WME PTO Newsletter 11/30

Hospitality House

The holidays are coming! PTO is once again offering families an easy, cost-effective way for WME families to show their appreciation and support for our specials teachers, office staff, educational specialists and assistants and additional staff members that are a critical part of our school.

Please consider making a donation to the virtual Hospitality House! The money collected will be used to purchase gift cards through our Scrip program and equally divided between those staff members. We need all donations by noon on Friday, December 11th to be able to order gift cards. Thank you!

You can use one of the following for your donation:

PayPal – ptowme@gmail.com (please select send to a friend so we can avoid fees)
Zelle – 303-931-7412
Drop-Off – you may drop off a cash or check donation to the front office of WME

Save The Dates

November 30th – December 17th – Remote Learning
December 3rd – Virtual SAC Meeting, 3:45 pm
December 11th – Hospitality House Donations Due
December 18th – January 4th – Winter Break
December 20th – Last Day for Apple Award Nominations

Scrip Gift Cards and Teacher Favorites Lists

With the holidays fast approaching, PTO would like you to consider using our Scrip Program for your gift card purchases. If you aren’t familiar with Scrip, please visit the Scrip Gift Card Program Page on our website to learn how to help WME PTO earn a percentage of your gift card purchase!

We will have additional ordering and pickup information for physical gift cards later this week so please look for that.

Each teacher and staff member at WME have filled out their Favorite Things and included are their favorite Scrip gift cards to receive! You can find these on our Staff Favorite’s List Page on our website.

Yearbook Photo Request: Virtual & Home Learning Pictures

For the next couple weeks again, please submit photos of your Wildcat doing virtual or home learning! Submit photos to wmeyearbook@gmail.com. Thank you so much for supporting the WME yearbook!

Apple Award Nominations

Apple Award nominations are now open! Each year, the Douglas County Educational Foundation takes nominations from each school in the district for their Apple Award. Please take a moment before December 20th to nominate an outstanding WME teacher or staff member to be considered for this award. It’s easy, quick and our teachers and staff really appreciate the recognition! Thank you!

Apple Award Nomination Website

Yearbook Orders

Don’t forget to order your WME yearbook! The base price is $25.10 plus tax. Hardcover option is an additional $6.95. Books will ship to the school in May and be delivered to students in their classrooms. All orders placed by March 26, 2021 will include free shipping!

TreeRing Order Link

5th Grade Yearbook Ads

5th grade parents! We are offering special 5th grade recognition ads in the yearbook that you put together however you would like with photos and text for your special graduating 5th graders. Ad size is a quarter page and they cost $25. Deadline for ads is March 26th, but place your orders now so you don’t miss out! The passcode for adding the ad is in the flyer below through Treering.com. If you have questions, contact Jory Hastings.

TreeRing Recognition Ad Flyer

Auction Winner Parking Spot

Just a reminder to please not park in the Auction Winner’s Parking Spot in the WME lot, so they may use it whenever they please. Thank you for helping us to leave this spot available for the families who donated and won it in last year’s silent auction!

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 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!

Twitter – NEW!

Please follow us over on our new Twitter account, if tweets are more your thing, for updates and information throughout the school year! Our twitter account is private, so follow requests need to be approved. Search for WMEPTO or go to https://twitter.com/WMEPTO.

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