January 2015.indd - Winterpock Elementary School PTA

the Wolves’ Den
Winterpock PTA
January 2015
Principal’s Message
Happy New Year! As we begin 2015, please accept
my appreciation for your support and generosity for
the Food Drive items that were donated to Ettrick
Elementary School during the holiday season. Once
again our students demonstrated the core value of
helping others with their thoughtful acts of kindness for
the families at Ettrick Elementary.
their name prior to gaining access into the building.
Prior to leaving the building, each visitor must visit the
office to check out of the management system. For
the safety and security of all individuals, we need to
be aware of the presence and location of visitors in the
building. Any individuals without a visitor’s badge will
be asked to report to the office to obtain a badge. If
you have any questions or concerns regarding school
At Winterpock Elementary school safety efforts include safety, please feel free to contact me. Thank you for your
ID badges for all visitors in the building. If you are continued support for our safety measures and practices
visiting the school, you must come to the office to at Winterpock.
register into the visitor management system to receive
a badge. Each visitor is required to provide a driver’s We are looking forward to an outstanding second half
license, which is scanned into the computer system and of the school year. I am very fortunate to lead a
checked against the Virginia State Police Sex Offender dedicated staff committed to creating the best learning
Registry. Once approved, each visitor must wear a environment for all of our students. As a result of
sticker badge that includes photo identification. In the shared vision of my staff in collaboration with our
addition, the office staff will ask each visitor to state dedicated families, our students continue to achieve
academic achievement and success.
Book Fair / Wellness
Fair (5:30-8pm)
Last Day to Order
Deadline for Spring
Thank you for your support and cooperation
as we work together to make 2015 a
successful year for our children at
Winterpock Elementary!
Kind regards,
Gloria Cooper
Donuts with Mom
I’d like to have you here with me at Winterpock for a treat.
We’ll talk a little, hug a bit and have a donut to eat.
Mom you are so loving and kind,
so please join me at our designated date and time.
Guest: You and Your Mom
Time: Last Name A-I Monday, February 10th at 7:45am
Last NameJ-R Tuesday, February 11th at 7:45am
Last Name S-Z Wednesday, February 12th at 7:45am
Place: Winterpock Elementary School Cafeteria
Please come on your designated day so we can plan accordingly. If you have any questions please
contact [email protected] One donut per person, please.
Hosted by the Winterpock PTA Hospitality Committee
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wed 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Sat 8:00 a.m.-12 Noon
8 0 4 - 6 3 9 - 1 1 5 9
[email protected]
6511 Woodlake Village Parkway, Midlothian, VA
Allison Gulliams
Janean Trimble
Evey Browne
Kelly Nixon
Maranda Fontana
Tabitha White
November Core Values Students
Stephanie Ching
Anne Handzel
Dene Houchens
Amy Majetic
Laura Prymak
Emily Nodes
Carter Bennett
Mallory Grubbs
Braelyn Ramseyer
Brady Cramer
Melissa Crouch
Beth Harrell
Shannon McCullough
Anne Todd
Kate Way
Colin Davis
Ishaan Patel
Ava Walthall
Sadie Hatch
Andrew Green
Megan Baker
Megan Hoops
Karen Killelea
Stephanie Peterson
Kelly Starling
Ava Clark
Samantha Mitchell
Liam Howell
Elika Karkooki Mansourani
Brayden Pascale
Trina Abell
Gretchen Bassett
Dawn Estrada
Allison Guilliams
Heaven Husick
Tabitha White
Amy Zyglocke
Stella Carmichael
Zuzu Davis
Jacob Steimle
Nina Argel
Coleman Smith
Mackenzie Neal
Joy Yang
Amy Bailey
Evelyn Browne
Karen Cullen
Lori Iwanski
Sandra Maddock
Jennifer Malcolm
Michelle Mannon
Natalie Murphy
Allen Strassel
Ryan Marks
Daniel Miller
Chloe Frans
Jaden Hughes
Ashley Phan
Kristen Davis
Adrianne Oddo
Tracey Papiernik
Robin Riley
Stephanie Scarpinato
Kim Smith
Emily Wygal
