1st Day School Supplies extended order date

Fri, Jun 5 8:01am

“We have great news Penny Road! The deadline to order school supplies from 1st Day of School has been extended! You have until July 1st to place your order! Many grades have things like hand sanitizer ... [More]

Graduation ornaments

Tue, May 26 8:46pm

Penny Road Elementary PTA Graduation is here please share. It’s time to order your ornaments if you haven’t already done so. 20% of all sales will be donated back to PRE! Order yours here: https://www ... [More]

1st day school supplies-Order by 5/31

Wed, May 20 11:12am

How many times have you walked into Wal-Mart or Target at back to school shopping time and say..."That was a great experience!" This year the hassle and aggravation of back to shopping at retailers is ... [More]

Panda Pavilion

Tue, May 19 12:57pm

Hey Pandas! If you haven't checked out the You Tube Channel "Panda Pavilion" click the link below. The staff at school have been busy making fun videos of themselves, their hobbies, pets and more! Be ... [More]

1ST Day School Supplies ordering opportunity

Wed, May 13 5:33pm

Last Chance to order Yearbooks!

Thu, Apr 30 8:54am

Yearbook sale ends TODAY.  Attached is the ordering information if you haven't gotten yours yet!

Yearbook ordering deadline approaching

Thu, Apr 16 5:00pm

Yearbook deadline for ordering is 4/30! Strawbridge made a more direct link to order for Penny Road this year. You won’t have to go through the Strawbridge site or look up the school code.   Once the ... [More]


Thu, Apr 9 12:26pm

It's Yearbook ordering time!! 🐼😁Strawbridge made a more direct link to order for Penny Road this year. You won’t have to go through the Strawbridge site or look up the school code.   Once the books ... [More]

Panda Parade Important Announcement:

Tue, Mar 24 10:14am

 To ensure everyone’s safety, please make sure that students remain at their house and do not come to the bus stop. The parade participants will be coming down each street and will be waving from their cars!

Schedule for Panda Parade Today

Tue, Mar 24 7:10am

Panda Parade is on the move! Below is a bus schedule that the teachers are using as a general guide (there are additional streets on their schedule) of getting to visit everyone! Please give grace and ... [More]

Google Survey for Panda Parade

Mon, Mar 23 12:58pm

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdcrF0xcU6QySfC_tftz6jYKd-ohBjWrh5eLou6oMhLu4qLRA/viewform?fbclid=IwAR2drjrSyy4_0AZmgrpMcQtmzWmSQC-Q70m7q_ngZ0peR_tQLC-NXwnnsyo   Please help by filling out th ... [More]

Panda Parade

Mon, Mar 23 11:48am

Penny Road Elementary is headed to the streets!! ❤️🐼🚗 Teachers miss our little pandas so much that we are throwing a • P A N D A • P A R A D E • 🎉🎉🎉 Families, please stay in your homes and/or on ... [More]

Rescheduled Winter Chorus and Recorder Concert

Wed, Feb 12 11:39am

Please mark your calendar for the rescheduled date of the Winter Chorus & Recorder Concert! It will be February 27th 7:00 p.m. in the gym. The public is invited!

Sweetheart Dance update...It's a Panda Dance Party

Tue, Feb 11 12:01pm

  Dear families,   Thank you for your patience as we worked through the cancellation of last Friday’s Sweetheart Dance.  As we previously mentioned, it was significantly more difficult than just picki ... [More]

Information about the cancellation of the Sweetheart Dance

Sun, Feb 9 7:44pm

Hello Penny Road families, We hope you all have enjoyed your weekend.  We just wanted to reach out regarding the cancellation of Friday night’s Sweetheart Dance.  We know there were many disappointed ... [More]

Last Call for Tickets

Mon, Jan 27 4:52pm

Last call for tickets to the Sweetheart Dance “Roll Out the Red Carpet”.  All orders are due by the end of school tomorrow (1/28).

2020 Stem Night

Thu, Jan 23 9:36am

Thursday January 23rd 6:00-7:15. See flyer for more details!

Upcoming Spirit Night-Save the Date!

Tue, Jan 7 11:31am

Come out and support Penny Road Elementary for McDonald's "McTeacher" Night  Thursday, January 16th 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. A portion of all dine in and drive thru will benefit our school! Join us at the McD ... [More]

Giving Tree Stars

Thu, Dec 12 1:21pm

Just a friendly reminder, if you participated and took a star from the Giving Tree in the front lobby, the  gift/gifts are due today to the front office! If you have any questions or concerns, please ... [More]

Save the Date-Sweetheart Dance

Thu, Dec 12 11:30am

Planning had begun for the amazing and special Sweetheart Dance! Save the date for the 3rd Annual Sweetheart Dance February 7th, 2020. 

Cyber Monday

Mon, Dec 2 8:43am

When you shop Cyber Monday deals at smile.amazon.com/ch/56-1668031, AmazonSmile donates to Penny Road Elementary at no cost to you!

