WSS PTG

West Side School Parent Teacher Group

Brief 10/14/16

WEST SIDE SCHOOL
PTG Brief l October 14, 2016 | http://www.wssptg.com
IMPORTANT DATES

10/14-West Side Win Cocktail Party @7PM

10/17-WSSPTG Meeting @9:30am Community Room

10/18&10/19- Book Fair

10/27- Photo Re-take

10/28- Halloween Dance 5:30pm-7pm

Upcoming events:

10/27-11/3- P/T conferences

11/8- No School (Election Day)

11/11-No School (Veterans Day)

11/14- WSSPT Meeting@9:30am

Message from the PTG President:

Dear West Siders,
The West Side Win Raffle drawing is tonight! The winner(s) of the drawing will be announced at our annual cocktail party, being held this year at the Vardy-Stearn residence @7PM. The address is 1630 Stewart Lane, Laurel Hollow. Please park at the West Side School parking lot or on the other side of 1630 Stewart Lane, if there is parking available. Please do not park on both sides of Stewart Lane and do not block any driveways. Dress warmly because the party will be held outside.
We hope to celebrate with you all at the party!
Warmest Regards,
Ana

Cultural Arts: 4th grade will be having an event on Oct 18th–Journeys into Native American Territories. A presenter will bring in artifacts, set up a long house and teach the kids about Native American customs and culture.
On Oct 20th, the 6th grade will have workshops with modern Pop artist, Michael Albert. Mr. Albert will speak to the kids about his work and then they will create a collaborative piece with Mr. Albert as well as create their own individual pieces.

Recess: If you would like to volunteer at recess during the 2016/2017 school year, please
contact Lauren Jasinski at WestSideRecess@gmail.com. Volunteers must attend a brief committee meeting on October 17th at 9am prior to the PTG meeting.

Photos day proofs were emailed home last week. Please check your email inbox (including your spam folder) for your child’s proofs. If you did not receive your proofs, please email Ingrid Wright at wrights103@aol.com. Orders can be placed online. If you have 3 or more children (across the school district) that you will be ordering packages for; please call Island Photography directly to get a discount on your order. Photo Re-Take Day is Thursday, Oct. 27th.

Book Fair: Our West Side Book Fair will be held on Oct. 18th & 19th. Please see the schedule attached. All parents are welcomed to shop with their children on their scheduled shopping times. If you are not able to make it for their scheduled time, there is a family shopping time slot on the 18th from 3pm-5pm. Happy Shopping!
Halloween Dance: “Please join us for our Annual Halloween Dance
Friday, October 28th 5:30-7pm!!! It would be great to see everyone dressed in costume. There will be a live DJ, games and even a Photo Booth! There will be pizza served and lots of delicious goodies. A punchbowl evite has been sent, so please RSVP so we have a sense of how many pizza pies we will need.
Be advised that This is NOT a Drop Off event!!! This is a family event!!
Parent Volunteers are needed to bring Desserts!
Including:-Nut Free-Gluten Free-Dairy Free-Sugar Free
We are also need volunteers to donate gallons of water. The kids need to hydrate after all of the dancing!!
Please Contact Charisse Winthrop at stellch@yahoo.com
Thank you!!! The Halloween Dance Committee!!!”

West Side Kids Care Winter Clothing Drive: Help keep those less fortunate warm this winter! We need your help in collecting gently used coats, hats, scarves, gloves and mittens for men, women and children. Our annual Winter Clothing Drive will support the Helping Hands Rescue Mission who will distribute items directly to families in our community. A collection box will be in the West Side Lobby through Thursday, October 27. Please contact Jordan Smith (jordan_kenna@yahoo.com) or Lauren Jasinski (jasinski.lauren@gmail.com) with any questions.

Yearbook:Get your pictures in the yearbook!-The Yearbook Staff invites students and parents to submit photos for the yearbook. If you’ve got great photos of school and community events or you and your friends just having fun, we’d like to see them. Our photographers can’t be everywhere. Help us get as many photos as possible to create a terrific book everyone will want to have.
Here is how you can submit photos online:
• Go to: https://images.memoryebooks.com/login
• If it does not automatically log you into the site, enter username: 406403601
• Browse to select the photo(s) you wish to upload.
• Enter information about the photo and provide contact information in case the staff needs additional information.
• Click “Save Details”.

It’s that easy! Submit your photos today! The last day to submit photos is 04/15/2017.

SEPTA:SEPTA Family Movie Event
Get your tickets to see a private showing of the TROLLS movie
Elwood Cinemas, Sunday, November 6th @ 10:00 am
$15 per ticket, includes popcorn & drink
Get your tickets now at paypal @paypal.me/CSHSepta
OR you can check payable to CSH SEPTA with the attached flyer
For questions contact cshsepta@yahoo.com Like CSHSEPTA on Facebook!

TROLLS_FamilyMovie_SEPTA_2016.pdf

Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns: SEPTA receives 10% of the purchases and depending on date and time you choose you can get discount tickets. FYI-There are a limited number of discount tickets available. Here is the link http://www.therise.org/32855 for this fun filled family event.

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SAVE THE DATE – Upcoming SEPTA Events: Friday , November 4th – Taste of the Town event Thursday, November 17th – SEPTA meeting, Topic: Nutrition & Your Child
FOCUS:(Families Of Communities United with Schools) will be presenting a workshop on Stress Management Techniques for You and Your Children led by Dr. Jennifer Hartstein – psychological contributor for The Today Show and The Dr. Oz Show on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 9:00am in the District Office Community Room. Please join us!

Hartstein flyer.pdf

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