WME PTO Newsletter 12/9

Wildcat Holiday Bazaar Thank Yous

Thank you to everyone who attended and volunteered at our 5th Annual WME Holiday Craft and Vendor Bazaar. It was a fun day of shopping!
Thank you to all our crafters and vendors that sold at the bazaar as well. You are all very talented and had so many great things to choose from!
Thank you to Executive Perks Coffee Cart and Baja Berto’s Beachside Burritos for joining us to serve our guests and vendors.
And a huge THANK YOU to Whitney Nallathamby and Steph Crawley for organizing this fun event. Your hard work for WME is much appreciated!

Volunteers Needed for Staff Holiday Breakfast

Our annual WME Staff Holiday Breakfast is scheduled for the morning of Wednesday, December 18th. With the help of parent volunteers, WME PTO provides a full breakfast buffet for our faculty and staff. If you would like to volunteer to bring a food or supply item, you may sign up below. Thank you for your support!

WME Staff Holiday Breakfast Sign Up

Save The Dates

December 12th – SAC Meeting, 3:45 pm
December 13th – Wear Plaid Spirit Day
December 17th – Last Day for Hospitality House Donations
December 18th – Giving Tree Wrapped Donations Due
December 18th – Parry’s Pizza Restaurant Night
December 19th – Winter Holiday Parties
December 20th – January 6th – No School, Winter Break
January 11th – Peak Athletics Parents Night Out, 6:00 – 10:00 pm
January 15th – General PTO Meeting, 6:00 pm
January 20th – No School, MLK Jr. Day
January 31st – Main Event Mother & Son Night Out
February 21st – Under the Sea Father Daughter Dance

** View and subscribe to our online calendar on our website!

Scrip Gift Card Orders 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!

If you’d like to place an order using our Scrip Order Form, please have it to the office TODAY for delivery this Friday, December 13th, or by December 16th for delivery before break. You may also email Robin Williams your order or if you have any questions.

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 Favorites Lists Page on our website.

Hospitality House

PTO is once again offering families an easy, cost-effective way 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 cash donation or purchasing one or more $5 gift cards to a business of your choice. We encourage you to purchase your gift cards using our Scrip program! Cash donations will be used to purchase $5 gift cards through Scrip.

Gift cards and donations may be placed in the “Hospitality House” located in the front office through Tuesday, December 17th. The gift cards will be equally divided between staff members. Thank you!

Giving Tree

Every year during the holiday season, Wildcat Mountain Elementary comes together to help those in need. We do this by purchasing gifts for some of our WME families and families in our community. If you are able and willing to donate a gift, you can either sign up using the links below or choose a mitten off the Giving Tree near the front office. Each grade level has been assigned a family.

All Giving Tree items should come to school wrapped and marked with the Family # and description of the family member. (Example: Family #XX, Two year old Girl). Donations are due on December 18th.

Please contact the WME office if you have any questions. Thanks for your help this Holiday Season!

Kindergarten – Family #1

1st Grade – Family #29

2nd Grade – Family #30

3rd Grade – Family #41

4th Grade – Family #53

5th Grade – Family #61

Under the Sea Father Daughter Dance Planning Volunteers

Save the date of Friday, February 21st for our Under the Sea Father Daughter Dance! All the little ladies of Wildcat Mountain are invited to bring a special date (Dad, Mom, Grandparent, Aunt, Uncle, etc.) to enjoy a night of magic.

If you are interested in helping to plan the event, please sign up using the link below. There will be a planning meeting this Wednesday at 6:00 pm at Peggy’s home if interested in helping! Please contact Peggy Santi if you’d like to come to the meeting or with any questions. Thank you!

Father Daughter Dance Volunteers Sign Up

Mother Son Event

Save the date for our upcoming Mother Son Event on Friday, January, 31st, 2020! The event will be at Main Event in Highlands Ranch from 5:00 – 9:00 pm. Details and registration will be out after winter break!

Peak Athletics Parents Night Out

Save the date of Saturday, January 11th for our Peak Athletics’ WME Parents Night Out! Drop your 3-12 year olds (must be potty trained) off to play from 6:00 – 10:00 pm while you go to dinner, relax at home, etc!

The kids will have full access to their 21,000 square foot gym, trampolines, foam pits, etc! They also will have movies playing in the lobby and serve pizza for dinner. They have a 1:10 ratio of staff so there is always adequate supervision. The cost is $25 for the first child, $45 for two, $60 for three or $70 for four children from the same family.

Register your children and their friends for this fun evening by calling Peak Athletics at 303-797-8082. Pre-registration is preferred, walk-ins also welcome but space will be limited.

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, Then save it to your favorites to help you remember to shop the Amazon Smile website every time you shop Amazon! Thank you!

Marquee Celebrations

WME would like to help you celebrate special moments with your child by offering a personalized slide on our WME outdoor marquee. For one day, a message to your child will be posted for all to see! This unique celebration is $20. If you have any questions, please contact Whitney

Marquee Celebration Flyer

King Soopers Fundraising Program

King Soopers has made big changes to their King Soopers Fundraising Program. Now 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 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, you do not need to load your King Soopers gift card anymore, just use your registered rewards card. And tell grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends, etc. to register theirs as well! Thanks for participating!

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If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me.

Have a wonderful day!

Dana Schmahl
PTO Communications

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