WME PTO Newsletter 4/22

General PTO Meeting Wednesday

Please join us for our last General PTO Meeting for the school year THIS Wednesday, April 24th, at 8:40 am in the cafeteria. We will have elections for our open executive board positions of Co-President and Secretary and we will discuss budget priorities and event planning for next year. We would appreciate all comments and feedback you have to help us plan for another successful year of fundraising and events!

Door Decorations

It is Wildcat tradition to kick off Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week by decorating the teacher & staff doors throughout the school. We’d love to make sure EVERY door is covered for this special week and still need many doors covered! Door decorations will be hung after school this Friday, April 26thbut you can drop prepared decor at office and it will be hung for you. See Sign Up below for more details and to sign up for a door!

Door Decoration Sign Up

Save The Dates

April 24th – General PTO Meeting, 8:40 am, Cafeteria
April 25th – 4th/5th Grade Choir Concert, 6:00 – 7:00 pm, RHMS
April 26th – Animal Love Spirit Day
April 29th – May 3rd – Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week
May 2nd – Incoming Kindergartners Scavenger Hunt, 4:30 – 5:30 pm
May 6th – 9th – BOGO Book Fair
May 8th – 10th – Flower Basket and Plant Sale
May 15th – Parry’s Pizzeria Restaurant Night
May 23rd – Field Day
May 24th – Last Day of School

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Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week: April 29th – May 3rd

Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week is next week and we can’t wait to spoil our wonderful Wildcat staff! To view the schedule for next week, click here. To view each staff member’s Favorites List, please visit the Hospitality Page on our website.

There are some other opportunities to help our wonderful Hospitality team prepare for Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week. See the Sign Up below to help with those.

Hospitality Volunteer Committees

BOGO Book Fair Volunteers

WME’s Spring Buy One Get One Free Scholastic Book Fair is coming up from May 6th – 9th and we need volunteers to help it run smoothly. Shifts are around two hours each and no experience is necessary. It’s an easy and fun way to help our school! Please sign up using the link below if available and interested. Thank you!

BOGO Book Fair Volunteers SIgn Up

Earth Week at WME

Our Green Team has planned some fun ways for WME students to get involved in Earth Week this week!

Monday, April 22nd – Clean up the school grounds
Tuesday, April 23rd – Kick off composting
Wednesday, April 24th – Waste Free Wednesday (use reusable containers)
Thursday, April 25th – Walk or ride your bike to school
Friday, April 26th – Research an endangered animal

Flower Basket and Plant Sale

Wildcat Mountain’s Garden will be selling Flower Baskets and Vegetables from May 8th – 10th at drop off and pick up from 8:20 – 9:30 am and 3:00 – 4:00 pm. Buy some of your spring and summer pots and plants to help support your WME garden! These pots will make perfect Mother’s Day gifts!

Hanging Baskets 12”: $28
Patio Pots 12”: $28
10” Window Box: $20
Mother’s Day 3.5” SPARK pots: $3
Vegetable plants: $4
WME Garden Grape Jelly: $5

$5 from each basket sale will go directly to benefit the WME Garden. Please email Donna Bigley if you have a particular variety of hanging basket you would like to pre-order. The company we are ordering from is 1st come first pick, so availability may be limited.

Scrip Gift Cards

As Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week and the end of the school year approach, please consider using our Scrip program to buy any gift cards or gift certificates for our outstanding teachers and staff members. A portion of your gift card purchase comes directly back to WME PTO! Please contact Robin Williams if you have any questions or to place an order.

Changes to King Soopers 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 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, 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!

Yearbook Orders

If you still need to order a yearbook, there is still time. Orders submitted now until May 9th will include shipping charges but will still be shipped to the school. After May 9th, your yearbook will ship to your home. Paperback copies are $23 and hardcover is an additional $6.95.

Don’t miss out on the 20th anniversary yearbook for Wildcat Mountain! All yearbooks ordered by the May 9th deadline will be delivered to your student in class so they can share with friends! If you have any questions, please contact Jory Hastings.

Yearbook Orders

PTO Needs New Volunteers for 2019-2020

PTO is looking for some dedicated people to help plan fundraisers and events during the 2019-2020 school year! Jobs range from small to larger and some can be done from home! If interested, please see the Sign Up Genius below for more information. Please contact Dana Schmahl or Jackie Benitez if you have any questions.

PTO Volunteers Sign Up Genius

5th Grade Moving On Party

WME tradition continues with the 5th Grade Moving On Party on Friday, May 24th at Boondocks from 12:30 – 4:00 pm. (Party follows the 5th Grade Moving-On Ceremony at Wildcat.) Registration forms will be coming home this week. Completed registration forms and payments are due by May 10th. Cost is $25 per student and includes an all access pass to Boondocks as well as lunch and dessert. Preregistration and payment required – no walk-ins the day of the event. This is not a school sponsored event but a parent organized celebration for our 5th graders moving on to middle school. If you have questions, please contact Jory Hastings or Jaime Clay.

Registration Form

Amazon Smile

Please remember to use Amazon Smile every time you shop Amazon! And declare Wildcat Mountain Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization as your charity of choice. The website is www.smile.amazon.com, save it to your favorites to help you remember! 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

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