WME PTO Newsletter 5/28

This will be our last weekly email blast full of reminders until August (except for information about upcoming Garden Work Days). WME PTO had a great year of fundraising and events that were all made possible by an amazing team of people! Thank you to the following outgoing PTO members for their dedication to WME over the years. Our students and teachers have benefited greatly from the immeasurable amount of time they have spent volunteering and giving back!

Dana Schmahl – Co-President
Becca Eggleston – Secretary
Amy Stein – Hospitality Co-Chair
Jory Hastings – Graphic Design and Fun Run
Lia Diebold – Communications/Facebook
Krista Finney – King Soopers Cards Coordinator

Also, a huge thank you to everyone who has volunteered to replace these ladies and join WME PTO next school year. For a full list of our 2019-2020 board and event chairs, please visit our website. We will also be updating our financials page soon on the website if you’re interested, now that most spending for the 2018-2019 school year is done.

We hope everyone has a fun and safe summer and we will see you in August!

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Save The Dates

May 31st – EduKit Orders Due (to avoid extra fees)
August 6th – Meet and Greet, 3:00 – 4:00 pm
August 7th – First Day of School
August 9th – Back to School Bash, 5:00-8:00 pm, WME Field
August 15th – Back to School Night
August 27th – Student Assessment and Picture Day
September 3rd – No School, Labor Day
September 13th – Where the Wildcats Run Fun Run
October 14th – 18th – Fall Break

** Subscribe to our online calendar on our website!

EduKit Orders

WME PTO has partnered with EduKit again this year to offer school supply kits for the 2019-2020 school year! Orders with EduKit are online only. PTO offers this service as a convenience to families to save time and money.

Supply packs are delivered to the school with free shipping if you order by THIS FRIDAY, May 31st and will be in your child’s classroom at Meet and Greet on August 6th.

If you place your order between June 1st and July 18th, your kits will include an extra fee and be shipped to your house.

Headphones are a required school supply item for all students. They may be purchased through EduKit for an additional $11 (great price for the quality), you may reuse yours from this year, or buy some on your own.

If you have any questions, please contact Michele Dutcher.

EduKit Online Ordering

If you’d like to shop for school supplies yourself, the lists by class can be found on the WME Website.

Looking for Fun Run Sponsors 

WME PTO is already preparing for next fall’s Where the Wildcats Run fun run fundraiser and are looking for sponsors! The fun run will be on Friday, September 13th. We rely on sponsors each year to offset the cost of putting on the run and in exchange, our sponsors receive advertising to our whole WME community. If you or someone you know owns their own business or works for a company that would be interested in sponsoring the fun run, please email our sponsorship committee at wmefunrun@gmail.com for more information.

Kindergarten Moving Up and 5th Grade Moving On Ceremony DVDs

If you forgot to turn in your order form for a Kindergarten Moving Up or 5th Grade Moving On Ceremony DVD or Blu-Ray and would still like one, please contact Will Nuessle with Ninja Boy Productions at ninjaboyproductions@gmail.com. They are $20 each and will be shipped to you.

How Can I Help PTO This Summer?

PTO is looking for a couple individuals to help with:

  • planning and ordering Fun Run prizes
  • coordinating incoming kindergartner play dates during the summer
  • helping us sort and distribute EduKits the week before school starts
  • modifying and editing our Fun Run flyers and creating sponsor banners (using Adobe InDesign)

Please contact Jackie Benitez if you can help with any of those tasks or have any questions

Rock Canyon Poms Jr. Jags Summer Camps

The Rock Canyon Poms Summer Jr. Jags Clinic and Future Jags Training Camp are coming up in June! See the flyers below for more information and go to their website to register.

Jr. Jags Summer Clinic Flyer
Future Jags Training Camp for Middle Schoolers

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!

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!

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