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February 24 Weekly Message


This Week at Pleasant Grove

Tuesday – First Grade Concert, 6:30 PM in Gym

Thursday – PTA Family Night @ Noodles in Brier Creek, 4 PM – 8 PM (Rescheduled)

Friday -- Roots, Food, & Culture Sankofa Farms/Duke University Focus Group, 6 PM

Positivity Trait for the week: Forgiveness



First Grade Concert for Kindness:  Families are invited to enjoy this performance on Tuesday, February 25, 6:30 PM in the Gym.  First Grade students should arrive by 6:15 PM.  Students should wear red, pink, or white tops with black or dark pants/skirt and comfortable shoes.  In addition to the performance families are invited to view new student art work on display in the main entrance and hallway by the gym.


Upcoming School Events:

Friday, March 6:  5th Grade Class Photo

Monday, March 9:  Teacher Workday

Tuesday, March 24:  Spring Picture Day

April 6 – 13:  Spring Break

Tuesday, April 14:  Students return from Spring Break

Thursday, April 23:  Theater Club Performance, 6 PM

Wednesday, April 29: Family Fitness Night, 6 PM – 8 PM


Upcoming PTA Events: 

  • Thursday, February 27--Noodles & Co. Family Night, 4-8 PM, @ Brier Creek
  • Wednesday, March 4-- Kids Night @ The Coder School, 5-7:15 PM. Click here to register
  • Friday, March 27--Spring Fling, 5PM – 9 PM: Games, DJ, Movies, Raffles, and more!



End-of-Grade (EOG) Test Dates:  Mark your calendars

June 1: 5th grade Science EOG

June 2: 3rd grade Reading EOG

June 3: 3rd grade Math EOG

June 4: 4th/5th grades Reading EOG

June 5: 4th/5th grades Math EOG

June 9: 3rd grade Read To Achieve Test



Lost & Found: Families are encouraged to write their child’s name on their jackets, bookbags, lunch boxes, water bottles, and gloves so that it is easier for kids to find any missing items.  Lost and found items are located in the cafeteria.


Yearbooks: Order a yearbook for your child now for $30.  Use this link to reserve a copy. 




  • Pokemon, Beyblade, Nintendo, wireless headphones, electronic games, and other toys should stay at home. Items brought to school will be kept in the school office until a parent comes to school to pick them up.
  • 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.


After School Clubs this Week

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

First Tee – Wednesday, 3:45 PM – 5:15 PM

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

Girls on the Run – Tuesday & Thursday, 4:00 PM – 5:15 PM



Burt Batten, Principal