Spirit Night At Menchie's - Thursday Oct 18th
Show your Panther Pride and join us for our first Spirit Night of the school year at Menchie's at Parkside Town Commons on Thursday October 18th from 3 pm - 9 pm.
A portion of the proceeds will go to the MPE PTA.
Thank you for your support! We look forward to seeing you there!
Oct 22nd- Nov. 1st
We need volunteers! Please sign up to work a shift if you are able.
Don't forget to come to Storybook Night on October 29th @ 6:30-8:00pm!
There will be a craft, 3 sessions of story time, and open sales for the book fair.
Teacher readers for Story Night include:
6:45 PM: Mrs. Del Verne, Ms. Richardson, and Mrs. Huffman
7:05 PM: Mrs. Bernier, Mrs. Milberg, and Mrs. Salva
7:25 PM: Mrs. Schindler
Thank you for volunteering!
Who wouldn't want donuts for breakfast?!
All Dads welcome, and don't forget to stop by the book fair!
Oct. 25th (Last Name A-L)
Oct. 26th (Last Name M-Z)
8:00 - 8:45 AM
We need volunteers do help out during the event from 7:30 - 9:00 AM. Please sign up at:
Find log-in instructions HERE
If your 4th of 5th grader has been selected to participate in the MPE Battle of the Books program, you have already received notification. Please visit the MPE Battle of the Books website to learn more.
Visit our website for the book lists.
For those that have been contacted, the first meeting will be Friday, October 19th @ 8 AM in the MPE gym.
We will be handing out registration forms with details about participation, t-shirts and the fee during this practice. Teachers are not allowed to touch the money, so we definitely need help.
If you wish to help collect fees during the October 19th practice, please contact Ms. Dyane Barnett at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mini Magnet Fair for Rising Kindergartners
Mills Park Elementary is hosting a Mini Magnet Fair for families with rising kindergartners on Wednesday, October 17th from 9:30am - 11:00am in the gym. Come learn about magnet schools for your rising kindergartners.
Grades 2-5 have been working hard on their tennis skills in PE class. We are finishing the unit by practicing some volleying over the pop ups nets. Several of the students have asked where they can go to play tennis so here are some court locations.
Annie L. Jones Park 1414 Tarbert Dr
Cary Tennis Park 2727 Louis Stephens Dr
Middle Creek Park/School 151 Middle Creek Park Ave
R.S. Dunham Park 519 Walnut St
Robert V. Godbold Park 2050 N.W. Maynard Rd
Apex Community Park 2200 Laura Duncan Rd
Apex Nature Park 2500 Evans Rd
Kelly Road 1609 Kelly Rd
Church Street Park 5800 Cricket Pitch Way
More information can also be found at http://westernwaketennis.com/
Additionally, the PE department is looking for a deck size box to put outside the gym to store some recess equipment in. If you have one you would like to donate please let us know.
Questions? Ask Mr Rood and Mrs. Forsberg (PE teachers)
October is National Bullying Prevention month!
MPE has several activities to promote, celebrate and support this very special topic.
- Wednesday, October 17
- Thursday, October 18
- Friday, October 19
- Monday, October 22
- Tuesday, October 23
Stay connected and sign up for a free PTA account! This will allow you to sign up for volunteer opportunities, receive the weekly Panther Press, donate to fundraisers, purchase Spirit Wear, PTA membership, yearbooks and tickets for events!
Thank you to all of you that donated! We raised $38K and are moving ahead with the new playground structure!
Do you still want to support MPE? You can always submit direct donations!
Log in to your account, and find the donations form under "My Account" then "My Forms/Paperwork"
Don't forget to ask your employer's HR department about matching pledges! It's an easy way to help the school!