Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Boy Scout Troop 252 - Working Hard to Beautify the School

Boy Scout Troop 252 lead by Rob Ervin landscaped and mulched at school on Monday night. They did an outstanding job!

Common Core Meeting Change - September 3rd

Please note the time change to the Common Core Information session to September 3rd from 6 to 8. 

Dr. Jared Bigham from Nashville will present a presentation on Common Core. There will be some example problems as well as a Q&A period. There will be popcorn and water for refreshments. Childcare will be provided. It will be proceeded by a very brief General PTA meeting to present and vote on budget for the year and incoming officers.

Fundraiser Deadline Extended

We are extending the deadline for selling the cookie dough until September 3rd.  Please continue your hard work to help raise money for the school's technology needs! Thanks!

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Support Miller Perry and its students via Swim for Them and

Another way to support Miller Perry is through an event called Swim for Them on September 12. Alic (a student at MP) and Justin (his dad and a PTA member) Mann are swimming laps for Miller Perry. Their combined goal is to raise $1,500 for Miller Perry. 

Here is a link to their secure donation pages -

Another Miller Perry student is taking part in Swim for Them. Grace Wellman is swimming laps for the Haley Vincent Foundation. 

You can support Grace through the following link -

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

PTA Fall Fundraiser - August 16 - 30

The PTA fall fundraiser will run from Aug 16 - 30. It will be a catalog sale for cookie dough, pretzels, dips, cheesecakes, soups, etc. The money raised for this sale will be used to purchase iPads/notebooks for the school.

Monday, August 12, 2013

Volunteers Needed for the Fordtown Ruritan Booth at the Fair

For the past several years, the Fordtown Ruritan has provided food boxes for our Miller Perry families in need during the Christmas holiday.  Their main fundraiser is the food booth at the Appalachian Fair.  It is easy and tons of fun!!!  We are in need of volunteers Monday, August 19th-Saturday, August 24th to help out.  I will have a sign up sheet available in the office.  Family members are also welcome.  Parking passes and admission into the fair will be provided by the Ruritan for volunteers.  It is for a great cause!!!  Thanks so much for your consideration! - from Mrs. Clare

The following time slots still need volunteers:
August 20th       5 - 9
August 22nd      5 - 9
August 23rd      5 - 9
August 24th      10-1 and 5 - 9
Please sign up in the Miller Perry office per Mrs. Clare's instructions! 

Openings in the Pre-K Program

There are still openings in the Pre-K program at Miller Perry.  Please go to the following link to find out more information about the program.

Common Core Information Session

An information session will be held on August 29th from 6:30 to 7:30 in the Miller Perry gym.  We will eat popcorn and listen to how the Common Core program is being implemented at Miller Perry from Kindergarten up to 5th grade.  Childcare will be provided.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Landscaping the School Grounds

Thank you to the following people for landscaping the school grounds. A big shout out to the Kiser family, Connie Maden, Kristen Osborne, Angie Stanley, Mr. & Mrs. Cleek, Mr.McConnell, Kimberly, Grace, Ethan & Samuel Wellman, Angie Baker, Michael Scotty & the Janulis family!

Thank you to Steve Godsey for sending a work crew to help landscape at Miller Perry and Joe Davenport for arranging the brush pickup! 

You are making a huge difference in helping us keep our school grounds in good shape.  Thanks for all your hard work!