Zilker Elementary

How PTA Funds Were Spent For The 2017/2018 School Year

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Academics

  • 214 Spanish Classes Pre-K and K
  • 180 Math and Reading Tutoring Hours
  • Field trip supplies and transportation
  • Books and author visits in Library
  • 365 Instructional Specialist hours (Reading)
  • 30 iPads, 12 laptops and accessories
Counselor Needs

  • Book fair books for economically disadvantaged kids
  • Scholarships to extracurricular activities for 3 economically disadvantaged kids
  • 20 school supply kits for economically disadvantaged kids
Teacher Support and Appreciation

  • Classroom supplies, book, materials and educational resources for teachers
  • Conference registration and substitute costs for Professional Development days (Make Ready, Dyslexia, Greg Tang, DIBLES workshops)
  • Teacher, custodian, food service, crossing guard, Spanish and principal appreciation events/gifts
Events

  • Zamboree Family Festival
  • Zfiesta – a celebration of hispanic culture
  • Holiday Lights Around the World
  • Book People Fund Raiser 
  • Peace March and FUN Run
  • Spring Fling
Arts & Athletics

  • PE equipment
  • Music equipment (books, CD’s and show kits)
  • Art supplies
  • Animation workshop
  • School-wide fish art project
Garden and Grounds

  • Lead Garden Specialist – 1 day per week
  • Maintenance of grounds and Jabo’s Garden
    • Stipend for Jabo
    • Care & maintenance of garden
    • Mulch, Plants
    • Support for 4th Grade Farm Stands
    • Garden fence
    • Garden t-shirts