Weekly PTO Newsletter 5/20

What a wonderful week we had, from Field Day to Spring Sing to 4th Grade Graduation! Thank you to all of the parents and caregivers who came and helped make each of those (and many other activities!) so much fun for our kids. It will be one last banner week so please be sure to check out the special dress up days below!

School Events

End of Year Technology Notes

Thank you so much for your fabulous care of our technology over the 21-22 school year. All technology must be turned in before students break for the summer. Please make sure all laptops, charging cables, hotspots, and laptop cases are returned by May 26th. Over the summer, our laptops will be refreshed and updated. If your student is attending the Promising Scholars Program, they will be assigned a laptop at their assigned school. Students can still access Clever (Lexia, iReady, etc) over the summer by using their logins on a computer or tablet at home. Login information will be sent home today.

We need your help to make next year the best year yet at Percy Priest! Dedicated and engaged parents are a key ingredient to making our school the great school that it is. There are big and small volunteer opportunities throughout the year. Please check out our volunteer form and let us know what things interest you. We’ll be in touch with more information. If you have questions of any kind, please contact us at Thank you!

1st Day School Supplies – June 30 Deadline

Percy Priest is partnering again this year with 1st Day School Supplies to make purchasing back-to-school supplies easy and affordable, while benefiting the PTO. You’ll be able to order exactly what your child needs for the fall by visiting our dedicated link here. Kits will be delivered directly to the school in August so this is truly hassle-free!

Popsicle Party for Incoming Kindergarteners – May 22 at 2:00

Rising Kindergarteners and their parents are invited to come meet each other and enjoy a popsicle on the PPE playground Sunday, May 22 at 2:00. It’s a great way to start getting connected! Also, please go ahead and register for Kindergarten so our planning for the fall can begin! Details can be found here.

Kindergarten Readiness 2022 – July 19 & 20

Summer days are fading fast, Kindergarten is here at last!
Come one and all to see & learn…everyone will take a turn!
Sign up fast ~ don’t delay! Chase those “butterflies” away!

Who: Kindergarten Teachers- Miss Murray Benson & Mrs. Bitsi Condra
What: Kindergarten Readiness Camp
Where: Percy Priest Kindergarten Wing
When: July 19 & 20 from 9 a.m.-noon (Tuesday and Wednesday)
-Get a “Sneak Peek” at a day in the life of a kindergartner!
-Meet new friends!
-Engage in hands-on learning experiences!
-Tour the school, playground, visit ‘kinder’ classrooms, and so much more!

Register here today, as space is limited!

Small Fundraisers


Roar Store Spring Merchandise
New Arrivals have hit the Roar Store and you know they won’t last long!  Visit to check out new t-shirts as well as youth and adult hats.  As always, thank you for shopping at the Roar Store and supporting our wonderful school!

Breathless Paper
PPE Families – Are you looking for one of a kind or custom stationary?  Go to and enter the code ILOVEPPE as you check out and 30%of your order will be donated back to our school.  The code is good through the end of this academic year so think about your thank you notes, birthday cards, holiday cards, baby announcements and all your paper needs!


Community Events

Add PPE happenings to your calendar automatically!

You can subscribe to our PTO calendar and have all of our events show up on your calendar, so you never lose track of important dates! Following the links below will prompt you to subscribe to the calendar via your preferred calendar app. Any time the PTO updates an event through the website, it will update on the calendar of all subscribers (how often your calendar pulls updated info will be based on your individual personal settings – every 5 minutes, 1 hour, 1 week, etc).

For Calendar Apps (apple calendar etc), go to webcal://

For Google Calendar, go to


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