Viewing posts from: January 2012

Annual Awards Applications for PTAs Across NC Are Open

Get recognized – you deserve it! Start sharing your outstanding accomplishments now. Honor a parent, teacher, principal, administrator or your PTA by applying for an award. The outstanding work of those in your local community may be chosen to be in the spotlight at the Parent Education Conference in Raleigh on April 28. Deadline is March 1.

Take Your Family to School Week

Make plans now to celebrate and build family-school partnerships during PTA Take Your Family to School Week February 12–18, 2012.

NC Symphony Offers Special Savings for PTA Members

Purchase discount tickets today for Firebird on Feb. 9 in Southern Pines and Feb. 10-11 in Raleigh. Travel across Britten’s stormy North Sea, through Elgar’s most elegiac concerto and into the brash and bold Firebird Suite. Learn More about Firebird and other upcoming NC Symphony events!

USDA Announces New Standards for School Meals

First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently unveiled the new standards for school meals. According to a news release issued by the USDA, this is the first improvement in school meals standards in over 15 years. Learn more by joining the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) and USDA Thursday, Feb. 2 for a webinar.

Hurricanes Offer Ticket Savings for NCPTA Night

Get in on the action as the Carolina Hurricanes team up with NCPTA! Take advantage of big savings on tickets for the Hurricanes vs. Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, Feb. 4. Each ticket purchase will also benefit the NCPTA Family Involvement Programs. Order online through Jan. 30 while they last!

2011 Planning Checklist for PTA Leaders

Keep your PTA Team on track to earn awards and meet your goals with this helpful PTA Officer Checklist. Make sure your PTA has approved the Uniform Bylaws. File your annual form 990. And, much more!