PTO Newsletter 5/30

This will be our last weekly blast full of reminders until August. If you had your last 5th grader just continue on or are leaving the school, and would like to unsubscribe from our email blasts, please do so at the bottom of this email by clicking on “Unsubscribe”.

WME PTO had a great year of fundraising and events that were all made possible by an amazing team of people! Thank you to the following outgoing PTO members for their dedication to WME over the years. Our students and teachers have benefited greatly from the immeasurable amount of time they have spent volunteering and giving back!

Dina Girard – Treasurer
Jush Christensen – Garden Chair
Emy Ross – Book Fair, School Supplies and Back-to-School Events
Kimba Langas – DVD Coordinator, Wildcat Bazaar and Back-to-School Events
Aimee Godbout – Book Fair
Kathy Horewitch – Skate City Coordinator
Taletha Pogge – Skate City Coordinator
Heather Martinez – Calendars

Also, a huge thank you to everyone who has volunteered to replace these ladies and join WME PTO next school year. For a full list of our 2018-2019 board and event chairs, please visit our website. We will also be updating our financials page soon on the website if you’re interested, now that most spending for the 2017-2018 school year is done.

We hope everyone has a fun and safe summer and we will see you in August!

Save The Dates
June 10th – Last Day to Order EduKit Supply Kits (without an extra fee)
August 8th – Meet & Greet, 3:00 – 4:00 pm
August 9th – First Day of School
August 10th – Back-to-School Bash, 5:00 – 8:00 pm, WME Field
August 16th – Back-to-School Night, 5:30 – 7:00 pm
August 22nd – 24th – 5th Grade Outdoor Ed
September 20th – Where the Wildcats Run Fun Run
December 1st – Wildcat Bazaar

EduKit Supply Kit Orders
WME PTO has partnered with EduKit again this year to offer school supply kits for the 2018-2019 school year! Orders with EduKit are online only. PTO offers this service as a convenience to families to save time and money.

Supply packs are delivered to the school with free shipping if you order by June 10th and will be in your child’s classroom at Meet and Greet on August 8th.

If you place your order between June 11th and July 14th, your kits will include an extra fee and be shipped to your house.

Headphones are a required school supply item for all students. They may be purchased through EduKit for an additional $10 (great price for the quality), you may reuse yours from this year, or buy some on your own.

If you have any questions, please contact Michele Dutcher.

EduKit Online Ordering
Supply Lists

Kindergarten and 5th Grade Moving On DVDs
If you still want one, this is your last chance to order the Kindergarten or 5th Grade Moving On Ceremony DVDs or Blu-Rays! They will be mailed directly to your home and the cost of shipping/handling is included in the price of $20 per DVD. Please complete the online order form by tomorrow, May 31st

Looking for Fun Run Sponsors 
WME PTO is already preparing for next fall’s Where the Wildcats Run fun run fundraiser and are looking for sponsors! The fun run will be on Thursday, September 20th. We rely on sponsors each year to offset the cost of putting on the run and in exchange, our sponsors receive advertising to our whole WME community. If you or someone you know owns their own business or works for a company that would be interested in sponsoring the fun run, please email Whitney Nallathamby for more information.

Event Committees for Next Year
Interested in joining a committee and helping us fundraise 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 a volunteer to be our DVD Coordinator next year. The more people we have on each committee, the less work for everyone involved!

Committee positions are not PTO Board members and are an easy way to get involved with a small job on PTO to help out our amazing school! Use the Sign Up Genius link below to sign up.

Event Committees Sign Up

DCSD eBooks in Overdrive
Please read the letter linked below from our librarian, Mrs. Stickel, about how you and your child can access the DCSD eBooks in Overdrive this summer.

Letter from Mrs. Stickel

Douglas County Libraries Summer Reading Program
Douglas County Libraries Foundation is giving $250 to the school that signs up the most readers for the library’s Summer Reading Program! Registration is easy:

  1. Visit DCL.org/summer-reading.
  2. Click the registration link for the appropriate age group.
  3. Complete the sign-up form, including our school name and your child’s grade so we get credit.

You can also register your family at any Douglas County Libraries location starting June 2nd. Reading during school breaks can be fun and is beneficial for kids. This contest can also be a fun way for our school to benefit! The contest winner will be announced in August

King Soopers Cards
Please remember to keep reloading your King Soopers cards now and all summer long! Every time you reload it, WME receives 5% of that amount! If you need a new card or would like to start participating in this program, you may purchase a $5 card in the school office. If you have any questions please contact Krista Finney.

WME PTO’s Facebook Page
Remember to like us on Facebook and keep up on all the school news including fun photos! Our Facebook page is Wildcat Mountain Elementary School PTO.

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