Community Events

Spring Movie Night and Picnic – May 12

Percy Priest’s first Spring Movie Night and Picnic is Friday, May 12th!! Bring your lawn chairs or a large blanket and enjoy an outdoor movie, DJ Louie, a bounce house, food and more! The fun will begin at 5:30pm, with the movie starting at dusk.

You can pack your own picnic for your family or Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe is available to pre-order for pick-up at the event. The deadline to pre-order is Wednesday, May 10th at 2pm. Click here to pre-order now.

Zio Matto Gelato will also be on-site selling their delicious gelato, and we will have a concession stand selling bags of popcorn for the movie

Thank you to our sponsors!

Friend of the Spring Picnic: Read & Brittany Hauck, the Vidalakis Family

Field Day – May 5

Families are invited to help manage and join in the fun on our annual Field Day! The fun is set for Friday, May 5th (rain date Tuesday, May 9th)

Thank you to our sponsors!

Friend of Field Day: Read & Brittany Hauck, the Vidalakis Family and the Wolanski Family

Read-a-Thon – Feb. 24-March 9

The Some Reader 2023 Read-A-Thon kicks off Friday, February 24th! FAQ information sheets, Some Reader reading logs, and Fern’s Farmyard Challenge Board are being sent home on Friday. February 24th in your child’s blue Some Reader read-a-thon folder. Students will keep all things RAT related (reading logs, challenge board, coloring sheets, etc.) in this folder and it should travel with them between home and school.

Read-A-Thon is always one of the best parts of the school year as PPE students are particularly enthusiastic about reading, books, and stories! Thank you for supporting our efforts by embracing your child’s reading enthusiasm by encouraging reading in your family’s daily routine. 

Thank you to our sponsors!

Friend of Read-A-Thon: Joe & Margaret Crane, Read & Brittany Hauck, Anonymous

Percy Priest Annual Art Show – Dec. 1, 5-7pm

Mark your calendars and clear your schedule for our annual art show! Art can be viewed and ordered online HERE. You can order the framed original as well as a framed print (talk about a perfect holiday gift for grandparents!). Are you unable to attend on Dec 1? Not a problem!  Just be sure to preorder and art will be sent home with your student at a later date! We can’t wait to celebrate our artists with you!

If possible, we’re asking families to please pre-purchase art to make the check-out process smoother this year!

Thank you to our sponsors!

Friend of the Art Show: Camel Express Car Wash, Brandt & Sonya Jewell, Kelly Terrell Art, Lewis & Katie Agnew

GrandFriends Day – Nov. 3 and 4

On GrandFriends Day, students are invited to bring grandparents or a special friend to school to visit. GrandFriends are welcome to bring lunch for themselves and their student. The cafeteria lunch will be available for students only.

GrandFriends will also have the opportunity to visit the Book Fair in the library and purchase books for their student.  And, our Roar Store with Percy Priest apparel will be available for purchases as well -– perfect for a little early Holiday shopping!

Thank you to our sponsors!

Platinum Sponsor: Samir Giris Artoul Foundation 

Bronze Sponsor: John & Diane Vidalakis

Friend of GrandFriends Day: Caleb Hemmer, Camel Express Car Wash and Travel Stars

Percy’s Reading Party – Nov. 2

Calling all book lovers! Mark your calendar for the first annual Percy’s Reading Party!  Bring the entire family to the PPE Café for interactive activities, crafts, illustration stations, word games, puzzles, Mad Libs, grade-level raffles, free prizes, and more on Wednesday, November 2nd from 5:30-7:30 pm during the Scholastic Book Fair.  We’ll even have a surprise guest author and guest illustrator. Don’t miss out on the fun!

Thank you to our sponsors!

Gold Sponsor: Patterson Intellectual Property Law

Friend of Percy’s Reading Party: Camel Express Car Wash, John & Diane Vidalakis, the Wolanski Family

Science Night – Oct. 24

Join us for an OUT OF THIS WORLD science night featuring an Astronomy Roadshow Planetarium presented by Vanderbilt’s Department of Astronomy and Physics in partnership with Dyer Observatory. October 24th in the PPE Gym. Multiple Shows will run from 5-7:30pm.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Diamond Sponsor: Anonymous, in honor of Dr. Young

Friend of Scient Night: Camel Express Car Wash

Fall Family Picnic – Sept. 9

School is in full swing and it’s time to celebrate! Bring the whole family to the PPE Back to School Picnic on Friday, September 9 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Grab dinner from one of our food vendors, Hattie B’s Hot Chicken, Jet’s Pizza, That’s My Dog, and Cajun Kids or dessert from Retro Snow, Layered Bake Shop, or The Friends Life Treat Truck. DJ Louie will spin all his hits while our kids play on the playground, make crafts, put on temporary tattoos, or jump through the bouncy obstacle course.  

Thank you to our sponsor!

Platinum Sponsor: Osborne State Farm

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