Category Archive: PTO News

Jan
21

Accelerated Math Placement Exam at Pershing

The Accelerated Placement Exam for Pershing will be held on Wednesday, January 28 at 2 p.m. and Saturday, January 31 at 10 a.m. for current 5th graders interested in qualifying for the Accelerated Math and Science program for the 2015-2016 school year. No registration necessary. The test takes approximately 1 hour. Please contact the counselors at Pershing (713-295-5240) with questions.

Jan
21

Playground Contest

The WUES Foundation is excited to announce the launch of a school wide campaign to refurbish and update the front playground. We need your help! The Foundation is launching a school wide campaign from January 12th through February 6th. As part of the campaign, the Foundation will be selling 6×6 inch tiles for your child …

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Jan
19

Name that Book K-2 Tryout Registration

Tryouts for the West University team will be Wednesday, January 21st at 3:15 PM in the school library See flyer for more information.  Contact Marina George or Rachna Shroff with questions.

Jan
19

International Festival – January 22nd, 4:30 – 7:30 PM – Dinner

Have dinner at the International Festival on January 22nd from 4:30-7:30 PM.  Sample delicious treats from around the world.  Enjoy burgers from Bernies Burger Bus, pizza for the kids, and Fresh Bhan-Mi Vietnamese sandwiches! See flyer for more information.

Jan
19

International Festival – January 22nd, 4:30 – 7:30 PM – Parade

If you have not signed up your child for the parade the evening of the festival, she/he may still participate.  Your child will need to be dressed in an outfit from your country of choice and come with a mini-flag which you may make.  The instructions are on the PTO website.  Please contact  Candace TenBrink so she …

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Jan
19

Bluebonnet Breakfast Volunteers Needed on Jan. 23rd

3rd – 5th grade parent volunteers are needed to help at this years Bluebonnet Breakfast on January 23rd.  Please click here to sign up for a shift.  E-mail Melisa Richardson if you have any questions.

Jan
19

Yearbook Deadline is January 23rd

Final weeks to buy the WUES Yearbook!  Click here to purchase now. Deadline is January 23, 2015. Deadline for Yearbook Recognition Ads is also January 23, 2015.  It is easy to upload your digital photos of your child, favorite teachers, or WUES group to remember the 2015 school year.  Click here to buy your Recognition Ad before it is …

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Jan
19

“Stop Defiance, Disrespect and Yelling” with your Children. Speaker on February 9 & 10.

The WUES PTO invites parents and our community to a special parent workshop, Celebrate Calm, with Kirk Martin. Parents will learn a dozen strategies that will eliminate defiance, disrespect, yelling, bullying, sibling fights and more that characterizes our homes and classrooms. Kirk provides concrete, practical strategies that work with kids of all ages in everyday …

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Jan
19

Souper Bowl of Caring

It is time to clean out those pantries and collect food for the Houston Food Bank during our Souper Bowl of Caring event, January 26-30! Bring in food items throughout the week to contribute to your class totals. The items most needed by the Houston Food Bank are: Canned tuna or chicken, packed in water …

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