May
15

End of Year Events

Let’s Celebrate!
It’s the end of an outstanding year, so please join us for these fun events to celebrate your child’s school year!

Friday, May 17th:
Kindergarten Picnic at 12:15pm
1st grade Picnic at 12:45pm

Tuesday, May 21st: 3rd grade Publishing Party at 8:45am

Wednesday, May 22nd:
Pre-K Splash Day
5th grade Talent Show at 8:30am

Thursday May 23rd:
1st grade End of Year Celebration at 10am
Pre-K Celebration at 1:30pm

Friday, May 24th: (Last Day of School)
5th grade Graduation Ceremony at 8:30am

Don’t forget that students will be dismissed EARLY at NOON on the last day of school! (Friday, May 24th)

May
14

State of the School

Join Us for the State of the School Event Thursday!

THIS Thursday, May 16th
7:00pm at Wilchester
A brief PTA Meeting will be followed by the State of the School update!

Ms. Goodman will be sharing an update with parents on Wilchester’s strengths as a school and areas where we have the opportunity to grow!  If you have questions about curriculum, testing, and other academic topics, this is a great opportunity to hear more about Ms. Goodman’s goals for our students.

Parents, please join us for our first ever State of the School event!

May
07

2019-2020 Spirit Wear Preorder

Don’t Miss Out!  Preorder Your Spirit Gear for Next Year!

Our spirit sales clothing will be preordered for 2019 – 2020, with accesories like bows, visors, headbands, yard signs and cups available for purchase in the fall.  This is a change from previous years when all items were purchased in August!  Preordering will help us make sure that we order the right amount of each item and everyone gets the cool shirts, shorts, and skirts that they want!  Limited stock will be available in the fall.  Spirit gear will be delivered to your child’s classroom at the start of the school year.

You may preorder your items online at the link below OR submit an order form and check to your teacher. 

Spirit gear preorders are DUE Friday, May 31st!

CLICK HERE to Preorder Spirit Gear for 2019-2020

CLICK HERE for the Preorder Form with Images of Each Item

May
03

Order 2019-2020 Field Trip Shirts!

Attention Parents of Current Pre-K through 4th Graders!  

Our PTA is glad to be able to provide every student at Wilchester with a spirit -t-shirt for next school year! This is the shirt that students will wear for field trips and other fun events and is FREE!

We need your HELP to make sure we order the right size for every child!  If you have a Pre-K student at Wilchester for 2019-2020, please fill out sizing information for him/her as well.  We are using a GILDAN Heavy Weight Cotton Shirt and size information is as follows:

Youth Shirt Sizes:
YXS: Width 16″, Length 20 1/2″
YS: Width 17″, Length 22″
YM: Width 18″, Length 23 1/2″
YL: Width 19″, Length 25″
YXL: Width 20″, Length 26 1/2″

Adult Shirt Sizes:
AS: Width 18″, Length 28″
AM: Width 20″, Length 29″
AL: Width 22″, Length 30″
AXL: Width 24″, Length 31″
A2XL: Width 26″, Length 32″

Please complete the order form at the link below by FRIDAY, May 24th!

CLICK HERE to order Field Trip Shirts for Next Year

May
02

Order 2019-2020 School Supplies!

Order Your School Supplies for 2019 – 2020!

You can begin ordering school supplies online beginning Wednesday, May 1st.  The process is the same as last year and the supplies will be delivered to your child’s classroom!

To order:
1.  Go to www.shopttkits.com or the link below
2.  Enter our school’s account number 92817
3.  Follow directions from there

We would appreciate you passing this information on to friends and neighbors who may be new to Wilchester next year!  After a busy summer, you may forget that you ordered school supplies, so make a note on your calendar in August to remind yourself that you ordered!

Questions? Please contact Nicole Stone and Wendy Swantkowski at wceschoolsupplies@gmail.com

CLICK HERE for link to order School Supplies!

Mar
31

Sister School Help

 

 

 

 

Spring Shadows School Supply Drive!

As the year winds down, our Sister School is running out of school supplies for their students. Let’s help them finish the year strong!

Look for drop boxes throughout the school starting April 1st.

-pencils
-crayons
-loose leaf paper
-folders
-spirals
-facial tissues
-hand sanitizer
-colorful sticky notes

Mar
30

Garden

Help Us Set Up for Garden Lessons!

Our amazing Garden Educator visits Wilchester twice each month to teach our students about the garden.  We need your help to set up and take down for these garden lesson days!

