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October 9, 2020

Dates to know

Monday, October 12th - Official Dance Fit Kickoff
Wednesday October 21st - Dance Fit!
Friday October 23rd - Teacher Work Day
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Dance Fit Fundraiser

Penny Road families!

We’re only 1 week away from our Penny Road Virtual DanceFit and our students and staff are so excited! Donating is officially open on! Please support our school today - here’s how:

  1. REGISTER your student(s) on today. It takes 30 seconds!

  2. SHARE with 5 family/friends using the SHARE tools on (Facebook, Text Message or Email) Students will earn rewards just for sharing from

  3. GIVE a donation if you are able to give.

  • Every share and donation makes a difference! And, don’t forget…
    Students can receive rewards when parents share from

  • All students get to participate in the Event day, regardless of financial participation

  • This fundraiser comes with an incredible character development program for students where they’ll be learning about the importance of teamwork, care, courage, grit and celebration

Thank you for supporting our school - we are grateful for our amazing school community!

Donating Opens - Today!

Register on FUNRUN.COM, SHARE, & GIVE!
Fundraiser Kick Off – 10/12

Event Day – 10/21

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Consumer Rewards

Amazon Smile

Don't forget to use Amazon Smile to earn rewards for our school with all your Prime Day shopping this week!

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Wake PTA Smaller Candidate Forums Details – Districts 8/9

Date: October 14 at 7p,

Moderator: Hardin Englehart, past president of WakePTA and VP of Play at Marbles


5 questions will be asked from the following categories, but not necessarily in this particular order. All questions were submitted by the public.

Special Education


Parent Communication

Diversity & Inclusion


Each candidate will have the chance for 1 minute introduction, then 2 minutes and 30 seconds to reply to each question, and a 5 minute closing statement which can include any rebuttals. The total timing estimate is 57 minutes. Candidates will be responsible for the time used, a timer (person) will be muting after a warning that time is ending. We will not be using red and green cards in this smaller format.

The forum will be recorded but not live and uploaded to social media and YouTube immediately

afterward. Candidates may share links to the forum in its entirety, but not use individual pieces of video clip, as voted on by the WakePTA Board.

Hosting PTA’s are from the following D8/9 schools as of today- subject to be updated: Turner Creek Elementary, Kingswood Elementary, Holly Springs Elementary, Mills Park Elementary, Farmington Woods Elementary, Apex Middle School, Briarcliff Elementary, Highcroft Elementary, Penny Road Elementary, Oak Grove Elementary. All PTA units in D8/9 were invited.


Wake County PTA Council is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. This information is

confidential, as only the candidates, school representatives, and hosts are invited.

Topic: District 8/9 Candidate Forum

Time: Oct 14, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 622 442 9399

Passcode: 2020

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+13126266799,,6224429399#,,,,,,0#,,2020# US (Chicago)

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How to contact your Penny Road PTA


Facebook: Penny Road Elementary PTA