Panda Pulse

February 24th, 2023

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Important Upcoming Events!

February 27th - Staff Appreciation week & Spirit Day

March 7th - No School Teacher Work Day

March 12th - Daylight Savings Time Starts

March 21st @ 6:30 - "Be Internet Awesome" evening

April 3rd- April 9th - No School - Spring Break

Staff Appreciation Week!

Next week is Staff Appreciation Week at Penny Road and we need your help to show our support and admiration for all the Penny Road Staff does to keep our community happy, healthy, and educated! This year's theme is "Thank you for lifting us UP" and each day has a related opportunity to show our appreciation! Please see below for daily specifics & thank you for making it a special week for our teachers and staff!

Monday 2/27 - Wake UP! - PTA is providing coffee for staff in the lounge

Tuesday 2/28 - Butter UP! - Bring your teacher their favorite treat

Wednesday 3/1 - Forks UP! - PTA is providing a lunch for teachers

Thursday 3/2 - Step UP! - Bring in a handwritten note/card for your teachers

Friday 3/3 - Stock UP! - Purchase items from Amazon wish lists OR Stock the Staff lounge!

Online PRE Spirit Wear Store

We are excited to open our third {and final} online school store of the 2022-2023 school year! We can’t wait for you to see our NEW spring items! We’ve got traditional Penny Road school colors and lots of surprises.

Our ONLINE spirit wear store is now open and will remain open until March 6, 2023 at 5:00 pm.

Please note that all orders must be placed online and will ship directly to your home. Shipping is FREE for all orders over $50, otherwise it is $8. Orders are expected to ship to you within 15-21 business days of the online store closing.

Visit this website to order:

PRE Clothing Drive

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Carnival Auction Help!

Do you have or work for a business that would be interested in donating services, tickets, certificates, etc. toward the Carnival Auction? It's a great opportunity to advertise! The Carnival Auction is a massive part of the PRE PTA fundraising process and a much loved tradition. Please contact:
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All PRE Families are welcome to an upcoming evening event addressing how to more safely use devices at home. We will have presentations from community experts, examples include a Secret Service agent & WCPSS technology representatives!

Please stay tuned for upcoming details soon!!!!

Panda Book Store

Thank you to everyone who has donated to our Panda Book Store so far. Please know the drive is ongoing throughout the year. If you have any gently used books, please bring them to the front office where they will be collected and added to our library.

Thank you again for your support!

Consumer Rewards

Hello Penny Rd families! There are many easy ways to earn money for PRE

through consumer rewards programs! Please consider signing up for one or all of

these programs to help support our school. PRE will receive a percentage of your

qualifying purchase at no cost to you! Reach out to with any questions.

1. Harris Teeter- Together in education. Link your Vic card to PRE in store

or online. Cards must be relinked yearly

2. R City Rocks- Text the link below to join R City Rocks. PRE will receive 5%

back when you text receipts from purchases made at area businesses. For

more information visit

3. Amazon Smile- Link your Amazon account to Amazon Smile and PRE will

receive a percentage of qualifying purchases. Please login for all


4. Publix- Sign up online and enter your phone number in store or at check



5. Box tops- Download the app on your phone and scan your receipts

6. Lowes Foods- Link your Lowes foods reward card to PRE

Stay Connected

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How to contact your Penny Road PTA


Facebook: Penny Road Elementary PTA