The March Purple Panther Press has been posted. Check out the information celebrating students, upcoming activities and parent instructional resource links.
If you have yet to register for our Spring I afterschool enrichment programs, it’s not too late. Many of our schools start in the upcoming weeks and classes are beginning to fill up. Missed out on the Spring I season? Check out our Spring II schedule! Along with afterschool programs, we are proud to offer camps, parent/child events, tournaments, leagues, play days and festivals. Any questions? Contact us today! Go to PUE/Golf Tennis if you need a copy of the information flier.
The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to PUE! The Book Fair will be open daily from 8:45 am – 1:30 pm. There will be After School hours on 2 days!
After school hours: March 6- 3:45 pm – 6:00 pm
After school hours: March 10- 3:45 pm – 6:00 pm
To celebrate Read Across America and the birthday of Dr. Seuss, we are having a Books and Breakfast event on the first day of the Book Fair, March 5! Come have breakfast at the PUE cafeteria, play Dr. Seuss games, read, and shop at the Book Fair! Books and Breakfast is from 7:45-8:45 a.m.
Mike Artell is coming to PUE on February 24! Mike Artell is an award-winning author, illustrator, musician and professional speaker. He is the author of lots of children books including Petite Rouge, Three Little Cajun Pigs, and Starry Skies. He has also written several how-to-draw books that kids love! All PUE students will have a chance to meet Mike Artell on Monday and listen to him speak. Assemblies will be held in the gym throughout the day. Students can also order one of Mike Artell’s books and have it signed by the author on Monday. Book order forms went home a few weeks ago in Tuesday folders. If you need another book order form or have any questions about the author visit, please email Sarah Fry at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Good evening parents and staff. This is Kevin Biles, Principal of Pleasant Union Elementary with announcements for the week of January 27, 2014.
The annual Valentine’s Day Dance is next Friday, February 7th. There will be a pizza supper before the dance in the cafeteria. An order form for pizza and drinks can be found on the PTA Website. The ordering deadline for supper is this Friday, January 31st. This year’s DJ has lot’s of interactive dances planned so have your dancing shoes ready.
WCPSS Superintendent Jim Merrill is inviting WCPSS employees and other community members to share their priorities, concerns, and ideas in a series of five events called the Superintendent’s Direct Line. The event kicked off on Thursday, January 23, at East Wake High. Over the next three-and-a-half weeks, the Superintendent’s Direct Line will be held at Broughton High, Panther Creek High, Southeast Raleigh High, and Wakefield High. Employees can sign up to speak beginning at 4:00 p.m. Dr. Merrill will be hearing employee remarks from 4:30-6:00 p.m. at each school. Please visit this website for additional details.
If you are a Track 4 third grade parent please plan to attend this week’s Read to Achieve Info Session on Thursday, January 30. The session will begin at 6:30 in the media center. Read to Achieve is the name of the law approved by the legislature in 2012 requiring 3rd grade students to pass either the end of grade reading test or alternative Read to Achieve Tests. Details of the law will be shared and what it means for our third graders. Additional information regarding the law can be found at the Wake County Read to Achieve page.
The Purple Panther Press has been posted on the Pleasant Union Website. Lots of helpful information, dates of importance and celebrations.
The Labels for Education, Box Tops and Tyson A+ labels program is going strong according to Coordinators Cree Maier email@example.com and Carla Thomas firstname.lastname@example.org. Every Friday until the end of March Cree and Carla are counting Box Tops, Labels for Education and Tyson A+ labels from every class. The class with the most labels wins a special reward and one student gets to pick a prize from the prize bag. Check out the Pleasant Union website for each week’s winning class. The 1st weeks WINNER was Mrs. Rohan’s class. They sent in the most Labels for Education, Box Tops and Tyson A+ labels. Each student received a snack and one student was picked to get a prize from the prize bag. He picked a badminton set. The 2nd weeks WINNER is Mrs. Blemker’s Class. Good luck everyone!
Enjoy your week.