April 30, 2021
NEWS FROM WERNER
Bike/Walk to School Day-May 5
This upcoming Wednesday, May 5 is National Bike to School Day. Kids all across the country will be biking and walking to school and we are going to celebrate with them. It's a great way to get the body and mind ready for learning in the morning and a great transition from being at school all day to coming home.
We'll be taking some pictures so come join in the fun!
Werner Book Fair Coming May 10!
We are pleased to announce that we will be having a book fair in May. It will be from May 10 – May 14. Students will be previewing books with their class either Monday, May 10 or Tuesday, May 11. On Tuesday, May 11 the online book fair will be made available to you. You can order books online, OR you can come to the in-person fair that will be available either outside or in the gym after school from 3:30 – 5:00. Parents and students will be allowed to view books and purchase them at this time. From Wednesday, May 12 – Friday, May 14 students will have the opportunity to purchase books during library check-out or Tech time. (your child’s teacher will let you know the date.) This will only be a time to purchase books and not a time to browse. Students should come knowing what they wish to purchase.
Can’t wait to see you!
WERNER CARES AND SHARES-MAY
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NEWS FROM PTA
Teacher Appreciation Update
Hi Werner Families,
Thank you to everyone for helping to make next weeks Teacher Appreciation a success. Team work really is the dream work and we cannot wait to spoil all of our amazing teachers and staff all week long! On Friday we would love to fill the teacher’s lounge with notes of appreciation from all of you. If you would like to leave a note (it can be for one teacher specifically or all of the teachers in general) please fill out the google form (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdWTp--YwGr5tV9JlpUBR0efdXVPZ9cPc5iUeDCIbRPMaUcAw/viewform?usp=sf_link) by Wednesday, May 5th, no later than 6pm. The teacher appreciation committee will get your note typed up and display it in the Teacher’s Lounge on Friday. You can choose to include your name or your note can be anonymous (just do not fill out the name field on the form).
See the picture below for what is coming for them next week!
Thank you again for helping us spoil our amazing Teachers and Staff members at Werner!
Message from PTA
The Werner PTA is so proud of how our community helped show support and school spirit during our Fun Run fundraising event and we want to thank everyone for all you did to make it a success! We will have more information about how much we raised and our plans to use it soon. Our final PTA meeting of the year will be May 13 at 10:00 am via the Zoom link below.
We will be discussing our plans for the next school year to engage and expand the activities that we do, and we hope you can join us and get involved. In particular, we are looking for two people to join the Board as our VP of Fundraising and VP of Programs. You can find more information about the PTA on our page on the Werner Elementary Website at https://wer.psdschools.org/about-us/pta. Also be sure to check out our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Werner-Elementary-PTA-145086898860740/ for our latest updates on our events. We welcome your ideas and feedback about what we can do to serve our community, and you can share your thoughts by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Time: May 13, 2021 10:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)
Meeting ID: 813 9629 1135
WERNER BUSINESS DIRECTORY
The PTA wants to support our Werner families and their businesses. Attached is a directory of businesses owned and operated by our Werner families. We hope that if you have need of any of the services provided by any of these businesses that you give them a call or email. You can also access the directory at this link.
If you have a child who attends Werner or a spouse who works at Werner and you own, or are employed by, a business that you would like to be included on this list, please complete this form https://forms.gle/tM7modi1SHb1X1p99
If you have any questions please email PTA Treasurer, Patti Haswell, at email@example.com. Please note that this directory is only for families directly affiliated with Werner. Thank you.
NEWS FROM PSD
PSD Newsletter-Great Happens Here
One of many ways information is shared is through the Great Happens Here community newsletter, which features timely information about the latest happenings in the district. GHH is emailed to families and interested community members about every two weeks.
Here is the most recent newsletter from PSD with Great Happens Here. For archived newsletters and information about how to sign up, go to: https://www.psdschools.org/department/communications.
Resources for those facing housing and food hardship
The COVID-19 pandemic has created financial hardships for many in our community, leading to housing instability and food insecurity. There are financial resources available to help families and landlords and protections in place to help people stay housed. The PSD Department of Language, Culture, & Equity has worked with community partners to put together resources to support families.
Please see the LCE Family Resources Information (English and Spanish) for information on support with housing, food, and utilities.
PSD 2020-21 School Year
NEWS FROM THE COMMUNITY
SUMMER PROGRAM OPTIONS
AlphaBest will be operating in four schools this summer:
-Beattie Elementary School (Bridge program)
-Laurel Elementary School (Teen program)
-Linton Elementary School
-Putnam Elementary School
Our summer registration is open for parents to sign their students up at
https://www.alphabest.org and our official start date is June 1st!
Our summer programs go from bridge programs for younger youth, PreK-5th, middle school aged students and teen summer programs as well.
Parents are able to pick their preferences when they click on the Enroll Now button on our main website.
Please let me know if you have any questions and thank you for sharing out to our Werner families!! We appreciate your support!
Werner AlphaBest Staff
Box Tops for Education
For over 20 years, Box Tops for Education has given families an easy way to earn cash for their school, with products they already buy. Now you can simply scan your store receipt with the Box Tops mobile app to identify participating products and instantly add cash to your school's earnings online.
Last year, Werner made $195 from this simple act. For more information, please go to: https://www.boxtops4education.com/. You can also drop off your box tops at the office. Thanks for your support!