One last Odyssey of the Mind virtual info session

9/15/2021 9:42 pm

There will be a third virtual information session for anyone interested in Odyssey of the Mind on Monday, Sept. 20th at 8:30 p.m. You can email Eric at for the link. On Monday, the link will become available here after you log into your PTA account.

Registration is open until Sept. 30th; the form is available at  You must create a PTA account and update your family information before it will become active for you.
**There is a lot of interest in the program this year. Registration does not guarantee your child's spot on a team. The number of teams formed depends on the number of parent volunteers - we need 2 coaches per team so please consider being a volunteer coach for your child's team.
Click to see this year's problems and more general information.
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VA student Boosterthon T-shirt pickup cancelled on Thursday, Sept. 16th

9/15/2021 9:37 pm

For our VA families:

There will be no t-shirt pickup at the school entrance on Thursday, September 16th. We apologize for this inconvenience - our t-shirt delivery is delayed. We will keep you informed about our new pickup date. 

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Thank you, MPE Families!

9/14/2021 10:59 am

Our Mills Park DanceFit fundraiser is here with the event day set for September 22nd!

Thank you for registering at All MPE students will receive a free t-shirt at the event. If your child is a VA student, please submit your size request by Thursday, September 16th via the Google Form sent to you or email Jen at with your student's full name, teacher and t-shirt size.

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Save the Date - PTA General Membership Meeting

9/14/2021 9:45 am

Join us online on Tuesday, September 21st from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m. for our MPE PTA General Membership Meeting. 

What's on the agenda?

- Budget talk: we will review last year's expenses and vote to ratify the 2021-2022 budget. Find out where our fundraising money goes and what services are provided to the school. 

- This year's projects: find out what programs and events will be happening this year. See how you can play a role in these events.

- Meet the board members: ask your questions, voice your concerns, send us your suggestions. 

We will forward the link to you through your teacher and post it in your PTA account the morning of the meeting.  We look forward to seeing you there.

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Room Parents Still Needed For These Classrooms

9/13/2021 10:30 pm

As current guidelines limit visitors and volunteers to MPE, the role of the room parent is limited again this year and mainly consists of emails and virtual duties. The following classrooms are still in need of a room parent:

1st - Bernier, Ingle, Noble, Riggsbee
2nd - Fayad
3rd - Pollard, Rochelle
4th - Del Verne, Locklear, Reichel
ECS I - Fahrland
Click to read more about this year's room parent duties.
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Walk-and-Bike-to-School Day is October 6th

9/13/2021 10:09 pm

International Walk-and-Bike-to-School Day is on Wednesday, October 6th. This event encourages physical activity, safety in the community as well as environmental awareness. Read more about it here.

Unlike previous years, we will not be organizing starting points so as to avoid large groups. We are simply encouraging you to walk to school with your child(ren), maybe with a neighboring family. 

If you are interested in creating positive messages in chalk on the school sidewalk, please email

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Why Register?

Signing up for an account on our website is not the same as joining the PTA. 

Once registered, you can do all of the following and more: receive the weekly Panther Press newsletter; purchase spirit wear or the yearbook; register for PTA programs like Odyssey of the Mind. You can also choose to join the PTA - annual dues are $15 and paid after July 1st every year.

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Click here for Mr. Regan's August 11th newsletter. 

Click here for Mr. Regan's August 31st newsletter.


Click here for WCPSS's most up-to-date information. 


Click here for the 2021-2022 supply list. 



free lunch


*All students will receive their breakfast and lunch at no cost for the 2021-2022 school year. Todos los estudiantes recibirán su desayuno y almuerzo sin costo alguno para el año escolar 2021-2022. They may get breakfast when they come into the building either at the bus entrance or the carpool entrance. Classroom teachers get a lunch count daily from the students each morning. If you have questions, contact your child's teacher or the school counselors. 

Click HERE - for more information about WCPSS School Meals.

Click HERE - for the school lunch and breakfast menus








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The 2021-2022 PTA Membership form is open. Log into your PTA account. Complete the membership form, submit $15 via PayPal and become an active PTA member. Click to learn more about what MPE PTA does.

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The PTA can't function without its volunteers. Read about all our volunteer opportunities - there is something for you even if you have only a few minutes a month. 


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If your child is five years old by 8/31/21, you can enroll them for Kindergarten! Click to read about Kindergarten registration in Wake County.

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