May 11, 2020 | Volume 12
News to Know
Meet Champ, the Official Boone Bulldog!
We are excited to finally introduce Champ, our official Boone Elementary Bulldog! Be sure to buy the first ever t-shirt featuring Champ in our online auction starting this Wednesday!

We would like to thank Jon Dahlander, HPISD Chief of Staff, for working with a graphic designer to give us such a great-looking new mascot, and Edward Chalupa for creating a reveal video for us.
First Ever Boone Online Auction Opens this Wednesday at 10am!

Preview our first ever online auction offerings now! Sponsor a space, get a VIP tour with Principal Reyes, be first in line for carpool, and more! You can also buy official spirit wear and bid on some fun HPISD opportunities, like Belle for a Day and Scots Football Guest Radio Announcer!

While this is a challenging time in many ways, we know there is a lot of excitement about Boone and want to give our families the chance to bid on Boone items that normally would have been available in a school's Winter/Spring Auction.

Bidding starts this Wednesday, May 13th at 10am . Some items have limited quantities, so don't delay! The Online Auction will run from Wednesday, May 13th at 10 am until Thursday, May 21st at 10pm.
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.
Support Boone with Tom Thumb and Amazon
It's easy for your regular shopping to equal support for Boone! Sign up for the Tom Thumb Good Neighbor Program and Amazon Smile.
You can support up to 3 charities at the same time with the Tom Thumb Good Neighbor Program. Local grandparents and neighbors can support Boone in this way too!

1- Print and complete this form with Boone's #: 14147.

2- Return it to the Service Desk at your Tom Thumb store or email to

3- Use your reward card every time you shop at Tom Thumb!

1- Visit AmazonSmile and set your preferred charity as the Michael M Boone Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization .

2- Always shop at to support us. We do not receive any contributions if you shop through the app or regular Amazon site.
Monthly Volunteers Opportunities! Sign up now to get your preferred spot!
  • Cafeteria - We still need 42 more cafeteria volunteers! We cannot make this work without everyone's help! Click here to sign up.

  • Garden - Flexible shifts estimated at 30-60 minutes per month to help maintain the garden with tasks like weeding and watering. Recruit a friend to do it with you! Email with preferred day & time.

  • Library - Shelve books once a month from 9:00-10:00am. Email with preferred day of the month. Two spots per day. Recruit a friend!

  • Spirit Shop - Our spirit shop will be open on Tuesdays and Fridays from 7:30-8:00am. Email with preferred day of the month. Two spots per day. Recruit a friend!

  • Teacher Workroom- Make copies & laminate for teachers. Flexible shifts of 1-2 hours per month. Email with preferred day & time.
Bravo from the Bulldogs!
Auction Chairs Tiffany Brooks , Sarah Hall , and Jamie O'Boyle have put together an amazing online auction for us to bid on starting this week. They have also been hard at work scoping out auction venues for next year's auction and have a really fun one in the works. Stay tuned!

Parent Social Chairs Allie Leary , Kristin Moore , and Christine Stanwood are working on plans for a Back to School Bash for parents. We'll be revealing more about this wonderful event and starting to sell tickets soon! Check the Boone Barker in the next couple of weeks.

Family Picnic Chairs Jamie Buis and Sarah Wentworth also have some fun plans in the works for our first ever Boone Pumpkin Picnic! It's going to be awesome!

Bravo team!
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Principal, Amanda Reyes,
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