Meadows Neighborhood Update

HI, Meadows neighbors — I am pleased to announce that Lakehurst neighbor, Caroline Rogers, has offered to take over the position of Communications for the Meadows neighborhood.  Caroline has much work and volunteer experience and will be a great asset to our community.   I know you will welcome and appreciate her efforts.
In this email, I am including (see below) a few last bits of information that may be of interest to our neighbors.  In the future, you may address your comments to Caroline at  I know she would welcome any contributions you may have for future newsletters.
Thanks to all of you for your wonderful support over the past few years.  I am looking forward to receiving newsletters from someone else in the future!!

Karen Peterson

Meadows Plant Sale
The Meadows will again have a fall plant sale.  Forms will be sent out this
weekend and we will take orders from then until Wednesday, October 24, with
delivery to your door on Saturday, October 27.  

Don't forget the chili cook-off!!
Sunday, October 28, 2012
3:00 to 5:30pm
(More details to follow)

Hillcrest High School Parade Info

Everybody loves a good parade and the annual Hillcrest Homecoming parade is no exception! Please join students, parents and teachers in the big celebration of Homecoming with the parade beginning at 5:15pm in front of the school with floats and candy being tossed, followed by some great tailgating on Lakehurst that will include a couple of FOOD TRUCKS and music and then topped with a fantastic finish of Panther football -kickoff at 7:30 pm . It all starts this Friday, October 19, 2012 at 4pm. We look forward to seeing everyone there!  Bring the entire family, Meadows neighbors!!

Preston Hollow Elementary Annual Poinsettia Sale

Preston Hollow Elementary School students and parents sell poinsettia plants to help raise money for our school.

These plants are truly beautiful.

The money raised will help the PTA  fund scholarships,  the RIF program, special assemblies, science workshops, technology and much more.  Last year the PTA was able to fund a new playground addition, shade canopy and updated basketball goals.

8”   Pot – $18.00

Red, White or Pink

12 – 18 inches tall

10 – 15 Blooms

1 foot wide

($30 – $45 at a florist)

10” Pot – $28.00

Red or Pink

2 – 3 feet tall

30+ Blooms

2 feet wide

($60 – $75 at a florist)

14” Bowl – $28.00

Red or Pink

12 – 18 inches tall

10 – 15 blooms + fern

18” wide

($50 – $65 at a florist)_

All orders are to be paid in advance.

Checks are made payable to Preston Hollow Elementary PTA.

Credit cards may be used by visiting and clicking on the “poinsettia” link.

Sale ends November 16th.  Plants are to be picked up on November 29th  in the school gymnasium. 

Contact Meadows neighbor, Beth Glispin, at 214-394-8581 or if you would like to place an order or have questions regarding these plants.