Welcome to Renner Information Packet 2017-2018

Welcome to Renner Information Packet 2017-2018

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Previous Events and Announcements Below

Protecting Children in A Hyper Digital Age – What Parents Need to Know

Renner PTA Parent Program

Protecting Children in A Hyper Digital Age – What Parents Need to Know 

Wed. May 10th, 6:30-8:30pm in the Renner Middle School Library

Cybersafety Consultant Liz Repking will speak on topics including:

• Dangers children are susceptible to online • Teens and sexting • Popular apps and how to use them safely • Safety settings & restrictions for phones and computers • Cell phone monitoring • Gaming issues & concerns • Building healthy technology in the home

(Cyber Safety will be presented to the students during the days of May 10 & 11 after exams.)

Click here for more details

Renner Color Run

Renner’s Color Run has been rescheduled for May 6, 2017 and we can’t wait to get colorful again with all of you!!  Register to run OR volunteer at http://getmeregistered.com/RennerColorRun.

If you are a business owner or part of a company who wants to sponsor the race, please contact Brandi Stevens at colorrrun@rennerpta.org or 469.781.6299.

We had a great turn out last year and can’t wait to see your smiling faces again on May 6!

Principal Brown Bag Presentation

What:               Ms. Pegram’s Principal Brown Bag Presentation

When:              Wednesday, May 3rd 2017

Time:               12:00 Noon

Where:            Renner Middle School Library

Bring your lunch and join us to hear Dr. Lori Cook speak about the latest information regarding brain health and concussions, especially as it relates to our student athletes.   For more information click here.

Sponsored by your Renner PTA

Plano West Band Mattress Fundraiser

SUNDAY, MARCH 19, 2017 
11 AM to 6 PM in the 
Plano West Band Hall

Come get a better night’s sleep AND support the Plano West Senior High School Band’s Mattress Fundraiser! They will have name brands like Simmons Beautyrest and Southerland mattresses at HUGE SAVINGS off retail prices on display in the Plano West Band Hall.  This event is ONE DAY only, so they need your help to SPREAD THE WORD by inviting all of your family and friends! Profits go directly to the Wolfpack Band!  Follow them on Twitter @CFSNorthTexas Tweet #beds4planowestjazz

Thank you very much for your recognition and support of the talented musicians at Plano West Senior High School.

Facebook Event link

 Click here for Mattress Fundraiser flyer

 

 

Nurturing a SMART Brain in the Information Age: What Parents Should Know

What:  Renner MS PTA Sponsored Parent Program

When:  Tuesday, March 14, 2017  6:30 – 8:00pm

Where:  Renner Middle School Library

Speaker:  Lori G. Cook, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Center for BrainHealth, The University of Texas at Dallas

Dr. Cook will discuss the latest research on brain development focusing on how to promote increased brain potential in our “iGeneration” with some actionable tips and takeaways.

For more details click Smart Brain flyer

If you have any questions please contact Rita Cunningham at programs@rennerpta.org

PTA Meeting

Please join us for our General PTA Meeting on Monday, February 13th, at 12:00pm in the Renner Library. Everyone is welcome to attend!

It’s time to order your 2016-2017 Renner Yearbook!

yearbook-rnrFriends and fun, classes and clubs… the yearbook staff is capturing the year. Buy a yearbook so you can remember this year anytime!

Cost:
•$35 through Oct. 1 (Best Value!)
•$40 Oct. 2 – Dec. 31
•$45 Jan. 1 – Feb. 11 (EXTENDED)

Don’t wait — if you want to personalize the book with namestamping included in a package, it must be purchased before Jan. 28! To purchase:
• To use a credit card, debit card or PayPal, go to yearbookforever.com and enter our school name.
• For cash or check, bring payment made out to Renner Middle School to Ms. Baumann in room 409 before or after school. Don’t miss out — buy a yearbook today!

Shepton 8th Grade Parent Night

The Shepton annual “Stallion Corral” will take place on Wednesday, February 1.  This will be Shepton’s Spring 8th Grade Parent Night.

6:30-7:00pm: Pep Rally in the Gym

7:00-8:00pm: Families will be able to visit with teaching departments in designated areas; Club Fair in the main foyer

PTSA will be on hand to promote membership, board involvement and to sell spirit wear.

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