Category Archive: General News

Oct
03

Walk with Wilchester!

JDRF One Walk – October 26th Did you know that WCE is building a team for the JDRF One Walk planned for the morning of October 26?  JDRF One Walk is a fun, family-friendly event where dedicated walkers, volunteers and sponsors raise money to make living with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) safer and healthier, until …

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Oct
02

Birthday Book Club

Don’t wait…buy a Birthday Book for your child’s NOVEMBER birthday today! All books need to be purchased by October 1th to guarantee a school announcement & delivery in November. Click Here to order from Blue Willow Book   *** Book Covers shown here are some of the 100s of books that have been donated this …

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Oct
01

SBEF Totally 80’s Gala

This year’s Spring Branch Education Foundation (SBEF) Gala will be Saturday, November 9th at 7pm at the Royal Sonesta Hotel.  The theme is “Totally 80’s” and it will be such a fun event! As the cost of education our children continues to rise, the support that SBEF provides SBISD is critical.  With your generous support …

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Oct
01

October Library Events

We NEED your help to make the fun events in the library run smoothly!  Thank you in advance for donating your time!  – Help collect Storybook Pumpkins on Monday, October 21st.  You will get the pumpkins ready for our school-wide vote by arranging them on tables and placing ballot bags by each pumpkin.  It’s a …

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Oct
01

Book Fair

Get Ready Wilchester! It’s time for our Fall Scholastic Book Fair!  Come visit the Library from October 21-October 25 from 7:30am-3:30pm and October 26 from 10:00am-4:00pm.  We encourage you or loved ones to come to school during lunch or recess to shop with your child.  The children will also have a chance to go to …

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Sep
26

Sister School Program

We Need Your Help! – Coats and Undies Drive Starts October 1st! This month we are collecting some much-needed items for our sister school, Spring Shadows Elementary.  Their principal has expressed these specific needs, and we can meet these needs with your help. Please consider sending the following during the month of October: NEW Underwear …

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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

Blessings in a Backpack

Bayou City Blessings in a Backpack will continue to collect monthly Food Focus items throughout the year.  The collection box is located in the front foyer.  The donated food items help offset the cost of the Blessings bags. October Food Focus: Tomato Sauce (8 oz. cans) We are also collecting CAN OPENERS!  Blessings in a …

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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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Aug
01

Yearbook Orders

2019 – 2020 Yearbooks are on sale now!! Please click Here to order your yearbook from Balfour. Yearbooks are $35 until December 1st!  The price increases to $40 on December 2nd.  Don’t delay – order today!

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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