Category Archive: General News

Jan
09

Jan Brett Visit

Do you want author/illustrator Jan Brett to visit Wilchester? The school or library that has the most parents, teachers, friends, or supporters who enter the “Jan Brett” contest will win a free school or library visitfrom Jan Brett in the 2018-2019 school year.  Contest ends April 2, 2018. 2nd to 10th place winners will receive …

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Jan
08

Author Visit

Dear WCE Parents, The following message is intended for 2nd to 5th grade parents from our librarian, Teresa Dolan: We are excited to be able to host award winning author Mac Barnett at WCE this Wednesday for our 2nd to 5th graders!  This visit has been made possible thanks to our partnership with Blue Willow …

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Jan
08

PTA Budget

PTA Budget Suggestions   Each year as a PTA we review the budget process to ensure we are spending donations in accordance with donor wishes and the school’s needs.  This is accomplished through our PTA budget survey.  We want to hear from you! We would like your suggestions for ways to improve or enhance the …

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Jan
03

School Bell Award

The PTA School Bell Award recognizes the outstanding SBISD educators who promote the objectives of the PTA and are advocates for all children. Last year, 5th Grade teacher, Mrs. Jennifer Franson, represented Wilchester as our School Bell Award Nominee. We are fortunate to have lots of dedicated and deserving teachers and staff at Wilchester. Please …

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Jan
02

Pre-K Registration

Pre-Kindergarten at Wilchester Elementary 2018-2019 School Year Do you have a child who will be 4 years old ON or BEFORE September 1, 2018? If so, you need to get on the Pre-k list at Wilchester! 1. January 3rd -30th: You will be able to sign up at Wilchester. We have two PK classes for …

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Jan
02

Need Books

It’s time to clean out your bookshelves! We are collecting gently used books for both children and adults for our Used Book Fair. You can drop off books in the front lobby of the school. The Used Book Fair will be held January 16th -19th. During the sale, books will be sold for $1- $3. …

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Jan
02

Science Fair

Calling all 4th and 5th Graders to submit projects for 2018 WCE Science Fair! The Wilchester Science Fair is an annual event for 1st through 5th graders at Wilchester Elementary and designed to teach students the true nature of science. The student researcher must formulate a hypothesis or need, design experiments and ensure proper data …

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Jan
02

Carnival Raffle Prizes needed!

Let’s Score with Awesome Prize Drawing! 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 to http://a.co/7R35Xtr (or search Wish Lists for Paige Keracik at Amazon.com) for more ideas and items to purchase. …

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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

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

Yearbook Deadline Extended

Forget to order your yearbook? Because the fall semester turned out to be a little hectic, yearbook ordering has been reopened until JANUARY 19th. If you still would like to purchase a yearbook, Click here to order. Upload your photos to the yearbook today!!!  Turn in photos from fall extracurricular activities and team photos! Been …

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Dec
06

International Day

The students voted and they want to learn about France, Egypt, India and Brazil during International Day 2018! This global event will be held on January 25th. Students will rotate through the countries during their designated Specials time. We need volunteers! If you are interested in these countries and want to help – please contact …

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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 Fun Junk & Stuffed Animals

Fun Junk & Stuffed Animals Cleaning out after the Holidays? Consider saving those items for Carnival Fun Junk and Stuffed Animal booths. Collection bins will be located in the front office at Wilchester and at the following homes: Fun Junk: Ashley Miller, 13818 Kimberley Ln. Stuffed Animals: Katie Miller, 13818 Barryknoll Ln. Does your child …

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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
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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Nov
01

January PTA Meeting

January PTA Meeting Date: Wednesday, January 10th Time: Noon Location: Altharetta Yeargin Art Museum * Lunch will be provided by Memorial Village ER Spring Branch Independent School District has built an art museum that is one of the most innovative learning environments and community resources in the United States. It houses a collection of art …

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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 February Contest — Win for Your Grade/Support Your School Starting in February bring your Box Tops to help win a prize for your grade. Save those Box Tops and and bring them in February 5 -16. A special prize will be awarded for the grade that brings in the most Box Tops during …

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