Cedar Fork Elementary PTA Home Page

The Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is a organization that brings parents and teachers together so they can work towards improving the lives and education of students.  With your membership, it enables the PTA to provide each student with art, music, literacy and enriching cultural art assemblies as well as the benefits of all the other enhancement programs the P
TA provides. 

If you have any questions about PTA events or programs, please contact PTA President, Laura McGrath, at president@cedarforkpta.net.


Next PTA Meetings:
   PTA interest meeting: September 4th at 9:00 am to 9:25 am
   PTA general meeting: September 27th at 5:15 pm to 5:30 pm

Reflection 2018 - 19
Calling all artists!!!! The reflections program
 could take you
 all the way to national recognition. 
Is your child an artist? Do you want to show their creativity? Then click the link and register them: http://bit.ly/CFESReflections
This year theme is "Heroes Around Me". Deadline is November 13th.
If you have any questions please contact cedarforkreflections@gmail.com

Cultural Arts Performance

The Cedar Fork Elementary family is very excited to welcome Yasu Ishida's performance "Japanese Magical Journey" on Friday,October 19th. It is a school wide performance and part of our cultural arts program.This program is funded through the  Cedar Fork Elementary PTA and a grant from the  United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County #artistinschool. 

Yasu Ishida, Master of Fine Arts in Theatre for Young Audiences, is an award-winning magician, director and storyteller, and a graduate of the Chavez Studio of Magic (the world's most prestigious magic school). He beautifully imbues the essence of traditional Japanese culture into his magic and storytelling. Yasu has enthralled audiences all over the United States, including performances at Disney Summer Stage Kids in New York and the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C., the world’s largest festival of Japanese culture outside of Japan. He was a nominee for the 2013 RAW Honolulu Performing Artist of the Year, and the American Alliance for Theatre & Education awarded his show with a 2014 Elizabeth and Don Doyle fellowship.

Big Blast Donation Fundraiser

There is still time to participate in our Big Blast Fundraiser! This fundraiser supports the 30 different programs that the PTA has planned for the students this year. We have a fun variety of prizes, starting with a minimum $10 donation! To go to our Glow Party after-school on Oct. 30, collect a minimum of $50 in donations. These can be collected online at 
www.gabigblast.com/CEDARFORKELEM/welcome or send in donations in your Big Blast Packets. View this week's flyer for more information. Contact president@cedarforkpta.net with any questions!
Download the flyer from here

Cedar Fork will celebrate teacher appreciation week October 15th - 19th, 2018. One of the way we will thank our teachers and staff is with daily treats in the staff lounge. To sign up click here

                                                 Volunteer Leaders Needed!

*  Fundraising (If we have volunteers looking to take the lead on individual fundraisers, that    would be welcomed!)

*  Oversee and manage fundraisers

*Fall Fundraiser – Donation based fundraiser and Glow Dance party coordinated through vendor and should require little involvement.

*  Candy Grams – Takes place in mid-December. Distribute order forms, work table outside of lunch room to collect orders, staple candy canes to order forms and distribute to classrooms. PTA will reach out for volunteers to assist in these activities.

*   Possible Spring Fundraiser depending on results of Fall Fundraiser.

*   Art Fundraiser – We will likely be planning to do an Art Gallery Night. Details and date TBD.

*  Position will require some presence at the school during school hours.

Please email president@cedarforkpta.net if interested or if you have any questions.


To order online, click on the following link: https://cedarfork2018.itemorder.com 

The ordering deadline is Monday, September 24th, 2018.

If you don't want to order online, click on the link below to print out a pdf copy.

PTA Membership

New school year is starting don't forget to join PTA. Click on the link below to sign up for the PTA  membership.


Cedar Fork will celebrate Staff Appreciation Week May 7th - May 11th

Below are the links as to how you can help us throughout the week. Please signup, if you would like to volunteer. 


Trail Mix Monday CLICK HERE


Muffins and Coffee Tuesday Click here


Popcorn and Soda Wednesday Click here


Cookie bar Thursday CLICK here


Banana Split icecream bar Click here


Calling all stingray volunteers! On Thursday, April 19th, Strawbridge will be taking class and individual spring pictures. To make this a smooth and smile worthy experience, PTA could use your help!  If you can volunteer during any of the slots below, it would be a great help. 

