5/19 WES PTA Meeting 9:30am Media Center (Elections for 2016-2017)
5/19 Night of the Arts Chorus Concert and School-wide Art Display 6:00pm
5/26 Reading EOG for 3rd-5th Graders
5/27 Math EOG for 3rd-5th Graders
5/30 Memorial Day (NO SCHOOL)
5/31 EOG Make-up Day
6/1 Science EOG for 5th Graders
6/3 Field Day
6/6 Field Day (Rain Date)
6/7 2nd Annual WES Book Swap
6/9 Last Day of School
6/9 5th Grade Recognition Ceremony 11am
6/9 K Recognition Ceremony 2pm
End of Grade (EOG) Proctors Needed
Please sign up to proctor for the 2016 EOG's! Test dates are Thursday, May 26 and Friday, May 27. At this time we need a commitment for both days.
Sign-ups can be found here.
A quick training for proctors is on Tuesday, May 17 at 8:45. If you can not attend this training, I can work with your schedule to do it another time.
Thank you for signing up!!! We have a great need this year for a lot of proctors and we appreciate you giving your time to come in and help!
Email Stacie Sidney (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions you may have!
End of Grade (EOG) Testing Dates
Please note that the EOG testing dates have been added to the school calendar and are listed above. Students will need to arrive on-time each day of the tests. It is important to avoid scheduling any doctor or dentist appointments on these dates as we cannot guarantee a time that your child will be finish the assessment. Information in the NC EOGs can be found here.
Congratulations to Several WES Staff Members
This past week WES took part in the annual Cary Chamber of Commerce Honor a Teacher program. Each year Cary area schools nominate 5 teachers for their hard work and dedication towards education. This year's WES's nominees were Ann Douds, Heather Whalen, Shannon O'Donnell, Mandi Baggett, and Cindy Taylor. The winner was Heather Whalen. Ms. Whalen is currently a 4th grade ELA/SS teacher, the mentor coordinator, and the chair of the talent show. Congratulations to Mrs. Whalen.
Shannon O'Donnell was also recognized this past week at the WCPSS Teacher of the Year Banquet.
Michele Fralin was recognized earlier this year as the WES TA of the Year.
Ms. O'Donnell and Mrs. Fralin were both nominated by their peers.
News from the WES PTA
May Spotlight Volunteer - Brandi Hale
By Tanya West
This is Brandi’s third year volunteering at WES. Brandi has twins in the 2nd grade. Brandi has been a room parent all three years at WES. She is also the PTA Secretary, Running Club Co-Chair and Boosterthon Co-Chair! Brandi says, “WES is a fantastic school that I enjoy being part of. I love getting to know all the children in the school and seeing the happiness on their faces at all the wonderful events WES and the PTA sponsor.”
Thank you, Brandi, for all your hard work and dedication at WES!
Consider this Unique Opportunity!
Are you looking for the perfect opportunity to stay connected with your school, advise parents on issues that directly benefit hundreds of children, work together with other volunteers and advocate for the needs and interests of our student/teacher community?
Then consider a position on the PTA; we need your representation and welcome participation from parents of all grade levels.
We have almost a full slate of candidates for the 2016-2017 school year. The position of Vice President is still open and needs to be filled.
Here is the current list of candidates:
President - Carin Scott
Vice President - OPEN
Treasurer - Dana Hancock (2nd term re-election)
Secretary - Brandi Hale (2nd term re-election)
PTA plays an important role in the life of the students at Weatherstone. We welcome your involvement. Not ready to serve on the PTA Board, but want to get involved? Then please consider becoming a PTA member. You are always welcome to attend PTA meetings.
NOTE: The next PTA General Meeting and Election will be held this Thursday, May 19th at 9:30 in the Media Center. All are welcome!To learn more about the roles and responsibilities of the VP, please contact Catherine Smith, PTA Volunteer (of 9 years) and member of the 2015 Nominating Committee, at email@example.com.
School Supply Kits – On Sale!
WES PTA is excited to offer the services of SchoolKidz and their Teacher Tailored School Supply Kit Program as a great alternative for parents who are looking to purchase back-to-school supplies. This program will save you time and make back-to-school shopping less of a hassle.
Simply order your child’s teacher-tailored supply kit online (click here) or visit www.shopttkits.com and enter 35123. Pick up the kit (full of teacher-requested supplies) at the WES “Meet the Teacher” day in August! What could be better and easier than that? So, don’t forget to take advantage of this time-saving and hassle-free program to purchase your back-to-school supplies. An information form was sent home in your child's Tuesday folder.
We are only accepting online orders this year.
Note: Please only order a kit if you will be returning to Weatherstone Elementary School for the 2016-2017 school year. ll sales are final. No refunds.
Field Day Volunteers Needed
Field Day will be on Friday, June 3rd and volunteers are needed throughout the day to ensure the kids have FUN, FUN, FUN!!! It is a very happy time for all of the kids, and we hope you will be a part of it! Please go to http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054fafab2ba20-wesfield for more information.
New to School Playground Playdate
What: PTA-sponsored "New to School Playground Playdate"
Date/Time: FRIDAY, July 29th (9:30 am - 10:30 am) and August 8th (4:30 pm - 5:30 pm)
Why: An opportunity to meet other parents and students new to Weatherstone Elementary. A PTA-representative will also be on site.
Bring: water, snack and sunscreen
No Drop-Offs, Parents/Guardians MUST accompany their child.
No need to RSVP - just come if you can!
Questions: Please contact Rosie Sarradet (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Kira Wolfe (email@example.com)