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Originally delivered on 9/3/2021 8:16 am

SUBJECT: MHE Mustang Memo - September 3rd, 2021


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Hello PTA family!

I hope you and your children have had a great first few weeks of school. Thank you for joining me for our first general membership PTA meeting. Our next PTA meeting is on November 4th at 6pm. 

We had a great showing at our zoom meeting last night. Over one hundred people! And things were going swimmingly until we got “zoom bombed!” We will work on our zoom security measures. But I’m sorry for the language that was used. I can assure you that our PTA does NOT endorse anything that was said at the end of the meeting. Mr. Vega will elevate this situation to his boss to get further advice on how to prevent it in the future. Again, my sincerest apologies. And thank you for attending. 

There are many projects going on right now that utilize PTA disbursements money. But I want to give a shout out to one particular project. The PTA, alongside the district, renovated our faculty lounge! Our teachers give so much to the school. We are proud to be a part of celebrating them with this new space. And thank you to Dayme Walther for spearheading the project. 

There is an exciting all-community event coming up that I want to alert you to. First, Protect Young Eyes is a webinar for parents on digital literacy and internet safety. The one hour presentation will be on Sept. 30th at 6:30pm. We will be joined by members of the Skyview PTA and faculty. The Moss Haven PTA is proud to share this resource with Skyview. 


Monday, September 6th School is closed for Labor Day

Have a safe and wonderful weekend!

Kids 21-Day Challenge Kick Off

More details coming soon - in the meantime, check out the links below....

Coach Fuller’s Video: 

Sign Up Link:

Introducing MHE World's Fair - April 23rd, 2022

We are so excited to announce that Multicultural Night is transitioning to World's Fair! An event that will represent all of the cultures at our school! Please save the date for April 23rd, 2022! In the meantime please help us by telling us more about your family by completing this form:

Forest Meadow PTA Charger Campaign

Please check out the link above for an impactful opportunity to support our youth at Forest Meadow Junior High! Thank you!

Protect Young Eyes! Save the Date

SAVE THE DATE! Thursday, September 30, 2021

Hello families! We have invited Protect Young Eyes ( to give an online presentation to all Moss Haven families. The purpose of their visit is to increase the digital IQ of our staff, students, and families. 

Led by Chris McKenna, PYE is a team of digital experts who present around the country. Adults are invited that evening to an online seminar from 6:30-7:30  – look for the RSVP link soon! 

Here’s a link to an amazing post about Digital Screen Time from the PYE Team to give you an idea of what they teach.

The PTA Clothes Closet Help Needed!

The PTA Clothes Closet has a growing need for volunteers to help sort and distribute clothes.  This is an incredible opportunity RISD gives to all students who are in need of clothes, coats, shoes and even prom dresses in the Spring.  This closet is run solely on donations and volunteers time to work in the closet (with their masks on and socially distanced of course).  At this time, we are in need of one or two hours of your time.  It is a small commitment and can be done as little as once a year or as often as every other week. Volunteers can be anyone over the age of 18.  You do not have to have kids at Moss Haven or even in the district anymore.  This is a great way to serve our community.   Please consider volunteering to help our district give each student an equal opportunity in every way they possibly can. 

Thank you in advance! Click the link below to sign up today.  If you have questions please do not hesitate to reach out -


MHE’s Annual Carnival is BACK!

October 23rd 4-7 pm

Join us on the MHE playground for carnival games, bounces houses, cake walk, haunted house, and much more! Admittance will be FREE for everyone within the MHE community

Food will be sold separately. 

Register for entrance wristbands here:

Inaugural Sporting Clay Event Benefiting Moss Haven Elementary PTA

9am - 12pm, lunch to follow

  Thursday, October 21,2021   

Elm Fork Shooting Sports 

 10751 Luna Road, Dallas, TX 75220

Follow the link below for more details!

Clay Pigeon Shoot Flyer

Want to be a Chicken Farmer?

Looking for a fun and unique way to connect your family to Moss Haven Farm during the school year? Consider signing up for WEEKEND or MID-WEEK coop care, as well as a few opportunities for FULL WEEK coop care.  

The link to sign-up to volunteer is here:

WEEKEND Coop Care - from Friday evening to Sunday evening. Weekend coop consists of checking the hen's water and food supply, refilling as needed, and collecting eggs. Feel free to feed them yummy greens from the garden and make sure to devote one day to coop clean-out. 

MID-WEEK Coop Care - from Tuesday afternoon to Thursday afternoon.  Mid-Week coop care consist of checking the hen's water and food supply, refilling as needed, and collecting eggs. Feel free to feed them yummy greens from the garden and make sure to devote two days during the week to coop clean-out. For those of you that just LOVE farm fresh eggs and taking care of the hens we have a few 

FULL WEEK Coop Care shifts from Monday morning to Friday morning sprinkled throughout the year.  Full Week coop care consist of checking the hen's water and food supply, refilling as needed, and collecting eggs. Feel free to feed them yummy greens from the garden and make sure to devote three days during the week to coop clean-out. Never fear... you will receive an reminder email with detailed instructions before your shift on how to care for our State Fair of Texas award-winning hens.  The reward for your fresh eggs to take home each day.  

THANK YOU for being an important part of MHE Farm! 

2021-2022 Coop Care volunteering limited to Moss Haven Elementary families only.  The link to sign-up to volunteer is here:

Moss Haven Farm 4-H Sign Up

The Moss Haven Farm is proud to once again offer 4H, a club based on students gaining valuable life-skills through hands-on activities taught and supported by caring adult volunteers.  4-H meets on the last Friday of every month at 3 p.m. for one hour. The club is open to students 3rd through 6th grade.  Parents of 4H students must help out (in person) with at least one meeting during the school year. Due to high demand and COVID-19 safety guidelines, 4H spots have been limited to 22 children. 

If your child would like to join 4H, please email Erin Prather Stafford at  Slots will be filled on a first come, first serve basis and based off of email timestamp.

Upcoming Events
Monday, September 6
Labor Day - Student Holiday
Wednesday, September 22
Early Release
Thursday, October 7
8:00a PTA Board Meeting
Friday, October 8
Student Holiday
Saturday, October 9
Student Holiday
Sunday, October 10
Student Holiday
Monday, October 11
Student Holiday
Fair Day
Other Important Links
Notes from the Editor

MHE Memo Editor, Emily Lynch would like to send a special shout out to the endless sunny smiles and enthusiasm of the Carpool Kids who help each morning at drop off! You guys are the best!

Also...hi Heather!

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