Please click here to sign up! Thanks a lot .

        VOTING FOR PTA's elected officials for 2018-2019. 

On May 4th 2018, during the General meeting, PTA volunteers will be voting for the new term's board members. The following positions are open and we welcome new volunteers for the list of available positions:

President- oversee all PTA related events

Vice President- support president and run meetings if President isn't available. Take over if president can no longer fill the roll.

Secretary- take minutes at monthly meetings and type them up for approval

Treasurer- work with president to create budget, make sure the board stays in line with the budget and pays bills. This person is a check signer but we require every check to be double signed by two people on the bank account.

Fundraising Chair- source fundraisers and manage volunteers for these events. All fundraisers based upon board approval.

Membership- record all members into database 

Reflections- collect and organize all art pieces for the yearly PTA Reflections art contest in the Fall. 

Dine-out night- Work with local business owners to schedule the dine-out/spirit night events throughout the school year.


The Spring Spiritwear Sale is quickly coming to an end! 

Here is the link to the online store so that you can make best avail of the School spirit wear. Hurry up, the ordering deadline is Wednesday, January 31st, 2018


Orders will be delivered to the school along with the rest of the schools orders

We hope that everyone chooses to order something this year.  
We have a great logo and everyone always looks great around school & around town wearing their Stingray gear!   
The deadline to order is Wednesday, January 31st… so don’t wait, order today!

PTA Membership

Join the CFES PTA!  The Cedar Fork PTA works closely with Cedar Fork’s administration and teachers to assist with meeting (and exceeding) the needs of our students, facilitate volunteer opportunities and raise funds in order provide programs and supplies during the school year.  Your membership and support enables the Cedar Fork PTA to provide students with enriching cultural art assemblies and workshops, writer residencies and author visits as well as a variety of other PTA-sponsored programs such as All-Pro Dads, Reflections and club/instructional grants. 

Download a copy of the PTA Membership form here.  

             Become a parent Volunteer! 

What is Gift of time? 

Would you like to be more involved in your children's education? Would you be interested in strengthening the ties between your school and the community?  Do you have some free time that you would like to spend at your child's school?  You can do all of the above by becoming a parent  volunteer. By taking out some time for your children, you are providing the teachers with the Gift of time! 

What do you have to do? 

When you arrive at  the school, please check in at the front desk and pick up a plan for the time period that you spend at the classroom. Please do feel free to sign up as many days as you can. All that the teachers need is just one volunteer although there are two sign-ups per classroom. Sign up here

Bonus Box Tops

There's a new way to earn bonus Box Tops!  Box Tops for Education has released a new "Bonus App" available on both iOS and Android.  Turn your receipts into cash for our school!  For more information on how the app works, click here.




Note:  Bonus Box Tops accumulated through the Bonus App will not count towards our quarterly competitions as there is no easy way to track the submissions, but please don't let that discourage you.  All Box Tops, bonus or on-pack, help our school!

PTA Communications

Sign-up Now!

New for the 2017-2018
school year, the Cedar Fork PTA will use the communications tool, Memberhub, to centralize communications. It helps you access messages, signup sheets, files, photos, whiteboards, CFE's directory, connect with the groups you are involved in at Cedar Fork. Click here to get started:. Remember to opt in your profile to receive messages for announcements and event reminders from Cedar Fork. 

Help the PTA raise money!

Besides our typical fundraising efforts, there are
EASY ways for you to help us raise money for programs/events/supplies that enrich the school experience of our students.  Last year, we made $1735 through retail/grocery store loyalty card programs and the Box Tops for Education program.  

How You Can Help

Link or re-link your store loyalty cards to Cedar Fork. 

You must re-link your Harris Teeter card every year. 

For more information, click here.
Collect product labels and send them into your student's teacher.

For more information, click here
Use the Publix Partner card when shopping at Publix.

If you need a Publix Partners card, please send an email to president@cedarforkpta.net with your student's name, grade and teacher's name and we will send home a card with your student.  Note:  Publix Partner cards will automatically be sent home to all Kindergarten families.

For more information,
click here.


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