Month: February 2012

Try This! Nutrition Month Contest

March is Nutrition Month. Send us your creative ideas by March 2, and you will be entered to win a family four-pack of tickets to the NC Symphony “Bug Songs” concert on March 10. Just post “Try This!” on our Facebook wall followed by a short explanation of your PTA ideas for Nutrition Month, or you can send us an email.

Reflections District Winners Selected

Congratulations to students and PTA families across the state! District winners for Reflections have been selected and will move on to the State Competition. View a full listing of category placements for dance, film, literature, music, photography and visual arts.

NC Symphony Offers Special Savings for PTA Members

Purchase discount NC Symphony tickets for Bug Songs at Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh on March 10. Come and listen to the orchestra imitate the sounds of the greatest musicians in the bug world: bees, beetles, crickets, katydids and more. You’ll also hear great music inspired by your smallest friends, including everyone’s favorite, Flight of the Bumblebee. Dress like your favorite insect and win prizes!

Deadline for NCPTA Annual Awards for 2011-2012 is March 1

Get recognized – you deserve it! Honor a parent, teacher, principal, administrator or your PTA by applying for an award. Your PTA may be chosen to be in the spotlight at the Parent Education Conference in Raleigh on April 28. Deadline is March 1.

Emerging Leaders Conference

Join other emerging leaders in Wilmington. Explore historical perspectives, current issues and new ideas for improving and promoting family engagement, teacher preparedness, and strategies for outreach to support student success.

Codington Elementary Wins NCPTA Champions of Play Grant

Margie Butts, a member of the Codington Elementary PTA in Wilmington, deserves high fives all around for taking the initiative to get her PTA off to a running start. Her application for the NCPTA Champions of Play grant was selected as the winner.  Codington PTA will receive a $500 grant to support a fun, integrated approach to helping families increase their activity levels and improve healthy choices.

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