2/24/20 Monday Minute

  1. Silent Auction! Donations needed now
  2. NC School Hero- Vote for Annah!
  3. Carpool Pizza this Thursday
  4. Upcoming Events

1. Silent Auction and Raffle!

Inked84254113_481074672583999_2461070252641878016_n_LIThe 2020 Exploris PTO Silent Auction & Raffle will be held April 21- May 2. 

Our 2019 auction and raffle was a huge success and we raised over $12,000. We hope to have another successful fundraiser this spring!

We are currently seeking donations for the auction, and we can use your help. 

Please visit our Silent Auction & Raffle page for all of the details!

2. NC School Hero

VOTE FOR ANNAH! Exploris PTO has nominated 4th grade teachers Annah Riedel as our NC School Hero. We hope that the Exploris community will help Annah win! You can vote once each day. Please share and ask your friends and family to vote, too!

galhdrWe could win $10,000 for Annah as well as $10,000 for Exploris! Ten NC School Heroes will be selected based on votes and judging, and you can vote for your hero once every day. North Carolina school employees work tirelessly to shape the next generation. Now, you can give your school hero the recognition they deserve.

VOTE FOR ANNAH here: https://www.ncschoolheroes.com/entryshare/2028552

3.  $10 Pizza Night- Thursday, February 27

Make your plans for dinner this Thursday- it’s PIZZA NIGHT! $10 take-n-bake pizzas from Papa Murphy’s Pizza! Available in the carpool line at both Exploris buildings. Yum! This is a fundraiser for #explorispto.

4. Upcoming Events
  • Thursday, Feb 27- Carpool Pizza fundraiser
  • Friday March 6 – End of Second Trimester
  • Monday, March 9 and Tuesday March 10 – Teacher Workdays
  • Friday, March 20 – PTO Meeting, 11:30am at Tobacco Road
  • Spring Break – Friday, April 3 (3:15pm) – Tuesday, April 14 (8am)
  • Monday, April 20- PTO Meeting, 6:30pm at Elementary School 
  • Tuesday, April 21- Silent Auction Kickoff Night Fundraiser at Lynnwood Brewing
  • April 21- May 2 Silent Auction is Live!
  • Saturday, May 2- Exploris Family Day and Silent Auction Finale
  • Friday, May 15 – Teacher Workday
  • Friday, May 22 – No School for 8th grade only – passage portfolios
  • Friday, May 22- PTO Meeting, 11:30 at Tobacco Road
  • Monday, May 25- Memorial Day Holiday
  • June 1 – June 12 – EOG Testing Window
  • Friday, June 12 – 8th Grade Graduation (10:30 am), early dismissal
  • Friday, June 12 – End of Third Trimester, last day of school

The 2019-20 Exploris Google Calendar and PTO Calendar links are here: https://explorispto.org/about/calendar/

78666039_1418256358334442_2361282790667845632_o (1)
Pizza Night- Thursday, February 27  $10 take-n-bake pizzas from Papa Murphy’s Pizza! Available in the carpool line at both Exploris buildings.


Thanks for reading the Monday Minute!  We publish this Exploris PTO blog post each Monday during the school year.  

If you would like to submit information, please email your text (copy ready), photos, and links to Dana Deaton by 9pm Sunday at news@exploris.org