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A Message From Your Principal!


Dear PPE Families, We are off to a great beginning at Percy Priest with 495 tigers committed to a successful school year. It was wonderful seeing so many of you at Open House last night. If you were not able to attend, please send an email to your room parent or child’s teacher for information that was shared specific to your child’s classroom. All of us at Percy Priest ES appreciate your support and welcome your involvement. There are many ways for you to be involved at PPE and our PTO.  Please let your room parent know if you are interested [...]

A Message From Your Principal!2018-08-16T10:14:29+00:00

Invest in your child


  Our PTO’s INVEST campaign kicked off last night at Open House. Be on the lookout for your INVEST brochure and pledge card today in your child’s Friday folder. Pledge cards are due on Monday, August 20th. Students who submit pledge cards by August 20th will receive a Granny White Market/Twice Daily ICEE coupon. The first class in the school to return 100% of their pledge cards will receive a FREE party at Climb Nashville. For each grade, the class with the most returned pledge cards the first week wins a BOUNCE party & non-SSA day! The second-class winners [...]

Invest in your child2018-08-15T21:26:35+00:00

Interested in PTO Leadership?


Have you ever considered serving on the Percy Priest Elementary School PTO Board? We have an opening for Parliamentarian and want to hear from you! If you are interested in the position, please email one of our PTO Co-Presidents, Heather Chapman ( or Tarala Rybacki ( by August 24. We will let candidates know before the end of August. Executive Board Meeting attendance is required for the position and dates are: 9/11, 10/9, 11/13, 1/15, 2/12, 3/5, 4/9, and 5/14. Meetings begin promptly at 5:00pm, and are held at PPE. Thanks for your support!

Interested in PTO Leadership?2018-08-15T11:23:57+00:00

Flu & Meningitis Sheets


Per state law T.C.A. § 49-6-5005, information on both flu and meningitis must be distributed to all students at the start of every school year.   T.C.A. § 49-6-5005. Information about Meningitis and Influenza and the Effectiveness of Vaccination (a) LEAs shall ensure that schools provide parents and guardians with information about meningococcal disease and the effectiveness of vaccination against meningococcal disease at the beginning of every school year. This information shall include the causes, symptoms and means by which meningococcal disease is spread and the places where parents and guardians may obtain additional information and vaccinations for their children. Nothing in this subsection (a) shall be construed [...]

Flu & Meningitis Sheets2018-08-15T08:02:01+00:00

Tiger Cup


SAVE THE DATE: TIGER CUP Please plan to clear your calendar to partake in a day of golf with new and old friends for an amazing cause...OUR KIDS!   Join us this year for the annual Percy Priest Tiger Cup Golf Tournament Monday, September 24th @ Old Natchez Country Club. Check out for more information about playing and/or sponsoring. Want to volunteer or have questions? Please reach out to Kass & Aaron Benchoff at Registration opens next week.  Look forward to seeing you on the course!

Tiger Cup2018-08-15T07:41:53+00:00

Mr. C’s Reading Club


Mr. C’s Reading Club READ and EARN Vandy Football Tickets! Calling ALL Percy Priest families! College football season is right around the corner and PPE students have the opportunity to be in Mr. C’s reading club and earn a ticket to a Vandy football game. Mr. C visited Percy Priest on Wednesday morning.  Mrs. Williams and Miss Stuart told him that PPE students read at least 20 minutes everyday and so he should be excited because his reading club will be filled with PPE tigers! Tracking sheets are being sent home in 8/17’s Friday folders. Extra tracking sheets are available in the PPE library. So…ANCHOR DOWN & READ! WHAT? Mr C’s Reading [...]

Mr. C’s Reading Club2018-08-15T10:48:50+00:00

Open House


Join us next Thursday, August 16th for Open House. This is a parent/guardian only event. Meet your child's teacher, visit their classroom, and sign up for volunteer opportunities throughout the year. You will receive important information from the teachers and the PTO. It's also our PTO's INVEST Campaign Kick-Off. Not to be missed! Grades- K-2 at 5:30pm Grades 3-4 at 7:00pm We hope to see you there!

Open House2018-08-16T09:55:58+00:00