2018-2019 PTSA Painless Fundraiser

A painless way to support the education of our children – no wrapping paper, no auctions, etc.
Many TAG programs go unfunded by the Dallas ISD. We need your Support Please!

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PTSA supports TAG

  • The Painless Fundraiser typically funds 80% of the PTSA budget
  • 100% of your donations are used to enrich the TAG curriculum and elevate the quality of your student’s educational experience

Methods of Payment: 

  • Checks payable: Contact Becky Reilly for additional instructions at
  • Online Payment is a secure & safe website for online payment, trusted by millions of consumers & businesses (per PayPal website)

Process to determine & allocate funds 

  • Faculty and staff are asked to identify classroom needs
  • The Faculty / School Request committee works with Principal Mackey, the teachers, and student clubs to support needs which would be unfunded by Dallas ISD
  • The PTSA Gifting Committee reviews and prioritizes the requests (i.e., textbooks first)
  • The recommendations of the Gifting Committee are presented to the PTSA membership for approval

2017 PTSA support of TAG

  • Work with the teachers to identify additional science supplies needed
  • Buy additional AP study guides for Biology and Environmental Science
  • Assist with costs for the upcoming Pan Am Student Forum to San Antonio (so that it is affordable for all of our students regardless of background)
  • Support the hosting of TAG’s own Civics Fair this year, where students will research issues and work with community leaders
  • Send teachers and our counselor to professional development conferences to help them further their education, continually improve, and network with others with new ideas and products
  • Provide funds to the Garden Club to buy soil for their next planting

Examples of  how the PTSA supports TAG:

  • Dissection Kits
  • Partial Funding for Pan Am Forum trip
  • Equipment for Robotics
  • Water Distiller for Chemistry Lab
  • Books for Computer Science
  • Online textbooks for Spanish
  • Writing Guides
  • Teacher Professional Development
  • New Website for the School
  • (…and much much  more!)