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Announcements, Resources, Celebrations 2/11/19

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WE ARE BETTER TOGETHER.

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Great Things Going On At Pleasant Union

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ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 11, 2019

The Valentine's Dance is Here! The PUE PTA will be hosting our annual Valentine's Dance this Friday, February 15th from 6:30 - 8:30pm. Pizza will be available in the cafeteria at 5:45pm. Access the following link to order your pizza. http://pueschool.corecommerce.com/family-fun/. Drinks will be available for purchase and will be FREE to all PTA Members. Parent volunteers are needed to serve pizza, help with the photo booth line organization, and clean up. Access the following link to sign up! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c4daaaa29a75-valentines1. Please copy and paste the link into a new window if you are having problems getting it to work.


February Staff Appreciation Luncheon All 2nd Grade Tracks 2 & 4 Parents!! Just a reminder that donations are being accepted for the Tracks 2 & 4 Second Grade staff appreciation lunch being held on February 15th. Please make your 2nd grader's annual donation to their teachers lunch by accessing the following link: http://pueschool.corecommerce.com/staff-appreciation-monetary-donation/. We also need volunteers for setup and clean up! Please access the attached sign up genius to help with set up and cleanup on February 15th. https://goo.gl/i19i47.


Harris Teeter VIC Card Link:

Have your linked or re-linked your Harris Teeter VIC Card to benefit the Pleasant Union Elementary PTA. We received approximately $4,000 last year from Harris Teeter rewards & we have received $165 to date for the current school year. NOTE: These links have to be renewed each year! It is super easy! Just click on the following link https://www.harristeeter.com/together-in-education to link online or you can also link in the store. Your VIC account number can be found on
any Harris Teeter receipt. The PUE School Code is 1829. Thank you for supporting your child's school! The PUE PTA


Recorders Available at School Store:

When needed, Recorders are now available for our Fourth Grade Music students! Cost is $5. Place your order on line at: http://pueschool.corecommerce.com/Spirit-Store/Recorders.html and they will be delivered to your student's classroom or come visit the school store on Mondays and Wednesdays. Mrs Freer will also have some available for purchase during her class time.


TGA Golf and Tennis:

TGA Golf and Tennis registration is open for both Spring sessions. Go to TGA for dates and registration info. First session begins next Monday, February 18th.

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NC Bus Driver Appreciation Week:

School bus drivers across North Carolina will bask in well-earned attention next week during School Bus Driver Appreciation Week, as individual schools and districts recognize drivers’ key role with various events and celebrations. Nationally, February is Love the Bus month, aimed to raise awareness and appreciation for the safe experience of riding the bus to and from school.


Parents, teachers and children are encouraged to visit the American School Bus Council's website to share stories about their favorite bus drivers and find a variety of other resources for honoring drivers.

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WAKE RELIEF FOOD DRIVE

Pleasant Union will be holding a Food Drive for Wake Relief from February 25th through March 22nd ! Every morning during arrival time there will be a table in the front lobby with eager students waiting to take, organize, and record your donations! Wake Relief will take any non-perishable items you would like to donate but below there is a list of items they are always in need of and can use:


  • Tuna, Chicken, Lunchmeat
  • Green Beans, Beans, Green Peas, Mixed Vegetables (Carrots or Spinach),Corn
  • Toilet Paper, Bar Soap, Detergent
  • Misc. Items Cereal, Grits, Mac & Cheese, Crackers, Pasta Noodles, 1 Pound Bags of Rice, Soup, Fruit, Peanut Butter, Boxed Milk


Again, please feel free to donate any non-perishables that you can think of.

Thank you from Lindsey Schreier, Pleasant Counselor and the PUE K-Kids! Please contact Ms. Schreier if you have any questions.


“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give” - Winston S. Churchill

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Save the Date: Spring Fling on Sunday, March 31st

Save the Date!!! The 2nd Annual PUE Spring Fling will be held on Sunday, March 31st, from 2pm-5pm. Thank you to all parents that came out for the planning meeting this past Thursday and for volunteering to help with making this a successful event. Go to Spring Fling to get the details how your child's class can help.

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Parent Resources to Check Out

A Parent's Wishlist for Raising Caring Kids from the Doing Good Together organization is a terrific resource to share with families looking for practical strategies for raising kind and collaborative children.

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Mark Your Calendar

Monday, Feb. 11-Friday, Feb. 15

  • Bus Driver Appreciation Week


Monday, Feb. 11

  • 5:30 BAC Mtg.-Wakefield High School


Tuesday, Feb. 12

  • 8:00 Art Club
  • 8:00 Lego Club 3-5


Wednesday, Feb. 13

  • 8:00 Lego Club K-2
  • Deadline to order Pizza for Valentine's Supper


Thursday, Feb. 14

  • Valentine's Day


Friday, Feb. 15

  • Early Release-Students dismissed at 1:15
  • Track 2 Track Out
  • Valentine's Supper (5:45pm) and Dance (6:30-8:30)


Monday, Feb. 18

  • Track 3 Tracks in
  • Cultural Arts Assembly: "The Beast" (All Grades-Schedules to be published)


Tuesday, Feb. 19

  • 8:00 Art Club
  • 8:15 PTA Meeting


Tuesday, February 20

  • Art Club

Wednesday, Feb. 27

  • 5th Grade Graduation Pictures