 Walnut Hill Lane Suite 110, Preston Hollow 75230 and they will take your order from their storefront for take-out. Mention that you are with G.B. Dealey Montessori PTA before placing your order.

Please consider *officially* joining the PTA to support our community. The first class in each hall to reach 100% participation gets to choose their own party! 
Join by September 30th to help your child's class win!
$10 Individual   |   $15 Family   |   $5 Faculty/Staff
Education: Go Get It Week

Monday: Pump it Up for Higher Education!   

Wear your favorite neon colors because our future is so bright.  

Tuesday: Stepping into Our Future!   

Support your favorite college/university, technical school, or armed forces by wearing the colors or spirit wear with uniform bottoms.   

Wednesday: Stronger Together: Shining the Light on Attendance, International Peace, Culture, and Education! 

Dress in your favorite clothing to represent peace, unity, and your culture.  

Thursday: Dress for Success!  

Wear your favorite elegant attire or dress as your future career.  

Friday: Your Future Starts Now!  

Wear your favorite Dealey gear with jeans to show we are excited about higher education!   

Tour Booker T Washington HS!
Ever been curious what Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts is all about? All students and parents who wish to learn about the audition process and would like a tour of the school are welcome to tour. Please fill out the form and follow the instructions in the link.
Tour Booker T
Counselor Referral Forms
Please use the links below to submit a referral form to one of Dealey's School Counselors.
PK - 4 Form
5 - 8 Form
Girl Scout Troop 1605 Needs your help!
Now through September 23

We are donating to The Stewpot (a charity to help people who are experiencing homelessness). Please consider helping our cause.
We need:
Travel size: deodorant, toothpaste, mouthwash
Regular size: toothbrushes, backpacks, raincoats and/or ponchos 

Please put all donations in the box in the front office.
Thank you for you help!

Contact Ms. Kiira Russell  with questions.
Gifted and Talented Nominations
August 29 - September 23

Our amazing Dealey Gifted and Talented teachers are accepting nominations to the Gifted and Talented Program. Please contact these teachers if you would like your child screened:
Kinder & First Grade: Leah Chandler
Second - Fifth Grades:  Ashley Cole

On Thursday, September 22, 2022, Dealey PTA is participating in Communities Foundation of Texas’ NTX Giving Day, a one-day online giving extravaganza for our whole region.  We invite you to join the movement and help us reach our goal of $20,000! Visit our NTX Giving Day Webpage or follow link ( and give with purpose on Sept. 22nd! Early Giving starts on Sept. 1st and will run thru the 21st. 

Are you or your company interested to partner with us and be a matching sponsor? Contact for additional information.

Dealey Family Day at Glen Cove Swimming Club
Sunday, September 25th from 1 pm to 3 pm

Join us for an afternoon of fun swimming, community, and laughter at Glen Cove benefiting Camp Grady Spruce (CGS) attendees for next year. Swim with us this year and help our current 5th graders go to CGS next year. Sign up and purchase information in the link below.
Camp Grady Spruce Fundraiser at Glen Cove
Thirsty Lion Fundraiser
Monday - Thursday, All September, Dine-in only at Walnut Hill & 75 location

Planning to eat out or meet up with some friends or colleagues? Head to Thirsty Lion Gastropub any Monday-Thursday in September and mention the Dealey PTA! They will contribute 15% of sales attributed to our organization from the whole month! You must dine-in for this to benefit us, so go check them out and earn us some cash. It's a win-win! Contact with any questions. 
Wednesday Dress Up Themes
Middle School Debate
Wednesdays afterschool

Always bring laptops and core files to meetings and competitions.
Business attire for all tournaments.

Contacts for Middle School Debate:
Head Coach - Ms. Smith
Assistant Coaches - Mr. Davidson  & Ms. Nguyen

Parent volunteers needed as judges for all debate tournaments.
TMSCA District Invitational Meet
Saturday, October 1st

Join us and compete in Grades 6-8 Math, Science, Number Sense, and/or Calculator at the annual district Invitational meet. Breakfast & Lunch will be provided, and each participant will receive a Spirit Shirt that they can wear on Fridays! Register using the link provided below.

No transportation will be provided to the event: Location will be at Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy. The student competitions will take place between 9:00 am - 12:15 pm (awards ceremony at 2pm), and you can choose which time to drop-off and pick-up based on student contest participation. See the form for specific test times.

