Skate City Community Night!
Join us for a new and different kind of community night at Skate City!
Wed, March 11th
6 - 8 pm
Arvada location: 5353 West 64th Avenue, Arvada, CO 80003
It is $4.50 for admission to skate, $1.50 for skate rentals, or you can bring your own. Once we hit 50 students/admissions, WWA will get half of the proceeds!
More info? Click here, or contact Chelsea at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upcoming Volunteer Opportunties at WWA!
Here are some upcoming volunteer opportunities from PTO, teachers and staff!
1. Cruise-In & Chili Cook-off, April 4 - We REALLY need more volunteers for this exciting and fun event!!
See Sign-Up Genius here.
2. Easy at-home opportunity from Mrs. West
Stapling math papers - easy peasy! Please email Shannan at email@example.com
3. Easy at-home opportunity from Mrs. Albert
Pencil sharpening and crayon sharpening is ALWAYS needed each week. She has sharpeners she can send home with you, along with the bag of crayons and pencils. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. Book Fair, April 2-4, and 6-10
See Sign-up Genius here.
5. Library Small Groups and Classes - Mrs. Scott needs help - please contact her at email@example.com.
-1st Grade Reading Counts
Assist students with computers, Mon. mornings, 9:45-10:20
-Mrs. Walling’s Library class
Assist with student book check-out, Tues. afternoons, 2:25-3:00
-Mrs. Nielsen’s Library class
Assist with student book check-out , Wed. afternoons, 1:45-2:20
WOW and Thank you!
Woodrow parents are amazing! You all dropped off $502 worth of goods for the ARC donation drop off on January 23. We really appreciate your support! These funds are part of our Spring Event and Fundraiser (see more info below), and will go toward supporting our teachers, students, and many of the wonderful programs that happen at WWA.
Please click here to get a better idea of the kinds of programs, events and services your PTO pays for each year at WWA!
Shoot for the Stars - Annual WWA Talent Show
The 2015 WWA Talent Show is here! Come out Wednesday, March 4 to watch this year's Talent Show participants. The show is in the WWA Gym. Doors open at 5:30 and the show starts at 6:00. The Working Wildcats will be selling concessions. Come support these talented students. Hope to see everyone there! Contact Matt Duncan at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
WWA Spring Community Event!
The WWA PTO is happy to report that we'll once again be partnering with the Wright Cause Benevolence Committee this year for the Spring Community Event!
There will be three components to the day:
1. Wright Cause Walk, to promote awareness and funds for the Wright Cause Benevolence Fund - please click here (http://thewrightcause.com/) for much more info about this amazing and meaningful program.
2. ARC Truck Fundraiser, to raise the remaining funds needed to pay for all the amazing services PTO provides for our teachers and students.
3. Tons of fun for students and families - jumpy castle, dunk tank, food trucks, arts and crafts, and more!
SAVE THE DATE!
Saturday, May 2
10am - 3pm
PTO is super excited to partner with ARC to bring a fabulous, no-cost fundraiser to WWA. All donations are tax deductible and anyone can donate. Please note the following:
-No large furniture or appliances will be collected - all items must be small enough so they can be lifted by one adult by themselves.
-No TVs or Computer Monitors
-No Mattresses or Box Springs
-No Building or Home Improvement Items
The ARC truck will be parked at Woodrow starting on Friday, May 1, through the weekend. You can start saving up your unwanted treasures to bring to school then.
Thank you to everyone who dropped off items on January 23 - you brought in 502 bags, which equals $502! We really appreciate your support!
-Bags should be roughly the size of a grocery store paper or plastic bag - NOT large trash bags.
-We will be paid $1/bag collected
if you have questions or comments, please email Molly (email@example.com) or Sarah (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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Shop with Scrip, and support WWA!
What is Scrip?
You pay face value for the gift card, and the retailer gives a percentage of that card back to the school. There are over 5,000 retailers you can get gift cards from. You can order via www.shopwithscrip.com
or email Lisa Grimsley (email@example.com
) or Robyn Hill (firstname.lastname@example.org
) with your order and we will deliver those cards to your child's Thursday folder. Here is the FULL list of what is available!
You can also participate in the monthly grocery order in which you get gift cards delivered to you on a monthly basis. Please support our school by participating in one of these great programs!
Spirit Gear Available for Cash and Carry
We have Spirit Gear T-Shirts available for Cash and Carry in the front office. Our display case has the t-shirts that are currently available. There are also hoodies (zip and pullover), sweatpants and other great gear available, for youth and adults, by order only. Click here for pricing, and to view all available items. Please drop off your form and check to the front desk, or you can place it in the PTO lockbox just to the right of the front office door.
We cannot refund or exchange ordered items. If there is a size issue, the only things we can exchange would be the items that we have in the cash and carry section.
