Our PTO will hold a brief meeting at the beginning of the 4th Grade Veteran's Day Music Program. This will be on Tuesday, November 10, 2015, at 6:30 pm. We hope to see you there!
Bring in your non-perishable food items to support our Porter Ridge Community!
Our Collection Dates are November 9th through December 4th! Examples of food to be brought in include: Boxed pudding/jello, fruit cups, canned pumpkin, vegetables, soup, peanut butter, macaroni and cheese, oatmeal, rice and beans.
Our annual Book Fair will be held November 17-20, 2015, in the Media Center. A large selection of books and materials will be available for purchase. We look forward to seeing you there!
Our next Family Night will be at Bellacino's at Indian Trail on November 18, 2015! Come on out and enjoy eating with friends, family, and faculty members at Bellacino's! Look forward to seeing you there!
Porter Ridge Elementary is fortunate to have support from our community in a variety of different ways! From Home Depot in Matthews to Ebenezer Baptist Church and Hampton Inn – Monroe, we are fortunate to have these organizations as some of our community partners.
Sam Sinyard had a special lunch with Mr. Jeff Pucek for being the top fundraiser for Jump Rope for Heart.
VIF teacher, Nichola Turner, was awarded the 2015 Global Educator Award through VIF International Education. VIF International Education Builds global education programs that prepare students for success in an interconnected world. VIF strives to support teachers, school leaders and districts in the endeavor of developing globally competent citizens.
This year our kindergarten classes at Porter Ridge have had a special opportunity to partner with a classroom across the world! We have developed a friendship with a Kindergarten class in Cairo, Egypt. Our classroom has communicated weekly with the Egyptian class through Skype sessions and emails. This opportunity has taken the students from our small classroom and gave them an inside look at other children around the world.