Tiger Talk

4/11/2017

WCH Upcoming Events

04/10 – 04/13/2017 – Happy Camper Spring Book Fair Shopping Days!


Due to inclement weather & Hwy 71 traffic - KONA ICE event is rescheduled for 3:15 - 6:30 pm, Wednesday, April 12!!!!


04/12/2017 – PTO General Meeting 9 am @ WCH Tiger’s Den

04/13/2017 – Kindergarten Field Trip to the Austin Zoo Volunteers RSVP

04/14/2017 – Student Holiday – No school!

04/17 – 04/21/2017 – VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION WEEK!

04/17/2017 – Student Council Meeting 2:50 pm

04/19/2017 – 4th Grade Field Trip to the Stunt Ranch

4/19/2017 – Tweens, Teens & Screens LTHS Lecture Hall 8:30 am and 11:30 am

04/22/2017 – LTHS Cheerleading Clinic Register

04/28/2017 – Cupcake Friday


05/01 – 05/05/2017 – Teacher Appreciation Week

05/01 – 05/02/2017 – Talent Show Auditions WCH Tiger’s Den 3:00 – 4:00 pm

05/01/2017 – Student Council Meeting 2:50 pm

05/08 – 05/10/2017 – STAAR Tests – Campus closed to visitors & volunteers

05/12/2017 – 5th Grade End-of-Year Field Trip 10 am – 6 pm Camp Buckner

05/15/17 – WCH Field Day 4th & 5th Grades 8 am, 2nd & 3rd Grades 11 am RSVP

05/15/17 – Student Council Meeting 2:50 pm

05/15/17 – Student Council Celebration @ High 5 4 – 5:15 pm

05/16/17 – WCH Field Day K & 1st Grade 8 am RSVP

05/16/17 – WCH Field Day Assembly WCH Gym @ 1:30 pm RSVP

05/19/17 – 2nd Grade Field Trip to Johnson City Zoo 8:45 – 1:00 Volunteers RSVP

Ms. Wells Named West Cypress Hills' Teacher of the Year!

Ms. Becca Wells, WCH Kindergarten Teacher and Kindergarten Teacher Team Lead, was voted Teacher of the Year by the West Cypress Hills’ staff. Congratulations, Ms. Wells, and many thanks for making WCH a great place to be.

WCH Names Volunteer and Mentor of the Year

West Cypress is most fortunate to have wonderful people who volunteer their time and services to our school. LTISD Volunteer Appreciation Week is the week of April 17, and in advance of that special time of year, we are pleased to announce that our campus named Sara Korzen as our West Cypress Hills Mentor of the Year, and that we named Dandi Holec West Cypress Hills Volunteer of the Year.


Additional exciting news from the Lake Travis Independent School District concerning our volunteers is that Dandi Holec has been awarded by the District its LOVE (Leader in Outstanding Volunteer Efforts) FOR LT AWARD.


Congratulations, Sara and Dandi, and many thanks for all that you do for West Cypress Hills.

LTHS Cheer Mania

The LTHS cheerleaders invite you to come and cheer with them at CHEER MANIA! Cheer Mania offers instruction in cheerleading skills: techniques, dance, spiriting, and FUN!


Register for Cheer Mania

The LTHS Cavalier Cheerleading Clinic will be in the LTHS Annex Gym 4 from 9 am to noon on Saturday, April 22. Check in begins at 8:45 am. Wear practice/athletic clothing, tennis shoes, and hair in ponytail. If you have questions, please contact Megan Grider

WCH Spring Spirit Wear

Order the New WCH Spring Spirit Wear!


Check out http://www.doublehdezignz.com/west_cypress_hills_elementary to order the newest line of WCH spirit wear to show your WCH TIGER PRIDE! New styles of t-shirts and shorts available.

General PTO Meeting - Wednesday, April 12 @ 9 am - Cafeteria - refreshments will be served

Please come out and vote for next year's 2017/2018 PTO Executive Board


President - Barby Schmidt

Executive VP - Marla Barczewski

Volunteer Liaison - Erika Martin

VP Membership - Dandi Holec

Staff Appreciation - Carrie Andrews

Secretary - Christy Gutt

VP Fundraising - Kristi Gilbert


The PTO would like to thank Lynda Acuna, Holly Borbon, and Melissa Brandes for volunteering to be on the 2017 PTO Nomination Committee. We appreciate all of your hard work in reaching out and recruiting the nominees for the PTO Executive Board Election to be held on April 12.

Tigers Got Talent!

It’s that time again for our annual WCH Talent Show featuring 4th and 5th grade students! This year’s Talent Show will be on Wednesday May 24, at 6:00 pm in the Tiger’s Den. All auditions will be held after school on Monday, May 1, and Tuesday, May 2, from 3:00–4:00 pm. Further details will be sent home in the April 11 Tuesday Folders. If you have any questions, you may contact the Talent Show Committee at vp@wchpto.org.

WCH Reflections Survey

Here at WCH we value parent and community feedback and are committed to the practice of continuous improvement. We appreciate your input and want to use this information to better serve our students, parents and community members. Please share your ideas, your concerns and any information that will assist our staff in serving the needs of our learning community.


Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts and suggestions!


Click here to complete our survey and share your thoughts. We intend to share the results with our leaderships teams as we make plans for campus improvements. We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your feedback.

Happy Camper Spring Book Fair

We are pleased to announce that our Happy Camper Spring Book Fair is open!


Happy Camper Book Fair shopping days are Monday, April 10, through Thursday, April 13. On Wednesday, April 12, the fair is open until 6:30 pm to provide an opportunity for a fun family event complete with yummy Kona Ice! Happy Camper Book Fair shopping hours are:


  • Tuesday, April 11..........7 am to 6:30 pm
  • Wednesday, April 12.....7 am to 6:30 pm KONA ICE WEDNESDAY!!!!
  • Thursday, April 13.........7 am to noon


Volunteers needed! Help out at our Happy Camper Bookfair!

Sign up here.

Tweens, Teens & Screens: A Parent’s Guide to Managing Technology

Join the LTISD Leader for Life Committee as we explore and learn how to manage technology. Speaker and social media expert, Reggie Cajayon, will guide a hands-on seminar that educates parents on navigating and managing technology with your teen (or tween.) Bring your devices (cell phones, tablets and laptops) to learn how to adjust settings to manage and monitor your family's technology use.


Seminars are Wednesday, April 19, at 8:30 am and at 11:30 am at the Lake Travis High School Lecture Hall (E203) Tickets are $10.


Reggie Cajayon, from power2inspire, will share his expertise and insight and be available for Q&A. He has previously served as School Safety Specialist at the Texas School Safety Center training students, parents and law enforcement on cyberbullying, internet safety and lead the creation of the sexting prevention course mandated by the Texas Legislature. Breakfast or lunch sessions are available. Register