PTO Newsletter 4/9

Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week

This week, April 9th – 13th, Wildcat Mountain Elementary will celebrate the “BEST TEACHERS IN THE WORLD”!

MONDAY DESTINATION: FRANCE Student Activity: Bring trip fuel (snacks) from your teacher’s Wish List to help kick off their travel week! Staff Celebration: French Inspired Breakfast sponsored by PTO

TUESDAY DESTINATION: IRELAND Student Activity: Tell your teacher how “lucky” you are to have the Best Teacher In The World! If you need to print another form, click here .

WEDNESDAY DESTINATION: ENGLAND Student Activity: Bring a travel “souvenir” from your teacher’s Wish List. Staff Celebration: English High-Tea Treat Cart sponsored by PTO

THURSDAY DESTINATION: ITALY Student Activity: Bring a flower to your teacher to create a bouquet of “amore”!

FRIDAY DESTINATION: HAWAII Student Activity: Wear your Hawaiian Lei or tropical shirt to celebrate our final destination of the week! Staff Celebration: Luau BBQ Lunch sponsored by PTO

Please remember to include specials teachers and WME support staff in the week’s celebration. Everyone deserves recognition during our Appreciation Week!

Save The Dates

April 9th – 13th – Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week
April 10th – 12th – CMAS Testing for 3rd, 4th & 5th Grades
April 11th – Panera Bread Restaurant Night, 4:00 – 8:00 pm
April 16th – General PTO Meeting, 9:00 am
April 16th – Insufficient Funds Presentation, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, RCHS Auditorium
April 20th – No School April 20th – Family Night at Boondocks
April 25th – Choir Performance, 7:00 pm
May 3rd – Incoming Kindergartners Scavenger Hunt, 5:00 – 6:00 pm
May 7th – 10th – BOGO Book Fair
May 10th – Skate City Night, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
May 8th – WME’s Kendra Gives Back Night at Kendra Scott, 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Family Night Out at Boondocks

We are still accepting registrations for our Family Night Out at Boondocks Parker on Friday, April 20th, from 6:00 – 9:00 pm! It will be a fun night out with your WME classmates! Tickets are $17 per person for unlimited attractions and $5 toward arcade play. That’s unlimited bowling, laser tag, go-karts, bumper boats and miniature golf for three hours! Check out Boondock’s website  for height restrictions on some attractions before buying tickets for little ones. Tickets will be sent home in your child’s backpack on Thursday, April 19th and you will bring these tickets with you to Boondocks to turn in for your bracelets and fun cards. This is not a WME exclusive event at Boondocks, so anyone is welcome to attend! You must register by this Thursday, April 12th. Walk-ins will have to pay $24.95 for children under 58″ and $31.95 for adults for the unlimited pass. You may register with PayPal or credit card online or by turning in the registration form below with cash or check. Boondocks Registration Form

Panera Bread Restaurant Night

This Wednesday, April 11th from 4:00 – 8:00 pm is WME fundraiser night at Panera Bread. 20% of your order total will be donated back to WME! You must present the flyer below on your phone or in person when ordering at the restaurant. If you’d like to order online and pick up, use the code FUND when checking out on their website. Thank you! Panera Bread Flyer

PTO Event Committees for Next Year

Interested in joining a committee and helping us raise money or plan an event next year? We are looking for some new people to join our Fun Run, Book Fair, Wildcat Bazaar, Father Daughter Dance, Mother Son Event, Donation Requests, and Wildcat Garden committees! We are also looking for one or two people to be our DVD Coordinator next year. The more people we have on each committee, the less work for everyone involved! Use the Sign Up Genius link below to sign up! Event Committees Sign Up

General PTO Meeting

Please join us next Monday, April 16th at 9:00 am in the cafeteria for our last general PTO meeting for the school year. We will be discussing our fundraising income and spending for the year, plans for events next year, and will have elections for the executive board open positions of Co-President and Treasurer. We hope you can attend and would love your feedback! RCHS Feeder Insufficient Funds Presentation Please consider attending the upcoming presentation about the fiscal crisis in DCSD on April 16th from 7:00 – 8:30 pm in the Rock Canyon High School auditorium. There will be a 30 minute presentation then a Q & A session with all RCHS feeder principals, including Mrs. Milley, and SAC chairs. We hope to see you there!

Yearbook Ordering

It’s time to order your Wildcat Mountain yearbook! Click on the link below to place your order for our amazing yearbook! Please check to make sure you didn’t order in the fall before placing an order so you don’t order duplicates. Paperbacks are $22 and hardcover is an additional $6.95. Books will be delivered to students the week before the end of school. Order deadline is April 30th to have books delivered to students at school. All orders past that date can be shipped to your home for an additional cost. If you have any questions please contact Jory Hastings .

Yearbook Ordering Link

Wildcat Singers DVD Orders

WME PTO has once again organized the videotaping of the 4th/5th Grade Choir Concert on Wednesday, April 25th. Order forms will be sent home, but if you need another one, click on the link below. You may also order online this year with credit card or PayPal on our PTO DVD website. DVDs or Blu-Rays are $18 each and will be delivered to students in May. Choir Concert DVD Order Form

Thank You Sign Gypsies Highlands Ranch!

A huge thank you to Sign Gypsies of Highlands Ranch for donating and setting up the shout out to our wonderful teachers and staff this morning! If you’d like more information about Sign Gypsies for you’re own personal use, visit their website at

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