Find more details about PLP happenings on the campus calendar - be sure to check "all categories." 

The PRIDE POST            
Oct. 4 , 2015
Campus News


Monday, October 5

National Junior Honor Society inductions, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, October 6

PTO Board meeting

Wednesday, October 7
NO SCHOOL for Grades 9, 11, and 12 as sophomores will be taking the PLAN Test. Parent conferences for Upper School. 

Friday, October 9 

Place November lunch orders before 11:59 p.m. 


Sunday, October 11  
PTO Used Uniform Sale, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Regular sale (all items $5)Early Bird sale (all items $8), 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. 

Monday, October 12: Non-Uniform Day $5

Wednesday, October 14: PSAT Test at Upper School. NO SCHOOL for Upper School students not registered for the test. 

Monday, October 19

 Social Media Awareness Seminar/Cyberbullying, 7 p.m.:  Susan Wind will  offers a free seminar open to all K-12 parents  


Wednesday, October 28, 6:30 p.m.: State of the School Address, US Seminar Rm.
Mr. Terrill will give more details about state assessments, construction progress, and a look ahead. 



Upper School News
More than 70 colleges participated in PLP's annual Fall College Fair,  including ECU, Clemson, Johnson & Wales, Virginia Tech, Johnson C. Smith, App State, and all the UNCs.
October 7 
  • PLAN Test for Grade 10, NO SCHOOL for Grades 9, 11 and 12
  • Parent Conferences, drop-in format, 1:00 - 7:00 p.m. 
October 14
  • PSAT Test - Registration required; NO SCHOOL  for those Upper School students not taking the test

Duke TiP Parent Info Session for LS, MS & US
Wednesday, Oct 28th
5:30 PM
Middle School Room X
Join us in welcoming Dr. Rick Courtwright, Ph.D to our campus to share the benefits of your child participating in the Duke University Talent Identification Program.  As a world leader in gifted and talented education, Duke TIP works with students, their families, and educators to identify, recognize, challenge, engage, and help students reach their highest potential.  Parents of students already participating will also be on hand to share their experiences.

Spanish Club held a pre-sale viewing.
Pulsera Project a Huge Success
The Spanish Club sold out of all 500 pulseras! Following is an excerpt from a letter Sra. Gonzalez received from the Project's cofounder. 

"That is absolutely incredible to hear that you & your students were able to sell all of the  pulseras-we've worked with nearly a thousand schools in the past four years and only a handful have ever been able to sell all of their guys should be so proud of your effort!

On top of being an amazing accomplishment for your Spanish students, it is also an enormous amount of funds that will be going to support the many different people & programs we work with in Nicaragua.....especially to continue providing full-time jobs for about 80 artists, and to provide funding for scholarships and our recently launched housing program, which is allocating funds to help the artists and their families purchase land and a home for the first time in their lives. 

I just want to say thanks again for all of the time & hard work you put into making this  project a reality in your school! You guys are amazing!


Colin Crane
The  Pulsera  Project

Middle School Newspaper Team
Middle School News
October 30: Middle School Dance- more details to come.
MS Newspaper: The MS Newspaper team, led by Miss Nichols, is pleased to share the first issue of the school year. Find the link here: 

Lower School News

The Lower School Writing Club newsletter may be found here: enjoy these entries from our practicing poets and prose writers. 

PTO Spotlight

Used Uniform Sale at the ACC
Sunday, October 11, 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (All items $5)
New: Early Bird Sale 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. (All items $8)

Payment: We will be accepting cash and personal checks made payable to PTO PLP. New this month, shoppers arriving between 1 p.m. and 1:45 p.m. get a sneak peek to shop for all items at a price of $8 each, before doors open at 2 pm for general sales of $5 per item.
GIFT CARDS:  We will be selling $25 gift cards for the clothing stores listed below at a discounted rate of $24 each, and the PTO will donate 10% of the gift card value to the 2015-2016 AP Grant budget of the grade level(s) you pick.
  • Land's End
  • Gap, Old Navy, and Banana Republic
  • Children's Place
  • Gymboree

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