W. A. Porter News

Keeping You Informed! Friday, April 8, 2016

Today & Next Week!

  • 4/8 - Panther Race - see below for details
  • 4/13 - Art / Extended PLC - lunch swaps
  • 4/14 - Adult Sign Language - 6:30 - 8 PM - Library
  • 4/15 - W. A. Porter Talent Show

Panther Race- Race Day - Friday, April 8, 2016

8:45 - 9:15 - Track 1 - Kindergarten / Track 2 - 1st Grade


9:30 - 10:00 - Track 1- 2nd Grade / Track 2 - 3rd Grade


10:15 - 10:45 - Track 1- 4th Grade / Track 2 - 5th Grade


1:45 - Awards Ceremony

PANTHER RACE 2016!!!!!

Every student participates in the Panther Race by either walking or running the race for 30 minutes. Tracks will be set up in the back of W. A. Porter.


Race Winners - 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place winners for boys and girls from each grade who complete the most laps will receive ribbons at the Awards Ceremony. 1st place lap winners will also receive a certificate for a free Kona Ice to be used at school the afternoon of the race.


Class Lab Contest - The class that runs the most total laps for each grade level will receive a ribbon to proudly display in their classroom.


Pledges & Prizes in 5 Steps

1. Get Pledges from friends, family & neighbors. Pledges can be a flat donation or per-lap-run. Record pledges on the blue pledge form.

2. Bring the blue form to school by 4/7 to be marked with the total number of laps you run on race day.

3. Take the blue form and envelope and collect pledged donation money.

4. Make your prize selection on the blue form. Return the form and money by 4/15/16

5. Receive your prize on Prize Day!


Prizes -


Donation


$10 - 29.99 Panther Race T-shirt

$30 - 59.99 Playground Ball

$60 - 124.99 Putt-Putt 4 Event Pass

$125 - 149.99 Rebounderz Jump Pass

$150 - 249.99 Movies for 2 & Candy

$250 - 399.99 Razor Scooter

$400 - 499.99 Kindle Fire

$500 - 699 Dave & Busters 4 Player Pack & Dessert

$700+ Fitbit Charge


Top Donation Winner will be recognized on Prize Day!


Pledge Ticket Drawings - For every $25 you get in pledges, write your name on a GREEN PLEDGE TICKET and place in the DRAWING BOX near the office. Two tickets will be drawn during the morning announcements on 3/30, 4/1, 4/5, 4/6, and 4/7.

Join the PTA Executive Board

The W. A. Porter PTA is looking for actively involved parents who would like to join the PTA board? If you want to say yes or would like more information, please email Tara Goodwin at


taragoodwin@gmail.com

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W. A. Porter Elementary School

Principal - Greg Bicknell

Assistant Principal - Chad Paris

Counselor - Shannon Bruce


Texas Education Agency - Accountability Distinction Designations


Academic Achievement in Reading/ELA - Distinction Earned


Academic Achievement in Science - Distinction Earned


Top 25 Percent Student Progress - Distinction Earned


Post-secondary Readiness - Distinction Earned

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

Looking for a special way to say happy birthday to your student? For a nominal fee of $10 you can announce that special day in a special way on the W. A. Porter marquee. See the attached document for specific information!
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