PTO Newsletter 2/25

Sweetheart Dance Thank Yous!

Thank you to ALL who planned and attended the Sweetheart Dance this past Friday night.  We had an attendance of 155 students, 297 total guests, and lots of fun!

Thank you to our fantastic decorations committee for transforming our school into a beautiful ballroom for the night and planned a fun craft and games for the girls: Kim Nguyen, Beth Treadwell, Sheri Olsen, Amy Smith, Emily Myers, Veronica Barlow, Krista Beigle, Melissa Bisbee, Whitney Nallenthamby, Becca Eggleston, Renea Hamilton, and Carmel Hamilton.

The appetizers and desserts were divine thanks to our food committee: Kim Lawson, Mary Berwyn, Jamie Cottrell, and Casey Corns.

Shefali Desai put together special souvenir bags and bracelets for the girls. Dan Colella created the impressive graphic design for our invitations and advertising, and topped off the night and donated his time and talents as our amazing DJ!  Thank you to Becca Eggleston, our event chair, Robin Williams, our treasurer, Jory Hastings, our yearbook photographer who captured the evening, Al Reyes, our building engineer, for helping with the ceiling decorations, as well as Mrs. Milley and Mrs. MacArthur for supervising and dancing with our students and dates throughout the night.

Numerous WME parents, WME teachers, middle school and high school students donated their time to help set up before the dance, volunteer during the event, and clean up afterward.  We appreciate all of you & could not have done this without you!! We hope everyone had an amazing night!

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 www.wmepto.com/NerfBattlefor more information and to register online. Formal invitations and paper registration forms went home Friday. Return your paper form with payment to the office. 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 and siblings will be grouped together. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

**Please go to www.bznerf.com/waiver and fill out their online waiver prior to attending.

Save The Dates

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 (check it out here)
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 26th – Class Photos
March 28th – Cranelli’s Restaurant Night
March 29th – Mother Son Nerf Battle

** Subscribe to our online calendar on our website!

Teacher Conference Meals

Parent/Teacher Conferences are just around the corner on Tuesday, March 5th and Thursday, March 7th and with the help of parent volunteers WME PTO provides meals for our faculty and staff on conference days. If you would like to volunteer to a bring food or supply item to one of our provided meals, you may sign up below! Thank you for your support.

Tuesday Fiesta Dinner
Thursday Italian Dinner

Calling All Yearbook Photos!

Please send in all your photos for yearbook submission by March 15th! We would love pictures of field trips, class parties, special days at school, dress-up, Father Daughter Dance and other fun stuff! (Photos for the Mother Son Nerf Battle can be submitted after the event for the yearbook.) We have finished the pages for Back to School Bash, Fun Run, Halloween and 3rd Grade Musical. Photos submitted after the 15th will not make the yearbook. Pictures can be emailed to Jory Hastings.

Box Tops Due Today!

Calling all Box Tops! Please send in your Box Tops labeled with your student and teacher’s name by TODAY, 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 

The Online Silent Auction is NEXT WEEK and will go live on Monday, March 4th at 10:00 am and close on Friday, March 8th at 9:00 pm. We have over 70 items to bid on! You will be able to view the items up for auction in the main hallway at WME during conferences. The silent auction is online only. To bid on items you will need to go to the website below and sign up to be a bidder when you find an item you’d like to bid on.

The WME Silent Auction Website link is:   www.accelevents.com/e/WMESilentAuction.

Look for a separate email this week detailing all the items we will have to bid on. Thank you to all the companies, individuals and teachers who donated, we really appreciate you!

Bottle Cap Collection

Ms. Christensen and her vertical team are in need of any plastic bottle caps for a project they are doing. These can include soda, juice, yogurt, water, or anything else that has a plastic cap. If you have any you can donate, please send them to school before Spring Break. Thank you!

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 www.smile.amazon.com, 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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