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The PRIDE POST            
Feb. 26, 2016

Campus News (full calendar available on home page)

Friday, February 26
  • SHREK the Musical Opening Night 7 p.m. at Charles Mack Citizen Center. Shows also Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. 

Monday, February 29
  •  No School for Grades 9, 10, and 11. Senior Pride Presentations


Tuesday, March 1
  • No School for Grades 9, 10, and 12. Juniors to take ACT. 

Friday, March 5
  • NOT a $5 non-uniform day (moved to March 11 for all schools).
    Dr. Seuss Character Day at the Lower School. 
  • TCBY Lower School 

Friday - Sunday, March 4-6
  • SHREK the Musical 
SHREK the Musical Tickets Available Online

Don't miss out on seats for this production! The cast offered a sneak peek today and the Lower School students loved it! Performances: 

  • Friday, February 26 (sold out)
  • Saturday, February 27 at 7:00pm 
  • Sunday, February 28 at 2:00pm 
  • Friday, March 4 at 7:00pm 
  • Saturday, March 5 at 7:00pm 
  • Sunday, March 6 at 2:00pm 

2016 Putt for Pride Golf Tournament 

The Putt for Pride Golf Tournament will be held at  the beautiful Peninsula Club on Monday, May 9th. 

Registration for golf is open at EventBee

Sponsors needed: A wide range of sponsorship opportunities are available. Sponsorship of this event is a great way to support PLP. It is also a high profile opportunity to strengthen market awareness of a business' services and products to members of the PLP community.

Non-Uniform Day Moved to March 11

Please note that the Non-Uniform Day originally scheduled for March 5th has been moved to Friday, March 11. Please mark your calendars! 

PLP to Participate in Read Across America Week 

The Lower School will participate in the National Education Association's Read Across America initiative with the following activities: 

Monday: DEAR (Drop Everything and Read) time throughout the day
Tuesday: Charlotte Hornets Book Bus Assembly 

Wednesday: Green Eggs & Ham Breakfast with Mrs. Sims and Mr. Webb-  a book recommendation contest in Literacy 

Thursday: DEAR time throughout the day including special guest readers from the Upper School. 

Friday: Lower School students may dress up as your favorite Dr. Seuss character with uniform bottoms.

PTO Seeking Officers for 2016-17 Academic Year

The PTO is seeking applications for 5 open positions:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Co- Treasurer (Teacher Grants)
  • Co-Treasurer (Events)
Members will vote at the Annual Board Meeting on Tuesday, April 12th. All interested candidates should send a brief bio to Jennifer Mautz, PTO Secretary, no later than Monday, March 7th.
*Please send bios to

Enroll in Session 4 Enrichments by Wednesday, March 2

Middle School Art on Display

Middle School Visual Arts students currently have some pieces on display at the NCSECU Bank, located at 20651 Catawba Ave. in Cornelius for the month of February. Art pieces from the following students are displayed: 

6th Grade Art
Benjamin Kern
Jenna Sidberry
Glenn Kosinski
Grace Canady
Maggie Miller
Benny Bauldoff
Jesse Giambruno
Paige Merkel
Dante Tekampe
Khalil Harris
Ainsley Claire Howerton
Dylan Puck
Patrick Schwaba
Brian Swift
Sarah Limbach
Bobby Murray
Carl Olsen 

8th Computer Generated Art
Camden Richardson
Madison Walser
Jackson Antonic
Grace McGarrigle
Kylie Patten

NJHS Builds Bears 

National Junior Honor Society members delivered 57 bears to the children at Levine's Children's Hospital! 

- Photos by Mrs. Teresa Lewis

Senator Visits Middle School Progressives Club

This week, Senator Jeff Jackson visited the Pine Lake Progressives club. He spoke with the students about recent legislation happening in the NC general assembly.  The students greatly enjoyed meeting him and asking questions about his work as a state senator. 

PTO Checkers Night

The PTO has tons of fun events planned for the PLP community. Visit the Pine Lake PTO web site to register. 

PLP Checkers Night - Registration Open Until Fri. March 4 

Join us on Sat., March 12 for Checkers hockey excitement at PTO's PLP Checkers Night!
·         Cost:  Adults and student tickets are $16 each. The PTO is offering PLP teachers and staff tickets at $14. 
·         Fundraiser: $5 of each student and teacher/staff entrance cost goes towards their grade level's 2016-2017 Teacher Grant!
·         Registration: Open now until Fri., March 4. 
Spring Book Fair at the Lower School

The Book Fair is coming to the Lower School! Lots of
volunteers are needed to keep the Book Fair
running smoothly, to keep up with PLP's voracious readers. If you can devote a few hours to helping, please sign up here: 

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