Fuller's 2nd Annual Take Our Elected Officials To School Day will be Tuesday, October 18th from 9:30-12noon. We are looking forward to welcoming officials and candidates to our school before the election early voting begins the next day. See the press release for details here. Check our Facebook event to RSVP. To Volunteer, sign up here.
MAY 2, 2018 FIRST ANNUAL TAKE OUR ELECTED OFFICIALS TO SCHOOL DAY
The Fuller PTA was excited to have 17 guests visit with us on May 2nd for our first annual Take Our Elected Officials To School Day! Here are a few photos from our wonderful day.
Welcome to Fuller!
The Fuller PTA was excited to welcome our guests to campus!
Fuller PTA and staff preparing the welcome breakfast for our guetss.
Wake County Commissioner John Burns meets with kindergartners.
School Board member Lindsay Mahaffey talks with kindergartners at the welcome breakfast.
Officials listen to a presentation by PTA and staff about Fuller.
NC House Rep. Rosa Gill and Wake County Commissioner John Burns receive their lunch in the Cafeteria line.
NC Senator Jay Chauduri and School Board Member Lindsay Mahaffey talk with students after lunch in the courtyard and examine Fuller's garden beds.
US House Rep. David Price meets with students after lunch in the courtyard.
Students listen to a story in class while Officials watch during a classroom visit.
Officials visit with Science Teacher Mr. Shore in the Science Lab.
Our guests and student ambassadors (tour guides) share a photo as the event drew to a close.
Top Row (L to R): PTA member Suzanne Miller, School Board members Lindsay Mahaffey and Jim Martin, Principal Cheryl Fenner, Wake County Commissioners James West and John Burns, School Board Member Roxie Cash, US Senator Burr's Staff member Betty Jo Shepheard, US Senator Tillis' Staff member Austen Shearer, and School Board Member Christine Kushner.
Middle Row (L to R): PTA President Sarah Trustman, NC House Rep. Rosa Gill, School Board Member Keith Sutton, and NC Senator Jay Chaudhuri
Bottom Row: 5th grade Student Ambassadors
Fuller Teachers, staff and PTA members share a photo with US House Rep. David Price after he presented Principal Fenner with a US flag that flew over the US Capitol.
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FULLER MAGNET ELEMENTARY TO HOST “TAKE OUR ELECTED OFFICIALS TO SCHOOL DAY”
Raleigh School To Welcome Congressman Price And Other Elected Officials To Tour And Eat With Students
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RALEIGH, North Carolina (April 16, 2018) -- The Parent Teacher Association for Fuller GT/AIG Basics Magnet Elementary School is hosting our first “Take Our Elected Officials To School Day” on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 from 9:30am to 12pm. Federal, state, and local representatives will be on hand to tour the school, visit classes, and eat with students.
“We are excited to showcase why Fuller was named a Magnet School of Excellence again this year,” said PTA Community Outreach Liaison Suzanne Miller, organizer of the event.
Fuller Magnet Elementary is located at 806 Calloway Street, Raleigh, NC 27610. The event will begin at 9:45am with a welcome, and building tours and classroom visits will be from 10-11am. The officials are invited to join our 3rd Graders for lunch in the Cafeteria from 11-11:30am, and the event will conclude with a Q&A with the PTA from 11:30am-12pm. Google calendar link. The Parent Teacher Association at Fuller is organizing this event following the suggestion from the NC PTA’s Advocacy Program.
The reasons we are hosting this event are five-fold:
- Showcase Fuller and the many good things happening here
- Encourage Fuller's staff by having our elected officials acknowledge their hard work
- Connect students with elected officials to give them the opportunity to ask questions about elections and public service
- Show the need for the next school bond referendum for our proposed new school building
- Ask our elected officials to further support public schools.
Confirmed guests include Congressman David Price, Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane, NC Senator Jay Chaudhuri, NC House Representative Rosa Gill, Wake County Commissioner James West, and Wake County School Board Members Jim Martin, Keith Sutton, and Lindsay Mahaffey.
About Fuller GT/AIG Basics Magnet Elementary School
As a Gifted & Talented, Academically and Intellectually Gifted magnet school, Fuller Magnet Elementary students enroll in an extensive array of elective courses throughout the year. These courses help nurture the gifts and talents every Fuller student possesses. Fuller also has an AIG component that includes formally identified students who receive acceleration and extra enrichment. For more information, visit: https://www.wcpss.net/fulleres.