Sep
02

Celebrating 90 Years!

We’re celebrating 90 years, and we hope you’ll join us!

We’re planning a year full of fun events to commemorate 90 years of WUES. Join the PTO today, get involved and join the celebration! Check out the membership levels and benefits, and choose the membership level that suits you. Everyone benefits from a strong PTO.

Join today! You can join online or submit the membership form.

Sep
02

5th Grade Fundraiser — Sno Cone Fridays

Stay cool after school with Sno Cone Fridays! Head over to the center courtyard after school for snacks, drinks and fun! All proceeds go to 5th grade fundraising.

Contact Beth Lancaster for more information.

Sep
02

Boo Bash Shirts — September 4

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Get your Boo Bash t-shirts after school THIS Friday, September 4th for Boo Bash T-shirt Day on September 18th. T-shirts are only $5 and will be sold in the courtyard where sno cones are being sold, and outside by kinder pickup. Show your support for one of our biggest fundraisers of the year by purchasing a custom designed t-shirt.

Underwriting opportunities and sponsorship of games or inflatables are still available. Sponsor a Boo Bash game or inflatable before September 25th and be entered into a drawing to win a $100 Cyclone Anaya’s gift card. Check the PTO website for further information.

Questions or to volunteer, please contact Amy Sahely or Suzanne Faulk.

Sep
02

Last Call for Directory Listing — September 4

Last call for having your child listed in the WUES online and printed directory! NEW to WUES directory this year? Use this link http://bit.ly/wuesdirectory. Families in the directory from last year who haven’t confirmed their data received an email.

**If you don’t confirm, your data won’t be in the directory.**

Deadline is September 4.

Questions? Email Ranae Scheibner.

Sep
02

Open House — September 10

Open House for all grades is next Thursday, September 10th!

Meet the teacher and other parents, see your child’s classroom and sign up to volunteer at all of the fun events this year! The grade-level schedule is below:

  • K – 2nd 5:00-6:30pm
  • 3rd – 5th 7:00-8:30pm

West U Gear Booth will be open from 6:00-7:00pm!

Sep
02

Announcing the Logo for the 2015 West U Elementary Halloween Dash

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We are excited to present the logo for the 2015 West U Halloween Dash.

Contributors to this year’s logo are:

  • Mustang – Danielle Lynch, 4th grade
  • Vampire – Teresa Cheng, 3rd grade
  • Witch – Neela Ravi, 4th grade
  • Mummy – Chloe Adame – 5th grade
  • Cat – Leila Chadraoui, 3rd grade
  • Words – Caroline Archer, no longer at WUES
  • Bats – Julia Faubus , 5th grade
  • Owl – Jackie Chapman, 3rd grade
  • Pumpkin – Bella Sim, 1st grade

The logo will be featured on the race t-shirt received by all participants who register by September 30. Thank you to second grade teacher Jenny Wood for helping to design the logo.

Sep
02

Garden Club — 4th and 5th graders

The Garden Club semester for the 4th and 5th graders begins September 15th and ends December 10th. It will meet after school in the MPR from 3pm-5pm, once a week (Tuesday or Thursday, depending on your preference and availability). The cost is $200 per gardener. Please print the application, fill it out, attach payments and submit it directly to Tracey Wyatt after the 7:45am morning bell.

Questions, contact Heidi Krothe.

Sep
02

Baylor College of Medicine Wellness 5K and Fun Run

Join us to promote kids’ wellness in the aspect of physical fitness and also benefit Baylor student-run wellness initiatives in the local Houston community.

1K Fun Run or 5K Race/Walk.

Aug
26

Music at WUES

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MUSTANG SHOW CHOIR
Choir is open to all interested 4th and 5th graders. Members will learn music theory, singing techniques and performance skills as we learn fun songs and work towards an end of the semester concert.

MUSTANG RECORDER CLUB
Recorder Club is open to all interested 3rd graders. Members will learn music theory, recorder and singing techniques as we learn fun songs on the recorder.

Both groups meet right after school, MONDAYS, 3:15-4:15.
Get more details  and sign up now!

For more information or to volunteer, please contact
Randa Chadraoui or Emily Smith.

Aug
26

Join the PTO!

Have you gotten your PTO membership yet? Membership funds go directly to support curriculum enrichment, instructional materials, teacher supplies, school maintenance and equipment and much more. You can join online, submit the membership form or join via the Red Apple Sale. Check out all of the great benefits of membership and join today!

Aug
26

New Family Coffee – Sept 1

Please join us for a New Family Coffee! This will be an informal drop-by for new families to meet each other and members of the hospitality committee. We hope to see you there!

When: Tuesday, September 1st, 8:00 AM
Where: Tiny’s #5 (across from school)

Contact Tiffany Jurkash or Shannon Drake for more information.

Aug
26

West U Family Directory Deadline – September 4

All families who are NEW to WUES should enter their family data into our online directory using this link. Families already in the directory should have received an email the week before school started. All information for the printed & online student directory is collected using this link. Deadline is September 4.

Questions? Email Ranae Scheibner.

Aug
26

Boo Bash Carnival – October 24

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Mark your calendars for this year’s Boo Bash – Saturday, October 24, from 10:30am – 2:30pm – on University Blvd in front of the school. Have spooktacular fun with arts & crafts, games & prizes, lots of inflatables, the sweet shop and a bazaar.

BOO BASH T-SHIRTS: Get your $5 Boo Bash t-shirts after school THIS Friday, August 28. Show your Boo Bash spirit by wearing your shirt on Friday, September 18.

Underwriting opportunities and sponsorship of games or inflatables are available. Check the Carnival Page for further information.

Purchase your wristbands & meal tickets now via the online Red Apple Sale. Wristband prices increase after September 4th, so buy early & save!

Please contact Amy Sahely or Suzanne Faulk with questions or to volunteer.

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