Pleasant Union’s 2013-2014 School Progress Report

So that you are well informed about the schools in Wake County, the county has released the 2013-14 School Report Cards.  The report cards gives you information about the schools performance, teacher characteristics, school climate and leadership. You can find report cards for every school in Wake County on the Student Outcomes page on the Wake County website.

Here is a direct link to Pleasant Union’s 2013-14 Report Card. If you visit the News and Observers School Performance page you can see the letter grade for each school in the state.

2015-16 New Student Registration

Families new to Wake County or Pleasant Union may begin registering for the 2015-16 school year Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 2:00 pm, in the front office.

Full details about registration can be found on our Kindergarten Registration page.


Tour for Wednesday February 25 is canceled due to weather related closures.

We would love to meet you!

Please join us for a Wednesday morning tour every other Wednesday at 10 am through March 25, 2015

Register on the sign-up genius link on the Kindergarten Registration page.


Academic Anxiety Parent Workshop

Mark your calendar for January 6th from 9:15-10:00 for an Academic Anxiety workshop presented by our School Counselor, Catherine Cooper and School Psychologist Sarah Kearns. The Goals and Objectives will be to learn about Academic Anxiety and to learn ways to reduce anxiety for issues such as worry, emotionality, task generated interference and study skills deficit. Mrs. Cooper and Ms. Kearns will help parents identify areas of personal responsibility (for both children and parents.  To RSVP, contact Sarah Kearns ( and Catherine Cooper ( at 919-870-4228.

2014-2015 Teacher Assistant of the Year

CassiePUECongratulations to Mrs. Cassie Sigmon, Pleasant Union’s 2014-15 Teacher Assistant of the Year. Mrs. Sigmon started at Pleasant Union in June of 2014 and is a graduate of Meredith College. Before coming to PUE, she was a lead teacher in an inclusive preschool where she taught 2-3 year olds with special needs. Mrs. Sigmon loves her first grade class. They keep her laughing and she loves to help them learn new things. She also loves working with Ms. Rohan and all of the first grade team. Some of Mrs. Sigmon’s hobbies and interests includes going on cruises, shopping, cooking, and crafting. We are honored to have Mrs. Sigmon as our  the 2014 TA of the Year!

2014-2015 Teacher of the Year


Congratulations to Maranda Nussbaum, Pleasant Union’s 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Nussbaum has been a teacher at Pleasant Union for four years and has spent three years in fifth grade and one year in third grade.  Before coming to Pleasant Union, she also taught 5th grade at another Wake County School.  Her favorite thing about fifth grade is being able to see her kids grow and transition into successful middle schoolers!  When she is not at school, Mrs. Nussbaum loves to dance. She is a member of the Oak City Clogging Crew, and she just made the 2014 All American Clogging Team.  We are honored  to have Mrs. Nussbaum as Pleasant Union’s representative for Teacher of the Year!