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July 25 Message to Families

Hello Families,

 

This is Principal Batten of Pleasant Grove Elementary.  You are receiving this message because your child is enrolled to attend Pleasant Grove Elementary for the 2022-2023 school year.  I am excited to welcome you and your child to the Flyers Community! 

 

I want to provide you with information to help make the first days of school a success.  This message includes several hyperlinks to provide easy access to these resources.

 

Pleasant Grove typically sends messages to families through email and texts. To update your preferences for notifications visit https://www.wcpss.net/domain/12201.  Additional information specific for Pleasant Grove is listed on the school website at www.wcpss.net/pleasantgrovees.

 

Welcome back activities for the school year will occur at Pleasant Grove on these dates:

  • August 25:  Pleasant Grove Kindergarten Family Kick Off, 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
  • August 26:  Grades 1 – 5 Meet the Teacher, 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
  • August 29: First Day of School

 

New Families:  It will be wonderful to welcome you to be part of our growing school community!  Click here for a virtual overview about each grade at Pleasant Grove.  

 

Kindergarten:  Kindergarten students will complete Staggered Entry during the week of August 29 – September 2.  Kindergarten students will only attend one day of school for Staggered Entry during this special week.  More information about the specific date your Kindergarten student will have for Staggered Entry will be communicated later this summer.

 

Student Meals:  Breakfast costs $1.50 and the cost of lunch is $3.00.  Meals will be at no cost to students who qualify for free or reduced price meal benefits.  Families can apply for free or reduced-price meals online by visiting www.MySchoolApps.com .  Paper applications can be requested by calling 919-588-3535 or 919-856-2920 or emailing cnsmealbenefits@wcpss.net .

 

Before/Afterschool Care:  Raleigh Parks & Recreation provides on-site before and after school care at PGES.  For details contact Parks & Rec at 919-996-6165 or visit raleighnc.gov/parks/youth-programs

 

Bus Transportation:  Families should access the WCPSS website at https://www.wcpss.net/Page/174 for the most up-to-date information about 2022-2023 bus services. 

 

Pleasant Grove Elementary is located at 3605 Pleasant Grove Church Rd, Morrisville, 27560.  The number for the office is 919-694-8770.  If you call and find that the number is busy, please leave a message and someone will follow up with you.  Additional information about the start of the school year will be shared in the upcoming days.  Email me if you have questions.  You can reach me at bbatten@wcpss.net.

 

Sincerely,

Burt Batten, Principal