Volunteers and Clubs and Activities...Oh My!

And we're off! The school year is here. Make sure to check out all of the latest clubs, activities, and volunteer opportunities that are available to you and your students! You can always see what to sign up for by clicking "Online Forms" in the menu.

Here are some exciting things happening right now that you won't want to miss!

Volunteer Opportunities*

  • Kindergarten Thursday/Friday Prep Helper 2019-2020 - Kindergarten needs help organizing worksheets and various other activities to prepare for the next week.
  • Kindergarten Lunch Helpers Fall 2019 - Volunteers are needed from 11:15-11:45 to help at Kindergarten Lunch this Fall. Helping kiddos open containers, drinks and helping with other tasks as needed.

Activities, Clubs, & More

  • Mission Possible Kids - 2019-2020 After Class Education program empowering kids to become agents of change – in their own lives and the lives of others. Kids accomplish hands-on TOP SECRET missions to change the world for good.
  • Fall and Winter 2019 Birthday Marquee Announcement - Purchase a happy birthday announcement for your child outside on the Harrington school marquee.
  • Birthday Books - Donate a book to the Harrington Library in honor of your child's birthday or another occasion!
  • Art Club - This once-a-month art class led by our very own art teacher, Scott Herndon, allows students in grades 3-5 to develop a true appreciation for visual art.
  • Chess Club for Beginners - After school chess club for beginners in grades 1-3 who want to learn how to play chess. Students do not need to know the pieces or movements of chess.
  • Continental Math League - Practice sessions for Continental Math League and Math League events.
  • Fine Arts University - After Class Education in Fine Arts.
  • Players Chess Club - After school club for those students in grades 3-5 who know the game and just want to PLAY! A quick strategy or mini-lesson will be followed by game time.

*Please make sure you have completed your background check before volunteering!

Harrington Elementary is a National PTA School of Excellence!!!

We are pleased to announce that Harrington Elementary PTA is a 2019-2021 National PTA School of Excellence!


This recognition comes after implementing a year-long school improvement plan to build an inclusive and welcoming school-community where all families contribute to enriching the educational experience and overall well-being for all students.


Congratulations to Harrington Elementary and the PTA on your incredible achievement!



Totally 80's Fundraiser Party - Tickets on Sale Now!

Get a babysitter, dust off your leg warmers, and tease up your hair. We’re, like totally having an 80’s fundraiser party. Tickets for this one-and-only FUNdraising extravaganza must be purchased in advance by September 6th.

FUN FACT: Ticket holders can reserve a guest room at Sheraton McKinney for that evening for just $89 (plus tax and fees). What a deal!

Get your tickets here and tell your friends!

Join or Renew Your PTA Membership Today!

August 1st marks the start of a new school year. It's time to join or renew your annual Harrington PTA membership. Your membership is your voice and your vote. We need YOU to create a strong support system for our students, faculty, and community.


Also, welcome to Lauren Mayora, our new VP of Membership. Look for her smiling face at the Harrington Hello on Aug 8!

2019-2020 School Supply Lists


School supplies are no longer available to order online. However, you can download each grade level's school supply list for the 2019-2020 school year.

Totally 80's Party

Saturday, September 7th from 7:00 - 11:00 PM

Click here for more details!

Our Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Background Checks

To volunteer at Harrington Elementary at any time (class parties, field trips, field day, etc) you must complete a background check.

This has to be done every year, so do it now for the 2019-2020 school year.

Click here for the volunteer application. It can take up to 2 weeks to get cleared, so fill it out now!

Contact Us!

Questions or concerns? Let us know! Email us at contact@harringtonpta.net.