Come join the fun! Volunteer with the PTA for the 2014-2015 school year

We are seeking volunteers to chair some of next year’s Committees and a Parliamentarian! Flyers were sent home with the scholars this week offering more information on each of the current vacancies. A few (but not all) of the committees in need are:  Yearbook, Family Fun Night, and Handbook/Director.

If you would enjoy a more active role in PTA and supporting the upcoming school year please look for the pink flyer in your Scholar’s notebook.  You may also contact our President, Lisa Kiel, at president@wcepta.com.

We thank every one of you for your support and hope you’ll join us in creating an exciting and enjoyable year!

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Spring Cleaning? Consider donating to WCE

If any of you are doing Spring Cleaning & have clothes &/or shoes to get rid of—please consider giving them to our WCE school nurse, Kari.

Kari will sort through the clothing and keep the items that she can use at the school.  All other items are sent to Clothes Connection.

For example, she needs things such as shorts at this time of year and pants during the cooler months.  She can use underwear throughout the year and is able to use any your child has outgrown, as long as they are clean when donated.  There have been donations of new packages of underwear as well, which is wonderful!

Your consideration is greatly appreciated by all and especially Ms. Kari!

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Clothes Connection Volunteers Needed

The Clothes Connection and Supply Depot is in need of volunteers on Tuesdays & Wednesdays for the month of April from 8:30am – 12:30pm. The Depot is located at 5308 E. Belknap St. Haltom City, TX. 76117.

Please call 817-547-3990 if you are able to volunteer.  Even if you can offer an hour or two, it would be extremely helpful.

If you need more information, visit http://schools.birdvilleschools.net/domain/3811 or call 817-547-3990.

The Clothes Connection and Supply Depot is a non-profit organization and is run entirely by volunteers.

Thank you for your willingness to serve, you are greatly appreciated.

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PTA Meeting & 1st Grade Program – Thursday night 4/17

Our PTA meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday night, April 17th, immediately followed by the 1st Grade Scholars program: Swamped.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Congratulations to our 2013-2014 WCE Science Fair Winners!

Thank you for everyone that made this year’s Science Fair a success!

 

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DATE CHANGE:

1st Grade Program & PTA Meeting

Thursday, April 17 @ 6:30 P.M.

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PTA Association Meeting and the 1st Grade Performance originally scheduled for April 8, 2014, has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 17th, at 6:30 P.M. in the Walker Creek Elementary Cafeteria.

Please make plans to attend and show support for the 1st Grade Scholars and your Walker Creek PTA.

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The Incredible Bubble Show

Family Science Night

March 28 @ 6pm

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WCE PTA Slate of Officers for 2014-2015

On March 18, 2014, the Walker Creek Elementary PTA Nominating Committee submitted the following nominees for the school year 2014-2015.

President                                       Lisa Keil

1st VP Programs & Awards             Angie French

2nd VP Fundraising                        Becky Bolstad

3rd VP Membership                        Spring Chaltas

4th VP Volunteers                           Unfilled

5th VP Hospitality                           Nan Ruffo

6th VP Room Representatives          Maria Savage

Secretary                                        Donna Reid

Treasurer                                        Darla Vaughan

Submitted by: Darla Vaughan, Angie French, and Donna Reid

Voting for the Slate of Officers will take place at the next PTA Meeting held  on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 6:30pm in the Walker Creek Cafeteria.

 

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Family Art Night

Family Art Night
Friday, February 7th @ 6PM
Immediately following the PTA Association Meeting

Walker Creek Elementary students
will be painting a Texas inspired painting
(Students must be accompanied by parents)

Instructed by Gina Head from Paint and Sip with Friends in Grapevine, TX

Refreshments will be served.

Volunteers Needed!

R.S.V.P. deadline extended to Tuesday, February 4th
To R.S.V.P. or to Volunteer, please contact Kristina Kynard
at kemek24@gmail.com

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Walker Creek Elementary PTA News

PTA Members:
•Please consider being on the Nominating Committee. This committee shall nominate an eligible person for each office to be filled on the 2014-2015 PTA Board and report its nominees at the election meeting on March 25th. If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Lisa Keil at lrkeil@sbcglobal.net and be prepared to be at the February 7th PTA Association Meeting at 6:00pm to be elected to this committee.

Volunteer Corner: A big thank you to all Walker Creek Elementary Volunteers! Remember to login in your hours in Virtual Volunteer at http://schools.birdvilleschools.net/Page/31529 or email Lisa Keil at lrkeil@sbcglobal.net with your off campus volunteer hours.

We would like to recognize our WCE Volunteers of the Month for 2013:
October 2013 – Maria Savage
November 2013 – Felicia Mancillas

Upcoming Events – Mark your calendar!!
•February 7th at 6:00 pm – Family Art Night/PTA Association Meeting
•February 17th – Inclement weather make-up day.
•March 10th -14th – Spring Break
•March 25th at 6:30 pm – 3rd Grade Program/PTA Association Meeting
•March 28th – Science Fair (Morning-Time TBD)
•March 28th at 6:00 pm – Family Science Night
•April 8th at 6:30 pm – 1st Grade Program/PTA Association Meeting

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