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October 28 Weekly Message


This Week at Pleasant Grove

Red Ribbon School Spirit Week

Kindergarten Field Trip on Tuesday, October 29

Quarter 1 Awards Assemblies on Wednesday, October 30

Positivity Trait for the week: Creativity

No School on Friday (Teacher Workday)



Red Ribbon School Spirit Week

Monday – Dress Up as your Dream Job

Tuesday – Wear your favorite Team shirt/jersey

Wednesday – Wacky Tacky Backwards Day

Thursday – Pajama Day

Friday -- Teacher Workday. No School.



PTA Annual Giving Drive: The PTA Annual Giving Drive has been extended to October 31.  The school is just short of its $4000 goal for the year.  Can you help? Click here to contribute. 100% of what you give directly supports programs that will benefit Pleasant Grove students. 


Volunteers:  The deadline to complete the volunteer registration process is October 31.  Any parent who wishes to volunteer in the classroom or chaperone on a field trip must complete the volunteer registration process.


Yearbooks: Order your child’s yearbook now for $22 before prices increase in mid-November.  You can order online at this link to reserve a copy of the yearbook for your child.


Fitness Volunteers Needed:  Coach Hager is still in need of volunteers for fitness testing in grades 3-5 during the upcoming weeks.  If you are registered as a school volunteer and can help, click here.  


Upcoming Events

  • PTA Family Out to Eat Night:  Wednesday, November 6 at Brixx Pizza & Mixx Ice Cream in Brier Creek
  • Make-Up Picture Day:  Thursday, November 7
  • Quarter 1 Report Cards:  Friday, November 8



  • If your child is absent, please send a written note to school when he/she returns.
  • Early checkout for students ends at 3:15 PM. If you need to check your child out early, please do so before 3:15 PM.
  • The contact number for WCPSS Bus Transportation is 919-805-3030. Each afternoon we post bus departure times on our school bus twitter @pgesbuses.
  • Families are kindly asked to have their children exit and enter carpool from the passenger side.


After School Clubs this Week

Mad Science – Tuesdays, 3:45 PM – 5:15 PM

First Tee Golf – Wednesdays, 3:45 PM – 5:15 PM

Theater Club – Wednesdays, 4:00 PM – 5:15 PM

Girls on the Run – Tuesdays/Thursdays, 4:00 PM – 5:15 PM



Burt Batten, Principal