The Great Peabody Debate! Our students debate and vote. Help boost their civic pride!


What: A debate of political issues by 4th & 5th grade students, supported by K-3rd grade students.


When: Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at 8:15 a.m.


Where: Peabody Elementary Cafeteria


Who: All interested parents and community members are invited!


Why: To help our students develop the thinking, writing and speaking skills they need to become strong and active citizens.


Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers are still needed for the following shifts:

     Tuesday, October 30, 4:00-6:00 p.m. to decorate the cafeteria for the debate (3 volunteers needed)

     Wednesday, October 31, 6:15-7:00 a.m. to decorate the school entrance (2 volunteers needed)

     Wednesday, October 31, 8:00-11:30 a.m. to help manage the debate and election (3 volunteers needed)

Contact Tony de Velasco at or 901-721-3970.


‘Must See’ Thursday Meeting at Peabody Elementary! Action Starts at 5:30!


Good things are going on at Peabody Elementary! This Thursday evening, you don’t want to miss a minute!


5:30 p.m. – It’s ribbon cutting on our new basketball court!  See the latest addition to the new Peabody Backyard that we all helped create! Shoot an inaugural hoop!

5:45 p.m. – Doors open to the gymnasium – be the first to get your sign up sheet for Peabody after school clubs! Earliest numbers get preferred choices.  

6:00 p.m. – It’s our monthly Peabody Elementary School and PTA meeting. This month, it’s the 4 C’s: Common Core Curriculum, Civics, Clubs, and Central BBQ! Details here. 

See you Thursday!

The PTA is offering free childcare for children ages 2-4, so parents can focus on the meeting.  Sign up here for a slot.