Students interested in study materials should join this Google Classroom (code: knrulpc)
Contact Ms. Jill Emery with questions.

TMSCA Registration Form
Dealey TMSCA Schedule

SMU "Student For a Day" Program
Friday, October 14
SMU Athletics is currently planning the First Annual College Visit "Student For A Day” for K-8th students to have the opportunity to “step foot” on a COLLEGE CAMPUS for Friday, October 14, 2022 and attend the NCAA football game vs the Naval Academy in Dallas at Gerald J Ford Stadium!

The program will feature the following phenomenal opportunities:

  • Educational Workbook
  • "Student For A Day" Recognition
  • Self-Guided Campus Tour/Scavenger Hunt
  • Access to Mustang Walk
  • Early access to Ford Stadium for pregame warm-ups
  • Post-game field access

In addition, some students will have the opportunity to participate in the following GAMEDAY Experiences:

  • Hi-5 Tunnel
  • Halftime Tunnel Run

If you are interested in having your students visit SMU and participate in this EXCITING event, please contact for more specific information and details.

For information regarding SMU please contact

SMU Student For a Day Registration Form

Would you like your child to gain experience into future careers?  This may be just what you are looking for.

Career Opportunities For Ages 12-18
Live & interactive career masterclasses for your students Throughout November & December

We are delighted to share with you our autumn term career opportunities, which are available in 19 cutting-edge industries. Students will learn directly from some of the world's best professionals - doctors, lawyers, engineers, investment bankers and more - through a series of live, interactive simulations which provide tailor-made professional experience to ages 12-18.

Students can attend live online from the comfort of their own homes. We expect to be fully-booked for our most popular programs by 30th September so students should register as soon as possible.

Explore all the opportunities. The link is below.

InvestIN Career Exploration

Do you own a business?
If you own a business and would like your business to be included in a list of Dealey Family owned businesses that will be displayed on the Dealey PTA website please fill out the form linked below.

Dealey Family Business Directory Form

Missing your 20-21 or 21-22 yearbook?
Please contact Ms. Naomi Wekewa, the Dealey financial clerk, to get your copy. You can email Ms. Wekewa at or call the office.

Dragon Wishes
A Great way to support our teachers and staff!
Let's make sure our teachers start the year with everything they need. Teacher Wish Lists can be accessed through the link below. Check lists regularly for updates throughout the year.
Dragon Wishes


Want to get more involved in PTA?  We have the following open positions: 
  • Dealey Dollars (Chair)
  • Healthy Lifestyles (Chair)
  • Nature Exchange (Committee Members)
Please email April at if you're interested or have any questions.
Amazon Smile
Shop at and Amazon will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases to our Dealey PTA—no fees, no extra cost. Remember to designate "G. B. Dealey Montessori Academy PTA" as the donation recipient in your Amazon Smile account AND remember to use Amazon Smile when you shop for Dragon Wishes, so our school can benefit from your purchases in more ways than one!
Amazon Smile
Dealey Chess Club Fall 2022
For players of all skill levels
Grades 2-8 Beginners through Advanced
Sessions will meet from 3:50-5:00pm on Tuesdays in the Dealey Library
Fall Session: September 13th to November 15th
Cost: $150
Please make check payable to Sahir Rifat or
Zelle to Please put Student’s name in the memo or note
Chess Club Registration Form
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September 13th - 16th
Camp Grady Spruce - 6th grade
September 15th
DSF - Mom's Sip & Swim
September 18th
Family Kickball Tournament
Modern Market Eatery Spirit Night Fundraiser
September 19th - 23rd
• Education: Go Get It Week
September 22nd
North Texas Giving Day
September 25th
• Dealey Family Day at Glen Cove Pool
September 28th
Thirsty Lion Happy Hour
October 6th
Coffee with Principal Ibarra
October 7th
No school - Fair Day
October 14th
No school - Fair Day
DSF - Backyard BBQ
October 15th
Fall Festival
October 20th
Lunch at Eatzi's
October 24th - 27th
Parent Teacher Conferences
November 10th
General PTA Meeting
November 12th
DSF - Dragon family Trail Ride
Useful Links
Dealey PTA Facebook Page
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