WWA PTO Facebook Page
We have our own Facebook Page! Go to our FB Page and "like" to get updates and information about what's happening with our school and community.
Logging your hours in PTO Manager
When you go to log your hours in, here is the procedure:
1. Log into PTO Manager
2. Go to "Events" Tab.
3. Find the event you volunteered for
4. Click on the link to "Volunteer for Event"
5. Put your name in as you have it when you created your account
6. Select the date of the event
7. Add in how many hours you volunteered. Half an hour should be entered as 0.5, and 1 1/2 hours should be entered as 1.5, etc.
8. Hit the save button at the bottom.
Once you have done this, you will be able to go into My Hours and see the hours that you have put in. If something is not working when you put your hours in, please let us know and we will get it fixed.
PTO Meeting Information
PTO General Meetings are held on the third Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. in the WWA Media Center. Childcare is provided at meeting free of charge. Minutes for the meetings can be found in the folders to the right.
Ongoing, No Cost Fundraisers
Escrip.com - Sign up Now!
Escrip.com is a super easy way to make money for Woodrow Wilson! All you have to do is register one or more credit cards or debit cards (it's 100% secure), and then start shopping at your favorite online or in-person retailers - there are all kinds of different businesses and restaurants. For each purchase you make at participating businesses, a certain percentage of your purchase will come back to WWA. Easy peasy!
If you sign up for Eat Up, Give Back, Red Robin's program for giving back to schools, 1% of your check will go back to WWA! Visit this page: https://eatupgiveback.redrobin.com. If your Red Robin loyalty card is already registered, you can select WWA as your school of choice and you're good to go. If you don't have a Red Robin loyalty card, or if your card isn't yet registered, you'll need to do that first, and then you can select WWA as your school of choice for the Eat up, Give Back program. Thank you!
Boxtops and Labels for Education
Don't forget to keep clipping BoxTops for Education labels and Campbell's and Tyson product labels. These can all be turned in to earn dollars and points for our school! We are also participating in the My Coke Rewards program. Follow the links below for more information on how these programs work and what products you can buy to help support WWA.
Campbell's Labels for Education
Shop at Target?
Do you shop at Target? If you have a Red Card, you can sign up to support WWA, and for every purchase you make, Target will donate 1% back to our school, with no extra cost to you. Join the 57 people who have already signed up to support WWA!
My Coke Rewards
Drink coke products, enter your coke rewards number, donate your points to the school. http://www.mycokerewards.com/ The My Coke Rewards for Schools program enables our community to support all the ways kids play and make great things happen for our school. You can donate My Coke Rewards points to Woodrow Wilson and help us get things like athletic equipment, classroom supplies, learning aids and more.
MILK CAPS for MOOOLA
A program sponsored by Longmont Dairy that helps students earn money for their school and students. Longmont Dairy donates 5¢ for every milk cap. Bring your milk caps to school and put them into the collection box located near the TerraCycle collection box. More info here.
All of these ongoing fundraisers are great ways to support our wonderful school without spending any extra money or valuable time.
Box Tops for EducationWe have a collection box in each classroom for these and there is a monthly prize for the most boxtops brought in. Colorado League of Charter SchoolsWould you like to stay informed about charter schools? Please take a moment and go to www.coloradoleague.org. Their news letter will keep you informed of any possible changes in funding to charter schools. You can then join Colorado Can, and be kept informed of upcoming possible changes/budget cuts to Colorado's education funding. Thank you for helping us to insure that our kids receive the best education possible. Core Knowledge FoundationAs you explore this site, you will find lesson plans, articles, and many other resources to help you use the Core Knowledge Sequence K–8 in your classroom and school. We invite you to learn more about the model curriculum guidelines developed by the Core Knowledge Foundation, and to discover why, as more schools "share the knowledge," they are discovering that Core Knowledge is the common ground for uncommon success.
Funding FactoryWe have a great recycling program through Funding Factory that awards our school with points for used laser printer cartridges, other ink cartridges, and cell phones that are later converted into much needed supplies for WWA. Labels for EducationIn conjunction with the Boxtops, we collect Labels for Education. The classroom with the most Boxtops and Labels earns a monthly prize. National PTO A wealth of information and ideas from PTO organizations across the nation. Online Scrip OrdersYou can go online and order your scrip cards, pay for them, and have them delivered directly to the school. The only cost to you is the face value of the card you are buying. PTO Facebook PageGo "like" our Facebook page to get the latest and greatest on things happening at the school and with PTO.
All the flyers used for our Community Nights
All minutes from our meetings will be found here.
All the general flyers, sign up sheets and information documents will be found here.
Staff and activity Request for funds forms and Deposit forms are here.
Agendas and minutes will be found here.
All newsletters as well as archives will be found here.
All of our documents that govern the PTO are located here: Bylaws, Handbook, Code of Conduct, etc.