School Leadership Team Meeting
Join us for this month’s SLT meeting at 7:30am on January 28th in the Art Room. We’ll hear an update from our Needs subgroup, revisit our MPTS neighborhoods bus tour plan, and make a final decision on our Spring service project. If you would like to participate in this service project, please attend! All parents are welcome, and childcare will be provided for MPTS students.
Contact Denise Pineno (email@example.com) or Vic Armstrong (Victor.Armstrong@atriumhealth.org) with any questions.
Hope to see you there!
Lois B. Lee Teacher Nominations
Nominations for the 2020 Lois B. Lee Award are now underway! The Lois B. Lee Award is given each year to an outstanding teacher at Myers Park Traditional School. Named for a much-loved former MPTS teacher and principal, the award includes $1,000 for the winner to use for professional development and classroom materials. This year’s winner will be presented at a luncheon for all teachers on March 12th.
Any teacher may be nominated, and nominations can come from any MPTS student or parent. Nominations may be in the form of a letter or testimonial or may be submitted using the nomination form. The nomination form contains further details but should you have any additional questions, please contact Heather at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please submit all nominations via e-mail to PTA Executive Vice President, Heather Poe at email@example.com no later than Friday, February 14th.
Boots & Beauties Daughter Choice Dance
Don't miss this year's Daughter Choice Dance, bring your best moves and dance on Friday, February 7th from 7:00pm - 9:00pm at CPCC's Worrell Building Gymnasium located at 1228 Elizabeth Avenue in Charlotte. Tickets are $20.00 per adult/daughter couple ($10 per additional daughter) and must be purchased - in advance - online. Our theme this year is "Boots & Beauties" so saddle up and join us for an evening you won't want to miss!
Note: This event is for MPTS students only and there will be no tickets sold at the door. The deadline to purchase tickets is February 6th and there will be NO refunds as advance purchases are considered a PTA donation.
*In addition, we are in need of a few volunteers to help before, during, and after the dance. Volunteers are CRITICAL to the success of this event. If you are able to assist, please SIGN-UP to help. Thanks in advance!**
Girls on the Run: Spring Program
Grab your running shoes and join the Girls on the Run fun! This 10-week program for girls in 3rd through 5th grade, educates and prepares girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living.
The Girls on the Run team will meet Mondays and Wednesdays, from 4:15 - 5:30 (your girl must be picked by 5:30). The season begins the week of February 3rd and will end with a celebratory, non-competitive 5K event on Sunday, May 3rd.
In an effort to make Girls on the Run accessible to all families, the payment structure aligns with free and reduced lunch benefits and there is the ability to create a payment plan when paying with a credit card.
Registration is open until January 31st. Spots are limited! Contact Ms. Reza to learn more.
Girls on the Run: 2nd Grade Pilot Program
Teams will consist of 7-12 girls, depending on how many girl show interest/sign up.
MPTS Coding Club
MPTS is launching a Coding Club for Grades 3-5 with Mrs. Connor in late-January. The club will meet on Monday mornings from 7:45am - 8:45am beginning January 27 through March 23, 220. Registration is $100 and scholarships are available. Don't delay, the Coding Club is limited to 30 participants. Contact Mrs. Connor for more information.
CMS School Choice Lottery
1/24 - Teacher Work Day, NO SCHOOL
1/28 - SLT Meeting
1/29 - Q2 Awards Ceremony
2/7 - Daughter's Choice Dance
2/17 - President's Day, NO SCHOOL
2/21 - Leadership Day
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