March 12th - March 16th
LAST CHANCE FOR YEARBOOK!
Don’t miss your opportunity to purchase your 2017-2018 yearbook. The final day to purchase is Friday, March 23rd. Unfortunately, there are no exceptions and we will not order extras for later purchases, so order today!
We recommend one PER CHILD. Yearbooks are distributed at the end of the year parties where they are signed by classmates. Yearbooks are $30 each and can be purchased through the Membership Toolkit (wyattpta.org). The PTA does not make a profit on the sale of yearbooks.
Please come and help us with the Kindergarten Roundup on March 23rd. We will need 3 to 4 volunteers during 9-11am and 2 to 3 volunteers during the 1-3pm registration times.
Click here to volunteer - http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0e4ca8a828a57-kindergarten
AMAZON SMILE ~ TRIPLE YOUR IMPACT!
3x your impact! Amazon is tripling the donation rate on your first smile.amazon.com purchase - through March 31! Go to smile.amazon.com/ch/75-2863557 and Amazon donates to Wyatt Elementary PTA.
NOW SEEKING INTEREST FOR PTA BOARD MEMBERS!
We currently have openings on our PTA Board for the 2018-2019 school year. Meetings are once per month, usually on Fridays at 1:30. It is time once again for the PTA Nominating Committee to recruit Candidates to hold PTA Board positions for the following year. The goal of the nominating committee is to enlist the talents of as many Wyatt parents, friends and family as possible. The nominating committee’s responsibility is to consider all persons interested in a particular PTA position. Please click here to review the information and indicate any positions that you may be interested in fulfilling. You may also wish to recommend someone you think would be an ideal recruit for a particular office. Print out the Nomination form and return to the PTA Treasure Box in the office by Wednesday, March 21st for Secretary Position and by Wednesday, April 4th for all others!
PTA GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Join us on March 29th at 6:45pm for the PTA General Membership Meeting before 1st Grade Performance.
Thank you to all our families who turned in Box Tops over the past month! We had a total of 2,719 Box Tops collect for our school!
In 1st Place Mrs. Griffith’s 1st Grade Class who had 301 Box Tops turned in! They enjoyed an awesome Glow Party on Thursday afternoon!
In 2nd Place Mrs. Taylor’s 5th Grade Class who had 297 Box Tops turned in! They enjoyed a Popcorn Party on Friday afternoon!
Don’t forget to start collected your Box Tops now for Fall 2018!
ART FAIR & FRAME SALE ~ MARCH 8TH
WOW! Thank you to everyone who stopped by our Art Fair Thursday night to check out the awesome Wallaroo masterpieces! Our Frame Sale was also a huge success with over 260 Frames sold!
A big thank you to our wonderful art teacher, Mrs. Vaughn, who worked with each student to create these beautiful pieces & to our Coordinator, Amanda Breckenridge, for helping to put it all together!
Missed purchasing your child's framed artwork at the Art Fair and Frame Sale? Not to worry! Beginning March 9th - March 16th, you can also order your child's artwork and pay online. Click here to order your child's!
Original framed works must be picked up from the Front Office from Monday, March 26th through Friday, March 30th.
Should you choose not to purchase the frame, your child’s work will be removed & sent home in their art portfolio at the end of the school year.
Each piece has been put in Custom Frames, which are available for purchase that night! Each frame costs $28, and families purchasing two or more frames will receive discount pricing of $25/frame. Reproductions are $30/piece.
It’s easy! View Art Fair, Purchase Frame, Take Home & Enjoy!!
Questions? Contact Amanda Breckenridge at email@example.com.
SAVE THE DATE FOR THE WYATT SPRING FLING & AUCTION 2018
Make plans now to attend Wyatt’s biggest event of the year, Spring Fling, on Saturday, April 21, 5-7 PM. You won’t want to miss this fun carnival for the whole family! We’ll also be hosting our exciting Wyatt auction online during the week leading up to the event. Much more to come soon. Please contact Nikki Lapointe at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in joining the fun of organizing the Spring Fling and Samantha Thompson at email@example.com if you have items to donate to the auction.
