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Meet the Teacher

7/30/2021 12:48 pm


Thursday, August 12th from 11am to 12pm

All students and parents are welcome to stop by their new classroom to meet their teacher for the new school year! 

Please decide how your child will come home from school for at least the first week (car rider, walker, bike, bus). It is helpful to have your child's bus number handy if they plan to ride the bus home from school.

Find that here.

**Reminder - Class placements will be posted on Skyward the evening before and class lists will be posted in the grade level hallways when they arrive at Meet the Teacher!**

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New to Wilchester? Join Us for New Family Night!

7/29/2021 1:46 pm


Wednesday, August 11th @ 5:00pm at Wilchester Elementary!

 

Parents of children who are new to Wilchester (and those who were new in 2020 and attended virtually) are welcome to attend this informational meeting. We also encourage the new 1st-5th grade students to attend and participate in orientation activities to get to know the school!

 

(Note: Please do not bring PreK or Kinder students to New Family Night)

New families will have the opportunity to purchase School Supply kits and available Spirit Gear, so please bring a checkbook for fast check out. Credit card purchases via a square reader will be available, but the transactions may take longer.

 

Please pass this information along to any incoming/new families to Wilchester! Help us spread the word!

 

Questions? Please contact one of our Welcome Committee members:

Emily Dunlap
Amy Bartholomew
Tandy Wannarka

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Pick up Your Spirit Gear!

7/29/2021 12:40 pm

Pickup on Tuesday, August 10th 

 

As in years past, Spirit Gear was pre-order only. EXTRA Items will be sold AS SUPPLIES LAST to new families during New Family Night and to all families at Meet the Teacher.

Pre-Orders can be picked up during the day on Tuesday, August 10th at the McLean’s house, 13419 Pebblebrook. Pick up times are 9am-11am or 3pm-5pm. There will be a Spirit Sales volunteer ready to assist you. If you cannot make that, you can pick up your items at Meet the Teacher on August 12th.

Questions contact Rebekah Daniel or Larissa McLean.

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Bike Safety Presentation

7/29/2021 10:36 am

 

Aug 12th @ 12 pm

Immediately following Meet the Teacher on August 12th, all 2nd - 5th grade students interested in riding their bike to school should make plans to attend the Wilchester Bike Safety Presentation. The presentation will begin at 12pm in the cafeteria.

If your child plans to bike to school, please complete the bike safety contract with your child. Complete the contract here.


Please contact Melanie Saunders for more information.
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Back to School Checklist

7/28/2021 7:38 pm

 

 

The Back to School Checklist is a helpful tool to ensure you "check off" all the essential PTA requirements at the beginning of the school year. 

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Girls on the Run

7/28/2021 6:53 pm

Girls on the Run

Wilchester is bringing back Girls on the Run!! Julie Knapp, Stacy Volkmer and Jenn Whalen will be the team coaches for an incredible return of Girls on the Run to WCE for girls grades 3-5th.

 

Registration starts August 1 and ends on August 15!!

 

What is Girls on the Run?

 

If you haven't heard of GOTR, it's much more than running.  Their mission in a nutshell is- "a program that works to encourage girls to develop self respect and healthy lifestyles through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games culminating in a celebratory 5K run."

 

A few things to know:

  • Each team has 8-15 girls (open to grades 3-5 only). 
  • It's an 8 week program in the Fall. We will meet Tuesdays and Wednesdays after school until 4:35 pm. Practices start Tuesday, September 14 and end Wednesday, November 3. In other words, it's a two day/week program for 8 weeks. 
  • The girls will stay after school, given time to change and grab a snack. Parents then pick up from the coaches at 4:35 pm after practice. 
  • The season culminates in a 5K at Rice University scheduled for Saturday, November 6.
  • Registration is done by lottery. You will be notified on August 16. 
  • See attached the GOTR flyer and registration link
  • Feel free to contact Julie Knapp 832-788-1334 or juliecknapp@gmail.comif you have any questions

https://www.gotrgreaterhouston.org/program-registration

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Birthday Book Club

7/28/2021 2:59 pm

Birthday Book Club

Do you want to honor your child's birthday in a special way?? The Wilchester Birthday Book Club is a great way to celebrate your child’s birthday and help grow our school library! 

 

To honor your child, simply purchase a book for the library. Books will be delivered on the first Monday of each month (with the exception of September and January). The honorees will be the first to receive and read the books. When finished, they will return the books to the library for others in the school to check out and enjoy! 

 

If you want to honor a summer or September birthday, please ensure you have purchased a book by August 26th!

 

And remember, hardcover books will last longer in our school library, so please consider donating a hardcover book when possible.  

 
For information about how to donate a book, see the Birthday Book Club webpage.

 

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Update Membership Toolkit

7/28/2021 3:37 am

 

 

Update Membership Toolkit!

 

Once you create a Membership Toolkit account, you will have access to the directory.

 

Here's what you need to do: 

  • Go to https://wilchesterpta.membershiptoolkit.com/.

  • Click on the Directory Login button.

  • If you already have a Membership Toolkit account from last year or with another organization, you can use the same email and password to login. You can then proceed to the numbered steps below.

  • If you do not have a Membership Toolkit account, select "Create Account" and fill in the name, email, and password information.

  • Click "verify my email" and then check your email for a link to complete the process. The link expires in 2 hours. If you do not receive the email, check your spam or junk folders.

  • Once you have verified your email address, log back in and finish the registration process. 

  1. Complete the Parent/Family and Student Information.

  2. Complete the Directory/Publish Preferences.

Once the Primary Account is set up, the Primary User can "invite" other email addresses to access his/her account.  This allows the Secondary User to have their own login information, but still have access to the family account.

Don't forget to download the Membership Toolkit app for your iPhone or Android. 

Questions? Please don't hesitate to contact Challie Sherrill at wilchestercommunications@gmail.com

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SBISD Back to School Resources

7/28/2021 3:37 am

 

Check out the SBISD back to school guide Here.
Check out the SBISD Calendar Here.
Check out School Menus and setup online payment Here. 

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UPCOMING PTA MEETING

  
August 26th @ 12 pm
Wilchester Multi-Purpose Room
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Please use the following forms for requests for reimbursements and deposits:
Check Reimbursement  
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If you are making a PTA purchase, please use a tax exempt form. The PTA cannot reimburse you for tax paid.
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