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Mr. Hudson's Principal Message on Monday, March 25

Upcoming Events:

  • March 18 - Cultural Arts Assembly
  • March 28 - STEM Night presented by the PTA: 6:00 - 7:30PM
  • March 29 - HOLIDAY - No School
  • April 5 - Report Cards Go Home for Tracks 1, 2  and 3
  • April 15 - Cultural Arts Assembly
  • April 19 - 5th Grade Dance
  • April 20 - Parkside Campus Beautification Day - Volunteer Sign Up
  • April 26 - Report Cards Go Home for Track 4
  • April 26 - Family Fun Night
  • May 10 - Field Day: Tracks 2 and 4
  • May 15 - Field Day: Tracks 1 and 3

Track 1 EOG Testing Dates

5/21- 3rd, 4th, 5th ELA

5/22- 3rd, 4th, 5th Math

5/23- 5th Grade Science


Tracks 2, 3, 4 EOG Testing Dates

6/13- 3rd ELA

6/14- 3rd Math

6/18- 4th/ 5th- ELA 

6/20- 4th/5th- Math 

6/21- 5th Grade Science


April Celebrations

  • Media Specialist Appreciation Day - April 4
  • Assistant Principal Appreciation Week - April 1-5
  • Data Manager Appreciation Day - April 17
  • Administrative Office Staff Appreciation Day - April 21-27
  • Occupational Therapist month

Parkside Beautification Day Rescheduled to April 20th

School Beautification Day has been rescheduled to April 20th. We still have the opportunity to roll up our sleeves and spruce up our school grounds.

We'd love for you to be a part of this fun day by volunteering your time. We'll be doing all sorts of things like gardening, painting, and tidying up. No experience necessary – just bring your enthusiasm!

If you're able to help out, please sign up for a slot using this link: Sign Up Here

Your support means the world to us, and together, we can make our school an even better place for our kids. Looking forward to seeing you there!

Field Day!

It's the best time of year- Field Day! Parkside Field Day will be May 10 for tracks 2 & 4 and May 15 for Tracks 1 & 3. We are looking for awesome volunteers like YOU, to help make this day another success and fun day for our students! Be sure to read ALL information on the sign ups below. We appreciate you! 


To Volunteer:

To Donate Materials:


Is Your Family Going to the Pleasant Grove for the 2024-25 School Year?

2024-25 PTA Opportunities:  Are you interested in being a part of the PGES PTA board of directors for the 2024 - 2025 school year? Find out more about the respective roles for PTA board members at PGES by reviewing this link - 


Like what you see and ready to get involved? Please complete this interest survey -


Should you have any specific questions about this request please email  


5th Grade Yard Signs and T-shirts

5th grade yard signs and t-shirts are on sale now until 3/29! Orders can be picked up at the 5th grade dance on 4/19. No extras will be ordered so don't delay on placing your order.

5th Grade Yard Sign Order -

5th Grade Shirt Order -



School Supply Kits For The 2024-2025 School Year

School supply kits for the 2024-2025 school year are on sale now until 5/31! Kits will be delivered directly to your door in late June/early July.


Do You Have a Rising 6th Grader?

Check out this short video explaining the middle school registration process. If you have any questions or need any support please contact our school counselors Ally Shaw and Lori Shaw.


STEM Night Volunteers Needed!

Save the date for STEM Night on 3/28! We are currently looking for parent volunteers who would like to help run experiments with the kids. Each experiment table will have 2 teen helpers from the Cary Teen Council. Please consider signing up if you're able!


Spirit Rock

This school year the PTA is offering families the opportunity to paint our Spirit Rock! For $25 you can paint a birthday message to your child, congratulations on an achievement, good luck on a sporting event - anything you can think of. Payment is due at time of reservation. Please see our website for more info and let us know if you have any questions!


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