5th Grade wins Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant

5th Grade wins Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant

Croft Community School's 5th Grade Service Learning Team is proud to share that they've won a Lowe's Home Improvement Toolbox for Education grant in the amount of $4,125! The grant will be used to buy structural elements of an outdoor classroom space that our 5th...

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Call your Senator and ask them to revisit HB13

A North Carolina law is set to take effect next school year that was intended to dramatically lower class sizes in grades K-3. However it does NOT provide funding for many of the possible impacts. Because most schools do not have “extra” classrooms, the impacts could...

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October service learning week brings big impact

Croft students kicked off our service learning initiatives in October. Pre-K and Kindergarten students learned about Friendship Trays, which is Mecklenburg County’s Meals on Wheels program. In October they held a penny drive to benefit Friendship Trays, bringing in...

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Fourth grade takes us on high seas adventure in Pirates

So, you want to be a pirate, ehhhh? Well, perhaps you should have stopped by the amazing pirate production that was performed by our Croft students. Pirates the musical was a sword fighting, swash buckling adventure! From the singing, to the different pirates and...

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1st Quarter Croft Ambassador Inductees

3rd Grade Walley: Saul Ramirez Cassam: Cadence Norman Gallant: Haley Willis Story: Zoe Pritchard 4th Grade Fisher: Camille Thomas Holt: Alani Givens Hogan: Kendail Gentry Burns: Avery Wallace 5th Grade Leonard: Verquan Kimbrough DeGraw: Nathalie Martinez-Cruz Johnson:...

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Publix Partners program now connects with Croft

Publix Super Markets has a great program that will enable our school to make money every time we shop at Publix. It’s simple: You only need to present your Publix Partners card when you shop and Publix will handle everything else. For every eligible $37,500* our...

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Croft family raises hundreds for cancer research

Croft students helped other children in the fight against childhood cancer. During the week of September 25, students brought in cash donations of $1 or more to wear a hat to school on Friday September 29. The Croft family raised $465.15! September is National...

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On Mondays, we wear pink

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of and funding for the disease.  In honor of that, I invite all members of the Croft school community to join in Pink Mondays for the month.  Wear pink in any way, shape, or...

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Celebrating character leaders through Ambassadors

Celebrating character leaders through Ambassadors

As part of Croft Community School’s commitment to character education, the 2017-18 school year will be the inaugural year of the Croft Ambassadors program. This program will allow teachers and students to nominate a 3rd, 4th or 5th grade student who embodies excellent...

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Croft Spotlight: Mrs. Morris

Croft Spotlight: Mrs. Morris

Mrs. Morris became a principal because she was inspired by the principal that hired her as a teacher. Since she was working for such a great principal, she wanted to be just like her. We think she is off to a good start! Mrs. Morris would like students to know that...

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Fall fundraising raffle runs through Oct. 14 Fall Festival

Fall fundraising raffle runs through Oct. 14 Fall Festival

Croft Community School’s main fundraiser ends on Oct. 14, when winners of our raffle will be selected at the Fall Festival. Our fall fundraiser is our main source of funding for most of the programs and activities the PTA has planned for this school year. We will host...

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Chick Fil A Spirit Night now goes all day long

Chick Fil A at Davis Lake Shopping Center generously hosts our quarterly Spirit Nights each year, and give back a portion of the sales from those nights to Croft’s PTA. This year we’re switching things up a bit. Instead of holding a spirit night, where families can...

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New in 2017-18: Spirit Days celebrate Croft

New in 2017-18: Spirit Days celebrate Croft

NEW THIS YEAR! We’ve changed the way we do Spirit Days. Held on the last Friday of the month, Spirit Days are now a celebration of our Croft Community. The entire Croft family is encouraged to wear our school colors (green and blue) or any Croft clothing you may have!...

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Welcome from the PTA President

Welcome back Croft families and a warm welcome to our new Colts!  I hope everyone had a wonderful summer and you’re ready for an amazing school year! It’s hard to believe we’re already nearing the end of September. It’s been a super busy month! Your PTA has been hard...

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PTA Board needs to fill 2 seats

PTA Board needs to fill 2 seats

The Croft PTA was unable to meet quorum (minimum attendance requirements) at its last meeting of 2016-17, and was not able to officially elect the PTA board for 2017-18 at that time. The Nominating Committee recommended parents to the available board...

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Fall Fundraising Raffle kicks off today – ends Oct. 14

Our children need our help and we pledge to DO MORE this year. Croft PTA has a goal of $25,000 to support the programs we have planned for 2017-18. This is the only fundraising effort in which all proceeds go directly back to Croft Community School's PTA. (We hold a...

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