Tiger Talk

5/2/2017

WCH Upcoming Events

05/01 – 05/05/17 – Teacher Appreciation Week

05/01 – 07/31/17 – School Supply Orders on line through Sprout

05/01 – 05/02/17 – Talent Show Auditions WCH Tiger’s Den 3:00 – 4:00 pm

05/08 – 05/10/17 – STAAR Tests – Campus closed to visitors & volunteers

05/12/17 – 5th Grade End-of-Year Field Trip 10 am – 6 pm Camp Buckner VOLUNTEERS RSVP

05/15/17 – WCH Field Day 4th & 5th Grades 8 am, 2nd & 3rd Grades 11:30 am RSVP Volunteer

05/15/17 – Student Council Meeting 2:50 pm

05/15/17 – Student Council Celebration @ High 5, 4 – 5:15 pm

05/16/17 – WCH Field Day K & 1st Grade 8 am RSVP Volunteer

05/16/17 – WCH Field Day Assembly WCH Gym @ 2:15 pm RSVP

05/16 & 05/17/17 - Destination Kindergarten 3:30 - 4:30 Sign up to attend

05/19/17 – 2nd Grade Field Trip to Johnson City Zoo 8:45 – 1:00 VOLUNTEERS RSVP

05/19/17 - Free Punt, Pass & Kick Contest @ LTHS 4:30 pm Registration

05/24/17 – Tiger Talent Show 6 – 7:30 pm WCH Tiger’s Den

05/26/17 – Cupcake Friday

05/26/17 – 3rd Grade Field Trip to Inner Space Cavern 8:45 – 1:00 VOLUNTEERS RSVP

05/26/17 – Minute-To-Win-It Assembly 1:00 – 2:30 pm Tiger’s Den RSVP

05/29/17 – Memorial Day Holiday – No School!

05/31/17 – End of Year Class Parties! RSVP


06/01/17 – 5th Grade Graduation 8 – 10 am WCH Tiger’s Den RSVP

06/01/17 – LAST DAY OF SCHOOL – EARLY RELEASE – STUDENTS DISMISSED @ 11:50 AM

The PTO Gives WCH Staff the Red Carpet Treatment for Teacher Appreciation Week

It's Hollywood at WCH for Teacher Appreciation Week, and the staff is really enjoying this star treatment! Here are the events being enjoyed by WCH staff this week:


Monday: Breakfast at Tulleys - donuts and coffee

Tuesday: Pop Star Swag - popcorn and swag bags

Wednesday: Hall Pass to Relaxation - relaxing chair massages

Thursday: VIP Luncheon - lunch catered by McArthur's

Friday: Fiesta Friday - queso bar with all of the fixin's donated by Chili's


Thank you, PTO, and our many sponsors for making this week so fun. Please take the opportunity this week to reach out to our teachers and thank them for all they do for your children! A short note of thanks and words of encouragement mean the world to us. We love our students and they love their teachers. Let's show them how much we appreciate all they do to make WCHE a wonderful place to learn and grow!

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West Cypress Hills Elementary PTO presents…. Our Sprout School Supply Sale for 2017-18!

May 1 – July 31

Save time and money driving from store to store and “go green” by ordering online this year. Your child’s supply kit includes the exact teacher requested supplies and ships directly to the school before the first day of class!


Ordering Instructions:


1. Log onto www.sproutsupplies.com/school-supply-kits and enter WCHES001

2. Select the appropriate grade pack. Be sure to choose next year’s grade level.

3. Pay with a debit or credit card. You will receive an email confirmation once you

purchase your child’s kit.

4. Order dates: May 1 – July 31

5. Every kit includes all the exact teacher requested supplies, viewable online.

6. Your kit will be delivered directly to West Cypress Hills Elementary School in August!

7. Questions? Contact Sprout at help@sproutsupplies.com or call 571-403-0899

Lynda Acuna - WCH Volunteer of the Month for May and June

West Cypress Hills is very fortunate to have fabulous volunteers. Our volunteers spend many hours working to raise funds for our school, they sponsor special student activities, and, in general, they make West Cypress a great place to be.


