Category Archive: General News

Jan
22

Carnival Inflatables

Would you or your business be interested in sponsoring a Carnival Inflatable?  See the forms below for more information or to donate. Donation Letter Booth & Inflatable Sponsorship Questions?  Contact Michelle Logan

Jan
20

Walk & Roll Day

Friday, February 7th is Walk & Roll to School Day!

Jan
20

School Bell Award

WCE PTA 2020 School Bell Award Nominee, Jill Sherrill! Mrs. Sherrill was nominated for her dedication to her students and love of teaching. She invests significant time and energy in getting to know her students and sees each child for who they are and their full potential. A repeated praise from parents who have been touched …

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Jan
20

Carnival Raffle Prizes needed!

Prize Drawing Donations Needed! We need your help to collect over 400 prize drawing items for “The Greatest Show on Earth” Carnival 2020!  Toys, games, gifts, decor items, tickets, and poolside/outdoor activities are all great!  Need ideas?  Go to the Amazon WishList to get ideas and items to purchase. Have something else you would like …

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Jan
09

Carnival Gear On Sale Now!

Show your school spirit at Carnival with a cotton t-shirt OR dry-fit sports shirt plus adorable scrunchies or rockin’ socks to complete the perfect look!  Click here to order. Deadline 1/28/2020  

Jan
08

SBEF Sporting Clay Tournament 2020

Click here to register or sponsor SBEF Sporting Clay Tournament.  

Jan
07

Science Fair

The Wilchester Science Fair is an annual event for 1st through 5th graders!  4th and 5th grade students can choose to complete a project individually or with a partner. For 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade students, the science fair is a class project and will be organized by the class science fair volunteer. Key Dates for …

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Jan
05

PTA Executive Board Nominations

We Need Your Nominations for the 2020-2021 PTA Board! We need your valuable input as we choose officers for next year’s PTA Board!  Please give careful consideration to who you believe would best serve Wilchester and submit your nominations at the link below.  You may submit as many nominations as you would like.  Nominations are …

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Dec
19

Birthday Marquee

Sign up now  for JANUARY, FEBRUARY, AND MARCH 2020 Wilchester Marquee birthdays! It is $75/birthday to have your child’s name on the marquee, and there are 15 spots per month. The remainder of 2020 and 2021 birthday spots will be sold at Carnival in March. Questions?  Contact Courtney Robertson.

Dec
19

Used Book Fair

Used Book Fair Is Coming Soon! Collections Start January 13th! On January 13th you may begin dropping off your used books in the front lobby for the Used Book Fair. This fun event will take place February 3-7.  As a reminder, please only bring us books that are in good condition. We do not accept …

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Nov
01

Birthday Book Club

It’s time to order for February birthdays!  Books for February need to be purchased by January 15th.  Want to order ahead for Spring birthdays?  Go ahead – we will store the books until your child’s birthday month! Click Here to purchase a book from Blue Willow Bookshop. *** Book Covers shown here are some of …

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Oct
18

RSVP for STEMfest by January 31!

All things STEMfest! Friday, February 7, 2020 5:00pm to 8:00pm What is STEMfest?  It’s a unique event where families can explore and engage in science-based, hands-on activities.  Build the tallest structure using only index cards!  Visit the International Space Staion in “The Dome!”  Learn about coding!  Watch what happens when you mix hydrogen peroxide, dry …

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Sep
26

Sister School Program

If you have an extra hour to spare on Friday mornings, please sign up to help us deliver Blessings in a Backpack to students at Spring Shadows Elementary.  We deliver almost 700 bags every week! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0a4ba4ab2ea64-blessings9 Our Sister School, Spring Shadows Elementary, has ongoing needs for the Blessing in a Backpack program. Blessings in a …

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Sep
23

Math & Reading Stars

Calling all 1st-5th Graders: Do you want to be a Star? The Math and Reading Stars program begins in October and runs through April.  It helps encourage your 1st-5th grade child to practice and reinforce important math and reading skills.  It’s also a great opportunity to earn medals while learning! Be on the lookout for …

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Sep
11

Morning Movers meets on Tuesdays & Thursdays!

Morning Movers meets every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 7:25 – 7:45am.  Meet on the hardtop for fun music, and from there the students will start walking, jogging, or running!  Students’ mileage is tracked, with a fun goal of collectively covering enough miles to make it to Disneyland by the end of the school year! …

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Aug
24

Volunteer for Lunch Helper Duty!

Sign Up to be a Wilchester Lunch Duty Helper! Let’s support our teachers by covering Lunch Duty once per month on Teacher Appreciation days.  By volunteering to be a Lunch Duty helper, you are allowing each grade level to have one day per month when they can eat together as a team.  Please sign up …

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Nov
05

Kroger Community Rewards!

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 …

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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 …

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Feb
13

Kindergarten 100 Days

“Hats Off To 100 Day!”   Can you believe it? Our Kindergarteners have almost been in school for 100 days! To celebrate the milestone of being 100 days smarter, there will be a grade-level celebration on Thursday, January 30th, from 8:30-9:30 am in the school cafeteria. WE NEED YOU TO VOLUNTEER! Parents are encouraged to …

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Jan
02

Pre-K Registration – Lottery now open

2020-2021 School Year Pre-Kindergarten Lottery is now open! We have a wonderful Pre-K Program at Wilchester with 48 spots available, which are assigned by lottery.  Any family living int he WCE zone with a Pre-K age student is welcome to register, with siblings of current WCE students having priority in the lottery.  The lottery will …

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