Willie Brown Elementary News

May 5, 2017

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Closed Campus May 8 and 9

Our 3rd and 4th graders will be taking the STAAR test on Monday, May 8 and Tuesday, May 9. WBE will be closed to visitors (to the classroom and lunch) beginning at 8:15 on these two days. Please plan accordingly.

Art Show Tuesday

Please join us for this year’s Art exhibit. Each student, Kindergarten-4th grade, will have one piece of artwork matted and on display. For a recommended donation of $1-$5, you can take your artwork home with you that night. You will also be entered in a drawing to win one of three 92 piece art kits.

Date: Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Location: WBE Cafeteria

Time: 5:30-7:00 pm

All proceeds benefit the WBE Art department.

We look forward to seeing you there!

All Pro Dads Meeting Wednesday

WBE Dads,

Please join us for the Final Meeting of the WBE all pro dads club. As we get ready for summer, we will discuss topics of Play and Renewal.

Choir Concert Thursday

The WBE Eagle Choir is excited to present their concert to friends and family on Thursday at 7:00pm. Hope to see you there!

3rd Field Trip Friday

3rd grade is traveling to the Dallas World Aquarium on Friday. Thank you, PTA, for funding this trip for our students!

Proof of Residence for 2017-18 School Year

We are ready to start accepting POR's for next school year. If you would like to send one in for your child who will be attending WBE next year, go ahead! We can accept a WATER, GAS, or ELECTRIC BILL with a SERVICE DATE OF MAY or after. Make sure that your address is clear and write in your child's name and next year's grade level.

2017-18 School Supplies

Order Online April 24th-June-1st!

It’s that time of year again! You can conveniently order your child’s school supplies for next school year securely online at www.SchoolToolBox.com. Just click on Pre Built Boxes under the Shop Now tab and then search for Willie Brown Elementary. Then you can select the box for your child’s grade and check either boy or girl, and then add to cart.

All orders will be placed online.

Deadline for orders is Thursday June 1st

Pick up Meet the Teacher Night

Just a few reasons to buy your supplies through PTA:

· Name Brands at low cost

· All products are teacher approved

· Convenience - Saves you time and gas

2017-2018 Cost per box:

Kindergarten Boys & Girls - $62

1st Grade Boys & Girls - $62

2nd Grade Boys- $58

2nd Grade Girls - $57

3rd Grade Boys & Girls – $60

4th Grade Boys & Girls - $62

Please contact Amy Harris via email amy_f_harris@hotmail.com if you have any questions.

Field Day May 18

We are all looking forward to a super fun field day on Thursday, May 18. Parents are invited to join us!

Important Dates

As we near the end of the school year, there will be several special events taking place.

Awards Ceremonies:

Kinder - 5/30 @9:30

1st grade - 5/30 @8:15

2nd grade - 5/31 @8:15

3rd grade - 5/31 @9:30

4th grade - 6/1 @8:15

End of Year Parties:

May 31st

AM PreK/PPCD - 10:00

PM PreK/PPCD, Kinder, and 1st grade - 2:30

2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade - 1:15