The Sunday Message

Announcements, Resources, Celebrations 11/6/17

Veteran's Day Recognized Friday, November 10. All Wake County Schools Closed


Happy Birthdays

Happy Tuesday, November 7th birthdays to 1st grade teacher Grace Averett and 3rd Grade teacher Tina Clark.


Veteran's Day Art Show and Concert Thursday, November 9, 2017

Pleasant Union’s annual salute to US Veteran’s will be this Thursday, November 9th with a special art display and concert. The art show begins at 6:30 and the concert in the gym at 7.


Read-a-Thon Wild Animal/Book Characters Invade Pleasant Union

The culminating Read-a-Thon Wild Animal/Book Character Parade was a big success this past Wednesday. Mr. Biles and Mrs. Fricke joined in the fun by dressing up as a bear and lion. The parade begin in the school and led to the soccer field so that students, staff and visitors could see all the costumes.


Panther Announcements

Did you remember to turn your clocks back? Sunday morning is the first day our the return to Standard Time.

Lifetouch Picture Retakes:

Picture retakes will be here Tuesday morning 11/7 for Tracks 1 and 2. Track 1 and 2 students who were absent or need retakes are eligible to have their picture re-taken. Those students who will be having their pictures RE-TAKEN will need to return their original package/proofs to the photographer. Tracks 3 and 4 retakes are scheduled for Wednesday 11/15

Project Enlightenment Book Drive:

Pleasant Union will be participating in the Project Enlightenment Book Drive. Check out how your family can help with this by reviewing the Book Drive Flier. The book drive begins tomorrow, November 6 and concludes on Friday, November 17.

Box Tops Classroom Contest Leaders Are..

Mrs. Woronka's Track 1 - 5th grade class with 461

Mrs. Clark's Track 4 - 3rd grade class with 364

Mrs. McKearney's Track 1 - 3rd grade class with 282

Please keep collecting those Box Tops and send them in soon as they do expire. Remember to save them with all the holiday baking and cooking coming up.



Has your child posted all the books that they have read. Make sure that as your child finishing reading a book that you go to the READVOLUTION site to post the book titles and then report those titles to your classroom teacher or office staff so they can be put on hockey pucks to be posted on the lobby ice rink. Wake County has challenged students to read 2020 books between October 2 and January 12. The challenge encourages students to read 20 minutes each day outside of school. The big prize is a field trip in February to the PNC Arena for nine elementary schools that have the highest number of books read, based on the percentage of their student population. In addition 10 elementary schools will get a visit from Stormy and the Storm Squad. Students at those schools will be eligible for items such as tickets and hats. For further details review the instruction fliers below to see how to load the book titles before your child shares the titles with your homeroom teacher or office staff.

Parent Letter About READVOLUTION (English)

Parent Letter About READVOLUTION (Spanish)

READVOLUTION Instruction Flier (English)

READVOLUTION Instruction Flier (Spanish)


Mark Your Calendar

Monday, November 6:

  • Project Enlightenment Book Drive Begins
  • 5:30 District 3 Board Advisory Council Meeting at Baileywick Elementary

Thursday, November 9

  • Track 2 Tracks out
  • 6:30 Patriot Art Show
  • 7:00 Veteran's Day Concert

Friday, November 10

  • Wake County Schools Closed to honor Veteran's Day

Friday, November 17

  • Project Enlightenment Book Drive Ends

Tuesday, November 21

  • Early Release Day, Students dismissed at 1:15

Wednesday-Friday, November 22-24

  • Thanksgiving Holiday--All Schools Closed