PTO Newsletter 11/5

Enchanted Forest Book Fair 

Our Annual Scholastic Book Fair is next week, November 12th – 16th! This event brings the books kids want to read right into our school. It’s a wonderful selection of engaging and affordable books for every reading level. Please make plans to visit our Book Fair and be involved in shaping your child’s reading habits. Here is the book fair schedule for the week:

MONDAY, Nov. 12th: 7:45 am – 4:30 pm
TUESDAY, Nov. 14th: 7:45 am – 7:30 pm*
*Bring your student to meet author Mark Ludy for a book reading/signing at 6:30 pm. Book pre-order form
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 15th: 7:30 am** – 4:30 pm
**Join your child and enjoy coffee and donuts at our Pastries with Parents event from 7:30 – 8:20 am 
THURSDAY, Nov. 16th: 7:45 am – 4:30 pm
FRIDAY, Nov. 17th: 7:45 am – 1:30 pm

We are still needing more volunteers to help with cashiering, organizing of books, answering questions, etc. Our volunteers each year are the reason we are able to have such a great book fair for the kids and it’s easy and fun! If interested, please use the Sign Up Genius link below to sign up for an open slot. Thank you!

Book Fair Volunteers

Casa Caliente Restaurant Night

Our next restaurant night is tomorrow, November 6th at Casa Caliente from 4:00 – 9:00 pm! 20% of your order total will be donated back to WME PTO and you may dine in OR take out! Hope to see you there!

Casa Caliente Flyer

Save The Dates

November 6th – No School, Election Day
November 6th – Casa Caliente Restaurant Night, 4:00 – 9:00 pm
November 9th – Wear Red, White and Blue to Honor Veteran’s Day
November 12th – 16th – Scholastic Book Fair
November 13th – Book Reading and Signing with Author Mark Ludy, 6:30 pm
November 14th – Pastries with Parents, 7:30 – 8:20 am
November 16th – WME Spirit Day
November 19th – 23rd – No School, Thanksgiving Break
December 1st – Wildcat Holiday Craft & Vendor Bazaar, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
December 5th – Sweet Tomatoes Restaurant Night
December 8th – Peak Athletics Parents Night Out

February 22nd – Red Carpet Sweetheart Dance

** Subscribe to our online calendar on our website!

YES on 5A and 5B

If you haven’t already, make sure to DROP OFF your ballot by tomorrow evening at 7:00 pm, EVERY vote counts! Or you may vote in person tomorrow at Rock Canyon High School. It is so important for our kids that we pass 5A and 5B! The closest drop off location is Lone Tree Motor Vehicle, 9350 Heritage Hills Circle. Please visit www.Yes5AB.com for more information. Thank you!

Wildcat Holiday Craft and Vendor Bazaar

You are invited to our annual Wildcat Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, December 1st from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm! We have many NEW vendors this year and your favorites from the past! Tell your friends and family and be sure to make time to stop in that day to get some unique gifts or something new for yourself! Admission is free!

List of Vendors

Registration is still open for vendors to sign up to sell at the bazaar. We would LOVE more crafters if you know anyone or make unique crafts yourself! If you are interested, please contact Whitney Nallathamby with any questions and register using the link below.

Wildcat Bazaar Registration

All for Books

Every year during the book fair, WME families come together to donate spare change or dollars towards Scholastic’s All for Books program. With the money we receive, PTO is able to buy books for WME classrooms and for the library! Then Scholastic matches that amount and donates books to classrooms in need as well.

Every teacher has an envelope to collect All for Books money starting today through Friday, November 16th, or you can donate directly at the book fair. The top 3 donating classrooms will receive six books of the teacher’s choice AND a classroom cookie party! Thanks for your participation in helping us get more books in the hands of children!

Community Outreach Team Food Drive

Wildcat Mountain and the Community Outreach Student Leadership Team invite you to help us give back to our community. They are hosting a food drive for Catholic Charities Food Bank in Castle Rock November 9th – 15th. This year, they are collecting their TOP Emergency Food Needs.  Of course, you may donate any non-perishable items, but to support their top needs, we are asking each grade level to bring in specific items.

Kindergarten:  Granola Bars & Crackers
1st Grade:  Cereal & Oatmeal
2nd Grade:  Tuna & Canned Chicken
3rd Grade:  Peanut Butter & Jelly
4th Grade:  Pasta & Pasta Sauce
5th Grade:  Pancake Mix & Syrup

All food will be collected in the classrooms. Thanks so much for helping those in need.

Mother Son Event Scheduled

Wildcat Mountain invites all the boys, and their special ‘dates’ (mom, dad, family member, etc.) to come to a Nerf filled evening! Save the date, we’re going to have a BLAST at the Mother Son Event on Friday March 29th.  More details to come. Contact Jackie Benitez with any questions or if you’d like to help plan this event.

Box Tops Winners

Thank you to everyone who turned in Box Tops for our class competition! We mailed in over 8000 Box Tops, thats over $800 we will receive back to the school!! Our class winner was Ms. Neil’s class! They will receive a donut party! And our top Box Tops collector was Micah S., he will receive some special prizes as well!

WME Red Carpet Sweetheart Ball

Save the date of Friday, February 22nd for our Red Carpet Sweetheart Ball!  All the little ladies of Wildcat Mountain are invited to bring a special date (i.e. dad, mom, grandparent, aunt, uncle, etc)!

If you are interested in helping to plan the Sweetheart Ball, please sign up through the link below. We are looking for help with everything from invitation design to volunteer coordination. A sign up for night of help will come closer to the date of the event. Contact Rebecca Eggleston with any questions.

Sweetheart Ball Volunteers Sign Up

**We are working on a date for a Mother Son Event as well and will let you know when that will be soon!

Peak Athletics Parents Night Out

Save the date of Saturday, December 8th for Peak Athletics’ WME Parents Night Out! Drop your kids off to play while you Christmas shop, attend a holiday party, go to dinner, etc! Look for more details on this fun event provided by one of our fun run sponsors soon!

Marquee Celebrations

WME would like to help you celebrate special moments with your child by offering a personalized slide on our WME outdoor marquee. For one day, a message to your child will be posted for all to see! This unique celebration is $20. If you have any questions, please contact Whitney

Marquee Celebration Flyer

King Soopers Cards

Please remember to load and use your WME King Soopers cards when you shop there! 5% of everything you load on the gift card will come back to WME PTO! It even works for Click List, just give them your loaded card when you pick up your groceries and they will run in and charge your bill to that card.

If you need a new card, we have $5 pre-loaded cards in the office available to purchase, just bring $5 cash or check made out to WME PTO. Thank you!

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