Oct
22

Friday Night Lights Auction Raffle

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Do you want to see Mr. Threet in an A&M, LSU or Rice jersey? Purchase raffle tickets today! Each raffle ticket allows a child to vote for the school jersey Mr. Threet will wear during our pep rally! Voting day is on October 29th. Raffle grand prize is a reserved parking spot anywhere on University Blvd and second prize is a BBQ package. Raffle winner will be picked during the auction.

Click here to purchase raffle tickets.

Oct
22

It’s Game Time! Purchase Your Auction Tickets Today!

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Friday Night Lights Auction
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Bayou City Event Center
9401 Knight Rd
Kick-off 6:30 PM

Buy your tickets online today!

Attire: Festive Football to Game Time Chic!

Oct
22

Online Directory Access

Our online directory has been up for about a month. We have received feedback from many parents about how much they like it.

If you input your data into the online directory you should have received an email in September titled “Instructions to access West U Elementary’s online directory” with your unique password.

If you need help accessing the online directory, please email Ranae Scheibner.

Oct
22

International Festival Launch Meeting

Are you interested in helping out at the International Festival scheduled for January 22nd? Please come to our launch meeting and we will brief you on our plans and explain the different roles you could play in making the festival a fun and great learning experience for our children.

When: Thursday, October 22, 7:50 AM – 8:45 AM

Contact Delphine Trogneux for more information.

Oct
22

Snow Cones and Ice Cream!

Support the 5th Grade snow cone and candy sale right after school on Friday! This week we will have ice cream sandwiches and other frozen treats!

Contact Christina Smith for more information.

Oct
22

Thank you to our Boo-riffic Volunteers

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A huge THANK YOU to everyone for making the 2014 Boo Bash a SPOOK-TACULAR success! Thank you to the parents on our Boo Bash Committee who put in hours of preparation and a full day of work on carnival day, our parent volunteers who ran the booths and games, the school administration for all their work and support, the custodians for their heavy lifting and to our kids who had a blast!

Oct
22

Pershing First Look

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Save the date! 4th and 5th grade students and parents are invited to Pershing Middle School “First Look” Open House. It will take place on Tuesday, October 28, from 6-8 PM at Pershing, 3838 Blue Bonnet Blvd.

The event includes a tour, meeting the principal, talking with teachers and current Pershing parents. There will be time for questions and answers. Contact Kristen Leach with questions.

Oct
22

Recycles Fest

Join us for a day of recycling, learning from environmentally-friendly organizations, games and food! Earn a girl scout fun patch while doing good for the environment! The event is free and open to the community.

When: November 1, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Where: Loftin Park, 7008 S. Rice

Click here for more information.

Oct
22

Middle School Forum for 5th Grade Parents

Join us on Wednesday, October 29th at 6:30 PM to meet the principals and magnet coordinators from Lanier, Pershing and Pin Oak Middle Schools. Each school will talk about their magnet programs, extracurricular clubs, sports, curriculum and the application process before we go into a Q&A session.

See Middle School FAQ’s here.

Oct
22

Magnet Open House at BCMA

You are invited to discover our medical magnet middle school campus and see how we are changing the dynamics of secondary education. With reputable partnerships, our institution provides a unique educational experience that consists of a rigorous learning environment with project-based and hands on learning.

When: Saturday, November 15, 9:30 AM – 12:30 AM
Where: 2610 Elgin, Houston, TX 77004

Click here for BCMA flyer and here for their website.

Oct
15

Thank You Halloween Dash Participants!

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A big thank you to all of the runners that participated in the West U Halloween Dash. It was super to see everyone out being active and having fun. A big thanks to my coordinators who are as follows:

  • Course – Dave Tiede
  • Packet Pickup – Mindy Rippstein
  • Post-Race Party – Jody Rephlo
  • Costume Contest – Tracy Benner
  • Aid Station – Laura Ann Day
  • Awards – Beth Lancaster
  • Database – Lori Naughton
  • Neighbor Notification – Melinda Mogas

Thank thank you to everyone else who lent a hand, picked up our kids, and woke up at the crack of dawn on Saturday to help.

Also thank you to Boy Scout Troops 125 and 55 who helped put out and take down the American flags and the Rotary Club who loaned us their flags to line the course. Also thank you to our sponsors: EliteCare, Frost Bank, West U Fitness, Memorial Herman Medical Group, Texas Orthopedic Hospital, AlertLogic, JerryBuilt, The Exercise Coach, Kumon, Texas Children’s Pediatrics – Fannin, CORE Chiropractic, Panera, Kind Bars, and Java Pura.

Oct
15

Stay Healthy with Discounted Flu Shots for WUES Families

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Urgent Care for Kids is pleased to offer an exclusive Flu Shot Drive for WUES students and their families beginning Monday, October 20 and ending Sunday, October 26. Pediatric flu shots will be discounted to $5. Adult flu shots will be discounted to $15. Flu mist will be $30. To take advantage of this special offer, simply visit Urgent Care for Kids during this designated week and reference the WUES Flu Shot Drive. The address is 5215 Kirby Dr., Suite B, Houston, TX 77005. Click here for PDF, and here to visit their website.

Oct
15

Park Lovers’ Ball 2015 Deeply Rooted Photo Contest

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We invite you to take your best shot and capture the spirit of our West University Place and Southside Place Parks. The contest is open to amateur photographers.

Grand Prize: One Grand Prize winner will receive a $500 gift card! Winners will also be chosen for each category and for two age groups (18 and over & 17 and under).

Click here for more information.

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