Penny Road Elementary Ornaments

Wed, Nov 20 3:48pm

These adorable ornaments are painted by local artist LEW Wilson.  Get them personalized for the perfect keepsake to commemorate your child's' time at PRE and just in time for the Holidays! For every o ... [More]

General PTA Board Meeting Reminder 11/19

Mon, Nov 18 3:29pm

Hi Panda families! If you would like to join us for tomorrow nights' General PTA board meeting at 6:30 p.m., the Principal for Dillard Drive Middle School will be our special guest, and we will have s ... [More]

Girls on the Run-Winter Wear Drive

Fri, Nov 15 8:11am

Girls on the Run will be collecting new and gently used coats, new hats, gloves and socks November 18th-December 13th! Please see attached flyer for more details. 

Chipotle Spirit Night

Tue, Nov 12 1:40pm

Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support Penny Road Elementary. Come in to the Chipotle at 100 Wrenn Drive Ste 103 in Cary on Wednesday, November 20th between 5:00 pm and 9 ... [More]

FOOD DRIVE – NOVEMBER 19 – 22, 2019

Mon, Nov 11 10:26am

Did you know that 1 in 5 children in Wake County live in a food insecure household?  Penny Road is again partnering with Urban Ministries of Wake County for this year’s “Students Against Hunger” food ... [More]

Upcoming Hospitality Events

Fri, Nov 1 12:53pm

Please be aware of the following upcoming Hospitality events as we bring a close to October, and say hello to November!  Please keep in mind all relevant dates and information can also be found on Kon ... [More]


Fri, Nov 1 12:52pm

VETERANS DAY EVENT: THIS THURSDAY!   The Veterans Day tribute assemblies will be on Thursday, November 7th: 9:30 a.m. for kindergarten, 1st, and 5th grades; 10:15 a.m. for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades. Pl ... [More]


Fri, Nov 1 12:49pm

The Veterans Day tribute assemblies will be on Thursday, November 7th: 9:30 a.m. for kindergarten, 1st, and 5th grades; 10:15 a.m. for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades. Please have your students wear RED, WHI ... [More]

Veterans Day: Calling for special family visitors and photos!

Fri, Oct 18 1:55pm

This year we are planning a very special Veterans Day assembly and we'd like to invite PRE family veterans and those involved in active military to join us. We will have reserved seating for these gue ... [More]


Thu, Oct 17 5:25pm

Parents and Families: Looking for the EASIEST and BEST way to ask for a #Boosterthon pledge? Create a video starring your child to support our school! Register your student on FUNRUN.COM and upload a ... [More]


Tue, Oct 15 11:17am

On Thursday October 24th Brothers of New York Pizza will give Penny Road 25% back all day for all orders they get that mention Penny Road when you make a purchase! They will be open 11am to 9pm. Go fo ... [More]

Penny Road Panda Fun Run

Tue, Oct 8 10:06am

Parents and Families,   Pledging is NOW OPEN for the PENNY ROAD PANDA FUN RUN!   PENNY ROAD GOALS   100% of families get pledges from sponsors    5 pledges per student $25,000 School Profit for Techno ... [More]

Spirit Day Friday October 4th

Thu, Oct 3 2:23pm

It's CRAZY Hat day Friday! Create your own or wear one you have! 

Family Book Fair Night TONIGHT

Wed, Oct 2 4:08pm

Don't forget Penny Road’s Arctic Adventure Read Aloud Pajama Party! Join Mrs. Hoke for the Scholastic Book Fair Family Night on October 2nd at 7:00 p.m. Wear your PJ’s and get ready for a bedtime stor ... [More]


Tue, Oct 1 6:37pm

Coming Soon: PANDA FUN RUN   Penny Road is hosting a fundraiser, and our goal is to raise $25,000 for TECHNOLOGY & BUILDING IMPROVEMENTS! In just a few weeks from now, family and friends will support ... [More]

Chess Club is beginning Friday, October 11th!!

Tue, Oct 1 12:45pm

  We can’t wait to begin!!   Purpose of Chess Club: To allow students of all skill levels to play chess before school & compete in a tournament at the end of the year. A series of professional chess l ... [More]

Penny Road Elementary Spirit Weekend

Fri, Sep 27 10:23am

All weekend long Buffaloe Lanes Cary is hoping to help PRE raise funds! Friday, Saturday & Sunday September 27th, 28th & 29th.  Share attached flyer with family and friends!

Spirit Wear Deadline 9/27

Sun, Sep 22 3:28pm

Penny Road Families,   This is a friendly reminder that this is the last week to order your new spirit wear.  All orders are due by September 27th.  We will not be stocking these items in our school s ... [More]

Penny Road ES Advocacy Chair Update

Thu, Sep 19 10:20am

 Reminder: 2019 is an Election Year!   Local elections have tremendous impact on our day-to-day lives. Yet in 2017 — our most recent odd-year municipal election — only 15% of Wake County registered vo ... [More]

Rescheduled Spirit Day

Mon, Sep 16 3:44pm

Rescheduled Spirit Day! Wear your PRE colors/spirit wear shirts and celebrate being a panda September 26th! 

Welcome! Penny Road Hospitality Committee Needs Your Support!

Mon, Sep 9 7:30pm

Hello Panda Parents!   We hope the transition back into school mode is going smoothly for our returning Panda's and exciting and fun for our new Panda friends! The classrooms look warm and cheery and ... [More]

Music Opportunities at PRE

Fri, Aug 30 8:28am

Music opportunities for 2, 3, 4 & 5th graders. Please see attachments from Mrs. Koch for all the details!