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WELCOME TO THE PEARSONTOWN PTA WEBSITE “You just can’t hide that Pearsontown pride!” NC PTA Mission Statement~to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children. Important Dates and Events 10/23/19-Dining Night Out at Freddy’s (3303 Watkins Road, Durham), 5-8 pm, flyer is not needed, just … Continue reading

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YOU JUST CAN’T HIDE THAT PEARSONTOWN PRIDE!

Upcoming Events:

We didn’t have picture day! Can we still have a yearbook?

YES! But, we need your help! Upload your students’ portraits using this link: http://plicbooks.com/go/cYKBh.

What makes a good portrait?

• Take your photo in a brightly lit area.

• Take your photo against a plain white or solid colored background.

• Keep your head centered in the photo.• Look straight at the camera.• No hats, sunglasses or anything that covers part of your face.

All pictures must be submitted by March 15th. ________________________________________

¡No tuvimos día de fotos! ¿Todavía podemos tener un anuario? ¡SÍ! ¡Pero necesitamos tu ayuda!

Sube los retratos de tus alumnos usando este enlace: http://plicbooks.com/go/cYKBh.

¿Qué hace un buen retrato?

• Tome su foto en un área bien iluminada.

• Tome su foto sobre un fondo blanco liso o de color sólido.

• Mantén tu cabeza centrada en la foto.

• Mire directamente a la cámara.

• No se permiten sombreros, lentes de sol ni nada que cubra parte de su rostro.

Todas las fotografías deben enviarse antes del 15 de Marzo.


We’re only 2 weeks away from our Pearsontown Panda Fun Dance! I know our school is getting excited for it to kick off!

Donating officially opens on March 3rd on funrun.com, so you can support our school in 3 steps:

  1. REGISTER your student(s) on funrun.com today. It takes 30 seconds!
  • SHARE with 5 family/friends using the SHARE tools on funrun.com (Facebook, Text Message or Email).
  • GIVE a donation if you are able to give.

Every share and donation makes a difference! And, don’t forget…All students get to participate in the Event day, regardless of financial participation.

Students will experience an incredible character development program. They’ll be learning about the importance of teamwork, care, courage, grit and celebration.

Key dates to remember: 
Donating Opens – 3/2! Register on FUNRUN.COM, SHARE, & GIVE!

Fundraiser Kick Off – 3/16 

Event Day – 3/24

Here is a quick video overview of our program.

Thank you for having fun with us and supporting our school this important year.

Let’s have some fun!


The Staff Appreciation Committee will meet on Monday, March 1st at 6:30pm. To attend email panda.staff.appreciation@gmail.com.

El Comité de Agradecimiento al Personal se reunirá el lunes 1 de Marzo a las 6:30 pm. Para asistir envíe un correo electrónico a panda.staff.appreciation@gmail.com.

The Beautification Committee will meet on Monday, March 1st at 7pm. To attend, email ptownbeautificationcommittee@gmail.com.

El Comité de Embellecimiento se reunirá el lunes 1 de Marzo a las 7 pm. Para asistir, envíe un correo electrónico a ptownbeautificationcommittee@gmail.com.


Please join PTown PAAC on March 10th at 5PM for Wellness Wednesday – Basketball FUNdamentals with 2005 UNC National Basketball Champion Byron Sanders. Don’t forget to bring a basketball, water, and a towel. Register here: bit.ly/ptownpaacww.

Únase a PTown PAAC el 10 de Marzo a las 5PM para el miércoles de bienestar – Basketball FUNdamentals con el campeón nacional de baloncesto de la UNC 2005, Byron Sanders. No olvide traer una pelota de baloncesto, agua y una toalla. Regístrese aquí: bit.ly/ptownpaacww.


SEEKING PTA OFFICERS! Do you want to get more involved at Pearsontown? It’s time to think about PTA leadership for the next school year! For the 2021-2022 school year, we are seeking nominations for the following PTA officers: President, Vice President, Secretary & Treasurer.  

More information about each position is available at: https://ptownpta.com/pearsontown…/about-the-pta/

Nominate yourself or someone else (with their permission, of course!) at https://bit.ly/3iBbNTb

If you have any questions, please email ptownpta@gmail.com

Nominations will be accepted until March 5th


Pearsontown Elementary School PTA’s 2020-21 Goals:

This year, we promise to:
support our teachers, administrators and staff. 
We will continue to offer the same high level of support as we have in the past. We will expand the support to target needs during a global pandemic.

return to advocacy. 
This includes asking who isn’t engaged and who isn’t at the table. It will also include being more involved at the local, state and national level. We will seek to have more family engagement, especially from those that haven’t participated in the past. We will actively remove the barriers to participation.

establish an inclusive, effective board while being nimble and responsive.
This is the internal work we’re doing that allows us to best achieve goals one and two.


For teachers and staff: 2020-2021 All About Me Form

Even though we’re not in the school building at this time, we know that school life goes on and that you may be missing the help you usually receive from Room Parents and other volunteers. The Staff Appreciation Committee is ready and willing to fill this void and help you in any way we can – there is a question on this form about that.

And while we can’t provide lunches on early release days and other in-person celebrations, it seems more important than ever to find ways to let y’all know how much you’re loved and appreciated. And the more questions you answer on this form, the more options it will give us to celebrate YOU!!

Click here to complete the form.


An important part of Pearsontown is our PTA, and we invite you to join us!  Our PTA supports critical school needs and builds a stronger, more inclusive school community.  

You can join online at https://pearsontown-elementary-school-pta.square.site

There is no wrong or right way to be involved with the PTA – we invite you to join because we can do more together! 
Una parte importante de Pearsontown es nuestro PTA,  ¡ y lo invitamos a unirse a nosotros! Nuestra PTA apoya las necesidades escolares críticas y construye una comunidad escolar más fuerte e inclusiva.

Puede unirse en línea en https://pearsontown-elementary-school-pta.square.site/

 No existe una forma correcta o incorrecta de participar en la PTA. ¡Lo invitamos a unirse porque juntos podemos hacer más!


Important Dates and Events

PTA committee meetings are open to all current and interested parents/caregivers (you must be a current PTA member in good standing to serve as a committee member)

Panda Spirit Days are every Friday!  Wear your Pearsontown, Boosterthon, or Class T-shirt to show your Panda Pride!

Visit the Pearsontown Elementary PTA Facebook page for additional photos and information about PTA, Pearsontown, and community events.

Minutes from all General Body and Board of Director meetings are available upon request from ptownpta@gmail.com. Please indicate which meeting date(s) you would like to receive.


PTA Committee Survey

Please take a minute to fill out this survey to find out more about getting involved.

All committees are open to everyone!

https://bit.ly/2EkwVNT


Not ready to commit to a specific committee?! No problem! Join our volunteer email list, and we will let you know when specific things are needed.

¿Le interesa ser voluntario o unirse a un comité? Háganos saber tomándose un minuto para completar esta encuesta.

¡Todos los comités están abiertos a todos!

https://bit.ly/3levvoI


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