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Originally delivered on 10/21/2020 1:26 pm

SUBJECT: Lovett PTO News: October 21, 2020





Dear Lovett Families,
We have raised 15% of our $40,000 goal so far for the Lovett Rocks with Gratitude campaign, but are already 1/3 of the way through the campaign in terms of time.  Please consider what your family is willing to donate!  Every cent helps!  Also remember that we are behind on fundraising because last spring we were not able to have our annual Auction (projected to raise $25,000) and Boosterthon fun run (projected to raise $30,000).  If you had planned to participate in those events, please take that into consideration when making your donation! 
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Website Content Volunteer needed: We’re looking for someone who is comfortable with updating content on the PTO website (no coding knowledge needed).  This job would require activity each week.  Contact for more details.

Room Parent volunteers needed:  We still have the following needs for room parent volunteers

  • 2nd grade- 1 volunteer needed
  • 3rd grade- 3 volunteers needed
  • 4th grade- 2 volunteers needed
  • 5th grade- 3 volunteers needed

There is a lot that happens behind the scenes in the PTO and I want to give a shout out to a few key players: our technology chair, Chelsea Young, and our new communications chair, Abbey Godley.  Both of these ladies are doing an outstanding job keeping us informed and making it easy for us to sign up and pay for various PTO activities.  We couldn’t do it without them!

Thank you to our Dad's Club: Kurt Dawson, Wayne Ayo, Czolgus Evans, Scott Rose, Adam Miller and Coach Ruiz for doing some seriously hard labor to make our courtyard, butterfly garden and the area close to the large playground more beautiful and safe for our students!  Also, if you have a riding mower, the dads are interested in mowing the lawn used during recess to make it more usable for our students.  Unfortunately HISD was not able to do this in time for the start of face-to-face learning.

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Last but not least, thank you to our Mom's Club: Seema Dawson & Stephanie Trammel for planning a great virtual "Cooking with Mom" (10/14/2020).
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Christi Megow
PTO President, 2019-2021

Lovett Rocks with Gratitude Campaign

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Our Lovett Rocks with Gratitude Campaign for the 2020-2021 school year is now underway. This is our annual fundraiser to help supplement the school's annual budget and provide additional resources to our teachers and school.  The funds raised will be used to help make virtual learning more effective, support efforts to make face-to-face learning safer, and enhance our campus with various capital improvements.  No gift is too small and we hope to have 100% family participation.

Gratitude Rock Painting Parties by Grade Level

Gratitude Rocks

Each grade level is assigned a painting party date and time to login together on Zoom.  All parties will be from 5:00-5:30 p.m. on the dates below:

  • Thursday October 22nd - 2nd
  • Tuesday, October 27th - Kinder and 1st
  • Thursday, October 29th - Pre K
 The Zoom link is the same for all parties:

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Face to Face
Return to Campus Reminders


Reopening reminders and clarifications can be found here.

A recap of the Lovett Community Meeting with Principal Thompson is now available online.  The video link is hereand the slide presentation is here.

As we prepare to welcome back some of our Lovett owls for face-to-face instruction on Monday, October 19, 2020, a few reminders for parents and students:

  • Wear a mask (be sure to label with name)
  • Bring a filled water bottle labeled with name. (Water fountains will not be accessible.)
  • Bring school supplies (there will be people at drop off to help younger children carry supplies)
  • Bring charged portable technology and charger to school daily 
  • School lunch is free or you can bring a lunch from home (no glass and nothing that needs heating)
  • No tardies will be counted the first week
  • Drop off time is 7:25 AM - 7:40 AM. Temperatures will be taken at the car before they come into the building.
  • Dismissal time is 3:00pm - 3:10pm
  • Check HERE for drop off and pickup locations by grade.

Virtu-Owl Resources for
Remote Families

Virtual Owls

While many of our owls flocked back to campus this week, we know there are many more still at home.  We want to cultivate some additional resources to support our remote learners and their families during this time.  Please feel free to share additional materials you come across for us to include in future newsletters; this includes articles, podcasts, videos, and books that can help students and parents.

Lovett Spirit Night

 - Thursday, Oct 29-


Support local restaurants while also supporting our school!  Eat in or order out and mention Lovett when your bill arrives.  A percentage of sales will be donated to Lovett.

Enrollment for 2021-2022

- Due Nov 6 -

HISD online enrollment is now available for the 2021-2022 school year (heads-up 5th grade parents)!  The deadline for applications is November 6th. Virtual tours and open houses start this week for most schools. Read more HERE

Next PTO Meeting

- Thursday, Nov 12, 7pm -

Join us for updates from the administration and the PTO about upcoming events.  Click HERE for meeting link and documents.

Middle School Resources

To learn more about area middle schools, check out our Middle School Resources page.  Let us know if there is other information or other schools you'd like us to add! 

Join the PTO

JOIN THE PTO!  We pack a lot of value into our $15 family membership fee.  Plus members will receive the free Lovett car magnet above!

  • Enrich your child's elementary experience
  • Connect with other awesome Lovett Parents
  • Purchase prepackaged school supplies by grade level (saving you time and money)! These supplies have a warranty so if anything breaks mid-year, it can be replaced!  
  • Access to the Student Directory and School Calendar online and on the Lovett PTO App
  • Access to the online Faculty/Staff Directory and wishlists
  • Enjoy preferred member pricing for PTO Sponsored events (like Carnival, Auction, Mother Son Dance)
  • Make lots of great friends all while supporting your child's school!


Complete the Volunteer Interest Form!

We're looking for a few good volunteers...

Room Parents: to help plan two class parties and facilitate communications between the PTO and your class.  It's a great opportunity to get to know your child's class, their parents and the teacher better!

Teacher Assignments

Don't forget to update your teacher assignment in Membership Toolkit HERE.  This makes it easier for classmates to find each other in the directory and assists the PTO in distributing class T-shirts more easily.  Also, be sure to pay your Class Fee HERE which pays for the T-shirt and the class parties.

Get the Membership Toolkit App

Apple users click HERE

Google users click HERE

In addition to directory and calendar access, the app allows access to the full Lovett PTO website! 

(Use the same username/password from pto website to access):

Note: Only paid PTO Members will have access to the directory


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Lovett Elementary PTO
8814 S. Rice
Houston, TX 77096