Viewing posts from: January 2018

Healthy Schools Grant Winners Announced!

Congratulations to the 2017-2018 Healthy Schools Grant winners!

These grants provide PTA units or councils with small amounts of money to improve  the health at their schools and to share their work with NCPTA and all of our units. The projects varied, and we look forward to featuring their successes and lessons learned starting this summer!

  • Apex Friendship High School, Wake County
  • Clemmons Elementary School, Forsyth County
  • Estes Hills Elementary School, Orange County
  • Lead Mine Elementary School, Wake County
  • Northern Elementary School, Guilford County
  • Swiftcreek Elementary School, Wake County
  • Trillium Springs Montessori School, Mecklenburg County
  • Vienna Elementary School, Forsyth County

NCPTA Office Closure

The NCPTA office will be closed on Thursday, January 18, 2018, due to inclement weather.

NCPTA Office Closure

The NCPTA office will be closed on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, due to inclement weather.

NCPTA Board of Directors Adopts Class Size Resolution

NCPTA Board of Directors Adopts Class Size Resolution

On January 4, 2018, the North Carolina PTA Board of Directors adopted a class size resolution.

To read the full text of the resolution and to learn more about other NCPTA and National PTA resolutions, read more.

Updated Lunch and Learn Schedule!

Join NCPTA for our Spring 2018 Lunch and Learns! NCPTA is hosting a series of Lunch and Learns on the topics you want to talk about. Here are the topics:

 

March 8: What Every Parent Needs to Know About Sleep

From babies to high schoolers, sleep is an ever-changing challenge to parents. Join Dr. Jesse Hart of WakeMed Pediatric Practices to talk about all things sleep and sleep hygiene from babies to teens.

May 10: What Every Parent Needs to Know about Concussions

Concussions are a hot topic in sports these days, but it’s so hard to stay abreast of the recommendations. Paul Cohen, MD of WakeMed Health and Hospitals will address the most common parent and child concerns about concussions and how you can keep your child healthy and safe.

June 14: What Every Parent Needs to Know About Starting Kindergarten

Dr. MariaRosa Rangel will address the most common parent and child concerns about the big move to kindergarten and set parents up for success in supporting their student.

Important Details

  • Time: 11:30am-1pm
  • Location: NCPTA Headquarters, 3501 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27612
  • Cost: $20 per Lunch and Learn
  • Lunch will be provided

There is limited seating for the Lunch and Learn Series so register today!

NCPTA Office Hours

The NCPTA office will be operating on a two hour delay on Friday, January 5, 2018, due to inclement weather.

NCPTA Office Closure

The NCPTA office will be closed on Thursday, January 4, 2018, due to inclement weather.