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What is Doss PTA?

The Doss PTA (Parent Teacher Association) is a non-profit organization that is a part of the Texas PTA and National PTA. The Doss PTA supports the mission of Doss – to provide inclusive, engaging, and authentic experiences and opportunities for all students in order for them to flourish academically, emotionally, and socially in a collaborative environment that honors our diverse learners – as well as the National PTA mission – to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children. PTAs are made up of families, teachers, staff and community members.  PTAs look for ways to improve the lives of children by providing resources and support to families and school programs as well as advocacy.

Reasons to Join the Doss PTA (OWL PRIDE)

Opportunity – Connect with families and educators to learn about what is happening at the school and in the community.

Witness Change – Support advocacy efforts at the city and state level to benefit educators and students.

Lend a Hand – Volunteer your time and talents.  There are a wide range of volunteer opportunities within the PTA.

Programs & Resources – The Doss PTA offers programs and resources directly to and for students and families in addition to providing resources to educators at the school that in turn support student learning.

Role Model – Volunteering with the PTA is a great way to show your child how engagement can make a difference.

Informed & Involved – Parents that are informed and involved understand the challenges at the school and often collaborate to become a part of the solution. Kids do better when parents and families are involved in their education.

Dedication – The Doss PTA is dedicated to our amazing community and the collaboration between the school and parents.

Engage – There are Doss traditions that have been celebrated by generations making the school unique and special.  Join the PTA to be a part of the legacy!

How much does it cost to join?

An individual membership is only $10 for the school year.  A family membership (2 people) is $20.  A portion of each is tax-deductible, and a portion goes back to the Texas and National PTAs.

It takes a village – encourage grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends, and neighbors to join too!

A PTA membership allows your student(s) to participate in PTA sponsored programs, such as Reflections. You can also obtain discounts from participating businesses.

Please contact the PTA Vice-President of Membership with any questions, membership@dosspta.org.

What your Doss PTA supports:

Educational Enrichment:

Gallery Greats and Doss Arts

Library Enrichment (Friends of the Library)

Literacy Library

Technology Improvements

Classroom Supplies

Read Across Doss (RAD) – Author Visits & Story Stroll

Buses for Field Trips

Read Naturally

Math Pentathlon

Reflections Art Competition

Science Fair

Sports-a-rama

Future Problem Solvers of America

Art, PE and Music Enrichment

Cultural Heritage Week

Outdoor Learning Classroom

Doss Gardens

Student Planners and Wednesday Folders

Science Lab Supplies

Sponsored Events:

Doss Preschool Club

Pre-K & Kinder Coffee & Kleenex

Kindergarten Roundup

Meet the Teacher

Back to School Nights

H’Owl

Doss Daughter Event

Doss Son Event

Parent-Principal Coffees

Kinder Graduation

Grade Level Musicals and Special Programs

Homeroom Parties

Doss Book Fair

Educator Support:

Teacher Classroom Enhancement Allowances

Teacher Continuing Education

Staff Appreciation

Technology Improvements

Counselor Fund

Community Support:

Doss Scholarship for a Graduating Doss Alum Senior

ACPTA Grant

Sister School Support

School Supplies and Spirit Shirts for Doss Owl Families in need

Campus and Outdoor Improvements

Fundraisers:

Spirit Stores

No Hassle Fall Fundraiser

Adult Spring Party

Box Tops for Education

Partners in Education

Spirit Nights and Events with local restaurants and stores – Give Back Programs

Book Fair