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Willett PTA Newsletter: Week of August 21, 2023
Important Upcoming Dates
8/21: Chalk Welcome Messages & Campus Tours (info below)
8/22: First Day of School (regular dismissal times)
8/23: Back to School Night 5:30-7:15pm
8/29: PTA Budget Q&A, 7pm zoom (info below)
9/1: Coffee with the Principal, 8:30am
9/4: No School (Labor Day)
9/8: Willett Dessert & Movie Night (info below)
9/19: Willett PTA Meeting, 6:15 & 7pm (Join PTA here!)
Subscribe to the Willett PTA Calendar HERE.
Welcome Back to School!
Events on Monday, August 21
We hope to see you on campus on Monday, August 21 to help us "Chalk the Walk." Help us chalk welcoming messages for teachers, students, and staff from 5:30-6:30pm.
Principal Campbell will also be providing tours of campus for new families from 5:00-6:00pm. Primary grades can stop by their classrooms during the day. See schedule and more info on the PTA's Back-to-School page.
Coffee with the Principal
Join Principal Campbell on Friday, September 1 at 8:30 AM in the new Willett MPR for coffee and conversation! This is a great venue to meet other parents, learn about what is happening on campus, and ask questions. These meetings take place on the first Friday of each month immediately after drop off. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PTA Budget: Provide your input
The Willett PTA will be adopting the PTA budget for the 2023-24 school year at the September 19th General Association Meeting. Please provide input and ask questions at a virtual meeting on Tuesday, August 29th at 7pm. Please contact Erin Autry Montgomery (email@example.com) with any questions.
Current draft of the budget HERE.
Link to Zoom virtual meeting August 29th, 7-7:30pm: HERE.
Kickoff PTA Meeting
Our first General Membership PTA meeting will be on Tuesday, September 19 in the new MPR. Come at 6:15pm for refreshments, connections, and conversation. Our meeting will begin at 7pm. Please plan to come; anyone is welcome, PTA members and non-members alike! You can just listen, share your ideas, or indicate your interest in helping out in some way. We truly want everyone to feel welcome at our meetings, as it is so important to have input from our school community. You can join the PTA at the meeting or using the link below.
Dessert & Family Movie Night
All families are invited to the Willett Dessert & Movie Night! The PTA will provide a tasty treat and time for socializing from 5:30-6:30pm. You can head home OR stay for the movie in the Willett MPR, starting at 6:30pm. Bring sleeping bags, blankets, and other items to get comfortable! RSVP below so we can get an idea of interest, but feel free to just show up if it works for your family.
Friday, Sep 8, 2023, 05:30 PM
Willett Merchandise Orders are Open
2023-24 Willett Yearbook
The 2023-24 Willett Yearbook is already in the works! Full color, 80+pages, all grades, and full of great memories! Early Bird Pricing $29.50 before 9/10/23. Regular Price: $36. Early Bird yearbook purchase link will be emailed to you on September 20 if you pre-order. Yearbooks will be delivered in June 2024.
If you have any first day of school photos that you'd like to include in the yearbook, please email to Katie Lasker (firstname.lastname@example.org). We will be collecting photos from the Willett community throughout the year.
Let's Support Each Other This Year!
The Willett PTA is a parent-led nonprofit that works to support the staff and students at Willett Elementary. Please consider contributing your time, talents, and resources so that we can continue to support programs, events, and classrooms. Please read a warm welcome from PTA 2023-24 President Michele McCuen HERE, have a look at our Programs and Events HERE, and then consider joining and donating to the PTA HERE. Thank you!!