Monday, July 8th from 12:30-2:00 is Meet the Teacher (Tracks 1, 2, 3) for 1st-5th Grade!

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Otter Family Fun Afternoon at Jack Smith Park

Join us today from 4-5 pm for some Otter Family Fun at Jack Smith Park and meet other Otter families. The splash pad will be open so make sure to bring a towel and a change of clothing. We will have popsicles on hand.

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School Store Fire Sale Friday June 7th 8:45-9:10

This Friday is the last school store of the year! Come in during morning carpool to pick up discounted pencils, erasers, and more!

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Last 2018/2019 general PTA meeting June 5

The last PTA meeting of the year will be THIS Wednesday, June 5th at 4:15 PM. Please join us to hear about plans for 2019/20, opportunities to serve, and to vote on your new board members!

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PTA Playdate May 1st Crowder Park 2pm

School’s out on May 1st!
It should be a beautiful day, so consider coming to Crowder Park for our Otter Family Play Date, 2-4pm.
Crowder Park is located at 4709 Ten Ten Road, not far from the intersection of Ten Ten Road and Holly Springs Road.


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Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation time is coming up! Tracks 1, 2, & 4 May 6th-10th:

Monday, May 6th – Write a kind note or card for your teacher.
Tuesday, May 7th – Bring in a flower or plant for your teacher.
Wednesday, May 8th – Bring in 1 of your teacher’s favorite thing

Thursday, May 9th – Send in a school supply or item your teacher needs for the classroom.
Friday, May 10th – Treat your teacher with a dessert or piece of fruit!

*The Teacher Appreciation Committee will also be honoring our teachers with a luncheon from Sassool in the media center on Tuesday and donuts and coffee on Thursday!

**Please remember to celebrate your Specials teachers this week as well. You choose the day to give them a card, a treat or a flower. Please also recognize any Teacher Assistants as well as any other staff that have worked with your children this year. We want them all to know they are appreciated!

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Thank you!

Update on Ollie Fest~ YOU helped us raise over $10,000 for our school!  A huge shout out to the following businesses who donated or contributed to our fest:

Barone Meatballs
Buzzy B’s Bakery
Camp Musart
Carolina Hurricanes
Carolina Mudcats
Carolina Panthers
Carolina Weighted Blankets
Changing Tomorrow Farm Camp
Code Ninja
Craft Habitat of Raleigh
Durham Bulls
ECU Athletic Dept
Fritz Orthodontics
Goldfish Swim School
Kona Ice
Kraft YMCA
Lifetime Fitness
Main Street Dentistry-Wiggins & Giles
Master Chang’s Martial Arts
NCSU Athletic Dept
Science Fun for Everyone
Triangle Rock Club of Morrisville
UNC Athletic Dept
Our awesome teachers for partnering with us to create unique teacher experiences!
And to our Otter parents, for helping create wonderful classroom art, donating to class raffle baskets and coming to join us for the fun!



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Teacher Appreciation

Teacher Appreciation Weeks:

Tr 1, 2, 4 May 6-10

Tr 3 May 13-17

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Ollie Fest Online Auctions

Auction begins April 1st at 9am and concludes April 6th at 2:30pm.  View the link for Teacher experiences, Classroom art pieces, and so much more!  Items will be at Ollie Fest for viewing during Ollie Fest, bidding will remain open online through the fest until 2:30pm.  You can bid anytime during these times from anywhere, any device.

Ollie Fest 2019 Auction

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Girls Run Club

Registration open until 3/29 for girls grades 2nd-5th.

Run club registration

Space is limited and a lottery system will be used to select girls based on the number of parent volunteers.  All girls who have a parent volunteering will be automatically included.

About Girls Run Club~Girls Run Club will meet for 7 weeks.  The girls will be placed in groups according to their endurance and speed so everyone runs/walks at a comfortable pace. There is also an optional 5K (5 points 5k) May 18th. 

Practice will be on Fridays from 4:00-5:00.  If the school grounds are too wet or the weather is rainy, practice will be canceled.  The parents will be notified by email. Practice dates: April 5, 12, 18(Thursday), 26, May 3, 10, 17

About Volunteering~Running is not a requirement to be a volunteer. Several groups have a walk/run option.   Please consider volunteering as it is a great way to bond with your daughter and encourage healthy habits!!

If you have any questions, please contact us at

-Linda Barcelo



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