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Drumroll, please! Meet the 2020-2021 PTA officers

screenshot of Zoom PTA meeting

A historic event happened May 21 for the Kocurek Elementary School PTA. We held our first-ever virtual PTA meeting through Zoom video conferencing. Our agenda for the meeting was short and sweet: To pass an initial budget for next school year, and to elect the next team of PTA officers. There were a total of 20 PTA members who logged …

Teacher Appreciation Week

PTA’s across the nation will celebrate Teacher Appreciation week from May 4-8. “It’s in these challenging times that we truly recognize and appreciate how our nation’s educators play such a pivotal role in our children’s lives—inspiring a lifelong love of learning and discovery and making a difference in their well-being and long-term success,” according to the National PTA.

A free yearbook for 5th Graders

With school closed for the remainder of the year because of the coronavirus, our graduating fifth graders will not get the ceremony like in years past. But our school community is still celebrating their achievements. The executive committee of the Kocurek PTA recently voted to donate a yearbook to each fifth grader. It’s a small token to say “way to …

Virtual PTA Meeting Coming Up Soon

Zoom video conference

Hello Everyone! We hope you are all doing well and staying safe during this crazy time.  This is certainly not how we expected the school year to end, and just like everyone else, we are learning and adapting as we go.  The one we thing we know for sure if we want to be ready to go when the 2020-2021 …

Spring Book Fair coming up this week

Spring Book Fair at Kocurek Elementary School

Mrs. Hicks, Kocurek Elementary School’s wonderful librarian, is at it again! She’s hosting Spring Book Fair from March 9-13 in the Kocurek library. If you’re able to volunteer to work the event, you can sign up here. Otherwise, make sure to visit the book fair next week and buy some new books for your Koala.

Bush’s Chicken Spirit Night

Bush's Chicken logo

Bush’s Chicken, located at 9815 Brodie Ln, Austin, TX 78748, has agreed to give a percentage of its profits to the Kocurek PTA on the fourth Thursday of every month. That means Thursday, Feb. 27, ya’ll! All you have to do is go buy you some fried chicken and fixins’ and you’ll be multitasking by fundraising for your Koala’s school …