Category Archive: General News

Aug
16

Back to School Spirit Gear Sales!

Spirit gear, including cool new shirts, shorts, pajamas, and accessories, will be available for sale in the rotunda the following mornings the first week of school: Friday, August 17 Monday, August 20th Please note that in the Wilchester Press Newsletter, it lists Friday, August 24th as a Spirit Sale day, but we will NOT be …

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Aug
16

Room Parent Sign-Up!

Interested in being a Homeroom Parent for Your Child’s Classroom? Homeroom parents help coordinate volunteers for classroom activities, manage class dues, and act as a general liaison for parents and teachers.  If you would like to voluunteer as the Homeroom Parent for your child’s classroom, please let us know by following the PTA Sign Up Genius …

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Aug
01

Meet The Teacher 2018!

Meet the Teacher is Wednesday, August 15th from 8:30 – 9:30am! All students and parents are welcome to stop by their new classroom to meet their teacher for the year!  You will receive information about your child’s teacher by postal mail before the Meet the Teacher event.

Aug
01

Welcome New Families!

New Family Night will be Tuesday, August 14th at 5:00pm at Wilchester Elementary! If you have children who will be new to Wilchester this year, please attend this informational event.  New 1st through 5th grade students are also welcome at New Family Night so they may participate in orientation activities and be set up with a Wildcat …

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Jul
16

New Family Night 2018

  New Family Night Tuesday, August 14, 2018 5:00 pm   We are excited that you will be at Wilchester this year!  Please plan to attend this important informational meeting in the Wilchester cafeteria.   Do you have a child going into 1st through 5th grade? We would love for you to bring your 1st-5th …

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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 NEXT WEEK!!! 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

Our PTA provides many things for our school, students, and staff each year.  A few highlights include:  52 new chrome books, library assistant (2018-2019), teacher appreciation week (lots of yummy treats, goodies, lunches, etc!), and exciting grade level field trips. Boosterthon is a fundraising program that requires minimal effort from the parents and staff because …

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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

Order your School Supplies 2018-2019 school year NOW! Our online school supplies ordering window is going on now through June 8th. The process is the same as last year- supplies will be delivered to your child’s classroom. To order: 1) Go to www.shopttkits.com 2) Enter our school’s account number 92817 Then just follow the directions! …

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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
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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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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