“LIKE” THE NEW WYATT ELEMENTARY PTA FACEBOOK PAGEWe are excited to announce the new Wyatt PTA Facebook Page! We encourage all Wyatt PTA members, volunteers, teachers, and families to engage and be active on our PTA Facebook page. The page will allow us to share success stories, breaking news, deadlines, calls to action, & important events. The role of Wyatt PTA has always been to provide parents and families with a powerful voice to speak on behalf of every child. We are here to support the school in making our children’s educational experience the best it can be. Your input and participation is more valuable than you may realize.
Support the Wyatt PTA when you shop this holiday season. Amazon is a great place to find gifts for everyone on your list! You can feel good knowing you're helping Wyatt while you shop:) Use this link to shop now:
https://smile.amazon.com/ch/75-2863557 or go to smile.amazon.com and search for Wyatt. Thank you for your support!
Contact Samantha Thompson for more info.
BE A HERO OF THE HALLWAY!
Want to get an inside view of how your child(ren) spend their day at Wyatt? Sign up to be a Watch D.O.G. and you will spend time actively engaged with students in your child(ren)’s classroom working with small groups, recess duty, and eating lunch with students. Be a Hero of the Hallway - sign up today! Questions? Contact Michael Rattleff - firstname.lastname@example.org.
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090e49aaa72ca1fe3-201720181 (February - May)
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0949aaa82fa31-dads2 (Thursday Morning Greeters)
NEW WATCHDOG DADS SHIRTS FOR 2017!
New for 2017! Purchase your new WATCHDOG Dads shirt by clicking here.
PROUD TO BE A HEALTHY ZONE SCHOOL
Wyatt has been promoted to a Healthy Zone School, making it one of only 161 North Texas schools to participate in this prestigious program. Through this program, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas and The Cooper Institute select schools to be recognized for their excellence in health programs. School selection is based on the school’s physical activity programs, nutrition policies and health promotions. This year Wyatt will receive $1500 for use in purchasing PE equipment as well as health and nutrition related materials for students and staff. Thanks Wyatt community for supporting our efforts to be healthy.
TEXAS PTA HONORARY LIFE MEMBERSHIP AWARDS
Congratulations to the recipients of the Texas PTA Honorary Life Membership Awards presented at tonight’s PTA General Membership Meeting! Thank you Sarita Venkatraman, Julie Hamilton Bayless,Angela Kathlyne Armstrong and Jayme Carrell for your dedication to our students. We appreciate you all and these awards are very well-deserved!
PTA VOICE FOR EVERY CHILD AWARD
Wyatt PTA is very excited to announce that we have received GOLD for the Voice for Every Child award, which means we had 75% PTA membership based on our current student enrollment for 2016-2017. This is AWESOME news, and we are so very thankful to our staff/parents for joining PTA this year and supporting its efforts to provide so many awesome opportunities and resources for the staff and students.
THANK YOU for your help in making this a fantastic year!
SPIRIT WEAR FRIDAYS!
Every Friday is Spirit Friday at Wyatt Elementary! Show your school pride and wear your Spirit Wear. Need to shop for new Spirit Wear?
Questions? Comment below or email me at email@example.com.
HAVE YOU JOINED THE PTA YET?
Have you joined PTA yet? The #1 benefit of joining the Wyatt PTA is supporting Wyatt Elementary and our students. Wyatt PTA is dedicated to making our school the best environment for educating our students.
You can participate as much or as little as you want...there is nothing "required" of you once you join.
Single Membership is ONLY $14.50 for the ENTIRE 2017-18 school year; Family Membership is $19.
* Studies show that involved parents tend to have safer and higher achieving students. Being a Wyatt PTA member is a great starting point for being an involved parent. Click "Team Up!" below to become a member today!
Feel free to contact Melissa Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions!
Register today with our New Membership ToolKit!
you can use the same log-in here. Need more information?
- Friday, March 23
- Thursday, March 29
- Friday, March 30
- Monday, April 2
- Thursday, April 26
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas and The Cooper Institute have announced the 2016-2017 schools and we are honored to be one of them! Selected schools receive funding for equipment and health and nutrition materials.