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March 29 Weekly Message

 

All Pleasant Grove Elementary students are on Spring Break from March 29 – April 7.  Classes will resume for students on Thursday, April 8.

 

Covid-19 Case Reporting Over Spring Break
During Spring Break, families do not need to notify the school about COVID-19 cases. If you need to report a COVID-19 case during the spring break, stay home and contact the Wake County COVID Hotline at 919-250-1500. WakeGov.com has a list of free testing locations throughout Wake County.

 

Spring Break Health Reminders
Coming back from Spring Break, we want to remain vigilant in our collective effort to keep Pleasant Grove safe for all students and staff members. We must continue doing all we can to limit everyone’s risk of exposure to COVID-19 and remain vigilant in practicing the 3 Ws:

  • Wear a face covering.
  • Wait apart to maintain social distancing.
  • Wash your hands frequently or use hand sanitizer.

 

International Travel:  If you are traveling internationally over Spring Break, please get tested and stay home upon your return. Get tested 3-5 days after your trip and stay home and self-quarantine for a full 7 days after travel, even if your test is negative. If you don’t get tested, stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.

  • If you test negative, stay home and self-quarantine for the full seven days.
  • If you do not receive your COVID-19 tests results within those seven days, stay home until you receive your negative test results
  • If your test is positive, do not come to work/school for 14 days from your positive test.
  • If you choose not to get tested, stay home and self-quarantine for ten days after international travel.

 


 

Required Forms:  If you have requested for your child to return to school for in-person learning, you will need to complete a Request for Bus Transportation online with WCPSS.  If your child will be a carpool rider, then you will need to contact the school for a carpool tag.  Additionally, you must complete both of these forms:

 


 

Kindergarten Registration for 2021-2022:  All families with children who will turn 5 before August 30 are encouraged to register their child for school. Families can start the registration process online.  Click here for more details.

  

WCPSS Pre-Kindergarten for 2021-2022:  WCPSS offers a free, high quality pre-kindergarten program for children who will be 4 years old by August 31. Students spend the full day at school with their classmates learning skills appropriate for their age through exploration and discovery. The goal is to prepare children to enter kindergarten ready to learn and succeed. Applications must be submitted by April 30Learn more and apply today.

 


 

School Yearbooks:  Reserve your copy of the 2020-2021 Pleasant Grove School Yearbook.  The price is $25 for the next 3 weeks, then will jump to $30.  Visit www.jostensyearbooks.com or call 1.877.767.5217.  Select the option for yearbooks and search for Pleasant Grove Elementary, Morrisville NC.

 

Click this link to visit the PGES Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Website

 

Upcoming Calendar Dates

March 29 – April 7:  Spring Break

April 9:  Quarter 3 Report Card Day

May 13:  PTA General Meeting, 6:30 PM

June 9: 5th Grade Promotion Celebration, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

 

Sincerely,

Burt Batten, Principal