Weekly PTO Newsletter 5/26

With the last day of school having come and gone, we wanted to say thank you to our teachers, staff and our wonderful Principal and Vice Principal for a job well done this year! It was quite a year and it ended on many high notes, too many to name. Through it all the people who work every day inside the walls of our school made it a place of learning, of kindness and respect, of growth, and of fun. Our children are fortunate and we are grateful!

We also want to thank all of the parents and caregivers who showed up all year long to make events and fundraisers happen, who came to support their children in their endeavors, and who cheered from the sidelines as milestones happened and the days passed by. Parents and caregivers are a critical component of the school, and we hope you know you are appreciated for all the things you have done throughout the school year.

Lastly, a heartfelt thank you to Nahed Zehr, our talented, thoughtful, tireless outgoing PTO President. It’s a huge job in a normal year and an extra challenging job in the waning days of a pandemic. Our school has thrived this year under her tremendous leadership and she deserves a huge thank you for a job well done. Thank you, Nahed! You’re the best!


School Events

Summer Reading Lists from Miss Stuart

Dr. Young and Miss Stuart are challenging all Percy Priest Tigers to read 100 books this summer! Are you up for the challenge? Complete the challenge and receive a prize in August!

To help your kids achieve their goal, Miss Stuart has created summer reading lists for each grade. Books are available from the Nashville Public Library and Parnassus. Email Miss Stuart ( with any questions and check out the Library Insta page throughout the summer (@percypriestlibrary). Happy reading!

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!

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!

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!


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).

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