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The PRIDE POST            
April 29, 2016

Campus News (full calendar available on home page)

Friday, April 29

  • Middle School Dance, 6:30- 9 p.m., ACC

Saturday, April 30

Fine Arts COLOR RUN, PLP campus loop 

Check-in for all age groups will run from 8:15 to 8:40 a.m.  Please arrive no later than 8:40 a.m. to ensure the loop in free of cars for the first run.
  • K-5 Run8:45 a.m. 
  • 6-8 Run9:20 a.m.
  • 9-12 Run9:50 a.m. 


Monday, May 2
  • No school for Kindergarten only; screening for incoming Kindergarten students
  • Online auction begins! 

Tuesday, May 3
  • Upper School Orchestra Concert (details below)

Thursday, May 5
  • Back Porch School Store Sidewalk Sale - 20% off everything 
Friday, May 6
  • Fine Arts Showcase - 6:30 p.m. (details below)
  • Non-Uniform Day - All Schools
  • Upper School Student Council Blood Drive
Auction Opens Monday! 
Get ready, it's coming. The PLP 2nd annual Online Auction, which is part of the Putt for Pride Golf Tournament and Ladies Luncheon spring fundraiser. Bid on items donated by PLP families and local businesses such as 

  • Gift Certificates from Eez, Dresslers, the Melting Pot and more 
  • Gift Certificates from Apricot Lane
  • Classes from Pure Barre, Perfect Form, Champions Sports Performance and others 
  • Be a coach for a day of the varsity football or basketball team!
  • Rental of a beautiful beach front condo, or a Stand Up Paddleboard rental 
Score some great items while supporting the outfitting of Pine Lake's Lower School STEM lab. 

You will receive an email with the link once it's live. 

PS: Items make great Mother's Day gifts!! 

Upper School Orchestra Concert

The Pine Lake symphony orchestra is presenting a unique concert of 20th and 21st century pieces, including a piece with electronics, and a piece with students from the Pride Singers.  

Date: Tuesday, May 3rd
Time: 7 pm
Location: Fine Arts building outdoor stage (in case of rain, the ACC) 

Upper and Middle School Fine Arts Showcase

Come see the culmination of a year of fine art education in this showcase of music, acting and visual arts. No admission, but, like many museums, there will be donation boxes. All proceeds to benefit the Fine Arts programs at Pine Lake.

Sign up for After 3 @ PLP Extended Day for 2016-2017
Registration is OPEN for 2016-2017 extended day, and if you register now, you will receive 10 percent off the first month's tuition and no registration fee (savings of $25 per child)! 

All forms are available at:

For more information, contact Program Manager,

Summer Sale at Back Porch School Store 

The Back Porch will hold a sale Thursday, May 5 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the ACC. 

All items 20% off - the biggest sale of the year! 

Cash, check and credit cards are accepted. 

2016 Putt for Pride Golf Tournament 

The Putt for Pride Golf Tournament will be held at  the beautiful Peninsula Club on Monday, May 9th. Spots are filling fast, and final numbers need to be turned in May 4. 

Registration for golf is open at EventBee

2016 Ladies' Luncheon- Register Now! 

Last call! 

Join us for the annual Ladies' Luncheon - this year at the Historic Langtree Plantation, just a short drive from campus. A delicious "upscale picnic" catered lunch will be served while we celebrate this school year, and look forward to the next. 

The event is May 9th at 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 

Lori Reuter, Upper School Assistant Principal and mother of a 2015 graduate, will speak on Pine Lake's efforts to transform educational practices and engage students.
Jenny Brulé is a professional chef who has developed recipes for Cooking Light, Shape, and Fitness magazines, as well as serving as on-air chef for WCNC's Charlotte Today. She has a cookbook for UNC Press due out this fall.
Joining Jenny is Shawna Montague, graphic designer who creates invitations and decor to impress, and doesn't know the meaning of "Pinterest Fail." Together, Jenny and Shawna will show us how to throw a gorgeous garden party or summer soiree.

FREE Sports Physicals May 21: Registration Required

The registration for the May 21 st  physicals provided by Novant Health is now open.  Go to   and select Pine Lake from dropdown menu. This is for all rising 7th through 12th grade students who would like to participate in a sport next school year. 

Register now as spots fill quickly. You may also have the sports physicals done at your family physician's office.


Please mark your calendars as you make summer vacation plans, that Varsity Tryouts for the fall will start August 1st, and Middle School Tryouts should start around August 8th.

Athletics Banquet 

Summer Camps at PLP- Prices Increase May 21

If you are thinking about summer camps at Pine Lake Prep it is time to sign up. Summer Camp early bird prices are gone after May 20th. If you have signed up and not paid or if you have not signed up yet, the cost goes up May 21st. Don't miss these prices!

Don't forget, there is a $25.00 per camper registration fee. Once a student has signed up and paid the registration fee, they can sign up for as many camps as they like.

If you have questions please let me know, Susan York at

Summer Camps offered at PLP are posted online. Camps include STEM, Musical Theater, Computer Animation, Archery, and many more. Taught by your PLP teachers and staff! 

A whole host of sports camps have been added to OrgsOnline, including football, soccer, basketball, lacrosse, and volleyball. Reserve your spot now! 

Lower School Talent Show

MS Tennis Takes Conference Title, Varsity Boys Advance to Regionals  

Congrats to the Middle School Tennis team and Coaches, Shelly Angle and Ran Blade, as the team took first place in the conference tournament! 
Congrats to Max Vicario, Alex Wrench & Brian Forte, and Daniel Crossin & Blake Jansen who advanced to the regional doubles competition

Track Places 5th at Conference Meet  

Andrew Guazzerotti placed 2nd in the 1600 meter run and 3rd in 3200 meters. 

The Varsity Track season has closed with new personal records and new events for the athletes. Here are some highlights from the conference meet: 

  • Andrew Guazzerotti placed 2nd in the Boys' 1600 meter run; Triniti Lockhart placed 3rd in the Girls' event.
  • Liam Morey had the 2nd longest Shot Put
  • Tucker Aldridge took first place in 110 Meter Hurdles
  • The team of Peyton Hillman, Lauren Messer, Lindsey Dotson and Cameron Deffenbaugh came in first place for the 4x400 Relay.

  • Trinity Lockhart, Emily Lambert, Mackenzie Maddoz and Gabby Kolesar came in 2nd in the 4x800 Relay.   

  • Congrats to all! 
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