Morehead PTA News

  • 2022-2023 PTA News

    Week of November 14, 2022

    Message from Morehead PTA:

     

    Thank you to all the sponsors, students, and family friends that made our Stars on the Run Fundraiser a success! We reached our fundraising goal so we can purchase a digital sign for Morehead and maintain the PTA budget line items. 

     

    PTA Pie day is November 22nd. We need donations of pies and sweet treats. Please visit the link (https://tinyurl.com/PTApiesforstarstaff) to sign up to donate as we want to give Morehead staff and teachers a big Thank You for all they do for our students every day. 

     

    All PTA news and PTA meeting minutes can be found on the Morehead website

     

     

    Week of November 6, 2022

    Message from Morehead PTA:

     

    Thank you to the 2022-23 PTA Stars on the Run Sponsors for helping us move closer to reaching our goal of purchasing a digital school sign! You will see these sponsor logos on our t-shirts, on social media, and on our Morehead website.

     

    Gold Sponsors @ $500+ include:

    Schneider Stone

    #1 Nana

    Herodyne

    Westover Church

    Tim’s Home Improvements Plus

    Steven C Gross, MD at Central Carolina Surgery

    Triad Design Group

    Golding Family

    Deyton Family

    Hamilton Home Loans

    Keystone Homes

     

    All-Star Sponsors @ $250 include

    Brand Elements Coaching

    Mothers Rest Blog

    Garrett Walker Aycoth & Olson 

    Fowler Family

    Active Healing Counseling 

    Synchronicity Coffee Company

    Sheetz

     

    Star Sponsors @150 include

    Team Morgan

    Scavone Family

    Masksmiov Family

    Triad Auto Specialty

    5th grade 2022-23 class

    Kalah Edrington Real Estate

    Hazen Senior Solutions 

    Jackie J Consulting

    Walters Family

    Jamestown Church of God

    Toys & Co.

    Enchanted Planning and The Crutchfield Family

    Thank you to all the Stars on the Run Sponsors as they helped us raise 9,000 for the new sign! We still need to raise 2,000! We can do this with our Stars on the Run Student Campaign which ends on Nov 10th! 

    The challenge is for each student/family to #ask5for5 by sending out the donation link to 5 people for a donation of $5.00. Check out Flyer Link for all the student campaign information. 

    As of Saturday, 1st grade is leading with most participation across grade levels! Homeroom classes in the lead: K-Peten, 1st-Roberts, 2nd-Ball, 3rd-Chavis, 4th-Baumann & Garret are currently in a tie, and 5th-Lovett. Who will win the prizes!? Let’s keep the donations coming so we can get to see our stars shine on the new digital sign!

    We also have Spirit Days next week.

    On Monday Nov. 7th Morehead Team day-wear your favorite team gear!

    Nov. 8th is Teacher Workday-stay home and #ask5for5 

    Nov. 9th is Wake-up Wednesday-wear PJ's

    Nov. 10th Stars on the Run event on the Morehead Track, wear tennis shoes and parents are invited to come and volunteer!

    4th Grade 8:50-9:30

    1st Grade 9:35-10:15

    2nd Grade 10:20-11:00

    Kindergarten 11:45-12:25

    3rd Grade 12:30-1:10

    5th Grade 1:15-1:55

     

    The last PTA update is to save the date for PTA Pie day, which is November 22nd! Check out the link (https://tinyurl.com/PTApiesforstarstaff)  to learn all the details of the event and sign up to donate a pie or sweet treat for our Morehead teachers and staff as we want to give them a big Thank You for all they do for Morehead students everyday.

    WEEK OF OCTOBER 31ST 

    PTA meeting on Nov. 3rd at 6pm virtual Meeting Link

    Stars on the Run Student Student Campaign begins October 27-Nov 10   

    • SOTR event is Thursday, November 10th SOTR Volunteer Sign Up
    • SOTR Sponsorship Campaign raised around 9K! Goal is 11K. 
    • Check out the Flyer Link for Student Campaign information!

     

    WEEK OF OCTOBER 3RD

     

    Wednesday, October 5th PTA Planning Meeting at 6 PM link is here or posted on Morehead Website. 

