PTO Newsletter 2/19

Red Carpet Sweetheart Dance 

The Red Carpet Sweetheart Dance is THIS Friday! WME PTO is inviting all girls and their fathers (or adult of their choice) to attend a Night on the Red Carpet on Friday, February 22nd from 6:00 – 8:00 pm in the Wildcat Mountain gymnasium and cafeteria!

You can still register! The registration price includes appetizers, desserts, DJ and dancing, photo booth and some other activities as well. Admission is now $35 per couple (adult and child) + $10 per additional child. You may either register online at or turn in your registration form with payment to the office. We will have a list at the door of everyone who has registered and paid in advance. We will also take walk-in registrations at the door, but special gifts are not guaranteed. We hope to see all our WME girls there!

Red Carpet Sweetheart Dance Invitation
Registration Form

** The Sweetheart Dance committee is looking for families that have any board games they’d be willing to donate or let the committee borrow for extra activities for girls and dads to do during the dance. If you have anything, please contact Veronica Barlow. Thank you!

Dance Volunteers Still Needed

If you have some time to volunteer on Friday, February 22ndto help decorate during the day, help at the dance, or clean up after, please sign up below.  We appreciate any amount of help you can offer that day!

Sweetheart Dance Volunteer Sign Up

Save The Dates

February 22nd – Wear a Hat Spirit Day
February 22nd – Red Carpet Sweetheart Dance, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
February 23rd – Polar Plunge, Aurora Reservoir, 12:00 pm
February 25th – Box Tops Due
February 28th – SAC Meeting, 3:45 pm, Conference Room
March 1st – Crazy Hair Day
March 4th – 8th – Online Silent Auction
March 5th & 7th – Student Led Conferences, 3:40 – 7:00 pm
March 14th – 1st Grade Musical, 6:00 pm; 2nd Grade Musical, 7:00 pm
March 18th – 22nd – Spring Break
March 28th – Cranelli’s Restaurant Night
March 29th – Mother Son Nerf Battle

** Subscribe to our online calendar on our website!

Nerf Battle Registration

Nerf Battle registration is NOW OPEN!  The boys of Wildcat Mountain are invited to bring a date to the Nerf Battle on Friday, March 29th. Please go to more information and to register online. Formal invitations and paper registration forms will be sent home as well this Friday. Please choose your top 2 shift choices from the four time slots available:

4:40 – 6:15 pm
5:35 – 7:10 pm
6:30 – 7:55 pm
7:10 – 8:30 pm
The event is $10/person (including adults) and includes the Nerf Battle, pizza, snacks, sweets and drinks. Must register by Friday, March 22nd.

*If you have a boy in 3rd to 5th grade please try and choose one of the later time slots. Shifts will be filled on a first come, first served basis. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Box Tops 

Calling all Box Tops! Please send in your Box Tops labeled with your student and teacher’s name by February 25th. The classroom with the most Box Tops sent in will win a class donut party!

Box Tops are one of the few fundraisers that don’t require you to spend any extra money. Just check your pantry, clip the Box Tops and send them in! Thank you!

Online Silent Auction 

WME PTO is planning an online silent auction the week of March 4th – 8th and is still accepting donations! If you own your own business and have something you’d be willing to donate, would like to put together a basket to auction off, donate gift cards, etc. please email Dana Schmahl. We need all donations by the end of THIS week. All donations are tax-deductible. Thank you!

The Online Silent Auction will go live on Monday, March 4th at 10:00 am and close on Friday, March 8th at 9:00 pm. You will be able to view items in the main hallway at WME during conferences. Thank you to the companies and individuals who have donated! A full list is available to view by visiting the Silent Auction website.

WME’s Polar Plunge Team

WME’s SSN department has created a team for the Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Colorado this year!  EVERYONE – staff, WME families, friends – are welcome to participate in the Plunge and/or make a donation. The more participants they have, the closer to the start line they get and the more donations they get, the better the prize for our team/school. The Polar Plunge will be held at Aurora Reservoir on February 23rd at 12:00 noon.

To sign up or make a donation online, please visit the Freezing Wildcat Heinies Team Page.

If you have any questions please contact Rose Martinez or Beth Anderson.

PTO Leadership Roles for 2019-2020

PTO will be looking for a dedicated person to help lead during the 2019-2020 school year on our executive board as Co-President. This positions is voted in at our general PTO meeting in April. We are also looking for a few individuals interested in helping plan and execute the Back-to-School Bash or Fun Run. If interested, please contact Dana Schmahlor Jackie Benitez for more information.

Colorado Cardinals Boys Basketball

The Colorado Cardinals are having tryouts for their 11U and up teams coming up! If any 5th grade boys are interested in trying out, please see the flyer below with more information and dates. Click here to register before tryouts.

Colorado Cardinals Basketball Flyer

Amazon Smile

Please remember to use Amazon Smile every time you shop Amazon! And declare Wildcat Mountain Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization as your charity of choice. The website is, save it to your favorites to help you remember! Thank you!

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!

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

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