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Find out all you need to know about MPE PTA, MPE events and programs and much more. Read our blog below for the latest updates. Don't miss any deadlines - subscribe to the Panther Press during the school year to receive our updates in your inbox through our weekly e-newsletter.






Reflections 2022 Deadline - November 1st

9/24/2022 8:41 pm

2022-2023 Reflections Show Your Voice MPE SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS NOVEMBER 1st!.


We would like to encourage students of all ages to participate in MPE's 2022 Reflections Art Program.  Reflections is a National PTA-sponsored arts achievement  program that allows students to be recognized for interpreting a common theme through artwork. 


This year's theme is "SHOW YOUR VOICE," and our school submission deadline is November 1st.  Please note that all entries this year will be submitted online. Students may submit original artwork in any of the following categories:

  • Music Composition
  • Photography
  • Visual Arts
  • Dance Choreography
  • Film Production
  • Literature

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New this Year: Our RENT-THE-ROCK Fundraiser

9/16/2022 4:12 pm

The 2022 5th grade class' legacy gift was the giant rock you see by our front entrance.

Throughout the year, you can Rent the Rock for 7 days for $25 and paint your message on it-  Wish your student or teacher a happy birthday. Make a fun announcement. The options are limitless!

Rules and guidelines are in the Rent-the-Rock form under My Forms/Paperwork once you have logged into your account.

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General Membership Meeting Updates

9/16/2022 10:14 am

Thank you to everyone who showed up in person and virtually to our first General Membership Meeting. We hoped you were able to learn about what MPE PTA does and how you can get involved. 

Here are links for all MPE families whether you were at the meeting or not.

Take our Feedback Survey - tell us your experience with programs like Yubbler; share your ideas, questions or concerns with us; tell us where you would like to see the PTA funds go.

Join a committee - you don't need experience and you don't need to commit without knowing what duties are involved. Meet some fellow parents and plan one of our programs/events - it can be a fun and new experience! Note: Mon. Sept. 19th in the Media Center - Book Fair Committee meets at 6:30pm; Odyssey of the Mind Info session at 7:00pm.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Make every little bit count - we raised $1,000 last year from our families linking grocery reward cards, Office Depot purchases and shopping on Amazon Smile instead of Amazon (just change the setting on your phone!). Please consider relinking your cards this year if you haven't already done so. 

Finally, here is a copy of the handout from the meeting yesterday. 

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Register & Donate - MPE Boosterthon Fun Run

9/15/2022 1:46 pm

Our Mills Park Elementary Boosterthon Fun Run fundraiser kicked off on 09/13/2022. This is our major fall fundraiser.

We’re on an adventure to raise funds for enhancing Specials Programs and funding technology needs for our school.

Register your students at http://mybooster.com. Then start your sharing your donation page to get pledges from friends and families. Fun Run on is on Wednesday, Sept. 21st. .

Every MPE student will receive a Fun Run t-shirt and participate on our Event Day on September 21st, regardless of financial participation. 

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PTA General Membership Meeting

9/11/2022 3:55 pm

Whether you are a PTA member or you just want to know more, come to our General Membership Meeting in the Media Center on Thursday, September 15th, in the Media Center from 5:30PM-6:20PM.

5:30-5:45 PM- Check in early and chat with board members.

5:45-6:20 PM- Learn about our programs and what's coming back this year. Members will vote to ratify the budget.

Light refreshments will be served.

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Girls On The Run

9/4/2022 10:47 pm

MPE will be hosting Girls on the Run this fall. 

Ms. Cogswell, along with Ms. Kellie Huffman and Ms. Teri Armstrong are leading this program. Twice per week for 10 weeks, girls will have fun, make friends, increase their physical activity levels and learn important life skills. Trained and caring coaches lead 3rd - 5th-grade girls through interactive lessons and movement activities. The program training starts 9/12/22.

The season ends with a celebratory 5K event.

General Registration: 8/30/22 - 09/09/22 (closed)

Click Here for more information and use this link to register:  https://www.gotrtriangle.org/locations 


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Join PTA

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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Volunteer Opportunities

We heart volunteers

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. 


Kindergarten Registration

K registration

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.

How To Register

Community Partners & Boosterthon T-shirt Sponsors 2022