WME PTO Newsletter 2/24

Under the Sea Dance Thank Yous

Thank you to everyone who attended the Under the Sea Dance on Friday! We hope all the girls and dads had an amazing time. Thank you to Peggy Santi and Emily Richards for taking on the enormous task of planning such a fun night for all our girls. They did a great job and put in countless hours for WME! Also, thank you to Dana Schmahl for handling registration and the website.

Thank you to Dan Colella for donating his time and talent to DJ the dance. We appreciate it and he is a big reason the girls had such a great evening!

A huge thank you to everyone who volunteered the day of to help decorate and set up: Whitney Nallathamby, Donna Bigley, Jackie Benitez, Krista Beigle, Jenelle Kerr, Michelle Webster, Melissa Hedman, Kara Maurice, Monica Witkiewicz, Kimberly Unsworth, Cathy Caccamise, Carmel Hamilton, Danielle Blackburn, Nadia Conway, Holly Lynch, Lori Kozlowski, Autumn Murray, Lisa Johnson and Whitney Longmire.

Thank you to everyone who volunteered at the dance as well: Jackie Benitez, Donna Bigley, Jenny Leddick, Melissa Holmberg, Taylor Schmahl, Maya Fuller, Becky Gordon, Sally Bass, Vanessa and Jeremie Gonzalez, Cassidy Phares, Sophorn Ven, Sarah Schepman and Morgan Wetzel.

Also, thank you to everyone who helped us clean up after the dance: Mrs. Milley and family, Mrs. MacArthur and family, Betsy Gunther and family, Thomas Blackburn, Donna Bigley, Sara Christensen, Linda Hicks and husband, Irene Sittenfeld and family and everyone else who stayed to help.

Another huge thank you to our building engineer, Nelson Caloca, who helped us with set up and clean up. And to Jory Hastings for taking photos for the yearbook during the dance!

We are so grateful to ALL of you for your help to make the dance happen and couldn’t have done it without you!

Thank you to Kathy Braucher of Realty One Group and Brandon Linn Orthodontics for sponsoring both our Mother Son Night Out and Under the Sea Dance. And thank you to Peak Performance Physical Therapy & Sports Training for sponsoring the Under the Sea Dance. Please support these businesses as they always go above and beyond to support WME! Click on their logos to be directed to their websites.

Save The Dates

February 28th – Superhero Spirit Day
March 5th – 1st Grade Music Performance, 6:00 p
March 5th – 2nd Grade Music Performance, 7:00 pm
March 9th – March 13th – Online Silent Auction
March 10th & 12th – Student Led Conferences, 3:40 – 7:30 pm
March 16th – 20th – Spring Break, No School
April 9th – 3rd Grade Music Performance, 6:00 pm
April 15th – Choir Performance, 6:00 pm, RHMS
April 17th – No School
April 20th – No School

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

Silent Auction Donations

This is the LAST CALL for donations for the silent auction. WME PTO is planning an online silent auction for March 8th – 12th and is now accepting donations! If you own your own business and have something you’d be willing to donate, would like to put together a basket to auction off, donate gift cards, etc. please email Donna Bigley. All donations are tax-deductible. Thank you!

The Online Silent Auction will go live on Sunday, March 8th and close the evening of Thursday, March 12th. You will be able to view items in the main hallway at WME during conferences. Thank you to the companies and individuals who have donated! A full list is available to view by visiting the Silent Auction website.

Parent Teacher Conference Meals

Parent/Teacher conferences are just around the corner! With the help of parent volunteers, WME PTO provides meals for our faculty and staff on conference evenings. If you are interested in supporting the conference meal on Tuesday, March 10th, you may sign up at the following link. We appreciate your support!

Conference Meal Sign Up

Under the Sea Dance Photos

If you have any cute photos from the Under the Sea Dance Friday night, please email them to Jory Hastings at for the yearbook. Thank you!

5th Grade Yearbook Recognition Ads

NEW!! We are excited to offer 5th Grade Recognition Ads in the WME yearbook this year! We are offering 1/4 page ads at $25. Parents can log into their TreeRing account following the instructions on the flyer below and select ‘Buy Yearbook Ad’ to design a custom ad for their 5th grader to celebrate their completion of elementary school! Ads can include photos, custom text and a large variety of graphic choices. All ads must be purchased online by April 1st.

5th Grade Yearbook Ad Flyer

Landsharks Running Club

Registration is now underway for Landsharks Running Club this spring! Practices will start April 1st and be from 7:45 – 8:20 am on Mondays and Wednesdays.  See the flyer below for more information and visit their website to register.

Spring Landsharks Flyer

KidStage Registration

The next KidStage session at WME will be The Infamous Shoe Gang and is starting soon! The session runs from March 25th to May 13th on Wednesdays from 3:30 – 5:00 pm. See the flyer below for more information and go to their website to register.

KidStage Infamous Shoe Gang Flyer

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!

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!

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

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