September 2017 Activities

Please mark your calendars for the following activities during the month of September:

Monday, September 4th – Labor Day [NO SCHOOL]

Thursday, September 7th & Friday, September 8th – 10:30am – Rufus at Lunch @ Cafeteria

Tuesday, September 12thWatchDOGS Kick-Off and Pizza Social

Wednesday, September 13thSpirit Night @ Mooyah

Thursday, September 14thCelebration of Learning Kinder to 2nd Grade – 8am @ Cafeteria – 2nd Grade shares

Friday, September 15thCelebration of Learning 3rd to 5th Grade – 8am @ Cafeteria – 5th Grade shares
You will receive an email to register for Kinder to 2nd grade and 3rd to 5th grade COLs ahead of time. You may register online so you don’t have to wait in line to check in.
Come early to get your ID scanned at the front office, if you have not done it yet.

Friday, September 15th to Friday, September 22ndBook Fair

Thursday, September 21stPTA General Meeting and Art Night at 6:30pm @ Cafeteria

Thursday, September 26thCurriculum night – Kinder to 2nd Grade 5pm and 3rd to 5th Grade 6pm @ their respective classes


Have fun and keep smiling !!

August 2017 is not over yet !


2017-2018 Spirit Wear

The last day to order 2017-2018 Spirit Wear is this Monday, August 28th. After that, you won’t be able to order specific sizes.
Use this link to order:

PTA Membership

Join our PTA before August 31st, to be entered in our Family Night Out raffles.
The prizes:
1. $25 GC for Sweet Frog
2. $25 GC for Cinemark
3. $50 GC for Mattitos

Use this link to join PTA :

And best of all…
You will receive our printed Student Directory. This is only for PTA members and will not be available online. More than one family member can join the PTA. So get ’em while they’re HOT !


Keep smiling !



Back to School 2017-2018

Welcome to the start of another great school year at Phillips Elementary.
The Phillips PTA is looking forward to providing enjoyable and enriching programs and activities for the students and families.

Here are some key things to remember as you prepare for school:

School start and end times

School starts at 7:45am and ends at 2:55pm.

Philips arrival and dismissal

Make sure to read through the Phillips Elementary 2017-2018 Arrival and Dismissal Procedures and follow the traffic flow map.
Together, we are responsible for creating a safe and orderly environment for all of our students. We are a community of educators and learners. That means we care about all children and their well-being

Kindergarteners – Meet the Parent

If you are a kindergarten parent, be sure to come to Meet the Parents Night on Thursday, August 17 at 6pm to get a good head start.

Meet the Teachers

Meet the Teacher Night is Friday, August 18th, in your respective classrooms.
Grades K-2 start at 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Grades 3-5 start at 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Tears & Cheers breakfast for kindergarten parents

Join us in the library on 21st August between 8am and 9am for our Tears and Cheers breakfast. Have a bite, get some coffee and meet other Kindergarten parents and PTA members.


Last but not the least, be sure to check the Calendar for other upcoming events.


We look forward to a great year!


Last Day of 2016-17 School Year

Parents! We’ve come to the end of the 2016-17 school year at Phillips. And what a year it has been! Just taking a look at the calendar will show you how busy we’ve been.

Here are some reminders for the last day of school:

  • Celebration of Learning for 3rd – 5th Grade starts Friday at 8am.
  • End-of-year class parties for Kindergarten – 4th Grade are staggered between 12 and 2:15pm. Check your student’s time slot for details.
  • Be sure to check the Lost & Found for any remaining items — all leftovers will be donated to charity on Friday!
  • It’s also the last day to order a yearbook! Leave a check with the Phillips office or pay online at
  • Want to get a head start on next school year and avoid school supply shopping in July? Order school supplies online for next year at! Use Account Code 66532. Deadline is June 9.
  • The Phillips PTA is proud to announce that we have almost all of our Board and Committee Chair positions filled for next year! There are still some spots open and plenty of opportunities to give of your time and talent to the benefit of our students. Watch this space for more details through the summer.

And that’s it! We hope you’ve enjoyed the information on our website and getting regular updates on what is going on in our school. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or suggestions for next year!

Catch Them All! End-of-Year Events at Phillips

Parents and students! Just eight more days of school left, but there are still a lot of exciting things to get through before June 2. Check out what’s going on and where to be on our calendar!

  • Get some weekend power! FISD is hosting the final Student and Parent Empowerment session about Wellness 365 on Saturday morning. (Be sure to RSVP!) or watch the Phillips choir sing the National Anthem to kick off an exciting FC Dallas soccer game Saturday night!
  • Next week is our final Book Fair of the year — and it’s Buy One Get One free! Check it out during the day May 23 – 24, with extended hours on May 25.
  • Are you ready to be entertained? Come to the 5th Grade Talent Show on May 23 and then come back again for the last PTA meeting and choir performance on May 24!
  • NO SCHOOL May 25 and May 29. Enjoy the holiday weekend!