Teacher Gift Pool- Deadline June 6


TEACHER GIFTS Spring 2022 Deadline for contributions is midnight, June 6 Click Here to Contribute!

Any dollar amount is appreciated and divided among the Exploris team. Our total goal is $10,000.

Online donations are being collected via Square. Square accepts all major credit cards, Google Pay, and Cash App Pay. Thanks to everyone who has already contributed!

*Checks: If you prefer to avoid the 2.2% fees, please make checks payable to Exploris PTO and send to the front office in an envelope labeled “Exploris Teacher Gift ATTN: Front office FROM: your name”

If you have other questions, please email Alex Fioto, PTO treasurer at pto-treasurer@exploris.org

Donate Online by June 6


Broadway Night- May 24-25

The Middle School Theatre Club invites you to a concert on May 24 and 25! The kids have worked so hard on this concert – we hope everyone in the Exploris community will come and enjoy our students singing some of Broadways’ (including Disney) Greatest Hits! The address on flyer is for Church of the Good Shephard on Hillsborough Street just up on the street from Exploris Middle School before you dead-end at the Capital and surrounding park. Admission is FREE! Concert on 3rd floor of building.


Important Dates (Exploris CALENDAR):

End of year calendar.  Holidays/workdays/flex days in italics, PTO events in bold

  • Year End Teacher Gift Pool Collection- May 23-June 6 
  • Monday, May 30- Memorial Day Holiday
  • Wednesday June 1 – Final PTO Meeting, in person, election & social
  • Friday, June 10 –Last Day of School!  8th Grade Graduation (9:00 am at the Raleigh Little Theatre 301 Pogue St)  early dismissal

Join the Exploris Foundation! The foundation is the fundraising arm of the school. We are looking for board members to serve a 3-year term. We especially need someone to run the school’s annual fund drive, which aims to raise $100,000 in donations each year. Contact annualfund@exploris.org to apply.


Middle School Dance- THANK YOU!

Exploris Middle School students had a fantastic time at the spring dance on Friday night, May 13! Thank you to our PTO Dance Committee Carrie Kressmann, Emily McIntyre, Dana Deaton, and Tammie Guyer, and to the many parent and teacher volunteers who helped out with this fun Exploris event. We had a great time! More photos on our social media pages.


Thanks for reading! If you would like to submit information for a PTO Monday Minute blog post, please email your text (copy ready), photos, and links to Dana Deaton at news@explorispto.org.