May 18, 2020 | Volume 13
News to Know
Announcing the 2020-21 Boone theme and logo!
It's a tradition in HPISD for elementary schools to have a theme each year, and we are excited to announce that the theme for Boone's inaugural 2020-21 school year will be "History in the Making!" It's going to be an exciting one at Boone and definitely a year for the history books!

In Back to School Sign-Up (BSSU), you'll have the opportunity to buy a limited edition t-shirt featuring our theme for the year and contribute to family giving to receive a "History in the Making" yard sign.

We'll soon be sharing dates for the many fun events we're planning for next year and launching our new website, so stay tuned!
Online auction continues thru Thursday!
Don't miss out on your chance to win some fun items for our first year at Boone. Your child's name and picture could be on a plaque by the Art Room or another common space for the whole year. You could go on a VIP tour with Principal Reyes or have a reserved bicycle parking space with your child's name on it!

You can also buy Boone-colored balloons to be delivered to your house for the first day of school and a limited edition Boone t-shirt (available in youth and adult sizes). Both items are $25.

The auction closes this Thursday, May 21st at 10pm.
Boone PTO gifts over $115,000 for opening of Boone Elementary
The 2020-21 Boone Board of Directors served as this spring's Gift Committee and approved gifts totaling $115,775. This gift will pay for the supplies and resources needed to start Boone on equal footing with all the HPISD elementary schools. It was made possible through the generosity of the other HPISD PTA's , which each contributed funds to give Boone the ability to pay for initial expenses this summer and fall.
  • Instructional & Teacher Support (includes technology subscriptions, professional development, copiers & workroom supplies)- $78,709
  • Classroom Supplies & Teacher Supply Allowance - $16,508
  • Teacher Gifts - $5,750
  • Garden Instruction & Supplies - $5,703
  • Facility Supplies - $4,542
  • Indoor & Outdoor Recess Supplies - $2,207
  • Spirit Shop Shelving & Supplies - $1,232
  • Building Personalization & Beautification - $1,124
Parent Input Form
If your child has special academic or emotional needs, and you feel that a specific learning environment is absolutely necessary, please submit the optional Parent Input Form .  Please DO NOT submit specific teacher requests .

For more information, please read the attached letter from Principal Reyes. The deadline for submission is Friday, May 29th.
Incoming Kindergarten Survey
If you have an incoming Kindergartener, please remember to complete the Boone Kindergarten Questionnaire to provide some preliminary information about your child.

For more information, please read the attached letter from Principal Reyes.
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Principal, Amanda Reyes,
PTO President, Blythe Koch,