WME Newsletter 8/10

EduKit Information

If you ordered school supplies through EduKit, your kit will be delivered to your child’s classroom by their orientation day. Please verify the order was received by your child when they get home. If you are not returning to WME or opted for e-learning and purchased an EduKit, you may call the office at 303-387-692 to arrange pick up of your kit. If you have any questions or concerns with your EduKit please email Michele Dutcher.

We have four extra EduKit supply kits available for purchase. Please call the WME Office at 303-387-6925 to purchase.

One Kindergarten EduKit – $67
Two First Grade EduKits – $69 each
One Fourth Grade EduKit – $54

If you still need supplies, the lists are available on the WME website by grade.

Looking for Fundraiser Sponsors

WME PTO is starting to prepare and plan for this year’s fundraiser and we are looking for sponsors! We rely on sponsors each year to offset the cost of putting on a large fundraiser and in exchange, our sponsors receive advertising to our whole WME community. We don’t yet know exactly what this year’s fundraiser will look like, but we will make sure to give our sponsors adequate exposure!

If you or someone you know owns their own business or works for a company that would be interested in sponsoring us, please email our sponsorship committee at wmefunrun@gmail.com. Thank you!

Save The Dates

August 17th – 20th – Orientation Days
August 21st – Whole Class Live Virtual Orientation
August 24th – Cohort A First Day of School
August 25th – Cohort B First Day of School
September 7th – No School, Labor Day
October 12th – 16th – Fall Break

Welcome Back Breakfast

PTO will be providing the WME staff with a Welcome Back Wednesday Breakfast this week. We are providing all the food, but if you would be interested in helping us to restock their supply of coffee and tea K-Cups in the lounge, we would greatly appreciate it. Please email either of our hospitality ladies, Ania Taylor or Katie Watts, if willing to donate K-Cups. Thank you!

How PTO is Helping to Return to School

PTO has purchased individual portable white boards for every student and several tents to help facilitate outdoor learning environments and picnic lunches whenever possible. The tents will be put up every morning at drop off and taken down every afternoon at pick up.

We are looking for volunteers to help with the “tent crew” on the field, both in the mornings and afternoons. Please stick around for a few extra minutes after drop off or before pick up Monday – Thursdays if you can help us with the tents. Thank you!

Back to School Bash Cancelled

The Back to School Bash that had originally been scheduled for this Friday is unfortunately cancelled. We will try to reschedule something similar for our WME community in the spring. Thanks for your understanding!

Girl Scouts Give Back

WME’s 5th grade Girl Scout Junior troop is hard at work! In order to earn their Bronze Award (Girl Scouts’ third highest award), they needed to identify a problem in the community and find ways to solve it. The troop decided to help their WME family return to in-person learning as safely as possible.

They met with Mrs. Milley via Zoom, and agreed to a plan. The girls are using their funds from selling cookies to make 40 plexiglass sneeze guards for teachers, reusable masks for teachers and students, and mask lanyards for teachers. Their goal is to make the world a better place. Way to go 5th grade troop!!

Interested in Cub Scouts?

Then Pack 837 is for you! Boys or Girls any age K-5 are invited to participate. They will be holding an informational meeting on Monday, August 24th @ 6:30 PM at Rocky Heights Middle School outside on the baseball field. Please email poppersscout@gmail.com for more information.

Text Message Reminders

WME PTO uses text message reminders as another way for parents to receive info and updates on everything happening around WME! If you’d like to enroll, there are two super easy ways to register.

1. Visit the Remind website and fill in your information OR
2. Text @wmept to 81010

We found the text messages to be another great way to connect with our WME community during the week and think you will find these text message reminders very useful!

Online Calendar

The PTO calendar on our website has a subscribe feature that will add the calendar to your existing electronic calendar, through Google, Apple, Outlook, etc. Changes or additions will update automatically when you’re subscribed to the calendar! Please visit the Calendar Page on our website to check it out and subscribe.

King Soopers Fundraising Program

Wildcat Mountain participates in the King Soopers Fundraising Program. It is super easy and if your King Soopers Rewards Card is linked to WME, every time you use it, we will earn reward points! 

You may register your Rewards Card by going to www.kingsoopers.com and either creating or logging into your account. Once there, click on Community Rewards in My Account and search for Wildcat Mountain, then click Enroll.

From now on, whenever you use your registered rewards card, WME will earn money! And tell grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends, etc. to register theirs as well! Thanks for participating!

Amazon Smile

Wildcat Mountain PTO participates in Amazon’s fundraising program called Amazon Smile. If you haven’t already, please declare Wildcat Mountain Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization as your charity of choice on their website, www.smile.amazon.com. Then save it to your favorites to help you remember to shop the Amazon Smile website every time you shop Amazon! Thank you!

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