Wilkshire Weekly

Friday, October 21, 2022

A note from the principal...

On Tuesday, October 25 we are having a District Wide College and Career Awareness Day! We’re asking families to have your child(ren) wear a shirt to school that represents a college or career field (skilled trade). On this day, teachers will take time to engage students in discussions about colleges and careers. (photo of Mr. VanRemmen, Principal and Mr. Fant, Teacher, 2021.)

Patrick VanRemmen

Principal, Wilkshire Early Childhood Center

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Thank you PTO members and parents for supplying drinks and snacks during our two weeks of conferences! Teachers and staff greatly appreciate your kindness and the support we receive from our Wilkshire families! THANK YOU for all you do for us!

Trick or Trash

Wilkshire students are working hard to help our environment through the National Wildlife Federation's "Trick or Trash" program. Our school is collecting all kinds of candy wrappers to be recycled. Our goal is to fill this box to the very top with candy wrappers! We will be collecting wrappers until Friday November 4th. Please send them to school with your child in a ziploc bag. If you have any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Barrett at barretna@haslett.k12.mi.us. Thank you!

Lost, Please Find

Check out our lost and found table. It's full of clothes, hats and water bottles! Please take a minute to stop into the school and take look! Please note, we donate all unclaimed items during our Winter Break, which begins at 4pm on Friday, December 16.
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Wilkshire Art Gallery

Where beautiful things happen.

Cover photo by students from Mrs. Dixon's speech classes.

Wilkshire Fall Festival Dates

The Wilkshire Fall Festival dates are:

DK and Kindergarten classrooms - Thursday, October 27

First Grade classrooms - Friday, October 28

Teachers will communicate the time for each classroom. To minimize the number of people in the building during school hours, each classroom can have a limited number of volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the classroom teacher, and complete a background check (banner below) unless you have already completed one for this school year.

Please note, school policy does not permit costumes at any time.

Interested in Volunteering?

We love volunteers! All volunteers must complete the necessary paperwork. Once completed and approved, you're good to go for the entire school year! Click on the banner above to register.

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Wilkshire Website

Your source for school information.

Upcoming Fundraisers

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Rainbow Run

Saturday, Oct. 22nd, 9am

5450 Marsh Road

Meridian charter Township, MI

On behalf of the Haslett High School National Honor Society, we'd love to invite you to participate in this year's Rainbow Run at the Haslett High School cross country course (behind the tennis courts) this Saturday, October 22nd at 9 AM. Registration begins at 8:30, but you can sign up ahead of time using this form. White t-shirts will be available on the day of the run for $5.

Proceeds for this event go to the Wegenke family's "You've Got This!" project.

We would love to see you there and appreciate your support!

Sarah Rohlfs & Jeanine Cull, NHS Co-Advisers

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Coat Bank

We are headed into cooler temperatures with fall/winter on the way! St. Luke Lutheran Church is opening their Coat Bank for children and families in need of warm coats. You must be present to receive a coat (this includes children), and no one under the age of 18 can receive a coat without a parent or guardian.

The Coat Bank is located at 122 S. Pennsylvania Ave. and is open:

1:30-3:30pm November 5 (Saturday)

5:30-7:30pm November 16 (Wednesday)

1:30-3:300pm December 3 (Saturday)

For more information call the Coat Bank at 517-339-9119 or 517-482-2252 or contact Ms. Church by email: churchmd@haslett.k12.mi.us

Picture Retake Day

If your child was absent on Picture Day or you would like to have their picture retaken, Picture Retake Day is Friday, November 4. You can preview pictures and order online through the Lifetouch portal. The Picture Day ID for online ordering is EVTSVTNX7. A link is provided below.
Order School Pictures Here:

Use EVTSVTNX7 for the Wilkshire Student's School ID or Picture Day ID

Youth Sports

Check out the local options for youth sports!

Recreation Basketball

Sign up now for Meridian Township Parks and Recreation Basketball!

K - 1st Grade clinic

2nd -3rd grades will play in an in-house league.

4th - 6th grades will play with the Okemos and East Lansing recreational leagues..

Visit the website for more information. If you have questions, please email Mike Devlin.

MVP Kids Club

The M.V.P.S Kids Club is a great way for kids in 8th grade and younger to be a part of something bigger than themselves. With their $30 membership, members (and 1 adult) can enjoy reserved, lower bowl seating & admission at all regular season home games, a membership badge & Club T-shirt. Our MVP's will also get enjoy the many pre-game and in-game contests we host each season including Penny Wars, Essay Contest & Poster Contests along with exclusive MVP Events like the MVP LOCK-IN.

M.V.P.S stands for “Mentoring in Values & Principles as Spartans”. At MSU Women's Basketball, we want to celebrate the youth and let them know how important they are to the success in our community. The MVPS Kids Club is about more than just basketball. Developing kids throughout Mid-Michigan both on & off the court, our philosophy is simple: Be active & healthy, never give-up, dream big and be yourself! MVPS will join other kids who love MSU Women's Basketball and have the best seats in the house for every home game!

We are now accepting applications for the 2022-23 season. Registration is accepted by MAIL, EMAIL, FAX or IN PERSON at the MSU WBB OFFICES. More information and applications can be found by visiting https://msuspartans.com/news/2007/9/24/MVP_Ball_Club_Information.aspx.

For questions, please contact the MSU Women’s Basketball Office at 517-353-8613 or at msuwbbhoops@ath.msu.edu.

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