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May 14, 2021

Remote Learning/Asynchronous Days

Remote Learning/Asynchronous days are student instructional days. Students do not attend school on these days.


Wednesday, May 26, 2021

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PTA General Meeting

Last PTA meeting of the School year!

June 1: 645pm-800pm

Agenda to include:

1) proposed budget for 2021-2022 school year

2) nominating committee to present the slate of officers for the executive board

3) year-end updates

The meeting link will be posted closer to the date.

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2021 Spring Raffle #PANDASTRONG

It’s GAME ON Pandas!

Since we are unable to host our annual Spring Carnival, we have created the 2021 Spring Raffle. We have some great prizes for people to enjoy. You could win 5 days of Disney Park Hopper tickets, a night at Great Wolf Lodge, an American Girl Doll, a Carolina Hurricanes autographed hockey stick and some terrific gift cards to local businesses. Don't forget about the always popular 50/50 raffle. The price of tickets varies based on what prizes you would like to win and how many chances you want to purchase. Prizes must be picked up at Penny Road, however, you do not have to be a Penny Road family to win a prize. Check out the link, purchase some raffle tickets, and share it on Social Media! We are trying to finish out our fundraising year #pandastrong and we greatly appreciate your support! The raffle is open now, and tickets are available for purchase until May 31st. Winners will be drawn electronically by the raffle site on June 1st and will be notified that day. There is something for everyone.


Click HERE to participate!

Parent/Caregiver (Family) PTA Survey

The 2020/2021 school year is quickly coming to a close, and what a year it has been. Every year we strive to make the PTA better so that we can better serve our children and school. The end-of-year parent/caregiver survey is one way you can make your opinions known.

Please take a few minutes to click on the link below and fill out our survey.

Click Here for the Parent/caregiver survey

pta board positions interest meetings (links below)

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Join the 9:30 AM meeting by clicking here

Or

Join the 7 PM meeting by clicking here

It’s time to order your 2021-2022 school supplies!

Our 1st Day of School Supply kits are back by popular demand for next school year! Our staff has worked hard to streamline our supply lists so students will have EXACTLY what they need in the kit! New this year, the supply kits will be shipped directly to your home prior to the start of the school year so you can label things just the way your student likes them! Visit our online store HERE and be sure to select your student/students grade level for next year! Make your life easier and order your supply kits today!

Pictures from Staff Appreciation week

Our Penny Road staff was treated to a week of treats and love May 3rd - 7th. Here are a few pictures of the fun.
Thank you to everyone that contributed to make this week possible.
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If anyone would like to treat our staff a little more at the end of the year, below is the link to the getting to know you sheet with the teacher's likes and loves. This is usually made available through the room parents but this year we need to do things a little differently.

Click here for getting to know the staff sheet.

EOG Testing Window

Mark your calendar for the EOG Testing Dates:


3rd Grade

Wednesday, May 19th--ELA

Thursday, May 20th--Math

Friday, May 21st-- ELA and Math Makeup Assessments

Friday, June 4th-- Read to Achieve Assessment for any remaining read to achieve students (you will receive communication from the school for this assessment)


4th Grade

Monday, May 24th--ELA

Tuesday, May 25th--Math

Thursday, May 27th--ELA and Math Makeup Assessments


5th Grade

Friday, May 28th--Science

Tuesday, June 1st--ELA

Wednesday, June 2nd--Math

Thursday, June 3rd--Science, ELA, and Math Makeup Assessments


ECS

Thursday, June 3rd--NC Extend Assessment

Friday, June 4th--NC Extend Makeup Assessment


This year, all EOG assessments will be completed on the computer. All VA students who are coming into the building for EOG testing per the parent interest survey completed on 4/23/21 will need to bring their charged WCPSS device and charger. If students are using a personal device, a WCPSS device will be provided for test day.

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How to contact your Penny Road PTA

Email: preptaofficer@gmail.com

Facebook: Penny Road Elementary PTA

Website: http://www.pennyroadpta.com/

#GameOnPandaStrong

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