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Originally delivered on 9/30/2019 9:09 am

Falcon Flyer: Spirit Night & Walk to School Day


We hope you had a nice long weekend and Shana Tovah to those celebrating Rosh Hashanah. We have two fun events this week, and a BIG need for parent volunteers. Please cover a shift for International Walk to School Day and Book Fair. There are opportunities before, during and after school as well as during evening hours. All volunteer opportunities are available online.

Tomorrow Night is Spirit Night at Chick-Fil-A
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 5-8pm
Take a break from the dinner rush and head on over to Chick-Fil-A at Stone Creek for our most popular Spirit Night of the year! Dine-In and spin the wheel to win some great prizes. If you can't dine in, and are rushing to your after-school activities, then drive-through! Please mention GHE and your child's teachers name (for a chance to win a class prize). GHE receives 20% of the proceeds.
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 8:30-9am
Join millions of children from around the world as they participate in events for International Walk to School Day. The events raise community and global awareness about walking safety and promote healthy behavior.
Drop your student off at Circle on the Green in Preston Village. They will be greeted by parent volunteers and staff and guided on their way to school. Coach G will greet them with a certificate and prize! 

Get excited because we have the Insane Science Guy for Book Fair family night entertainment on Oct. 16th. Come in your pajamas, bring a blanket to sit on and enjoy the show while you shop the book fair!

Corporate Sponsorships for Turkey Trot

Are you a business owner? Or work within the community, or for a company that might be willing to be a sponsor for our Turkey Trot Fun Run coming this November? If so, please contact us! There are many opportunities to grow your business while supporting Green Hope. 

Parent Academy Night: Today's Math

There will be a parent learning session about math in the Green Hope Elementary cafeteria on October 24 at 6pm. If you're struggling to help your child with their homework or confused by new math, come learn more! Resources and strategies for providing help at home will be provided. This is for K-5th math standards. Please contact the school front office with any questions regarding this program.

 Look Within and Start Creating Art for the PTA Reflections Program

Does your child enjoy art, music and dance, or have an interest in writing, producing films or taking photos? Then have them join us and have fun unleashing their inner artist with the PTA Reflections Art Program! This year's theme, "Look Within," calls for their own unique interpretation through the arts.

For more details and guidelines please visit the Wake County and North Carolina PTA websites. Please make sure you follow all the rules and presentation guidelines to avoid disqualification.

Deadline for physical submission is Oct. 31. Please hand in to Mrs. Driggers in the art room by this date.

NC State Fair Advanced Ticket Sales

This year's NC State Fair in Raleigh will run from October 17-27th. GHE receives $2 for each adult admission ticket and $1 for each child ticket when you purchase a FastTrack Gate Admission Ticket by Oct. 17 using our school code of 439. This promotion is only available online.

Chance to Win Free Hockey Tickets! Readvolution Starts NOW! 

Between September 30 and November 22 GHE is challenged to read 2,020 books as a school. Individual students who read 20 minutes a day outside of school are rewarded with free Hurricanes tickets! Log in your minutes here. You will need your child's Student ID number to sign up.

Calendar of Events

Oct. 1
Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night
Oct. 2
International Walk to School Day
No School-Teacher Workday
Oct. 11-24
Book Fair 
Oct. 16
Pajama Party Family Night @ Book Fair
Oct. 22-24
Donuts with Grown Ups
Oct. 24
Today's Math parent learning session 
Oct. 21

Pre-K Pictures
Oct. 25
K-5th grade picture day
Nov. 1
No School
Nov. 4 @ 2:45pm
Pep Rally for Turkey Trot
Nov. 15
GHE Turkey Trot FUNdraiser 

*If you click on the link above, our calendar will get imported into your calendar!  

Squawks & Community Flocks


A loving hand goes a long way. You might have noticed the gardens outside of the 1st grade classrooms in front of the school. Parent Volunteer Amy Kunzman (parent of Matilda) planted the most adorable garden outside of Mrs. Crabtree's 1st grade classroom. Each day the children water the pots and gardens, and track the progress. 

Ongoing Offerings
Sign ups

2019-20 GHE Yearbooks are on sale

With TreeRing yearbooks, every parent (and student) gets two free, uniquely printed pages, so you can fill their yearbook with photos and memories of your child.

GHE Spirit Wear

Spirit wear is available for purchase on the PTA website. We're currently out of stock due to high demand, but have placed an order with the vendor to get our next delivery. Fridays are Falcon Friday! Wear your spirit wear or school colors every Friday. One random Friday a month the class with most spirit will win a surprise. 


Like us on twitter @greenhopePTA and Facebook for updates on PTA news and events. 

Birthday Blasts

For a $50 donation to the PTA, you can wish your child a Happy Birthday on the digital marquee—guaranteed to bring big smiles on their special day.

Quick Fundraising Opportunities

Visit us online to learn more about soft fundraising our school uses to raise money. 

Thank you to our Diamond Sponsors

Do you own a business? Are you interested in advertising to over 1,000 parents and staff while supporting our school? If you are interested in sponsoring the PTA, please contact us.


Green Hope Elementary PTA - Wake County, NC
2700 Louis Stephens Dr
Cary, NC 27519