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    PARENTS' ASSOCIATION

    We value our UMS-Wright parents.

    UMS-Wright recognizes the importance of parent partnership, and so it is our goal to provide opportunities to work together with parents in the lives and education of their students. We believe this partnership is vital to student success, and we are grateful for the valuable role parents play in our community!

    Purpose and mission of the Parent’s Association

    The Parents’ Association organizes Teacher Appreciation week, collects Box Tops for Education, hosts all receptions after student performances and awards ceremonies, organizes Homecoming activities, and works on beautification around our campus. Dogs on the Hunt and Bidding for the Bulldogs are two of their largest fundraisers.

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    What Parents' Association Has Accomplished

    Every year presents new opportunities. Our focus is ensuring that teachers and students have the support they need to have the best educational experience.

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      Collected $100,000 annually

      Every year we collect around $100,000 to help the students teachers and the school.

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      Support non-revenue sports

      Through our efforts, we help offset the costs associated with several athletic programs that are non-revenue generating.

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      Support fine arts program

      The Parents' Association has helped provide funding for various needs within fine arts.

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      Fund new tech for students

      From iPads to Kajet Smart-Bus WiFi, our efforts have helped accelerate technology throughout the school.

    A Message from the President

    Click below for a letter from the Parents' Association President, Brandi Purvis.

    CURRENT OFFICERS
    • Brandi Purvis

      President

    • Sherie Mabrey

      President Elect

    • Catherine Wynn

      Treasurer

    • Judy Cole

      Secretary

    • Celeste Thomas

      Lower School Liason

    • Courtney McMahon

      Member at Large

    BE part of The Parents’ Association

    The Parents’ Association truly appreciates each and every volunteer who has dedicated his/her time to create a better school for our children. As a parent at UMS-Wright, you already a member of the great Parents' Association community. We hope to see you at one of our meetings this year or around campus during our fundraising efforts.

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      No Membership Fees

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      Support Students & Teachers

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      Make Lifelong Friends

    BECOME PART OF PARENTS’ ASSOCIATION

    Fundraising Events

    The Parents' Association hosts many fundraising events throughout the school year. When you purchase t-shirts or spirit items that are sold through the PA, the proceeds are donated directly back to UMS-Wright.

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      09/16/2022 - 9 am

      Yellow Day

      UMS-Wright joins families and organizations across the country in observing Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Our “Yellow Day" began twelve years ago as a celebration of the legacy and life of UMS-Wright student, Krisanna Roberts.

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      03/04/2022 - 12 am

      Bidding for the Bulldogs

      Hosted by the Parents' Association, Bidding for the Bulldogs is the largest fundraiser of the year that consists of a night of celebration on campus as well as an online auction.

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      11/03/2022 - 9 am

      Dogs on the Hunt

      Dogs on the Hunt is an annual clay shoot that serves as a fundraiser for our Parents' Association

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      10/21/2022 - 7 pm

      Homecoming

      Join the UMS-Wright family as we celebrate Homecoming 2022 and show our Bulldog spirit with current families and alumni!

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      Founders Day’s

      As we celebrate the traditions of our school, we honor and thank those who are members of our Lifetime and Leadership Donor Circles.

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      Michael Scott MVP Tournament

      Those who knew Michael Scott well recall the positive impact he had on people’s lives with a beaming smile, general love of life, friends, and family, and a charismatic personality. This event benefits the Michael George Scott Scholarship.

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      11/07/2022 - 8 am

      UMS-Wright Classic

      The UMS-Wright Classic is a golf tournament benefitting the Girls' & Boys' Golf Programs as well as the Eddie Holmes Endowment

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      William Mitchell Memorial Tournament

      The William Mitchell Memorial Tournament honors William’s boundless energy and competitive spirit while benefitting the William Alexander Lewis Mitchell Scholarship

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      Lyon Newell Charity Throws Meet

      The Lyon Newell Charity Throws Meet is unique in that it is a sporting event, a memorial event, and a charity event all in one. In addition to donating to Wilmer Hall Children's Home a portion of the proceeds will go towards a scholarship in memory of Lyon Newell.

    Choose your way to make impact

    Every donation builds a better future for our students and the UMS-Wright family.

    We welcome donations of all sizes and frequencies. Whether you can give one time or annually, each dollar helps ensure we are able to help students achieve their highest potential.

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      Make a donation today

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