If it’s your first time helping and you aren’t sure what to do, please email our Garden chairs and they will be glad to help you. (fae.cohen@comcast.net or kerthc@gmail.com)

CLICK HERE for Garden Set Up and Take Down

Mar
06

WCE Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to our 2018 – 2019 Teacher of the Year Winner,
Mrs. Sharon Crump! 

Mrs. Crump has been teaching at Wilchester for 18 years!  She does a wonderful job helping each of her kindergarten students learn, grow, and reach their potential.  We are so thankful to have Mrs. Crump on the kindergarten team!

Feb
05

Volunteer Opportunities!

Looking to volunteer in 2019? Don’t forget to click on the “Volunteer Now” box located on the right side of the website! There are so many volunteer opportunities available – Recycling, Lunch Duty, Garden and more!

Recycling Sign Up

Lunch Duty Sign Up

Garden Sign Up

Blessings in a Backpack Sign Up

Morning Movers Sign Up

Jan
31

Auction Parties Available!

Miss out on buying a party at Auction?? You are in luck, we still have a limited number of tickets available to select parties. From pre-parties for incoming Pre-K’ers to celebrating Octoberfest with neighborhood friends, there are a variety of parties with spots still available. See the attached flyer for more information. The website is no longer online, but party tickets can be purchased by writing a check to the Wilchester PTA. Questions about a specific party? Contact the party contact listed on the flyer.

CLICK HERE for the available party flier!

Jan
30

2019 School Bell Award Nominee

Congratulations to Julie Carnett, Wilchester’s 2019 School Bell Award nominee! 

Staff and parents nominated Ms. Carnett because of her genuine dedication to her students.  She thoughtfully connects with the parents in her class, sending home notes and sharing students’ successes in her classroom.  She is constantly learning and striving to improve her teaching knowledge and strategies.

Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination for Wilchester’s School Bell Nominee!

Dec
06

Volunteer for Lunch Helper Duty!

Sign Up to be a Wilchester Lunch Duty Helper!

We would love to give our Wilchester staff an occasional break from lunch duty so that they can enjoy lunch as a grade level team!  We need your help to cover lunch periods for 2 days each month.  Helping monitor students is a quick way to volunteer and get a peek into your child’s school day.  Lunch periods are ONLY 30 MINUTES and monitoring is easy!

Lunch Duty Helpers are still needed THIS FRIDAY for Pre-K, 3rd Grade, and 5th Grade!  Please sign up to help if you’re available!

CLICK HERE to volunteer!

Nov
05

Kroger Community Rewards!

Kroger logo
Wilchester PTA is now registered for Community Rewards through the Kroger Rewards Card!  This means every time you shop at Kroger and use your Rewards card, WCE PTA will receive a percentage of what you spend.  All participants must first register our school with your Rewards card.
Go to www.krogercommunityrewards.com and log in.  If you do not have a log in you can easily create one, it only takes a few seconds.  Then search for Wilchester PTA or input our number, AF975.  That’s it!  Your card is now active!  Just use your Kroger Card each time you shop and to help benefit Wilchester!

 

Aug
28

Randall’s Good Neighbor Program

Did you know that shopping at Randall’s can earn money for our school? Wilchester earns significant “free” income dollars from all of the families supporting Wilchester with the Randall’s “Good Neighbor Program”.  When you shop and swipe your Randalls Card, a percentage of your bill will be automatically donated back to Wilchester.  Click here to print a Good Neighbor Program form.  Simply fill it out and submit it to the Courtesy Booth at your local Randalls.

Aug
27

Volunteer

 

You need to register to a volunteer through SBISD to be able to volunteer at the school and in the classroom. Please do this by October 1st. Click here to register to volunteer with SBISD. This needs to be redone every year. If you plan to volunteer at multiple schools in SBISD, you can check the boxes for each school on the same application.
You can join Wilchester PTA by clicking here. This also needs to be renewed every school year.

Aug
21

Spirit Gear Orders

More info coming soon!

2019-2020 Chairpersons:

Emily Craft ekcraft@gmail.com

Cimarron Evans rcimarr@yahoo.com

Lanie Towsley lanie.ratza@gmail.com

Katie Miller katierussmiller@yahoo.com

Tanya Smalling tgsmalling@gmail.com

Beth Clarke bethcclarke@gmail.com

Ashley Kerr ashleyrkerr@gmail.com

Field Trip Shirt Chairs:

Katie Bahrami kate.bahrami@gmail.com

Laura Fletcher laura.fletcher2@gmail.com

 

 

Apr
03

Auction

The PTA holds an Auction every other year.  The 2019-2020 school year will not be an Auction year.