PTO Newsletter 5/8

Save The Dates

May 8-11th – BOGO Book Fair
May 17th – Yearbook Delivery
May 18th – Electronics Recycling 3:30pm – 6:30pm
May 19th, 22nd & 23rd – Garden Planting Days 11:20am – 1:45pm
May 22nd – 5th Grade Young Ameritowne
May 23rd – Field Day
May 24th – Last Day of School and End of the Year BBQ
May 24th – Kindie (9:15am) and 5th Grade (10:30am) Moving on Ceremonies
May 25th – Moving Day at WME


Spring BOGO Book Fair

Our BOGO Book Fair is back this week! Everything is buy one get one free! The fair will run today, May 8th – Thursday, May 11th in the library at the following times:

Monday, May 8th: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Tuesday, May 9th: 8:30am – 5:30pm
Wednesday, May 10th: 8:30am – 5:30pm
Thursday, May 11th: 8:30am – 1:30pm

This book fair is a great time to stock up on books for summer reading! This event is not a fundraiser for the school but is offered as a way to get books into the hands of our students and encourage reading. Send your student with cash or come shop yourself!


EduKit School Supply Orders

An EduKit informational flyer was sent home last week in backpacks. Orders this year with this new company are online only and are for school supply kits for the 2017-2018 school year. 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 1st and will be in your child’s classroom at Meet and Greet. As always, supply lists are available on the WME website if you would rather buy your own to bring to Meet and Greet. If you have any questions, please contact Emy Ross.

EduKit Online Ordering
Supply Lists


WME Activity Calendars 2017-2018

An Activity Calendar order form was sent home last week in backpacks. They are due with payment May 19th. The calendars are filled with important dates for the next school year. Order now to be ready for a fun-filled 2017-2018 year! If you have any questions, please contact Heather Martinez.


Electronic Waste Recycling

WME’s Green Team Student Leadership Team is once again sponsoring an electronics recycling event in the parking lot on Thursday, May 18th from 3:30pm – 6:30pm. R2 Stewardship will be collecting all your old electronics and they will be safely recycled for a $15 donation. All proceeds will go to purchasing an insulator kit for our composter, so the Green Team will be able to compost in the winter!

For a full list of electronics R2 Stewardship can recycle, please visit their website.


Box Tops Contest Winners

Congratulations to Mrs. Goodman’s, Mrs. Messmer’s and Miss Ekes’ classes for winning our class box tops competition for April! They all won a popsicle party!


5th Grade Moving On Party

Our 5th graders are moving on to middle school and we want to celebrate their amazing time at Wildcat! The Moving On Party will be on Wednesday, May 24th at 12:30 at Jumpstreet. Forms were sent home in backpacks. Please return the form with cash payment of $25 by this Wednesday, May 10th to the WME office and complete the online liability form from Jumpstreet. This event is NOT sponsored by PTO or Wildcat Mountain, but is a parent-sponsored tradition at Wildcat!


Garden Recess Workday Volunteers

All grades will be planting the wonderful flowers and veggies they are growing in their classrooms during their lunch recesses on May 19, 22 and 23. All parents are welcome and encouraged to come help! Recess times are from 11:20am – 1:45pm. There are also a few open slots for our garden work day this Friday, May 12th. Please click on the link below to take a time slot to spend time in our beautiful garden in the sunshine, and hang out with some awesome kiddos!

Garden Volunteer Signup


Back to School Bash Committee

Next year is the 20th anniversary for Wildcat Mountain! We are so excited to celebrate this milestone next year as we kickoff the new school year. We are looking for more parents to join the Back-to-School Event Committee to help organize this big event on Friday, August 11th! The committee will be responsible for coming up with the theme and/or idea for the event, securing entertainment, food options and managing registrations. If you would like to help put this together, please contact Dana Schmahl.


Lego Drive for STEM

We are holding a Lego drive for our STEM lab to fill their supply of Legos that support design projects and curriculum throughout the year. If you have Legos at home you would like to get rid of or donate, please bring them to the office. All donations are greatly appreciated! If we fill the STEM lab’s bins, we will distribute more Legos into classrooms. If you don’t have Legos at home to donate, but would like to purchase Legos for the lab, here are specific items Ms. Kopatich has requested:

Lego Building Large Box Creator XXL (10697) – $88.69
Lego Education Wheels Set – $49.95
Lego City Complete Wheel Assembly – $17.99
Small Lego Kit – $13.59
Medium Lego Kit – $24.99
Large Lego Kit – $47.99


Skate City Summer Passes

Summer Skate City passes are now available. Skate all summer long for just $1 per session! Passes are $3.00 per person ($1 comes back to WME!) and checks should be made payable to Skate City. Please return your order form with cash or check attached by May 24th. You may also purchase a pass directly in the office.


Yearbook Orders  

If you missed the deadline to order a yearbook, you can still order a school yearbook but shipping charges will be added. Until the beginning of May, shipping charges will be for books being mailed to the school. Past that, shipping will be to your home address as books will not arrive by our delivery date. If you still need to order, here is the link:

WME Yearbook Orders

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