Mar
05

WUES Odyssey Teams Present and Compete this Saturday

West University Elementary will be represented by 15 Odyssey teams this year.  Eight primary teams (K-2nd) will be presenting, and seven competitive teams will be competing for a spot to advance to state competitions.

Check the schedule for times and exact location.  Please stop by and watch our teams perform.

Contact Nancy Attra for more information.

Mar
05

PTO Executive Board and Appointed Positions

Please review the list of PTO Executive Board and appointed positions then consider how you might share your talents and support WUES by volunteering for a position.  You can assist the nominating committee by considering more than one position.  Please let us know of any area that you would like to volunteer in, no matter how big or small.

Mar
05

Pershing Informational Coffee

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Please join current Pershing Middle School parents and Pershing Middle School Principal, Kim Heckman, at an informational coffee.
When: Friday, March 6th at 8:15 AM
Where:  The home of Anne Kayl, 4909 Palmetto Street, Bellaire
Why:  Find out why Pershing may be the best choice for your child.
Please contact Kristen Leach with questions.

Mar
05

West U Little League “Go Green” Carnival and Bazaar

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Come help WULL kick off the 2015 season at its annual Carnival & Bazaar.  Thanks to Cadence Bank, the Carnival’s Grand Sponsor, the event is FREE and open to the public.  From giant inflatables and dozens of games, to much-loved confetti eggs, there’s something for all.
Many food vendors will be there accepting cash, and be sure to shop some of your favorite local retailers at the Bazaar!
When:  Saturday, March 7th from 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Where:  University Blvd, in front of West University Elementary School
Click here for more information.

Feb
15

WUES Art Night (K-2nd Grade)

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Join our talented community partners on for Art Night with K-2nd Grade on Thursday, March 26th from 5:30 – 7:30 PM as they lead us through fun activities:
  • Draw, paint, act, dance & create!
  • Fun free raffle with great prizes!
  • Dinner will be available!
  • Class with the most participation wins a donut party!
Visit our online sign up here to get involved.
For more information, please contact our co-chairs: Heather Curran Kelly or Nancy Attra.

Feb
07

Souper Bowl of Caring – Thank you!

We collected over 38,000 pounds of food last week.  That is 8,000 pounds more than last year!  We filled over 186 white bin boxes, and it took three trucks to cart our food away this year.
Thank you so much to all the parents who brought in unbelievable amounts of food, and also to the volunteers who were there day after day.  Without you, this monumental task would not be achievable.
We also want to thank the West University staff.  A great tradition that serves the underprivileged in our community.
The overall winners were:
Protein:  5th Grade Durham (1,694 points)
5th  – Arrant, for the most weight overall (2,955 lbs)
4th  – McIntyre (1,575 lbs)
3rd  – McClintock (1,518 lbs)
2nd – Stone (1,029 lbs)
1st  – McMillan (1,306 lbs)
K    – Saleem (995 lbs)
Congratulations to the winning classes for their extra efforts in bringing in food.  Thank you again for contributing and making this such a great event!
The SBC Team
Carrie Lium
Laura Torgerson
Leslie Wade
Tim White

Feb
07

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.

Feb
07

Houston Children Give Back

Families, join us to learn about where water comes from, what factors can impact water availability, and the different water needs locally and around the world.  Recommended ages K-5.  Click here to purchase tickets and learn more.  100% of proceeds benefit the City of Houston’s W.A.T.E.R. fund to help the elderly pay their water bills.
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