News Flash | Stay Informed with PTA Meeting, Have coffee with Principal, Jump for Spirit Night

IB Learner Profile Trait for January: Inquirers

We nurture our curiosity, developing skills for inquiry and research. We know how to learn independently and with others. We learn with enthusiasm and sustain our love of learning throughout life. I am curious and like to ask questions in order to learn more.

This Week’s News Flash:

  • Last day to register for Spirit Night, Triangle Rock Club
  • TEK Clubs Registration Now Open
  • PTA General Meeting & Principal’s Coffee 
  • Girls on the Run Registration Now Open
  • Summer Camp Options

Be sure to check out the bottom of each week’s NewsFlash for upcoming important dates.  Also you can view the school and PTA calendar at ( and link it to your own Google Calendar. Want to learn or refresh on JYJ lingo?  Check out our glossary of terms to get up to speed.

Today is LAST day to register for Spirit Night at Triangle Rock Club 

Our Spirit Night at Triangle Rock Club is this Sunday, Jan. 26th from 6-8 p.m. Today is last day to register so click here to sign up and and fill out your waiver.

Cost is $15 per climber, and the Triangle Rock Club is donating 75% of that back to the Joyner Foundation.  We hope to see you there!

TEK Clubs Sign Up Now Available  

Join us this morning, Wed. 22nd from 8-8:30 a.m. in the Media Center to sign up for TEK Clubs! You may also click here to access the forms online at TEK’s website.

Clubs will run from February 12 through March 18th from 3:30-4:45. Email Duval with questions or for more information.  

You’re invited! PTA General Meeting & Principals’s Coffee 

Make plans to join us for the next General PTA meeting on Fri, January 31st at 8 am in the Media Center followed by the Principal’s coffee at 8:30 am. Hear updates from our Grounds Committee as well as info on the upcoming 5K! Parents are welcome to attend all PTA meetings! Agenda for the upcoming meeting as well as December minutes to follow!

Girls on the Run (GOTR) Spring 2020: Registration is now open!

GOTR season runs February 4 through April 25th.  Practices held at school on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:15 – 4:30.  Spring 5k will be held on April 25 at Research Commons Place – more event details to come.

Click here for registration info and email Shanna Schroeder if you have any questions.

Summer Camp Options:

  • First Grade Refresher (Rising First Graders) July 20-July 24, led by Kate Johnson (4th grade)
  • Kindergarten Readiness (Rising K) August 3- August 7, led by Kate Johnston (4th grade)
  • Both camps listed above are 1/2 day held at Hayes Barton Baptist Church. Click here to access the flyer for more details. Contact Kate Johnston for more information: or 919-757-4892. 

Stay tuned as we continue to share more available camp options.These camps are open to the public – please share with others you know who may have interest. 

Calendar Items

  • Jan. 22: TEK Club Registration, 8:00-8:30 a.m., Media Center
  • Jan. 26: Spirit Night at Triangle Rock Club, 6-8 p.m. 
  • Jan. 29: School Closed – Teacher Workday 
  • Jan. 31: PTA General Meeting 8:00 a.m., Media Center
  • Jan. 31: Principal’s Coffee 8:30 a.m., Media Center
  • Feb. 4: Girls on the Run Season Begins
  • Feb. 14: Teacher Appreciation, “Thanks for giving all your HEART”
  • Feb. 12: TEK Clubs Begin
  • Feb. 17: School Closed, President’s Day
  • Feb. 18: School Closed, Teacher Workday

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