PTSA Weekly Newsletter 3.24.19

Friday, March 29th 4pm – 6pm!  PHMS presents A Flight Around the World – A Multicultural Event. Come out and Vote or Get Involved by assisting your child and their teacher if they are creating a display.  There will be several food trucks on campus if wish to have dinner and get out of the kitchen.

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Health & Wellness

E-Cigarettes and Vaping
Concerned about the dangers of vaping and impacts of nicotine on adolescents? Check out this downloadable PDF from the Centers for Disease Control designed for parents and educations with information on teen e-cigarette use. 

Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an 8-hour course that teaches community members how to help someone in the youth population who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.  The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.  For more details on the Mental health First Aid program, click here:

Charlotte, NC event
April 29 – May 1, 2019
8am – 6pm
Applications due March 22, 2019

Raleigh, NC event
May 29-31, 2019
8am – 6pm
Applications due April 1, 2019

If you are interested in applying to become a certified Trainer, please visit our web site at the link below to get all the details:


Congratulations to Melissa Hoffman, our PTA Star Volunteer! She will be honor at the Wake County PTA Council’s Night of Stars.

PTSA 2019 - 2020 Board Positions are still available. Please contact Jennifer Pinder at

The Spring weather is here! Come on out and support our Spring Athletics (Track, Boys Soccer, Girls Softball). Check the schedule HERE.

Minutes and notes from March 12 District 7 BAC Meeting:

Legislative Agendas:

North Carolina School Board Association

 Wake County Board Of Education

 School Health Advisory Council  presentation and in the Appendix, additional slides that cover SHAC members contact information, Smart Snack and Wellness Policy links,  and the share table policy letter based upon discussion at March BAC meeting.

Send in your March Box Tops by Friday!

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