Programs and Contests

International Day

Wilchester alternates between Art Expo and International Day each year.  For 2018-2019, we’ll be celebrating Art Expo in the Spring.

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McGruff

  The McGruff Program is a crime prevention and safety education program for children who are in Kindergarten through 3rd grade.  McGruff encourages children to become engaged in their communities and learn about safety while having fun.  Through the McGruff Program children explore the topics of drug prevention (Red Ribbon Week October 22-26), bullying, neighborhood and …

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Odyssey of Mind

What is Odyssey of the Mind (O.M)? Odyssey of the Mind is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. The students apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics.  They will work in a group …

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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 is assigned to assist …

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Reflections Art Contest

The Reflections Contest is a national program that encourages students in pre-K through grade 12 to explore and be involved in the arts. The theme for the 2017-2018 school year is Within Reach. Thousands of students will reflect on the theme and create original works of art in the categories of dance choreography, film production, music composition, literature, photography …

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Science Fair

Volunteers are needed for Science Fair this week! We need your help before, during and after science fair this week! You can help set up tables, check in projects, enter information to computer spreadsheet, take photos, and clean up. Please consider volunteering!  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090b4aafaf2ca02-wcescience   Upcoming Deadlines for 4th & 5th Grade Participants:  Thursday, March 1st , …

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Spelling Bee

For more information regarding the Spelling Bee, please contact 2018-2019 Chair: Tara Rizvi – tarariz@gmail.com  

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WCE Sister School Program

Do you have some extra time on Friday mornings to help with Blessings in a Backpack? Check out the signup to volunteer here. You can sign up for the first shift (8:15) assembling bags at Holy Spirit AND/ORthe second shift (9:15) distributing bags at Spring Shadows.  If you sign up for the first shift, please try …

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