Peabody Bike Train Friday, March 2nd

bike train

All Aboard!

The Peabody Bike Train is making local stops throughout Cooper-Young. Choose a stop that’s close to you. Arrive with your bicycle a few minutes early & wait for the “train” to roll into the station. Then join the “train” & ride with us to school. Parents are encouraged to ride with their children! And the community is also welcome!

Bike Train Schedule:
7:30 Cox and Evelyn
7:35 Cox and Young
7:40 Walker and Blythe
7:45 Walker and Rembert
7:53 Barksdale and Oliver
7:57 Tanglewood and Oliver
8:05 Arrive at Peabody Elementary!

This is a parent/community-organized event. SCS, Peabody Elementary and Revolutions Bicycle Cooperative are not liable for any portion of the ride, or for any bicycles parked at the school for the day. Parents are responsible for their own children’s safety and their bicycles. Please bring a lock!

Helmets are required for all participants!

This ride is less than 2 miles long and we take a very easy pace.



Week of February 19th at Peabody Elementary

  School is in session Monday, February 19th.  While we’d all love Presidents’ Day off, the bell will ring on Monday in all Shelby County Schools!

  Club Day Wednesday, February 21st. If your child is in an after school club, pickup is 4:30pm.
Upcoming Dates: 
Tuesday, February 27th is Family Science Night 5:30-6:30pm
Wednesday, February 28th is the Fabulous February music program
Friday, March 2nd is the Peabody Bike Train starting at 7:30am
Saturday, March 3rd is the Half Pints for Half Pints fundraiser! Get your tickets now and urge family/friends/colleagues to attend. This raises thousands of dollars for our school! Buy tickets here.

The Peabody Post: Week of February 5th

🖐  AR Toy Store Volunteers Needed for Wednesday, February 7th. We just need a few more volunteers to make this a big success! Especially at the noon hour. Help make our kids favorite little Toy Pop Up Shop big fun. Just sign up here.

🎨 Club Day this Wednesday, February 7th. If your child is in club, she’ll be ready for pickup at 4:30.

📝 Parent/Teacher Conferences. It’s coming up February 15th from 4-7pm. Please check your child’s folder to see if his teacher is scheduling appointments or call the front desk at 416-4606 to schedule an appointment.
Upcoming Dates:
February 19th President’s Day. SCHOOL IS IN SESSION. This is NOT a day off for Shelby County Schools. February 28th Fabulous February Program@ 8:30am (please note that the date has been changed)
March 3rd Half Pints for Half Pints Fundraiser by our amazing school adopters: The Cooper-Young Business Association, Central BBQ,The Cooper-Young Business Association, Memphis Made Brewing Company and Sweet Grass/Nextdoor.. plus a ton of other wonderful sponsors and donors! Buy tickets and/or encourage friends, family and colleagues to join — it’s good fun and raises thousands of dollars for our school! You can go to the Facebook event page or the website:
Important Reminders:

If you want to apply for Peabody’s Optional Program or are have a child that you want to attend another Optional school – please go to this link The deadline is February 15th.

If your child is already in Peabody’s Optional Program, you must renew each year. Just go to this link to renew

Sign up to get these reminders in your mailbox by clicking this link!



Cookie Dough Reward Party Volunteers

2017 Ice Cream PartyOur little Eagles (and their Eagle adults) worked very hard to make the 2017 Cookie Dough Sale a success! We earned more than $6,500 in profits that will go toward technology improvements for the school.

Now we need your help to reward sellers who have a golden ticket to our Ice Cream and/or Dance Party!

The kids are so excited about this special event, and we need hands to scoop ice cream and feet to dance with them.

Sign up here!

Cookie Dough Delivery Day Dec. 19th

Cookie dough delivery


Cookie dough delivery day has been moved to Tuesday, December 19th in the Peabody Cafeteria.  Orders must be picked up between 3-6pm. No early pickups.

This is the ONLY day to pick up your orders.

We will also be handing out gift cards to top sellers who earned prizes.  An adult must be present to pickup cookie dough and sign for gift cards.

Remember to make room in your freezer/fridge before pickup, as the dough must stay cold.


Peabody parents do such an amazing job selling cookie dough each year, so that means we have a lot of boxes to set up for delivery.

We’ll need some help to set up the cookie dough orders and checking orders and prizes out to parents. Several people from the cookie dough company will be working to get the dough of the delivery truck, but since we only have a few hours after lunch to set up in the cafeteria — we need more hands to make the work go faster!

Sign up here to volunteer to make delivery to parents go smoothly

Cookie Dough Donations

If you want to donate to the Cookie Dough Fundraiser, but did not sell cookies — you can still help! The Peabody PTA will always accept donations.
If you want your child to be included in the Reward Day held in January for the cookie dough sale, the following donations are equivalent to what sales will bring to the school:
$25    Dress Down Day
$50    Dress Down Day + Ice Cream Party
$85+  Dress Down Day + Ice Cream Party + Dance Party
Obviously, the ToysRUs gift certificates would not be given for financial donations, as that sort of defeats the purpose of your financial donation 🙂
If you donate money ONLY, please write a check or put cash in a regular envelope. Make all checks payable to Peabody ES PTA. Include your child’s name and classroom and write Cookie Dough donation on the envelope.  This amount will not be counted toward classroom participation. But it sure will go toward making Peabody an even better school!