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Important Upcoming Dates & Events


Friday, October 26th- Auction Meeting, 8:15am in the Library Saturday, October 27th- JT Moore Carnival, 12-4pm at JT Moore Monday October 29th- PPE Dine Out with Green Hills Grille, 4-10pm Monday, October 29th- Hillsboro High School Trick or Treat & Open House, 5:00-6:30pm Tuesday, October 31st- Harvest Parties at school Thursday, November 2nd- PAC Meeting at Sylvan Park Elementary, 6:00pm Auction Meeting: Everyone is welcome to attend! There are many roles and tasks that need to be filled. Come meet your Auction Co-Chairs and other parents. Can’t make the meeting? You can reach out to our event organizers @ and [...]

Important Upcoming Dates & Events2018-10-18T17:09:08+00:00

Military Status of Parents and Guardians


ESSA and State legislation require districts to identify students whose parents and legal guardians serve in the military.  ESSA defines students with parents or legal guardians on active duty military service as a subgroup for assessment reporting.  Districts are required to identify students whose parent(s) and legal guardian(s) fall within the three military-related classifications: 4- Active Duty Military – Parent/ guardian on National Guard duty or Active Guard Reserve (full-time Reserve duty) or Active duty. 5-National Guard Military – Parent/ guardian who participates in the National Guard on a part-time basis. 6-Reserve Military – Parent/guardian who participates on a part-time basis [...]

Military Status of Parents and Guardians2018-10-18T16:46:15+00:00

Nashville Beautiful Art Contest EXTENDED DEADLINE


It has come to our attention that the 2018-2019 Beautiful Art Contest deadline conflicts with the fall break of MNPS schools. We would like to extend the deadline to next Wednesday, Oct. 24. We are sorry for any inconvenience this might cause for you or your students. Below are the extended dates and additional information that will be useful for you and your students in this year’s contest. Important dates: October 23: Mailed-entry postmark date. October 24: Hand-delivered entry due date. December 8: Public viewing event at Nissan Stadium. Contest Rules: Artwork must be 11 inches wide by 8.5 inches tall. Paper [...]

Nashville Beautiful Art Contest EXTENDED DEADLINE2018-10-18T16:52:55+00:00

Spanish News: Day of the Dead


Dear Parents, After fall break, your child will be learning about the Day of the Dead holiday which is celebrated in parts of Mexico and Latin America at the end of October through the beginning of November. We will be reading stories about the celebration, and each grade level will produce traditional artwork that is typically associated with this holiday. In addition, students will have the opportunity to taste “pan de muertos”, a special bread that is only made for the “Día de los Muertos” celebration. The students will be discovering that the Day of the Dead celebration is a jubilant [...]

Spanish News: Day of the Dead2018-10-18T16:49:51+00:00

2nd Grade News: October 12th


Ask your second grader: What is a narrative? Explain how you write a narrative from another character’s point of view (Antonio from Those Shoes). How do you decompose these addition problems? 45 + 3 45 + 32 How did Christopher Columbus impact history (both positively and negatively)? Upcoming events: The first 9 week period ended today. Report cards will go home on the Tuesday we return (23rd). Picture retakes will be October 24th. The Harvest Party will be October 31st, 2:00-2:45. Upcoming Skills: ELA:  Collective nouns, words with ending -ed and -ing , main topic and key details, context clues Writing [...]

2nd Grade News: October 12th2018-10-11T18:10:16+00:00

3rd Grade News: October 12th


Hello families! Happy Fall Break!  We hope that you all have a safe and happy week. We will see you back at school on Monday, October 22. Here are some important dates: October 24--Class pictures and fall retakes. Report Cards will also be issued. October 31--Harvest Parties, 1:00-2:00 in your child's classroom. November 5--Rescheduled date for Tiger Cup November 6--Parent-Teacher Conferences (be on the lookout for a sign-up genius after fall break) Here is what we'll be up to the week of October 22-26. ELA:  When we return from break, we will begin a new focus for literacy instruction.  Our focus question [...]

3rd Grade News: October 12th2018-10-11T18:10:56+00:00



Thank you to everyone that has already fulfilled their pledges. A reminder that all INVEST payments are due by November 19th. You can pay today by going to Thank you for your support! Questions?  Contact TJ Wolters (

Invest REMINDER!2018-10-11T18:11:11+00:00

PPE Online Directory – DUE TODAY!


Please remember to update your family information in our new online directory. We've provided a super handy, secure link prefilled with your information if you are a returning family. If you are new to Percy Priest, use the link to add your student and family information. *Just click the link below, make any changes, and confirm.  It only takes a minute!* Your response is due by TODAY, OCTOBER 11. If you do not confirm, all data from last year will continue to display. Thank you! Please contact Anne Lacy Wallace at with questions. Access to the full directory is rolling. Once you [...]

PPE Online Directory – DUE TODAY!2018-10-11T19:42:15+00:00

PPE Mock Election


Dear Parents, The Tennessee Secretary of State's office is sponsoring a student Mock Election for the office of Governor of Tennessee and the U.S. Senate race. Percy Priest's mock election will be held in our school library on Thursday, October 25, 2018. Please contact PPE first grade teacher, Christie Brumleve if you have any questions.

PPE Mock Election2018-10-11T19:42:28+00:00