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6709 Pence Road
Charlotte, NC 28215
Courier #: 410
P: 980-343-6464  |  F: 980-343-6517 
Principal: Matthew Bower
LC: East
Bell Schedule: 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM
Grades: PreK-5
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Hickory Grove Elementary PTO

Mission Statement

Hickory Grove Elementary is a parent led, staff supported, organization committed to enhancing the total school experience for all stakeholders.  Our mission is to foster and sustain a close and positive relationship between our school and the families we serve.  We strive to attain this through:

  • Frequent communication to stakeholders in multiple languages that are representative of our school demographics (school phone messages, school newsletters, classroom newsletters, website updates)

  • Review the annual School Improvement Plan and align PTO goals/supports with these efforts towards continuous school improvement

  • Ongoing PTO meetings to share information on issues that impact our students

  • Host PTO sponsored fundraisers at school and throughout our local community to raise funds for educational materials, student experiences and improvement of school culture.

  • Advocate for school and family social interaction both during and outside of school hours

  • Leverage the talents and supports of one of our greatest assets, our families

  • Develop partnerships within our surrounding community

  • Soliciting and coordinating registered volunteers for school events 

  • Host faculty appreciation events throughout the year

2022-2023 PTO Officers

President - Victoria King

Vice President - Paris Lewis

Secretary - Jennifer Correia

Treasurer - Ingrid Lennon

*All Meetings will be held in the Media Center of the K-5 Building.  Please contact Ebony Northern at 

Hickory Grove PTO Officers Explained.doc
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Dear Parents/Families,

Thank you so much for joining the Hickory Grove Elementary PTO!  Your membership in this organization means that you have committed yourself to adding to your child's school in a very meaningful way.  We are on a mission to support Hickory Grove Elementary through volunteering, fundraising and creating ideas to support the goals of the School Improvement Plan.

If you have not done so, please register as a volunteer with CMS and list Hickory Grove Elementary through the online system.  You can register by going to Registering as a Volunteer will allow you to better serve in the PTO by giving you access to provide support to our students and staff.  If you do not have a Social Security Number, you can go into the school and speak with the Volunteer Coordinator, Ms. Lemon.  She will assist you in registering as a volunteer with CMS.

An interpreter is present during our PTO meetings as well. Come and find out what you can do to help.  Together, we can do great things for our children and their school!


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Muchas gracias por haberse unido a la Organización de Padres y Maestros de Hickory Grove (PTO por sus siglas en inglés). Su membresía en esta organización significa que usted se ha comprometido a ser parte de la escuela de su hijo(a) de una forma significativa. Nuestra misión es apoyar a la Escuela Hickory Grove através de voluntarios, eventos para recaudar fondos y crear ideas para apoyar las metas del Plan de Mejoras de la Escuela.

Si no lo ha hecho aún, favor de registrarse como Voluntario con CMS bajo la Escuela Elemental Hickory Grove. Usted puede registrarse en: Al registrarse como voluntario usted puede servir mejor en el PTO teniendo acceso a la escuela para ofrecer apoyo a nuestros estudiantes y personal. Si no tiene un número de Seguro Social, usted puede venir a la escuela y hablar con la Coordinadora de Voluntarios, la Sra. Lemon. Ella le ayudará a registrarse como voluntario de CMS.

También hay un intérprete disponible.  Venga y vea en qué nos puede ayudar. Juntos podemos hacer cosas grandes por nuestros niños y su escuela!​


P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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