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August 5 Message to Families


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


Back to school events begin soon.  I hope you and your child can attend. 


Upcoming welcome back events:

  • 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


Information for New Families:  I am excited to welcome you and your child to the Grove!  Click here for a virtual overview about each grade at Pleasant Grove.  


School Supplies:  School Supply lists are now posted on the school website for each grade level.  Visit


Kindergarten Staggered Entry:  For the week of August 29 – September 2 Kindergarten students will only attend one day of school.  A letter with an invitation for the specific date your Kindergarten student will have Staggered Entry was mailed to families who registered by July 31.  If you did not receive a letter, please contact the school and ask to speak with Ms. Greene.


Student Meals:  Breakfast costs $1.50.  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 .  Paper applications can be requested by calling 919-588-3535 or 919-856-2920 or emailing .


Before/Afterschool Care:  Raleigh Parks & Recreation provides on-site before and after school care at PGES.  You can contact Parks & Rec at 919-996-6165 or visit


Bus Transportation:  Families should access the WCPSS website at for the most up-to-date information about 2022-2023 bus services. 


Weekly School Communications:  Pleasant Grove sends messages to families through email and texts so look for these messages to stay informed.  You can set preferences for notifications at  Additional information is shared on the school website at


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.  Email me if you have questions.  You can reach me at



Burt Batten, Principal