Category Archive: General News

Dec
13

School Directory

Wilchester student directories were distributed recently. If you ordered one you should have received it by now, so please check your child’s backpack. If you are missing yours or would like to order one, we have some extras of both the regular size ($10) and mini size ($8). Contact Joi Morley for more information: joi.morley@sothebyshomes.com

Dec
13

Donate

Memorial Village Emergency Room (our January PTA Meeting Lunch Sponsor) is accepting food donations for families in need for the Holidays. Anyone who donates a non-perishable food donation will be entered to win our raffle for a FREE Nintendo Switch. Memorial Village ER is located in the Schlotsky’s parking lot on Memorial between Tully & …

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Dec
13

Carnival Apparel

Carnival Apparel Preview!!! 100% Cotton Shirts – $12 Authentic Dri-Fit Jerseys – $20 On March 23rd, you can look like Wilchester’s number one fan with a soft, cotton t-shirt OR get in the game with a real, dri-fit basketball jersey. Plus, we’ll be offering some extra team swag in the form of headbands and wristbands. …

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Dec
06

Lets treat our Sister School

We would love to treat our Sister School’s teachers to some holiday treats this season! If you would like to provide a holiday treat (cookies, brownies, cake, pie, etc…) to give to the amazing teachers and staff at Spring Shadows Elementary School, please sign up by clicking here. Goodies will be collected at WCE on …

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Dec
06

Yearbook Deadline

December 15th is the final day to order your yearbook! Click here to order. Upload your photos to the yearbook today!!!  Turn in photos from fall extracurricular activities and team photos! Been on a field trip? We want your photos! Don’t forget to take photos during the winter parties and turn them in! Click on …

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Dec
06

Early Dismissal

Next Friday, December 15th, is an early dismissal day. School will end at Noon.

Dec
06

T’was the Week before Holiday Break

The school has a fun “T’was the Week Before Holiday Break” planned for the students!Please remember that the dress up activities are all optional. Monday: Wear your best Holiday-themed Headgear The Salvation Army’s Harbor Lights Group will also be hosting a sing-along with the school. Tuesday: Dress up as a Silly Snowman Wednesday: Wear your …

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Dec
06

International Day

We are excited about International Day on January 25, 2018! The students voted and they want to learn about France, Egypt, India and Brazil. We need volunteers! If you are interested in these countries and want to help – please contact Beth Sweeney at lizzycs@yahoo.com or Jerita Burreson at jbalikburreson@gmail.com. We will have our first meeting THIS Friday, …

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Nov
29

The Altharetta Yeargin Art Museum

The Altharetta Yeargin Art Museum Did you know that we have an art museum right in our backyard, The Altharetta Yeargin Art Museum (behind Westchester). You can follow them on Facebook and subscribe to receive a newsletter in your inbox at Mission Statement: To provide opportunities for SBISD students and the Houston community to experience …

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Nov
28

Carnival Prize Drawing Donations

Merry Christmas to Wilchester??? Please save some holiday generosity for your child’s school and help Wilchester go undefeated in collecting over 400 prize drawing items for our WILCHESTER MADNESS Carnival 2018! Toys, games, gifts, decor items, tickets and pool/outdoor activities are all a perfect score! Go here http://a.co/7R35Xtr (or search Wish Lists for Paige Keracik …

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Nov
28

Carnival Fun Junk & Stuffed Animals

Fun Junk & Stuffed Animals Cleaning out your play room for the holidays? Consider saving those items for Carnival Fun Junk and Stuffed Animal booths. Collection bins will be located in the front office atWilchester for the remainder of 2017. In 2018, there will also be designated home drop off locations. What is “Fun Junk?” …

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Nov
28

Sister School Program

We Need Your Help! Our Sister School, Spring Shadows Elementary, has ongoing needs for the Blessing in a Backpack program. Blessings in a Backpack is a weekend food program for children at risk of going hungry. Wilchester helps by collecting food donations each month and by delivering bags to students at Spring Shadows every Friday. 100% …

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Nov
27

Harvey Holiday Help

Will you be decorating your house for the winter holidays over Thanksgiving Break? If you come across gently used/new holiday items you don’t need, please consider donating them to theHarvey Holiday Extravaganza! Ornaments and 5ft or smaller artificial trees are most needed. Wilchester mom, Tina Throckmorton, is one of the organizers of the holiday market …

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Nov
14

Spelling bee

What’s the Latest Buzz about the Spelling Bee? The top 10 spellers in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade will participate in the school-wide bee after school on December 7th. Winners will go on to represent Wilchester in the district spelling bee.

Nov
14

Recycle

Thanks for participating in America Recycles Day! We collected TEN huge bags (or three carloads) of recyclable plastic bags and plastic film. Thank you to Kroger on Memorial for taking all those bags for recycling. Let’s keep it up Wilchester, it is easy to do on a regular basis, just drop plastic bags, dry cleaning …

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Nov
01

Birthday Marquee

Want your child’s name and birthday displayed on the outdoor school marquee during their birth month? We sold spots for 2018 during Family Fun Night. We still have spots remaining for each month. This FRIDAY at NOON, we will send an eBlast out with a signup genius link. If you are interested in purchasing a …

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Oct
24

Yearbook Photos Needed

Yearbook would love to have photos taken during Field Day, Diary of a Whimpy Kid Event, Field Trips, Pumpkin Contest, Classroom Parties, Dads & Donuts, Little Sprouts and Garden lessons, McGruff lessons, or any other special times when you’re up at school and get a good photo of kids having fun while learning! Look for …

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Oct
17

Paw Print Express

What is Paw Print Express? Paw Print Express (PPE) is the Wilchester Elementary student mail service that allows students to write letters to friends, teachers and other staff members. Parents may also write encouraging letters to their children as well to surprise them. How does it work? Each Friday, one classroom (1st – 5th grade) …

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Oct
04

Box Tops!

Box Tops over the Holidays As you buy your Holiday groceries, don’t forget to clip and submit those Box Tops. We submitted 6,162 Box Tops for a total of $612.20 for our Library. But we don’t want to stop there so please bring in those Box Tops over the next two months and deposit them …

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Oct
03

Spirit Sale!!

Spirit Sales Update October 2017 LAST CALL for 2017 Walk your Child to Class:  Friday, October 6th will be your last chance to buy current Spirit Gear at school until after the Christmas break.  We will bring it back out to sell, along with our vintage items, in early 2018. * All items are back …

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