     

    Thursday, October 6th PTA’s International Night at Westover Church Gym from 5:30-7:00. Come to see many countries' exhibits displayed and some countries featuring food samples!  

     

    Friday, October 7th is the deadline for the Stars on the Run community sponsorship campaign. Please share the star sponsor form with families, businesses and community members who may be interested in sponsoring our PTA! Sponsorship funding will allow the PTA to purchase a digital school sign and maintain all the PTA budget line items. 

     

    WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 26TH  

     

    Thank you to 11 Stars on the Run Sponsors who have helped us reach 5k in sponsorship funding! We are off to a great start. However, to ensure we can purchase the new digital sign and maintain all the PTA budget line items, we still need to raise 6k. The deadline is October 7th! Please share the star sponsor form with families, businesses and community members who may be interested in sponsoring our PTA! 

     

    PTA International Night is October 6th at Westover Church gym. We are excited to note that we have Sudan, Algeria, Morocco, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Ghana, Mexico, El Salvador, France, Italy, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Venezuela, and Argentina planning on hosting a table and sharing food samples! And big shout out to Sudan and Morocco who have several families coming together to host! Still time to sign up with the  Jotform link or find it located on the Morehead website. 

     

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    This week PTA will kick off the Stars on the Run Sponsorship Campaign. The PTA needs sponsors so we can see stars shine with our new digital sign!

     

    Do you know of a local business or family that might want to sponsor our Star PTA?! Please share the sponsorship link so they can lock in a sponsorship level! A few sponsorship perks include, helping PTA get a new digital sign, the company logo on the website,social media, event signage on a banner/running bib/cone sponsor, and on the event t-shirt!

     

    Check your child's book bag this week for a PTA bookmark that has the sponsorship QR code and link that you can text to businesses and families! The deadline is October 7th to lock in the sponsorship level! 

     

    On the back of this bookmark, PTA has listed dates and events that you will not want to miss! Save the date for the PTA International Night on October 6th! PTA is seeking families who would like to be an ambassador by hosting a table to share your own culture or enthusiasm for a country or place that has special meaning to you!  Sign up on this Jotform link.

    WEEK OF AUGUST 29TH

    Membership Matters:

    • Join PTA! The membership fee is $5.00 per family member! Click to Join  and pay online or complete the paper membership form in the front office. Students will bring home hard copy of membership form in September. 

    Many Morehead PTA Events to Save the Dates:

    • PTA Skate Night Fundraiser & School Title 1 Curriculum Night

      • Thursday, September 22nd at 6:30-8:00pm

      • Children $6.00 to enter, adults are free. 

    • International Night 

      • Thursday, October 6th from 5:30-7:00 at Westover Church Gym.

      • Contact event organizer scavone.heather@gmail.com to learn how you can host a country table or be on the planning team! All families are encouraged to attend the event to learn about the many countries represented at Morehead!

    • Stars on the Run Fundraiser Event

      • Thursday, November 10th with 30 minute grade level event times during school day. Parents invited to volunteer and participate! 

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    AmazonSmile Foundation Donates 0.5% to the Morehead PTA

    Morehead PTA has teamed up with AmazonSmile Foundation to turn purchases you already make at Amazon into cash-back for Morehead PTA. The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. The purchase price is the amount paid for the item minus any rebates and excluding shipping & handling, gift-wrapping fees, taxes, or service charges. Visit the link below to start.

    http://smile.amazon.com  

    Then choose Morehead Elementary PTA as your charity.

     

     

Morehead Elementary PTA Mission Statement

  • The mission of the Morehead Elementary PTA is to enhance the learning environment with resources of time and money to create a safe and vibrant education program. We will foster an environment of parent involvement and education to create an atmosphere of school ownership by all families that ensures success for the students of our school.

    Morehead PTA will...

    Recognize our students and teachers for academics and efforts

    Enhance the arts experience for our students; enrich our community with educational programs for parents 

    Achieve our goals with strong parental involvement 

    Communicate effectively with parents, teachers, and students 

    Help earn and provide financial assistance in all areas

     

    Click here for National PTA information - http://www.pta.org/