Pershing Middle School Ice Cream Social

Meet families and students of fellow incoming Pershing 6th graders (2015 – 2016) from other zoned elementary schools and score some free ice cream!
When: Wednesday, April 29, 6 PM
Where: Pershing Middle School Skylight Hallway
See flyer for more information.



The Nominating Committee will present the following slate of officers for the 2015-­‐2016 PTO Executive Board to be voted on at the PTO general meeting on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 8:00 AM:

  • President – Kristine Martinez
  • President Elect – Karen Yeager
  • Treasurer – Felecia Fitzgerald
  • Secretary – Sarah McKenney
  • VP Budget & Finance – Amy Sahely
  • VP Fundraising & Membership – Julia Williams
  • VP Service – Courtney Tsao
  • VP Curriculum Enrichment – Rachna Shroff
  • VP Room Reps – Michele Carlin
  • VP Communications – Suzanne Boue
  • VP Volunteers – Leslie Wade

Thank you to all who expressed interest in serving on the Executive Board and in appointed positions.

PTO Nominating Committee

Kristen Flores, Jill Hord, Jennifer Gatto, Suzanne Faulk, Brittney Selldin, Pallavi Dinesh and Kristen Leach


Submission for Budget Requests – Due Date April 13

May 12 is the Spring General PTO meeting where the budget for next school year is discussed.  We will take a vote on the 2015/2016 proposed PTO budget and any PTO budget requests for the school year.  If you are planning to submit a request for funding from the PTO for improvement projects or purchase, please visit the PTO website and fill out the budget form.  Alternatively, a hard copy can be submitted to the VP of Budget and Finance box at the front office.  Please note that if a request is over $1,000 two bids are required.  The deadline for submission is April 13, 2015.
Contact Amy Sahely with questions.


Get Involved with the PTO!

The PTO is currently recruiting volunteers for next year.  Many committees are forming and planning for the upcoming year so it is not too early to let us know how you would like to get involved!  If you do not have a specific role in mind, just let us know you would like to get involved and we will be sure to find the perfect opportunity for you!

Please email Kristine Martinez.


Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine Team Up to Help Girls Rise to a Whole New Level

Fun, interactive sessions led by experts will cover the critical topics girls want and need to know about, from healthy relationships to the real image of beauty to coping with peer pressures.  Caregivers will hear expert advice to help strengthen their bond with their preteen, from setting boundaries to talking about difficult subjects.
When:  Saturday, April 11th from 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM
See flyer or website for more information.


WUES Art Night (K-2nd Grade)

Thursday, March 26, 5:30 – 7:30, MPR/Cafeteria (Goode Street entrance)
K – 2nd grades come join this fun event where kids will experience crafts as well as performing arts.  Siblings welcome!  Featuring:  iKids, Joy Kids Studio, Snap Photo Booth, Main Street Theater, Kay Nguyen Pottery, Mrs. Loxerkamp and West U parents
  • Performances by Pin Oak Dance Troupe!
  • Houston Symphony instrument petting zoo!
  • Meet Flat Stanley!
  • Lots of magnet crafts!
  • Fun free raffle with great prizes!
  • Chick-Fil-A, pizza and Bernie’s Burgers for sale!
  • Class with the most participation wins a donut party!
For more information, please contact our co-chairs: Heather Curran Kelly or Nancy Attra.


Notice of Executive Board Change

The WUES PTO Executive Board has accepted the resignation of Paula Kekish, VP Budget and Finance.  The Executive Board would like to thank Paula for her tireless work and years of service.  Pursuant to the WUES PTO Bylaws, the remaining members of the Executive Board will elect a successor for the VP Budget and Finance position.

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