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small catamount image2016-2017 PCHS PTSA Report Card

  • Financially sponsored & volunteer staffed Freshmen Orientation. Helped welcome new Catamounts and their parents to the Catamount Family.
  • Financially sponsored & volunteer staffed annual Senior Brunch. Helped kick off students’ Senior Year with a fun start & lots of Catamount Spirit
  • Supported Catamount Staff with food baskets & good wishes for the 8/24 Open House Night as a way of thanking them for the extra hours and hard work of this school event.
  • Updated Parent Community on Catamount happenings through our Facebook parent groups (one for parents of each class – 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and the overall PCHS Updates group). Added Class of 2021 midway through the year, as well.
  • Had personnel attend PTA training events to stay current on leadership roles and responsibilities and to maintain understanding of how to run a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in accordance with state and federal regulations.
  • Sponsored Kudos for Catamounts Character Awards for students throughout the year, rewarding students for making good character choices
  • Worked on expanding student recognition events with School Staff
  • Financially sponsored Student Spotlight Recognition Event & provided breakfast for winning students and their families.
  • Celebrated National Principal Month through thank-you note writing campaign and breakfast for our Front Office Staff
  • Provided “pick me up” treats for the staff in November and breakfast baskets in December
  • Provided end of semester Student Recognition items for Honor Roll Students, as well as academic letters.
  • Provided Honor Roll Certificates for All A Honor Roll students.
  • Supported PCHS School Improvement Team by having parent representatives be part of the monthly discussion and workplan formulation that guides our entire school to success
  • Acted as hosts for monthly Catamount Coffee Events to help parents feel welcome at PCHS and to help parents connect with our principal in this monthly conversation.
  • Sponsored annual National PTA Reflections Arts Contest on our campus
  • Celebrated graduation with our mid-year graduates in late January
  • Sponsored Annual Teacher of the Year Banquet attendance by our Catamount Teacher of the Year
  • Provided catered lunch for 200-person school staff as part of National Teacher Appreciation Week
  • Accompanied PTA members from across our state in making visits to NC General Assembly on North Carolina PTA Day at the General Assembly
  • Provided information through the North Carolina PTA about education advocacy activities and participated in advocacy for educational funding from the North Carolina General Assembly as well as the Wake County Board of Commissioners
  • Supported the Senior Class through activities leading to Mr. Catamount and financially supported the Mr. Catamount program.
  • Helped Senior Parents celebrate their pride in their graduates by selling the famous “Proud Parent of a Panther Creek Graduate” yard signs.
  • Financially supported hospitality room for Graduation speakers and invited on-stage guests for the June 2017 Graduation Ceremony at the Raleigh Civic and Convention Center
  • Hosted a school visit by our Wake County School System District 7 Board Member Kathy Hartenstine
  • Participated in District 7 Board Advisory Council (BAC) Meetings
  • Nominated our outstanding Principal for North Carolina PTA Principal of the Year and proudly accompanied her to receive this award at the North Carolina PTA State Convention in May 2017. Helped publicize this award through local media.  Attended School Board Meeting recognizing Dr. Hedrick for our outstanding accomplishments.
  • Honored the work of one of our wonderful volunteers by participating in the Wake County PTA Council Night of Stars Recognition Ceremony.
  • Attended monthly training sessions of the Wake County PTA Council on advanced PTA unit training topics
  • Financially supported & volunteer staffed the annual Senior Picnic to help our seniors celebrate a job well done!
  • Received the NCPTA Ruby Acorn Membership Award for 2016-2017 at the North Carolina PTA State Convention in May 2017.
  • Won recognition as an Outstanding PTA unit for 2016-2017 at the North Carolina PTA State Convention in May 2017.
  • Consistently worked to make parent engagement in the Panther Creek Catamount Community a priority so that our students can reap the benefits of an engaged community.