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Originally delivered on 10/14/2019 9:24 am

Falcon Flyer: The Insane Science Guy show THIS WEDNESDAY @6:30pm


Family Night this Wednesday - show starts @6:30pm 

This Wednesday nightOct. 16 is Family Fun Night at GHE! The Insane Science Guy will entertain your family for an hour starting at 6:30pm with amazing science experiments wrapped into a fairytale. Come in your pajamas, bring a blanket to sit on and enjoy the show. Book fair will be open during this time, so stop in and get your books! 
Burger 21food truck and Mr. Softee Ice Cream will be serving food starting at 4:30. There is a kids menu, and vegetarian options available. See menu here

Book Fair has started!

Stop in the Media Center daily Oct. 11-24 from 8:45-9:30am, or after school until 3:30-4:15pm to purchase your books. We will also be open for Family Night with the Insane Science Guy on Oct. 16 from 4:30-7:30pm. Check out this year's Bedford Falls Book Fair flyer


This program transforms student artwork into beautiful, professionally made products all while raising funds for our school art program. Students have spent the last two months working with Mrs. Driggers to create AMAZING masterpieces and are finally done. On Oct. 25 a flyer will come home in your child's backpack. There are more than 60 products available for purchase from t-shirts and tote bags to coffee mugs and keychains. These make GREAT holiday gifts for friends and family!

Calling all 4th & 5th Grade Artists!

Is your 4th or 5th grader an aspiring artist? The 2019-2020 Yearbook Cover Contest has kicked off. Read up on the guidelines and start creating! One winner will be selected for the front cover and one winner will be selected for the back cover. Each winner will get a FREE yearbook! All entries are due to Mrs. Driggers by Nov. 26.


You may have noticed that Box Tops are now digital, but many products are still cut-and-collect. The collection drive starts TODAY, Oct. 14 and ends on Friday, Oct. 25The class that turns in the most Box Tops earns a donut party! So cut out the box tops, and send them to class with your child on this sheet.

To start earning points digitally, download the app and after next shopping trip, take a picture of your receipt. It's that easy and NO clutter!

Next Week is Donuts with Grownups

Dad, or any Special Adult: Please join us for our annual Donuts with Grown Ups celebration at GHE. Enjoy donuts, coffee and some special moments with your child! The book fair will be open in media center, so stop in, buy some books and make your child's day even brighter. 
Have enough willpower to help hand out donuts without sneaking one or a dozen? Please consider volunteering to help setup, serve and clean-up.  


Nov. 15 is Green Hope's first annual Turkey Trot fundraiser. This race is our biggest fundraiser and supports school improvements and educational programs. 100% of proceeds go back to the school. This year we replaced the old company, and all the hard work to organize this comes from your children's teachers and the PTA. This special fundraiser kicks off Monday, Nov. 4 with a pep rally that all can attend at 2:45pm. In the coming weeks you will receive a lot of information from your child's teacher. And in the meantime, surprise your child and learn the turkey gobble wobble. All of the teachers will be doing the dance, too. More info here.

Calendar of Events

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


Autumn is in the air outside of Mrs. Perry, Mrs. Coleman & Mrs. Crabtree's first grade classrooms. Students, parents and teachers have been working hard to keep GHE beautiful and full of Fall spirit. 

By Friday afternoon, the Media Center was transformed into a book fair wonderland by parent volunteer Heather Swift and her team of helpers. There are books, games, toys and more for every age and taste. Come see! Open daily in morning and afternoon. 

Ongoing Offerings
Sign ups


There are so many fun ways to get involved at Green Hope Elementary this fall. Like to serve donuts and coffee? Hang out at the book fair and help students buy books? The PTA would love parents to come join us and help out at school. Sign up today! 

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. 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.

Deadline for Reflections is Oct. 31

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 - Order by Oct. 17

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.

READvolution has started! Still time to sign up and get FREE hockey tickets. 

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.

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

Backordered Spirit Wear has been delivered. If you ordered spirit wear that has not arrived, please contact us. There is still spirit wear available for purchase on the PTA website, but we have limited amounts so order today!

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

Make your child feel like a star on their birthday! For a $50 tax deductible 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