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Apex Middle School Open House & Parent Information Sessions
We are so excited to welcome new cougars to our AMS family.  Please join us virtually during one of the sessions below to learn what makes Apex Middle School an awesome place to be. 
 https://www.wcpss.net/apexms

 
February 23 @ 6:00 p.m. Apex Elementary School 
Google Meet Link
  March 4 @ 6:00 p.m. Make up - Open to all interested 
                                                            Google Meet Link
 

The Wake Up & Read program is hosting its 8th annual book drive with a goal of collecting 200,000 books for children across Wake County. Begininng February 1st, please drop off your gently used books in the box located in the vestibule by the front office. Collections will run until February 25th. 

 

OUR SCHOOL HAS HEART!

Join us in learning about heart health and raising funds to protect all hearts – especially other kids’! Through fun activities we’ll discover ways to take care of our hearts and brains while practicing kindness, gratitude and learning ways to de-stress.
Plus, we have the chance to earn PE equipment for our school!


 Sunshine Cart Items Needed

Help spread some sunshine to our amazing staff by contributing to our Sunshine Cart. Requested items are:  Full size candy bars, sodas (not diet or seltzers), chips, cookies, candy, and chocolates (no pretzels or popcorn, please). Donations may be dropped off at the school.
 
PTA News 
The PTA Board held our most recent meeting on Wednesday, February 3. You can read the meeting minutes here

The minutes from our last PTA General Meeting on January 12, 2021 can be found here.


The AES PTA Equity Committee met on January 26 for the first time! We agreed on co-chairs - Michelle Payne and Carissa White. We are kicking off a learning and information gathering phase and are looking into equity trainings and books/articles to read to build a foundation of knowledge to move forward from as we help define and grow our efforts around equity at AES. Interested in joining the committee? Our next meeting is on Tuesday, February 23 at 7PM. Email carissajwhite@gmail.com for more information and the link to join.
 
PTA Co-Treasurer 
The PTA is looking for a co-treasurer to help our current treasurer keep the financial side of our PTA running smoothly. If you are interested, please contact Tamara Cosgrove at apexestreasurer@gmail.com 

 
Reflections DEI Call for Artwork
Our 2020-2021 Reflections theme, I Matter Because… has taken on a new meaning and allows us to connect with what so many of our Black and Brown children may be feeling today. And so, we invite Reflections artists of color and their allies to share artwork that expresses and affirms their beliefs and identities—as well as the importance of Black lives. Select works will be used to help us celebrate diversity in the arts.
Artwork should be uploaded by March 1, 2021. Learn more here
 
Western Wake Crisis Ministry
If your family is experiencing food insecurity, Western Wake Crisis Ministry is a great resource for food including meat, produce, and dairy. They also offer support if you find yourself behind on bills. Their website is www.wwcm.org or you can call them at 919-362-0657 x 3.
 

THANK YOU to our No-Fuss Fundraiser Platinum and Gold Sponsors!

                         

 

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