Category Archive: General News

May
09

Makerspace Help!

The students have been busy in Makerspace lab creating Rube Goldberg mazes, catapults, blimps and more! We are in need of materials such as: – toilet paper and paper towel rolls – cardboard boxes – egg cartons – scrap wood pieces – screwdrivers, wrenches – empty rolls of tape, ribbon, etc… – bottle caps – …

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May
09

Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fair will be at WCE May 21-25! This will be a great time to stock up on books for camp, vacations, and all your summer reading needs! We need some volunteers to help set up the book fair on Friday, May 18th and to pack away unpurchased books on Tuesday, May 29th. …

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May
01

Boosterthon

The Wilchester Boosterthon is just around the corner! It’s a 6-day character-building program and school fundraiser that kicks off with a Pep Rally on Monday, May 21st and ends with a Fun Run on Tuesday, May 29th! Students will be gathering pledges for the laps they complete during the run (30-35 laps) which is held …

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May
01

Spirit T-Shirts

Attention: Parents of Current Pre-K through 4th Graders PTA is glad to be able to provide every student at Wilchester with a spirit t-shirt for nextschool 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 …

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May
01

Ordering School Supplies

Our online school supplies ordering window for the 2018-2019 school year will begin Friday, May 4th. Online ordering link will be posted on the website and facebook page later this week 1) Go to www.shopttkits.com 2) Enter our school’s account number 92817  

May
01

Wilchester Wildcat Tracks Needs You!

Calling all reporters, chefs, poets and artists! Wilchester Wildcat Tracks needs you!   Wildcat Tracks features work done by students! You can sign your child up for an assignment….A story, poem, artwork, interview with teachers/staff member, jokes, recipes, book and movie reviews… by clicking HERE. Submissions are due May 13th Submissions should be emailed to: gaylem@hotmail.com

Apr
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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Apr
17

Redesign Update Parent Meeting

Redesign Update Parent Meeting Come to the school to hear more details on the Redesign process for Wilchester. We will be meeting on May 3rd at 12:30pm In the Library.  Hope to see you there!

Apr
09

Help us out on the PTA Standing Committees next year!

  We have an awesome PTA at Wilchester.  We need you to help it run smoothly! If you would like to volunteer for a way to be involved in 2018-2019, please check out the opportunities and turn into Laura Minyard. PTA Committee Interest Form – 2018-2019 PTA_Standing_Committee_Descriptions18-19  

Apr
03

Auction

Coming November 10th… Shop or dine at City Centre without the hassle of finding a parking space! We will be auctioning off a reserved parking space at City Centre for one year at the Wilchester Auction in 2018. A quick shopping trip or a fun date night out without the worry of finding a parking …

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Mar
01

May PTA Meeting

Our final PTA for the school year will be on Wednesday, May 23rd at Noon in the Flex Room. Lunch will be provided by Town & Country Orthodontics. Hope to see you there!

Feb
04

Box Tops!

  Please continue to collect and drop off your Box Tops through the end of the year and even throughout the Summer. We only have two times a school year we can submit for cash so our next time to submit will be in November of this year.  But all Box Tops will be collected …

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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
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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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
01

Math & Reading Stars

Be A Star! The Math and Reading Stars program is designed to encourage your child as they practice and reinforce important math and reading skills.  Each child that earns 24 stars in math or reading by mid-April will receive a medal for his or her extra work. Medals are given out at the end of …

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Aug
21

Volunteer

  Click Here to see different ways to volunteer at Wilchester! ou 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 …

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