Ann Richards School PTSA Website

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Please provide your input for the future of our school

October 12th, 2016 · Administrator

AISD is working to update the FMP (Facility Master Plan) and it is critical that we voice and advocate our needs for ARS campus improvements. Items like the track, soccer fields, band facilities, fine arts facilities and more all need attention, along with the basic maintenance and upgrades that have long been neglected.

Your input is important to ensure our campus is equitably represented as AISD works to develop  “A long-range, comprehensive FMP outlines the current status and future use of district facilities. It will guide the development of future capital improvements and support planning for future bond elections.“.

Please visit AISD’s website for more information and provide your input through the survey >>


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Courtyard Work Day > Saturday, October 8th

October 4th, 2016 · Dad's Club

The school year has begun and our first Courtyard workday for the 2016-17 school year is coming up soon. Saturday, October 8th from 9AM to noon.

  • Love to Garden?
  • Like being outside?
  • Need to start earning those Service Hours?

Come show your Star Pride and help keep our grounds beautiful. All tools and supplies provided, just wear clothes to get dirty in. Family members are welcome to come help too and help to supervise the work.

Snacks and beverages will be supplied courtesy of Dad’s Club and our PTSA.


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We appreciate our Custodians !!!

October 4th, 2016 · Administrator

Thanks to all the parent  and student volunteers and Melissa Saucedo, our appreciation planning guru, for the wonderful luncheon provided today to show our PTSA appreciation for our ARS Custodial staff and for all they do for our school and students every day.


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10th Anniversary Golf Tournament

August 10th, 2016 · Administrator

Register now for the September 24th golf tournament to celebrate 10 years and to help raise funds to benefit our PTSA and school.

CLICK HERE to visit the Online Store for more information

CLICK HERE to go directly to the online registration form

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Campus Workday > May 21st

May 11th, 2016 · Dad's Club

Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders
Campus Workday
Saturday, May 21st >> 9am – Noon
(Hosted and funded by the ARS PTSA and Dad’s Club)

Join us on the 21st for our last workday of the school year. We will work on the 3rd picnic table, along with the usual weeding and tending to our trees and bushes.

ARS students receive service learning hours, all are welcome. Tools, snacks and drinks provided. Wear
your work clothes and meet in the courtyard. If there is bad weather the workday will be canceled.

Questions? Please contact Mark >>

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Online Store is now open

May 11th, 2016 · Administrator

We’re moving into the 21st century and now have an online store for you to make purchases using your credit, debit or bank card. Click on the ONLINE STORE tab above to >>

  • Register for the 10 Year Anniversary Golf Tournament, Sept. 24th, 2016 at Onion Creek Country Club >> Teams are filling up fast, so register soon before it’s all booked out!!
  • All-In-One Form >> Pay for your 2016/17 student enrichment, PTSA memberships, order shirts and decals

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PTSA General Meeting > Tuesday May 10th

May 4th, 2016 · Principal

Our next PTSA General meeting is on Tuesday, May 10th from 6 to 6:30ish PM in the cafeteria. In addition to taking care of some final PTA business you should:

Come hear our fabulous Academic Dean Mrs. Waugh present an overview from our recent accreditation by AdvancEd, a non-profit global agency that is responsible for the accreditation of 32,000 schools-nationally and internationally.

Come meet our recently selected ARS PTSA Scholarship recipient. She will be receiving $1000 each year for the four years she will be attending the University of Puget Sound – Go Loggers!

Mom’s Club will be having a short meeting right after the PTSA General meeting.

And, there will be a door prize Raffle.

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PTSA Officer Election Results

April 14th, 2016 · PTSA

The 2016/2017 School year PTSA Officers were elected on April 12th, 2016 at our General meeting. A BIG thank you and welcome to all of our PTSA volunteer leaders.

President – Arlette Lopez
VP Membership – Charlie Foreman
VP School Events – Melissa Saucedo
VP of Recruitment – Leticia Marquez
Treasurer – Sara Parhikteh
Secretary – Jane Maclean
Parliamentarian – Jessica McMillen

Ass’t to VP Membership – Lori McClure
Hospitality Committee Chair – OPEN
Dads Club/Campus Improvement – Mark Penniman, Leadership position OPEN
Historian – Kimberly Kendrick
Fundraising Committee Chair – Susan Slattery

If you are interested in joining our PTSA in a leadership position please contact our President at

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ARS Mom’s Club Meeting

April 8th, 2016 · Mom's Club

Are you interested in meeting other ARS moms at a venue outside of ARS?
Are you interested in partnering with other ARS moms and working on projects to give back to ARS?
Then come to our very first Mom’s Club event on:
Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 6:30 pm
The Park on South Lamar Brodie Oaks Shopping Center

Questions? Contact Leticia Marquez at

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PTSA General Meeting – Tuesday April 12th

April 6th, 2016 · PTSA President

Our next PTSA General meeting is on Tuesday, April 12th from 6 to 7 PM in the cafeteria.
Come enjoy a talk by our fabulous Principal Jeanne Goka and help to elect a new slate of Officers for the 2016-2017 school year.
Interested in joining the PTSA Officer positions that are open? Please come to the meeting and contact our PTSA President at

Light refreshments will be served and Spanish translation will be available.

Slate of Officers 2016/2017
President > 2 candidates > Susan Slattery & Arlette Lopez
VP Membership > Charlie Foreman
VP School Events > Melissa Saucedo
VP of Recruitment > Leticia Marquez
Treasurer > Sara Parhikteh
Secretary > Jane Maclean

Appointed Officers 2016/2017
Assistant to VP Membership > Lori McClure
Hospitality Committee Chair > OPEN
Dads Club/Campus Improvement > Mark Penniman (2nd leadership position is OPEN)
Historian > Kimberly Kendrick
Parliamentarian > Jessica McMillen
Fundraising Committee Chair > OPEN

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