December 3, 2017 Communications Email

Our Fall Scholastic Book Fair begins tomorrow and runs from December 4 - December 8. 
A Holiday Book Shopping and Storytime event will take place on Wednesday, December 6. Shop at the book fair from 6-8 pm; join us for storytime, cocoa and cookies from 6:30 - 7:30 in the library. Special guest readers include Mrs. Cooney, Mrs. Vanemon, and more!
You can sign up to work the fair here.  Students will be visiting the fair to create wish lists on one day and purchasing on another.  

The next All Pro Dad breakfast will be held this Thursday, December 7, 2017, from 7:00-8:00 am in the WVES All-Purpose Room.  The topic of discussion will be "Technology".  Please rsvp to Mike Frederick at freds131@verizon.net if you are able to make it.  Food donations are always welcome and much appreciated.  Please click here to sign up to bring a food donation.

If you have photos that you would like to share with the Yearbook committee, you can upload them using the Balfour app. 

Search for Balfour Image Share in your app marketplace.

Download the app and create your account:

enter your name, email, and our project number: 819599.

check your email for a confirmation code; enter it and select a username and pw to complete your registration.

our upload code is wildcats.

The last day to submit photos is March 1, 2018.

The next PTA General Membership Meeting will take place on Tuesday, December 12 at 6pm in the WVES Library. We hope you can join us!

As a reminder, the Amazon shopping link is:  https://www.amazon.com/?_encoding=UTF8&tag=wevipt0a-20

Just click it in order to start your shopping session; items must be added to your cart after clicking the link. A percentage of your purchase will go to the PTA - as easy as that!

Monday is Day 4.
Have a great week!

Lyn Noon

Science Explorers After-School Science Club, Grades 1-5

Science Explorers After-School Science Club
at West Vincent Elementary for Grades 1-5:
 
The next club of the school year begins soon!! 

Science Club will meet on Tuesdays in the Art Room at West Vincent Elementary 
after school from 3:15-4:15pm
and is available to students in grades 1-5

The next club topic, which begins on Jan 9th, is

  LET'S GET ELECTRIFIED: 

Be sure to stay grounded while we make exciting gadgets and explore electricity. Harness electromagnetic energy to run a motor. Build your own signaling buzzer to complete a family science game. Get on the electric superhighway and create your own circuits. Want to think green? Explore alternate energy sources by using hydropower to run a water wheel. Stay current with this exciting adventure, as it’s sure to be electrifying!   

Club topics later in the school year include Loose in the Chem Lab, Marine Biology Mania, KaBoom Chemistry and Ready, Set, Summer!! 

Please visit www.scienceexplorers.com and click on After-School Clubs for more information on club dates, cost or to register your child.  Class size is limited to 23 students per club...so, please register early to guarantee your child a spot.

Please email programs@scienceexplorers.com or call our office
at 610.816.5047 with any questions.

November 26, 2017 Communications Email

Our Fall Scholastic Book Fair will be held Mon, December 4 - Fri, December 8. 
A Holiday Book Shopping and Storytime event will take place on Wednesday, December 6. Shop at the book fair from 6-8 pm; join us for storytime, cocoa and cookies from 6:30 - 7:30 in the library. Special guest readers include Mrs. Cooney, Mrs. Vanemon, and more!
You can sign up to work the fair here.  Students will be visiting the fair to create wish lists on one day and purchasing on another.  

The next All Pro Dad breakfast will be held December 7, 2017, from 7:00-8:00 am in the WVES All-Purpose Room.  The topic of discussion will be "Technology".  Please rsvp to Mike Frederick at freds131@verizon.net if you are able to make it.  Food donations are always welcome and much appreciated.  Please click here to sign up to bring a food donation.

If you have photos that you would like to share with the Yearbook committee, you can upload them using the Balfour app. 

Search for Balfour Image Share in your app marketplace.

Download the app and create your account:

enter your name, email, and our project number: 819599.
check your email for a confirmation code; enter it and select a username and pw to complete your registration.

our upload code is wildcats.

The last day to submit photos is March 1, 2018.

The PTA is seeking a Bookkeeper.  Please read the description below to see if this volunteer position is of interest to you.  We would like to fill this position as soon as possible.  Thanks so much for considering this way to serve our school!

Specific Job Duties include:
• Set up Quickbooks
• Prepare monthly treasurer reports (Transaction Report and Performance to Budget) 
• Participate in the annual budget development process
• File Form 990/990EZ (the annual IRS return required for 501(c)(3) groups)

The ideal candidate would:
• Possess the desire to serve the school and students
• Know Excel and Quickbooks
• Appreciate a balanced budget
• Understand that you are the custodian of other people’s money
• Work with our PTA Treasurer to assure budgets are adhered to

Time Commitment: 
• This job varies in time commitment based on events and time of year
• Most of the work can be done on your own schedule

Need more information:
Contact Anne Strawbridge at annestraw1@gmail.com or another member of the PTA Board with any questions.  We would be happy to discuss further what this role would involve.  

Monday is Day 4.
Have a great week!

Lyn Noon

Scholastic Book Fair Returns to WVES Dec. 4-8!

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to West Vincent Elementary School!  

Students are invited to peruse and shop at school on Monday, December 4, through Friday, December 8, from 8:15am - 3:05pm. Books are displayed face-front and grouped by age or grade-level. Kids can easily find characters and subjects they love and want to read about. 

Be sure to join us for Story Night at the Book Fair on Wednesday evening, December 6, 2017. Storytime with cocoa and cookies is from 6:30 - 7:30 pm.

Thank you for shopping at our Book Fair - purchasing books from Scholastic is a wonderful way to raise money as well as books for our classrooms at West Vincent, while putting a book in your child’s hands to read.

All Pro Dad Breakfast - December 7, 7:00 - 8:00 am

The next All Pro Dad breakfast will be held December 7, 2017, from 7:00-8:00 am in the WVES All-Purpose Room.  The topic of discussion will be "Technology".  Please rsvp to Mike Frederick at freds131@verizon.net if you are able to make it.  Food donations are always welcome and much appreciated.  Please use the following link to sign up to bring a food donation: 
  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090c48acae2d6-allpro6 .  

Hope to see you December 7!

Support West Vincent Elementary by Holiday Shopping at Amazon.com

This holiday season, shop on Amazon.com to support West Vincent Elementary! Make your Amazon purchases through West Vincent's special link, and we’ll receive a 4% to 8.5% cash referral reward!

This is easy fundraising for our school! Your prices are the same and all your purchases remain private.

To get this referral fee for WVES, you must start your shopping/browsing session via this link: https://www.amazon.com/?_encoding=UTF8&tag=wevipt0a-20