Willie Brown Elementary News

March 1, 2019

MISD Multicultural Festival March 2

It is time once again for one of the greatest community events in DFW, the Mansfield ISD Multicultural Festival! One of the greatest aspects of the Multicultural Festival is how students, teachers and staff come together as a family to celebrate the diversity represented in our school district. This year's event will occur on Saturday, March 2, and the new time frame is 11am to 2pm at the Center for Performing Arts.
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Spring Book Fair March 4-8

Reading for pleasure unlocks the power of information and imagination and helps children discover who they are. Our Scholastic Book Fair is a reading event that brings the books kids want to read right into our school. It’s a wonderful selection of engaging and affordable books for every reading level. Please make plans to visit our Book Fair and be involved in shaping your child’s reading habits.

Spring book fair dates and location: March 4-8 in the WBE library.

Shopping hours: The book fair will be open during school hours Monday-Friday (closing at 1:00 p.m. Friday), and extended hours during Moms and Muffins from 7:00 a.m.-8:00 am on Wednesday, March 6 and Thursday, March 7. Students will have an opportunity to shop with their grandparents during WBE’s Grandparents Day festivities on Friday, March 8.

NEW digital payment option: Book Fair eWallet! Now your student can shop the Fair cash-free! Visit our Book Fair homepage to learn more and to create an account. To learn more, visit https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/parent-how-it-works.html.

If you are unable to attend the Fair in person, we invite you to visit our online Book Fair at scholastic.com/bookfairs. Our Online Fair is available from February 24-March 9.

We look forward to seeing you and your family at our Book Fair! Remember, all purchases benefit our school.

Moms & Muffins Wednesday & Thursday

Wednesday, March 6th- last names A-L

Thursday, March 7th- last names M-Z

7-8 AM

Please come and enjoy breakfast with your child during book fair week. The book fair will be open early so you’ll also have an opportunity to do a little shopping.

Muffins, donuts, coffee, milk, and juice will be available in the cafeteria. The book fair will be next door in the library.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Willie Brown PTA

Jet's Pizza Spirit Day Thursday 3/7

Did someone say PIZZA? I'm in! Our friends at Jet's Pizza are supporting WBE again by offering a spirit day on Thursday 3/7. Take a break from cooking and have a pizza night. It's a WIN WIN! Support a great local business and your school at the same time! Mention that you are from WBE when submitting/picking up your order.

Grandparents Day March 8

Grandparents are invited to visit WBE on Friday, March 8th! Come have lunch with your loved one, shop the book fair, and visit the classroom. Top of Texas will be here offering professional photo packages (for a fee).

In order to facilitate a quick check-in, all guests for Grandparents Day are encouraged to pre-register for a Fast Pass by completing the form here https://goo.gl/forms/VMnsEQyjkf1gSidr2. Once you have pre-registered, your Fast Pass will be ready for you to pick up by simply showing your driver's license on March 8th.

WBE Parents...please share this information with grandparents and encourage them to pre-register! Last day to pre-register is Wednesday 3/6.

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MISD School Board Elections

The MISD School Board has 3 positions that are up for election in May. All residents of MISD are encouraged to participate in the voting process by becoming informed of the candidates for these positions and letting your voice be heard by casting your vote. The Board of Trustees has a great impact on our schools and make decisions that impact your student's education. https://www.mansfieldisd.org/page.cfm?p=5361
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