Thus far this school year, our West Cypress volunteers have logged in almost 13,000 hours in service to our school. In appreciation for their service to our school, we like to take time to shine the spotlight on some of our volunteers and the work that they have done for us. The West Cypress staff members nominate these volunteers to be recognized as our “Volunteer of the Month.”


Lynda Acuna, our Volunteer of the Month for May and June 2017 makes West Cypress a prettier place to be. She has logged over 300 hours in service to our school and was elected by WCH staff to be our final Volunteer of the Month for this school year because she:


  • Is a wonderful Kardivas sponsor
  • Keeps the school and parents well informed about Kardivas' activities
  • Beautifully decorates our school and classroom areas, and
  • Eagerly assists teachers with any tasks.

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Thank you, Lynda, and congratulations! Many thanks to all of our volunteers for all the many ways that you make WCH a great place to be.


Recipients of the WCH Volunteer of the Month for this school year are:


August: Suzanne Kelbaugh

September: Jessica Walker

October: Dandi Holec

November: Evelyn Nelson

December: Sara Korzen

January: Cynthia Roten

February: Sarah Looper

March: Kara Hemminger

April: Donna Wright

May/June: Lynda Acuna

Track and Field Day is Almost Here!

Field Day consists of Stations & Races. It's a really fun and exciting day that simply could not happen without all of our wonderful volunteers. Below are the dates and times for our Field Days. Please pick your favorite times and sign up. Hint, Hint: If you would like to see your child's field day, sign up to volunteer for a different grade level. Then you will have twice the fun! Please use this link to sign up: WCH Field Day 2017


If you have any questions, please email Coach Mirizzi.


Monday- May 15


5th & 4th Grade- 8:00-11:00 am

3rd & 2nd Grade- 11:30-2:30 pm


Tuesday- May 16


Kinder & 1st Grade- 8:00-10:45 am

Field Day Assembly- 2:15 pm


We look forward to seeing everyone. Thanks so much for all of your help. Now get ready to have some FUN!

WCH Spring Spirit Wear

Order the New WCH Spring Spirit Wear!


Check out http://www.doublehdezignz.com/west_cypress_hills_elementary to order the newest line of WCH spirit wear to show your WCH TIGER PRIDE! New styles of t-shirts and shorts available.

Tigers Got Talent!

It’s that time again for our annual WCH Talent Show featuring 4th and 5th grade students! This year’s Talent Show will be on Wednesday May 24, at 6:00 pm in the Tiger’s Den. All auditions will be held after school on Monday, May 1, and Tuesday, May 2, from 3:00–4:00 pm. If you have any questions, you may contact the Talent Show Committee at vp@wchpto.org.

WCH Reflections Survey

Here at WCH we value parent and community feedback and are committed to the practice of continuous improvement. We appreciate your input and want to use this information to better serve our students, parents and community members. Please share your ideas, your concerns and any information that will assist our staff in serving the needs of our learning community.


Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts and suggestions!


Click here to complete our survey and share your thoughts. We intend to share the results with our leaderships teams as we make plans for campus improvements. We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your feedback.

Destination Kindergarten

Our Destination Kindergarten event offers parents and next year's Kindergarten students an opportunity to meet our teachers and become acquainted with our classroom environment. It also offers our teachers an opportunity to meet and assess their future students. Sign up for either the Tuesday, May 16, session or the Wednesday, May 17, session. Both sessions begin at 3:30 and end at 4:30 pm.

Need a Unique Mother's Day Gift? Check our Students' Artsonia Gifts

Mother's Day is just around the corner! Check out your student's Artsonia Account for unique gift ideas. Having trouble accessing your account email president@wchpto.org