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A Note from Miss Fisher

January 13, 2019

I've delayed sending out this week's Panda Family News because I've been hopeful to celebrate a Saints win and share with you all! Always fun to watch Purdue Boilermaker Alumni, Drew Brees, on the field. Now for things more Panda related. Thanks again to those that were able to attend #ConnectWithMissFisher last Friday morning. I also appreciate your energy, support, and understanding around Boosterthon this past week. The students are excited to reach $15k to slime Mr. Turnbull, $20k to slime Mrs. Petty, and $25k to slime me.

Today's Panda Family News has information regarding:

  • Boosterthon
  • Lost and Found
  • PAWSitive Office Referrals - now for staff!
  • Box Tops
  • PES Young Authors - last week to submit

Upcoming dates to place on your family calendar:

  • Tuesday, January 15th - PTA Board Meeting

  • Thursday, January 17th - Boosterthon Fun Run

  • Friday, January 18th - Early Release, End of Q2

  • Monday, January 21st - No School

  • Tuesday, January 22nd - Teacher Workday

PTA Thrift Store Sign up: Sign up here!

PTA Volunteer Interest: Complete request here to help us reach out to more volunteers for upcoming year-round projects. No need to be a PTA member to volunteer!

Please follow us on Social Media for updates!

Wishing you well #PandaFamily,

Miss Fisher

Twitter: @kendrafisher82 @PboroElementary

Facebook: @PboroElementary

Instagram: @PboroElementary

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Tuesday, January 8th - Thursday, January 17th

We are rolling into our second week of Boosterthon and the weather looks good for our Fun Run this Thursday!! Teachers helped us kickoff by showing off their robot dance moves during the Pep Rally on Tuesday.

Thank you for your continued support!


Thank you to those that came out this past Friday, here are the slides from our time together.

We will meet again during Quarter 3 to further connect, learn, collaborate, and celebrate together.

If you have anything that you would like to learn more about, please email so we can discuss during #ConnectWithMissFisher.

Next quarter will be an evening session.

PAWSitive Office Referrals - now for staff!!

We have enjoyed celebrating our student pandas this fall with PAWSitive Office Referrals and have decided to now also celebrate staff!!

Help us celebrate staff pandas that have demonstrated our school PAWS expectations!! Positive Attitude - Always Be Respectful - Work Hard - Stay Safe.

Fill out this online form or a paper form in the main office and we will share during our morning announcements!!

Send in those Box Tops!

Our goal is to reach $1,000.00 this year, so far we have turned in $586.80. This is such an easy way to help us raise funds, thanks for pulling out those scissors to help us out!

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Lost and Found

We have several coats and jackets in the cafeteria that have been left outside or in various places. Please take the time to stop by the rack to see if your is there, we will be taking to the PTA Thrift Store at the end of this month.

PES Young Authors

PES is accepting original stories written by students in grades K-4 for the Chatham County Schools Young Authors writing program. Each year all student authors are invited to write, publish and submit their own book. Judges from the school staff will read and reflect on each book. All students who submit a book for Young Authors will be recognized during school wide celebrations in the spring. A small number of student books will be selected to be recognized at a district wide celebration at Fearrington Village scheduled for Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 at 5:30pm.

2018-2019 - Submissions Due to the school library by Friday, January 18th, 2019!

Questions or comments should be directed to Karen Jeremiah, PES school librarian, Feel free to visit the library to see examples of Young Authors books from years past. Information page here

Pandas on Social Media!

Follow @PboroElementary on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for updates! @PittsboroPTA is also on Twitter and @PBOPTA on Facebook. We will continue to use the hashtag #PESAllKidsCan, but encourage you to join us in using #PES1819, #PAWSome, and #PandaFamily.
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