PTA Upcoming Events 2017-18

GREEN SCIENCE FAIR: Last day to register Feb 23rd

Sustainable Jersey certification is a prestigious designation. Sustainable Jersey for Schools helps schools to pursue a balanced sustainability program one policy, program, or resource audit at a time.

 

Wicoff is the only school in West Windsor-Plainsboro School district that has achieved Bronze Certification by Sustainable Jersey for Schools. This year our school is aiming at Silver Certification from Sustainable Jersey for Schools. Inspired by the sustainability program, Wicoff is proud to present Green Science Fair this year.

Green Science Fairs allow participants to understand how every effort, even one made by an individual, can impact their community in a positive way. It allows students an opportunity to show how their project can help others adopt a more sustainable lifestyle.

 

Students from Grades 1 through 3 can participate in the Green Science Fair. You can register your child online at https://goo.gl/forms/2iAolZcn88cjT0n72

 

The detailed information on the green fair, and type of projects that can be selected is given in the attached document. Last day to register for the Green Science Fair is February 23, 2018.

 

Participation fee for Green Science Fair is $7 per child.

Enclose $7 in an envelope. Address the envelope to “PTA Green Science Fair” with your child’s name, grade and teacher’s name. Please send the envelope to your child’s teacher.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Wicoff PTA at wicoffptasciencefair@gmail.com

Even if you aren’t participating, stop by school to view the remarkable exhibits! This is a great opportunity for your inquisitive, innovative, and scientific children in Grades 1, 2, and 3 to showcase their scientific discoveries.

 

COIN CHALLENGE: Feb 26th – Mar 2nd

Coin challenge is back, so start collecting all the coins.

Teach your child about money, while raising money for your school”

Count those coins and help raise money for our PTA’s Programs. Bring the change, be the change. Children will bring coins and put them in the buckets which will be kept in their classroom. Teacher from the winning class will get a scholastic gift card and students will get superhero capes which they will wear  the entire day.

Monday February 26th: Pennies

Tuesday February 27th: Nickels

Wednesday February 28th: Dimes

Thursday March 1st: Quarters

Friday March 2nd: Any Coins

flyer coin challenge 2018

SPRING BOOK FAIR: MAR 5- MAR 9

BOOK FAIR FAMILY HOURS (DURING SCIENCE FAIR) SATURDAY, MARCH 10 (9AM-12PM)

ONLINE BOOK FAIR- FEB 26-MAR 14

The Spring Book Fair is around the corner and we need your help.  Parent volunteers are needed to help students select books before school and during their library time, as well as during Family Hours. We especially need help during Kindergarten & First grade library times.

 

Please sign up at the following link, if you are able to help. VOLUNTEER LINK: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a084daeaf28a64-2018

Online Book Fair

The Online Book Fair is another way to participate in the Spring Book Fair and support Wicoff. You may purchase books online, at the link below, from February 26-March 14. This is a great opportunity to buy books before, during and after the Fair!

Online Link: 

https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/homepage.do?method=homepage&url=wicoffelementaryschool1

MATH AND SCIENCE DAY: MAR 16

Wicoff PTA will be supporting the Math and Science Day organized by the Wicoff Teachers. Please look out for the volunteering sign up next week, it’s a great way to meet the Scientists and the Educators of our community.

 

WICOFF BROWN BAG LUNCHES 2018: Mar 21 – Mar 22

Wicoff Students will be making lunches for the Trenton Soup Kitchen as a part of Wicoff’s Annual Brown Bag Lunches event on March 21st and 22nd. We will soon have the class schedule ready and send a signup genius link for parents to signup as volunteers. Your child would love your help for his/her class while they helping the community.

We appreciate special help from minimum 3 parents with a Minivan to deliver the meal to Trenton Soup Kitchen on March 22nd.  Please signup when you receive a Signup Genius link.

Parents will also receive an email from teachers requesting the donation of Bread and Juice Boxes which you can send along with your child as we get close to the event.

Wicoff Elementary School and PTA is always thankful for your generous contribution.

As always, we appreciate your participation and volunteering.