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School Supplies Purchasing Program

This year the PTA is initiating a new mechanism for purchasing school supplies to meet the needs of teachers and families. Unlike previous years, we will NOT be asking each family to purchase a large number of individual items.  This year, we ask families to donate money to the PTA so that we can purchase [...]

By |2019-07-30T16:26:43-04:00July 30th, 2019|English|Comments Off on School Supplies Purchasing Program

Playground Update

We are excited and delighted to share great news about what the coming year will hold for our playground renovations.  At the end of June 2019, the school district will vote on an agreement with UNC for a long-term lease of the higher ground directly behind the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute.  This land [...]

By |2019-07-30T16:27:25-04:00June 15th, 2019|English|Comments Off on Playground Update

At the End-of-Year PTA Meeting we:

Reviewed the PTA-sponsored activities and accomplishments from 2018-19 Elected officers for 2019-20 Approved a provisional budget for 2019-20 Shared a new School Supplies initiative that will be implemented in 2019-20 Shared an exciting update on our Playground plans Year in Review Our PTA initiatives and activities fall into 4 main categories: Social [...]

By |2019-06-10T10:55:55-04:00June 7th, 2019|English|Comments Off on At the End-of-Year PTA Meeting we:

The planning phase for a new FPG playground is underway and we want to hear from you!

The PTA has appointed the Natural Learning Initiative (NLI) from NC State University, to design a Nature Play Area to increase opportunities for our children’s outdoor play and learning and support their exposure to the natural world. The goal of the Nature Play Area is to complement the prefabricated play structures that the school district [...]

By |2019-05-07T10:43:49-04:00May 7th, 2019|English|Comments Off on The planning phase for a new FPG playground is underway and we want to hear from you!

Order Spring Spiritwear by March 11th!

Order forms for Spring Spiritwear sales will be in your Friday Folder on February 22nd or you can download an order from using the link below. New items this Spring include performance-wear long sleeve t-shirts in navy and burgundy, a burgundy hoodie, sporty shorts and sweatpants. Spritwear Order Form Spiritwear Size Chart Please place orders by [...]

By |2019-02-20T16:24:39-04:00February 20th, 2019|English|Comments Off on Order Spring Spiritwear by March 11th!

5K for Education March 16th

A special paw print bag (check it out in the lobby) will be given out to the 1st 50 kids to register! Register now to run or walk with your teachers and your friends at the Public School Foundation 5K for Education on Saturday, March 16 at 9 am. The PSF 5K for Education will celebrate [...]

By |2019-03-06T15:44:58-04:00January 24th, 2019|English|Comments Off on 5K for Education March 16th

Reflections Art Contest

Does your child enjoy drawing, painting, writing stories, or other forms of creative expression? Encourage them to unleash their inner artist with the national PTA Reflections competition! This year’s theme, Heroes Around Me, calls for their own unique interpretation through the arts. 10 selections will be chosen from each school for entry into the National Contest [...]

By |2018-10-05T08:19:49-04:00October 4th, 2018|English|Comments Off on Reflections Art Contest