Jerrell Simoneaux
Bethany Buck
Madison Gray
Katarina Stollstemier
Sia Chaudry
Jordyn Smith
Cody Thurber
Committee News
“Fit Body, Fit Mind” is the theme for
the 2015 PTA Health, Safety
and Fitness
Night. What better
to couple this with than the annual
BOOK FAIR!!! Join us Thursday, January 29th from 5:30 pm to 8 pm for
the traditional Scholastic Book Fair in
the library, then burn off some energy
by running circles in the gym, earning
punches to race through the inflatable obstacle course, learning how to
use a fire extinguisher, watching Irish
Dancers, and more! For more info,
contact Michelle Thorp
[email protected] or Amber
Rader [email protected]
Join the fun at Spring 2015 Enrichment! Enrichment begins February
19, 2015. Classes are held on Thursdays for 6 weeks,Feb. 19, 26, March
5, 12, 19, 26 and make-up day April
2, 2015 if needed. Classes are from
dismissal-4:00. Lego League in the
library runs until 4:30. Most classes
cost $67. We have brought back some
favorite classes, and have some exciting new offerings as well! Registration
will begin January 28th and end Feb.
4th. Forms will come home on Jan.
27th and will be posted on the PTA
website. Classes are filled on a first
come, first serve basis, and many
classes fill the first day of registration.
All forms must be returned by Feb
4th. Students will receive a confirmation letter by email by February
11. If you don’t receive an email,
please email the enrichment team at
[email protected]
Make sure to include your CLEARLY
PRINTED email address and phone
number on the registration forms.
We will be communicating with you
about your child’s specific class via
email. Phone numbers are critical for
the enrichment team to communicate
with you as well. At the time of registration make sure to include: check,
registration form and signed waiver.
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Please make sure to be on time to
pick up your child from enrichment
each week, promptly at 4:00pm. If
you would like to volunteer with the
enrichment team please email us. We
need your help for the success of this
wonderful program.
Mother/Son Fun Night is
February 20th 6:00pm-8:00pm.
Please look for flyers to come home
the first of February.
The top classroom for Box Top
collections for the month of December was Ms. Browne’s 4th grade class
with 407 box tops collected. Thus far,
the cumulative standings are:
1. Oddo 1,519
2. Starling 1,280
3. Browne 1,088
Collect Campbell’s Labels
and our school can
redeem them for educational
resources like classroom supplies,
gym and playground equipment.
There’s so much more than just soup!
In addition to Campbell’s soup labels,
eligible products include:
• Goldfish crackers
• V-8 Beverages
• Spaghettios
• Prego Pasta Sauce
• Pace Salsa
• Pepperidge Farm products like
croutons, rolls and frozen products
like 3-layer cakes and garlic breads
• Post Cereals such as Grape-Nuts,
Honey Bunches of Oats, Raisin Bran,
Cocoa Pebbles, and others
• Wolfgang Puck Sauces
• Emerald Nuts Canister
• Pop Secret Popcorn
• BIC pens, Wite-Out, Highlighters
Save the
label or UPC
to help our
school earn
free stuff!
Look for
canisters in
the school
lobby. ∆
Happy half-birthday to these
teachers and staff who have a
July birthday!
7/4 Amy Bailey
7/14 Amber Rader
7/17 Kelly Starling
The time is now to order your 2014-2015 All Color
Winterpock Elementary Yearbook!
The last day
to order is
January 31, 2015.
It’s really easy to order a book online with your credit or debit card (no checks accpeted) at:
(Any questions or problems with ordering, please contact Lauren Blankenship, Yearbook Chair, at
[email protected]
$28 • January 31st is the absolute last day to order!
You can also share and submit photos online:
Go to https:/www.replayit.com Password: wolves1
Browse to select the photos(s) you wish to upload, enter information about the photo and provide contact
information in case the staff needs additional information. Click “Save Details.” It’s that easy! Submit your
photos today! The last day to submit photos is 2/28/2015.