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May 6 Weekly Message


This Week at Pleasant Grove:

  • Staff Appreciation Week
  • Pennies for Patients Service Drive continues
  • School Improvement Meeting on Tuesday
  • Interim reports go home on Wednesday
  • The Positivity Character Trait is being present and giving others my attention



Thank you!  The PTA Spring Fling last Friday was a wonderful event for our school community.  Thank you to all the students, families, and volunteers who participated and made it such a success. 


Staff Appreciation Week: May 6 – May 10.  Visit the PTA website for details.


Field Day: Friday, May 17.  Field Day Volunteers are needed.  Click here to help if you are already registered as a school volunteer.


End of Grade Test Volunteers Needed:  We also need parent volunteers to help during end of grade testing.  If you can help, please sign up at


End-of-Grade Testing Dates:

May 29 – 3rd Grade Reading test

May 30 – 3rd Grade Math test

May 31 – 5th Grade Science test

June 3 – 3rd Grade & 5th Grade Make-up tests

June 4 – 4th & 5th Grade Reading tests

June 5 – 4th & 5th Grade Math tests

June 6 – 3rd Grade Read to Achieve test/All Make-up tests

June 7 – All Make-up tests



New Family Orientation:  Wednesday, June 5th, 6:30 PM – Information will be provided for families of rising Kindergarten students and students who will be new to Pleasant Grove in grades 1-5 next year.


Summer Explorers Camp at Pleasant Grove:  Raleigh Parks & Recreation will hold weekly camps at Pleasant Grove from June 17 through August 9.  This is the best deal in town!  Details will be coming home in a flyer.  Click this link to learn more.


Single Subject Acceleration:  The Single Subject Acceleration (SSA) nomination window for students closes on May 6. For more information in regards to SSA visit .




Carpool:  For everyone’s safety, if your child cannot use the passenger side of your vehicle to exit/enter your car, please park and walk your child into school.


Afternoon Bus Questions: The school office closes at 5 PM.  Please call 919-805-3030 if you have questions about the status of your child’s afternoon bus route.



Burt Batten